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World Powers behind Plight of Myanmar Muslims: Analyst

An Iranian political analyst says some big powers are the main players behind the plight of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.
Military Chiefs of Iran, Pakistan Call for Action on Rohingya Crisis

Military Chiefs of Iran, Pakistan Call for Action on Rohingya Crisis

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed concern about the ongoing Rohingya Muslim crisis in Myanmar, calling for Muslim world action to help end the plight of the Muslim minority.

Iranian Delegation Visits Rohingya Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

The Iranian diplomatic delegation, led by Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour, visited the Rohingya refugee camp in the border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar on Saturday.

Iranian MPs Blast Muslim Countries’ Silence on Violence against Rohingyas

Several Iranian lawmakers have criticized Muslim countries for remaining silent over the crackdown on Muslims in Myanmar.

Iranian, Turkish Top Officers Discuss Kurdistan Referendum

The top officers of Iran and Turkey in a phone call highlighted the negative consequences of a planned referendum on the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

“Crackdown on Myanmar Muslims Part of US Plot to Undermine Islam”

A political analyst says the persecution of Muslims in Myanmar is part of a scheme orchestrated by the US to gradually break the chain of Islam in Asia.

Iran to Send Doctors, Build Makeshift Hospital for Myanmar Muslims

An Iranian official says the country will dispatch a number of doctors and build a makeshift hospital to take care of the Myanmar Muslims’ needs.

IRGC Dismisses Idea of Military Intervention in Myanmar

A senior IRGC general has rejected the idea of Iran’s military interference to help Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar similar to what it did for Iraq and Syria, saying the two cases are very different from each other.
Myanmar’s Crackdown on Rohingya Turning into Ethnic Cleansing

Myanmar’s Crackdown on Rohingya Turning into Ethnic Cleansing

A political commentator says the Myanmar government is conducting organized ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in the country.

Myanmar Disaster Marks Death of Nobel Peace Prize: Iran Leader

Iran’s Leader says the disaster in Myanmar, which is blamed on the ‘cruel’ Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, marks the death of this international prize.