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Iran, Turkey foiled Israeli plot in N Iraq: Larijani

Iran, Turkey foiled Israeli plot in N Iraq: Larijani

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran-Turkey cooperating in preserving Iraqi territorial integrity was very important, says Ali Larijani, the Iranian Parliament Speaker in his meeting with his Turkish counterpart İsmail Kahraman on Tuesday.Iran-Turkey cooperating in preserving Iraqi territorial integrity was very important, says Ali Larijani, the Iranian Parliament Speaker in his meeting...

Iran, Turkey, Russia Coop. sends strong message to US

Iran, Turkey, Russia Coop. sends strong message to US

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Press Shia) – Referring to possibility of revising the NATO membership by Turkey, Dr. Bora Bayraktar says the recent cooperation between Iran, Turkey and Russia despite differences sends strong message not only to US but also to the world.After recent meeting between foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Russia in Antalya, the leaders of the three countries are set to meet at a...

PMU, fruit of Iraqi will independent from US: Sadegh Maleki

PMU, fruit of Iraqi will independent from US: Sadegh Maleki

Despite vehement oppositions to holding independence referendum in northern Iraq put up by Tehran, Baghdad, Ankara et cetera, Erbil conducted the poll and today has failed to preserve Kirkuk, which they used to name as the heart of Iraqi Kurdistan.Touching upon the recent developments in Iraq and Iraqi region of Kurdistan we carried out an interview with Sadegh Maleki, political pundit and...

Iran soon to ease border bottleneck with KRG

Iran soon to ease border bottleneck with KRG

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – The border restrictions imposed on Iraqi Kurdistan region following the KRG’s referendum on independence will be soon removed, Iranian Army Chief Bagheri said Monday.Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a national conference on passive defense on Monday, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Bagheri said Iranian Kurds have a...

Barzani not to  run for next term

Barzani not to run for next term

TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (Press Shia) – The President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani reportedly does not want to run for another presidential term after his duties expire.According to Sky News Arabia, Masoud Barzani is not going to extend his duties expiring on November 1. Vahal Ali, the head of communications in Barzani's office, did not confirm or disprove this information in a comment to...

Netanyahu disrupting ME for his own interests: KRG rep. in Tehran

Netanyahu disrupting ME for his own interests: KRG rep. in Tehran

TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – The KRG rep. in Tehran, Nazim Dabbagh, says that Netanyahu is after disrupting and dividing the region to gain his own advantages and harness his own interests.“While some countries advised Mr. Barzani to not hold the referendum, there were also other states and persons who hailed for conducting the referendum,” said the Kurdistan Regional Government...

Most Kurds after united Iraq: Velayati

Most Kurds after united Iraq: Velayati

TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (Press Shia) – Iranian former foreign minister Velayati says that referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan was a mistake from very beginning as most of Iraqis support unity.“It was predictable that the issue would turn this way as most of Iraqis and Kurds are after unity, national solidarity, and preserving the territorial integrity of Iraq,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, in response to...

Iran reopens Bashmagh border gate with Iraq’s Kurdistan

Iran reopens Bashmagh border gate with Iraq’s Kurdistan

TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian consulate in Erbil announced that Bashmagh border with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) reopens as of today October 25.Iran had closed its border gates with northern Iraq in response to an independence referendum held in Iraq’s Kurdish region last month. Meanwhile, the Iranian consulate in Erbil announced that Bashmagh border gate...

Iraqi Kurdish party calls on Barzani to resign

Iraqi Kurdish party calls on Barzani to resign

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia) – The Kurdish Movement for Change (Gorran) party on Sunday called on northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani and Vice President Kosrat Rasul to resign."They have to resign from their posts. At the same time, the Cabinet should be abolished, too," party spokesman Shorsh Haji told a news conference, calling for the formation of a...

Iraq slams attack on Iran consulate in Erbil

Iraq slams attack on Iran consulate in Erbil

TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq’s Foreign Ministry in a Sat. statement has condemned a pre-planned attack on Iranian consulate in Erbil, holding authorities of the Kurdistan region responsible for endangering lives of the consulate staff.“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iraq condemns the pre-planned attack on Iran’s consulate in Erbil and the disrespect to the flag of the...