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L’Iran in rivolta e la magistratura condanna gli ambientalisti che studiano i ghepardi / Democrazia / Politica / Guide / Home - Unimondo

Unimondo - 2019-12-07 03:05

Heroic Resistance And Victims Of Atrocity In Marivan-Iran - Tsarizm

Tsarizm - 2019-12-07 02:50

USA - Iran: Cyber war part of hybrid war - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-12-06 21:47

US breaks silence on rocket and mortar attacks near US bases in Iraq

Seth Frantzman - 2019-12-06 21:30
The US broke six months of silence on the almost weekly attacks that have threatened US forces in Iraq. These have come amid Iran tensions but neither the US or […] ...

Barzani Offers Condolences after Several Iranian Kurds Killed in Blast

BAS News - 2019-12-06 18:25
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has offered condolences after several Kurdish people were killed in a blast at a wedding party in Iran's Saqiz. Overnight on Thursday, a gas cylinder went off ...

Roundtable: Iranian Missiles on Parade

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-12-06 17:54
On December 4, 2019, the New York Times reported that the Islamic Republic of Iran had exported ballistic missiles to its non-state clients in Iraq. The news is similar to Tehran’s activities in Yemen, where Iranian forces have sent ballistic and cruise m ...

Iranian Missiles Secretly Moved into Iraq: Report

BAS News - 2019-12-06 17:37
ERBIL - Iran has taken advantage of the current unrest in Iraq and moved ballistic missiles into the neighboring country, US intelligence and military officials were quoted as saying. Asharq al-Awsat cited the officials as explaining that Iran is working ...

UN: At least 7,000 people arrested in Iran in mass protests

ANF - 2019-12-06 17:04
UN’s Bachelet called on Iran to address multiple human rights violations in context of recent protests. ...

Gas explosion in Iranian Kurdistan kills at least 11, injures dozens

E-Kurd - 2019-12-06 16:41
SEQIZ, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 11 people were killed and dozens were injured in a gas explosion in Iran’s western Kurdistan province (Iranian Kurdistan, Rojhelat) on Thursday, the country’s semi-official Mehr news agency quoted a provincial emergenc ...

Sistani says no foreign meddling to choose new Iraqi PM, in nod to Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-12-06 16:41
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s top Shi’ite Muslim cleric said on Friday that a new prime minister must be chosen without foreign interference in an apparent nod to Iranian dominance in the country a week after incumbent Adel Abdul Mahdi said he would resign. Grand Aya ...

Trump Fails Again to Bring Our Troops Home From Mideast: Mulling Escalation of 14,000 US Troops to the Middle East to Counter Iran | Common Dreams Views

Commondreams - 2019-12-06 16:33

11 killed, over 30 injured in gas blast at wedding in Iran - World News

Indiatoday - 2019-12-06 12:18

Al menos 12 muertos por una explosión de gas durante una boda en Irán

20Minutos - 2019-12-06 11:56
Al menos doce personas murieron este jueves a causa de una explosión de gas durante una boda en la localidad de Saqez, situada en la provincia de Kurdistán, en el noroeste de Irán.Fuentes de emergencias citadas por la agencia iraní de noticias Mehr indica ...

Ballistic missile tension between Europe and Iran lands at the UN

ANF - 2019-12-06 10:17
France, Germany and the United Kingdom sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saying Iran missile program goes against a UN resolution and calling on Tehran not to undertake any activity related to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. ...

Iran has been sending missiles to Iraqi Shi’ite militias for two years: Background and BREAKING news

Seth Frantzman - 2019-12-06 09:48
Two years of Iranian missile being sent to Iraq By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Iran has been transferring missiles and munitions via Iraq for years, including short-range ballistic missiles. The latest […] ...

A microcosm of Iran’s domestic problems, port city bears brunt of crackdown - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-12-06 08:39

Multiple stabbings after Iran-backed militia supporters join Baghdad protest

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-06 02:51

Trump says world ‘has to be watching’ the violence in Iran | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-12-06 01:54

The Iran Cables and Beyond: A conversation with Murtaza Hussain - Charged Affairs

Chargedaffairs - 2019-12-06 00:52

Iran releases Kurdish activist, language teacher after 6 month detention

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-05 23:02

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills more than 350, injures thousands – Valliant News

Valliantnews - 2019-12-05 20:19

Iran Goes on the Offensive in Iraq, as Trump Mulls Sending More Troops to the Middle East

Foreignpolicy - 2019-12-05 19:11

Turkey’s Article 5 reversal; Russia’s disinfo in Lithuania; NATO spending ideas; Iran-Russia-China plan naval wargames; And a bit more. - Defense One

Defenseone - 2019-12-05 11:02

Trump: 'Thousands and thousands' of protesters being killed in Iran | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-12-05 09:33

Presidente iraní: “Estoy preparado para hablar con EE. UU si levantan las sanciones”

ANF - 2019-12-05 07:07
El Presidente iraní Hassan Rouhani anuncia que el país todavía está preparado para iniciar conversaciones sobre un pacto nuclear si los EE. UU. levantan las “injustas” sanciones. ...

Overthrow of Iran’s Regime Would Cause More Problems Than Solutions

Fairobserver - 2019-12-05 03:43

Over 300 Civilians Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
More than 300 civilians have been arrested by security forces since mass protests shook Iran in opposition of skyrocketing petrol prices of which 50 of them have been released on bail of… The post Over 300 Civilians Arrested in Sanandaj appeared first on ...

Learning the Right Lessons from Protests in Iran

International Crisis Group - 2019-12-04 21:07
November’s protests show that the Islamic Republic is not as secure as it thinks. But neither, as their swift suppression demonstrates, is it as vulnerable as its foes hope. Iran should halt crackdowns and start serious reform, and Tehran and Washington ...

Iran Ready for Talks with US If Sanctions are Lifted: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to engage in negotiations over its nuclear program if the United States lifts the sanctions and ends the economic pressure against Iran, said President Hassan Rouhani. "If they are prepared to put aside the s ...

Iran Warns Its Pilgrims to Remain cautious While Visiting Iraq

BAS News - 2019-12-04 13:24
ERBIL — The Iranian government on Wednesday warned its people to stay cautious when visiting Iraq for pilgrimage in the holy Shia cities of Karbala and Najaf. The government issued a list of instructions for the pilgrims, urging them to stay away from pr ...

Iranian President: Ready to talk to US if they lift sanctions

ANF - 2019-12-04 10:40
Iran President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is still ready for nuclear talks if the United States lifts "unlawful" sanctions. ...

Air pollution forces Iran to shut schools and universities | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-12-04 10:39

Iran still selling oil despite US sanctions — TV | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-12-04 10:39

New UN nuclear agency chief: 'firm and fair' stance on Iran | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-12-04 10:39

World War 3: RAF’s fears over accidental Iran nuclear bomb drop exposed in secret letters | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-12-04 10:26

Rebellion in Iran leaves at least 208 dead

ANF - 2019-12-04 08:38
Amnesty International said that at least 208 people have been killed in the rebellion against the gasoline price hike in Iran. The Iranian regime responded by saying "those are lies by enemy groups ”. ...

December Alerts and November Trends 2019

International Crisis Group - 2019-12-04 02:26
In November, security forces in both Iraq and Iran brutally suppressed mass protests, with over 100 killed in both places; Iraq’s political instability could lead to more violence in coming weeks. In Syria, fighting escalated between Russian-backed gover ...

Iranian Authorities Must Put an End to Violence against Peaceful Protesters across the Country: Statement of 46 NGOs

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-04 02:23
Starting on 15 November 2019, mass protests have erupted in Iran in response to a three-fold rise in petrol costs. Protesters have called for improved living conditions amidst high levels of corruption,… The post Iranian Authorities Must Put an End to Vi ...

Iran bid to name new Iraqi PM | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-12-04 01:39

Amnesty says at least 208 people killed during protests in Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-03 15:53

Detained Kurdish Protester Dies Under Torture in Iran

BAS News - 2019-12-03 09:00
ERBIL — A young Kurdish man who was arrested for participating in the recent protests in Iran, has reportedly lost his life under torture. Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said (Sajjad Ismaili) was arrested by Iranian intelligence service, and he was ...

Iran the Common Enemy in Middle East Protests: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-12-03 09:00
ERBIL — The clerical regime of Iran is the enemy that united protesters across some countries in the Middle East, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The top diplomat said Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi resigned "because the people were demand ...

Leaked Intelligence Reports Expose How Iran Dominates Iraq

Theintercept - 2019-12-02 20:50

Iran crisis may make Trump look like Lord of War. But can he take the blowback? | Martin Jay | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-12-02 16:57

Fuel hike protests in Iran and the Kurds - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-12-02 16:05

President Trump speaks with Israel's Netanyahu about Iran, other issues

Yahoo - 2019-12-02 14:36

PIERS MORGAN: Winners of Trump‘s dumb betrayal of the heroic Kurds are Iran, Russia and ISIS! | Denton Daily

Dentondaily - 2019-12-02 13:38

Iran w ogniu protestów - Radar

RP - 2019-12-02 11:04

Manifestación de apoyo a la resistencia iraní en Berlín

ANF - 2019-12-02 07:38
Manifestación de apoyo a la resistencia popular en Irán en Berlín. ...

How many people were killed in recent protests in Iran? - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-12-02 00:31

Iran disputes ‘exaggerated’ protest death tolls | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-12-01 13:58

Pro-Iran Deal Mogherini ends five years as EU Foreign policy chief - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-12-01 13:58

Demo in support of Iranian resistance held in Berlin

ANF - 2019-12-01 07:46
Demonstration in support to the popular resistance in Iran held in Berlin. ...

Kurdish Writer Arrested in Northern Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-01 02:01
Mojgan Kavoosi, Kurdish writer and cultural activist of Kelardasht, was arrested on 18 November by the Intelligence unit of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) at her home in Noshahr of Mazandaran Province,… The post Kurdish Writer Arrested in North ...

Amnesty International: Koerdische activiste onder druk gezet voor ‘bekentenis’ – Iran – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-11-30 21:41

Iran Arrests Kurdish Activist

BAS News - 2019-11-30 09:33
ERBIL — Kurdish journalist and human rights activist Fereshte Cheraghi was arrested by Iranian forces on Friday following recent protests in the country. According to local sources who spoke to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, military intelligence ...

L’ORIENT LE JOUR: Pourquoi les Kurdes d’Irak ne se soulèvent pas

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-29 22:12
ÉCLAIRAGE Alors que le pays est en proie à un vaste mouvement de contestation contre la dégradation du niveau de vie et l’emprise de Téhéran, Erbil semble se tenir à distance. Les Kurdes d’Irak et d’Iran ne vivent pas sur le même mode la contestation qui ...

Keine Entspannung in Sicht: Iran lehnt Gespräche mit USA ab

T Online - 2019-11-29 07:59

Iran Border Guards Killed Two Kurdish Tradesmen

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-29 02:02
The Iranian Border Guards shot dead tradesmen Nasser Moradpour and Semko Qadarnia in the border areas of Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) as they were returning to Iran’s border without carrying any goods, and… The post Iran Border Guards Killed Two Kurdish T ...

“Only Fostering Internal Revolt will End Iran’s Threat to US and Israel” – Beyond the Matrix [audio] | The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | Israel News Talk Radio | 30 Heshvan 5780 – November 28, 2019 | JewishPress.com

Jewishpress - 2019-11-28 15:28

Trump could be handing a big win to Iran and Russia by withholding military aid to Lebanon as it spirals into a crisis, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Businessinsider - 2019-11-28 15:02

Iran: More than 100 protesters believed to be killed as top officials give green light to crush protests | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-11-28 14:29

Iraqi Gov’t Condemns Protesters’ Attack on Iranian Consulate

BAS News - 2019-11-28 09:36
ERBIL — The Iraqi government on Tuesday condemned the attack on Iranian consulate in Najaf, saying it was an attempt to harm Baghdad-Tehran relations. Overnight Wednesday, tens of angry protesters stormed Iran’s consulate in Najaf, south of Iraq, and set ...

Iran ‘deliberately’ suppressing death, arrest tolls: Rights group | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-28 08:22

Wojna o Iran w Syrii, nowe rozdania?-widziane z USA - blog Slepa manka

Salon24 - 2019-11-28 06:19

US General Hints at War With Iran As US Troops Mass on Border - Breaking Israel News | Latest News. Biblical Perspective.

Breakingisraelnews - 2019-11-28 03:23

Human Rights Watch head slammed for tweet on Iran’s attack on Saudi - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-27 21:22

Iran Protests: Over 7,000 People Arrested So Far

BAS News - 2019-11-27 20:38
ERBIL - More than 7,000 people have so far been arrested over the recent nationwide protests against the dramatic increase in the price of petrol. Speaking to reporters, Hossein Naghavi-Hosseini, a spokesperson of the parliament's commission on national ...

US Secretary of State Pompeo answers questions on China, Iran and Turkey - International - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-11-27 20:38

U.S. condemns Iran for human rights abuses - TV7 Israel News

Tv7israelnews - 2019-11-27 20:38

Iran’s Missile Arsenal Poses ‘Growing Threat’ to Europe | theTrumpet.com

Thetrumpet - 2019-11-27 16:08

Iranian Supreme Leader Calls Recent Protests “Dangerous Conspiracy”

BAS News - 2019-11-27 14:28
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei described on Wednesday the recent deadly protests in the country as a “dangerous conspiracy”. He said the people of Iran defeated the attempt which had costed plotters a huge money. “A deep, vast and very dange ...

PKK: We will fight stronger and win bigger in our new year

ANF - 2019-11-27 14:10
PKK called upon the peoples of Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria and the entire Middle East, the oppressed humanity and all revolutionary-democratic forces to develop a common democratic struggle against fascism and the system of capitalist modernity. ...

One Kurdish Porter Killed, Two Injured This Week in Iran

BAS News - 2019-11-27 13:57
ERBIL — At least one Kurdish porter was shot dead by the Iranian forces this week while two others suffered injures after being attacked in the border areas. According to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, the Iranian border guards shot (Nasih Azarpou ...

Pompeo: We'll continue to sanction Iran officials for human rights abuses - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-27 09:34

Kurdistan Human Rights Network: Latest news from mass protests in Iranian Kurdistan

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-27 03:54
During the recent protests in the Kurdish cities in Iran against the rise in petrol prices, many civilians were injured by firearms and undercover officers. Many of casualties are being treated at home rather than being hospitalized for fear of being iden ...

Latest news from mass protests in Iranian Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-27 02:01
During the recent protests in the Kurdish cities in Iran against the rise in petrol prices, many civilians were injured by firearms and undercover officers. Many of casualties are being treated at… The post Latest news from mass protests in Iranian Kurdi ...

Zarif meets Taliban and calls ‘Palestinian Islamic Jihad’; Iran’s two front policy

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-26 23:34
Two of my reports shed light on Iran’s “two front” strategy against the US and Israel. Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called the leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad and met the […] ...

Amnesty International said 143 protesters were killed in Iran

ANF - 2019-11-26 13:02
Amnesty International said in a statement that "the intentional lethal use of force by Iranian security forces that has resulted in the killings of at least 143 protesters since demonstrations broke out on 15 November. ...

Netanyahu, top U.S. commander warn of more attacks by Iran in the Middle East - Iran - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-11-26 06:57

L’Iran in rivolta e la magistratura condanna gli ambientalisti che studiano i ghepardi - Greenreport: economia ecologica e sviluppo sostenibile

Greenreport - 2019-11-26 03:01

En Iran, un tunnel de violences

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-26 00:03

Comment la contestation en Iran a été matée par le régime, dans le...

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-26 00:03

Iran Threatens to Destroy US, Israel, Saudi Arabia if Red Lines Crossed

BAS News - 2019-11-25 21:31
ERBIL - Iran has threatened to destroy the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia if the three countries cross Tehran's red lines, said the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards Hossein Salami. "We have shown restraint ... we have shown patience towards the hosti ...

Iran says pro-government rally to show who ‘real’ Iranians are | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-25 13:33

Kurdish Protest in Downtown Fargo Over Treatment in Iran - KVRR Local News

KVRR - 2019-11-25 06:11

Protestas contra el régimen iraní en Hamburgo

ANF - 2019-11-25 06:11
Se organizó una acción frente al consulado iraní en Hamburgo en apoyo a la protesta popular que comenzó en Irán la semana pasada. ...

Dirbesiye for Kurdish teacher threatened with execution in Iran

ANF - 2019-11-24 21:32
The Iranian regime threatens to sentence Kurdish female teacher Zahra Mohamadi to death on the grounds of giving education in the Kurdish language. ...

Open Letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Repression in Kurdistan and Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-11-24 20:20
Dr. Amir Sharifi | Ekurd.net November 19, 2019 Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais Wilson, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland Re: Joint Letter to Denounce Iran’s Crac ...

Gathering in Erbil Decries Killing of Protesters in Iran

BAS News - 2019-11-24 15:01
ERBIL — A large number of Iranian Kurds living in Kurdistan Region, activists, and several local organizations held a gathering on Sunday outside the UN Office in Erbil to condemn the violent response by the Iranian government to protests across the coun ...

Protests in Malmö against Turkey and Iran attacks on people

ANF - 2019-11-24 12:44
Protests in Malmö against Turkey and Iran attacks on people. ...

Iranian regime protested in Hamburg

ANF - 2019-11-24 11:08
An action was organised in front of the Iranian Consulate in Hamburg in support of the popular protest that started in Iran last week. ...

Les Kurdes d’Iran oubliés de tous – Un si Proche Orient

Lemonde - 2019-11-24 10:46

Update: Dozens of Detained Protesters Remain Under Interrogation of Security Agencies in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-24 02:00
The Iranian security and intelligence forces are pursuing the civil activists and protesters in the Kurdish cities of Iran as the intelligence forces have intensified measures to crackdown the protests hit the… The post Update: Dozens of Detained Protest ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners Held for Over 25 Years Released from Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-24 02:00
Two of the longest-serving political prisoners in Iran held at Orumiyeh Central Prison were released after agreeing to a pardon. The two political prisoners Osman Mostafapour and Mohammad Nazari spent 28 and… The post Kurdish Political Prisoners Held for ...

Despite U.S. Military Buildup, Top U.S. General in Middle East Sees Increased Threat of Iran Attack

Foreignpolicy - 2019-11-23 14:43

16 migrants found in sealed trailer on Rosslare bound ferry believed to be Kurdish men from Iran and Iraq – The Irish Sun

Thesun - 2019-11-22 15:46

Latest News of Protests in Kurdish Cities

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-22 02:00
Although the security situation in Kermanshah has calmed down as compared to the last few days of protests hit Iran, the presence of Special Forces around Azadi Square, Jafarabad, Boulevard, Dolatabad and… The post Latest News of Protests in Kurdish Citi ...

Iran : la contestation fauchée dans son élan

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-22 00:15

« J’ai peur d’une guerre civile » : en Iran, une révolte à...

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-22 00:15

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