Iran

Ayatollah Khamenei: Mideast wars totally political

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the ongoing wars in the Middle East are “totally rooted in political motivations.” The Leader on Thursday called on clerics ...

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1000s attend Ayatollah Tabasi’s funeral in Mashhad

Thousands of Iranians have taken part in the funeral procession for Ayatollah Abbas Va’ez Tabasi, the custodian of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, in the northeastern city of Mashhad. Leader of the ...

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Iran president, Turkish PM hold key talks in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and visiting Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu hold talks in Tehran on mutual relations and the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly the Syrian crisis. ...

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Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi passes away in Mashhad

Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi, the custodian of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, has passed away in the northeastern city of Mashhad. Ayatollah Tabasi died at the age of ...

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Lebanon mulls Iran’s military aid offer: Defense minister

The Lebanese defense minister says he will ask the government to take Iran’s past offers of military support seriously after Saudi Arabia’s recent decision to retract $4 billion in military aid. Defense Minister ...

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Hezbollah embodiment of anti-terror fight: Iran

Iran has condemned a decision by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council to blacklist Lebanon’s Hezbollah, saying the resistance movement is in fact a “potent symbol” of struggles against terror and ...

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Iran: Pakistan firm on gas pipeline plan

Pakistan is firm on receiving gas from Iran through a pipeline, a senior official says, dismissing reports that Islamabad might have ditched the project. “Islamabad has never given up purchasing ...

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