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Russia's Lavrov says U.S. invited to Astana talks on Syria: RIA
Reuters - 2017-01-19 11:27
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that the United States had been invited to upcoming talks on the Syria conflict that are to take place in the Kazakh capital, Astana, later this month, RIA news agency reported. ...

Why al Qaeda and Islamic State Threats To Attack The West Should Be Taken More Seriously Now
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-01-19 00:18
Much like other moments when al Qaeda seemed destined for defeat, an emerging force arises to breath life into the ranks of global jihadists: this time, it was election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States. Trump’s foreign policy rhetoric ...

Come With Me On An Adventure With The Kurds Fighting ISIS
Rojikurd - 2017-01-19 00:08
This is a logbook in images, a view of a war that is unfinished but is of global importance. At 1pm and 6pm on January 18, at Lincoln Center, the New York Jewish Film Festival will premiere my critically acclaimed film, Peshmerga, in the United States as ...

President Barzani meets world leaders in Davos
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-18 19:26
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani's meeting with United States Vice-President Joe Biden in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

Kurdish Linguist - Group SSI - United States
Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2017-01-18 03:01
And prepare documents in English and Kurdish. United States citizen or Local National Excellent command of both the English and Kurdish language(s)....From Group SSI - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:20:10 GMT - View all jobs ...

Turkey says If U.S. wants Kurds at Syria talks, invite Islamic State too
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
ISTANBUL,— If the United States wants to invite Kurds to the upcoming Syrian peace talks it might as well invite the Islamic State jihadist group too, said Turkey’s foreign minister Saturday whose country views Kurdish fighters in Syria as extremists. The ...

Cuba, United States to fight terrorism, drug trafficking and other crimes
Reuters - 2017-01-17 02:02
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba and the United States on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering and other international criminal activities on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugurati ...

US sidelined in Syria, as Turkey and Russia set stall for Trump
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-16 09:44
The President of the United States Recep Tayyip Erdogan with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) ...

Taiwan president says Latam trip, with U.S. transit, put island on global stage
Reuters - 2017-01-15 17:22
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Sunday her trip to Central American allies and transit stops in the United States had elevated the island's international profile, as China hit back at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for his rema ...

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad
Reuters - 2017-01-15 15:12
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is facing increased cyber attacks from abroad, a senior security official was quoted on Sunday as saying, responding to Western accusations that Moscow is aggressively targeting information networks in the United States and Europ ...

US alarmed by Turkey’s ridiculous anti-Western rhetoric
ARA News - 2017-01-15 02:06
ARA News Amsterdam – The United States is alarmed by the ‘ridiculous’ rhetoric from the Turkish government officials attacking American foreign policy and even suggesting that the US is supporting ISIS. Turkish officials are increasingly angered due to th ...

Turkey and Russia to invite U.S. to Syria talks: Turkish minister
Reuters - 2017-01-14 17:11
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Russia have decided to invite the United States to Syria peace talks due to be held this month in the Kazakh capital Astana, Turkey's foreign minister said on Saturday. ...

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Peshmerga need more weapons
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-13 18:42
Senator Lindsey Graham in an interview with Kurdistan24 in Washington DC, United States, Jan. 12, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

U.S. lifts some financial sanctions on Sudan in nod to anti-terrorism efforts
Reuters - 2017-01-13 16:22
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States moved to ease some financial sanctions against Sudan, the White House said on Friday in response to the east African nation's recent progress in tackling terrorism. ...

U.S. set to lift some financial sanctions against Sudan
Reuters - 2017-01-13 02:39
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is set to announce the easing of some financial sanctions against Sudan on Friday for its recent efforts in helping tackle terrorism, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. ...

Russia agrees US should attend Syria talks: Turkey
Daily Mail - 2017-01-13 02:16
Russia has agreed that the United States should be involved in the talks on Syria's political future planned to take place in Kazakhstan's capital Astana lat... ...

US sanctions 18 senior Syrian officials for chemical weapons attacks
ARA News - 2017-01-13 00:13
The United States on Thursday blacklisted 18 senior Syrian officials it said were connected to the country’s weapons of mass destruction program, after an international investigation found Syrian government forces were responsible for chlorine gas attacks ...

Obama ending policy giving residency to Cubans arriving in U.S.
Reuters - 2017-01-12 22:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is ending a policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing a senior administration official. ...

U.S. sanctions Syrian military, numerous individuals
Reuters - 2017-01-12 16:57
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on Syria's military and numerous Syrian individuals, an action that freezes any assets they might have in the United States and that bars U.S. citizens from conducting transactions wit ...

Sen. Bob Corker hails Peshmerga, friendship of Kurdish people
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-12 16:49
United States Senator Bob Corker during an interview with Kurdistan24, Washington, DC, United States. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

Turkey paying price for U.S. alliance with Syrian Kurds: defense minister
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
ANKARA,— Turkey and the region are paying the price for the United States choosing the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia as a partner in the fight against Islamic State, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Friday. Speaking to broadcaster Haberturk, Isik ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject rights group report on war crimes
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Hashid Shaabi, an umbrella organisation of Shia militia groups, on Thursday denied Amnesty International’s report saying the militias have committed war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and ...

Iraq to get $1 billion loan from U.S. for public services, reform plan
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi governmental officials took the first step of borrowing up to $1 billion from the United States on Thursday to alleviate the country’s financial crisis, help reform plans and provide public services. “These funds will help the Government o ...

Pentagon chief says U.S. troops will be needed in Iraq after Mosul falls
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
WASHINGTON,— The United States could leave a residual military force in Iraq after the Islamic State is pushed out of its last stronghold there, Defense Secretary Ash Carter indicated Tuesday, saying militants loyal to the terror group will continue to po ...

Obama urges Americans to 'defend US values' in farewell speech
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-11 16:57
A tearful President of the United States Barack Obama during his farewell address in Chicago, Jan. 10, 2017. (Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times) ...

Washington will not prevent Kurdish independence: Ret. US General
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-11 16:57
Retired United States Army General Ernie Audino during a live interview with Kurdistan24. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

US supports Turkey’s campaign against PKK
ARA News - 2017-01-11 02:57
ARA News Amsterdam – The United States backs talks between Turkey and Iraq, and also supports Turkish actions against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), US State Department said. The Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim visited Erbil and Baghdad earlier ...

How Should the New U.S. President Play the "Kurdish Card" in the Middle East?
Washington Institute - 2017-01-10 23:08
Following the September 11 terrorist attacks, the United States administration divided the world conceptually into good and evil blocs, with most of the evil blocs located in the Middle East. Pushing al-Qaeda out, toppling the Taliban in Afghanistan, and ...

U.S. citizens targeted after extradition of Haiti ex-coup leader
Reuters - 2017-01-10 12:51
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian police have evacuated some 50 U.S. citizens to safety after attempted attacks by supporters of Haitian Senator-elect Guy Philippe, who was arrested and extradited to the United States last week, a police official said on ...

US disagrees with Iraq’s ex-PM Maliki on Israel ‘being a terrorist threat’
ARA News - 2017-01-10 02:23
ARA News Erbil – The US government said that the United States doesn’t agree with the statements of Iraq’s ex-PM Nouri al-Maliki calling Israel ‘a terrorist threat’ during his visit to Teheran last week. Nouri al-Maliki, Iraq’s ex Prime Minister and curre ...

Erdogan sees progress in Turkish-U.S. dialogue under Trump
Reuters - 2017-01-09 14:08
ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he believed Turkey's dialogue with the United States will gain pace after President-elect Donald Trump takes office and they will reach a consensus on regional issues. ...

North Korea says can test-launch ICBM at any time: KCNA
Reuters - 2017-01-08 14:41
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Sunday it can test launch an intercontinental ballistic missile at any time from any location set by leader Kim Jong Un, saying the United States' hostile policy is to blame for its arms development. ...

Sen. Marco Rubio: Kurds are 'good, strong' ally
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-08 12:29
United States Senator from Florida Marco Rubio during an interview with Kurdistan24. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

French military to boost defenses against cyber attacks: minister
Reuters - 2017-01-08 01:22
PARIS (Reuters) - France is no less vulnerable than the United States to cyber attacks from foreign countries and the French military will boost its resources to defend against them, the French defense minister said on Sunday. ...

Senator Marco Rubio: Kurds are 'good, strong' ally
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-07 21:18
United States Senator from Florida Marco Rubio during an interview with Kurdistan24. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

Kurdish-English Interpreter, Independent Contractor - CyraCom - United States
Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2017-01-07 03:02
Immediate Need For Kurdish Interpreters. CyraCom is the leading provider of language interpreting services and employs thousands of interpreters – more than the...From CyraCom - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 02:59:10 GMT - View all jobs ...

Jonathan Gold tells you what to order at the only Kurdish restaurant in the western United States - LA Times
Latimes - 2017-01-06 19:34

Namibians sue Germany in U.S. over early-1900s genocide
Reuters - 2017-01-06 15:51
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Descendants of the Herero and Nama people from what is now Namibia are suing Germany in the United States over a genocide carried out by German colonial troops in the early 1900s, in which more than 100,000 people were killed. ...

Turkey paying price for U.S. alliance with Syrian Kurdish militia -defence min
Daily Mail - 2017-01-06 10:42
ANKARA, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Turkey and the region are paying the price for the United States choosing the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia as a partner in the fight ... ...

Turkey paying price for U.S. alliance with Syrian Kurdish militia: defense minister
Reuters - 2017-01-06 10:21
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and the region are paying the price for the United States choosing the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia as a partner in the fight against Islamic State, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Friday. ...

Kerry says U.S. encouraging Astana talks on Syria as step to peace
Daily Mail - 2017-01-06 03:20
By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The United States is encouraging Syria peace talks being prepared by Russia later this month in the Kazakh ... ...

Former Haitian coup leader arrested after Senate seat win: source
Reuters - 2017-01-06 00:48
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - A Haitian politician and former coup leader wanted for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering in the United States was arrested on Thursday, a police source said, days before he was slated to take up a Senate seat. ...

Kerry says U.S. encouraging Astana talks on Syria as step to peace
Reuters - 2017-01-05 23:33
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is encouraging Syria peace talks being prepared by Russia later this month in the Kazakh capital Astana and hopes they will produce a step toward peace, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday. ...

U.S., European weapons used to commit war crimes in Iraq: Amnesty
Reuters - 2017-01-05 11:29
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Militias fighting alongside Iraqi troops against Islamic State are committing war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and Iran, Amnesty International said on Thursday. ...

Stopover Hysteria: Understanding Tsai’s Stopover in the United States
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-01-05 02:25
Photo credit: The Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio On January 7, President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan will embark on a trip to the United States—not to visit President Barack Obama or President-elect Donald Trump, but to refuel her plane, rest, and conduct ...

Moscow seeks naval drills as Russian warships visit Manila
Reuters - 2017-01-03 08:29
MANILA (Reuters) - Russia wants to hold maritime drills with the Philippines to help combat terrorism and piracy, sending two warships to Manila for the first official navy-to-navy contact, as President Rodrigo Duterte pivots to United States' traditional ...

Turkey says Syrian Kurdish YPG should not be involved in peace talks
E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
ANKARA,— Turkey would welcome the United States at Syrian peace talks planned in Astana, Kazakhstan, but the Kurdish YPG militia of Syrian Kurdistan should not be involved, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. “From the start, we have ...

Turkey arrests American reporter amidst wider crackdown on media
ARA News - 2016-12-31 19:20
ARA News The Turkish authorities detained an American journalist for nearly three days this past week, without permitting him to contact his family or attorneys. Dion Nissenbaum, 49, was released and returned with his family to the United States on Friday ...

US Retreat from Syria / David L. Phillips*
KurdPress - 2016-12-31 09:24
Russia and Turkey are systematically excluding the United States from events in Syria. The US must either demand a seat at the table, shaping negotiations, or cede diplomacy to Russia and Turkey, knowing they will act in their narrow national interests t ...

YPG should not be involved in Syria talks: Turkish FM
KurdPress - 2016-12-31 03:19
Turkey would welcome the United States at Syrian peace talks planned in Astana, Kazakhstan, but the Syrian Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) militia should not be involved, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. ...

Turkey says Kurdish YPG should not be involved in Syria talks
Daily Mail - 2016-12-30 17:36
ANKARA, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Turkey would welcome the United States at Syrian peace talks planned in Astana, Kazakhstan, but the Kurdish YPG militia should not... ...

Japan's defense minister visits Yasukuni shrine after Pearl Harbor trip
Reuters - 2016-12-29 02:37
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense minister visited a controversial shrine to Japan's war dead on Thursday, just after accompanying Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a historic visit to Pearl Harbor, where Japan's attack brought the United States into World War ...

U.S. calls Pakistan student group wing of banned militant organization
Reuters - 2016-12-28 18:36
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday announced it was adding the student wing of the Pakistan-based militant organization, Lashkar-e-Taiba, to its list of "foreign terrorist organizations." ...

Mexico eyes border, migration as leverage in talks with Trump
Reuters - 2016-12-28 12:42
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico aims to defend free trade with the United States by using border security and immigration policy to gain leverage in talks with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump after he takes office next month, senior officials say. ...

Trump criticizes UN for Israel settlement vote
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-27 18:15
President-elect of the United States Donald Trump during the recent US election campaign, Phoenix, Arizona, United States. (Photo: Jewish News) ...

U.S. committed to NATO, Baltic security: McCain
Reuters - 2016-12-27 14:02
TALLINN (Reuters) - The United States is committed to the security of the Baltic region and NATO, Republican senator John McCain said in the Estonian capital on Tuesday, during a visit seen as a bid to soothe concerns over the policy of President-elect Do ...

After Georgia’s Runoff Elections, Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Dream is Georgia’s Total Reality
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2016-12-27 13:43
In the film, “The Candidate,” after Robert Redford’s character wins a seat in the United States Senate, he asks his campaign manager in a private moment, “What do we do now?” Bidzina Ivanishvili’s party, the Georgian Dream (GD), is presumably asking the s ...

FBI warns of possible IS attacks in US
Waar Media - 2016-12-24 19:24
Waar, Duhok: US authorities have warned local law enforcement on Friday of possible terrorist attacks by Islamic State sympathizers on holiday gatherings in the United States. The warning was issued in a bulletin to local law enforcement. It said there we ...

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Eyes of a Close Ally
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
Chiman Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The United States’ foreign policy is crucial and the subject of continuous debate in the Middle East generally but especially for the Kurds because they have been frustrated by other powers for decades. Nevertheless, ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 16, 2016
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
Kurdish PUK official: Economic crisis transferred from U.S. to Middle East Duhok: The economic crisis has been transferred from the United States to the Middle East including Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, a Kurdish official said on Friday. Head of the Patrioti ...

US offers $25m reward for capture of Islamic State leader Al Baghdadi
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
WASHINGTON,— The United States on Friday more than doubled the bounty on the head of the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to $25 million. The announcement by the State Department “Rewards for Justice Program” came as US-bac ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces gain more ground from Islamic State near Raqqa
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
BEIRUT,— Several villages held by Islamic State have been captured by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a coalition of militias backed by the United States, an organisation that monitors the war said on Monday. The advance is part of a milit ...

U.S. does not support connecting Kurdish cantons in Syrian Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
ANKARA,— The United States does not support the Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan-Rojava connecting together the three cantons of Afrin, Kobani and Jazeera along the Syrian-Turkish border, the US ambassador to Ankara said in an interview broadcast on Friday. In a ...

U.S. plays down absence from Moscow talks on Syria, says not 'sidelined'
Daily Mail - 2016-12-21 03:06
By Yeganeh Torbati and David Alexander WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday sought to downplay its absence from talks on the Syrian co... ...

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 ...

Plenary Meeting of Global Coalition – Progress Update
The Global Coalition - 2016-12-19 16:34
The United States today organised and led a meeting of ambassadors and senior diplomatic representatives from across the Coalition. The meeting reviewed the progress of the global campaign to defeat Daesh and served as an update on all areas of effort, in ...

Kurmanji-Kurdish Linguist/Translator - CWU, Inc. - United States
Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2016-12-18 03:00
THIS IS AN AWARDED CONTRACT CWU, Inc. is seeking a Full-Time Kurmanji-Kurdish translator to provide language support to the U.S. Government (OCONUS). AFrom CWU, Inc. - Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:58:10 GMT - View all jobs ...

An urgent call for the United Nations, the government of the United States for Manbij
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2016-12-18 00:21

Trump backs safe zones in Syria
KurdPress - 2016-12-16 21:45
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Dec. 15 that the United States would create “safe zones” in Syria. ...

VIDEO: 'Kurdistan one of most reliable allies of US,' Former CIA chief
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-16 21:07
Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael Hayden in an interview with Kurdistan24, Washington DC, the United States, Dec. 15, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

US Committed to Military Agreement with Kurdistan Region: Carter
BAS News - 2016-12-12 08:03
The Pentagon chief highlighted military coordination between Erbil and Baghdad ERBIL — The United States will remain committed to the military agreement that was signed earlier this year between the Department of Defense and Peshmerga ministry, said top U ...

US Vice President: 'Peshmerga are the single most competent warriors'
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-10 07:17
Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani met the US Vice President Joe Biden, the 47th and current Vice President of the United States. ...

Thousands remain trapped in war-ravaged Aleppo, UN unable to deliver aid despite efforts
ARA News - 2016-12-09 06:01
Geneva (UN) – Discussions on how to assist civilians caught in the crossfire inside war-ravaged Aleppo continue to be difficult “because the Member States that are supposed to help us get access [are] poles apart on what is happening in Syria,” United Nat ...

Grateful for Obama's support, Kurds expect more from Trump
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-09 05:18
Chancellor Masrour Barzani speaks to Kurdistan24, Washington, DC, United States. ...

Kurdish - CyraCom - United States
Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2016-12-09 03:04
Immediate Need For Kurdish Interpreters. CyraCom is the leading provider of language interpreting services and employs thousands of interpreters – more than the...From CyraCom - Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:37:02 GMT - View all jobs ...

Former American diplomat calls for a US-protected Kurdish autonomy in Syria
ARA News - 2016-12-08 02:55
ARA News The United States should give long-term guarantees to the Syrian Kurds, said Peter W. Galbraith, a former U.S. ambassador and a lobbyist for the Iraqi Kurds. Galbraith, who visited the Syrian Kurdish region [Rojava] last week, said: “In eastern S ...

US will not abandon Kurds, says official
KurdPress - 2016-12-05 12:56
The United States will not give up its support for Kurdish groups in Syria and Iraq despite Turkey’s opposition, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Mary Beth Long has stated. ...

Russia seeks full withdrawal of Aleppo rebels
Reuters - 2016-12-04 04:39
BEIRUT/ROME/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday it was ready for talks with the United States about a withdrawal of all Syrian rebels from eastern Aleppo, where advances by the Russian-backed Syrian army and its allies threaten to deal a crushing b ...

U.S. will adjust to reality if Kurdistan declares independence, Galbraith says
E-Kurd - 2016-12-04 03:54
Galbraith says if there was a call to replace Kurdistan parliament speaker, it could be done through a vote in parliament. HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The United States will adjust to reality if the people of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region decide to ...

Kerry and Lavrov meet for fresh talks on calming Syria fighting
Deutsche Welle - 2016-12-03 04:22
The United States and Russia's head diplomats met in Rome Friday to work towards ending fighting in Aleppo. The two sides will continue discussing the conflict in Aleppo on Wednesday. ...

What the Syrian Kurds want / Aldar Khalil
KurdPress - 2016-12-02 16:04
Many of us in the leadership of the Democratic Society Movement (DSM), the umbrella group for secular parties in Rojava, have been asked by policymakers, both in the United States and Europe, what the election of Donald Trump means for Syria and the Kurd ...

Vladimir Putin says 'we are ready to cooperate' with Trump administration
The Guardian - 2016-12-02 02:21
Russian president softened his stance in his state of the nation address, saying ‘I am counting on joining forces with the United States’ in fight against terrorismVladimir Putin has softened his rhetoric about the United States in an annual speech, expre ...

‘US will recognize an independent Kurdistan’
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-30 22:37
Peter Galbraith is an author, academic, and former United States diplomat ...

Trump vows to end U.S.-Cuba ‘deal’ unless Havana makes better one
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-11-28 22:53
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said in a tweet on Monday he would end the United States’ “deal” with Cuba unless a better one was made, reflecting his campaign pledge to reverse President Barack Obama’s moves to open relations with the Cold War adversa ...

‘My advice for new US president: recognize an independent Kurdistan!’
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-28 17:59
Stephen Mansfield, a best-selling author and popular speaker during an exclusive interview with Kurdistan24's Ava Homa, Washington, DC, United States, Nov. 3, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

'Good relations with neighbors better for Kurdistan independence'
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-28 17:59
Zalmay Khalilzad, the former US Ambassador to Iraq, reacts during an interview with Kurdistan24, Washington, DC, United States. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

Erdogan says he is disillusioned by US policy
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he was “disillusioned” by the policies of the United States. ...

President-Elect Trump Can End Syria’s Civil War / David L. Phillips
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
President-elect Donald J. Trump believes, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” He suggests the United States cooperate with Syria and Russia to destroy the Islamic State. Aligning with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and Russia’s Vladimir Putin would ...

A new era has begun in the US: Erdogan
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
A new era has begun in the United States, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Nov. 9, adding that he hopes the American people’s choice of Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 election will “bring favorable developments.” ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from Manbij
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) will withdraw from northern Syrian town of Manbij towards the east of the Euphrates River, the United States and the YPG both vowed on Nov. 16. ...

Peshmerga has given no guarantee to U.S. to quit liberated regions in Mosul operation: ministry
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
The Ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan Region of Iraq has stated that the ministry has given no guarantee to the United States to leave the regions the Kurdish forces have liberated in operation to release the Iraqi northern city of Mosul from the contro ...

Iran envoy to UN criticizes certain Arab states letter against Iran
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
Iran Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nation Golamali Khoshroo on Wednesday has strongly criticized certain Arab states for claims they have raised about Iran’s alleged interference in internal affairs of Arab countries. ...

Erdogan says he is disillusioned by US policy
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he was “disillusioned” by the policies of the United States. ...

President-Elect Trump Can End Syria’s Civil War / David L. Phillips
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
President-elect Donald J. Trump believes, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” He suggests the United States cooperate with Syria and Russia to destroy the Islamic State. Aligning with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and Russia’s Vladimir Putin would ...

Pentagon says air strike killed 'senior al Qaeda leader' in Syria
Reuters - 2016-11-23 04:52
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An air strike carried out by the United States last week killed Abu Afghan Al-Masri, a "senior al Qaeda leader," near Sarmada, Syria, on Nov. 18, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said on Tuesday. ...

Arabic Linguist CAT II and CAT III with Security Clearance - WorldWide Language Resources, LLC - United States
Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2016-11-23 03:00
ARABIC, KURDISH AND ENGLISH LIGUISTS Basic requirements for this position include, but are not limited to:....From ClearanceJobs.com - Mon, 21 Nov 2016 22:11:51 GMT - View all jobs ...

Syria’s Raqqa Will Mark Islamic State Downfall
E-Kurd - 2016-11-20 21:16
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net United States backed, Kurdish led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are gradually pushing ahead in an offensive towards Raqqa, Islamic State’s de facto capital in northern Syria. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have wrapped up the f ...

Trump to Iraqi PM: You will find strong, deep support from US
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-19 14:53
The United States President-elect Donald Trump (L) and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. (Photo: Archive) ...

Donald Trump elected U.S. president
KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Nov. 8 by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path. ...

A new era has begun in the US: Erdogan
KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
A new era has begun in the United States, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Nov. 9, adding that he hopes the American people’s choice of Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 election will “bring favorable developments.” ...

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