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Two Iranian security forces martyred at Iraqi border

Two Iranian security forces martyred at Iraqi border

TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Republic of Iran Border Guard Command has announced that two border guards were martyred last night in clashes with ‘armed gangs’ on the border with Iraqi Kurdistan. According to the Iranian Border Guard Commander Brigadier General Ghasem Rezaei, the Iranian border guards confronted with an armed group of about 20 people who were entering...

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...

Sadr alliance announced winner of Iraq elections

Sadr alliance announced winner of Iraq elections

TEHRAN, May 19 (Press Shia Agency) – The final results of the Iraqi election were announced on Saturday morning and the Sairoon Coalition, led by Moqtada al-Sadr, won the most seats, followed by Fatih Coalition.Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission announced the final results a week after the polls were closed. According to the final results, the ‘Sairoon’ Coalition, led by...

Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow: Commission

Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow: Commission

TEHRAN, May 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission has announced that the final results of the last Saturday parliamentary elections will be announced on Thursday. Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission should have announced the results 48 hours after the polls were closed but it was delayed for unclear reasons. There have some reports of irregularities...

KRG PM, Iranian delegation discuss expanding ties

KRG PM, Iranian delegation discuss expanding ties

TEHRAN, May 02 (Press Shia Agency) –The KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani and an Iranian delegation have met in Erbil to discuss expanding bilateral relations. The Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi and some other Iranian officials in Iraq have traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan capital Erbil to attend a conference on developing economic ties between Iran the Kurdistan region. According to the...

Tehran-Erbil flights resume after 6 months

Tehran-Erbil flights resume after 6 months

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Direct flights between from Tehran to Erbil, capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan, resumed on Friday six months after the Iraqi government imposed an air ban on the region in retaliation for an independence vote.Speaking to reporters on Friday, Abdullah Saleh, general manager of the Iran and Kurdistan region of Iraq relations, thanked the Islamic...

Kirkuk's temporary governor calls for Iran’s investment

Kirkuk's temporary governor calls for Iran’s investment

TEHRAN, Apr. 13 (Press Shia) – Rakan Saeed Ali al-Jabouri in a meeting with Iranian ambassador to Iraq called on Iranian companies to return to Kirkuk province to resume their activities.Kirkuk temporary provincial governor met with Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi in Baghdad yesterday. During the meeting the two sides discussed latest developments in Iraq as well as bilateral...

Iran FM condoles KRG PM Barzani on loss of his twin brother

Iran FM condoles KRG PM Barzani on loss of his twin brother

TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Mohammad Javad Zarif has sent a message of condolences to KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani condoling him on the death of his twin brother Dilovan Barzani. After expressing sadness and grief on the sad demise of Prime Minister Barzani’s twin brother, Iranian foreign minister hoped, in his message, the deceased patient’s family cope with the grief and...

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...