Mideast States Believe Region Safer Place without US: Iran

The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) says many Western Asian countries believe the Middle East without the United States is a safer place.

Five ‘High Value’ ISIS Terrorists Left by US in Syria

The United States forces have reportedly left five “high value” prisoners behind in Syria amid Turkey’s offensive against the war-ravaged country.

Syrian Troops in Tel Tamer after Deal with Kurds

Syrian army troops have entered the towns of Tabqah, Ain Issa and Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria after Damascus reached an agreement with Kurds in the region to deploy troops in the area, state media report.

Iran Denies Saudis Responded to Its Oil Tanker’s Distress Call

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organisation says no maritime entity in the region responded to a request for assistance from Iranian oil tanker after it was hit by two missiles Friday.

Iran Sympathizes with Japan over Typhoon, Flood

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran expressed sympathy to Japan over human losses and damages from a big storm and subsequent floods.

Leader: Iran Has No Motive for Being Hostile to Saudi Arabia

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has suggested that the country has no reason for hostility against Saudi Arabia, but regretted that such countries are acting against Iran under the will of the United States.

Iran to Give Appropriate Response to Any Goodwill Gesture: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country will respond to any goodwill gesture with goodwill, and believes regional issues can be resolved through dialogue.

Pakistani PM Imran Khan in Tehran for High-Level Talks

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in the Iranian capital for talks with the country’s top officials.

Zarif: Iran Ready to Mediate between Turkey, Syrian Kurds

Iran's foreign minister has offered to bring together Syrian Kurds, the Damascus government and Turkey in an effort to establish security along the Turkish-Syrian border.
Time Ripe for Talks between Tehran, Riyadh: Analysts

‘Tehran Ready for Talks with Riyadh with or without Mediator’

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman says the Islamic Republic has announced it is ready to negotiate with Saudi Arabia, with or without a mediator.

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