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US to Attack Iran If It Targets "Anything American": Trump

US to Attack Iran If It Targets "Anything American": Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-25 22:22
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday that it would meet with "great and overwhelming force" if it targets anything belonging to Washington. "Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force. In som ...
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Iran Playing with Fire: Trump

BAS News - 2019-07-02 11:03
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Iran was “playing with fire” after Tehran announced that it had exceeded limit for low-enriched uranium which was permitted under the 2015 Nuclear Deal. Asked if he had a message for Iran, Trump said: ...

Iran Threatens to Destroy Israel in 30 Minutes If Attacked by US

BAS News - 2019-07-02 01:19
ERBIL - Iran has threatened to destroy Israel in half an hour only if it is attacked by the US, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Monday. According to the semi-official Mehr news agency, as cited by Reuters, the comments were made by Mojtaba Zolno ...

Khamenei vows no retreat, as Trump says US could attack Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-27 13:26

Any War with Iran Would Not Last Long: Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-26 16:37
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he still favors resolving tensions with Iran through talks, but in case of a war, it would not last long. “I hope we don’t but we’re in a very strong position if something should happen,” Trump tol ...

Turkey to Receive S-400 from Russia in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 00:12
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Ankara will receive Russia's S-400 missile defense system in the upcoming July, while the US has repeatedly threatened to sanctions Turkey if it does so. "The issue of S-400 is an issue ...

President Trump warns Iran about any further attack

Rûdaw - 2019-06-25 20:21
Any attack by Iran on anything American with be met with force, says Trump ...

UK May Not Join Possible US War against Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-25 14:50
ERBIL — The UK believes that US will request London to join any possible war with Iran, and London itself is not interested, according to Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. “The US is our closest ally, we talk to them the whole time, we consider any requests ...

End of Diplomacy: Iran Says after US Sanctions Supreme Leader

BAS News - 2019-06-25 10:53
ERBIL — Iran has reacted to the latest US move to sanction the country’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei, saying that it means the end of diplomacy. US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday to impose strict sanctions against Khamenei and ...

Iran remains defiant as US imposes new sanctions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-24 20:45
The measures will aim to “deny Iran the resources to foment terror," US Secretary of State said ...

New "Major" Sanctions to be Imposed on Iran Soon: Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-22 23:13
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that new "major" sanctions will be imposed on Iran this week, arguing that Iran "cannot have nuclear weapons." "We are putting major additional sanctions on Iran on Monday. I look forward to the day ...

Trump Halts Strikes on Iran in Last Minute

BAS News - 2019-06-22 00:08
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump revealed on Friday that he halted military strikes on Iran in the last ten minutes so as to not kill people as ties between Washington and Tehran have drastically deteriorated following the shooting down of a US unmanned ...

Public to Find Out Soon If US Will Strike Iran: Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-20 20:30
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the public will soon find out if Washington will strike Iran, noting that Tehran might have not shot the surveillance drone intentionally. "I find it hard to believe it was intentional," Trump said ...

Putin Warns of a “Catastrophe” if US Attacks Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-20 15:48
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that any US military attack on Iran could further destabilize the region and lead to a “catastrophe”. The Russian president also warned that a military conflict between Iran and US can also trigge ...

Fully Prepared to Defend Iran: IRGC

BAS News - 2019-06-20 11:18
ERBIL — Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said it remains “fully prepared” to defend Iran against any threat after shooting down a US drone south of the country. The IRGC announced earlier the day that it had taken down a US “spy” drone af ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iran Won't Negotiate Nuclear Deal with US: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has made it clear that Tehran is not going to negotiate its nuclear deal with Washington, while both US President Donald Trump and Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have expressed hope the two sides w ...

Trump Says New Iran Nuclear Deal Possible

BAS News - 2019-05-27 15:33
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Monday that reaching a new nuclear deal with Iran was possible. “I really believe that Iran would like to make a deal, and I think that’s very smart of them, and I think that’s a possibility to happen,” Reuters q ...