Category: Iran


By Ayse Humeyra Atilgan The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Friday that Iran was “subject to the world’s most robust nuclear verification regime.” According to a written statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano: “Iran is now provisionally implementing […]


US President Donald Trump will unveil a more aggressive strategy against Iran on Friday but is expected to stop short of withdrawing from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. Officials say he will not kill the international accord outright, instead “decertifying” […]


Keeping the U.S. in the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is not in the U.S. interest, President Donald Trump will declare next week, according to reports Thursday. The move will punt the issue to Congress, which will have […]


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Wednesday in the Iranian capital Tehran for an official visit. He was welcomed at Mehrabad airport by Iranian Minister of Industry, Minerals and Trade Mohammad Shariat Madar, along with the Turkish Ambassador to Tehran […]


Following the controversial Kurdish independence referendum, Iraq’s Civil Aviation Authority has requested on Wednesday that foreign airlines suspend all flights to the Kurdish region in northern Iraq by Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. © 2000 – 2017 Al Bawaba ( […]


  Erbil’s Moment Despite nearly unanimous disapproval from the international community and even its closest ally, the United States, Iraqi Kurdistan is voting in a poll to move towards independence from Iraq. Although the vote is nonbinding and only serves […]


Iran said on Sunday that it has blocked all flights to and from Iraq’s Kurdish autonomous region at the request of Baghdad, just a day before a controversial referendum on Kurdish independence.The referendum has been staunchly opposed by Iraq, Iran and several […]


Shortly after Iran unveiled its newest ballistic missile in a military parade on Friday, Tehran test-fired the weapon, broadcasting the launch on public television. The Khorramshahr missile has a range of 2000 kilometers – enough to hit Israel – and […]