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Iran Ready to Build Ties with Gulf States in Middle East: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-02-18 20:38
ERBIL - Iran is willing to build closer ties with the Gulf States in the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani has said, accusing the US and Israel of creating division among Iranians. Rouhani made the comments during a public speech in southern Iran. "I ...

Iran: How to Avoid a War - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-02-18 14:57

Iran and Israel trade rebukes at Munich Security Conference | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 17.02.2019

DW - 2019-02-18 13:37

No Room for Iran in China-Pakistan Economic Cooperation

Waar Media - 2019-02-18 11:04
WAAR_DUHOK Pakistan is not in a position to entertain Iran’s desire to join the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project due to strong opposition from its longtime allies, the United States, and Saudi Arabia, local analysts rec ...

Iran: Kurdish Teenager Facing Imminent Death Penalty

BAS News - 2019-02-18 10:34
ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish teenager is under threat of being executed by Iranian judicial authorities. Mohammed Kalhori, from Lorestan province, was only 15 years old in 2014 when he was arrested in a murder case. Ever since, he was held in prison on a d ...

Turkey Hints Military Operation with Russia, Iran in Idlib a Possibility | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-02-18 10:30

Key moments in Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution | Centre Daily Times

Centredaily - 2019-02-18 02:16

Zarif argues Iran has right to self-defense like any other country

Gulan Media - 2019-02-18 00:55

U.S., Israeli leaders head to Poland with eyes on pressing Iran

Rappler - 2019-02-18 00:30

Kurdistan Teachers Association member held after peaceful protests

Iran Hrm - 2019-02-18 00:19

Killing and wounding two ”Kolbers” at the borders of Baneh and Piranshahr.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-18 00:04
A young Kolber from Bane was killed by direct firing of the Iranian armed forces and a kolber was wounded in Piranshahr. B On 19 February 2019 the armed forces of Iran fired at the border of “Hanga_Zhal” opened fire to the group of”Kolbers”and killed a“Ko ...

Zarif argues Iran has right to self-defense like any other country

Rûdaw - 2019-02-17 16:47
"And if we have the right to defend ourselves do we do it swords? Do we do it with guns? Or do we need sophisticated means of defense? ...

Iran singles out UAE and Saudi Arabia in latest comments about Baluchestan terror

Seth Frantzman - 2019-02-17 14:40
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Iran has singled out the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as well as the usual comments attacking the US and Israel, in its comments after an attack […] ...

‘US pullout from Syria risks boosting Russia, Iran influence’ | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-02-17 07:45

Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

Gulan Media - 2019-02-17 06:20

Kurdish Civil Activist Sahar Kazemi Facing five Years Behind Bars in Iran

Iran Hrm - 2019-02-17 02:43

Merkel says US withdrawal from Syria will boost Russia and Iran

Telegraph - 2019-02-16 23:37

Turkey sits out anti-Iran meeting - Blitz

Weeklyblitz - 2019-02-16 22:52

The new strategic axis between the Russian Federation and Iran - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-02-16 18:57

KRG suspends oil exports to Iran

Kurdiu - 2019-02-16 18:49

A Delegation from Halabja Province visits Iran

Kurdiu - 2019-02-16 18:49

US pullout from Syria risks boosting Russia, Iran influence – Merkel – The Citizen

Citizen - 2019-02-16 18:29

Iran, giovane curda messa a morte per omicidio del marito. La condanna di Amnesty - OnuItalia

Onuitalia - 2019-02-16 15:10

Rockets hit Iran Kurd rebel headquarters in Iraq, killing 11

Alaraby - 2019-02-16 14:28

US Urges EU to Withdraw from Iran Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-02-16 14:24
ERBIL — The United States on Saturday called on the European powers to follow Washington’s footsteps in withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The time has come for our European partners to stand with us and with the Iranian people," US Vice President M ...

Kurdish MP calls on Iran to allow kolbars to work

Rûdaw - 2019-02-16 11:53

KRG Officially Halts Exporting Oil Products to Iran

BAS News - 2019-02-16 11:06
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has officially halted exporting oil products to neighboring Iran. According to an official ministerial order by the Ministers of Finance and Economy, all the licenses to export oil products from Kurdistan R ...

Exclusive - Warsaw: A Step to Deter Iran | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-02-16 08:36

U.S. pullout from Syria benefits Iran, says French FM, decrying Trump's 'mystery' policy - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-02-16 02:17

Kurdish cousins at imminent risk of execution in Iran after convictions tainted by torture allegations | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-02-16 01:56

American Weapons Fall Into the Hands of Iran's Proxy in Yemen | theTrumpet.com

Thetrumpet - 2019-02-16 01:17

Khomeini's intolerant vision haunts increasingly vulnerable Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-02-16 00:26
It’s no surprise the IRGC faces a long list of security threats ...

Ten Detained Political Activists and Environmentalists Denied Counsel in Iran's Kurdistan Province

Payvand - 2019-02-15 23:55

Iran leader GLOATS with Putin and Erdogan as US pulls out of Syria | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-02-15 19:45

Kurdistan halts oil exports to Iran - Iraq Oil Report

Iraqoilreport - 2019-02-15 17:31

Suicide attack in Iran frames visit to Pakistan by Saudi crown prince - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-02-15 16:48

Mike Pence chides US allies at Warsaw summit on Iran | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-02-15 11:19

United Nations encourages states to help Iran after terror attac

Rûdaw - 2019-02-15 10:52

Russia, Turkey and Iran agree that Syrian government control should fill a U.S. vacuum | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post Gazette - 2019-02-15 08:08

News Wrap: Pence blasts European allies over Iran nuclear deal | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-02-15 06:21

Pence accuses Iran of plotting 'new Holocaust' with its regional ambitions | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-15 02:05

Pompeo: U.S. Isn’t Abandoning Its Fight Against Iran - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2019-02-15 01:58

Iran-backed groups corner Iraq’s postwar scrap metal market | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-02-15 01:56

Pence urges Europe to quit Iran deal, stop busting sanctions

Gulan Media - 2019-02-14 23:23

In Iraq, Iran and Turkey are the real winners | openDemocracy

Opendemocracy - 2019-02-14 19:28

Pence demands EU isolate Iran as Israelis, Arabs unite

Rûdaw - 2019-02-14 19:27
Europeans said they're against Washington's 'coercion-only' approach ...

Putin to Turkey and Iran: We must crush militants in Syria's Idlib

Reuters - 2019-02-14 17:43
Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkey and Iran on Thursday he wanted them to devise a joint plan to wipe out what he called "a hotbed of terrorists" in Syria's Idlib region, an idea Moscow has so far tried and failed to sell to Ankara. ...

Napastnik czy ofiara, czyli Iran jako zakładnik relatywizmu [ANALIZA] - Defence24

Defence24 - 2019-02-14 17:34

Suicide attack kills 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Kurdiu - 2019-02-14 16:42

US: No peace in Middle East without ‘confronting’ Iran

Kurdiu - 2019-02-14 16:42

MECRA Report: Is Jaish al-Adl behind the IRGC attack?

Seth Frantzman - 2019-02-14 14:51
An attack on a bus of IRGC members in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan province on February 13 is one of the deadliest in recent memory. More than 20 IRGC members […] ...

US: No Peace in Middle East Without ‘Confronting’ Iran

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused Iran of being a “malign influence” in the Middle East, arguing that confronting Tehran is a must for peace and stability in the region. “You can’t achieve peace and stability in the Middl ...

Iran vows revenge on 'mercenaries' behind suicide attack

Rûdaw - 2019-02-14 13:26
"We will certainly make this mercenary group pay for the blood of our martyrs," ...

Rouhani Vows Revenge on "Mercenary Group" for Suicide Attack

BAS News - 2019-02-14 13:05
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to take revenge against the "mercenary group" for Thursday's deadly attack in southeastern Iran which killed 27 Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) personnel. Jaish al-Adil, a Sunni insurgency grou ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran Leaders To Meet In Sochi For Talks On Syria

Rferl - 2019-02-14 11:59

Ex-US Air Force Agent Charged with Spying for Iran

BAS News - 2019-02-14 11:17
ERBIL - A former US Air Force officer, who defected to Iran in 2013, has been accused by prosecutors of spying for Tehran. According to the prosecutors, Monica Witt, 39, shortly after defecting to Iran, had given information to Tehran on her colleagues s ...

At least 27 killed in attack on IRGC forces in southeast Iran

ANF - 2019-02-14 09:37
The Sunni militant group announced in a statement that all passengers in the Revolutionary Guards bus were killed in the attack. ...

Russia, Turchia e Iran a Sochi: sul tavolo il futuro della Siria | ISPI

Ispionline - 2019-02-14 08:55

Russia Will Host Iran as U.S. Tries to Unite Allies Against It in Separate Summits

Newsweek - 2019-02-14 03:38

Warsaw Conference to Lay Bare US, Israeli Isolation on Iran

Theglobepost - 2019-02-14 03:13

Turkey, Russia and Iran Are Mostly Playing Domestic Politics With Syria - Carnegie Europe - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Carnegieeurope - 2019-02-14 02:15

Iran suicide bombing 'kills 27 Revolutionary Guards'

BBC - 2019-02-14 00:26
A Sunni militant group says it was behind the attack on a bus in the south-east of the country. ...

US says ex-intel official defected to Iran, revealed secrets

Gulan Media - 2019-02-13 23:55

Suicide bomber kills 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Gulan Media - 2019-02-13 23:55

US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions

Rûdaw - 2019-02-13 23:06
International Court of Justice Iran can proceed with bid to unfreeze assets in US ...

Suicide bombing targets Iran's IRGC force, killing at least 20: State media

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-13 20:58

Trump’s Iran summit shows just how far he is from the rest of the west | Simon Tisdall | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-02-13 20:50

Kurdish man breaks Iran's record for treading water using only feet

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-13 20:17

UNPO: Iranian Kurdistan: Iranian Kurdish Communities Urge International Community to Unite With Them Against Islamic Republic of Iran

UNPO - 2019-02-13 19:15

Suicide bombing targets Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in southeast

Rûdaw - 2019-02-13 18:58
Initial figures are 20 killed and 20 wounded ...

Suicide Bomb Attack Kills, Wounds 40 IRGC Personnel- Reports

BAS News - 2019-02-13 18:17
ERBIL - A suicide bomb attack targeted a bus carrying members of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in southeastern Iran on Wednesday evening, killing and wounding 40 personnel, state media said. IRNA reported that the incident occurre ...

US, Israeli leaders head to Poland with eyes on pressing Iran

France24 - 2019-02-13 18:07

Iran-backed militias in Iraq making millions of dollars in the aftermath of battles with ISIS - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-02-13 15:25

Iran-backed groups corner Iraq’s postwar scrap metal market: sources | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-02-13 14:36

Iran’s supreme leader says talks with US can only ‘harm’

Rûdaw - 2019-02-13 13:25
negotiations with the U.S. “will bring nothing but material and spiritual harm ...

Pence, Netanyahu set out to press Iran in Poland talks | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-02-13 12:36

Iran Setting up New Military Base in Iraq's Camp Ashraf: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-13 10:56
ERBIL — An Iranian company has recently started the reconstruction works at the former Camp Ashraf in Iraq where the opposition group of People’s Mujahedin of Iran was stationed during the Baath era. According to a report by Diyaroona News, locals in Diy ...

Exclusive: Iran-backed groups corner Iraq's postwar scrap metal market - sources | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-13 09:48

Could Trump Really Launch A War With Iran? – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-02-13 08:27

America’s Next Phony War: Will Iran Be Trump’s Iraq?

Newsweek - 2019-02-13 04:03

Rubin: Why can’t the Trump team produce an Iran strategy that works? – The Mercury News

Mercurynews - 2019-02-13 02:29

Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution with threats to U.S., vows to boost ballistic missiles

Gulan Media - 2019-02-12 23:41

American Weapons Fall Into the Hands of Iran’s Proxy in Yemen - WatchJerusalem

Watchjerusalem - 2019-02-12 22:38

Trump on Iran Revolution Anniversary: 40 Years of Failure

BAS News - 2019-02-12 11:19
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump tweeted in Persian on Monday to slam the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. “40 years of corruption. 40 years of repression. 40 years of terror,” reads the tweet. “The regime in Iran has produced only 40 ...

Iran: Kurdish Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

BAS News - 2019-02-12 10:38
ERBIL — An Iranian court earlier this week sentenced a Kurdish lawyer to six years in prison after accusations of opposing the government. Masoud Shamsnezhad was detained by the Iranian intelligence service on 8th January, according to Hangaw Organizatio ...

Trump, Bolton Slam Iran as it Celebrates Anniversary

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Adviser John Bolton lashed out Monday at Iran as it celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. “40 years of corruption. 40 years of repression. 40 years of terror. The regime in ...

Halabja province seeks officialdom for border crossings with Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-12 09:07

Iran Says All U.S. Bases in Syria Are 'Within Range' of Its Missiles, While Russia Tells Donald Trump to 'Fully Withdraw' Now

Newsweek - 2019-02-12 03:24

If Iran Attacks Israel, It Will be Tehran's Last 'Revolution Day': Netanyahu

BAS News - 2019-02-12 00:18
ERBIL - It would be Iran's last anniversary of the revolution if it attacks Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened on Monday in response to an Iranian commander. A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander (IRGC), during a speech on Mon ...

Iran to Continue Developing Ballistic Missiles Despite US's Pressure: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-02-11 23:18
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has made it clear that Tehran will continue to build up its military and develop the missile program despite mounting international pressure. Rouhani made the comment at a rally in the capital Tehran marking the 4 ...

Mammoth crowds mark 40th anniversary of Iran revolution

Rûdaw - 2019-02-11 23:13

Russian, Turkish defence chiefs call for ‘decisive’ action in Idlib

Rûdaw - 2019-02-11 23:13
Russia, Turkey, Iran presidents will meet February 14 in Sochi ...

Iran’s Kurds urge unity against Islamic Republic at Warsaw conference

Rûdaw - 2019-02-11 23:13
Iranian Kurdish parties have not been invited to the Warsaw conference ...

Trump adviser says Iran revolution ushered in '40 years of failure' | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-11 20:22

Kurdistan, Iran to Swap Prisoners

BAS News - 2019-02-11 18:27
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region and Iran have decided to swap their prisoners who have been held on different charges, an official said on Monday. Talking to BasNews, Ahmed Najmadin, a senior official from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, said that the ...

Iran protests: Citizens have right to criticise, not destroy - Rouhani - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-11 08:23

Iran: Israel and the Neocons’ Ultimate Target – Iraq/Iran - WRMEA

Wrmea - 2019-02-11 06:27

Iran nuclear deal: Europe strives to keep agreement - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-11 06:24

Syrien: Iran begrüßt syrische Regierungstruppen in Kurdengebiet - Ausland - Zeitungsverlag Waiblingen

ZVW - 2019-02-11 01:27

Iran launches war games after US aircraft carrier enters Gulf, as tensions continue to rise | The Independent

Independent - 2019-02-10 21:17

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