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Turkey and the United States: A Tale of Jilted Lovers

Turkey and the United States: A Tale of Jilted Lovers

Opslens - 2019-02-22 02:43

Turkey and the United States: A Tale of Jilted Lovers - Opslens

US Warns Turkey of “Grave Consequences” on Purchase of Russian S-400

BAS News - 2019-03-09 13:46
ERBIL — The United States has warned Turkey of “grave consequences” should it proceed with purchasing Russian S-400 Air Defense System. “If Turkey takes the S-400, there would be grave consequence in terms of our military relationship, and the Patriots a ...

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 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 ...

Bernard-Henri Lévy on CNN for his book “The Empire and the Five Kings”

Bernard-Henri Lévy - 2019-02-25 21:18
“Bernard-Henri Lévy decries Trump’s withdrawal from Syria as a betrayal of the Kurdish allies and evidence of U.S. abdication of power.” Source: CNN BHL était l’invité cette semaine sur CNN, sur le plateau de Fareed Zakaria, à l’occasion de la publication ...

Turkey and European rights court – a parting of the ways | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-23 21:30

Earth’s Magnetic Shield Booms Like a Drum

Waar Media - 2019-02-23 08:02
WAAR_DUHOK Earth has a magnetic field around it which collides with the solar wind, a stream of charged particles bombarded at Earth by the Sun, and forms a ‘Magnetosphere’. It acts as a shield from the powerful solar winds. The outermost layer of this m ...

Iraqi army and Peshmerga survey disputed territories ahead of joint operations

The Defense Post - 2019-02-22 07:05
The KRG Peshmerga and Iraqi Army began surveying areas of Iraq’s disputed territories in preparation for joint operations more than a year after relations broke down The post Iraqi army and Peshmerga survey disputed territories ahead of joint operations ...

The silence of the outside world is a great betrayal of the Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-02-21 09:55
Shamm Shamayi Salih | Exclusive to It is a great shame that the West shows a lack of solidarity with the Kurds, a people who sacrificed much to defeat the spread of jihadist global terrorism. Is a quiet community thankful to my people? The outs ...

Trump bars US-born woman who joined ISIS from returning

Rûdaw - 2019-02-21 07:45
"Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen and will not be admitted into the United States," ...

Kurdish-led Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

E-Kurd - 2019-02-19 11:27
AIRBASE in northern Syria,— The commander of U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria called on Monday for about 1,000 to 1,500 international forces to remain in Syria to help fight Islamic State and expressed hope that the United States, in particular, w ...

No Room for Iran in China-Pakistan Economic Cooperation

Waar Media - 2019-02-18 11:04
WAAR_DUHOK Pakistan is not in a position to entertain Iran’s desire to join the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project due to strong opposition from its longtime allies, the United States, and Saudi Arabia, local analysts rec ...

Russia says Syrian Kurds should start dialogue with Assad

E-Kurd - 2019-02-17 17:15
MUNICH, Germany,— Syria’s Kurds should start a dialogue with President Bashar al-Assad as their military allies the United States are readying to pull out, Russia said Sunday. “We support this dialogue between Damascus and the Kurds,” said Russian deputy ...

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 ...

Turkey says work on roadmap for Syria's Manbij has accelerated

Reuters - 2019-02-07 01:52
Work to implement an agreement between Turkey and the United States over the Syrian town of Manbij has recently accelerated, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday, adding that militants from Kurdish YPG militia still remained inside the town. ...

Syrian Kurds say U.S. seeking deal with Turkey: interview

E-Kurd - 2019-01-30 02:05
BEIRUT,— The United States is seeking to broker an agreement between Syrian Kurdish forces and Turkey to prevent them from going to war in northeastern Syria once American forces withdraw, a senior Kurdish official said. Ilham Ahmed, the co-chair of the ...

AP Interview: Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal with Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-01-29 17:42
BEIRUT (AP) — A senior Syrian Kurdish official says the United States is seeking to broker an agreement between her group and Turkey over how to manage northeastern Syria once American troops withdraw. Ilham Ahmed was in Washington on Tuesday to lobby fo ...

Kurdish MPs Urge Turkey, PKK to Move Their Conflict Out of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-01-29 14:30
ERBIL — A group of Kurdish members of Iraqi parliament have called on both the Turkish government and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to avoid waging their conflicts on the Kurdistan Region soil. Turkey, for years, has been carrying out ground and aerial ...

Actions for Rojava across the United States

ANF - 2019-01-29 09:15
Demonstrations took place across the United States on January 27th, as several organizations answered the call for global days of action to defend the revolution in Rojava on the anniversary of the liberation of Kobane. ...

The Safe Zone Northern Syria needs

ANF - 2019-01-24 17:03
“The United States must ensure that a safe zone is guaranteed by international forces and not by Turkey.” ...

Rare slave memoir in US tells story of African Muslim

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 12:11
The autobiography of Omar ibn Said, a Muslim slave in the United States, sheds more light on the backgrounds of many Africans who were forced and sold into slavery during the Atlantic Slave Trade. The collection of manuscripts was assembled by an aboliti ...