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Trump Taps New World Bank Chief

Trump Taps New World Bank Chief

Waar Media - 2019-02-07 11:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated outspoken World Bank critic David Malpass to helm the international financial institution. Malpass, 62, is an established conservative and Trump loyalist with a long track-record of criticizin ...
Trump Taps New World Bank Chief - Waar Media

Trump: We Look at all Options on Venezuela

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 10:51
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would look at all the different options in dealing with the current situation in Venezuela, but did not discuss a military intervention. “I think there are a number of solutions, a number of differ ...

Trump: Omar Should Resign for Anti-Israel Comments

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 09:43
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar should resign following comments she made that were critical of Israel’s influence in American politics. “I think she should either resign from Congress or she shoul ...

Trump ‘not happy’ With Prospective Border Deal

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 09:43
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump voiced unease Tuesday with a tentative agreement to avoid another partial government shutdown. The top congressional appropriators announced late Monday they agreed “in principle” to a slew of border security items ...

Trump, Bolton Slam Iran as it Celebrates Anniversary

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Adviser John Bolton lashed out Monday at Iran as it celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. “40 years of corruption. 40 years of repression. 40 years of terror. The regime in ...

South Korea Signs Deal to Pay More for U.S.Troops After Trump Demand

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea’s contribution toward the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the South to pay more ...

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 ...

Trump's scary world ignores real risks to humanity, democracy

Njtoday - 2019-02-07 22:32

Anyone doing business with Iran cannot deal with United States: Donald Trump- The New Indian Express

Newindianexpress - 2019-02-06 07:48

Trump to tap critic of agency to lead World Bank -- source | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-05 20:58

Trump Taps New Head for Interior Department

Waar Media - 2019-02-05 11:02
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday nominated acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, a former fossil fuel lobbyist, to lead the department in charge of administering and conserving federal lands. If confirmed by the Senate, Bernhardt wil ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives World Bank delegation

Gulan Media - 2019-02-03 06:19

Donald Trump signs new defense policy bill that rebuilds military, boosts troop pay - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-02-02 21:29

Prime Minister Barzani receives World Bank delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-02 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a delegation from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), headed by Merza Hasan, Executive Director and Dean of the Board of Executive Dire ...

Kurdistan official talks foreign investment, economy with World Bank delegation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-31 22:06

Iraqi Kurdistan to open new international bank, named ‘Nishtiman’

E-Kurd - 2019-01-31 18:21
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A new international bank is coming to Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) finance minister said on Wednesday, after a meeting with a delegation from the World Bank. “With the support of the ...

Masrour Barzani, World Bank Group Discuss KRG’s Reform Agenda

BAS News - 2019-01-31 15:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council Chancellor Masrour Barzani received on Thursday a delegation led by World Bank Group Executive Director Dr. Merza Hasan in his office. “In the meeting, Chancellor Barzani commended the constructive engagement wit ...

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 ...

U.S.-backed Kurdish-led SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-01-17 14:02
BEIRUT,— The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in its region across north and east Syria. The U.S.-backed SDF, led by the Kurdish YPG militia, said such ...

Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

Reuters - 2019-01-14 18:30
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Ankara on Monday and reviving fears of another downturn in ties between the NATO allies. ...