Iran, Russia Confer on Situation in Syria’s Idlib, Eastern Euphrates Region

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister’s Assistant for Special Political Affairs Ali Asqar Khaji and Russian President’s Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev in a meeting in Geneva discussed the latest situation in Syria, specially Idlib and Eastern Euphrates. During the meeting on Wednesday, the two sides exchanged views on bilateral ties and the latest developments…

More Western Personnel Under Investigation for Gen. Soleimani Killing, May Be Charged

Samuel Geddes The anonymous source reiterated Tehran’s determination to pursue every individual involved in the killing, making particular mention of the drone operators. An informed source has confirmed that Iran’s judiciary is actively investigating several more western military and intelligence personnel in connection with the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis on…

The Pashtun Will Outlast All Empires, but Can They Hold Afghanistan’s Center?

Pepe Escobar Fiercely independent, the Pashtun have famously lived for centuries on “the margins of Great Empires,” evolving into more sophisticated renditions, but never far from their roots. Photo Credit: The Cradle “An empire within an empire,” the Pashtun are essential to understanding the complexities of Afghanistan as a nation-state today. What is the ‘Pashtun…

IRGC Commander Repeats Demand from Iraqi Kurdistan Region to Expel Terrorists

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour repeated his demand from the Iraqi Kurdistan region officials to expel the terrorist groups which threaten Iran’s security, warning of the IRGC’s action. General Pakpour made the remarks in a ceremony to commemorate the martyrs during the Sacred Defense (Iraqi-imposed…

Iran’s Action Leads to Syria Being Welcomed by the Arab and International Community

Elijah J. Magnier Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei receives Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Photo: Archive). The domino effect of Iranian tankers carrying gasoline to Lebanon via Syria generously affected and expanded Hezbollah’s influence in Lebanon and extended to the United States, Russia and several Arab states. The consequences have accelerated important regional and international…

Seventh Iranian Fuel Convoy Enters Lebanon

Esteban Carrillo Lebanese citizens welcome the first shipments of Iranian fuel on 16 September, 2021. (Photo credit: AFP via Getty Images) The much-needed fuel arrives just days before authorities expect the country’s reserves to run out On 28 September, a seventh convoy carrying Iranian fuel entered Lebanon via Syria as the country nears the brink…

Iran: UN Should Force Israel to End Aggression on Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi called on the UN Security Council to force the Israeli regime to immediately end its acts of aggression against Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Takht Ravanchi made the remarks on Tuesday during a UNSC meeting on the most recent political and…

IRGC Neutralize Notorious Leader of Terrorist Group

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian intelligence ministry announced in a statement that the security forces have killed the ringleader of a terrorist group and arrested other members. The statement said on Tuesday that the ministry officers in a complicated operation spotted the headquarters of the terrorist group that was both supported and led by the intelligence…

Weapons Consignment Seized by Security Forces in Southwestern Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian intelligence forces confiscated a weapons cargo in Khuzestan province, Southwestern Iran. Iranian security forces identified and dismantled an anti-security group in Southwestern Iran on Sunday evening. Dozens of weapons were seized in the operations which was carried out in the Southwestern border region of Khuzestan Province, Southwestern Iran. In a relevant…

Iran Calls for Collective Condemnation of US’ Use of Terrorism against World’s Independent Nations

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian called on the United Nations to unanimously stand up against the United States’ use of terrorism against different nations for political gains. “The US uses sanctions against nations. The US uses terrorism against other nations for its own political goals—most notably the cowardly assassination of General Qassem…