Tag archive for ‘Iran’
Afghanistan_Deputy Afghan Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq_Nov 2017_(archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Afghan official blasted for thanking Iran for recruiting Afghan fighters for Syria

nsnbc : Deputy Afghan Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq has come under fire after a video transpired in which he, during a conference in Iran, thanked Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, who commands foreign operations More...

Turkey_Disaster Management Agency (AFAD) and the Red Crescent_Nov 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Turkey steps up earthquake aid to Iraq, offers help to Iran

nsnbc : Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said a total of 3,000 tents, 3,000 blankets and supplies of food were “immediately” sent by the Turkish Red Crescent to Iraq’s north following the More...

Collapsed building in Sulaymaniya in Iraq's Kurdistan Autonomous Region. Aftershocks make it extremely dangerous for search and rescue workers to enter damaged structures.
By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Massive 7.3 earthquake on Iran – Iraq border killed at least 355, thousands injured

nsnbc : A massive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale struck the region on the borders of Iraq and Iran Sunday evening. By Monday morning the death of 355 was confirmed but the death toll is More...

Iranian commander Ali Qakarani (right) in civilian clothes accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards on October 18, 2017 in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq.
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Is Iran aiming to control the Yazidi Mount Shingal in Iraq? Ali Qarkarani spotted in Sinjar

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The presence of Iranian commander Ali Qakarani accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq could suggest that Tehran More...

Mullah Akhtar Mansoor_Pakistani passport_Pakistan_Afghanistan_2017
By nsnbc On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Interior Minister says Pakistani passport not “oficially” issued to Taliban leader Mullah Mansoor

nsnbc : Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said the Pakistani passport and National Identity Card found with the now deceased Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor had not been officially issued More...

Prison_UN photo_Martine Perret
By nsnbc On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

UN urges Iran to halt execution of Amirhossein Pourjafar, who was sentenced to death when he was 16 years old

nsnbc : United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urgently appealed to Iran to halt today’s execution of Amirhossein Pourjafar, who was sentenced to death when he was 16 years old. “The Iranian authorities More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Iranian court converts death sentence for blashemy to unspecified number of years in jail

nsnbc : An Iranian court, on October 17, converted a death sentence for Soheil Arabi to an unspecified number of years behind bars. He was sentenced to hanging in August 2014 after allegedly defaming the prophet More...

Iranian border guards (archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Only hours before independence referendum, Iran bombards border to Iraqi Kurdistan

nsnbc : Iranian artillery forces carried out an intense bombardement on Iran’s border to Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Republic (KAR). The artillery bombardment started with only hours to go before the More...

Mohsen Rezaei_Iran_Expediency Discernment Council_Sep 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, September 4th, 2017

Chief of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council claims Iraqi Kurdish independence leads to war

nsnbc : Mohsen Rezaei, the head of Iran’s powerful Expediency Discernment Council, appointed by Iran’s Supreme Leader, warned Iraqi Kurds about the likelihood of a 20-year-long war and regional disintegration More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Iran warns officials in Kirkuk over decision to join Kurdistan independence referendum

nsnbc : The Foreign Ministry of Iran, on Wednesday, warned officials from Iraq’s Kirkuk province that Tehran views the decision to have the province participate in the referendum on the independence of Iraq’s More...