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Calls to ban the Muslim Brotherhood aim to criminalise US Muslim

Calls to ban the Muslim Brotherhood aim to criminalise US Muslim

Alaraby - 2019-05-11 02:59

Calls to ban the Muslim Brotherhood aim to criminalise US Muslim - Alaraby

KON-MED calls to rise up against invasion on June 8

ANF - 2019-06-05 15:25
Kurdistani Societies Confederation Germany (KON-MED) called for participation to the march to be held in Cologne on June 8 against the Turkish state invasions in Afrin and elsewhere in Kurdistan. ...

Iraq Considers Attack on Green Zone an Attempt to Trigger US-Iran War

BAS News - 2019-05-21 01:11
ERBIL - Iraq has said that it views the Sunday's rocket attack in the Green Zone where the US embassy and several other foreign diplomatic buildings are located as an attempt to trigger a war between the US and Iran. The comments were made by the spokesp ...

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization Harms America | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-05-15 00:34

Shafaaq: Senator Duckworth: Kurdistan is model for Iraq; ISIS not defeated

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
“I think what the Kurds have been able to do,” US Senator Tammy Duckworth said earlier this week, “sets an example” for the rest of Iraq. Duckworth fought in the US Army in the early years of Operation Iraqi Freedom OIF), as the pilot of a Blackhawk helic ...

US deploys more warships to Middle East as tensions with Iran flare

Rûdaw - 2019-05-11 09:26
US is 'postured and ready to defend US forces and interests': Pentagon ...

Washington Monthly | Why We Shouldn’t Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

Washingtonmonthly - 2019-05-11 06:15

[PICTURES]: B52 Bombers Arrive in Middle East: US

BAS News - 2019-05-09 12:37
ERBIL — The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has published photographs showing B52 bombers arriving in the Middle East. Two days earlier, Washington announced that it would deploy aircraft carrier strike group and bombers to the region to protect US forces a ...

US Deploying Aircraft Carrier Strike Group, Bomber Near Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-06 13:59
ERBIL — US is deploying aircraft carrier strike group to the Middle East to send an “unmistakable” message to Iran, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said. Tensions between the US and Iran are fast growing as the former tightens sanctions to cripp ...

Iran Considers Oil Exports in "Grey Market" to Encounter US Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-05-05 23:06
ERBIL - Tehran has mobilised all its resources to export oil in a "grey market" while Washington has warned the oil buyers of sanctions if they continue to purchase oil from Iran. The US has already warned China, Turkey, and India to halt importing oil f ...

Pompeo says he doesn't expect Kim "to tell us the truth" about denuclearization [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 18:33

The Weekly Rundown: Failed Uprising in Venezuela, U.S.-China Trade Talks and Targeting the Muslim Brotherhood

Stratfor - 2019-05-04 23:41

Venezuela crisis: Maduro aides agreed he had to go, US says

BBC - 2019-05-01 00:03
The US suggests loyalists of the Venezuelan president backtracked on a promise to oust him. ...

Japan Seeks To Use US Air Base During 2020 Olympics

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Japan is in talks with Washington to use a U.S. airbase during 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the capital Tokyo, local media reported on Friday. “The [Japanese] government has asked Washington to open the U.S. Air Force base’s runway to ...

The Egyptian Brotherhood goes to Washington :: Islamist Watch

Meforum - 2019-04-18 06:21

Iraq to Ban PUBG, Similar Online Video Games

BAS News - 2019-04-17 19:53
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives on Wednesday called on the government to ban the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, better known as PUBG, in the country, arguing that the online game has caused social and psychological problems to the public. The ca ...

The 7 Most Perilous Rivers and Lakes in the World

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK 1. River Ganges, India The Ancient Indian epic Ramayana tells us that the waters of the sacred Ganges River are endowed with the power to resurrect the dead and cure all ailments. Sadly, the reality is not all that colorful, as India’s biggest ...

Japan Donates Additional $9.2 Million to Help Iraq Revive after IS

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
BAGHDAD (WFP) — The Government of Japan has contributed US$9.2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to enable it to transition its programmes in Iraq from primarily humanitarian to more development-related assistance. As WFP faces a s ...