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Saudi Arabia-Iran rivalry is mushrooming, spelling conflict and uncertainty for West Asia

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UN ambassador claims Iran could be the next NORTH KOREA amid WW3 fears

Roji Kurd - 2017-12-16 00:01
IRAN could become the “next North Korea” if no one does something to stop it, US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley said. Roji Kurd: Iran is sowing “conflict and extremism”, the US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. Speaking at a press conference at th ...

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Waar Media - 2017-12-11 11:13
WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom for the first time in over 35 years, and that the first ones were likely to open next March. Cinemas were banned in the early 1980s under pressure fr ...

Al-Jerinya people: Self-defense duty is right and duty for us

ANHA - 2017-12-03 12:16
The people of al-Jerniya district in the north-western part of al-Tabqa stressed that the duty of self-defense is the duty and right of every citizen. This is not the first time that the people of the district have declared their readiness to perform the ...

What is Ain Issa camp refugees’ situation, what are their demands?

ANHA - 2017-12-02 16:28
SAMIRA DAWOOD GIRÊ SIPΖ Thousands of refugees who fled from conflict and death headed toward Ain Issa camp, they suffered inside the camp facing many problems, and the refugees described the situation saying “every night passes without blankets and matt ...

PM Barzani in Turkey, En Route to France

BAS News - 2017-12-01 15:48
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Turkey on Friday, from where he is said to head to Europe for meeting with officials. Turkish media said Barzani travelled through Ibrahim Khalil border crossing due to the Baghdad-impo ...

Saudi Arabia, Arab allies in Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah

Waar Media - 2017-11-19 12:23
WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi‘ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs. Regional t ...

Lebanon in the Crosshairs

International Crisis Group - 2017-11-16 19:15
Lebanon is caught between Iran and Saudi Arabia as regional tensions rise following the resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri on 4 November. In this video from Beirut, Crisis Group's Project Director for Lebanon, Syria and Iraq Heiko Wimmen ...

Missile targeting main Saudi airport was Iranian – US Air Force

Roji Kurd - 2017-11-11 00:01
Roji Kurd: The ballistic missile, intercepted near Saudi Arabia’s capital last Saturday, was from Iran and bore “Iranian markings,” a top US Air Force commander has said. A ballistic missile launched from Yemen was intercepted northeast of Saudi Arabia’s ...

Saudi Arabia Just Told All of Its Citizens to Immediately Leave Lebanon

Roji Kurd - 2017-11-10 00:02
‘Due to the circumstances in the Lebanese Republic, the kingdom asks its citizens who are visiting or residing’ in the country to leave it as soon as possible Roji Kurd: Saudi Arabia has warned its citizens against travelling to Lebanon and asked those wh ...