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KRG Delegation to Visit Baghdad Ahead of Parliament Decision on Budget Bill

BAS News - 2019-12-05 11:21
ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan Region is planning to visit Baghdad within days for a political settlement that could help the approval of the budget bill at the legislature. Erbil and Baghdad have reached an agreement over their prolonged budget ...

Lisa Smith faces decision on terror charge | Ireland | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-12-05 01:39

Iraqi parliament approves resignation of PM Adel Abdul Mahdi

E-Kurd - 2019-12-01 18:43
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s parliament voted on Sunday to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, following weeks of violent anti-government protests that have rocked the country. Abdul Mahdi’s decision to quit on Friday came after a call by Iraq ...

Iraqi PM Adel Abdul Mahdi says he will resign over anti-government protests

E-Kurd - 2019-11-29 16:21
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi PM Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Friday he would offer his resignation to parliament to allow lawmakers to choose a new government, in a move that follows weeks of violent anti-government protests. Abdul Mahdi’s decision came in response to a ...

'Morale Problem': Donald Trump's 'Impulsive' Decision-making Triggering Wave of Dismay in Pentagon - News18

News18 - 2019-11-29 13:08

Concern rises in Pentagon over Trump's decision making - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-11-28 01:57

Mexico rejects US intervention after Trump outlines drug cartel plan

BBC - 2019-11-28 01:40
President López Obrador reacts to Donald Trump's decision to designate drug cartels as terrorist groups. ...

Trump defends Syria decision: U.S. military ‘not a police force‘ | Daily Stock Dish

Dailystockdish - 2019-11-27 21:51

First Nations child welfare case adjourns, judge reserves decision

Citynews - 2019-11-27 21:22

Highly technical appellate court ruling casts long shadow over Patent Office trials

AEI - 2019-11-27 00:02
A recent decision by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has raised questions about the future of key US Patent and Trademark Office proceedings, and Congress may need to act to resolve the issue. The post Highly technical appellate court ruling casts l ...

What to Know in Washington: Impeachment Reaches Decision Stage - Bloomberg Government

BGOV - 2019-11-25 15:24

5 things you need to know now - Amazon suing over Pentagon's Microsoft decision

Theweek - 2019-11-24 12:29

On Iraq visit, Pence reassures Kurds and discusses protests with prime minister

Reuters - 2019-11-24 02:53
Vice President Mike Pence visited Iraq on Saturday to reassure Iraqi Kurds of U.S. support after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria drew criticism that Washington had betrayed its Kurdish allies there. ...

Valdai: Understanding Political Settlement Between Damascus and the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-22 17:57
After Donald Trump’s controversial but predictable decision to withdraw American troops from northeast Syria in October, followed by Turkey’s ongoing military intervention, negotiation between Damascus and the Kurds has become inevitable, with significant ...

Why the U.S. decision in Syria has left some allies anxious | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-11-22 02:35

France says regrets U.S. decision on Fordow, rebukes Iran

Yahoo - 2019-11-21 14:12

Trump Makes Snap Decision to Let Turkey Invade Kurdish Syria

Splinternews - 2019-11-21 12:01

'Chaos tempered by chaos': Penn event criticizes Trump's decision to pull out of Syria | The Daily Pennsylvanian

Thedp - 2019-11-21 06:17

PM: House’s recognition of Armenian Genocide recognition is important decision

NEWS - 2019-11-20 21:28

Hitler house in Austria to become police station

BBC - 2019-11-20 01:29
The decision follows a lengthy legal battle with the previous owner and widespread debate in Austria. ...

Who’s afraid of TikTok — and why?

AEI - 2019-11-20 00:08
TikTok may be full of funny videos, but the national security review of the app’s Chinese ownership is no laughing matter: The final decision could have significant implications for platform-based data and transactions across the internet. The post Who’s ...

Kurdish HDP party mulls pulling MPs from Turkish parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-11-18 18:24
ANKARA,— A Kurdish opposition party is considering withdrawing lawmakers from Turkey’s parliament due to mounting pressure it is facing, and as an act of protest against the government’s decision to oust 24 of its mayors in the past three months. Pro-Kur ...

Former U.S. officials criticize Trump's decision to 'abandon' Kurds

NBC News - 2019-11-17 20:39
In interviews with NBC News, Gen. Joseph Votel and Brett McGurk argue that the president's policy shift in Syria damages American interests. ...

GOP outrage greets Trump’s decision to abandon Kurdish fighters in Syria | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post Gazette - 2019-11-17 13:20

One killed, Five injured in Kurdistan as Protests Erupt Following Skyrocketing Petrol Prices

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-17 02:00
One protester was killed and five others were injured in Marivan during protests against the decision of the Iranian authorities to increase petrol price, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).… The post One killed, Five injured in Kurdi ...

Iranian Protesters Burn a Branch of Bank Melli

BAS News - 2019-11-16 15:33
ERBIL - Protesters set afire a branch of Bank Melli of Iran in the city of Behbahan on Saturday, as people in several cities have been taking to the streets against a government decision on fuel prices. After the government decided to triple the fuel pri ...

Overnight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-11-15 02:12

Kurds, US veterans denounce Trump decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria - The Boston Globe

Bostonglobe - 2019-11-14 16:23

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney condemns Trump’s decision to remove U.S. troops from Syria - The Salt Lake Tribune

Sltrib - 2019-11-14 06:59

Australia bushfires: Pregnant firefighter defends decision to fight fires, saying: 'I don't care if you don't like it' - Radio Exe

Radioexe - 2019-11-13 13:28

Iraq reforms 'purely an Iraqi decision': President Salih

Gulan Media - 2019-11-13 08:07

Bolton Suggested Trump’s Turkey Decision Was Motivated by Personal Interests: Report

Thedailybeast - 2019-11-13 02:39

Nearly 600 US Forces to Stay in Syria: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-11-11 23:26
ERBIL - Washington has decided to keep around 600 US forces in Syria despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his country's troops from the Middle Eastern country, the Pentagon said on Sunday. "There will be less than 1,000 for sure," said G ...

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb, JFK Advisory Council member, on why America’s decision to abandon the Kurds is shameful

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-11 20:30
US has left many allies bewildered and stranded – they deserve better Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is the former Director of UK Special Forces and the ex-Deputy Commander of US-led forces in Iraq. Here, he explains why he believes America’s decision ...

Cardinal Pell's appeal decision set for Wednesday - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-11-11 07:35

Trump 'in danger of losing the mandate of heaven' over Syria decision, Pat Robertson warns - StamfordAdvocate

Stamfordadvocate - 2019-11-09 16:04

Senior U.S. Envoy in Syria Highly Critical of Trump’s Decision to Withdraw American Troops

Time - 2019-11-08 12:14
The top American diplomat in northern Syria took the Trump administration to task for not doing more to protect the Kurds ...

The New York Review of Books: The Betrayal of the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-08 02:08
The full consequences of President Trump’s decision on October 6 to withdraw American troops and give Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a green light to invade northeast Syria are not yet clear. Erdoğan claimed that he wanted to create a twenty-mile ...

Trump defends decision to abandon Kurdish allies in Syria - The Boston Globe

Bostonglobe - 2019-11-08 00:35

Devin Nunes votes to condemn Trump's Syria decision

Visaliatimesdelta - 2019-11-07 07:49

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Trump's Syria Decision Is About 'Financial Conflicts of Interest,' Not Withdrawing Military

Newsweek - 2019-11-06 22:11

Curfew Lifted in Baghdad Despite Ongoing Violent Protests

BAS News - 2019-11-06 13:02
ERBIL — Officials in the Iraqi capital have ordered to lift curfew previously imposed in Baghdad, security sources confirmed. Commander of the Joint Operation Command in Baghdad, Major General Qais al-Mohammadawi announced the decision late on Tuesday. H ...

Trump’s decision to secure Syria oil fields raises thorny legal questions - MarketWatch

Marketwatch - 2019-11-05 23:25

Greek President Lauds US Congress' Decision to Recognize Armenian Genocide |

Greekreporter - 2019-11-05 15:23

Top Democratic chairman slams decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria

CBS News - 2019-11-05 06:18
A U.S. delegation met with the Kurds Monday, in an effort to repair relations with the abandoned U.S. allies. The U.S. is struggling to redefine its role in the region, after President Trump said the priority now is for U.S. troops to protect oil wells in ...

"We have a credibility issue": Top Democratic chairman slams decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-11-05 01:06

Actually there is oil in Syria

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-01 21:13
TASS reports that the Syrian regime is annoyed about Trump’s oil decision to stay in Syria: “America has been defeated in Syria, so US President Donald Trump’s words sound like […] ...

Trump Defends Decision to Abandon Kurdish Allies in Syria - NBC 6 South Florida

Nbcmiami - 2019-11-01 16:07

Issachar family slams 'inhumane' decision to extradite Russian hacker | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-10-30 22:20

AJC Condemns Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Syria

Jewishjournal - 2019-10-30 22:04

As Kurds Tracked ISIS Leader, U.S. Withdrawal Threw Raid Into Turmoil

New York Times - 2019-10-30 06:20
Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria upended a 5-year alliance and threw the plans against al-Baghdadi into disarray. ...

U.S. serviceman: I Regret We Allow Kurdish Genocide — Interview

E-Kurd - 2019-10-29 09:34
Ali Zeid | Turkish “Peace Spring” military operation, which started on October 9, has made a splash among US policy makers. The president’s decision to withdraw troops from operation area has split the nation’s political elite into two halves. ...

President Trump addresses Syria troop decision amid sharp GOP criticism - CNN Video

CNN - 2019-10-29 03:41

'Last Week Tonight' Looks At Trump's Decision To Kill 100 Kurds

Pajiba - 2019-10-29 03:08

John Oliver on Trump's Syrian decision: 'The consequences have been dire' | Television & radio | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-28 17:39

Syrian Kurds fully back Sochi agreements between Russia and Turkey

TASS - 2019-10-27 13:53
The decision was made after intensive consultations with Russia, it noted ...

'Losing the mandate of heaven': Pat Robertson 'appalled' by Trump decision to draw back troops from Syria

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-10-27 02:43

Russia decries US decision to secure oil fields in eastern Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-27 01:26
Russia calls US move 'banditry' amid deal with Turkey to accelerate Syrian gov't deployment in Kurdish-held area. ...

The Weekly Rundown: Crisis in Syria, Argentina's Decision and a Brexit Reckoning

Stratfor - 2019-10-26 18:34

Has the War in Syria Now Killed Off All Accountability for War Crimes? | Opinion

Newsweek - 2019-10-25 19:42
President Trump's impulsive decision to allow the slaughter of Kurdish civilians and the Syrian Democratic Forces will leave a dark legacy that extends far beyond this war or this presidency. ...

Rep. Smith Slams Decision to Abandon the Kurds | Westside Seattle

Westsideseattle - 2019-10-25 07:48

Trump and the new reality in Syria

Washington Times - 2019-10-25 03:39
President Trump is taking fire from all sides on his decision to withdraw remaining U.S. forces from Syria, and there are claims that this is somehow an unconscionable abandonment of our Kurdish allies. While these may be appealing sound bites, they fail ...

Cornyn: Not a bad idea to get U.S. troops out of the way if Turkey planned to ‘ethnically cleanse the Kurds’

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-25 01:57
WASHINGTON — Texas Sen. John Cornyn defended the president’s abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, arguing Wednesday that with Turkey intent on ethnic cleansing of the Kurds — longtime U.S. allies in the fight against the radical Islamic Sta ...

Turkey rejects European Parliament's decision against Turkish incursion into Syria - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-10-25 00:38

Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey, says cease-fire permanent

Seattle Times - 2019-10-24 23:59
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the NATO ally agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish forces in Syria and he defended his decision to withdraw American troops. “We’re getting out,” Trump ...

Cornyn rivals blast him for defending Trump’s decision to allow ethnic cleansing of Kurds by Turkey

Dallasnews - 2019-10-24 18:57

SDF Urges US Intervention after Turkish Truce Violations

BAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Thursday accused Turkey of breaching the ceasefire in northern Syria after conducting large-scale offensives on three villages. "Despite our forces' commitment to the ceasefire decision and the wi ...

Local veterans who fought alongside Kurds condemn Trump's decision to withdraw troops | KATU

KATU - 2019-10-23 10:12

Trump's special envoy on Syria wasn't consulted on decision to pull US troops from Syria - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-10-23 08:38

Christian groups defend Trump despite opposition to Syria decision | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-23 03:50

Retired Air Force Colonel Kim Olson calls decision to leave Syria "immoral"

CBS News - 2019-10-23 03:15
The ceasefire agreement between the U.S. and Turkey in Syria expired today, as American troops begin leaving the region. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Kim Olson calls President Trump's decision to leave America's Kurdish allies "immoral." Olson joined "R ...

Turkey Syria invasion: Australia not briefed on US decision to withdraw troops

NEWS - 2019-10-22 15:51

Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-22 14:01

Trump says US 'never agreed' to protect Syria's Kurds

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-22 09:20
President Trump defends his Syria withdrawal decision as angry Kurds hurl fruit and vegetables at departing American troops. ...

‘Trump betrayed us’: Fleeing Kurds condemn U.S. decision to leave Syria | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-10-22 06:54

Morocco committee calls on Germany to reverse anti-BDS decision – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-22 01:57

Richard Engel explains why Kurds fear Trump's decision may end their homeland

NBC News - 2019-10-21 23:05
NBC News' Richard Engel explains why the Kurdish people think President Trump's decision will mean the end of their homeland. ...

Syrians throw potatoes at withdrawing American troops

Washington Times - 2019-10-21 15:40
Residents of a heavily Kurdish city in northeast Syria threw potatoes at withdrawing American troops on Monday, underscoring the deep anger over President Trump's decision to pull most U.S. forces from the region amid a Turkish military offensive. While ...

US May Leave Some Troops to Protect Oilfields in Syria: Pentagon Chief

BAS News - 2019-10-21 14:20
ERBIL — Some US troops could stay in Syria to protect the oilfields in eastern part of the country despite Washington’s decision to withdraw, said US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Monday. “We presently have troops in a couple of cities … right near ...

US Troops Withdraw from Syria to Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-10-21 10:41
ERBIL — As part of Washington’s decision to pull troops out of Syria, US military convoys crossed the border into Kurdistan Region, Reuters reported on Monday. US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday that the 1,000 US troops in Syria were preparin ...

Pentagon Decision On F-35 Full-Rate Production Possibly Delayed - Task & Purpose

Taskandpurpose - 2019-10-21 09:28

Former CIA Director David Petraeus says Syria decision 'certainly' ethnic displacement of Kurds - CNN Video

CNN - 2019-10-21 01:15

Toll of combat operations within (24) hours

SDF Press - 2019-10-20 16:19
Despite the cease-fire decision committed by our forces, Turkish invasion army and its allied terrorist factions continued to launch their attacks. Ras al-Ain/Sere KanyehTurkish invasion army targeted Ras al-Ain villages by aerial bombardment and brought ...

Boris Johnson clashed with Donald Trump over US decision to let Turkish forces invade Syria – The Sun

Thesun - 2019-10-20 08:12

House Syria vote today: House passes bipartisan measure condemning Trump's Syria decision - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-10-20 03:53

Trump doubles down on Syria decision with false claims as Republican anger grows - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-10-19 23:11

House denounces Trump’s Syria decision | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Reviewjournal - 2019-10-19 22:13

The decision on who should get the Nobel is a no-brainer - The Boston Globe

Bostonglobe - 2019-10-19 21:21

Corker: Trump's 'precipitous' decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria 'gut wrenching' | Chattanooga Times Free Press

Timesfreepress - 2019-10-19 15:39

Former national security adviser Susan Rice called Trump's decision to pull US forces out of Syria 'bats--- crazy', Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Businessinsider - 2019-10-19 07:31

Trump Defends Decision to Pull Out US Troops, Says Kurdish Allies Are 'Much Safer Right Now' | CBN News

CBN - 2019-10-18 14:55

Turkish court rules to keep Kavala in prison in interim decision on Gezi trial | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-18 10:45

“Not our border” President Trump defends decision to pull troops our of Syria

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-18 06:23
Caitlin M. Kenney Stars and Stripes President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Syrian Kurds “no angels” as he defended his recent decision to remove American troops from the war-torn country, leaving the U.S. ally to fight off an invading Turkish force. “ ...

A disgraceful policy decision just made Syria's problems worse | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-18 01:45

Kremlin says worried by humanitarian fallout from Turkey's Syria incursion

Reuters - 2019-10-17 12:19
The Kremlin said on Thursday it was concerned by the humanitarian situation in northern Syria following Turkey's decision to launch a military operation there. ...

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger Weighs In On Trump's Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Syria | KUNM

KUNM - 2019-10-17 06:50

Trump ‘in danger of losing the mandate of heaven’ over Syria decision, Pat Robertson warns | Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Thestarphoenix - 2019-10-17 06:49

Trump Lashes Out on Syria as Republicans Rebuke Him in House Vote

New York Times - 2019-10-17 03:24
President Trump again defends his decision to withdraw American troops, an order that many, including Republicans, have interpreted as acquiescing to Turkey’s incursion against a United States ally. ...

A political tale that shames us all

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-17 03:09
American apologists for this humanitarian crisis have been busy making two arguments in defense of President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Syrian Kurdish population. ...

Trump calls Syrian Kurds 'no angels' as he defends decision to withdraw US troops - U.S. - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-10-17 00:03

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