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Syrian Army destroys four terrorist positions in Hama

Syrian Army destroys four terrorist positions in Hama

HAMA, Apr. 24 (Press Shia) – Syrian Army units carried out intensive strikes against positions and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization and groups affiliated to it in Hama’s southern countryside.SANA’s reporter in Hama said that the army artillery conducted intensive strikes against the main positions of Jabhat al-Nusra and affiliated terror groups in the villages of Aidon,...

Our region in dire need of change: FM Zarif

Our region in dire need of change: FM Zarif

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif addressed the Council on Foreign Relations on Monday in New York, stressing that the Middle East region is in dire need of change.“Our region is in a dire need of change,” Zarif said in his opening speech at the Council on Foreign Relations on Monday, noting the situation in Yemen under airstrikes by the Saudi-led...

Shias of Parachinar; victims of Takfiri terrorism, govt. apathy

Shias of Parachinar; victims of Takfiri terrorism, govt. apathy

TEHRAN, Apr. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Since 1980s, Parachinar, nestled high in a remote, mountainous region of Pakistan and with majority Shia population, has seen the emergence of radical Saudi-sponsored Salafist groups, and sectarian violence has become a disturbing phenomenon, fueled by local and global terrorist organizations like the Taliban and ISIS. Nestled high in a remote, mountainous...

Iranian defense min. meets with PMU’s chief

Iranian defense min. meets with PMU’s chief

TEHRAN, Apr. 19 (Press Shia) – Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Iranian Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistical Support met with PMU’s Chief Abu Mahdi al-Mohandis, on Thursday in Baghdad.“I am totally assured that you have endured many pains and toils to be able to restore security and stability to Iraq and because of this I am grateful of all of you,” said Brigadier General Amir...

Iran-Russia relations at highest level: Iran’s ambs. to Moscow

Iran-Russia relations at highest level: Iran’s ambs. to Moscow

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei told with Mufti Sheikh Ravil Gaynutin, the Chairman of the Russian Council of Muftis in a meeting on Wednesday that the relations between Tehran and Moscow are at their best status.“Today, the Iran-Russia relations is at the best status of all times and is still progressing and naturally this trend will have good...

Iran to continue boosting Army, strategy to remain deterrence  

Iran to continue boosting Army, strategy to remain deterrence  

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia) – President Rouhani stressed Wed. that the strategy of Iran’s Army will always remain deterrence of aggression and coercion as the country continues to boost military capabilities of its Army and IRGC.President Rouhani made the remarks in his address during a ceremony at the Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in capital Tehran, marking Iran’s Army Day on April 18. ...

Zarif meets with Tajik, Turkmen FMs

Zarif meets with Tajik, Turkmen FMs

DUSHANBE, Apr. 17 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with his counterparts from Tajikistan and Turkmenistan on the sidelines of 23rd Meeting of Council of Ministers (COM) in Dushanbe.The 23rd Meeting of Council of Ministers (COM), as the highest policy and decision-making body of ECO, kicked off in Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe on Tuesday. On the...

Syrian air defenses repel strike on Shayrat air base in Homs

Syrian air defenses repel strike on Shayrat air base in Homs

MOSCOW, Apr. 17 (Press Shia) – Air defense units of the Syrian army have repelled a missile strike on the Shayrat air base in the Homs governorate, the SANA news agency reported on Tuesday.A high-ranking military source told the Damascus-based Al-Ikhbariyah Syria TV channel that Syrian air defense troops managed to strike six targets above the Shayrat base and down three missiles approaching...

Iran, IFRC call for closer coop. on humanitarian aid across region

Iran, IFRC call for closer coop. on humanitarian aid across region

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (Press Shia) – Iran and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have voiced readiness to expand cooperation in providing humanitarian aid across the region.Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri held a meeting with the President of IFRC, Francesco Rocca, in Tehran on Monday, during which he voiced concern over the dire situation in Syria,...

Bombarding Syria against solving regional issues: Larijani

Bombarding Syria against solving regional issues: Larijani

TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (Press Shia) – Ali Larijani, the speaker of Iranian Parliament, said in his meeting with Trần Thanh Mẫn, the President of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front, that the Syrian crisis needs a political solution and the recent tripartite aggression worsens the situation.“The recent bombardment of Syria was to make the region insecure and it contributed nothing to resolving the...