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The US becoming an autocracy isn’t impossible: Turkish journalist explains why – Raw Story

The US becoming an autocracy isn’t impossible: Turkish journalist explains why – Raw Story

Rawstory - 2019-06-11 06:12

The US becoming an autocracy isn’t impossible: Turkish journalist explains why – Raw Story - Rawstory

US Doesn't Seek War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-17 01:41
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that Washington is not seeking war against Tehran. His comments came while the US has already accused Iran of carrying out attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. "President Tru ...

Iran attempts to create confusion says analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 20:51
The US will not remain silent on tanker attacks, but military confrontation isn't a good option, says analyst. ...

Iran, the US and the Gulf: What now?

BBC - 2019-06-14 00:19
Could the US respond militarily to what it sees as "unprovoked attacks" on tankers in the Gulf of Oman? ...

US Sanctions Iraqi Company over Alleged Arms Smuggling for Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-12 22:51
ERBIL - The US Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company reportedly over smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of arms for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force. "Treasury is taking action to shut down Iranian ...

US to stop future training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets - report

Rûdaw - 2019-06-07 15:57
Pilots and crews already in the US will continue training on the F-35 at Luke Air Force Base ...

US to stop training new Turkish F-35 pilots

ANF - 2019-06-07 15:06
The US had warned Turkey before that if they purchased S-400 air defense systems, they could be subjected to sanctions. ...

Turkish professor in the US faces politically motivated extradition requested by Turkish government – Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-06-07 01:13

Türkei: Erdogan hält trotz US-Kritik an Kauf russischer Raketen fest | Politik

Merkur - 2019-06-05 21:44

Two US women, 6 children repatriated from Syria: Report

Al Jazeera - 2019-06-05 18:00
Two women with ties to ISIL and six children will return to the US on Wednesday, Kurdish-led authorities tell Reuters. ...

Eight ISIS women and children handed over to US

ANF - 2019-06-05 16:54
The autonomous administration of northern and eastern Syria has handed over two women and six children from the defeated ISIS to the US. ...

Iran Can Sink US Warships in the Gulf: Military Official

BAS News - 2019-05-25 15:13
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has the military capacity to sink US warships deployed to the Gulf, said General Morteza Qorbani, an adviser to Iran’s military command, as reported by Mizan. He said his country can destroy the US aircraft carriers w ...

Erdoğan: Türkiye ortak paydası altında bir araya gelmeye davet ediyoruz

Rûdaw - 2019-05-21 20:49
Erdoğan, TBMM'de tüm dönem milletvekilleriyle iftar programında buluştu ...

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 ...

US-Iran Tensions to Burn All: Iraqi Shi’ite Leader

BAS News - 2019-05-20 13:41
ERBIL — As tensions between the US and Iran further grows, an Iraqi Shi’ite leader warns of devastating impacts on everyone in the region, including Iraq. Hadi Ameri, the leader of Fatih (Conquest) Alliance, said in a statement that all the involved side ...

Zarif Says No War to Occur Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-18 21:03
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that there would be no war between the US and Iran. The US has recently deployed forces to the Gulf, a move which soon resulted in an escalation in the ties between Washington and Teh ...

Senate Confirms Matt Tueller as New US Ambassador to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-17 15:38
ERBIL — The US Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of Matt Tueller to the post of US Ambassador to Iraq. Tueller previously served as an ambassador to Yemen and Kuwait, and he worked with US diplomatic missions in Iraq and other countries across ...

US and Iran Don't Seek War: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-14 23:28
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday that neither the US nor Iran is seeking a war between the two countries. Abdul-Mahdi pointed out that, although Washington and Tehran are in long-term disputes, they are both close friends of ...

US Doesn't Consider War With Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-05-14 22:06
ERBIL - US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington is not "fundamentally" seeking war with Tehran if it halts certain activities "throughout Europe." The US top diplomat made the comments during a joint press conference with Russia’s ...