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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

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 ...

Iranian Commander Signals of Strategy to Wipe Israel Off Political Map

BAS News - 2019-01-28 14:28
ERBIL — A senior Iranian military commander has warned that his country is committed to its long-lasting strategy of wiping “the Zionist regime” of Israel off the political map of the Middle East. “We announce that if Israel takes any action to wage a wa ...

Iran Ready to Fight Israel, "Eliminate" It from Earth: Commander

BAS News - 2019-01-21 20:09
ERBIL - Iran has said that it is ready to fight Israel and "eliminate it from the Earth" after Tel Aviv carried out air raids against a number of Iranian targets in Syria. The comment was made by the head of Iran's Air Force Brigadier General Aziz Nasirz ...

How Iran Wins From Middle East Chaos | Foreign Affairs

Foreignaffairs - 2019-01-20 22:03

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

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

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 ...

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 ...