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US Diplomats, Military Officials Meet with Barzani in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-08-29 23:10
ERBIL — A number of US diplomatic and military envoys met on Tuesday with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil to review the latest political and security developments. The delegation was headed by Douglas Silliman, the US ambassador to Ira ...

Lavrov begins Persian Gulf tour to discuss Qatar crisis

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 13:16
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will go on a brief tour of the Persian Gulf countries starting with Kuwait on Monday. During his tour, he will also make visits to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. While in Kuwait, the Russian top dip ...

Bahram Qassemi: Erdogan to visit Iran in near future

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 13:16
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman announced that the Turkish president’s visit to Tehran was under review and hoped the trip would take place as soon as possible. “During the recent visit to Turkey, Chief of Staff for Iranian Armed Force ...

Iran denies Turkish joint military plan against PKK

Waar Media - 2017-08-22 19:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday announced that contrary to claims, Iran has no plan of action “outside the borders,” referring to claims made by Turkey’s President on Monday about a joint anti-PKK action. Turkish Presi ...

Turkey’s top general to visit Iran

KurdPress - 2017-08-22 10:43
Turkey Chief of the General Staff Hulusi Akar will pay a visit to Iran in the near future, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said. ...

Governor of Basra Flees to Iran After Accused of Corruption

BAS News - 2017-08-16 00:16
ERBIL — The governor of Iraq's Basra province, Majid al-Nasrawi, fled to neighboring Iran after facing allegations of corruption, Iraqi officials said on Tuesday. Nasrawi had stepped down from his position as governor of the oil-rich Basra province befor ...

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 ...

Iran increases missile spending to counter US sanctions

Waar Media - 2017-08-13 18:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian parliament passed a bill Sunday to boost its military spending, with 240 lawmakers in the 244-strong house approving it. The bill allows Iran to allocate $520 million (448 million euros) to enhance its nuclear program to fight Washing ...

Tillerson: US-Russia relations may deteriorate further

Waar Media - 2017-08-02 10:19
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian-US relations are at their historic low and may deteriorate further, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. “As I indicated in my first trip to Moscow in meetings at the Kremlin with President Putin, following those m ...