As international human rights have remained silent over the Myanmar government’s slaughter of Rohingya Muslims, Iranian social media users have stepped into the fray and become the voice of the voiceless.
Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement, in rare comments lauded the positive role of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the recent victories over ISIS terrorists.
Iran’s foreign minister says absolute military power is no longer a determining factor in today’s world, and there are other instruments of power with which national interests can be secured.
Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of IRGC Quds Force, says mosques are instrumental in safeguarding the society and should serve to bring people from all walks of life closer together.
Iranian lawmakers on Sunday gave vote of confidence to 16 ministerial nominees proposed by President Hasan Rouhani, but did not vote for his power minister Habibollah Bitaraf.
The international community, particularly the so-called advocates of human rights, have remained deadly silent on the recent genocide of Shiite people in Afghanistan’s Sar-e Pol province.
A few days after President Hassan Rouhani’s second term officially began, media reports are saying the Iranian foreign ministry will undergo major structural changes in Rouhani’s new administration, mainly with the aim of strengthening its role in Iran’s economic diplomacy.
Foreign tourists usually visit Iran for its historical attractions; however, now that the country is being listed among the world’s top tourist destinations, two Iranian women are organizing tours of Iranian cuisine to make foreigners more familiar with Iranian foods and eating traditions.
Iraq’s ongoing negotiations with Iran over the Arvand Rud, the river that serves as part of the natural border between the two states, are particularly significant as the river plays a key role in the Arab country’s territorial integrity.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has discussed a range of issues, from the ongoing problems in the Mideast to the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, in an address to a group of scholars and academics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York.