Thursday, 22 February 2018

Tag Archives: Iran

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warn US against terrorist designation

Major General Mohammad Baqeri

BEIRUT: A senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned the United States on Monday that if it designated the group a terrorist organization and applied new sanctions its action could be perilous for US forces in the region. US officials said earlier this year that President Donald Trump’s administration was ...

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Iran urges U.S. statesmen to learn from past

Bahram Qassemi

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that the U.S. statesmen should learn from the past and talk about Iranians respectfully. His comments came after the U.S. President Donald Trump called Iran a “threat” and “rogue regime” in a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron ...

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Saudi Arabia is funding extremism in UK, says report

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LONDON: Foreign funding for Islamist extremism in Britain mostly originates from Saudi Arabia, a think tank report said on Wednesday in claims that were branded as “categorically false” by the Saudi embassy. “While entities from across the Gulf and Iran have been guilty of advancing extremism, those in Saudi Arabia ...

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APHC welcomes Khamenei’s statement in support for Kashmir freedom

Ayatollah Khamenei

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Gilani the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference ( APHC), has welcomed Iranian supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei’s statement in which he uphold to the Kashmir cause on Thursday 6 July, 2017. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement termed Ayatollah Khamenei’s support to the Kashmir freedom movement as ...

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Khamenei describes Kashmiris as oppressed

Sayyid Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN:  Iran has included the Kashmiris in the list of nations of the world who are oppressed. Iran’s Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei speaking on the occasion of Eid, urged the ‘World of Islam’ to express disdain against oppressors of Yemen, Bahrain, and Kashmir. The leader said: “The Islamic Nations ...

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Iran sends 1,100 tonnes of food to Qatar daily: report

An IranAir Boeing 747SP aircraft is pictured before leaving Tehran's Mehrabad airport September 19, 2011. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File photo

TEHRAN: Iran is shipping more than 1,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables to Qatar every day after Gulf countries led by Saudi Arabia cut relations with Doha, Fars news agency reported Thursday. Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are among several countries which announced on June 5 the suspension of ...

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Iran’s Khamenei blames US for creation of ISIS

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed the United States for instability in the Middle East and said Washington’s fight against the Islamic State militant group was “a lie”. “You (the United States) and your agents are the source of instability in the Middle East…who created Islamic State? America ...

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IS strike heart of Tehran, Iran blames Saudis

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Police officers helping civilians leave the Parliament building in Tehran on Wednesday. LONDON: Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum in Tehran on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people in an unprecedented assault that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards blamed on regional rival Saudi Arabia. Islamic State ...

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