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Iranian Oil Minister: Iran Has No Intention of Withdrawing From OPEC

Iranian Oil Minister: Iran Has No Intention of Withdrawing From OPEC

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK The oil minister’s remark comes after Tehran vowed last month to take retaliatory measures if its interests in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are harmed. The Iranian official also pointed out that the organisation is ...
Iranian Oil Minister: Iran Has No Intention of Withdrawing From OPEC - Waar Media

Iran has no problem with extending OPEC oil cuts: Minister Zangeneh

Gulan Media - 2019-07-01 14:24

Iran has no problem with extending OPEC oil cuts: Minister Zangeneh

Rûdaw - 2019-07-01 12:03
Saudi and Russia decision outside OPEC is its ‘biggest threat’ ...

‘Jihadi Jack’ claims he has ‘no intention of blowing up British people’ if he returns to UK | The Independent

Independent - 2019-06-23 23:04

The KMMK-G demanded the immediate and unconditional release of Zara Mohammad

Kurdpa - 2019-06-14 17:17
Kurdpa Agency: the Association for Human Rights in Kurdistan of Iran-Geneva (KMMK-G) calls on the UN Special Rapporteur for Iran to urge Iranian authorities the immediate and unconditional release of Zara Mohammad. ...

Targeted tankers were only miles from important Iranian naval base at Jask (with sources)

Seth Frantzman - 2019-06-14 01:45
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN The alleged attack on two oil tankers off the coast of Iran in the Gulf of Oman occurred within miles of the Iranian naval base at […] ...

Iran Congratulates Masrour Barzani on Premiership

BAS News - 2019-06-14 00:31
ERBIL - Iran has congratulated Masrour Barzani on his election as the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region as he has already been tasked by the newly elected President Nechirvan Barzani to form the next government in Erbil. The message was conveyed by ...

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...

Update: US assesses Iran responsible for ship attacks in Gulf of Oman

Rûdaw - 2019-06-13 21:17
IRNA reported Iran has rescued 44 sailors of two foreign oil tankers ...

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 ...

How Japan Can Help the U.S. De-escalate with Iran

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-13 16:36
As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe visits Iran, President & CEO Robert Malley tells CNN Today that Japan has the capacity to mediate between the U.S. and Iran at a time of heightened tensions. ...

No Plans to Leave Office: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-06-11 22:51
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has made it clear that he has no plans to leave the office, saying that only the Council of Representatives has the authority to remove him from his position and the parliament is not going to do so. The Iraqi premier ma ...

Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The post Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

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, ...

Iran rules out talks unless US ‘changes behaviour’

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK Iran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its general behavior, after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington was ready to negotiate with Iran with “no pre-conditions”. “The Islamic Republic of Iran ignores w ...

No Prospect of Negotiations with US: Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-29 11:14
ERBIL — In contradiction to recent remarks by US President Donald Trump about the possibility of a new deal with Tehran, the Iranian government says it sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States. Earlier on Monday, Trump said that he believe ...

Rumors on Arrest of Najmadin Karim Refuted

BAS News - 2019-05-22 01:10
ERBIL - The office of the legitimate governor of Kirkuk, Najmadin Karim, has refuted rumors claiming that the governor was arrested during a visit in Lebanon. The statement pointed out that "the news is far from truth," criticizing media outlets for publ ...

[PICTURES]: US Forces Begin Expansion of Air Base in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-17 00:37
ERBIL - The US forces in Iraq have reportedly begun to expand one of its air bases in the western province of Anbar, sources said on Thursday. The sources pointed out that the US forces stationed at the Al Asad Air Base in western Anbar, for the first ti ...

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit The Maldives

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK The Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls, which are made up of more than 1,000 coral islands. It’s known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs. The capital, Malé, has a busy fish marke ...

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 ...