The de facto Saudi leader also vowed to return the country to “moderate Islam” and asked for global support to transform the hardline kingdom into an open society that empowers citizens and lures investors. Keep Reading
The Trend News agency wrote in a report: “The situation in Middle East is changing and deteriorating. This Azerbaijani news agency wrote: “It seems that the US President Donald Trump’s policy against Iran is not as effective as he expected, as Tehran is fighting fire with fire and adopting same policy of Trump has proved to be effective, in a way that the destructive activities of Iran, as claimed by the America has not changed, and Iran continues its effect in Iraq and Syria. Keep Reading
The trip is reportedly aimed at forming a coordination council between the two Arab countries to assess the political and economic relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The final goal of the council is to improve the bilateral relations as Riyadh and Baghdad saw their ties frayed over the course of past few decades. Keep Reading
The Trump administration, with the help of Israel, has opened up a number of new files in the Middle East, such as the anti-Iran Arab coalition, an Arab NATO, among others. In his first meeting with Trump on February 12th,2017, Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that Israel hopes that under the leadership of Donald Trump, radical Islam will be set back. Keep Reading
Then, as now, we watched as a US president set the United States on a course for war in the Middle East by politicizing intelligence, making false claims about weapons of mass destruction, overselling the benefits of confrontation and pulling members of Congress-afraid of looking soft on terrorism and WMD-along in his wake. Keep Reading
Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, who is a senior spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces, said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic’s defensive power was non-negotiable, given the threats posed by Western states. Keep Reading
Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation.
Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group later claimed responsibility for the attack.
In a statement late on Friday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi offered condolences to the Afghan government and nation and sympathized with the bereaved families of victims.
He noted that the ignorant, bloodthirsty, Takfiri terrorists’ blind attacks “have no goal but to ignite sectarian conflict and insecurity in the neighboring country, Afghanistan.”
Iran will side with the Afghan nation and government regardless of certain trans-regional powers’ will, the spokesman said, adding that Tehran will support Afghans “until complete elimination of violence, crime and insecurity”.
All sides should be committed to their obligations enshrined in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Sebastian Kurz said in a phone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday. Keep Reading
In a Friday joint statement, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the number two House Republican, and Representative Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, stressed Congress’ resolve to work with US President Donald Trump’s administration to iron out a strategy against Iran. Keep Reading
Speaking on Tuesday, Ayatollah Khamenei urged practical measures by Islamic governments to end the crisis in Myanmar. Keep Reading