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Iran’s Rouhani Says Foreign Forces Not Welcome in the Gulf

Iran’s Rouhani Says Foreign Forces Not Welcome in the Gulf

Gulan Media - 2019-08-14 17:03

Iran’s Rouhani Says Foreign Forces Not Welcome in the Gulf - Gulan Media

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says Trump could meet with no preconditions with Iran's Rouhani at U.N.

Gulan Media - 2019-09-10 21:43

US Welcomes Denmark's Plan to Deploy Forces to Syria

BAS News - 2019-09-08 06:25
ERBIL - The United States has welcomed a plan by Denmark to deploy forces to Syria to support the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) war in the middle eastern country. "The United States welcomes the announcement by the Danish Governm ...

Fate of Three Female Activists in Iran’s Sanandaj Remains Unknown

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-02 02:01
Fate of three detained female Kurdish activists has remained unknown months after their arrest in the city of Sanandaj, the provincial capital of Iran’s Kordestan (Kurdistan) Province. Zahra (Zara) Mohammadi and Iran… The post Fate of Three Female Activi ...

Why is Trump’s tweet about Iran satellite failed launch causing controversy?

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-31 01:23
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN The US was not involved in the “catastrophic accident” that befell an Iranian rocket launch, US President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday. The tweet adds […] ...

Trump says ready to meet Iran's Rouhani in 'correct' circumstances | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-08-27 13:38

Pompeo urges international cooperation against Iran's 'malign activities'

Rûdaw - 2019-08-21 11:38
Iran's "provocative campaigns" have only "increased" since US sanctions were imposed in 2018 ...

Human Rights Watch: The AKP violated voters' rights

ANF - 2019-08-21 08:55
Human Rights Watch said that "the Turkish Interior Ministry’s removal of three democratically elected mayors in the major municipalities of the Kurdish southeast and eastern regions blatantly violates the rights of voters and suspends local democracy. ...

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria

Reuters - 2019-08-20 21:54
Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a Turkish convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack during an offensive by the Syrian army, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. ...

German state’s war crimes in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-08-14 15:17
German-made poison gases and chemical weapons have been used in wars in Kurdistan throughout the last century, not just in the Dersim massacre in 1938. The involvement was proven time and time again, but the German state always remained silent. ...

US military says service member killed in Iraq

Seattle Times - 2019-08-10 18:03
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says a U.S. service member has died during a combat mission with Iraqi security forces in Iraq’s north. The statement by the U.S Central Command said the service member died Saturday in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province. T ...

Iran sentences 6 Kurdish villagers for "supporting PJAK"

ANF - 2019-08-09 12:42
Villagers who had been detained by Iranian forces in the Sile village of Rojhilat’s Hawraman district last year were issued prison sentences by an Iranian court. ...

KCK’s Bayik: People of northern Syria must prepare for war

ANF - 2019-08-09 08:53
Cemil Bayik describes the Turkish state with its expansionist character as a basic problem for the Middle East and says: "The Turkish state is a danger not only for the Kurds, but for all." ...

El Paso shooting: Victim's father says he forgives his son's killer

BBC - 2019-08-08 02:09
The father whose son was killed trying to protect his wife and baby in El Paso says he died a hero. ...

Gil Barndollar: War with Iran would be foolish – Our relations will improve in the long run

Gulan Media - 2019-08-07 23:20

Turkey’s threats of invasion help revive ISIS

ANF - 2019-08-07 17:05
In tandem with Turkey’s threats to invade North and East Syria, ISIS has recently increased their attacks in the region. The Pentagon has also pointed to ISIS activity, while internal security forces say the gangs take their orders from Turkey. ...

Iran’s Rouhani hints at further retaliation against West

Rûdaw - 2019-08-06 18:27
"War with Iran is the mother of all wars" ...

Iran says foreign forces threaten regional security

Kurdiu - 2019-07-28 21:30

Erdogan says Turkey will destroy militants in north Syria regardless of U.S. talks

Reuters - 2019-07-26 13:37
Turkey is determined to destroy the "terror corridor" east of the Euphrates river in Syria regardless of how talks conclude with the United States on a planned safe zone in the country's north, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. ...

NATO condemns Iran’s seizure of two British ships in Strait of Hormuz

Rûdaw - 2019-07-21 09:07
"All Allies remain concerned by Iran’s destabilising activities" ...