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Iran Agrees to Attend Syria Talks in Lausanne after Conditions Accepted

Iran accepted an invitation to partake in a meeting in Switzerland for talks on the settlement of crisis in Syria after parties to the meeting agreed to some of the conditions set by Tehran for its involvement in the talks.

US has failed to suppress ISIL in Iraq: Iranian foreign minister

FM Zarif has said that most of the OIC foreign ministers back cessation in the Saudi aggression against Yemen and a political resolution for the conflict in the impoverished Arab country.

Russian Frigate Targets Terrorists in Syria with Kalibr Missiles

Russian Admiral Grigorovich frigate targeted terrorists in Syria with Kalibr cruise missile strikes, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari (L), the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African Affairs, shakes hand with Russian Deputy FM Mikhail Bogdanov before bilateral talks in Tehran, August 15, 2016.

Iran, Russia Diplomats Discuss Syria, Other Regional Issues

High-ranking Iranian and Russian diplomats have exchanged viewpoints about the latest developments in the Middle East region and explored avenues for the resolution of the Syrian crisis.
Tehran, Baghdad to Sign Twinning Agreement: Iraqi official

Tehran, Baghdad to Sign Twinning Agreement: Iraqi official

An Iraqi official declared the Iranian and Iraqi capitals, Tehran and Baghdad, will soon sign a twinning agreement and become sister cities.

Iran rejects US anti-terror call of help over Washington insincerity

A senior Iranian diplomat says Tehran has rejected a US request for help in fighting terrorist groups because of Washington’s lack of sincerity.

Zarif meets with leaders of Palestinian and Lebanese groups

The representatives of Palestinian and Lebanese groups call on Iran to tap its diplomatic potential to end sectarian strife in Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Yemen.

Syrian Forces Advance in Terrorist-Held Areas in Daraa, Latakia

Syrian army troops backed by popular forces continued their advances against foreign-backed terrorists in various areas of the country, including the northern province of Latakia and southwestern province of Daraa.
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Netanyahu Knows Nothing about History, Torah: Iran’s Larijani

In reaction to Netanyahu’s claim that Iran has been historically anti-Semitic, Iranian Parliament Speaker said the Israeli regime’s prime minister is not familiar with history, nor has he read Torah.
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Carlos Queiroz Once Again Escapes: This Time to Iran!

Some Arab media has referred to the recent resignation of Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach of Iran national football team, as his “escape from Iran”. Now, after his return to Iran, what should be said?

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