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World Condemns Deadly Terror Attack in Iran’s Ahvaz

World Condemns Deadly Terror Attack in Iran’s Ahvaz

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Foreign governments and international bodies strongly condemned Saturday’s deadly terrorist attack on a military parade in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people and wounded dozens. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres offered condolences to Iranians affected by the attack.A statement issued Saturday by the UN said Guterres also...

Moderation, rationality ‘solution’ to problems in Muslim world

Moderation, rationality ‘solution’ to problems in Muslim world

Press Shia Agency – “The radical behaviors and extremism currently being carried out in the name of Islam are caused by internal and external factors. It’s the scholars’ and intellectual’s duty to find a solution to this crisis,” the Deputy of Research at the Islamic Propagation Office in Qom said.Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam Najaf Lakzaei addressed the participants in the...

World respects Islam despite growing propaganda

World respects Islam despite growing propaganda

Press Shia – Ayatollah al-Hakim described the view of the world’s population toward Islam as ‘respectful’, ‘despite the growing terrorism in the name of Islam all around the world.’Press Shia – Speaking to a group of university students from the Iraqi province of Basrah and the Iraqi capital Baghdad, Grand Ayatollah al-Hakim said: “despite the growing terrorism in the name...

Unity, key to develop Islamic world

Unity, key to develop Islamic world

Press Shia – “With the advent of Islam, God Almighty resolved all the discord within the Islamic world and we as religious scholars need to adhere to Muhammad’s teachings and spread the message of unity,” said Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi.Press Shia – Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi, a Shi’ah source of emulation in Qom, received a group of Sunni scholars at Imam al-Kadhim...

We should be ashamed of the current situation in the Islamic world

We should be ashamed of the current situation in the Islamic world

Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam al-Karbala’i said, “On behalf of the current situation in the Islamic world, we should be ashamed to God, the Prophet Muhammad and humanity about our excommunication and suppression of each other.”Press Shia – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala’s Holy Shrine of Imam...

Islam capable of administering peace in the whole world

Islam capable of administering peace in the whole world

Press Shia – Hujjat al-Islam Moballeghi said. “By considering warfare as a form of obedience to God, Islam wishes to separate this sacred deed from any materialistic or worldly human ambitions, such as taking revenge. Islam aims at concentrating people’s attention to perfection, moralities and virtues in case of war.”Press Shia – In a meeting with some of the foreign figures present...

IAEA Confirms Iran Transferred Excess Heavy Water Abroad

IAEA Confirms Iran Transferred Excess Heavy Water Abroad

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran has shipped 11 tons of heavy water out of the country as part of its obligations under last year’s nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. According to a diplomat citing a confidential UN nuclear watchdog report, Iran has shipped 11 tons of heavy water abroad to bring its stock back under...

Syrian Troops Enter Aleppo's Old City, Poised for Biggest Victory

Syrian Troops Enter Aleppo's Old City, Poised for Biggest Victory

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria's army and allies pushed into militant-held parts of Aleppo's Old City on Tuesday, looking closer than ever to achieving their most important victory of the five-year-old war in the Arab country by driving Takfiri terrorists out of their last urban stronghold. Government forces entered militant-held parts of the Old City late on Tuesday, the so-called...

Saudi Court Sentences 15 to Death on Espionage Charges

Saudi Court Sentences 15 to Death on Espionage Charges

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 15 Shiite citizens to death on trumped-up charges of spying for Iran in yet another case of crackdown on the country’s Shiite minority, a report said. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court sentenced 15 to death. It also sentenced 15 other suspects to prison terms ranging from six months to 25 years, and...

Syrian Troops Seize Key Area in Eastern Aleppo

Syrian Troops Seize Key Area in Eastern Aleppo

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – Syrian troops intensified their attacks on terrorists’ positions in Aleppo, recapturing a strategic district in eastern neighborhoods of the northwestern province. According to Press Shia dispatches, Syrian forces and their allies on Tuesday launched a major attack against Takfiri terrorists in Aleppo and managed to liberate the al-Shear neighborhood from the...