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Tehran: Khamenei Replaces Chief of IRGC

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 ...
Tehran: Khamenei Replaces Chief of IRGC - BAS News

No War to Occur Between Iran and US: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-05-14 20:58
ERBIL - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that no war would occur between the United States and Iran, while stressing that Tehran will continue to resist Washington, state media said. The Iranian leader's comments come amid the ...

Iraq hands over Kurdish PAK fighter to Iran, after three-month detention

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 22:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Iranian Kurdistan Freedom Party (PAK) said on Thursday that the federal government has handed over one of their fighter to the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) three months after he was detained ...

US Forces to Stay for a Long Time in Iraq: General

BAS News - 2019-04-28 21:08
ERBIL - The US forces will stay in Iraq for a long period of time, Chief of the US Central Command, General Kenneth McKenzie, said on Saturday, adding that Washington would be well capable to encounter Tehran if needed. McKenzie made the remarks during a ...

Turkish court arrests former intelligence chief of police for insulting Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-26 18:28

Delegation from Baghdad Staffing College visit Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 06:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 23, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff), Major General Qaraman Kamal (Deputy Chief-of-Staff, Operations), Major General Basil Mohammad (Deputy Chief-of-Staff, Administration & Lo ...

Iran Can Export Oil as Much as It Needs: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:37
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that his country can export oil as much as it needs, despite the US enforcing additional measures to sanction Tehran’s energy sector. “We can export as much of our oil as we need and want,” Kh ...

Iran’s Khamenei replaces IRGC chief after US terror designation

Rûdaw - 2019-04-21 20:22
Jafari served as IRGC chief for 11 years ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with delegation from Iraqi Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 07:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Committee, led by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and attended by Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General) and a number of ...

Iran’s Kurdish parties welcome IRGC terror designation

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-04-18 01:04
Iranian Kurdish parties have welcomed the United States’ decision to label Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. ...

Iraq unearths mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam

Reuters - 2019-04-15 06:14
Iraq must never forget Saddam Hussein's crimes or allow his party to return, President Barham Salih said on Sunday after attending the unearthing of a mass grave of Kurds killed by the former leader's forces three decades ago. ...

Municipality of people launch a pesticide spraying campaign

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 01:38
Raqqa – the municipality of people in the neighborhoods of Raqqa city launched a campaign to spray pesticides in order to prevent diseases which is caused by flying and crawling harmful insects. Firas Ibrahim the director of pesticide department explained ...

Iraq Exhumes Three Mass Graves of Kurdish Victims of “Anfal”

BAS News - 2019-04-15 01:16
ERBIL — Authorities in Iraq’s southern province of Musanna announced on Sunday that they have begun unearthing three mass graves which contain remnants of several dozens of Kurdish victims killed by the Baath regime. Holding a skull and an earring recove ...

“Farhad Salehi”director general and “Salam Paveh” secretary of the analytical press center was summoned to the Paveh County Public Prosecutor’s Office.

Roji Kurd - 2019-04-15 00:01
“Salam Paveh” the secretary of the intelligence news agency has been informed by telephone that he needs to introduce some details to the Paveh prosecutor’s office. Due to the summons of the director of the analytical news portal “Salam Paveh” no precise ...

Syria Strongly Decries Washington's Decision Against Iran's IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-08 22:57
ERBIL - Syria has strongly decried Washington's decision to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization." Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) cited on Monday an official source at the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates ...

US Designates Iran’s IRGC as “Foreign Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-08 17:34
ERBIL — The US announced on Monday that it has designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. “Today, I am formally announcing my Administration’s plan to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ...

Iran’s Khamenei urges Iraq to force out U.S. troops ‘as soon as possible’

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 15:37
TEHRAN,— Iran’s top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iraq on Saturday to demand U.S. troops leave “as soon as possible”, during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that showed off Tehran’s strong influence in Baghdad despite U.S. pressure ...

US to Designate Iran’s IRGC as “Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is expected to list Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, Reuters cited three US officials. The relations between Washington and Tehran have further deteriorated since the fo ...

Iran's Khamenei Wants US Forces Out of Iraq "as Soon as Possible"

BAS News - 2019-04-06 20:54
ERBIL - Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has urged the neighboring Iraq to ensure that the US forces will leave the country "as soon as possible", state media said on Saturday. The Iranian Supreme Leader made the comments during a meeting with Iraqi Pr ...

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 ...

US Sanctions Financial Network Aiding Iran’s Military

Waar Media - 2019-03-27 15:23
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. issued sanctions Tuesday on a network of over two dozen companies and individuals alleged to facilitate more than $1 billion in transfers to Iran’s military, including the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The network wa ...