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Iran Seeks "Non-aggression" Agreement with Arab States

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 ...
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Iranian FM ‘suspicious’ of Gulf attack reports

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted that the incident happened when the visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was meeting Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran. Zarif added: “Suspicious doesn’t begin t ...

Full text of KDP, PUK political agreement 2019, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 20:51
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Sunday has released the text of its agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Iraqi Kurdistan. The KDP said the PUK had not committed to the political agreemen ...

Zarif Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has send a congratulatory message to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the President of the Kurdistan Region. Zarif offered his congratulations during a phone call with Barzani on Wednesday evening ...

Iran could talk with US if sanctions lifted: Rouhani

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 20:32
WAAR_DUHOK Iran could engage in talks with the U.S. if Washington lifted sanctions on Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday. “The door of negotiations is not closed provided the U.S. lifts the sanctions and fulfills its commitments,” ...

Iran expresses to expand cooperation with Iraq

Kurdiu - 2019-05-26 21:02

Kurdish Islamist cleric says he would support Iran if war breaks out with US

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-26 19:17

Baghdad rejects unilateral US action against Iran: Iraq FM

Rûdaw - 2019-05-26 18:15
Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is in Baghdad for talks ...

Iran expresses to expand cooperation with Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi President Barham Salih and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday discussed “prevention of war and reduction of tension in the region,” according to an official statement. During his official visit to Iraq, Zarif also discussed ...

Iran to Defend Itself Against Any Aggression: FM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif reiterated that his country will defend itself against any military operation by the US or others. “We will defend ourselves from any war efforts against Iran, whether it will be an economic war or a ...

Iranian FM Discusses Tensions in Region with Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Saturday in Baghdad to discuss the current situation in the region. Zarif’s trip to Baghdad comes amid growing tensions between Tehran and Washington, ...

The streets of Iran demand peace with America and not war

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The post The streets of Iran demand peace with America and not war appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

New US Deployment to Middle East Threatens International Peace: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — The decision to deploy an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East is a “dangerous” development that threatens the “international peace”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cited by state-owned IRNA, Zarif said his country w ...

After ISIS war, Iraq seeks to reclaim status in Arab world | News24

News24 - 2019-05-25 09:43

Iranian FM to Visit Iraq Amid Tensions with US

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is scheduled to visit Iraq’s capital Baghdad as tensions between Tehran and Washington continue. A source from Iraqi prime minister’s office confirmed the report and said the visit will be in the next ...

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington

Gulan Media - 2019-05-22 06:13

Iran to Meet with "Great Force" If It Harms US' Interests: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-21 20:08
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has vowed to respond with "great force" if Iran attacks Washington's interests in the Middle East, while government sources revealed that the US strongly suspects pro-Iranian Shi'ite militias to be behind the rocket atta ...

Zarif Says No War to Occur Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-18 21:03
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that there would be no war between the US and Iran. The US has recently deployed forces to the Gulf, a move which soon resulted in an escalation in the ties between Washington and Teh ...

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

Iran May Consider Retreating from Nuclear Treaty: FM

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Tehran could consider withdrawing from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as US is pressuring Iran with sanctions. “The Islamic Republic’s choices are numerous, and the cou ...