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US religious freedom ambassador laments widespread silence on Uyghurs

US religious freedom ambassador laments widespread silence on Uyghurs

Catholicnewsagency - 2019-06-12 10:53

US religious freedom ambassador laments widespread silence on Uyghurs - Catholicnewsagency

India rejects critical US religious freedom report

Kurdiu - 2019-06-23 22:46

The US supporting Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-21 22:12
Article The US supporting Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...

US-led Coalition Confirms Rocket Attack on Iraq’s Camp Taji

BAS News - 2019-06-18 11:01
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition has confirmed that rockets were fired at Camp Taji in Iraq where US military personnel are stationed together with Iraqis. Late on Monday, reports said that at least three rockets had been fired at the camp, two of which hit ...

Another Rocket Attack on Military Base Hosting US Forces in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — At least three rockets hit a military base north of Iraqi capital city on Monday where US forces are stationed, country’s military confirmed. According to a source, two of the rockets had landed in the Iraqi section of Taji Base while another one ...

Iran Summons UK Envoy over London Backing US’ Stance on Oil Tankers Incident

BAS News - 2019-06-15 22:21
ERBIL - Iran summoned the UK ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire, to its Foreign Ministry on Saturday, over London's claims that Tehran was behind an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week. "During the meeting with Iran's foreign ministry offici ...

Masrour Barzani, New US Envoy Discuss KRG's Future Agenda

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Saturday the new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller for talks on future agenda of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). "Fruitful exchange today with new US Ambassador to ...

U.S. delegation holds talks with Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A US delegation visited Syria’s Kurdish areas on Wednesday discussed the country’s support for the people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the northern and eastern Syria, Hawar News Agency ANHA reported. The delegation headed by ...

Iraq to Recover Thousands of Antiquities from US: PM

BAS News - 2019-06-11 23:20
ERBIL - Iraq in the near future will recover 15,000 antiquities from the US, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. "Iraq was and will always remain a cultural and historical center, and we must make use of this great legacy to build the presen ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Iran “Almost Certainly” Behind UAE Tanker Attack: Bolton

BAS News - 2019-05-29 11:14
ERBIL — US National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Wednesday he was “almost certain” that Iran orchestrated the attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this month. “I think it is clear these (tanker attacks) were na ...

Religious Freedom in NE Syria Can Counter Iranian Threat | Avondale Advocate

Avondaleadvocate - 2019-05-27 15:06

Religious Freedom in NE Syria Can Counter Iranian Threat | RealClearPolitics

Realclearpolitics - 2019-05-23 14:32

US Ensures Not Using Iraq as War Launchpad

BAS News - 2019-05-21 15:33
ERBIL — The United States says it is committed to prohibit using Iraqi territories as a launchpad to attack other countries. The assurance was given by US Embassy Chargé d'Affaires Joey Hood on Tuesday while meeting with Iraqi National Security Advisor F ...

Religious freedom in Germany: Constitutionally irrelevant -

Qantara - 2019-05-19 08:48

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

Bloomberg - 2019-05-17 02:26

US Federal Agency: Turkey Among Most Egregious Violators of Religious Freedom

Armenianweekly - 2019-05-14 19:14