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Many birds, one stone: why did Iran execute 25 Sunni Kurds in August 2016? | openDemocracy
Opendemocracy - 2017-02-21 14:08

Iran has not rejected the ‘status quo’ in Kurdistan Region, Kurdish official says
Rûdaw - 2017-02-21 08:57
Iran is taking a 'wait and see' attitude to Kurdistan Region independence ...

Iran summons Turkish envoy over president, PM remarks
KurdPress - 2017-02-21 08:51
Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran demanding an explanation for recent provocative comments made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Bahrain and Germany. ...

Iran-Iraq gas pipe line ready for inauguration: minister
KurdPress - 2017-02-21 08:51
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Monday that Iran’s gas pipe-line to transfer Iran’s gas to Iraq is ready to be launched. ...

Tehran and Baghdad Sign MoU on Kirkuk Oil Export to Iran
BAS News - 2017-02-20 21:02
The two countries agreed to study the construction of a pipeline ERBIL — A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on Monday by the Iraqi oil minister and his Iranian counter-part to study the construction of a pipeline between the two countries for ...

A Kurdish flag in Tehran
Rûdaw - 2017-02-20 20:20
Iran again extended its invitation for Barzani to visit Tehran. ...

Iraq, Iran sign MOU on study of Kirkuk oil export pipeline
NRT - 2017-02-20 19:00

Iran-Kurdistan : combattre l'ennemi à ses portes - Lettres persanes
Leslettrespersanes - 2017-02-20 18:51

Iran : Vague d'arrestations et de répression dans le Kurdistan iranien
Csdhi - 2017-02-20 17:29

Barzani Met with All Key Players in Munich: Political Observer
BAS News - 2017-02-20 16:50
He says Iran has changed its outlook towards Kurdistan Region ERBIL — During Munich Security Council (MSC), Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani conducted meetings with all the leaders, politicians and diplomats across the globe who have influence o ...

Iranian oil minister arrives in Baghdad
KurdPress - 2017-02-20 14:05
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zanganeh, arrived in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Monday, February 20. ...

Moscow, Tehran have common goal in Syria: Larijani
KurdPress - 2017-02-20 10:15
Iran Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani stated that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia have common goal in Syria. ...

Iran blames Turkey’s FM remarks in Munich as unconstructive
KurdPress - 2017-02-20 10:15
Iran Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi blamed Turkish foreign minister remarks in Munich and said Tehran considers the remarks as “unconstructive.” ...

Tehran wants assurance Kurdish independence won’t 'threaten' Iran’s security, official says
Rûdaw - 2017-02-20 09:26
'I told them bluntly that if Baghdad fails to abide by the constitution, the Kurdistan Region has a right to employ other options ...

Ankara: Moskau und Teheran bei Syrien-Regelung unabdingbar
Sputnik - 2017-02-20 03:27
Die Regelung der Syrien-Krise ist ohne eine Beteiligung Russlands und des Iran unmöglich, wie der türkische Außenminister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu am Sonntag bei der Münchener Sicherheitskonferenz mitteilte. ...

Iran, Russia tip balance of power
Orient News - 2017-02-20 02:00

Protest against participation of Iran in the Munich Security Conference Orient Net Supporters of People’s Mujahedin of Iran protested on Sunday (February 19) in Maria Platz square ..
Orient News - 2017-02-20 02:00

Saudi FM: Iran is largest sponsor of global terrorism
Waar Media - 2017-02-19 14:27
WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir asserted on Sunday that Iran is the largest Sponsor of global terrorism, terming Tehran as a country which doesn’t cherish citizenship. There might have been secret deals between Iran, al-Qaeda and ISIS, ...

Chutes de neige, inondations et vents de sable frappent l'Iran - L'Orient-Le Jour
Lorientlejour - 2017-02-19 13:14

Israel's defense minister says Iran wants to undermine Saudi Arabia
Reuters - 2017-02-19 11:20
MUNICH (Reuters) - Israel's defense minister said on Sunday Iran had an ultimate objective of undermining Saudi Arabia in the Middle East and called for a dialogue with Sunni Arab states to defeat "radical" elements in the region. ...

Iran pushes for dialogue with Gulf Arab states
Reuters - 2017-02-19 10:53
MUNICH (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister on Sunday stepped up efforts to improve ties with Gulf Arab Sunni states urging them to work with their Shi'ite rival to address "anxieties" and violence across the region. ...

Iran's Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned
Reuters - 2017-02-19 10:20
MUNICH (Reuters) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, pointing to Sunni Islamist militants in Syria fighting against its allies in Damascus, told the Munich Security Conference that the use of chemical weapons can never be condoned. ...

Iran keen to increase investments in Iraq
KurdPress - 2017-02-19 10:05
The Iranian Chairman of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce, Yahya Ale Eshaq, says Tehran plans to boost investments in Iraqi projects. ...

Iran has nearly doubled its intelligence gathering in Kurdistan Region, official says
Rûdaw - 2017-02-19 08:45
Pasdaran was “fully containing the terrorist elements on the other side of the border,” ...

Trump: in bando-bis gli stessi sette paesi precedente decreto
ANSA - 2017-02-19 04:03
Sono sempre Siria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen Libia, Somalia e Sudan ...

Iran weapons smuggling a flagrant breach of UN resolution
Orient News - 2017-02-19 02:00

Kurdish delegation headed by Masoud Barzani to Munich discuss independence with US, Iran, Germany
Rûdaw - 2017-02-18 18:54
“The issue has been discussed with all the delegations with no exceptions ...

Iran to Launch Military Manoeuvres Under Name Grand Prophet 11
Waar Media - 2017-02-18 16:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander announced Saturday, despite warnings from the United States and fresh sanctions over a ballistic missile test. “The manoeuvres called ‘Grand Prophet 1 ...

Asya Abdullah: Interests of Kurds unaffected by Russian-Iranian-Turkish cooperation
Waar Media - 2017-02-18 13:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Collaboration that Russia, Iran and Turkey are maintaining the sphere of peace settlement in Syria does not affect the interests of the Kurdish people in any way, Asya Abdullah, the co-chairperson of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) told a new ...

Chutes de neige, inondations et vents de sable frappent l’Iran - sudinfo.be
Sudinfo - 2017-02-18 09:57

Iran beats US in 2017 Freestyle World Cup
KurdPress - 2017-02-18 09:33
The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team has claimed the top position at the end of the 2017 Freestyle World Cup in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah, after trouncing the American side in the title challenge. ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran create group to monitor Syria truce
KurdPress - 2017-02-18 09:33
Russia, Iran and Turkey have decided to create a joint group as part of Syria ceasefire monitoring mechanism and tasked themselves with separating terrorist groups from the armed opposition, Sputnik news agency reported. ...

Iran claims championship at Wrestling World Cup 2017
KurdPress - 2017-02-18 09:33
The last of 2017 Wrestling World Cup was held in Kermanshah, western Iran, where Iranian wrestlers defeated the U.S. and claimed championship and Azerbaijan defeated Turkey and won the third place. Photo: Abdullah Moradi ...

Ignore the tough talk - Trump’s Iran policy will be much like Obama’s
Orient News - 2017-02-18 02:01

L'Iran bat les Etats-Unis à la Coupe du monde de lutte
Voaafrique - 2017-02-17 21:03

En Iran, Iraniens et Américains ont lutté pour un sacre mondial
Romandie - 2017-02-17 17:19

Iran : Une détenue politique kurde privée de soins médicaux
Csdhi - 2017-02-17 17:19

Syrien-Gespräche in Astana: Operative Gruppe von Russland, Türkei und Iran gebildet
Sputnik - 2017-02-17 02:51
Die Anordnung über eine operative Gruppe, die die Einhaltung der Waffenruhe in Syrien überwachen und vertrauensbildende Maßnahmen unter den Konfliktparteien fördern soll, ist das Hauptergebnis der jetzigen Verhandlungsrunde in Astana, wie Sergej Werschini ...

American wrestlers warmly welcomed in Iran's Kurdistan
Kurdistan24 - 2017-02-17 00:28

Revolutionary court in Saqqez convicted two Kurdish citizens on charge of security ground
Rojikurd - 2017-02-17 00:00
Revolutionary court branch one in Saqqez in two separate trials sentenced two Kurdish citizens to a suspended imprisonment. According to Mirovayeti two Kurdish citizen of Iran from Saqqez were sentenced to one and half year suspended jail. An associate in ...

Ahwazis Protest Iranian Regime’S Disastrous Environmental Policies
Rojikurd - 2017-02-17 00:00
Ahwazis protest at Iran regime’s environmentally disastrous policies, water shortages, power cuts, crippling poverty and unemployment Thousands of Ahwazis on the 13th, 14th and 15th of February took part in massive organised rallies outside the governor’s ...

Kurdes d'Irak: l'Iran met en garde les Etats-Unis | LPH INFO
Lphinfo - 2017-02-16 17:16

Astana II: Participants adopts document on trilateral ceasefire group
Waar Media - 2017-02-16 17:16
WAAR-DUHOK: Participants in the Syria talks in Astana II have adopted a document on a joint group of Russia, Turkey and Iran to maintain ceasefire in that country, Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department for the Middle East and North Africa Ser ...

For a safer region, treat Iran like a potential ally, not an enemy Manish Rai
NRT - 2017-02-16 09:39

Iran supports Iraq's territorial integrity: official
KurdPress - 2017-02-16 09:37
Head of Iran’s Strategic Research at the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran defends integrated Iraq and believes that the type of prevailing democracy in Iraq should be regarded as an exemplary model ...

Iran parliament speaker renews Iran’s support for Iraq’s territorial integrity
KurdPress - 2017-02-16 09:37
Iran Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani renewed Iran’s support for Iraq’s integrity in a meeting with Secretary General of Iraqi Kurdistan’s Islamic Union Party Salaheddin Bahaeddin. ...

Exclusive: NCRI discloses terrorists’ training camps in Iran
Orient News - 2017-02-16 02:02

Iraq's Debts Raise to $15.5 Billion: MP
BAS News - 2017-02-15 18:11
The MP warns Iraq will get in trouble if it fails to refund the debts in 2017 ERBIL— Since Iraq-Iran war, Iraq's debt has topped 15.5 billion USD, said a lawmaker who also warned if Baghdad fails to refund the debts of the Gulf war era, it will get in tr ...

Rouhani .. Started his Gulf tour
Waar Media - 2017-02-15 13:05
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Omani capital, Muscat, on Wednesday on the first leg of a Gulf tour. The Iranian leader is accompanied by a high-level political delegation and representatives of the private sector, according to ...

New Platoon of KDPI Peshmerga Concludes Training
BAS News - 2017-02-15 09:52
A graduation ceremony was held for them in Kurdistan mountains ERBIL — A graduation ceremony was held on Saturday, February 11, for a new platoon of Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) Peshmerga. The ceremony, which was labeled the 223th training c ...

Kazakhstan’s foreign ministry: Astana II delayed one day
Waar Media - 2017-02-15 09:01
WAAR- DUHOK: Talks on the Syrian crisis involving Russia, Iran, and Turkey that were due to start in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on Wednesday have been delayed by one day, Kazakhstan’s foreign ministry said without explaining the reason for the delay. Sy ...

Start of Syria talks in Kazakh capital delayed one day: Kazakhstan foreign ministry
Reuters - 2017-02-15 05:27
ASTANA (Reuters) - Talks on the Syrian crisis involving Russia, Iran, and Turkey that were due to start in the Kazakhstan capital, Astana, on Wednesday had been delayed by one day, Kazakhstan's foreign ministry said. ...

Finally, someone is asking about what Iran is doing in Iraq
Orient News - 2017-02-15 02:02

IRGC’s terrorist training camps for foreign fighters inside Iran for the export of terrorism
Orient News - 2017-02-15 02:02

Iran Should Be Dealt With In A Different Way
Kurdistantribune - 2017-02-14 22:15

Canadian MP urges solidarity with Kurds over diplomatic relations with Tehran
Rûdaw - 2017-02-14 21:54
Canada is considering restoring diplomatic relations with Iran ...

Kazakhstan: Delegations of Iran, Syrian government, UN arrive in Astana for Syria talks
Waar Media - 2017-02-14 17:25
WAAR-DUHOK: The delegations of Iran, the Syrian government and the UN have arrived in Astana for a meeting on Syria, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, Anuar Zhainakov, told press on Tuesday. “At this point, I can confirm that representatives of th ...

Iran’s president to visit Kuwait
Waar Media - 2017-02-14 13:59
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Kuwait on Wednesday for talks with Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, a Kuwaiti diplomatic official told Anadolu Agency. Talks between the two leaders are expected to tackle bilateral relations ...

Iran, Iraq agree on construction of industrial townships
KurdPress - 2017-02-14 09:39
Tehran and Baghdad agreed on designing and building industrial townships in some Iraqi provinces. ...

3rd Iran’s exclusive exhibition inaugurated in Baghdad
KurdPress - 2017-02-14 09:39
Iran's third exclusive exhibition opened in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Monday in the presence of Iran’s Minister of Industries, Mines and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh. ...

Iran-Europe ties expected to improve post-JCPOA: FM
KurdPress - 2017-02-14 07:05
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the implementation of Iran deal – known as JCPOA – has improved the vision for Iran-Europe ties, IRNA reported. ...

Iran would positively respond should Saudis initiate détente: spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-02-14 07:05
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesperson has offered subtle overtures to Saudi Arabia, however believes Saudi officials had been largely delusional on developments in the region. ...

Türkei, Russland und Iran: Friedensbemühungen für Syrien gehen weiter - DTJ ONLINE
Dtj Online - 2017-02-14 04:32

Iran’s Republican Guard must be designated as terrorists
Orient News - 2017-02-14 02:02

Drug trafficking increasing in Kurdish areas near Iran’s border
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-13 20:27

Trade between Iraq, Iran reached $6 billion in last two years, ministry says
NRT - 2017-02-13 19:06

Two Kurdish kolbars killed by Iranian forces near Turkey-Iran border
NRT - 2017-02-13 15:57

Russia continues using Iran’s airspace in war against terrorism, says security chief
Rûdaw - 2017-02-13 13:44
'the passing of Russian jets is based on an earlier agreement ...

Two Iranian Kurdish Kolbers Killed by Border Guards
BAS News - 2017-02-13 11:59
Two more Kolbers were severely wounded ERBIL — The Iranian border guards opened fire at some Kurdish backpack carriers known as 'Kolber' in Salmas city of Urmia province in Iran's Kurdish northwest, resulting in the death of two Kolbers and the wounding ...

US, Iran and the nuclear deal
Orient News - 2017-02-13 02:00

Syria-bound Russian jets use Iran airspace
Orient News - 2017-02-13 02:00

Walk of shame: Sweden’s “first feminist government” don hijabs in Iran
Rojikurd - 2017-02-13 00:03
Trade minister Ann Linde and other members of Sweden’s “first feminist government in the world” walked past Iranian President Rouhani yesterday as they covered their hair in compliance with Iran’s compulsory hijab law, despite Stockholm’s promise to promo ...

Iran's Kurds urge Trump to list Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-02-12 20:49

Iraqi president hails Iran’s military support through Qasem Soleimani
Rûdaw - 2017-02-12 19:54
“We see no obstacle to Iraq becoming a major trade market for Iran," ...

Syrien-Operation: Iran erwägt Öffnen seines Luftraumes für russische Flugzeuge
Sputnik - 2017-02-12 03:45
Der Iran prüft derzeit die Möglichkeit, seinen Luftraum für russische Militärs zu öffnen, die Bodenoperationen auf dem Territorium Syriens unterstützen. Das teilte der Sekretär des Höchsten Rates für nationale Sicherheit der Islamischen Republik, Ali Sham ...

Iran arrests 8 terrorists: minister
KurdPress - 2017-02-12 01:29
Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi announced that a sum of eight terrorists have been arrested in connection to plotting to carry out terrorist attacks during the ceremonies marking the 38th anniversary of the victory of 1979 Islamic Revolution. ...

PM Abadi doesn’t want Iraq to pick sides in US-Iran quarrel
Rûdaw - 2017-02-11 23:07
"Both leaders spoke to the threat Iran presents. ...

Iran: arrestati 8 terroristi dell'Isis
ANSA - 2017-02-11 21:12
'Preparavano attentati alle manifestazioni per 38/o Rivoluzione' ...

Siria: forse caccia russi in spazio Iran
ANSA - 2017-02-11 18:50
'Contro terroristi territorio siriano, ma procedura è lunga' ...

Iran says holds eight foreigners planning attacks
Reuters - 2017-02-11 17:30
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian security forces have arrested eight hardline Sunni Islamists suspected of planning attacks to disrupt celebrations for Iran's Islamic revolution in the past week, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Saturday. ...

Iraq won't Be Involved in Regional or International Conflicts: PM
BAS News - 2017-02-11 17:23
Iraq won't be part of the US-Iran tensions ERBIL — Iraq won't get involved in any regional or international conflicts, said the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday. The comment followed the first telephone conversation between al-Abadi and t ...

Mogherini: U.S. says will fully implement Iran nuclear deal
NRT - 2017-02-11 14:50

Revolution’s anniversary rally in Kermanshah in photos
KurdPress - 2017-02-11 14:25
The rally of the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Revolution witnessed a large turnout of people in Kermanshah, Kermanshah province Photo: Abdullah Moradi ...

Iran allowing Syria-bound Russian planes to use airspace-report
Reuters - 2017-02-11 12:58
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has again allowed Russian planes to use its airspace during recent operations in Syria, a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying on Saturday. ...

Iran’s Kurds demand Trump administration adds Iran's IRGC to terror list
NRT - 2017-02-11 11:19

Revolution’s anniversary rally in Sanandaj in photos
KurdPress - 2017-02-11 10:16
The rally of the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Revolution witnessed a large turnout of people in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi ...

Over 600 projects to kick off in Iran’s Kurdish province ahead of presidential elections
Rûdaw - 2017-02-11 09:39
Rouhani will most likely need the support of voters in Kurdish regions of the country to secure a second term in office ...

Donald Trump will spark a war with Iran – which is great news for Isis
Rojikurd - 2017-02-11 00:02
A confrontation will probably come in a year or two, when previous policies conceived under Obama have run their course. Trump may feel that he has to show how much tougher he is than his predecessor President Trump made great play when he came into offic ...

An Ahwazi Child Of 17 Is The Latest Victim Of The Iran Regime’S Persecution
Rojikurd - 2017-02-11 00:02
According to Ahwazi rights’ sources, a large number of Iranian regime personnel arrested a 17 year old Ahwazi cultural activist named Ali Kaab Omeir on Wednesday in his home in Keyan Abbad neighborhood in Ahwaz capital and brutally beat him in front of hi ...

The arrest of citizen in Rawanser and beating him by Revolutionary Guard agent.
Rojikurd - 2017-02-11 00:02
Morwayti: based on reports, Friday 10.2.17, the same time with the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in Rawanser ” Xolam Garshasbi” has arrested by The Revolutionary Guards of Islamic Republic. ” the agent guards has beaten Kurdish worker wh ...

Twitter diplomacy: Iranian Kurds launch campaign to name IRGC terrorists
Rojikurd - 2017-02-11 00:02
Iranian Kurds launched a social media campaign on Friday calling for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to be declared a terrorist organization. “It is time for international community to realise that IRGC is a terrorist organization,” Aso Sa ...

Twitter diplomacy: Iranian Kurds launch campaign to name IRGC terrorists
Rûdaw - 2017-02-10 19:49
Trump tweeted that Iran was “#1 in terror” ...

Iran's Kurds ask Trump administration to list Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-02-10 18:17

Trump's Temporary Travel Ban Invalidated
BAS News - 2017-02-10 17:46
Citizens from seven previously banned countries can now enter the US ISTANBUL — Citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen are no longer banned from entering the US. Those subject to US President Donald Trump's temporary ban are no lo ...

Iran’s Rouhani warns US they will regret making threats
Rûdaw - 2017-02-10 17:07
The US imposed new sanctions after Iran tested a ballistic missile ...

EU's Mogherini: U.S. says will fully implement Iran nuclear deal
Reuters - 2017-02-10 16:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Friday she was reassured during meetings with the Trump administration that the United States was committed to the full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal. ...

Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump
NRT - 2017-02-10 15:54

Los kurdos pagan un alto precio por la afición de los iraníes a la bebida
El Pais - 2017-02-10 14:09
Cinco contrabandistas mueren aplastados por la nieve en la frontera con el Kurdistán iraquí ...

Kurdish cities mark revolution anniversary
KurdPress - 2017-02-10 12:37
People in the Kurdish cities Iran country began rallies on Friday to mark the 38th victory anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution by taking to the streets of the cities. ...

Iran plays with fire launching new missile exercise
Orient News - 2017-02-10 02:10

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