Syria congratulates Ghalibaf on election as new Parl. speaker
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.
Iraq captures 12 terrorist suspects in suburb of Samarra
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iraqi Army and Federal Police forces managed to arrest 12 terrorist suspects during an operation against ISIL on the outskirts of Samarra.
Iran, Iraq Vow to Expand Trade Ties
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.
Health Condition of Hamas Official Deteriorating in Saudi Jail
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.
Hezbollah Leader Vows Crushing Response to Any Israeli Attacks
TEHRAN (defapress) – Leader of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah said the group will give a firm response to any potential Israeli attacks against Lebanon.
Armed Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Palestinians in West Bank
TEHRAN (defapress) – A group of Israeli settlers attacked and injured two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, local Palestinian media reports said.
Lebanon's Liberation Shattered Israel’s Invincibility Myth
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”.
Israel Harmful to Palestine, Muslim World: Iraqi Commander
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.
Iraqi PM Urges MPs to Back His Govt., Help Restore State Prestige
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.
Saudi Arabia's declared cease-fire on Yemen is a lie
Ansarallah spox:
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.
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