TEHRAN (defapress) – An Iranian cleric described the fall of the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group’s self-proclaimed caliphate as a testimony to the influential role of Iran and Hezbollah.
News ID: 67203
Publish Date: 01December 2017 - 16:33
Addressing Friday prayers worshippers in Tehran, Ayatollah
Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani said the defeat of Daesh proved the "power of
Islam, Iran and Hezbollah” to the US.
He also highlighted the role of Iraqi religious authorities
in mobilizing efforts in the fight against Daesh.
The cleric further cautioned against the enemy’s future
The recapture of the Syria town of Al-Bukamal from Daesh on
November 19 marked an end to the terrorist group’s caliphate it had declared in
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali
Khamenei has said the elimination of Daesh Takfiris was a service to all
humanity and a blow to the creators and supporters of the terrorist group,
including the US.
Daesh militants had made swift advances in northern and
western Iraq over the summer of 2014, after capturing large areas of Syria.
Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah movement stood by Syria in
the war against Daesh.