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Turkey 'only country' that can bring peace to Syria, Erdogan says in NYT | Middle East Eye

Turkey 'only country' that can bring peace to Syria, Erdogan says in NYT | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-08 06:54

Turkey \'only country\' that can bring peace to Syria, Erdogan says in NYT | Middle East Eye - Middleeasteye

Merkel calls for European response to Syria, takes flak from opposition | Middle East| News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW | 22.02.2018

DW - 2019-02-06 23:36

Barzani Gives Hope to Kurds in Middle East: German Ambassador

BAS News - 2019-02-05 12:30
ERBIL — The Ambassador of Germany in Iraq Serel Non has underscored the role of Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani in the regional politics and noted that the former president of Kurdistan Region gives hope to his people in the Middle East. Non, accompanied b ...

Netanyahu to eject international observers in Hebron | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-28 23:49

UAE, Russia and Turkey pledge aid to Sudan despite ongoing widespread protests | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-24 08:52

Turkey-backed rebels await 'zero hour' to attack Syrian Kurds in Manbij - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-01-16 13:17

Turkey to clear Idlib of militants to prevent Syrian government assault | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-14 16:30

Qatar Not Willing to Re-open Embassy in Syria: FM

BAS News - 2019-01-14 15:03
ERBIL — Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Monday that his country sees no need to re-open its embassy in Syria. He also revealed his country’s position on Syria’s membership in the Arab League, saying that Qatar ob ...

The appointments of John Bolton and Mike Pompeo in the US bring us closer to war in the Middle East | The Independent

Independent - 2019-01-14 02:27

Turkey reiterates rejection of any dictation to cancel the S-400 deal – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-01-13 22:54

PM Nechirvan Barzani receives U.K. Military Delegation

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-12 12:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Thursday, January 10th, 2019, HE Nechirvan Barzani (KRG Prime Minister) received General Sir Jones Lorimer (Senior Military Consultant to the United Kingdom in the Middle East), representative to Theresa May, Jon Wi ...

Turkish president snubs Bolton, angry over call to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria

FOX News - 2019-01-09 03:16
U.S national security adviser John Bolton has departed Turkey despite not meeting with the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who was angered over his demands that Turkey must not attack Kurdish fighters after the U.S pulls out of Syria. ...

Turkey snubs Bolton over U.S. request to spare Kurds in Syria

CBS News - 2019-01-08 16:24
National Security Adviser John Bolton is cutting his visit to Turkey short after being snubbed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish president is angry over the apparent reversal of the U.S. withdrawal from Syria. Holly Williams reports. ...

Mideast peace plan postponed: US envoy

Waar Media - 2019-01-07 12:22
U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman said on Sunday that his administration’s plan for peace in the Middle East would be delayed. In statements he gave during a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, to Israel, ...

KDP Calls on Parties to Avoid Irrelevant Topics In New Gov. Formation Process

BAS News - 2019-01-02 22:07
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has called on all Kurdish parties to not delay the establishment of a new government in Erbil, arguing that other irrelevant topics should not be included in the new cabinet's formation talks. Talking a ...

US and Egypt agree to continue cooperation in Syria, Yemen, Libya

ANF - 2019-01-02 12:33
The two leaders discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and the joint efforts to restore stability in the region in order to reach political solutions to the current crises, especially in Libya, Syria and Yemen. ...

Trump defends Syria withdrawal during surprise visit to US base in Iraq | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-29 12:05

Turkey says Syrian Kurdish fighters will be 'buried in ditches' | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-21 07:57

HDP Co-chair Temelli: We will end the isolation

ANF - 2018-12-18 16:40
“Those who hope for attacks against Rojava will once again drag the country into a deadlock. Embracing the will to live together in this country is a step that will bring peace to the Middle East", said HDP Co-chair. ...

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 18:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria. “We are determined to bring peace ...