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Iran’s Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs Mohammad Reza Mir-Tajeddini has described the United States as the “flag-bearer” of global terrorism. Iran has well-founded documents of more than 100 acts of terror carried out by the US across the globe, Mir-Tajeddini said on Friday.
Mir-Tajeddini added that the US has always proved that it is a sponsor of terrorism, IRNA reported. Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei first revealed on Wednesday that Iran is in possession of 100 documents indicating US involvement in terrorist acts. Read the rest of this entry »
Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un: A prayer took place at Istanbul’s Fatih Mosque on Saturday for Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s mother Tenzile Erdoğan who passed away on Friday. The prayer was attended by President Abdullah Gül, Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek, members of the cabinet, deputies and other dignitaries.
Tenzile Erdoğan had died of acute cholecystitis Friday morning at Medipol Hospital where she was receiving treatment for some time. She was hospitalized with stomach ache and high fever on Sept. 30. Read the rest of this entry »
Erdogan said in response to questions by reporters on Sunday that he could visit the besieged Gaza Strip after first visiting Egypt. But he said the visit to Gaza has not yet been determined on his official agenda. Read the rest of this entry »
The Muslim Brotherhood described the Syrian regime as obstinate with its continued aggression, tortures, unjust detentions and massacres against the peaceful protestors and their fellow countrymen and the destruction of mosques. In its weekly statement the MB stated that “It is evident the Syrian regime has no intention in carrying out reforms adopted by the Arab League.” Read the rest of this entry »
Turkey expelled Israel’s ambassador and senior Israeli diplomats and suspended military agreements on Friday, the day after it emerged a U.N. report said Israel had used unreasonable force in a raid on a Gaza-bound ship that killed nine Turks, Reuters reported.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu had said Thursday that Friday’s official release of the “Palmer Report” would constitute Israel’s last chance to apologize for its raid on the Turkish-sponsored flotilla and warned of consequences, Read the rest of this entry »
During the meeting, Morsy called for the immediate investigation of the unprovoked Israeli attack, which left three Egyptian policemen and officers dead and five more injured. He also demanded an official apology from the Israelis and a speedy transparent investigation. Read the rest of this entry »
Iran’s parliamentary speaker has accused Israel and the United States of assassinating a scientist with possible links to the country’s nuclear programme. Darioush Rezainejad’s death at the hands of motorcycle-riding gunmen prompted speculation that a violent and covert campaign to slow Iran’s development of nuclear materials was again underway.
The 35-year old scientist was shot dead outside a kindergarten in east Tehran where he had gone to pick up his daughter. Mr Rezainejad’s wife was wounded in the attack before the motorcyclists sped away. Read the rest of this entry »