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Iranian, Russian Deputy FMs Hold Talks in Moscow

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Iran, Turkey top military officils to discuss Syria, Iraq

KurdPress - 2017-08-15 13:47
Iran’s Chief of General Staff Maj Gen Mohamed Baqeri is due to hold talks in Ankara with top Turkish officials, in a rare visit in which all regional security issues, the fight against terrorism, and developments in Syria and Iraq, including the Iraqi Kur ...

Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar

Reuters - 2017-08-07 12:31
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar held joint military exercises with Turkish troops on Monday, Qatari media reported, showcasing their strategic alliance two months into a boycott by Arab neighbors which accuse Doha of supporting terrorism. ...

Iran, Russia, Turkey plan stabilizing Syria: Deputy FM

KurdPress - 2017-08-06 11:23
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov said creating safe zones in Syria will 'reduce tensions' and 'curb terrorist activities'. ...

Iranian authorities executed two Kurdish prisoners in Urmia

Hengaw - 2017-08-06 03:00
Hengaw: Two Iranian Kurdish prisoners were executed on Saturday, August 5th, by the Iranian authorities in Urmia city of West Azerbaijan province The post Iranian authorities executed two Kurdish prisoners in Urmia appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Iranian, Russian officials discuss Syria in Moscow

KurdPress - 2017-08-03 07:46
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arabic and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin on Wednesday discussed developments in Syria. ...

144 Iranian Kurdish Kolbars Killed or Wounded in 2017

Hengaw - 2017-08-02 03:01
hengaw: 144 Iranian Kurdish backpack carriers known as Kolbars have been killed or wounded during the first 7 months of 2017. According The post 144 Iranian Kurdish Kolbars Killed or Wounded in 2017 appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

144 Iranian Kurdish Kolbars Killed or Wounded in 2017

BAS News - 2017-08-01 14:17
ERBIL — According to reports, 144 Iranian Kurdish backpack carriers known as Kolbars have been killed or wounded during the first 7 months of 2017. Hengaw, a website for tacking human rights violations in Iranian Kurdistan, reported that 144 Kolbars have ...

Arab FMs to meet in Bahrain to discuss Qatar boycott

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 12:58
WAAR-DUHOK: Top officials of four Arab states boycotting Qatar are scheduled to meet in the Bahraini capital Sunday, as a political crisis that has split the Gulf enters its second month. The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, B ...

Iraqi Kurds must be allowed to hold referendum: Russian FM

KurdPress - 2017-07-26 10:27
The autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan region “must be” allowed to hold an independence referendum this year because they have the “right” to express their aspirations to break away from Iraq, declared Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in an interview with K ...

Kurds should be included in Geneva intra-Syrian talks: Russia

KurdPress - 2017-07-16 08:56
The Kurds need to be incorporated in the Syrian opposition delegation at the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva as an important political and military force, as well as a part of the Syrian society, Russian Ambassador to the UN Office in Geneva Alexey Borodavki ...

Iran and Russia May Hand over Afrin to Turkey

BAS News - 2017-07-10 11:12
Tehran, Ankara and Moscow are expected to hold talks on Afrin ERBIL — Iran and Russia are likely to hand over Afrin, a city in northern Syria (Rojava) which is currently held by the PKK's Syrian wing, the People's Defense Units (YPG), to Turkey. High-lev ...