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Mesopotamia News: Iran Regime Change Not Yet / Kurds & Kurdish Resistance

Justice for Kurds - 2018-06-15 00:29
Mustafa Hijri: Regime Change Long-Term Solution in Iran PDKI leader Mustafa Hijri addressed the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington DC on 11 June, 2018. A transcript of Hijri’s speech follows. Due to a long tradition of state centralization in comb ...

North Korean leader, Singapore’s PM discuss Korean Peninsula situation

Waar Media - 2018-06-10 15:36
WAAR-DUHOK: Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have discussed bilateral relations and the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the city-state’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “Prime Minister Lee welcomed C ...

Le Monde: Compromis de façade entre Washington et Ankara sur Manbij

Justice for Kurds - 2018-06-09 08:22
Après avoir durement affecté les relations entre les Etats-Unis et la Turquie, la crise syrienne pourrait-elle fournir aux deux alliés de l’OTAN un nouveau terrain d’entente ? Certains à Washington voudraient le croire après la rencontre, lundi 4 juin, du ...

Iran Envoy to Baghdad Hails “Significant” Ties with Erbil

BAS News - 2018-05-24 21:56
ERBIL — Iranian Ambassador to Iraq said on Thursday the relations between his country and the Kurdistan Region in general, and the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in particular, are on a favourable level. “We are expecting these ties to further d ...

Trilateral North East Asia Summit Signals a Return to Cooperation

International Crisis Group - 2018-05-23 22:46
Facing uncertain times in U.S. policy and a pivot to diplomacy from North Korea, leaders of China, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo on 9 May to downplay historical grievances and show their support for denuclearisation, trade and better relations. But ...

Sadr’s Bloc Against Foreign Intervention in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-05-23 22:43
ERBIL — Iraq’s Saeroun Coalition which has won the recent parliamentary election made it clear on Wednesday that it is not at odds with Tehran, but seeks Iraq to govern itself. “Iran is a neighbouring state, and we seek balanced relations that would serv ...

Russian official applauds peaceful Erbil-Baghdad talks

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-22 20:34
Mikhail Bogdanov, Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister, with Falah Mustafa, the KRG's Head of Department of Foreign Relations, May 22, 2018. (Photo: Social Media) ...

Iran Calls on Muslim Nations to Cut Ties with Israel

BAS News - 2018-05-19 23:05
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday called on the Muslim nations to cut their ties with Israel and end trade with the United States. "I call on countries to totally cut their relations with the Zionist regime [Israel] and also to revise th ...

The Public Relations Office visits sheiks and dignitaries of Tabqa clans

SDF Press - 2018-05-10 14:16
In response to the request of the elders and dignitaries of the towns of Tabqa city and its villages, the Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces visited the village of Abu chobiya in Tabqa city in the house of one of the elders of the Al- ...

PM Barzani, Putin Agree to Expand Erbil-Moscow Relations: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2018-05-09 14:18
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechrivan Barzani met on Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow to discuss bilateral ties between the sides, said the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Spokesperson, Safeen Dizayee. Dizayee told Kurdistan ...

Women ‘s House .. Massive efforts in Ain Issa camp

SDF Press - 2018-05-06 12:41
The Women’s House in Ain Issa opened to support women who are oppressed and to stand up to the masculine mentality that imposes itself on women. It has solved many problems and played an effective role in preserving society and social relations. And to co ...

Barzani receives Iraqi vice president al-Nujefi in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-05-04 14:25
WAAR-DUHOK: The former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Thursday Iraqi Vice President Usama al-Nujaifi in Erbil to discuss the developments in Kurdistan, Iraq and the wider region. The pair also exchanged views on the relations ...

Barzani Receives Iraqi Vice President in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-05-03 23:16
ERBIL — The former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Thursday Iraqi Vice President Usama al-Nujaifi in Erbil to discuss the developments in Kurdistan, Iraq and the wider region. The pair also exchanged views on the relations betw ...

Czech University Opened in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-05-02 19:04
ERBIL — During a ceremony which was attended by several officials, the Czech Ostrava Technical University opened a branch in Erbil. “I’m delighted to be here with you on behalf of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations to celebrate together the inaugura ...

Kurdistan-EU to Enter New Level Soon: Envoy

BAS News - 2018-04-23 01:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) envoy to the European Union has said that the diplomatic relations between Erbil and EU is expected to enter a new higher level. The remark came as a high-level German delegation was in Erbil and a British dele ...

U.S. and U.K. jointly warn of Russian cyberattacks

Waar Media - 2018-04-17 18:46
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. and U.K. intelligence agencies said Russian cyberattackers are targeting critical internet infrastructure to spy on Western companies and governments, the latest salvo in a diplomatic crisis that has brought relations between Moscow and ...

Turkey, Russia deepen ties amid troubled relations with West

Seattle Times - 2018-04-04 07:03
ANKARA, Turkey — Ties between Russia and Turkey are growing closer than ever, as Russia runs into widespread diplomatic fallout from the poisoned spy scandal and Turkey’s relations with its Western allies worsens over human rights issues and its military ...

Mike Pompeo to take tough tact with Erdogan as Turkey relations erode

Washington Times - 2018-03-29 14:50
Iran and North Korea may top incoming Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's to-do list, but a festering problem with a key NATO ally may prove just as hard to solve. Turkey and the U.S. appear to sharply diverge on a host of fronts, including Turkey's war agai ...

Encouraging Signs in Iraq

National Review - 2018-03-23 08:06
Last year, relations between the Iraqi central government and the Kurds reached what was possibly an all-time low. ...
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