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Pompeo to visit eight Middle East countries

Pompeo to visit eight Middle East countries

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 19:01
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit eight Middle East countries, and he will seek an update on the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Pompeo will visit Middle East’s countries on January 8th, and it is expected t ...
Pompeo to visit eight Middle East countries - Waar Media

U.S.-backed Kurdish-led SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-01-17 14:02
BEIRUT,— The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in its region across north and east Syria. The U.S.-backed SDF, led by the Kurdish YPG militia, said such ...

Trump says he'll host fiancee of disappeared Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the White House

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-16 06:32

What Turkey's Erdoğan is seeking to gain in wake of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Theconversation - 2019-01-16 03:17

French FM Arrived in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2019-01-14 16:29
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived in Baghdad for talks with senior Iraqi and Kurdish officials. French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian headed a political delegation arrived in Baghdad today, and it is expected that he will meet Iraqi PM Adel Abdul ...

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is missing: His bizarre disappearance, explained - Vox

VOX - 2019-01-14 09:11

Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Investigators enter consulate in Turkey today - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-14 02:52

Pompeo confident of US deal with Turkey to protect Kurds - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-01-13 15:52

US’ Pompeo to seek new answers from Saudis on Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 15:20
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday Washington will seek to get new answers from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Speaking during a press conference with his Qatari counterpart S ...

Iranian Foreign Minister to Visit Erbil on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-01-13 12:05
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to visit Erbil on Tuesday and attend an economic conference in Kurdistan Region’s capital. According to a statement by Iranian embassy in Baghdad, Zarif will visit Baghdad before heading to Erb ...

The Middle East: Should We Give Up?

International Crisis Group - 2019-01-11 17:26
Middle Eastern states are undergoing a profound social and political transformation in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings and the civil wars these sprouted. Crisis Group's Joost Hiltermann, Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa, discusse ...

Overnight Defense: Trump storms out after meeting with Dems | Warns emergency declaration coming without border deal | Pompeo visits Iraq on Middle East trip | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-10 04:00

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pays unscheduled visit to Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-01-09 10:52
Pompeo is on a Middle East tour drumming up support for his anti-Iran campaign ...

REVEALED: How Gulf states hatched plan with Israel to rehabilitate Assad | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-08 18:59

Iran Foreign Minister to visit Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 19:01
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to visit Iraq and Kurdistan Region. “Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accompanied by a high economic delegation will visit India, and in order to improve economic relations with neighboring ...

Russia set to build on Middle East policy successes || AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-01-06 14:03

Iraq Not on Pompeo’s Destination List in Middle East Tour

BAS News - 2019-01-05 10:46
ERBIL — US State Department announced on Friday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo will begin his Middle East trip next week where he will meet with several leaders to discuss regional affairs. However, according to an official statement by the State Depar ...

Iraq’s Salih to Visit Turkey This Week

BAS News - 2019-01-02 12:34
ERBIL — Iraqi President Barham Salih is scheduled to visit Turkey on Thursday this week, Turkish president’s press office confirmed. Salih will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while in Ankara. He is expected to discuss a range of issues ...

Pompeo to Visit Baghdad in Two Weeks

BAS News - 2018-12-27 23:06
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to visit the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad at the beginning of the new year, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders stated on Thursday. Sanders said that Pompeo will visit Baghdad on January 11, 2019 ...

Pentagon Signs US Military Withdrawal order from Syria

Waar Media - 2018-12-24 18:29
US defense department Pentagon signed the order for the military withdrawal from Syria; and it is expected that the pull out process will begin on January 8th. “The order has been signed for the American troops to pull out from Syria; and the withdrawal ...

Turkish president renews threat to launch offensive against Kurds in U.S.-controlled territory in Syria

Washington Post - 2018-12-19 12:02
U.S. military officials say the two countries are ‘making progress’ in resolving their differences. ...