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Iran Foreign Ministery

Iran Condemns Suicide Attack in Lebanon

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly denounced the recent terrorist blasts in Lebanon, which killed and wounded several civilians.
Ali Larijani

Iran’s Larijani Highlights Importance of Int’l Quds Day

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined the importance of International Quds Day rallies, saying that massive presence of Muslims in the upcoming demonstrations across the world will display their “strong will” to help resolve the problems facing the Palestinian nation.
Reza Hakan Tekin

Turkey-Israel Rapprochement Good for Regional Stability: Turkish Ambassador

The Turkish Ambassador to Tehran believes that a détente between Turkey and Israel regime is profitable for stability throughout the region.

KRG Urges Opposition Groups to Stop Using Kurdish Territories against Iran

In a statement, the Kurdish Regional Government urged opposition groups and the Kurdistan Workers Party to stop using Kurdish territories for launching attacks on Iran.
Saudi- Persian gulf

10 Days, Still No News of Iranian Fishermen Apprehended by Saudi Arabia

Three Iranian fishermen were arrested by Saudi military vessels for illegal border crossing on June 15, and have not been heard of since.

Legal Chief: US Human Rights Claims Weakened by Bahrain and Yemen Actions

Washington's support for the suppression of the Bahraini nation and war on Yemen revealed its lies about advocacy of human rights, Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani claimed on Tuesday June 28.

More than 40 Killed in Yemen Suicide Attacks

At least 42 people, mostly soldiers and one child, were killed when attackers launched four suicide car bombings at security targets in a major Yemeni city.
Al-Aqsa Mosque

Hamas Asks Palestinians to Stage Sit-In at Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) called on the Palestinian people to stage a sit-in at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound to protest at recent acts of aggression committed by the Zionist regime of Israel against Palestinians.
President Rouhani

President Urges Firm Action Over Saudi Embassy Raids

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for firm judicial action against the individuals involved in raids on Saudi diplomatic premises in two Iranian cities back in January.
Ali Shamkhani

Iran, Russia Security Officials Discuss Syria, Bilateral ties

A senior Iranian security official has met with high-ranking Russian authorities in Moscow, discussing developments in Syria and the Middle East as well as bilateral cooperation.

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