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President: Iran on Verge of COVID-19 Containment

President: Iran on Verge of COVID-19 Containment

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the tireless efforts of the medical workers after outbreak of the novel coronavirus, saying the country is almost on the verge of containing the epidemic. - Politics news - Addressing a cabinet session on Wednesday, Rouhani said Iran has made great progress in the fight against COVID-19 thanks to the efforts the medical...

Intl. Quds Day Yearly Reminder of Israel’s Occupation, Aggression: Iran

Intl. Quds Day Yearly Reminder of Israel’s Occupation, Aggression: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iran’s Foreign Ministry described the International Quds Day as a yearly reminder of the Israeli regime’s continued “occupation and aggressive actions”. - Politics news - “The Zionist regime has a history of aggression, secret WMD programs, occupations & unlawfulness. The Quds day is a yearly reminder to the Muslim world that the Israeli regime’s...

Iran Ready for Closer Cultural Cooperation with China

Iran Ready for Closer Cultural Cooperation with China

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to Beijing voiced the Islamic Republic’s readiness to boost cultural and social interaction with China over issues relating to women. - Politics news - In a meeting with Director of International Department of All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) Mu Hong, held in Beijing on Wednesday, Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Keshavarz-Zade said Iran is...

IRGC Forces Kill 2 Terrorists West of Iran

IRGC Forces Kill 2 Terrorists West of Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) forces attacked a team of terrorists in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan, killing two of them and injuring a number of others. - Politics news - The public relations department of Hamzeh Sayyid al-Shohada Base of the IRGC Ground Force said in a statement that the armed clash happened at 2:40 PM local time on...

Iran: Only Palestinians Should Decide for Palestine

Iran: Only Palestinians Should Decide for Palestine

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Only Palestinians through a national referendum can and should decide for Palestine, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a message ahead of the International Quds Day. - Politics news - “For seven decades the international community failed to solve the question of Palestine since the plans proposed never corresponded with its historical facts and roots. Iran believes...

Iran Foils Israel’s Cyber Infiltration Attempt: Official

Iran Foils Israel’s Cyber Infiltration Attempt: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A recent cyberattack carried out by Israeli operatives on computers at Iran’s Shahid Rajaee Port failed to disrupt the activities of the facility, an official said. - Politics news - As the civil defense units at Shahid Rajaee Port are always on high alert, and due to their timely and effective response to the infilration attempt, no disruptions were caused...

Shamkhani Stresses Russia, China Opposition to US Bid to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

Shamkhani Stresses Russia, China Opposition to US Bid to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani highlighted the futility of the US plan to extend an arms embargo against Tehran, saying such a desperate bid has triggered a decisive response from Russia and China and has confused Washington’s allies. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Tuesday, Shamkhani deplored...

Iran Seeks Peaceful Ties with Neighbors: Envoy

Iran Seeks Peaceful Ties with Neighbors: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali said the Islamic Republic is interested in forging “good” and “peaceful” relations with its neighbors. - Politics news - "We are not engaging in expansionism. We want to have good and peaceful relations with all our neighbors," Jalali told Russian media on Monday, TASS reported.   Elsewhere in his remarks, he...

Iran Urges WHO’s Intervention for Lifting of Sanctions

Iran Urges WHO’s Intervention for Lifting of Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to push for the removal of the “cruel sanctions” that have impaired the ability of nations to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said. - Politics news - In comments on Monday, Namaki expounded on the topics discussed in a recent online meeting he held with his counterparts from...

All Foreign Troops Illegally Present in Syria Must Leave: Iran

All Foreign Troops Illegally Present in Syria Must Leave: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations highlighted the importance of Syria’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, saying that all foreign forces whose presence “is not permitted” by the Syrian government must leave the Arab country’s territory. - Politics news - “Sovereignty, political independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria must...