More than two million Muslims from around the globe have converged in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to start this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.

Senior intelligence officials from Iran, Russia, China, and Pakistan have reportedly reached an agreement to join efforts against Daesh terror group in Afghanistan.


 Iran’s Permanent Envoy to the United Nations Gholam-Ali Khoshroo condemned in a statement all the attacks that have taken place against civilians, including medical and humanitarian staff throughout the world, especially in Palestine, Afghanistan, Yemen and Syria.

 A number of Iranian MPs have written a letter to Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying that they will not let the US impose its “illegitimate demands” on Iran, calling for maintaining unity.

 Following a decision on Tuesday by the United States to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, the United Nations chief said he was “deeply concerned” by the move, and called on all parties to preserve the deal, said Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General.

 Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Gholam-Hossein Dehghani said on Saturday that uprooting terrorism requires international cooperation coupled with serious political determination and regional agreements.

 Iran’s Permanent Representative to the UN Gholam-Ali Khoshroo in his speech considered occupation of Palestine by the Zionist regime as the main factor of all conflicts in the Middle East.

 Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the recent terrorist attack in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan which resulted in the death and injury of a number of people.

Iranian vice president said that Iran is willing to help Saudi Arabia to resolve Yemen war.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul that killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens of others on Friday.


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