Turkey’s push into Iraq dangers deeper battle

SARARO, Iraq, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Looming over the abandoned village of Sararo in northern Iraq, three Turkish army outposts break the skyline, a part of an incursion that compelled the residents to flee final 12 months after days of shelling. The outposts are simply among the dozens of recent army bases Turkey has established … Read more

Azerbaijan to evacuate embassy in Iran on Sunday after deadly taking pictures

BAKU, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Azerbaijan will evacuate embassy workers and members of the family from Iran on Sunday, the international ministry stated, two days after a gunman shot useless a safety guard and wounded two different individuals in an assault Baku branded an “act of terrorism”. Police in Tehran have stated that they had … Read more

Iran thwarts drone assault on army web site

DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) – A loud explosion at a army plant in Iran’s central metropolis of Isfahan was attributable to an “unsuccessful” drone assault, Iranian state media reported on Sunday, citing the defence ministry. “Considered one of (the drones) was hit by the … air defence and the opposite two had been caught in … Read more

Unique: High U.S. Treasury official to warn UAE, Turkey over sanctions evasion

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Division’s prime sanctions official on a visit to Turkey and the Center East subsequent week will warn nations and companies that they might lose U.S. market entry in the event that they do enterprise with entities topic to U.S. curbs as Washington cracks down on Russian makes … Read more

EU imposes new Iran sanctions, will not model Guards ‘terrorists’ for now

BRUSSELS, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on greater than 30 Iranian officers and organisations, together with models of the highly effective Revolutionary Guards, blaming them for a “brutal” crackdown on protesters and different human rights abuses. America and Britain have additionally issued new sanctions in opposition to Iran, reflecting … Read more

Pacioretty positioned on injured reserve by Hurricanes with torn Achilles

Max Pacioretty was positioned on injured reserve by the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday due to a torn Achilles. The ahead left within the last minute of a 5-2 win towards the Minnesota Wild on Thursday. He grabbed his proper leg after making a move close to the Wild internet and required assist leaving the ice. … Read more

Iran executes British-Iranian accused of spying

Alireza Akbari was a former Iranian deputy defence minister Arrested in 2019, he was accused of spying for Britain Execution piles extra pressure on fraught ties with West UK’s Sunak calls it ‘a callous and cowardly act’ U.S. joins UK in condemning ‘barbaric act’ DUBAI/LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Iran has executed a British-Iranian nationwide … Read more

German police detain Iranian suspected of planning ‘Islamist-motivated’ assault

CASTROP-RAUXEL, Germany, Jan 8 (Reuters) – German police have taken into custody a 32-year-old Iranian citizen suspected of getting procured lethal poisons cyanide and ricin to commit an “Islamist-motivated” assault, authorities in western Germany stated on Sunday. The residence of the suspect within the metropolis of Castrop-Rauxel was searched as a part of the investigation, … Read more

Syria says Israel strike places Damascus airport briefly out of service

AMMAN, Jan 2 (Reuters) – The Syrian military mentioned on Monday an Israeli missile strike had briefly put the Damascus Worldwide Airport out of service, the newest in a string of strikes focusing on Iran-linked property. A volley of air-launched missiles had hit the airport at 2 a.m., the military mentioned in a press release. … Read more

Iran prime court docket accepts protester’s enchantment in opposition to demise sentence

Protester was sentenced for damaging public property He denied the costs, went on starvation strike Rights group says protesters, safety conflict in west Unverified movies present contemporary protests in Tehran, central Iran Dec 31 (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Courtroom has accepted a protester’s enchantment in opposition to his demise sentence for allegedly damaging public property … Read more