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Bonds Lost Slightly Ground Going Into The Publication Of The US CPI | Action Forex

Bonds Lost Slightly Ground Going Into The Publication Of The US CPI | Action Forex

Actionforex - 2018-09-14 13:55

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The Khashoggi files: As case builds against Riyadh, what the Wikileaks files tell us about history and kingdom

Seth Frantzman - 2018-10-12 06:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On October 11, nine days into the Khashoggi Affair, US Senator Bob Corker said “there is no question the Saudis did this,” according to a tweet […] ...

Erdogan vows to ‘finish’ Kurdish militants in Iraq to avenge dead soldiers

The Kurdish Project - 2018-10-11 06:35
“We will finish them by going into their dens, their holes. We will end them in Sinjar and in Qandil.” The post Erdogan vows to ‘finish’ Kurdish militants in Iraq to avenge dead soldiers appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Abadi Orders Immediate Investigation into Recent Murder Cases in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-09-28 19:11
ERBIL - Itaqi PM Haider al-Abadi ordered on Friday immediate investigation into the murder cases in the capital city where an activist woman and model girl were targeted. On Thursday evening, Tara Fares, 22, who other than being Baghdad's beauty queen in ...

September 25: The unforgettable day Kurds wanted to leave Iraq

Rûdaw - 2018-09-21 14:44
They traded the Kurds and the votes of millions for an Iraq that is going down the drain. ...

Iraq to Make Crucial Decisions in the Coming Days: McGurk

BAS News - 2018-09-18 15:29
ERBIL — The US special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, said on Tuesday that Iraq will make landmark decisions in the next few days as it is stepping towards forming a new government. McGurk ...

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000

BBC - 2018-09-18 00:29
It is the lowest figure since after the 9/11 attacks when 27,000 refugees were let into the US. ...

ISIS militants storm health facility in Daquq, kidnap 2

Rûdaw - 2018-09-13 15:32
"ISIS militants openly and especially during night time break into the village" ...

VP Pence Condemns Iran’s Attack in Call with PM Barzani

BAS News - 2018-09-10 22:53
ERBIL - The US vice president Mike Pence has condemned Iran’s missile attack on the headquarters of two Iranian opposition groups in the Kurdistan Region. During a phone call with the Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani on Monday night, the US top offi ...

Three IS Suicide Bombers Attack Iraqi Army

BAS News - 2018-09-10 15:30
ERBIL — Three Islamic State (IS) members with explosive vests ran into a unit of the Iraqi army near Sharqat district of Salahaddin province. Mohammed Fayiq, a former spokesperson for Tuz Khurmatu mayor’s office, wrote on his official Facebook account th ...

Iran, Russia, Turkey discussed non-Dollar trade at Summit in Tehran

Waar Media - 2018-09-09 11:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian Central Bank Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati has discussed a possible replacement of the US dollar by national currencies in trade transactions with Turkish and Russian representatives at the recent trilateral summit of the Syrian ceasefi ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Accuses US for Basra Crisis

BAS News - 2018-09-09 10:56
ERBIL — A top commander of the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi has accused the US for triggering the unrest in the southern Iraqi province of Basra where dozens were killed and injured last week. Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander ...

US Issues Security Alert to Americans Traveling to Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-09 10:56
ERBIL — The US State Department has issued a new security alert at the wake of recent deadly protests in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, as well as ahead of the Shi’ite Muslim’s mourning month of Muharram. “The United States Mission in Iraq is restric ...

US Condemns Violence Against Diplomats in Southern Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-08 10:03
ERBIL — The US State Department has condemned the violent actions by protestors against foreign diplomats in southern Iraqi city of Basra. “The United States condemns the violence against diplomats, including that which occurred today in Basrah,” reads a ...

Abadi Orders Investigation into Protestor Storm onto Iranian Consulate

BAS News - 2018-09-08 10:03
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider has ordered investigations into the Friday incidents in the protest-hit province of Basra, south of the country. The order came hours after angry protestors attacked Iranian consulate in Basra, and burned the building. ...

Serena Williams survives scare from Kanepi to reach US Open quarters

Waar Media - 2018-09-04 10:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Serena Williams survived a scare from giant-killer Kaia Kanepi to claim a rollercoaster 6-0 4-6 6-3 win on Sunday and move into the US Open quarter-finals, a step closer to a record- equalling 24th career Grand Slam title. Following a shock u ...

After BasNews Breaks the Story, German Prosecutor Responds Ashwaq’s Case

BAS News - 2018-08-19 12:11
The Kurdish Yezidi girl has escaped Germany after encountering there her Islamic State (IS) abuser. ERBIL — A German prosecutor has now launched investigations into the case of the Kurdish Yezidi girl who has recently escaped Germany to the Kurdistan Reg ...

Will Turkey and the US find common ground? - China.org.cn

China - 2018-08-19 09:13

The US Economic War with Turkey

Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu - 2018-08-17 05:24
I have been writing for two years about the USA being at the crossroads with NATO, a partner of Turkey. Within past six years Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has shown what is the Turko-Islamic mentality able to do – from shooting down a Russian aircraft to blackmai ...