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Middle East news in Iranian media

Afkham

Iran slams spike in Israeli violence towards Palestinians

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham called on Muslim countries and governments to react swiftly and seriously towards Israel’s atrocities.
Broujerdi-UN

Iran supports Iraq solidarity, sovereignty: Senior MP

Borujerdi criticized the lack of determination on the side of the US and its European and regional allies to fight terrorism and extremism.
Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani

Ayatollah Rafsanjani: Iran-Saudi ties are repairable

Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that Tehran and Riyadh can improve their ties and that disintegration of certain Middle Eastern countries is not a regional demand.
General Hamedani

Iranian general killed in Syria

Brigadier General Hossein Hamadani, the veteran commander of the IRGC, was martyred during an attack by ISIL terrorists on the outskirts of Aleppo.
Afkham

Iran condemns Saudi airstrike on Yemen wedding

Tehran has called on the UN and influential countries in the Yemeni crisis to ramp up efforts to bring an immediate end to the Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen.
iran un enboy

Israel only impediment to nuclear-free zone in Middle East: Iran UN envoy

Iran's UN ambassador has said that Israel continues to block all international and regional efforts to create a nuclear weapons-free zone in the Middle East.
Amir Abdollahian-UN

Iran deputy FM urges UN to save Yemeni lives against Saudi aggression

Attacks on residential areas, schools, and hospitals are in flagrant violation of humanitarian laws and rules, deputy foreign minister Amir-Abdollahian said.
Zarif

Iran’s Javad Zarif on Russia and Peace in Syria

The Russians ultimately want the US should have wanted from the bombing campaign in Syria and that is to destroy IS, said the Iranian foreign minister.
Sheikh Maher

Riyadh should explain role of Zionist-run firm in Hajj Management

A senior Sunni cleric in Lebanon has called on Islamic countries to form a committee and launch an investigation into the exact cause of the Mina tragedy.
Shamkhani

Saudi aggression on Yemen constitutes war crime: Iran

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council called on the international community to seek a political solution to the Yemen crisis.

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