Imam Khomeini Gave Authoritative Priority to Palestinian Struggle: Ex-UN Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A former UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories and professor of international law underlined the role of Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in preventing the Palestinian issue from sliding into oblivion.
US Analyst Hails IRGC’s Security Policy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An American political analyst praised the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a force deterring any kind of missile attack on Iran, stressing that any opposition to the IRGC would facilitate, not lessen, aggression against the Islamic Republic.
Iran Sanctions Bill Shows Zionist Grip on US Foreign Policy: Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An American political commentator denounced a bill the US Senate has passed to impose new sanctions on Iran as an indication of the power of the Israeli lobby in Washington, saying such measures just add to the global distrust of the US government.
Saudi Arabia ‘Mother of Terrorism’: Yemeni Envoy
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Yemen’s ambassador to Syria denounced Saudi Arabia as the mother and chief state sponsor of terrorism in the world, saying Yemeni people are fighting off mercenaries spawned by the Riyadh regime.
Saudi Arabia Certainly Behind Terrorist Attacks in Tehran: Italian Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A political expert based in Milan highlighted the Saudi regime’s role in recent deadly attacks in the Iranian capital of Tehran that were claimed by Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group, saying Saudi Arabia was “certainly” behind the incidents.
Only Iran, Resistance Front Said No to US: Palestinian Figure
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement praised Iran for backing the Palestinian nation against Israel and the “arrogant” powers, saying only the Islamic Republic and the Resistance Front have been opposed to the US hegemony.
Tourism Making Comeback in Syria: Minister
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Tourism industry in Syria is beginning to revive in light of the army’s success to restore security to the country’s tourist attractions, Syria’s Minister of Tourism Bishr Riyad Yazigi said.
No Doubt Saudi Prince behind Tehran Terror Attacks: Australian Prof.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior political analyst based in Australia said that given the rash of recent threats by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Iran, there is no doubt that the terrorist attacks in Tehran “were ordered directly” by the Wahhabi prince.
Riyadh ‘Very Possibly Involved’ in Tehran Terrorist Attacks: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political commentator said the Saudi regime was “very possibly involved” in Wednesday’s terrorist attacks in the Iranian capital of Tehran, which killed 12 people and injured 42 others.
Al Saud, Al Khalifa Buying US, UK Arms to Cover Up Crimes in Region: Pundit
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior Irish political commentator said the oppressive regimes of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain continue to purchase arms built by the US and UK to whitewash their ongoing crimes against humanity in their own countries as well as Yemen and Syria.
Astana Talks Successful in Reducing Violence in Syria: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A California-based political analyst hailed the effectiveness of recent negotiations among Iran, Russia, and Turkey in the Kazakh capital of Astana on the Syrian crisis, saying the talks “have encouraged the de-confliction” in the war-torn country.
Qatar No Longer Willing to Follow Saudi Warmongering Policies: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A former US army psychological warfare officer and counter-terrorism analyst said the reason Saudi Arabia has cut its ties with Qatar is because Doha has decided to shift its “political agenda” and is no longer interested in the kingdom’s “agenda of war” in the region.
Bahraini Figure: Sheikh Qassim’s Fate Still Unknown
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior Bahraini opposition figure and political activist said the fate of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the kingdom’s Shiite majority, and many other people recently arrested in Diraz, the hometown of the cleric, is still unknown.
London Terror Attacks Might Benefit British PM in Upcoming Vote: Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Scottish political analyst and university professor said the recent terrorist attacks in London might benefit the government of Prime Minister Theresa May in the wake of the upcoming UK General Elections.
Fighting Daesh Terrorists Not A Concern for Washington: US Activist
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior peace activist and journalist based in Virginia highlighted the destructive role Washington has played in the protracted war in Syria and said despite its claims, the US has never been concerned about fighting Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) or other terrorist groups.
Al Khalifa Family Acting as Bahrain’s Prison Guards to Serve US Interests: Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American professor and political commentator said the Al Khalifa regime is a “subject client state of the US Empire”, describing Bahrain as an “open-air” prison with the ruling family acting as its “prison guards” to safeguard the US Fifth Fleet in the Persian Gulf state.
Washington, London Funding White Helmets in Syria: British Analyst (+Video)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A British journalist and political analyst said the White Helmets in Syria are being “supported, funded and equipped” by a number of foreign governments, including the US and UK.
Western Media Not Covering Muslim Condemnation of Manchester Attack: Canadian Prof.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Canadian university professor denounced Western media for not doing enough to show that Muslims have rejected a recent terrorist attack at a concert hall in the English city of Manchester, which killed at least 22 people.
New S. Korean President Facing Immediate Challenges from Trump: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior geopolitical analyst based in California hailed South Korean President Moon Jae-in as a “liberal peace-loving reformist” and said he has a lot on his plate, facing immediate challenges from US President Donald Trump.
Int’l Lawyer Raps Western Media’s Silence on Palestinians’ Mass Hunger Strike
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior international lawyer from Canada deplored the mainstream media’s silence on a continued mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners kept in Israeli jails, saying it proves that the media outlets are apathetic about the Zionist regime’s crimes.