Syria’s Ambassador to China says approximately 5,000 fighters from the restive northwest Chinese region of Xinjiang are fighting alongside militants in Syria having arrived in the Arab country through Turkey.
Iran’s Intelligence Minister offered more details about the recent arrest of a number of Takfiri elements in the country, saying 8 members of Takfiri groups, all of them foreigners, were detained in an Intelligence Ministry operation.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei referred to certain big powers’ interference in the Middle East as the root cause of regional problems today, saying the US and some European countries have had a role in causing crises in Syria and Iraq.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said Russia’s Syria-bound military jets could be allowed to use the Iranian airspace.
Kamal Aharchi, who had played for Belgian national futsal team in the 2000s, has been killed in Syria’s Aleppo after joining the terrorist organization ISIS.
A bomb hit a military vehicle in Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday morning, but no one was killed or injured, according to Afghan officials.
A senior official with the Lebanese Resistance Group Hezbollah hailed Iran’s support for Beirut in its fight against the ISIS terrorist group, and vowed that Hezbollah will remain in the Islamic Republic’s side.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the need for improvement of ties between Tehran and the European Union, and voiced Iran’s preparedness to develop its cooperation with the EU in a “collective” fight against terrorism.