Thursday, August 18, 2022

Crisis

Sheikh Haron Monis: I am no longer Rafezi!

An investigation by an Iranian news website reveals more about the Sydney hostage taker.

Australia supported the Iranian-fugitive-turned-Sydney-hostage taker; Western media hype the Islamophobia scenario

The man of Iranian origin behind the deadly hostage taking in Sydney, Australia was a fraudster, wanted at home.

Iran, Russia must be engaged to defeat ISIL: EU

Iran is an important regional player and this means that we will have to engage with Iran on regional matters, said Federica Mogherini.

Iran strongly condemns hostage taking in Australia

Resorting to inhumane methods and creating terror and panic in the name of the divine religion of Islam is not justifiable under any circumstances, said the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.

Foreign meddling in Syria must stop

Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Supreme Leader, says that foreign interference is mainly to blame for the lack of stability and sustainable peace in Syria.

UN must play real role in Syria crisis: Iran diplomat

Iran’s deputy foreign minister has expressed Tehran’s willingness to help advance a UN proposal for the suspension of fighting in the northern city of Aleppo.

No Iranian pilgrims injured in Thursday night explosions in Karbala

Six explosions hit the suburbs of the Iraqi holy city of Karbala as it prepares to host the largest congregation of Shiite Muslims on December 13.

Iran’s FM: Middle East violence is controllable

The Iranian foreign minister has said that it is a duty of the international community to counter extremism and violence by recognizing them as the main threats to peace.

Iran calls Senate report on CIA torture ‘shocking’

Iran has described a US Senate report on the CIA’s torture program as “shocking," saying this shows violence, extremism, and secrecy are institutionalized in the US security system.

Iran condemns killing of Palestinian minister by Israelis

Iran has condemned the killing of senior Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein by Israeli troops during a protest rally near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah.

Ignorance is a tool in the hands of rulers to crush uprisings

Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says that awareness portrays a bright future for societies at a time when ignorance is a tool at the hands of rulers to suppress grassroots uprisings.

Eminent Christian leader urges an end to foreign support for terrorists in Syria

The Orthodox Bishop of Halab, Yohanna Al-Asher Yazji, has appealed to foreign supporters of terrorists in Syria to end their inhumane acts.

Strikes don’t make Israel more secure: Iran official

Efforts to create a no-fly or buffer zone in Syria’s border regions measures will damage the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, said Ali Shamkhani.

President highlights 10 strategies for urgent anti-terrorism fight

President Rouhani put forward ten solutions for the battle against violence and extremism in his opening address at a Tehran anti-terrorism conference.

Iran hosts international confab against extremism, violence

President Rouhani has called for closer regional and international cooperation to build a violence-free world.

Iran summons Yemen chargé d’affaires over bomb attack

The Yemeni chargé d'affaires in Tehran has been summoned to Iran's Foreign Ministry following a car bomb attack which targeted the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Sana’a.

Anti-ISIL campaign needs political plan: Larijani

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underscores the need for a political roadmap in any campaign against ISIL terrorists.

Sectarian rifts colonial means of fomenting insecurity: Rafsanjani

Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani tells a UN envoy in order to take on terrorism a comprehensive plan which heeds the needs of all political and social strata is needed.

ISIL militant beheads US aid worker

The ISIL terrorist group has released a video apparently showing the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig by a Takfiri militant.

Iran condemns mass execution of Iraqi Sunnis by ISIL

The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemns the massacre of Iraqi Sunnis at the hands of ISIL terrorists.

Mideast extremism rooted in foreign meddling

Iran’s foreign minister says that outside interference is to blame for the extremism and terrorism the Middle East is grappling with.

Terrorism, extremism more dangerous than Ebola: Rouhani

President Rouhani likens terrorism and extremism to diseases which are more dangerous than Ebola.

Radicalism will return to the US and Europe (Part Two)

Davood Feirahi, an Iranian university professor, takes an in-depth look at ISIL, saying the terror group will ultimately wreak havoc in Europe and the US.

Coalition should cut off financial aid for ISIL: Afkham

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the US-led coalition purporting to fight the Takfiri ISIL terrorists should cut off the financial lifeline of the militants.

Crisis in region aimed at redrawing Mideast map: Nasrallah

Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah is of the conviction that the US uses ISIL as scarecrow to frighten, blackmail and exhaust regional countries to impose its hegemony.

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