The spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the US assassination of top Iranian anti-terror commander General Qassem imani, which occurred in January 2020, is a manifestation of “state terrorism.”
The US assassination of Qassem Soleimani and his companions is “a true example of a terrorist attack and state terrorism” which was committed in an organized way by the US government, and was planned and conducted upon on a direct order from this country’s former president Donald Trump, Saeed
Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) smashed a terrorist group in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, according to the Quds Base of the IRGC’s Ground Force.
“A terrorist team that was planning to carry out an act of sabotage and terrorism in Saravan County was disbanded through the vigilance of the fighters of this base”, the Quds Base’s public relations said in a statement released on Thursday, according to Press TV.
The statement added that four terrorists
Iran’s permanent ambassador to the UN says the Islamic Republic remains committed to its international obligations on combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
“Combating terrorism must be carried out in accordance with the United Nations Charter and international law, and ensuring full respect for the principles of independence and sovereign equality of States and non-interference in their domestic affairs,” Majid Takht Ravanchi said.
In a statement on “maintenance of
Calling for close cooperation between Tehran and Ankara in the fight against terrorism, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi emphasized that a basic principle in battling terrorism is respect for the sovereignty of other nations.
In a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, Raisi stressed the need for cooperation between the two countries in the fight against terrorism.
“The main way to fight terrorism is to respect the sovereignty of countries, and
The Tehran Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor's office issued indictments against Habib Chaab a.k.a. Habib Ossaived, leader of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz (ASMLA) terrorist group.
As part of the indictment, he has been charged with the leadership of the ASMLA, planning and perpetrating bombings and terrorist attacks in Khuzestan province and acts of sabotage to confront the Islamic Republic of Iran.
He had been also indicted on bombing of the buildings of the
Iranian President's Special Envoy for Afghanistan Hassan Kazzemi Qomi underlined that the US was defeated in Afghanistan and is now trying to support the terrorist group ISIS to compensate for its defeats in the region.
Kazzemi Qomi made the remarks in Kabul after his meetings with the senior Taliban officials.
"The aggressor country that ruled Afghanistan for the past 20 years is now trying to reinforce Takfiri Groups in Afghanistan after its defeat," the Iranian envoy told reporters in
The current representative of Abadan in the Majlis condemned the ASMLA and stated that more than 70% of victims of terrorist acts in Khuzestan province are of Arab origin indicating that the group’s claim for Supporting Arab ethnicity is nothing but a big lie.
“Terrorist groups in Iran are formed in line with the political interests of some arch-enemies and they are not affiliated to any of Iranian ethnicities,” Jalil Mokhtar said in an exhibition on the crimes of Arab Struggle Movement for
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani blamed the US for exacerbated misery, poverty, terrorism and drug trafficking in Afghanistan, describing Washington’s approach towards the regional states as a lesson for those who seek their survival in resorting to fake powers.
Shamkhani made the remarks, addressing the third edition of the Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday.
He said that the US and its coalition allies
Secretary of Human Rights Headquarters of the Iranian Judiciary on Saturday called on the Europeans to put an end to the double standards and destructive policies in dealing with terrorism.
In reaction to holding a meeting on the situation of human rights in Iran by the terrorist group MKO in the Italian Senate, Kazem Gharibabadi condemned the measure.
He urged Italy to stop the double standards in dealing with terrorism and human rights.
The terrorist group has killed over 17,000
Iraqi troops launched a major ground offensive against the ISIL Takfiri group in Tikrit, killing 26 terrorists.
The army troops, backed by the country's airborne forces, stormed the hideouts of the terrorists in Balad district, South of Tikrit, leaving dozens of them dead and a number of their vehicles destroyed.
Also, nine Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were dismantled by the army during the operation.
The ISIL Takfiri terrorists currently control parts of Syria and Iraq. They have
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Friday that there should be no double standards in fighting terrorism and terrorists should not be defined on the basis of political self-interest or ideologies.
"Terrorists are terrorists. Defining terrorists based on political self-interest is essentially condoning terrorist activities, which seriously undermines the international counter-terrorism cooperation," said Zhao, CGTN reported.
China opposes any country using the guise of
Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) traced and dismantled an anti-revolutionary group in West Azarbaijan province in Northwestern Iran.
The IRGC's Ground Force disbanded a terrorist group in Sardasht in West Azarbaijan province on Thursday evening, the IRGC said in a statement.
"The IRGC battled with a team of miscreants and anti-revolutionaries who attempted to infiltrate and conduct sabotage operations in Sardasht and crushed them upon arrival in the country," the statement
Terrorists are stepping up their activities in the Northern Afghan regions bordering Tajikistan, Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin stated on Wednesday at a ministerial meeting with Afghanistan's neighboring countries (Iran, Russia, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) in Tehran.
"At the same time, there are increased activities of terrorist groups in the Northern Afghan provinces, especially in those areas that border on our country," the Tajik foreign minister noted
Iraqi sources reported that ISIL elements attacked the village of Al-Rashad in the city of Miqdadiyah, killing and wounding more than 20 people.
A security source reported a severe attack by the ISIL terrorist group in Diyala province in eastern Iraq.
The source told Shafaq News Agency that a group of ISIL elements attacked the village of Al-Rashad in the city of Miqdadiyah, killing five civilians and wounding 20 others.
Iraqi security forces rushed to the scene and launched a search
Iran's President Ebrahim Raeisi has expressed grief over the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, saying the United States is certainly involved in the ongoing insecurity in the war-torn country.
Raeisi made the remarks during separate meetings with the visiting foreign ministers of Pakistan and Tajikistan in Tehran on Tuesday, as high-ranking officials from Afghanistan's six neighboring states plus Russia are set to meet in the Iranian capital on Wednesday.
“There must be an inclusive
Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf warned that “hidden hands” are attempting to foment insecurity in the region and sow discord among Muslims.
Foreign powers are trying to create ethnic and religious strife among Muslims to lead them to regional civil wars and fratricide, Qalibaf said, addressing the closing ceremony of the 35th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran on Saturday.
He referred to the recent developments in Afghanistan, and said that “hidden hands” are
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said the county is ready to work with Turkey on fighting terrorism. Salehi who arrived in Turkey Thursday afternoon made the remarks in a meeting with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Turkish Zaman Daily wrote.
Salehi expressed condolences over the recent terrorist attack in Turkish Hakari City and said Iran is ready for joint efforts to battle terrorism. Salehi also stressed the expansion of ties in all fields.
Gul on his part referred to his
A spokesman for US Central Command has claimed that a senior al-Qaeda leader was killed in a drone strike in northwestern Syria in Idlib province on Friday.
US Army Major John Rigsbee Spokesman for US terrorist organization dubbed “US Central Command, (CENTCOM)" in West Asian region on Fri. claimed that it has killed one of chief leaders of Al-Qaeda terrorist group Abdul Hamid al-Matar in Syria’s Idlib province.
He claimed, "We have no evidence that civilians were injured as a result of the
The bomb blast that targeted a bus carrying military personnel in the Syrian capital city of Damascus earlier on Wednesday has drawn condemnation from Iran, Russia and resistance movements.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzade strongly condemned “the terrorist act” and expressed solidarity with Syria’s government and nation as well as the bereaved families.
“The blind and cowardly terrorist actions are doomed to failure and will certainly not undermine the determination of the
The Iranian foreign minister has condemned recent deadly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, raising the alarm at the rise of Daesh and other Takfiri terror outfits in the conflict-ridden South Asian country.
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks during a meeting with Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, secretary-general of the Austrian Foreign Ministry, in Tehran on Saturday.
The top Iranian diplomat warned that the rise of Daesh and other Takfiri terrorist groups, following a change of