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(Navy) Ali Ahmed Al Badeed, led the Qatari side, while Commander of the Iranian Border Guards, Brigadier General Qassem Rezayee, led his country's side. Al Badeed said this regular meeting comes as part of the agreement signed between Qatar and Iran to coordinate between the coast and ...
Airstrikes on PKK targets in northern Iraq, where the terror group has its main base in the Mt. Qandil region, near the Iranian border, have been carried out regularly since July 2015, when the PKK resumed its armed terror campaign against Turkey. The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey ... soldier

Airstrikes on PKK targets in northern Iraq, where the terror group has its main base in the Mt. Qandil region, near the Iranian border, have been carried out regularly since July 2015, when the PKK resumed its armed terror campaign. A total of 173 terrorists were neutralized in Turkey's ...
However, slightly to the east, on its own border with Iran, Azerbaijan is endeavoring to thwart Yerevan's plans. Last December, Armenia opened a free economic zone in its southernmost city of Meghri along the Iranian border. The zone aims to take advantage of the Iranian market and position Yerevan as ...
GUJRANWALA: Iranian border forces have killed two migrants from Gujranwala on the border with Pakistan, the families said on Tuesday. Lakht-e-Abbas and Sarfaraz, in their 20s, were trying to illegally cross into Iran when they were spotted and shot by the Iranian border guards. They died on the spot.
Last December, Armenia opened a free economic zone (FEZ) in its southernmost city of Meghri, on the Iranian border. The zone aims to take advantage of the Iranian market and position Yerevan as a broker between Tehran and the Eurasian Economic Union, the Russia-led trade organization of ... Azerbaijan

Commander of the Iranian border guards, Brigadier General Qassim Rezaie, is currently visiting Qatar and said in a statement that there is "good and growing border cooperation between Iran and Qatar." He told IRNA news agency that there is cooperation between the Iranian border forces and the ...
Afghan national Muhammad Ishak said that he endured a 50-kilometer walk from the Iranian border to reach Agri. He told Anadolu Agency that the traffickers had left 180 Afghans -- including himself -- behind and run away. "The traffickers said they could get me to Istanbul if I paid them $1,300. After I ...
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) - Iranian border guards Sunday evening opened fire on four citizens of the Kurdistan Region in its southeast area, killing and wounding at least two of them. The Kurdish youths went to Shawal area, located on the Kurdistan Region border with Iran, to hunt according to their family which spoke ... Sulaimani
Iranian border guards managed to safely retrieve him, unlike many other similar victims, and transport him to a nearby hospital by air ambulance. The prevalence of landmines in western Iran, largely home to ethnic minorities, including Kurds, Lurs and Arabs, poses a serious hazard to the lives of millions ... Iraq War
Airstrikes on PKK targets in northern Iraq, where the terror group has its main bases in the Mt. Qandil region, near the Iranian border, have been carried out regularly since July 2015, when the PKK resumed its armed terror campaign. The airstrikes take place amid the Turkish-led Operation Olive Branch ... Iraq War
An international oil and gas exposition in Basra, planned for December, will give another chance for the two countries to mingle, just a few kilometers from the Iranian border. And then there's the religious rift: The Saudi-Iraqi estrangement in recent years helped worsen the sectarian divide between Sunnis, ... Iraq War
The spokesman, attributing domestic growth in the sector to the policies of the government and its thrust on mega infrastructure projects, said that the local production could increase substantially if the smuggling of this commodity from Iranian border is checked. Moreover, he appealed to the government to ... Iraq War
According to Dawn News, the shells were fired by Iranian border guards and exploded in an open space in the Parako area, a small village in Panjgur district. The report stated security officials said mortar shells were fired in the early hours of the morning, adding that no casualties were reported. However ... Iraq War
Zarif, who arrived on Monday, met with senior officials and praised Pakistan for the "timely" sharing of intelligence, which he said allowed Iranian border guards to kill two would-be bombers. The restive area along the border has been the scene of several attacks by armed groups as well as drug smugglers. Iraq War
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A kolbar was killed by a landmine after coming under fire from Iranian border guards. In a separate incident in ... They frequently come under the fire of Iranian border guards or risk their lives in the treacherous mountain passes and cold winter temperatures. Some kolbars are ... Iraq War
But from early 2015, as the Iraqi Kurds became more confident over their role in fighting the Islamic State, they appear to have allowed the KDPI to deploy hundreds of their peshmerga forces to border areas, where they became involved in clashes with both Iranian border guards and members of the IRGC. Iraq War

Zarif said the Iranian border guard taken hostage has not been freed and that, “We hope that our Pakistani friends help us return him.” Since then, the Iranian minister said, there has been “excellent cooperation” between the two countries and Monday's incident “was an indication.” Iran shares more than ... Iraq War
Last April, ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border attack, Tasnim news agency reported at the time. The militant Sunni group Jaish al-Adl (the Army of Justice) claimed responsibility, the report said. Nearly two weeks later, the Chairman of the Islamic Republic's Armed ... Iraq War
The Taliban has captured a western Afghan district near the border with Iran after inflicting heavy casualties on government forces. Insurgents early Monday assaulted Anar Dara in the province of Farah and “partially” took control of the district headquarters, a provincial government spokesman said. Iraq War
More recent media reports indicate that China has made progress towards a second base, to be located on Pakistan's Arabian Sea coast near the Iranian border. These facilities provide a number of clear-cut strategic and operational benefits, including reducing the costs of long-range Chinese naval ... Iraq War
Air strikes on PKK targets in southeast Turkey and northern Iraq, where the terror group has its main base in the Qandil region near the Iranian border, have been carried out regularly since July 2015, when the PKK resumed its armed campaign. The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the EU ... Iraq War
The Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Feb. 18 that a total of 1,614 militants have been “neutralized” since the start of “Operation Olive Branch” in the northwestern Syrian district of Afrin. The authorities use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply that the militants in question either ... Iraq War
JERUSALEM — In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before one of its own jets was downed. The sudden escalation offers what could be a harbinger of what lies ... Iraq War
Four vessels with 16 crew members that had illegally entered the Iranian waters have been apprehended and handed over to officials. General Abdollah Nazarpour, a local border commander, says Iranian coastguards have intercepted four suspected fishing boats in the country's territorial waters off the ... Iraq War
Airstrikes on PKK targets in northern Iraq, where the terror group has its main base in the Mt. Qandil region, near the Iranian border, have been carried out regularly since July 2015, when the PKK resumed its armed campaign.The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey as well as the U.S. and EU. Iraq War
The NSS says that Armenian taxi drivers would take the people to a designated spot along the Armenian-Iranian border where a member of the gang would then cut the barbwire and sneak the individuals into Iran. The migrants would then be ferried into Turkey. The NSS says that in December of 2017 it ... Iraq War
During a meeting with Barzani, Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, addressed attacks made by Kurdish forces against Iranian border guards. “That some anti-revolutionary groups use Kurdish territory, assassinate our soldiers and our citizens, return to land under the ... Iraq War
NUSHKI: The Iranian authorities have arrested 32 Pakistanis near Taftan for illegally crossing the border on Tuesday. The Iranian border force arrested 32 Pakistanis while they were attempting to enter Iran without valid documents, the Iranian authorities said. The arrested individuals were illegal ... Iraq War
Turkey has completed more than half of a 144 km (90 mile) wall on its border with Iran and will finish it next spring, the firm building the barrier said, as Ankara secures its frontiers from smuggling, illegal immigration and militant infiltration. State housing developer TOKI, better known for low-cost, high-rise ... Iraq War
Turkish officials hope that the wall between Turkey and Iran will prohibit smuggling and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant infiltration through the Iranian border. The PKK is an organization in Turkey and Iraq that has been in armed conflict with the Turkish state since 2015 in an attempt to achieve an ... Iraq War
A Turkish soldier patrols along a wall on the border line between Turkey and Syria. (Reuters/file). Related Articles. Turkey erects concrete wall along border · Iran and Turkey agree to increase military cooperation · Turkey plans to construct security wall on Iranian border. ANKARA: Turkey has completed ... Iraq War
Reports claim that there are a number of PKK camps, hosting approximately 1,000 terrorists, along the Iranian border. In the case of any military operations against the PKK in eastern Turkey, the terrorists easily cross the border and take shelter in those camps. In order to prevent such crossings, the plan to ... Iraq War
The Iranian government considers unlicensed Kolbars to be smugglers involved in an illegal economy, bringing weapons and drugs into the country and posing a threat to Iranian security. At least 167 Kolbars died in 2017. Hundreds more were arrested, fined, or wounded by Iranian border guards, ... Iraq War
BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:05 P.M.) – The Iraqi Armed Forces confronted a large Islamic State (ISIS) group inside the Al-Miqdadiyah District of Diyala, today, resulting in a series of intense clashes. Led by Hashd Al-Sha'abi;s (Popular Mobilization Units) 4th Special Forces Brigade, the Iraqi Armed Forces ... Iraq War
One Iranian border guard was killed in an armed clash with drug smugglers in south eastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan on December 25 morning, Iranian police website said. The clash was occurred near the Border Regiment of Saravan, where deputy commander of 129 commando Unit of Mok ... Iraq War
BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 A.M.) – Video footage has emerged over pro-ISIS and terror watch social media sources showing Islamic State forces organizing themselves near the Iranian border in eastern Iraq. Some optimistic pro-Islamic State sources are hailing the emergence of this video as proof of a ... Iraq War
Armenia inaugurated a Free Economic Zone (FEZ) on December 15, in the southern city of Meghri on the border with Iran. During the opening ceremony the first agreements were signed between the Meghri FEZ Closed Joint-Stock Company and the Ministry of Economic Development and Investments, the ... Iraq War
"There are definitely ties between the Iranian and Iraqi extremists on the two sides of the border," Seid told Reuters in the Iraqi border village of Tawila, only a few hundred meters from the Iranian border. He added: "The militants exploited this area because it's mountainous, difficult and wooded." Many of ... Iraq War
Iraqi forces will soon begin a plan to secure border areas near Iran in order to develop an oil export route to its neighboring country, according to a new report by Kurdistan24. A pair of anonymous Iraqi officials told Reuters that the plan to strengthen Baghdad's presence in the Hamrin mountain range, ... Iraq War
In return for its support, the Iraqi ruler allowed the MEK to run a military camp near the Iranian border called Camp Ashraf. According to a 2005 Human Rights Watch report, after the Iran-Iraq war failed to overthrow the Iranian regime, many MEK fighters grew disillusioned. The MEK's leaders, Massoud ... Iraq War
ZAHIDAN: A pro-freedom Baloch youth has succumbed to his injuries in a hospital in Iranian occupied Balochistan's Chabahar city on Saturday. According to details, Fazul son of Mohammad Omer Baloch aka Gwahram was wounded in a clash with Iranian border security forces on the artificial border a few ... Iraq War
In Zanjan province a Kurdish trader from Suqis was "seriously wounded," according to Hawar, while also carrying goods. The reports of violence come after Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said acccording to the country's semi-official Fars News on Monday that an Iranian border guard ... Iraq War
One Iranian soldier was killed and three civilians were injured in what Turkish officials have called an attack by the PKK terrorist group on the Iranian side of the Turkish-Iranian border late Monday. The injured were dispatched to hospitals in nearby Turkish cities as they were far from residential areas on the ... Iraq War
A part of the 132-kilometer Azerbaijani-Iranian border remains uncontrolled due to the occupation of 20 percent of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia, and this causes serious concern, chief of Azerbaijan's State Border Service (SBS), Colonel General Elchin Guliyev said in Tehran. He made the remarks ... Iraq War
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has, in a phone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is currently in Moscow, expressed condolences on the death of an Iranian border guard killed Monday afternoon in ... Iraq War
A prison camp in far-flung China, a monastery in Myanmar, the blistering hot Australian desert. None of them are everyday places but they are among the more remote global destinations on some of your travel itineraries. People were inspired to share their stories after a pair of scientists from Florida, and ... Iraq War
Residents were clearing the rubble from the streets of Darbandikhan, about 10 kilometers from the Iranian border. The quake caused visible ... Iraq War
An Iranian border guard was killed in a landmine explosion near Baneh city in Iranian western province of Kurdistan. The guard, serving in a ... Iraq War
Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings felled by an earthquake that killed more than 430 people in the ... Iraq War


 

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