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Iraq takes security measures over attack on US oil firm

Iraq takes security measures over attack on US oil firm

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq’s Oil Ministry has said that it took measures to tighten security in oil facilities after a rocket attack on the headquarters of U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra. Condemning the attack and its perpetrators, t ...
Iraq takes security measures over attack on US oil firm - Waar Media

US launches cyber-attack on Iran, pledges more sanctions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-23 09:01
It came in retaliation for the downing of a US drone over the Persian Gulf ...

Iraq: 10 killed in suicide attack on Baghdad mosque

Kurdiu - 2019-06-22 18:46

Is the US really on the brink of war with Iran?

Rûdaw - 2019-06-22 07:57
This isn’t the first time the US found itself on the brink of war with Iran ...

3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Three people were injured on Wednesday in a rocket attack on the headquarters of giant U.S. oil company ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said a Katyusha rock ...

US-led Coalition Confirms Rocket Attack on Iraq’s Camp Taji

BAS News - 2019-06-18 11:01
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition has confirmed that rockets were fired at Camp Taji in Iraq where US military personnel are stationed together with Iraqis. Late on Monday, reports said that at least three rockets had been fired at the camp, two of which hit ...

Another Rocket Attack on Military Base Hosting US Forces in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — At least three rockets hit a military base north of Iraqi capital city on Monday where US forces are stationed, country’s military confirmed. According to a source, two of the rockets had landed in the Iraqi section of Taji Base while another one ...

Missiles hit Iraq base hosting US troops

Rûdaw - 2019-06-18 06:05
Katyusha rocket attack on Taji Military Base is the second of its kind in four days ...

Iran to Break Uranium Stockpile Limit Soon

BAS News - 2019-06-17 14:35
ERBIL - Iran has said that it will break the uranium stockpile limit under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal within 10 days, a spokesperson for the Iranian atomic agency said on Monday. Behrouz Kamalvandi further warned that Tehran could enrich uranium up to 20 ...

Iran Summons UK Envoy over London Backing US’ Stance on Oil Tankers Incident

BAS News - 2019-06-15 22:21
ERBIL - Iran summoned the UK ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire, to its Foreign Ministry on Saturday, over London's claims that Tehran was behind an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week. "During the meeting with Iran's foreign ministry offici ...

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 […] ...

KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria

Reuters - 2019-06-13 18:23
Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost. ...

Diyarbakir was hosted a seminar on the 30th anniversary of Dr Ghassemlou's assassination

Kurdpa - 2019-06-13 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: A seminar on the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou, the charismatic leader of the Kurds nation, was held in the city of Diyarbakir, Kurdistan, Turkey. ...

UK professor: We must get the world to know the Rojava revolution

ANF - 2019-06-12 11:11
East London University professor Camilla Power has been visiting universities and academies in Rojava. Power said that “it is important to get people in different parts of the world to know about the democratic confederalism revolution.” ...

Mesopotamian Civilization book sheds light on the Syriac problem

ANF - 2019-06-09 11:08
Yaşar Küçükaslan's book “Mesopotamian Civilization” sheds light on the role of Mesopotamia in the development of humanity and the problems of Assyrian-Syriac-Chaldeans from past to present. ...

Iraq says ExxonMobil to resume operations in Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. oil company ExxonMobil will resume operations in Iraq’s southern Basra province on Sunday, the government-owned Basra Oil Company announced Saturday. The move comes less than a month after the energy giant evacuated around 30 employees fr ...

Haider al-Abadi congratulates Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Congratulated the former Iraqi Prime Minister and leader of the Al- Nasir coalition, Haider al-Abadi Nechirvan Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region, and wished continued cooperation in all fields. Telegr ...

Absolute unawareness on the fate of Zahra Mohammadi, a detainee member of the Nozhin Socio-cultural Association

Kurdpa - 2019-05-29 06:10
Kurdpa Agency: The intelligence agents refuse to give a clear answer about the fate and whereabouts of a detained member of the Nozhin Socio-cultural Association. ...