Daesh Claims Responsibility For Iranian Attacks

He also said Iran had obtained intelligence showing that Saudi Arabia was "actively" propping up terrorist groups along Iranian eastern and western borders.

The Islamic State (Daesh) terrorist group stages attacks in the region under the guidance and with the support of the United States and Saudi Arabia, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brig.

"On the Western side the same type of activity is being undertaken, again by using the diplomatic hospitality of other neighbours", Zarif said.

Two days later, suicide bombings and shootings in Tehran killed 17 people.

The letter said the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps is a tool that exports extremist Iranian ideology and spreads terrorism in the world by supporting extremist militias with arms, money, and people.

At an Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh last month, U.S. President Donald Trump accused Iran of fueling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror" and called for its global isolation.

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Later on in the 1970s and 1980s, Hosseinzadeh added, terrorist groups mostly aimed to target and pressure religious democracy authorities in the country.

He also blasted any attempts at building bridges with the U.S., saying: "America is a terrorist country and backs terrorism. therefore, we can not normalise ties with such country". High on the list of reasons for breaking ties, Saudi Arabia named Qatar's friendly ties with Iran and Hamas.

Baluchistan province is home to a Sunni population who form a minority in majority Shia Iran.

"In the event that America wages a war against Iran, all of that country's military bases in the region will be in danger, as Iran is capable of hitting targets with its missiles within a range of 2,000 kilometers", Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said on Wednesday.

Iran and Saudi Arabia has been accusing each other of subverting regional security and support opposite sides in conflicts including those in Syria, Yemen and Iraq.

"Some of the problems with the United States are essentially unresolvable as the US's problem with us has nothing to do with nuclear energy or human rights, their problem is with the principle of the Islamic Republic", added the Leader.

  • Megan Austin