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Middle East news in Iranian media


Violence, brutality deplorable anywhere: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says violence and brutality are condemned in any country and against any nation regardless of race and religion.

Double standards in fight against terror must end

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the world needs a comprehensive response based on global consensus to end double-standard policies on terrorism.

Iran strongly condemns fatal bomb attack in Lebanon’s Tripoli

Iran has condemned a grenade attack followed by a bomb blast in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides

Cypriot FM praises Iran’s anti-ISIL efforts

Iran is not only the country with which we have nuclear talks, it is also a regional major player and this practically means that we will have to engage Iran on regional matters, said the Cypriot top diplomat.

Iran steadfast in maintaining unity

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said that Tehran is determined to maintain unity among people despite different views of certain countries in the region.
Malik Abdullah King

King Abdullah is likely to pass away within three days: Saudi hospital officials

A Saudi Twitter user who has proved reliable in the past says Saudi King Abdullah is likely to pass away within three days.

Trans-regional actors sowing discord among Muslims

President Rouhani has blamed certain trans-regional countries for creating rift among Muslims, saying Shiites and Sunnis should stand united.
zarif-Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun

Iran FM: Divisive schemes to backfire on plotters

The Iranian foreign minister has said that attempts by those countries which seek to divide Muslims will backfire.
Malek Abdollah-Saudi

Crisis of succession brewing on the Red Sea

Hossein Rouyvaran, a Middle East expert, explains why the question of succession in Saudi Arabia is complicated.
Larijani-Iraq health miniter

Restoration of security in Iraq benefits the entire region: Larijani

Iran feels duty-bound to support the Iraqi government and nation and Iraq can count on Iran’s support, said Ali Larijani.

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