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Iranian Official to Trump: ‘Don’t Get Excited!’

Tehran (TNA) – Senior adviser to the Iranian Parliament Speaker for international affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian called on US President Donald Trump not to “get excited” over recent protests in Iran against high prices. “Mr. Trump don’t get excited. People’s economic demands are different to rioters. Iranians prefer national security & religious democracy as practiced […]

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Twitter feud: UAE diplomat says Arabs won’t be led by Turkey

Abu Dhabi (MEE) – A senior UAE diplomat said on Wednesday that the Arab world would not be led by Turkey, the Gulf state’s first comment on Ankara since a quarrel broke out last week over a retweet by the Emirati foreign minister that President Tayyip Erdogan called an insult. Anwar Gargash, minister of state for foreign affairs […]

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Iran Parliament Requires Administration to Declare Quds Palestine’s Eternal Capital

Tehran (TNA) – Iran’s lawmakers on Wednesday passed a motion with a double urgency status, obliging the country’s administration to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as “the everlasting capital of Palestine”. During an open session of the parliament on Wednesday morning, the MPs ratified the motion to add a note to the article one of the act on supporting the […]

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US-Saudi Nuclear Talks: A Barometer for Middle East Rivalries?

Washington DC (AMN) – Talks aimed at transferring US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia serve as an indicator of where the Saudi-Iranian rivalry is heading as well as the strength of the informal Saudi-Israeli alliance against Iran. The possible transfer could spark a new arms race in the Middle East and constitutes one explanation why Saudi responses […]

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Nikki Haley’s Anti Iran Rally: Hypocrisy is an Understatement

Washington DC (GPA) – Hell bent on finding Iran in violation of the nuclear agreement, US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, presented “evidence” as an attempt to rally an international coalition against Tehran. Haley spoke at a press conference at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling on Thursday. Behind her on display were fragments of a […]

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The Likelihood of War with Iran

Washington DC (NEO) – The analytical group SouthFront recently released a remarkable video about the possibility of a war involving Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran, and Israel. Of course, this inevitably means that the war would involve Russia and the United States as well. To understand the context of this scenario, one first needs to understand what has […]

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Hassan Rouhani: US Quds Plan Fans Regional Flames

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani decried the US administration for adding fuel to the Middle East flames by recognizing the city of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Zionist regime of Israel. The regional situation is such that one should not fan its flames, President Rouhani said in a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Boris […]

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White House Statement Ignores US Role in Yemen and Blames Iran

Washington DC (GPA) – Following the failed coup in Sana’a, Yemen last week, the White House released a statement regarding the violence and humanitarian crisis. Unsurprisingly, the US role in Yemen is completely ignored while simultaneously blaming Iran. The statement begins by expressing “grave concern” for the dire situation in Yemen. The US, of course, […]

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Updated: The World Responds to Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Palestine (GPA) – Yesterday, Donald Trump officially recognized al-Quds as the capital of “Israel” and the world has responded. The world is outraged at the decision by the Trump regime to change the designation of ‘Jerusalem’ by officially recognizing the city as the capital of Israel. Below is a collection of the best statements from […]

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Plot Against Yemen Nipped in Bud: IRGC Chief Jafari

Tehran (TNA) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari hailed Yemeni forces’ success to nip a Saudi-led coup in the bud, saying it follows a series of successes in thwarting plots in the Kurdistan Region, in Syria and in Iraq. In comments in Tehran on Tuesday, a day after the death […]