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Man suspected of spying for United Arab Emirates dies in Istanbul prison cell | Euronews

Man suspected of spying for United Arab Emirates dies in Istanbul prison cell | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-06-02 16:35

Man suspected of spying for United Arab Emirates dies in Istanbul prison cell | Euronews - Euronews

Pompeo heads to Saudi, UAE for Iran crisis talks

Rûdaw - 2019-06-23 22:29
The US Secretary of State called Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates "great allies in the challenge that Iran presents." ...

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 ...

Palestinian suspected of spying for UAE dies in Turkish prison | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-12 03:16

'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. ...

Dont give leave of absence to security and political prisoners in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: On approaching Eid al-Fitr, authorities of the Central Prison of Urmia opposed to give leave of absence to security and political prisoners. ...

Prisoner who were on hunger strike in Van not medically treated

ANF - 2019-06-01 10:23
The families of prisoners who were on death fast in Van Prison denounced that they are not being properly treated. ...

Hundreds in Istanbul to mark anniversary of Gezi Park Resistance

ANF - 2019-06-01 08:31
Hundreds of people gathered in Istanbul responding to the call of the Taksim Solidarity to mark the 6th anniversary of the Gezi Park Resistance. ...

Dutch police capture Turkish man suspected of killing three in tram shooting | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-05-31 09:17

The destabilizing factor of the Arab stabilization forces in Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-05-31 09:14
Sardar Mesto | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In the actions of the United States in the Middle East, among Trump’s obscure and contradictory statements on Twitter, a clear, definite US policy towards Syria finally emerged. After limited and ineffective attacks ...

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 ...

Police arrest man suspected of killing three in Dutch tram shooting | SBS News

SBS - 2019-05-30 14:18

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 ...

New Presidency to be "Umbrella for Unity": Nechirvan Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-28 22:11
ERBIL - Nechirvan Barzani, who was elected by the parliament as the new President of the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday, said in a statement that the new presidency will be an "umbrella for unity," thanking the parliament for its confidence in him. Barzani ...

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 14:56
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the administration would circumvent the required review by Congress to approve 22 arms transfers to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. ...

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 ...

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. ...

Mystery after “sabotage” of oil tankers in Gulf of Oman

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-14 02:12
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN As tensions rose over the weekend between the US and Iran in the Persian Gulf, several vessels were “sabotaged” in the United Arab Emirates. Both Iranian […] ...

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 ...