Iran, Iraq call for int’l efforts to eliminate terrorists
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iraqi’s new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday discussed the need for international efforts to eliminate terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the group which has taken over large areas of Syria and Iraq.
IRGC: Israeli spy drone downed near nuclear site
Islamic Revolution Guards Corps shot down an Israeli spy drone, the IRGC said on Sunday.
Iran’s military might solely defensive
President Hassan Rouhani, in a ceremony on Sunday to unveil indigenous defense achievements, reiterated that Tehran’s military might is solely aimed at defending the country and maintaining regional security.
Talks on new Yemeni gov’t fail
Talks on forming a new Yemeni government collapsed on Sunday over demands by Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, officials said, and further demonstrations in the capital Sana’a were expected.
Netanyahu: Gaza operation to last as long as necessary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel’s Gaza offensive would continue as long as necessary, a day after an Egyptian call for a cease-fire and new truce talks.
Iran, US may hold bilateral nuclear talks
Iran and the United States may hold bilateral talks ahead of the next round of nuclear negotiations between the Islamic Republic and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.
Iran rejects report on sending troops to Iraq
Iranian Foreign Ministry dismissed report of Iranian military presence in Iraq..
Navy fleet harbors at Djibouti
The Navy’s 31st fleet of warships docked at the Port of Djibouti on Sunday as the Islamic Republic seeks to expand its naval presence in international waters.