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IRGC busts terrorist groups in northwest Iran

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces have engaged in clashes with two terrorist groups in the country’s northwest near the border with Iraq, killing a number of terrorists. IRGC’s Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said Wednesday that the two groups were trying to infiltrate into …

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Thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped in the militant bastion of Fallujah

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] OSLO (AFP) – Under fire and nearing starvation, thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped in the militant bastion of Fallujah face a “humanitarian disaster”, a prominent Norwegian NGO said Thursday. Tens of thousands of others who have managed to flee the city as Iraqi forces press a bid to …

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President Rouhani: Iran Files Lawsuit against US at Hague

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Tehran- “The US courts have issued illegal rulings and said that the properties should be provided to the Americans and the families of those people killed in Lebanon and it is not clear what the Americans did in Lebanon (at the time) and how the issue is related …

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Iranian-British Female Spy Arrested in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Airport

[/tie_full_img]   [/tie_full_img] Tehran- Nazanin Zaghari was arrested by the IRGC’s Kerman Province Intelligence Department at Imam Khomeini International Airport on April 3 while she was trying to leave the country and was later transferred to Kerman for her involvement in a regime change plot, the IRGC statement read. “One …

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Syrian Army Captures Vast Regions in Lattakia Near Turkish Border

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] TEHRAN- The Syrian army and popular forces deployed in the Northwestern province of Lattakia retook more regions and villages near the borders with Turkey. “The resistance forces could purge the Chechnian and Caucasian terrorists from al-Shahrourah village, Tal al-Hayat hill, heights 502, 559 and 469 and a part …

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Bahrain jails eight for forming ‘Bahraini Hezbollah’

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] A court in Bahrain has sentenced eight individuals to long jail terms for establishing a group it has identified as the “Bahraini Hezbollah.” The court on Thursday sentenced the eight unidentified people to 15 years in prison each for forming the group in 2014. The court also handed …

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Official accuses Russia of attacking US-backed militants in Syria

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] An American official has expressed grave concern over allegation of Russia’s bombing of US-backed militants in Syria. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told reporters on Thursday that Russia bombed US-backed militants in southern Syria earlier in the day, raising “serious concern” over the incidence. “Today, Russian …

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US and Saudi Arabia: A rattled relationship

[/tie_full_img]   [/tie_full_img] Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says that Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, before being killed by police, visited the kingdom twice to perform an Islamic pilgrimage. But officials say there is no evidence that he made contact with known extremists …

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Police Smash Terrorist Cell in Southeastern Iran

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] TEHRAN – A senior Iranian police commander announced on Monday that the country’s Law Enforcement troops have dismantled a terrorist cell in Sistan and Balouchestan province after killing five of them in today’s clashes. “The members of the terrorist group who had come to the region on a …

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