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Mexico’s Crackdown Is Making the Migrant Crisis Worse | The Nation

Mexico’s Crackdown Is Making the Migrant Crisis Worse | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-08-09 18:22

Mexico’s Crackdown Is Making the Migrant Crisis Worse | The Nation - Thenation

Minister of Peshmerga: “The consultancy and cooperation with the U.S. Forces is vital for us.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-04 00:43
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga, during a meeting with a team from U.S. Military Cooperation at KTCC, discussed their military partnership, security climate of the region as well as MOPE’s reform process. On September 2, 201 ...

Is the US still Asia's only military superpower?

BBC - 2019-08-25 01:39
A report finds the US' defence strategy in the Indo-Pacific region is close to a crisis. ...

Sheikh Maqsoud People’s Municipality continues service efforts

ANF - 2019-08-13 18:04
The Sheikh Maqsoud People’s Municipality is finishing service projects despite limited resources. ...

Shexmeqsud People’s Municipality continues service efforts

ANF - 2019-08-13 12:16
The Shexmeqsud People’s Municipality is finishing service projects despite limited resources. ...

White House Warriors: How the National Security Council Transformed the American Way of War

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-13 00:56
From the Cuban Missile Crisis to the Iran Contra Affair and from the Surge to today’s frenetic geopolitical environment, the […] ...

Iran Briefing Note #8

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-09 18:01
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

Letter to UK Foreign Secretary on Hasankeyf and the Ilisu Dam

ANF - 2019-08-08 17:02
Peace in Kurdistan Campaign is among the promoters of the initiative. ...

Israel is developing the armored vehicles of the future: The Carmel program

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-06 19:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Israel is developing combat vehicles of the future that will use the latest in artificial intelligence technology to reduce collateral damage and enable formations of manned […] ...

Genel Energy confident on Bina Bawi talks with Iraqi Kurdistan authorities

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
LONDON,— Iraqi Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy said it is confident it is making progress on its Bina Bawi gas project as it holds talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over exact terms. It wrote down $424 million at the Miran field in March ...

Is the U.S. Facing a White Nationalist Terrorism Crisis? – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-08-05 14:02

577 male and female teachers s are subjected to the final exam on the first day

SDF Press - 2019-08-04 18:15
Raqqa – The Education Committee in Raqqa conducted the final written test for the teachers’ of the summer course in Al-Ghouta and Safin in the southern rural area of ​​Raqqa. The two-month training course for teachers ended with exams announced by the Edu ...

Iran Briefing Note #7

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-03 02:03
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

KDP is making preparations for war

ANF - 2019-08-02 11:20
The KDP is preparing a war with a military deployment on the Şeladîze-Duhok line. ...

American Credibility is Dangerously Low: Just Not For the Reasons You May Think

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-01 06:12
In the field of international relations, a nation’s credibility is often thought to be calculated by evaluating its historical record of following through on threats of punishment issued to adversaries. In contrast, today, the larger challenge to U.S. glo ...

Mario Cerciello Rega: The story behind Italian police officer's killing

BBC - 2019-07-31 02:05
The stabbing of Mario Cerciello Rega has rocked Italy. The BBC's Gavin Lee explains the complex story. ...

The start of the first chess league in Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-07-28 16:07
Raqqa – The Youth and Sports Committee of Raqqa’s Civil Council organized the first chess championship. A member of the Committee of Youth and Sports in the Civil Council of Raqqa Fatima Al Khalaf pointed out that the Committee of Youth and Sports is work ...

Pedro Sánchez will face the second vote today in Spanish Congress

ANF - 2019-07-25 09:18
Acting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will face the second vote today in Congress to be confirmed in office. ...

For Kurds and Gulf Arabs, patience and pragmatism is key

Rûdaw - 2019-07-21 11:29
Holding one’s head up high is not easy when one’s enemy is armed to the teeth and raring for a fight ...

Turkey's currency crisis is over, the pain isn't | Reuters.com

Reuters - 2019-07-16 14:49

US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims

BBC - 2019-07-16 00:33
The White House is seeking to limit Central American migrants' ability to claim asylum in the US. ...