Rouhani: Middle East Crises Plot against Muslims

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned about fresh crises in the Middle East, urging Muslims to reinforce their convergence as the only way to save the Muslim world.

According to Press TV, the Iranian president made the remarks in an address to a number of state officials and diplomatic representatives of Muslim countries as well as participants at an international unity conference in Tehran on Saturday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Tehran, Moscow Urge Firm Fight against Terrorism in Syria

The defense ministers of Iran and Russia have stressed the importance of proceeding with a firm fight against terrorism in Syria, following the liberation of the strategic city of Aleppo from the foreign-backed terrorist.

In a telephone conversation on Saturday, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu discussed the latest developments in Syria, particularly after the liberation of Aleppo, Press TV reported.

Iraqi Forces Flush out Terrorists in Tal Afar in Bid to Liberate Mosul

Iraqi military forces have flushed out foreign-backed Daesh terrorists from 10 villages west of the city of Tal Afar in Nineveh Province, as part of a major operation to liberate the key city of Mosul, Press T.V reported.

A military official from the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units announced on Thursday that Iraqi forces have driven out the terrorists out of the villages as part of the fifth phase of the Nineveh liberation operation during the course of three days.

1,221 Palestinians Homeless Due to Zionist Entity’s 2016 Demolitions, Says EU

 The European Union has condemned the Zionist destruction of Palestinian homes and structures in the occupied territories, saying the regime’s 2016 demolitions have left more than one thousand Palestinians homeless, according to Press T.V.

In a statement sent to reporters on Thursday, the EU said that its diplomats “deplore the demolitions of Palestinian structures undertaken by Israel in the occupied West Bank.”

US Cancels Transfer of Munitions to Saudi Arabia

Washington has canceled the transfer of some arms to Saudi Arabia, amid worldwide criticism about civilian deaths and destruction from the Kingdom’s military aggression in Yemen.

"We have made clear that US security cooperation is not a blank check," a senior administration official told AFP on condition of anonymity.