TEHRAN (defapress) – Speaker of the People's Assembly Hammoudeh Sabbagh, in a message on Monday, congratulated Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf for his election as the new speaker of the parliament also called Majlis.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iraqi Army and Federal Police forces managed to arrest 12 terrorist suspects during an operation against ISIL on the outskirts of Samarra.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi and Baghdad's new Finance Minister Ali Abdul Ameer Allawi in a meeting on Monday discussed various ways to bolster economic and trade relations between the two countries.
TEHRAN (defapress) – The health condition of Hamas representative in Saudi Arabia, Dr Mohamed Saleh Al-Khodari, 81, has dramatically deteriorated while in a Saudi prison, a report said.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Leader of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah said the group will give a firm response to any potential Israeli attacks against Lebanon.
TEHRAN (defapress) – A group of Israeli settlers attacked and injured two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, local Palestinian media reports said.
TEHRAN (defapress) – The second-in-command of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement said the 2000 liberation of southern Lebanon from the Israeli occupation put an end to the regime’s so-called “military invincibility”.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Secretary-general of Iraq’s Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq, an offshoot of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), said the aggressive Israeli regime is harmful to Palestine, the Arab world, and the Muslim world.
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iraq’s new Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, said that when he took office he found the country’s treasury almost “empty”, calling on the country’s lawmakers to support his government.
TEHRAN (defapress) – The spokesperson for Yemen's Ansarullah Movement, Mohammed Abdul-Salam, said Saudi Arabia's declared cease-fire is a lie, adding that the war never ended.