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Syrien-Koordination zwischen Russland und Israel? Botschafter bezieht Stellung
Sputnik - 2017-03-30 03:24
Der jüdische Staat wird nicht seine „Handlungsfreiheit einschränken“, falls er seine Sicherheit durch den Iran oder die Hisbollah gefährdet sieht, betonte der israelische Botschafter in Russland, Gary Koren, in einem Interview mit der Onlinezeitung vz.ru. ...

US envoy to UN: Assad, Iran hindrance to moving forward
Orient News - 2017-03-30 02:07

Iran Training PUK Electoral Officials
BAS News - 2017-03-29 22:15
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is running a training course for the electoral officials of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). According to the information BasNews has obtained from a confidential source, the 15-day-long course has already star ...

Iraq will not sever ties with Iran despite pressure from Arab nations
Rûdaw - 2017-03-29 18:39
“Iraq is not ready to step towards agitating the region and will not sever ties with any neighboring country,” ...

Iran : Une jeune prisonnière de nouveau transférée en isolement
Ncr Iran - 2017-03-29 13:15

Russia-Iran presidential meeting includes talks of Iraqi ‘territorial integrity’
Rûdaw - 2017-03-29 13:12
They highlighted concerns for crimes against minorities ...

U.S. charges Turkish banker in Iran sanctions probe
NRT - 2017-03-29 12:30

Iran is Russia’s reliable and stable partner: Putin
KurdPress - 2017-03-29 08:42
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that Iran is Russia’s good neighbor and reliable partner. ...

Iran will russischen Bombern eigene Basen zur Verfügung stellen
Sputnik - 2017-03-29 03:14
Der Iran erwägt laut seinem Außenminister Mohammad Dschawad Sarif, Russland wieder die Nutzung seiner Luftwaffenbasen für Angriffe auf Terroristenstellungen in Syrien zu erlauben. Dies werde in jedem Fall einzeln entschieden, versprach der Minister am Die ...

Iran erschwert Aussichten auf verbesserte Beziehungen zwischen Russland und USA
Sputnik - 2017-03-29 03:14
In Syrien treten Russland und der Iran fast als Verbündete auf, was die Hoffnungen des Kremls auf die Regelung der Auseinandersetzungen mit den USA zerstört, schreibt die russische Zeitung „Nesawissimaja Gaseta“ am Dienstag vor dem Hintergrund des laufend ...

Putin über gemeinsame Schritte Russlands und des Iran zu Waffenruhe in Syrien
Sputnik - 2017-03-29 03:14
Die gemeinsamen Schritte Russlands und des Iran haben es ermöglicht, eine Waffenruhe in Syrien festzulegen, sagte der russische Präsident Wladimir Putin am Dienstag nach Verhandlungen mit seinem iranischen Amtskollegen Hassan Rohani in Moskau. ...

Russia can use Iran’s military bases ’on case by case basis’ - Iranian FM
Orient News - 2017-03-29 02:03

Putin meets Iran’s Rouhani in Moscow
Waar Media - 2017-03-28 18:52
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that Iran is Russia’s good neighbor and reliable partner. “Russia and Iran share many years, if not centuries, of bilateral cooperation. We have maintained diplomatic relations for more than 500 years ...

Iran's Rouhani says Syrian peace talks to continue in Kazakhstan
Reuters - 2017-03-28 16:52
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Syrian peace talks sponsored by Tehran, Russia and Turkey would continue in Kazakhstan without specifying a date for the next round of negotiations. ...

Quatre jeunes Kurdes arrêtés à l’occasion de Norouz au Kurdistan, en Iran
Csdhi - 2017-03-28 15:46

Rudaw sees drafts from Arab leaders in Amman against Iran, Hezbollah
Rûdaw - 2017-03-28 15:31
Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia have expressed their reservations in this regard. ...

Siria: Russia potrà usare basi Iran
ANSA - 2017-03-28 14:13
'Ma valuteremo caso per caso operazioni contro terroristi' ...

Iran says Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Reuters - 2017-03-28 09:18
(Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia could use Iranian military bases to fight terrorists in Syria on a "case by case basis." ...

Iran exports more than one billion dollars goods to Iraq: governor
KurdPress - 2017-03-28 08:28
The governor of Iranian western city of Qasr-e-Shirin, Faramarz Akbari, stated on Monday that in the past year (ended March 20) totally one billion and 28 million dollars of goods have been exported from Parviz Khan and Khosravi border terminals to Iraq. ...

Why you should not invest in Iran!
Orient News - 2017-03-28 02:03

U.S. weighs bigger role in Yemen's war, boosting aid to allies
Reuters - 2017-03-28 00:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering deepening its role in Yemen's conflict by more directly aiding its Gulf allies battling Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, officials say, potentially relaxing a U.S. policy that limited American support. ...

Iranian Missile Tests on the Rise
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-03-28 00:17
In February 2017, the Islamic Republic of Iran conducted a test of its Soumar cruise missile. The test was declared a success, and according to reports, the missile flew 600km during flight. The test occurred only a few days after Iran conducted a flight ...

Turkish claims on Iran are baseless: Foreign Ministry spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-03-27 14:05
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on March 26 called recent remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as “baseless and meddlesome,” stating that Ankara is playing a blame game to justify its expansionist polices, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

UN calls on Turkey, Russia, Iran to uphold Syria ceasefire
Orient News - 2017-03-27 02:03

Bahrain breaks Iran-linked 'terrorist' cell behind bus attack: report
Reuters - 2017-03-27 00:18
DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Sunday it had broken an Iranian-linked "terrorist cell" suspected of involvement in a bomb attack on a police bus in February and plotting to assassinate senior officials, state news agency BNA reported. ...

Iran responds US sanctions with reciprocal measures
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 22:44
It also said any of the company's assets in Iran could be seized. ...

Iran sanziona 15 aziende americane
ANSA - 2017-03-26 15:11
'Sostengono terrorismo e Israele' ...

Train line to connect Iran to Mediterranean Sea through Kurdistan Region, Syria
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 10:32
Rouhani said the railway is one of “the most important infrastructure projects” ...

Iran’s Soleimani must be brought to justice
Orient News - 2017-03-26 03:00

Iran on the path of development: president
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 22:56
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Iran is on the path of development and urged all the Iranians to join hands to help the country further prosper. ...

Iran Executed 138 Kurds in One Year
BAS News - 2017-03-25 21:58
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran executed 138 Kurds during the last twelve months, said a monitoring group. Hangaw website, which observes the human rights situation and abuses inside Iran, has released the list of executed people with one woman amon ...

Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes
Reuters - 2017-03-25 20:28
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route. ...

U.N. envoy urges Russia, Iran, Turkey to help uphold Syria ceasefire
Reuters - 2017-03-25 18:57
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has written to the foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran to urge them to "undertake urgent efforts to uphold the ceasefire regime" in Syria and to smooth the way for peace talks, a statement sa ...

UN: Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence
NRT - 2017-03-25 09:54

U.S. Issues Sanctions for Aid to Iran, North Korea, Syria
WSJ - 2017-03-25 04:20
The U.S. sanctioned 30 individuals and entities from 10 countries, many of them Chinese and Russian, for transferring sensitive missile technology to Iran and flouting export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria, the State Department said Friday. ...

In Picture: Great Kurdistan Map Visible from Space
BAS News - 2017-03-24 20:18
ERBIL — A satellite image has recently gone viral on social media in which Kurdish users find snow coating stretched only across the Kurdish areas in Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria. “The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua ...

Kurdish literary community in Iran calls on Turkey to release jailed journalists
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 18:35
Hasan Balada and Zhiar Jahanfard are charged with PKK links ...

Iran’s Rouhani to seek Kurdish vote in visit to Sanandaj
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 17:04
He will inaugurate several projects in the province on Saturday ...

Four Kurdish porters killed in Iran avalanche
NRT - 2017-03-23 13:40

Delegation of the Kurdish National Council received at the White House
KNC Geneva - 2017-03-22 20:17
On March 6th 2017, the last day of its visit to Washington D.C., the delegation of the Kurdish National Council (KNC), has been received at the White House. Joel Rayburn, senior director for Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon of the White House National Securi ...

Nawroz Celebration in Kurdish City of Mariwan, Iran
BAS News - 2017-03-22 14:20
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Iran's Khamenei criticizes government's economic record
NRT - 2017-03-22 06:53

Iran’s Influence in the Middle East is waning
Orient News - 2017-03-22 02:07

Iran : Les services des renseignements s'en prennent aux Kurdes avec le Keffiyeh à Norouz
Csdhi - 2017-03-21 16:14

Iran : Les services des renseignements du Kurdistan s'en prennent aux Kurdes arborant le Keffiyeh lors de Norouz
Csdhi - 2017-03-21 15:08

Iran’s new crackdown: Christians, journalists and opposition leaders
Orient News - 2017-03-21 02:04

Small Kurdish village in Iran creates own Newroz tradition
Rûdaw - 2017-03-20 16:20

Kurdistan FM: Kurdistan Independence is a matter between Erbil and Baghdad, and not Tehran
Waar Media - 2017-03-20 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Independence is a matter between Erbil and Baghdad, and not Tehran, said senior a Kurdish official. “I’m talking about something within Iraq. It’s between Erbil and Baghdad. Why should Iran [have] the right…to tell me [Kurds] that w ...

Iran's Khamenei criticizes economy, piling pressure on president
Reuters - 2017-03-20 12:59
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Monday the government's economic policies had fallen short and called for a new "resistance economy" to create jobs, piling pressure on the president before May elections. ...

How much is an Afghan life worth? That depends
Reuters - 2017-03-20 07:15
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In March 2014, the U.S. military paid an Afghan man just over $1,000 to compensate for killing his civilian son in an operation near the border with Iran, according to U.S. military records released to Reuters. ...

Kurdistan Independence an Issue Between Erbil, Baghdad: KRG Official
BAS News - 2017-03-19 21:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Independence is a matter between Erbil and Baghdad, and not Tehran, said senior Kurdish official. “I’m talking about something within Iraq. It’s between Erbil and Baghdad. Why should Iran [have] the right...to tell me [Kurds] don’t dese ...

Iran's Qassem Soleimani Offers Condolences to Gorran's Leader Over His Wife's Death
BAS News - 2017-03-19 13:36
ERBIL — Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Qassem Soleimani who leads the Iran's elite Quds forces extended his condolences to the leader of Gorran (Change) Movement Nawshirwan Mustafa over his wife's death. According to Gorran official media, Soleima ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Composed of Over 60 Militia Groups
BAS News - 2017-03-19 12:37
Most of the militia groups are backed by Iran ERBIL — Hashd al-Shaabi Shi'ite, the largest militia group in Iraq, is composed of over 60 brigades and units, each of which is overseen by a faction or a leader and most of them are backed by Iran. The docum ...

FM spokesman brushes off Saudi anti-Iran claims
KurdPress - 2017-03-18 11:19
During the past turbulent years, Saudi Arabia, as a regional player, did not offer the least contribution to restoration of peace and stability in the region, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Friday. ...

Iran, Russia highlight importance of Syria talks
KurdPress - 2017-03-18 11:19
Iran and Russia, the two allies to Syria, on Thursday discussed conditions in Syria and said Syrian talks in Astana, held on the initiative of Tehran, Moscow and Ankara, are significant. ...

41 NGOs Urge Renewal of Mandate for Special Rapporteur on Iran
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-03-18 02:00
On Thursday, March 16, Kurdistan Human Rights Network joined 40 human rights groups calling on the UN Human Rights Council to support the resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic ...

Recognition of Iran’s occupation of Ahwaz essential to toppling Iranian regime, ending regional interventions: Ahwazi activist
Rojikurd - 2017-03-18 00:00
Written by Rahim Hamid, Ahwazi freelance journalist based in the USA International recognition of Iran’s 90-year occupation of the Arab state of Ahwaz would be a fatal blow to the Iranian regime and its regional expansionism and interventions, say liberat ...

US security agency sees Iran as one of 'top five' cyber threats
Rûdaw - 2017-03-17 12:24
The relations between the US and Iran have been on the decline ...

PKK, Iran, Syrian Regime Meet in Rojava on Military Coordination
Waar Media - 2017-03-17 11:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Several Senior military commanders form the Syrian Regime and the Islamic Republic of Iran have jointly met with leading members of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Romelan town (Rojava-Syrian Kurdistan), a source told press. The topic of di ...

Wider war inevitable as Iran continues to expand its proxies
Orient News - 2017-03-17 02:06

PKK, Iran, Syrian Regime Meet on Military Coordination
BAS News - 2017-03-17 00:30
ERBIL — Several Senior military commanders form the Syrian Regime and the Islamic Republic of Iran have jointly met with leading members of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Syria, a source told BasNews. The topic of discussion was the military coordinat ...

PKK Securing a Corridor Extending from Iran to Syria Through Iraq
BAS News - 2017-03-16 13:11
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), with support from a number of Kurdish parties, is working in coordination with the Shi'ite Hashd al-Shaabi militia to secure a route from Iran to northern Syria through Kurdistan Region in Iraq. PKK has been increa ...

Iran, Iraq to promote medical cooperation
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 13:04
Iranian and Iraqi officials discussed, in a meeting in the Iraqi capital, the expansion of bilateral cooperation in the areas of medicine and medical equipment. ...

New round of Syrian talks to be held in May: Russian official
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 13:04
The head of the Russian delegation at the peace talks on Syria in Kazakhstan, Alexander Lavrentyev, said on Wednesday, March 15, that delegations from Russia, Turkey and Iran have scheduled the next meeting for May. ...

Iran signs document to guarantee agreements in Syria
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 11:33
Russia’s special envoy on Syria and Head of Russian delegation in Syrian negotiation in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, Alexander Lavrentiev said on Wednesday that Iran officially signed document to be as guarantor for agreement on Syria. ...

Iran, Russia to boost trade exchanges: envoy
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 11:33
Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaie estimated a considerable rise in the volume of trade exchanges between Tehran and Moscow. ...

Iran condemns Damascus suicide attack, says terrorists avenging their failures in Syria
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 09:39
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned Wednesday’s suicide attacks in Damascus, saying that whenever terrorists were unsuccessful in the military and political fronts, they have resorted to blind suicide acts of terror to downplay their ...

Iran’s ties with Russia will help resolve Syrian crisis: lawmaker
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 07:17
A senior Iranian lawmaker said Wednesday that Astana talks on Syrian reconciliation are an important step toward a peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis. ...

PKK Seeks Military and Food Assistance from Iran
BAS News - 2017-03-15 14:12
The roads to PKK's positions in Qandil have been blocked by snow ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) officials visited Tehran to seek the country's urgent support for the PKK guerrillas in Mount Qandil. BasNews has learned from a confidential source t ...

Syrian opposition to meet Russia, Iran and Turkey on March 16
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 12:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The Syrian armed opposition will hold a meeting with experts from the countries that act as the guarantors of the Syrian ceasefire (Russia, Iran and Turkey), Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Anuar Zhainakov, said on Wednesday. “As for ...

Iran executes four people for drug trafficking offenses
NRT - 2017-03-15 08:26

Russia calls for cyber co-op with Iran
KurdPress - 2017-03-15 08:18
Russian Federation’s Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications Nikolai Nikiforov called for cyber cooperation with Iran in electronic trade and software fields. ...

Iran-EAEU free trade area agreement to ensure trade turnover growth
Waar Media - 2017-03-14 19:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Signing an agreement on setting up a free-trade area between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will establish the basis for further increase in the volume of mutual trade with Russia, which grew by about 80% in 2016, Iranian Ambassa ...

50 Iranian Military Outposts on Border Afflicting Kurdish Villagers
BAS News - 2017-03-14 17:25
The military positions of the Iranian army have restricted the movement of the people ERBIL — Iran has set up over the past three years, dozens of military guard towers and outposts on the border between the Kurdistan region of Iraq and the Iranian Kurdi ...

Medyaya Brîtanî: 500 pasdarên Îranê beşdarî şerê Mûsilê bûne
Rûdaw - 2017-03-14 12:49
Rojnameya Times ya Brîtanî belav kiriye ku 500 pasdarên Iranî li kêleka hêzên Iraqî û Amerîkî li rojavayê Mûsilê li dijî çekdaên DAIŞê şer dikin ...

Speaker cautions Turkish officials against taking anti-Iran stands
KurdPress - 2017-03-14 08:21
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani warned on Monday that Turkish officials have to be more cautious in making comments about Iran. ...

Iranian, Russian officials consider meeting schedule of Putin, Rouhani
KurdPress - 2017-03-14 08:21
Iran Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi and First Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation Igor Shuvalov considered visiting schedule of Presidents Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani on Monday for upcoming summit. ...

A defiant Iran pokes the world in the eye
Orient News - 2017-03-14 02:00

Terrorism funded by Iran’s IRGC at the expense of the Iranian people
Orient News - 2017-03-14 02:00

Li Helebê şer didome, çete beşdarî Astana nabin
ANHA/Kurdî - 2017-03-13 13:30
NAVENDA NÛÇEYAN – Roj bi roj şerê di navbera hêzên rejîma Sûriyê bi destekdayîna milîtanên Iranê û Huzbellah ji aliyekî ve û çeteyên AKP`ê ji aliyekî din ve li herêma Helebê gur dibe. Ji aliyekî din ve jî komên çete beşdarbûna xwe di danûstandinên Astanê ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran to press ahead with Syria talks in Astana: Kazakhstan
Reuters - 2017-03-13 08:01
ASTANA (Reuters) - Russia, Turkey and Iran are pressing ahead with a fresh round of Syria talks in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday, despite a request from the Syrian rebels to delay the meeting. ...

Iran, the Kurds, and ISIS in the American-Russian Deal | The Huffington Post
Huffingtonpost - 2017-03-12 15:52

Iran’s paramilitary unit recruits women in Kurdish provinces
Rûdaw - 2017-03-12 15:08
Tehran also tried to form "local guards" as tensions rise with Kurdish armed groups ...

PKK in Sinjar Aiming to Block Kurdish Independence: Syrian Kurdish Leader
BAS News - 2017-03-12 14:39
PKK also helps secure the Iranian Shi'ite Crescent, a crossing from Iran to Lebanon through Syria ERBIL — A Syrian Kurdish leader stated that the presence of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Sinjar is aimed at disrupting the Kurdistan Region indepen ...

Iranian Border Guards Kill a Kurdish Kolber
BAS News - 2017-03-12 09:05
Four Kurdish Kolbers have been killed since the beginning of 2017 ERBIL — The Iranian border guards fatally shot a Kurdish backpack carrier known as 'Kolber' in Sardasht city of Urmia province in Iran's Kurdish northwest. Hengaw Kurdish website for human ...

MP urges Iranians to avoid Turkey trip
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 08:32
A member of Iran’s parliament called on citizens to avoid traveling to Turkey in protest at insulting treatment of Iranian nationals by a Turkish officer at Bazargan-Gurbulak border crossing. ...

Injudicious US policies root cause of Mideast tensions: Iran
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 08:32
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed the “spiteful” anti-Iran remarks by the head of the US Central Command, saying Washington’s “injudicious and incorrect” policies are the root cause of tensions in the Middle East. ...

Iran, the Kurds and Daesh in the US-Russia deal | Arab News
Arabnews - 2017-03-11 22:26

Drug-related offences on the rise in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Shipments of painkillers and a field of fresh marijuana are among the offences for which people were arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan last year. The border between Iraq and Iran is the problem, officials say. For some time ...

Iran’s sovereignty over 3 islands irrefutable, ever-lasting: spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-03-11 11:16
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said Tehran’s sovereignty over the three Persian Gulf islands of the Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb is an irrefutable and a perpetual fact, IRNA reported. ...

Iran welcomes Beijing proposal to mediate between Tehran, Riyadh
KurdPress - 2017-03-11 11:16
Iranian Embassy in Beijing in a statement appreciated the Chinese government’s goodwill on mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia. ...

Unemployment rate in Iran’s Kurdish province passed 60 percent, lawmaker
Rûdaw - 2017-03-11 11:04
high unemployment levels have had a profound impact on living standards in Kurdish regions ...

Netanjahu warnt vor iranischem Einfluss in Syrien
Deutsche Welle - 2017-03-11 04:48
Israel beobachtet mit Sorge, dass Iran und seine verbündeten Milizen ihre Präsenz im syrisch-israelischen Grenzgebiet ausbauen. Für Regierungschef Netanjahu Grund genug, bei Präsident Putin vorzusprechen. ...

US hosts anti-ISIS meeting of 68 nations
Waar Media - 2017-03-10 16:04
WAAR-DUHOK: A high-profile ministerial meeting of 68 US-led coalition nations fighting against ISIS will be hosted by Washington in two weeks. It will not include two prominent players in the region actively fighting ISIS – Russia and Iran. US Secretary ...

US ambassador to UN: We will oust Iran, proxies from Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-10 02:08

Iranian Kurdish parties to unite activities to confront Iran - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-03-09 22:53

Iran's presence in Syrian blocks peace deal, Netanyahu tells Putin
Reuters - 2017-03-09 21:59
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday there could never be peace in Syria as long as there was an Iranian presence there. ...

Al Qaeda appeals for help to repel Houthis in central Yemen
Reuters - 2017-03-09 21:59
DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's local al Qaeda wing appealed for help on Thursday to fend off an offensive by the armed Houthi movement in central Yemen, and accused the United States of coordinating attacks with the Iran-aligned group, according to an online s ...

It’s rude for US officials to talk about Iran’s elections: spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-03-09 13:31
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday while the Americans took to the streets to protest to latest controversial presidential election in that country, it is rude for the US officials to talk about Iran’s elections. ...

Discrimination against Kurds in Iran has accelerated, says Kurdish leader
Rûdaw - 2017-03-09 13:17
'After ascending to power, Rouhani did nothing to improve the rights of other national groups ...

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