Iran has annihilated 300 terrorist groups

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Minister of Intelligence announced Iran has annihilated 300 terrorist groups. "ُSo far, Iran has discovered and destroyed 300 terrorist groups, and we perished members of these groups," Seyyed Mahmood Alavi said on Sunday.   Read…

Flags of Imam al-Hussayn (P) and of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (P) fluttered in New York

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: For the first time In a ceremony in the state of New York, the delegation of the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them), which is there to organize and participate in an international…

Syria: 125,000 Religious Tourists Visited Country

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SHAFAQNA- Tariq Kerishati, Director General in Rif Damascus said that 125 thousand religious tourists visited religious sites in Syria since the beginning of the current year (for 10 months). The number of religious tourists entering Syria…

Successful Results of Sheikh Qassim’s Latest Surgery 

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SHAFAQNA- The medical team tasked with caring for the Sheikh Issa Qassim revealed that the preliminary results of second complicated surgery carried out on his eyes have been announced positively, Shafaqna reported, citing LualuaTV channel. The…

277 000 Iranian Arbaeen pilgrims applied for Iraq visa

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SHAFAQNA- Assistant director of Iran Hajj and Pilgrim Organization, Akbar Rezaei, said that 277 thousand have registered in Samah, a specialized site for requiring visa of Karbala. "There are registrations from Tehran, Razavi Khorasan, Isfahan,…

An impressive number of elements behind Ahvaz terror attack detained

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SHAFAQNA- Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the member of the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran said that an impressive number of people who are in connection with Ahvaz terror attack…

Iran requested quick international response to US threats

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SHAFAQNA- Permanent Representative of Iran to the UN said imposing sanctions and US withdraw from international agreements are serious threats for the principal charter of the UN and the violation of legal order. And he requested a quick and…

Talal Atrissi: many countries attempt rapprochement with Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Now situation in Syria is changing and many countries demand rapprochement with Damascus. Syrian Foreign Minister waleed Al-Muallem met with his Bahraini counterpart Khaled bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa at the headquarters of the United…

Joining CFT facilitates Iran economic ties with world

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SHAFAQNA- “If CFT is approved with the conditions Iran sets and red lines it puts forward, it can prevent abuses and help normalization of Iran’s economic ties with the world,” Kamal Kharrazi said. Iranian parliament on Sunday passed…

Five Iraqi civilian injured in bomb explosion

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SHAFAQNA- Four Iraqi civilian was wounded in bomb blast in tow region of Baghdad. A car bomb attack rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, leaving four civilians wounded, according to a security source. Speaking to the privately-owned…

EU new demand to open an office in Tehran

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SHAFAQNA- The head of National Security and Foreign Affairs Committee in Iran Parliment said European Union has proposed a new demand to open an office in Tehran. Heshmatollah Fallahatpishe, addressing the session held in committee with 26…

Australia supports its citizens travel to Iran

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SHAFAQNA- "The country [Australia] still have positive position on Iran and there is no change in country’s decision about its citizens and tourists trip to Iran", the Australian cultural counselor, Hamish Leslie, pointed out. After JCPOA…

Nobel prizes awarded to fighters for sexual violence and human rights

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SHAFAQNA- Denis Mukwege , the "man who mends women", and Nadia Murad, a 25-year-old Yazidi activist, are the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the scourge of sexual violence against women. Mukwege, a gynecologist…

Hundreds of Bahrainis stage anti-regime protests

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SHAFAQNA- Hundreds of Bahrainis have staged anti-regime protests across the country against Al-Khalifah regime. Demonstrators condemned regimes activity against political activists, Shiite clerics, according to the Mehr report, citing Manama…

Continuous clashes on Gaza border +Video

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SHAFAQNA- Clashes on Gaza border have been continued weekly since anti-occupation protest rallies began in the Gaza Strip on March 30 following the US announced Jerusalem as the capital of Israeli regime. Israeli forces killed hundreds and…

Erdogan opened Germany's largest mosque in Cologne

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SHAFAQNA- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened one of Europe’s largest mosques in Cologne during his controversial visit to Germany. As Erdogan opens the Cologne Central Mosque, Some 10,000 Erdogan critics take to the streets in Cologne…

Baghdad University enters Top world Universities ranking 2019

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq's Baghdad University has entered the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 for the first time. Baghdad University has appeared in the rankings of the top 1,250 research universities around the world, with the…

ICJ vote for Iran, a precondition of Negotiation with US

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SHAFAQNA- In a victory for Tehran against Washington, UN top court ruled that US must remove sanctions with humanitarian impacts on Iran. According to Reza Nasri, there would be numerous opportunities for Iran’s public diplomacy and Foreign…

NYC: Human Rights activists demand Justice in Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA- Human rights activists in New York drove a car including pictures of detained rights activists by Saudi authorities, demanding justice for them.  The LCD set on the van showed pictures of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, UAE…

Canadian MPs vote to strip Myanmar leader of honorary citizenship

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SHAFAQNA-The Canadian parliament has voted unanimously to strip the honorary citizenship of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar leader, in response to the genocide of the Rohingya Muslims. In 2007, the House of Commons granted Aung San Suu Kyi the…

Iran Exports Crude Oil with Offering One Million Barrels at Energy Bourse

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Deputy Minister of Oil Ali Karder said that offering crude oil at Tehran’s Energy Bourse will begin next week in packages of five thousand barrels entirely one million barrels. Speaking with IRNA, concerning the time of…

Syrian MP: The Balance of Power will Change after Receiving S-300

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SHAFAQNA- Russian Il-20 plane was downed in West Syria earlier this month and all of 15 aircrews were died. The aircraft was shot down by Syrian air defenses while they were responding to a wave of Israeli airstrikes. Russia held Tel Aviv responsible…

Israelis enter Iraq with other countries' passports

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SHAFAQNA- A Qatari newspaper pointing out that the scale of Israeli travelers to Iraq have increased recently, added they have visited historical and ancient places in Babylon, Baghdad and Basra. Alaraby Aljadid newspaper wrote on Sunday…

A look at Muslim women’s fashion exhibit at San Francisco Museum

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SHAFAQNA- Contemporary Muslim Fashions opened at San Francisco Museum on Sept. 22 with about 80 ensembles by nearly 60 designers from around the world, including the Middle East and Southeast Asia including Qatar, Turkey and Indonesia. The…

'Arab NATO' is A Destructive Plan for Arab Countries

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SHAFAQNA- US President Donald Trump will split Arab countries with an effort to make a new coalition, Raialyoum newspaper wrote in an analysis of US plan to make an ‘Arab NATO’ in the Middle East. Arabian author and analyst Abdel Bari…

Serial deaths of some high ranked Iraqi officers raised questions

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SHAFAQNA- Simultanous with the new government formation in Iraq and one year after victory over Daesh, some high ranked Iraqi officers who had significant role in the battle, unexpectedly died in recent days. This case raised some questions…

Araqchi: Europeans should implement mechanisms of banking and trade transactions to Iran before November 4

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said that according to our negotiations with Europeans, the mechanisms of the banking and trade transactions will be carried out before the next round of the sanctions comes. “Europeans…

Rouhani brought the Achaemenid bas-relief back to Iran

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SHAFAQNA- In his return from United Nations headquarters in New York, President Hassan Rouhani brought the Achaemenid bas-relief back to Iran. Earlier this September, the artifact was handed to Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to…