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Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Rûdaw - 2019-07-11 16:03
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the British allegations ...
Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf - Rûdaw

Italy sentences Kurdish Islamic radical Mullah Krekar to 12 years in prison

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 13:08
ROME,— Iraqi Kurdish Islamic radical cleric Mullah Krekar was sentenced to twelve years in prison on terrorism charges by an Italian court on Thursday, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) has reported. Krekar, whose real name is Najmaddin Faraj ...

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker

Kurdiu - 2019-07-12 00:32

Iranian agent tasked to kill Kurdish opposition PAK leader arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish opposition party based in Iraqi Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate one of its leaders. “A 26-year-old Iranian intelligence agent called M. A. Mokhtari, ...

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Gulan Media - 2019-07-11 13:00

Alan Kurdi rescue ship saves 44 stranded people in Mediterranean

Al Jazeera - 2019-07-09 19:42
Charity says Malta has agreed to take in rescued people who hail from Syria, Libya, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Guinea. ...

Father who lost son in Ankara massacre sentenced to prison

ANF - 2019-07-09 14:56
Mustafa Dogan, who lost his son Guney Dogan in the October 10 Ankara Massacre, was sentenced to 10 months in prison for “insulting Erdogan”. ...

Turkey-bound mercenaries set fire to lands in Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-07 09:38
Turkish regime-bound mercenary groups set fire to the lands belonging to the villagers in Mabata, province of Afrin. ...

Iran should seize British oil tanker in retaliation for Gibraltar raid: official

Rûdaw - 2019-07-05 14:49
"It is the duty of the official bodies in charge to retaliate" ...

39 Iranian Kurdish cross-border porters died in first half of 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 17:18
SNA, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 39 Kurdish cross-border porters (Kolbars) died in Iranian Kurdistan in the first half of 2019, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said on Thursday. The organization, which closely monitors developments in Iranian Kurdi ...

“Turkey wants to destroy the Democratic Nation system”

ANF - 2019-07-04 16:05
The people of Dirbesiye said they don’t accept the “safe zone” Turkey wants to set up in Northern and Eastern Syria and that Turkey wants to destroy the Democratic Nation system with this attempt. ...

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 ...

A young Kurd was sentenced to three months in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 01:24
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Sanandaj was sentenced to three months in prison on charges of "cooperating with one of fhe Kurdish opposition party to the Iranian government." ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Aid continues to help Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-17 19:12
Article Aid continues to help Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Citizen’s Assembly on gender to be established in Ireland

ANF - 2019-06-16 09:45
Sinn Fein’s Justice and Equality Spokesperson has welcomed the government’s decision to establish a Citizen’s Assembly to consider the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination. ...

Germany continues to support Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-14 17:10
Article Germany continues to support Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

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 ...