Tag archive for ‘Iran’
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Iraq’s Barzani and Turkey Agree on Fighting Turkey’s PKK

nsnbc : Massoud Barzani, the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, and Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, agreed to cooperate in combating terrorism, including militants of Turkey’s More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Indonesia’s Jokowi and Iran’s Rouhani Discuss Economic Cooperation

nsnbc : Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) began his official visit to Iran on Wednesday by holding a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to discuss bilateral economic cooperation. Jokowi was also More...

By F William Engdahl On Monday, November 21st, 2016

The Iran-Russia-China Strategic Triangle

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : The developing economic, political and military links binding Iran, China and Russia in what I see as an emerging Golden Triangle in Eurasia, are continuing to deepen in significant areas. More...

By nsnbc On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Iran Calls on Non-OPEC Members to Help Boost Oil Prices

nsnbc : Iranian officials urged oil producing countries outside OPEC to help the cartel boost oil crude oil prices and stabilize the market. On Sunday Iranian Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zanganeh said he expects More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Why the KDP-I opts for Armed Struggle against Tehran: Middle East War Spills Over into Iran

 Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : 24 years ago, on September 17, 1992, the exiled leaders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party – Iran, Sadegh Saharafani, Fattah Abdoli, Homayoun Ardalan and their translator Nouri More...

Earlier this year Russia decided to upgrade its auxiliary naval base in Tartus, Syria, to a permanent base - photo from 2012.
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 10th, 2016

Russia Plans Permanent Naval Base in Tartus as Middle East War Escalates

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia plans to transform its auxiliary naval base in Tartus, Syria, into a permanent Russian military base. Situated at the eastern Mediterranean coast, the permanent base would not only More...

Iranian Kurdish journalist Kamran Mirzaian. Photo: Mirzaian’s G+
By nsnbc On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Sweden Deports Iranian – Kurdish Journalist – Could Face Execution

nsnbc : A Swedish Migration Court decided that Kamran Mirzaian, an Iranian – Kurdish journalists, will be denied asylum and extradited to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Mirzaian and advocacy organizations fear More...

KDP-I Peshmerga
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Middle East War Spills Over Into Iran

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iranian Kurdish Peshmerga fighters clashed with the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards northwest of the city of Piranshahr on Saturday. Tensions between Kurds and the Revolutionary Guards More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Revolutionary Guards and Kurdish Fighters Clash in Western Iran

nsnbc : At least two Kurdish fighters and six members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard were killed in recent firefight in western Iran. The incident comes after repeated clashes in a recent weeks and the More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, September 11th, 2016
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The Kurdistan Factor

Christof Lehmann (NEO) : Kurdish parties, militants and their alliances have developed into major factors in the Syrian, Iraqi as well as Turkish war theaters. Although Kurds have been a significant regional factor More...