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Iran’s Zarif in Imam Hussein (A.S) Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- Karbala has been host to Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. He converges on the holy city of Karbala in southern Iraq to honor Imam Hussein and, attend Iran-Iraq economic conference. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad…

Around the world, people have expressed solidary with Marzieh Hashemi

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SHAFAQNA| By LeilaYazdani : Around the world, people have expressed solidary with Marzieh during this precarious time. Twitter Calls on US to Free Marzieh Hashemi and ,Twitter users are flooding the platform with tweets calling to #FreeMarziehHashemi.…

UN Secretary praises Iran's positive role in the region

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SHAFAQNA-Iran's role in the region is constructive and positive which is very important in the current circumstances, said UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres during a press conference in New York on Friday. Answering a question on Iran's…

EU States to Boycott US Anti-Iran Summit

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SHAFAQNA- The US effort to enlist Europe in its pressure campaign against Iran is facing a setback after ministers from several European Union members and the head of the European Union’s diplomacy Federica Mogherini appear ready boycott an…

Video: Iran’s FM says U.S. should immediately release PressTV journalist

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SHAFAQNA- Iran’s FM Javad Zarif says U.S. should immediately release PressTV  journalist without further delay.   Read more from Shafaqna: Anti-Iran conference to be held by the US: Why in Warsaw? US SECRETARY OF STATE…

UNICEF representative in Iran quoted a speech by Imam Ali (A.S) at a conference

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SHAFAQNA- Will Parks, the representative of UNICEF in Iran at the National Conference on Child Friendly City, held in Isfahan, cited the words of Imam Ali (A.S) who said that "Treat children with a kind of feelings of respect and personality." He…

Jaber Sadeghzadeh named Iran’s Pahlevan

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SHAFAQNA- Tehran Times: Jaber Sadeghzadeh won Iran’s Pahlevani Wrestling Championship for the third year in a row on Friday. Sadeghzadeh defeated Amir Mohammadi 6-2 in the +100kg weight category and won the Pahlevani armband in the competition…

Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan call for expansion of bilateral relations

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SHAFAQNA- During the Iranian foreign minister's visit to Iraq and the country's Kurdistan region, Iran and Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region have emphasized the importance of expansion of bilateral relations in various sectors. The…

Zarif : No one allowed to interfere in Tehran-Baghdad ties

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SHAFAQNA- The Iranian foreign minister said Tehran and Baghdad enjoy solid relations, stressing that no other country is allowed to meddle with those bilateral relations. "The Iranian-Iraqi ties are solid and we do not allow anyone to interfere…

Photos: Zarif meets Ammar al-Hakim

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SHAFAQNA- Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, arrived in Baghdad this afternoon on a 5-day visit for talks with the neighboring state’s officials. In the first day of this trip, Zarif had a meeting with the Head of the National…

Anti-Iran conference to be held by the US: Why in Warsaw?

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SHAFAQNA | By Leila Yazdani : Warsaw will host dozens of countries on February at the request of the US to build pressure on Tehran. The summit was denounced by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on…

Expert rules out US claims over Iran destructive role in Syria

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: Efforts made by Moscow and Tehran to fight terrorism are complementary, and Washington’s claims that Iran plays a destructive role in Syria are not correct, said a senior member of the Russian Academy of Sciences on Saturday. Political…

Video: Churches of Isfahan, Iran

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SHAFAQNA- There are 13 churches in the Jolfa region of Isfahan, Iran, which with their spectacular architectures and designs show the culture, civilization and coexistence of religions in this city.

ASEFI: IRAN TO CONTINUE ITS SUCCESSFUL TALK WITH TALIBAN

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SHAFAQNA- Iran's former foreign ministry spokesman, Hamidreza Asefi said Iran has already negotiated with Taliban. Initially, we did that in the previous years with the presence of the United Nations. At the moment, we would like to do this,…

Zarif: EU's delay in implementing the system meant Iran would look elsewhere

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SHAFAQNA- Zarif told in New Delhi that the EU's delay in implementing the system meant Iran would look elsewhere. Instead of waiting for the European Union to develop financial mechanisms bypassing US sanctions, Iran will focus on cooperation…

Bahram Qasemi warned that Iran's patience on SPV was running thin

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SHAFAQNA | By Leila Yazdani : The domination of dollar and the interconnectedness of the European and American economies are the reasons behind delay in the implementation of Special Purpose Vehicle. Mogherini said on Wednesday that efforts…

Iran’s FM Zarif dismissed a new US claim on Iran on UNSC Res. 2231

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SHAFAQNA- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed a new US claim that Iran's launch of space rockets and missiles breaches a Security Council resolution that endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Washington has already violated…

Tehran-Kabul meetings to establish peace process in Afghanistan

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SHAFAQNA | Nasibeh Yazdani - On December 31, Iran confirmed that it has hosted a delegation from the Taliban to discuss possible ways to end hostilities in Afghanistan. Afterward, several meetings were held in Tehran and Kabul in order to establish…

US sanctions ending dollar dominance: Russian expert

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: An analyst working for the Institute of Economics at the Russian Academy of Sciences said the US sanctions against other countries such as Russia, Iran and China would end the US dollar's dominance in the world. Alexander…

Iran MPs reviewing economic cooperation with Iraq, Syria

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: Rapporteur of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Ali Najafi Khoshroudi said on Sunday that the Iranian parliament examined grounds to expand economic cooperation with Iraq and Syria. In the meeting, the latest…

Iran to host two Intl health tourism conferences in 2019

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News Agency: Iran is set to host two international conferences on medical tourism in 2019, a senior official at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education said. Mohammad Jahangiri, head of International Healthcare Association,…

Withdrawal decision may be a broader redeployment of U.S. forces out of Middle East

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SHAFAQNA | By Leila Yazdani : Donald Trump is bringing back home America’s troops from Syria just two years after he was elected president. Trump’s decision on Afghanistan was made at the same time, too. Although the withdrawal decision…

Shahrestani: Nowadays Eastern and Western people have admitted to the truth and moderation of Shia

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SHAFAQNA- A group of heads and professors of Iraqi universities visiting Iran, met Hojatoleslam val-Muslimin Seyyed Javad Shahrestani in Qom.  According to Shafaqna reporter, Hojatoleslam Val-Muslimin Shahrestani talked about the duties and…

Iran has no military, advisory presence in Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: The ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baghdad emphasized that Iran had no military presence, bases or even advisory presence in Iraq. In a meeting with a number of Iraqi media activists in Baghdad on Tuesday,…

Photos: Tobafi in eastern Iran

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: This photo shows Tobafi (towel weaving), an art in eastern Iran that has been registered by World Crafts Council in 2018. Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Meet 80 year old Turkmen jeweler Photos:…

Iranian PM: Iran has no problem in negotiating with Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA- The member of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament stated that by developing bilateral relations with the neighboring countries we can quickly deal with the difficulties caused by sanctions. "Iran…

Pakistan senator: We should not look to the West

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SHAFAQNA- Tehran Times: Asif Saeed Kirmani, a Pakistani senator, believes that Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey should not look to the West for economic progress, saying these countries are the gateway to Asia and enjoy good economic…

Iran, Russia, Turkey agree to boost efforts aimed at Syrian constitutional committee

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SHAFAQNA- The Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia and Turkey have agreed to ramp up efforts for supporting the launch of a Syrian-led political process for the composition of Syria’s inclusive constitution. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad…