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Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst

Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, but his meeting with a party political leader in Erbil led some to question whether the US was undermining its own ...
Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst - E-Kurd

Prime Minister Barzani meets U.S. Secretary of State

KRG-Spain - 2019-01-16 00:08
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani. The regional situati ...

Iran’s FM Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives in Iraqi Kurdistan, meets with officials

E-Kurd - 2019-01-15 17:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Tuesday in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil for talks with Kurdish officials. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, alon ...

Pompeo's Comment on Kurds Shows 'Worrying Lack of Knowledge' - Turkey - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-01-14 01:56

Jordan’s King Abdullah to Visit Iraq on Monday

BAS News - 2019-01-13 22:22
ERBIL - King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein is expected to visit Iraq on Monday to meet with the country's top officials, reports said. According to Iraqi media reports, Jordan's top official's visit will focus on further strengthening the ties bet ...

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 ...

Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Washington understands Turkey’s concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people. In an interview with the Saudi-funded Al Arabiya television, Pompeo said the U.S. seeks accountability for th ...

Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds

Reuters - 2019-01-12 21:27
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was optimistic that a "good outcome" could be reached between Turkey and Syrian Kurdish groups, after speaking to the Turkish foreign minister. ...

Iran’s oil minister visits Baghdad to expand energy ties

Rûdaw - 2019-01-10 22:23
His visit comes day after Pompeo was there urging Iraq to cut energy ties with Iran ...

PM Nechirvan Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 17:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Wednesday evening, on January 9th, 2019, HE KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended with KRG Deputy Prime Minis ...

HE President Masoud Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 01:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Douglas Silliman (U.S. Ambassador to Iraq) and Steve Fagin (U.S. Consul General in Erbil) were also pr ...

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Iraqi Kurdistan for meetings with officials

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan Region capital city of Erbil to meet with Kurdish officials. Pompeo met with Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP President Massoud Barzani before meeting wi ...

Mike Pompeo Meets with Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:21
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani on Wednesday evening received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Pompeo’s visit to Erbil came after he met with Iraqi officials in Baghdad in an unannounced trip. The ...

Iranian Official Says Tehran Interested in Gas Exports to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-01-07 21:23
ERBIL - The secretary general of Iran’s economic relations with Iraq and Syria, Hassan Danayi-Far, has said that the Islamic Republic wants to export gas to the Kurdistan Region. According to Fars News Agency, the official made the comments during an eve ...

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, ...

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 ...

Trump and First Lady Pay Surprise Christmas Visit to U.S. Troops in Iraq

Cnsnews - 2019-01-06 11:21

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 ...

Turkey slams Pompeo comments on ‘slaughtering’ Kurds

Seattle Times - 2019-01-04 18:02
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from “slaughtering” Kurds as American troops prepare to withdraw from Syria. A Foreign Ministry statement released Friday accuse ...

U.S. Secretary of Energy: “Kurdistan and the United States will perform joint projects.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-12 22:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga HE President Barzani and United States Secretary of Energy held a press conference where they shared an abridged summary of the their meeting — the U.S. Secretary of Energy iterating upcoming joint plans with Kurdistan ...