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Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks

Iran\'s military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks - Jerusalem Post

Rojava administration opens military academy in northern Syria

Aranews - 2017-08-25 08:59
ARA News The Rojava Self-Administration’s Defense Authority in the Hasakah province opened the first military college for the federation in northern Syria within the framework of a project to establish a regular army for Rojava-Northern Syria. The academ ...

UAE pushes for better ties with cleric Sadr amid efforts to contain Iran

Waar Media - 2017-08-15 12:37
WAAR-DUHOK: The United Arab Emirates signaled its desire to strengthen ties with Iraq during weekend talks with influential Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr as part of efforts by Sunni nations of the Middle East to halt Iran’s growing regional influe ...

Iraq to use Iran's model in education

KurdPress - 2017-08-03 11:22
Iraqi Minister of Education called for using Iran as a role model for advancing its plans, as well as taking steps forward in educational ties with Tehran. ...

Iran's envoy discusses mutual interests with Syrian minister

KurdPress - 2017-07-27 12:03
Iran's Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi met with Syrian Minister of Administrative Development Salam al-Saffaf here on Wednesday when the two sides discussed ways to strengthen and expand bilateral relations. ...

Russia deploys military police in southern Syria

KurdPress - 2017-07-25 11:57
Russia deployed its military police in the Eastern Ghouta area east of Damascus to try to enforce a de-escalation zone it said it had agreed with the Syrian opposition. ...

Iraq and Iran Boosting Military Cooperation

BAS News - 2017-07-24 12:12
ERBIL — Iraq and its neighbouring Islamic Republic of Iran signed an agreement on Sunday to step up the military cooperation in the fight against terrorism, Iranian media reported. According to IRNA News Agency, Iraqi Defence Minister Erfan al-Hiyali and ...

Iraq Against Establishment of US Military Bases in the Country: Maliki

BAS News - 2017-07-22 14:58
IZMIR — the Iraqi society is against the establishment of US military bases in the country, the Vice-President of Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki, said on Friday. According to the Iraqi Vice-President, who spoke to RIA Novosti, the Iraqi government and people are ...