Labour Leader has said the assassination of Iran’s top general and head of the Quds Force Qasem Soleimani by the United States was “illegal under any law”.
The United States must not violate laws if it wants other countries to stand by international law, he said in an interview with Sky News, according to Sputnik.
His statement comes after the Labour leader lambasted Washington for its decision to assassinate Lt. Gen. Soleimani and demanded answers from British Prime
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo ordered U.S. diplomats to limit any contact with Iranian opposition groups, including one that once hired Rudy Giuliani and paid thousands of dollars to former National Security Adviser John Bolton to speak at one of its rallies.
The directive about Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, its offshoot, the National Council of Resistance of Iran, and five other groups was delivered in a cable sent to all U.S. diplomatic outposts on Tuesday and obtained by Bloomberg News. It says
Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov, in a message on Monday, expressed his condolences over the assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani by the US, noting that the terrorist move is a clear violation of international regulations.
In his message to Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagher, he referred to Lt. Gen. Soleimani as a wise commander with high capabilities in the Middle East.
The Russian General also admired his efforts in
Iran's ambassador to London slammed the Albania-based Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK/MKO) terrorist group for its efforts to manipulate the public opinion by the fake news.
In a Twitter message on Sunday, Hamid idinejad posted an image of a group of MKO members in a big computer lab and wrote, “The MKO members in Ashraf camp, Albania, have been trying to use a new type of weapon [against Iran].”
“Their weapon includes the supercomputers by which they are trying to spread lies and fake news to
The Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC) has denounced MEK's activities against a Canadian MP to prevent his re-election in the Parliament. Following is ICC's statement:
"The Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC) has received multiple reports over the past few days about a smear campaign linked to Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) against Iranian-Canadian MP and Richmond Hill candidate Majid Jowhari.
MEK is an extremist Iranian group that was listed in Canada as a terrorist entity as late as 2012. According to
In an interview with Russia's Pravda news site, Richard Black, a member of Virginia State Senate, said that the West has decided to employ MEK-led terrorists to overthrow the duly-elected government of Iran. Following is a part of the interview in which Senator Black addresses questions about the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq organization:
Pravda: Is there a risk that MEK, the Mojahedin-e khalq, will openly take in Iran the place that ISIS has had in Syria, giving way to a bloodbath in the
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists killed at least 31 people and wounded several others in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader said on Sunday.
The two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting people returning from celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, in an attack bearing all the hallmarks of Boko Haram.
Following the suicide bombings, the terrorists fired rocket-propelled grenades into the crowds
Referring to the measures that should be taken in post-ISIL era, Prof. Arshin Adib Moghaddam, believes the origins of ISIL are geopolitical and ideological.
In recent weeks Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia and Iraq declared 'victory' over the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria as the Takfiri group cling to just a few remaining scraps of territory.
Iran beside Russia is one of the main international backers of Syrian legal government to fight ISIL on the ground in Syria and Iraq.
The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says despite the US claims about fighting terrorism, it spared no effort to help ISIL forces in the Syrian town of al-Bukamal.
The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, delivered televised speech on situation in Lebanon and across the Middle East region, November 20, 2017.
Nasrallah noted that recapturing Bukamal was a major victory over ISIL, because Bukamal was the last
French police launched an anti-terrorism operation on Tuesday, with raids on premises in the Alpes-Maritimes region in the southeast, a police source said.
The operation comes a week after France introduced tougher national security laws to permanently replace emergency powers given to police and intelligence services following deadly attacks by Islamist militants on Paris two years ago.
More than 240 people have been killed in France since early 2015 in attacks by Islamist militants or
TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) – US President Donald Trump gets furious over reports that NY terror attacker wanted to hang a ISIL flag in his hospital room.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday spoke in favor of capital punishment for the Uzbek man who drove a truck down a bike path in New York City, reported Sputnik.
Sayfullo Saipov, 29 was charged first with providing material support and resources to ISIL, and second with the destruction he caused resulting in death of eight people.
The truck driver, who killed eight and injured more people in a terrorist act in New York, was inspired by the Daesh Takfiri group to kill those celebrating Halloween, prosecutors allege.
Tuesday’s attack, marking the deadliest one in New York since 9/11, made US President Donald Trump describe the 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov as an "enemy combatant."
"I believe we would consider this person to be an enemy combatant," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during the Wednesday
Iraqi lawmakers of various political orientations on Monday called on the government to expel the PKK terrorist group from Iraqi territory through coordination with Turkey.
The appeal comes two weeks after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi warned northern Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) against involving the PKK in the ongoing dispute over the northern city of Kirkuk -- a move he said would be tantamount to “a declaration of war” against Baghdad.
During the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of
The crisis began in 2011 when anti-government forces took up arms against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Terrorist groups mushroomed across the country, all tasked with one mission; overthrowing the government. Six years on, the root cause of the conflict is being further revealed. Qatar’s former prime minister has admitted that his country did support the terrorist groups up until recently. In a televised speech, Hamad bin Jassim, reiterated that the support was provided under Saudi
Qatar's former prime minister has revealed how the United States coordinated support by Doha, Riyadh and Ankara for terrorists operating against the Syrian government over the past years of conflict in the Arab country.
Hamad bin Jassim admitted in an interview on October 26 with Qatari national broadcaster that his country, a tiny state to the south of the Persian Gulf, was part of a group of four countries that delivered weapons and funds to the terrorists in Syria.
Hamad said Qatar
A high-ranking commander of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units says Daesh and other terrorist groups in the region are influenced by Wahhabism, Saudi Arabia’s official radical ideology.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of a conference on fighting Daesh, which is underway in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, Secretary General of Badr Organization Hadi al-Ameri said intellectual work was needed to confront and eliminate the extremist ideology that inspires terror groups like Daesh and al-Qaeda.
A nearly four-fold increase in terrorism-related cases is stretching the manpower of federal prosecutors. So far this year nearly 900 terrorism cases have been opened.
German federal prosecutors have opened up more than 900 terrorism-related cases so far this year, including 800 related to radical Islamists, according to report published in the German language "Welt am Sonntag" on Sunday.
The number of terrorism cases has jumped nearly four-fold compared to last year, when federal prosecutors
A day after the Turkish president announced a new military operation in Syria's Idlib, he again lashed out at the West over its alleged "support" of terrorist groups.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the "West's shadow" is behind terrorist groups, including Daesh and al-Qaeda. He yet again accused the US-backed Syrian Kurds, Ankara believes to be linked to the PKK (outlawed in Turkey), of attempts to create a "terrorist corridor from Afrin to the Mediterranean" on the
Iranian Foreign Ministry's Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has slammed the recent terrorist attacks in France and Canada.
“As some countries are busy exporting terrorism and making false claims, terrorism has reared its ugly head again, attacking innocent and defenseless people” said Qassemi.
MOSCOW, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov said Monday that a positive trend in the development of the situation in Syria is encouraging, noting that Conditions have been created for a prompt and final liquidation of a hotbed of terrorism in Syria.