Iran Denies Buying Military Base, Manufacturing Ballistic Missiles in Syria

TEHRAN -The Iranian foreign ministry rejected Israeli media reports that Tehran has purchased a military base in Syria as well as dissidents' claims that Iran is building ballistic missiles in the Arab country in cooperation with Russia and North Korea.

"Experience has shown that the claims raised by the Zionist regime are mostly media warfare and aimed at disturbing the public opinion in the region and the Muslim world," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday, according to FARS News.

Zarif: Tehran Rejects US Claims on Alleged Use of Chemical Weapon by Syrian Army in Khan Sheikhoun

NEW YORK, (ST)- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed his country's rejection of the American claims about the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian Arab army in Idleb's Khan Sheikhoun, pointing out that "Iran has suggested forming an investigative team and sending it to al-Shairat  airbase in Homs, but this suggestion was refused".

Tehran Resolved to Counter US Adventurous and Terrorist Measures in the Region: Larijani

TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani praised a motion passed by the parliament to counteract Washington’s terrorist measures in the Middle East and described its approval as a sign of “the Iranian nation’s determination” to counter the measures, Iran's Tasnim news Agency reported.

Addressing an open session of the parliament on Tuesday after the MPs passed the motion unanimously, Larijani said, “The approval of the motion indicates the Iranian nation’s determination to counteract the US measures (in the region)."

US-Led Airstrikes Killed 100s of Iraqi Soldiers: Iraqi Lawmaker

An Iraqi lawmaker has blamed the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the country and neighboring Syria for killing hundreds of army soldiers and pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilizations during airstrikes against alleged militant hideouts, according to Press TV.

Faleh al-Khazali, a member of the Iraqi parliament's security and defense committee, said in a statement on Sunday that US-led military aircraft have struck Iraqi forces in many areas, and killed hundreds of them, Arabic-language Iraq News Network reported.

Iran Voices Concern about Using Chemical Weapons by Terrorist Groups in Syria, Iraq

Iran’s ambassador to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Alireza Jahangiri on Friday warned against political abuse of the organization by certain countries.

Addressing the 85th Session of OPCW Executive Council, Jahangiri complained about holding an extraordinary session of the Executive Council on Syria over the past week, describing it as a biased measure based on double-standard policies towards crisis in Syria.