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  1. Iran follows Russia’s lead in backing Syria safe zones

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 05.28 / 20:11 al-monitor.com
    Russia’s proposal legitimates Iranian military role in Syria; supreme leader hails victory for "Islamic democracy"; Turkish intervention in Sinjar could disrupt Mosul liberation plans; Egypt’s media cra…
  2. Iran’s Khamenei, Rouhani issue sharply-contrasting responses to Trump’s visit

    Worldtribune.com - Middle Easte 05.28 / 20:06 worldtribune.com
    by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump’s $110 billion defense and weapons deal with Saudi Arabia prompted vastly different reactions from Iran’s top leaders. While President Hassan Rouhani called for “more cooperation” with the Saudis in the wake of Trump’s May 20 visit, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei referred to the Saudis [&#…
  3. Iran World’s Most Affordable Country for Tourism: Report

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 05.28 / 18:33 albawaba.com
    Iran’s tourism industry has been identified for a third straight year to have the most affordable prices in the world for foreign visitors.  Copyright © 2017 Press TV. All rights reserved. read mo…
  4. Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary advances towards Syria border

    Thestar.com.my - World 05.28 / 17:31 thestar.com.my
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Iran-backed Shi'ite paramilitary force said on Sunday it had dislodged Islamic State from a number of villages west of Mosul, scoring further progress towards the border with…
  5. Trump’s move to isolate Iran could further strain Sunni-Shiite relations in Mideast

    pWASHINGTON — While President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia preached partnership with Muslim leaders to end terrorism, critics say his alignment with one side of the Middle East’s sectarian divide could do more harm than good./ppTrump’s criticizing of Iran, a predominantly Shiite Muslim nation, and his move to align with majority Sunni Muslim countries could further isolate Shiites and escalate conflict between the groups, said Gerald Feierstein,…
  6. Iran leader slams Saudis as America's 'milking cow'

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 05.28 / 16:18 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Saudi Arabia agreed to buy $110 billion of US weapons during Trump's visit to Riyadh on 21…
  7. Defusing the Iran-Saudi Powder Keg

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense 05.28 / 15:34 lawfareblog.com
    Editor’s Note: The Iran-Saudi rivalry has fostered instability throughout the Middle East, with neither side likely to emerge triumphant. This rivalry increases bloodshed in the region and hinders U.S. attempts to secure its interests. Ariane Tabatabai of Georgetown and Dina Esfandiary of King's College assess the problems caused by the Iran-Saudi rivalry and argue that dialogue now is both possible and necessary. *** The Iran-Saudi rivalry has either been the powder-keg for or exacerbated …
  8. Iran Describes Saudi Arabia as ‘US Milking Cow’

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 05.28 / 15:17 albawaba.com
    Saudi Arabia is being pumped "like a milking cow" by "infidel" Americans, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday, in a fierce attack against its regional rival.  Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. read…
  9. Iran to hold tender for Azadegan field "within days"- NIOC chief

    Invitation letters to submit proposals will be sent to 29 international companies, including Shell, Total , CNPC, Lukoil, Pertamina and OMV , Press TV…
  10. Iran’s leader slams Saudi Arabia for deal with US

    Thehill.com - Politics 05.28 / 14:44 thehill.com
    Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, marked the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan by ripping Saudi Arabia, saying its Sunni rival is being pumped for money by the U.S.,…
  11. Kuwait broadens economic cooperation with Iran

    Irna.ir - Finance 05.28 / 14:03 irna.ir
    Tehran, May 28, IRNA – Kuwaiti government is to facilitate five important ports in the country to bolster economic cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq, Kuwaiti minister said on S…
  12. Iran; on the verge of election

    Sachtimes.com - Social 05.28 / 13:29 sachtimes.com
    Iranians are voting in a presidential contest which pits President Hassan Rouhani against a serious challenger, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, in what is believed to be a close…
  13. Kuwait consults Iran, Islamic states for UNSC membership

    Irna.ir - Politics 05.28 / 12:35 irna.ir
    Tehran, May 28, IRNA -- Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry on Sunday announced its wide and intensive consultations with Arab and Islamic states, including Iran, to receive their support for non-permanent membership in the UN Security…
  14. Conference Held in Italian Parliament: The Need for a Decisive Policy Against Mullahs' Dictatorship in Iran

    Ncr-iran.org - World 05.28 / 11:58 ncr-iran.org
    NCRI - Presided over by former Italian FM Giulio Terzi and with participation of a number of Italian senators and MPs, a press conference was held in Italian Parliament on …….… , during which the participants reviewed the consequences of Iranian regime’s presidential election show and stressed on adopting a decisive policy against the regime for its wave of executions and terrorist interventions in the region…
  15. Trump making mistake about Iran: U.K. Trade Envoy to Iran

    Irna.ir - Politics 05.28 / 11:55 irna.ir
    Tehran, May 28, IRNA – UK Trade Envoy to Iran Lord Norman Lamont told Bloomberg that Donald Trump’s statements about Iran during his trip to KSA and the Occupied Palestine was a mistake and that Iran deserves a better reaction from the Wes…
  16. Iran, Venezuela ties to boost further after Rouhani reelection: Envoy

    Irna.ir - Politics 05.28 / 11:55 irna.ir
    Madrid, May 28, IRNA – Relations between Iran and Venezuela are expected to advance more after the reelection of President Hassan Rouhani, says Iranian ambassador to the Latin American n…
  17. Iran vows crushing response to assassination of border guards: Comdr

    Irna.ir - Politics 05.28 / 11:55 irna.ir
    Orumiyeh, West Azarbaijan, May 28, IRNA – Iran is to give crushing response to assassination of two border guards who were martyred on Saturday in West Azarbaijan, an official s…
  18. Iran to hold tender for Azadegan project ‘in days’

    Presstv.com - Media 05.28 / 10:52 presstv.com
    The National Iranian Oil Company says a tender for the development of Azadegan oil field would be held in the coming…
  19. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever kills 1 in Iran

    Presstv.com - Media 05.28 / 10:52 presstv.com
    The fatality occurred in Sistan-and-Baluchestan Province, with two more deaths unofficially reported in Isfahan Province and the western province of…
  20. Iran's Supreme Leader calls the Saudi leaders 'idiots'

    Dw.com - Top Stories 05.28 / 10:23 dw.com
    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned Saudi Arabia's rulers they face "certain downfall" for their close ties and the recent arms deal with the US. He said the kingdom's leaders were "an inept and worthless…