Hezbollah Official: Iran Source of Stability in Region

TEHRAN– Hezbollah Resistance Movement's second-in-command, Sheikh Naim Qassem, urged Gulf countries to cooperate with Iran if they want to contribute to regional security.

"If  Gulf countries want to thrive and live at ease, they should cooperate with Iran," Qassem said in a speech on Saturday marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, The Daily Star reported, according to The Tasnim News Agency.

He added that "cooperating with Iran is (a source) of power for the Gulf's security and stability and the future of the region."

Saudi Airstrike Kills Ten Civilians in Southern Yemen

Nearly a dozen civilians have lost their lives when Saudi military aircraft carried out an airstrike against a residential neighborhood in Yemen's southwestern province of Ta'izz.

Ten civilians were killed on Saturday afternoon, when Saudi warplanes struck a house in the Red Sea port city of Mukha, situated 346 kilometers south of the capital, Sana'a, Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported.

Later in the day, Yemeni soldiers and their allies fired several artillery shells at al-Karas, al-Zaqilah and al-Qawiyah military camps in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Jizan on Saturday.

US, European Powers Involved in Bitter Events in Syria and Iraq: Khamenei

TEHRAN-Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has blamed the United States and many European countries for the bitter events in the Middle East.

“The US and many European powers have played a role in the creation of bitter events in Syria and Iraq and the regional nations, well aware of such meddling, truly hold a negative view of them,” the Leader said in a meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Tehran on Saturday, Press TV reported.

He added that the interference of certain big powers is the root cause of the existing issues in the Middle East.

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.