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The Tragic Irony of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

FPRI - 2019-03-21 21:19

NAV-DEM: The Newroz fire will break isolation

ANF - 2019-03-21 09:54
"All our community centers and components should invite foreign friends, institutions and personalities, representatives of civil society organizations to the Newroz celebrations.” ...

Foreign fighters contro ISIS, ‘eroi’ perseguitati — L'Indro

Lindro - 2019-03-20 19:04

Spain would offer UK Brexit extension, but needs explanation of new agreement: Spain Foreign Minister

Yahoo - 2019-03-19 18:57

Cizre district co-chairs issued travel bans

ANF - 2019-03-19 16:49
HDP District Co-chair Guler Tunc and DBP District Co-chair Selahattin Kolanc, detained by the AKP regime, were issued foreign travel bans. ...

World briefs: After sparking debate, Omar calls for ‘inclusive’ U.S. foreign policy | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post Gazette - 2019-03-19 10:02

Washington Warns of Sanctioning India Over Russian Missile System – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-03-19 07:10

German man barred from leaving Turkey over social media post - German foreign ministry | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-19 03:04

EU fears Brexit paralysis, says UK foreign minister Hunt

Yahoo - 2019-03-19 01:18

Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa to join Diplomatic Corps in the 31st commemoration of chemical attack on Halabja

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa along with the head of foreign missions in the Kurdistan Region participated in the commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the chemical att ...

Syria’s Civil War Is Now 3 Civil Wars – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-03-18 22:41

Worth giving time to reach Brexit deal: German foreign minister

Yahoo - 2019-03-18 20:17

Military meeting of Syria, Iraq and Iran

ANF - 2019-03-18 14:39
Iranian Chief of Staff Mohammed Bageri said the presence of US in Syria, and the presence of foreign forces in Idlib was illegal. ...

Iran's Top Commander Calls for Pullout of Foreign Troops from Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-17 22:37
ERBIL - The Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammed Hussein Bagheri has urged the foreign forces in Syria, who have no permission from Damascus, to withdraw from the country. The Iranian top commander made the comments durin ...

Streets of Iraqi capital welcome 25 local, foreign theater troup

Rûdaw - 2019-03-17 13:21

Prime Minister Barzani meets Turkey’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Gulan Media - 2019-03-16 23:28

Autonomous Administration handed over 5 French children

ANF - 2019-03-16 11:26
Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration Foreign Relations Bureau handed over 5 children of French citizen ISIS members to a French Foreign Ministry committee in coordination with French officials. ...

Joint Letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee Calling for Justice for Khashoggi | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-16 08:51

PEN America joins call for House Foreign Affairs Committee to undertake additional action concerning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi - PEN America

PEN - 2019-03-16 08:51

All remaining ISIS members in Baghouz are foreign-born

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
Most of the ISIS members who surrendered yesterday from the area SDF has trapped the gangs in Baghouz are from Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turkistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Indonesia, Chechnya, Daghestan and Iraq. ...

Netherlands’ contribution towards the global coalition against Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-16 01:30
The Kingdom of the Netherlands is an active partner in the Global Coalition against Daesh. It participates in all Coalition Working Groups and co-leads the Working Group on Foreign Terrorist Fighters together with Kuweit and Turkey. It contributes to a b ...

Saudi human-rights official decries inquiry into Khashoggi killing as foreign interference - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-03-15 18:07

Trump-connected lobby firms cash in with foreign governments - POLITICO

Politico - 2019-03-15 17:33

When Iran goes to Iraq: The significance of Rouhani’s trip | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-03-15 08:40

Italy should back Brexit delay if requested: foreign minister

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 03:16

America Safer From Foreign Threats Under Trump—Cdr. Kirk Lippold USN (Rtd.)

Theepochtimes - 2019-03-15 01:18

Iraqi PM to visit Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip

Rûdaw - 2019-03-15 00:12

400 American Troops Can’t Do Anything | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-03-14 20:56

Kurdistan Seeks Good Relations with Neighbors: PM

BAS News - 2019-03-14 14:00
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region seeks to promote good relations with neighboring countries, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said on Thursday. He received a Turkish delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sedat Onal to review the relations betw ...

Foreign fighters continue to join ISIS in Syria, US Joint Chiefs chair says

Thedefensepost - 2019-03-14 13:29

From myth to reality: How to understand Turkey’s role in the Western Balkans | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-03-14 06:23

Masrour Barzani Discusses Greater Trade, Energy Ties with Turkey

BAS News - 2019-03-13 17:24
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday a Turkish delegation, led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sedat Onal, for talks on the the greater trade and energy ties between Erbil and Ankara, Barza ...

Joint Statement on Respect for Foreign Media Outlets' Independence in Turkey - PEN America

PEN - 2019-03-13 03:04

Ministers urged to help UK families of foreign fighters in Syria | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-03-12 23:09

The price of disengagement: Syria and the Brussels III conference | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-03-12 19:04

Pro-Jeb Bush super PAC fined for accepting foreign donations from Chinese nationals | WBFF

Foxbaltimore - 2019-03-12 15:30

Pro-Jeb Bush super PAC fined for accepting foreign donations from Chinese nationals | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-12 10:47

Cheney criticized Trump foreign policy in closed-door event | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-12 10:26

Turkish foreign ministry summons Belgium's ambassador in Ankara

Reuters - 2019-03-11 17:59
Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Belgium's ambassador in Ankara on Monday after a Belgian court blocked the prosecution of some 30 people with alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a foreign ministry official said. ...

Morocco takes back Islamic State fighters from Syria’s north: Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-11 15:30
DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria,— A group of Moroccans held in northern Syria by Kurdish-led SDF forces have returned home, the SDF said, in a rare case of a foreign government taking back citizens likely to have been members of the Islamic State jihadist gr ...

Over 22,000 Foreign Workers in Kurdistan: NGO

BAS News - 2019-03-11 13:23
ERBIL — More than 22,000 foreigners work in Kurdistan Region while their rights are not fully guaranteed, a local NGO said. Since 2005 after Kurdistan’s economy flourished with hundreds of foreign firms and thousands of workers, the three provinces of Er ...

Iran’s Rouhani Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-03-11 11:18
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Baghdad on Monday in hopes of strengthening the trade ties while under pressure from the US sanctions on Tehran. Prior to his arrival, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Baghdad to pr ...

Global Political Calendar: China and foreign investment in spotlight - CGTN

CGTN - 2019-03-11 07:08

Brexit in peril if PM May's deal is rejected: foreign minister Hunt

Yahoo - 2019-03-11 00:43

U.S. Peace Delegation to Iran Welcomed by Foreign Minister, Met by FBI Agents on Return

Therealnews - 2019-03-10 23:40

Iranian FM Thanks Iraq for Not Abiding by US Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-03-10 21:00
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is currently in Baghdad on a visit, has thanked Iraq for not abiding by the US sanctions against Tehran. The Iranian minister arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Saturday for preparations ...

Corker: Trump making 'devastating' decisions on foreign policy | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-03-10 20:53

State of Law Bloc Plans to Summon Iraqi FM to Parliament

BAS News - 2019-03-10 14:22
ERBIL — The Shi’ite parliamentary bloc of State of Law Coalition is planning to summon Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hakim to the legislative over his office’s position towards former members of Baath regime. MP Khalaf Abdulsamad, head of State of L ...

Germany updates Turkey travel advice, warns journalists

Rûdaw - 2019-03-10 14:11
'In the last two years, German nationals were increasingly arbitrarily detained' in Turkey: foreign ministry ...

Operation Provide Comfort: A forgotten mission with possible lessons for Syria – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-03-10 11:33

Il figlio di tre settimane dell'ex foreign fighter dell'ISIS Shamima Begum è morto - Il Post

Ilpost - 2019-03-09 22:52

Iranian FM in Baghdad Ahead of Rouhani's Visit

BAS News - 2019-03-09 22:47
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for an unannounced visit, while officials said the tour was a prelude to President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Iraq scheduled for Monday. Iraqi sources said that "Zarif ar ...

Turkey becoming minefield for foreign journalists

Al Monitor - 2019-03-09 20:46

Germany Will Not List Lebanon’s Hezbollah as “Terrorist”: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-03-09 14:46
ERBIL — Germany has refused to follow UK’s footstep in recognizing the Iranian-ally Hezbollah of Lebanon as a “terrorist organization”, Niels Annen, deputy minister in the Foreign Ministry said. The official told Der Spiegel that Hezbollah is is a releva ...

The Civil War Within Syria’s Civil War – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-03-09 08:00

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: An Enduring Framework for U.S.-Taiwan Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-03-09 00:38
For four decades, the Taiwan Relations Act has been a foundation of U.S. policy toward Taiwan and cross-Strait relations. Adopted […] ...

In What World Would We Take Lindsey Graham's Own Foreign Policy Seriously?

Esquire - 2019-03-08 13:20

One reason for Trump's foreign policy fiascoes — his National Security Council is broken - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-03-08 12:48

Turkish prosecutors detail foreign plot to topple Erdogan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-08 06:50

Foreign Troops in Iraq Not a Threat to Neighbors: Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2019-03-07 23:22
ERBIL - The presence of the US-led coalition troops in Iraq poses no threat to the neighboring countries, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi said on Thursday. Halbusi made the remarks during a visit to Iran where he had meetings with President ...

From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-03-07 18:29
The postcommunist countries were amongst the most fervent and committed adopters of neoliberal economic reforms. Not only did they manage […] ...

Germany’s brazen response to Strasbourg hunger strike activists

ANF - 2019-03-07 16:31
Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Michaelis gave a brazen response to the hunger strikers in Strasbourg and said they won’t be responding to the letters “because the KCDK-E is the political arm of the PKK”. ...

400 American Troops Can’t Do Anything – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-03-07 00:19

Head of DFR meets Deputy National Security Advisor at White House

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-07 00:01
Washington, DC, USA ( – Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations, met with Deputy National Security Advisor Dr. Charles Kupperman, rounding out a week-long visit to Washington to me ...

Turkey's foreign minister says allies should not intervene in its purchase of weapons: Hurriyet

Yahoo - 2019-03-06 19:59

Foreign Investments Increase as Kurdistan Economy Revives: Official

BAS News - 2019-03-05 15:18
ERBIL — Foreign investors are showing willingness now to return to the Kurdistan Region after its economy is showing signs of revival, said general director of Erbil Board of Investment. Kurdistan Region experienced some four years of economic hardship b ...

Selcer: We should be more alarmed by Trump’s present-day foreign contacts than his alleged past collusion with Russia. | Opinion |

Dailyemerald - 2019-03-05 01:48

Security Brief: Hanoi Summit Cleanup; Mattis vs. the Aircraft Carrier – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-03-04 19:09

Netherland Recalls Ambassador to Iran

BAS News - 2019-03-04 14:45
ERBIL — The Netherlands recalled its ambassador to Iran on Monday after the Tehran government expelled two Dutch embassy officials. “Have decided to recall the ambassador in Tehran for consultations,” Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok wrote on his officia ...

Bolton’s test: Massaging Trump tweets into foreign policy | Milbank Monitor

Milbankmonitor - 2019-03-04 06:18

Yemen crisis: UK's Hunt warns Hudaydah deal 'could die within weeks'

BBC - 2019-03-04 00:02
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urges both sides to pull their forces out of Hudaydah. ...

Europe Isn’t Realistic. It’s Weak. – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-03-03 17:39

Lavrov: Turkey has not fully implemented the Idlib agreement

ANF - 2019-03-03 16:34
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has stated that Turkey has not fully fulfilled the Idlib agreement signed between Putin and Erdoğan on 17 September 2018. ...

Trump Admits Failure of US Policies in Syria, Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-03-03 08:53
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. president on Saturday criticized his country’s foreign policies in Iraq and Syria, saying that his administration will focus on fixing up America’s infrastructure rather than fighting “endless wars”. During his two-hour speech at the Cons ...

Inside the chaotic early days of Trump’s foreign policy – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-03-03 07:36

Mogherini: Steps should be taken for Leyla Guven

ANF - 2019-03-02 12:25
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini responded to Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson’s letter about Leyla Guven. ...

Human Rights Association warns of emergency situation in Hol Camp

ANF - 2019-03-02 10:48
At the time of the visit, the Human Rights Delegation found 38,000 refugees, mainly from Iraq (13,429), Syria (14,185) and foreign countries (1,124). ...

Ilhan Omar: “political influence in this country” linked to “allegiance to a foreign country”; latest controversial comments

Seth Frantzman - 2019-03-02 00:19
Ilhan Omar’s new offensive comments about US Jews extend disturbing pattern By SETH J. FRANTZMAN For the third time in two months US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has waded into anti-semitism […] ...

Inside the Chaotic Early Days of Trump’s Foreign Policy - POLITICO Magazine

Politico - 2019-03-01 18:12

Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogue on the right to food and the effects of foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-01 06:20

Caught in Syria, foreign terrorist suspects may face trial in Iraq | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-03-01 00:54

Ticinonline - Foreign fighters francesi verso il patibolo

TIO - 2019-02-28 22:17

US To Be Defeated Once, Again: Venezuela

Waar Media - 2019-02-28 16:54
WAAR_DUHOK Venezuela’s foreign minister on Wednesday criticized the U.S.’s rejection for his call to have talks between the presidents of the two countries. “That’s what they always do,” Jorge Arreaza told Anadolu Agency. ”They don’t like dialogue. They ...

"The danger will grow unless states take back ISIS members"

ANF - 2019-02-28 15:31
Northern and Eastern Syrian Democratic Autonomous Administration Foreign Relations Council Co-chair Dr. Abdulkerim Omer said states should take back their ISIS member citizens who are currently in custody, and added: “Otherwise, the danger will grow.” ...

Tribes in Anbar Refuse to Fight US Forces

BAS News - 2019-02-27 18:35
ERBIL - The tribes in the Iraqi province of Anbar have refused to fight the US forces in the area, considering the presence of the foreign troops normal. "We will not fight the American soldiers in Anbar for anyone," Awad al-Dilema, a member of the Anbar ...

Iraq could help repatriate or convict detained foreign ISIS fighters in Syria: Iraqi PM

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-27 15:04

Iraq Unwilling to Take in Foreign IS Detainees from Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-27 12:28
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has made it clear that his country is not willing to take in non-Iraqi members of the Islamic State (IS) captured in Syria. As it is pushing to recapture the last IS enclave, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic ...

Rouhani Rejects Resignation of Iran Foreign Minister Zarif

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 10:29
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected on Wednesday the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, standing by a moderate ally long targeted by hardliners in internal factional struggles over a 2015 nuclear deal with ...

Adel Abdul-Mahdi : Iraq Could Help Return IS Fighters

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 10:29
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday that his country could help return foreign Islamic State group (IS) fighters to their home countries, following the liberation of the group’s final stronghold in Syria. The fighters were ha ...

Iranian President Rejects FM Zarif’s Resignation

BAS News - 2019-02-27 09:38
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday rejected the resignation of country’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. The foreign minister announced his resignation on Monday in an Instagram post. As the Supreme Leader has described you a ‘t ...

Iran’s foreign minister hopes resignation empowers diplomats

Gulan Media - 2019-02-26 15:55

Netanyahu on Zarif’s Resignation: Good Riddance

BAS News - 2019-02-26 15:31
ERBIL — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed pleasure at Mohammad Javad Zarif’s resignation as the Iranian foreign minister. Zarif announced his resignation on his Instagram account on Monday. Zarif is gone, good riddance," Netanyahu w ...

Iran MPs Call For Rejecting Zarif’s Resignation

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 15:05
WAAR_DUHOK Some 150 Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday called on the country’s President Hassan Rouhani to reject Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s resignation, according to a parliamentary statement. Heshamatollah Falahatpishe, head of the National Security and ...

Zarif Indicates Infighting Led Him to Resign

BAS News - 2019-02-26 11:17
ERBIL — Mohammad Javad Zarif handed in his resignation from his position as the Iranian foreign minister on Monday, indicating infighting as the reason for his decision in a later comment. Cited by Jomhuri Eslami newspaper on Tuesday, Zarif said his coun ...

US Policy Towards Iran Remains Unchanged after Zarif: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-02-26 11:17
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated his country’s firm position towards the Islamic Republic of Iran after Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif handed in his resignation a few hours earlier. “We note Zarif’s resignation. We’ll see if it ...

Agriculture and Food Conference held between the Kurdistan Region and the Netherlands

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-26 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa participated in conference discussions of cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and Netherlands ...

Iranian FM Hands in Resignation

BAS News - 2019-02-25 22:30
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif announced his resignation on Monday in a surprising post on his Instagram page. "I am apologizing to you for all the the past years during my time as the foreign minister ... I thank ...

Iraq Receives 14 More IS Prisoners from SDF

BAS News - 2019-02-25 22:01
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) handed over on Monday 14 foreign members of the Islamic State (IS) to Iraq. According to a report by Baghdad Today, citing a security source, the insurgents were of French nationality, while it has n ...

Are the Russians Coming?: Russia’s Military Buildup Near Ukraine

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-02-25 21:52
Long before the Kerch Strait incident in October 2018, Russia had already begun to strengthen the forces in its Southern Military District, which spans from near Volgograd to Russia’s border with Georgia and Azerbaijan. Naturally, that has caused concern ...

Turkish foreign policy is by the president for the president || AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-02-25 21:34

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