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Study indicates discrimination against Shias in Bahrain

Study indicates discrimination against Shias in Bahrain

TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (Press Shia Agency) –A recent report recounting the findings of a study conducted by GIDHR shows that Bahraini monarchy is exercising religious discrimination against the Shia majority of the tiny island. While 75% of Bahrain’s population is made up of Shia Muslims, Bahraini monarchy prevents the Muslims to get religious education offered by Shia clerics, recounts the recent...

Iran to Bahrain: Stop childish blame game

Iran to Bahrain: Stop childish blame game

TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi censured Bahrain for blaming Iran for every incident that happens in the island nation, the most recent one being the explosion on its pipeline.In a statement on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi dismissed the “absurd” and “baseless” accusations of Bahraini officials about Iran’s...

Bahrain calls for freezing Qatar's membership in PGCC

Bahrain calls for freezing Qatar's membership in PGCC

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (Press Shia) – Bahrain's Foreign Minister has asked for the freezing of Qatar's membership in the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) until the country fulfill the demands of the four Arab countries.In June, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain all abruptly cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups in the...

Bahraini prisoners in critical condition

Bahraini prisoners in critical condition

TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (Press Shia) – A Member of Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Sheikh Mohammad Khojasteh pointed to the critical situation of Bahrain’s political prisoners, captured by Al-Khalifa regime, and urged the international community to take immediate action to stop the suffering of these people. Al-Khalifa regime has recently intensified its hostile measures against...

Security approach to further complicate crisis in Bahrain: FM source

Security approach to further complicate crisis in Bahrain: FM source

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Expatriation and heightening security approach in Bahrain could worsen the situation in Bahrain, said an anonymous source at Iran’ ministry of foreign affairs.“Tightening security measures and enforcing outdated punishments like depriving protestors from their national citizenship not only helps the resolution of the current situation but will also further...

Trump is a liar, clear for public opinion: Shamkhani

Trump is a liar, clear for public opinion: Shamkhani

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Today it is very obvious for the public opinion of the world that Trump is a liar, said Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC).“Today it has become known to the public opinion of the world that Trump is a liar,” said Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC)....

Zarif rejects Haley's remarks as improper

Zarif rejects Haley's remarks as improper

TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, describes the recent remarks of US ambassador to UN as improper and in contrast with what has been outlined in the JCPOA.“Ms. Haley cannot impose her personal taste on the JCPOA, and give out a list of JCPOA related problems,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, in an interview with...

Zarif rejects Haley's remarks as 'baseless'

Zarif rejects Haley's remarks as 'baseless'

TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, describes the recent remarks of US ambassador to UN as improper and in contrast with what has been outlined in the JCPOA.“Ms. Haley cannot impose her personal taste on the JCPOA, and give out a list of JCPOA related problems,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, in an interview with government’s...

Pres. Rouhani hails Iran's victory at FIVB U19 World C’ship

Pres. Rouhani hails Iran's victory at FIVB U19 World C’ship

TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani sent a congratulatory message over Iran men's national under-19 volleyball team's victory in 2017 FIVB U19 World Championship.President's message is as follows: In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful I congratulate the impressive victory of Iran's men's national under-19 volleyball team at the 2017 FIVB U19...

Bahrain trying to divert popular protests

Bahrain trying to divert popular protests

TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi rejected the claims made by Bahrain and advised the Bahraini rulers to put projection and distortion aside in dealing with the popular protests in that country.“The Islamic Republic of Iran has never been spreading violent and destabilizing measure in its neighbor countries including Bahrain,” said Bahram Ghasemi the...