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US’ Pompeo to seek new answers from Saudis on Khashoggi

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 ...
US’ Pompeo to seek new answers from Saudis on Khashoggi - Waar Media

Trump Ignores Senate Deadline on Khashoggi Killing

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump will not respond to a legally-required Senate request to determine whether sanctions are warranted against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior ...

Saudi Crown Prince Holds Phone Conversation with Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-01-24 10:01
ERBIL — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman held a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister Abid Abdul-Mahdi to reiterate Riyadh’s full support for the security and stability in Iraq. "His Highness expressed full support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for ...

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first public speech

NEWS - 2019-01-24 06:05

Shi’ite Leaders “Press Hard” to Expel US Troops from Iraq: Kurdish Politician

BAS News - 2019-01-19 10:25
ERBIL — Kurdish politician and former Foreign Minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, has warned of new emerging issues in Iraq as the Shi’ite leaders are working to “evict” the US forces through a parliamentary vote. Zebari wrote on his official Twitter accou ...

Kurds Seek Help From Syrians as US Prepares to Withdraw - NBC New York

Nbcnewyork - 2019-01-18 13:59

Saudi missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi probe widens in Turkey as Trump insists not "giving cover" for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-17 18:05

New envoy in Syria to revive UN mediation efforts

Rûdaw - 2019-01-16 02:29
Damascus ready to work with Pederson, if takes new tack from de Mistura ...

Pompeo presses Saudi crown prince for accountability on Khashoggi slaying - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-01-15 15:49

Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 17:09
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey's economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America's commitment to its partners. ...

Turkey rejects any "legal favor" from Trump admin to ease pressure on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over Jamal Khashoggi killing - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-14 06:25

Questions about Trump finances to get new scrutiny from Democrats

Yahoo - 2019-01-14 02:44

US Secretary of State visits NYU in Abu Dhabi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited a New York University campus during his visit to Abu Dhabi on Sunday. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdulla ...

US Troops to Withdraw from Syria to Mosul Dam in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-12 14:40
ERBIL — The United States army is stationing its troops withdrawn from Syria near Mosul Dam in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh, a source claimed. The first patch of US military equipment has arrived in the area in the recent days, an unnamed source t ...

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

Rûdaw - 2019-01-10 10:43
Israel is expected to seek $250 billion ...

Bolton in Turkey to hammer out a deal for Syria's Kurds

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-07 19:08
US national security adviser to seek assurances for Kurdish fighters in Syria as part of US troop withdrawal plan. ...

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 ...

Macron criticizes US withdrawal decision from Syria

Waar Media - 2018-12-24 08:44
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday criticized the U.S. decision to pullout its troops from Syria. “I very deeply regret the decision made on Syria,” he said. Macron was speaking at a press conference with his Chadian counterpart President Idriss ...

Trump's Decision on Withdrawal from Syria Made During Phone Call with Erdogan

BAS News - 2018-12-21 21:52
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria was made during a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to The Associated Press. Trump did not consult his top national security ...

Nechirvan Barzani and Heiko Maas hold press conference, Germany continues their support of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-20 03:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on December 18th, 2018, HE Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Heiko Maas, Germany’s Foreign Minister. During a press conference, both parties shared an abridged synopsis of their meeting. Firstly, the KRG ...

Nikki Haley: Bn Salman Must Abandon “Bandits” Behavior

Waar Media - 2018-12-19 17:06
United States representative to the United Nations Niki Haley; addressed in a rather rough tone to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman; demanding him to abandon “bandits” behavior; Healy stated in a press statement on Tuesday. Haley is leaving her pos ...