Updated in: 12 November 2019 - 11:39
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Next Astana meeting expected late Nov. or early Dec
Kazakh FM:

Next Astana meeting expected late Nov. or early Dec

TEHRAN (defapress) – The next round of Astana talks on the crisis in Syria could be held in late November or early December in Kazakhstan’s Nur Sultan, Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Aibek Smadiyarov said.
US Has Prevented Lebanon from Standing on Its Feet, Nasrallah Says

US Has Prevented Lebanon from Standing on Its Feet, Nasrallah Says

TEHRAN (defapress) – The secretary-general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement said Americans are exploiting the ongoing mass protests in the Arab country to fulfill their own interests and advance their agenda, stressing that Washington has prevented Lebanon from standing on its feet.
Syria Army Retakes Area in Northeast after Clashes with Militants

Syria Army Retakes Area in Northeast after Clashes with Militants

TEHRAN (defapress) – Syrian forces managed to retake a village in the country’s northeastern province of Hasakah from Turkish military forces and their allied militants after intense clashes.
Russian, Turkish Presidents Discuss Northeast Syria

Russian, Turkish Presidents Discuss Northeast Syria

TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia’s Vladimir Putin and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed Turkey’s military offensive in Syria in a phone call, Turkey’s presidency said.
Hezbollah to be part of upcoming Lebanese government
Qassem:

Hezbollah to be part of upcoming Lebanese government

TEHRAN (defapress) – Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Naim Qassem stressed that Lebanon is in need of real efforts to improve the various conditions, and Hezbollah will be part of the upcoming Lebanese government.
Iraqi Leader Reveals Israel, UAE's Role in Unrests

Iraqi Leader Reveals Israel, UAE's Role in Unrests

TEHRAN (defapress)- Leader of Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq Resistance Movement Qais Khazali said that Israel and the UAE are playing an even bigger role than the US and Saudi Arabia in exacerbating unrests and clashes in Iraq.
Hamas Shoots Down Israeli Drone over Gaza

Hamas Shoots Down Israeli Drone over Gaza

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas shot down an Israeli drone over the Gaza Strip.
Kurdish Militias Voice Readiness to Negotiate with Damascus Gov’t

Kurdish Militias Voice Readiness to Negotiate with Damascus Gov’t

TEHRAN (defapress)- The political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) voiced its readiness to hold talks with the Damascus government on confronting foreign threats against Syria, media reports said.
Tweets from across Borders Fanning Flames in Iraq

Tweets from across Borders Fanning Flames in Iraq

TEHRAN (defapress)- Investigations into tweets about public protests in Iraq which promote violence and invite people to join street rallies show that more than 80% of the messages are composed and posted from countries other than the home to Mesopotamia.
Syrian Army Fortifying Military Positions in Tal Tamr

Syrian Army Fortifying Military Positions in Tal Tamr

TEHRAN (defapress)- The Syrian Army continues to reinforce its military positions in the Northern and Northeastern countryside of Hasaka, including Tal Tamr, in order to confront any possible aggression by Turkish occupying forces and also to protect locals from the attacks by Ankara troops.