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Canada to welcome 1,200 refugees fleeing ISIL

Canada to welcome 1,200 refugees fleeing ISIL

WASHINGTON , Feb. 22 (Press Shia) – The Canadian government said that it would take in an estimated 1,200 refugees fleeing ISIL.Canada will take in an estimated 1,200 refugees fleeing the ISIL  terror group in the Middle East, the Canadian government said in a press release. “Canada plans to welcome approximately 1200 survivors of this year, including...

Iran rejects Ontario court ruling against Iran

Iran rejects Ontario court ruling against Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi dismissed the recent ruling of Superior Court of Justice in Ontario against the Islamic Republic of Iran.Ghasemi underlined that the decree obviously contradicts the principles of international law regarding the immunity of States and their property which is unacceptable. Unfortunately, he said, Canadian judge...

Iran condemns Quebec terrorist attack

Iran condemns Quebec terrorist attack

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi decried the ‘inhuman act’ of attacking Quebec Islamic Center on Monday.Ghasemi slammed the terrorist attack calling it “inhuman and criminal” and extended sympathy to victims and their families. “Unfortunately, the attack indicates that terrorism has no boundaries and is not contained within a country or region and...

Canadian PM calls Quebec mosque shooting 'terrorist attack'

Canadian PM calls Quebec mosque shooting 'terrorist attack'

MOSCOW, Jan. 30 (Press Shia) – Justin Trudeau said the shooting that killed at least five people in the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City was a terrorist attack.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday the shooting that killed at least five people in the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City was a terrorist attack. "We condemn this terrorist attack...

5 dead after shots fired in Quebec mosque

5 dead after shots fired in Quebec mosque

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Several shots have been fired inside the Islamic Cultural Center in Canada's Quebec City, local media reported.There were about forty people inside at the moment of the accident, according to witnesses. The mosque president has told reporters that five people were killed. Quebec police spokesman has confirmed deaths but refused...

Toronto protest against Shia killings in Pakistan

Toronto protest against Shia killings in Pakistan

TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Hundreds of Canadian Muslims protested against the collusion between the government of Pakistan and extremist organizations in Toronto."Say No to hate, terrorism and extremism", "Shame on the government of Pakistan" and "Not in the name of my religion" were some of the slogans raised by hundreds of Canadian Muslims who held a rally at the Co.nsulate General...

Dual-citizen inmate released on ‘humanitarian grounds’

Dual-citizen inmate released on ‘humanitarian grounds’

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has told reporters an Iranian-Canadian university professor has been released from prison on humanitarian grounds.Bahram Ghasemi said on Monday evening that Homa Houdfar was released. She is a retired university professor and had been reportedly ill in prison. She had been arrested earlier in June over charges of spying and...

Saddam’s fate would await Saudi rulers

Saddam’s fate would await Saudi rulers

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said no development in Syrian situation would succeed without Iran.Bahram Ghasemi was speaking in his weekly press conference and covered diverse issues of the region, notably tense relations with Saudi Arabia, where he warned the kingdom of Saddam’s ultimate inglorious fate awaiting its rulers. Ghasemi told...