US needs Saudi as counterbalance to Iran: Trump

Tehran (KNA) - US President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia functions as a counterbalance to Iran in the Middle East region and this has put Washington in a “complex” situation with regards to Riyadh’s explanation about dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death.

10/20/2018 4:41:00 PM

Iran Hails Extension of FATF Sanctions Waiver

Tehran(KNA) : Iran’s Foreign Ministry welcomed the Financial Action Task Force’s decision to extend suspension of counter-measures against Tehran, describing it as a defeat for the US and its allies.

10/20/2018 12:01:00 PM

Daesh growing, taking hostages in US-controlled parts of Syria: Russian leader

Tehran (KNA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin warns that Daesh is expanding its presence in the Syrian regions controlled by Washington and its allied Kurdish militants, revealing that the Takfiri terror outfit has managed to take hundreds of people hostage in those areas, including the US’s own citizens.

10/19/2018 5:46:00 AM

Saudi looking for bin Salman replacement: Report

Tehran (KNA) - Having found Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s antics too costly for its already stained reputation, Saudi Arabia’s ruling family is looking to replace the young prince with his less ambitious brother, Khalid, a new report suggests.

10/19/2018 5:39:00 AM