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Ammar Hakim met Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf

Ammar Hakim met Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf

Ammar Hakim, Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq on Thursday met with Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali al-Sistani in Najaf and spoke of the last developments in the country as well as parliamentary election. The two sides pointed out... (Continue reading)

Chilean president swears in amid strong quake

Chilean president swears in amid strong quake

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has struck Central Chile while President-elect Sebastian Pinera was preparing to swear in as the country’s new head of state. The strong quake hit on Thursday in the vicinity of Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins, near the Chilean... (Continue reading)

Iran starts production of surface-to-air missiles

Iran has announced starting the production run for new medium-range surface-to-air missiles with the aim of upgrading its air defense systems. Iran’s Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said the missiles have a range of more than 40 kilometers. Ahmad Vahidi added... (Continue reading)

Karzai in Pakistan, seeks talks with Taliban leaders

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says his government is ready to hold talks with Taliban leaders, including Mullah Mohammad Omar. “We have contacts [with the Taliban] as high as you wish to go,” Karzai told reporters in Islamabad on Thursday. Karzai... (Continue reading)

Ahmadinejad advisor warns against West soft war

Ahmadinejad advisor warns against West soft war

A senior professor of International Relations has called on the Iranian government to prepare a strategy to counter the “soft warfare” launched by the US. The Iranian officials should carry out studies on the tactics used by the West and... (Continue reading)

China joins calls on Israel to halt new settlement plan

China has joined international condemnation of an Israeli plan to build 1,600 homes on occupied Palestinian land in an East Jerusalem (al-Quds) settlement calling for a halt to the expansion scheme. “We request the Israeli side to stop the establishment... (Continue reading)

Taliban claim killing 5 US troops in Afghanistan

A Taliban militant group claims its forces have killed five American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan amid growing casualty figures among foreign troops. A Taliban spokesman said on Thursday the troops died after a bomb they planted on the side of... (Continue reading)

Ahmadinejad: Even war can not save Israel

Ahmadinejad: Even war can not save Israel

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned Israel that initiating a new military conflict in the Middle East would not save it from downfall. Speaking in the southern Iranian Province of Hormozagan on Thursday, Ahmadinejad said that Israel was a Western... (Continue reading)

Syria conference slams US ban on ME TVs

Syria conference slams US ban on ME TVs

A conference on freedom of the press in Syria has strongly condemned a resolution by the US Congress which calls for a ban on a number of Middle Eastern channels. Participants in the Damascus conference urged international support for the... (Continue reading)

Brazil urges US to enter talks to end cotton row

Brazil has urged the US to quickly start negotiations to settle a trade dispute between the two countries over US cotton subsidies. President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday called on US President Barack Obama to swiftly start talks... (Continue reading)

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