Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a 'complete victory' over the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group on both banks of the Euphrates River in Syria, stressing the significance of switching to a political process to ultimately end the crisis in the Arab country.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the victory over the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria is tantamount to the defeat of plots to sow division and wage a civil war in the Middle East.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Syrian army's breaking of a years-long siege by Daesh Takfiri group of the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor is an "important victory" against extremist and terrorist groups.
Two days after controversial new assembly elections in Venezuela, the country is more divided than ever, with opposition forces vowing to continue their fight against President Nicolas Maduro and the leader claiming a victory that grants him practically unlimited power.
Sporadic clashes continued on Tuesday in Mosul, even after Iraq's Prime Minister declared a "total victory" over the Daesh terrorist group in the city and at least one airstrike hit the Old City neighborhood that was the scene of the fierce battle's final days.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has congratulated top military officials for retaking the flash point city of Mosul from Daesh Takfiri terrorists. But he's yet to formally announce the full liberation of the city, Press TV's Altaf Ahmad reports from Mosul.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their “victory” over the Daesh terrorist group after eight months of urban warfare, bringing an end to three years of terrorists’ rule in the city.
Although Iran got off to a disappointing start to its campaign in 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League and suffered two defeats against Italy and Brazil, the Asian giant eventually turned things around when it came up victorious against Poland by three sets to one.