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Ankara stopped buying Iran oil out of ‘respect’ for US sanctions

Ankara stopped buying Iran oil out of ‘respect’ for US sanctions

Gulan Media - 2019-05-24 12:52

Ankara stopped buying Iran oil out of ‘respect’ for US sanctions - Gulan Media

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

US Sanctions Iraqi Company over Alleged Arms Smuggling for Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-12 22:51
ERBIL - The US Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company reportedly over smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of arms for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force. "Treasury is taking action to shut down Iranian ...

Syrian Kurds refused to try Islamic State members out of Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 11:34
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurdish parties refused any proposal or decision to try Islamic State group ISIS members out of Syria and called to try them in Syria in the areas of the Kurdish autonomous administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). ...

Turkey stopped importing Iran oil | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-05-29 02:36

Ankara stopped buying Iran oil out of respect for US sanctions: official, Energy & Commodities - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Businesstimes - 2019-05-25 06:13

Demonstration in Baghdad Calls on Iraq to Avoid Iran-US Conflict

BAS News - 2019-05-25 01:06
ERBIL — Thousands of people gathered in Iraq’s capital Baghdad overnight Friday to urge the Iraqi government to stay out of the growing conflict between Iran and the United States. The protests came after Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shi’ite cleric and th ...

Turkey has stopped buying Iran oil to respect US sanctions, official says | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-05-24 15:13

Turkey suspended import of Iranian oil to 'respect' US sanctions - report

Rûdaw - 2019-05-24 13:50
“We are not getting any oil from Iran now ...

Ankara Stopped Buying Iran Oil Out of 'Respect' for US Sanctions — Bourse & Bazaar

Bourseandbazaar - 2019-05-24 12:49

Re-election of conservative party in Australia dashes hopes among refugees

Rûdaw - 2019-05-22 17:59
"We have run out of vocabulary to describe the harm wrought," ...

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 ...

Fifteen villagers detained in the region of Van

ANF - 2019-05-20 11:07
Fifteen out of the 41 people detained following home raids in Van last week were remanded in custody accused of spying for the Iranian state. ...

ExxonMobil Evacuates Foreign Employees out of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-18 14:06
ERBIL — US giant oil company, ExxonMobil, has evacuated its foreign employees from West Qurna 1 oilfield in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, three sources told Reuters on Saturday. The evacuation comes after US State Department ordered its “non-emergen ...

Writer Aslı Erdoğan: No respect for human life in Turkey

ANF - 2019-05-17 08:35
Writer Aslı Erdoğan: No respect for human life left in Turkey. ...

Raqqa National Hospital opens its doors again

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 03:06
Raqqa – The Civil Council of Raqqa opened on Monday the National Hospital in Raqqa, the co-chair of the Civil Council of Raqqa and a number of members of local councils attended the opening ceremony. The hospital had been out of service for several years ...

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 ...