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Girê Spî Military Council complied with new border security deal

ANF - 2019-09-22 11:33
The Girê Spî Military Council has fulfilled the requirements of the agreement reached for ensuring the security of the North and East Syria border. ...

First blow to EU-Mercosur agreement comes from Austria

ANF - 2019-09-22 10:53
The Austrian parliament has rejected the EU-Mercosur trade agreement. ...

US, Turkey Resume Joint Helicopter Patrols in Syria

BAS News - 2019-09-22 00:37
ERBIL - The US and Turkish forces continued their joint helicopter patrols in Syria for a planned safe zone as part of an agreement between the two NATO allies. This was the sixth phase of joint helicopter patrols in the east of the Euphrates River in no ...

US and local forces on joint patrol in Gire Spi

ANF - 2019-09-21 14:59
Patrol missions within the scope of the US-SDF-Turkey agreement continue along the border between Turkey and Rojava. ...

SDF Commander General: We will not accept Erdoğan’s threats

ANF - 2019-09-20 11:45
SDF Commander General Mazlum Abdi Kobanê stressed that they will take no steps outside of the agreement made. ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc warns of not reaching an agreement with Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-09-19 20:29

Iraq’s Future Energy Export Needs Kurdistan: Analysis

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
Following a few years of ups and downs in their relations, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the federal government of Iraq are now closer than ever to reach an agreement and start a new chapter in their political, security, and economic ties. ...

A year after Sochi agreement, still no peace in Syria - Middle East - RFI

RFI - 2019-09-17 23:05

Venezuelan government announced agreement with opposition

ANF - 2019-09-17 10:01
The Venezuelan government and several opposition parties announced multiple agreements and the beginning of a new round of dialogue dealing with the future elections, prisoners release and the rejection of U.S. blockade against the country. ...

Siemens, Orascom sign deal with Iraq to rebuild power plant

E-Kurd - 2019-09-15 01:37
BERLIN,— Siemens and Orascom Construction signed an agreement on Saturday with the Iraqi government to rebuild two power plants in the north of the country that will have a combined capacity of 1.6 gigawatts. Siemens said that work at the Baiji facility, ...

Kyriakos Mitsotakis: The Prespa Agreement can't change

Balkaneu - 2019-09-12 02:51

Purdue Pharma 'reaches tentative agreement' to settle opioid cases

BBC - 2019-09-12 02:38
The manufacturer of painkiller OxyContin stands accused of helping fuel a deadly US crisis. ...

German finmin: Agreement in U.S.-China trade dispute urgently needed

Yahoo - 2019-09-11 00:23

U.S. stalling on Syria ‘safe zone’, Turkey will act alone if needed: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-09-10 16:37
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Washington is stalling in its agreement to create a “safe zone” in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria, and repeated that Ankara was ready to act on its own if necessary ...

Kurdistan Seeks Solution with Baghdad to Secure Constitutional Rights: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-09-09 17:52
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is determined to continued its talks with the federal government of Iraq in hopes of an agreement that will secure the constitutional rights of the people of Kurdistan Region, said Prime Minister Masrour Ba ...

Russia and Turkey Reach Shaky Agreement on Syrian Idlib Province - Jamestown

Jamestown - 2019-09-06 01:58

Gut Check Time for the Paris Agreement - Union of Concerned Scientists

Ucsusa - 2019-09-05 19:34

Syrian Kurds to remove fortifications from Turkish border

Seattle Times - 2019-09-04 06:27
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S.-backed mostly Kurdish force in Syria on Tuesday carried out a patrol along with the U.S.-led coalition near a border town with Turkey to select fortifications to be removed as part of an agreement to set up a safe zone along the coun ...

Kurds Falling Prey to Turkey Expansionist Policy

E-Kurd - 2019-08-31 22:18
Manish Rai | Exclusive to Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria in areas controlled by Syrian Kurdish forces. Details of the agreement remain sketchy but roughly it’s has been agreed that th ...

Dunford: Peace Agreement With The Taliban Is ‘Worth Trying’ - Defense One

Defenseone - 2019-08-31 07:22

No-deal Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 if there is no backstop agreement - Maas

Yahoo - 2019-08-30 12:20

Dunford: Peace Agreement With The Taliban Is ‘Worth Trying’ - Government Executive

Govexec - 2019-08-29 17:45

MSD Spokesperson: Turkey’s threats continue despite the agreement

ANF - 2019-08-29 12:08
MSD Spokesperson Emced Osman stated that in line with the agreement made with Turkey through the US, local military councils would be stationed at the border, adding that despite this agreement Turkey continued its threats. ...

Italy crisis: PD and Five Star agree coalition deal after talks

BBC - 2019-08-29 00:20
The agreement between a populist and centre-left party is a major setback to the right-wing League. ...

Agreement between Iran and the Kurdistan Region to develop the port of "Parvez Khan"

Kurdiu - 2019-08-28 22:55

Helmand: U.S. Marines among Afghan poppy fields

E-Kurd - 2019-08-28 15:08
Jonivan Jones | Exclusive to All the latest news on Afghanistan is about Donald Trump’s peace agreement with Taliban and the possible end of America’s longest war. However, it is happening against a background of another acute problem and this ...

YPG begins withdrawal from Syria-Turkey border

The Defense Post - 2019-08-27 18:04
YPG forces have begun withdrawing from the Syria-Turkey border area as part of an agreement with the US and Turkey The post YPG begins withdrawal from Syria-Turkey border appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

First phase in Northern Syrian border security implemented

ANF - 2019-08-27 12:56
The Autonomous Administration announced that the first phase of the triple agreement on border security has been implemented. ...

U.S.-Turkey operation center for Syria safe zone at full capacity: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
ANKARA,— A US-Turkey operations center aimed at creating a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Kurdish northern Syria) is operating at “full capacity”, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Saturday. Under an agreement reached between Ankara and Washingto ...

U.S. attempting to ‘water down’ safe zone agreement - columnist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-23 22:29

Can US and Turkey really reach agreement on a safe zone? -

China - 2019-08-23 06:34

Sudan conflict: Army and civilians seal power-sharing deal

BBC - 2019-08-18 00:24
The power-sharing agreement comes after months of protests following the toppling of the president. ...

Turkey presses Syria intervention against Kurdish forces despite agreement with US | Thomas Seibert | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-08-17 18:13

SDF Commander General: Negotiations on ‘safe zone’ continue

ANF - 2019-08-16 14:23
The indirect talks with the Turkish state continue, explained SDF Commander General Mazlum Abdi, adding that a final agreement on a buffer zone in northern Syria has not been reached yet. ...

Pentagon says Syria safe zone agreement with Turkey will come in ‘stages’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-15 18:21
WASHINGTON,— An agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be implemented gradually, with some operations beginning soon, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday. “We are curren ...

Pentagon: Agreement on safe zone to be implemented in stages

ANF - 2019-08-15 10:34
The agreement aims at creating a buffer between the Turkish border and areas controlled by the Kurdish People’s Defense Units (YPG). ...

US, Turkey say they have agreement on a safe zone for northern Syria – Talk Media News

Talkmedianews - 2019-08-15 02:36

The Dark Side of Turkey’s Intelligence Community

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 13:25
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Last week the US Embassy in Turkey released a statement that said Washington had reached an agreement to implement “initial measures to address Turkey’s security concerns” and to establish a “peace corridor” ...

The Syrian safe zone agreement in Turkey’s media | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-11 21:53

Damascus says US-Turkish deal is ‘attack on Syria,’ Kurds to evaluate agreement — RT Newsline

RT - 2019-08-10 20:53

Turkey will not let Syria safe zone agreement be delayed: foreign minister - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-09 13:57

Damascus rejects US-Turkey safe zone agreement in northern Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-09 12:56

UPDATE 2-Turkey will not let Syria safe zone agreement be delayed -foreign minister

Yahoo - 2019-08-09 09:05

Damascus rejects US-Turkey safe zone agreement in northern Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-08-08 18:56

Syrian government says U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-08-08 18:31
BEIRUT,— The Syrian government said on Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northeastern Syria, represented a “blatant attack” on Syria’s sovereignty and territorial unity and a “dangerous escala ...

Syrian Kurds say Turkey-U.S. deal may mark ‘new approach’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-08 14:59
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A top Syrian Kurdish official gave a guarded welcome Thursday to a US-Turkish agreement to establish a joint operations centre for the north but said the details remained unclear. “This deal may mark the start of a new approa ...

The Latest: Turkey, US close to Syria safe zone agreement | Newser

Newser - 2019-08-07 21:23

Turkish assault on Kurdish-held Syria averted after agreement with US on 'safezone'

Telegraph - 2019-08-07 18:09

Sudan protesters reach full agreement with generals on civilian rule

Gulan Media - 2019-08-04 06:33

Municipalities of Şêran and Valparaiso became twin cities

ANF - 2019-07-30 09:27
Municipality of Şêran and the Municipality of Valparaiso, signed a twinning agreement. ...

Turkey threatens to create Syrian safe zone without U.S. if no agreement reached - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-07-30 00:42

Peshmerga denies agreement with Baghdad for the return of its troops to the disputed areas

Kurdiu - 2019-07-29 21:00

Trump signs agreement on asylum with Guatemala [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-27 20:10

KRG, Iraq make progress toward agreement aimed at settling disputes: Source

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-27 11:10

KRG, Iraq make progress toward agreement aimed at settling disputes: Source

Gulan Media - 2019-07-26 18:54

Talks on Syria safe zone end without agreement, as US Senate pushes to sanction Turkey for S-400

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-25 08:00

Turkey says no agreement on Syria safe zone with U.S. - Syria -

Haaretz - 2019-07-25 06:07

U.S. proposals for safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 18:02
ANKARA,— New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreement on the issue needs to reached as soon as possible because Ankara has no patience left. Turkey ...

Saving the Stockholm Agreement and Averting a Regional Conflagration in Yemen

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-18 16:10
The UN-brokered Stockholm Agreement to stop fighting around Yemen’s Red Sea city of Hodeida is faltering as violence on other frontlines and across the Saudi border escalates. The UN and P5 should stabilise the Stockholm Agreement and push conflict parti ...

Former FARC guerrilla killed in Colombia

ANF - 2019-07-18 08:38
A young former FARC guerrilla, José Leandro Chavarría Castrillón, 23, was killed in Colombia. Since the signature of the agreement, 140 former guerrillas have been murdered. ...

Agreement reached in Sudan

ANF - 2019-07-18 08:38
The Army and the opposition reach an agreement for a transition in Sudan. ...

Iraq-SDF dispute delays re-opening of Shingal-Rojava border crossing

Rûdaw - 2019-07-17 16:58
Agreement to re-open the crossing was made three years ago ...

Iran nuclear deal breaches not yet significant, EU says

BBC - 2019-07-16 01:56
Recent breaches of the landmark 2015 agreement are reversible, the bloc's foreign policy chief says. ...

Ministry of Peshmerga and German Military Team sign a medical agreement

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-15 00:41
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 10, 2019, Peshmerga Deputy Chief-of-Staff for Administration & Logistics and the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Director of Health met with a German military team at the Peshmerga Hospital in Erbil. During the meeting ...

Addressing Kirkuk Issues Requires Erbil-Baghdad Agreement: Barzani

Gulan Media - 2019-07-13 19:13

Assad talks options for post-war constitution with Russian officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-12 22:48
Assad: There was agreement on continuing intensive work and coordination ...

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

Disputed territory agreement reached between Peshmerga and Iraqi forces: PM

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 00:38
The agreement comes after months of talks between Erbil and Baghdad ...

The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-07-09 23:15

Hertford and Kobanê to be twin cities

ANF - 2019-07-09 09:53
After Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg council in Berlin signed a twinning agreement with the municipality of Dêrik in Rojava Kurdistan, now the city of Herford took the first step to sign the agreement with with Kobanê. ...

World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - The World Bank will lend a total of $200 million to Iraq in order for the country to upgrade its electricity grid, the Iraqi Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Sunday. According to the agreement, which was signed by Finance Minister Fuad ...

U.S.-Turkish Agreement on Syria Remains Challenge – LobeLog

Lobelog - 2019-07-07 14:12

France’s Macron Condemns Iran’s Decision to Increase Uranium Enrichment

BAS News - 2019-07-07 13:37
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Sunday Iran’s announcement of enriching uranium beyond the limits set at the 2015 Nuclear Deal. Macron said the move was a “violation” of the agreement, which is also signed by France and other key US ...

Norway reaffirms commitment to stabilizing Iraq with new contribution

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
BAGHDAD (UNAMI) — The Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement today for USD 9 million (NOK 75 million) to support stabilization and recovery efforts for Iraq post-ISIL. Norway’s contribution ...

KDP and PUK Almost Agreed on New Governor of Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2019-07-04 12:19
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have almost reached a final agreement on the post of Kirkuk governor, said a PUK leading member. PUK insists that the new Kirkuk governor should be its member, and KDP contin ...

Iraq, Netherlands sign double taxation exemption agreement

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-04 06:22
Iraqi Finance Minister Fuad Hussein and Eric Strating, the Dutch Deputy Head of Mission in Baghdad, signed the agreement in Baghdad on July 1, 2019. (Photo: Iraqi Finance Ministry's press office) ...

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

No final agreement between the two parties of power in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-02 21:10

Iraq Receives 100 IS Detainees from Syria

BAS News - 2019-07-02 20:29
ERBIL - Syria has handed 100 Islamic State (IS) detainees, including senior leaders, to Iraq as part of a previous agreement between the two neighboring countries, an Iraqi mayor revealed on Tuesday. According to the agreement, Iraq is expected to a tota ...

Syrian Kurds sign agreement with UN to end, prevent use of child soldiers

E-Kurd - 2019-07-02 14:29
GENEVA,—The United Nations has signed an agreement with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to end and prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers by the US-backed group, the United Nations said on Monday. Special Representative of the U ...

SDF signs agreement with UN to rid its ranks of child soldiers Kurdish units have long been listed in UN reports July 2, 2019

The National AE - 2019-07-02 06:13

Iraqi oil minister hopeful Erbil, Baghdad to reach “sustainable” solution over oil

Rûdaw - 2019-06-29 07:43
Thamir Ghadban spoke about oil transfer agreement between Erbil and Baghdad at the Iraq Petroleum Conference ...

Democrats clash over policy, history and food

BBC - 2019-06-29 01:30
There were tense exchanges - and moments of agreement - on the debate stage in Miami. ...

South Korea, Iraq agree to sign double taxation exemption agreement

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-28 17:56

PUK announces an agreement on naming a new governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-06-25 23:01

US, Kurdistan Chambers of Commerce sign ‘significant’ agreement

Gulan Media - 2019-06-23 15:57

US, Kurdistan Chambers of Commerce sign ‘significant’ agreement

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-23 14:09

Sudan's main opposition coalition says agreed to mediator draft agreement

Gulan Media - 2019-06-23 02:40

Nechirvan Barzani: Erbil willing to hand over 250,000 bpd to Iraq as per agreement

Gulan Media - 2019-06-23 02:40

Nechirvan Barzani: Erbil willing to hand over 250,000 bpd to Iraq as per agreement

Rûdaw - 2019-06-22 20:33

Dêrik and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg are twin municipalities

ANF - 2019-06-19 10:49
Rojava's Dêrik co-mayor Rojin Çeto presented the agreement signed with the sister municipality of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in Berlin. ...

Iran will exceed in 10 days the limits of storage of enriched ura

ANF - 2019-06-19 08:51
Iran will exceed in 10 days the limits of storage of enriched uranium established in the Nuclear Agreement. ...

Making the Central African Republic’s Latest Peace Agreement Stick

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-18 23:09
A deal to end six years of war in the Central African Republic could come unglued if not strengthened. The government should hold signatory armed groups accountable to criteria for improved behaviour and back local peace initiatives. Neighbours should pu ...

Masrour Barzani: PUK is Committed to its Agreement With KDP

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 17:53
WAAR_DUHOK Masrour Barzani who was nominated to form the new Kurdistan Region government arrived in Sulaimani on Monday; he announced that the PUK is committed to its agreements with the KDP. This statement comes after Barzani’s visit to Sulaymani and hi ...

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria

Reuters - 2019-06-13 18:23
Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost. ...

Ceasefire agreement reached in Idlib

ANF - 2019-06-13 11:02
The Russian army announced a cease-fire agreement between the armed forces and government forces in the northern Syrian region of Idlib. ...

Oil prices increase at week beginning June 11

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude traded at $64.01 per barrel, while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) amounted to $54.21 at 07.19 GMT on Monday. The expectations of extending oil production cut agreement between the Organizat ...

Trump says pact reached with Mexico to avoid tariffs

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. and Mexico have reached an agreement that will avoid Washington’s imposition of 5% import duties on all goods imported from Mexico, President Donald Trump said Friday after he threatened the penalties over the inflow of undocumented m ...

Saudi energy minister says OPEC close to agreement on extending oil deal

Gulan Media - 2019-06-07 18:04

‘We have made an agreement with Russia. We are determined’ | World | | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-06-05 02:17

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