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Middle East news in Iranian media

Hadi al Ameri

Top cleric describes protection of public property as duty of Iraqi army

Ayatollah Sistani has described protection of public rights and property as the moral and religious duty of the Iraqi army and volunteer forces fighting IS.
Larijani

Democracy not to be achieved by financing terrorism: Larijani

Democracy cannot be created in a country through providing financial, arms and intelligence support to terrorists, said Larijani in a meeting with the vice-president of the German Bundestag.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

I hate referring to Daesh as Islamic State

The Iranian foreign minister has said that extremism should be encountered, stressing that a multidimensional, solid strategy is needed to uproot ISIL.
King abdullah and King Salman

How will it be after King Abdullah? (PART 2)

Following the Saudi King’s demise some Iranian analysts look at the direction Iran-Saudi ties will take after Abdullah and different factors which may come into play.
US House speaker invite Israeli

Why did the US House speaker invite Israeli PM to Washington?

An invitation by the Republican speaker of the House to the Israeli prime minister to address a joint session of Congress without consulting the White House is a token of appreciation by Republicans to Israel.
Saudi king Abdullah

How will it be after King Abdullah? (PART 1)

Following the Saudi King’s demise some Iranian analysts look at the direction Iran-Saudi ties will take after Abdullah and different factors which may come into play.
President hassan rouhani

Iran calls for expansion of Saudi ties, felicitates new King Salman

Congratulating King Salman on his succession to the throne, President Rouhani has appealed for a boost in Tehran-Riyadh relations.
Commander

Iran mulls ‘special retaliation’ over Israel’s Golan attack: Commander

A senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards says Israel should brace for "a special retaliation" for killing six Hezbollah members and an Iranian general in Syria.
Foreign ministery

Iran commiserates with Saudis on king’s passing

Iran has extended condolences to the Saudi government and nation on the passing of the country's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Larijani-Ardogan

Iran parliament speaker, Turkish president stress stronger mutual ties

Iran's Ali Larijani and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan have stressed the need for tapping into their existing potential and forging stronger cooperation on energy, transportation, trade and industry.

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