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Trump Announces Fresh Sanctions on Iran

Trump Announces Fresh Sanctions on Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-08 22:48
ERBIL - The US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday a new phase of sanctions against Iran which will target Tehran's revenue from exports of industrial metals. "We are successfully imposing the most powerful maximum pressure campaign ever witnes ...
Trump Announces Fresh Sanctions on Iran - BAS News

US President Donald Trump starts controversial UK visit

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Britain on Monday to start a three-day long state visit. Accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump and his entourage, the president was welcomed at Stansted Airport by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt amid ...

US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 18:38
WAAR_DUHOK President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday eager for a visit salted with flattery and pomp — particularly as he escapes a hostile political environment back home. The President and first lady Melania Trump landed in Tokyo ahead of a l ...

US Not Reached Out to Iran for Talks: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-21 01:41
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Washington had not reached out to Tehran for talks, pointing out that Iran's economy continues to collapse. Trump called out a "fake news" report which claimed that the US reached out to Iran for talk ...

Iraq may stand to benefit from heightened US-Iran tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-05-15 11:46
Central Iraqi government inhabits a position where it may be able to capitalise off of US-imposed sanctions on Iran. ...

Pentagon walks tightrope over Trump's 'maximum pressure' on Iran

France24 - 2019-05-14 23:18

Iran to “Suffer Greatly” If It Does Anything against US: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-14 16:22
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump once again warned Iran against doing anything that will hurt the US. “We’ll see what happens with Iran. If they do anything, it will be a very bad mistake,” Reuters quoted the president while speaking at the White House. ...

US sanctions Iran’s metal sectors as tensions heighten

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors Wednesday as tension between the rivals escalates. The penalties, contained in an executive order, affect what Trump called the Iranian governmen ...

EU calls on Iran to fulfill nuclear deal commitments

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union on Thursday called on Iran to fulfill its commitments to the nuclear deal in a joint statement by Germany, France, and the U.K. “We remain fully committed to the preservation and full implementation of the JCPoA [Joint Compr ...

Trump slaps sanctions on Iran’s metal sectors

Rûdaw - 2019-05-08 22:21

Iran Challenges Remaining Partners to Save Nuclear Deal

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-08 20:30
Responding to the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure”, Iran has announced it will no longer respect all the limits placed on its nuclear research activities by its 2015 deal with world powers. With Washington having renounced the deal, the remainin ...

Venezuela crisis: US lifts sanctions on general who broke ranks

BBC - 2019-05-08 00:02
Vice-President Mike Pence says the US will consider similar relief for other military defectors. ...

Trump to raise tariffs on Chinese goods [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 07:51

Trump announces higher U.S. tariffs on China goods starting Friday

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 03:31

Trump not giving up on North Korea nuclear deal [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 02:04

US, Turkey Work on Trump’s Visit: Source

BAS News - 2019-05-02 16:23
ERBIL — Ankara and Washington are working on a possible visit of US President Donald Trump to Turkey later this year, media reports revealed. "We are working on alternative dates including July for Trump's visit,” local media quoted a presidential source ...

The engineers of Raqqa form their syndicate in a conference

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Raqqa- Under the slogan “With the help of our engineers, we are building our city”, the second conference of the Chamber of Engineers of Raqqa was held on Saturday in the city with the aim of establishing the rules of procedure and forming the offices of ...

Moscow Concerned Over New US Sanctions on Iran

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia said Tuesday it is particularly concerned over a new round of U.S. sanctions on Iran. Under the threat of punishment, Washington is pressuring all countries to stop buying Iranian crude oil with the aim of undermining the Islamic Republ ...

The 6 Most Powerful Women Ruling The Tech Industry

Waar Media - 2019-04-21 13:23
WAAR_DUHOK Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki, Master of Science degree holder, is currently heading up YouTube – one of the most powerful media platforms in the world. You may not know but Susan has been a part of Google team since the very b ...

Game of Thrones Spoilers That Are Confirmed By The Cast List

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Robin Arryn Returns Everyone’s favorite brat, Robin Arryn, is shown to return on the cast list. Considering how he’s the most important person in the Vale and the White Walkers are upon us, it kind of makes sense that he’d return in some form. ...

Prisoner on 114th day of hunger strike: “We are determined”

ANF - 2019-04-18 18:21
Ahmet Surme, one of the prisoners in Tekirdag who have been on a hunger strike for 114 days, said they are determined and asked for public attention. Surme said their health is at a critical stage. ...