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Extremism

By Poorang Novak

Much to the dismay of Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah arranged for hundreds of ISIS fighters from Syria and Lebanon to be deported to border areas between Syria and Iraq.   This aroused suspicion about Hezbollah and the Iraqi Prime Minister was not happy about the deal because of the battles against ISIS in Iraq.

Istanbul, Reuters, September 24, 2017 - Iranian forces have launched war games in an area near the border with Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday, a day before a Kurdish independence referendum in the region.Turkey also said on Sunday its aircraft launched airstrikes against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq’s Gara region on Saturday after spotting militants preparing to attack Turkish military outposts on the border.

 

DUBAI (Reuters) - A solution in Yemen’s two and-a-half year-old civil war will likely come through military rather than political means, the country’s Saudi-backed president said, blaming the Iran-aligned Houthis of obstructing chances of peace.Speaking in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly,

 

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he is “extremely concerned” by reports that Iran tested a missile, saying the action was inconsistent with United Nations resolutions. He urged the nation to halt “such provocative acts.”Johnson made the comments on his Twitter account, after Press TVreported that Iran had successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile. The missile was unveiled Friday as part of a military parade in the Iranian capital,Tehran.

By INU Staff   

In a meeting that took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley discussed her country’s three goals in Yemen during a meeting with Yemeni President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi in New York on Tuesday.“Today, we are working to achieve three goals (in Yemen): combating terrorism, ending Iranian interference in Yemen and the region,

JEDDAH: US President Donald Trump addressed the UN General Assembly for the first time Tuesday, saying Iran’s government is a corrupt dictatorship disguised as a democracy.
Tehran “has turned a wealthy country, with a rich history and culture, into an economically depleted rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos,” Trump said. “The longest-suffering victims of Iran’s leaders are, in fact, Iranian people.”

Donald Trump on Tuesday called Iran a "corrupt dictatorship" and an "economically depleted rogue state" whose main export was violence, during his first speech to the UN General Assembly.The US president called the international deal that ended Iran's nuclear weapons programme an "embarrassment" and said the US could not allow the "murderous regime" in Tehran to use it as cover to "construct a nuclear programme".

Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan are being recruited by Iran to fight with President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in Syria.That’s according to counter terrorism officials and analysts who say the fighters are being lured by promises of housing, a monthly salary of up to $600 and the possibility of employment in Iran when they return, say counter terrorism officials and analysts.

Senior mullah Ali Saeedi, Khamenei’s representative in the Revolutionary Guards Corps, said on September 13 that maintaining Bashar al-Assad was the red line of the mullahs’ regime in Syria.

Khamenei had said on June 18, 2017, if the Revolutionary Guards were not fighting in Syria, we would be fighting in Iranian cities today.

THE Kingdom on Friday refuted Iranian claim that Riyadh approached Tehran requesting its mediation with Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Reports carried by Iranian News Agency (IRNA) quoting Hossein Amir Abdollahian, senior adviser to the speaker of the Iranian parliament, made this claim which is totally baseless and unfounded, Director of Media Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Osama Ahmed Nugali, said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).