• Damascus Yesterday 10:09

    18 civilians injured in rocket shell attacks on Damascus 

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Eighteen civilians were injured as terrorist organizations, positioned in eastern Ghouta, targeted the residential neighborhoods in Damascus and its countryside with rocket shells.

  • Jaafari 2018-03-17 15:28


    Damascus continues evacuating civilians from Ghouta

    DAMASCUS , Mar. 17 (MNA) – Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari said on Friday that the Syrian government cares about the lives of its citizens and is continuing to take measures to protect them, while the terrorist organizations continue to use them as human shields in Ghouta.

  • Afghanistan 2018-03-17 11:53

    Airstrikes kill 35 ISIL militants in N. Afghanistan 

    SHIBERGHAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – Air attacks against the hideouts of ISIL group in Qush Tepa and Darzab districts of Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province have killed 35 insurgents on Saturday, an army spokesman in the northern region, Mohammad Hanif Rezai said.

  • ظریف 2018-03-16 18:24

    Astana peace process of high benefits for Syrian people: Zarif

    TEHRAN, Mar. 16 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at the end of the trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey in Astana that Astana Peace Process has fruited good results.

  • Lavrov 2018-03-14 10:28


    US attack on Syria to result in serious consequences

    MOSCOW, Mar. 14 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned the United States against attacking Syria, saying that if this happens, the consequences will be serious.

  • Deir Ezzor 2018-03-10 10:52

    Hundreds of displaced families return home in Deir Ezzor

    DEIR EZZOR , Mar. 10 (MNA) – Hundreds of displaced families have returned to their homes in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province after the Syrian Arab Army restored security to the area and all the basic services were secured.

  • قاسم الاعرجی 2018-03-07 18:11

    Iraqi interior min. hails Iran’s role in aiding Iraq

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Iraqi Interior Minister Qasim al-Araji says that Iraq is indebted to Iran for all the supports Iran has offered during the war against terrorism and the ISIL terrorist group.

  • Syrian FM 2018-03-07 10:14

    Syria calls for exerting pressure on terrorist supporters

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Syria called for exerting pressure on the states which support terrorist groups and to abide by the provisions of UN Security Council’s Resolution No. 2401.

  • Ghouta 2018-03-05 14:37

    Syrian Army regains control over al-Nashabiye town in Ghouta

    DAMASCUS, Mar. 05 (MNA) –The Syrian Arab Army regained control over the town of al-Nashabiye and a number of villages and farms in Eastern Ghouta after inflicting heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra and groups affiliated with it, a military source announced on Sunday.

  • 02br1 jaberi.jpg 2018-03-04 21:09

    Iran after isolation of terrorist groups: diplomat

    TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister’s Special Assistant in Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari said one of the main principles in Astana peace process and all international negotiations approved by the Islamic Republic is to isolate terrorists.

  • Russian MoD 2018-03-04 14:15

    Russian MoD:

    Terrorists fired 64 shells at Damascus during past 24 hours

    MOSCOW, Mar. 04 (MNA) – The Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday evening that during the past 24 hours, terrorists fired 64 shells at Damascus city and its surroundings, in addition targeting with sniper fire the safe corridor set up to evacuate civilians from Ghouta.

  • Afganistan 2018-03-03 13:25

    Afghan forces kill 3 insurgents in northern province 

    KUNDUZ, Mar. 03 (MNA) – At least three armed insurgents were killed and four others wounded during military operations in Kunduz province, north of Afghanistan, a local official said saturday.

  • هانتر 2018-03-03 12:08

    Sahel not important for KSA defense-wise: Prof. Hunter

    TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (MNA) – Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “From a defense perspective the Sahel is not very important for Saudi Regime or the UAE.”

  • Ambassador Ala 2018-03-03 10:06

    Ambassador Ala:

    UN HRC’s session on Ghouta aims at covering up terrorists’ crimes

    GENEVA, Mar. 03 (MNA) – Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Hussam Eddin Ala, affirmed that the real purpose of holding the session of the Human Rights Council about Ghouta on Friday is to protect the terrorist organizations and cover up their crimes.

  • zarif 2018-03-02 13:04

    Iran’s Zarif urges Muslims to repel extremism

    TEHRAN, Mar. 02 (MNA) – In a meeting with Iranians living in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Iranian foreign minister urges Muslims to repel extremism, adding extremists are not Muslim.

  • امیرعبداللهیان 2018-02-26 21:15

    Amir-Abdollahian lauds Iraqi Shia, Sunni nomads’ role in war on ISIL

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Meeting with the chiefs of Sunni nomad tribes of Iraq, Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian praised Iraqi nomads for their stance against ISIL in the war on terror in Iraq.

  • Quneitra 2018-02-24 14:43

    Syrian Army foils Nusra attack on military posts in Quneitra

    QUNEITRA, Feb. 24 (MNA) – Syrian Army units operating in Quneitra, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, foiled an attack by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists on military posts in the surroundings of al-Baath City.

  • Lavrov 2018-02-24 10:25


    Terrorists in Eastern Ghouta use civilians as human shields

    MOSCOW, Feb. 24 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the root of the problems in the Eastern Ghouta is the presence of Jabhat al-Nusra use civilians as human shields and claim that humanitarian conditions are bad there.

  • HASAKA 2018-02-19 10:29

    5 killed, 7 injured in terrorist explosion in Qamishli

    HASAKA, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Five citizens were killed Sunday and 7 others were injured in a terrorist car bomb explosion in Qamishli city in Hasaka province.

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2018-02-19 09:36

    Iran condemns terrorist attack on Dagestan church

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has strongly denounced a deadly terrorist attack on a church in Russia’s Dagestan.

  • محمد جواد ظریف 2018-02-18 17:00

    Zarif rejects Netanyahu’s claims as cartoonish circus

    TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (MNA) – Addressing the 2018 Munich Security Conference, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif referred to Benjamin Netanyahu’s claims against Iran and described them unworthy of response.

  • Nigeria 2018-02-17 14:24

    State media:

    22 killed in suicide bombing in Nigerian market

    LAGOS, Feb. 17(MNA) – At least 22 people were killed and 28 injured when three suicide bombers carried out an attack at a market in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state on Friday, the official News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported Saturday.

  • zarif 2018-02-14 20:39

    Zarif says Iraq can connect KICRI participants

    TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zartif addressed the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI) and called for cooperation of all countries within the opportunity created in Iraq.

  • ظریف 2018-02-14 17:05

    Kuwaiti Emir appreciates Iran’s anti-terror role in region

    TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Mohammad Javad Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister met with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah in Kuwait City on Wednesday noon on the sidelines of the KICRI.

  • مهدی سنایی 2018-02-14 16:51

    US new sanctions, nuclear doctrine threaten Iran, Russia

    TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Iran’s ambassador to Russia says that the new US and western sanctions against Iran and Russia along with the new US nuclear doctrine are threats to both Russia and Iran.

  • Russian Coordination Center 2018-02-14 11:37

    Russian Coordination Center:

    Nusra terrorists preparing chemical weapons against civilians

    LATTAKIA, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim said that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, in cooperation with so-called White Helmets, are preparing and circulating for the use of chemical weapons against civilians in Idleb to accuse the Syrian forces of this act.

  • L 2018-02-14 11:27


    US acts in Syria constitute threat on Syria’ territorial integrity

    MOSCOW, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the unilateral acts of the USA constitute a threat on Syria’s territorial integrity.

  • Lavrov 2018-02-12 13:11


    Russian units in Syria to assist Syrian army in repelling ISIL remnants

    MOSCOW, Feb. 12 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the Russian units in Syria will assist the Syrian Arab Army in eliminating the remnants of ISIL terrorist organization.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2018-02-10 19:17

    Pres. Rouhani slams pro-terrorists states bombarding neighbors

    TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (MNA) – Addressing the foreign ambassadors to Tehran on the advent of the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, President Rouhani condemned pro-militancy states in the Middle East.

  • Afghanistan 2018-02-06 11:43

    Afghan army destroys Taliban command center, defuses 30 bombs 

    KABUL, Feb. 6 (MNA) –The Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel destroyed a Taliban control and command center in a mountainous province and defused 30 improvised bombs, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday.