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Senate votes to pull U.S. aid for Saudi war on Yemen

Senate votes to pull U.S. aid for Saudi war on Yemen

Arabamericannews - 2019-03-15 12:29

Senate votes to pull U.S. aid for Saudi war on Yemen - Arabamericannews

Iraq receives six F-16 fighter jets from U.S.: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 21:26
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has received a new batch of F-16 fighter jets from the U.S., the Defense Ministry said on Saturday. Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a brief statement on Twitter that six F-16 jets landed in Balad Airbase, northern Baghdad. The arrival of ...

Iran’s Khamenei urges Iraq to force out U.S. troops ‘as soon as possible’

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 15:37
TEHRAN,— Iran’s top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iraq on Saturday to demand U.S. troops leave “as soon as possible”, during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that showed off Tehran’s strong influence in Baghdad despite U.S. pressure ...

Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-05 16:16
Article Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Turkey says proposed working group to ease U.S. worries over Russian S-400s

Reuters - 2019-04-03 18:03
Turkey has proposed to the United States that they form a working group to determine that Russian S-400 missile defense systems do not pose a threat to U.S. or NATO military equipment, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. ...

Senate votes to reject President Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the border [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 10:20

Border wall national emergency: Senate votes to terminate President Trump's border order [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 06:28

Senate votes to terminate Trump's emergency declaration for border, forcing veto showdown over use of executive power

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 02:18

Iraq, Kurdistan officials effectively act with impunity when violating human rights: U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 17:43
WASHINGTON,— The U.S. State Department released its 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday and highlighted numerous human rights violations committed by the Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and non-state g ...

U.S. sees Turkish offensive in Syria as unnecessary: Official

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
The United States is not discussing a Turkish offensive in northeast Syria with Turkey and believes no such operation is needed to address Ankara’s security concerns, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday, dismissing media reports to the contrary. ...

U.S. sees Turkish offensive in northeast Syria as unnecessary: U.S. official

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 15:29
WASHINGTON,— The United States is not discussing a Turkish offensive in northeast Syria with Turkey and believes no such operation is needed to address Ankara’s security concerns, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday, dismissing media reports to the ...

The teacher who created a centre to help Iraq’s unemployed

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-11 11:19
Nihad, a teacher from Iraq, helps students towards entrepreneurship and community building. Article The teacher who created a centre to help Iraq’s unemployed Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: An Enduring Framework for U.S.-Taiwan Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-03-09 00:38
For four decades, the Taiwan Relations Act has been a foundation of U.S. policy toward Taiwan and cross-Strait relations. Adopted […] ...

McConnell: Enough Senate votes to reject Trump's wall move | WJAC

Wjactv - 2019-03-08 19:54

Islamic State a ‘serious generational problem’, U.S. General says

E-Kurd - 2019-03-08 12:50
WASHINGTON,— Even as Islamic State militants are losing the last of their territory in Syria, the militants who remain are unbroken and radicalized, and represent a “serious generational problem,” the top U.S. commander for the Mideast said Thursday. Gen ...

House Votes To Overturn Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 10:29
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday aimed at ending President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to fund his southern border wall. The bill passed by a vote of 245 to 182, but Trump has threatened to veto i ...

Kurds React To 'Shocking' Trump Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Syria | Here & Now

WBUR - 2019-02-21 17:29

US Announces $60m in Aid for Rohingya in Bangladesh

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 20:41
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. on Friday announced it would be delivering $60 million dollars in humanitarian assistance to Bangladesh in order to help the nearly one million refugees in the country, the majority of whom are Rohingya. Part of the aid offered by the ...

Bill to End Support for Yemen War Clears US House

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 10:51
WAAR_DUHOK The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday that would require President Donald Trump to halt U.S. assistance for the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen. The bill will now head to the Senate for consideration follo ...