Conjoined Yemeni Twins Die Due to Saudi Blockade

Conjoined twin boys born in Yemen, who were in urgent need of medical treatment abroad, have died because of a Saudi blockade preventing air travel to and from the country.

Yemen’s Health Ministry said doctors treating two-week-old twins Abd al-Khaleq and Abd al-Rahim in the capital, Sana’a, had announced the boys’ death overnight on Saturday.

The twins, who had been born outside Sana’a, shared a kidney and a pair of legs, but had separate hearts and lungs.

Iran Ready to Cooperate with Lebanon in All Areas, Says Zarif

BEIRUT - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran will be ready to work with Lebanon in all areas if its government asks for it.

On his arrival in Beirut on Sunday, the senior Iranian diplomat referred to the goal of his two-day visit as declaration of solidarity with the Lebanese government and people, as well as the readiness of the Islamic Republic of Iran to cooperate with the country in all areas, IRNA reported.

He cited the concurrence of his trip to Lebanon by forming the new government and congratulated the Lebanese people and the government on this achievement.

Iran FM Zarif to Visit Lebanon amid Growing Israeli Provocations

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay a visit to Lebanon amid growing tensions between Beirut and Tel Aviv, according to Press TV. 

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Zarif will travel to Lebanon at the head of a delegation on Sunday to hold talks with senior officials in the West Asian country.

The trip comes amid reports of a massive military exercise held by the Israeli army to simulate a war on Lebanon. Yiddish News reported on Friday that the drill involved tanks and warplanes.

US 'Embodiment of Evil, Violence': Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called the US “the embodiment of evil and violence” whose existence relies on encroachment on other countries' sovereignty.

“The US regime is the embodiment of evil and violence; a crisis-maker and a warmonger,” Ayatollah Khamenei said in a Friday meeting with a group of Iranian Air Force commanders and personnel in Tehran, according to Press TV.

“The US regime’s existence has always … depended on encroachment aimed at securing its own interests,” he said, adding the Iranian nation will keep chanting "Death to America" as long as the United States remains evil.

Zarif Calls for Deploying Syrian Army at Borders with Turkey to Preserve Stability and Security in Syria

TEHRAN, (ST)- The restoration of the Syrian state's sovereignty over the entire Syrian territory and the deployment of the Syrian Arab army along the borders with Turkey are the best way to preserve stability and security in Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with Russia Today Channell, stressing this will be the guarantee to porotect the Syrian borders.

Iran is against replacing an occupier with another occupier

Commenting on the Turkish regime's threats of new aggression on Syria's north, the Iranian top diplomat stressed that Iran is against "replacing an occupier with another occupier".  "Solution lies in the deployment of the Syrian forces and in restoring the Syrian state's sovereignty over all its territories," he said, stressing Iran and Russia's readiness to help reach this solution.