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UNICEF calls for urgent help for 10 million Yemeni children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warns that millions of Yemeni children are in need of urgent help, amid the Saudi-led war on the impoverished country.

Commander: US in new crisis if not for Iran’s goodwill

Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi said what happened to American sailors on Tuesday proved how vulnerable the US is in front of powerful Iranian forces.

US wants to demote Iran struggles to Saudi level: Basij chief

The chief of Iran's Basij (volunteer forces) Brigadier General, Mohammad Reza Naqdi, says Tehran must not lose focus of its main enemy, namely the US, warning that Washington seeks to downgrade the stature of the Islamic Republic's struggles to Riyadh's levels.

Iran condemns Istanbul terrorist blast

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari on Tuesday strongly denounced the terrorist explosion which hit central Istanbul earlier in the day.

Syria fighting international terror: Iran

Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says the Syrian government and nation is fighting a war against international terrorism.

Saudi-Based Takfirism Main Threat to Region: Iran’s FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed extremist ideologies originating from Saudi Arabia as the major threat that the Middle East is facing.

West’s Divisive War on Muslims Unending: Iranian Minister

Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli called for Muslim unity to thwart the plots hatched by the West and the US, which he said are still waging wars against the Islamic world like the Crusades.

S Arabia’s policies adopted under Israel’s influence: Iran official

The policies adopted by Riyadh are under the influence of Israel, which seeks to see tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran, a senior Iranian military official says, amid strained relations between the two Muslim countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the New York University (NYU) Center on International Cooperation in New York

Saudi Arabia actively sponsors terrorism, Zarif says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says some in Saudi Arabia are determined to drag the entire Middle East into confrontation.

Iran Not to Let Saudi-Triggered Tensions Ruin Syria Peace Efforts: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reaffirmed the country’s “responsible and constructive” attitude toward regional crises, pledging that Tehran will not allow the tensions provoked by Saudi Arabia to undermine the efforts for the settlement of the crisis in Syria.

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