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Three Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-27 02:00
The Iranian government has executed three prisoners on drug-related charges at Orumiyeh Central Prison on 26 May. They were taken to solitary confinement cells a day before their execution, according to a local source who spoke to Kurdistan Human Rights ...

Teachers’ Group Says Life Of Its Member In Danger

Rojikurd - 2017-05-27 00:17
The Iranian Teachers’ Organization (ITO) announced on Thursday, May 25, that Esmail Abdi’s life is in danger and demanded his release from prison. Mr. Abdi is a member of ITO’s board of governors. ITO is a teachers’ trade organization in Iran. In the stat ...

Senate Panel Backs New Sanctions on Iran

Rojikurd - 2017-05-27 00:17
A Senate panel has overwhelmingly approved new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran’s support for international terrorism and its ballistic missile program, the first move to punish Tehran since a landmark nuclear accord went into effect. Thursday’s 18-3 vote by ...

Kuwaiti envoy meets Qatar's emir amid Gulf dispute

Reuters - 2017-05-26 22:40
DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait's foreign minister met Qatar's ruler on Friday for talks that appeared aimed at trying to ease renewed tensions between Qatar and fellow Gulf Arabs over its policy toward Iran and regional Islamist groups. ...

Hezbollah says Saudi on path to more bloodshed in Iran struggle

Reuters - 2017-05-25 21:04
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah said on Thursday Saudi Arabia was on a losing path to more bloodshed in its struggle with Iran and instead urged Riyadh to seek dialogue and negotiations with Tehran. ...

US Informs Iraq About Maliki's Attempts to Organize a Coup: Report

BAS News - 2017-05-25 15:32
US has asked Iraq to remove 785 officers from the defense and interior ministries ERBIL — Former Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki,with the support of Iran, has been preparing for a coup attempt to take over the power in Iraq and the US has warned the ...

Iran-Turkey seeking new chapter in ties

KurdPress - 2017-05-25 10:17
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have expressed their countries’ readiness to shore up bilateral ties especially in the economic field. ...

Women and children prisoners in the prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-25 08:46
According to reports by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the number of women imprisoned in the women’s ward Mahabad prison, nearly 50 female prisoners that a number of children under three years in the women’s ward held in Orumiyeh Central Prison ...

Islamic Republic execution machine in east kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-25 01:05
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association and to the Iran Human Rights, on Tuesday 22 May 2017, ” Mehran Ashrafi ” in prison Dizelabad Kermanshah in East Kurdistan, was executed. It should be noted that the prisoners had been sen ...

The risk of deportation “Anwar Moradi Zar” to Iran by the German government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-24 16:19
According to the report, the Iranian Communist Party published and a copy of it to Kurdistan Human Rights Association has been sent, a citizen of Kurdish people of the Sanandaj in East Kurdistan called “Anwar Moradi Zar” members of the Communist Party of ...

8 Prisoners Executed a Week After Presidential Elections in Iran

BAS News - 2017-05-24 10:41
ERBIL — Only a week after the presidential elections in Iran, eight prisoners were executed across Iran. According to human rights sources, executions against at least eight death row inmates in prisons in Ardabil, Tabriz, Kermanshah and Baluchistan citi ...

Iran, Russia officials discuss security ties

KurdPress - 2017-05-24 08:51
Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev discussed security ties between the two states and maintained on that implementation of the previously inked security agreements by the two c ...

Iran main supporter of resolving Syrian crisis: Russian FM

KurdPress - 2017-05-23 22:35
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced on Tuesday that Iran should not be ignored in political settlement process for the Syrian crisis, adding that Iran is the main hub for international groups supporting peace in Syria. ...

Every day is mine victims in East Kurdistan.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-23 22:12
According to a report received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association 22 May 2017, on the border between East and South Kurdistan, near the city of Piranshahr, landmines left over from the Iran Iraq war causing injury intense citizen of Kurdish and bec ...

The phenon of depression gripped the society the East Kurdistan and Iran.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-23 22:12
According to official government statistics, 6 million 400 thousand people in Iran are suffering from depression. Kurdistan Human Rights Association , a report found that in relation to depression and to the Director General of mental health, the Ministry ...

Poetry Book on Sinjar Massacre to be Unveiled in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-05-23 21:48
Erbil— A collection of poems about the extermination of the Kurdish Yezidi people of Sinjar will be unveiled on Wednesday in the Kurdish city of Sinjar, Iran. The book by Kamal Amini, entitled "A quarter to Forget" and issued by Gutar Publishers, will be ...

US Asks Iraq to Suspend 785 Iranian-affiliated Officials

BAS News - 2017-05-23 12:29
US says these officials are implementing Iran's agendas ERBIL — The United States has asked Iraq to suspend the work of 785 officers in the ministries of defense and interior who are following the Iranian agendas, Secretary General of the European Depart ...

Partition Will be a Disaster For Syria

E-Kurd - 2017-05-23 08:58
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net Since the creation of de-escalation zones inside Syria with Russia, Iran and Turkey as guarantors the talks for partition of the country is gaining momentum. This idea of de-jure partition of Syria was officially the Plan B of John ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – May 22, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-05-23 08:58
Zakho of Iraqi Kurdistan has become drug gateway to Turkey, Syria Erbil: Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Independent Commission for Human Rights said the region’s district of Zakho has become a gateway between Iran, Turkey and Syria for drug trafficking. Head o ...

Germany Urges Iran to Stop Destabilising Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2017-05-22 22:07
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is urged to stop supporting armed groups operating inside Iraq and Syria where they are contributed to destabilisation of the region only, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday. “In many conflicts in t ...

Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

Reuters - 2017-05-22 19:55
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and militias". ...

Iran accuses US of arming terrorists, spreading ‘Iranophobia’

Waar Media - 2017-05-22 17:00
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran accused the United States on Monday of selling arms to “dangerous terrorists” in the Middle East and of spreading “Iranophobia” to encourage Arab states to purchase arms, state TV reported. “Once again, by his repetitive and baseless cla ...

Landmine blast in Kermanshah leaves 1 killed, 1 injured

KurdPress - 2017-05-22 11:08
Explosion of a landmine left from the 1980-1988 Iraqi imposed war against Iran in the city of Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah Province, kiled one person and injured another, a police official says. ...

Zarif lashes out at Trump for anti-Iran statements

KurdPress - 2017-05-22 06:16
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reacted to anti-Iran statements of the US President Donald Trump during the latter's current visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday. ...

150 to 200 thousand people in East Kurdistan are to carrier jobs busy.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-21 22:59
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , on Sunday 21 May 2017, Rasoul Khezri “appointed representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Islamic Parliament in connection with insurance innocent civilians Piranshahr said ...

In Spring Winter Returns to Khoy, Eastern Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-05-21 18:59
ERBIL— It came as a surprise for the residents of some parts of Western Azerbaijan province of Iran to see their houses covered with snow on Sunday morning. The snowing started this morning in the heights of Khoy and later in the Kurdish populated distri ...

Iran hardliners sulk after Rouhani win, say they must be heard

Reuters - 2017-05-21 16:01
LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian hardliners indignant at President Hassan Rouhani's re-election vowed on Sunday to press their conservative agenda, with some saying his caustic campaign trail attacks on their candidate would bring a backlash. ...

Re-elected Rouhani promises to strenghten ties with Western powers

Waar Media - 2017-05-21 15:53
WAAR-DUHOK: Re-elected President Hassan Rouhani promised that Iran will strengthen ties with Western powers following his victory in the elections on Friday. “Our nation’s message in the election was clear: Iran’s nation chose the path of interaction wit ...

Iran condemns US airstrike on Syrian convoy

KurdPress - 2017-05-21 10:40
Iran has censured an airstrike by US military aircraft on a convoy of Syrian government forces, saying the move was carried out with the goal of changing the existing balance in the battlefield. ...

Ammar al-Hakim congratulates Rouhani on his re-election

KurdPress - 2017-05-21 08:51
Chairman of Iraqi National Coalition Seyyed Ammar al-Hakim congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election as Iran’s president hours after he was officially announced winner of the 12th presidential election. ...

Huge turnout in elections in bordering villages

KurdPress - 2017-05-21 08:51
People in bordering villages of Iran participate largely in the presidential and council elections which were held on Friday, May 19. Photo: Farid Nikkhah Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Siyasi Partilerin Bölgesel Devletlerle İlişkisi

Bashur Bakure - 2017-05-21 00:08
Yillardir Barzanileri Irak askerlerini YNK lilere karşi Hewlere davet ettiği konusunda suclarlar.Aynisini YNK liler yaptiği biliniyor Iran askerlerini KDP lilere karşi kullandilar.Bazen ülkeler deyişti ama yöntemler deyişmedi . PKK yillarca Suriyeden yard ...

Bağımsızlık Devri

Vengma - 2017-05-21 00:00
PDK Saddam ile bir olup, YNK’yi Hewlerden kovdu. Tarihte muhaliflerine karşı, Iran ve TC ile çok iş tuttu… Gorran Îran ve İrak ile ittifak kurup, KDP’ye karşı Süleymaniyeyi Irak’a eyalet yaparım dedi. YNK’nin önemli bir [Devamını Oku] ...

Iraq Makes $300 Million Payment Towards Its Debt to Iran

BAS News - 2017-05-20 16:30
ERBIL — Iraq has made its first debt payment of $300 million out of the total of $1.1 billion it owes to Iran, said Iran’s Deputy Energy Minister Houshang Falahatian, as reported by Oil Price. Under the power-export agreement that was signed between the ...

81 Iranian Kurds Arrested over "Electoral Fraud"

BAS News - 2017-05-20 15:18
ERBIL— Some 81 Kurdish civilians from Kermanshah province, northwest of Iran, were arrested on Friday on charge of committing frauds in Iran's general polls. Iranian media channels cited Brig. Reza Shirazi, Kermanshah police commander, as saying the peop ...

Ministry declares early official results of presidential poll

KurdPress - 2017-05-20 07:39
Ali Asghar Ahmadi, the director of the Election Committee of Iran’s Interior Ministry, declares partial results from the 12th presidential election in the country, at the Interior Ministry headquarters in Tehran, May 20, 2017. ...

People cast votes in Mahabad

KurdPress - 2017-05-20 07:39
People in Mahabad, northwestern Iran, cast their vote in the 12th presidential an 5th city and village council elections Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

U.S. says Iran directed convoy targeted by U.S. air strike in Syria

Reuters - 2017-05-20 01:37
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it believed Iran was directing an advancing convoy in southern Syria on Thursday targeted by military aircraft, a possible sign of increased tension between Washington and Tehran in the Syrian war. ...

Iran election: Voters go to the polls to pick president

Waar Media - 2017-05-19 18:20
WAAR-DUHOK: Millions of Iranians joined long queues to vote on Friday, an early sign of strong turnout in an unexpectedly tight presidential election that could determine the future of the country’s nascent emergence from international isolation. The pre ...

Massive turnout in Kermanshah

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 18:00
People and officials are casting their votes in different polls in Kermanshah province, western Iran Photo: Abdullah Moradi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Huge turnout in elections in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 15:09
People in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan Province, welcomed warmly the 12th presidential election and the 5th elections of city and village councils. The elections are held today, May 19, all across Iran. Polling stations are open from 8am until 6pm l ...

Iraqi VP to Iranian Ambassador: Stop Your Intervention in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-05-19 12:14
ERBIL— In his first meeting with the new Iranian ambassador to Iraq, Iraqi Vice President Ayad al-Allawi demanded Iran to stop its interventions in the Iraq internal affairs. Elaph news reported that Allawi, who is also the leader of the National Accord, ...

EU following Iran elections with a lot of respect: official

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 12:08
EU foreign policy chief said, “On the elections in Iran, we obviously follow with a lot of attention and respect the last hours before the elections and I would never comment on the possible results.” ...

Polls Open in Iran's Presidential Elections

BAS News - 2017-05-19 08:14
ERBIL— On Friday morning Iranian voters turned to the polls for the elections of the city councils as well as the first presidential elections as of Iran's nuclear deal. Some 56 million Iranians are eligible for voting and cast their votes in over 63,000 ...

Presidential, local elections polls open in Iran

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 07:27
Voting stations opened in Iran at 8am local time on Friday for the 12th presidential and the fifth city and village council elections in about 63,500 polling stations. ...

Iran presidential election to be held in 102 countries

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 07:27
Head of Iran’s Supervisory Board of the Presidential Elections Abroad said that the 12th presidential election will be held in 310 polling stations in 102 countries on Friday May 19. ...

Casting vote starts in Iran Kurdish region

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 07:27
Casting poll tarts in all Kurdish regions of Iran at 8 a.m. local time as the rest of the country goes to the polling stations elect the next president of the country and city and village councils. ...
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