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US gives Turkey to July 31 to backtrack on Russian missile deal

US gives Turkey to July 31 to backtrack on Russian missile deal

Spacedaily - 2019-06-11 14:18

US gives Turkey to July 31 to backtrack on Russian missile deal - Spacedaily

KDP, PUK to Decide on Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday and discuss the prolonged disputes over the post of Kirkuk governor. The PUK says it deserves holding the post wh ...

Erdogan: ‘No backtrack’ on Russia missile deal

Gulfnews - 2019-06-26 07:59

Erdogan says 'no backtrack' on Russia missile deal, no need for 'permission' | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-26 00:44

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is likely to vote on the new government cabinet before its summer recess begins on 1st July, said a lawmaker. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has already begun talks with political parties to conclude the form ...

Turkey's Erdogan says no backtracking on S-400 deal with Russia - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-06-14 20:46

Turkey’s Erdogan says no backtracking on S-400 deal with Russia - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-06-14 15:01

Turkey's Erdogan says no backtracking on S-400 deal with Russia | Jordan Times

Jordantimes - 2019-06-13 03:31

Russia to Deliver S-400 to Turkey in July

BAS News - 2019-06-11 21:28
ERBIL - Russia said on Tuesday that it would deliver the S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in the upcoming July as part of a deal between the two sides despite the US' continuous warnings in this regard. The comments were made by Kremlin aide Yuri U ...

US Africa envoy to visit Sudan amid crisis to encourage talks

BBC - 2019-06-11 00:29
Tibor Nagy will urge the country's military leaders to stop their attacks on civilians. ...

Turkey to Buy S-400 Despite US' Ultimatum: Officials

BAS News - 2019-06-10 00:51
ERBIL - Despite the US' latest ultimatum for the country, Turkey has made it clear that there is no change in Ankara's plans to purchase Russia's S-400 missiles defense systems, Turkish officials have confirmed. Washington earlier said that it had given ...

US gives Turkey till July 31 to backtrack on Russian missile deal | Dhaka Tribune

Dhakatribune - 2019-06-09 14:17

KDP, PUK to Meet on Sunday Prior to New President's Oath

BAS News - 2019-06-09 00:06
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are said to meet on Sunday for talks on the appointment of a new governor for disputed Kirkuk province, only one day before the newly elected President of Kurdistan Regio ...

US Gives Turkey Ultimatum on S-400

BAS News - 2019-06-07 23:32
ERBIL - The US has given Turkey a two-month deadline to either abandon the S-400 missile defense system purchase with Russia or be ready for the punishment, reports said on Friday, citing the Pentagon. According to the deadline, Turkey is expected to dro ...

Saudi energy minister says OPEC close to agreement on extending oil deal

Gulan Media - 2019-06-07 18:04

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants

Reuters - 2019-05-17 03:11
China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people. ...

Erdogan Breaks Silence on U.S. to Stand by Russian Missile Deal - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2019-05-17 02:26

Sulaimaniya: Three People Sentenced to Death on Murder Charges

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province has sentenced three people to death on murder charges in the disputed Kurdish city of Kirkuk. The death penalties were issued on Thursday (May 9) by the Sulaimaniya Criminal Court after findi ...