Tel Aviv, Foreign-Sponsored Takfiris Pose Major Threat to Region

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Tel Aviv regime and the Takfiri terrorists nurtured by the US, Israel and certain regional countries pose a major threat to the Middle East.

During a television talk on Tuesday night, the Iranian minister described Israel as the source of insecurity in the Middle East region while warning about Takfiri terrorism.

  “Today the immediate threat to the region [is the presence of] Takfiri terrorists created by the Americans, Israelis and certain Arab countries of the region, including Saudi Arabia,” he said.

Resolving Iraq Insecurity to Help Stabilize Region, Says Larijani

 Iran's Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday that resolving Iraq’s insecurity will help stabilize region from the current security and terrorism issues and there is no that a stable Iraq leads to a regional stability.

Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with visiting former Iraq's Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday.

Zionist Settler Runs over, Kills 81-Year-Old Palestinian

An Israeli settler has run over and killed an 81-year-old Palestinian man south of the city of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, according to Press T.V.

According to al-Aqsa satellite television channel, Suleiman Hamad succumbed to injuries he suffered in the incident on Wednesday.

The TV channel quoted eyewitnesses as saying that the Israeli settler left his vehicle in the area and took another one to flee.

NAM Members Must Unite against Unilateralism, Extremism: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called for closer ties with Latin American states, especially Venezuela, saying independent nations should stand united in the face of unilateralism and extremism in the world.

In a Wednesday meeting with Venezuela’s visiting Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez and Oil Minister Nelson Martinez, Rouhani said independent states, particularly members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), “should work hand in hand to play a more active role in regional and international affair",  Press TV reported.

He added that the US can no more rally the world’s public opinion behind its own causes, a situation which offers a good chance to NAM members to have a more influential role in current global affairs.

Good Nuclear News to Come on April 9, Says Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi on Monday said that good nuclear news will be announced on the National Nuclear Day (April 9).

Salehi made the announcement while speaking to reporters at the end of his separate meetings with senior religious leaders in the holy city of Qom, about 200 km south of the Iranian capital.

Iranians mark the National Nuclear Day each year in the 20th day of the first month on spring (Farvardin) which falls on April 9 this year, to celebrate their latest nuclear achievements.

Salehi said there was also good news a few days ago about delivery of 149 tons of yellow cake which brought the total reserves of the country to 350 tons in the post-sanctions era.