syria

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  • velayati 2018-02-21 19:17

    Chaos in West Asia has affected Europe: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Wednesday that chaos in West Asia affected the European countries.

  • Syria 2018-02-21 09:43

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S. multifaceted objectives in Syria

    TEHRAN - Just weeks after failure of the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, the United States announced that it is going to create a security belt from Erbil to the Mediterranean under the pretext of “preventing the return of ISIL.”

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are scheduled to hold their fourth meeting this spring 2018-02-20 18:53

    Rouhani calls for closer Tehran-Ankara-Moscow consultation on Syria

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani telephoned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday saying that Tehran-Ankara-Moscow cooperation and consultation on Syria have proven “positive” and “influential” and called closer interaction between the three countries to bring an end to the conflict in the Syria.

  • سردار صفوی 2018-02-18 12:18

    Russia, U.S. compete in Syria: military advisor

    TEHRAN – Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Leader, said on Saturday that Syria and Iraq have been the scene of geostrategic competitions between the U.S. and Russia.

  • War between Iran, Israel is imminent: Arab analyst 2018-02-14 09:55

    War between Iran, Israel is imminent: Arab analyst

    TEHRAN – Almost all headlines in the Israeli media outlets suggest that the war between Iran and the Israeli regime is imminent, the editor-in-chief of the London-based electronic Arabic daily Rai-al-Youm has said.

  • Iran dismisses Israeli drone claim as ‘ridiculous’ 2018-02-11 20:00

    Iran dismisses Israeli drone claim as ‘ridiculous’

    TEHRAN – Iran on Saturday rejected as “ridiculous” claims by the Israeli regime that it had intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria, stressing the Islamic Republic’s military advisory presence in Syria is at the request of the “legitimate” Syrian government.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-02-11 13:41

    By Fateme Mohammadipour

    Turkey claims it won’t stay in Syria

    TEHRAN - On January 20th the Turkish Army started Olive Branch operation in the city of Afrin, in northern Syria, and since then Turkey’s operation, aimed at maintaining its national security, has been met with varying responses.

  • سقوط جنگنده اسرائیلی 2018-02-11 00:10

    Syria shoots down Israeli F-16 fighter

    The Syrian military has hit at least one intruding Israeli F-16 warplane that attacked positions inside Syrian territory, sending it down in flames and smoke.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are scheduled to hold their fourth meeting this spring 2018-02-09 19:02

    Rouhani wants ties with Turkey to become ‘strategic’

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation on Thursday discussing bilateral ties and international issues.

  • Bahram Qassemi 2018-02-07 19:49

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    U.S. presence in other states ‘a recipe for disaster’: Qassemi

    TEHRAN – The military presence of the United States in any country across the globe has almost always proven “a recipe for disaster”, leading to catastrophic consequences for different regions and the world, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says.

  • velayati 2018-02-07 19:38

    Iran urges Turkey to respect intl. borders

    TEHRAN – Being a vocal critic of the entry of Turkish troops into northwestern Syria, Iran reiterated on Wednesday that Ankara should respect international borders.

  • Zarif, Lavrov discuss Syria on the phone 2018-02-07 10:57

    Zarif, Lavrov discuss Syria on the phone

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov held a phone conversation on Tuesday, discussing the recent developments in Syria.

  • Iran-Syria 2018-02-07 10:57

    Syria calls for establishing joint chamber of commerce with Iran

    TEHRAN – During a meeting with the head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), Syrian Ambassador to Iran Adnan Mahmoud expressing his country’s willingness for establishment of Iran-Syria joint chamber of commerce.

  • Astana peace talks to be resumed in February 2018-02-07 10:56

    Astana peace talks to be resumed in February

    TEHRAN – The next round of the Astana peace talks on the Syrian conflict is planned to be held later this month, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov announced on Tuesday.

  • Rouhani and Putin discuss JCPOA, Syria on the phone 2018-02-06 18:58

    Rouhani and Putin discuss JCPOA, Syria on the phone

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have held a telephone conversation, during which they confirmed commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal, the Kremlin press service said in a statement.

  • حسین شیخ الاسلام 2018-02-05 19:30

    ّّFormer diplomat calls Sochi meeting ‘promising’

    TEHRAN - Hossein Sheikholeslam, a former Iranian ambassador to Syria, has said that the latest meeting on Syria in Russia’s northern city of Sochi was “promising”.

  • Press TV crew attacked in Turkish military operation in Syria 2018-02-01 15:00

    Press TV crew attacked in Turkish military operation in Syria

    TEHRAN – Press TV’s crew has come under attack in the Syrian town of Rajo in the Afrin district near the Turkish border during Turkey’s military operation in northwestern Syria.

  • Jaberi 2018-01-31 20:23

    Tehran says military advisors to leave Syria after victory over terror 

    TEHRAN – An Iranian diplomat who had participated in the Sochi talks on Syria said on Tuesday that Iranian military advisory forces will leave Syria after victory over terrorism.

  • Syria talks in Sochi 2018-01-30 20:33

    Tehran, Beijing hold sideline Syria talks in Sochi

    TEHRAN – The representatives of Iran and China met at a conference on the Syrian crisis in Russia’s northern city of Sochi on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing conference and ways to help resolve the seven-year-old conflict in Syria.

  •  Free Syrian Army 2018-01-29 11:55

    By Farzad Farhadi 

    Afrin war a rude awakening for Kurds 

    TEHRAN - On January 20, 2018, Turkey and the Free Syrian Army launched an air and ground strike in the Afrin Region of Syria, a Kurdish controlled enclave located northwest of the country.  

  • boroujerdi 2018-01-28 19:08

    U.S. making desperate efforts to tarnish Iran’s image: lawmaker

    TEHRAN - Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump is making desperate efforts to tarnish Iran’s international image.

  • U.S. plans to split Syria: Iran’s Velayati 2018-01-27 20:45

    U.S. plans to split Syria: Iran’s Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Saturday that the U.S. military deployment in Syria is aimed at disintegrating the war-torn country.

  • Riza Hakan Tekin 2018-01-27 11:25

    By Maryam layegh & Payman Yazdani

    No exact time for end of Olive Branch Operation:Turkish amb.

    TEHRAN - Turkey’s Ambassador in Iran Riza Hakan Tekin in an exclusive interview with Mehr News agency says one cannot provide an exact time frame for the end of the military operation in Afrin, Syria but Turkey want to complete the operation in a short period of time.

  •  Michael Walzer 2018-01-27 11:01

    By Javad Heirannia

    No-one condemns Turkish aggression in Afrin: Michael Walzer

    TEHRAN - Michael Walzer is a well-known American political theorist and author who has written 27 books and published over 300 articles on topics such as unjust wars, economic justice and Zionism. Additionally, this prominent American intellectual has been professor emeritus at the Institute for Advances Studies in the U.S. and is the co-editor of the magazine Dissent.

  • David L. Phillips 2018-01-27 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    Turkey is no longer an ally of U.S.: David Phillips

    TEHRAN - David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, believes that “Turkey is a member of NATO in name only.”

  •  David Rolfe Graeber 2018-01-26 12:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    Actions of Turkey and U.S. in Syria are pure imperialism: LSE professor

    TEHRAN - David Rolfe Graeber, professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics, says Turkey’s action in Afrin is “a violation of the most basic principles of civilized behaviour, and all those who claim to be the voices of moral conscience of the world are looking the other way.”

  • Kharrazi 2018-01-21 21:32

    Iran’s Kharrazi meets Syrian president

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi, who is the current chairman of Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, on Sunday held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad to discuss regional issues.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-01-21 21:31

    Iran urges quick end to military operations in Syria’s Afrin

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that Tehran is concerned about developments in Afrin, Syria, urging an immediate halt to operations in the region.

  • jaberi 2018-01-20 20:13

    Iranian, Russian diplomats discuss Syria

    TEHRAN – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Iran’s top negotiator at the Astana peace talks, held talks on Saturday with Sergei Lavrentyev, the Russian President’s special envoy for Syria.

  • Islamic Azad University in Dubai 2018-01-20 11:17

    IAU plans to establish universities in Iraq, Syria

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Azad University (IAU) is planning on expanding overseas branches through setting up units in Iraq and Syria, Khabaronline reported on Tuesday.