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Iranian FM Says Trump is Right about US Forces in the Gulf

Iranian FM Says Trump is Right about US Forces in the Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-25 01:29
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has said that US President Donald Trump is "100% right" in saying that the US forces are not needed in the Persian Gulf. ".@realDonaldTrump is 100% right that the US military has no business in the Persian Gul ...
Iranian FM Says Trump is Right about US Forces in the Gulf - BAS News

IS Attacks Hashd al-Shaabi in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-06-30 02:07
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi was attacked by the Islamic State (IS) militants in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin on Saturday evening with casualties reported. The extremists raided a unit of the Shi'ite militias in the village of Shafiq, ...

Iran to Resist US Sanctions: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-29 16:28
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country would resist the US-imposed sanctions as it stood against Saddam Hussein’s chemical attack decades ago. Zarif tweeted on Saturday to commemorate the 1987’s chemical attack on Iranian ...

Putin is right about the collapse of liberal values– but the EU shares the blame | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-06-28 17:29

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

Iraq Rejects Reports about US Evacuating Contractors

BAS News - 2019-06-22 15:52
ERBIL — The Iraqi military refuted reports claiming that the US forces were planning to evacuate contractors from the Balad Base. Earlier the day, Reuters cited unnamed Iraqi officials saying that Washington was preparing to withdraw 400 soldiers out of ...

Reuters: Trump İran’a müzakere için kısa süre verdi

Nûpel - 2019-06-21 13:05
Habere göre Trump müzakerelere başlamak için İran’a Umman aracılığıyla mesaj gönderdi ve kısa bir süre verdi, İran’sa müdahalenin uluslararası ve bölgesel karşılığı olacağını söyledi. İranlı yetkililer, ABD Başkanı Donald Trump’ın dün geceki İran’a olası ...

Rocket Hits Mosul Presidential Compound Hosting US Forces

BAS News - 2019-06-19 10:48
ERBIL — A Katyusha rocket was fired overnight on Tuesday at the presidential compound in Mosul where the US forces are stationed. Numan Zubai’ee, commander of the Nineveh Operational Command, said no casualties and material damage was caused. Security fo ...

Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...

Several IS Tunnels Destroyed in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-06-18 23:43
ERBIL - Several Islamic State (IS) tunnels were destroyed on Tuesday by the Iraqi security forces in the province of Anbar. Talking to al-Maalomah news agency, a security source said that the tunnels were targeted during an operation in search for remnan ...

Syrian Foreign Minister: What are Turkey’s true goals?

ANF - 2019-06-18 13:27
Syrian Foreign Minister Waled Muallem pointed out that the Turkish state backs Al Nusra gangs in Syria. ...

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 ...

US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...

"Nobody" Can Give Turkey Ultimatum on S-400: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-13 20:26
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that "nobody" can give Turkey an ultimatum regarding Ankara's plans to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system. The Turkish FM made the comments following an earlier statement by US acting ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iran Says US Negotiation Offer “Not Genuine” as Washington Adds to Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-06-08 16:37
ERBIL — Washington’s offer to talk over tensions is no a “genuine” proposal, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday after US placed new sanctions on Iran. US President Donald Trump said earlier this month that he is willing to ...

US President Donald Trump starts controversial UK visit

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Britain on Monday to start a three-day long state visit. Accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump and his entourage, the president was welcomed at Stansted Airport by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt amid ...

Iraq says stands by Iran against US sanctions

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq stands by Iran against U.S. sanctions, Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Alhakim said Sunday. Alhakim held talks in Baghdad with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, who arrived in the Iraqi capital on Saturday for discussions with Iraqi off ...

Iran expresses to expand cooperation with Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi President Barham Salih and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday discussed “prevention of war and reduction of tension in the region,” according to an official statement. During his official visit to Iraq, Zarif also discussed ...

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, ...