Category archives for: Middle East

Pres. Rouhani: More effort must be exerted to end war in Yemen

 President of the Islamic Republic of Iran expressed satisfaction over the amicable ties and cooperation with the Netherlands and stated: “Tehran welcomes further deepening of ties with the European Union member states, including the Netherlands and seeks to promote these relations to serve the interests of both nations”. In a meeting with the Minister of […]

Rouhani condemns deadly attacks against Iran police

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has strongly denounced the use of violence against the country’s police force, reacting to the deaths of five security forces at the hands of the member of a Dervish cult. Addressing a government meeting on Wednesday, the Iranian chief executive condemned violence in all its forms, saying, “Violent behavior and insults […]

US anti-missile systems unable to repel attacks: IRGC commander

 Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami pointed to the weak US anti-missile systems and said that US warfare is unable to ward off imminent attacks. Speaking in the Nationwide Seminar on Clerics employed in IRGC, he said, “massive turnout of people in Feb. 11 rallies across the country […]

Plane with 66 passengers crashes in Iran

A passenger plane has crashed in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj, killing all 66 people on board, authorities said on Sunday. The ATR 72, a twin-engine turboprop operated by Aseman Airlines, crashed in bad weather into Dena Mount near the town of Semirom, an official at the […]

Sayyed Nasrallah Delivers Speech on Martyrdom Anniversary of Hezbollah Leaders

  Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah delivered a speech today Friday on the martyrdom anniversary of the resistance leaders. During a massive ceremony in Beirut’s Southern Suburb (Dahiyeh), Sayyed Nasrallah delivered the long-awaited speech, which came nearly a week after Syria downed an Israeli F-16 fighter jet. The ceremony entitled “We Kept The Pledge” […]

Iran ready to simplify visa procedure: Rouhani

Hyderabad: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday announced that Tehran is ready to simplify visa procedures and hoped India will reciprocate to facilitate easy movement of people between the two countries. Stating that India and Iran share many commonalities, he called for further strengthening bilateral ties. Addressing a gathering after Friday prayers at the Makkah […]

Iran President to come on three-day India visit

New Delhi:  Iran President Hassan Rouhani will come on a three-day visit to India starting Thursday at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday. Modi and Rouhani will hold a bilateral meeting here on Saturday, during the course of which both sides would review the progress achieved in bilateral […]

Iran to continue backing Syria in face of terrorists, aggressors: Velayati

 Leader’s Aide on International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati asserted on Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran will continue backing Syrian government in the face of terrorists and aggressors. “Iran’s presence in Syria is for the sake of defending the axis of resistance according to agreements between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Syria,” said […]

‘Israelis generally accept India’s strategic need to ties to Palestine’

JERUSALEM: Israeli analysts generally accept India’s strategic need to demonstrate its traditional support for Palestine with some seeing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Ramallah as a “comfort prize” for Palestinians amid growing Indo-Israel ties. Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine, has reached Ramallah amid heightened tensions in the region after US […]

Supreme Leader Khamenei: Enemies using all means to undermine Iran’s Islamic Revolution

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that enemies are resorting to any means at their disposal, including cyberspace and sanctions, to undermine the Iranian nation’s faith in the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Ayatollah Khamenei made the comments in a meeting on Thursday with the commanders and personnel of Iran’s Air Force […]

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