Date: May, 21, 2018
Found: 16 News
Iran to Continue Advisory Presence in Syria as Long as Damascus Wants It: Spokesman
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi reiterated Tehran’s policy of providing support for Damascus in the fight against terrorism and said the Islamic Republic’s advisory mission in Syria will continue as long as the Arab country’s government wants it.
Yemen Army Downs Saudi Drone, Hits Airport with Missile in Jizan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army downed a Saudi Arabian drone over the war-torn country’s northwestern province of Hajjah, a report said.
Iranian Envoy Urges China to Help Save JCPOA
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Ambassador to China Ali Asghar Khaji called on Beijing to help safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saying Tehran will resort to “other options” if its interests are threatened by US sanctions.
Abuses Pushed Malaysia's Debt over 1 Trillion Ringgit Says Mahathir
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Malaysia is saddled with over 1 trillion ringgit ($251.70 billion) in debt, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday, blaming the previous government led by former protege Najib Razak who now faces domestic graft investigations.
Iran Runner-Up at FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran lost to Serbia in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour final match to win silver medal on Sunday.
Crane Collapses Again in Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Mecca (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A mobile crane lever fell inside the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’ Mecca on Sunday nearly three years after a similar incident killed 111 people, including 11 Iranians, and injured hundreds of others.
Victory Within Reach, President Tells Iran World Cup Squad
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the country’s 2018 World Cup squad for their efforts and high morale, saying success and victory in the upcoming matches in Russia are within reach.
Russian Military Finds Militants Depots in Syria with NATO Weapons
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Depots with weapons produced in NATO member states as well as underground explosive production facilities are being found by members of the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation and Syrian government troops at the territories liberated from militant groups.
US JCPOA Pullout Has Created Problems for EU, Energy Commissioner Says
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The US decision to leave the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers has “created problems” for the European Union, EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Miguel Arias Canete said in talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran.
US Unable to Beat Iran: President
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his administration’s resolve to tackle problems and resist foreign pressure, saying the US could never bring Iran to its knees.
Maduro Re-Elected Venezuelan President
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Nicolas Maduro has been re-elected for a second term in office as Venezuela’s president in an election rejected as “illegitimate” by his main rival, who has also demanded that a repeat vote be held later this year.
Iran Eyes Closer Ties with Montenegro
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Montenegro on its Independence Day, hoping for closer ties between Tehran and Podgorica in various fields.
Iran National Football Team to Meet Turkey after 44 Years
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian national football team will play Turkey in an international friendly on Sunday for the first time since 1974.
Iran Not to Hold Talks with EU on Anything beyond JCPOA: Spokesman
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Iran’s current negotiations with the EU over the JCPOA don’t cover any issue beyond the nuclear deal.
Syrians in E Ghouta Marking Peaceful Ramadan after Liberation from Terrorists (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Normal life has returned to the Eastern Ghouta district near Damascus and people are peacefully marking the holy month of Ramadan there after the Syrian army and its allies managed to liberate the area from Takfiri terrorists on March 31.