Middle-East

Douma, false flag may ignite WW III

Douma, false flag may ignite WW III

I followed events in Serbia. Poland was ground zero for WW II. Will East/West conflict in Syria escalate to war to end all others, risking catastrophic nuclear war? The stakes are potentially monumental. Humanity’s fate could ride on events as they unfold. Washington wants another imperial trophy ahead of a similar campaign against Iran. Its goal is hegemonic regional control […]

FIFF aims to program a rich and diverse lineup

FIFF aims to program a rich and diverse lineup

He first thanked the Culture Ministry officials and media persons for their continuous support for FIFF and explained that as Iran’s major international film festival, Fajr has grown to become one of the biggest film festivals in the Middle East and Asia: FIFF seeks out excellent films from the region, particularly from the Muslim world, and from around the world, […]

EU extends Iran sanctions by one year

EU extends Iran sanctions by one year

The sanctions include asset freezes and travel restrictions against 82 people and one entity. The EU move comes as US President Donald Trump has set European sides a May 12 deadline to ‘fix’ what he calls “the terrible flaws” of the 2015 nuclear agreement, otherwise he would refuse to waive a raft of sanctions against Iran that were lifted under the […]

Rouhani congratulates Ilham Aliyev for reelection as Azerbaijan’s pres.

Rouhani congratulates Ilham Aliyev for reelection as Azerbaijan’s pres.

“Your election indicates the support of the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the government’s plans and their investment in continuing the path of development and progress under your leadership and guidance,” Iranian President Rouhani said in a message addressed to his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev. Ilham Aliyev won a fourth term as president of Azerbaijan on Wednesday. “I […]

Syrian govt. regains control over Eastern Ghouta

Syrian govt. regains control over Eastern Ghouta

Russian military reported that Syrian army has established control over Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, which until now has been under control of Jaish al-Islam militant group. “Today, a landmark event in the history of the Syrian Arab Republic took place. The state flag flown over a building … in the city of Douma marked the regained control over this settlement, and consequently over entire Eastern Ghouta,” head of Russia‘s center for Syrian reconciliation Maj. […]

Tehran to back Damascus against any aggression

Tehran to back Damascus against any aggression

According to IRIB, Ali Akbar Velayati described Tehran-Damascus strategic ties as a deciding factor for preserving peace and security across the region, stressing Iran’s support for Damascus against any form of aggression. While in Syria to attend a conference on Palestine, as well as to hold talks with senior officials there, Velayati called for increasing consultations and coordination between Tehran […]

Zarif lands in Namibia

Zarif lands in Namibia

Namibia is Zarif’s last leg of his four-nation African, South American tour which took him to Senegal, Brazil and Uruguay, respectively. While in Namibia, the Iranian foreign minister will be holding meetings with political, economic, and parliamentary officials. He will also be delivering addresses at joint economic and commercial gatherings as well as a number of think tanks. Zarif has […]

Iran, Uruguay geographical distance no obstacle to bilateral ties

Iran, Uruguay geographical distance no obstacle to bilateral ties

Speaking in Iran-Uruguay joint economic meeting in the Uruguayan capital city of Montevideo on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif praised the long-standing bilateral relations between the two countries and nations, saying that the relations began more than 100 years ago. Zarif expressed his happiness over attending the meeting, saying “I am very glad to be accompanied by an Iranian delegation from […]

Saudi rulers symbols of aggression, crime in ME: Iran

Saudi rulers symbols of aggression, crime in ME: Iran

In a Wednesday statement, Ghasemi vehemently slammed therecent anti-Iran remarks made by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeirduring their visit to France. He said the Saudi rulers have put their names and that of their country in the list of the region’s criminals and aggressors along with violent dictators like Saddam Hussein. “These people should know that by levelling baseless accusations against Iran and harbouring their delusions about the country, they cannot close their eyes to this […]

Latest Israeli crime in Syria to not remain unanswered

Latest Israeli crime in Syria to not remain unanswered

Speaking to Iranian news agency IRNA in the Syrian capital Damascus today, Ali Akbar Velyati said that the Israeli regime’s action in attacking Syrian air base, killing  several Syrians and Iranians, “will definitely not go unanswered.” On Monday, the T-4 air base in Homs province in northern Damascus, Syria was targeted by eight Israeli rockets, and according to the Russian […]