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Ayatollah Khamenei outcries West media’s ‘outrageous’ silence on Yemen

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said that despite incessant bombardment of Yemen, mainstream media are mostly ignoring the US-backed aggression by Riyadh.
Marzieh Afkham

Iran condemns Saudi airstrikes on UN compound in Yemen

Under the international law, countries should facilitate the activities of relief and rescue organizations affiliated with the UN and their representatives, said Iran’s foreign ministry spokeswoman.

Shamkhani urges collective approach against ISIL

Shamkhani said the US and its allies should give up theatrical behavior toward ISIL, blaming their support for so-called moderate groups for the rise in violence and terrorism.

Speaker: Images of Sardasht chemical bombing won’t fade away

He said the savage bombing of civilians and destroying their homes was the most heinous crime of the kind which had many catastrophic consequences, with many bodies and souls still suffering.

Chemical weapons suppliers of Sardasht attack must be tried: Iran’s Zarif

Zarif called on the world to carry out its “legal and moral responsibility” toward the victims and their families and facilitate the punishment of the perpetrators of such inhumane acts.

To curb US-made terrorism requires int’l cooperation: MP

Boroujerdi condemned recent terrorist attacks in Kuwait, Tunisia and France and said such incidents show that terrorism poses a grave threat to global peace and security.

President Rouhani slams attack on Kuwaiti Shia mosque

Such actions in a place of worship during the holy month of Ramadan are designed to defame Islam and to create division among Muslims, President Rouhani noted.

Velayati: Stop supporting terrorist, Takfiri groups

A day will come when the terrorist and Takfiri groups turn against their own supporters, Velayati said.
Ali Akbar Velayati

Major change in regional relations is in the offing: Leader’s advisor

Head of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said relations between Iran, Iraq and Syria, with a long history of civilization, are exemplary.

Ahrar al-Najran Movement calls for independence from Saudi Arabia

Aggression against Yemen and the massacre of defenseless people there by the Saudi regime are one of the reasons why Najran seeks independence.

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