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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Iraqi plans for territorial claims towards the marine border with Kuwait, has been a source of military tension between the two countries!

    As result of recent demonstrations along the border areas between Iraq with Kuwait against the border agreement, named “Khor Abdullah”, the State of Kuwait has deployed four battalions of Special Forces to its borders with Iraq. Kuwaiti security forces according to Kuwait sources stand ready to deal with any riot or disturbing security threat against the country’s borders. …

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The anniversary celebration of the Iranian Revolution is accompanied with burning of Western countries flags and insults towards Arabian countries.

DorrTV – Tehran, Iran – In the anniversary celebration of Iranian Islamic Revolution, which occurs on the 10th of February, this year in addition to the usual burning of Israeli, American and British Flags there were also outright insults and slogans hurled towards the leader of the Arabian Countries! These protests included banners carried by the members of Basiji’s forces …

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Despite Minor Reforms, the Iranian Penal Code is Still Failing Children

HRW – Yesterday, Tehran’s prosecutor, Mahmood Jafari Dolat Abadi, announced that death sentences previously issued against six child offenders had been reversed, in line with the country’s amended penal code. But he failed to mention that in January alone, two young men arrested as children were executed, according to human rights groups, and at least 49 more child offenders remain in imminent danger of …

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Iran allowing Syria-bound Russian planes to use airspace – report

channelnewsasia –  Iran has again allowed Russian planes to use its airspace during recent operations in Syria, a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying on Saturday. In August, Russian aircraft for the first time used an Iranian air base to conduct strikes in Syria. The Russian military said its fighters had completed their tasks, but left open the …

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Iraq Prime Minister Pledges To Refrain From Regional Conflicts

RFL/RE – Iraq won’t take part in any regional or international conflicts, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged on February 11. The comment came after Abadi spoke by telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump. “Iraq is very keen to preserve its national interests and does not wish to be part of any regional or international conflict which would lead to disasters …

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Iranian official: Our revolution has gone beyond the Mediterranean

Al-Arabia – Iran’s Islamic revolution is now beyond the geographical borders of the Republic, spokesman for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), Brigadier General Ramadan Sharif said, adding that the revolution’s ideology has now been exported to beyond the Mediterranean Sea. On the sidelines of the 38th anniversary of the Iranian revolution, Sharif’s comments were echoed by the Deputy Commander of …

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Will Donald Trump order a ‘brand new’ travel ban?

Al-Arabia – US President Donald Trump is considering issuing a new executive order banning citizens of certain countries traveling to the United States after his initial attempt to clamp down on immigration and refugees snarled to a halt amid political and judicial chaos. Trump announced the possibility of a “brand new order” that could be issued as soon as Monday …

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Trump to Iran’s Rowhani: You better be careful

Al-Arabia – Donald Trump dialed up the rhetoric against Iran on Friday, warning the country’s president he “better be careful” about his words. The war-of-words between Tehran and Washington escalated as President Hassan Rowhani and Trump traded threats and warnings. Rowhani told a crowd of hundreds of thousands marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution that “the Iranian people …

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Women’s World Chess Championship kicks off in Tehran

PayvandNews – FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 started in Tehran, capital of Iran, on Friday.  The competition will be held from February 10 to March 5. The knock-out tournament will have the participation of some of the world’s top players, including the former Women’s World Champions Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia), Anna Ushenina (Ukraine), Zhu Chen (Qatar) and Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria), …

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Iran’s lobbyists and spies in our midst?

Al-Arabia – The recent Executive Order affecting immigration by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has prompted fierce discussion from all quarters, including arguments on who does or does not actually endanger the national security of the United States. As we wait to see how that debate plays out in the weeks and months ahead, there is a sense that we may be …

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