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Friday, June 22, 2018
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Representative of Qom in the Majles:
Iranians stand up for Islamic Revolution despite conditions, economic situation
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam Zonnour said “Today, people stand up [for the Islamic Revolution] despite the conditions facing the ideals of the Islamic Revolution and despite not having a good livelihood.”
6/12/2018 11:25:00 PM
Representative of East Azerbaijan Province in the Assembly of Experts:
The highest level of human rights are manifested in the teachings of Imam Ali
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam Pourmohammadi argued that the highest level of human rights are manifested in the commands of the first infallible imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib.
6/12/2018 11:19:00 PM
There Is a Clear Gap Between Human Rights Rhetoric and Action of Canadian Government
Rasa - Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to defend his government’s decision to sign off on the sale of more than 900 armored vehicles – including dozens described as “heavy assault” and equipped with cannons – to Saudi Arabia, arguing that the deal is in line with Canada’s foreign and defense policies.
6/12/2018 11:13:00 PM
Time not ripe for Iran, Hezbollah to leave Syria: Russian envoy to Lebanon
Rasa - Russia’s ambassador to Lebanon says the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement and Iran, which have been helping the Syrian army in its counter-terrorism battles, should not withdraw from the Arab country until the elimination of all terrorists.
6/12/2018 11:07:00 PM
Human Rights Official:
MKO Used by West to Damage Iran's National Interests
Rasa - Secretary of Iran's Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani warned that certain western states are using the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI) terrorist group to inflict harms on the country's national interests.
6/12/2018 11:02:00 PM
Fresh US-led airstrikes leave dozen civilians in northeastern Syria
Rasa - A dozen civilians have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group carried out a string of airstrikes against Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah.
6/12/2018 10:51:00 PM
IRGC Base in Northwestern Iran: No Tolls in Recent Clashes with Terrorists
Rasa - The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force's Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada base in Northwestern Iran dismissed claims by anti-revolutionary terrorist groups that the Iranian forces at the base were killed and wounded during the recent clashes at the borders.
6/12/2018 10:48:00 PM
Trump, Kim end summit, but was the deal clearly worded?
Rasa - US President Donald Trump says his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore that ended in a joint statement was "tremendous;" but political analysts say the language on disarmament in the statement was similar to that of previous agreements, which ultimately collapsed amid differences over arguments and interpretation about verification.
6/12/2018 10:45:00 PM
300 World Figures:
Israel’s Forcible Transfer of Bedouins War Crime
Rasa - Over 300 elected officials, legal scholars, academics, artists, faith leaders and activists from around the world published an open letter voicing opposition to Israel’s plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinians living in farming-shepherding communities in the occupied West Bank.
6/12/2018 10:39:00 PM
Turkey slams Austria’s anti-Muslim decision as threat against interfaith dialogue
Rasa - Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has slammed Austria's decision to shut down several mosques and deport dozens of foreign-funded imams as a threat against interfaith dialogue and called for revision of the decision.
6/12/2018 10:34:00 PM
Israeli ‘crime minister’ Netanyahu to be quizzed by police
Rasa - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has earned the nickname “crime minister” by the public for his alleged widespread involvement in unlawful practices, is to attend a police interrogation session in a high-profile corruption case.
6/12/2018 10:28:00 PM
Syria in Last 24 Hours:
ISIL Suffers Heavy Defeat in Failed Attack on Army Positions in Homs
Rasa - The ISIL's heavy offensive on government forces' positions was warded off by the Syrian Army troops, backed up by the country's Air Force, in Eastern Homs on Monday, and the terrorists sustained major losses.
6/12/2018 10:23:00 PM
Hamas vows to continue anti-Israel protests in Gaza Strip
Rasa - The Palestinian Hamas resistance movement says the recent wave of anti-occupation protests in Gaza are a popular reaction to the US’s policy shift on Israeli-occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, emphasizing that the rallies will continue as long as all its objectives are achieved.
6/12/2018 10:17:00 PM
Bahrain king signs off on law banning opposition figures from running in elections
Rasa - Bahrain’s king has signed into law a contentious bill recently adopted by the parliament, which bans figures of dissolved opposition parties and organizations from running in parliamentary elections.
6/12/2018 10:12:00 PM
US sits idly by amid concerns over imminent UAE attack on Hudaydah
Rasa - The United States is standing idly by in the face of an imminent military offensive by its ally, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Yemen’s port city of Hudaydah, which the UN and aid groups have warned could lead to a humanitarian catastrophe there.
6/12/2018 10:06:00 PM
Hundreds Gather in Ramallah to Protest Palestinian Authority Sanctions on Gaza
Rasa - Hundreds gathered in the streets of Ramallah demanding the Palestinian Authority lift sanctions against the West Bank. According to reports, the protest and chants were a call to action against President Mahmoud Abbas and the sanctions and to show solidarity with Gaza Strip areas under similar sanction.
6/12/2018 10:01:00 PM
Why Did US Sanction Iraq’s Popular Forces?
Rasa - Iraq’s mid-May parliamentary election marked a new page in the country’s socio-political developments.
6/12/2018 9:58:00 PM
Hezbollah Official:
S. Arabia Troubling Gov't Formation in Lebanon
Rasa - Vice-Chairman of Hezbollah's Executive Council Sheikh Nabil Qaouq warned that Saudi Arabia is a direct threat to national consensus and political stability in Lebanon as it is seeking to block formation of a government in the country.
6/11/2018 11:04:00 PM
Iraqi cleric Sadr rejects election rerun, warns of civil war after ballots burned
Rasa - Iraqi cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in the country's recent parliamentary elections, has rejected calls for an election rerun, warning Iraqis about breaking out of a possible “civil war” just a day after a storage site in Baghdad, which housed ballot boxes, was purportedly torched ahead of a recount.
6/11/2018 10:57:00 PM
Iran Not in Need of Netanyahu's "Magic Tricks"
Rasa - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi blasted the crimes committed by Israel against the Palestinian people, and said Tehran does not need Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "magic tricks" to resolve water shortage problem.
6/11/2018 10:52:00 PM