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ON TARGET: U.S., Iran tensions concern Canada | Columnists | Opinion | The Chronicle Herald

ON TARGET: U.S., Iran tensions concern Canada | Columnists | Opinion | The Chronicle Herald

Thechronicleherald - 2019-05-21 10:01

ON TARGET: U.S., Iran tensions concern Canada | Columnists | Opinion | The Chronicle Herald - Thechronicleherald

How Japan Can Help the U.S. De-escalate with Iran

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-13 16:36
As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe visits Iran, President & CEO Robert Malley tells CNN Today that Japan has the capacity to mediate between the U.S. and Iran at a time of heightened tensions. ...

German FM in Baghdad to de-escalate U.S.-Iran tensions, save Iran deal - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-09 15:17

COMMENTARY: Canada's foreign policy in tatters; time for a new tack | Opinion | The Chronicle Herald

Thechronicleherald - 2019-06-08 23:59

How U.S.-Iran Tensions Could Disrupt Iraq’s Fragile Peace - Lawfare

Lawfareblog - 2019-06-04 15:02

Does the U.S. really want to attack on Iran?

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 11:28
Payraw Anwar | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Introduction: Tensions between the U.S. and Iran has escalated in recent days. The U.S. President Donald Trump rapidly decided to move an aircraft carrier ship which is known by Abraham Lincoln toward Persian Gulf. T ...

People-to-people diplomacy suggested to ease U.S.-Iran tensions | Catholic Courier

Catholiccourier - 2019-05-25 16:44

U.S.-Iran tension on the rise but diplomacy, not war is answer

Denverpost - 2019-05-25 11:55

Demonstration in Baghdad Calls on Iraq to Avoid Iran-US Conflict

BAS News - 2019-05-25 01:06
ERBIL — Thousands of people gathered in Iraq’s capital Baghdad overnight Friday to urge the Iraqi government to stay out of the growing conflict between Iran and the United States. The protests came after Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shi’ite cleric and th ...

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

People-to-people diplomacy suggested to ease U.S.-Iran tensions - Angelus News - Multimedia Catholic News

Angelusnews - 2019-05-22 03:14

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Consul General

KRG-Spain - 2019-05-22 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin and his accompanying delegation. They discussed the political situation in Iraq in general and the Kurdist ...

Taking the U.S. and Iran Off Collision Course

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
A series of escalations in both word and deed have raised fears of U.S.-Iranian military confrontation, either direct or by proxy. It is urgent that cooler heads prevail – in European capitals as in Tehran and Washington – to head off the threat of a dis ...

U.S. orders ‘non-emergency’ government employees to leave Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK The State Department on Wednesday ordered all “non-emergency U.S. government employees” to leave Iraq amid soaring tensions with Iran, which backs proxy forces there. It said in a statement that the announcement affects both the U.S. Embassy i ...

U.S. orders some government employees to leave Iraq, Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 14:59
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. Referring to the embassy and the U.S. consulate in Ir ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...