Tag: Iran

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with a group of school teachers in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Khamenei has challenged President Donald Trump over America pulling out of the nuclear …

Iran Rebuffs Russian Demand to Withdraw from Syria

Iran reportedly rejected Russia’s demands that foreign troops, including Iranian troops, leave Syria when the ongoing civil war there ends, saying on Monday that Iranian soldiers will maintain its presence there for “as long as necessary.”

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, southern Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Syrian state TV said Tuesday …

Syria: Assad Declares Damascus Fully ‘Clear’ of Islamic State

Forces loyal to dictator Bashar al-Assad this week deemed Damascus and its countryside “completely clear” of Sunni jihadists, including the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), an alleged victory that puts the territory in and around the Syrian regime’s seat of power under its full control for the first time since the civil war erupted in 2011.

IRAN, TEHRAN - MARCH 30: Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei delivers a speech marking the birth anniversary of Fatima Zahra, daughter of Prophet Muhammad, in Tehran, Iran on March 30, 2016. (Photo by Pool / Supreme Leader Press Office/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Report: Iran Regime Splits on Blame for Protests in Southwest

An Iranian member of parliament has accused Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s handpicked Friday prayer leader in the southwestern city Kazerun, Iran – where protests continued for a fifth day Monday – of fueling unrest there.

TEHRAN, IRAN - JANUARY 23 : Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) pose during a meeting at Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Iran on January 23, 2016. (Photo by Pool / Iranian Presidency/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Iran Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal

Iran’s ambassador to China, Ali Asghar Khaji, told the South China Morning Post in remarks published Monday that he hopes China can help preserve what is left of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, following America’s withdrawal from it this month.

Demonstrators of the National Council of Resistance of Iran protest near the Iran's embassy in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in solidarity with those demonstrating in Iran. Iran has seen its largest anti-government protests since the disputed presidential election in 2009, with thousands taking to the streets in several cities …

‘Beware of the Day We Get Arms’: Protests Continue in Southwestern Iran

Protests in the southwestern city of Kazeroun, Iran, which left at least three people dead on Thursday, continued for a second day into Friday. Protesters warned the regime that they will one day have arms to defend themselves against the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the regime’s forces.

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At Least One Demonstrator Killed in Southwestern Iran Protests

WASHINGTON, DC – At least one person died during a violent protest against the Iranian regime in the southwestern Iranian city of Kazeroun on Wednesday after a small group of protesters organized the demonstration using the social media networking platform Telegram.

Afghanistan has sent commandos to battle the Taliban in Farah

Taliban Offensive Resumes Near Afghan-Iranian Border

Confrontations between the Taliban and U.S.-backed Afghan forces resumed again in the provincial capital of Farah Thursday less than a day after the American military and Kabul asserted that the Afghan government remains in control of the urban center, located close to the Iranian border.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L-R) and French President Emmanuel Macron gesture on the balcony of the town hall of Aachen after Macron recieved the International Charlemagne Prize at a ceremony on May 10, 2018 in Aachen, Germany.

Merkel, EU Leaders Cling to Iran Nuclear Deal

BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday it would be wrong to cancel the nuclear agreement with Iran, highlighting it as one of her main differences of opinion between Berlin and Washington. President Donald Trump announced last week