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Japan’s PM Abe arrives in Tehran amid US-Iran tensions

Japan’s PM Abe arrives in Tehran amid US-Iran tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 16:15
"Japan wishes to do its best towards peace and stability in the region" ...
Japan’s PM Abe arrives in Tehran amid US-Iran tensions - Rûdaw

Japan continues to support Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-19 12:34
Article Japan continues to support Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

Masrour Barzani Arrives in Sulaimani to Meet With PUK

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 13:25
WAAR_DUHOK KDP delegation headed by PM Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani to hold talks with PUK politburo, and the delegation is expected to meet with Gorran movement and Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party. KDP delegation included Dilshad Shahaband ...

Former Governor of Kirkuk Arrives in Erbil After Arrest Reports in Lebanon

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Former governor of the Kurdish province of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, arrived in Erbil on Saturday evening. Previous reports claimed Karim’s arrest during his recent trip to Lebanon, which were soon refuted by the Kurdish politician himself. A sour ...

Pompeo, Iraqi PM Discuss US-Iran Crisis by Phone

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pempeo discussed during a phone call with Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Friday the crisis between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East, the premier's office said in a statement. The pair "exchanged views over the dev ...

Iranian Leader Says Trump Not Worthy of Exchanging Messages

BAS News - 2019-06-13 13:53
ERBIL — Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday that he believes the US President Donald Trump is not worthy of negotiations and exchanging messages. Abe was in Tehran to reportedly broker the talk ...

The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union was held in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 03:03
Tabqa – Under the slogan “struggle, resist, organize and liberate yourself” The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union in Tabqa city was held today in the center of culture and art in Tabqa. Members and representatives of the committees and ...

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran’s Khamenei, Rouhani this week

Gulan Media - 2019-06-11 22:42

Russia to Deliver S-400 to Turkey in July

BAS News - 2019-06-11 21:28
ERBIL - Russia said on Tuesday that it would deliver the S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in the upcoming July as part of a deal between the two sides despite the US' continuous warnings in this regard. The comments were made by Kremlin aide Yuri U ...

Turkish F-35 pilots training in the U.S. grounded

ANF - 2019-06-11 11:05
The U.S. military has grounded the Turkish pilots training on the F-35 fighter jet in the United States over its plans to purchase a missile system from Russia. ...

German FM travels to Tehran, aims to de-escalate US-Iran tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-10 09:33
Foreign Ministers Heiko Mass and Javad Zarif meet in Iran on Sunday. ...

Eid celebrated in peace and safety for Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-03 13:51
The people of Northern and Eastern Syria are preparing for the Eid in peace and safety as the region is completely freed from ISIS gangs. ...

Military trainings in the Academy of martyr Ammar Sheikh

SDF Press - 2019-05-28 02:22
Tabqa- The Syrian democratic forces are organizing themselves in the form of regiments and brigades and keep the forces in maximum readiness to counter and deter all attacks that could threaten the security and stability of the region through intensified ...

Amid US-Iran tensions, senior Iraqi officials talk mediation, sanctions with FM Zarif

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-27 02:05

Iranian FM arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraq officials

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian media are reporting that the country’s foreign minister has arrived in Baghdad to meet his Iraqi counterpart and other officials. The official IRNA news agency reported Saturday that Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet with Iraqi Foreign Mi ...

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, ...

Norway’s petroleum sales decrease in April

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Norway’s total sales of petroleum products retreated to 610 million liters in April 2019, a 7.9% drop compared to the same period last year, according to Statistics Norway on Monday. For gasoline sales, however, the statistics bureau said the ...