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Velayati leaves Tehran for Iraq

Velayati leaves Tehran for Iraq

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (Press Shia) – A senior adviser to Iran’s Leader left Tehran for Iraq Thursday morning to hold talks with Iraqi officials and politicians. Ali Akbar Velayati is visiting the neighboring country at the invitation of Seyyed Ali al-Allagh, head of the Islamic Unity Forum of Iraq. During the visit, Iranian Leader's top aide is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of...

Fire at Najaf Hotel in Iraq kills two Iranian pilgrims

Fire at Najaf Hotel in Iraq kills two Iranian pilgrims

TEHRAN, Feb. 5 (Press Shia) – At least two Iranian women have been killed and another injured in a fire at a hotel in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq, caused by burning of a curtain close to a heater in one of the rooms in the third floor of the hotel.The fire started at Al-Nasir Hotel, located in Najaf’s Old City quarter, which was accommodating Iranian pilgrims from Markazi province.  ...

Iran, Iraq ink air transport agreement

Iran, Iraq ink air transport agreement

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – In a bid to ease the travel of pilgrims and expand transportation cooperation, Iran and Iraq signed an air transportation agreement on Saturday.The Civil Aviation Organization of Islamic Republic of Iran (CAOIRI) announced that an air transportation agreement was signed by Iraq’s Transport Minister Kazem Finjan and Iranian Deputy Road Minister and the Head of...

VP Janagiri lands in Iraqi city of Najaf

VP Janagiri lands in Iraqi city of Najaf

TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri has arrived in the Iraqi city of Najaf on Thursday to attend Arbaeen procession.Heading a delegation of Iranian officials, Es’hagh Jahangiri travelled to Iraq to take part in the religious procession between the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala to pay tribute to Imam Hussein on Arbaeen, which marks forty...