At least 72 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in Iraq, medical sources told Reuters on Thursday.
The Trump administration says it is extending a 90-day waiver for the second time to let Iraq continue energy imports from Iran which is under draconian US sanctions.
“The relation, which gathers Syria with Iran and Iraq, is strong,” Assad said in the capital Damascus on Monday, the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported.
A court in Iraq has sentenced a Belgian national to death by hanging over his membership in the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group and involvement in criminal acts in the war-ravaged Arab country.
An Iraqi legislator has condemned recent remarks by US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino against pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), describing them as “prejudicial” and “in violation of the sovereignty of Iraq.”
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is ready to establish good relations with all its neighboring countries with an objective of advancing the region’s interests.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has recalled the massacre of Iraqi Kurds at the hands of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hossein in a chemical attack on March 16, 1988, saying Western governments would fail in their attempts to whitewash the incident.
The foreign minister of Iran posted a message on the achievements of President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, including his meeting with senior Shia Cleric Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ali al-Sistani.
President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the achievements of his three-day visit to Iraq and said no one can disrupt the bonds between the Iranian and Iraqi nations.
TEHRAN (FNA)- President Hassan Rouhani met and conferred with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih in Baghdad on Monday.