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Lebanese president to visit Iran

Lebanese president to visit Iran

TEHRAN, Aug. 22 (Press Shia) – President of Lebanon Michel Aoun, at a meeting with deputy Iranian FM in Beirut, said he will make an official visit to Tehran in response to an invitation by Iran’s President Rouhani.Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari met and talked with Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun at Baabda Palace in Beirut on Monday...

Normalization of ties with Zionist regime betrayal of Palestinian cause

Normalization of ties with Zionist regime betrayal of Palestinian cause

TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (Press Shia) – Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, pointing to the efforts of some Arabs to normalize relations with the Zionist regime, said the move is betrayal of the Palestinian cause.Amir-Abdollahian, who is also Palestine Intifada Conference Secretary General, made the remarks in a meeting with Secretary General of...

Amir-Abdollahian arrives in Beirut for bilateral talks

Amir-Abdollahian arrives in Beirut for bilateral talks

TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Beirut on Monday to hold talks with Lebanese officials.Amir-Abdollahian is scheduled to hold consultative meeting on parliamentary and regional issues with senior authorities of Lebanon. The two sides will also discuss developments in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and...

World figures extend condolences on demise of Ayat. Hashemi

World figures extend condolences on demise of Ayat. Hashemi

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Torrents of messages from around the world are sent, on a daily basis, to Iranian officials and condolence books are widely signed by diplomats and politicians visiting Iranian embassies across the globe after Ayatollah Hashemi passed away on Sunday.Condolences are continuously sent to Iranian officials after the demise of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, a...

Iran still ready to arm Lebanese Army

Iran still ready to arm Lebanese Army

TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – The head the Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi stressed that Iran is still ready to arm the Lebanese Army, however, the final decision in this regard must be taken in Beirut.He made the remarks on Friday on the sidelines of a ceremony to pay tribute to the resistance martyrs, including Imad Fayez Mughniyeh, his...

Iran’s delegation leaves Damascus for Beirut

Iran’s delegation leaves Damascus for Beirut

TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – The parliamentarian delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran has left Damascus for the Lebanese capital of Beirut.Led by Head of Parliaments National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the panel of Iranian MPs left Syria for Lebanon following a two-day visit to Damascus. Members of the Iranian delegation are slated to meet with...

Zarif, Hariri meet at Beit al-Wasat

Zarif, Hariri meet at Beit al-Wasat

TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (Press Shia) – Iranian FM Zarif who is visiting Lebanon, on Tuesday, met with Saad Hariri who has been appointed by newly-elected President Aoun of Lebanon to form the new cabinet of the Arab country.Regional and Lebanese developments, Iran-Lebanon cooperation in the new era of President Michel Aoun, and the formation of the new Lebanese cabinet were the areas conferred on...

Palestine still ‘an issue of Islamic world’

Palestine still ‘an issue of Islamic world’

TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has addressed a meeting of Palestinian activists in Beirut.Mr. Zarif is in Lebanon heading a delegation to the country as Iran’s first official visit after Lebanese political parties succeeded in election of the president. On Tuesday, he received a meeting of Palestinian and Lebanese resistance group members; “Palestine is...

Zarif to visit Lebanon next week: FM Spokesman 

Zarif to visit Lebanon next week: FM Spokesman 

TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's FM Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi confirmed the news by some Lebanese media that Iranian FM Zarif will visit the Arab country."To reassure Iran’s support of Lebanon after the election of the new Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Lebanese capital city of Beirut next week," said Bahram...

Iran’s embassy to Beirut dismisses Geagea’s claims

Iran’s embassy to Beirut dismisses Geagea’s claims

TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s embassy to Beirut issued a statement on Thursday to dismiss the claims made by Samir Geagea in a TV program broadcast by MTV.In a statement released by Islamic Republic of Iran's embassy to Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Thursday noon, the diplomatic entity described Samir Geagea’s (the Executive Chairman of the Lebanese Forces) claims made...