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Iran Ready to Assist Yemenis If They Ask: Leader’s Aide

A foreign policy advisor to Iran’s Leader says the country is prepared to help Yemenis restore peace to their country, if they make a request for Iran’s intervention.

Iraq to Import Electricity from Saudi Arabia as Iran Stops Exports

Iraqi media say Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has tasked the country’s Electricity Minister Qassem Al-Fahdawi to travel to Saudi Arabia to negotiate importing electricity from the Arab country.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Welcomes Muslim Figures’ Call for Cessation of War in Yemen

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has hailed a statement by a number of respectable political figures in Muslim countries to stop the ongoing war in Yemen for three months.

“Everything Possible, Even another War in Strait of Hormuz”

A former US official says an American war against Iran is likely at this point in time, and that it would be naïve to think Washington would never do that.

Resolution of Yemen Crisis to Help Mend Regional Ties: Lebanon

Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri says all countries in the Middle East must help resolve the ongoing crisis in Yemen as it would finally result in better relations among all regional states.

President Rouhani Sends Message to Lebanese Counterpart

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister, has delivered a message from President Hassan Rouhani to his Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun in Beirut.
Iran Calls 'Deal of the Century' a Satanic Plot Doomed to Failure

Iran Calls ‘Deal of the Century’ a Satanic Plot Doomed to Failure

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called US President Donald Trump's "deal of the century" for the Palestinian territories a "satanic" plan, saying it is a non-starter.

“Turkey to Stand by Iran against US’ Illegitimate Sanctions”

Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran says his country regards the United States’ unilateral sanctions against Iran as illegitimate and fruitless and will continue its cooperation with Tehran.

Syria’s Robust Ties with Iran to Develop despite All Threats: Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says bilateral relations between Tehran and Damascus will continue to develop despite domestic and foreign threats.

“Trump Trying to Save Saudi Economy by Stopping Iran’s Oil Exports”

An Arab news website says the US President’s bid to halt Iran’s oil exports are mainly aimed at salvaging Saudi Arabia’s sluggish economy.

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