Saturday, November 26, 2022

Politics

Iranian president: Cooperation among independent nations key to counter US destabilizing policies

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for cooperation among independent nations as the way forward to counter the US strategy of destabilizing countries.

Iran security chief calls for regional, intl. cooperation as way out of current crises

The Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran says regional and international dialog and cooperation are the way out of the current crises and challenges in the world.

Iran calls on Armenia-Azerbaijan to focus on regional formats to solve disputes

The spokesman of the Iranian foreign ministry says the solution to the Caucasus problems does not lie in a resort to extra-regional forces but in the capitals of regional countries.

Commander says Iran will ‘end life of any country attacking Iran in fraction of time’

The commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces says Iran will end the life of any country attacking it “in a fraction of time.”

Trump’s aide claims Iranian “opposition groups” arming with weapons smuggled from Iraqi Kurdistan

Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has claimed subversive groups in Iran, he described as the opposition, are arming with weapons seized from Basij forces and imported from Iraq's Kurdistan.

Norwegian ambassador to Tehran summoned to Iran Foreign Ministry 

Norway’s ambassador to Tehran was summoned to the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in protest at the statements by the country’s parliament chief against the Islamic Republic.

Iran makes 26 arrests over Shiraz terror attack, identifies gunman as Tajik citizen

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says its forces have detained 26 people — all foreign nationals — in connection with a bloody terror attack at a holy shrine in Shiraz late last month, identifying the gunman who carried out the carnage as a citizen from Tajikistan.

Iranian Official: 500 assault weapons, ammunition seized from rioters in Kermanshah

The governor of Kermanshah Province, in Iran’s west, says 500 assault weapons and ammunition have been discovered and confiscated during “recent riots.”

Terrorist attack targets military site, hit squad disbanded in south: Iranian sources

A terrorist attack has targeted a military site in Mahshahr, in Iran’s southern Khouzestan Province, and a hit and sabotage squad has been disbanded in the same province, Iranian security sources say.

Iran says has upgraded Bavar 373 missile system

Iran says it has unveiled an upgraded version of Bavar 373, a domestic missile defense system that is modeled after the Russian S-300.

Raisi: US vainly tried to turn Iran into another Syria, Libya via unrest

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says America and other enemies resorted to riots and unrest to destabilize the country as part of a similar plot they once advanced in Syria and Libya, but they failed to achieve their goals.

Iran’s intelligence forces arrest three MKO terrorists in Shiraz

Iranian intelligence forces say they have detained three members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO) terror group in the south-central city of Shiraz, where they planned to carry out acts of sabotage.

IRGC chief: Enemies on back foot in fear of Iran’s revenge for acts of terror

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s chief commander says enemies are well aware that Iran will take revenge for a deadly terror attack on a holy shrine in Shiraz, which hit amid a wave of US-backed riots in the country, and that they are now on the back foot for fear of an Iranian action.

Raisi hits back at Biden: Iran was freed 43 years ago, won’t be your hostage again

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has lashed out at his US counterpart, Joe Biden, for speaking of an intention to quote “free Iran,” reminding Washington that the Islamic Republic was actually liberated with the 1979 Islamic Revolution from the captivity of the Americans.

Iranians rally countrywide to mark anniv. of 1979 US embassy takeover

Iranians take to the streets countrywide in large groups to mark the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US embassy in Tehran, known as the ‘Den of Espionage,’ with the participants sending a message to Washington, which is found to have a hand in the recent unrest across the country.

Iran urges Ukraine to refrain from delusive claims, emotional statements over alleged drones

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman called on Ukraine to engage in a technical meeting with Tehran over claims of Russia's use of Iranian drones in the Ukraine war.

Iran’s top genetics scientist recounts circumstances surrounding brief kidnapping

Dr. Dariush Farhoud, Iran’s most prominent professor of medical and clinical genetics, recounts the circumstances surrounding his kidnapping near his home in the capital, Tehran.

Leader’s advisor: US, Israel worried over victories of resistance axis

In talks with Syria’s top diplomat, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the increasing victories of the resistance axis in the region and the entire world are worrying the US and the Israeli regime, among other enemies.

IRGC busts counter-security team, confiscates explosives in western Iran

Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the western border city of Ilam have dismantled a counter-security ring involved in making explosives and hand-made bombs to be used in riots.

Ex-Iranian diplomats call for foreign policy revisions to protect national interests

A group of former Iranian diplomats have warned the government against leaving the talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal inconclusive, urging the authorities to make a set of foreign policy revisions.

Iran sanctions Canadian officials, daily over “support for terrorism, inciting unrest”

Iran has imposed sanctions on some Canadian officials, including the country’s Minister of Public Safety, as well as a Canadian newspaper over “their support for terrorism.”

EU foreign policy chief voices optimism over Iran nuclear talks

The European Union Foreign Policy Chief, Josep Borrell, says he is optimistic about the outcome of the Vienna talks aimed at the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, and the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions.

Iranian daily: Govt. must make certain reforms to regain public trust

An Iranian daily affiliated with the Islamic Azad University called on the government to make a set of reforms in line with the demands of the public, including replacing inefficient managers and removing the ban on popular social media platforms.

Leader: Iran-US row started from 1953 coup, not from embassy takeover

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Americans are lying in their claims that the 1979 takeover of their embassy in Tehran first triggered a dispute between the Iranian nation and the US, describing the 1953 coup against Iran’s elected government as the starting point in the row.

Iranian demonstrators slam Germany’s ‘hypocritical stance’ on riots, unrest

A group of Iranian people, mostly those disabled in the 1980s Iraqi war and families of those martyred in the aggression, have held a demonstration against Germany — a supplier of chemical arms to Iraq under ex-dictator Saddam Hussein — over Berlin’s support for the recent riots and unrest in Iran under the guise of backing “human rights.”

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