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Iran hardliners rally for tougher Tehran stance as tensions with US rise

Iran hardliners rally for tougher Tehran stance as tensions with US rise

Rûdaw - 2019-05-09 17:53
Hardliners plan to stage a rally on Friday to back Rouhani's decision to suspend aspects of the nuclear deal ...
Iran hardliners rally for tougher Tehran stance as tensions with US rise - Rûdaw

Iran Won't Negotiate Nuclear Deal with US: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has made it clear that Tehran is not going to negotiate its nuclear deal with Washington, while both US President Donald Trump and Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have expressed hope the two sides w ...

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

Europe warns US against Iran escalation as tensions mount

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 19:54

US Embassy Issues Security Alert on "Highlighted Tensions" in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - The United States embassy in Baghdad has issued a security alert for its citizens on "highlighted tensions" in the country as ties between Washington and Tehran have drastically escalated lately. "The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad advises all U.S. citi ...

US embassy issues security alert amid "heightened" US-Iran tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-05-12 23:22
The recent statement in advising its citizens not to travel to Iraq could be interpreted as the further US-Iran escalation. ...

Iran May Attack Israel as Tensions with US Escalate: Minister

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran may attack Israel as tensions between Tehran and Washington further grow, said Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz. The minister noted in a statement on Sunday that Iran could attack Israel directly or use its prox ...

US sends naval strike group as tensions rise with Iran

Gulan Media - 2019-05-12 06:08

US to Send Patriot Missile System to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — The United States will send the Patriot missile system to the Middle East as tensions with Iran further escalate. US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan also authorized the deployment of a Navy amphibious transport dock ship to encounter Ir ...

US deploys more warships to Middle East as tensions with Iran flare

Rûdaw - 2019-05-11 09:26
US is 'postured and ready to defend US forces and interests': Pentagon ...

‘Call me,’ Trump tells Iran as tensions flare

Rûdaw - 2019-05-10 16:17
'What I would like to see with Iran, I would like to see them call me' ...

Iran Seeks to Cement Legitimacy of Shia Militias

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-10 15:30
Since March, a series of massive floods has devastated several regions of Islamic Republic of Iran. Dozens have died, and many more have been displaced after severe damage to their homes. And the damage caused to infrastructure, transportation, telecommun ...

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 ...

Nuclear Deal: Iran Vows Uranium Enrichment

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday threatened to resume high level enrichment of uranium if his country’s interests in the nuclear deal with world powers are not protected within 60 days. Rouhani’s remarks came at a speech broadcast ...

France Warns Iran of Sanctions if Breached Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-08 11:22
ERBIL — France said on Wednesday that Tehran should avoid any move that could harm 2015’s Iran Nuclear Deal as Paris is keen to keep that alive, otherwise, it should expect consequences. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said earlier that his country was ...

Iran to Declare Plans to "Diminish Commitment" to Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-07 23:45
ERBIL - Tehran will reportedly announced plans to "diminish its commitments" to Iran Nuclear Deal on Wednesday while giving no further details on the country's future plans towards the deal. Iran pointed out that it is not willing to fully withdraw from ...

Oil prices gain as China set for trade talks with US

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices showed gains and opened higher on Tuesday, with China’s plans to send officials to the U.S. later this week to resume trade talks despite negotiations hitting a wall over the weekend. International benchmark Brent crude was tr ...

Haftar’s Final Play: Operation Flood of Dignity and the Fight for Tripoli

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-12 23:01
Of the hundreds of militias and armed groups scattered across the country, the Libyan National Army (LNA) has long been perceived as Libya’s only unified military organization. Bound together by a fragile network of tribal and local alliances, the LNA is ...

Iraq offers to try all Islamic State foreigners for a fee: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 00:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has offered the US-led coalition to put hundreds of accused foreign Islamists on trial in Baghdad in exchange for millions of dollars, three government sources have told AFP. Western countries have been rocked by fierce public debate over ...