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Idlib: We won’t watch from the sidelines – Recep Erdogan

Ankara will not stand by and watch the loss of civilian lives in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned, after a trilateral summit with the leaders of Iran and Russia.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani - AFP PHOTO - ALEX HALADA

President Rouhani evokes Iran-Iraq war in call to defy US pressure

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani evoked memories of the devastating Iran-Iraq war on Saturday to call for unity in the face of economic hardships and US pressure.
A handout picture provided by the Iranian presidency on July 22, 2018 shows President Hassan Rouhani (R) attending a meeting with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other ministry officials in the capital Tehran. - AFP - Iranian Presidency -

Hassan Rouhani says conflict with Iran would be ‘mother of all wars’

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States not to "play with the lion's tail" on Sunday, saying that conflict with Iran would be the "mother of all wars".

Iran warns North Korea on deal with Donald Trump

Iran on Tuesday warned North Korea against accepting any nuclear deal with U.S. President Donald Trump, the Associated Press quoted the semi-official Fars news agency as saying.

Crude surges after Trump tears up Iran deal, equities mixed

Oil prices surged more than two percent in Asia on Wednesday after Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, fuelling fresh geopolitical uncertainty.

Mike Pompeo: US ‘deeply concerned’ over Iran ‘threats’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out at Iran during a tour of the Middle East in advance of a crucial White House decision on whether to quit the nuclear deal with Tehran.

No decision by Donald Trump on Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether or not to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday.

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani criticises violence by morality police

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday appeared to criticise the morality police after a video emerged of a violent encounter with a woman accused of breaching the country's strict dress code.

Syria’s Bashar al Assad accuses US, UK and France of ‘campaign of lies’

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has said Western airstrikes in his country were based on "lies" by the UN Security Council.

Iran won’t bow to US ‘bullying’ on nuclear deal – Khamenei

Iran will not give in to US "bullying" as Washington attempts to undermine Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the Islamic republic's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday.

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