Ahvaz terror attack "IS perpetrator" killed in Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- Daesh military official responsible for recent terror attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz was killed in Diyaleh, east of Iraq, Secretary General of Badr Organization, a major resistance group in Iraq, Hadi Al-Ameri announced. In…

More than 1000 waste containers on the roads to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine puts more than 1000 waste containers on the roads leading to the holy city of Karbala. As part of its preparations to receive the visitors of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) on the Arba'een,…
FM: RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY SOLID CASTLE OF IRAQ

Ibrahim al-Jafari: Shia Supreme Religious Authority is strong fortress of Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- Referring to the paternal role of Supreme Religious Authority (Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani) in maintaining the integrity and unity of people, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari, in an exclusive interview with Shafaqna News Agency…

Abductors kidnapped Iranian border troops by making them unconscious

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SHAFAQNA- Commander of the Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, announced that in Mirjaveh hostage taking, first the abductors made the Iranian border guards unconscious, then kidnapped them. This…

Investment of the al-Abbas's (P) Holy Shrine for the preparation of Karbala butchery

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: For the preparation of meat and poultry in order to rehabilitate and operate the Karbala butchery on the Karbala-Babylon road in the Ibrahimia region for the production and processing of poultry meat, Al-Kafeel Company for…

Photos: Lake Urmia's Mud Bath Health Benefits

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SHAFAQNA- Since a very long time, Lake Urmia has been known for its health benefits. Mud bath’s health benefits is one of the prominent features of Lake Urmia. Since the mud in Lake Urmia is rich in sodium, chloride, magnesium, potassium,…

In central Iran, UNHCR helps to build schools for refugees

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SHAFAQNA- On Tuesday with the attendance of Iranian Minister of Education Mohammad Bathaei, a school was opened which has been built with the aid of the United Nations High Commissionaire for Refugees (UNHCR). “The school covers an…

Iranian officials called Pakistan to urgent measures for release of  hostage guards

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Interior Minister and Iran's Foreign Minister called Pakistan to take urgent measures for release of  hostage guards who were kidnapped at Iranian border with Pakistan.  Three days ago, 14 border guards, including IRGC…

Jaish al-Adl abducted 14 Iranian border guards

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SHAFAQNA- 14 border guards, including IRGC intelligence officers, were kidnapped by terrorists on province of Sistan-Baluchistan, southeastern border with Pakistan. The official IRNA news agency said the border guards were "abducted between…

Iranian Lawyer: Saudi Arabia is a bargainer, won't be boycotted

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SHAFAQNA- "The reality is that the international arena are always pursuing their interests and Saudi Arabia has always been a bargainer. Never forgot that UN changed its vote on the Yemen' worst humanitarian crisis, due to Riyadh's threat to…

Iran's ambassador to Turkey denied the evacuation of Embassy

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SHAFAQNA- In an interview with the IRNA, Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Taherianfard said that the suicide attack on the Iran embassy in Ankara was only a threat, emphasizing that no special action was taken and the situation…
e. shafaqna ISIS attack at borders between Iraq, Syria foiled

ISIS attack at borders between Iraq, Syria foiled

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SHAFAQNA- In a statement, the Iraqi border guard command announced that an ISIS attack foiled on the border with Syria, Al-Iraq news reported.  "ISIS terrorist group took advantage of the bad weather conditions and carried out an attack…

Thousands of Iraqis seek posts in new cabinet

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq’s new authorities determined that a novel option to recruit new ministers was to let members of the public apply for ministerial posts through a special government website. Adel Abdul Mahdi, nominee for Iraqi prime minister,…

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…

US-led coalition in Deir Ezzor: Evacuating ISIS members and using white phosphorus

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SHAFAQNA- A week after Syrian publication accused US of transporting Daesh terrorists from Deir Ezzor, on Saturday local sources reported that US coalition strikes Syrian town using banned white phosphorus. War in Syria won't end while the…

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…

Erdogan: Turkey military would launch a new operation across east of the River Euphrates

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SHAFAQNA- Turkey would launch a new operation across east of the River Euphrates in Syria, removing the Syrian Kurdish forces from the area, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. We will soon destroy the terror nests in the east of the…

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…

Najaf: Iraq's city of bookshops in AFP report

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SHAFAQNA- In an exclusive report from the Shiite scholarly city of Iraq, AFP dropped in Najaf bookstores.   Poetry and philosophy books compete with economic treatises on laden shelves in the covered alleyways of old Najaf in Iraq, the…

Haifa has highest rate of cancer in Occupied territories

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SHAFAQNA- Haifa has the highest rate of cancer in occupied territories, Israeli Ministry of Health and Israel Cancer Association announced in a report. Lung, breast, prostate and intestine cancer in city of Haifa are nine to 14 per cent…

Egypt’s foreign exchange reserves rose to $44.46bn in September

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SHAFAQNA- Egypt’s net foreign reserves rose to 44.46 billion U.S. dollars in September, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced in a statement. The country’s net foreign reserves rose to $44.459 billion at the end of September 2018,…

Lebanon: Hariri hopes for government formation soon

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SHAFAQNA- Lebanon Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday said he hoped a new government would be formed after President Michel Aoun returns from a trip abroad. Saying the economic situation requires everyone to compromise a bit…

Syrian President offers amnesty to army deserters

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SHAFAQNA - The Syrian government has declared an amnesty for men who deserted the army or have avoided military service, giving them several months to take advantage of the amnesty without facing punishment. The fear of conscription, and…

Yemen: We target the bases of aggressive countries

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SHAFAQNA- "Yemeni strikes which is planned to be increased within two months, will target the bases of aggressive countries", Abdullah Salam Al-Hakimi, a diplomat in Yemen foreign ministry said. "We have resisted for four years and now our…

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,…

Photos: Successful Afghan immigrants in Iran

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SHAFAQNA:  Afghanistan has been catastrophically impacted by long wars for many years while this country was once a part of Iran. Lack of security in Afghanistan has caused its people to immigrate to other countries. Since Iran is the neighbour…

Iran oil exports can never be reduced to zero

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SHAFAQNA-  Saudi Arabia officials have been claiming they are able to offset Iranian losses in Oil export under U.S. pressure. But, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said that the market will never buy Saudi Arabia’s claim that it has been…

Iran, Turkey to establish a joint bank

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SHAFAQNA- "In order to increasing trade between two countries, Iran and Turkey are looking into a plan to establish a joint bank", Director of the Center for Studies and Research of Iran and Turkey said, adding that two countries plan to expand…