World Indebted to Resistance Axis for Beating Takfirism

TEHRAN-Senior Iranian commander Major General Qassem Soleimani praised the axis of resistance for defeating terrorists in Syria and Iraq, saying such a major victory against Takfiri groups, which had 7,000 suicide attackers, has greatly contributed to calm in the region and the world.

Addressing a cultural ceremony on Thursday, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Quds Force Major General Soleimani said a victory for Takfiri terrorists in Syria and Iraq “could have changed the history of the region and the world’s path”.

“In this event (rise of terrorists in Syria and Iraq), the Takfiri groups, either under the name of Daesh (ISIL) or others, emerged in a more frightening way than any other group. They had around 7,000 suicide forces,” the general said, according to Tasnim News Agency.

Nasrallha: Syrians and Iraqis Are Able to Prevent the Return of Daesh

BEIRUT, (ST)- The United States has created Daesh terrorist organization to justify its return to the region after its forces' withdrawal from Iraq, Secretary General of Hizbollah resistance movement has underscored.

In a speech on Friday, Nasrallah commented on the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement that his country will keep its forces in Syria and Iraq allegedly to prevent the return of Daesh.

"The US plans to keep its military deployment in Iraq and Syria under the pretext of preventing the return of Daesh terrorists, while all the world knows that US administration was behind establishing the takfiri group," Nasrallah said, stressing that the Syrians and the Iraqis are worthy of preventing the return of Daesh.

Trump’s al-Quds decision threatens global peace: OIC lawmakers

Muslim parliamentarians have condemned US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital as a threat to the global peace and a violation of the Palestinian nation’s rights, Press TV reported.

“We consider this measure as a threat to the international peace and security and an all-out violation of the unalienable rights of the Palestinian nation and a futile measure which distressed Muslims, Christians and all the free-thinking human beings across the world,”the 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said in its final statement issued in Tehran on Wednesday.

Rouhani: Zionists Take Advantage of Discord in Lebanon

President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri here on Wednesday said Lebanese government and people could pass enemies' conspiracies, adding that the Zionists, undoubtedly, take advantage of sowing discord in Lebanon.

President Rouhani said that strengthening and consolidation of stability, development and unity in Lebanon makes Iranians pleased.

Abbas: Al-Quds Can Be Gate to Peace or War; Trump Must Choose

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the holy city of  al-Quds can be the gate to either peace or war, and that it is up to the United States to decide which path to choose.

Addressing al-Azhar International Conference on al-Quds in Cairo on Wednesday, Abbas denounced as "sinful" President Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize the city as Israel’s “capital.”

Washington, he noted, disqualified itself as a broker in the long-stalled negotiations between Israelis and Palestinian aimed at resolving the decades-long conflict.