EghtesadOnline: Suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a U.S.-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
EghtesadOnline: Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called on Syrian Sunni jihadists to wage guerrilla war against enemies ranging from Syrian President Bashar al Assad and his Iranian-backed allies to Western powers.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian official says certain regional countries seek to transfer terrorists from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.
EghtesdaOnline: Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi condemned a suicide attack on a military base in Afghanistan on Friday which killed and injured dozens of people.
EghtesadOnline: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said there’s no end in sight for the Syrian conflict, which is raising threat levels across the world.
EghtesadOnline: Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani pointed to Iran-Pakistan role in fighting terrorism as influential, saying that both countries are attempting to establish peace and sustainable security in the region.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic is not willing to negotiate Middle East issues with the United States, stressing that Washington cannot act as “judge, jury and executioner” in the troubled region.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has stressed the importance of the strengthening of economic cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad, saying Tehran is ready to export gas and electricity to Pakistan.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan has rejected the US allegation that Tehran is sending weapons to Yemen, saying the claims were made as Washington continues to supply arms to terrorists committing crimes in different parts of the world, including in Syria and Iraq.
EghtesadOnline: Pointing to the Israeli regime’s aggression, Iranian ambassador and permanent representative to United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo stressed that the issue is the root of all challenges that Middle East has faced in recent decades.