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Rebels without a Cause: Russia’s Proxies in Eastern Ukraine

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-16 22:35
Russia and the separatists it backs in Ukraine’s east are no longer quite on the same page, especially since the Kremlin abandoned ideas of annexing the breakaway republics or recognising their independence. The rift gives the new Ukrainian president an ...

Iran tanker crisis: Syria sanctions are hurting the people, not Assad | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-16 14:49

Former Iraqi prime minister Abadi hints at comeback | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-15 19:31

US warns Turkey against launching military operation east of Euphrates

Almasdarnews - 2019-07-15 19:21

Syria:300 U.S. vehicles sent to north-east, NGO - Syria -

Ansamed - 2019-07-15 18:45

Regime risks ‘terribly costly’ victory in Idlib | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-15 07:42

28 years later, is there hope of independence for Somaliland? - The East African

CO - 2019-07-15 00:00

Iran launches drone and missile strikes on Kurdish positions in Iraq – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-14 23:23

Palestinians were spared Turkey's rising anti-Arab hate. Until now - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-07-14 23:12

Turkey and Russian S400s: Erdogan just made a strategic blunder of epic proportions - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-07-14 17:16

Turkey receives first Russian missiles, sparking NATO concern | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-07-14 10:46

11 killed in bombing outside church in north-east Syria | Christian News on Christian Today

Christiantoday - 2019-07-13 18:14

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify says human rights monitor - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-13 12:59

Turkey could begin new military operation in Syria after receiving S-400 missile system – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-12 20:19

New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-07-11 21:30

Iraqi Kurdish government sworn in under son of former president | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-11 21:30

New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-11 21:30

The waiting game for S-400s to arrive in Turkey - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 23:55

Turkey: Top election body to investigate over 41,000 voters – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-10 19:48

Three Iranian IRGC members killed in northwest Iran - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 15:48

In “victory” for Trump admin, France and UK to send more soldiers to Syri - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 15:32

Middle East Allies Are Wrong to Bet on Trump – Atlantic Sentinel

Atlanticsentinel - 2019-07-10 08:49

Refugee stranded for weeks at Turkish airport fears 'imminent deportation': Amnesty | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-10 01:25

PKK: Comrade Helmet’s goals will be fulfilled

ANF - 2019-07-09 13:38
PKK: This vile massacre will be held to account, our valiant martyrs will be avenged, the martyr of the Democratic Middle East and Free Kurdistan against isolation and fascism Comrade Helmet’s goals will be fulfilled. ...

Erdogan criticised over silence on Uighurs during China visit | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-09 02:16

In battle for Tripoli, Turkey has billions at stake | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-09 02:16

Bomb killed two children in Deir Ez-zor

ANF - 2019-07-07 21:41
A motorcycle loaded with a bomb exploded in the village of Abu Hemam, east of Deir Ez-zor. The explosion killed two children and injured many civilians. ...

Turkish Islamic theologian lashes out at homosexuals and CSD as 'heresy' - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-07 18:36

The Middle East’s dangerous sideshows risk an uncontrolled escalation - The National

Thenational - 2019-07-07 09:51

Who will help the Kurdish people carve out their own state in the turmoil-ridden Middle East? - The Sunday Guardian Live

Sundayguardianlive - 2019-07-07 09:01

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in June 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-07-07 07:22
KMMK: This report on the situation of human rights in June 2019, in the east of Kurdistan is that the working population, human rights, Kurdistan, according to multiple reports, the human rights organization round is collected. It is noted that this repor ...

Kurdish politicians beaten by police in Turkey’s east - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-06 09:52

If the world really wants to defeat ISIS, it needs to listen to North East Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-07-06 08:28
The organizers of the International Forum on ISIS hope to shed light on the next steps against the resurgent terror group in northeast Syria The post If the world really wants to defeat ISIS, it needs to listen to North East Syria appeared first on The D ...

What are Turkey’s options in Syria? | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-05 14:31

‘Erdogan is not invincible’ - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-05 12:44

Turkey accuses ‘Washington Post’ of “terrorist propaganda” - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-05 02:30

The Mideast's Stonewall? From Iraq to Morocco, the fight for LGBTQ rights rages on - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-07-04 12:51

Turkey to send delegation to China to observe treatment of Uighurs | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-04 12:51

Beaten and shot: Turkish journalists in the crosshairs | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-04 00:39

Russia urges West against ‘double standards’ in Syria – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-03 22:38

Syrian refugees in Turkey: What you need to know | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-03 19:35

In Iraq and Syria, Turkey Faces New Challenges :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-07-03 11:27

As Turks clash with Syrians, a dangerous spark is lit in Istanbul | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-03 01:58

Why couldn't Erdogan's populist politics win Istanbul? | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-03 00:03

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 21:39

US Scholars: ‘An American attack on Iran would be an unmitigated disaster for the US, Iran, and the world’

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-02 21:27
We, the undersigned scholars of the Middle East and North Africa and broader Muslim world, call on President Trump immediately to pull back from the brink of a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is clear to us that the human, diplomatic, legal, po ...

Haftar vows attacks on Turkish assets in Libya after military setback | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-02 11:11

Northern Cyprus says 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting its territory | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-02 02:18

US Airstrike Targets al-Qaeda in Syria

BAS News - 2019-07-01 15:49
ERBIL — The United States said on Sunday its warplanes in the Middle East targeted a military training facility belonging to al-Qaeda in Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo. “U.S. Forces conducted a strike against al-Qaida in Syria (AQ-S) leadership ...

Turkey says its soldier killed by Assad forces in Syria’s Idlib | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-30 23:34

British woman who fought ISIS to be featured in documentary - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-30 16:43

Four ODTÜ students arrested

ANF - 2019-06-30 14:39
Shortly before the Graduation Ceremony at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, four students were arrested in a raid in dormitories. ...

East Libya Parliament Accuses Pro-GNA Militias of War Crimes | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-06-30 13:23

The Middle East’s new hegemons deserve Trump

Rûdaw - 2019-06-30 10:25
Liberals have been critical of Trump’s Middle East policy – for the wrong reasons ...

Ancient palace discovered Iraqi reservoir made possible by drought - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-30 06:10

Suspected Palestinian spy found dead in Turkish prison - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-30 00:18

In Iraq and Syria, Turkey faces new challenges - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-29 20:50

Mines in tanker attacks off UAE from Iran: US, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-06-28 20:03

Warplanes strike targets in Iraq, 19 militants 'neutralized': Turkey | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-06-28 18:31

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-06-28 18:21

Hunting Zarqawi: Defeating Terrorist Groups and the Future of ISIS

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-28 02:16
On this week’s Middle East Brief, Aaron speaks with Nada Bakos, about her book, The Targeter, and what lessons can […] ...

Protesters storm Bahrain embassy in Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 01:57
It follows a US-backed Middle East peace conference hosted by Bahrain ...

Baghdad: Demonstrators Raid Bahraini Embassy over Middle East Conference

BAS News - 2019-06-27 23:23
ERBIL - Protesters on Thursday evening raided the Bahraini Embassy in Baghdad to protest a US-led peace conference aimed to secure the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which was hosted by Bahrain. The demonstrators were carrying the Palestinian flags, while ...

60 seconds in East Mosul, Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-27 18:20
"My wish for the future is to see the people of Mosul united, one people, regardless of circumstances." The people of East Mosul have many wishes for their city. Spend #60SecondsIn East Mosul to hear Maslawis speak about their vision for the future. Arti ...

The Last Truly Underdeveloped Oil Frontier In The Middle East |

Oilprice - 2019-06-27 09:51

Field fire in Kobanê reaches the homes of villagers

ANF - 2019-06-26 21:52
The field fires in the east of Kobanê have reached the homes and gardens of the local population. ...

ACLED Regional Overview – Middle East (26 June 2019) - Yemen | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-06-26 21:52

Turkey court lifts house arrest on US consulate staffer | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-06-26 17:42

Mystery fires in Iraq kill dream of food self-sufficiency | Nazli Tarzi | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-06-26 12:45

Bahrain's king meets Kushner at Middle East peace workshop

Yahoo - 2019-06-26 10:35

The Last Truly Underdeveloped Oil Frontier In The Middle East

Yahoo - 2019-06-26 07:46

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy

Gulan Media - 2019-06-26 01:52

Istanbul votes once again in key mayoral election re-run | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-25 11:04

Memories of Yazidis and Lalish on World Refugee Day :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-06-25 09:58

UN rights chief raises concern at Idlib situation – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-06-25 03:32

Bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people

BBC - 2019-06-25 01:07
A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100. ...

Declassified: The Sino-Russian Masterplan To End U.S. Dominance In Middle East

Yahoo - 2019-06-24 22:30

HDP rebuffs PKK leader's neutrality call over Istanbul election | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-24 14:27

Pompeo on urgent MidEast consultation tour against Iran

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he is leaving for Middle East to meet allies in the region to form a “global coalition” against Iran. Pompeo’s visit comes only days after U.S. and Iran came to the brink of war last week after I ...

Haviland Smith: The challenges of the Middle East - VTDigger

Vtdigger - 2019-06-24 02:24

Is Saudi Visit to Eastern Syria Prelude to Greater U.S., Saudi Role? :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-06-24 02:14

Istanbul election important if its legacy is a trend - analysis - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-24 01:23

UK Middle East envoy gets tough reception in Tehran amid Gulf tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-23 16:34
"Britain has a very negative perception in the minds of people of Iran" ...

US unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK The White House on Saturday unveiled the economic portion of its Middle East peace plan, calling for $50 billion dollars in investments for Palestine and neighboring Arab states. The plan, which has been long-promised and faced a number of del ...

Australian former IS members subject of talks in north-east Syria - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-06-23 02:35

The General Council approves the law of self-defense forces

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
The General Council of the Self-administration in North and East Syria approved today the law of self-defense forces and the bylaw of the self-defense office in north and east Syria. The general Commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi, the ...

Sudan Crisis: Difficulties Of Seeking Democracy In The Middle East And North Africa – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-06-22 20:00

"ISIS members should be tried where they committed crimes"

ANF - 2019-06-22 15:30
The co-chair of the Judicial Council of North and East Syria Autonomous Administration, Imad al-Karaf, calls for the establishment of an international tribunal for the trial of ISIS jihadists. ...

British Minister to Visit Tehran Amid Iran-US Tensions

BAS News - 2019-06-22 14:22
ERBIL — UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development, Andrew Murrison, will visit Tehran on Sunday amid heightening tensions between Iran and US. The Foreign Office said Murrison will conduct “frank and constructive” talks with ...

Trump, Saudi prince discuss Iran ‘escalatory behavior’

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump spoke Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman to discuss Iran’s “escalatory behavior.” In addition, the leaders “discussed Saudi Arabia’s critical role in ensuring stability in the Middle East and in the g ...

Free Press in North and East Syria held seminar in Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-06-22 11:37
The workshop was attended by the representatives of the press and academics in the region. ...

US warmongering as Trump plays with fire in the Middle East

Marxist - 2019-06-22 06:14

US is ‘disturbing peace and quiet of Middle East,’ Erdogan says | The Independent

Independent - 2019-06-22 02:50

Turkey's Erdogan struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-06-22 00:30

Video; Returning from the Land of Jihad: The Fate of Women Who Lived with Boko Haram

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-21 20:58
In late 2018 Crisis Group’s Senior Analyst for Gender Azadeh Moaveni went to north-east Nigeria, which has been the epicenter of the fight between Boko Haram and the Nigerian military, to explore how effectively women formerly associated with the group h ...

At Least 7 Killed in Baghdad Mosque Bombing

BAS News - 2019-06-21 15:25
ERBIL — An explosion at a Shi’ite mosque in Iraq’s capital left at least seven people killed on Friday. According to police sources, the explosion hit Imam al-Muntazir mosque in Baladiyat neighborhood, east of Baghdad. Preliminary reports said another 20 ...

Eastern Syria tribes refuse to cooperate with Saudi, Kurdish separatist plans – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-06-21 01:07

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-06-21 00:07

One Turkish soldier killed in Syria, military retaliates - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-06-20 19:11

Germany, which armed Saddam Hussein, says Kurdish state would harm peace - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-20 19:07

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