Category archives for: Middle East

Ayatollah Khamenei urges backing for domestic production on New Year

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei offers congratulations to Iranians on New Year, calling on the entire nation to dedicate their efforts to promoting domestic production in line with Resistant Economy. In a speech aired minutes after the turn of the year on Tuesday, the Leader extended New Year felicitations to all Iranians at home […]

Iran to appropriately respond to US’ repeated violations of JCPOA

TEHRAN:  Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani says Iran will appropriately respond to US repeated violations of the nuclear deal and will not accept any changes to it. On Saturday, Ali Shamkhani met and talked with Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, who arrived in Tehran on Friday night for a two-day […]

Turkish warplanes bomb Syrian forces & Shiite-majority town in north Aleppo, 11 Martyred

Turkish warplanes have unexpectedly struck a government-controlled Shiite-majority town and military checkpoint area in the northern countryside of Aleppo province amid an intensified air campaign over Syrian skies. According to a statement released by local pro-government activists, Turkish aircraft bombed the town of Nubl an unspecified number of times. Early reports say that at least […]

Pres. Rouhani: We don’t accept patriarchy, matriarchy; Islam demands true gender equality  

 President Rouhani expressed congratulations over the birthday of Her Holiness Fatima al-Zahra (SA) marking woman’s day and mother’s day, and the birthday of the Great Founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini (RA), saying: “Her Holiness Fatima al-Zahra (SA) is a role model for women in the society and the world, as well as all […]

Pics: Beautiful View Showers at Imam Ali Holy Shrine

Iran to boost missile power regardless of political factors: Shamkhani

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council made it clear to France’s foreign minister that Tehran will enhance its missile capabilities as part of a defense strategy which would not be affected by political factors. In a meeting with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Tehran on Monday, Ali Shamkhani described Iran’s defense […]

Iran’s ambassador meets with senior cleric of Turkish Shias in Istanbul

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 […]

Plane with 66 passengers crashes in Iran

A passenger plane has crashed in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj, killing all 66 people on board, authorities said on Sunday. The ATR 72, a twin-engine turboprop operated by Aseman Airlines, crashed in bad weather into Dena Mount near the town of Semirom, an official at the […]

Iran not to send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Umrah this year

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance said the country will not send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (minor Hajj) this year. Seyed Abbas Salehi said the current conditions of the relations between Tehran and Riyadh do not allow for Iranians’ participation in Umrah pilgrimage. Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to the holy city […]

Pres. Rouhani: Iran has been civilisation before, after Islam

President Rouhani described the development of public transport and traffic control as a major factor in improving the environment, emphasising that the plan of modernising the public transport fleet is a major step by the government in improving the environment. Dr Hassan Rouhani attended the Conference on Modernisation of Public Transport and Job Creation on […]

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