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Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...

US Doesn't Seek War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-17 01:41
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that Washington is not seeking war against Tehran. His comments came while the US has already accused Iran of carrying out attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. "President Tru ...

Roundtable: U.S. Accuses Iran of Committing Tanker Attacks

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-15 07:09
On Thursday, June 13, 2019, two tankers, the Kokuka Courageous and the MT Front Altair, were damaged in explosions in the Gulf of Oman, after transiting through the Strait of Hormuz. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking at press conference, attri ...

Pompeo, Iraqi PM Discuss US-Iran Crisis by Phone

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pempeo discussed during a phone call with Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Friday the crisis between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East, the premier's office said in a statement. The pair "exchanged views over the dev ...

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...

[VIDEO]: Kurdish Figure Lobbying in D.C. to Become Iraq’s President

BAS News - 2019-06-07 17:54
He spent 26 nights at Trump's D.C. Hotel ERBIL - In attempts to lobby the Trump administration to help him become the President of Iraq, a Kurdish figure has written letters to National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urg ...

Iran rules out talks unless US ‘changes behaviour’

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK Iran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its general behavior, after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington was ready to negotiate with Iran with “no pre-conditions”. “The Islamic Republic of Iran ignores w ...

Mike Pompeo, Nechirvan Barzani Talk over the phone

BAS News - 2019-06-03 01:48
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone call with Nechirvan Barzani to congratulate him on his election as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Pompeo reiterated his country’s support for Kurdistan Region and encourage Erbil and Baghdad ...

Old tweets resurface from the Mexican official who will meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-02 17:52

US Ready for Talks with Iran Without Pre-Conditions: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-02 15:33
ERBIL — Washington is prepared for negotiations with Tehran over the nuclear programme without pre-conditions, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. His remarks came a day after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran was ready for talks if US shows ...

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 14:56
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the administration would circumvent the required review by Congress to approve 22 arms transfers to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. ...

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

US Doesn't Consider War With Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-05-14 22:06
ERBIL - US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington is not "fundamentally" seeking war with Tehran if it halts certain activities "throughout Europe." The US top diplomat made the comments during a joint press conference with Russia’s ...

Pompeo Concerned over Iran's Threatenings

BAS News - 2019-05-10 01:08
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed concerns over the recent threatenings by Iran, reminding the country that Washington does not seek war against Tehran, but that will respond if needed, according to a statement by his office. "The r ...

Pompeo’s Trip to Baghdad Focused on Protection of US Forces

BAS News - 2019-05-08 10:31
ERBIL — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad overnight Tuesday where he met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and other top official, reportedly focusing on the safety of US forces in the country. “We talked to them ab ...

Pompeo In Baghdad on Unannounced Visit

BAS News - 2019-05-08 00:38
ERBIL - US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has unexpectedly landed in Baghdad, AFP cited Iraqi sources, saying that the US top diplomat met with Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi during his stay. Pompeo had been set to travel to Germany earlier the day to meet ...

US Secretary of State Pompeo cancels Berlin trip

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has canceled at the last minute an official trip to Germany on Tuesday, officials have said. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office has confirmed that a planned meeting between Merkel and Pompeo on Tuesday was ca ...

US to Halt Iran Oil Waivers: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-22 20:03
ERBIL - The United States will put an end to the Iran oil waivers soon in order to squeeze Tehran's exports to zero, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday, adding that all countries would face sanctions if refuse to abide by Washington's dec ...

Qassem Soleimani is "Terrorist": Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-09 21:16
ERBIL - Commander of IRGC's Qods Force Qassem Soleimani is a "terrorist" and he will be viewed the same as Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups leaders, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. Both Washington and Tehran have already de ...

Turkish FM Criticizes US Statement of Meeting with Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-05 00:55
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has strongly criticized the US State Department’s readout of his meeting with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo, stating that part of the statement does not reflect the truth. Ties between the two NATO allie ...

US Warns Turkey of Any Unilateral Attacks Against Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-04-04 01:00
ERBIL - Washington has warned Ankara of any unilateral military actions against the US Kurdish allies in Syria, saying that Turkey would have "devastating" consequences if it does so. The comments were made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesd ...

Washington Reaffirms Support to Iraq to Ensure IS is Fully Defeated: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-03-28 22:38
ERBIL - US has reaffirmed its prolonged commitment to coordinate with Iraq to ensure the Islamic State (IS) is fully defeated, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. The US senior official made the remarks during a meeting with the Iraqi Parlia ...

US Tells Russia it Will Not ‘Stand Idly’ on Venezuela

Waar Media - 2019-03-26 15:25
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian counterpart Monday that America and its allies will not stand on the sidelines as Moscow “exacerbates tensions” in Venezuela. During a telephone call with Sergei Lavrov, Pompeo urged Russia ...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on China, global warming, and President Trump: Full interview [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 14:41

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 ...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Tells Allies of US Still Committed to Fight IS - News18

News18 - 2019-03-01 01:06

US Policy Towards Iran Remains Unchanged after Zarif: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-02-26 11:17
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated his country’s firm position towards the Islamic Republic of Iran after Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif handed in his resignation a few hours earlier. “We note Zarif’s resignation. We’ll see if it ...

Venezuela crisis: President Maduro's 'days numbered' - Mike Pompeo

BBC - 2019-02-25 00:03
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks after deadly clashes over humanitarian aid deliveries ...

US Refuses Entry to Alabama Woman Who joined Daesh

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 09:31
WAAR_DUHOK Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that an American woman who fled the U.S. to join the Daesh terrorist group in Syria would not be taken back to the country. Hoda Muthana first left the U.S. when she was 20 years old, joining Daesh ...

US: No Peace in Middle East Without ‘Confronting’ Iran

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused Iran of being a “malign influence” in the Middle East, arguing that confronting Tehran is a must for peace and stability in the region. “You can’t achieve peace and stability in the Middl ...

Mike Pompeo says US will continue to fight Islamic State - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-06 21:40

US Forces' Withdrawal from Syria Not "End of America's Fight": Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-02-06 18:26
ERBIL - The US forces' withdrawal from Syria is not going to be "the end of America's fight", Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday during a meeting with the 79 coalition partners in Washington. He held talks with the allies on the next steps ...

US announces withdrawal from missile treaty with Russia

Waar Media - 2019-02-02 12:44
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. announced Friday it will suspend its participation in a Cold War-era ballistic missile treaty Feb. 2 over alleged Russian violations of the pact. In announcing the departure, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of consistent ...

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing Mike Pompeo

C Span - 2019-02-01 01:58

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 ...

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East | WPPB

Peconicpublicbroadcasting - 2019-01-25 18:22

Donald Trump replaces US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo | News | DW | 13.03.2018

DW - 2019-01-23 16:10

Mike Pompeo becomes US secretary of state as Iran, North Korea issues await | World News, The Indian Express

Indianexpress - 2019-01-23 13:36

Mike Pompeo: What you need to know about the new US Secretary of State

SKY - 2019-01-22 13:13

Pompeo to Cavusoglu: US Committed to Protecting Kurds in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-22 09:29
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday to review closer coordination in Syria. “They discussed ongoing U.S.-Turkish engagement as part of the deliberate and coordinated ...

US Welcomes Germany Decision to Ban Iran’s Mahan Air

BAS News - 2019-01-21 15:05
ERBIL — The United States has welcomed a decision by the German government which banned Iranian Mahan Air from landing in the country, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday. Earlier the day, Christofer Burger, a spokesperson for German Foreign Mi ...

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East | West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Wvpublic - 2019-01-20 09:29

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East : NPR

NPR - 2019-01-17 22:38

Washington to Stay Silent If Israel Attacks Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-01-17 22:26
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made it clear to Baghdad that Washington would stay silent if Israel attacks the Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq, a report revealed on Thursday. According to a report by RT, Pompeo ...

Donald Trump's South Asia Strategy Working: US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo

NDTV - 2019-01-15 16:16

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Iraq, seeks to reassure Kurds on Syria withdrawal

Pressdemocrat - 2019-01-15 15:13

Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 17:09
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey's economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America's commitment to its partners. ...

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East | WUWM

WUWM - 2019-01-14 03:38

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East | WXXI News

Wxxinews - 2019-01-14 01:56

Transcript: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on "Face the Nation," January 13, 2019 - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-13 17:33

US’ Pompeo to seek new answers from Saudis on Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 15:20
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday Washington will seek to get new answers from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Speaking during a press conference with his Qatari counterpart S ...

US Secretary of State visits NYU in Abu Dhabi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited a New York University campus during his visit to Abu Dhabi on Sunday. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdulla ...

Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Washington understands Turkey’s concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people. In an interview with the Saudi-funded Al Arabiya television, Pompeo said the U.S. seeks accountability for th ...

Pompeo Calls Turkish Counterpart to Discuss Syria Pullout

BAS News - 2019-01-13 09:40
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Saturday to discuss the importance of a coordination between Washington and Ankara during the US withdrawal from Syria. “They agreed on t ...

Turkish forces conduct military exercises on Syria border

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-13 09:36
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hopeful an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish troops. ...

U.S. Seeks to Soothe Turkey Tensions, Pompeo Says

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-01-13 06:37
The U.S. is working to resolve a dispute with Turkey over its withdrawal from Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, adding that it is continuing to negotiate the transfer of military responsibility and the fate of its Kurdish allies. ...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Calls U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Syria a 'Tactical Change'

Thedailybeast - 2019-01-13 03:09

Pompeo Expresses Optimism that Syrian Kurds, Turkey Could be Protected

BAS News - 2019-01-12 22:47
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed on Saturday optimism that there could be a way to protect the Syrian Kurds while ensuring Turkey's stability by defending itself from "terrorists," after the US forces withdraw from Syria. "We are confi ...

Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds

Reuters - 2019-01-12 21:27
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was optimistic that a "good outcome" could be reached between Turkey and Syrian Kurdish groups, after speaking to the Turkish foreign minister. ...

Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, but his meeting with a party political leader in Erbil led some to question whether the US was undermining its own ...

US to Expel "Every Last Iranian Boot" from Syria: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-01-10 22:59
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has vowed that his country and its allies will work together to "expel every last Iranian boot" from Syria. Pompeo made the remarks in a keynote speech in Cairo on Thursday, where he also called for a common stan ...

PM Nechirvan Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 17:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Wednesday evening, on January 9th, 2019, HE KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended with KRG Deputy Prime Minis ...

Trump’s decision on Syria is ‘very clear’: Pompeo

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 11:05
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria is “very clear”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. He was speaking to reporters at the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq. “We will complete the mission of ...

HE President Masoud Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 01:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Douglas Silliman (U.S. Ambassador to Iraq) and Steve Fagin (U.S. Consul General in Erbil) were also pr ...

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. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Iraqi Kurdistan for meetings with officials

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan Region capital city of Erbil to meet with Kurdish officials. Pompeo met with Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP President Massoud Barzani before meeting wi ...

PM Barzani Received US Secretary of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. Pompeo had arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital earlier when he also met with former president Ma ...

Barzani Receives Pompeo in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:21
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday evening the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. He later met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani and Prim ...

Mike Pompeo Meets with Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:21
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani on Wednesday evening received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Pompeo’s visit to Erbil came after he met with Iraqi officials in Baghdad in an unannounced trip. The ...

Pompeo Meets Iraqi PM in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-01-09 14:27
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Wednesday with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to discuss bilateral ties and regional affairs, including Syria pullout and Iran. According to Reuters, Pompeo also met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Moha ...

US Welcomes EU Sanctions against Iranian Intelligence

BAS News - 2019-01-09 13:04
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has welcomed EU’s decision to enact sanctions against the Iranian Intelligence Service for assassinations plots on EU soil. “Today, EU issued its first sanctions against the Iranian regime since the Iran deal, an ...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pays unscheduled visit to Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-01-09 10:52
Pompeo is on a Middle East tour drumming up support for his anti-Iran campaign ...

US Secretary of State Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-01-09 10:50
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday in an unannounced visit. Media reports claimed that Pompeo will visit Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdulmahdi and other officials to discuss the anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts, US wi ...

Pompeo to visit eight Middle East countries

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 19:01
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit eight Middle East countries, and he will seek an update on the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Pompeo will visit Middle East’s countries on January 8th, and it is expected t ...

CBS News: Brett McGurk, top U.S. envoy in ISIS fight, resigns

Justice for Kurds - 2019-01-05 14:31
Brett McGurk, special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, had been planning to exit his post in February 2019. But sources tell CBS News that he informed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that he will accelerate his departure due to a ...

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 ...

Turkey slams Pompeo comments on ‘slaughtering’ Kurds

Seattle Times - 2019-01-04 18:02
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from “slaughtering” Kurds as American troops prepare to withdraw from Syria. A Foreign Ministry statement released Friday accuse ...

Pompeo to Visit Baghdad in Two Weeks

BAS News - 2018-12-27 23:06
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to visit the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad at the beginning of the new year, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders stated on Thursday. Sanders said that Pompeo will visit Baghdad on January 11, 2019 ...

Iraqi PM, US Secretary of State Discuss US Withdrawal from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-22 11:26
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have discussed the US withdrawal from Syrian in a phone conversation, with the latter assuring Baghdad of commitment to the war against Islamic State (IS). “Prime Ministe ...

US: 8 countries will enjoy temporary exempt from Iran sanctions

Waar Media - 2018-11-05 22:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States will exempt 8 countries from sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday. Mike Pompeo listed these 8 countries: China, India, Turkey, Japan, Italy, South Korea, Taiwan and Greece. Pompeo also said: These 8 ...

Iraq Not Among Countries to Receive a Wavier from Iran Sanctions

BAS News - 2018-11-05 16:48
ERBIL - The US has announced eight countries on Monday which will be allowed to continue to do business with the Islamic Republic of Iran for a certain period of time, while Iraq is not on the list. The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said t ...

Mattis and Pompeo urge ceasefire in Yemen

Waar Media - 2018-10-31 10:27
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (L) and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo WAAR-DUHOK: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have both called for a swift cessation of hostilities in Yemen. Mattis said the US wanted to see all sid ...

Pompeo Congratulates Adil Abdul-Mahdi on His Premiership

BAS News - 2018-10-25 23:42
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has congratulated the new Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi on his official confirmation as the new premier of the country, reiterating Washington's support for concluding the process of establishing the new government. ...

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 ...

Pompeo to visit Turkey after Riyadh over Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
Someone holds a poster of Jamal Khashoggi outside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 8, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey after his meeting with Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journ ...

Pompeo: US will not support any Syria’s future platform without Kurds

Waar Media - 2018-10-12 13:45
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a speech delivered to the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA). WAAR-DUHOK: Syria’s Kurds “have been great partners,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday evening in Washington DC, ...

Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit ‘at earliest date’

Waar Media - 2018-10-08 15:16
A photo from the North Korean government, shows US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. WAAR-DUHOK: Kim Jong Un has agreed to hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump as soon as possible, Seoul said Sunday, afte ...

Pompeo to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a meeting at Workers’ Party of Korea headquarters in Pyongyang, North Korea, on May 9. WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit North Korea on Sund ...

Pompeo: Progress made with Kim Jong Un on 4th N. Korea trip

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un for around two hours Sunday morning in the North’s capital, where denuclearisation and a second US-North Korean summit were expected to be high on the agenda. WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike ...

Pompeo: Tehran - a Threats to Washington Missions in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-03 21:08
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized on Wednesday the performance of Iran in Iraq, saying that Tehran is the origin of the current threats to Washington missions in the country Pompeo made the remarks days after he announced the closure o ...

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 ...

Erdogan: Court will decide fate of detained U.S. pastor

Waar Media - 2018-09-26 14:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court, not politicians, will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has hit relations between Ankara and Washington. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ...

Trump Open to Meet with Iranian Officials at UN Assembly: Pompeo

BAS News - 2018-09-24 00:23
ERBIL - The US President Donald Trump is ready to have a "constructive" dialogue with the Iranian representatives, State Secretary Mike Pompeo stated during an interview released on Sunday. "I think the president has been pretty clear about that. He is h ...

Kurdistan Premier, US Secretary of State Discuss Iraq’s Politics

BAS News - 2018-09-23 10:35
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation on Sunday to review the lates developments in the region. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the pair mainly discusse ...

Pompeo speaks with Halbousi amid ongoing problems in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-20 13:18
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) spoke on Wednesday with Iraqi Parliamentary Speaker, Mohammed Halbousi (R). (Photo: Getty) ...

Pompeo Congratulates New Iraqi Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2018-09-20 00:32
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated in a phone call on Wednesday the new Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi on his new post. During the phone call, the pair also exchanged views on underway efforts to form a new government ...

Turkish FM, US's Pompeo Discuss Syria's Situation by Phone

BAS News - 2018-09-18 21:38
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone call on Tuesday with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the latest political developments in Syria, a report said. Anadolu Agency cited a Turkish diplomatic source who spoke on con ...

Mike Pompeo blasts predecessor for dealings with Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-15 12:44
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo: AFP) ...

Barzani receives call phone from U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo

Waar Media - 2018-08-30 10:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday evening a phone call from the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. According to a statement by Barzani’s office, a copy of whic ...

Barzani, Mike Pompeo Discuss Iraqi Political Process in Phone Conversation

BAS News - 2018-08-29 21:57
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday evening a phone call from the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. According to a statement by Barzani's office, a copy of which ha ...
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