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Iranian consulate in Erbil launches e-visa services

Iranian consulate in Erbil launches e-visa services

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia) – Iranian consulate general in Erbil announced on Sunday that it has started issuing electric visa for applicants.To speed up consular services, Iranian consulate general in Erbil has launched its electric visa system, according to an announcement issued by the Iranian mission in Iraqi Kurdistan on Sunday. The new system will entail no more costs, reassures the...

Iran protests to Erbil for letting terrorists crossing borders

Iran protests to Erbil for letting terrorists crossing borders

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia) – Iranian Consulate General in Erbil delivered a formal protest letter of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the officials of the local government of KRG in Erbil.A diplomatic delegation of The Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Erbil headed by Mr. Borhani met with one of the officials of the foreign relations office of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s...

Tehran to resume direct flights to Sulaymaniyah 

Tehran to resume direct flights to Sulaymaniyah 

TEHRAN, May 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran will soon resume direct flights from Tehran to Sulaymaniyah, a city in Iraq’s Kurdistan, almost 9 months after Baghdad imposed an air ban on the region in retaliation for an independence vote.Dana Mohammad, media manager at Sulaymaniyah International Airport in Iraqi Kurdistan, said Tuesday that Iranian airliners are getting ready to resume inbound...

Erbil uses ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

Erbil uses ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia Agency) - Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Member Iskandar Watut warned Iraqi officials that PKK is setting up a new stronghold in northern Iraq.Given the above issue, Iraq’s Kurdistan region owns thousands of ISIL terrorist groups in order to use them as a leverage against central government in Baghdad. He  added that the Iraqi Kurdistan...

Erbil using ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

Erbil using ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia) - Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Member Iskandar Watut warned Iraqi officials that PKK is setting up a new stronghold in northern Iraq.Given the above issue, Iraq’s Kurdistan region owns thousands of ISIL terrorist groups in order to use them as a leverage against central government in Baghdad. He  added that the Iraqi Kurdistan region...

Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (Press Shia) –Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday announced the lifting of a flight ban to northern Iraq's Erbil city.Speaking to media in capital Ankara, Yildirim said, "We had closed down our airspace following northern Iraq's referendum. We are opening our airspace as of today." An international flight ban had been imposed late last year in response to an...

Baghdad agrees to reopen another border crossing with Iran

Baghdad agrees to reopen another border crossing with Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – A Kurdish member of the Iraqi cabinet has reported that Iraqi government has agreed to reopen another border crossing on the border between Iran and the Kurdistan region.The Iraq’s Minister of Migration and Displacement Darbaz Mohammed wrote on his personal Facebook page on Tuesday that “at the cabinet meeting today, I proposed that the ‘Sartak’...

Iraqi Kurdistan PM Barzani thanks Iran for helps to Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan PM Barzani thanks Iran for helps to Kurdistan

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia) – Iraqi Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani met Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Munich on the sidelines of the 2018 Munich Security Conference and extended gratitude for Iran’s helps to Iraqi Kurdistan.Nechirvan Idris Barzani, the Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan met with Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif, on the sidelines of the 2018 edition...

Barzani declares his visit to Iran a success

Barzani declares his visit to Iran a success

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia) – In a press conference in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan's prime minister declared his visit to Iran a success, insisting that no armed groups can use KRG territory as a base to attack neighboring countries. Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani with his accompanying delegation visited Tehran yesterday January 21, 2018. During their visit the Kurdish delegation...

Iran plays active, effective role in mediating between Baghdad, Erbil

Iran plays active, effective role in mediating between Baghdad, Erbil

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – An Iraqi Kurdish MP from Barzani political party (KDP) has told Kurdish media that Iran is playing an active and effective role in resolving the issues between Iraqi central government and the KRG. Iraqi Kurdish MP Majed Shengali from the Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party's fraction in Iraqi parliament told local media that the Islamic Republic of Iran plays...