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Syrian Civil War

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke about Syria on telephone, Kremlin says - Reuters

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Saudi Arabia-Iran tensions

Reports: Saudi Arabia invites Iran to join other countries in discussing plans for 2017 hajj pilgrimage - AFP

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Syrian Civil War

Iran's Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan says Iran will never coordinate with the United States on the Syrian Civil War crisis, says US-led coalition 'has no real intentions' to fight Islamic State - Al Arabiya

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Syrian Civil War

Turkey's Erdogan says Saudi Arabia, Qatar should join its meeting with Russia and Iran in Kazakhstan next month to discuss Syrian peace efforts - AP

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Iran

Iran's deputy foreign minister says he will broaden economic ties with other countries in 2017 - Fars

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Iran

Report: 6 dead after offices of Iranian Kurdish opposition group in Koy Sanjaq, northern Iraq, hit by explosion, Iraqi Kurdish security sources tell Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

Russia's Foreign Minister Larov says meeting of Iran, Turkish foreign ministers and Russia supports territorial integrity of Syria - Reuters

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Russian ambassador killed in Ankara, Dec. 19, 2016

The Iranian Foreign Ministry issues warning urging Iranians to avoid unnecessary trips to Turkey after Monday's Russian ambassador attack - Mehr News

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Syrian Civil War

Iran's foreign minister says there is no military solution for Syria civil war crisis, only political one - Reuters

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Russian ambassador killed in Ankara, Dec. 19, 2016

Iran announces temporary closures of consulates in Istanbul, Trabzon and Erzurum following shooting of Russian envoy to Turkey - @borzou

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Russian ambassador killed in Ankara, Dec. 19, 2016

Russian President Putin says ambassador's killing is 'provocation' to disrupt ties with Turkey; says Russia will keep negotiating Syria endgame with Turkey, Iran - @ASLuhn

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Russian ambassador killed in Ankara, Dec. 19, 2016

Scheduled talks between Russian, Turkish, Iranian foreign ministers will happen Tuesday despite Ankara assassination, says Duma head - Interfax

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Iran

4 Kuwaitis detained in Iran released after boat they were sailing on in Iranian waters was captured; to return to Kuwait soon - AP

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Syrian Civil War

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani by telephone about Syria - Reuters citing agencies

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Iran

Tehran, Iran, police say they arrested 1,200 people for unauthorized uses of internet in nation during 8 months - Al Arabiya

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Iran

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani unveils 'bill of rights' including freedom of speech, right to protest, rights to fair trials; critics say several Iranian institutions lay outside authority - AFP

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Syrian Civil War

Iran, Turkey and Russia will hold talks about Syrian situation in Moscow Tuesday

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Iran nuclear program deal

Head of UN nuclear watchdog says Iran showing commitment to deal - Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

Russia's Foreign Ministry confirms scheduled trilateral meeting on Syria between Iran, Turkey and Russia for Dec. 27 - Rudaw

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Syrian Civil War

Senior Syrian rebel official says Russia is failing to restrain Iranian-backed militia to complete Aleppo evacuation - Reuters

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