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  • In this picture taken on November 21, 2018, Afghan policemen walk single-file as they display their skills at a police training centre on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar. (By AFP) 2018-12-28 21:02

    Pentagon admits Iran’s key role in restoring calm to Afghanistan

    The Pentagon has acknowledged Iran’s key role in restoring peace and stability to the war-torn Afghanistan, backtracking on Washington’s earlier claims that Tehran supports the local Taliban militant group.

  • Establishing SPV faced with problems: Qassemi 2018-12-28 20:55

    Trump’s sneaky visit to Iraq disrespect for national sovereignty: Tehran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Friday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his unannounced and secret trip Iraq, describing it as an undiplomatic move that demonstrated disrespect for Iraq’s national sovereignty.

  • Trump in Iraq 2018/12/28

    By Rick Noack

    Did Trump really violate Iraq’s sovereignty when visiting U.S. troops there?

    President Trump’s surprise meeting with U.S. troops stationed in Iraq on Wednesday may have pleased critics who had long called for such a visit. But outside al-Asad Air Base west of Baghdad, reactions were overwhelmingly negative. Several Iraqi political leaders portrayed Trump’s unannounced visit as a violation of the country’s sovereignty, and at least one parliamentary bloc called for an emergency parliamentary session Thursday.

  • Shamkhani 2018-12-26 21:16

    By Mehdi Sepahvand - Head of Political Desk

    Iran says has held talks with Taliban with knowledge of Afghan government 

    TEHRAN – Tehran has been holding talks with the Taliban with the knowledge of the Afghan government, Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Wednesday during a visit to Kabul.