Monthly Archives: July 2018

Slovenia president hails expansion of ties with Iran

President of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, in a meeting with Iranian ambassador to Ljubljana, has voiced satisfaction with the development and progress made in politico-economic relations with Iran in recent years. During the meeting with Iranian envoy Morteza Darzi Ramandi on Wednesday, the Slovenian president voiced hope that the Iran nuclear deal would be preserved in the current complicated situation in …

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Iran to attend Intl. Army Games 2018 in 16 contests

The International Army Games (IAG2018) will kick off on July 28 hosted by Russia and six other countries including Iran, which is participating in 16 contests at the event. Iran will take part in 16 contests out of the 28 contests planned for the 2018 International Army Games. Eight of such contests will be hosted by Russia, with Iran’s Army …

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What are Islam’s Objectives?

Based on what we have said in in previous sections it can be said that piety and truth seeking dominate Islam’s religious politics. Providing material welfare, dignity and freedom based on piety and within the framework of truth and justice seeking are among the medium-term objectives of the Islamic government. Guiding people and attaining ultimate happiness are its ultimate purposes. …

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We are closer to you than you think: Gen. Soleimani to Trump

The IRGC’s Quds Force Commander Ghasem Soleimani in reaction to US President Donald Trump’s recent tweet against Iran said “we are closer to you than you think”, rebuking Trump for threatening Iran. The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Commander Major General Ghasem Soleimani made the remarks on Thursday in the city of Hamedan. His remarks came in reaction to Donald …

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Saudi Arabia suspends oil exports through Bab al-Mandeb

Saudi Arabia claimed the suspension of all oil shipments through the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after Yemen’s Popular Committees attacked on two crude-carrying vessels. Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia Khalid A. Al-Falih said on Thursday the kingdom would halt all oil shipments through the strait immediately. The suspension will last “until the situation becomes clearer and maritime …

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The Sun of Rey

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – Being related to pious people, particularly the Prophet and his Progeny (PBUT) has always been appreciated by everyone. Nonetheless, being related to the Prophet and his family (PBUT) is only valuable when the holder of such status can benefit from it; otherwise, it is worthless. This is similar to the knowledge that is not …

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Ka’ba; a sacred stone

Q: Why do we consider The Ka’ba; that is a built stone sacred? Is not it a form of idolatry? It is not a new form of idolatry that replaces moving stones with fixed ones. It is a rebellion on idolatry. It is a symbolic act that is meant to educate man on a new way of practicing his Islamic …

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Bomb detonated outside US embassy in Beijing

A man has detonated a small, low-grade bomb outside the US embassy in Beijing, according to US and Chinese authorities, injuring himself but no one else. The explosion occurred at the south-east corner of the embassy compound, a heavily fortified structure in the north-east of the Chinese capital, at about 1pm local time, Guardian reported. Chinese police said in a …

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‘Alphabet’ to go on screen at two intl. film festivals

Iranian short animation ‘Alphabet’ directed by Kianoush Abedi has been accepted into the screening programs of two international film festivals in Mexico and USA. Iranian short animation ‘Alphabet’ will vie at Muestra Movimiento Audiovisual, to be held on September 17-29 in Guadalajara of Mexico, and forth edition of Miami WIdescreenFest on August 3-5. Directed by Kianoush Abedi, ‘Alphabet’ is a 3D animated …

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Yemen attacks Abu Dhabi airport by Sammad-3 armed drone

Yemeni army and popular committees on Thursday attacked Abu Dhabi International Airport by their Sammad-3 armed drone, sources said. Yemen said a Sammad-3 armed drone bombed the Abu Dhabi International Airport in retaliation for the UAE’s ongoing role in the Arab Coalition; it was not immediately clear if there was any damage or casualties. Airport officials said “Abu Dhabi Airport will …

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