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Bahraini court confirms sentence against Sheikh Isa Qassim

Bahraini court confirms sentence against Sheikh Isa Qassim

TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (Press Shia Agency)- A Bahraini appeals court has confirmed one-year sentence against leading Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and and also stripped him from the country’s citizenship. The key opposition figure, in his late 70s, was hospitalized for two months last fall and underwent surgery. Sheikh Isa Qassim is leading an opposition movement in Bahrain against Sunni...

Turkey against any foreign intervention to destabilize Iran

Turkey against any foreign intervention to destabilize Iran

TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkey’s Prime minister said on Saturday that Turkey never tolerates foreign intervention in Iran, warning that Iran need to be vigilant against ‘malevolent’ plots in the region. Speaking at a provincial congress of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in the central province of Nevsehir, Binali Yildirim warned Iranian government “against...

Bahraini Ulama issue statement condemning verdicts against activists

Bahraini Ulama issue statement condemning verdicts against activists

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Press Shia) – In a statement the Bahraini Ulama condemned the outrageous verdicts against 6 Bahraini youths by the Al-Khalifa regime saying militarizing the crisis will lead to the collapse of the cruel regime in Bahrain.In their statement, Shia clerics condemn the outrageous verdicts and describe them as show trials. The clerics declare the regime’s judges’ verdicts...

Iran slams Bahrain's court verdict against Sheikh Issa Qassim

Iran slams Bahrain's court verdict against Sheikh Issa Qassim

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman voiced concern over the escalation of security approaches following Bahrain's court ruling sentencing the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim to a 1-year suspended prison.Bahram Ghasemi underlined the Bahraini government seeks to challenge definitive rules of religion pursuing a tribal and sectarian approach...

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...

Zarif pledges support for Iranian charity worker

Zarif pledges support for Iranian charity worker

TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Minister Zarif has responded a letter by art celebrities and law experts to call FM for ‘more diplomatic dynamism’ directed to address Narges Kalbasi’s case in Indian court.Mr. Zarif received the letter earlier and his response was to pledge ‘to exhaust all diplomatic and political venues in the case of Iranian charity activist Narges...

Bahraini appeals court confirms Salman’s 9-year sentence

Bahraini appeals court confirms Salman’s 9-year sentence

Press Shia Agency - Bahrain’s appeals court has ruled to uphold a nine-year jail sentence handed down to senior Shia opposition cleric, Sheikh Ali Salman, despite widespread criticism both at home and abroad against his imprisonment. Press Shia Agency - A judicial source said the verdict was issued during a Monday trial session.   On the eve of the trial, hundreds of Bahrainis...

Court verdict comes for spy-citizens

Court verdict comes for spy-citizens

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – An informed source in the Judiciary has said three spies have received prison sentences by court trying them on espionage charges.Siamak Namazi and Mohammad Baqer Namazi Iranian-Americans and a Lebanese citizen Nazar Zaka under detention in Iran have received 10 years for cooperation with an enemy state, the source told Mehr News. He also added that...