Vermont Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has asserted that the US foreign policy towards Iran and Saudi Arabia is wrong, blaming Riyadh for promoting “extremely radical Wahhabi doctrine” worldwide.
The Turkish parliament has extended a mandate authorizing the deployment of the country’s military forces in Iraq and Syria in the lead-up to a planned Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem says Damascus is close to victory in its fight against foreign-sponsored terrorism which has wreaked havoc on the nation over the past six years.
A senior Iranian military commander says the country’s Armed Forces are fully prepared to give a response to enemies that will make them regret their action if they commit a mistake.
Iran has detained seven crew members of a fishing boat in the Persian Gulf for illegally entering the country’s territorial waters.