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Turkish expats in Iran cast vote in presidential, parliamentary elections

Turkish expats in Iran cast vote in presidential, parliamentary elections

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia) – Turkish nationals residing in Iran went to polling stations devised in Iran to cast their votes to take part in presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday.Turks living in Iran have turned out at polling stations in Tehran, Tabriz, and Urmia to cast their votes in presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday. Since 9:00 a.m. local time they have...

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...

Gen. Soleimani: Hezbollah has transformed into a 'Resistance state'

Gen. Soleimani: Hezbollah has transformed into a 'Resistance state'

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) – The IRGC’s Quds Force Commander Ghasem Soleimani says that the Lebanese Hezbollah has turned into a ‘Resistance state’ from a ‘Resistance party.’"Hezbollah for the first time won 74 seats out of 128 Lebanese parliamentary seats, thus it has transformed into a Lebanese Resistance state from a Lebanese Resistance political party, and this is a great...

Nabih Berri re-elected as Lebanon Parl. speaker

Nabih Berri re-elected as Lebanon Parl. speaker

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia) – Nabih Berri has been re-elected as Speaker of Lebanon’s Parliament for the sixth time since 1992, with 98 out of 128 votes in his favor.Nabih Berri, who has held the position of assembly speaker since 1992, was reappointed for the sixth time with 98 votes in his favor, while 29 MPs cast a blank ballot and 1 that was annulled. "I would like to give my deepest...

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...

Velayati skeptical of Europeans’ support for JCPOA

Velayati skeptical of Europeans’ support for JCPOA

TEHRAN, May 20 (Press Shia) – A senior adviser to Iran’s Leader is highly skeptical about Europe’s support for the nuclear deal with Iran, saying he does not trust their current manner of dealing with it. “Some members of the European Union say they are committed . Some also say that they are developing economic relations . Meanwhile, some European officials have stated that they...

Sadr alliance announced winner of Iraq elections

Sadr alliance announced winner of Iraq elections

TEHRAN, May 19 (Press Shia Agency) – The final results of the Iraqi election were announced on Saturday morning and the Sairoon Coalition, led by Moqtada al-Sadr, won the most seats, followed by Fatih Coalition.Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission announced the final results a week after the polls were closed. According to the final results, the ‘Sairoon’ Coalition, led by...

Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow: Commission

Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow: Commission

TEHRAN, May 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission has announced that the final results of the last Saturday parliamentary elections will be announced on Thursday. Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission should have announced the results 48 hours after the polls were closed but it was delayed for unclear reasons. There have some reports of irregularities...

Iran seeks strengthening relations with Iraq

Iran seeks strengthening relations with Iraq

TEHRAN, May 16 (Press Shia Agency) – In a post published in his twitter page on Wednesday, Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian congratulated the successful parliamentary election to Iraqi people and emphasized the continuation of strategic ties between the two countries.He hailed the successful holding of Iraq’s parliamentary election...

Iran embassy congratulates successful Iraq election

Iran embassy congratulates successful Iraq election

TEHRAN, May 14 (Press Shia) – In a statement published on Monday, Iran’s embassy in Iraq congratulated the successful Iraq’s parliamentary election.The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the successful holding of Iraq’s parliamentary election in a secure and calm atmosphere and considers it as the continuation of Iraq’s remarkable victories against terrorism, the statement said. ...

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