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Women Banned from Wearing Burqa When Entering ISIS’ Security Centres

Although the ISIS terrorist group had earlier made it obligatory for women to wear burqa [full face veiling], it has now banned its use for the women who are getting into security centres in the ISIS-held Iraqi city of Mosul.

Iran Rebukes Saudi Arabia ahead of OPEC Meeting

An Iranian oil official said the country is ready to help restore balance to the oil market but did not hold out much hope given that some producers are pumping crude at record levels.

ISIS Sets New Football Rules: If You’re Injured, You May Reciprocate!

The ISIS terrorist group has reportedly banned football referees in one of its Syrian strongholds and set new football rules as the previous ones were not in line with Islam’s Sharia.

9 Wonderful Features of War-Hit Yemen

Yemen is devastated by Saudi-led war; however, the country has myriads of wonders that many people are not aware of.

Iran Hits Back at Saudi FM’s Comments, Urges Riyadh to Reconsider Policies

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected the recent anti-Iran allegations raised by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir as “too boring and repetitive”, calling on the Saudi regime to change its “unconstructive” regional policies.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Slams Saudi Minister’s Anti-Iran Claims

Iran’s Foreign Ministry categorically condemned recent remarks by Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister against Tehran, describing them as “baseless” and “repetitive”.

Ground-Breaking Deal on Aleppo Imminent: Russian Deputy FM

A major agreement on settling the situation in Syria’s Aleppo is at hand, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.
Iran Blasts Saudi Airstrike on Civilians in Yemen

Iran Urges Turkey to Halt Military Action in Syria

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said the continued military presence of Turkey in the Syrian territories without the Damascus government’s consent will aggravate the situation in the region, and called for an immediate halt to the Turkish military operations in the Arab country.
Bahram Qassemi

Spokesman Reiterates Iran’s Sovereignty over Persian Gulf Islands

The three Persian Gulf islands of Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunbs are indispensable parts of Iran, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman underlined, dismissing recent anti-Iran claims about the islands raised by the Arab League chief.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Saudi Arabia, Israel Have Even Alienated Allies: Iran’s Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says atrocities by Saudi Arabia and Israel have worked to even alienate their own allies.

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