posted tages with "ISIL"

ISIL terror cell in Western Iran dismantled by IRGC

ISIL terror cell in Western Iran dismantled by IRGC

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – The members of a 21-strong terror cell, linked to ISIL who had entered Iran via the western borderlines of the country, have been identified and arrested by the Najaf HQ of IRGC’s Ground Forces on Saturday.“After comprehensive intelligence monitoring, the agents of Najaf HQ of IRGC’s Ground Forces managed to identify, locate, and arrest most of the...

Hezbollah most prominent anti-terror body in ME

Hezbollah most prominent anti-terror body in ME

TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Chairman of Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi told the members of the foreign affairs committee of the European Parliament that Hezbollah played a bold role in eradicating the ISIL.“The issue of climate change is one of the main areas of cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Europe which...

Zarif slams US, KSA for arming ISIL, boasts Iran’s support for Iraq, Syria

Zarif slams US, KSA for arming ISIL, boasts Iran’s support for Iraq, Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif posted a tweet on Thursday saying that propaganda will not change the facts that Iran fought ISIL and US and KSA supported the terrorist group.“Alternative facts,” according to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who was referring to Trump’s own edition of history and events, cannot change the...

professor: US policy towards IS opportunistic

professor: US policy towards IS opportunistic

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Terming US policy as opportunistic, Pennsylvania University Political Science Professor says that US military presence in Syria is geared towards countering Iranian influence and a repetition of its past failures in Afghanistan and Iraq.Pennsylvania State University Professor for Middle Eastern Studies Jennifer Loewenstein rejects US Secretary of State’s...

Us seeking to maintain conflicts in West Asia

Us seeking to maintain conflicts in West Asia

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Press Shia) – Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, Leader’s top military aide warns of new Saudi-US-Israeli plots in the region and said, “US is currently maintaining hubs of conflict and using these conflicts to stimulate disputes in the region as well.”In a special televised interview in IRIB Channel II, he pointed to the crimes committed by ISIL terrorist group in Iraq...

Iran ready to mediate issues between Baghdad, Erbil

Iran ready to mediate issues between Baghdad, Erbil

TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (Press Shia) – In a meeting with Iraqi Kurdistan PM in Tehran on Sunday, Iran’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council said “Iran cannot tolerate presence of anti-Islamic Revolution armed groups in Kurdistan Region.”Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani with his accompanying delegation arrived in Tehran last night, and their visit marks normalizing...

Syria still facing threats posed by US, Turkey

Syria still facing threats posed by US, Turkey

TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (Press Shia) – The Chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi said despite recent victories, Syria is still facing problems on behalf of the US, Turkey, and some other hostile countries.Kamal Kharrazi made the remarks in a meeting with Deputy Secretary General of Syria’s Ba'ath party Hilal al-Hilal on Saturday. He said “regardless of military...

US-led coalition kills about 6k Syrian,Iraqi civilians in 2017

US-led coalition kills about 6k Syrian,Iraqi civilians in 2017

LONDON, Jan. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – The strikes of US-led international coalition killed as many as 6,000 civilians in Syria and Iraq in 2017, more than three times the number of victims in the year before, according to Airwars organization.Airwars, a London-based NGO, said that the coalition strikes moved in 2018 to more densely-populated urban centers with the claim that ISIL controls them,...

US-led coalition not fighting al-Nusra terror organization

US-led coalition not fighting al-Nusra terror organization

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the US-led coalition isn’t fighting Jabhat al-Nusra in Syria, despite the fact that al-Nusra is classified internationally as a terrorist organization alongside ISIL.In a press conference at the UN HQ in New York on Friday, Lavrov said that the US attempts to form a militia in the north of Syria...

3k displaced persons return to their towns in Deir Ezzor

3k displaced persons return to their towns in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR, Jan. 17 (Press Shia) – Hundreds of families returned to their homes and towns in Deir Ezzor province’s eastern countryside which the Syrian Arab Army had liberated from ISIL.SANA’s reporter said that three thousand persons returned on Tuesday to their towns and homes in Deir Ezzor countryside as state establishments resumed operations and services were restored after the army...