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Saudi princes, ministers arrested for corruption

Saudi princes, ministers arrested for corruption

TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested a number of high-profile figures, including princes and current and former ministers on anti-corruption charges, a Saudi television station reported late Saturday.Dubai-based Saudi channel Al Arabiya reported that 11 princes, four current ministers and dozens of former ministers were among those who were detained. ...

Economy talks

Economy talks

TEHRAN, May 01 (Press Shia Agency) – When it comes to elections in Iran, like many other countries, any candidate who can reassure Iranians about economic boost and creating jobs is the one who will gain a high favorability. Statistics show that the majority of Iranians are concerned about the economy.A phone survey is conducted by “IranPoll” on 2017 presidential election, between April 11...

King Salman: relinquish guardianship of Islam’s holy sites

King Salman: relinquish guardianship of Islam’s holy sites

TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (Press Shia) – Mecca and Medina, situated in west of Saudi Arabia, are Islam’s two holiest sites. The region is the birthplace of Islam and of the Prophet Mohammad.Every Muslim is required to make a pilgrimage (during Hajj) to Mecca at least once in a lifetime, if he or she is physically and financially able to do so. During Hajj, all Muslims, be they kings or paupers, are...

Media should emulate excellence in fact-finding

Media should emulate excellence in fact-finding

TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (Press Shia) – Judiciary spokesperson has recommended the media to report on system’s pitfalls while observing a certain level of justice in criticism.Mr. Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei who was speaking to the press possibly in his last conference in the fiscal year ending March 21, 2017, indirectly warned whom he believed were the beneficiaries of the Salary Bill Scandal that the...

No dual nationals serving in the govt.

No dual nationals serving in the govt.

TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (Press Shia) – Intelligence minister has said demonization of those officials with possible dual citizenship would be to deny their potentials to serve the nation.Mr. Mahmoud Alavi told special news program of Iran's IRIB Channel Two on Tuesday night that the uproar raised by specific circles among critics of the government had largely been hollow, since of all their claimed...

Minister provides solutions, laments ‘lack of will in implementation’

Minister provides solutions, laments ‘lack of will in implementation’

TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Ali Tayyebnia, a University of Tehran professor of Economics, has addressed a meeting with heated speech on woes and hazards of an economic system largely infested by neglect and mismanagement.A Conference on Taxation and Financial Policies was recently held in the University of Tehran and a professor of the same university addressed the meeting. His tone...

Female judge, interrogators appointed to serve in court

Female judge, interrogators appointed to serve in court

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – Tehran’s prosecutor-general has denounced ‘media hype to show green light to those in the house arrest.’Mr. Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi told reporters on Tuesday that house arrest of the leaders of seditionists in the aftermath of 2009 presidential elections had been a ‘unanimous majority decision,’ and many organizations and authorities contributed to the...

Babak Zanjani unlikely to be executed by late March

Babak Zanjani unlikely to be executed by late March

TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (Press Shia) – Babak Zanjani’s lawyer has said it is highly unlikely that the Judiciary implements the execution verdict on Babak Zanjani by March 21, the end of Iranian solar year.Rasoul Kouhpayeh told Mehr News on Tuesday that Mr. Zanjani would file papers with appeal court and had only seen the court verdict few days ago. Earlier an Oil Ministry official responsible to...

Zanjani notified with his death penalty verdict

Zanjani notified with his death penalty verdict

THERAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Judiciary spokesperson has said the appeal court has overturned the primary court verdict of death penalty for second and third defendants in Zanjani’s case.Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei who was speaking in his 107th press conference on Sunday told reporters that Mr. Babak Zanjani had received the final verdict by the Supreme Court judges who had confirmed...

Dec. 30 rallies speakers highlight economic mismanagement

Dec. 30 rallies speakers highlight economic mismanagement

TEHRAN, Dec. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Events to mark the anniversary of December 30 2009 rallies have been held across the country where in Tehran Hojat al-Islam Raeisi was the major speaker.The major speaker in a ceremony held on Thursday in Imam Khomeini (RA) Prayer Ground in Tehran was Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi, the Guardian of Astan Quds (Shrine of Imam Ali al-Reza) who addressed the crowd of...

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