The Syrian ambassador to Tehran says Damascus gives priority to Iran when it comes to the reconstruction of the war-torn country.
The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad says Iran has withdrawn all of its military advisors from Iraq.
A senior Arab analyst says Arab countries are joyfully rushing to open their embassies in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
A former Iranian diplomat says new Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf may adopt a softer line vis-à-vis Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran welcomes the entry of the Syrian army into the northern town of Manbij, and considers it a fresh step to resolve the ongoing crisis.
The Syrian army has entered Manbij near the Turkish border, marking the return of territories held by US-backed militants to the government fold for the first time in years, an army spokesman said Friday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his recent visit to Iraq, describing it as an undiplomatic trip that disrespected Iraq’s national sovereignty.
US President Donald Trump’s unannounced visit to al-Asad airbase in Iraq’s Anbar province has caused heated controversy in Iraqi political circles.
Secretary of Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani has welcomed the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan saying the nations in the region are counting seconds for the complete withdrawal of the US from West Asia.
Media reports that Hezbollah commanders have been targeted in an Israeli attack Tuesday night are false, a Lebanese TV channel announced, citing informed sources.