TEHRAN (defapress)- Field sources reported on Wednesday that another military column of the Turkish troops, including elite forces, has arrived at the border region with Syria within the framework of Ankara's plan to kick off imminent attack on Kurds in the town of Afrin.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Senator John McCain on Tuesday condemned US President Donald Trump’s combative attitude toward the press, and called on Congress to protect journalists worldwide.
TEHRAN (defapress)- US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson threatened North Korea with a military response unless it abandons its nuclear weapons program.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined his country's high regional power, reminding that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could keep power despite years of war against terrorist groups with the help of Iran.
TEHRAN (defapress)- The Syrian Army troops on Wednesday stormed terrorists' positions in Southern Aleppo and managed to impose control over 2 more regions in their push towards Abu al-Dhohour airbase in Southeastern Idlib.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he's certain that the US Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, much sooner than US President Donald Trump administration officials have estimated.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that the US is overstepping its boundaries in recognizing al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel’s “capital" and planning to move its embassy there, saying such measures are in vain.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned a new US plan to set up a militant force near Syria’s border with Turkey, and said it constitutes a breach of the international law and a plot against the Arab country's sovereignty.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami warned against the US' new plots against Iran by creating a complicated situation for the country.
TEHRAN (defapress)- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara expects NATO to take an official stance on the creation of a ‘terrorist army’ along the Turkish border in Syria, referring to the planned 30,000-strong US-backed mostly Kurdish force.