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KRG officials call for expanding ties with Iran, praise Iran’s support for Kurds

KRG officials call for expanding ties with Iran, praise Iran’s support for Kurds

TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (Press Shia) – KRG Parliament Speaker and its Head of Department of Foreign Relations appreciate Iran's role in mediating between Baghdad and Erbil, call for expansion of ties between Iraqi Kurdistan and Iran. Speaking on the sidelines a ceremony in commemoration of the 39th anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution held in Erbil on Tuesday, the Parliament speaker of...

Al-Kawthar TV crew injured during Turkey’s operation in northern Syria

Al-Kawthar TV crew injured during Turkey’s operation in northern Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (Press Shia) – Iranian Arabic-language Al-Kawthar TV crew have come under attack by the Turkish forces in Afrin region in northern Syria.The Tehran-based Arabic-language television reported on Wednesday that the attack occurred during the Turkish operation in Afrin district. This incident comes after another news channel crew (Press TV) came under attack by the Turkish forces...

US, Turkey presence in Syria, illegal: former IRGC cmdr.

US, Turkey presence in Syria, illegal: former IRGC cmdr.

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Press Shia) – Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi Top Military Aide to the Iranian Leader says that US and Turkish military operations in Syria are not legal and lawful.“Turkey is in line with US in some cases and the Turks are moving in the framework of American strategies,” said Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi Top Military Aide to the Iranian Leader on Tuesday. The...

Americans not trustworthy partners for Kurds: Turkish expert

Americans not trustworthy partners for Kurds: Turkish expert

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Press Shia) – Bora Bayraktar,Assistant Professor of Istanbul Kultur University believe the US is after its own geopolitical goals in the region and is not a trustworthy ally for Kurds. Turkish military on Saturday announced that it launched “Operation Olive Branch” on Saturday at 5.00 p.m. While Turkey says the operation is to eliminate terrorist from the region, Syrian...

Zionists act like Crusaders regarding Palestine

Zionists act like Crusaders regarding Palestine

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia) – Veteran Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati said on Monday that colonialists have always had their greedy eyes on West Asia region, adding Israel’s actions in seizing the Palestinians territories bring back memories of Crusaders’ acts. Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to Iran’s Leader, said on Monday at the Conference on Liberation of Al-Aqsa in Tehran...

Kurd protesters call Iraqi Kurdistan government corrupt

Kurd protesters call Iraqi Kurdistan government corrupt

TEHRAN, Dec. 23 (Press Shia) – Local reports are recounting that the residents of Iraqi Kurdistan are angry with the KRG establishment for what they call corruption and mismanagement.Popular protests in Iraqi Kurdistan got into its fifth day on Friday with rallies in Raniyeh and Chamchamal in Sulaymaniyah Province of Iraqi Kurdistan. Many local outlets and Iraqi national news services...

'War on terrorism will only end when last terrorist in Syria is eliminated'

'War on terrorism will only end when last terrorist in Syria is eliminated'

DAMASCUS, Dec. 19 (Press Shia) – President Bashar al-Assad said that the war on terrorism will only end when the last terrorist in Syria is eliminated, affirming that significant strides have been made in the war on terror by eliminating the main hotbeds of ISIL.In a statement to journalists on Monday after a meeting with a Russian official and economic delegation headed by Russian Deputy Prime...

Turkey proposed to Russia joint plan of action on Syria's Afrin

Turkey proposed to Russia joint plan of action on Syria's Afrin

MOSCOW, Nov. 13 (Press Shia Agency) –Turkey wants its S-400 agreement with Russia implemented swiftly, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.In September, Moscow and Ankara reached an agreement on the delivery of S-400 systems to Turkey. On September 29, Russian presidential aide Vladimir Kozhin confirmed that Turkey had made an up-front payment for the...

Tehran to commemorate Talabani

Tehran to commemorate Talabani

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – A service event will be held in Tehran to pay tribute to late Iraqi President Talabani who passed away last week at 84.A remembrance service ceremony to commemorate former Iraqi president and leader of Iraq's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Jalal Talabani will be held on Thursday October 12, in a north western Tehran mosque. The Central Mosque of Shahrak...

From Sykes-picot to independence dream: a look at KRG referendum

From Sykes-picot to independence dream: a look at KRG referendum

TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (Press Shia) – Perhaps hundred years ago, when British Mark Sykes and French François Georges-Picot were plotting the interests of the region on the Middle East map, it was unthinkable that such an artificial division and nation-state, regardless of their specific ethnic, religious and … characteristics, would have cause the region to be the focus of ethnic, religious, land...

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