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Iran, Turkey move to re-establish Role as Regional Backbone

By Ali Hashem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran and Turkey are among the oldest rivals in the Middle East. This rivalry between the former Ottoman and Persian empires has calmed in recent decades, yet, with the spark of the Arab Spring, the two […]

Iran, Turkey fight over Tal Afar

By Mustafa Saadoun, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. “Tal Afar will be the cemetery of Turkish soldiers should Turkey attempt to take part in the battle,” Hadi al-Amiri, the head of the Badr Organization and a leader in the Popular Mobilization Units […]

Pipeline Blast in Turkey Disrupts Iranian Gas Supply

A pipeline carrying gas from Iran to Turkey was blown up on the Turkish territory a few kilometers past Bazargan border crossing, interrupting the gas exports temporarily, an Iranian Interior Ministry official said. The blast occurred on Thursday night, hitting the gas pipeline 12 kilometers into the Turkish soil near the northwestern Bazargan border crossing, […]

PKK “planning to Sell Oil trough Iran”

By John Lee. BasNews reports that the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is planning to extract crude oil in the border areas it controls in the Kurdistan Region and transport it to Iran by truck. According to some local sources, a PKK team is building a new 5-km road across the border areas of Kurdistan Region […]