Activities of IRTVU meeting continue in Tehran, Information Minister meets Iranian media figures

TEHRAN – Activities of the second day of the 8th session of General Assembly of Islamic Radios and Televisions Union (IRTVU), continued Monday with the participation of Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi and the accompanying delegation.

Earlier Sunday, activities of the 8th session of IRTVU were launched in Tehran with the participation of regional and international media establishments and figures.

The first day activities included opening a Photographic Islamic news agency, Islamic Film Market and engineering exhibition.

The West Wants to Divide Syria, but Iran Won’t Allow this Goal to be Achieved- Khamenei

TEHRAN, (ST)-Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stressed that the West wants to divide Syria, but Iran won’t allow this goal to be achieved.

Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with the participants in the 8th Session of the General Assembly of Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU) in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Al-Zou’bi: Syria Facing Terrorism on Behalf of the Entire World

TEHRAN, (ST)- Information Minutser Omran al-Zou’bi has stressed that Syria has been facing over the past four years the ugliest terrorist war and it is now fighting terrorism on behalf of the Islamic nation and the entire world.

Al-Zou’bi made the remarks during the opening ceremony of the Eighth Session of General Assembly of Islamic Radio and Television Union in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Sunday.

Iran Describes Buffer Zone as Turkey's Pretext to Deploy in Northern Syria


A senior Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the Ankara government for seeking a buffer zone in Northern Syria, saying Turkey is just seeking to stretch its power to a war-stricken neighbor.

"Turkey has proposed creation of a buffer zone in Northern Syria in a bid to confront the threats which are the outcome of its own tactical and strategic mistakes," Rapporteur of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini told FNA on Friday.

ISIL Positions Destroyed in Iraqi Air Attacks in Anbar Province


Informed sources in the Western province of Anbar said that the ISIL sustained heavy losses in Iraqi Airstrikes in Fallujah.

The Iraqi Air Force hit two gathering centers of the ISIL hard, which resulted in the explosion of a car-bomb workshop in Fallujah," sources said.

“The army’s air force also managed to destroy a communications center for the ISIL in the district,” sources went on to say.

On Wednesday, nearly a dozen Takfiri terrorist leaders were killed in heavy clashes with the Iraqi army and popular forces in the city of Fallujah, West of the capital, Baghdad.