Iran’s foreign minister defends ballistic missile test

Courtesy Dawn News WELLINGTON: Iran’s foreign minister has defended the nation’s right to use ballistic missiles following a test last week, but offered no explanation for anti-Israeli messages reportedly written on them. Speaking Monday in New Zealand, Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran has always reserved the right to defend itself using conventional weapons, and that…

Saudis walk out of Arab League meeting after Iraqi minister´s comments

Courtesy The News International CAIRO: The Saudi delegation at the Arab League stormed out of a meeting after Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari defended the  Hashd Shaabi militia grouping, an Iraqi foreign ministry source told Reuters on Friday. “The Saudi delegation withdrew from the meeting hall after the speech of Foreign Minister Al-Jaafari who rejected…