‘Iraq Combing Anbar for Remaining Daesh Terrorists’

The Iraqi army is reportedly combing through the expansive western Anbar Province for possible pockets of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group, which the country defeated territorially last December.

Kurdish Rudaw television network reported on Saturday that the Iraqi army was carrying out an inclusive operation covering Anbar’s desert areas right up to the province’s border with Saudi Arabia to hunt down any remaining Daesh terrorists.

US, Zionist Entity, Al Saud Will Collapse Soon, Says IRGC Commander

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States, the Zionist regime, Saudi Arabia and their allies will collapse soon, Press T.V reported.

Speaking during a ceremony in the northwestern Iranian city of Urmia, West Azarbaijan province, on Saturday, Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the IRGC’s second-in-command, said the Iranian people have always been vigilantly present in all scenes, according to ISNA.

Lavrov : Results of Sochi Congress would help revitalize Geneva political process


Moscow - Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said that Syrian National Dialogue Congress held in Sochi has strengthened the work to build dialogue among the Syrians on the basis of UN Security Council Resolution No.2254.

During a press conference with his Italian counterpart, Angelino Alfano, in Moscow Thursday, Lavrov added that the Congress results would help revitalize Geneva political process, SANA reported.

Lavrov hoped that all segments of the Syrian society will participate in settling the crisis in their country, considering the Sochi Congress as a real opportunity.

Either US to leave Eastern Euphrates or to be kicked out

TEHRAN– The Iranian Leader’s Aide on International Affairs, Ali Akbar Velayati, stressed Wed. that “Either US will leave Eastern Euphrates in Syria or we will force them to leave,”  according to the Mehr News Agancy.

Ali Akbar Velayati made the remarks in a conference in support of the Palestinian Intifada on Wednesday in Mashhad, adding “the Middle East is the beating heart of the world and every country wishes to have an influence in this region. How could we have remained silent when the flag of Israel was raised during the referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan region?”

Trump's State of Union Address Proof of His Ignorance of Iran: FM Zarif

TEHRAN– Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif strongly condemned the recent meddlesome remarks made by the US president against Iran, noting that Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address one more time confirmed his “ignorance of Iran and region”.

“Trump again confirms his ignorance of Iran & region. Everyone knows where he stands; and it's certainly not with Iranians.