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Iran Accuses US of Hampering Aid to Flood-affected Areas

Iran Accuses US of Hampering Aid to Flood-affected Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Iran has accused the US of hindering the humanitarian assistance to the flood-affected areas in the country, state media reported on Wednesday. The accusations were made by President Hassan Rouhani as the death toll of victims of flash floods is ...
Iran Accuses US of Hampering Aid to Flood-affected Areas - BAS News

Tehran: Khamenei Replaces Chief of IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-21 22:06
ERBIL - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the chief of the prominent Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mohammad Ali Jafari, state media reported on Sunday. The local TV said that Hossein Salami, a deputy commander, was app ...

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 698

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 16:22
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 698 since the start of an outbreak last July, the country’s Health Ministry said Thursday. A total of 43 people died of Ebola in the last four days, according to ...

Iran Orders Evacuation of 60,000 People as Flood Threatens

BAS News - 2019-04-10 16:21
ERBIL — Iranian authorities have ordered the evacuation of residents in five districts of Ahvaz in the southwestern province of Khuzestan as another wave of flood is expected. Several provinces in south and southwest of the country have severely affected ...

Iran Appoints News Ambassador to the UN

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has appointed a new envoy to the Untied Nations as tensions with the US rapidly increased. Tehran said on Tuesday that Majid Takht Ravanchi is appointed to serve as the new ambassador to the United Nations, state medi ...

Iran Labels US Military as a "Terrorist Organization": Report

BAS News - 2019-04-08 18:57
ERBIL - Iran has labeled the US military as a "terrorist organization", state media said, adding that Tehran also accused Washington of supporting terrorism. The announcement was made by Iran's Supreme Security Council on Monday shortly after US Presiden ...

Iran Warns of Reciprocal Action if US Recognizes IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-07 16:44
ERBIL — Iran has warned of a tit-for-tat measure if the US realises its plan to designate Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, said a top commander. Head of the Guards, Mohammad Ali Jafari, said on Sunday that th ...

Erdogan accuses US, Europe of ‘meddling’ after Turkey vote

Rûdaw - 2019-04-07 06:12
Council of Europe "not fully convinced" Turkey has "free and fair electoral environment" ...

US blames Tehran for devastating flood damage in Iran | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-03 09:54

US Halts Delivery of F-35 Related Equipment to Turkey

BAS News - 2019-04-01 22:56
ERBIL - The US has halted the delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 warplanes to its NATO ally Turkey as the latter is determined to buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system, sources familiar with the situation revealed on Monday. The US of ...

Central Areas of Iraq on High Alert for Flood Threats

BAS News - 2019-04-01 16:09
ERBIL — The Iraqi central province of Salahaddin was put on high alert on Sunday evening as pouring rainfalls could signal floods in the region. Authorities issued a warning to locals in Samarra and the surrounding districts of Tigris river to fully or p ...

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Iran Flood Death Toll Rises to 42: Official

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The death toll from the recent floods across Iran has reached 42, Legal Medicine Organization said on Saturday. Several provinces from north to south were hit by heavy rainfalls last week in Iran. The rainfall caused flash floods which killed 42 ...

US Senators Try to Block Sale of F-35 to Turkey

BAS News - 2019-03-28 23:01
ERBIL - A legislation was proposed by a number of senators on Thursday in hopes of blocking the sales of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey as tensions in this regard have arisen over the latter's determination to buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system. "Tur ...

Death Toll From Ebola Climbs To 564 in DR Congo

Waar Media - 2019-03-25 11:53
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 564 since the start of an outbreak in late July last year, the country’s Health Ministry said on Monday. Among 1,009 cases of reported hemorrhagic fever, 944 were ...

The Latest: Death toll from Iraq ferry sinking rises to 71

FOX News - 2019-03-21 23:28
The Latest on a ferry that sunk in northern Iraq near Mosul, killing dozens of people (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Iraqi officials say the death toll from the sinking of a ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year in northern Iraq has ...

The Latest: Death toll from Iraq ferry sinking rises to 71

Washington Times - 2019-03-21 17:53
BAGHDAD (AP) - The Latest on a ferry that sunk in northern Iraq near Mosul, killing dozens of people (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Iraqi officials say the death toll from the sinking of a ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year in no ...

Syrian Regime Airstrikes on Idlib: Death Toll Rises

BAS News - 2019-03-15 00:12
ERBIL - The death toll in the Syrian northwestern province of Idlib has risen to 15 as the Syrian government forces continue to target the rebel-held city with airstrikes, al-Jazeera cited a statement by The White Helmets on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesda ...

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani arrives in Iraq on first official visit

E-Kurd - 2019-03-11 15:30
BAGHDAD,— Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Iraq on Monday for his first official visit, state television said, as Baghdad is under pressure from Washington to limit ties with its neighbor. Before leaving Tehran, Rouhani hailed the “special” rel ...

Death Toll of Friday Blast in Mosul Rises

BAS News - 2019-03-09 12:30
ERBIL — The death toll for the terrorist attack in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul on Friday has rose to two killed, official statement said. On Friday evening, a vehicle rigged with explosives went off in central Mosul, reportedly targeting a convoy of a ...

Death Toll From Collapse of Indonesian Mine Rises to 16

Waar Media - 2019-03-06 12:13
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from the collapse of a gold mine in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province has risen to 16, according to an official from the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). Speaking about the latest developments, spokesperson Sutopo P ...