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Organization of Arba’een ceremonies shows Iraqis do not need foreign security assistance
The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said Iraqi security and intelligence forces did an excellent job in ensuring the security of Arba'een.
Iran thanks Iraq for “glorious” organization of Arba’een
Marzieh Afkham described this year's ceremony as manifestation of spirituality and unity inspired by the epic uprising Imam Hussein led against tyrannical rulers of his time.
Iraqi political, ethnic groups must reinforce unity: Iran’s Larijani
Iraq’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari described Iran as a powerful country in the region and across the world which has a special position in Iraq’s foreign policy.
Iran will stand by Iraq until end of anti-ISIL fight: Zarif
“The Islamic Republic of Iran realized the danger of violence and extremism in Iraq since the very first day and stood by the Iraqi nation,” said the Iranian foreign minister.
Anti-ISIL campaign needs political plan: Larijani
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underscores the need for a political roadmap in any campaign against ISIL terrorists.
Sectarian rifts colonial means of fomenting insecurity: Rafsanjani
Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani tells a UN envoy in order to take on terrorism a comprehensive plan which heeds the needs of all political and social strata is needed.
Iraq president calls for Iran’s help in anti-terror fight
In a meeting with Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad, the Iraqi president pleaded with Tehran to forge ahead with its support for Iraq in the battle against terrorism.
Iran strongly supports Iraq in fight against terrorism: Deputy FM
Tehran says it will continue to support Baghdad in its fight against terrorism.
Iran ready to send arms to Iraq in battle against terror
The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says Iran is ready to send weapons and [military] equipment to Iraq through legal channels in case Baghdad asks for that.
Iran, Iraq to Set Up Joint Bank Soon: Iran’s VP
To address shortcomings in Iran-Iraq trade transactions, steps should be taken toward opening a joint bank.
Iran, Iraq should join hands to counter enemies’ plots: Iran’s Vice President
Iraq’s stability and security is closely intertwined with those of Iran, reiterated Eshagh Jahangiri.
Iraq security important for neighbors: Iran Majlis speaker
There is ample potential for the further growth of Tehran-Baghdad relations, said the Iranian top MP.
Iran does not trust anti-ISIL coalition: Ayatollah Khamenei
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran has no trust in the sincerity of governments claiming to be fighting the ISIL Takfiri militants.
Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says those governments that have formed a coalition to fight terrorism should first cut off the financial lifeline of terrorist groups.
Iran strongly condemns Iraq terrorist bombings
Iran expresses support for the Iraqi nation in its fight against terrorism.
Tehran backs Baghdad in fight with ISIL: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has voiced support for the Iraqi government in its fight against the ISIL Takfiri militants.
Iran warns of humanitarian crisis in Iraq’s Amerli
Iran urges swift international action to end the plight of people besieged by ISIL militants in an Iraqi town.
FM: Iran Supporting National Unity, Security in Iraq
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif renewed Tehran's support for national unity, security and territorial integrity in Iraq.
Tehran Seeks Closer Ties with New Iraqi Government
Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday expressed the country’s enthusiasm for stronger ties with its western neighbor during new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s tenure.
Zebari Stresses Iran-Iraq Cooperation in Fight against ISIL
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari announced on Sunday that Tehran and Baghdad have been cooperating in the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group.
Iran extols Maliki for efforts to bolster unity in Iraq
Iran has praised Iraq’s outgoing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for his efforts to restore unity to war-stricken Iraq.
Iran always stands by Palestine, Iraq, Syria: Rouhani
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Muslim people in Gaza will achieve victory against the Israeli regime, adding Tehran will always stand by all oppressed nations, including Palestinians, Iraqis and Syrians.
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.
Rouhani, Maliki Underline Fight against Terrorism
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki discussed the latest developments in Iraq as well as ways to uproot terrorism.