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Iran, Russia navies prepare for joint naval wargames: Iran navy cmdr.

TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (MNA) – Commander of Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi announced that the naval forces of Iran and Russia have begun preparing for the tactical, relief and rescue and anti-piracy war games to be operated in the near future. “The cooperation between the naval forces of Iran ...

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Ghasemi slams Hunt’s remarks as meddling in Iran’s internal affairs

TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi has censured the “hasty”, “meddlesome” and “untrue” remarks by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt concerning the case of Nazanin Zaghari. In a statement on Saturday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi censured the “meddlesome” and “offensive” anti-Iran remarks made by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, ...

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by sending a message to Pope Francis and Christians

Hawzah News Agency- Ayatollah Alireza Arafi, Director of the Islamic Seminary Schools of Iran, by sending a message to Pope Francis and Christians, congratulated New Year’s Eve and the birth of Jesus: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious the Ever Compassionate To His Eminence Pope Francis, The Leader ...

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Hujjat al-Islam Abbasi wishes Pope Francis ‘Happy New Year’‎

Rasa – The new dean of al-Mustafa International University in Qom has written a letter to ‎Pope Francis on the occasion of Christmas and the beginning of 2019 in the Gregorian ‎calendar.‎ RNA – Hujjat al-Islam Dr. Ali Abbasi, the new dean of al-Mustafa International University in ‎Qom, has written ...

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Iran maintains powerful, firm military presence in region

Iran’s top military commander says despite its mainly peaceful defense doctrine, the Islamic Republic maintains powerful and categorical military presence in the region, warning certain regional countries against inviting the US to the Persian Gulf to hatch plots against Iran. RNA – Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the ...

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“We have a duty to stand up against the oppressor and defend the oppressed”

TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said Wed. that maintaining the independence is costly for a country, adding it is a duty to stand up against the oppressor and defend the oppressed. Ali Akbar Salehi, Head of the Atomic ...

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Pentagon admits Iran’s key role in restoring calm to Afghanistan

The Pentagon has acknowledged Iran’s key role in restoring peace and stability to war-torn Afghanistan, backtracking on Washington’s earlier claims that Tehran supports the local Taliban militant group. “Iran seeks a stable Afghan government that is responsive to Iranian goals, the elimination of ISIS-K, the removal of the US/NATO presence, and ...

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US does not dare mention military option against Iran: IRGC cmdr.

The top commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States’ power is on the decline and faced with Iran’s increasing might, it does not dare mention the military option against the Islamic Republic anymore. Speaking at a ceremony in Tehran on Thursday, Major General Mohammad Ali Ja’fari ...

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President says improving people’s lives ‘key goal of budget bill’

TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (MNA) – President Rouhani described reforming and reinforcing economic structures essential adding, “we should follow a path in which our economy is not harmed by sanctions, pressure and conspiracies by enemies.” Speaking during a cabinet session on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani said, “to make our economy stronger, ...

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Imam Khamenei: Stern divine punishment for unjust managers, leaders

At the beginning of his Dars-e-Kharej fiqh on Tuesday 18 December, Ayatollah Khamenei elaborated on a hadith from Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) regarding the hereafter consequences of holding management positions. The following is the text of the lecture: AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): At the beginning of his Dars-e-Kharej fiqh on Tuesday 18 ...

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