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Ranking diplomats from Iran and Russia have met in Tehran for talks on the situation in Syria and Yemen.
A former prime minister of Sweden has questioned the legality of seizure of an Iranian oil tanker by the UK, stressing that the non-EU states are not subject to the European sanctions.
Syrian forces have unilaterally ceased firing in the northwestern Idlib province, the last major rebel-held territory, Russia's defense ministry said.
The Iraqi intelligence forces have thwarted a major plan by the ISIS terrorists to regroup in the Arab country, a media report says.
Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis says his country’s top priority in the reconstruction era is Iranian companies working in various areas.
Syria and Iraq have discussed the establishment of rail connections with each other and with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
A senior political analyst says Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent campaign gift to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was a humiliation for Syria.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Arab League’s support for Syria’s sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights was a positive and promising but insufficient move in the face of the excessive demands of the US president and the Zionist regime.
Syrian envoy to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari has suggested that the United States offer Israel two of its own states – which Washington actually had jurisdiction over – rather than the occupied Golan Heights.