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Russia, Iran, Turkey meet, seeking deal on new Syria constitution body - Syria -

Haaretz - 2018-12-18 23:27

Iraq, Iran exchange bodies of war dead

Rûdaw - 2018-12-18 22:12

Another Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death in KRG-Iran Border Areas

BAS News - 2018-12-18 22:11
ERBIL - Another Kurdish porter, also known as Kolber, has frozen to death in the Kurdistan Region border areas, a monitoring group said on Tuesday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that the Kurdish porter lost his life due to cold weather in ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran renew push for new Syrian constitution

France24 - 2018-12-18 19:34

Rûhanî wê roja Pêncşemê biçe Enqerê

ANF - 2018-12-18 18:51
Serokkomarê Iranê Hasan Rûhanî, 20’ê Kanûnê wê serdana Tirkiyeyê bike. ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran Agree on Syrian Constitutional Committee

BAS News - 2018-12-18 18:20
ERBIL — Brokered by the United Nations, an agreement was reached on Tuesday between Turkey, Russia, and Iran to form a committee for writing a new constitution for Syria. The committee is set to hold its first meeting by the beginning of 2019. The foreig ...

Iran hopes to agree with Russia and Turkey on Syrian constitution forum

Yahoo - 2018-12-18 12:29

Russia, Turkey, Iran Meet in Geneva over New Constitution for Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-18 08:39
ERBIL — The foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Tuesday, 18th December. Citing Turkish diplomatic sources, Anadolu Agency reported that Mevlut Chavushoglu, Sergei Lavrov, Mohammad Javad Zarif, will attend the meeting ...

UN condemns Iran – Press Statement

UN Watch - 2018-12-18 06:28
Press Statement Hillel C. Neuer, Executive Director, United Nations WatchGeneva, Switzerland December 18, 2018 We welcome today’s General Assembly resolution criticizing Iran’s human rights record, adopted by a vote of 84 to 30, an increase of support fr ...

UN Syria envoy to host top envoys from Russia, Turkey, Iran

Rûdaw - 2018-12-18 03:04
The UN did not immediately confirm the list of attendees ...

What Will Iran's Looming Civil War Look Like? | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2018-12-17 09:21

Iraq sets May 12 date for elections to be contested by PM Abadi, Iran allies | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-16 21:43

US continues to press Iran, including in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-16 19:10
An Iranian soldier stands guard during a ceremony in Tehran marking the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution. (Photo: Raheb Homavandi/ Reuters) ...

Iran Executes Three Kurdish Prisoners Accused Of Deadly Attacks

Rferl - 2018-12-16 16:03

El gobierno de Irán acaba con la vida de otros dos kolbars en Rojhilat

ANF - 2018-12-16 06:54
Las fuerzas iraníes han asesinado a otros dos kolbars, hiriendo a dos más, en Piranshahr y Bane. ...

Zwei weitere Kolber im Iran ermordet

ANF - 2018-12-16 01:40
Iranische Sicherheitskräfte haben in Piranşar und Bane zwei Lastenträger getötet und zwei weitere verletzt. ...

Iran’s terrorist proxies a regional time bomb | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-12-15 12:11

Iran kills two more kolbars in Rojhilat

ANF - 2018-12-15 09:40
Iranian forces have reportedly killed two kolbars and wounded two others in Piranshahr and Bane. ...

Kurdish woman hopes to win Iran next international beauty pagean

Rûdaw - 2018-12-15 00:05

Iran Undecided on 2019 World Heritage Nominees | Financial Tribune

Financialtribune - 2018-12-15 00:05

Adel Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq is not part of sanctions against Iran

Waar Media - 2018-12-14 23:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Adel Abdul-Mahdi Prime Minister of Iraq in his weekly press conference spoke about sanctions on Iran, and completion of his government cabinet, The premier cannot nominate all the ministers but the political blocs can determine their candidat ...

US Energy secretary confirms commitment to support Iraq’s economy

Waar Media - 2018-12-14 23:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Washington (Reuters) – US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said in Baghdad today that there was an intention to boost US private sector investment in Iraq and he said he had discussed his country’s sanctions on Iran with Iraqi energy officials. “T ...

3,700 Arrested Nationwide During Iran Protests: MP | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2018-12-14 20:50

Iran: 20 Killed in Clashes Between IRGC, Kurdish Group | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2018-12-14 19:50

The Iraq Report: Iran doubles down in Iraq as Basra rages on

Alaraby - 2018-12-14 19:50

Pentagon: Fighting Iran Proxies in Iraq Not Part of U.S. Mission

Breitbart - 2018-12-14 19:50

Iran news: Iraq must stop buying Iranian gas says Trump’s Energy Secretary Rick Perry | World | News |

Express - 2018-12-14 19:50

Perry, Iraqi Kurdish Leader Discuss Energy Ties, Iran | Jewish & Israel News

Algemeiner - 2018-12-14 18:38

Kurdish cities in Iran militarized after demonstrations

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 18:25

Kurdish Pastor: Turkey Bigger Threat to Israel than Iran | CBN News

CBN - 2018-12-14 18:25

US condemnation of Iran comes 2 days after prisoner dies of hunger strike

Rûdaw - 2018-12-14 15:00
Washington is also condemning the "unjustly imprisoned" Dr. Farhad Meisami and Nasrin Sotoudeh who are also on hunger strikes. ...

Perry, Iraqi Kurdish leader discuss energy ties, Iran

Trust - 2018-12-14 13:53

Prezydent Rowhani: Iran i Irak mogą zwiększyć wymianę handlową | Ze świata

Tvn24bis - 2018-12-14 12:28

Yûsif: Turkey wants to expand the life of the Syrian crisis

ANF - 2018-12-14 11:58
Foza Yûsif, co-chair of the Executive Council of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, remarked that forces such as Turkey, Iran and Syria are not in favour of a democratic solution and insist on carrying out massacres. ...

Prezydent Rowhani: Iran i Irak mogą zwiększyć wymianę handlową -

Bankier - 2018-12-14 10:00

Iran hackers hunt nuke workers, US officials

Rûdaw - 2018-12-14 08:37
most signs pointed to a serious, state-backed operation ...

Call Trump’s travel ban what it is: An Iran ban | The Sacramento Bee

Sacbee - 2018-12-14 06:12

Iran beats Rick Perry to the punch in Iraq

Washingtonexaminer - 2018-12-14 03:28

Iran Security Forces Arrest More Kurdish Civilians

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-14 02:01
Iranian Security Forces arrested at least 3 Kurdish civilians in Sanandaj and Diwandareh and transferred to an unknown location. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a civilian from Sanandaj, Homayoun Bahmani was arrested on Saturd ...

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Iraqi Kurdish leader discuss energy ties and Iran, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Indiatimes - 2018-12-13 20:22

Iran urges West to end 'absurdities' on missiles

Gulan Media - 2018-12-13 19:43

Indirect US-Iran war in Iraq

Kurdiu - 2018-12-13 17:43

Perry, Iraqi Kurdish leader discuss energy ties, Iran | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-13 17:20

Kurdish refugees from Iran plead for UN, KRG winter assistance

Rûdaw - 2018-12-13 17:20

Pompeo, at UN, urges tougher action on Iran missiles

Rûdaw - 2018-12-12 20:54
Pompeo called for reimposition of ban on Iranian missile development ...

The Iran Nuclear Deal and the U.S.-Iran Standoff

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-12 14:16
Crisis Group’s Middle East and North Africa Program Director Joost Hiltermann presented this paper on the history of U.S.-Iran relations and the status of the Iran Deal at an 8 November conference organised by the Israeli-European Policy Network (IEPN) i ...

No Information About the Fate of A Former Political Prisoner after Leaving Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-12 02:01
Ibrahim Khalidi, a former political prisoner who had to leave Iran illegally in late June due to pressure from security agencies, has disappeared in Turkey since 3 months ago and there is still no information about his fate yet Kurdistan Human Rights Netw ...

Iran confirms ballistic missile test

Kurdiu - 2018-12-11 19:31

How Iran signals future waves of crackdown, terror attacks - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2018-12-11 19:13

Iran confirms recent missile test amid Western criticism

Rûdaw - 2018-12-11 18:23
Iran maintains its missile system is for defensive purposes ...

Iran says it recently tested a ballistic missile

Gulan Media - 2018-12-11 17:48

Iran’s Quds Force Commander Visits Iraq to Bring the Country under Iranian Influence

JCPA - 2018-12-11 13:52

US Energy Secretary in Baghdad, Discussed Sanctions against Iran

BAS News - 2018-12-11 12:53
ERBIL — US Energy Secretary Rick Perry is in Baghdad where he discussed with his Iraqi counterparts the sanctions against Iran as well as challenges the Iraqi government is facing as the result of the sanctions. “Sanctions were mentioned in meetings this ...

Iran hanged 68 Kurdish citizen in 2018

Kurdiu - 2018-12-10 19:16

Artists from Iran, Turkey, India win international cartoon contest – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2018-12-10 19:11

Iran: Zastrzelono na granicy kolejnego "kulbara" -

Interia - 2018-12-10 15:34

Iran Executes Another Kurd on Human Rights Day

BAS News - 2018-12-10 13:37
ERBIL — Iranian judicial authorities executed another Kurdish citizen on Monday (10th December), the day marked internationally as the Human Rights Day. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights identified the man as “Younis Azizi” from Naqadeh. He was hanged ...

Iran: 65 Kurdish Porters Killed in 2018

BAS News - 2018-12-10 10:22
ERBIL — At least 65 Kurdish porters (also known as Kolbar) have been killed since January this year by Iranian border guards, according to a monitoring group which has also recorded 148 porters being injured. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights revealed ...

Iran's Rouhani warns West will be flooded with drugs after US sanctions - The National

Thenational - 2018-12-10 09:22

Rouhani calls US sanctions “economic terrorism”

Waar Media - 2018-12-09 20:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday US sanctions were “economic terrorism”. “America’s unfair and illegal sanctions against the honourable nation of Iran have targeted our nation in a clear instance of terrorism,” Rouhani said in ...

Iran arrests 10 suspects in suicide bombing that killed two

Kurdiu - 2018-12-09 18:12

An earthquake hits the border area between Iran and Iraq

Kurdiu - 2018-12-09 18:12

Iranian Kurdish filmmaker Rahim Zabihi dies in car crash 2 days after release from jail

E-Kurd - 2018-12-09 17:13
BANEH, Iranian Kurdistan,— Famous Iranian Kurdish film director Rahim Zabihi and his brother Kaywan died following a tragic car accident after their vehicle caught fire in the Nizro district in Baneh in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat), on Iran’s western bor ...

Police Arrests Man over Suspicious Death of Kurdish Filmmaker in Iran

BAS News - 2018-12-09 14:30
ERBIL — Iranian police forces announced on Sunday the arrest of a man who is suspected of having links to the death of Kurdish filmmaker Rahim Zabihi. Deputy Chief of Police in Kurdistan Province, Abdullah Fathi, told reporters that the man will appear i ...

Iran Detains 10 Suspects over Chabahar Bombing

BAS News - 2018-12-09 14:04
ERBIL — The Iranian security forces said on Sunday that they have detained 10 people who are suspected of having links to the car bomb attack earlier the week in south of Iran. “Good clues have been obtained, and hopefully with the public’s cooperation . ...

Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Shakes Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-12-09 09:07
ERBIL — Another earthquake hit the Kurdish areas of Sarpol-e Zahab and Qasre Shirin in Kermanshah province, west of Iran. According to Iranian media reports, the quake, measured at 4.6 on Richter scale, occurred at around 06:45 local time in the morning. ...

Iran. Kurdyjski przemytnik, "kulbar", zastrzelony na granicy

Tvn24 - 2018-12-09 06:28

How a ‘Turkish crime ring’ helped Iran get gold, supplies

Nypost - 2018-12-08 21:09

Rouhani warns weakened Iran less able to fight trafficking | The News Tribune

Thenewstribune - 2018-12-08 15:44

Iran President: US sanctions may lead to 'deluge' of drugs, refugees, attacks in the West

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-08 14:38

Rouhani warns weakened Iran less able to fight trafficking | The State

Thestate - 2018-12-08 12:58

Iran's Rouhani: US sanctions are 'economic terrorism'

Rûdaw - 2018-12-08 11:43
"We are facing an all-out assault which is not only threatening our independence and identity ...

Well-known Kurdish Filmmaker Killed in Road Accident in Iran

BAS News - 2018-12-08 08:58
ERBIL — Reputable Iranian Kurdish filmmaker Rahim Zabihi lost his life on Friday in a road accident near Bana city in Kurdistan province. According local reports, Zabihi’s vehicle lost control, turned over and then caught fire. Zabihi’s brother, Kaiwan, ...

OPEC agrees joint 1.2 mn bpd cut with partners

Rûdaw - 2018-12-07 22:27
The deal does not include Iran, which was exempted ...

Iraq needs two years to self-sustain gas needs, stop imports from Iran: Official

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-07 17:52

Iraq Seeks a 2-Year Waiver from US to Continue Importing Iranian Gas

BAS News - 2018-12-07 16:58
ERBIL — The Iraqi government is asking the United State for an extension to the waiver over purchasing gas from neighboring Iran. Earlier in November following the imposition of the US sanctions agains Iran, Washington gave Baghdad 45 days exemption to c ...

Three people killed and others injured in a suicide bombing in southeastern Iran

Kurdiu - 2018-12-07 06:07

Deadly suicide bomb attack leaves many wounded in southeast Iran

Gulan Media - 2018-12-07 01:17

US sends aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-06 19:05

Female fighters of Kurdistan become creative calling for Montrealer

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
Zaynê Akyol lived near the Iraq-Iran border to capture portraits of female Kurdish fighters, producing a series of arresting images that were quietly unveiled last week in Montreal's Mile End neighbourhood. The post Female fighters of Kurdistan become cr ...

Iran guards kill, injure two Kurdish border couriers: Hengaw

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
Iranian border guards targeted a group of Kurdish border couriers, killing one and injuring another, a human rights group said on Friday. The post Iran guards kill, injure two Kurdish border couriers: Hengaw appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Kurd in Iran put on death row as teen has days to live unless more money raised: report

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
An Iranian Kurdish (Rojhilati) family of a 21-year-old youth on death row for the alleged murder of a classmate is struggling to acquire the sum demanded by the parents of the victim for a pardon, according to a local report. The post Kurd in Iran put on ...

Shooting at Wedding Kills, Wounds 20 in Iran’s Kermanshah

BAS News - 2018-12-06 09:24
ERBIL — At least 20 people were killed or injured after a man opened fire at the people celebrating at a wedding party on Wednesday in Iranian Kurdish province of Kermanshah. Media reports stated that two people had a quarrel at the party before one of t ...

At Least Three Iranians Killed in Car Bomb Attack

BAS News - 2018-12-06 09:24
ERBIL — At least three people were killed on Thursday after a car boom attack hit Iran’s southern province of Chabahar, state-run television reported. According to early reports, a suicide attacker was behind the wheels of the car bomb. Shootings were re ...

Amnesty demands accountability 30 years after Iran’s prison massacres

Rûdaw - 2018-12-05 22:03
Iran executed thousands of political prisoners in 1988 ...

More than 700,000 Afghans leave Iran as economy slows

Gulan Media - 2018-12-05 18:25

New International Border Crossing to Be Opened in Halabja

BAS News - 2018-12-05 13:57
ERBIL — Preparations are underway to finalize the decision to establish a new international border crossing between Kurdistan Region’s Halabja province and Iran, an official said. “A delegation from Iraqi Board of Border Crossings visited Pishte gate in ...

Why Turkey will protect trade with Iran from US sanctions

Al Monitor - 2018-12-05 12:42

Iranian President Again Threatens to Cut off Gulf Oil Exports

BAS News - 2018-12-05 09:59
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has once again threatened to disrupt other country’s oil exports through the Gulf if the US presses to halt Iranian oil exports. “America should know... it is not capable of preventing the export of Iran’s oil,” R ...

Iran dismisses US concerns as Security Council meets on missile test

Gulan Media - 2018-12-05 02:33

Iraqi Elections: A Loss for the US, an Even Bigger Loss for Iran

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 01:49
Iraq just held its first elections since the defeat of the so called Islamic State. The victory over the terror group was led by Prime Minister Haider al Abadi as he affirmed, “our forces fully control the Iraqi-Syrian border, and thus we can announce the ...

Iraqi Elections: What it means for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 01:24
Iraq held its first elections since the defeat of the so called Islamic State (ISIS), the results surprised all major actors, internally, regionally and internationally. Muqtada al Sadr declared victory, he once held strong ties with Iran but was sideline ...

Israel, Turkey and the Kurdish question

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:54
I’am not used to receiving lectures about morality from a leader who bombs Kurdish villagers in his native Turkey, who jails journalists, who helps Iran get around international sanctions,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in response to Turkish Pre ...

Iran dismisses US concerns as Security Council meets on missile test

Rûdaw - 2018-12-04 20:23
Iran will not alter its defence strategy because of 'hallucinations': FM ...

Analysis of geostrategic options for the Kurds in west and south Kurdistan

Jerusalem Post - 2018-12-04 15:36
The Kurds are divided into four oppressor states, two of which – Turkey and Iran – are also key regional power brokers. Divided Kurdish forces have had to work together to survive. ...

​Iran: 30 år efter massavrättningarna i iranska fängelser - ett... - Amnesty International Sverige

Mynewsdesk - 2018-12-04 14:39

‘Finding Kurdistan’ novel on Kurds, Iran

Concordmonitor - 2018-12-03 21:15

Iran losing business to Turkey – but US sanctions aren’t the onl

Rûdaw - 2018-12-03 17:38

Iran arrests Kurdish Imam for criticizing border guards killing couriers

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-03 16:09

Iran quake injures more than 600

NEWS - 2018-12-03 10:19

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