Tuesday 21 January, 2020
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Category Archives: Middle East

European powers have triggered a dispute mechanism over the nuclear deal with Iran after the country took a further step back from its nuclear commitments. Following the assassination of Iranian Major General Qasem Suleimani by the...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 14th, 2020

Tensions sparked the world as the US military assassinated the second most powerful Iranian, General Qasem Soleimani, head of the Quds Forces.  Soleimani was the architect of the pro-Iranian militiamen and a feared enemy of the...

According to state TV reports, Iran has admitted that it has ‘shot down’ the Ukrainian passenger plane by ‘unintentionally’ and by mistake. Iran fired at least a dozen ballistic missiles on Wednesday morning targetting...

According to Oman’s state media, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said, a long-ruling king of Oman has died at the age of 79 on Friday evening. The sultan died after “a wise and triumphant march rich with generosity that embraced...

By Khaama Press on Jan 11th, 2020

The US President, Donald Trump once again praised the last Friday’s drone strike by US forces on Baghdad’s airport, killing a top Iranian military leader, Major-General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Quds forces. At...

Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary-General of NATO condemned Iran’s Wednesday missile strikes on the US military bases in Iraq. Stoltenberg condemned Iran’s attack on the US and Coalition forces and called on Iran in a tweeter message...

According to the Iranian newswires, the Ukrainian Airlines plane crashed in Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran following take-off. A Boeing 737 plane carrying 176 passengers and crew crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport...

By Khaama Press on Jan 8th, 2020

Iranian newswires have reported that dozens of mourners have been killed and injured during a stampede that erupted during Qassem Soleimani’s funeral on Tuesday. According to the reports at least 35 people have been killed and...

By Khaama Press on Jan 7th, 2020

The National Atlantic Treaty Organizations (NATO) declared its stance supporting the United States following the assassination of Qassim Soleimani, a top Iranian military Major-General. Jens Stoltenberg, General Secretary for NATO announced...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that they will issue five years ‘tourism’ visa for all nationalities including Afghans. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the...

US President Donald Trump has warned to hit Iran ‘very hard and very fast’ if Iran carries out its threats against US interests. Trump said that the US has identified ’52’ targets. Following the death of Qassim...

The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani issued a statement late Friday evening, in reference to the assassination of a top Iranian military leader in Baghdad. Ghani in reaction to the killing of Qassim Soleimani, the head of Iran’s...

The United States is sending around 3,000 to 3,500 more troops to the Middle East amid tensions arising after the death of an Iranian top military leader’s death in Baghdad. The news came hours after an American airstrike killed Gen....

Afghanistan’s former spy agency head and a 2019 Presidential candidate, Rahmatullah Nabil said General Qasim Soleimani was a threat to the region. “Soelimani was an asset for Iran’s national interest, while he was a...

The United States State Department has ordered citizens who are in Iraq to ‘immediately’ leave the country as tensions arose following the murder of Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian commander. Around 5,200 American troops...

By Khaama Press on Jan 3rd, 2020