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No Limit to Export of Iranian Arms, Defense Minister Tells Tajik Counterpart

No Limit to Export of Iranian Arms, Defense Minister Tells Tajik Counterpart

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – In a meeting with his Tajik counterpart, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami affirmed that Tehran has no problem in exporting military products after the termination of a UN embargo in 2020. - Politics news - “Fortunately, the arms embargo on the Islamic Republic of Iran terminated in October 2020 under the (UN) Security Council resolution, and we...

Iranian General Urges Iraq to Take More Action against Arms Trafficking

Iranian General Urges Iraq to Take More Action against Arms Trafficking

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The commander of the Iranian Border Police called on neighboring Iraq to take stronger actions to combat trafficking of arms and ammunition to Iran. - Politics news - In a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart, held in Tehran on Monday, Iranian Border Police Chief General Ahmad Ali Goodarzi said the Islamic Republic expects the Iraqi forces to fill the vacuum along the...

Iran Urges Halt to Sale of Arms Used in Yemen War

Iran Urges Halt to Sale of Arms Used in Yemen War

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s envoy to the UN office in Geneva called for the termination of sale of weapons that are meant to destroy Yemen and massacre the civilians. - Politics news - Iran's permanent representative to the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva Esmaeil Baghaei Hamaneh said on Monday the unlawful use of force against Yemen in clear violation of the UN Charter and in...

UK Arms Kill More Yemenis than Coronavirus: Houthi

UK Arms Kill More Yemenis than Coronavirus: Houthi

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A member of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council urged the UK to halt the export of arms that are killing more Yemenis than the coronavirus pandemic. - World news - “We call on Britain to stop sending the virus of weapons to the Persian Gulf countries, which are being used in the aggression against Yemen,” Mohammed Ali al-Houthi tweeted on Wednesday.“Stop these...

Iran to Buy Arms from Russia for Regional Security: FM Aid

Iran to Buy Arms from Russia for Regional Security: FM Aid

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Senior Assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji said the country counts on being able to procure arms from Russia to ensure security in the region. - Politics news - "We have military cooperation with Russia. And when restrictions were lifted, Russia became one of the countries where we can buy weapons, and we can...

Iran Signs Contracts to Export Arms: Defense Minister

Iran Signs Contracts to Export Arms: Defense Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami unveiled plans for the export of homegrown weapons under new contracts with a number of foreign countries. - Politics news - In comments on Wednesday, the Iranian defense minister said contracts have been signed with a number of countries to export arms.He noted that negotiations are underway for the purchase...

US Senate Backs Massive Arms Sales to UAE

US Senate Backs Massive Arms Sales to UAE

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An effort to stop US President Donald Trump's high-tech weapons deals with the United Arab Emirates fell short on Wednesday in the US Senate as Trump's fellow Republicans opposed resolutions of disapproval seeking to block the sale of drones and advanced F-35 fighter jets. - World news - The Senate voted 50-46 and 49-47, mostly along party lines, to stop...

Al-Houthi: US Killing Yemenis to Keep Its Arms Factories Running

Al-Houthi: US Killing Yemenis to Keep Its Arms Factories Running

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The chairman of Yemen's Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, said the US continues to sell weapons to the Saudi-led coalition and help kill Yemeni civilians in order to keep its arms factories running and reduce unemployment. - World news - "America continues killing the Yemeni people in order to keep weapons' factories running, reducing unemployment,...

Rights Groups Slam US Arms Sales to UAE amid Yemen Crisis

Rights Groups Slam US Arms Sales to UAE amid Yemen Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Twenty-nine arms control and human rights organizations signed a letter opposing the sale of $23 billion worth of missiles, fighter jets and drones to the United Arab Emirates amid the ongoing Saudi-led war against Yemen. - World news - “The hope is to stop these sales altogether,” said Seth Binder, advocacy officer at the Project on Middle East Democracy, who...

Rights Groups Urge UK to End Saudi, UAE Arms Sales

Rights Groups Urge UK to End Saudi, UAE Arms Sales

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Two human rights groups called on Britain to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE in light of their ongoing aggression against Yemen. - World news - A joint report issued recently by Sam for Rights and Liberties (a Yemeni non-governmental organization based in Geneva) and FSPD (a British non-governmental organization) said, "The United Kingdom should...