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Marzieh Afkham

Iran warns of humanitarian catastrophe in Kobani

Iran warns of humanitarian catastrophe in Kobani and says it will soon send aid to stricken residents.

ISIL flag in Hajj indicates KSA supports terrorism: Iran MP

An Iranian lawmaker has rapped the hoisting of the ISIL terrorist group's flag on the Arafat Plain in Saudi Arabia during the Hajj rituals, saying the move signifies Riyadh’s support for terrorism.
Iraq- al-Jaafari

Iraq FM lauds Iran’s support in fighting terrorism

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Ja'afari thanks Iran for supporting Baghdad in its fight against terrorism.
Iran-General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan

Iran will attack aggressive terrorist groups before reaching its borders

An Iranian Army Commander says the Armed Forces are ready to give a crushing response to ISIL if it ever attacks Iran.

US-led airstrikes in Syria lack legal basis: Iran president

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the US-led airstrikes in Syria are illegal because they are not approved by or coordinated with the Syrian government.

Iran slams US-led raids in Syria as intl. law violation

A senior Iranian diplomat has censured the recent US-led airstrikes in Syria as violation of the Arab country’s sovereignty and the international law, emphasizing that they will create a pretext for fresh interference in the Middle East.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran has always backed unity and stability in Yemen

The Iranian FM spokeswoman welcomes the conclusion of a peace deal between Yemeni revolutionaries and the government.

Iran FM calls for collective efforts to counter terror

Iran and the UAE appeal for closer Muslim cooperation to snuff out the IS threat.

ISIL calls for the murder of Coalition citizens

ISIL terrorists release online audiotape calling for the murder of "coalition citizens".

Iran supporting ME nations in anti-terror fight: Rouhani

The Iranian president says Tehran supports oppressed nations as they take on the scourge of terror.

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