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Iranian President Reiterates Support for Iraq’s Territorial Integrity 26 Oct 2017

Iranian President Reiterates Support for Iraq’s Territorial Integrity

TERHAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday underlined the country’s support for Iraq’s territorial integrity and called for improvement of the ties between Tehran and Baghdad. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has always sided and will continue to side with the Iraqi government and nation on their path of fighting terrorism and boosting national […]

Lavrov Says Russia Committed to Iraq Territorial Integrity 23 Oct 2017

Lavrov Says Russia Committed to Iraq Territorial Integrity

TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov asserted that Moscow is committed to Iraq’s territorial integrity, RIA News Agency reported. The Russian diplomat’s remarks were made at a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al Jaafari. Lavrov also said Russia is seeking to achieve the common objective of defeating international terrorism in both Syria and […]

US-Backed Fighters Clearing War Remnants in Syria’s Raqqa 18 Oct 2017

US-Backed Fighters Clearing War Remnants in Syria’s Raqqa

TEHRAN  – The spokesman for US-backed forces fighting Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) militants in Syria says the fighters are removing land mines and clearing main roads in the city of Raqqa, a day after they announced it was captured. According to the Associated Press, Mustafa Bali, the Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman, says […]

Iraqi parliament’s largest Sunni bloc supports Baghdad 15 Oct 2017

Iraqi parliament’s largest Sunni bloc supports Baghdad

TEHRAN – The largest group in the Iraqi parliament has expressed its support for the Baghdad government, according to a statement from the Prime Ministry’s Press Office on Saturday. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met the president and members of Iraqi parliament’s largest Sunni group, Sunni Iraqi Forces Coalition (IFC), the statement added. Al-Abadi has […]

Iraqi premier denies army, allies plan attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces 13 Oct 2017

Iraqi premier denies army, allies plan attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has denied an attack plan against the positions of Kurdish Peshmerga forces amid ongoing tensions between the central government in Baghdad and authorities of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. “We are not going to use our army to fight our people or to make war on our Kurdish citizens or others,” […]

Sovereignty of Neighbors Important to Iran 03 Oct 2017

Sovereignty of Neighbors Important to Iran

TEHRAN – Spokesperson for the Iranian administration highlighted the significance that Tehran attaches to the sovereignty of its neighbors, saying it is critical for Iraq to protect its territorial integrity amid the Kurdistan region’s controversial move to hold an independence referendum. Speaking at a weekly press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said […]

Iran, Iraq Hold Joint War Game 02 Oct 2017

Iran, Iraq Hold Joint War Game

TEHRAN – Iranian and Iraqi forces staged a joint military drill at the common border on Monday. The war game, codenamed Eqtedar (power), involves Iranian and Iraqi troops. Armored units, the artillery, drone squad, and airborne division from the Iranian Army Ground Force have taken part in the exercise. According to Commander of the Army […]

Iran’s veep calls Turkish PM to strongly support Baghdad 30 Sep 2017

Iran’s veep calls Turkish PM to strongly support Baghdad

Iran’s Vice-President Jahangiri and Turkish Premier Binali Yildrim discussed the latest developments in Iraq after the referendum held in Kurdish areas of Iraq, in a phone dialogue on Friday. “Our negotiations in Baghdad will continue to manage the developments in post-referendum time,” said Es’hagh Jahangiri, the Iranian First Vice-President on Friday during a telephone conversation […]

Top military officials of Iran, Iraq hold talks amid Kurdish independence vote 28 Sep 2017

Top military officials of Iran, Iraq hold talks amid Kurdish independence vote

The military brass of Iran and Iraq have met and held talks amid a controversial referendum in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region.   Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri on Wednesday received his Iraqi counterpart Major General Othman al-Ghanmi, who arrived in Tehran at the head of a military delegation earlier […]

Iran Closes Airspace to Iraqi Kurdistan Region 25 Sep 2017

Iran Closes Airspace to Iraqi Kurdistan Region

TEHRAN – Iran has blocked airspace for all flights from and to Iraqi Kurdistan region as KRG plans to hold an independence referendum on Mon., Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) announced yesterday. Spokesperson for Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) said Sunday that upon request from the central government of Iraq, the Islamic Republic […]