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Photos Reveal ISIS’ Use of Civilians as Human Shields to Flee Syrian Town

Photographs released on Friday, August 19, appear to show the ISIS terrorist group using civilians as human shields to flee the Syrian town of Manbij after being defeated by Syrian Democratic Force (SDF) backed by the US-led coalition.

Why Is It Important for Iran to Fight in Syria

Amid Iran’s decision to allow Russian jet fighters to use an airbase in Iranian city of Hamadan for the fight against terrorists in Syria, the office of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has published a picture that explains why Iran is so much involved in Syria war.

Iran, Iraq Agree on Closer Security Cooperation

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani unveiled plans for stronger cooperation with neighbouring Iraq in the fight against terrorism.
Iran Appoints Female Ambassador to Denmark

Iran Confirms Turkish FM’s Surprise Visit to Tehran

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has paid a short unscheduled visit to Tehran on Thursday, August 18.
General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri

Iran: Unity with Iraq Guarantee Against Common Threats

Unity between Iran and Iraq is a guarantee against common threats, says the chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.
Hossein Amir Abdollahian

Iran, Egypt Can Help Reduce Regional Tensions: Official

A special aide to Iran’s parliament speaker said Tehran and Cairo could help reduce tensions in the region by boosting their mutual cooperation.

Attaché Meets Iranian Nationals Arrested in Kuwait

An attaché working at Iran’s embassy in Kuwait has met with the fellow countrymen that the Arab country has recently arrested on charges of trying to cross the border illegally, Foreign Ministry spokesman confirmed.

Purposes behind Putin Representative’s Visit to Iran

Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian President’s special envoy to the Middle East, recently paid a visit to Tehran and met the country’s top diplomats. Hassan Beheshtipour, an Iranian expert in Russian affairs, has highlighted the main purposes behind the visit amid the ongoing regional developments.

Iran and Russia Share Facilities in Anti-Terror Fight: Shamkhani

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani announced that Tehran and Moscow share their potentials and resources with each other as part of a strategic partnership developed between the two sides in the ongoing campaign against terrorism in Syria.

Saudis Know No Limit in Slaughtering Yemenis: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Saudi Arabia knows no limit in killing Yemeni children, women and the injured.