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Jamal Khashoggi rejiggers the Middle East at potentially horrible cost - Modern Diplomacy

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Trump vows “severe punishment” if Saudis killed Jamal Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2018-10-13 22:29
US President Donald Trump said Saudis deny killing missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but he promised to hold them responsible if they lied. WAAR-DUHOK: Facing mounting pressure to confront the Saudi government over the shocking disappearance and possib ...

Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

Waar Media - 2018-10-09 13:27
Security cameras are pictured at the entrance of the Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 8, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Riyadh to prove its claim that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, w ...

Iraq Kurds far from independence despite referendum

Washington Times - 2018-10-04 05:00
President Trump caused a stir across the Middle East last week with his lavish praise for the Kurds' role in defeating Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but just over a year after Iraqi Kurdistan's ill-fated independence referendum, the Kurds remain even f ...

Trump: Kurds are Great People, We Have to Help Them

BAS News - 2018-09-27 09:25
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump has once again applauded Kurd’s contribution to the war against terror in the Middle East, saying they are “great people”. During a press conference on Wednesday, Trump highlighted the sacrifices the Kurdish Peshmerga fo ...

Rouhani Says Iran Doesn't Seek War with US Anywhere in Middle East

BAS News - 2018-09-26 21:58
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has asserted that his country does not want to go to war with the US in any parts of the Middle East. Rouhani made the remarks during the UN meeting in New York city where he said that the US sanctions on his coun ...

KDP-Iran Calls on US, UN, EU to React to Tehran’s Attack in Koya

BAS News - 2018-09-12 17:46
ERBIL — The Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP-Iran) has called on the United States, European Union, and United Nations to urgently react to increasing aggressions by the Islamic Republic of Iran against the Kurds and stability in the Middle East. ...