War on children: 164% rise in Civilian Casualties in Hodeidah

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SHAFAQNA - According to the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data project, civilian casualties in Yemen have raised 164 percent since June “dramatically” when the Saudi-led coalition launched its brutal siege against the Red Sea port city…

Developing countries host 85prc of the world's refugees +Video

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SHAFAQNA- 85 percent of the world's refugees live in developing countries. A new deal for refugees means a new deal for host countries. The world's poorest countries continue to shoulder the burden of the global refugee crisis, according…

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…

MBS to Trump: We’ve bought everything with money

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SHAFAQNA- Donald Trump has warned Saudi Arabia's King Salman he would not last “two weeks" without the backing of the US military. But Bin Salman noted that the two-week timeframe was “not accurate,” as Saudi Arabia existed long before…

Iran PMs approved joining CFT

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SHAFAQNA- Iran Parliament approved a bill on the country’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) standards set by the FATF (Financial Action Task Force). Parliament's open session on Sunday morning was attended by Parliament…

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…

Participation of Imam Hussain (P) Holy Shrine in an international conference at UN

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SHAFAQNA- An official delegation of Imam Hussain (P)  Holy Shrine was sent  to New York to participate in an international conference organized by the Imam Khoei Foundation at the UN Headquarters, in which the two holy shrines of Imam Hussain…

The ceremony of Carpet Washing held in Mashhad-e-Ardehal +Photos

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SHAFAQNA- Qalishuyan (carpet washing) ritual was held in Kashan, Iran, with great gathering of people in Sultan Ali (AS) mausoleum, a descendant of Imam Mohammad Baqir (AS). Sultan Ali was Imam Sadeq’s brother who came to Kashan, with people’s…

Zarif conversations about JCPOA with global media: "Reliability is different from trust"

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif talked about the Iran nuclear deal, the rest of the international community deal with the US, Netanyahu‘s claims and the future of relations between Tehran and Washington, in separate…

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…

Video: Jeremy Corbyn Promises to Recognize Palestinian State as Soon as he Takes Office

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SHAFAQNA: “In order to help make the two-state settlement a reality we will recognize a Palestinian state as soon as we take office,” Corbyn said on Wednesday afternoon at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool, northwest England.   Read…

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…

ICJ cancelled US humanitarian sanctions against Iran

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SHAFAQNA- The World Court, the highest United Nations tribunal, on Wednesday ordered the United States to remove pharmaceutical, food, humanitarian and air sanctions against Iran. Judges at the International Court Of Justice handed a victory…

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 is a good pattern for fighting terrorism in ME

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SHAFAQNA- Iran has enacted deliberate and cautious revenge over the September 22 terrorist attack in Ahvaz by missile attack on Daesh positions in Syria, its message was aimed also at U.S., Israel, and Saudi Arab. On Monday, the Islamic…

ICJ will deliver today its Order on Iran lawsuit against US sanctions

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SHAFAQNA - Iran Takes U.S. to Court Over Nuclear Deal and Reimposed Sanctions in late july.  The Iranian lawsuit asked the International Court of Justice, which is based in The Hague, to order the United States to terminate the 8 May sanctions…

Syria slams US for ‘supporting terrorism’, demands withdrawal of all foreign troops from Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Denouncing the United States for supporting terrorism, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem told to the United Nations General Assembly that his country's "battle against terrorism is almost over", demanding the immediate…

Trump & King Salman discussed oil supply

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SHAFAQNA- Days after the U.S. president criticized OPEC for high oil prices at the United Nations General Assembly and he requested to stop raising prices, and to start lowering prices, Saudi state news agency SPA reported that Trump and Saudi…

'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…

Palestinians call for court to rule US embassy out of Quds

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SHAFAQNA- The Hague-based International Court announced that Palestin filed a case Friday against Washington about moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Quds, after Abbas accused U.S to assault on international law and relevant United Nations…

US closes its consulate in Basra

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SHAFAQNA- The United States announced on Friday that it will close its consulate in Basra, Iraq and evacuate its diplomatic staff following the increasing threats and indirect fire near U.S. facilities in recent weeks. In a statement on…

Foreign Minister of Iraq urges Arab countries to have a Explicit dialogue with Iran

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SHAFAQNA- Ibrahim Abdulkarim Al-Jafari, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq spoke at the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN. Ibrahim Abdulkarim Al-Jafari has thanked the international community and the United…

Infographics: 10 Key dates of The First World War

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SHAFAQNA: World War I, also called First World War or Great War, an international conflict that in 1914–18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia, the United States, the Middle East, and other regions. The war pitted…

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…

Congress resolution force Trump to end US support of Saudi-led coalition for Yemen war

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SHAFAQNA- 23 members of U.S Congress will introduce a resolution to force Trump to withdraw U.S. forces from helping the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the catastrophic war in Yemen. California Democrat Ro Khanna introduced the resolution…

Zarif asked for more investigation on Israel’s nuclear program after Netanyahu's false show at UNGA

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SHAFAQNA - After Israel Prime Minister's false show at United Nations general assembly, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asked for more scrutiny on Israel’s nuclear program.  Speaking at United Nations general assembly…

Assefi: US isolation has made its former policies against Iran powerless

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SHAFAQNA- A former Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran said America's isolation has made its former policies against Iran powerless. So there is a good opportunity for Iran to strengthen lobby power in the international…