• Khaji 2021-10-22 16:22

    Iran official discusses Syria with Turkish, Russian diplomats 

    TEHRAN - Ali Asghar Khaji, a senior advisor to the Iranian foreign minister on special political affairs, has held talks with senior diplomats from Turkey and Russia over Syria amid reports of a possible Turkish incursion into northern Syria.

  • abir bassam 2020/12/26

    By Abir Bassam

    Idlib refugee camps: People under the siege

    Idlib is a province located in northwest Syria. The district and its main city share the same name. Idlib’s name has been repeated with great importance since 2012, the early days of the war on Syria. It was the substitute entrance used to smuggle the terrorist group of al-Nusra and its branches: Fateh al-Sham, which was established and trained directly by Turkey and financed by Qatar, and Ahrar al-sham, which was established and trained by the Americans and financed by Saudi Arabia. 

  • Kazem Jalali 2020-03-12 12:53

    Tehran, Moscow discuss latest developments in Syria’s Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergei Vershinin held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the latest developments in Syria, especially issues surrounding the northwestern province of Idlib.

  • Idlib 2020-03-10 15:22

    Ceasefire on Idlib: An agreement born dead

    TEHRAN– The ceasefire regime reached between the Turkish and Russian presidents on Thursday night did not last longer than a day with the Washington- and Ankara-backed terrorists violating it for six times on Friday.

  • Zarif 2020-03-04 18:54

    Zarif, Lavrov underlines peaceful settlement of Idlib battle 

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday over developments in the Syrian northwestern province of Idlib, urging an immediate de-escalation of tensions in the region. 

  • Rouhani, Putin 2020-03-01 16:12

    Rouhani urges revitalization of Astana process on Idlib in phone talks with Putin

    In a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin late on Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said the conflict in Syria must be settled politically.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2020-03-01 10:22

    By fatemeh Salehi

    The Idlib battle shows Turkey’s real face

    Current developments in Idlib province in northwestern Syria are obviously a series of violations of international law and the United Nations Security Council resolutions by the Turkish troops and officials as the world is witnessing a double-standard policy by Ankara toward the crisis in that part of the war-hit Syria.

  • Erdogan Rouhani phone talks 2020-02-29 20:59

    Intensification of tensions in the region will benefit no side, Rouhani tells Erdogan

    Rouhani says Iran is ready to host trilateral summit on Syria as Idlib war raging

    TEHRAN – In a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday afternoon, President Hassan Rouhani announced that Tehran is ready to host trilateral summit between Iran, Turkey and Russia as the battle in Idlib is raging.

  • Mousavi 2020-02-28 18:02

    Tehran says eyeing developments in Syria’s Idlib

    TEHRAN — Tehran has reacted to the recent developments in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, saying it is fully monitoring the recent developments in that area.

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2020-02-18 14:23

    By Ramin Hosseinabadian

    Secret of Turkish-backed terrorist movements in Idlib

    Tensions between Ankara and Damascus have escalated in recent days. The main cause of heightened tensions between the two sides is a series of widespread and rapid advances by the Syrian forces in the fight against Takfiri terrorists in northwest Syria. This developments are not in Turkey’s favor at all.

  • Hamid Reza Dehghani 2020-02-15 00:04

    Iranian diplomat calls on Turkey, Syria to practice self-restraint

    TEHRAN - Hamid Reza Dehghani, the director general for the Middle East and North Africa affairs at the Iranian Foreign Ministry, has called on Syria and Turkey to practice self-restraint in order to avoid worsening of the situation.

  • Syria 2020-02-08 18:17

    Iran, UN hold talks over crisis in northwestern Syria

    TEHRAN - A senior official at the Iranian Foreign Ministry and the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria conferred on Saturday over the latest developments in the war-hit Syria, especially on the crisis in Idlib and Aleppo provinces. 

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2020-02-07 12:18

    Iran says ready to assist Turkey, Syria to resolve conflicts

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Thursday that his country, which is one of the guarantors of the Astana group, is ready to do its best to settle the conflicts between Turkey and Syria in Idlib province in northwestern Syria.

  • Ali Shamkhani 2019-10-16 23:47

    Shamkhani: U.S. trying to give new life to Daesh

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), on Wednesday voiced regret over Turkish military aggression on northern Syria, calling the move a U.S.-orchestrated plot aimed at reviving Daesh in the Middle East.

  • Rouhani, Putin, Erdogan 2019-09-16 21:52

    Iranian, Turkish and Russian presidents hold talks on security situation in Syria

    TEHRAN/ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the host of this round of trilateral summit between Turkey, Iran and Russia, hosted President Hassan Rouhani and President Vladimir Putin in Ankara on Monday. It was the fifth summit since 2017.

  • Idlib 2019-08-24 12:02

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian 

    Continuation of Syrian Army advancements in Idlib and escape of terrorists

    TEHRAN - The Syrian army continues the operation to liberate Idlib from terrorist groups with Russian support.

  • Khan Sheikhoun 2019-08-23 16:24

    By Ramin Hoseinabadian

    Syrian army gain strategic win in Idlib

    On Tuesday, local news reported that terrorists withdrew from a key city, Khan Sheikhoun, in the Syrian province of Idlib and the Syrian army captured the city.

  • ادلب 2019-05-20 20:18

    Russia: Syrian army declares unilateral truce in Idlib

    TEHRAN- Russia says Syrian government forces have suspended their operations against foreign-backed Takfiri militants in the northwestern province of Idlib as part of a “unilateral” ceasefire.

  • ارتش سوریه 2019-05-10 20:04

    Syrian troops liberate key town, nearby villages in Idlib

    TEHRAN- The Syrian army has regained control of a strategic town from Takfiri terrorists in the country's northwest, media reports and local residents say.  

  • Syria 2019-05-06 11:27

    By Rouhollah Ghasemian 

    Countdown to a full-scale battle in Idlib 

    TEHRAN - Damascus is now ready to take back the Syrian city of Idlib and start moving toward the east of Euphrates River to regain the control of that region as well. 

  • Assad, Putin's green light for battle of Idlib 2019-02-24 12:45

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Assad, Putin's green light for battle of Idlib

    TEHRAN - All eyes are on Idlib and the terrorist group’s fate there. Media are reporting on massive preparations by the Syrian army and its dispatch to the northern fronts of the country.

  • 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.

  • Idlib 2018-12-15 11:59

    By Poya Mirzaee

    Turkey fails to comply with all its obligations in Idlib

    TEHRAN - Idlib is the only province of Syria to remain completely outside government control and has been dominated by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, the modern successor to Nusra Front. The domination of the Syrian army in Syria now means the end of the war ultimately and this will lead to opportunities for political changes in the country.

  • Syrian military strategist and Major General (ret.) 2018-11-28 11:40

    By Mohammad Fatemizadeh

    Syrian general says liberation of the Golan is coming

    TEHRAN - At a joint press conference in the Russian city of Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to create a demilitarized zone in Idlib on Sep. 17, 2018. 

  • jaberi 2018-10-26 20:35

    Tehran: Russia-Turkey deal on Idlib ‘was Iranian idea’ 

    A deal reached between Russia and Turkey last month to attempt to peacefully resolve the issue of Syria’s Idlib Province, the last major stronghold of anti-government militants in the Arab country, was based in its entirety on an Iranian proposal, says Iran’s chief negotiator on Syria.

  • jaberi 2018-10-14 20:37

    Jaberi Ansari: Massacre in Syria’s Idlib is Iran’s red line

    The potential massacre of civilians while trying to retake the last major stronghold of anti-government militants in Syria — namely Idlib Province — is a red line for Iran, says the Iranian chief negotiator in the peace process for Syria.

  • Hassan Ahmed Hassan 2018-10-07 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Idlib is no exception and its fate will be a defeat for terrorists

    The battle of Idlib is likely to be the final struggle towards the restoration of calm to Syria. How it will pan out and how the Syrian people see the struggle ahead is worth examination. Tehran Times sat with the head of the Political Department of the Syrian Army, Major General Hassan Ahmed Hassan, to discuss recent political developments in Syria and the future of Iranian-Syrian ties.

  • Trump 2018-09-16 10:52

    By Martin Love

    Not an easy time at all and no thanks to the U.S.

    The world waits to see what the Syrian Arab Army and allies are going to do now that the "West" has warned it will attack Syria if there’s a full scale assault on the terrorists in Idlib. I would humbly suggest surrounding Idlib with a single exit corridor for civilians and starve al Qaeda and the rest of the terrorists into submission. Syria can appeal for support on the civilian question in Idlib.

  • Iran says seeks to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib 2018-09-11 20:46

    Iran says seeks to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran shares the United Nations’ concern about a potential humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s Idlib province and will seek to avert it, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, top aide to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, told reporters on Tuesday.

  • شیبانی 2018-09-10 20:48

    Iran’s priority is to minimize human casualty in Idlib

    TEHRAN - It is Iran’s priority to minimize human casualties in Idlib, a former Iranian envoy to Syria has said.