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Iran, Sweden Discuss Yemen Crisis in Tehran

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran's foreign minister for political affairs, has discussed the ongoing crisis in Yemen with Swedish envoy for Yemen and Libya.

Saudi Dissident Killed in KSA Consulate in Istanbul: Police

The Turkish police say the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been killed in the Arab kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul and his body moved out.

Iran Condemns PKK Terrorist Attack in Turkey’s Batman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denounced a terrorist attack in Batman province, south-east of Turkey, which killed and wounded several military forces.

Saudi Royal Families Outraged by Trump’s Recent Insults: Analyst

A political analyst says the royal families of Saudi Arabia are deeply outraged by the recent insulting statements by US President Donald Trump against Saudi Arabia.

Iran Advises Netanyahu to Learn Swimming in Mediterranean

Lieutenant Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has advised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to practice swimming in the Mediterranean because he will soon have no choice but to flee into the sea.

Tehran Vehemently Condemns Israeli Official’s Insult to Iranians

Iran’s foreign ministry has strongly condemned the comments made by the Israeli regime’s President Reuven Rivlin against Iran, saying that it is a great shame that the leaders of the regime call the brave and cultured people of Iran using such insulting words.

Iran, Turkey Sign Three Agricultural MoUs

Iran and Turkey have signed two agreements on promotion of mutual cooperation in veterinary and one on the development of beekeeping industry.

“What’s ISIS Doing within Three Miles of US Forces in Syria,” Iran Asks

A senior Iranian security official has rejected US objection that Iran’s firing of missiles on ISIS positions in Syria has endangered US troops in Syria, asking what they were doing within three miles of terrorists in the region.

IAEA Rejects Netanyahu’s Call to Inspect Iranian Site

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has declined to "take at face value" a recent Israel's claim that Iran has a secret atomic warehouse.

Iran Welcomes Election of Salih as Iraq’s New President

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has hailed the Iraqi Parliament’s election of Barham Salih as the Arab country’s new president.

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