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Iran stopped ISIL invasion spread: Larijani

Iran's parliament speaker says Iran defied ISIL to help Iraq and other regional countries, adding although the main responsibility rested on the Iraqi people.
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Iran respects Iraq’s sovereign territory

President Rouhani's advisor has said that Iran does not seek to damage Iraq's sovereignty and independence and has no intention to interfere in its neighbor's internal affairs.
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Gen. Soleimani knows his stuff; the West should abandon adventurism

It’s to the benefit of the West to come to an agreement with Iran and let us develop and defend our neighbors, said Major General Firouzabadi.
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Iran, Kuwait should improve relations: Larijani

Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran has always been keen on expanding friendly cooperation with regional countries, said Larijani.
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A symphony of hatred on Republican stage

What the US Congress can do to help the cause of global security rather than hosting the Netanyahu theatrics.

Mideast to see security when Israel crimes stopped: Iran’s Rouhani

President Rouhani says the Middle East won’t enjoy security and stability unless the international community takes action to stop Israeli crimes.
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US, Israeli advisors arrested in Iraq’s offensive on ISIL: Report

In a counter-terrorism operation near the Iraqi city of Nineveh, four foreigners acting as advisors to IS terrorists – three from the US and Israel – have been arrested.

Israel seeks to distract Mideast nations from major issues: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Israeli regime seeks to sidetrack major issues in the Middle East by using diversionary tactics.

Does Kerry’s Saudi visit mean a nuclear deal is looming?

Arman-e Emrooz says Secretary Kerry’s trip to Riyadh could be both positive – a sign of Saudi approval of a final deal – or negative – a sign that Riyadh’s might seek to derail the talks.

Does IS live by the Golden Rule?

IS terrorists impose draconian rules on ordinary people and harshly punish those who fail to obey them, but they never practice what they preach.

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