Britain and the Netherlands urged other EU governments on Friday to join the United States in imposing sanctions on the Lebanese political and militant group Hezbollah for providing support to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal said the European Union should brand Hezbollah a terrorist
Iran “firmly” rejects claims that a group of people abducted by Syrian rebels near Damascus include members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Iranian deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said.
Iran’s defense minister rejected reports that the Islamic Republic has sent military forces to Syria to help the government of President Bashar al-Assad fight rebels, Tehran Times reported.
Al-Arabiya TV aired footage on Sunday of the “Free Syrian Army” abduction of 48 Iranians in Damascus in which an FSA officer charges the hostages of being elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards.
A top military aide to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday accused Ankara, Riyadh and Doha of serving US and Israeli interests in Syria, in a veiled warning to Turkey of worsening ties. “The Americans, Israelis, and some European and Persian Gulf nations, in particular Qatar and Saudi Arabia, have delegated to Turkey the […]
A group of Syria’s opposition “Free Army” has released a video showing what it was said were seven Iranians, including five members of the Revolutionary Guards, captured in the city of Homs.