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Pompeo to visit Turkey after Riyadh over Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
Someone holds a poster of Jamal Khashoggi outside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 8, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey after his meeting with Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journ ...

Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

Waar Media - 2018-10-09 13:27
Security cameras are pictured at the entrance of the Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 8, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Riyadh to prove its claim that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, w ...

Oil slips below $85 as Saudi raises output towards record

Waar Media - 2018-10-03 14:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Oil traded below a four-year high on Wednesday as top exporter Saudi Arabia said it increased output to near a record high and after Reuters reported that Russia and Saudi Arabia had struck a private deal in September to pump more. Crude stil ...

Iran says Saudi Arabia and Russia have taken oil market ‘hostage’

Waar Media - 2018-09-16 15:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s OPEC governor said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia and Russia have taken the oil market “hostage” as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to impose fresh sanctions on Iranian oil sales. Washington wants to cut Iran’s oil exports to zero by ...

Saudi Airlines to launch flights to Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, in October

E-Kurd - 2018-09-10 15:52
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia,— A Saudi Arabian airlines announced it will launch a new destination to Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, as of October 1. It will operate three weekly flights nonstop from Jeddah. The announcement of the new route was made aft ...

The KRG accused of supporting the Kurdish opposition groups

Kurdpa - 2018-09-05 20:44
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): In a parliamentary session, Urmia Representative accused the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of providing the Iranian, Kurdish opposition political parties with “Saudi Arabia’s money and American weapons”. ...

Iran gives Iraqi militias ballistic missiles capable of hitting Israel

Waar Media - 2018-08-31 20:19
WAAR-DUHOK: For the first time, Iran is deploying ballistic missiles in its western neighbour Iraq with a range that makes them capable of hitting Israel and Sunni rival Saudi Arabia. According to a report by the Reuters news service, several dozen such ...

UNSC might decide military-intervention if Iran closes Strait of Hormuz

Waar Media - 2018-08-28 14:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Earlier, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s navy chief Alireza Tangsiri said that Iran has full control of the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz. Saudi Arabia’s energy adviser said that if Iran closes the Strait of Hurmuz, the UN Security Coun ...

Pictures: Iraqi Pilgrim Commits Suicide During Hajj in Mecca

BAS News - 2018-08-24 20:41
ERBIL — An Iraqi pilgrim committed suicide on Friday at the final stages of Hajj in Saudi Arabia’s Mecca, officials confirmed. According to a statement by Iraqi authorities, the man was at his early 40s. He jumped from the rooftop of the Grand Mosque to ...

Saudi Arabia considers Youssef al-Qaradawi terror cleric over Hajj fatwa

Waar Media - 2018-08-23 15:47
WAAR-DUHOK: A fatwa issued by Muslim Brotherhood cleric Youssef al- Qaradawi about the annual Hajj pilgrimage has sparked condemnation by Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs. The Qatar-based cleric tweeted that “Allah has no need for the Hajj. Any duty tha ...

Saudi Arabia Urges Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria on Respecting Kurd’s Rights

BAS News - 2018-08-15 23:50
ERBIL — A Saudi diplomat has urged Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Syria to give the Kurds their legitimate rights. Speaking to reporters from Moscow, Saudi Ambassador to Russia, Ra’id Bin Khalid, said that his country would support the Kurds to exercise their r ...

Israel Parliament Awaits Saudi Prince to Visit Assembly

BAS News - 2018-08-08 22:44
ERBIL - After the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman initiated to get the Arab countries and Israel to negotiations, Zionist Union MK Yossi Yonah warmly welcomed the Saudi top official's move and urged him to give a historic speech at the ...

Brent oil rises as Saudi Arabia suspends some shipments

Waar Media - 2018-07-26 15:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Brent crude prices rose on Thursday after Saudi Arabia suspended its oil shipments through a Red Sea strait in response to an attack on two of the country’s tankers. Brent futures had risen 59 cents to $74.52 a barrel by 1008 GMT, extending t ...

Coalition Kills IS Leaders Planning to Attack US, Sweden, Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2018-07-24 23:44
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition battling the Islamic State (IS) has announced the killing of three insurgents who were planning terrorist attacks against the US, Sweden and Saudi Arabia. According to a statement on Tuesday, the Coalition warplanes killed IS ...

Trump says Saudi king agreed to raise oil production up to 2 mln barrels

Waar Media - 2018-06-30 20:54
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s King Salman had agreed to his request to increase oil production “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels” to offset a decline in supplies from Iran and Venezuela. Trump tweete ...

Abadi-Sadr Alliance Facilitated by Saudi Arabia: Report

BAS News - 2018-06-25 19:56
ERBIL - There had been a secret meeting among the representatives of Victory Alliance, led by Haider al-Abadi, Sa'eroun Alliance, headed by Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and Saudi Arabia’s influential minister of Gulf Affairs, Thamer al-Sabhan in ...
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