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Shi’ite Militias Could Target the US Embassy in Baghdad: Official

BAS News - 2017-12-09 14:55
Hashd al-Shaabi militias are not under PM Abadi’s control, Peshmerga official says ERBIL — A Peshmerga official said that the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi are not under the control of Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, expecting the militias t ...

There Are 26,000 Terrorist Fighters at Large: Coalition

BAS News - 2017-12-05 14:30
ERBIL — A few thousands of militants of the Islamic State (IS) are remaining in Iraq and Syria, said the Coalition spokesperson. US Colonel Ryan Dillon announced during an Anti-IS Global Coalition’s briefing at the US Embassy in London that a few thousan ...

US Concerned Over Forced Return of IDPs in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-28 01:00
BAGHDAD — The United States embassy in Baghdad said on Monday that it views “with great concern” the reports of individual being forced to leave the IDP camps in Anbar and Salahaddin Provinces of Iraq. “The U.S. Embassy reiterates the U.S. Government’s s ...

PICTURES: Kurdish Diaspora Gathering Condemns Hashd al-Shaabi Atrocities

BAS News - 2017-10-25 21:34
ERBIL — Thousands of Kurds in Belgium and Austria gathered on Wednesday to condemn Baghdad’s recent military aggression against the people of Kurdistan. The gathering in Vienna was held in front of the US Embassy where the crowd, estimated to be over 3,0 ...

US Warns Its Citizens of Security Situation in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-10-19 14:26
ERBIL — The US embassy in Iraq advises its citizens to maintain a “heightened sense” of security awareness and take the necessary measures to enhance their personal security. The military incursion of the Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi into K ...

US embassy in Turkey denies sending tanks to YPG

KurdPress - 2017-08-04 20:19
The U.S. embassy in Turkey refuted media reports that the U.S. had sent tanks and hundreds of truckloads of weapons to the Kurdish militia in Syria and underlined that Washington is fully transparent to Ankara about the arm sent to the People's Protection ...

US lawmaker wants to block F-35 sales to Turkey over embassy brawl

K-Medya - 2017-07-10 06:19
A Democratic lawmaker from Rhode Island is seeking to block the U.S. sale of Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jets to Turkey over an attack on protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington two months ago. Rep. David Cicilline, a mem ...

Syria rejects US accusations of new chemical weapons attack

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-27 13:43
A protester carries a symbolic coffin with a baby's picture during an anti-Russia protest for its alleged role in a chemical attack in Idlib Province, Syria, in front of the Russian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, April 7, 2017. (Photo: Tumay Berkin) ...

US issues warrants for 12 Erdogan aides over embassy brawl

Waar Media - 2017-06-16 09:03
WAAR-DUHOK: US authorities said Thursday they have issued arrest warrants for 12 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail accused of assaulting protesters during a street brawl in Washington. Washington Police Chief Peter Newsh ...

US Warns Against Travelling to “Very Dangerous” Iraq

BAS News - 2017-06-14 23:40
ERBIL — US Department of State on Wednesday renewed a previous warning to its citizens against travelling to Iraq, describing it as “very dangerous.” “Travel within Iraq remains very dangerous, and the ability of the Embassy to assist U.S. citizens facin ...

Blast hits US embassy in Ukraine capital Kiev, no casualties reported

Waar Media - 2017-06-08 11:16
WAAR-DUHOK: A blast has struck the premises of the United States embassy in the Ukrainian capital, a spokesperson for Kiev’s police, Oksana Blischik, said on Thursday. “The explosion on the territory of the US embassy in Kiev is treated as an act of terr ...

Trump meets France’s Macron in Brussels

Waar Media - 2017-05-25 17:34
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump today met his newly-elected French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a NATO summit in Brussels. Trump’s wife Melania Trump was with the president as they welcomed Macron to the US embassy in Brussels ah ...

Security Measures Tightened in Baghdad After US Warning

BAS News - 2017-02-08 00:51
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces have boosted security measures in the capital city following Monday’s warning by the US embassy over possible terrorist attacks in the city. Places frequented by foreign diplomatic missions and bodies in the Iraqi capital ...

Iraq receives $1 billion loan from U.S.

Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-06 09:52
Stephanie William, the U.S. Embassy's Chargé d'Affaires and Fadhil Nabi, the Iraqi deputy minister of finance signed the agreement, January 5, 2017. (Photo: US Embassy Baghdad) ...

Iraq to Receive $1 Billion Loan from US

BAS News - 2017-01-06 00:10
LEADS — The US Embassy's Chargé d'Affaires Stephanie William and the Iraqi Deputy Minister of Finance Fadhil Nabi signed an agreement over a loan worth $1 billion of financial help, the US Embassy in Iraq reported on Thursday. The financial support aims ...

US, Iran close missions after firearm incident, Russian envoy killing

Waar Media - 2016-12-20 14:20
Waar,Duhok: The United States embassy in Ankara and its consulates in Istanbul and Adana will be closed on Tuesday after an individual approached the embassy and discharged a firearm, the embassy said. The incident occurred hours after Russia’s ambassador ...

Interior minister takes part in 13th Aban rally in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2016-11-06 05:04
Along with other cities in Iran, people in Kurdistan province and its capital, Sanandaj, came to the streets to hold the 13th Aban rally and demonstrate their disapproval of US policies on the anniversary of the takeover of the American embassy in Tehran ...

Interior minister takes part in 13th Aban rally in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2016-11-03 13:59
Along with other cities in Iran, people in Kurdistan province and its capital, Sanandaj, came to the streets to hold the 13th Aban rally and demonstrate their disapproval of US policies on the anniversary of the takeover of the American embassy in Tehran ...

US embassy in Baghdad warns of kidnap threats

Aranews - 2016-10-28 21:53
ARA News Erbil – The United States embassy in Baghdad issued a security warning to US citizens of kidnap threats for NGOs’ staff riding in aid convoys for Mosul, northern Iraq. “U.S. Embassy Baghdad has received reports of attempts to kidnap U.S. citizen ...

US ambassador is not a governor of Turkey: FM

KurdPress - 2016-09-18 16:02
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed the recent statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, saying the U.S. ambassador in Turkey “is not a governor.” ...

US ambassador is not a governor of Turkey: FM

KurdPress - 2016-09-14 10:37
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed the recent statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, saying the U.S. ambassador in Turkey “is not a governor.” ...

US embassy: goals of Manbij campaign realized

ANHA - 2016-08-17 16:12
the US said that the set goals of the global coalition forces in cooperation with SDF and the military council of Manbij, forces it supports on ground, have been realized clearing the city from mercenaries and guaranteeing the safety of civilians. ...

US rejects McGurk's alleged visit to Kobani

Kurdistan24 - 2016-05-18 22:11
Brett McGurk, the United States' new Envoy to the coalition it leads against the Islamic State, speaks to reporters during a news conference at the US embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, Dec. 9, 2015. (Photo: Reuters) ...

US envoy visits Kurdish-controlled Kobani, northern Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2016-05-18 13:59
Brett McGurk, the United States' new envoy to the coalition it leads against the Islamic State, speaks to reporters during a news conference at the US embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, Dec. 9, 2015. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Platoon of US Marines Arrives in Green Zone in Baghdad

BasNews - 2016-05-07 13:17
The Marines will reinforce the US embassy in Iraq BAGHDAD — The US has sent extra Marines to protect its embassy in Baghdad due to the latest tensions resulting from the protests by Sadrist movement in the city. After the mass crowd of protesters flooded ...

Countries Closing Their Representative Offices in Baghdad

BasNews - 2016-05-01 18:31
US rejected allegations claiming the evacuation of embassy staff and diplomats BAGHDAD — After the Sadrist protesters flooded into the administrative part in Baghdad once again today, where most of government offices and international representatives are ...

US and RSF condemn arson attack on Kurdish ARTA station

Aranews - 2016-04-30 04:13
ARA News AMUDE – The United States Embassy in Damascus on Thursday condemned the arson attack on the ARTA FM radio station in Amude, northeastern Syria. Also, the press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemned the attack on Friday. “ ...

US Condemns The Killing of Three Sunni Clerics in Iraq

BasNews - 2015-01-04 15:48
BAGHDAD   The United States embassy in Baghdad has condemned the killing of three prominent Sunni clerics in the southern Shiite majority city of Basra. The U.S. mission in Iraq, via their official Twitter account, strongly condemned the recent fatal atta ...

US Rejects Allegations of Support for Islamic State Militants

BasNews - 2014-12-29 18:27
ERBIL The United States Embassy in Baghdad have rejected allegations that US dropped military equipment and weapons for Islamic State (IS) militants. In a statement reported by Iraqi media, the US Embassy dismissed rumours that weapons were parachuted to ...

US, British national warned their nationals in southern Iraq

Peyamner - 2014-05-26 10:42
PNA - The US embassy to Baghdad and some British officials called their nationals, who are working in oil industry in Basra, south of Iraq, to be on alert fearing they will be kidnapped by extremist groups. ...

The US embassy condemns "ongoing terrorist acts" in Iraq

Peyamner - 2014-04-15 14:30
PNA - The United States denounced on Tuesday, targeting dams in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant organization "ISIL," as noted that it will "continue" to "accelerate" the delivery of arms shipments to Iraqi security forces. ...

US to Syrian Diplomats: Get Out

Peyamner - 2014-03-19 11:24
PNA - American has told Syria to close its embassy in Washington and ordered all Syrian diplomats in the US to hotfoot it back to Damascus by the end of this month. ...

How Climate Change Fueled Syria's Uprising

Peyamner - 2014-01-23 08:42
PNA - Before the uprising against Bashar al-Assad, Syria was stuck in a four-year drought the UN reportedly called the country's worst in decades. In 2008, a US embassy cable revealed by WikiLeaks predicted potential mass migration due to the weather—and ...

Iraqi Law Maker: U.S. Closed Embassy as a Political Move

Rûdaw - 2013-08-04 17:38
A lawmaker for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law Coalition claimed on Sunday that the decision by the US to close its embassy in Baghdad over the weekend was a political move "to attract the attention of the world to the unstable political and ...

Accused US Spy Leaves Russia

Peyamner - 2013-05-20 12:36
PNA - The US embassy employee accused of spying for the CIA in Moscow has left Russia, the BBC reports. ...

3 detained in US Embassy bombing

Peyamner - 2013-02-03 15:16
PNA - A Turkish news report says police have detained three people in connection with the suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. ...

Two people killed in US Embassy bomb attack

Kurdsat - 2013-02-01 15:40
At least two people have died in a suicide bomb attack at the entrance of the US Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara, police say. An Associated Press journalist saw a body in the street in front of an embassy side entrance. The bomb appeared ...
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