Saudi King Replaces Crown Prince, Appoints Son Mohammad Bin Salman as Heir to Throne

RIYADH- Saudi regime's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has fired crown prince Muhammad Bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, replacing him with his own son Mohammad Bin Salman,.

According to the king's decree, Mohammad Bin Salman, 31, Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince and defense minister, was named the new crown prince instead of Muhammad Bin Nayef, Press TV reported.

Daesh Blows up Mosul’s Iconic al-Nuri Mosque

Daesh has blown up Mosul’s Grand al-Nuri Mosque, where the terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi announced the formation of a so-called caliphate after capturing the northern city in 2014, Press TV reported.

"Our forces were advancing toward their targets deep in the Old City and when they got to within 50 meters (yards) of the Nuri mosque, Daesh committed another historical crime by blowing up the Nuri mosque and the Hadba" mosque, said Nineveh Liberation Operation Commander Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah in a statement released on Wednesday night.

Iran to Respond more Decisively to Terrorist Attacks on Its Soil: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed that the Islamic Republic will respond "more decisively" to any future terrorist attack on Iran's soil.

Rouhani made the remarks in a ceremony on Tuesday in reference to Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) firing six medium-range ground-to-ground missiles at Daesh bases in Syria’s Deir Ezzour on Sunday in retaliation for twin terrorist attacks in the Iranian capital Tehran, which killed 17 people and injured over 50 others, Press TV reported.

Iran's Missile Raid on Terrorists in Deir Ez-Zour A New Stage in Tehran's War on Terror: Boroujerdi

TEHRAN – The missile attack the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps carried out against terrorists in Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor from inside Iran has marked the beginning of a new stage in Tehran’s strategy for fighting terrorism, a senior lawmaker said.

Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency on Monday, Chairman of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi praised the IRGC for its “timely and smart” move to hit the bases of the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group in Syria with missiles fired from west of Iran.

Iran Launches Missiles at Daesh Headquarters in Syria

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has launched missiles at Daesh Takfiris' headquarters in Syria’s Deir Ezzour.

The IRGC announced on Sunday that the medium-range ground-to-ground missiles were launched from Iran’s western provinces of Kermanshah and Kordestan in response to the recent Daesh-claimed terror attacks in Tehran, which killed 18 people and injured 50 more, according to Press TV.

The IRGC noted that a large number of terrorists have been killed in the attacks, in which a large amount of terrorists' weapons, ammunition, and equipment were also destroyed.