Sunday, December 3, 2023

Middle East

Saudi mustn’t allow Hajj tragedy to become political issue: Iran

We hope that cooperation between Iran and Saudi Arabia will continue to determine the fate of others who went missing in Mina, FM spokesman Jaber Ansari said.

Turkey made big mistake downing Russian jet, US made bigger mistake backing it: Larijani

He also criticized the stance taken by the US administration, saying, “Obama’s support for this action is an even bigger mistake that further intensifies the conflicts in the region.”

The rationale behind Russia’s intervention in Syria

A former IRGC commander has said that Moscow’s military intervention in Syria seems justifiable as far as the Russian national interests are concerned, adding that it will eventually help shift the balance in the region.

US must not be allowed to talk of Iraq disintegration: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US must not be allowed to speak of disintegrating Iraq.

What helped President Assad weather the political storm in Syria

A former Iranian Foreign Ministry official has said that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has been a real help to Iran’s greater involvement in international efforts to solve regional questions.

‎‏Iran’s principles to solve the Syrian crisis

An immediate ceasefire to end bloodshed along with coordinated international efforts to take on terrorism and extremism is the first step in settling the crisis, wrote FM Zarif in an opinion piece.

Situation in Syria affects Iran: IRGC chief

Undoubtedly, when objectives of terrorists are not fulfilled in Syria, it will have a direct effect on Iran’s security, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said.

Amir Abdollahian, UN envoy discuss Yemen crisis

Iran is ready to help with the resumption of national dialogue in Yemen, Amir Abdollahian said in a phone conversation with Ismail Ould Cheikh.

Three terror attacks, media frenzy and different reactions

An Iranian news website has analyzed the way the world media covered Paris terror attacks, questioning their scant attention to similar terrorist attacks in Lebanon and Iraq.

The rise and fall of ISIS, causes and circumstances

A renowned Arab journalist has said that Paris attacks are likely to be just the tip of an iceberg, and not a passing episode, adding that elimination of terrorism needs something more than security and military approaches.

Iranian VP decries double standards in dealing with terrorism

Jahangiri said as part of a first phase of the overall fight against terrorism an intellectual front is being formed and scholars play an important role on that front.

What are the reasons behind Saudi Arabia’s hostility to Iran? (PART TWO)

There are multiple reasons for the historical hostility Saudi Arabia has shown to Iran in different periods of time, an analytical report says.

No military solution to Mideast conflicts: Iran

Iran’s foreign minister has reiterated that there is no military solution to ongoing crises in the Middle East region.

What are the reasons behind Saudi Arabia’s hostility to Iran? (PART ONE)

There are multiple reasons for the historical hostility Saudi Arabia has shown to Iran in different periods of time, an analytical report says.

Saudi must stop mischievous acts against Iran: Shamkhani

The secretary of the Supreme National Security Council has said that Iran and Saudi Arabia enjoy good historical relations and that the rift in the Muslim world must be healed.

Iran’s presence in Syria talks, a victory for diplomacy

An advisor to the foreign minister has said that representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition should be part of interactive talks aimed at solving the Syrian crisis.

Deputy FM: Iran should not scare away its neighbors

An Iranian official has said that the foreign and interior ministries should work out a single formula to solve the pocketbook issues of the public.

Iranian diplomat challenges US panelist over ISIS

An Iranian diplomat has said that the situation in Iraq would have been much worse if Iran had not helped the country in its fight against ISIS.

Syrians, not others, should decide Syria’s fate: Iranian FM

Other countries can at most play the role of a facilitator in the process of resolving the crisis in Syria, Zarif told the visiting Syrian deputy foreign minister.

Iran seeks to promote regional understanding, counter division: Official

Most of Iran's political activities in the post-JCPOA era have been focused on the promotion of regional cooperation, Shamkhani said.

Untimely death of Chalabi, a bane of Iraq’s political process

The ill-timed death of Ahmed Chalabi, a key lobbyist for the US invasion of Iraq, will cost the Iraqi political process dearly, analysts say.

Iran rejects foreign military buildup in Syria

Any country’s fate should be determined only by its people without any foreign intervention, Velayati said in a meeting with Ilse Aigner.

Iran delegation to attend funeral procession of Ahmad Chalabi

Ahmad Chalabi, who died of a heart attack on November 3, served as the Iraqi interim oil minister and deputy prime minister in 2005 and 2006.

Iran faced off with Saudi Arabia in Syria talks: Abbas Araqchi

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif authoritatively took on Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister during recent negotiations on the Syrian crisis in the Austrian capital of Vienna, says a senior Iranian official.

Iran’s advisory help for Yemen to continue: IRGC chief

Iran has offered the necessary help for Yemen so far and will continue to do whatever it can in the advisory dimension, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said.

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