Middle East

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Egypt-Azhar

Imam of al-Azhar invited Iranian scholar to anti-terrorism conference

A distinguished lecturer at Qom Seminary is to deliver a speech on ‘Respect for difference, diversity and coexistence’ at a global conference on the fight against terrorism in Cairo.
Reza Najafi

A sense of esprit de corps with Palestinians on November 29

Iran’s UN ambassador in Vienna says that an end to discrimination and occupation of all Palestinian lands helps, among other things, assert the Palestinian right to self-determination.
Erdogan palace

Turkish architects urge Pope not to visit Erdogan’s palace

Turkish architects have asked Pope Francis not to legitimize what they call the illegal construction of the presidential palace by setting foot in Erdogan’s contentious palace.
Turkey-Erdogan-Illegal-100-Room-New-Presidental-Palace

Erdogan’s new palace is a reminder of Iran’s Alighapoo

Iran’s ambassador to Turkey, Alireza Bigdeli, says Ak Saray, Turkey’s new presidential palace, is reminiscent of Alighapoo’s architecture.
Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

One forum; two views

How Iranians react to the death sentence for a Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, Saudi Shiite cleric.
World-Iran Front Page

These serpents are not sterile!

The vicious circle of terrorism will persist in the Middle East unless determination and courage are employed to wipe out the deep-rooted problem.
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.
ISIS

ISIL calls for the murder of Coalition citizens

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

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.
Kamal Kharazi

Iran plays active role in countering IS, US-led coalition is suspicious

A former Iranian diplomat says Tehran has an active role in the fight against IS terrorist group.