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Kurdish American Development Organization protests death of woman in Iran over her hair

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A Fargo-Moorhead group is protesting the beating death of Gina Amini, a Kurdish woman, by morality police in Iran for not having her hijab cover all of her hair. The Kurdish American Development Organization believes woman worldwide should be able to dress like they want, not as their told. The organization says Iran hangs Kurdish youth,…

Two Minot B-52’s sent to Middle East

Minot AFB B-52MINOT, N.D. (KVRR) – Two B-52H bombers from Minot Air Force Base have been deployed to the Middle East as part of a mission to discourage Iran from escalating attacks on the one-year anniversary of the death of an Iranian military leader. According to U.S. Central Command, the B-52’s “made a deliberate appearance in the Middle East to…

CDC Releases Updated Information On The Coronavirus

We spoke to Clay and Cass County about what the new information released by the agency said.

CASS AND CLAY COUNTIES.- As of February 24th, a total of 1,336 CDC staff members have been involved in the Coronavirus response. “With Coronavirus is evolving very rapidly, everyday things are changing even by the hour, right now the CDC said, or yesterday said, it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when the Coronavirus will come to…

Concerned Citizens Talk US-Iran Conflict

The latest escalation in the conflict comes after an airstrike authorized by President Trump killed Qasem Soleimani.

FARGO, N.D. – Missiles landed at two U.S. bases in Iraq late Tuesday evening. Another escalation in a series of back and forth attacks between the U.S. and Iran. “My first priority, as i’m sure is everybody’s, are the lives of American’s in Iraq, Iran, and the Middle East. Thankfully there were no casualties among Americans or our allies, and…

Pentagon confirms Iran fires at Iraqi base housing US troops

TEHRAN, Iran – (AP) – Iran has struck back at the United States for the killing of a top Iranian general. Iranian state TV says Tehran fired a series of surface-to-surface missiles at an Iraqi air base housing U.S. troops and warning the United States and its allies in the region not to retaliate. U.S. officials confirmed airstrikes at the air…

Kurdish Protest in Downtown Fargo Over Treatment in Iran

Farok says both Americans and the Kurdish people share the same type of democratic values in supporting civil liberties and free speech.

  FARGO, N.D. — Protesters armed with signs, chants and their dedication to get awareness and help for the Kurds dying in protests against the Iranian government. “The Iranian government is very, very clever and very good at shutting media down and shutting internet down so if you’re own city so if your protesting the next city won’t know your…

Average Price of Unleaded Gas Moves Closer To $3.00 Per Gallon

Crude oil is trending higher on reports that the U.S. State Department plans to end the use of waivers for countries to import oil from Iran

FARGO, ND — Gas has gone up another nickel in just one week. The average price for a gallon of unleaded gas in North Dakota is now $2.76, according to AAA. The average is 22 cents higher than one month ago and 11 cents higher than one year ago. The national average is $2.84. Crude oil is trending higher on reports…

Adopt a Team: Get to Know the World Cup Teams from Group B

A breakdown of Spain, Portugal, Morocco and Iran

The World Cup on FOX begins later this month with 32 teams trying to climb on top on the international stage. The United States Men’s National Team is missing out after an embarrassing showing in the qualifiers. KVRR is breaking down the entire field so you can give your fandom to another country. This video breaks down the nations from…

President Trump: U.S. Will Withdraw From Iranian Deal

Trump on Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum withdrawing from the 2015 agreement and he is planning to reinstall sanctions on the Iranian regime.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump says the United States is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, which he is calling “defective at its core.” Trump on Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum withdrawing from the 2015 agreement and he is planning to reinstall sanctions on the Iranian regime. He says in an address to the nation that he will be…

Roxana Saberi Working for CBS News as London Correspondent

She wrote and published a book on her experience in Iran in 2010

FARGO, N.D. — A Concordia College graduate, former Miss North Dakota and former prisoner of Iran is now working for CBS News as a London-based correspondent. Roxana Saberi graduated from Fargo North in 1994 and from Concordia College in 1997. She was also crowned Miss North Dakota in ’97 and worked for a local news station before joining several major…