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Iran to continue advisory help to Resistance Front

Iran to continue advisory help to Resistance Front

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s newly-appointed Defense Minister Amir Hatami stressed his ministry’s plans for continuing advisory aid to the Resistance Front against Arrogant powers.“In this region gripped with insecurity and terrorism, defense diplomacy can prove to be an effective help to regional countries, and the Iranian nation as a paradigm of resistance will always...

Iran sticking to N-deal, IAEA says

Iran sticking to N-deal, IAEA says

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran stuck by its nuclear deal with world powers by keeping its uranium stockpile and production capacity below set thresholds, according to United Nations inspectors.Verification of the agreement by the International Atomic Energy Agency, published Thursday in a quarterly report, may come as a surprise to the US administration. President Donald Trump said...

IAEA: Iran sticking to nuclear deal

IAEA: Iran sticking to nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Press Shia) – Iran has complied by its nuclear deal with world powers through keeping its uranium stockpile and production capacity below set thresholds, according to United Nations inspectors.Verification of the agreement by the International Atomic Energy Agency, published Thursday in a quarterly report, may come as a surprise to the US administration. President Donald Trump...

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Muslim leaders on Eid al-Adha

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Muslim leaders on Eid al-Adha

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has felicitated leaders of Muslim countries on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, which marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage on Sep. 1.In separate messages to Muslim leaders on Thursday, President Rouhani expressed hope that Muslims would enjoy the spiritual and social benefits of Eid al-Adha, and reinforce...

Iraq’s Nineveh Province Fully Liberated from Daesh Terrorists: PM

Iraq’s Nineveh Province Fully Liberated from Daesh Terrorists: PM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Tal Afar and the entire northern province of Nineveh have been liberated from the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) Takfiri terrorist group. “Tal Afar has been liberated. We say to the Daesh fighters: wherever you are, we are coming for you and you have no choice but to surrender or die,” Abadi said in a statement...

Iranian President Calls on Muslims to Show True Islam to World

Iranian President Calls on Muslims to Show True Islam to World

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on all Muslim nations to make efforts for restoring peace and security to crisis-hit Islamic countries and expressed the hope that Muslims would show “the beautiful face” of their religion to the world. In separate messages on Thursday, President Rouhani congratulated heads of states in Muslim countries on Eid al-Adha,...

Iran, Russia discuss JCPOA, Syrian issue on phone

Iran, Russia discuss JCPOA, Syrian issue on phone

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interests on Thursday.On a phone conversation on Thursday, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov discussed the implementation of JCPOA and Astana peace talks on Syrian issue. The ministers...

Closer Iran-Turkey Cooperation Needed to Boost Regional Stability: President

Closer Iran-Turkey Cooperation Needed to Boost Regional Stability: President

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed concern over security problems facing the Middle East, saying closer cooperation between Tehran and Ankara can help resolve them. In a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Thursday, President Rouhani offered his congratulations on Eid al-Adha, one of Islam’s holiest festivals...

Rouhani vows closer ties with Turkey

Rouhani vows closer ties with Turkey

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Press Shia) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has stressed his administration’s strong resolve to have closer relations with Turkey during a telephone call with his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.During the conversation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced resolve for closer cooperation with Turkey during his second term in office, welcoming the growing interactions...

DNA tests confirm identity of fallen soldier ‘Mohsen Hojaji’

DNA tests confirm identity of fallen soldier ‘Mohsen Hojaji’

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – IRGC ground forces PR announced Thu. that DNA tests have confirmed identity of martyred Mohsen Hojaji, a member of an Iranian advisory support team who was beheaded by ISIL terrorists in Syria.The announcement also includes the date for funeral services on Saturday September 2 in Tehran. Mohsen Hojaji, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...