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Anti-Saudi Outrage in Streets of Iraqi Capital

Streets of Baghdad are full of billboards against Al Saud regime, with expressions like the ‘Evil Progeny’, earlier suggested by Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

Ayatollah Khamenei Blasts Global Silence over 2015 Hajj Tragedy

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei slammed human rights organizations and other countries for choosing to remain silent over the deaths of pilgrims during last year’s Hajj rituals in Saudi Arabia

President Vows Iran’s Political, Legal Action on Mina Tragedy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underscored on Wednesday that his administration will press ahead with legal and political measures to restore the country’s rights in connection with a fatal crush of Hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia that killed hundreds of Iranians last year.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Hits Back at Saudi Prince for Hajj Comments

Iran’s Foreign Ministry took a swipe at Saudi Arabia’s crown prince for accusing the Islamic Republic of politicizing the Hajj pilgrimage, slamming the recurring allegations as an attempt to whitewash Riyadh’s failure to ensure the security of pilgrims.

No Resemblance between Muslims’ Islam, Saudi Wahhabism: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that there is “no resemblance” between the religion of most of the Muslim world, including Iran, and what Saudi and Wahhabi clerics preach.
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Hajj Security in the Hands of Israelis

Provocative though it is, Saudi Arabia has signed a contract with an Israeli company to make e-bracelets for ensuring security of this year's Hajj.
Bahram Ghasemi

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad, Kabul

Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned recent terrorist attacks in the capitals of Iraq and Afghanistan, warning that Takfiri terrorist groups have targeted the region’s stability and security.
Asia Ramezan Antar

‘Angelina Jolie’ of Kurdistan Killed in Fight against ISIS

Kurdish Angelina Jolie was killed in fierce clashes with ISIS militants in Syrian border town of Jarabulus.

Over 3m Saudi Women Don’t Have ID Cards

More than 3 million Saudi women don’t have ID cards and even if they have, it can’t include their photo.
Hassan Danaeifar

Iran Ready to Boost Security Cooperation with Iraq: Envoy

The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad says the Islamic Republic is prepared to further strengthen cooperation with Iraq in the fight against the Takfiri ISIS terrorist group.

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