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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...

"We should stand united against enemies of Syria"

"We should stand united against enemies of Syria"

TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (Press Shia) – Secretary general of Hezbollah al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance met with Iran Leader’s representative to Lebanon, during which Nujaba chief stress the need for unity against enemies.According to a report by the al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance Center for Relations and Media Affairs in Iran, the secretary general of Hezbollah al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance Sheikh Akram...

Bahraini top cleric admitted to hospital

Bahraini top cleric admitted to hospital

TEHRAN, Apr. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Bahraini sources have reported that Bahraini top Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim have been admitted to hospital again over health concerns.The key opposition figure, in his late 70s, was hospitalized for two months last fall and underwent a surgery. A Bahraini appeals court confirmed one-year sentence against him and stripped him of the country’s...

Iran slams UK govt. for slow reaction to Iran embassy raid

Iran slams UK govt. for slow reaction to Iran embassy raid

TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said the British government neglected its duties to safeguard foreign diplomatic missions, after members of an extremist Shia sect raided the Iranian embassy in London.Regarding the attack on the Iranian embassy in London, Boroujerdi said British government...

Sadat congregation uniting Shia and Sunni Muslims

Sadat congregation uniting Shia and Sunni Muslims

TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – First congregation of Sadat (the descendents of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)), was held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran to convene Sadat in a meeting. Mohseneh E’jaz a 23-year-old Sadat from Austria, in an interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA), stressed the encouraging aspect of the meeting for both Shia and Sunni Muslims. He called for appropriate...

Iran’s amb. meets with senior cleric of Turkish Shias

Iran’s amb. meets with senior cleric of Turkish Shias

TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (Press Shia) – Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Ebrahim Teherianfard met and held talks with the leader of Turkish Shias, Selahattin Özgündüz at the venue of Zeynabiyeh Mosque in Istanbul. The two sides conferred on the growing ties between Iran and Turkey, developments in the Middle East, Syrian issue and significance of territorial integrity of this...

Regional communities deeply indebted to Islamic Revolution

Regional communities deeply indebted to Islamic Revolution

TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) hailed the influence of the Islamic Revolution of 1979 on the Middle East.“The regional communities are deeply indebted to the Islamic Revolution and to its achievements in the holy defense and in the war against arrogant superpowers,” said Major...

Iran, harbinger of unity, amity among Muslims

Iran, harbinger of unity, amity among Muslims

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (Press Shia) – Chairman of Southern India Ulema Council Seyed Taghi Reza Abedi pointed to the key role of Iran in the Islamic world and said, “Islamic Republic of Iran is harbinger of unity and amity among Muslims across the world.”In an interview with Press Shia correspondent on Friday, he referred to the outstanding and prominent role of Iran in promoting unity and amity...

Rouhani in India stresses need for unity among Muslims

Rouhani in India stresses need for unity among Muslims

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (Press Shia) – Attending Friday Prayers in Indian Hyderabad, Iranian president stressed the need for unity among Muslims in the world against the Zionist Regime and other enemies of Islam. As part of three-day visit to India, Iranian president first arrived in Muslim-majority city of Hyderabad in Telangana state. Hassan Rouhani attended this week’s Friday Prayers in Hyderabad...

Pres. Rouhani stresses need for unity among Muslims

Pres. Rouhani stresses need for unity among Muslims

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Attending Friday Prayers in Indian Hyderabad, Iranian president stressed the need for unity among Muslims in the world against the Zionist Regime and other enemies of Islam. As part of three-day visit to India, Iranian president first arrived in Muslim-majority city of Hyderabad in Telangana state. Hassan Rouhani attended this week’s Friday Prayers in...