posted tages with "Tehran Riots"

Telegram to be replaced with Iranian app within weeks

Telegram to be replaced with Iranian app within weeks

TEHRAN, Mar. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said Sat. an Iranian alternative to Telegram will launch operation at the end of the current Iranian month. Speaking on a local Radio program in his hometown Boroujerd in central Iran, Alaeddin Boroujerdi said the decision to replace the popular messaging app with an Iranian...

Pakistanis decline US request to intervene in Iran's internal affairs

Pakistanis decline US request to intervene in Iran's internal affairs

TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (Press Shia) – Pakistani authorities denied requests by Americans to facilitate some people's entry into Iran during the recent sporadic protests in the country in late December and early January.A Pakistani diplomat announced that the Americans called on Pakistani authorities to facilitate some people’s entry into Iran territory and provide them with the necessary support...

Cleric calls on judiciary to punish murderers of 5 security forces

Cleric calls on judiciary to punish murderers of 5 security forces

TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (Press Shia) – Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahhedi Kermani, the interim leader of Tehran Friday Prayers called on the judiciary to punish the murderers of 5 security forces who were recently killed in riots in the north of Tehran.A couple of days ago 3 policemen and 2 Basijis were violently run over and killed by members of Dervish cult in protests in the north of Tehran. ...

Nuclear energy spy sentenced to prison

Nuclear energy spy sentenced to prison

TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – An spy who had worked for American and European intelligence services was sentenced to 6 years prison, according to Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi, Tehran Prosecutor General.“The spy who had met with American intelligence agents nine times to transfer information of Iranian nuclear issues to US and a European country has been sentenced to 6 years prison and...

US desperate efforts to get Iran file to UNSC defeated

US desperate efforts to get Iran file to UNSC defeated

TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi told reporters on Friday that US efforts to file against Iran at the Security Council of the United Nations have failed.“US has been endeavoring to return Iran dossier to the Security Council of the United Nations in the last year but these efforts have so far failed,” said Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, the...

No interference allowed in Iran’s defensive capabilities: cleric

No interference allowed in Iran’s defensive capabilities: cleric

TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Khatami said at Tehran Friday prayers that US is seeking to decrease Iran’s missile capabilities to appease the Zionist Regime but Iran will continue with its missile programs within the framework of its defense strategy.Ayatollah Khatami, who led this week’s Friday prayers in Tehran, stated that two of the blessings that God...

Some 300 arrested during riots remain in jail

Some 300 arrested during riots remain in jail

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Interior Minister announced on Tuesday that only 300 rioters who were arrested during recent unrest have remained in jail for the crimes they committed. Reporting on the latest situation of the people who were arrested during the recent protests and following riots, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Tuesday that “the police and judicial...

UK envoy talks JCPOA, bilateral ties, Tehran protests, Nazanin Zaghari

UK envoy talks JCPOA, bilateral ties, Tehran protests, Nazanin Zaghari

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia) – Commenting on various issues such as the JCPOA, bilateral ties, Tehran protests and Nazanin Zaghari, Nicholas Hopton, British ambassador to Tehran says despite all challenges Tehran-London relationship is heading in the right direction. Iran–UK relations have had lots of ups and downs over the history particularly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran. ...

Enemies magnifying recent riots: intel. min.

Enemies magnifying recent riots: intel. min.

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Referring to the recent unrest in some parts of Iran, Minister of Intelligence said, “Even though such events are not deep-rooted, the enemy has been magnifying them to show that such issues are widespread in Iran.”According to Sistan and Baluchistan Province’s Public Relations Office, Hojjatoleslam Sayed Mahmoud Alavi attended a meeting of Sistan and...

Targeting Iran’s security, new phase in soft war

Targeting Iran’s security, new phase in soft war

TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (Press Shia) – Iran saw some surprising events for a week starting 28 December when protests broke out in Mashhad, northeastern Iran. A group of people in the city lost their money as a result of the collapse of unlicensed credit and finance institutions in recent years and gathered at the Shohada square, criticizing Iranian state economic performance.In spite of great attempts...