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10 January 2019 19:36
Iraqi special forces deployed Thursday in Kirkuk after the raising of the Kurdish flag over a political party headquarters revived tensions more than a year after Baghdad seized the disputed northern city, AFP reports.
Iraq’s counter-terrorism chief gave President Barham Saleh’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan until noon on Friday to lower the red, white, green and yellow flag of the autonomous...
10 January 2019 19:36
The United States has abandoned Syrian Kurds after years of support, and Damascus is now the only actor that can protect them from Turkey’s military campaign, Syrian lawmaker Ahmad Merhi told Sputnik.
“Kurds have a chance to come back to the Syrian state and to hold serious dialogue, as well as to take part in national dialogue of fighting. Here I can say that only Syrian state...
10 January 2019 19:29
Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, a former Iranian president, had always been of a personality higher than his post and position, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said at a commemoration ceremony on Thursday.
President Rouhani, who was addressing a large number of audience who attended ceremonies marking the 2nd death anniversary of Ayatollah Hashemi-Rafsanjani, praised the former Iranian president as a prominent strategist and...
10 January 2019 19:25
A high-level delegation from Hamas movement, led by its political bureau chief Ismail Haneyya, on Wednesday visited the Orthodox Church in Gaza to congratulate them on the new year.
Addressing the church officials, Haneyya hailed the strong brotherly relations between the Palestinian Christians and Muslims, and applauded the atmosphere of coexistence between them.
Haneyya expressed his movement's full solidarity with the Christians...
10 January 2019 19:24
Iran and Iraq oil ministers emphasized on Thursday that the two countries intend to deepen cooperation between the two neighboring nations, including their energy ties.
The Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh and his Iraqi counterpart Thamir Ghadhban held a joint press conference following their official talks in Baghdad.
Heading a delegation, Zangeneh arrived in Baghdad on Thursday morning.
The two ministers earlier today...
10 January 2019 19:22
Iran will work with India and Pakistan to bring the region closer to peace and security by resolving the dispute over an Indian national detained by Pakistan on spying charges, Iran's foreign minister has told an Indian television.
The Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, 48, has reportedly sentenced to death by Pakistan on charges of spying.
The case will be heard at the...
10 January 2019 19:18
A reported visit to the Israeli-occupied territories by several Iraqi lawmakers has sparked a wave of condemnations from the Arab country’s political leaders, with some of them demanding a probe to identify those who crossed a “red line.”
Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday that three Iraqi delegations had secretly visited the occupied territories in 2018.
The ministry said the 15 Iraqi dignitaries...
10 January 2019 19:17
The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) has launched two days of military exercises, involving bombers, drones and missiles, with the aim of testing its capabilities in protecting the country’s airspace against possible enemy threats.
The eighth edition of the annual drills, dubbed Defenders of Velayat Skies, began at Shahid Babaei Air Base in the central province of Isfahan on Thursday following...
10 January 2019 19:15
Israeli authorities plan to confiscate thousands of square meters of private Palestinian land in the central part of the West Bank to construct a settlement in violation of international law and UN Security Council resolutions condemning the Tel Aviv regime’s settlement expansion policies in the occupied territories.
The Palestinian National Bureau for the Defense of Land and Settlement Resistance said in a statement...
10 January 2019 19:14
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says domestically-manufactured rockets will carry two new satellites into orbit “in the coming weeks.”
Rouhani made the remarks during a ceremony held to commemorate the second passing anniversary of former president and chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in Tehran on Thursday.
Rouhani said, “Missiles are our defensive tool and we are proud of it,” adding, “In the coming weeks,...