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Militant Shelling Kills Civilians in Syria’s Nubl, Zahra (+Photos)

Militant Shelling Kills Civilians in Syria’s Nubl, Zahra (+Photos)

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – Dozens of Syrian civilians were killed and injured in rocket attacks carried out by Takfiri militants for a third successive day in the towns of Nubl and Zahra near Aleppo as the Syrian army is making huge gains on the ground in northwestern Aleppo province. Angered by the Syrian army’s major victories in various battlefields across the Arab country, Aleppo in...

Putin’s Envoy Had A Message for Tehran: Spokesman

Putin’s Envoy Had A Message for Tehran: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said a special envoy of the Russian president who visited Tehran recently delivered a message from Moscow to the Iranian political leaders. Alexander Lavrentiev, the Russian president’s special envoy on Middle East affairs, had a message from Putin to Iranian political leaders, Qassemi said at a press...

Indonesia Has No Tolerance for Terrorists: Speaker

Indonesia Has No Tolerance for Terrorists: Speaker

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Visiting Indonesian Parliament Speaker Zulkifli Hasan condemned heinous crimes committed by the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group, and said the Southeast Asian country has a no tolerance attitude toward such terrorists. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani in Tehran on Monday, Hasan expressed concern over the spread of...

Iran Has Plans for Every Breach of JCPOA: Spokesperson

Iran Has Plans for Every Breach of JCPOA: Spokesperson

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday warned against implementation of a US congressional bill extending anti-Tehran sanctions, which will violate the JCPOA, unveiling plans for of a package of measures by Iran in retaliation to such a move. Iran will not renege on its commitments to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as long as the other...

Syrian Forces Retake More Areas in Eastern Aleppo

Syrian Forces Retake More Areas in Eastern Aleppo

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s army, backed by volunteer forces, continued to make advances against Takfiri terrorists in Aleppo, wresting control of several areas in the northwestern province. On Sunday, Syrian forces and their allies targeted the terrorists’ positions in eastern parts of Aleppo, liberating the areas of Karm al-Miasar, Karm al-Tahhan, Qadi Askar and al-Haooz from the...

Iran Eyes Closer Parliamentary Ties with Indonesia

Iran Eyes Closer Parliamentary Ties with Indonesia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described a visit to Tehran by Chairman of Indonesia’s People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Zulkifli Hasan as a step toward stronger parliamentary ties between the two Muslim nations. Speaking to reporters after a meeting with Zulkifli Hasan in Tehran on Monday, Larijani hailed Indonesia for its wise conduct on...

No Obstacles to Closer Ties with China: Iranian FM

No Obstacles to Closer Ties with China: Iranian FM

BEIJING (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated the importance Tehran attaches to relations with Beijing, saying the Islamic Republic “sees no obstacles” in bolstering ties with China. The Islamic Republic sees no obstacles to the promotion of relations with China and is ready to boost the ties in all areas, Zarif said during a joint press conference with...

Yemeni Troops Repel Major Attack by Pro-Hadi Militias near Alab Crossing

Yemeni Troops Repel Major Attack by Pro-Hadi Militias near Alab Crossing

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s army and allied Popular Committees fighters repelled a major attack by militias loyal to the Arab country’s fugitive former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, near the Alab crossing on the border with Saudi Arabia’s southern province of Dhahran al-Janoub. On Sunday, large groups of pro-Hadi forces were killed as Yemeni forces repulsed a major...

Iran Has Options for Reacting to Unilateral Breach of JCPOA: Zarif

Iran Has Options for Reacting to Unilateral Breach of JCPOA: Zarif

BEIJING (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on all parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to respect the agreement, stressing that Tehran has its own options for response to any unilateral violation of the nuclear deal. According to Press Shia dispatches, Foreign Minister Zarif underlined that Iran will not allow any party to the JCPOA to...

Domestic Issues Should Not Undermine JCPOA: Chinese FM

Domestic Issues Should Not Undermine JCPOA: Chinese FM

BEIJING (Press Shia Agency) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for all parties to the JCPOA, the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, to meet their obligations, stressing that internal affairs of countries should not have a negative impact on implementation of the multilateral agreement The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a multilateral document endorsed...