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130 Percent of Trump’s China-Tariff Revenue Is Now Going to Angry Farmers | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-08-19 23:01

Joe Sestak Answers Our Foreign Policy Questions | The Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-07-31 07:26

The Democratic Candidates on Saudi Arabia | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-07-31 03:15

Report exposed relations between Turkey and the Islamic State

ANF - 2019-07-27 09:00
The Rojava Center for Strategic Studies (NRLS) published a detailed report on the foreign relations of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization and the Turkish state. ...

The unacknowledged costs of the EU’s migration policy in Libya | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-07-25 20:09

Top Dems On Senate Foreign Relations Panel Urge Trump To Sanction Turkey Over S-400 Buy - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-07-24 06:15

Safeen Dizayee takes office as the New Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations

KRG-Spain - 2019-07-24 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – In a meeting with the senior Kurdistan Regional Government officials at the KRG Department of Foreign Relations on Sunday 21 July, Minister Safeen Dizayee assumed office as the new Head of the KRG Department o ...

Former government spokesman tapped as KRG foreign relations head

Al Monitor - 2019-07-22 23:37

Safeen Dizayee new head of Kurdistan Region foreign relations

Rûdaw - 2019-07-22 08:26

New head of KRG Foreign Relations Department takes office

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-21 20:47

New head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations Safeen Dizayee takes office

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 20:02
Falah Mustafa Bakir steps down as head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Chief of Staff to Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister and KRG spokesperson Safeen Dizayee officially took office as the new head of t ...

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-11 03:28

What will the Istanbul election change? | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-06-29 06:15

Istanbul’s Election: What Does Erdogan’s Loss Mean for Turkey? | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-06-27 12:18

Will Gulf Nations Tip the Balance in Sudan Crisis? | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-06-21 08:25

An Assessment of Russia’s Military Presence in Latin America

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-18 18:53
The domestic and foreign relations of Latin American countries often do not garner much attention from the U.S. government or media until an exceptionally noticeable crisis occurs. As a result, the Russian Federation’s growing presence in this region has ...

Autonomous Administration hands over 5 minors to Norway

ANF - 2019-06-03 16:48
The Autonomous Administration Foreign Relations Bureau handed over 5 children to Norwegian government authorities. ...

Foreign diplomats wish Nechirvan Barzani success as president of Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-05-28 19:35
“Our relations won’t change … as long as we can together, France and Kurdistan ...

Senate panel rejects requirement for Iran war sign-off

Waar Media - 2019-05-23 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK The Senate Foreign Relations Committee rejected Wednesday a Democratic action seeking to require congressional sign-off on any prospective war with Iran. The 13-9 vote saw all Republicans, except Senator Rand Paul, stand in opposition to the a ...

Foreign Relations senators demand Iran briefing | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-05-19 06:12

The battle of Istanbul will shape Turkey’s future | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-05-14 01:02

Framing Turkey’s Financial Vulnerabilites: Some Rhymes with the Asian Crisis, but Not a Repeat | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-05-02 13:58

Kurdistan PM, Turkish FM Favor Greater Trade, Closer Ties

BAS News - 2019-04-29 14:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday in Erbil where they reviewed bilateral relations as well as future cooperations to foster ties. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil overnigh ...

Nechirvan Barzani Meets Mevlut Cavusoglu Today

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 14:29
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani; they discussed the relations between Kurdistan and Turkey. Mevlut Cavusoglu held several meeting with Kurdish leaders; he met PM Nechirvan Barzani and th ...

Iraq Committed to Counter-terror Bilateral Ties with Turkey: FM

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
ERBIL - Iraqi Foreign Minister has reiterated his country's commitment to the counter-terrorism bilateral relations between Iraq and Turkey. Mohammed Ali al-Hakim made the comments at a joint press conference after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart ...

Turkey to restore relations with Erbil ahead of Cavusoglu visit: business leaders

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 01:07
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will reportedly visit Erbil next week ...

The Rise of South Korea’s Defense Industry and Its Impact on South Korean Foreign Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-22 19:41
South Korean foreign policy has understandably been focused on deterring acts of aggression by North Korea for the last 66 years. After all, the two Korean neighbors are technically still at war, though an armistice halted the major fighting between them ...

Occupational hazards: The Russian military in Crimea | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-04-18 00:13

Open Letter to UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Kurdistantribune - 2019-04-16 06:15
Dear Foreign Secretary, We write to express our deep concern over the UK government’s position in its relations with Turkey as the human rights situation inside the country continues to deteriorate rapidly. In particular, we seek to urgently draw your att ...

Czech Republic Wishes Tto Ggrant Visas To Traders And Students

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 18:22
WAAR_DUHOK Nechirvan Barzani meet the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, they discussed the desire of Kurdistan to strengthen the relations with the Czech Republic. During a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Martin Sm ...

China’s Crackdown on Uighurs in Xinjiang | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-04-12 23:07

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: Political Entrenchment of Foreign Policy through Law

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
Although the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) and the policies it declares and underpins consistently offend China, the TRA has been a durable and fundamental pillar of Taiwan’s security for 40 years. It has helped foster stability in U.S. policy toward Taiwan ...

Can the Taiwan Relations Act Thrive in an Era of America First?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) is rightly lauded as one of the most durable and effective laws governing foreign policy in U.S. history. For 40 years, the TRA has helped stabilize Washington’s relations with Taiwan and with the People’s Republic of China ...

Erdogan Is Weak. And Invincible. | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-04-08 16:09

US to Designate Iran’s IRGC as “Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is expected to list Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, Reuters cited three US officials. The relations between Washington and Tehran have further deteriorated since the fo ...

The EU, China, and human rights in Xinjiang: Time for a new approach | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-04-04 12:39

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 (dfr.gov.krd) – 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 ...

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. ...

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

ECFR - 2019-03-15 08:40

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 ...

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

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

ECFR - 2019-03-12 19:04

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 […] ...

Head of DFR meets Deputy National Security Advisor at White House

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-07 00:01
Washington, DC, USA (us.gov.krd) – 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 ...

"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.” ...

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

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-26 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – 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 ...

Europe should do better on Venezuela | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-02-23 16:31

DFR Minister receives the Spanish Ambassador to Iraq to discuss recent political developments and issues of common interest

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-13 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa met with the Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann and his accompanying delegation on 9 February 2019. Minister Mustafa ...

Ten Most Significant World Events in 2017 | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-02-10 00:53

Turkish deputy foreign minister to speak at Washington U.S.-Turkey relations conference | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-05 03:53

Trouble on the tracks: Averting the Turkey-EU ‘train wreck’ | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-02-04 17:57

Global Conflict This Week: Reports of Progress on Afghan Peace Framework | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-02-02 08:00

Cyber Week in Review: February 1, 2019 | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-02-02 06:11

What Europe should do about Syria | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-01-28 14:58

Missile Strikes Are Not a Syria Strategy | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-27 14:25

Ten Most Significant World Events in 2018 | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-25 04:00

The Geopolitical Flash Points of 2019 | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-22 17:53

Why Does Everyone Hate Made in China 2025? | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-22 02:55

The U.S. Opioid Epidemic | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-21 03:10

The End of a “Strategic” Relationship? How American-Turkish Relations Hit Historic Lows - Foreign Policy Research Institute

FPRI - 2019-01-20 21:54

Can the United States Broker Peace Between Iraq and the Kurds? | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-17 10:50

Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs

KRG-Spain - 2019-01-17 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif and his accompanying delegation. The relations of the Kurdistan Region and Iraq with Isl ...

New Foreign Relations chair talks about Donald Trump, global hotspots

Usatoday - 2019-01-16 22:10

We wanted Turkey to be a partner. It was never going to work. | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-16 18:11

See How Much You Know About the Kurds | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-15 20:38

Iranian FM meets Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 16:24
Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif; discussing the relations between the Tehran and Erbil and the situation in the region. Masrour Barzani and Javad Zarif emphasized the historic relat ...

Shaping Europe’s Present and Future | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-01-11 16:38

The Top Conflicts to Watch in 2019: Syria | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-11 02:14

Iran Foreign Minister to visit Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 19:01
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to visit Iraq and Kurdistan Region. “Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accompanied by a high economic delegation will visit India, and in order to improve economic relations with neighboring ...

Top ten foreign policy trends in 2019 | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-01-03 09:46

The World in 2019: A Conversation with CFR's National Intelligence Fellow | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-03 02:46

PYD’s Muslim evaluates 2018 for North and East Syria

ANF - 2018-12-31 14:02
Salih Muslim, Head of Foreign Relations for the PYD evaluated the diplomatic efforts of 2018 in North and East Syria and said, the New Year’s diplomacy will be conducted based on resolving Syrian crisis and the liberation of Afrin. ...

Views from the capitals: What to do about Turkey? | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2018-12-24 01:23

The Case for Reshaping U.S.-Turkey Relations | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2018-12-23 17:12

Syria’s Changing Power Grid: What Turkey Wants | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2018-12-21 22:14

2018: Fear and doom in times of plenty | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2018-12-21 19:31

Trump’s Middle East Strategy Is Totally Boring | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2018-12-20 09:32

Trump’s Syria Policy Isn’t Retrenchment. It’s Pandering. | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2018-12-20 02:13

"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. ...

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

CFR - 2018-12-14 19:50

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

ECFR - 2018-12-06 06:23

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Turkey-U.S. relations: Trump strengthened in foreign affairs after U.S. mid-terms | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-11-09 16:31

Kurdistan FM Condemns Deadly Attacks in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-11-05 10:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Head of Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa, decried the Sunday attacks in Iraq’s capital that killed several people and left dozens wounded. “I strongly condemn the despicable bombings in Baghdad late last night whi ...

On the Mend?: Sino-Japanese Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-10-17 15:48
At first glance, one could imagine that China and Japan are getting ready to thaw the decade-long chill in their relationship. Diplomats from both countries have been busily preparing for a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime ...

Erdogan, Saudi king discuss case of missing journalist: Turkish presidency

Rûdaw - 2018-10-14 23:34
The Saudi foreign ministry said Salman affirmed his country’s “solid” relations with Turkey ...

Turkish FM arrives Baghdad and meets Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi

Waar Media - 2018-10-11 19:20
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi. WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Thursday with the incoming Iraqi Prime Minister to discuss the prospects in the relations between ...

Turkish Foreign Minister Meets with Incoming Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2018-10-11 16:25
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Thursday with the incoming Iraqi Prime Minister to discuss the prospects in the relations between Ankara and Baghdad. According to Iraqi media reports, Cavusoglu has assured the Iraqi official of t ...

Macedonia’s looming war of interpretations | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2018-09-28 12:59

Germany Willing To Continue Strengthening Relations With Turkey - Foreign Minister - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2018-09-05 13:42

Strongmen Die, but Authoritarianism Is Forever | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2018-08-16 06:25

Kurdish leader reveals details of first meeting with Syrian government

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-09 14:01
Salih Muslim, former co-president of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), currently a top official in Rojava Foreign Relations Body, speaks to Kurdistan24 from the Syrian predominantly Kurdish northeastern city of Qamishlo, Rojava, Syria, July ...

News & Press Releases

KRG - Foreign Relations - 2018-08-03 20:16

The priest, the banker, and the irresistible drama in Turkish-US relations | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2018-08-02 17:07

Macron's European ambition begins in the Balkans | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2018-07-03 19:00

Turkey’s Presidential and Parliamentary Elections | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2018-06-29 00:45

YPG Responds to Assad’s Threats on Use of Force

BAS News - 2018-06-27 00:56
ERBIL - Head of Jazira Foreign Relations Commission of Syrian Kurdistan, Abdulkarim Omar replied to the country's President Bashar al-Assad's threats, saying that the Kurdish forces won't withdraw from North of Syria by military means, but they are ready ...
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