Russia deploys military helicopters to protect Syria-Turkey border patrols
TEHRAN(Basirat): Russia has deployed military helicopters to assist and protect its military police patrolling along Syria's border with Turkey.
Iraq imports over quarter of its electricity from Iran: Official
TEHRAN(Basirat): An Iraqi official has said that the Arab country heavily relies on Iran for its electricity needs, saying more than a quarter of power needed in the country is imported from Iran.
Israel in emergency situation, most vulnerable to threats: Lieberman
TEHRAN(Basirat): Former Israeli minister of military affairs Avigdor Lieberman says the regime is in an “emergency situation” amid heightened tensions in the Middle East means that it is now vulnerable more than ever.
US Is Stealing Syria’s Oil - Again
TEHRAN(Basirat): The United States plans to seize control of Syria’s oilfields, and they will repel anyone else trying to take that oil with “overwhelming force.”
U.S. Kills Daesh Leader for ‘Umpteenth’ Time
TEHRAN(Basirat): President Donald Trump on Sunday produced another ridiculous and risible spectacle as he announced the death of Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Iraqi Security Forces Arrest 150 Suspects during Protests in Karbala
TEHRAN(Basirat): The Iraqi security forces in the Southern holy city of Karbala detained 150 suspects who provoked people to use violence during protest rallies.
Syrian Kurdish Forces Say Leaving Border Area, Damascus Welcomes Move
TEHRAN(Basirat): The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militant group said it had agreed to withdraw more than 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, an announcement welcomed by Damascus which said Turkey should now end its “aggression” in northeast Syria.
Iraq Suspends Saudi Broadcasters for Breaking Rules
TEHRAN(Basirat): Baghdad has suspended Saudi state-owned broadcasters Al-Hadath TV and Al Arabiya over their misguiding coverage of recent protests in Iraq.
Palestinian Prisoners Tortured in Saudi Jails
TEHRAN(Basirat): A spokesman for the Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, said Palestinians currently being held at prisons and detention centers in Saudi Arabia are exposed to various forms of torture and cruel methods of interrogation.
Lebanese Protesters Burn Israeli Flag During Anti-Gov't Demonstrations
TEHRAN(Basirat): Lebanese protesters have burnt Israeli flag during their anti-government demonstrations on Monday, as the country has been rocked by nationwide rallies in recent days against rising inflation and living costs.
Pentagon chief confirms plan to keep some troops in Syria to control oil fields
TEHRAN(Basirat): Pentagon chief Mark Esper has confirmed that keeping some US troops in parts of northeastern Syria near oilfields is being discussed, but no decision has been made.
Shamkhani: U.S. trying to give new life to Daesh
TEHRAN(Basirat): Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), on Wednesday voiced regret over Turkish military aggression on northern Syria, calling the move a U.S.-orchestrated plot aimed at reviving Daesh in the Middle East.