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UN statement on violent demonstrations in Baghdad

UN statement on violent demonstrations in Baghdad

TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq is concerned that demonstrations in Baghdad yesterday resulted in casualties among protestors but, as reported, also among security forces.UNAMI notes the statement of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in which he affirmed the right of citizens to demonstrate peacefully while abiding by the law and acknowledged...

UN envoy in Iraq strongly condemns Baghdad bombings

UN envoy in Iraq strongly condemns Baghdad bombings

TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (Press Shia Agency) –Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, strongly condemned Monday’s triple bombings in Baghdad in which dozens of civilians were killed and injured.“This is outrageous. Terrorists of Daesh who are steadily losing ground in Iraq are now trying to sow terror and discord. They will fail here as they...

FM spox. condemns Sadr City terrorist blast

FM spox. condemns Sadr City terrorist blast

TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has condemned terrorist blasts in Baghdad downtown and in Sadr City which killed more than 35 civilians. Mr. Bahram Ghasemi was responding officially to terrorist suicide attacks in Baghdad; “the attacks indicate that terrorists had been frustrated with their defeats and grim prospects in Mosul and Aleppo; it is also indicative of...

Iran slams Baghdad, Istanbul terror attacks

Iran slams Baghdad, Istanbul terror attacks

TEHRAN, Jan. 01, (Press Shia) – Iran has strongly condemned the Sat. suicide attack in Iraqi capital Baghdad and Sun. armed assault in a nightclub in Turkish city of Istanbul.Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, expressed his deepest condolences and sympathy to the government and nation of Iraq and Turkey, adding “politicized appeasements, the instrumental use of violence and...

Beijing’s ambassador to Baghdad appreciates Ayatollah Sistani’s major role in maintaining peace, independence in Iraq

Beijing’s ambassador to Baghdad appreciates Ayatollah Sistani’s major role in maintaining peace, independence in Iraq

Press Shia Agency – The Chinese ambassador to Iraq praised Ayatollah al-Sistani for his major role in maintaining the peace, independence, and sovereignty of Iraq.Press Shia Agency – Chen Weiqing, the Chinese ambassador to Iraq, praised Iraq’s leading Shi’ah religious authority, Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani for his major role in maintaining the peace, independence,...

ISIL suicide bomber blows up gas station near Baghdad, killing over 80 people

ISIL suicide bomber blows up gas station near Baghdad, killing over 80 people

TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (Press Shia) – A suicide bomber blew himself up at a gas station near the Iraqi capital on Thursday killing more than 80 people including those returning from the Arbaeen Pilgrimage in the city of Karbala. The blast occurred in a village located 120 kilometers away from Baghdad. The attacker detonated his car near a gas station and a cafe with Iranian...

Iran not directly engaged in Mosul liberation

Iran not directly engaged in Mosul liberation

TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Iran's Strategic Research Center said it is absolute policy of Islamic Republic to support legitimate governments and oppressed people of the region including Iraq and Syria.Speaking to reporters on Friday, Ali Akbar Velayati who also serves as the Secretary-General of the Global Assembly of Islamic Awakening said “the holding of the 9th meeting...

UNAMI strongly condemns Baghdad suicide bombing

UNAMI strongly condemns Baghdad suicide bombing

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia) – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) strongly condemns the suicide bombing yesterday in northern Baghdad and other terrorist attacks in other areas of the country which killed or injured many civilians.The Mission offers its condolences to the families of those killed and wishes the victims a speedy recovery. “This cowardly terrorist attack...

FM spokesperson condemns Baghdad terrorist blast

FM spokesperson condemns Baghdad terrorist blast

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has condemned a terrorist blast in Baghdad which targeted a procession of Ashura mourners.Bahram Ghasemi offered condolences to the families of victims and Iraqi government in official FM reaction to the blast. “The suicide attack in northeastern neighborhood of Baghdad killed and injured dozens of Shias, mourners of Ashura;...