TEHRAN (defapress) – Lebanon has formed a new government in a bid to help rescue the country from an unprecedented economic and financial crisis, its presidency announced.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iraq plans to send delegations to Russia, China, and Ukraine to discuss the purchase of modern air defense systems to protect its territory from any possible aggression, an Iraqi lawmaker said.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Qatar Airways, Emirates and several other Persian Gulf airlines still fly in Iranian and Iraqi airspace and to cities in both countries since Iran and the United States traded military strikes.
TEHRAN (defapress) – More than 60 Saudi-backed militants were killed in Ma’rib after Yemeni troops launched a missile attack against their military camp in the west-central province.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi voiced confidence Friday that Iran was seeking to lower tensions.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Syrian forces foiled a major attack by terrorists in the southeastern countryside of Idlib province, inflicting heavy losses on them.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Israeli warplanes pounded the besieged Gaza strip last night, shattering a fragile ceasefire brokered in November after the targeted assassination of a senior commander from the Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad, Baha Abu al-Ata.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Syrian army forces responded with heavy fire after terrorists launched attacks against civilian neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Turkey’s Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar voiced concern about an atmosphere of tension in the region following the US assassination of Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, calling for concerted action to preserve stability and calm.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Senior Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, who was recently assassinated in a US strike, was posthumously awarded Syria’s top medal of honor by the Arab country’s President Bashar al-Assad.