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Iran's Zarif warns: Great risk of war with Israel - Iran - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-04-25 19:16

US eases sanctions on IRGC as tensions with Iran persist

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-25 17:45

Iran Executes Another Kurd

BAS News - 2019-04-25 12:59
ERBIL — Iranian authorities executed another Kurdish inmate in northeastern province of Khoransan on Monday. Identified by first name only, Reza was arrested six years ago swhen he was on death row, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. He w ...

The Risks of Maximising Pressure on Iran

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-25 12:21
The Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran is more likely to fuel resistance and retaliation than capitulation. Washington should heed past lessons lest it provokes a new nuclear crisis or a regional escalation. ...

Iran Guard's Soldier Killed In Shootout With 'Anti-Revolutionaries'

Radiofarda - 2019-04-25 09:32

İran'a karşı yaptırımlar Türkiye'deki ekonomik krizi derinleştirebilir | Warum die Iran-Sanktionen die Wirtschaftskrise in der Türkei verschärfen

WDR - 2019-04-25 08:47
ABD'nin İran'a karşı yaptırımlarını genişletmesi petrol ve doğalgaz fiyatlarının artmasına neden olurken bundan en çok etkilenen ülkeler arasında Türkiye var. Zira Türkiye, İran'daki bu doğal kaynaklara bağımlı. Türkiye petrol ihtiyacının yüzde 27'sini ve ...

Iran will only negotiate if US lifts pressure, apologizes: Rouhani

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 01:39
Khamenei meanwhile warned the measures “won’t be left without a response” ...

Devastating effect on Turkey as US thwarts Iran oil sales | USA News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-04-25 00:21

SDF says no plans to attack Abu Kamal held by Iran-backed forces

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-25 00:18

The Risks of Maximizing Pressure on Iran – LobeLog

Lobelog - 2019-04-25 00:13

Iran Can Export Oil as Much as It Needs: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:37
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that his country can export oil as much as it needs, despite the US enforcing additional measures to sanction Tehran’s energy sector. “We can export as much of our oil as we need and want,” Kh ...

Rouhani says Saudi Arabia, UAE owe their existence today to Iran: TV

Yahoo - 2019-04-24 14:47

Modi Govt Caves in to US Diktat on Iran Oil | NewsClick

Newsclick - 2019-04-24 12:53

Iran oil exports cut by 1.7mn bpd since May 2018: IEA

Rûdaw - 2019-04-24 11:14
But energy watchdogs say global oil markets are adequately supplied ...

Moscow Concerned Over New US Sanctions on Iran

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia said Tuesday it is particularly concerned over a new round of U.S. sanctions on Iran. Under the threat of punishment, Washington is pressuring all countries to stop buying Iranian crude oil with the aim of undermining the Islamic Republ ...

US Hopes Strangling Iran’s Oil Trade Sparks Insurrection - Ex-UK Ambassador | The Iranian

Iranian - 2019-04-24 06:06

Iran is putting its hopes on a Democratic president

Nypost - 2019-04-24 06:06

White House economist sees no impact on oil prices from Iran sanctions

Gulan Media - 2019-04-23 23:38

India says it has 'robust plan' to guarantee oil supply after end to Iran waivers

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 20:59

Iraqi Militiamen Deployed to Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-23 20:14
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have been deployed to the Iranian Kurdish areas of northwest Iran, reportedly making preparations for an operation against the Kurdish opposition forces, a monitoring group said. Hangaw Organization for Human ...

Why US & Saudi Arabia fear Iran-Pakistan cooperation — RT Op-ed

RT - 2019-04-23 17:33

Iran Lists CENTCOM as Terrorist

BAS News - 2019-04-23 16:05
ERBIL — The Iranian parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to designate US Central Command (CENTCOM) as “terrorist” organisation, local media said. The move was a tit-for-tat measure after Washington announced it will include Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Gu ...

Iran says ready for U.S. waivers end, as Revolutionary Guards threaten to shut Hormuz [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 15:21

US sanctions over Iran oil will 'intensify Mideast turmoil': China

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 14:27
'China firmly opposes the US implementation of unilateral sanctions': FM spokesperson ...

US vs Iran: Surrender or war aren’t the only options

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 14:27
Iran’s best counter to US warmongering is to use language of peace ...

Washington Monthly | How Trump’s Iran Sanctions Might Empower the Regime

Washingtonmonthly - 2019-04-23 12:34

India to get extra oil from major producers to make up for Iran oil loss: minister

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 07:54

Oil prices soar as Trump Administration ends Iran sanction waivers for major importers [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 03:04

U.S. Ends OIl Sanctions Waivers for Iran – LobeLog

Lobelog - 2019-04-22 23:53

US to End Iran Oil Waivers, Aims to Squeeze Tehran’s Exports to Zero

Theepochtimes - 2019-04-22 23:38

Saudi can raise oil output but will assess impact of Iran waivers ending: source

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 23:07

Kurdish Province in Iran rattled by 3.9 quake | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-04-22 20:10

US to Halt Iran Oil Waivers: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-22 20:03
ERBIL - The United States will put an end to the Iran oil waivers soon in order to squeeze Tehran's exports to zero, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday, adding that all countries would face sanctions if refuse to abide by Washington's dec ...

Turkey says it 'won't accept' US ending exemptions on Iran oil purchases | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-22 19:42

Iraq’s Pragmatism: Between Iran’s Sanctions and Saudi Grand Designs

Intpolicydigest - 2019-04-22 19:23

Trump’s Big Iran Oil Gamble – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-04-22 18:51

Can Iraq Bring Iran and Saudi Arabia Together? Rivals to Meet, Along with Syria and Other Neighbors

Newsweek - 2019-04-22 17:19

Trump: Saudi Arabia will 'more than make up' for decrease in Iran oil purchases | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-22 17:08

U.S. will fail to cut Iran oil exports to zero - ministry source to Tasnim agency

Gulan Media - 2019-04-22 14:50

Iran, Pakistan to set up border 'reaction force' after attacks

Gulan Media - 2019-04-22 14:50

Iran, Pakistan to set up joint border force, strengthen energy t

Rûdaw - 2019-04-22 14:43

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their high ...

Oil Price Up With US Likely Statement On Iran Sanctions

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark increased to $73.62 per barrel on Monday at 0650 GMT while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose to $65.44 a barrel. The U.S. oil rig decline supported higher crude oil prices on Thursday, April 18, whic ...

Sanctions against Iran: US to lift exemptions for 8 countries

ANF - 2019-04-22 12:31
According to the Washington post, the US government is preparing to lift exemptions for 8 countries that import oil from Iran. ...

Khamenei appoints new chief for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Yahoo - 2019-04-21 22:57

Khamenei appoints new chief for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 22:16

Tehran: Khamenei Replaces Chief of IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-21 22:06
ERBIL - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the chief of the prominent Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mohammad Ali Jafari, state media reported on Sunday. The local TV said that Hossein Salami, a deputy commander, was app ...

Direct Flights to Start Between Urmia and Erbil: Iranian Official

BAS News - 2019-04-21 21:39
ERBIL - Iranian Kurdish city of Urmia will start flights with the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil in the near future, an Iranian official confirmed on Saturday. Talking to Fars News Agency, Director General of Airports of Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province ...

Iraq summit brings together rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran

Kurdiu - 2019-04-21 21:25

Iran’s Khamenei replaces IRGC chief after US terror designation

Rûdaw - 2019-04-21 20:22
Jafari served as IRGC chief for 11 years ...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan makes first visit to Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-04-21 20:22
He is expected to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani ...

Baghdad needs to be clever in talks with Iran, Saudi Arabia: Analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-04-21 17:10
Devastated by years of war, Iraq needs all the friends it can get ...

Pakistan says Iran-based group carried out deadly attack

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 03:55

Watchdog concerned with press freedom in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey

Rûdaw - 2019-04-20 06:11
Norway, Finland and Sweden topped the list ...

12 Conservationists Detained Without Counsel in Iran's Kurdistan Province

Payvand - 2019-04-20 03:23

Turkey, Iran launch joint raid against Kurdish militants - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-04-20 00:39

Iran : 9 millions de Kurdes en liberté surveillée sous la férule des mollahs @rojinfo_

L'Important - 2019-04-19 22:05
Tony Rublon, président les Amitiés kurdes de Bretagne (AKB) et Christophe Thomas sont revenus d’une mission au Rojhilat (Kurdistan d?Iran). C’est une première en 25 ans pour les AKB. Ils ont fêté le Newroz avec les Kurdes d’Iran, ce n ...

Iran: Actions Have Consequences

Strategypage - 2019-04-19 19:00

12 Conservationists Detained Without Counsel in Iran’s Kurdistan Province – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2019-04-18 23:20

Rouhani Calls on Countries in Middle East to Unite Against US

BAS News - 2019-04-18 23:20
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged the countries in the Middle East to come together against the US as the relations between Tehran and Washington have dramatically deteriorated after Trump administration's withdrawal from Iran Nuclear De ...

Iran Showcases Its Made Fighter Jets

BAS News - 2019-04-18 22:49
ERBIL - Iran showcased on Thursday, during a military parade marking the National Army Day, its made fighter jets while the country already suffers from US sanctions and Washington's designation of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign te ...

Knights CEO says Iran-backed militias threaten Iraq's religious minorities | National Catholic Reporter

Ncronline - 2019-04-18 21:21

Iran’s Kurdish parties welcome IRGC terror designation

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-04-18 01:04
Iranian Kurdish parties have welcomed the United States’ decision to label Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. ...

Turkish President Claims Iran Joins Military Offensive Against Kurdish Separatists

Rferl - 2019-04-18 00:01

Netanyahu May Want US War With Iran | Newsmax.com

Newsmax - 2019-04-18 00:01

Iran FM wraps up ‘successful’ trip to Syria, Turkey

Gulan Media - 2019-04-17 22:46

Iran FM wraps up ‘successful’ trip to Syria, Turkey

Rûdaw - 2019-04-17 22:33

Three Kurdish Porters Freeze to Death on Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-04-17 20:31
ERBIL - At least three Kurdish porters have frozen to death in the Iranian border areas with Kurdistan Region while carrying goods during the cold weather. The incident occurred on Tuesday on the heights of Kanixuda in Piranshahr city where a number of p ...

Iran issues arrest warrant for female boxer who competed in France bout

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-17 16:30

Turkey Backs Iran on US-Imposed Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-04-17 14:06
ERBIL — Turkey supports Iran against the sanctions Washington has imposed on Tehran, seeing the move as “wrong”, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Cavusoglu made the remarks during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Moha ...

[PICTURES]: Iranian Kurdish Inmate Sews Lips, Eyes to Protest Imminent Execution

BAS News - 2019-04-17 12:16
ERBIL — A Kurdish man held in a prison in Iran has sewed his lips and eyes to protest his imminent execution given on charges of murder. Ahmed Irani is in prison since 2011, after police arrested him for the alleged murder of another man during a street ...

Iran vows to stand with Baghdad, Ankara against Iraqi Kurds' independence push - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-17 11:55

Iranian Parliament Labels US Forces in Middle East as "Terrorists"

BAS News - 2019-04-17 02:00
ERBIL - Iranian Parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday to label the US troops in the Middle East as terrorists, only a day after Washington's decision of recognizing the Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) took effect. The bill was int ...

Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 people after mass trial

BBC - 2019-04-17 01:26
The defendants were convicted after a mass trial of being members of an Iran-linked "terrorist cell". ...

Knights CEO says Iran-backed militias threaten Iraq's religious minorities

Catholicnews - 2019-04-17 01:03

Iran FM holds Damascus meeting en route to Ankara

Al Monitor - 2019-04-16 20:11

Iranian FM in Damascus to Discuss Syria Crisis

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:57
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif travelled to Damascus on Tuesday to discuss the Iran-Syria ties and the ongoing crisis in the region, local media reported. Zarif met with Syrian regime President Bashar al-Assad on his arrival. “I am ...

Iraq, Syria Working on Joint Railway Project with Iran

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK The issue came up for discussion in a meeting of the Iraqi-Syrian Joint Commission. Head of Iraq’s National Railway Company Taleb al-Husseini said talks have been held in that regard given the importance of Iraq’s railway network being connect ...

Iran FM visits Damascus for talks with Syria’s Assad

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, according to the official IRNA news agency. Zarif is scheduled to meet with Bashar al-Assad and other top regime officials during the visit. The top diplomat’s ...

The Kurdistan Tribune: Iran: 40 Years Under a Regime of Destruction

Justice for Kurds - 2019-04-16 06:17
Iran’s mullah’s and their despotic regime are celebrating forty years in power. When the Shah of Iran left Iran in 1978 and handed over to Shahpoor Bhaktiar, it was a final concession made to stop Iran’s destruction. Ayatollah Khomeini was still in France ...

US officially designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a terrorist group

Gulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

Gulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51

President Donald Trump, Tell Bibi; U.S. Wont' Start War With Iran.

Thyblackman - 2019-04-15 22:30

Iran: 40 Year Under a Regime of Destruction

Kurdistantribune - 2019-04-15 17:01
By Arian Mufid: Iran’s mullah’s and their despotic regime are celebrating forty years on power. When the Shah of Iran left Iran in 1978 and handed over to Shahpoor Bhaktiar, it was a final concession made to stop Iran’s destruction. Ayatollah Khomeini was ...

Iran tells European partners to abide by conditions of nuclear deal

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 15:13
Zarif: There is NO prohibition on the enrichment of uranium by Iran ...

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

BAS News - 2019-04-15 14:49
ERBIL — Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of Sairoon bloc at the parliament, Muqtada al-Sadr, has slammed Hashd al-Shaabi aid convoyed to the flood-affected areas in Iran, saying Iraqis were priority. Hashd al-Shaabi, which is known for it ...

Earthquake Hits Iran-KRG Border

BAS News - 2019-04-15 10:22
ERBIL — The border towns of Iranian Kurdistan and Kurdistan Region were hit by another earthquake on Monday, local media reported. The shake, measured at 4.3 on Richter scale, hit Qasre-Shirin in Iranian Kurdish province of Kermanshah at 11:04 (Tehran ti ...

Iran floods drain $2.5bn from economy, threaten oil infrastructure: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 06:56
Oil-rich Khuzestan province has been especially badly hit ...

Iran hijab protester sentenced to year in jail: lawyer

Gulan Media - 2019-04-15 06:14

Iran: The Ventriloquist Dummy's New Lexicon

Gatestoneinstitute - 2019-04-14 21:30

Iraqi militias reject US designation of Iran’s Guards as FTO

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-14 17:37

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...

Iran, BDS, and Tales (Tails?) of Binx and Jahandir… Redux

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 03:18
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net With increasing popularity of assorted overt and covert anti-Semitic causes and individuals, such as those camouflaged by the so-called Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and characterized by fol ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Strongly Rejects US' Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-13 20:17
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq has strongly rejected the US' decision of designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization". The Shi'ite militias reiterated their backing to the people of Iran and the I ...

Oil prices up with OPEC cuts, supply risks

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK Production cuts from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), in addition to supply risks from Iran, Venezuela and Libya continue to pressure global oil supply and keep oil prices high at Friday’s opening. After closing the pr ...

Iran becomes top exporter to Iraq, bypassing Turkey and China: Minister

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-13 14:47

Iraq Considers Linking Iran, Syria Through Railway

BAS News - 2019-04-13 13:36
ERBIL - Iraq's Ministry of Transportation is reportedly working on a project proposed by Iran to link Tehran, Baghdad, and Damascus through a railway. Iraqi Republic Railways Company Chief Salib al-Hussaini reaffirmed resolving all obstacles and restrict ...

Debatt: Låt inte Eskilstunabon Yousef avrättas i Iran! - Sidor - Eskilstuna Kuriren

Ekuriren - 2019-04-13 09:03

Rebelles kurdes. La Turquie et l’Iran lancent une « opération conjointe » - Monde - LeTelegramme.fr

Letelegramme - 2019-04-12 15:31

Iran threatens to re-impose visa charge if KRG doesn’t waive fee

Rûdaw - 2019-04-12 14:02

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