Abdel Bari Atwan

Arab Leaders Criticized for Silence over Trump’s Biased Order

Abdel Bari Atwan, the well-known Arab author and journalist, has taken a swipe at Arab leaders for remaining tight-lipped in the face of US President Trump’s executive order which bans nationals of seven Muslim majority countries from entering America.

Jordanian Bedouin Poet Proposes to Trump’s Daughter, Asks Her to Wear Burka!

A Bedouin Jordanian poet has expressed his willingness to marry the daughter of Donald Trump, the US president-elect.
Seyyed Ali Ghazi Asgar

If Saudi offenders go unpunished, controlling Iranian sentiments would be difficult

The Supreme Leader’s representative for Hajj affairs says that if Saudi Arabia fails to punish those who sexually abused Iranian teens, Iran is likely to make a new decision on Hajj.

Iran has key role in campaign against ISIL: Italy

Expressing concern over atrocities by terrorist groups in the Middle East, Italian Parliament Speaker Laura Boldrini underlined Iran’s role in restoring stability to the region.

Iran, Azerbaijan Republic sign 11 MoUs

Iranian and Azerbaijani officials signed 11 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Tuesday.

Removing Syrian President from Power Demand of Israelis: Iranian Commander

The chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces censured the stance of the Saudi-backed opposition groups in the ongoing UN-brokered peace talks on Syria, saying that the removal of President Bashar al-Assad from power is a demand of Israel.
Bahram Qassemi

Sanctities No Means for Meagre Goals: Iran to Saudi, UAE

Iran has called on the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to stop exploiting Islamic sanctities as a means for their own trivial goals after Riyadh claimed, in an allegation later dismissed, that a ballistic missile by the Yemeni army forces and allied fighters had targeted the holy Saudi city of Mecca and the UAE rehashed the accusations that Iran is arming the Yemeni forces.

Iran, Russia must be engaged to defeat ISIL: EU

Iran is an important regional player and this means that we will have to engage with Iran on regional matters, said Federica Mogherini.
Richard Stuart Howitt

MEP: We have come to Tehran to guarantee promises

Richard Howitt, a Member of the European Parliament, has said that the EP will open its Tehran office in 2016 after the conclusion of a nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1.

Iranian Minister Meets Massoud Barzani, Reiterates Tehran’s Support for Erbil

Iranian Intelligence Minister, Mahmoud Alavi, met Kurdistan Region President, Massoud Barzani, in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish region, on Sunday May 15. He reiterated Tehran’s support for the autonomous region in the north of Iraq.

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