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Iran’s Deputy FM, Russian envoy discuss regional developments, Syria crisis

Iran’s Deputy FM, Russian envoy discuss regional developments, Syria crisis - KurdPress

More Safe Zones Needed in Syria: Russian FM

BAS News - 2017-09-10 23:48
ERBIL — The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov met with his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Adel Jubeir, on Sunday to discuss the ongoing Syrian Crisis and the need of establishment of more safe zones in the country. The two officials agreed that the so- ...

Senior Iranian official urges Iraqi Kurds to dismiss referendum

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
TEHRAN,— Mohsen Rezaei, the head of the Expediency Discernment Council, an influential consultative body appointed by Iran’s Supreme Leader, while warning against a 20-year war in the event of regional disintegration, called on Iraqi Kurdistan leaders to ...

Putin warns of ‘global catastrophe’ in N. Korea impasse

Waar Media - 2017-09-05 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Tuesday of a global “catastrophe” unless a diplomatic solution is reached over North Korea, rejecting US calls for further sanctions on Pyongyang as useless. Putin’s comments appeared to draw the lines ...

Russian troops killed amid Syrian regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

Waar Media - 2017-09-05 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian defence ministry says two Russian troops have been killed in shelling in Syria’s east as Russian-backed regime forces come close to breaking IS siege on Deir ez-Zour. The ministry’s statement quoted by Russian news agencies late o ...

Donald Trump is not my bride, and I’m not his groom, says Putin

Waar Media - 2017-09-05 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian president Vladimir Putin has refrained from making any criticism of Donald Trump, saying that the US leader is “not my bride”. Speaking at a news conference, Mr Putin dismissed a question on whether he was disappointed in Mr Trump, or ...

Iran says warns off U.S. U2 spy plane, drone

Waar Media - 2017-09-03 17:00
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s air defenses have forced an approaching U.S. spy plane and a reconnaissance drone to change course near its air space over the past six months, a military official was quoted as saying on Sunday . Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, comm ...

Iran backs Baghdad-Erbil agreement: ambassador

KurdPress - 2017-09-03 09:39
Iran's Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said on Saturday, September 2, that Tehran supports every agreement between Baghdad and Erbil to settle inter-alia problems. ...