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Ali Shamkhani

IRGC presence in Iraq described as crucial to Iranian security

The head of Iran’s National Security Supreme Council has defended the presence of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in Iraq, saying their presence is pivotal to Iran’s domestic security. » read more

Official says Iran not seeking renewed ties with U.S.

The head of Iran’s National Security Supreme Council says the country is not interested in re-establishing diplomatic relations with the United States. » read more

Security official points to Iran’s anti-terror actions

Following new threats from Jeysh-ol-Adl that they will kill another one of their Iranian hostages on April 2, Ali Shamkhani, the head of Iran’s National Security Council, was quoted as saying: “Soon, terrorist groups like Jeysh-ol-Adl will be annihilated.” » read more

UN Envoy arrives in Tehran to discuss Syrian conflict

Lakhdar Brahim UN envoy for Syrian affairs arrived in Tehran on Sunday March 16 to discuss possible solutions to the Syrian conflict with Iranian officials. » read more

Unofficial report of top official meeting with detained leader

Unofficial reports from Iran indicate the new head of the Supreme National Security Council has met with Iranian opposition leader MirHosein Mousavi. » read more