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An Iranian official says the country is prepared to help the Baghdad government preserve a number of historic sites in Iraq that used to be part of the Iranian territory before the 1975 border demarcation.
Iran’s two border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan region have resumed their operations following an announcement by the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), the director general of the Interior Ministry’s border affairs department said.
A tourist rally is slated to be held in late February, 2018, along a 2,000-km route between two holy cities in Iran and Iraq.
A blaze that broke out inside a hotel in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf has so far wounded dozens of people, including 43 Iranian pilgrims.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says calls for disbanding Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) indicate a new plot aimed at bringing back insecurity to the Middle East.
Secretary General of Iraq’s Badr Organization Hadi Al-Amiri has praised Iran for supporting Iraq in its fight against terrorism, saying without Iran’s contribution, the central government of Baghdad would have fallen apart.
The IRGC Chief-Commander has hailed the role played by popular forces in the recent regional victories against terrorists, saying armed resistance cells are being established across the Middle East under the inspiration of Iran’s Basij.
Iran’s Leader has praised the authorities who organized the “glorious and marvellous” Arba’een ceremonies, particularly the Iraqi government and security forces.