ISIS

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  • Syria War 2020-03-21 12:58

    By Durdana Najam

    Ten years on Syria is still deep in wars

    Having barely risen from the menacing impact of Bashar al Assad’s poor economic policies during the drought from 2007 to 2010, that brought more poverty, unemployment and social distress, a spiral of conflict, in 201, took Syria from one warring episode to another. Ten years on, with most of the country in the rubble, there was little respite even in the news in 2018 that the US would reduce its footprints in Syria.

  • Donald Trump 2020-02-08 19:50

    By staff and agency

    Iraqi officials say ISIS, not Iran, behind rocket attack that Trump used to justify Soleimani assassination

    In a “bombshell” revelation that calls into question one of the Trump administration’s stated justificiations for assassinating Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani—a move that nearly sparked a region-wide military conflict—Iraqi intelligence officials told the New York Times that they believe ISIS, not an Iran-linked popular forces, was likely responsible for the Dec. 27 rocket attack that killed an American contractor at an air base near Kirkuk, Iraq, Common Dreams reported on Friday.

  • Japanese tourists visit Iran’s Persepolis, 460 miles south of Tehran (Copyrightfile/AP-VAHID SALEMI) 2020-01-07 19:31

    Intl. museums, archeologist condemn Trump’s threat to hit Iranian cultural sites

    TEHRAN – The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the American Alliance of Museums, and a renowned Polish archeologist have condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent statements on threating to target Iranian cultural sites.

  • Qasem Soleimani 2020-01-07 15:25

    By Payman Yazdani

    What is the next step of revenge?

    TEHRAN - The war against ISIS with the pivotal role of Lt. General Qassem Soleimani gained some important victories in Iraq and Syria, but it is all too clear that the threat posed by violent extremism and terrorism sponsored by Saudi Arabia will continue and grow in spite of such victories.

  • Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei meets with a group of nurses in Tehran on January 1, 2019. (Photo by leader.ir) 2020-01-01 12:45

    Leader: U.S. taking revenge on Hashd al-Shaabi for Daesh

    TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said the United States’ attacks on al-Hashd al-Shaabi was an act of retaliation against the forces for beating the Daesh (ISIS) terrorist group.

  • ترامپ 2019-12-06 14:57

    By Martin Love

    America has no right to slam violence (it has helped provoke or executed) anywhere

    NORTH CAROLINA - From one American’s perspective, Ayatollah Khamenei jumped on Twitter this week and said something quite true even if it is not ever said nearly enough: “Our main enemy is one of the most evil, cruelest governments in the world. It supports terrorists like ISIS and the Zionists and former dictatorships such as the Shah’s in Iran and the cruel Saudi family….”

  • Israel - France 2019-11-25 13:38

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Paris seeking to hide support for terror in Syria through accusations

    The French government urged Iran on Wednesday to refrain from destabilizing actions in Syria.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-11-15 19:01

    By staff and agency

    Daesh relocating to Afghanistan, Zarif says

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the Islamic State, also called Daesh, is relocating its base from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.

  • Michael Waltz 2019-11-02 15:46

    Republican congressman: ISIS escaping detention camps as Trump betrays Syrian Kurds

    Representative Michael Waltz, a Republican sitting on the House Armed Services Committee, says he is very concerned because ISIS militants and leaders who have been fleeing detention camps guarded by Syrian Kurds just because Donald Trump paved the ground for Turkey to attack Kurds in northern Syria. Waltz says since Kurds have to defend themselves against Turkey they cannot keep watch on ISIS.

  • Al-Baghdadi 2019-10-30 09:14

    By Javad Heiran-Nia

    Al-Baghdadi dies for the fourth time? Fake raid? Have Zionists lied to Trump again?

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), regularly answers questions from the Tehran Times.

  • ISIS 2019-10-19 14:03

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Turkey and the time bomb in Syria

    The Turkish attack on northern Syria has provided conditions for ISIS militants held in camps in the region to escape and revitalize themselves.

  •  Rick Sterling is a  journalist and member of the Syria solidarity movement 2019-09-03 11:50

    By Damir Nazarov

    U.S. prefer to maintain  ISIS against Syria: Rick Sterling

     Rick Sterling is a  journalist and member of the Syria solidarity movement.Below is the full text of the interview.

  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 2019-05-20 10:54

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Capturing Al-Baghdadi: West new pretext to plunder Libya oil 

    TEHRAN - These days we see many news on media about ISIS activities all around Libya. However, such news can take on a new meaning, if we look at them in light of recent unrest in Tripoli. 

  • Zarif: Targeting IRGC won’t revive ISIS and Nusra 2019-04-12 20:04

    Zarif: Targeting IRGC won’t revive ISIS and Nusra

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that targeting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) won’t revive ISIS and al-Nusra terrorist groups.

  • 13 Malaysians who joined ISIS want to return 2019-03-13 21:58

    13 Malaysians who joined ISIS want to return

    TEHRAN - A group of 13 Malaysians who had joined the ISIS to fight in Syria are now making desperate attempts to return to their country.

  • Damir Nazarov 2019-03-11 10:36

    By Damir Nazarov 

    Zionism is disturbed by the pro-Iranian Iraq

    WEST SIBERIA/ TYUMEN - At the beginning of February 2019, military intelligence of the Zionist colony (Aman) stated that allegedly "the Islamic Republic of Iran is creating military bases in Iraq." At the same time, the local newspaper "Jerusalem Post" writes that “the desire to block Iran’s ground route to Syria and Lebanon changes Iraq into the arena of a possible attack on the part of Israel.”

  • Four decades of Iranian revolution 2019-02-12 09:58

    By Asif Durrani

    Four decades of Iranian revolution

    ISLAMABAD - Iran is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution amidst the worst kind of American sanctions. It is a nation under stress economically; considered an interventionist state by its GCC neighbours and their allies; and is in a state of undeclared war with Israel. Being the champion of Shia Islam, the country is deeply involved in Iraq and Syria where Daesh/ISIS have played havoc forcing millions of Iraqis and Syrians to flee their countries.

  • Canadian women emerge from ISIS's crumbling caliphate 2019-02-11 00:27

    Canadian women emerge from ISIS's crumbling caliphate

    Her face covered by a black veil, with just a slit for her eyes, Dura looks like dozens of other black-clad women clustered on blankets with their children, all former subjects of ISIS's crumbling caliphate in Syria.

  • Asif Durrani 2019-02-05 10:40

    By Asif Durrani

    U.S. withdrawal and fears of uncertainties in Afghanistan

    Ashraf Ghani’s government is visibly upset over the proposed understanding between the U.S. Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban about the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for Taliban’s assurances that Afghan territory would not be available to Al-Qaida or ISIS. President Ghani has reportedly written a letter to President Trump pleading to review his decision of hasty drawdown. He has also appealed to the international community not to repeat mistakes of the past which culminated into a disaster for the world and Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Caught Helping ISIS Commanders Escape from Taliban Prison in Afghanistan 2019-01-28 17:00

    U.S. Caught Helping ISIS Commanders Escape from Taliban Prison in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – A large number of prisoners, all of them senior members of Daesh (also ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group, broke out of a Taliban prison in northwest Afghanistan after US troops helped them escape through a covert operation. 

  • Syria 2019-01-21 10:44

    By Farzad Farhadi 

    Tiger’s claws in terrorists’ nest; the battle of north Syria is coming soon

    TEHRAN - The Syrian army succeeded in striking a blow at the Takfiri group in their occupied territories and did away with the ISIS. Now, it is time to get rid of other terrorists, including Al-Nusra Front or Jabhat al-Nusra in the province of Idlib in northern Syria as the Syrian Armed Forces are seeking to wrap up the terrorist's chapter in Syria.

  • We’re battling ISIS for Russia and Iran, Trump claims 2019-01-20 22:41

    We’re battling ISIS for Russia and Iran, Trump claims

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump defended on Saturday his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, claiming that the American forces are killing ISIS for Russia and Iran “that are not necessarily in agreement with us.”

  • Iran, India trade ties on strong footing 2019-01-10 11:46

    Raisina Dialogue: 'Ensuring zero tolerance towards terrorism need of hour'

    TEHRAN - Asserting that no country is immune to the “existential threat” of terrorism, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the need of hour is to ensure zero tolerance towards terrorism and those using it as an “instrument of convenience”.

  • Ahmad Salkida 2019/01/07

    By Ahmad Salkida

    Why troops are losing ground to ISWAP

    ABUJA - In the few days leading to the eclipse on 2018, reports from the warfront in North East Nigeria provoked huge concerns, fiercely stirring panic within communities in and around Maiduguri, Borno state. Governor Kashim Shettima, within this period, quickly called an emergency security meeting to receive briefs from different security commands in the state. At the Executive chambers of the Government House, Maiduguri, the seat of power in the state, the situation was grim and faces drawn.

  • Kashmir 2019-01-05 23:08

    Waving of ISIS flag in Kashmir’s biggest mosque sparks protest, condemnation

    TEHRAN - Days after some masked men barged inside the biggest mosque in Indian-controlled-Kashmir and unfurled the flag of ISIS on the pulpit of the mosque, a protest was held on Friday across the valley.

  • Trump 2019-01-04 20:31

    By staff and agency

    Trump: Iran can do what it wants in Syria 

    Following his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran “can do what they want” in Syria.

  • Katrina Ritz 2018-12-30 15:54

    By Marjan Golpira

    The many challenges of assisting those affected by war

    TEHRAN - Katrina Ritz, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Iraq, describes the situation on the ground in Iraq “stable” but in need of much assistance.

  • Najdat Anzour 2018-12-30 09:45

    By Mohammad Fatemizadeh

    Pentagon and CIA are against Trump / Reasons of U.S. withdrawal from Syria:  Anzour

    After Donald Trump said he would withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria, the Turkish military operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria has been postponed. Currently, the main cast in Syria is assessing the position of their forces to continue fighting the remaining ISIS presence after the departure of the U.S.

  • YPG fighters 2018-12-29 16:05

    Pentagon mulls allowing Kurdish militias to keep weapons after U.S. withdrawal from Syria

    The Pentagon is considering allowing Kurdish fighters to keep their US-supplied weapons after American forces withdraw from northern Syria, breaking a promise it had made to Turkey, a media report reveals.

  • Trump 2018-12-19 20:29

    U.S. prepares to fully pull out troops from Syria

    Donald Trump has tweeted that ISIS has been defeated as White House announced that the US has started pulling out its troops from Syria.