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'Only for the oil': Amid tensions over Syria, Trump says he's a 'big fan' of Turkish president [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-11-21 06:45

EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks, currencies dip as trade tensions intensify - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-20 17:46

Amid Tensions, Trump-Erdogan Meeting Changes Little

Newswise - 2019-11-18 20:24

Amid US-Turkey tensions, Trump lauds relationship with Erdogan | USA News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-11-15 22:44

Despite tensions over Syria, Trump offers Erdogan a warm welcome | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-11-15 22:28

Trump-Erdogan Meeting Changes Little Amid U.S.-Turkey Tensions

CFR - 2019-11-15 18:09

View from Ankara: Trump and Erdogan praise ties despite tensions | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-11-14 17:41

Israel’s assessment of operation ‘Black Belt’, the strike of Al-Ata and battle with Palestinian Islamic Jihad Nov 12-13, 2019

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-14 11:08
Between Tuesday morning, November 12, and Thursday morning, November 14, Israel fought a short conflict with Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Its context is more than a year of increasing tensions with […] ...

'Only for the oil': Amid tensions over Syria, Trump says he's a 'big fan' of Turkey's Erdogan

Yahoo - 2019-11-14 07:25

Tensions spike in Washington as Turkey's Erdogan visits White House - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-11-13 23:38

Amid Tensions Over Syria Incursion, Turkish President Erdogan Meets U.S. President Trump at the White House

Foreignpolicy - 2019-11-13 12:45

Trump-Erdogan Rapport Tested by Tensions Over Syria, Russia - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-11-12 20:41

Tough love and showmanship: US-Turkey tensions soar ahead of Erdogan-Trump meeting | News | DW | 12.11.2019

DW - 2019-11-12 17:40

Turkish offensive leads to soaring tensions between Germany’s Turks, Kurds | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-12 07:33

Tensions High Ahead of Erdogan-Trump Meeting | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-11-12 03:11

France to deploy celebrated cuisine to ease G-7 tensions | KEPR

Keprtv - 2019-11-10 22:51

Turkey′s Erdogan confirms Trump meeting amid tensions | News | DW | 07.11.2019

DW - 2019-11-07 08:46

Erdogan to meet Trump in Washington next week as tensions flare | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-07 00:20

U.S. Maximum Pressure Meets Iranian Maximum Pressure

International Crisis Group - 2019-11-06 03:53
Eighteen months after Washington quit the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, Tehran is proceeding with staggered steps away from its own compliance. The deal is unravelling against the backdrop of high regional tensions. A de-escalation along the lines develop ...

Video - The U.S. and Iran: Maximum Pressure, Maximum Peril

International Crisis Group - 2019-11-05 11:02
Crisis Group's hand-illustrated video draws out the story of rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. ...

Syria withdrawal, Baghdadi and a momentous October: Seth J. Frantzman looks at the Middle East

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-04 23:21
The month of October were momentous for the Middle East, with the US withdrawal from Syria, Turkey’s invasion and protests in Iraq. Rising Israel-Iran tensions are also on the map. […] ...

Gorbachev: Russian-West tension is a huge danger

ANF - 2019-11-04 19:41
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gobachev, said that the current tensions between Russia and the West are "a huge danger" due to the presence of nuclear weapons. ...

Iraqi President to Visit Erbil

BAS News - 2019-11-04 14:38
ERBIL - Iraqi President Barham Salih is expected to visit the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil on Monday evening. During his stay in the autonomous region, Salih is said to hold meetings with the senior Kurdish officials and discuss the recent tensions i ...

Iraq: Militia Commander Threatens to Target US Embassy

BAS News - 2019-11-02 12:33
ERBIL - A commander of pro-Iranian militias of Hashd al-Shaabi has threatened to target the US embassy in Iraq, as tensions in the country have increased with ongoing nationwide protests against the government. Abu Alaa al-Wala'i, head of the Kata'ib Say ...

Iraq’s Crisis a Result of Incompliance with Constitution: KDP

BAS News - 2019-11-02 11:09
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) argued on Saturday that the current tensions in Iraq is a result of a lack of compliance with the constitution and implementation of its articles. During a press conference on Saturday, Mahmoud Mohammed ...

Lavrov says Kurdish issue must not inflame tensions in the region

TASS - 2019-11-01 11:18
Lavrov stressed that the Kurdish issue in Syria is a problem that cannot be neglected ...

Pentagon chief visits Saudi Arabia as tensions simmer with Iran | News | WKZO

WKZO - 2019-10-29 02:02

Americans told to leave Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate | WCTI

Wcti12 - 2019-10-28 22:56

Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. Des tensions lors du rassemblement pour le peuple kurde

Ouest France - 2019-10-27 17:55

Trump tries to distance himself from chaos in Syria as tensions with lawmakers escalate

Inquirer - 2019-10-25 13:14

Wall Street inched up Wednesday on mixed earnings/guidance, Brexit suspense, ease of Trump trade war and Turkey-Syrian tensions; chip makers dragged; Dow Future edged up early Thursday

Iforex - 2019-10-24 22:33

SDF Welcomes Germany's Plan for 'Int. Safe Zone' in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-24 19:33
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has welcomed a plan by Germany to establish an 'international safe zone' in Syria in hopes of defusing the tensions in the Middle Eastern country. German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer e ...

Turkey slams U.S. treatment of Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces’ top commander

E-Kurd - 2019-10-24 16:30
ANKARA,— Turkey criticised the United States on Thursday for treating the commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as a “legitimate political figure”, underlining continued tensions with Washington despite the end of its offensive in S ...

U.S., Israel reaffirm close ties amid tensions over Turkey-Syria conflict - National |

Globalnews - 2019-10-23 02:22

Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensions | KEYE

Cbsaustin - 2019-10-21 22:53

This week: Tensions flare over Schiff, impeachment inquiry | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-21 21:05

Pentagon chief visits Saudi Arabia as tensions simmer with Iran - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-21 20:06

Syrie : regain des tensions entre les Kurdes et la Turquie en plein cessez-le-feu

Le Parisien - 2019-10-20 06:51

Tensions between Germany's Turks and Kurds boil over with Syria offensive | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-10-19 23:23

Hollywood Feels the Pinch of Trade War Tensions in China | OZY

OZY - 2019-10-19 18:33

Le Kurdistan syrien: pourquoi ce territoire cristallise tant de tensions - L'Express

Lexpress - 2019-10-18 19:13

President Trump Orders Turkey Sanctions As Syrian Tensions Increase

Forces - 2019-10-18 14:36

Tensions rising between Kurdish/Turkish communities in Denmark – The Post

Cphpost - 2019-10-17 22:37

Turkey's operation in northern Syria splits Germany's migrant communities

Reuters - 2019-10-17 18:47
Turkey's military offensive in neighboring Syria is raising tensions among Germany's large Turkish, Kurdish and Syrian Arab communities, who are bitterly divided over the operation and have made conflicting demands of Berlin on how to respond. ...

Fil Info | [Vidéos] Tensions en marge d'une manifestation de soutien aux Kurdes à Mulhouse

DNA - 2019-10-17 09:03

Heightened tensions between Turks and Kurds on German amateur football pitches | Sports| German football and major international sports news | DW | 16.10.2019

DW - 2019-10-16 21:22

The U.S. Turned Syria’s North Into a Tinderbox. Then Trump Lit a Match.

New York Times - 2019-10-16 00:24
The violence precipitated by the American withdrawal is an outcome of tensions that have been building since the conflict began more than eight years ago. ...

Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria

Seattle Times - 2019-10-15 19:06
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish troops. At the same time, tensions grew within NATO as Turkey d ...

Des tensions après une manifestation pro-kurde à Châteaubriant | L'Éclaireur de Châteaubriant

ACTU - 2019-10-15 10:24

Rising oil prices caused by Mexico storm, Gulf geopolitical tensions – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-15 03:03

Iran urges diplomacy to lower tensions, but decries tanker incident

Yahoo - 2019-10-14 20:05

U.S. warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid tensions with Iran - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-10-14 15:50

Trump says US will send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions – video | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-14 13:41

France to deploy celebrated cuisine to ease G-7 tensions | KMPH

KMPH - 2019-10-12 21:13

Vives tensions autour d’une manifestation pro-kurde à Châteaubriant

Ouest France - 2019-10-12 20:22

Lyon : tensions pendant le rassemblement pro-Kurdes ce samedi

Lyoncapitale - 2019-10-12 17:57

Oil jumped on increasing geopolitical tensions as Trump pulls out of Northern Syria coupled with talks of an interim U.S.-China trade deal early 2020; Dow also surged

Iforex - 2019-10-08 22:39

Russia, Turkey discuss northeast Syria amid tensions

Reuters - 2019-10-08 15:37
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the situation in northeast Syria with his Turkish counterpart by phone on Tuesday, the foreign ministry said, amid tensions over a possible Turkish military operation there. ...

Erdogan, Trump to meet next month in Washington amid Syria tensions: Turkey | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-07 01:51

Turkey, Russia, Iran agree steps to ease tensions in Syria's Idlib despite lingering differences - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-04 21:52

US, Turkey conduct northeast Syria patrol amid new concerns

Washington Post - 2019-10-04 18:32
The U.S.-led coalition and Turkey say they have conducted their third joint patrol in northeastern Syria, part of a plan designed to defuse tensions between its NATO ally and Syrian Kurds ...

US, Turkey conduct new joint patrol in northeast Syria

Washington Post - 2019-10-04 16:42
The U.S.-led coalition and Turkey say they have conducted their third joint patrol in northeastern Syria, part of a plan designed to defuse tensions between its NATO ally and Syrian Kurds ...

US conducts new joint patrol with Turkey in northeast Syria

Washington Times - 2019-10-04 12:37
BEIRUT (AP) - The U.S-led coalition says it’s conducted the third joint patrol with Turkey in northeastern Syria, part of a plan designed to defuse tensions between its NATO ally and Syrian Kurds. The coalition said the patrol went ahead as planned on Fr ...

US conducts new joint patrol with Turkey in northeast Syria

Seattle Times - 2019-10-04 12:20
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S-led coalition says it’s conducted the third joint patrol with Turkey in northeastern Syria, part of a plan designed to defuse tensions between its NATO ally and Syrian Kurds. The coalition said the patrol went ahead as planned on Fr ...

Tensions will soon return to U.S.-Turkey relations - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-04 08:21

More US troops could go to Syria to help reduce tensions with Turkey - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-10-04 00:43

Kurds Call Turkey’s President 'ISIS Collaborator': Islamic State On Turkey’s Doorstep Foments Kurdish Tensions At Home

Ibtimes - 2019-10-04 00:42

Tensions in Iraq Serves No Components: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-10-03 20:27
ERBIL - Security tensions in Iraq and the region do not serve the components in the country, Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani said on Thursday. Barzani, during a meeting with US Senator Tammy Baldwin in Erbil, discussed the latest affairs ...

The Hill: The US cannot neglect Kurdistan, a pillar of its Middle East strategy and stability

Justice for Kurds - 2019-10-03 20:05
Amid tensions with Iran and challenges facing U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, the Kurdistan autonomous region of northern Iraq stands out as a reliable partner that is increasingly vital for U.S. national security interests. It has a successful re ...

October Alerts & September Trends 2019

International Crisis Group - 2019-10-03 09:42
In September, U.S. President Trump suspended talks with the Taliban, curtailing prospects for peace in Afghanistan, while an attack on Saudi oil facilities prompted a sharp rise in tensions between Riyadh and Washington on one side and Iran on the other. ...

Iraq: Evading the Gathering Storm

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-29 21:34
Should U.S.-Iranian tensions escalate to a shooting war, Iraq would likely be the first battleground. Washington and Tehran should stop trying to drag Baghdad into their fight. The Iraqi government should redouble its efforts to remain neutral and safegu ...

UNAMI chief warns regional tensions could deal Iraq ‘huge blow’

Rûdaw - 2019-08-29 20:50
"We must spare no effort in avoiding this prospect" ...

Erdogan latest: Turkish President sends fierce demand to US over Syria amid tensions | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-29 20:50

UN envoy warns Mideast tensions could deal huge blow to Iraq

Yahoo - 2019-08-29 02:36

Iraq seeks alternative oil export route via Turkey amid Persian Gulf tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-08-28 23:19
"Recent events in the Persian Gulf prove that this strategy is especially crucial ...

Erdogan Heads to Moscow as Tensions Over Syria Escalate - New Delhi Times - India's Only International Newspaper

Newdelhitimes - 2019-08-27 20:52

Seth Frantzman speaks to Al-Jazeera about Iran-Israel tensions

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-27 19:45
On August 26 I went on al-Jazeera’s Inside Story to discuss the Iran-Israel tensions. In the segment the participants discussed the tensions from different perspectives. In the opening bit they […] ...

Erdogan Heads to Moscow as Tensions Over Syria Escalate | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-08-27 06:10

Macron to fight to de-escalate trade tensions, encourage stimulus

Yahoo - 2019-08-24 17:59

Iran foreign minister Zarif resigns, showing tensions within elite and fragility of nuclear deal | The Independent

Independent - 2019-08-21 13:59

Turkey Threatens New Tensions With Russia and Iran in Syria As It Tries to Make a Deal with U.S.

Newsweek - 2019-08-20 06:19

Iran-US Tensions Are Unlikely to Spill into War - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-08-20 01:47

Tensions spike as Turkish convoy enters northwest Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-19 17:39
Syrian and Russian air strikes, reportedly aiming at halting the convoy's advance, killed 3 civilians ...

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation

Reuters - 2019-08-19 16:10
Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast. ...

Will there be a World War 3 and who would win? Latest WW3 news as US and Russia tensions over Syria continue

Thesun - 2019-08-18 18:28

British-Iranian academic arrested in Iran amid tanker tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-08-15 08:40
The reason for his arrest was not specified ...

Overnight Defense: US, Russia tensions grow over nuclear arms | Highlights from Esper's Asia trip | Trump strikes neutral tone on Hong Kong protests | General orders ethics review of special forces | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-08-15 06:47

Here's what life is like on the Syria-Turkey border as tensions rise - Business Insider Deutschland

Businessinsider - 2019-08-13 18:39

US Marine killed in Nineveh province brings spotlight on tensions, ISIS threat, in northern Iraq

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-12 10:03
Is Iraq’s Nineveh boiling over? A US service member was killed on a mission assisting Iraqi security forces By SETH J. FRANTZMAN A version of this appeared at The Jerusalem Post […] ...

Trump ousts another intel leader; India-Pakistan tensions mount; America’s new hypersonics capital; Mysterious Russian radiation; And a bit more. - Defense One

Defenseone - 2019-08-09 18:22

Preventing a Civil War within a Civil War in Yemen

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-09 18:01
Fighting within the anti-Huthi front threatens to make an already multi-faceted conflict even more complex and intractable. Clashes in Aden reveal tensions within the Saudi-led coalition and highlight the pressing need to address Yemen’s “southern questi ...

Press review: Russia uneasy over Turkey's anti-Kurd gamble and Kyrgyz tensions boil over

TASS - 2019-08-08 17:44
Top stories in the Russian press on Thursday, August 8 ...

Tensions Escalate Over Kashmir – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-08-08 11:37

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-08-07 19:41

British defence minister urges Iran to de-escalate Gulf tensions

Yahoo - 2019-08-06 20:57

Tensions Spike as Turkey Threatens Syria Offensive – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-08-06 15:48

Tensions overshadow U.S.-Turkey talks on Syria safe zone - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-06 10:34

US officials to meet with Turkey amid tensions over Syria: report | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-08-05 02:59

Tensions Overshadow US-Turkey Talks on Syria Safe Zone - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-08-04 17:21

Turkey vs USA: Tensions soar as US employee JAILED by Ankara with Trump and Erdogan at G20 | World | News |

Express - 2019-08-03 13:11

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