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Trump says second US-DPRK meeting to be held in Vietnam

Trump says second US-DPRK meeting to be held in Vietnam

Waar Media - 2019-02-06 10:56
WAAR_DUHOK The second summit between US President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart will be held in Veitnam late this month, Trump announced Tuesday. Trump did not specify which city the meeting will be held in but said it will take place Feb ...
Trump says second US-DPRK meeting to be held in Vietnam - Waar Media

Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-17 09:17
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump urged his country’s European allies, including the UK, France and Germany, to take back the hundreds of Islamic State (IS) jihadists captured in Syria. “The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other Euro ...

Trump: End of Daesh territory to be announced next week

Waar Media - 2019-02-07 11:27
WAAR_DUHOK The formal end to Daesh’s territorial holdings in Iraq and Syria is likely to be announced as soon as next week, President Donald Trump said Wednesday as U.S. partners fight to rid the terror group from its final bastions in Syria. The preside ...

Trump Predicts Full Victory over IS in Iraq, Syria by Next Week

BAS News - 2019-02-06 23:44
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has predicted the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria by next week "It should be announced, probably some time next week, that we will have 100% of the caliphate," Trump said duri ...

Iraqi Shi'ite Cleric Indirectly Responds to Trump on US Military Presence

BAS News - 2019-02-06 21:07
ERBIL - Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who is the highest level Shi’ite religious authority in Iraq, has indirectly responded to US President Donald Trump's statement on keeping the forces in Iraq to watch over Iran. The Shi'ite leader made the comments du ...

US asks Europe, others, to repatriate ISIL fighters held in Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-02-06 01:44
More than 900 foreign fighters and 4,000 family members are believed to be held by Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. ...

US Urges Countries to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-04 23:07
ERBIL - The United States has called on other countries to repatriate their members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who are now held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. "The United States calls upon other nations to repatriate and prose ...

Trump says he would return troops to Syria if needed

Waar Media - 2019-02-04 14:13
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. would return its forces to Syria if Daesh makes a comeback in the war-torn country, President Donald Trump said Sunday. Asked about a possible resurgence of the terror group, Trump told CBS News “we’ll come back if we have to.” “We ha ...

Iraqi Deputy Parliament Speaker Responds to Trump

BAS News - 2019-02-03 19:49
Trump said he would keep US forces in Iraq to watch Iran. ERBIL - Iraqi Deputy Parliament Speaker Hassan Kaabi has responded to US President Donald Trump's decision of keeping forces in Iraq to watch Iran, arguing that it is a "violation to Iraq's sovere ...

Trump Says He Will Keep Forces in Iraq to Watch Iran

BAS News - 2019-02-03 18:02
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has said that he wish to keep his country's forces in Iraq so as to watch Iran. Trump made the remarks during an interview with CBS on Sunday, where he pointed out that part of the troops, who are going to withdraw from ...

HDP rally in Istanbul in solidarity with hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-02-03 12:35
Today a rally is due to be held in Istanbul to demand of removal of Ocalan’s isolation, and to support the hunger strike campaign. People are moving towards the meeting location since early this morning. ...

Conference on Rohingya to be Held in New York Next Week

Waar Media - 2019-02-03 11:00
WAAR_DUHOK The Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) will host an international conference at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City on Feb. 8 and 9. The two-day conference, with the participation of world renowned scholars, UN envoys, activists a ...

US pullout from Syria to be done in ‘prudent’ way: Trump | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-02-02 18:46

Conference on Ocalan to be held in the House of Lords

ANF - 2019-01-31 14:36
A conference to discuss the role of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan will be held in the UK’s House of Lords. ...

German guerrilla to be remembered in Hamburg

ANF - 2019-01-31 14:06
German guerrilla fighter in HPG ranks, Jakob Riemer (Şiyar Gabar) who fell as a martyr last year, will be remembered in his hometown, Hamburg, on February 3, 2019. ...

Trump to Give State of the Union When Shutdown Over

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
US President Donald Trump has decided to postpone his State of the Union address until after “the Shutdown is over,” following a standoff with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump said in a pair of tweets Wednesday night that he’s not looking for an alterna ...

Pence: Trump feels optimistic about his next meeting with Kim Jong-un

Waar Media - 2019-01-21 14:56
“US President Donald Trump feels optimistic about his next meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and he expects real progress on denuclearization,” said US Vice President Michael Richard Pence on Sunday. “We will be laying out our expectation for ...

Trump to hold second summit with NKorea’s Kim next month

Waar Media - 2019-01-19 09:45
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a second summit “near the end of February,” the White House announced Friday amid Washington’s continued push to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. Trump earlier Friday met with Ki ...

Trump vows to “devastate Turkey economically if Kurds are hit"

ANF - 2019-01-14 12:41
US President Donald Trump threatened Turkey that they will “devastate Turkey economically” if Turkey was to hit Kurds. ...