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Khamenei: Dear youth, do your utmost to advance, improve Army

Ayatollah Khamenei, the Commander-in-chief of the three branches of power, met with the Commander-in-chief of the army and a number of Ground Force commanders on Sunday. Praising the efficiency and valuable experience of the preceding Army staff and expressing his hope for the bright future of its younger staff, Ayatollah Khamenei stressed on the importance […]

‘Either all or nothing’ on Iran nuclear deal: Zarif

Iran says the European signatories to a multilateral nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and the P+1 group of countries should convince US President Donald Trump not to pull out of the deal, because there is no “Plan B” for it. “It’s either all or nothing. European leaders should encourage President Trump not just to stay […]

Iran will ‘vigorously’ resume N-program if US pulls out of JCPOA: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will “vigorously” resume the activities it halted under the 2015 nuclear agreement if the United States scraps the multilateral accord. Speaking to reporters in New York on Saturday, Zarif noted that the resumption of uranium enrichment would be Tehran’s “probable” response to a possible US withdrawal from the deal. “America […]

Gazans hold new mass protest; Israel drops leaflets to warn people

Palestinians in Gaza are holding another mass demonstration against Israeli occupation for the fourth week in a row as part of the Great March of Return. Many protesters have since Thursday been staying in camps and sit-in tents near the fence separating the besieged Gaza Strip from the Israeli-occupied territories. Tens of thousands of Gazans […]

Iran vows to keep up anti-terror cooperation with Iraq

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will keep up its counter-terrorism cooperation with Iraq until the annihilation of terrorism. The Iranian defense chief said that the Daesh terrorist group had inflicted a lot of damage on the nations of the region, especially Iraq, and stressed that all countries needed to […]

70 killed in suspected Syria chemical attack

Damascus:At least 70 people were killed in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in a suspected chemical attack, medics and rescuers said on Sunday. Volunteer rescue force the White Helmets tweeted graphic images showing several bodies in basements following the attack on Saturday, reports the BBC. It said the death toll was […]

Saudi Arabia plans maritime border to turn Qatar into island: Report

Amid its bitter diplomatic standoff with Doha, Saudi Arabia is reportedly working on a project to construct a maritime channel along the border with Qatar, practically turning the peninsula into an island. Saudi daily Sabq reported on Thursday that the Saudi plan is yet to receive official approval. A consortium of nine local firms is involved in […]

Negotiating with Israel will be an unforgivable mistake: Ayatollah Khamenei

Tehran: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that any move to negotiate with Israel would be an “unforgivable mistake”. His statement came days after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s statement in which the later speaking to American newspaper had said that Israelis were entitled to live peacefully on their own land. Though Saudi […]

Indian expat dies in Saudi after ant bite

RIYADH: An Indian woman has died after being bitten by a poisonous ant in the Saudi Arabian capital. Soosy Jeffy, 36, who was from Adoor in Kerala, was bitten on March 19 at her residence and was undergoing treatment, the Khaleej Times reported on Wednesday citing her relatives. She died in the early hours of […]

7 Palestinians killed, dozens injured as Israel suppresses massive protest in Gaza

Six Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces and dozens more injured since early Friday morning, as thousands of Gazans took to the borders with Israel as part of “The Great March of Return” taking place across the besieged coastal enclave to mark the 41st Land Day. In 1976, Israeli police shot and killed six […]

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