The ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has reportedly fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and abandoned his soldiers, “leaving them to die,” an Iraqi counter-terror official said.
The Vaghaye Ettefaghieh newspaper has, in an article, elaborated on Saudi Arabia’s stance on an upcoming trip to Riyadh by US President Donald Trump. Here is full text of the Farsi piece:
Head of Iran’s Basij Organisation has sharply criticized President Rouhani’s remarks against the anti-Israeli stances held by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, saying the IRGC will maintain its hostile stance towards the Zionist Regime.
An informed source at the Iranian Foreign Ministry says Turkey must keep Iran updated on any construction of a wall along the two countries’ border.
Iran’s defense minister says Saudi Arabia, which has a history of teaming up with other regimes against Tehran, has now become so miserable as to ally itself with Israel against the Islamic Republic.
A top Iranian general says any aggression on Iran’s territory will receive a crushing response in the form of attacks on targets the Islamic Republic determines.
A secret letter signed by the Saudi king shows the Arab country plans to spend as much as $68 million to welcome US President Donald Trump in his first foreign trip.
Iranian Defence Minister seriously warned Saudi Arabian rulers that if they do anything wrong, the Islamic Republic will hit back almost all areas in the Arab country, except for Mecca and Medina.
The Supreme Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), which is Turkey’s top judicial body, has dismissed 107 more judges and prosecutors over alleged ties to the Gülen movement, which is accused by the government of masterminding a failed coup attempt on July 15.
Ismail Haniya has been elected as new leader of the political bureau of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.