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US’ Bolton says Iran behind attacks on oil tankers

US’ Bolton says Iran behind attacks on oil tankers

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday accused Iran of being behind attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) early this month. Speaking in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, Bolton said the attacks took pl ...
US’ Bolton says Iran behind attacks on oil tankers - Waar Media

US Envoy for Iran Heads to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-06-20 02:24
ERBIL - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook has been scheduled to travel to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "Iran's regional aggression," with officials in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The State Depa ...

[VIDEO]: Kurdish Figure Lobbying in D.C. to Become Iraq’s President

BAS News - 2019-06-07 17:54
He spent 26 nights at Trump's D.C. Hotel ERBIL - In attempts to lobby the Trump administration to help him become the President of Iraq, a Kurdish figure has written letters to National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urg ...

'State actor' behind UAE tanker attacks

BBC - 2019-06-07 02:30
A "state actor" is blamed by a United Arab Emirates report for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf. ...

“What happened in Kirkuk is the same as the attacks on Xakurke"

ANF - 2019-06-06 16:03
Political Observer Rauf said Turkey's intervention against Kirkuk and the attacks against Xakurke are not independent from each other and added: “They continue on with chaos and war so Kurds don’t achieve their rights and the region doesn’t have peace.” ...

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region – Q4 of 2018

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( - Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018, ...

Top General Says Iran-US Negotiation ‘Irrational, Impractical’

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi, a senior IRGC general, has ruled out the possibility of talks with the US over Iran’s defensive capabilities, saying such talks are equal to easily putting our country within the enemy’s range. “It is clear that ...

Bolton Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-31 00:02
ERBIL - US National Security Advisor John Bolton has offered his congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Barzani was elected during a parliamentary session on Tuesday where he won a total of 68 v ...

US pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-05-30 22:30

Tankers almost certainly damaged by Iranian naval mines, US says

BBC - 2019-05-30 00:02
National Security Adviser John Bolton blames Iran for attacks off the UAE, but provides no evidence. ...

Iran “Almost Certainly” Behind UAE Tanker Attack: Bolton

BAS News - 2019-05-29 11:14
ERBIL — US National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Wednesday he was “almost certain” that Iran orchestrated the attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this month. “I think it is clear these (tanker attacks) were na ...

Trump doesn't want US 'to hurt' Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-05-27 14:55
"I'm looking to have Iran say 'no nuclear weapons' ...

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 ...

Iraq demands US Embassy delete ‘offensive’ Facebook post on Iran’s Khamenei

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-25 13:46

US blames Iran for tanker bombings in UAE, Saudi attack

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon on Friday blamed Iran and its proxy forces for recent tanker bombings in the United Arab Emirates and an attack on a pipeline in Saudi Arabia. This determination came the same day U.S. President Donald Trump announced the deployme ...

Women in London protest attacks on mothers

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Women in London protested the Turkish police attacks on the mothers of prisoners on hunger strike. ...

PM Barzani, New UAE Envoy Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-06 21:48
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the new consul of the United Arab Emirates in Erbil, Ahmed Ibrahim Saeed, to discuss the latest political and security affairs in the region. The Kurdish premier briefed during the meeting ...

US Deploying Aircraft Carrier Strike Group, Bomber Near Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-06 13:59
ERBIL — US is deploying aircraft carrier strike group to the Middle East to send an “unmistakable” message to Iran, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said. Tensions between the US and Iran are fast growing as the former tightens sanctions to cripp ...

US Deploys Navy Strike Group To Send ‘Message’ To Iran

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 13:02
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. is deploying an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Central Command region in the Middle East to send “a clear and unmistakable message” to Iran, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday. Bolton said ...