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KCK: All humanity should embrace the Rojava RevolutionANF - 2019-07-18 12:53
"Rojava Revolution and the martyrs of North Syrian peoples will be the essence of the Middle East’s democratic revolution, and the Middle Eastern peoples’ struggle for a free and democratic existence will definitively succeed.” ...
Israel businessman working with army has his eye on Syria oil – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-07-18 07:27
Norway arrests Iraqi Kurdish preacher | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-07-18 03:17
Turkish diplomat, civilian shot dead in Iraqi Kurdish capital; gunman flees - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-07-17 17:05
ANALYSIS: Erdogan creates a new crisis in the Middle East - Israel National NewsIsraelnationalnews - 2019-07-17 16:09
Erdogan strikes defiant posture but crisis looms with US over Russian missile system | Thomas Seibert | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-07-17 15:21
Iran tanker crisis: Syria sanctions are hurting the people, not Assad | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-16 14:49
Former Iraqi prime minister Abadi hints at comeback | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-07-15 19:31
Regime risks ‘terribly costly’ victory in Idlib | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-07-15 07:42
Iran launches drone and missile strikes on Kurdish positions in Iraq – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-07-14 23:23
Palestinians were spared Turkey's rising anti-Arab hate. Until now - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-07-14 23:12
Turkey and Russian S400s: Erdogan just made a strategic blunder of epic proportions - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-07-14 17:16
Turkey receives first Russian missiles, sparking NATO concern | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-07-14 10:46
Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify says human rights monitor - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-07-13 12:59
Turkey could begin new military operation in Syria after receiving S-400 missile system – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-07-12 20:19
New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-07-11 21:30
Iraqi Kurdish government sworn in under son of former president | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-11 21:30
New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-07-11 21:30
The waiting game for S-400s to arrive in Turkey - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-07-10 23:55
Turkey: Top election body to investigate over 41,000 voters – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-07-10 19:48
Three Iranian IRGC members killed in northwest Iran - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-07-10 15:48
In “victory” for Trump admin, France and UK to send more soldiers to Syri - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-07-10 15:32
Middle East Allies Are Wrong to Bet on Trump – Atlantic SentinelAtlanticsentinel - 2019-07-10 08:49
Refugee stranded for weeks at Turkish airport fears 'imminent deportation': Amnesty | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-10 01:25
PKK: Comrade Helmet’s goals will be fulfilledANF - 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 EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-09 02:16
In battle for Tripoli, Turkey has billions at stake | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-07-09 02:16
Turkish Islamic theologian lashes out at homosexuals and CSD as 'heresy' - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-07-07 18:36
The Middle East’s dangerous sideshows risk an uncontrolled escalation - The NationalThenational - 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 LiveSundayguardianlive - 2019-07-07 09:01
What are Turkey’s options in Syria? | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-05 14:31
‘Erdogan is not invincible’ - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-07-05 12:44
Turkey accuses ‘Washington Post’ of “terrorist propaganda” - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-07-05 02:30
The Mideast's Stonewall? From Iraq to Morocco, the fight for LGBTQ rights rages on - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-07-04 12:51
Turkey to send delegation to China to observe treatment of Uighurs | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-04 12:51
Beaten and shot: Turkish journalists in the crosshairs | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-07-04 00:39
Russia urges West against ‘double standards’ in Syria – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-07-03 22:38
Syrian refugees in Turkey: What you need to know | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-03 19:35
In Iraq and Syria, Turkey Faces New Challenges :: Middle East ForumMeforum - 2019-07-03 11:27
As Turks clash with Syrians, a dangerous spark is lit in Istanbul | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-03 01:58
Why couldn't Erdogan's populist politics win Istanbul? | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-03 00:03
Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTVYahoo - 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 EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-02 11:11
Northern Cyprus says 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting its territory | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-07-02 02:18
US Airstrike Targets al-Qaeda in SyriaBAS 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 EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-06-30 23:34
British woman who fought ISIS to be featured in documentary - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-30 16:43
Four ODTÜ students arrestedANF - 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. ...
The Middle East’s new hegemons deserve TrumpRûdaw - 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 PostJpost - 2019-06-30 06:10
Suspected Palestinian spy found dead in Turkish prison - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-30 00:18
In Iraq and Syria, Turkey faces new challenges - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-29 20:50
Mines in tanker attacks off UAE from Iran: US, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits TimesStraitstimes - 2019-06-28 20:03
Warplanes strike targets in Iraq, 19 militants 'neutralized': Turkey | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-06-28 18:31
Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-06-28 18:21
Hunting Zarqawi: Defeating Terrorist Groups and the Future of ISISForeign 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 BaghdadRûdaw - 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 ConferenceBAS 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 ...
The Last Truly Underdeveloped Oil Frontier In The Middle East | OilPrice.comOilprice - 2019-06-27 09:51
ACLED Regional Overview – Middle East (26 June 2019) - Yemen | ReliefWebReliefweb - 2019-06-26 21:52
Turkey court lifts house arrest on US consulate staffer | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-06-26 17:42
Mystery fires in Iraq kill dream of food self-sufficiency | Nazli Tarzi | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-06-26 12:45
Bahrain's king meets Kushner at Middle East peace workshopYahoo - 2019-06-26 10:35
The Last Truly Underdeveloped Oil Frontier In The Middle EastYahoo - 2019-06-26 07:46
U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappyGulan Media - 2019-06-26 01:52
Istanbul votes once again in key mayoral election re-run | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-06-25 11:04
Memories of Yazidis and Lalish on World Refugee Day :: Middle East ForumMeforum - 2019-06-25 09:58
UN rights chief raises concern at Idlib situation – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-06-25 03:32
Declassified: The Sino-Russian Masterplan To End U.S. Dominance In Middle EastYahoo - 2019-06-24 22:30
HDP rebuffs PKK leader's neutrality call over Istanbul election | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-06-24 14:27
Pompeo on urgent MidEast consultation tour against IranWaar 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 - VTDiggerVtdigger - 2019-06-24 02:24
Is Saudi Visit to Eastern Syria Prelude to Greater U.S., Saudi Role? :: Middle East ForumMeforum - 2019-06-24 02:14
Istanbul election important if its legacy is a trend - analysis - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-24 01:23
UK Middle East envoy gets tough reception in Tehran amid Gulf tensionsRûdaw - 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 planWaar 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 ...
Sudan Crisis: Difficulties Of Seeking Democracy In The Middle East And North Africa – OpEd – Eurasia ReviewEurasiareview - 2019-06-22 20:00
British Minister to Visit Tehran Amid Iran-US TensionsBAS 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 ...
US warmongering as Trump plays with fire in the Middle EastMarxist - 2019-06-22 06:14
US is ‘disturbing peace and quiet of Middle East,’ Erdogan says | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-06-22 02:50
Turkey's Erdogan struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-06-22 00:30
Eastern Syria tribes refuse to cooperate with Saudi, Kurdish separatist plans – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-06-21 01:07
Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-06-21 00:07
One Turkish soldier killed in Syria, military retaliates - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-06-20 19:11
Germany, which armed Saddam Hussein, says Kurdish state would harm peace - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-20 19:07
Could the United States Leave the Middle East by 2031? - A Reply to Anand Toprani on U.S. Strategy in the Persian Gulf | Small Wars JournalSmallwarsjournal - 2019-06-20 11:15
US Envoy for Iran Heads to Middle EastBAS News - 2019-06-20 02:24
ERBIL - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook has been scheduled to travel to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "Iran's regional aggression," with officials in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The State Depa ...
New US Deployment to Middle East to Include Patriot MissilesBAS News - 2019-06-20 01:08
ERBIL - The expected new US deployment of forces to the Middle East will include a Patriot Missile battalion, drones and manned surveillance aircraft, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Earlier the week on Monday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan r ...
Morsi and the Middle East: In death the symbol of division - analysis - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-20 01:07
US sends more forces to Middle East, amid tensions with IranKurdistan24 - 2019-06-19 23:27
Turkey holds its breath: Is Erdogan about to lose, again? - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-06-19 16:02
U.S. sanctions are limiting Iran’s ability to fund Hezbollah – report - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-19 12:27
Jailed pro-Kurdish leader Demirtas throws weight behind opposition Istanbul candidate | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-06-19 06:10
Civilians in Syria′s Idlib caught between front lines | Middle East| News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW | 17.06.2019DW - 2019-06-18 11:46
US to send 1,000 additional troops to Middle EastWaar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. will send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East for “defensive purposes,” acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Monday. The decision came in response to a request from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and with the advi ...
US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: PentagonBAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...