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UN condemns deadly bombings of Norooz celebrations

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned the deadly attacks on Norooz celebrations of Kurds in northeastern Syria. Two car bombs exploded near groups of Kurdish people in Hasakah, where citizens were celebrating the arrival of the New Year on Friday evening, leaving 45 civilians dead and 63 others injured. » read more

Bombing at Iranian embassy in Beirut kills security officials

Two explosions in front of the Iranian Embassy in Beirut have left at least 23 people dead. » read more

UN official visits Iran to elicit more aid for Syrians

Valerie Amos, the UN’s humanitarian chief, met with Iranian officials on Sunday September 15 to secure more humanitarian assistance for Syrian civilians caught in their country’s ongoing conflict. » read more

Iran backs proposal for monitoring of Syrian chemical weapons

Iran has endorsed Russia’s proposal for the international monitoring of Syria’s chemical weapons. » read more

Minister says Iran, U.S. exchanged messages on Syria

Amid speculation about an imminent U.S. attack on Syria, Iran’s foreign minister said on Monday September 9 that Iran and the U.S. have exchanged messages regarding Syria. » read more

Iranian leader calls chemical weapons concerns a ruse

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei says the issue of chemical weapons is nothing but an excuse to attack Syria. » read more

Iran sends MPs to visit Lebanon, Syria

An Iranian parliamentary delegation led by Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the head of Parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission, has embarked on a trip to Lebanon and Syria. » read more

Iran slams Israel for air strike on Syria

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denounced Israel’s recent air strike on Syria and called on countries in the region to stand up “against such invasions.” » read more

Iraq heightens scrutiny of Iranian planes bound for Syria

Iraq says it has intensified its inspection of Iranian flights passing through its airspace en route to Syria. » read more

Patriot missiles on border will harm Turkey: Iran

Iran’s Defence Minister says the deployment of NATO Patriot missiles in Turkey is not in the that country’s interest and will threaten Turkish security. » read more