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US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon

US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...
US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon - BAS News

Iran to Further Reduce Commitment to Nuclear Deal Next Month

BAS News - 2019-06-25 16:59
ERBIL — Iran has planned new steps to further reduce its commitment to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal on 7th July, said the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani. It comes amid increasing tensions between Iran and the US, while the l ...

KDP surrenders five hills in Zakho to the Turkish army

ANF - 2019-06-24 10:08
While the Turkish state’s invasion attacks in South Kurdistan continue, KDP peshmergas have surrendered five more hills in Zakho to the Turkish army after abandoning six other positions in Kanimasi to Turkish forces. ...

US warmongering as Trump plays with fire in the Middle East

Marxist - 2019-06-22 06:14

US Envoy for Iran Heads to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-06-20 02:24
ERBIL - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook has been scheduled to travel to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "Iran's regional aggression," with officials in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The State Depa ...

New US Deployment to Middle East to Include Patriot Missiles

BAS News - 2019-06-20 01:08
ERBIL - The expected new US deployment of forces to the Middle East will include a Patriot Missile battalion, drones and manned surveillance aircraft, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Earlier the week on Monday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan r ...

U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan resigned

ANF - 2019-06-19 10:49
U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan resigned as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family. ...

Temelli: We will go to the polls on June 23

ANF - 2019-06-18 12:39
HDP Co-chair Sezai Temelli said HDP voters will be going to the polls on June 23 against fascism in even greater numbers. ...

US to send 1,000 additional troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. will send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East for “defensive purposes,” acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Monday. The decision came in response to a request from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and with the advi ...

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-18 10:19
The Trump administration has ordered 1,000 more troops to the Middle East ...

US to deploy extra troops amid growing tension with Iran

BBC - 2019-06-18 02:06
The US releases new images from the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks and is sending 1,000 more troops. ...

US Seeking International Consensus after Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — The United States is now working to build an international consensus over the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, for which Washington blames Iran, according to US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The secretary said on Friday that Whit ...

The self-administration handed over 6 children to the Belgian Foreign affairs Ministry

SDF Press - 2019-06-14 01:58
News Center -The self-administration officially handed over today Six Belgian children of terrorist organization ISIS to the representatives of Belgian Foreign Affairs Ministry the self-administration headquarters in Ayn Issa. SDF-Media Center ...

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: US blames Iran for explosions

BBC - 2019-06-14 00:01
The US secretary of state blames Iran for "unprovoked attacks" on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. ...

UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister

BAS News - 2019-06-13 11:13
ERBIL — The British government is committed to a prosperous and secure Kurdistan Region, said Andrew Murrison, the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development. Murrison welcomed the appointment of Masrour Barzani as the Prime M ...

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to Saudia and Qatar

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran. “The deployment will include approximately 1,500 U.S. military personnel and consist of ...

Reuters.. US to send 5,000 troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-24 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Tehran and Washington ...

US Says Iran Threat "Put on Hold"

BAS News - 2019-05-22 00:12
ERBIL - The US' recent deployment of forces to the Gulf has "put on hold" the alleged threats by Iran on Washington's interests in the Middle East, acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday. "We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks ...