Archive "Politics"

Syrian army reestablishes control over gas facility in Homs, Sweida

Syrian army reestablishes control over gas facility in Homs, Sweida

HOMS, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian Army units reestablished control over new areas to the south of al-Sukhna town, one of ISIL’ major positions in the eastern countryside of Homs.In a statement to SANA, a military source said that army units assumed full control of al-Heil gas facility to the south of al-Sukhna town after special operations in which a number of terrorists were killed...

Zarif to address US Foreign Relations Council

Zarif to address US Foreign Relations Council

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech to the US Council on Foreign Relations on 17 July.The announcement was made by the think tank’s website on Tuesday. According to the announcement, Foreign Minister Zarif will discuss current developments in the Middle East in a meeting presided by Richard N. Haass, the...

Interpol Eager to Use Iran’s Experience in Tackling Terrorism, Drugs

Interpol Eager to Use Iran’s Experience in Tackling Terrorism, Drugs

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary General of the International Police Organization (INTERPOL) Jurgen Stock voiced the intergovernmental organization’s willingness to take advantage of the “precious experience” Iran has gained in the fight against terrorism and narcotics trafficking. In a meeting with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas...

Iran-Netherlands parliamentary ties growing

Iran-Netherlands parliamentary ties growing

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met and discussed with Netherlands Ambassador to Tehran Susanna Terstal on Monday.Amir-Abdollahian congratulated holding new parliamentary election in the Netherlands and appreciated the country’s sympathy and condemnation of recent terrorist attacks on Tehran. Stressing...

Venezuelan armed forces to protect elections to constituent assembly

Venezuelan armed forces to protect elections to constituent assembly

CARACAS, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The head of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (CEO-FANB), General Remigio Ceballos, has stated that they will protect the Venezuelans democratic right to participate in the forthcoming July 30 elections.The FANB will guarantee the attendance of voters in the elections to elect 537 of the 545 members of the National...

Mosul liberation emanates assorted crucial messages

Mosul liberation emanates assorted crucial messages

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia) – Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian noted that liberation of Mosul had several important messages for the world.The official, while extending congratulations on Mosul liberation to political, religious leaders and people of Iraq, underlined that the worthy achievement sent out a number of significant messages to the...

Iran calls for resumption of Cyprus talks 

Iran calls for resumption of Cyprus talks 

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to contribute to the international efforts to resolve Cyprus crisis. In a Monday statement, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said the stance of the Islamic Republic of Iran towards Cyprus crisis remains unchanged as the country has always called for the...

General Soleimani: Mosul Liberation A Victory for Humanity

General Soleimani: Mosul Liberation A Victory for Humanity

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – World-renowned Iranian commander Major General Qassem Soleimani hailed the liberation of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group as a victory for all humanity. Today, the humanity owes a great deal to the Iraqi and Syria nations for their victories in the fight against terrorism, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force...

Humanity owes to Iraqi, Syrian sacrifices against terrorism

Humanity owes to Iraqi, Syrian sacrifices against terrorism

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – IRGC Quds Force Commander Maj. Gen. Ghasem Soleimani stressed that some issues are not solvable through diplomacy as it could not account for the unity created by the sacrifice of martyrs in oppressed nations.He made the remarks in the 40th day after martyrdom of Shrine Defender Sha’ban Nasiri on Monday. The blood of martyr Nassiri and of other Iranian...

Iran at forefront of fighting drug trafficking, terrorism

Iran at forefront of fighting drug trafficking, terrorism

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy FM Abbas Araghchi held talks with Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock on Iran’s leading efforts to combat drug trafficking and terrorism as two major threats to the world.The meeting was held on Monday on the sidelines of Interpol’s Project Kalkan meeting on combating terrorism hosted by Tehran on 10-11 July, 2017. During the...