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Saudi offensive against Yemen is a strategic mistake: Iranian diplomat
Amir-Abdollahian advised the new Saudi leadership to deal with the developments in Yemen with “respect and peace.”
Zarif tells Erdogan to act responsibly after strategic missteps
Iran stands ready to cooperate with all regional nations to facilitate dialogue among different Yemeni factions to restore security to Yemen, Zarif said.
Iranian MPs urge NAM to condemn Saudi aggression against Yemen
The international community should condemn such violation of the international and humanitarian laws, one MP said.
Yemen will be Saudi Arabia’s quagmire: Iranian MP
Undoubtedly, the Saudis launched the attacks on Yemen in coordination with America, Haghighatpour said.
Iran’s Zarif urges immediate end to Saudi attacks on Yemen
Zarif said military operations constitute a violation of Yemen’s sovereignty and will only lead to further bloodshed.
Iran slams Saudi-led attacks on Yemen
The Foreign Ministry described the aggression as a dangerous move in violation of international responsibilities for respecting the sovereignty of countries.
Minister calls for efforts to preserve regional cultural heritage
The Iranian culture chief calls for collective efforts to protect cultural heritage and archeological works of the region from Takfiri terrorists.
Lebanese Speaker says Takfiri terrorism is a plot to overshadow Palestine
At a meeting with the Iranian culture minister, the Lebanese parliament speaker said ISIL has been created to marginalize the question of Palestine.
VP: World has learned about Iran’s logical position
Iran’s first vice-president has said that Iran, which is a regional heavyweight, can help restore stability in the region.
Iran deplores human tragedy in Syrian Kurdish town of Hasakah
Iran has condemned the terror attacks in a Syrian Kurdish town, hoping that terrorism would be uprooted by the cooperation of regional governments.
Yemeni disintegration would not stop at national borders
The Ansarullah Movement says that Yemen needs unity more than anything else and a disintegrated Yemen will hearten secessionists in other regional nations.
Iran backs Yemen in fighting terrorism, improving economy: Diplomat
Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran respects Yemen’s independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and national unity.
Iran stopped ISIL invasion spread: Larijani
Iran's parliament speaker says Iran defied ISIL to help Iraq and other regional countries, adding although the main responsibility rested on the Iraqi people.
Iran respects Iraq’s sovereign territory
President Rouhani's advisor has said that Iran does not seek to damage Iraq's sovereignty and independence and has no intention to interfere in its neighbor's internal affairs.
Gen. Soleimani knows his stuff; the West should abandon adventurism
It’s to the benefit of the West to come to an agreement with Iran and let us develop and defend our neighbors, said Major General Firouzabadi.
Iran, Kuwait should improve relations: Larijani
Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran has always been keen on expanding friendly cooperation with regional countries, said Larijani.
A symphony of hatred on Republican stage
What the US Congress can do to help the cause of global security rather than hosting the Netanyahu theatrics.
Mideast to see security when Israel crimes stopped: Iran’s Rouhani
President Rouhani says the Middle East won’t enjoy security and stability unless the international community takes action to stop Israeli crimes.
US, Israeli advisors arrested in Iraq’s offensive on ISIL: Report
In a counter-terrorism operation near the Iraqi city of Nineveh, four foreigners acting as advisors to IS terrorists – three from the US and Israel – have been arrested.
Israel seeks to distract Mideast nations from major issues: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Israeli regime seeks to sidetrack major issues in the Middle East by using diversionary tactics.
Does Kerry’s Saudi visit mean a nuclear deal is looming?
Arman-e Emrooz says Secretary Kerry’s trip to Riyadh could be both positive – a sign of Saudi approval of a final deal – or negative – a sign that Riyadh’s might seek to derail the talks.
Does IS live by the Golden Rule?
IS terrorists impose draconian rules on ordinary people and harshly punish those who fail to obey them, but they never practice what they preach.
Zarif appreciates intelligence minister for release of diplomat
The Iranian diplomat who was kidnapped in 2013 by an unidentified terrorist group in Yemen was released thanks to efforts by the Intelligence Ministry.
Iranian diplomat abducted in Yemen released, returns home
Nour Ahmad Nikbakht, an Iranian diplomat who was kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen in 2013, has returned home.
Radicalism won’t last in the world of Islam: Expert
When the shelf life of radicalism expires, it will lose steam, says Mohammad Bagher Khorramshad, a political science professor.