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US: No Peace in Middle East Without ‘Confronting’ Iran

US: No Peace in Middle East Without ‘Confronting’ Iran

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused Iran of being a “malign influence” in the Middle East, arguing that confronting Tehran is a must for peace and stability in the region. “You can’t achieve peace and stability in the Middl ...
US: No Peace in Middle East Without ‘Confronting’ Iran - Waar Media

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on China, global warming, and President Trump: Full interview [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 14:41

Police can’t handcuff a member of the Barzani and Talabani families in Kurdistan of Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-03-04 15:42
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net No one can arrest a member of the Barzani and Talabani families in Kurdistan of Iraq even if they break law.This obviously proves that the rule of law doesn’t exist because law is not applied equally to all people, r ...

Second day of Middle East Youth Conference opens in Kobanê

ANF - 2019-02-21 08:08
The first day of the Second Middle East Youth Conference in Kobanê ended with the presentation of the work to be carried out in this important appointment. ...

Jussie Smollett is suspected of filing a false report - police

BBC - 2019-02-21 00:40
US police say Empire star Jessie Smollett is suspected of filing a false police report about an attack. ...

Kurdistan One Success Story in Middle East: US

BAS News - 2019-02-20 22:08
ERBIL - The United States has praised the role of the Kurdistan Region in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in the past few years, saying that "the Kurdistan Region is one of the success stories in the Middle East." The remarks were made by the Sp ...

Leyla Guven: The peoples of the Middle East need Ocalan

ANF - 2019-02-20 13:38
DTK Co-chair Leyla Guven sent a written message to the 2nd Middle East Youth Conference and stressed that the Middle East needs Ocalans’s ideas more than ever for a solution and a lasting peace. ...

KDP prevented youth to attend 2nd Middle East Youth Conference

ANF - 2019-02-19 09:04
The Middle East Youth Initiative denounced the KDP preventing the young members from crossing into Rojava. ...

Iran Ready to Build Ties with Gulf States in Middle East: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-02-18 20:38
ERBIL - Iran is willing to build closer ties with the Gulf States in the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani has said, accusing the US and Israel of creating division among Iranians. Rouhani made the comments during a public speech in southern Iran. "I ...

US Top Commander in Iraq to Discuss Post-IS

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — US Army General Joseph Votel, head of the S. Central Command who oversees the US troops in in the Middle East, has arrived in Baghdad to talk about the region after the Islamic State (IS) final defeat and US pullout from Syria. Votel’s visit come ...

Second Middle East Youth Conference to be held in Kobanê

ANF - 2019-02-17 08:55
Preparations are underway for the 2nd Middle East Youth Conference to be held on 20 February in Kobanê. ...

US: No peace in Middle East without ‘confronting’ Iran

Kurdiu - 2019-02-14 16:42

U.S. forces withdrawal from Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’, top general says

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 14:01
WASHINGTON,— The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U.S. Army General Jo ...

Saudi’s Robot Citizen to Attend Middle East Fin Tech Forum

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
Sophia the Robot will be joined at the forum by her creator #David Hanson, founder of #Hanson Robotics. The post Saudi’s Robot Citizen to Attend Middle East Fin Tech Forum appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

What happens after US withdrawal from Syria? - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-02-09 03:05

Adel Abdul-Mahdi: There are no US Military Bases in Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-02-06 12:55
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi PM denied that there are US bases in Iraq; and the US declarations about having US bases in Iraq are causing them anxiety. “There are no US military bases in Iraq; but there are indeed trainers operating within the framework of the inter ...

U.S. senators urge Trump for strategy to protect Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-01-31 21:09
WASHINGTON,— A bipartisan pair of senators is pressing President Trump to develop a strategy for protecting Kurdish forces once the U.S. military withdraws from Syria. Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) sent a letter to Trump o ...

Pompeo to Cavusoglu: US Committed to Protecting Kurds in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-22 09:29
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday to review closer coordination in Syria. “They discussed ongoing U.S.-Turkish engagement as part of the deliberate and coordinated ...

PUK Political Bureau Formed a Comity for Solving the Issues

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 14:28
PUK political bureau held a meeting in Sulaimani today, and discussed the new Kurdistan Region government formation and the latest political developments in Iraq, and the bureau formed a comity for this purpose. “PUK political bureau headed by First Depu ...

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 ...