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Leader appoints two new IRGC commanders

TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) – Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in separate decrees, has appointed two senior commanders of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as the deputy commander and deputy coordinator of IRGC. In his decrees on Thursday, Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Admiral Ali Fadavi to the position ...

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Neither negotiations nor surrender only resistance to work for Iran : Judiciary chief

TEHRAN, May 13 (MNA) – The head of the Judiciary Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi has said that Iran will come out victorious through pursuing its Islamic Revolution’s values, stressing that neither negotiations nor surrender only resistance will bring victory for Iran. The head of the Judiciary Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi made the remarks in a ...

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Massive explosions reported at UAE port

Powerful explosions have been reported in the Emirati port of al-Fujairah, where seven oil tankers are said to have caught fire. The blasts took place early on Sunday morning, according to the Lebanon-based Al Mayadeen television channel, which reported the development hours later. It said the seven oil tankers were ...

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8 Killed as Saudi Forces Raid Village near Qatif

TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least eight people were killed in Saudi Arabia when regime forces raided a village in the kingdom’s oil-rich and Shia-populated Eastern Province, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals continues unabated in the country.     ...

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Attempts to disarm Palestinian resistance will spark war this summer: Islamic Jihad

Rockets are fired towards Israel from Gaza city, May 5, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad resistance movement Ziad al-Nakhala has said that attempts to disarm Palestinian resistance factions will spark a war in the coming summer. “We, the resistance, will face any war against us with complete ...

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Daily Quran recitation ceremonies during Ramadan at Imam Reza (AS) shrine

Head of Astan Quds Razavi’s Office of Quran Sciences Hoj. Mahdi Shoja has announced holding seven daily Quran reading ceremonies during holy month of Ramadan in Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Head of Astan Quds Razavi’s Office of Quran Sciences Hoj. Mahdi Shoja has announced holding seven ...

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Al-Kawthar TV’s Int’l Quran Contest Gets Underway

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 12th edition of an international Quran recitation competition organized by Al-Kawthar TV kicked off on the weekend.     According to the TV channel’s public relations office, three contenders showcased their Quran recitation talents on the first night of the contest. They were Mehdi Foroughi from ...

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Araqchi: Iran’s Interests Come before JCPOA, Quitting Deal on Agenda

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said the Islamic Republic has put a “step-by-step” withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA], on the agenda. Commenting on Iran’s decision, he said the recent choice was neither violation of the JCPOA ...

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Bahrain Crackdown: Jaw Prison Detainees Poisoned with Rotten Iftar Meals

Bahraini local sources reported that a huge number of detainees in notorious Jaw Prison were food-poisoned on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 because of rotten iftar [breakfast after fasting the whole day during the month of Ramadan] meals served by the prison’s administration. The sources further added that the detainees in ...

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Public interest in religious concepts have increased

On the second day of the auspicious month of Ramadan, a group of students of seminary schools (Hawza Ilmiyah) met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution—Ayatollah Khamenei—this afternoon May 8, 2019. RNA – In this meeting, the Supreme Leader described the general public as interested in religion, thus making ...

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