US in No Position to Lecture on Breach of Resolution 2231, Says Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister in a message warned the US not to lecture anyone on violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231.

'Iran's launch of space vehicles - & missile tests - is NOT in violation of Res 2231. The US is in material breach of same, & as such it is in no position to lecture anyone on it.

Saudi Asked to Open Airspace to More Israeli-Bound Flights

The Philippines’ national carrier has requested permission from Saudi Arabia to use the kingdom’s airspace for Isralei-bound flights, months after Riyadh approved a similar request from India.

Jaime Bautista, Philippine Airlines' president, told Reuters on Wednesday that the Southeast Asian country’s Civil Aeronautics Board sent a formal letter to Riyadh in October, asking Saudi officials for over flight rights.

Iraq Supports Syria's Restoration of Its Key Role in the Arab Region

Baghdad, (ST)- Iraq's Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim has renewed his country's support for Syria in its war on terrorism.

According to the Iraqi Foreign Ministry website, al-Hakim said in a dialgue forum that ""Iraq supports Syria's restoration of its role in the Arab region and the elemination of terrorism in the country and it also supports reopening the border crossings between Syria and Iraq and reactivating trade between the two countries."

Tehran: We Will Continue to Support Syria, Enhance Bilateral Relations

TEHRAN-Iran has renewed its firm stance towards Syria which seeks to enhance relations with it and to achieve stability and development in it.

"The Iranian support to Syria to realize stability and economic development in it and in the region as a whole is continued during the crisis which it witnessed and after it,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said during his weekly press conference on Monday, according to SANA.

US Withdrawal from Syria and Other Parts of the Region Will Lead to Increased Security and Peace: Baqeri

Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the United States is only fueling insecurity in the Persian Gulf through its presence in the strategic region.

Speaking to reporters in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday, the top Iranian military chief said US President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw troops from Syria was of no significance for defensive and security missions in the region.