Azeri Defense Minister Lieutenant General Zakir Hasanov has said Baku will not allow its territory to be used for any action against the Islamic Republic.
President Barack Obama says the United States is prepared to expand its bombing campaign against ISIL terrorists and launch airstrikes in Syria.
President Obama and veteran strategist Henry Kissinger hold contrary views about Iran and ISIL.
Iranian security forces have thwarted attempts by a number of Pakistani and Afghan nationals to cross Iran’s borders and reach Iraqi soil to join ISIL, says the Iranian interior minister.
Iran has congratulated the Iraqi nation on the completion of the country’s political process and the formation of a new government.
Political experts size up the latest developments in Iraq after Nouri al-Maliki stepped down in favor of his fellow party member, Haider al-Abadi.
A senior Iranian official has warned against the Western interference in the region under the pretext of fighting terrorism.
Chairman of the State Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has called for a thorough international plan to stop ISIL terrorists from committing more crimes.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has voiced support for the Iraqi government in its fight against the ISIL Takfiri militants.
Iran denies BBC reports that it is cooperating with the US in the fight against ISIL terrorists.