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Riyadh Ready to Send Oil to Former Iran Oil Buyers

Riyadh Ready to Send Oil to Former Iran Oil Buyers

BAS News - 2019-05-10 22:45
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia has showed readiness to export oil to the former buyers of Iranian oil as the US has decided not to extend the sanction waivers for the eight buyers of Iranian oil. Earlier last month, Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Saudi Arabia Energy ...
Riyadh Ready to Send Oil to Former Iran Oil Buyers - BAS News

Iran Says US Negotiation Offer “Not Genuine” as Washington Adds to Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-06-08 16:37
ERBIL — Washington’s offer to talk over tensions is no a “genuine” proposal, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday after US placed new sanctions on Iran. US President Donald Trump said earlier this month that he is willing to ...

Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’

Rûdaw - 2019-06-02 20:05
"We’re ready to sit down with them" ...

Former chief judge in Saddam trial says ready to take Iraq’s justice ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin, the former Chief judge in Saddam trial, said on Saturday signaled his willingness to be tapped as Iraqi justice minister in the incomplete cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Ma ...

EU Ready to Support KRG Reform Package: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-28 16:18
ERBIL — The European Union is ready to support Kurdistan Region in its ongoing administration and military reform package, said EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua. The envoy met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani, who is ...

Iraqi Parliament to Discuss Compensation from Israel for 1981 Strike

BAS News - 2019-05-22 16:43
ERBIL — A bill has been submitted to the Iraqi parliament for discussions over demanding compensation from Israel for the strike on Iraq’s nuclear reactor in 1981. The proposed bill, if passed, would oblige the Iraqi government to officially demand a com ...

US Not Allowed to Use Iraqi Territory to Attack Iran: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-15 23:42
ERBIL - The US is not allowed to use the Iraqi territory for attacking neighboring Iran, Iraqi ambassador to Russia Haidar Mansour Hadi has said, adding that his country does not want a "devastating" new war in the Middle East. The Iraqi envoy made the c ...

ExxonMobil Evacuates Employees from Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 18:48
ERBIL - ExxonMobil Corporation has decided to evacuate its engineers working in the West Qurna oil field in the Iraqi province of Basra, a report said on Wednesday. The decision came amid the latest tensions in Iraq due to the escalating ties between the ...

No Plan to Deploy 120,000 US Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-14 23:28
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has denied the reports claiming that officials had talks on a military plan to deploy some 120,000 soldiers to the Middle East to counter Iran or the nuclear weapons acceleration by Tehran. "I think it's fake news, OK? N ...

A labor activist was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment for three years

Kurdpa - 2019-05-12 20:16
Kurdpa Agency: A Sanandaji labor activist was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment for three years. ...

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 ...

Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sell 3 Juventus targets, Manchester United ready to pay €70m for Juve star

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK Hello and welcome to the Serie A news and rumours of the day! As we head even closer to the summer transfer market, let’s take a look at the top stories of the day surrounding the Italian league. AC Milan legend wants to manage the club in the ...

US sends aircraft carrier and bomber task force to 'warn Iran'

BBC - 2019-05-07 01:29
US officials say they are prepared to counter any attack on their forces with "unrelenting force". ...

Israel and Gaza ready to escalate attacks [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 14:42

Iran Considers Oil Exports in "Grey Market" to Encounter US Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-05-05 23:06
ERBIL - Tehran has mobilised all its resources to export oil in a "grey market" while Washington has warned the oil buyers of sanctions if they continue to purchase oil from Iran. The US has already warned China, Turkey, and India to halt importing oil f ...

Muslims Welcoming Holy Month Of Ramadan

Waar Media - 2019-05-05 16:03
WAAR_DUHOK Muslims all around the world are getting ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which begins on Sunday evening. Millions of Muslims on Sunday will offer their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih, which will then continue t ...

Menendez: Greece ready to play renewed leadership role in the region | News | ekathimerini.com

Ekathimerini - 2019-05-05 12:52

TedX Leiden University: 12 May

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
On Sunday 12 May, I will be one of the speakers at TedX Leiden University. The theme is ‘Through a new lens’, the title of my talk is ‘Are you ready to wash your whiteness away?’ I will connect the PKK’s fight against the patriarchy – about which I learne ...

Oil prices soar as Trump Administration ends Iran sanction waivers for major importers [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 03:04

Netanyahu hails 'important' US decision to end sanction waivers for Iranian oil | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-22 15:53

Iraq Ready to Try IS Prisoners Held in Syria for Multi-billion Dollar Fee

BAS News - 2019-04-11 01:27
ERBIL - Iraq has showed readiness to try tens of thousands of Islamic State (IS) prisoners held in neighboring Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces, with Iraqi officials seeking a multi-billion dollar fee in return, reports revealed on Wednesday. Accord ...