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How the U.S. Shattered the Middle East - Truthdig

How the U.S. Shattered the Middle East - Truthdig

Truthdig - 2019-09-04 23:31

How the U.S. Shattered the Middle East - Truthdig - Truthdig

Tension increased in the Gulf

ANF - 2019-09-20 09:30
Iran has warned U.S. President Donald Trump of the dangers of being dragged into a new war in the Middle East and said it is ready to response to any offensive action. ...

Saudi oil attacks: Who's using drones in the Middle East?

BBC - 2019-09-18 01:45
The offensive use of drones has grown significantly in recent years, nowhere more so than in the Middle East. ...

Turkey's Erdogan says to discuss with Trump buying U.S. Patriot missiles - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-09-15 08:09

KRG Supports Any Initiative Towards Peace in the Region: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-09-08 23:14
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region supports any initiative that could bring about peace and stability to the region, said Prime Minister Masrour Barzani. Discussing the current situation across the Middle East as well as the Kurdish question in Turkey with a h ...

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol

Reuters - 2019-09-08 16:33
Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdish forces. ...

Turkish military enters Kurdish northern Syria to begin joint U.S. ‘safe zone’ patrol

E-Kurd - 2019-09-08 12:49
AKCAKALE, Turkey,— Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Sunday to begin planned joint U.S.-Turkey patrols to establish a “safe zone” along the border. A Reuters witness said vehicles with Turkish fl ...

China in the Middle East: Tourism as a Stealth Weapon :: Middle East Quarterly

Meforum - 2019-09-05 15:19

Algemeiner: An Inside Look at the Struggle Against ISIS

Justice for Kurds - 2019-09-05 02:13
Below is an excerpt from Seth J. Frantzman’s After ISIS: America, Iran and the Struggle for the Middle East (Gefen Publishing, Jerusalem, 2019) After a short drive, past buildings and walls pockmarked with mortar fragments, we reached the berm. Using bull ...

A Sage of Our Times – Immanuel Wallerstein

ANF - 2019-09-04 13:30
Wallerstein stood firmly on the side of the oppressed people around the world. He was widely read in Kurdistan, and many of the concepts he developed over time have proved very influential on the thinking of freedom-loving people in the Middle East. ...

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 ...


The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-09-03 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – September 3rd 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan in partnership with ERA ARBO will present the first edition of the Middle East Education, Technology, Student exhibition under the patronage of the Chairman of the ...

Suriye’de 8 yılda 98 bin kayıp

Middle East News - 2019-09-01 19:24
Suriye İnsan Hakları Ağı (SNHR), Dünya Kayıplar Günü nedeniyle yayınladığı raporda savaşın başladığı 2011 yılından bu yana 98 bin kişinin zorla kaybettirildiğini duyurdu. Raporda Birleşmiş Milletler'e kayıplar için acil toplantı çağrısı yapıldı. ...

Ekrem İmamoğlu, Selçuk Mızraklı'yla görüşecek

Middle East News - 2019-08-29 13:45
İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediye Başkanı Ekrem İmamoğlu bu hafta sonu Diyarbakır ve Batman'a ziyarette bulunacak. 31 Ağustos sabahı Diyarbakır'a gelecek olan İmamoğlu ilk olarak partisinin Diyarbakır İl Başkanlığı'nda basın toplantısı düzenleyecek. ...

Through Thick and Thin: Will Danish Military Engagements with the U.S. Endure in the Middle East?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-27 21:47
What many initially treated as a joke may cause a rift in U.S.-Denmark relations. President Donald Trump’s peculiar offer to buy Greenland from Denmark has caused an unexpected controversy. Trump showed that the news report was no joke when he cancelled a ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff received a military delegation from the U.S. Consulate in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-25 18:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 25, 2019, Lieutenant-General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received Colonel Selin (Military Cooperation Officer at U.S. Consulate in Erbil) and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, bot ...

U.S. concerned over Turkey’s removal of Kurdish mayors

E-Kurd - 2019-08-22 16:46
WASHINGTON,— The US State Department on Wednesday called the removal of three democratically elected mayors from the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey “obviously concerning.” U.S. Department of State spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said durin ...

122nd in Afghanistan is there to tell the Guard’s story

CENTCOM - 2019-08-16 23:00
Messaging is a key component in winning the hearts and minds of those in the Middle East, as well as ensuring people back home stay informed about what’s happening overseas. On May 30, the 122nd Public Affairs Operations Center of the Washington Army Nati ...

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 ...