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German foreign minister arrives in Erbil

Kurdiu - 2018-12-18 18:23

Dutch and German Foreign Ministers Arrives in Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2018-12-18 16:03
Dutch FM Stef Blok arrived in Erbil International Airport in Kurdistan Region last night while Germany FM also arrived in Erbil today. “Dutch FM Stef Blok escorted by Dutch delegation arrived in capital Erbil, he was received by KRG senior officials,” sa ...

Why doesn’t Iraq do more to prevent Turkish airstrikes?

Rûdaw - 2018-12-18 15:44
Iraq’s foreign ministry summoned the Turkish ambassador on Saturday ...

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Representative Of Iraqi Kurds Discuss Middle East -Moscow - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2018-12-18 14:01

Neither Independence Nor Federalism for Kurds: Syrian FM

BAS News - 2018-12-18 13:38
ERBIL — Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallim has made it clear that Damascus would not agree with independence or federalism for the Kurds in the country. Speaking to Damascus University professors, Muallim described the Kurds as “important” component o ...

Turkey's foreign minister says EU comments on rule of law 'out of line' | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-18 12:29

Netherlands Committed to Closer Ties with Kurdistan: FM

BAS News - 2018-12-18 09:19
ERBIL — The Dutch government is determined to further strengthen the ties with Erbil on different levels, hoping for a stronger Kurdistan Region, said Netherlands Foreign Minister Stef Blok. The Dutch minister held a meeting with Kurdistan Prime Minister ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran Meet in Geneva over New Constitution for Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-18 08:39
ERBIL — The foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Tuesday, 18th December. Citing Turkish diplomatic sources, Anadolu Agency reported that Mevlut Chavushoglu, Sergei Lavrov, Mohammad Javad Zarif, will attend the meeting ...

Michael Flynn’s associates indicted in a Turkey lobbying case that casts a shadow on Trump’s foreign policy. | The New Republic

Newrepublic - 2018-12-18 07:21

Dutch Foreign Minister Arrives in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-12-17 22:05
ERBIL - Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok arrived in Kurdistan Region capital city of Erbil on Monday night. Blok, who was accompanied by the Dutch Ambassador to Iraq Matthijs Wolters and a number of investors and businessmen, was received by the Kurdista ...

"Turkey’s ‘Union and Progress’ mentality poses a serious threat"

ANF - 2018-12-17 13:49
PYD Foreign Relations Officer Salih Muslim pointed out that the Turkish state has updated the Union and Progress mentality and now poses a serious threat against both Kurds and the Middle East. ...

EU Urges Turkey to Refrain from Military Incursion into Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-16 09:54
ERBIL — EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday urged the Turkish government to avoid any unilateral actions in the area as Ankara threatens to conduct a new military operation against the US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces. “We expect the Tu ...

Turkey will keep attacking Kurdish forces in Iraq according to foreign ministry - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-12-15 12:39

Welcome to Iraq’s First Post-Sectarian Election – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-15 06:26

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

Washington Times - 2018-12-15 06:06
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey's ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq's S ...

Iraqi Kurds Want America as Their Divorce Lawyer – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-15 00:57

Turkish Foreign Minister Warns Syria About Military Intervention

Voanews - 2018-12-14 19:59

Are Conditions Ripening for Iraqi Kurdish State? | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2018-12-14 19:50

Iraq summons Turkish envoy over air strikes - foreign ministry | Euronews

Euronews - 2018-12-14 19:21

Ankara's Fight Against the Kurds | Foreign Affairs

Foreignaffairs - 2018-12-14 18:32

Iraq Condemns Turkish Airstrikes in Sinjar, Makhmour Areas

BAS News - 2018-12-14 18:26
ERBIL - Iraq's Foreign Ministry condemned in a statement on Friday the Turkish airstrikes which targeted the regions of Sinjar and Makhmour, near Kurdistan Region capital city of Erbil. The ministry called the air raids as a "violation to Iraq's sovereig ...

Iraq summons Turkish envoy over air strikes - foreign ministry - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2018-12-14 18:20

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

Seattle Times - 2018-12-14 17:50
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq’s S ...

Foreign wives and widows face conveyor-belt justice in Iraqi courts after the defeat of Islamic State

Telegraph - 2018-12-13 21:59

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing how we grow, buy and choose what we eat – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology - europeansting.com

Europeansting - 2018-12-13 13:30

The Khashoggi Affair: Whither the Kingdom? - Foreign Policy Research Institute

FPRI - 2018-12-13 07:47

The Khashoggi Affair: Whither the Kingdom?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-12 20:48
For much of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s modern history, its foreign policy has been oriented towards preserving regional stability and upholding the status quo of the post-World War I state system. Unlike Egypt or Iraq, Saudi Arabia did not actively see ...

Medschool 4.0: how to succeed in the smart revolution of healthcare – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology - europeansting.com

Europeansting - 2018-12-12 19:50

The horrific trend of the anti-vaccine movement in Turkey – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology - europeansting.com

Europeansting - 2018-12-12 13:22

Syrian Democratic Council met teachers in Ayn Isa

ANF - 2018-12-12 09:21
Umer reiterated that they are ready to promote and engage in dialogue with all parties, including Damascus, to solve the Syrian crisis, despite attempts by foreign forces to prevent a solution. ...

Bayık: PUK must not accept foreign forces’ blackmail

ANF - 2018-12-11 15:46
Speaking on the closure of Tevgera Azadî offices, Cemil Bayık said the PUK must rectify its action. ...

Khashoggi murder: Saudis refuse Turkey extradition request

BBC - 2018-12-10 00:02
The foreign minister turns down a request made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a week ago. ...

IS Still Active Around Makhmour: Commander

BAS News - 2018-12-09 19:48
ERBIL - Nearly a hundred members of the Islamic State (IS) militant group are currently hiding in the areas around Makhmour district in southwest Erbil, a Peshmerga commander said on Sunday. "The majority of the Daesh members in this area are foreign, th ...

Saudi Arabia does not extradite its citizens: foreign minister

Reuters - 2018-12-09 19:03
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, said on Sunday the country does not extradite its citizens when asked about a Turkish court's arrest order for two Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. ...

We need a new Operating System for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology - europeansting.com

Europeansting - 2018-12-09 12:06

Has the U.S. Just Sold Out the Kurds? – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-09 08:00

Erdogan’s War – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-09 08:00

Turkey’s Economy: Now for the Hard Part – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-09 00:05

A Short History of Turkish Threats to Invade Syria – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-08 15:18

Neo-Ottoman foreign policy costs Turkey $100 billion - and counting | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-08 11:04

“Foreign DAESH mercenaries should be returned to their countries”

ANF - 2018-12-08 10:43
​​​​​​​There are 795 foreign mercenaries in the hands of the SDF which can no longer keep them. Time for each country to take responsibility for those DAESH mercenaries. ...

Erdogan May Have Freed Pastor Brunson, But Turkey’s Economy Is Still Trapped – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-08 06:03

Foreign Wives And Children Of ISIS Are Held In Syria With Uncertain Future | WBUR News

WBUR - 2018-12-07 20:17

Ten-year trends in European prisons and foreign offenders in prison and probation: two new reports - Newsroom

COE - 2018-12-07 19:52

The West’s Decadent Foreign Policy by Chris Patten - Project Syndicate

Project Syndicate - 2018-12-07 19:47

Coalition has no single policy on captured foreign fighters: Canadian defence min

Rûdaw - 2018-12-07 16:04
"Every nation will have to go through their own due process on this ...

The Sources of Post-Soviet Conduct

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-06 18:19
The Russian Federation’s recently provocative foreign policy results in part from structural weakness in the Russian domestic regime, a quasi-feudal system that requires certain actions abroad to maintain itself in power at home. Lacking real enemies, th ...

Turkey’s constitutional referendum: What you need to know | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2018-12-06 06:23

How Kurds Could Tilt Turkey’s Referendum – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-06 06:23

Masoud Barzani: Why It’s Time for Kurdish Independence – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-06 06:08

Kurds Finally Set Date for Independence Referendum – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-06 01:03

Istanbul prosecutor seeks arrest of Saudi officials over Khashoggi killing

Reuters - 2018-12-05 13:07
Istanbul's chief prosecutor has filed warrants for the arrest of a top aide to Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler and the deputy head of its foreign intelligence on suspicion of planning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, two Turkish officials said on Wednesday. ...

Israel and the Gulf States: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-05 00:45
Jerusalem Institute of Strategic Studies In the past month, there has been an upsurge in overt visits by senior Israeli […] The post Israel and the Gulf States: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same appeared first on Foreign Policy Research Institute. ...

Kurdistan PM, Lebanese FM Discuss Politics Across Iraq

BAS News - 2018-12-04 22:32
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday a Lebanese delegation led by the country's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq and Kurdistan Region. Barzani's office said in ...

Lebanese FM Encourages His Country's Investors to Return to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-12-04 22:03
ERBIL - Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has encouraged his country's businessmen and investors to return to the Kurdistan Region as the region is now stabilized. The Lebanese delegation, consisting of a number of businessmen and investors, arrive ...

Lebanese foreign minister arrives Erbil

Kurdiu - 2018-12-04 17:52

Lebanese foreign minister seeks to lift visa for Iraqis

Kurdiu - 2018-12-04 17:52

Barzani Receives Lebanese Delegation Headed by the Country’s FM

BAS News - 2018-12-04 17:30
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region received on Tuesday evening the Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil for talks on bilateral ties. The Lebanese official, accompanied by a delegation, arrived in Kurdistan Re ...

Lesson learned? The Khashoggi case and the state of international media

Rûdaw - 2018-12-04 13:53
Nobody should hold their breath for a book titled 'Media, Heal Thyself' by any foreign correspondent to hit the stands soon ...

Kurdish (Sorani dialect) Language Instructor I - Global Language Center - Arlington, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2018-12-03 03:01
* A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching adult learners the foreign language they will be providing to FSI in a classroom setting (2 or more...From Indeed - Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:32:42 GMT - View all Arlington, VA jobs ...

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a criminal. Our foreign policy should treat him as such.

Washingtonexaminer - 2018-12-02 06:09

George H.W. Bush’s Misunderstood Presidency – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-02 02:11

What does Erdoğan want from the Jamal Khashoggi Murder? | Foreign Brief

Foreignbrief - 2018-12-01 09:48

Buck-passing from behind: Indonesia’s foreign policy and the Indo-Pacific

Brookings - 2018-12-01 01:47

BookTalk: Jihadism Constrained

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-30 19:36
One of the nation’s leading specialists on jihadism, Barak Mendelsohn takes an unconventional approach to the subject in his new […] The post BookTalk: Jihadism Constrained appeared first on Foreign Policy Research Institute. ...

Turkish Foreign Ministry criticises British court blocking extradition of three Turkish nationals | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-11-29 15:41

US Asks Iraqi PM to Take Measures against Shi’ite Militias of Hezbollah

BAS News - 2018-11-29 10:05
ERBIL — US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman has called on the new Iraqi government to take decisive measures against Iraqi Shi’ite militias of Hezbollah who threaten the presence of foreign troops in Iraq, especially the military personnel of the Unit ...

Foreign Language Instructor - The Ventura Group - Arlington, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2018-11-29 03:00
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A New Year and a New Congress: The Post-Election Agenda for Foreign Intelligence Legislation

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-28 20:11
Come January 2019, there will be a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives that will simultaneously bring Democratic control to the committees (Judiciary and Intelligence) exercising principal oversight responsibility in the House over foreig ...

Why Turkey’s Mother of All Corruption Scandals Refuses to Go Away – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-11-28 10:14

France’s Macron to Visit Iraq in Early 2019: FM

BAS News - 2018-11-28 09:20
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron will visit Iraq for the first time since he has assumed office, said French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Le Drian confirmed the trip in a phone call with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed A. Alhakim on Wednesd ...

Kurdish Language Instructor - Global Language Center - Arlington, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2018-11-28 03:01
* A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching adult learners the foreign language they will be providing to FSI in a classroom setting (2 or more...From Indeed - Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:07:39 GMT - View all Arlington, VA jobs ...

Kosovo and Serbia struggle to advance land swap | Foreign Brief

Foreignbrief - 2018-11-27 10:11

America Georgia Business Council’s 21st Annual Conference

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-26 21:21
America – Georgia Business Council in collaboration with Foreign Policy Research Institute invites you to the AGBC’s 21st Annual Conference: The Growing US-Georgian Partnership: Security, Trade, Investment […] The post America Georgia Business Council’s ...

National campaign of combating violence against women kicks off

Waar Media - 2018-11-25 20:33
WAAR(DUHOK): The national campaign of combating violence against women kicked off today in Kurdistan Region, Kurdistan PM and a number of Foreign representatives participated. The campaign started this morning with the slogan of ‘Orange the World and hea ...

Kurdistan PM, French Diplomats Discuss Iraqi, Kurdistan Politics

BAS News - 2018-11-25 18:18
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday a high-level French delegation headed by Marielle de Sarnez, Chairman of the Foreign Relations and Defense Committee of the French Parliament, for talks on the latest political and security ...

Turkey's foreign minister says EU comments on rule of law 'out of line'

Kathimerini - 2018-11-24 23:18
and the detention of a Kurdish politician. Turkey on Friday criticized the European Union’s foreign... rebuked Ankara over arrests of journalists and the detention of a Kurdish politician. In an interview ...

Turkish Foreign Ministry announces detainee swap between Syrian gov’t and rebels | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-11-24 19:40

Romanian Foreign Ministry summons Iraqi Amb. after consul’s sexual assault scandal

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-23 18:03

EU foreign chief 'hopes' Turkey will release Kurdish leader

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-22 22:03

Iraqi Ambassador Summoned in Romania over Consul’s Alleged Sexual Harassment

BAS News - 2018-11-22 18:47
ERBIL — On Wednesday, November 21st, Romania's Foreign Ministry announced that it had summoned the Iraqi ambassador to the country over involvement in a case of sexual harassment by a member of the Iraqi diplomatic mission. "After receiving the memo, the ...

'Turkey Trap': Foreign Secretary Blasted May's Brexit Deal

Breitbart - 2018-11-22 15:50

EU’s Mogherini Hopes Demirtas to Be Released Soon

BAS News - 2018-11-22 11:30
ERBIL — EU’s foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini said on Thursday that she hopes the former co-chair of pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas will be released soon. Mogherini made the comment at a press conference with Tu ...

US sides with Riyadh vs Ankara amid troubled visit of Turkish Foreign Minister to Washington

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-21 11:04

Iraqi PM to Visit Russia Soon

BAS News - 2018-11-20 23:05
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has been invited by Russia to visit Moscow in the near future to further strengthen the relations between the sides. Abdul-Mahdi received on Tuesday the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representa ...

William R. Spiegelberger

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-20 19:29
The post William R. Spiegelberger appeared first on Foreign Policy Research Institute. ...

Pictures: Multiple Foreign Objects Removed from Patient’s Stomach

BAS News - 2018-11-19 14:28
ERBIL — At least five foreign objects were removed during an operation from the stomach of a young girl at a hospital in Erbil. Rizgari Hospital confirmed the report on Monday and published pictures of two spoon handles and three pencils which were remov ...

UK foreign minister arrives in Tehran for nuclear talks

Rûdaw - 2018-11-19 10:54
Jeremy Hunt will also raise issue of detained dual nationals ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran to hold Syria talks November 28-29: Kazakh foreign minister

Yahoo - 2018-11-19 10:27

Turkey calls U.S. support of Syrian Kurdish YPG a 'big mistake'

Jerusalem Post - 2018-11-19 04:10
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the issue strained ties between the two countries. ...

Pro-Kurdish US lawmaker to head key House committee

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-11-18 22:18
On January 3, when the new US Congress takes office, Rep. Eliot Engel (D, New York) will become the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. ...

Spotlight: Analysts differ on Turkey's foreign policy performance under executive presidency - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2018-11-17 11:56

Turkey Rolls Back Some Restrictions on Foreign Currency Use | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2018-11-17 11:44

EU ready to help Iraq deal with US sanctions on Iran

Rûdaw - 2018-11-17 01:02
EU foreign policy chief Mogherini called Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi ...

Relation’s Office Holds a Meeting in Mahmudli Town

SDF Press - 2018-11-16 17:40
Tabqa – Public relations office of SDF held a meeting in Mahmudli town and neighboring villages, to explain the political situation and the latest circulation of the media agendas and foreign terrorists, including the Syrian regime and developments in nor ...

Russia Encourages Formation of New Govt. in Kurdistan Sooner

BAS News - 2018-11-16 00:48
ERBIL — Russia has encouraged the Kurdistan Region to step up the efforts of forming the new government as the parliamentary elections have already been successful. During her daily press briefing, spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, ...

2018 FPRI Annual Dinner

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-15 23:49
On November 7, 2018, FPRI hosted its Annual Dinner at the Union League of Philadelphia. Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning Historian […] The post 2018 FPRI Annual Dinner appeared first on Foreign Policy Research Institute. ...

Intelligent U.S. Foreign Policy Begins with Seeing Complexity in both Riyadh and Tehran

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-15 18:53
U.S. decision makers have often had to apply this kind of mental dexterity in crafting foreign policies toward Saudi Arabia—an authoritarian country that obviously does not share Western democratic traditions and even occasionally acts to undermine Ameri ...

Taxing Wars: The American Way of War Finance and the Decline of Democracy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-14 21:21
In this episode of FPRI Radio Michael Noonan sits down with Sarah Kreps from Cornell University to discuss her Pennsylvania […] The post Taxing Wars: The American Way of War Finance and the Decline of Democracy appeared first on Foreign Policy Research I ...

New book describes Peshmerga war with IS, foreign fighters

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-14 18:06

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