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US Hails Barzani's Role in Improving Erbil-Baghdad Relations

Gulan Media - 2019-06-16 01:01

US trying to “stifle” Iraq-Iran trade relations: PMF leader

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 20:51
Trade between Iran and Iraq has reached its ‘peak’ , says leader of the Badr Organization. ...

US Hails Barzani's Role in Improving Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - The United States has hailed the role of the prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, in improving the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. The message was conveyed by the new US Ambassador to Iraq Ma ...

EU reiterates its support for the normalisation of Armenia-Turkey relations: joint statement - - Hot news from Armenia

Aysor - 2019-06-13 19:46

Greek-Turkish relations and policy continuity in Athens | Comment |

Ekathimerini - 2019-06-13 17:34

US-Turkey Relations At Precipice; Turks Start S-400 Training « Breaking Defense - Defense industry news, analysis and commentary

Breakingdefense - 2019-06-08 08:37

Kurdish-German singer crisis in Ankara-Berlin relations

ANF - 2019-06-07 11:06
The singer has been found guilty of membership of the PKK and sentenced to six years, three months in prison. ...

PUK to attend President-elect Barzani’s swearing-in – if KDP implements deal

Rûdaw - 2019-06-06 13:40
KDP-PUK relations have faltered over who should become governor of Kirkuk ...

The OIC and the crisis in Turkish-Saudi relations | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-06 07:49

President Trump visits UK to strengthen relations and commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-05 23:06

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...

Abdul Mahdi: electing Nechirvan Bazrani the relations will be strengthen

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi congratulated Najirvan Barzani in a congratulatory statement for his election as president of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani as the new presdient of Kurduistan ...

Nechirvan Barzani presidency improves relations: Iraqi PM

Rûdaw - 2019-06-03 18:55
"We wish you success in carrying out your new duties ...

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. ...

U.S.-Turkey relations at crossroads, Erdogan warns of new friends in East - World News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-02 18:17

Trump Injects Moderation Into Turkey-US Relations - Eurasia Future

Eurasiafuture - 2019-06-01 12:21

Oil mixed with fall in Iran’s exports, US-China woes

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were mixed in Thursday’s trading start as Iran’s oil exports showed month-on-month decreases in May, while market concerns persist over global oil demand due to troubled Sino-U.S. trade relations. International benchmark Brent ...

US troop departure from Syria can improve Turkish-Kurdish relations –

Euractiv - 2019-05-30 16:12

PKK needn’t be a hindrance to Turkish-Kurdish relations: Turkey’

Rûdaw - 2019-05-29 22:54

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 ...

PKK needn’t be a hindrance to Turkish-Kurdish relations: Turkey’s ex-PM

Rûdaw - 2019-05-28 12:37
"The Turkey-Syria border is an artificial one" ...

Grande-Bretagne : Un Député demande au gouvernement de revoir ses relations avec la Turquie - RojInfo

Rojinfo - 2019-05-25 14:35

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 ...

Turkey-UK Relations Will be Better After Brexit | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-05-23 14:07

Iraq to mediate in US-Iran tensions: PM

Rûdaw - 2019-05-22 14:05
Iraq has sought to balance relations with both its US and Iranian allies ...

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

Foreign Relations senators demand Iran briefing | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-05-19 06:12

PM: Iraq never to permit domestic threat against Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq will never allow any security threat against Turkey from its own territory, Iraq’s premier said on Thursday. “Turkey and Iraq are two neighbors and their people enjoy brotherly relations as well as a common history and political and econo ...

Belarus Willing to Improve Economic, Industrial Ties with Kurdistan: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-15 19:31
ERBIL - Belarus has shown readiness to develop its economic and industrial relations with the Kurdistan Region, Belarusian Ambassador to Iraq Andrei Savinykh said on Wednesday. Savinykh made the comments during a meeting with the Chancellor of Kurdistan ...

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

ECFR - 2019-05-14 01:02

Turkey polishes Iraqi relations, champions Turkmen in politics

Al Monitor - 2019-05-09 16:21

Iraq will maintain relations with Iran, PM tells Pompeo

Kurdiu - 2019-05-08 21:39

Adel Abdul-Mahid: We have good relations with the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-08 18:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 7, 2019, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Prime Minister and General Commander of Iraqi Armed Forces, stated during his weekly press briefing, “The relations between Erbil and Iraq is at a high point. We still have diffe ...

Remainder of 2019 to determine course of Turkey-EU relations - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-07 16:34

European Union reacted to Istanbul elections re-run decision

ANF - 2019-05-07 10:01
EU's Mogherini: "Ensuring a free, fair and transparent election process is essential to any democracy and is at the heart of the European Union’s relations with Turkey." ...

Emirates News Agency - UAE, Kurdistan developing relations

WAM - 2019-05-05 20:24

Secretary Mike Pompeo on the crisis in Venezuela and its impact on US-Russia relations [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 17:40

Iraqi PM Hails "Improved" Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-05-03 23:18
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has praised the improved relations between Erbil and Baghdad, saying that the ties between the sides are "in the best shape." Abdul-Mahdi made the comments during a press conference in Paris on Friday after meeting with ...

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

Erbil… Nechirvan Barzani Meetsthe New Egyptian Consul

Waar Media - 2019-05-01 15:53
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the new Egyptian consul in Kurdistan, Mr. Ahmed Jihad Hares today in Erbil. Nechirvan Barzani and Ahmed Hares discussed the relations between Kurdistan and Cairo. The two sides also shed ligh ...

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 ...

Uighur row unlikely to affect China-Turkey relations - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-29 06:10

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-EU relations facing prolonged misery after polls - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-28 21:51

Barzani Receives New UAE Envoy to Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Sunday the new consul of the United Arab Emirates in Erbil. They reviewed the bilateral relations and emphasized on further strengthening ties between ...

2020 candidates line up behind Armenian genocide bill as US-Turkey relations plummet

Al Monitor - 2019-04-24 00:30

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 Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 01:02
With a revolutionary spirit The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces began its work almost a year ago solving the problems of civilians, believing in the importance of social justice. The office followed some pressing issues, some of th ...

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 ...

A reconciliation agreement was made between the Aujail and Zuqayat clans.

SDF Press - 2019-04-21 22:02
Tabqa- In coordination with the reconciliation Committees and the administration of Al-Hamam village, the Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Mansoura twonship, made a reconciliation agreement between Al-Ajeel and Zweiqat clans. Aft ...

Rouhani Calls on Countries in Middle East to Unite Against US

BAS News - 2019-04-18 23:20
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged the countries in the Middle East to come together against the US as the relations between Tehran and Washington have dramatically deteriorated after Trump administration's withdrawal from Iran Nuclear De ...

The relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces reconciles with Sharabiyan clan

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 20:51
Hasaka – In cooperation with the Senate council the relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces managed to resolve the issue of the death of the child Saadoun al-Bader a member of the Sharabiyan clan. The child was killed by a stray bullet about a year a ...

Iraq, Saudi Arabia Ink 13 Agreements

BAS News - 2019-04-18 00:34
ERBIL - Iraq has inked 13 agreements with Saudi Arabia as the relations between the two top OPEC oil producers have started to revive once again, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi's office said on Wednesday. The announcement came after the Iraqi prem ...

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

ECFR - 2019-04-18 00:13

Prime Minister Barzani receives Paris Mayor

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-17 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Paris Mayor Ms Anne Hidalgo and her accompanying delegation. Mayor Hidalgo expressed her desire to develop relations with the governorates of the Kurdistan Region, ...

China Willing to Improve Ties with Kurdistan, Invites PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-16 23:37
ERBIL - As China is willing to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has invited Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to visit the Asian country. A delegation from China visited the Kurdish prem ...

‘Brexit is not future of European Union’: EU’s Juncker

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 16:31
WAAR_DUHOK “Brexit is not the future of the European Union” and cannot pose as an obstacle before EU’s progress, the head of European Commission said on Thursday. “Brexit cannot hinder our progress and it will not. The trade agreements and relations with ...

Iraq’s Abdul-Mahdi to Visit Saudi Arabia This Week

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:15
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Riyadh this week on Wednesday to foster relations, a source said. Abdul-Mahdi will be accompanied by oil, trade, and electricity ministers during his trip to Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi prime minister ...

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 ...

French Mayor: Paris wants to establish good relations with Erbil, rest of Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-13 22:57

EP group warns AKP to “recognize the election results”

ANF - 2019-04-13 12:49
European Parliament’sD group issued a warning and said, “If the AKP doesn’t recognize the election results, it will have consequences for EU-Turkey relations.” ...

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

CFR - 2019-04-12 23:07

Putin exploits crisis in US-Turkish relations

Al Monitor - 2019-04-12 22:24

Iraq’s Interior Ministry Describes Ties with Kurdistan as “Very Good”

BAS News - 2019-04-12 12:29
ERBIL — Spokesperson of Iraqi Interior Ministry, Saad Maan, said the coordinations with counterpart in Kurdistan Region are at a “very good” level. Maan explained in an interview with Kurdistan 24 that Erbil and Baghdad maintain close relations especiall ...

Peshmerga Committee of Medical Affairs meet with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-12 03:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 31, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Committee of Medical Affairs met with the Peshmerga Director of Cooperation & Relations, representative to the KRG Ministry of Health, and representative to the Coalition ...

The Turkish interjection in Indo-US relations | ORF

Orfonline - 2019-04-10 17:20

40 in 80: 40 years of U.S.-Iran relations in 80 seconds

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-09 19:33
It has been Yesterday 39 years since US President Carter broke diplomatic relations with Iran. This video timeline shows how US policy sought to contain, confront, and at times engage with Iran over the last 40 years. ...

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 ...

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: Reaching a New Optimal Equilibrium in U.S.-Taiwan Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA)—passed by the U.S. Congress in 1979—has provided an enduring framework for U.S.-Taiwan relations. This remarkable legislation mandated special American obligations and commitments to Taiwan that have helped to preserve peace ...

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
April 10, 2019 marks forty years since the adoption of the Taiwan Relations Act. When President Jimmy Carter announced in December 1978 that the United States would, as part of normalization of U.S.-PRC relations, sever diplomatic ties and terminate a mut ...

Putin and Erdogan discuss S-400 missile deal

Rûdaw - 2019-04-09 03:26
Turkey’s missile deal has tested its already soured relations with Washington ...

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

CFR - 2019-04-08 16:09

Stronger Armenian-Kurdish relations discussed in Erbil -

Mediamax - 2019-04-08 13:32

Turkey-US Relations at Pivotal Point Amid Speculation on US Pastor

Voanews - 2019-04-07 15:43

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 ...

It Is Time to Revise Russia–Turkey Relations for a More Stable Future - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-04-06 19:05

Masror Barzani Revives The Armenian Ambassador In Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 18:41
WAAR_DUHOK Masror Barzani welcomed the Armenian ambassador in Baghdad Hrachya Poladian , and they discussed the historical relations between them, and means of enhancing economic and cultural relations between the two sides. The two sides referred to the ...

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

ECFR - 2019-04-04 12:39

US, Turkey Begin War of Words

BAS News - 2019-04-03 22:22
ERBIL - The strong NATO allies, the United States and Turkey, have begun a war of words, each side warning the other of ending the friendship as relations between the two have deteriorated due to latter's determination on purchasing Russia's S-400s. US V ...

Radically re-think relations with Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-03 12:37

US suspends F-35 program deliveries to Turkey over Russian arms

Rûdaw - 2019-04-02 08:44
Turkey’s relations with the United States plunged last year ...

Deputy Speaker asks Parliament committees to strengthen relations with the Kurdistani party representatives in Iraqi Parliament

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-04-01 08:37

PM Barzani Receives Head of Iraqi Mada Foundation in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-31 20:42
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday the Chairman of Iraqi al-Mada Foundation for Media, Culture and Arts, Fakhri Karim, for talks on issues related to Erbil-Bagudad relations. During the meeting, the pair stressed ...

Will Uighurs upend Turkey-China relations?

Al Monitor - 2019-03-31 15:57

The Mueller report and United States-Turkey relations | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-30 10:23

Barzani Underlines “Historic” Ties Between Kurdistan and Russia

BAS News - 2019-03-28 14:51
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said the relations between Russia and Kurdistan are historic with potential to further develop. Barzani received Consul General of the Russian Federat ...

Iraq, PKK Deploy Reinforcement to Sinjar as Relations Sour

Gulan Media - 2019-03-27 22:13

Abadi Hopes to Harm Relations Between Erbil and Baghdad: Barzani Headquarter

BAS News - 2019-03-26 15:27
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has criticized Haider al-Abadi over his recent remarks about Kurdistan Region, Peshmerga forces and Kirkuk, saying that Abadi hopes to damage the relations between ...

Iraq, PKK Deploy Reinforcement to Sinjar as Relations Sour

BAS News - 2019-03-25 11:43
ERBIL — The Iraqi army and affiliated groups of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have significantly increased their forces in Sinjar after a recent confrontation. Speaking to BasNews on Monday, Wais Naif, head of Sinjar Mayor Council, confirmed the arr ...

Christchurch attack strains Australian-Turkish relations ahead of ANZAC day

Theconversation - 2019-03-24 16:01

AnadoluJet launches direct flights between Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-22 11:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Direct flights by AnadoluJet between Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil and Gaziantep and Erbil and Diyarbakir began on Thursday with the hope of boosting tourism and economic relations. “As Anadolu Jet, we will ...

Poor relations with Turkey contribute to Rojava's wastewater woes

Rûdaw - 2019-03-21 08:25
“We are worried; we don’t know what Turkey is doing ...

Turkey's trigger finger grows itchy over US-Kurd relations

Al Monitor - 2019-03-21 07:37

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 ...

Iran Seeking Barham Salih’s Help to Revive 1975 Algiers Agreement

BAS News - 2019-03-18 12:48
ERBIL — The Iranian government is working to further foster its relations with neighboring Iraq as part of its attempt to cope with the economic and diplomatic hardship at the wake of the US-imposed sanctions. Following a recent visit by Iranian Presiden ...

Tensions soar in Ankara-Washington relations as Venezuela issue escalates – analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-17 13:21

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. ...
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