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

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

Meforum - 2019-09-05 15:19

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

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. ...

Rehabilitation of Khayala Sharqiya School in the western countryside of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-09-09 21:20
Raqqa – The Education Committee started the project of fully rehabilitating the School of Khayala Sharqiya in the western countryside of Raqqa within a maximum period of one month. The maintenance work includes the rehabilitation of all the walls of the s ...

Europe and its Neighbourhood 2019: Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management in the 21st Century

International Crisis Group - 2019-09-09 17:48
International Crisis Group is hosting its fifth annual conference, Europe and its Neighbourhood: Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management in the 21st Century, in partnership with Chatham House and Al Sharq Forum. Tuesday, December 10, 2019Chatham House ...

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 ...

US Welcomes Denmark's Plan to Deploy Forces to Syria

BAS News - 2019-09-08 06:25
ERBIL - The United States has welcomed a plan by Denmark to deploy forces to Syria to support the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) war in the middle eastern country. "The United States welcomes the announcement by the Danish Governm ...

50 trainees in the health education course in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-09-07 18:39
Raqqa – 50 trainees from Raqqa’s Youth Council joined the fourth nursing course to promote health situation in the city. The trainees will receive theoretical and practical lessons on the first aid at the martyr Mohammed al-Khalil military hospital in Raq ...

Minister of Peshmerga: “Unification efforts are headed in the right direction.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-07 13:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga says, “Preliminary steps towards unifying the Peshmerga Forces are headed in the right direction, in a way that the goals and purpose of the Peshmerga will be met.” On September 5, 2019, Shors ...

/ 160 / fighters join a training course in the countryside of Deira Zour

SDF Press - 2019-09-04 17:04
Deira Zour – The Command of the Military Academies in the Eastern Region of Deira Zour’s Countryside opened its third training course for the Special Forces (commandos) of the Syrian Democratic Forces. The course included 160 fighters who will receive tra ...

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. ...

16th day of resistance for municipalities in Van

ANF - 2019-09-03 16:52
HDP MP Murat Sarısaç described the seizure of municipalities as a “trustee coup”. ...

Who is the financial official of the ISIS who was arrested by our forces?

SDF Press - 2019-09-03 16:20
Deira Zour – After gathering intelligence information and reconnaissance and surveillance operations, the competent authorities were able to identify the place of the terrorist Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed, known as Abu Rafa’a, who was hiding in the middle of a c ...

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 ...

A Kolbar Killed and Two Others Wounded by Iranian border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-24 02:00
Iranian border guards have targeted a number of Kurdish Kolbars and civilians in Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish), Sardasht and Piranshahr. As a result, one kolbar has lost his life while two others… The post A Kolbar Killed and Two Others Wounded by Iranian ...

A tradesman from Salmas was died as a result of the firing of the Revolutionary Guards

Kurdpa - 2019-08-22 14:28
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from Salmas was died after direct shootings by Revolutionary Guards forces in the "Kelashin" heights in Oshnavieh. ...

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 ...

Turkey: 31 women murdered in July, 245 in the first 7 months

ANF - 2019-08-08 09:24
According to a report by the Stop Femicide Platform, 31 women were murdered in Turkey in July, and 245 women in the first seven months of the year. ...

Autonomous Administration: We won’t accept impositions

ANF - 2019-08-07 13:45
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria Spokesperson said the Turkish state’s “safe zone” is exemplified in Afrin. Ehme said the US has acted as a mediator between them and Turkey and added that they won’t accept Turkey’s impositions. ...