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Middle East news in Iranian media

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Lebanese PM asks for Iran’s assistance in settlement of presidency crisis

We hope that Tehran will help the progress of affairs toward ending the political vacuum and election of a new president, said the Lebanese Prime Minister.
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Iran, Russia ties help Syria fight terror: Velayati

A senior Iranian official says “constructive” cooperation between Iran and Russia has helped the Syrian nation gain the upper hand in its battle against the militants.
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What is really going on in Yemen? An expert point of view (PART TWO)

A Middle East expert says that the possible rise to power of Shiites in Yemen is not a cause for concern for reactionary Arab states; rather, they do not want to see a democracy in their backyard.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran condemns terrorist attacks in Sinai Peninsula

As many as 48 were killed and 105 injured in a series of attacks on soldiers and police in northeast Egypt.
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Iran welcomes enhanced ties with Saudi Arabia, Lebanon: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic welcomes the expansion of ties with regional countries, particularly Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
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What is really going on in Yemen? An expert point of view (PART ONE)

A Middle East expert says that the possible rise to power of Shiites in Yemen is not a cause for concern for reactionary Arab states; rather, they do not want to see a democracy in their backyard.
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Iran: Israel to suffer consequences for Golan attack

Iran has warned that Israel will suffer the consequences of its fatal aerial assault against the Hezbollah convoy on the Syrian soil which killed six Hezbollah members and an Iranian commander.
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Iran and Turkey; from regional rivalry to cultural impacts

Mehmet Seyitdanlioglu, a history professor, has examined relations between Ottoman and Safavid Empires.
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There won’t be a thaw in Tehran-Riyadh ties under King Salman: Expert

Zanganeh says King Salman is unlikely to seek to ease tensions with Iran given the presence of security-minded people in his royal court.
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Rouhani says Iran, Portugal could link Europe, Middle East

Tehran and Lisbon could cooperate not only in issues of mutual interest but can act as a bridge between Europe and the Middle East, said the Portuguese foreign minister.

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