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Turkey-U.S. relations facing a new test | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-16 16:23

US-Turkey Relations From a New Right Perspective - Conservative Daily News

Conservativedailynews - 2019-02-15 01:42

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 ...

Turkey and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Strained Relations [GGP]

Naturalgasworld - 2019-02-12 21:59

KDP, Komal make ‘good’ progress on improving relations

Rûdaw - 2019-02-12 21:57
Komal is yet to decide if it will sit in government or opposition ...

Spanish Ambassador to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann, visited Kurdistan region

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-12 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan region of Iraq – Spanish Ambassador to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann, visited the Kurdistan Region on Saturday and met with KRG leaders to discuss relations between Kurdistan Region and Spain. The Ambassador Escobar Stemmann was accomp ...

Nechirvan Barzani Met With the Kuwaiti Consul

Waar Media - 2019-02-11 16:37
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani met with Kuwaiti consul in Kurdistan Region; they discussed the relations between Kuwait and Kurdistan Region and the condition of the refugees and the aids provided to them from Kuwait. Nechirvan Barzani receive ...

Spanish Amb. visits Kurdistan Region to discuss the fostering of bilateral relations

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-11 00:18

KDP : A new phase of relations between Erbil and Baghdad has begun

Kurdiu - 2019-02-10 20:28

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

CFR - 2019-02-10 00:53

Masrour Barzani, Spanish Ambassador Discuss Developing Relations

BAS News - 2019-02-09 14:16
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Saturday a Spanish delegation led by Ambassador Juan José Escobar Stemmann in Erbil. During the meeting, Barzani reiterated the importance for further developing relati ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets Iraqi Prime Minister

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-09 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met the Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad. They discussed strengthening relations between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Federal Government of Ira ...

Trump ruined plan to sabotage U.S.-Turkish relations, Erdoğan says | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-08 19:00

A Sovereign Democracy and a Dud Partner: Explaining the Slide in U.S.-Turkey Relations

Warontherocks - 2019-02-07 10:08

President Barzani Meets Egyptian Consul in Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-02-06 14:30
WAAR_DUHOK KRG President Masoud Barzani Met Consul of the Arab Republic of Egypt Ahmad Jihad in Pirmam, Kurdistan Region. Barzani and Jihad discussed the bilateral relations between Kurdistan Region and Egypt and the political developments in the area. A ...

German envoy discusses Germany’s support, bilateral relations with Kurdish leaders

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-05 23:40

Customs Checkpoints Between Kurdistan and Iraq to be Removed Soon

BAS News - 2019-02-05 22:41
ERBIL - The controversial customs checkpoints on the highways between Kirkuk-Erbil, Kirkuk-Sulaimaniya, and Duhok-Mosul are said to be removed soon as the relations between Kurdistan Region and Iraq are improving. The customs offices, which were built by ...

Barzani Receives German Ambassador in Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-02-05 15:18
WAAR_DUHOK President Massoud Barzani received a German delegation headed by ambassador Serel Non , and discussed the bilateral relations between Kurdistan and Germany. During the meeting, the German ambassador pointed out his country’s relations with Ira ...

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

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-05 03:53

« L’imbroglio syrien a refroidi un peu plus les relations américano-turques »

Lemonde - 2019-02-05 03:01

Awareness meetings and interviews in Al-Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-02-04 20:52
Al-Tabqa_ On Monday, the public relations office in coordination with tribal reconciliation council in held a meeting with the tribal leaders and notable family members at Al-Mansura town in Al-Tabqa city. This meeting comes within a series of awareness m ...

President Trump: US-Russia relations 'at an all-time low' | World News | Sky News

SKY - 2019-02-04 20:37

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

ECFR - 2019-02-04 17:57

Saudi Arabia Cannot Restore Global Reputation: Report

Waar Media - 2019-02-04 14:13
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia should not be allowed to resume normal relations with the rest of the world until the kingdom “puts on more than a show of change” after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Washington Post’s Editorial Board said in an o ...

PM Barzani receives first Greek Consul General in Erbil

Rûdaw - 2019-02-03 22:40
KRG values its relations with Greece in all sectors ...

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

Venezuela crisis: Why Russia has so much to lose

BBC - 2019-02-02 00:03
Russia's appetite for protecting relations with Caracas may be more limited than its rhetoric suggests. ...

74 people from Al-Mansura were set free

SDF Press - 2019-01-31 22:54
Al-Tabqa_ the internal security forces in coordination with military relations office and tribal reconciliation council, in this evening, set 74 people of Al-Mansura free, where chaos actions recently occurred and led to destabilizing the security situati ...

KDP and KIG Meet to Break Political Deadlock

BAS News - 2019-01-31 13:29
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met with Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) leadership in Erbil on Thursday after months of cold relations. After the meeting, KIG leader Ali Bapir said his party is pleased to improve ...

KDP meet with Islamic parties to discuss relations, not gov't formation

Rûdaw - 2019-01-31 08:45
The KRG's new cabinet will not be discussed, but both sides' political relations ...

Masrour Barzani, EU Delegation Discuss "New Chapter" in Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-01-30 13:43
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council Chancellor Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday a delegation from the European Union to discuss a range of regional issues, including the improving relations between Erbil and Baghdad. The EU delegation, headed ...

An Unholy Alliance: Turkey’s Tacit Relations with Terrorist Groups in Northern Syria – European Eye on Radicalization

Eeradicalization - 2019-01-29 21:58

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

ECFR - 2019-01-28 14:58

How US-Turkey relations have gone from bad to worse | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-28 02:22

US Praises PM Barzani's Role in Progressing Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-01-27 23:07
ERBIL - The US has praised the role of Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in progressing the relations between Erbil and Baghdad US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran, Andrew Beck, visited PM Barzani on Sunday in the cap ...

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

CFR - 2019-01-27 14:25

Turkey-US relations are better, for now; watch the economy - Asia Times

Atimes - 2019-01-27 01:55

UK Welcomes Progress in Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-01-26 22:34
ERBIL - The UK has welcomed the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) role in improving its relations with the Iraqi government, hailing Erbil's initiatives in this regard. The message was conveyed by Minister of State for Middle East Alistair Burt durin ...

PUK wants sharing of diplomacy, oil sales and economy in new KRG

Rûdaw - 2019-01-26 13:17
“Also, the topic of diplomacy and diplomatic relations shouldn’t be monopolized by one side ...

Strained relations, yes, but US and Turkey need each other | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-25 14:40

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

CFR - 2019-01-25 04:00

Beyond “Race Relations”

Jacobinmag - 2019-01-25 03:12

The U.S. Decision to Leave Syria Further Erodes Relations With Turkey

Stratfor - 2019-01-24 00:19

A turbulent future may be in store for US-Turkish relations

Theconversation - 2019-01-22 22:51

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

Opinion: German-Turkish relations no easy feat | Opinion | DW | 06.09.2018

DW - 2019-01-20 16:12

With U.S. Withdrawing From Syria, Strained Israeli-Russian Relations Take Center Stage - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-01-20 15:17

Trump Goes After Turkey, Announces Doubling of Tariffs: Our Relations 'Are Not Good!'

Mediaite - 2019-01-20 14:00

Trump doubles tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum, says relations ‘not good’ | World News, The Indian Express

Indianexpress - 2019-01-20 07:22

Turkey-US relations ′entering a risky period′ | World| Breakings news and perspectives from around the globe | DW | 15.01.2018

DW - 2019-01-20 02:04

U.S.-Turkey Relations At Crossroads, As Erdogan Warns Of New Friends In Eastern Places - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-01-20 00:08

U.S.-Turkey Relations Culminate with a Visa Crisis - Diplomatic Courier

Diplomaticourier - 2019-01-18 18:50

Putin: Russia-Turkey Relations ‘Being Re-established Quickly'

Voanews - 2019-01-17 21:54

The public relation office meeting with tribal sheiks in Al-Mansoura

SDF Press - 2019-01-17 21:31
Al-Tabqa_ the Public Relations office, affiliated to SDF, held a meeting with tribal sheiks in the tribal reconciliation building in Al-Mansoura town in order to discuss the economic situation and the development’s needed methods in North region of Syria. ...

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

CFR - 2019-01-17 10:50

Make Turkish-American Relations Great Again: Advice for the Trump Administration

Warontherocks - 2019-01-17 10:32

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

Relations With US Would Improve Under Trump: Turkish President Erdogan

NDTV - 2019-01-16 19:01

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

CFR - 2019-01-16 18:11

World War 3: US-Turkey relations reach NEW LOW after US troops sent to border to DEFEAT IS | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-01-16 01:13

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

CFR - 2019-01-15 20:38

Iranian-Kurdish ties will outlast Trump: Zarif

Rûdaw - 2019-01-15 20:05
Iran, Kurds 'have relations dating back centuries,' said Iran's FM ...

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 ...

Nechirvan Barzani: Economic Conferences Strengthen the Relations between Countries

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 15:01
WAAR_DUHOK “The economic conferences which was held between Kurdish and Iranian traders; in Erbil then in Sulaimani today will be the reason behind strengthening the relations between Erbil AND Tahran,” announced KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani in the Economic ...

‘China welcomes the improvement of Russia-US relations’

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-15 13:41

Trump: I Spoke With Erdoğan, Economic Relations Will Be Advanced - english

Bianet - 2019-01-15 12:52

‘Gadkari effect’ on growing Iran-India relations - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-01-15 12:50

France FM expresses continued support for Kurdistan Region in Erbil

Rûdaw - 2019-01-15 08:58
Barzani hailed French President Emmanuel Macron for maintaining relations with the Kurdistan Region ...

US needs an ambassador to Turkey as relations worsen, general says

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-15 03:36

US-Turkey relations sour over Trump sanctions threat

Mercurynews - 2019-01-15 02:59

Russia v USA: Relations are WORSE than they have EVER been | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-01-14 22:56

Flights between Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sulaimani city to resume on January 24

E-Kurd - 2019-01-14 22:39
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Flights between Sulaimani city of Iraqi Kurdistan and Turkey will resume on January 24, the airport said on Monday. Head of the Press and Relations Office at the Sulaimani International Airport Dana Saeed told NRT TV ...

Turkey-US: A timeline of plummeting relations | News | World | M&G

MG - 2019-01-14 20:03

‘US betrayal of Kurds an attempt to fix troubled relations with Turkey & failed Syria policy’ — RT World News

RT - 2019-01-14 18:35

No Agreements on Next Cabinet after KDP-PUK Leadership Meeting

BAS News - 2019-01-14 14:44
ERBIL — The politburos of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) met once again on Monday to discuss a range of issues, including bilateral ties, relations with Baghdad, and the formation of a new government in the Ku ...

News Brief: Migrant Boy Dies, Shutdown Continues, U.S.-Turkey Relations : NPR

NPR - 2019-01-14 07:08

Russia news: Moscow ‘LOSING PATIENCE’ with Donald Trump as relations with US sour | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-01-14 02:25

With seven seats Islamic party feels left out of KRG talks

Rûdaw - 2019-01-13 12:36
We will always want friendly and healthy relations with everyone. ...

Managing minefields: Saudi/UAE aid puts Pakistan-Iran relations on the spot - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-01-13 10:59

U.S.-Turkey relations unlikely to be derailed by Syria spat | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-11 21:49

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

Iranian oil minister arrives in Baghdad for talks

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 14:58
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh arrived in Baghdad on Thursday for talks with his Iraqi counterpart and other officials. “The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in the energy sector,” Iraqi Oil M ...

No KRG-formation talks in offing with KDP, PUK deadlocked

Rûdaw - 2019-01-09 21:55
“But unfortunately we are not together," said PUK member of relations with KDP ...

Iranian Official Says Tehran Interested in Gas Exports to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-01-07 21:23
ERBIL - The secretary general of Iran’s economic relations with Iraq and Syria, Hassan Danayi-Far, has said that the Islamic Republic wants to export gas to the Kurdistan Region. According to Fars News Agency, the official made the comments during an eve ...

Kurdish PM, US Consul General Discuss Politics, Security in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-01-07 20:08
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday US Consul General in Erbil Steven Fagin to discus the latest political and security affairs in the Kurdistan Region. During the meeting the pair had talks on the bilateral relations between ...

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 ...

The dangers of Turkey's deepening relations with Russia | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-06 14:03

US pullout from Syria could improve Turkish-Kurdish relations - Asia Times

Atimes - 2019-01-03 20:06

Pakistan-Turkey relations and Opportunities - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-01-03 09:46

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

Call for Papers: Workshop on Political and Military Histories of Russian-Kurdish Relations (19th-21st Centuries)

Kurdish Studies Network - 2019-01-01 00:15
Moscow, 10-11 June 2019 The involvement of Kurdish forces during the Crimean War inaugurated the political and military encounter of Russians and Kurds between Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Since then, these relations have formed an important and di ...

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. ...

PM Barzani, UN's New Envoy Discuss Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2018-12-27 21:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq's (UNAMI) new envoy Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert to discuss the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. During the meeting, according ...
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