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Iran Warns “Firm” Response If Int. Laws not Followed in the Gulf

BAS News - 2018-08-29 15:28
ERBIL — Iranian Revolutionary Guards would respond firmly if foreign forces do not abide by international laws in the Persian Gulf, south of Iran, said a senior military official. “Thanks to the Revolutionary Guards’ Navy, the hostile countries are worri ...

Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronic products

Waar Media - 2018-08-14 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of a U.S. evangelical pastor. Erdogan sai ...

Turkish “new economy approach” unhelpful to lira’s free fall

Waar Media - 2018-08-12 13:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak held a meeting on Friday at Dolmabahçe Palace in İstanbul to announce the policies Turkey would adopt for the new term, called the “New Economy Approach,” promising “decisive and strong steps,” the ...

Barzani Responds to Saudi Newspaper

BAS News - 2018-08-07 12:20
“Things would have been different,” he said. ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, refuted a recent report by Saudi newspaper Alwatan which published a report on his wealth. The Kurdish leader rejected ...

Turkey Responds to US's Threatening

BAS News - 2018-07-26 21:30
ERBIL - Only a few hours after the US Vice President Mike Pence threatened Turkey to face "consequences" if it doesn't release an American pastor, Ankara on Thursday evening responded to its NATO ally and said that it "doesn't accept threatening language ...