Iran and Syria

Iran ready to help Turkey-Syria dialogue

Tehran is ready to help for talks between Syria and Turkey to reach an understanding, Iranian ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said. "Iran has always backed political means to resolve disputes...and Tehran is happy …

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Iran to take control of vital Syrian port?

Iran is preparing to take control of Syria’s main commercial port in Latakia, advancing its plans to secure a trade route from Tehran to the Mediterranean and establishing a significant foothold on Israel’s doorstep, the Times …

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Netanyahu: Israel to prevent Iran presence in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his country’s policy is geared not to let Iran establish itself in Syria. "Our policy is unchanged: to undermine the establishment of Iran in Syria and to …

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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 …

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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 …

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