Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Middle East

Iran ready to work with Germany to resolve Mideast crises

Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said that Iran and Germany have common viewpoints when it comes to a realistic political solution to the crises in the Middle East.

Had it not been for General Soleimani, Iraq would have failed

An Iraqi politician says that things got better after Ayatollah Al-Sistani released a fatwa and the Popular Mobilization Forces –backed by Iran – fought with great bravery against ISIL terrorists.

Fanning sectarian crises in Iraq ordered by enemies: Rafsanjani

The implementation of a moderate approach in a society which has suffered from dictatorship for decades and the scourge of terrorist groups is an uphill task, said Ammar Hakim.

Iran supports Iraq fight against IS: Zarif

Iran always views expansion of Tehran-Baghdad ties as one of its priorities and supports the Iraqi government’s campaign against IS, said Zarif.

Expansion of ties with neighbors tops Iran foreign policy: Minister

Iran cannot remain indifferent to insecurity at its borders and is ready for closer cooperation with Kabul in the fight against terrorism and narcotics, said Rahmani Fazli.

What do Zarif’s regional trips signify? Will his plan bring Saudi Arabia to the negotiating table?

Khabaronline, a news website, praises the astute statesmanship of Iran’s Foreign Ministry for helping the country refrain from fuelling tensions with Saudi Arabia at this critical juncture.

Deputy FM comments on Riyadh- and PGCC-Tehran ties

A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official has said that Tehran stands by the Syrian people and government and that people in the Arab country should decide their future in a democratic process.

Something seems to have gone wrong here

Aftab-e Yazd, a reformist daily, has disputed Hamas’ new behavior and its ties with a country which does what it takes to harm Iran’s interests in the region.

Iran diplomat urges political solution to Yemen conflict

All sides should focus on finding a political solution to the conflict in Yemen, said Amir Abdollahian, stressing that use of force would certainly fail to resolve the crisis.

ICRC lauds Iran over humanitarian aid for Yemen

The International Committee of the Red Cross chief has said that the ICRC has increased its aid efforts for Yemen twofold in recent days, but more needs to be done to meet the demands in the country.

Zarif, Assad warn terrorism threatens all countries

Foreign Minister Zarif has reaffirmed Iran’s firm support for the Syrian nation, saying Syria's fate should be decided by its own people without any foreign meddling.

Zarif meets with leaders of Palestinian and Lebanese groups

The representatives of Palestinian and Lebanese groups call on Iran to tap its diplomatic potential to end sectarian strife in Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Yemen.

Occupying armies bring no democracy

Today, no one can deny that extremists and terrorists are by far more powerful than what their demagogue masters could imagine in 2001, Foreign Minister Zarif wrote.

Iran nuclear accord benefits whole region: Zarif

The whole region and the friendly, Islamic and Arab countries have all enjoyed the benefits of the accord between Iran and P5+1, said Zarif.

Islamic Republic victim of terrorism: Rouhani

The Mazar-i-Sharif incident serves as another piece of evidence that the Iranian nation and officials have always been the victims of terrorism, said President Rouhani.

Iran top commander: ISIL will eventually disappear from the region

Major General Hassan Firouzabadi has said that the resistance movement in Yemen will emerge victorious and that measures by the opponents of the Yemeni people will produce no results.

Rouhani urges Iran-Turkey cooperation on anti-terrorism fight

The Iranian president has said that Tehran and Ankara should draw up a joint plan to uproot terrorism, adding the current chaotic situation requires more cooperation between Iran and Turkey.

Terrorists have no mercy for anyone: President Rouhani

President Rouhani has said that no doubt terrorists will eventually suffer defeat and will be driven out of the region.

Iran trying to promote peace in region: Rouhani

Pointing to age-old relations between Iran and Italy, the president said at a meeting with two Italian ministers there are no obstacles in the way of fostering mutual cooperation.

Iran reiterates neutrality in conflict between Kurds, Turkey

Every country should decide on its own internal affairs, Rahmani Fazli said in a meeting with Kerman’s Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Yahya Jafari.

Iran president urges peace in Mideast, Balkans

Nuclear talks showed that other regional and international problems could be also resolved within the framework of logic at the negotiating table, said President Rouhani.

US, Saudis increasing regional interference: Top Iran official

Iran is against any kind of foreign intervention in the internal affairs of Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen; the US and its allies want to impose their will on the governments of these nations, said Velayati.

First the neighbor, then the home; simply a piece of ethical advice or a strategic necessity?

The Iranian top diplomat said Iran's first priority is to have solid relations with its neighbors and that policy has been reiterated especially ever since the new government took office.

Official: Positive signals are coming from Saudi Arabia

A senior Iranian diplomat has said that positive signals are sent by Saudi Arabia and that Tehran seeks to see its ties with Riyadh return to previous levels.

Iranian trains won’t cross Turkey’s border unless security is guaranteed

The security problems railroad travel is exposed to in Turkey are far from settled, the managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways said.

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