posted tages with "Iraqi Crisis"

Iraqi Kurdish referendum to destabilize region: German FM

Iraqi Kurdish referendum to destabilize region: German FM

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says that the Kurdistan dream of independence will harm peace in the Middle East.“The Kurdish referendum on independence from Iraq could escalate the tensions in the region and destabilize it,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Tuesday. "ٌٌٌWe express deep concerns as this move may further...

Key battles close to end, we write last chapter of crisis in Syria: Walid al-Muallem

Key battles close to end, we write last chapter of crisis in Syria: Walid al-Muallem

NEW YORK, Sep. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Muallem affirmed on Monday that the main battles in Syria approached to an end and “we are writing the last chapter of the crisis in Syria.”Al-Muallem told Russia Today TV in an interview that the US presence on the Syrian territories is illegitimate, saying “we will knock all...

Al-Muallem discusses coop. with Iraqi, Armenian, Algerian FMs

Al-Muallem discusses coop. with Iraqi, Armenian, Algerian FMs

New York, Sep. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem met on Saturday Iraqi Foreign Affairs Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, discussing with him cooperation and coordination and means for enhancing the bilateral relations in various fieldsAl-Moallem briefed al-Jaafari on the latest developments and achievements by the armed forces,...

Kurdistan referendum to yield more conflicts in ME: Brig. Gen. Jazayeri

Kurdistan referendum to yield more conflicts in ME: Brig. Gen. Jazayeri

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Senior Iranian commander Jazayeri says that the referendum in Kurdistan is securing the interests of ‘the Americans and Israeli regime’.“The referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan will pave the way for occurrence of more atrocities in the region and Iraq, with a lot of harms entailing” reiterated Brig. Gen. Massoud Jazayeri, Deputy Chief of Staff of the...

No foreigner to inspect Iran’s military sites: Velayati

No foreigner to inspect Iran’s military sites: Velayati

TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (Press Shia) – After receiving former French FM in Tehran, Iranian Head of Strategic Research Center Velayati told the media that Amano’s claim of access to Iran’s military sites was false.“We have never agreed with anybody to let inspectors visit our military sites,” reiterated Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior aide of Iran’s Leader, on Tuesday among reporters, after...

Iraqi speaker calls for more measures against terrorism

Iraqi speaker calls for more measures against terrorism

TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri told Iran’s Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi that the regional and international efforts against terrorism should be shored up.The Iraqi top law-maker also referred to the role played by some countries in establishing peace and security in Iraq through coordinating efforts in fighting extremism. The...

Iraqi forces hold thousand foreign ISIL family members 

Iraqi forces hold thousand foreign ISIL family members 

BAGHDAD, Sep. 10 (Press Shia) – Iraqi forces are holding more than 1,300 foreign women and children, the families of ISIL fighters, at a camp for displaced people in northern Iraq, Iraqi security source said on Sunday.The 1,333 individuals, from 14 countries, surrendered to Kurdish forces at the end of August after an Iraqi offensive drove the extremist group from the northern town of Tal Afar,...

Iraq's ties with Leader of Islamic Revolution 'impervious'

Iraq's ties with Leader of Islamic Revolution 'impervious'

TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (Press Shia) – Seyyed Ammar al-Hakim, the Head of the Iraqi National Alliance (INA), said that nobody can damage the ties between Iraqis and the Leader of Iran.“Those who think they can dampen our relations with the Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran are daydreaming,” reiterated Seyyed Ammar al-Hakim, the Head of the Iraqi National Alliance (INA), on Thursday. The...

Kurdistan referendum leading to crisis: Amir-abdollahian

Kurdistan referendum leading to crisis: Amir-abdollahian

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (Press Shia) – Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says that disintegration of Iraq will end up in another crisis in the region.  “Holding referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan will create another crisis in the region,” said Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs, on Tuesday while...

Role of Marja, Iran's support influential in Iraq’s victory

Role of Marja, Iran's support influential in Iraq’s victory

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Chairman of the Expediency Council stressed the effective roles of Iraqi theologians, Shia Marjas and Iran's support in Iraq’s recent victories against ISIL terrorists.Ayatollah Hashemi Shahrudi made the remark in a meeting with the Head of the National Iraqi Alliance Ammar Hakim on Sunday, adding, “the fight against ISIL has...