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In annual report, US Department of State paints bleak picture of Nepal’s human rights #AsiaNewsNetwork | Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd

Elevenmyanmar - 2019-03-17 23:39

US State Department says Turkey killed civilians during Afrin capture

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-14 18:31

WATCH: State Department highlights Khashoggi killing in human rights report | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-03-14 18:04

State Department publishes 2018 Cyprus Report on Human Rights Practices –

In Cyprus - 2019-03-14 18:04

Iraq, Kurdistan officials effectively act with impunity when violating human rights: U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 17:43
WASHINGTON,— The U.S. State Department released its 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday and highlighted numerous human rights violations committed by the Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and non-state g ...

Help wanted at the US State Department | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-13 06:48

State Department issues warning to spring break travelers to Mexico | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-09 20:56

Pompeo Thanks Barzani for Helping Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-03-07 09:55
ERBIL — US State Department emphasized that State Secretary Mike Pompeo had appreciated Masoud Barzani’s engagement in improving the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. “The Secretary expressed appreciation for Barzani’s continued engagement as leader o ...

U.S. has warned Turkey over purchase of Russian air defense system: State Department

Yahoo - 2019-03-06 10:26

State Department issues travel warning for Bahamas, urges ‘increased caution’

Nypost - 2019-03-02 17:54

US refuses to remove terror designation from Kurdish Workers Party: State Department | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

Indiablooms - 2019-03-02 06:54

US Denies Over 37,000 Visas Due to Travel Ban: Data

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 10:29
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. State Department denied more than 37,000 visa applications in 2018 due to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, according to data released Tuesday. The number of denials was up sharply from less than 1,000 cases the previous year due t ...

TASS: World - US continues talks with Turkey on buffer zone in northeast Syria — Department of State

TASS - 2019-02-20 06:16

US Sending New Aid Package After ‘Guaido’s Request’

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 10:16
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. administration on Friday announced a new humanitarian aid delivery to Venezuela at the request of opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido. In a statement, Deputy Spokesman for the U.S. Department of State, Robert P ...

US issues warning for Turkey: Reconsider travel plans!

ANF - 2019-02-15 12:47
The US Department of State updated the travel warning for Turkey and urged US citizens to reconsider their travel plans to the country. ...

Norwalk Reflector: Islamic State claims Syria bombing that killed 2 US troops, 2 workers for Defense Department

Norwalkreflector - 2019-02-12 17:11

Acting US Defense Secretary Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-02-12 09:47
ERBIL — Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday morning for an unannounced trip. Shanahan, according to State Department, will talk about Iraq’s sovereignty and the future of US forces in the country, Reuters reported. ...

Pompeo provided U.S. Congress with updates on Khashoggi killing: State Department

Yahoo - 2019-02-10 19:37

Kurdish forces in Syria should not be attacked, U.S. State Department | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-08 13:03

Foreign Ministers to Meet in Washington to Discuss IS

BAS News - 2019-01-30 10:58
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will host counterparts from all member states of the international coalition battling the Islamic State. The 79 ministers will meet in Washington next week on 6 February, State Department confirmed. The diplomats ...

Foreign ministers of anti-Daesh coalition to meet in US

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 09:12
WAAR_DUHOK The foreign ministers of the global coalition fighting the Daesh terror organization will meet in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 6, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday. “The full 79-member Coalition will meet for in-depth discussions on the impen ...

Has the State Department Been Stripped of Its Swagger? | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-01-28 09:10

U.S. State Department clears $3.5 billion sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-27 21:02

US State Department Clears $3.5B Sale of Patriot Missiles to Turkey

Voanews - 2019-01-26 19:09

Kurdistan Counter-Terrorism Forces Capture Two IS Members in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-17 21:33
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region counter-terrorism forces announced on Thursday evening the capture of a couple of Islamic State (IS) members in the Kurdistan Region's capital city of Erbil. According to a statement by the counter-terror department, the two were ...

State Department rejects calls to expel Saudi ambassador to US over his brother's role in Khashoggi murder

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-16 02:23

State Department stands by controversial Pompeo aide Mary Kissel: She is proud to serve Trump

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-14 22:07

Trump ignores State Department warning, congratulates Turkey's Erdogan after contentious poll win | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-01-14 20:03

State Department approves $3.5B Patriot missile sales to Turkey amid tensions | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-14 02:40

State Department says U.S. is evaluating Turkish materials on Fethullah Gulen - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-14 01:50

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS's Face the Nation | STL.News

- 2019-01-13 22:04

Pompeo Congratulates Masrour Barzani on Nomination for Kurdistan Premiership

BAS News - 2019-01-09 23:48
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Masrour Barzani on his nomination as the next Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, according to a readout by the State Department. The two official met on Wednesday during an unannounced visit by Pompeo ...

U.S. ambassador visits detained American in Russia: State Department

Yahoo - 2019-01-08 15:35

Kurdish Village in Kirkuk Evacuated for IS Threat

BAS News - 2019-01-07 13:23
ERBIL — The Kurdish population of a village in Kirkuk province have been displaced as the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the region regularly threaten to attack, a security source confirmed. According to former head of security department in Dubiz, Abdu ...

Jeffrey to replace McGurk in international coalition

Waar Media - 2019-01-05 16:41
United States State Department said on Friday; that US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Franklin Jeffrey; will also serve as the US envoy to the international coalition against ISIS. “In addition to his work as US Special Representative ...

UK Donates £5 million to Clear IS Explosives in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-01-05 13:33
ERBIL — UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) announced on Saturday another £5 million contribution to the mine clearance efforts in Iraq, including Sinjar, in the post-Islamic State (IS) era. “The Department for International Development ...

Iraq Not on Pompeo’s Destination List in Middle East Tour

BAS News - 2019-01-05 10:46
ERBIL — US State Department announced on Friday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo will begin his Middle East trip next week where he will meet with several leaders to discuss regional affairs. However, according to an official statement by the State Depar ...

US Appoints New Presidential Envoy to Anti-IS Coalition

BAS News - 2019-01-05 09:22
ERBIL — The State Department on Friday appointed Ambassador James Jeffrey as the US special presidential envoy to the global coalition to defeat the Islamic State (IS). Jeffrey will also remain in his current position as the Special Representative for Sy ...

US Says No Timeline for Syria Withdrawal

BAS News - 2019-01-04 23:37
ERBIL — The United States has no specific timeline for pulling its troops out of Syria, said a State Department official. “We have no timeline for our military forces to withdraw from Syria,” Reuters quoted the official who had asked to remain unnamed. “ ...

McGurk farewells civilian and military colleagues

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 18:16
Brett McGurk the US special presidential envoy to global coalition against ISIS announced on his official twitter on December 31, 2018 “Today was my last day at the State Department.” “I wish my former civilian and military colleagues well as they work u ...

U.S. State Department says special envoy McGurk resigns

Yahoo - 2018-12-23 19:59

US state department approves sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey

Uniindia - 2018-12-20 10:47

State Department Freezes $200 Million Promised For Syria Fund : NPR

NPR - 2018-12-20 03:53

State Department Press Briefing - December 11, 2018 [video + transcript] - Conservative Daily News

Conservativedailynews - 2018-12-12 06:38

US Designates IS Leader's Aide as "Global Terrorist", Admits Group's Re-emergence

BAS News - 2018-11-20 21:37
ERBIL - The US Department of State designated an aide to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a "global terrorist" on Tuesday. Hajji 'Abd al-Nasr, according to a statement by the department, has held several leadership positions i ...

First Bike Marathon in Kurdistan Opens Registration

BAS News - 2018-11-19 15:24
ERBIL — The first-ever bike marathon will be held in Kurdistan Region’s capital on 30 November. The event is organized by IOM Iraq, with support from the US State Department, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), Kurdistan 24 and the Kurdi ...

Jamal Khashoggi: US 'yet to conclude' who was behind the murder

BBC - 2018-11-18 00:30
The State Department counters reports the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince ordered the murder. ...

The State Department shouldn’t target Kurds to appease Turkey

Washingtonexaminer - 2018-11-15 12:25

US State Department offers reward for information on key PKK leaders

Gulan Media - 2018-11-06 23:33

US Late in Setting Bounties on PKK Leaders: Turkey

BAS News - 2018-11-06 22:48
ERBIL - Turkey said on Tuesday that the US Department of State's announcement of rewards for information on three senior leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is a "late decision", state media said. "We will take this cautiously, it is a late dec ...

Iraq Granted Exemption to Iran Sanctions: Report

BAS News - 2018-11-06 22:25
ERBIL - A special representative for Iran at the US State Department said on Tuesday that Iraq can continue having access to the energy it needs from the neighboring country so that Baghdad will be able to manage its power supply. Brian Hook said that "I ...

US Offers Cash Rewards for Information on Three PKK Leaders

BAS News - 2018-11-06 18:44
ERBIL - The US Department of State announced on Tuesday that if offers cash rewards in exchange for information on three Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) senior leaders, among whom is one of the party's co-founders, Murat Karayılan. "The U.S. values its co ...

U.S. Department of State offers rewards for information on three top PKK figures | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-11-06 18:38

State Department targets senior PKK members | News |

Ekathimerini - 2018-11-06 18:38

Washington Concerned over Turkish Strikes in Rojava

BAS News - 2018-11-01 10:30
ERBIL — The recent Turkish bombardments of areas in northwest of Syria, which are under the control of Kurds, “are of great concern” to the United States, said State Department Deputy Speaker Robert Palladino. “Unilateral military strikes into northwest ...

Department of State's Foreign Service Institute (FSI),the School of Language Studies (SLS) at FSI. - International Center for Language Studies - Arlington, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2018-10-30 03:04
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US announces ‘penalties’ against Saudi officials following Jamal Khashoggi death

Waar Media - 2018-10-24 01:26
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters during a news briefing at the State Department in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2018 WAAR-DUHOK: The United States has identified some Saudi officials responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal ...

US State Department deputy meets PM Barzani in Erbil

Rûdaw - 2018-10-16 07:15
Sullivan met with top Iraqi officials on Sunday during his three-day visit ...

U.S. diplomat arrives in Iraq for talks with newly elected Iraqi and Kurdish leaders

E-Kurd - 2018-10-15 19:54
WASHINGTON,— US State Department number two John Sullivan arrives on Sunday in Iraq to meet with the country’s new leaders, the highest level administration official to do so since their election. Sullivan will visit Baghdad and Erbil, the capital of the ...

US to Sell Five Armed Bell 407GX Helicopters to Iraq

BAS News - 2018-10-05 19:46
ERBIL - The US State Department has approved to sell five armed Bell 407GX light attack helicopters to the Iraqi security forces as part of the country's fight against the Islamic State (IS), the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement. T ...

U.S. encourages quick formation of new Iraq’s Kurdistan government

E-Kurd - 2018-10-04 14:31
WASHINGTON,— The United States encouraged the quick formation of a new Kurdish government, after Iraq’s Kurdistan region held a parliamentary election on September 30, 2018. Spokesperson of the US State Department Heather Nauert said in a press conferenc ...

US encourages quick formation of Kurdistan government after parliamentary election

Waar Media - 2018-10-03 14:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Heather Nauert, the spokesperson for US State Department, said during a news briefing on Tuesday that Washington congratulates the people of Kurdistan Region on their participation in the election on 30 September. She pointed out that Washing ...

Iraq Concerned over US Decision to Close Down Consulate in Basra

BAS News - 2018-09-29 09:43
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has expressed concern over a decision by US State Department to close down its consulate office in Basra. “We are concerned over US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision to close down the consulate in Basra and relocating ...

US Consulate in Basra to Close for Security Purposes: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-28 22:38
ERBIL - The US State Department is scheduled to close down the country's consulate in the Iraqi southern province of Basra amid the violent protests, Sputnik cited the Wall Street Journal on Friday evening. Thousands of people in the oil-rich city have b ...

IS Calls to Sympathizers to Use Whatever Weapons for Terror Attacks: US

BAS News - 2018-09-20 13:45
ERBIL — The US has revealed that the Islamic State is calling on its followers to use whatever arms available, including chemical weapons, to carry out terrorist attacks. The State Department said in a report on Wednesday that the terrorist group used ru ...

State Department official backs Macedonian referendum

Gulan Media - 2018-09-14 00:13

Nauert: Iran is rolling a “Bad Actor” in Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-09-12 13:18
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States Department of state said the Iranian rocket attack on the Kurdistan Region was an effort to destabilize Iraq and the region, describing Tehran as a “bad actor.” Iranian military units launched a barrage of missiles that hit ...

US Issues Security Alert to Americans Traveling to Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-09 10:56
ERBIL — The US State Department has issued a new security alert at the wake of recent deadly protests in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, as well as ahead of the Shi’ite Muslim’s mourning month of Muharram. “The United States Mission in Iraq is restric ...

US Condemns Violence Against Diplomats in Southern Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-08 10:03
ERBIL — The US State Department has condemned the violent actions by protestors against foreign diplomats in southern Iraqi city of Basra. “The United States condemns the violence against diplomats, including that which occurred today in Basrah,” reads a ...

IS Funder Arrested in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-09-04 10:43
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces on Monday announced the arrest of an Islamic State (IS) member who was responsible for providing the group’s sleeper cells near Mosul with goods. According to a statement the Iraqi military intelligence department, which was ...

Washington slams $20 million European aid package for Iran

Waar Media - 2018-08-25 11:23
WAAR-DUHOK: A European Union aid plan for Iran sends “the wrong message at the wrong time” to the government in Tehran, the US State Department said Friday. The $20.7 million EU assistance package “perpetuates the regime’s ability to neglect the needs of ...

Trump administration cuts more than $200 million in aid to Palestinians

Waar Media - 2018-08-25 11:23
WAAR-DUHOK: The Trump administration has permanently cut more than $200 million in aid for the Palestinian West Bank and Gaza, saying the appropriated funds — already frozen for much of this year — will be “redirected” elsewhere. The State Department sai ...

US threatens to sanction any country that buys Russia’s S-400 missile defense system

Waar Media - 2018-08-25 11:23
WAAR-DUHOK: US State Department’s spokesperson Heather Nauert said during briefing that Washington was against a possible purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems by its allies around the world. Previously, Russia and Turkey signed a loan agreement ...

Turkish delegation left US with no agreement

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-10 19:29
Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal (2nd L) leaves after a meeting with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan at State Department in Washington, U.S., August 8, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Yuri Gripas) ...

US won’t confirm meeting with Turkish officials, as relations remain strained

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-08 10:29
US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert. (Photo: Archive) ...

US Says Setting Kurdistan Elections is Up to Kurdish Leaders

BAS News - 2018-08-06 22:46
ERBIL - The US State Department has made it clear that only the Kurdish leaders in the Kurdistan Region can decide about the date of the regional parliamentary election, a report said. "[The] timing of elections in the IKR [Iraqi Kurdistan Region] is up ...

Heather Nauert: Pompeo agrees with Trump on talking to Iran

Waar Media - 2018-08-01 15:22
WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agrees with the statement made by President Donald Trump about being open to meeting with the Iranian government without preconditions, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a briefing on Tuesd ...

US delegation to discuss Iran sanctions with Turkish officials

Waar Media - 2018-07-20 10:20
WAAR-DUHOK: A US delegation of Treasury and State Department officials will meet with Turkish authorities on Friday to discuss sanctions targeting Iran, Reuters reported, citing an official from Turkey’s foreign ministry. “A US delegation currently holdi ...

US Criticises Baghdad for Overlooking Hashd al-Shaabi’s Child Recruitment

BAS News - 2018-07-19 00:19
ERBIL — The US State Department has criticised the Iraqi government for not investigating the reports of Hashd al-Shaabi’s recruitment of children and using them as soldiers. “Since 2015, sources continue to report that PMF units recruit, use, and provid ...

U.S. State Department in talks with Turkey to sell Patriot system

Waar Media - 2018-07-16 22:47
WAAR-DUHOK: The U.S. State Department on Monday said it was working with NATO ally Turkey on the possible sale of a Raytheon Co Patriot missile defence system to avert its purchase of a Russian-made S-400 system. Tina Kaidanow, Acting U.S. Assistant Secr ...

KRG responds to US State Department on "human trafficking"

Kurdiu - 2018-07-12 05:22

U.S. diplomats, Kurdistan PM break ground for largest consulate in Erbil

E-Kurd - 2018-07-08 00:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Senior officials from Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the US State Department broke ground on the largest US consulate in the world on Friday, July 6. In July 2011, the United States opened its first ...

US State Department says YPG will depart Manbij

The Region - 2018-06-22 13:10
US State Department says YPG will depart Manbij ...

US condemns any assaults on Iraq’s democratic process, US State Department spokesman tells Xendan

Xendan - 2018-06-13 17:12

State Department reaffirms protections for Iraq’s religious minorities

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-12 10:52
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters protecting a Christian church from the threat of Islamic State (IS) attacks in the Kurdistan Region. (Photo: Archive) ...

US-Turkish talks end ambiguously

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-05 00:52
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the State Department in Washington, US, June 4, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Leah Millis) ...

US State Dept.: We don’t have any agreements yet with Turkey on Manbij

Waar Media - 2018-05-30 20:52
WAAR-DUHOK: There is not yet any agreements between the United States and Turkey on Syria’s Manbij, the State Department said on May 29. “We don’t have any agreements yet with the government of Turkey. We announced previously that the United States and t ...

State Department: No Agreement Between Washington, Ankara on Syria's Manbij

BAS News - 2018-05-30 11:14
ERBIL - There is not yet any agreements between the United States and Turkey on Syria's Manbij, the State Department said on May 29. "We don’t have any agreements yet with the government of Turkey. We announced previously that the United States and the T ...

We support IHEC's efforts to investigate allegations of fraud in Iraqi Elections, US State Department official says

Xendan - 2018-05-16 11:35

US criticises Turkish measures over population transfers in Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-05-04 16:51
WAAR-DUHOK: State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert strongly criticized Turkish measures in Syria’s Kurdish canton of Afrin, which are preventing residents displaced by the fighting from returning to their homes. “We’ve been watching the situation v ...

Two Kurdish Girls Receive Young Leaders Award in US

BAS News - 2018-05-03 14:40
ERBIL - Two young Kurdish ladies from the Kurdistan Region have been announced by the US Department of State to be among the top ten Recipients of the 2018 Emerging Young Leaders Award. Sara Abdul Rahman, a peace-builder from Kirkuk province, and Zina Ha ...

New Generation leader meets Brett MGurk, officials from State Department

NRT - 2018-05-01 19:55

Trump's State Department Erases Reproductive Rights From Human Rights Report - Rewire.News

- 2018-04-23 22:52

USA: Trump administration undermines State Department's new human rights report | Amnesty International UK

Amnesty - 2018-04-23 21:38

Human Rights Groups Bristling at State Department Report – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-04-23 17:56

US Department of State Report Includes Mukhtarli and Cabuk Cases - Georgia Today on the Web

Georgiatoday - 2018-04-23 12:59

Trump Administration Undermines State Department's Human Rights Report – Amnesty International USA

Amnestyusa - 2018-04-20 21:41

Najmaldin Karim: Warns of resurgence of Islamic State, says US supports strong Kurdistan

K24 - 2018-04-10 10:18
Kurdistan 24 caught up with Dr. Najmaldin Karim at the State Department, where he had just finished meeting with US officials, Washington DC, United States, April 6, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

US State Department extendes its “deepest condolences” to KRG PM after death his brother

Waar Media - 2018-04-03 16:32
WAAR-DUHOK: The US State Department on Tuesday extended its “deepest condolences” to the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region Nechrivan Barzani after the unexpected death of his brother, Dilovan Barzani. “The United States together with our team in Bag ...

US Sends Condolences to Kurdish PM over Brother's Passing

BAS News - 2018-04-03 13:35
ERBIL - The US State Department has extended on Tuesday its "deepest condolences" to the Kurdistan Region PM Nechrivan Barzani following a sudden passing of his brother Dlovan Barzani. "The United States together with our team in Baghdad and Erbil extend ...
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