TEHRAN, November 25 - General John Nicholson, the top US Army commander in Afghanistan, has acknowledged that the war in the country “is still in a stalemate.”
TEHRAN, November 25 - Argentinean ace Lionel Messi has claimed his 4th Golden Boot award for being the top scorer in a European league last season.
TEHRAN, November 25 - Japan’s government will set aside around 2 trillion yen ($17.93 billion) to subsidize education costs and improve elderly care as part of an economic package due early next month, the Asahi newspaper said on Saturday.
TEHRAN, November 25 - The Pentagon may finally reveal the true number of its troops present on the ground in Syria, officials have told Reuters. Presently, the official number stands at around 500 servicemen, but the actual figure reportedly hovers around 2,000 troops.
TEHRAN, November 25 - The US and Turkey have discussed “pending adjustments” to military support for Washington’s “partners” on the ground in Syria, and have agreed to join forces against “all forms” of terrorism, including the Kurdish PKK and Fetullah Gulen’s movement.
TEHRAN, November 24 - Russia is opposed to the militarization of Asia under the pretext of countering perceived threats from North Korea, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
TEHRAN, November 24 - China said it will help with reconstruction efforts in Syria, which has seen massive destruction as a result of over six and a half years of armed conflict.
TEHRAN, November 24 - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi categorically blasted shooting attack and bombing at a mosque in the restive Egyptian Sinai Peninsula which killed 235 and left 135 others wounded.
TEHRAN, November 24 - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the United States is the root cause of terrorism in the Middle East, warning of new US plots after the collapse of Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.
TEHRAN, November 24 - Iran has opened 17th International Home Appliance Exhibition in a ceremony attended by Minister of Industry, Trade and Mine Mohammad Shariat-Madari.