Iraq

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  • Ghaderi 2017-11-22 09:49

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Five Points on Western Missile Policy toward Iran

    In recent weeks, we have witnessed Western political and media propaganda against our country's missile power. This trend has intensified after the defeat of ISIS in Syria and Iraq, which is considered to be a defeat of the West in the region. Donald Trump, the U.S. President, in his controversial speech against the nuclear deal, also called for the inclusion of Iran's missile capability as a prerequisite for maintaining the nuclear deal by the United States. On the other hand, French President Emanuel Macron has repeatedly expressed concern over our country's missile power over the past few days. Macron has called for talks with Iran on this issue. It's obvious that there exists cooperation among Western officials in opposition to Iran's missile program. There are some points that need to be addressed in this regard:

  • رهبری - قاسم سلیمانی 2017-11-21 22:12

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iran’s Soleimani declares promised fall of ISIS

    TEHRAN – In a message to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei published on Sepah News website on Tuesday, Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran's Quds Force, declared the end of Daesh (ISIS).

  • رهبری - قاسم سلیمانی 2017-11-21 11:41

    General Soleimani congratulates Ayatollah Khamenei on victory over Daesh

    Major General Qassem Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has congratulated Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the collapse of the Takfiri terror group Daesh in Iraq and Syria.

  • Iran-Iraq 2017-11-20 09:21

    Iranian 6-month gas exports to Iraq stands at 1.2b cubic meters

    TEHRAN - Iran has exported 1.2 billion cubic meters of gas to Iraq since late June, Shana reported quoting the managing director for the Iranian Gas Transmission Company, Saeed Tavakoli, as saying on Saturday.

  • A view of Bisotun bas-relief carving, a World Heritage site in Kermanshah province, western Iran. 2017-11-13 19:49

    Quake harms historical sites in western Iran

    TEHRAN – A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran late on Sunday, causing relatively minor damage to several historic and heritage sites in Kermanshah and Ilam provinces.

  • ریچارد مورفی 2017-11-12 10:00

    By Fateme Mohammadipour

    Human condition in Yemen is dire: Murphy

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says “There has been less international media attention paid to the fighting and suffering in Yemen than has been the case in Syria and Iraq.”

  • Arba'een Trek, 2017 2017-11-10 19:41

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Arba’een Trek: an epic journey presenting true face of Islam

    TEHRAN — Millions partaking in Arba’een Trek, commemorating the 40th day of Imam Hussein (AS) martyrdom in the battle of Karbala, presents the true face of Islam which is peace and brotherhood.

  • 2.3 million visas issued for Arbaeen pilgrims 2017-11-10 17:28

    2.3 million visas issued for Arbaeen pilgrims

    TEHRAN – More than 2.3 million visas have issued for Iranian pilgrims seeking to visit the shrine city of Karbala in Iraq, an official said on Tuesday, IRIB news reported.

  • Iranian, Iraqi defense ministers discuss ties 2017-11-07 09:36

    Iranian, Iraqi defense ministers discuss ties

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Amir Hatami held a phone conversation with his Iraqi counterpart Erfan al-Hiyali on Monday to discuss expansion of bilateral ties and safety of Arbaeen pilgrims.

  • Advisor warns against plots targeting regional states 2017-11-07 09:32

    Advisor warns against plots targeting regional states

    TEHRAN – Hamid Aboutalebi, a political advisor to President Hassan Rouhani, said on Monday that creating new crises is not a good way to overcome current crises, warning against plots targeting Iraq, Lebanon and other regional countries.

  • Salah Fahs 2017-11-07 09:15

    By Zahra Khezri

    Iran self-sufficiency rooted in sanctions: Amal Movement rep.

    Salah Fahs, the representative of the Lebanese Amal Movement in Tehran, believes that Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran in the 1980s - known as the imposed war - and the United States’ sanctions against Iran are the sources of Iran’s strength today in the region.

  • shahroudi 2017-11-05 09:58

    Top cleric warns Iraq of danger of manipulation 

    TEHRAN – The chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council has warned against attempts of intrusion and manipulation of the public in Iraq.

  • ایرج مسجدی 2017-11-05 09:58

    3 million pilgrims predicted to enter Iraq via Iran 

    The ambassador of Iran in Baghdad said on Saturday that the number of Iranian and non-Iranian pilgrims entering Iraq through Iran is expected to exceed three million by next week.

  • A poster for “Insight”, an exhibition photos by Iranian and German photographers at Tehran’s Golestan Palace Museum  2017-11-01 18:19

    Iran, Iraq Shia centers in focus at Tehran photo exhibit

    TEHRAN – Works by two Iranian photographers from the Qajar period and German photographer Hans Georg Berger displaying views of the Shia holy shrines in Iraq and Islamic seminaries in Iran were showcased in an exhibition at Tehran’s Golestan Palace Museum on Wednesday.

  • Over 1.1 million visas issued for Arbaeen pilgrims: official 2017-10-28 09:33

    Over 1.1 million visas issued for Arbaeen pilgrims: official

    TEHRAN – The deputy foreign minister for consular and expatriates affairs has said that so far more than 1.1 million visas have been issued for pilgrims who are planning to visit Iraq to observe Arbaeen ritual which falls 40 days after Ashura.

  • Iran's Red Crescent Society is transferring some150 tons of drugs to Iraq for Arba'een pilgrimage 2017-10-25 17:45

    Iran to provide Arba’een pilgrims with services

    TEHRAN — Iran preparing to provide Arba’een pilgrims with various relief and medical services during the Arba’een walk 2017, director of the Relief and Rescue Organization has said.

  • saki 2017-10-24 10:45

    By M.A. Saki

    The illusion to align Iraq with Saudis against Iran 

    In the inaugural meeting of the Saudi Arabia-Iraq Coordination Committee in Riyadh on Sunday which Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi had also been invited, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had formulated the illusion to take steps to seal an alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq against Iran.

  • Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali 2017-10-24 09:49

    Iran provides passive defense training for Syria, Iraq, and Hezbollah

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization said on Monday that the organization has provided Syria, Iraq and Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement with training in passive defense.

  • ظریف و تیلرسون 2017-10-23 20:45

    Zarif to Tillerson: Popular Mobilization Forces right at home 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday lashed out at U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for his call on the Popular Mobilization Forces to go home, saying “They are home. They have not been, nor will they be, waiting for anyone’s orders.”

  • Baghdad: Iran closes border with Kurdistan upon Iraq’s request 2017-10-17 08:42

    Baghdad: Iran closes border with Kurdistan upon Iraq’s request

    TEHRAN – The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Iran has shut its border crossings to the Kurdistan region at the request of the Iraqi central government.

  • Iraq ready to host Arbaeen ceremony 2017-10-16 20:27

    Iraq ready to host Arbaeen ceremony

    TEHRAN – Iraqi ambassador to Tehran Rajih al-Moussawi on Monday voiced his country’s readiness to hold the Arbaeen ceremony, saying some 3 million Iranian pilgrims come to Iraq annually which shows the two nations’ close ties.

  • Iran denies closing border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan 2017-10-16 09:20

    Iran denies closing border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Sunday denied reports that Iran has closed its land border with the Iraqi Kurdistan in the aftermath of the region’s independence vote.

  • Iraq 2017-10-08 09:52

    by Fehim Tastekin

    Turkey lays out plans for Iraq's Kurds after independence vote

    Turkey is studying a variety of ways to punish Iraqi Kurds for approving an independence referendum Sept. 25. In addition to restricting oil trade and cutting off airspace, one plan being considered would create a new border crossing to Iraq that supposedly would allow Turkey to bypass northern Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) altogether.

  • Iraq asks Iran, Turkey to shut borders with KRG 2017-10-08 09:36

    Iraq asks Iran, Turkey to shut borders with KRG

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub has said Baghdad had sent an official request to Ankara and Tehran urging them to close their borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan and limit the oil trade with the region, the Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday.

  • آيت الله هاشمی شاهرودی ، رئيس مجمع تشخيص مصلحت نظام 2017-10-07 20:04

    New plot to create another Israel, Shahroudi says of Iraqi Kurdistan referendum

    TEHRAN – Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi on Saturday described the independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan as an act of treason against the Muslim world.

  • طالبانی 2017-10-06 20:00

    Zarif joins ex-Iraqi chief’s funeral in Kurdistan

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attended the funeral of Iraq’s former president Jalal Talabani in Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region on Friday.

  • Iraqi Kurdistan’s referendum ‘strategic mistake’: Iranian MP 2017-10-05 15:07

    Iraqi Kurdistan’s referendum ‘strategic mistake’: Iranian MP

    TEHRAN - Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Tuesday that independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan region was a “strategic mistake”.

  • Talabani played important role in Iraq’s unity: Rouhani 2017-10-05 15:06

    Talabani played important role in Iraq’s unity: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday offered his condolences over the demise of Iraqi Kurdish leader and former president, Jalal Talabani, saying he played a significant role in preserving Iraq’s unity.

  • Sovereignty of neighbors important to Iran: spokesman 2017-10-04 09:03

    Sovereignty of neighbors important to Iran: spokesman

    TEHRAN – Iran government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht on Tuesday highlighted the significance that Tehran attaches to the sovereignty of its neighbors, saying it is critical for Iraq to protect its territorial integrity.

  • Iran opposes any separatist move in Iraq: defense minister 2017-10-04 08:54

    Iran opposes any separatist move in Iraq: defense minister

    TEHRAN – Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Tuesday highlighted Iran’s strong opposition to any separatist move in neighboring Iraq, saying Iraq’s disintegration would lead to chaos in the region.