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No foreign troops for Mosul offensive: Iraqi official

No foreign troops for Mosul offensive: Iraqi official

BAGHDAD, Sep. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – An Iraqi official has denied reports about the participation of foreign troops in an anticipated offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul from ISIL. “Troops participating in the plan to liberate Iraqi cities, including Mosul, are purely Iraqi,” the Defense Ministry official said on Sunday.  He insisted that no foreign troops were taking...

France, UK, US call emergency UN Security Council meeting over Aleppo violence

France, UK, US call emergency UN Security Council meeting over Aleppo violence

MOSCOW, Sep. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – The battle for Aleppo prompted several countries to call an urgent UN Security Council meeting today.An urgent UN Security Council meeting has been called to address the escalating violence in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, according to US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power who referred to a message...

Lavrov urges finding, examining ammunition used to hit aid convoy

Lavrov urges finding, examining ammunition used to hit aid convoy

MOSCOW, Sep. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – For objective probe in incident with attack on UN humanitarian convoy in Syria it is necessary to find and examine ammunition used to hit the convoy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.In order for the investigation of the incident with the humanitarian convoy in Syria to be considered objective, the ammunition used...

US ‘not genuine in having a cessation of violence in Syria’

US ‘not genuine in having a cessation of violence in Syria’

DAMASCUS, Sep. 22 (Press Shia) – In an interview with Associated Press Syrian President Assad rejected claims that Syrian or Russian forces were behind the attack on the humanitarian convoy near Aleppo and blamed US for not being honest in establishing a ceasefire. Here is the full text of his interview: President Assad, thank you very much for this opportunity to be interviewed by the...