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Time for US to Abandon Obstinacy: Iranian Spokesman

Time for US to Abandon Obstinacy: Iranian Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – As Washington’s policy of maximum pressure on Iran has resulted in failure, the time has come for the US government to set aside its arrogance, the Iranian government’s spokesperson said. - Politics news - Speaking at a weekly press conference on Tuesday, Ali Rabiee said Washington has underestimated the power of Iranians.The new sanctions imposed by the US...

Iranian Diplomat to Begin Regional Tour in Pursuit of Nagorno-Karabakh Peace

Iranian Diplomat to Begin Regional Tour in Pursuit of Nagorno-Karabakh Peace

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi is going to take a tour of regional countries to promote Tehran’s initiative to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh crisis and the clashes between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia, a spokesman said. - Politics news - In remarks on Tuesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said Araqchi...

US Hostility towards Iranian Nation Has No Limit: UN Mission Spokesman

US Hostility towards Iranian Nation Has No Limit: UN Mission Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s UN mission spokesman Alireza Miryousefi denounced Washington’s recent sanctions against the country’s oil sector, saying that the US “hostility towards Iranian people has no limit”. - Politics news - “US's hostility towards Iranian people has no limit. US is sanctioning entities that have already been sanctioned under other phony charges. US' addiction...

Iranian MPs Blast French Insult to Prophet of Islam

Iranian MPs Blast French Insult to Prophet of Islam

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s lawmakers condemned the French officials’ insulting remarks against Islam and in support of publication of offensive cartoons about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). - Politics news - In a statement on Monday, 240 Iranian parliamentarians lashed out at the French government for supporting the move by a satirical magazine which has publish defamatory cartoons of...

Iranian Speaker Raps French Insults to Prophet of Islam

Iranian Speaker Raps French Insults to Prophet of Islam

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf lashed out at the French authorities for their “brazen hostility” towards Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Sunday, Qalibaf said all Muslims and monotheists in the world would strongly condemn the “brazen hostility that the witless and rude authorities of...

Iranian General Deplores Canadian Police’ Refusal to Arrest Fugitive Banker

Iranian General Deplores Canadian Police’ Refusal to Arrest Fugitive Banker

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari assailed Canada for declining to arrest a former top Iranian banker who has fled to that country after committing a massive fraud, saying Iran had notified the Canadian Police of the whereabouts of Mahmoud Reza Khavari. - Politics news - In remarks at a televised interview on Saturday, Brigadier General...

Iranian Entities Hit with US Sanctions over 2020 Election Interference Claim

Iranian Entities Hit with US Sanctions over 2020 Election Interference Claim

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The US Treasury Department announced sanctions against five Iranian entities over what it described as "attempts to influence" the country's 2020 presidential election. - Politics news - “Iran uses false narratives and other misleading content to attempt to influence US elections,” claimed US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a statement announcing the measure on...

Iranian, Russian Diplomats Discuss Syria in Meeting in Tehran

Iranian, Russian Diplomats Discuss Syria in Meeting in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Ranking diplomats from Iran and Russia met in Tehran for talks on the latest developments in Syria. - Politics news - The Russian president's special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, who is heading a high-ranking political and military delegation in a visit to Tehran, held a meeting with Ali Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister in...

Iranian Forces Begin Large-Scale Air Defense Exercise

Iranian Forces Begin Large-Scale Air Defense Exercise

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Air Defense units launched a large-scale military exercise covering more than half of the country’s territories. - Politics news - The joint air defense exercise, codenamed ‘Guardians of Velayat Sky-99’, kicked off on Wednesday morning, attended by air defense units from the Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).Various types of homegrown...

No Iranian Assets Frozen in China: Spokesman

No Iranian Assets Frozen in China: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh denied reports of blocked Iranian assets in China. - Politics news - Speaking at a weekly press conference on Monday, Khatibzadeh rejected the “untrue” reports about the relations between Tehran and Beijing, saying, “No (Iranian) money is blocked in China.”“Many (such) reports (about Iran-China ties) are...