Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, has been detained and imprisoned in the United States for unspecified reasons.
Leader of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim, in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, denounced the US’ unilateral sanctions against Iran, and said that Washington’s pressures make Baghdad more resolute to cement ties with Tehran.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been touring the Middle East to rally support against Iran, but Tehran is not impressed.
The fact that the United States has chosen Poland to host an anti-Iran summit next month proves that none of Washington’s major allies support its stance on the Islamic Republic, says a political commentator.
A prominent Egyptian politician lashed out at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his recent comments against Iran, calling on Cairo officials to show their opposition to the stated stance.
Lebanon’s Druze Party leader Talal Arslan, in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Jalal Firouznia, thanked Tehran for keeping the entire region safe from the devastating danger of terrorism.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened to “expel” all Iranian forces in Syria, describing Washington’s declared troop withdrawal from Syria as a “tactical change” of its mission to counter Iran’s influence in the Arab country amid bolstering American military presence in the region.
The United States has been involved in a war of aggression under the pretext of fighting terrorism in the Syrian territory, says a commentator.
A senior Iraqi lawmaker disclosed that Israel's intelligence forces have arrived in Baghdad along with the US troops, media reports said.