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Ryan Crocker

Veteran diplomat seems to have forgotten the facts

An analysis by IRNA has provided answers to remarks by Ryan Crocker, the former US ambassador to Iraq, on US policies in the Middle East and what has gone wrong in the terrorism-plagued country.
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ISIL poses a threat to Iran in the long run

A US-based Iranian lecturer has disputed the functionality of Iran’s policies on Saudi Arabia, saying that Tehran needs to adopt a better strategy in dealing with Riyadh.
Mowlavi Abdol Hamid

Enemy bent on shattering Muslim unity: Sunni scholar

Today, efforts to maintain unity are essential and we need to avoid things that might play into the hands of the enemy, said Mowlavi Nazir Ahmad Salami.

Erdogan, newspaper editor trade barbs over Syria trucks video

Turkish daily Cumhuriyet has responded to President Erdogan’s threat over video showing Turkish intelligence purportedly shipping arms to Syria.
Muqrin bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud

Former crown prince opposed Saudi aggression against Yemen

Muqrin has said that his opposition was shrugged off and that the defense minister has made the decision [to attack Yemen] on his own.
Moshe Ya'alon

Iran does not need nukes, not now, not ever!

Recent remarks by the Israeli defense minister on the likelihood of nuking Iran are part of efforts to provoke the Iranian nation and pit them against their government, reads an IFP editorial.
Hashemi Rafsanjani-Majmae

Iran needs to keep its powder dry when it comes to regional events

Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani blamed the huge material loss the Yemenis suffer on the indifference of the international community to the Saudi-led airstrikes against the Arab country.
Camp David-Arabs

Iran, Arabs, Israel; a geopolitical parody

In an opinion piece, Sharq daily looks at the Camp David Summit and what dissatisfied Arabs managed to gain in the US presidential retreat.

Syrian Opposition has to accept Iran in Geneva-3

The international community has digested the fact that regional problems cannot be solved in Iran’s absence, says a former ambassador.
Camp David

Little expected to come out of Camp David

Alef, an Iranian news website, examines the Camp David Summit and what will come out of it, both for the host and the guests.