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No Iranian forces in Iraq: Rouhani
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed reports about the deployment of Iranian forces in Iraq, but expressed Tehran’s preparedness to provide any help upon Baghdad’s request to fight the Takfiri militants.
US, reactionary allies behind ISIL crimes in Iraq: Larijani
Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the US and its allied authoritarian regimes in the Middle East are behind the Takfiri atrocities in Iraq.
Al-Qaeda-linked operatives nabbed in Iran: Official
Thirty agents linked to the terrorist group al-Qaeda have been apprehended across Iran over the past month, says the country’s deputy intelligence minister.
Sistani issues call to arms against Iraq ISIL militants
Sistani issues call to arms against Iraq ISIL Iraq's top Shiite religious authority Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called Iraqis Friday to take up arms against the foreign backed militants who have overrun swathes of the country after launching a major offensive.
Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the notorious leader of ISIL
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) – an al-Qaeda offshoot -- has been careful to reveal little about himself and his whereabouts.
Maliki: People Forming Battalions to Help Army Combat ISIL
Iraq’s premier said civilian backup groups are going to join the army forces to help them combat the Al-Qaeda-linked militants who have taken control of Mosul, in the Northern province of Nineveh.
Iran, Japan Confer on Ways to Broaden Ties
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi in a meeting in Tehran discussed different avenues for the further expansion of relations and cooperation between the two Asian states.
Iraqi Tribesmen Recapture Mosul Neighborhood
Tribesmen from Iraq’s Mosul regained control of one of the Northern city’s neighborhoods following heavy clashes with Takfiri militants.
Zarif, Zebari Discuss Terrorists’ Attack in Iraq
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari in a phone talk discussed the latest developments in the region, specially the recent terrorist operations in Iraq.
US-Sponsored Takfiri Groups Blemishing Real Face of Islam
Commander of Iran's basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned the crimes committed by Takfiri and Salafi groups in different regional states, specially in Syria and Iraq, and said these groups which are supported by the US have scratched the beautiful face of Islam.
Shamkhani: Presence of Daesh in Iraq, a threat to whole region
Iranˈs Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) chief Ali Shamkhani said the growing presence of the terrorists affiliated to Daesh group in Iraq is a threat to the whole region.
Iraqi Grand Ayatollah calls for unity against DAESH
Iraqi Shiite Grand Ayatollah has called for unity among all of the country’s political and army factions against the terrorist DAESH.
Maliki declares state of emergency after Mosul falls to ISIL
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has issued a state of emergency throughout the country, after Iraq’s oil-rich city of Mosul fell to the hands of a radical militants group.
Gül receives Rouhani in Ankara
Turkish president has received Iran’s Hassan Rouhani who is visiting the country.
Iran-Turkey ties important to Middle East: Rouhani
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has emphasized the need for the further expansion of bilateral ties with neighboring Turkey, saying Tehran-Ankara relations are significant for the entire Middle East.
Iranian Sunni scholars condemn ISIL savagery
Following the horrifying acts of savagery, in Iraq and Syria, by ISIL, Iranian Sunni scholars denounce the terrorist grouping as a Western creation, urging all Muslims to form a united front against it.
Rouhani congratulates Assad on victory
Iran’s President has extended his congratulations to Syria's President on his landslide victory on June 3 presidential election.
Deputy FM: Syrians Voted “No to Terrorism”
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian felicitated the Syrian government and nation on the successful holding of the presidential election in that country, and said that the people of the Muslim country voted no to terrorism in there.
Syria’s Assad Pardons Hundreds of Prisoners
Hundreds of Syrians were released from government prisons after receiving amnesty from President Bashar al-Assad in a move to mark his re-election this week, a monitoring group said.
30 Countries to Take Part in ‘Friends of Syria Conference’ in Iran
Over 30 countries are due to send their representatives to Iran to participate in a conference on the Syrian crisis, a senior lawmaker announced on Saturday.
Iran sends relief aid to flood-hit Balkans: Official
Iran has dispatched humanitarian aid to flood-stricken countries in the Balkans, an official with the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) says.
Syrian president election in Iran on May 28
Syrians residents in Iran are set to go to the polls this week to vote for syrian president election.
Durable Peace, Security Can Be Achieved
President Rouhani elaborating Tehran’s views to reach Asian without war, Violence and extremism announced that durable peace and security can only be achieved through the promotion of a culture of prudent moderation, tolerance and dialogue.
Iran President Rouhani at CICA Conference, China
Iran President Hasan Rouhani at CICA conference in China - Attendance at the conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)
Palestine,Waiting for Liberation
Kayhan Newspaper Int’l Political Desk : Palestine,Waiting for Liberation