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US-Israeli Plot against Iran Doomed to Failure: Official

US-Israeli Plot against Iran Doomed to Failure: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei denounced the American-Israeli plot to counter Iran through normalization of ties between the Zionist regime and some Arab governments as a nonstarter. - Politics news - Addressing an international conference on the decline of the US, held in the former American embassy in Tehran on Tuesday, Rezaei enumerated the...

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Pakistani School

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Pakistani School

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned a deadly terrorist attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. - Politics news - In a statement on Tuesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh condemned the terrorist attack that has killed and injured a number of Pakistani citizens, including children.The killing of innocent civilians, including defenseless...

Army Chief: Air Defense Stepped Up in NW Iran

Army Chief: Air Defense Stepped Up in NW Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has increased the presence of Air Defense units in the northwestern areas of the country, Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said. - Politics news - Major General Mousavi said on Tuesday that the Army has strengthened the Air Defense units in the northwestern regions and may even deploy more forces to those areas if necessary.His comments came after the...

Iran Summons French Envoy after Macron’s Anti-Muslim Comments

Iran Summons French Envoy after Macron’s Anti-Muslim Comments

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned France’s charge d’affaires to Tehran in protest at the French officials’ “insistence” on adopting anti-Islamic stances. - Politics news - The Foreign Ministry summoned Florent Aydalot in the absence of the French ambassador to convey Tehran’s dismay at Paris officials’ support for the publication of...

Iran Oil Minister Shrugs Off US Sanction on Him

Iran Oil Minister Shrugs Off US Sanction on Him

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, who has been blacklisted by the US Treasury Department, brushed off the new sanctions as a testimony to Washington’s failure to drive Iranian oil exports down to zero. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account, Zanganeh said, “The sanctions on me and my colleagues are a passive reaction to the failure of...

UN Envoy Dismisses Biased Report on Human Rights in Iran

UN Envoy Dismisses Biased Report on Human Rights in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's representative to the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly slammed the spiteful and unverified report on the human rights situation in Iran as part of Washington's policy of maximum pressure. - Politics news - In an address to a Monday meeting of the Third Committee of the UNGA, Mohammad Zareian said the anti-Iranian report is based on unverified,...

Iran: Time for US to Admit It Is A Sanction Addict

Iran: Time for US to Admit It Is A Sanction Addict

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said it was time for the US to finally admit it is a sanction addict. - Politics news - “(The US president’s national security adviser Robert C.) O’Brien just admitted that US has out-sanctioned its ability to inflict more pain on Iranian people. Time for the US to finally admit it is a #SanctionAddict. Kick the habit....

Iran to US: We Will Defeat COVID-19 But Never Forget ‘Inhumane’ Sanctions

Iran to US: We Will Defeat COVID-19 But Never Forget ‘Inhumane’ Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry called the US administration a “cruel collaborator” of the coronavirus, saying that the country will never forget Washington’s “inhumane” sanctions amid its fight against the viral disease. - Politics news - “Corona's proven deadly, vicious & brutal everywhere, but it's worse in Iran as it has a cruel collaborator: US...

Iran Sets Up Radiation Defense Bases

Iran Sets Up Radiation Defense Bases

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has established radiation defense bases in provinces hosting nuclear facilities, head of the Civil Defense Organization said. - Politics news - In remarks at a videoconference on Monday, Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said the radiation defense bases have been set up in five provinces of the country with nuclear sites and facilities.The bases have been...

Iran Does Not Intend, Need to Meddle in US Election: GC Spokesman

Iran Does Not Intend, Need to Meddle in US Election: GC Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesperson for Iran's Guardian Council dismissed the allegations of Tehran’s interference in the US presidential election. - Politics news - In comments in response to the allegations raised by American officials that Iran has been meddling in the upcoming US presidential election, Guardian Council Spokesman Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei said on Sunday, “Iran has...