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Pompeo, Cavusoglu Discuss US-Turkey Ties

BAS News - 2019-11-20 20:47
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Wednesday with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Belgium to discuss the ties between Washington and Ankara. The two top diplomats met on the sidelines of a NATO meeting in Belgium, with Pompeo s ...

Iran Summons Swiss Ambassador over US Comment on Protests

BAS News - 2019-11-20 15:35
ERBIL — The Iranian government on Wednesday summoned the Swiss ambassador over comments made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the violent protests in Iran. Tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets since last Friday when their govern ...

Iran Slams Pompeo's Support for Protests

BAS News - 2019-11-18 22:56
ERBIL - Tehran has slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's support for the protests against the rise of petrol price in Iran, calling his comments as "hypocritical." Tens of thousands of people in Iran have been taking to the streets since Friday nig ...

US Threatens to Sanction Iraqi "Corrupt Individuals"

BAS News - 2019-11-18 22:30
ERBIL - The United States threatened on Monday to sanction the Iraqi "corrupt individuals" without taking their rank into consideration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "We will not stand idle while the corrupt officials make the Iraqi people suffer ...

Mike Pompeo: Anti-ISIS coalition shifts focus to Africa's Sahel region

Washington Times - 2019-11-15 06:09
The global coalition to defeat Islamic State is focusing new attention on a region in North and West Africa as the terror group's "caliphate" has been mostly abolished in Syria and Iraq, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday. "West Africa and the ...

Pompeo Urges Coalition to Repatriate IS Detainees

BAS News - 2019-11-14 19:36
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged on Thursday the members of the international coalition to repatriate the Islamic State (IS) detainees who are held in Syria. Pompeo made the call at the opening of a meeting of foreign ministers from the gl ...

Pompeo Holds Phone Call with Iraqi PM, Deplores Death Toll in Protests

BAS News - 2019-11-12 23:36
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi and "deplored" the death toll of the demonstrations among the protesters. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement on Tuesday th ...

Kurds protest Pompeo in Berlin

ANF - 2019-11-08 18:34
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was met by a protest of the Kurds during his visit to Berlin today. ...

US Urges World Nations to Reject Iran's 'Nuclear Extortion'

BAS News - 2019-11-07 20:17
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on the world nations to reject the Iran's "nuclear extortion" and take serious steps to increase pressure on the country. Pompeo's call came two days after Iran announced that it had taken another step ...

Iraq "Should" Listen to Protesters' Demands: US

BAS News - 2019-11-02 09:26
ERBIL - The Iraqi government "should" listen to the "legitimate demands" of the protesters who have been protesting against the government since early October, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a statement. "The United States welcomes any serious ...

Pompeo: We are ready for military action if needed

ANF - 2019-10-21 23:39
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CNBC’s Wilfred Frost: "We prefer peace to war" and added: "But in the event that kinetic action or military action is needed, you should know that President Trump is fully prepared to undertake that action." ...

Turkey agrees with US to pause Syria assault while Kurds withdraw

PRI - 2019-10-18 06:04
Turkey agreed to a five-day ceasefire after talks with US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. ...

Fallout from Trump's change in Syria policy "essentially irreversible," retired admiral says

CBS News - 2019-10-17 17:26
The Trump administration is making its strongest push yet for a ceasefire in northern Syria. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the Turkish president in Ankara. They’re trying to convince Turkey to halt its military oper ...

Pence and Pompeo in Turkey to meet with Erdogan on Syria conflict

CBS News - 2019-10-17 17:26
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have arrived in Turkey to urge the country to stop attacking Kurdish forces in Syria. This comes after the president told reporters the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurds, who fought along ...

Turkey Urges Kurdish Fighters to Lay Down Their Arms

New York Times - 2019-10-17 03:24
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the Kurds to leave northeast Syria “this night.” He spoke as Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were planning to visit Turkey, and as President Trump sought to distance himself from the co ...

Pence and Pompeo to travel to Turkey to discuss cease-fire in Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-16 19:07
Turkey has demanded Kurdish fighters surrender and leave the Syrian border by tonight as violence escalates across the region. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are expected to meet with Turkish President Erdogan tomorrow. CBS N ...

Erdogan rejects U.S. offer to mediate cease-fire with Kurds in Syria

Washington Post - 2019-10-16 13:03
His remarks come as Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo head to Turkey. ...

Mike Pence to leave Wednesday for Turkey in bid for cease-fire

Washington Times - 2019-10-16 02:12
Vice President Mike Pence will lead a U.S. delegation to Turkey Wednesday to seek a cease-fire from Turkish forces attacking Kurds in northern Syria, President Trump said. The president said Mr. Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will bring with th ...

Pence, Pompeo to Visit Turkey on Wednesday: Trump

BAS News - 2019-10-15 23:21
ERBIL - US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey on Wednesday to discuss the recent disputes between the two NATO allies, President Donald Trump revealed. "Mike is heading it up with Secretary Pompeo, they'll be l ...

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo talked to Iraq's president about Turkey's Syria incursion: statement

Reuters - 2019-10-15 19:21
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Iraqi President Barham Salih to discuss the Turkish military incursion into Syria and the U.S. desire for the offensive to end immediately, according to a State Department summary of the phone call released on Tu ...

Grand Divisions Episode 71: A discussion with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and digging into medical debt

Tennessean - 2019-10-15 12:09
During a 10-minute interview, Pompeo fielded questions ranging from the Trump administration's recent decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria and his message to Nashville's Kurdish community to his office's cooperation with the ongoing impe ...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: We're working to convince Erdogan invasion is 'a bad thing'

Tennessean - 2019-10-11 23:11
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed back on the notion that the United States has abandoned Kurdish allies, saying the U.S. has done a lot to help. ...

With Kurds set to protest, Mike Pompeo reminds community of Trump's past support during Nashville visit

Tennessean - 2019-10-11 23:11
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday the Trump administration remains supportive of its Middle East ally. ...

Abdul Mahdi, Pompeo Discuss Iraq Protests by Phone

BAS News - 2019-10-07 11:46
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi discussed in a phone call with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday the recent protests in capital Baghdad and other major cities which have resulted in the killing of over 100 people so far. "The Prim ...

Readout of Prime Minister Masrour Barzani’s Telephone Call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Gulan Media - 2019-07-24 19:01

Pompeo Warns Iran of Fresh Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-07-07 22:57
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned Iran of "further isolation and sanctions," following Tehran's attempt to begin the enrichment of uranium "at any level". Pompeo's warnings came after the Iranian authorities said on Sunday that Tehran ...

Pompeo on urgent MidEast consultation tour against Iran

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he is leaving for Middle East to meet allies in the region to form a “global coalition” against Iran. Pompeo’s visit comes only days after U.S. and Iran came to the brink of war last week after I ...

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 ...
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