Iran and Syria

Iran's Zarif calls for Idlib to be 'cleaned out'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that armed groups must be "cleaned out" of Idlib province in northwestern Syria, Al Jazeera reported citing Iranian media. Zarif made the remarks …

Iranian defense minister arrives in Syria

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami arrived in Damascus on Sunday for a two-day visit. Hatami was welcomed by senior Syrian military and defense officials, Iran envoy to Syria Javad Torkabadi and …

Syria assesses cooperation with Russia and Iran

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria’s conflict. "This topic is not even on the …

ICRC calls for access to Syrian Kurds in Afrin

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called for greater access to the civilian population of Afrin, declaring that the Turkish Red Crescent lacked credibility among the Syrian Kurds after Turkey’s military operation. …