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Netanyahu: destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world

Netanyahu: destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world

Waar Media - 2018-12-14 23:38
WAAR-DUHOK: “Destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world.” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “What happened at the (Saudi consulate) in Istanbul was horrible, and I think it will be dealt with,” Netanyahu told reporters on Wedn ...
Netanyahu: destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world - Waar Media

Leyla Güven: 2019 will be a year of resistance and freedom

ANF - 2019-01-01 09:54
"From 2019, our target will be bigger than our expectations. I wish everyone, especially the insurgents a new year, and it would not be a year of hunger, misery, unemployment, child abuse, women's assault, arrests, deaths." ...

DTK: 2019 will be a year of resistance and achievements

ANF - 2018-12-31 17:10
“The resistance, based in Rojava against the genocidal occupation and elimination policies carried out by regional and international forces has been the light and inspiration for the future of the whole Middle East.” ...

Strasbourg strikers: 2019 will be the year for Ocalan’s freedom

ANF - 2018-12-31 16:37
“We call on our people to raise the resistance and struggle with the motto “Remove the isolation, defeat fascism and liberate Kurdistan. 2019 will be the year for Leader Apo’s freedom and Kurdistan’s liberation,” said the hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

Hadi al-Amiri to BasNews: New Iraqi Cabinet Will be Concluded Soon

BAS News - 2018-12-29 20:11
ERBIL - Head of Fatih Coalition, Hadi al-Amiri, has stated that the new Iraqi government will be concluded in the near future. The ministries of justice, interior, and defense have so far remained vacant due to disputes among the political parties over t ...

New War of Words Between Israeli, Turkish Leaders

BAS News - 2018-12-23 14:40
ERBIL — Israel and Turkey once again are in war of words, each accusing the other of massacring the innocent. It was heated after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of massacring Kurdish women and ...

Workers and Unions marched in Istanbul

ANF - 2018-12-22 17:13
Thousands of people joined the rally promoted in Istanbul by DİSK, KESK, TMMOB and TTB under the slogan “United in the struggle against poverty, unemployment, insecurity”. ...

Saudi Arabia rebukes US Senate over Khashoggi resolution | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2018-12-20 18:28

Halbusi Praises Saudi Support in “War on Terror”

BAS News - 2018-12-18 10:54
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi said on Monday that his country values the supports it received from Saudi Arabia in its counter-terror efforts. He made the remarks after meeting with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh. "Saudi Arabia had a ...

Saudi Arabia condemns US Senate 'interference'

BBC - 2018-12-17 02:24
It comes after strong US resolutions on the war in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. ...

HDP MP Aydeniz: Isolation is part of the war against Kurds

ANF - 2018-12-15 17:18
HDP Amed deputy Saliha Aydeniz said the Imrali isolation system has no equals in the world and shows the extent of the war against Kurds. ...

The Khashoggi Affair: Whither the Kingdom?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-12 20:48
For much of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s modern history, its foreign policy has been oriented towards preserving regional stability and upholding the status quo of the post-World War I state system. Unlike Egypt or Iraq, Saudi Arabia did not actively see ...

Rightsizing the Transnational Jihadist Threat

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-12 14:16
The number of Salafi-jihadists in action around the world has risen markedly since 2001. But this is no homogenous army, and the key point is that most are fighting locally. Understanding how different jihadist groups operate in varying contexts is essen ...

Colonel Iachetti: “Upon my return to Italy, I will be a humble ambassador for Kurdish rights.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-10 22:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Colonel Iachetti, former KTCC commander, shared in an interview with the Peshmerga Media Center after the command change ceremony, “KTCC was established by the Coalition Forces in 2014 and has trained over 13,000 Peshm ...

US, Saudi Arabia back-of-the-pack on curbing climate change

Politics - 2018-12-10 20:10

Sur: The longest curfew in history still on

ANF - 2018-12-10 15:39
Sur Platform co-Spokesperson Çetinkaya said that the longest curfew in the world is still on in Sur and said it should be removed as soon as possible. ...

Saudi Arabia does not extradite its citizens: foreign minister

Reuters - 2018-12-09 19:03
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, said on Sunday the country does not extradite its citizens when asked about a Turkish court's arrest order for two Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. ...

Nikki Haley has tough words for Saudi Arabia - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2018-12-08 20:29

What the Khashoggi Affair Tells Us about American Journalism, Politics, and Policymaking in the Age of Trump

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-29 04:14
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2 has tripped off one of the grandest cascades of news copy, electronic and print, in many recent weeks, and perhaps even many months. Why is that? The post What the Khashoggi Af ...

Trump Has "Some Plans” to Visit Iraq, Afghanistan

BAS News - 2018-11-19 12:56
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump has revealed that he has “some plans” to visit his country’s troops currently deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. "Well, I think you will see that happen,” Trump answered when Fox News asked if he will ever visit the US tr ...