posted tages with "Iraq"

Quadrilateral coalition holds security session in Iraq

Quadrilateral coalition holds security session in Iraq

TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (Press Shia) – The periodic meeting of the campaign against terrorist groups within the framework of quadrilateral security cooperation among Iran, Russia, Iraq and Syria was held in Baghdad on Wednesday.Representatives of the four countries emphasized the need to continue and expand cooperation in fight against terrorism. Lieutenant General Othman al-Ghanmi, Iraqi Army's Chief...

Iraq’s Sairoon bloc announces coalition with al-Fatih

Iraq’s Sairoon bloc announces coalition with al-Fatih

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – The Sairoon Coalition, led by Moqtada al-Sadr which came first in recent Iraqi parliamentary elections has announced a coalition with Fatih to form the next Iraqi government.The Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr announced last night a surprise alliance with al-Fatih bloc, led by Hadi al-Amiri which came second in May elections. Sadr made the...

Iran to stay in Syria, carry out operations upon Syrian govt. request

Iran to stay in Syria, carry out operations upon Syrian govt. request

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Sun. Iran will stay in Syria as long as the Syrian government asks for and conducts operations wherever it requests.“The Islamic Republic of Iran will definitely remain in Syria as long as the legitimate Syrian government seeks Iran’s advisory help and it will...

IRGC breaks terror cell crossing border in NW Iran

IRGC breaks terror cell crossing border in NW Iran

TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Hamzeh Seyyedoshohada HQ of the IRGC announced that a successful operation in northwestern Iran ended up with total destruction of a terrorist plot intending to enter Iran for conducting terrorist attacks.All members of a terrorist cell intending to enter Iran from the border-lines shared with Iraq, were killed and injured by Hamzeh Seyyedoshohada HQ of the...

Two Iranian security forces martyred at Iraqi border

Two Iranian security forces martyred at Iraqi border

TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Republic of Iran Border Guard Command has announced that two border guards were martyred last night in clashes with ‘armed gangs’ on the border with Iraqi Kurdistan. According to the Iranian Border Guard Commander Brigadier General Ghasem Rezaei, the Iranian border guards confronted with an armed group of about 20 people who were entering...

'In Khorramshahr liberation world was convinced Iran is invincible'

'In Khorramshahr liberation world was convinced Iran is invincible'

TEHRAN, May 25 (Press Shia Agency) – The message of the day of Liberation of Khorramshahr was that Iran is invincible, according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday. Speaking at the 11th Congress for Praising Veterans, Specifically Martyrs of the Liberation of Khorramshahr late on Thursday, the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said “Ramadan is the month of divine mercy and...

Iran awaits no permit to boost military power

Iran awaits no permit to boost military power

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia Agency) – The deputy coordinator of Iranian Army's Navy said Thurs. that Iranian armed forces are fully ready against the external threats, adding Iran does not wait to get permission to strengthen its military power.“We do not wait for permission from any foreign country and do not need any foreign help to boost our military capabilities,” said Rear Admiral Hamza...

Sadr Movement not to bend to US will: Zia al-Asadi

Sadr Movement not to bend to US will: Zia al-Asadi

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Zia al-Asadi, the Head of the Ahrar bloc, the Sadr Movement's political wing said that US existence in Iraq is beyond diplomatic conventions and unacceptable and Sadr Movement will not compromise with what Americans want in Iraq.“The Sadr Movement and the allies of this movement will never bend to US will,” said Zia al-Asadi, the Head of the Ahrar bloc,...

Baghdad remains Tehran’s strategic ally: Amir-Abdollahian

Baghdad remains Tehran’s strategic ally: Amir-Abdollahian

TEHRAN, May 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that Iraqi leadership and nation will remain Iran’s strategic ally, following Iraq’s first national elections since the country declared complete victory over ISIL.“The actual election result in Iraq was the people’s vote for independence, security, protection of territorial integrity, and putting...

Iran plays no role in forming Iraq’s new government

Iran plays no role in forming Iraq’s new government

TEHRAN, May 20 (Press Shia) – Mahmood Al-Rubaie, a member of ‘Sadeqoon’ political group, has dismissed the claims that Iran is interfering in the formation of new Iraqi government, calling them a US conspiracy.Sadeqoon took part in the recent Iraq parliamentary elections as part of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s Victory Coalition. Al-Rubaie told Press Shia news agency that some news...