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Spokesman: Iran Not Facing Dilemma of War or Talks
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi described Iran as an independent country, saying that it is not facing the dilemma of war or talks now.
Popular Uprising Reported against Turkish Army, Affiliated Militants in Aleppo
TEHRAN (FNA)- People in Northern Aleppo staged mass protests against the Turkish occupying troops and affiliated militants.
Navy Commander: Iran's Deterrence Power Prevents Any War
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi underscored his country's high deterrence power, saying that enemies do not dare to launch war against Iran.
Terrorist Group's Campaign Stoking Iran-US Conflict
TEHRAN (FNA)- A German national based in a neighborhood of Northwest London is quietly financing an ad campaign designed to stoke a more forceful Washington policy toward Tehran as the tension between the two nations have risen due to hostile policies of US President Donald Trump and his hawkish advisers toward the Islamic Republic.
Commander: US, Allies Never Dare to Launch War against Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Headquarters Major General Gholam Ali Rashid underlined Iran's high deterrence power, saying that enemies do not dare to start a military conflict against the country.
Commander: Iranian Navy, IRGC in Full Control of US Warships
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Ali Fadavi underlined that IRGC naval forces are watchfully monitoring the moves made by the US warships deployed in the Persian Gulf.
US Navy Again Sails Through Taiwan Strait, Angering China
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US military announced it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway, angering China at a time of tense relations between the world’s two biggest economies.
Iraqi MP: US after Turning Ain Al-Assad into Central Airbase in Iraq
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of the Iraqi parliament's security and defense committee revealed the US plan to turn Ain al-Assad airbase in al-Anbar province into a key center for its air force in Iraq.
Top Commander: Iranian Armed Forces' Hands on Trigger to Confront Aggression
TEHRAN (FNA)- Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said on Thursday the Iranian Armed Forces are vigilant and ready to confront any possible aggressive move in the region.
Tehran, Moscow Confer on Syria, Yemen
TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Iranian and Russian officials in a meeting in Moscow discussed bilateral ties and the latest developments in Syria and Yemen.
Envoy: Iran Not after War but Ready for Defense
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi underlined that his country will never start war but its Armed Forces are fully prepared to give a crushing response to the aggressors.
Democrats Warn Trump May Soon Push Through Saudi Arms Sale
TEHRAN (FNA)- Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee warned Wednesday that President Donald Trump may soon push through an arms sale to Saudi Arabia in a way that prevents Congress from blocking it.
China: US Needs to Correct Incorrect Actions to Continue Trade Talks
TEHRAN (FNA)- China's Commerce Ministry Spokesman Gao Feng stated Thursday that the US needs to behave rationally and correct its dangerous actions if Washington wants to continue trade talks with Beijing.
RSF: Missing Journalists in Saudi Arabia Are Alive, Kept in Detention
TEHRAN (FNA)- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) announced the two journalists who had gone missing in Saudi Arabia are alive and remain in the custody of the kingdom's security agencies in undisclosed locations, shedding light on yet another instance of Riyadh's continued crackdown on free press.
Spokesman: Different States Outpacing Each Other to Transfer US Messages to Iran, No Talks Looming
TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Keivan Khosravi disclosed on Thursday that officials of different states have visited Tehran recently for mediation between the country and Washington, but further stressed that Tehran will by no means sit to the negotiating table with the US.
Venezuela’s Maduro Orders Military to Prepare to Repel US Invasion
TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday ordered the Armed Forces to prepare to repel a possible US invasion, telling the military to comb its ranks in search of “traitors” over the looming threat of a US military operation.
Terrorists Fear Losing Strategic Hill in Lattakia
TEHRAN (FNA)- Terrorists stationed in Northern Lattakia fear losing the strategic region of Kabani as the Syrian army is heavily reinvigorating its forces in the Northern parts of the province.
Ankara Collaborates with Terrorists in Heavy Attacks against Syrian Army in Hama
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish army forces stationed in truce-monitoring points in Shir al-Maqar in Jabal Shahshabou in Northwestern Hama have cooperated with the terrorists in their recent attacks on the town of Kafar Naboudeh, field sources in Northern Syria said.
Ayatollah Khamenei Stresses Need for Using Young Generation to Manage Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined the necessity for the young Iranian people to play a bigger role in management of the country.
Iranian Army Commander Blames S. Arabia for Green Zone Incident in Baghdad
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran's Army Major General Abdolrahim Moussavi took the Saudis responsible for the recent rocket attack near the US embassy in Green Zone in Baghdad as well as the sabotage operations against 4 oil ships at Fujairah port in the UAE.
Syria in Past 24 Hour: US-Backed SDF's Military Bases Torched in Popular Uprising in Hasaka
TEHRAN (FNA)- The people of Hasaka set on fire the military bases of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in a Hasaka region as tensions and differences rose between people and SDF in areas under their control.
Two US Military Ships Transit Taiwan Strait
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US military announced it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, Reuters reported, citing a US military spokesman.
China: JCPOA Implementation Only Way to Ease Tensions
TEHRAN (FNA)- China said ensuring the complete and effective implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers is the only way to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington.
Haftar Rules out Libya Truce in Meeting with Macron
TEHRAN (FNA)- Libya's renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire, saying he wants to remove groups from the capital that "infested" the United Nations-backed government, a French presidential official stated.
Japan's Panasonic Suspends Transactions with China's Huawei
TEHRAN (FNA)- Japanese consumer electronics company Panasonic announced the suspension of all transactions with Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in the wake of a decision by Washington to add the company to a list of companies considered as a threat to US national security.
Hamas: Palestinian Nation United in Rejecting Deal of Century
TEHRAN (FNA)- A high-ranking member of the Islamic resistance movement Hamas said the Palestinian nation vigorously rejects US President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for “peace” between the Israeli regime and Palestinians, dubbed “the deal of the century”.
Jakarta Clashes Continue for Second Night over Election Result
TEHRAN (FNA)- Demonstrations against the result of Indonesia's presidential election turned violent for a second consecutive night, with protesters opposing the re-election of President Joko Widodo clashing with security forces in the capital, Jakarta.
Pelosi: Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Coverup'
TEHRAN (FNA)- By instructing former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to testify before Congress, President Donald Trump is “engaged in a coverup”, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters after meeting with her fellow Democrats.
Judge Delivers Second Blow to Trump over Financial Records
TEHRAN (FNA)- A federal judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that Deutsche Bank and Capital One may provide President Donald Trump's financial records to House Democratic lawmakers after the administration attempted to block the move.
Senators Offer Bipartisan Bill to Help US Firms Remove Huawei Equipment from Networks
TEHRAN (FNA)- A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to help US firms remove Chinese telecom equipment from companies like Huawei if it's deemed a national security threat.
Israel Again Restricts Gaza Fishing Zone to 10 Nautical Miles
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israel on Wednesday again restricted the Gaza fishing zone.
May Prepares to Quit Amid Brexit Stall
TEHRAN (FNA)- British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to announce she will leave office on Friday in the wake of disagreements with lawmakers over her Brexit plan, The Times reported on Thursday.
Austria: Opinion Leaders Condemn Muslim Headscarf Ban
TEHRAN (FNA)- Opinion leaders announced that the ban in Austria on religious headscarves in primary schools is clearly discriminatory against Muslims and contradicts with the principles of equality and freedom of religion.
Russia Says US Launched Campaign to Blame It for Idlib Hospital Strikes
TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States’ authorities initiated a campaign to blame Russia for strikes against civilian facilities in Syria’s Idlib province, the Russian foreign ministry announced.
MoD: Missiles Fired at Russian Airbase in Syria Amid Massive Militant Offensive
TEHRAN (FNA)- Al-Nusra terrorists on Wednesday fired 17 missiles at Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria, all of which were either intercepted or fell short. The attack came as the Syrian Army faced a mass militant offensive in the Idlib province.
Alleviate Anxiety by Regulating Gut Bacteria?
TEHRAN (FNA)- People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a review of studies.
Highest-Temperature Superconductor Record
TEHRAN (FNA)- An international research team of scientists has discovered superconductivity -- the ability to conduct electricity perfectly -- at the highest temperatures ever recorded.
Three Exocomets Discovered Around Star
TEHRAN (FNA)- Three extrasolar comets have been discovered around the star Beta Pictoris, 63 light years away. Analysis of data from the current NASA mission TESS has revealed the objects for the first time using TESS data.
Never Threaten Iranians
TEHRAN (FNA)- Goaded by B_Team, Donald Trump hopes to achieve what Alexander, Genghis and other aggressors failed to do. Iranians have stood tall for millennia while aggressors are all gone. [CARTOON]
Italy: Counter Protests Contest Salvini's Election Rally
TEHRAN (FNA)- Anti-fascist groups organized counter protests for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's visit to Bari on the eve of European elections. [VIDEO]
Prabowo Subianto's Loss in Indonesia's Election Sparks Deadly Protests in Jakarta
TEHRAN (FNA)- Six people have died and 200 have been injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital after the election commission confirmed President Joko Widodo had won last month's election. [VIDEO]
Thousands Protest in Prague Over Fears of Judicial Meddling
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of thousands of Czechs protested to demand the dismissal of the justice minister, who they fear will meddle with courts as the prime minister faces a fraud probe. [PHOTOS]
Syria: Army Makes Gains in Militant Pockets North of Hama Province
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army continued its push into militant-held areas in North of Hama province, as shown in footage filmed near the villages of al-Jayyid, Sharanaz, al- Hawija and al-Hawash in the country’s Northwest. [VIDEO]
Algeria: Students Scuffle with Police during Algiers Anti-Gov. Protest
TEHRAN (FNA)- Students scuffled with police during protests in Algiers held to call for the removal from office of officials from the previous administration, and for the postponement of the country's presidential election, planned for July 4. [VIDEO]
Indonesia Post-Election Protests Leave Six Dead
TEHRAN (FNA)- Six people have been killed and 200 injured during mass rallies against the re-election of Indonesian President Joko Widodo. [PHOTOS]
Ramadan: The Month of Unity, Reward
TEHRAN (FNA)- "When the holy month of Ramadan begins, the gates of Paradise are opened and the gates of (Hell) Fire are closed and the devils are chained,” the Holy Quran says. [PHOTOS]
Venezuela Needs Reconciliation Not US Meddling
TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has finally met representatives of the International Contact Group (ICG) and from Uruguay in the presidential palace.
Saudi Whistle-Blower: MbS Mad at Saudi Intelligence Bodies' Failure in Yemen Drone Attacks
TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi whistle-blower Mujtahid, who is believed to be a member of or have a well-connected source in the royal family, disclosed that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is furious over the Yemenis' recent drone attacks against the country's oil facilities since he believes that Riyadh has been humilitated.
US in Quest for Widening Military Buildup in Iraq
TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington has plans to set up military bases and increasing its troops in Iraq, a member of Iraq's Al-Anbar Provincial Council said Wednesday.
Iran to Set Up Financial Channel to Return Exports Revenues from Iraq
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian economic official announced that his country will launch a special financial channel to return the revenues from exports to Iraq.