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Arab League, Germany, Iran reject Netanyahu claim over Golan Heights

The Islamic Republic of Iran, Germany, the Arab League and the United States have joined Syria in rejecting Tel Aviv’s claim over the occupied Golan Heights, a day after the Israeli premier said the region will be part of Israel "forever”.

Palmyra after ISIS (PHOTOS)

IFP: The city of Palmyra, in Syria, was recently recaptured from ISIS . During their occupation, many antiquities were destroyed, including artifacts from the...

Larijani congratulates Assad on parliamentary Election

Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has congratulated Bashar al-Assad on the successful holding of Syrian parliamentary election.

Iran Welcomes Ceasefire in Yemen

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian acclaimed a UN-brokered ceasefire in Yemen, but at the same time voiced concern about the worsening humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.

Iran’s OPEC Governor to Attend Upcoming Doha Oil Talks

Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, Iran’s OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) governor, will represent the country’s Oil Ministry in an upcoming meeting on crude output of fellow OPEC members plus Russia in the Qatari capital.

Iran Has No Plan to Join Oil Output Freeze: CBI Chief

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif stressed that the country has no intention to cap its crude production, adding that OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) members are to blame for the tumbling oil prices.

Iran FM slams Riyadh’s ‘destructive’ moves at OIC

Iran has slammed Saudi Arabia’s "destructive" move to include statements against the Islamic Republic and Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement in the draft declaration of the 13th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Iran advisors helped kill 200 terrorists in Syria: Commander

Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan says four military advisers recently "martyred" in Syria had helped kill as many as 200 terrorists.

De Mistura arrives in Iran ahead of Syria peace talks

UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura is in Tehran to discuss the Syria conflict with Iranian officials ahead of the upcoming peace talks in Geneva.

Wrong Approach to Terrorism behind EU’s Troubles: Iranian Diplomat

An Iranian deputy foreign minister attributed the pressing problems that have gripped Europe to the wrong policies that certain states adopted regarding terrorism.

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