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Iran ready to help solve Middle East woes: Zarif

Algeria is determined to boost relations with Iran after the conclusion of the Vienna nuclear agreement, said the Algerian prime minister in a meeting with Foreign Minister Zarif.
Ali Larijani

Key to Syria crisis is not in terrorists’ hands: Speaker

Larijani told his Syrian counterpart Iran deems it a duty to support the government and people of Syria until the stage is set for dialogue and peace will be ready.

Regional turmoil may spin out of control: Iran’s Larijani

The UN secretary general told the Iranian top MP that he would pay an official visit to Iran in the near future.
Khobar Tower-Arabs

Khobar Towers attack; an ace in the hole for Riyadh?

A report by tabnak.ir has said that Saudi Arabia is using the Khobar Towers bombing as a trump card to influence a congressional decision on the Iran nuclear deal in the United States.

Some Mideast countries dream of restoring empires: Iran official

Some regional countries dream of reviving former empires which dominated the Arab countries, and certain countries support terrorism in the region with different motives, said Velayati.

JCPOA impacting region, world: Iran official

Iran’s nuclear chief has said that the ratcheting up of the sanctions against Iran only resulted in broader cooperation between Tehran and Beijing.

Only nations can solve Syria, Yemen crises: Iran

Some powerful countries proposed plans to resolve the crises in Yemen and Syria. We believe that such proposals would not work, since they do not address the wills of the nations, said Larijani.

Velvet riots, a Saudi plot brewing in Beirut and Baghdad

The Iranian parliament’s news agency has compared the unrest in Beirut with that of Baghdad, saying that Saudi Arabia which has been sidelined by the Iran nuclear deal has a hand in what the news agency calls “velvet riots” in the two Arab countries.
General Salami

US, allies thwarted in Mideast: IRGC commander

An IRGC commander has said that Washington’s recourse to the path of diplomacy shows the failure of its sanctions strategy.

ISIL presence in Turkey ‘not unlikely,’ Iran’s Rafsanjani says

The Expediency Council chairman has told the Turkish ambassador to Tehran that hidden hands are at work to ruin relations between the two states.

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