Updated in: 20 October 2019 - 11:33
Rouhani appreciates Iraq for hosting Arbaeen pilgrims

Rouhani appreciates Iraq for hosting Arbaeen pilgrims

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Iraqi President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to appreciate efforts of the country in holding this year’s Arbaeen pilgrimage.
UK Brexit Delays Aimed at Weakening EU Positions
Russia:

UK Brexit Delays Aimed at Weakening EU Positions

TEHRAN (defapress) – Commenting on the UK parliament’s adoption of an amendment allowing to delay Brexit, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the delays in the process can be explained by London’s desire to weaken the positions of its European partners.
Troops Leaving Syria Will Be Assigned to Iraq, US Defense Chief Says

Troops Leaving Syria Will Be Assigned to Iraq, US Defense Chief Says

TEHRAN (defapress) – All of the roughly 1,000 US troops ordered to leave northeastern Syria will move to western Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said.
Doha Urges Diplomacy to Ease Tensions between Iran, Some Arab States

Doha Urges Diplomacy to Ease Tensions between Iran, Some Arab States

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran and some Arab countries of the region can solve their existing tensions through “constructive dialogue and diplomacy”, a Qatari foreign ministry spokesperson said.
Iranian General Attends Beijing Xiangshan Forum in China

Iranian General Attends Beijing Xiangshan Forum in China

TEHRAN (defapress) – A top military commander is representing Iran in the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum in China.
Iranian VP Commends Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

Iranian VP Commends Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (defapress) – First Vice-President of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri expressed gratitude to Iraq for hosting more than 3 million Iranian pilgrims during the Arbaeen season, describing the huge religious procession as a display of Muslim unity.
Iran Disappointed at Europe
Parliament Speaker's Advisor:

Iran Disappointed at Europe

TEHRAN (defapress)- Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian said that his nation has become disappointed at the European states for their disloyalty in implementation of the nuclear deal, describing Britain, France and Germany as the US accomplices in pressures against Iran.
Hezbollah chief warns of ongoing protests in Lebanon

Hezbollah chief warns of ongoing protests in Lebanon

TEHRAN (defapress) – Secretary-General of Lebanese Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah warned of the dangerous situation the country is facing amid protests, calling on Lebanese political leaders to shoulder their responsibilities.
Homegrown 'Yasin' fighter jet proved ineffectiveness of sanctions: Defense min.

Homegrown 'Yasin' fighter jet proved ineffectiveness of sanctions: Defense min.

TEHRAN (defapress) – Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Thu. the Iranian developed ‘Yasin’ fighter jet has proved the ineffectiveness of US sanctions on the country.
Rouhani Calls on Int’l Community to Stand Up to US Actions

Rouhani Calls on Int’l Community to Stand Up to US Actions

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani deplored the US’ sanctions against the Islamic Republic and called on the friendly nations, including South Africa, to take “a more decisive stance” against such cruel moves by Washington.
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