Iraqi political groups announced an alliance excluding Kurdish groups on Sunday that would be the majority bloc in the newly elected parliament.
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Kurdish led SDC, a political wing of U.S.-backed SDF is reportedly in preliminary discussions with Damascus to ensure future Syrian government is inclusive.
Iranian police officer deserts his post, fled Iran his life was in danger for refusing orders to suppress anti-government protests in the country this year.
Iranian news covering Iran’s Gonabadi Dervish minority says a number of jailed Dervishes have been put in solitary confinement at a prison near Tehran.
Iran’s parliament sacked minister of economic affairs and finance on Sunday, due to sharp fall in the rial currency and deterioration in economic situation.
Lawyer for Iranian journalist sentenced to 10 years for allegedly insulting religious figure has rejected the ruling considering court inappropriate.
Iran has arrested more suspects in a crackdown against profiteering an economic crisis triggered by recent re-imposition of U.S. sanctions them.
The wife of a jailed Iranian dissident says her ailing husband’s doctor told prison officials they are putting his life in danger for refusing treatment.
Turkey Finance Minister assured investors Thursday Turkey would emerge stronger from its currency crisis, insisting it could ride out a dispute with the US.
Iran media focusing on Dervish minority says two of its editors received lengthy prison sentences for involvement in anti-government protests in February.