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US Doesn't Consider War With Iran: Pompeo

US Doesn't Consider War With Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-05-14 22:06
ERBIL - US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington is not "fundamentally" seeking war with Tehran if it halts certain activities "throughout Europe." The US top diplomat made the comments during a joint press conference with Russia’s ...
US Doesn\'t Consider War With Iran: Pompeo - BAS News

Iran Seeks "Non-aggression" Agreement with Arab States

BAS News - 2019-05-28 01:51
ERBIL - Iran is reportedly seeking a "non-aggressive" agreement with the Arab states, a report said on Monday, only one day after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's visit to Iraq. Zarif during a joint press conference with Iraqi counterpart ...

Iraq Against US Sanctions on Iran: FM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 15:36
ERBIL — Iraq has made it clear that it opposes the economic sanctions Washington has imposed on Tehran, calling it “useless” actions that puts pressure only on the people of Iran. The remarks were made during a joint press conference between Iraqi Foreig ...

US Says Iran Threat "Put on Hold"

BAS News - 2019-05-22 00:12
ERBIL - The US' recent deployment of forces to the Gulf has "put on hold" the alleged threats by Iran on Washington's interests in the Middle East, acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday. "We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks ...

Harold Hutchison: Averting a War With Iran — The Patriot Post

Patriotpost - 2019-05-21 16:03

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 ...

Iranian Commander: US "Afraid" to Fight Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-20 00:33
ERBIL - The United States is "afraid” of going to war with Iran, said the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Major General Hossein Salami on Sunday, while US President Donald Trump has threatened to "officially" end Iran if Tehran wants a war with Washin ...

Iran stands alone in US quarrel – it must maneuver to avoid war

Rûdaw - 2019-05-19 21:49
Iran doesn't want war, but won't give in to humiliation of surrender ...

Guess who doesn't want war with Iran? Trump supporters | Ted Galen Carpenter | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-19 17:25

The Iraq War Was a Failure—War With Iran Would Be Worse - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2019-05-18 01:14

Is the U.S. marching toward a war with Iran? - Boulder Weekly

Boulderweekly - 2019-05-16 19:10

Trump’s Iran moves trigger warnings, demands from Congress

Rûdaw - 2019-05-16 13:30
“We have to avoid any war with Iran.” ...

US and Iran Don't Seek War: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-14 23:28
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday that neither the US nor Iran is seeking a war between the two countries. Abdul-Mahdi pointed out that, although Washington and Tehran are in long-term disputes, they are both close friends of ...

US does 'not seek a war with Iran': Pompeo

Gulan Media - 2019-05-14 22:39

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 ...

New IRGC commander tells parliament US war with Iran ‘not possib

Rûdaw - 2019-05-12 20:16

Iran accuses US of trying to start war

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Some officials in the U.S. administration want to start a war with Iran, but it would be suicide, Iran’s foreign minister said Tuesday. “Apparently, those who launched the U.S.-Iraq war in 2003 are aspiring to unleash another war, and this tim ...

Siemens to Upgrade Iraq's Electricity Grid: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:12
ERBIL - Siemens was the "main partner" in a roadmap agreement to upgrade Iraq's electricity grid, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. The Iraqi premier made the remarks at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel where A ...

Iraq Committed to Counter-terror Bilateral Ties with Turkey: FM

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
ERBIL - Iraqi Foreign Minister has reiterated his country's commitment to the counter-terrorism bilateral relations between Iraq and Turkey. Mohammed Ali al-Hakim made the comments at a joint press conference after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart ...

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 ...

Turkey Backs Iran on US-Imposed Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-04-17 14:06
ERBIL — Turkey supports Iran against the sanctions Washington has imposed on Tehran, seeing the move as “wrong”, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Cavusoglu made the remarks during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Moha ...