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Israel to seek reparation from Middle East nations including Iraq – report

Israel to seek reparation from Middle East nations including Iraq – report

Rûdaw - 2019-01-10 10:43
Israel is expected to seek $250 billion ...
Israel to seek reparation from Middle East nations including Iraq – report - Rûdaw

Trump’s Proposed Withdrawal Of Troops From Middle East Contradicts Long-Standing U.S. Policy - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-01-19 14:07

US Withdrawal Announcement Continues to Reverberate in the Middle East | The Jewish Press - | David Israel | 15 Tevet 5779 – December 23, 2018 |

Jewishpress - 2019-01-15 12:35

Syrian government looks to ramp up talks with embattled Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 06:53
The ordered withdrawal of thousands of American troops from Syria does not represent an abandonment of the Middle East by Washington, and the Trump administration will continue to meet U.S. objectives in the region and across the globe, Secretary of Stat ...

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

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 ...

Is Trump about to become the third U.S. leader to betray the Kurds? - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-01-10 13:05

As 200,000 Kurds flee Syria's Afrin, Turkey vows to expand Syria operation - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-01-08 21:51

Trump visits US troops in Iraq for first trip to a conflict zone - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-01-08 12:40

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 ...

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 ...

Why Eastern Syria Matters to Everyone in the Middle East :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-01-04 14:08

Syria’s Kurds: From margins to fragile autonomy | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-01-03 11:19

US Presence in Middle East Only Triggered Tensions: Iran

BAS News - 2018-12-22 13:55
ERBIL — Commenting on the recent decision by Washington to withdraw its forces from Syria, Iran has stated that the presence of the US troops in the region has been “irrational” since the very beginning. "In fact, the deployment and the presence of the U ...

Avoiding a Free-for-all in Syria’s North East

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-21 18:46
President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. troops to withdraw from north-east Syria. This risks chaos and drives home the urgent need for a deal that restores Syrian state sovereignty to its north east, assuages Turkish security concerns and allows for some ...

IS Not Removed from Middle East Map: French Minister

BAS News - 2018-12-20 11:44
ERBIL — In reaction to President Donald Trump’s announcement of withdrawing US troops from Syria, French Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly has warned that the Islamic State (IS) is yet to be removed from the map. “Daesh is weaker than ever. Da ...

Alors que Erdogan promet d'envahir la région kurde du Rojava: Trump ordonne le retrait de toutes les troupes US de Syrie

L'Important - 2018-12-20 06:06
The U.S. military is preparing to withdraw its forces from Syria, a move that marks an abrupt reversal of the American military strategy in the Middle East. ...

EU Signs Contracts of €57.5 Million to Support Mosul Recovery

BAS News - 2018-12-13 10:01
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) — A delegation from the United Nations in Iraq and the European Union Mission to Iraq yesterday toured a number of EU-funded and UN implemented projects in Mosul, seeing first-hand the clearance, stabilization, rehabilitation and develop ...