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U.S. prods Iran for talks; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

U.S. prods Iran for talks; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-05 21:49

U.S. prods Iran for talks; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat - Middle East - Jerusalem Post - Jpost

Is Iraq’s Nineveh boiling over? - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-11 21:47

Is Turkey burying Syria’s revolution by using Syrian rebels against YPG - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-11 16:18

Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds would spark a ‘big war’ if U.S.-Turkish talks fail: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-08-08 14:59
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria would spark a “big war” if U.S. efforts fail to block Ankara’s plans, a top Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday. Badran Jia Kurd al ...

Turkey’s Syria gambit show US responds to threats and strength - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-07 21:23

Syrian Kurdish official warns of 'big war' if U.S.-Turkish talks fail

Reuters - 2019-08-07 18:26
A Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria would spark a "big war" if U.S. efforts fail to block Ankara's plans, a top Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday. ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...

Tensions overshadow U.S.-Turkey talks on Syria safe zone - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-06 10:34

Islamic State still has 15,000 fighters in Iraq and Syria: U.S. envoy Jeffrey

E-Kurd - 2019-08-02 10:09
WASHINGTON,— The Islamic State group (ISIS) still has nearly 15,000 fighters active across Iraq and Syria, Ambassador James Franklin Jeffrey, the U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement and the Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISI ...

Averting the Middle East's 1914 Moment

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-02 02:42
Today’s standoff between the U.S. and Iran is reminiscent of tensions on the eve of World War I. A small incident could blow up into region-spanning conflict. Third-party mediation is urgently needed to begin de-escalation that could lead to renewing bro ...

UNICEF’s educational support for Syrian children

The Global Coalition - 2019-08-01 18:42
Article UNICEF’s educational support for Syrian children Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Russia slams US for “training militants,” and “plundering oil” in Syria - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-29 17:33

How the EU Can Soften Iran-U.S. Tensions

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-22 20:01
The alarming escalation between the U.S. and Iran risks unravelling the nuclear deal, prompting direct military engagement and destabilising the Arabian Peninsula. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European ...

Turkey's Erdogan: UN will investigate the 'suspicious' death of Morsi - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-22 00:10

Republican U.S. senator plans resolution urging Turkey sanctions - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-19 06:30

The waiting game for S-400s to arrive in Turkey - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 23:55

Three Iranian IRGC members killed in northwest Iran - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 15:48

In “victory” for Trump admin, France and UK to send more soldiers to Syri - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 15:32