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Over 150 Terrorists Escape from Southeastern Deir Ezzur Amid Rapid Advances of Syrian Army

Over 150 Terrorists Escape from Southeastern Deir Ezzur Amid Rapid Advances of Syrian Army

TEHRAN (defapress)- More than 150 ISIL terrorists escaped from the town of Albu Kamal near the border with Iraq after the Syrian Army troops imposed control over 85 percent of the town, an Arab media outlet reported on Sunday.
Lebanon FM to skip Arab League summit on Iran

Lebanon FM to skip Arab League summit on Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Lebanon's foreign minister will not attend an extraordinary Arab League meeting on Sunday (Nov 19) called by Saudi Arabia to discuss what Riyadh claims "violations" committed by Iran.
Palestinian Threat to Cut Communications with US

Palestinian Threat to Cut Communications with US

TEHRAN (defapress) - The Palestinians are threatening to cut off all communication with the Trump administration if it goes through with plans to shutter the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington.
Iran's missile power is not negotiable / Saudi Arabia takes the right to life from Yemenis
Salimi in an interview with Defa Press:

Iran's missile power is not negotiable / Saudi Arabia takes the right to life from Yemenis

Speaking to the Islamic Consultative Assembly, emphasizing that we are not negotiating any military issues with any country, said that our country's missile power increased, which means that we have no intention of threatening the country. Our missile power has only a defensive aspect.
Qatar Compares Saudi Actions in Lebanon to Persian Gulf Crisis

Qatar Compares Saudi Actions in Lebanon to Persian Gulf Crisis

TEHRAN (defapress) - Qatar's foreign minister on Friday compared Saudi Arabia's political manoeuvres in Lebanon to its boycott of his country, and accused Riyadh of a dangerous escalation.
Iraqi Forces Recapture Last Daesh-Held Town

Iraqi Forces Recapture Last Daesh-Held Town

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iraqi forces on Friday captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Daesh (ISIL) control, signaling the collapse of the terror group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.
Turkey's Erdogan Accuses US of Financially Supporting Daesh in Syria

Turkey's Erdogan Accuses US of Financially Supporting Daesh in Syria

TEHRAN (defapress) - Turkish President Erdogan has claimed that US actions in Syria are not in line with relations between allies.
Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Liberate Last Daesh-Held Town

Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Liberate Last Daesh-Held Town

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iraqi forces began a large-scale operation to liberate the town of Rawa, one of the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorists group's last footholds in the Arab country.
Yemeni Army Pounds Saudi Positions in Asir, Najran

Yemeni Army Pounds Saudi Positions in Asir, Najran

TEHRAN (defapress) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in retaliatory attacks against the Saudi-led coalition, shelled Saudi military sites in the kingdom’s southwestern border regions of Asir and Najran, inflicting heavy casualties on them.
Six Russian Long-Range Bombers Strike ISIL Targets in Southeast Syria

Six Russian Long-Range Bombers Strike ISIL Targets in Southeast Syria

TEHRAN (defapress)- Six Russian long-range bombers have carried out airstrikes targeting ISIL terrorist positions in an area located close to Syrian city of Albu Kamal in the Southeast of the country.