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Iran, Red Cross discuss aiding war-ravaged countries
Iran's deputy foreign minister has hailed the Red Cross for its efforts to battle the grim humanitarian situation in Yemen.
Zarif discusses nuclear-free Mideast with Egyptian, Algerian counterparts
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with his Egyptian and Algerian counterparts in New York to discuss a Middle East free from nuclear weapons.
Ayatollah Rafsanjani: Iran is not a troublemaker in the region
Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that Iran is not a thorn in the side of other countries; rather, it ensures, beefs up and maintains security in the region.
Iran decries Saudi obstacle to delivery of emergency supplies
An Iranian deputy foreign minister has said that the Saudi government is expected to help promote peace and security in the region, but they have put regional security at risk.
Iran blasts Saudi obstruction of aid to Yemen, plane interception
Saudi Arabia’s chargé d'affaires in Tehran was summoned after Saudi fighter jets prevented an Iranian plane, which was carrying medical aid, from entering the Yemeni airspace.
Intra-Yemeni dialogue urgent: Iran’s Zarif
Positive developments in Yemen should be followed by urgent humanitarian assistance, intra-Yemeni dialogue and a broad-based government, Zarif said.
Saudi decision to end Yemeni strikes “one step forward”: FM spokeswoman
Tehran had previously announced that the Yemeni crisis has no military solution, said Afkham, adding a halt to the killing of people is certainly one step forward.
Commencement of ISIL students
ISIL holds commencement for its graduates.
Iran protests Saudi airstrike on vicinity of Embassy
Iran has called for a clear response from the Saudi government about the attack near its Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen.
Izzat al-Douri’s son killed in Iraq too
Security sources announced that Ibrahim al-Douri was killed during an operation by Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service in the strategic city of Tikrit on Monday.
Iran will do its best to end bloodshed in Yemen: Zarif
Tehran is deeply concerned about the killing of defenseless people in Yemen and will make its utmost efforts to bring an end to this massacre, said Zarif.
Fault lines in Tehran-Riyadh relations
A look back at the incidents that have caused friction in Tehran-Riyadh relations in the last century.
Iran supporting Iraq’s unity, territorial integrity: Official
Iran’s fundamental policy toward Iraq is to support the unity and territorial integrity of that country as well as good-neighborliness, said Amir Abdollahian.
Another big exodus in Iraq (PHOTOS)
The commander of Badr Organization, a Shiite militia, has said that his forces are ready to help defend Ramadi.
President Rouhani regrets int’l community’s inaction on Yemeni crisis
President Rouhani pointed to the spread of terrorist groups in the world and said Iran is ready to cooperate with all countries, including Australia, to combat terrorism and extremism.
Iran’s Zairf, Omani counterpart discuss Yemeni crisis
Iran is set to provide any assistance needed to help stop military operations and begin dialogue among all Yemeni sides, said Zarif in a phone conversation with his Omani counterpart.
Iran in the eyes of Arabs, from yesterday to today
An opinion piece in Ettela’at daily has studied how Iranians and Arabs have got along together in the course of history.
Iran sends 4-step Yemen peace initiative to UN chief
The Iranian foreign minister has described the conditions in Yemen as alarming, asking the UN to take the necessary measures to put an immediate end to the bloodshed there.
IS releases daily in bid to recruit youth, promote beliefs (PHOTOS)
IS has released a daily in a bid to lure the youth in the region under its control.
Iranian protesters call for Saudi Embassy’s closure
In protest against Saudi airstrikes in Yemen and sexual harassment of two Iranian teens at the Jeddah airport, demonstrators called on officials to shut down the Saudi embassy.
The objectives Saudis pursue in airstrikes against Yemen
It is no longer possible to stir up insecurity in the region and buy security at home, writes Sadegh Kharrazi, a former Iranian diplomat.
When the art of statesmanship turns the tables
An analytical report evaluates how Foreign Minister Zarif has masterfully acted as a game-changer on both regional and global stage.
Grand Ayatollah: National flag must be the only flag raised across Iraq
The senior Iraqi cleric urges the government to accelerate efforts to take back the cities fallen into the hands of ISIL terrorists.
President Rouhani orders report on Saudi sex abuse
President Rouhani has ordered the preparation of "a precise and comprehensive" report on the recent sexual abuse of two Iranian teenagers by Saudi officers at the Jeddah airport.
Larijani cautions against hasty decisions on nuclear dispute
I would like to advise those who are concerned about the future of the country to exercise vigilance and avoid creating circumstances which may be exploited, said Larijani.