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Iranian Speaker Raps Ploys to Prolong Syria War

Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani deplored hostile attempts to maintain the status quo in Syria, saying the plots to avert a cessation of hostilities in the Arab country are meant to ensure the security of Israel.
Female Bahraini Activist on Hunger Strike in Prison

Female Bahraini Activist on Hunger Strike in Prison

Bahraini human rights advocate, Ebtisam Al-Saegh, who was arrested on July 3 after security forces attacked her house, has gone on hunger strike since Friday night.

Iran Standing Firm against Israeli Regime: Gen. Soleimani

The commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran is standing up to the Zionist regime of Israel with dignity and power.
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“Inventing Enemies; Saudi Arabia’s Trick for Survival”

An Iranian political analyst says making enemies is a key trick played by Saudi Arabia to live on.
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Turkish Police Arrest Family of Gunmen Who Killed Russian Envoy

Turkish police have arrested the parents, relatives and flatmate of an off-duty police officer who assassinated the Russian ambassador in Ankara on Monday.
Hezbollah Chief Praises Lebanese PM in Unprecedented Remarks

Hezbollah Chief Praises Lebanese PM in Unprecedented Remarks

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.

“Terrorists Serving to Advance US Policies in Mideast”

A top Iranian official says terrorists in Syria and Iraq are just elements to implement the US policies in the Middle East.

Iran Blasts Bahraini FM’s Remarks on Palestine

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at Bahrain’s foreign minister over his ‘unwise’ comments about the issue of Jerusalem al-Quds, stressing that Palestine will remain the top issue of Muslim world despite such plots.

Iran, Iraq urge closer cooperation to uproot terrorism

Iran and Iraq have explored ways to further broaden bilateral relations in all areas, calling for closer cooperation to counter terror threats in the Middle East.

Iran Hails Russia’s “Principled” Veto of UNSC Resolution

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov have held a phone conversation over a number of issues, including Moscow’s support for Iran in a recent UN Security Council meeting.

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