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Iran raps Persian Gulf Cooperation Council for labeling Hezbollah terrorist

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari condemned a Wednesday announcement of Saudi-dominated bloc of Persian Gulf countries for designating Hezbollah a terrorist organization. "The...

Iran says labeling Hezbollah as terrorist group harmful to regional stability

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Thursday labeling Hezbollah as terrorist group is harms for regional peace and stability.

Turkey’s Davutoglu to visit Iran Friday

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will pay an official visit to Iran to discuss bilateral ties and the latest developments in the region.
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Saudis, Israel after Shia-Sunni split: Nasrallah

Secretary General of the Lebanese Resistance Movement Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah warned that rulers of the Saudi and Israeli regimes want to create a rift between Shia and Sunni Muslims.

Iranian Spokesman: Riyadh is playing a blame game, ignores realities

Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday that Saudi Arabia can not ignore the realities on the ground by playing a blame game and accusing Iran.

Saudi Arabia must guarantee safety of Iranian pilgrims: Official

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Riyadh must guarantee the safety of Iranian pilgrims as a condition for their future dispatch to Saudi Arabia following the death of thousands of people in the deadly 2015 crush during the Hajj rituals in Mina.

Iran Protests at Riyadh’s Refusal to Issue Visa for Iranian Diplomats

Director-General for Political and International Security Affairs at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Hamid Baeidinejad said the country has objected Saudi Arabia’s “discriminatory” move to prevent an Iranian delegation from visiting the Arab country to attend an OIC meeting.

Syria Ceasefire Initiative to Lead to Political Solution: Iran’s Deputy FM

Iranian First Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi said Sunday the Syrian ceasefire plan will prepare the ground for a political solution to the Arab country’s crisis.

Syria Truce Takes Hold despite Limited Violations

Fighting subsided across much of Syria as the first major ceasefire of the devastating five-year war appeared to broadly hold despite sporadic breaches in parts of the battle-scarred country.

Iran against Disintegration of Iraq, Syria: Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran is utterly opposed to any moves aimed at splitting neighboring Iraq as well as Syria.

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