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Saudi Media Start Blame Game over Khashoggi Disappearance

Saudi media have launched a blame game in order to exonerate the Saudi government from accusations of involvement in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Arab kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

Iran Warns about Transfer of Terrorists to Afghanistan

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi has warned about the consequences of transferring terrorists from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan and Central Asia, vowing that Tehran would not hesitate to help Kabul as it attaches huge significance to its neighbour’s security.

Iran’s Syria Presence None of Israel’s Business: Russia

A senior Russian official has dismissed the Israeli regime’s demand that Iran be forced out of Syria, saying that the issue is none of Tel Aviv’s business as it is Syria’s sovereign right to authorize Iranian forces on its soil.
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“IRGC Strong Enough to Defend Mideast in Less than 12 Minutes”

Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari says US President Donald Trump has made a miscalculation about Iran’s power as the IRGC enjoys the military power to defend the Middle East in even less than 12 minutes.

Iranian, Turkish Ministers Stress Joint Fight against Terrorism

Iranian and Turkish Interior Ministers, in a meeting in Ankara, have called for joint fight against drug trafficking, human trafficking, terrorism and illegal immigration.

“US Provoking Terrorists in Iraqi Kurdistan to Disrupt Iran’s Security”

Iran’s top military commander says the United States has been provoking terrorists based in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region over the past year to launch assaults on Iranian soil despite an earlier promise not to do so.

Iran Interior Minister in Turkey for Security Talks

Iranian Interior minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has travelled to Ankara at the head of a high-ranking political delegation to meet with Turkish officials and discuss security issues.
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A Gruesome Murder in Anatolia: Details & Speculations

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident Saudi journalist, in Turkey has been front-page news in world media since he was reported to have been killed.
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Neither Saudis, nor Others Can Replace Iran’s Oil: Minister

Iran's Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh dismisses the rhetoric by the Saudi crown prince about Riyadh's capability to replace sanctions-hit Iranian oil, saying that the global market will never believe such claims.

Iraq President Calls for Enhanced Ties with Iran

Iraqi President Barham Saleh has stressed the enhancement of relations with Iran, in his first remarks about the Islamic Republic since taking office as the president of the Republic of Iraq.

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