برچسب مطالب ‘the-neighboring’

As Iraqi PM departs for Tehran, Saudi Arabia struggles to counter Iran’s influence in Iraq

While the Iraqi prime minister is going to visit Iran for the first time in a bid to expand bilateral ties, Saudi Arabia is trying to counter Iran’s influence in the neighboring country by offering tempting deals. The Iraqi officials, however, show no sign of willingness to sacrifice their good relations with Iran for the sake of the Saudis of other foreign actors.

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Rouhani’s meeting with Ayatollah Sistani to send a powerful message of Iran’s influence in Iraq

In the third day of his official visit to Iraq, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with the high-ranking Iraqi cleric Ayatollah Ali Sistani.

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Saudi Arabia hints at plan to turn Qatar into an island

A Saudi official hinted Friday the kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighboring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations.

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Tensions at the highest level as the independence referendum is being held in Iraqi Kurdistan

After months of hot debates and in spite of widespread domestic and international opposition, Iraqi Kurdish leaders held a referendum, seeking independence from Baghdad. However, due to the heavy concerns of the neighboring countries as well as Iraq’s central government, it could lead to a new round of chaos in the country.

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Spain offers help to Portugal for forest fires

Spain’s prime minister has offered support to Portugal after forest fires have killed at least 43 people in the neighboring country.

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