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The Rise of Right-Wing Populists in Estonia

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-31 19:11
Since joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) in 2004, Estonia has been an exemplar of rationality and democratic values, becoming the epitome of digital innovation, openness, and budgetary balance. This can be ex ...

Preventing Further Conflict and Fragmentation in Ethiopia

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-19 19:02
High-profile assassinations, intercommunal violence and the question of Sidama statehood have endangered Ethiopia’s transition to a multi-party democracy. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European Union and ...

Crucial Reforms Languish as Colombia Seeks to Consolidate Peace

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-19 13:26
Colombia’s fragile peace is threatened by rural violence and the humanitarian burden of hosting Venezuelan refugees. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European Union and its member states to sustain strong s ...

Watch List 2019 – Second Update

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-17 20:07
Watch List Updates complement International Crisis Group’s annual Watch List, most recently published in January 2019. These early-warning publications identify major conflict situations in which prompt action, driven or supported by the European Union a ...

EU takes 'restrictive measures' against Turkey over Cyprus drilli

ANF - 2019-07-17 09:41
The European Union takes action against Turkey for its "illegal" drilling in Cyprus waters. ...

Protests grow against European Union - Mercosur deal

ANF - 2019-07-11 08:41
Protests are growing about the European Union deal with Mercosur. ...

Deal or no deal, Britain will leave EU on October 31: PM candidate Johnson

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 21:50
LONDON,— Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video. Prime Minister Theresa Ma ...

EU Ready to Support KRG Reform Package: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-28 16:18
ERBIL — The European Union is ready to support Kurdistan Region in its ongoing administration and military reform package, said EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua. The envoy met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani, who is ...

EU Envoy Says “Regretful” that Intraparty Policy Risks KDP-PUK Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-28 15:55
ERBIL — European Union Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua expressed concern over the “intraparty policies” of a Kurdish political party that has put previous agreements between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) at r ...

Trump delays auto tariffs on EU, Japan

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump delayed for six months on Friday his decision whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports from the European Union (EU) and Japan. The decision comes as Trump wrangles with China over a new trade deal. The negoti ...

EU calls on Iran to fulfill nuclear deal commitments

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union on Thursday called on Iran to fulfill its commitments to the nuclear deal in a joint statement by Germany, France, and the U.K. “We remain fully committed to the preservation and full implementation of the JCPoA [Joint Compr ...

EU Rejects Iran’s Ultimatum over Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-09 11:46
ERBIL — The European Union Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom on Thursday rejected the ultimatum by Iran over Nuclear Deal. Iran said a day earlier that it was planning to ease “some commitments” to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal, givin ...

TEV-CAND holds demonstration in front of EP against isolation

ANF - 2019-05-08 16:45
The banners included one that said the European Union and the Committee for the Prevention of Torture are accomplices in the isolation imposed upon Ocalan and other prisoners, and others urging international bodies to break their silence. ...

European Union reacted to Istanbul elections re-run decision

ANF - 2019-05-07 10:01
EU's Mogherini: "Ensuring a free, fair and transparent election process is essential to any democracy and is at the heart of the European Union’s relations with Turkey." ...

Italy asked CPT to take its responsibility on isolation

ANF - 2019-05-05 18:02
A long list of signatures have been collected in an appeal against isolation addressed to the CPT and the European Union. ...

Kurds to EP: “Don’t be party to the crime, develop a solution”

ANF - 2019-04-17 13:22
The sit-in in front of European Union institutions in Strasbourg protesting the aggravated isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan continues on week 4. ...

Watch List 2019 - First Update

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-17 01:28
Watch List Updates complement International Crisis Group’s annual Watch List, most recently published in January 2019. These early-warning publications identify major conflict situations in which prompt action, driven or supported by the European Union a ...

‘Brexit is not future of European Union’: EU’s Juncker

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 16:31
WAAR_DUHOK “Brexit is not the future of the European Union” and cannot pose as an obstacle before EU’s progress, the head of European Commission said on Thursday. “Brexit cannot hinder our progress and it will not. The trade agreements and relations with ...

Swedish MP: We support the hunger strikers' demands

ANF - 2019-04-16 11:31
Waldau added that when Turkey will put an end to the repression and massacre of Kurds and political prisoners would be released then it could really be accepted within the European Union. ...

EU grants UK Brexit extension until Oct. 31

Waar Media - 2019-04-11 12:19
WAAR_DUHOK Leaders of the European Union agreed late Wednesday to grant an extension to the U.K. on Brexit up to the end of October with a review in June. European Council President Donald Tusk said on Twitter that the EU’s 27 member states and the UK re ...

UK: New law requires PM to ask EU for Brexit extension

Waar Media - 2019-04-09 12:24
WAAR_DUHOK Legislation to delay Brexit and avoid a no-deal crash-out from the European Union became law late Monday after clearing all stages in both houses of Britain’s parliament and receiving Royal Assent. The new law requires British Prime Minister T ...

China is Europe’s Biggest Economic Conundrum

Waar Media - 2019-04-06 17:21
WAAR_DUHOK European Union leaders will sit down next week with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang to discuss the bloc’s relationship with Beijing, perhaps the biggest external economic and diplomatic challenge currently facing the EU. Li’s trip comes bare ...

UK MPs Pass Bill Delaying Brexit

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK British lawmakers passed a bill late Wednesday forcing Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a further delay to the UK’s departure from the European Union in order to avoid a no-deal scenario. The legislation — also known as the Cooper Bill becau ...

EU Won’t Be Held Hostage to UK’s Brexit Crisis: Macron

Waar Media - 2019-04-03 12:01
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union will not be held “hostage” by the political crisis in the UK over Brexit, French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday. “The EU cannot be held hostage to the resolution of a political crisis in the United Kingdom on a long- ...

EU Opposes Capital Punishment in Saudi Arabia

Waar Media - 2019-04-03 12:01
WAAR_DUHOK EU foreign policy chief Tuesday said the bloc opposes capital punishments in Saudi Arabia where the number this year passed 45. “The European Union is unequivocally opposed to the use of capital punishment in all cases and without exception,” ...

KIU delegation to visit the European Union in Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-04-02 19:51

EU-funded Programme in Iraq to Support Recovery, Stability Through Local Development

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
BASRA (UNDP) — The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continue to work together to help the people of Iraq in their pursuit of recovery and stability. On 28 March 2019 ...

European Union To Turkey: Reform Or Stay Out - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-03-25 03:03

Press statement following the 54th meeting of the Association Council between the European Union and Turkey, Brussels, 15 March 2019 - Consilium

Europa - 2019-03-15 17:33

HDP’s Yagizay: Harshest EP report on Turkey in 14 years

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
HDP Representative for the Council of Europe Faik Yagizay and HDP Representative for the European Union Eyup Doru spoke about the report on Turkey which was voted on at the European Parliament yesterday evening. ...

Swedish MP: All countries should object to the isolation

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
Swedish MP Bodil Valero visited the unlimited non-alternating hunger strike activists in Strasbourg and said, “All countries, let alone the European Union and its member states, should have objected to this isolation that has continued for years. ...

Sweden’s Feminist Initiative proposes EU ministers visit Guven

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
The Feminist Initiative party in Sweden proposed that a delegation of European Union ministers visit Leyla Guven, who has been on a hunger strike for over 120 days. ...

Macron Proposes Reforms For ‘European Renewal’

Waar Media - 2019-03-05 14:03
WAAR_DUHOK French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday proposed a series of reforms within the European Union ahead of EU elections in May. “In a few weeks’ time, the European elections will be decisive for the future of our continent,” Macron wrote in an ...

Mogherini: Steps should be taken for Leyla Guven

ANF - 2019-03-02 12:25
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini responded to Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson’s letter about Leyla Guven. ...

Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament receives representative of European Union office to the Kurdistan region

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-02-27 08:03

Hard Brexit Could Wipe at Least 0.5 Percent Off German GDP – BDI

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 11:31
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – If Britain quits the European Union without a deal, that could shave at least 0.5 percent off Germany’s gross domestic product (GDP), the head of Germany’s BDI industry association said on Tuesday. BDI Managing Director Joachim Lan ...

EU Spends over $55 Million to Help Reconstruction in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-22 14:21
MOSUL (UNAMI) — Seeing firsthand the impact of the assistance provided to help the people of Mosul recover from the devastation of the conflict with Da’esh (ISIL), a joint European Union-United Nations delegation toured stabilization and development proj ...

Trump Warns of Auto Tariffs if no EU Trade Deal

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump issued a stern ultimatum to the European Union on Wednesday, warning that if a comprehensive trade pact is not brokered, Washington will tax European car imports. “We’re trying to make a deal. They’re very tough to ...

EU Launches Projects in Erbil to Empower Local Communities

BAS News - 2019-02-20 15:19
ERBIL (UNDP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq will benefit from two new projects funded by the European Union’s Regional Trust Fund, MADAD. Launched today in Erbil, the projects aim at empowering local communities and improving governance in are ...

EU, Belgium Thank Kurdistan for Hosting Nearly 2 Million IDPs, Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-02-19 19:17
ERBIL - The European Union and Belgium have thanked the Kurdistan Region for hosting nearly 2 million IDPs and Syrian refugees and the sacrifices made by the Peshmerga fighters in the past few years. The remarks were made during a meeting of their delega ...

EU Warns of New Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea

Waar Media - 2019-02-18 13:37
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union may impose new sanctions against Russia over Crimea, the bloc’s foreign policy chief said Monday as March will mark the fifth anniversary of the annexation of the peninsula by the Russian Federation. “There can be decisions ...

Referendum on Irish unity nearing?

ANF - 2019-02-10 11:05
Signs of a growing acceptance in London that a referendum on unity in the Six Counties will be required should Britain's departure from the European Union. ...

U.S.'s Syria Ally Supplies Oil to Assad's Brokers

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-02-09 10:18
America’s Kurdish-led military ally in Syria has become an important supplier of crude oil to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, delivering crude to a broker that has been targeted by sanctions in the U.S. and European Union. ...

Solidarity message to Leyla Güven from Uppsala council

ANF - 2019-02-04 22:12
Smedberg called on Sweden and the European Union to put pressure on Turkey: “We should never allow human rights violations, nor crimes carried out by a State.” ...

France’s Yellow Vests to Take Part in EU Elections

Waar Media - 2019-02-02 12:44
WAAR_DUHOKI The Paris coordinator of France’s Yellow Vest protest movement said Friday they are preparing to participate in European Union parliamentary elections. In remarks made on the BFM TV news channel, Thierry Paul Valette said they have created a ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives EU delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-01 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the European Union Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs Jean-Christophe Belliard, EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua, the head of the European Union Offi ...

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

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

Brexit deal not open for re-negotiation: EU

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 12:25
WAAR_DUHOK Despite Britain seeking to re-discuss the deal, the agreement reached for its withdrawal from the European Union is not open for re-negotiation, the European Council president said on Tuesday. “The withdrawal agreement is and remains the best ...

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani Meets EU Delegation

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday received an EU delegation headed by Mr. Jean-Christophe Belliard, Deputy Secretary-General of the European Union. The delegation praised the improvement in the discussion between Erbil and Baghdad, ...

UK should lead, not Leave EU, Says Prominent Campaigner

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 09:12
WAAR_DUHOK The UK should renegotiate the terms of its European Union membership with the bloc instead of leaving it, according to a prominent Remain campaigner. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Gina Miller said she thinks the UK should ditch Prime Minister Th ...

EU Calls no-deal for Leaving EU ‘Default Scenario’

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
The “default scenario” for the U.K. is to leave the EU with a no deal, European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said Wednesday. Michel Barnier discussed the latest developments on Brexit at European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. “There are t ...

Germany, France sign new treaty pledging deeper ties

Waar Media - 2019-01-22 14:21
Germany and France have signed an ambitious treaty on Tuesday to deepen political, economic and defense cooperation between the two countries, and strengthen the European Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron signed ...

EU to prepare for UK’s ‘disorderly exit’ scenario

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 14:28
The European Union will continue preparations for the UK’s “disorderly exit” scenario, the spokesman for European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday. “We will continue our preparations for all outcomes, including a no-deal scenario. The risk of a ...

EU says risk of no-deal on Brexit imminent

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 11:15
The risk of no-deal on Brexit is imminent, European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said on Wednesday following British lawmakers’ rejection of Brexit deal. Speaking at the EU parliament, Michel Barnier said: “We are fearing more than ever, that there is ...

Crunch time for Brexit as lawmakers prepare to vote

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 08:25
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking much needed approval from the House of Commons for her European Union withdrawal agreement in a historical vote to be held Tuesday evening. The deal was originally scheduled for a parliament vote in December, ...

Taking Stock of U.S. Sanctions on Russia

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-01-14 17:43
Ever since the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) was signed into law in August 2017, European Union and United States sanctions policy has been out of sync. The most important difference lies not in the firms or individuals w ...

EU to Enact Sanctions against Iran Intelligence Service

BAS News - 2019-01-08 13:47
ERBIL — The European Union has agreed to enact sanctions against Iranian intelligence Service for assassination attempts on EU soil. “EU just agreed to enact sanctions against the Iranian Intelligence Service for its assassination plots on European soil. ...

EU Ready to Support Future KRG: Envoy

BAS News - 2018-12-19 23:35
ERBIL - The European Union has showed readiness to support the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and its initiatives to better serve the people of the Kurdistan Region, the EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua said. The EU envoy made the remarks in ...

EU Signs Contracts of €57.5 Million to Support Mosul Recovery

BAS News - 2018-12-13 10:01
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) — A delegation from the United Nations in Iraq and the European Union Mission to Iraq yesterday toured a number of EU-funded and UN implemented projects in Mosul, seeing first-hand the clearance, stabilization, rehabilitation and develop ...

European Socialist Women’s Union salutes Guven

ANF - 2018-12-07 14:43
European Socialist Women’s Union saluted Leyla Guven’s resistance and said, “Now everybody has the responsibility to show more solidarity with the hunger strike Leyla Guven started.” ...

EU Hopeful about Masrour Barzani’s Future Role as Prime Minister

BAS News - 2018-12-06 14:50
ERBIL — The European Union has welcomed the nomination of Masrour Barzani to lead the next government of Kurdistan Region in the position of prime minister, said Dilawar Azhgayi, head of KRG’s EU mission. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) representativ ...

Iranian lawyer gets 12 years for 'insults' after representing hijab protester

Rûdaw - 2018-12-02 07:59
The European Union Parliament awarded Shahidi the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought ...

EU Steps up Assistance for Reconstruction of Iraq

BAS News - 2018-11-27 14:16
BRUSSELS, (European Commission) — The European Union has adopted today a €56.5 million package to promote sustainable job creation and strengthen support to refugees, internally displaced populations and their host communities in Iraq. This brings the to ...

Turkey's foreign minister says EU comments on rule of law 'out of line'

Kathimerini - 2018-11-24 23:18
and the detention of a Kurdish politician. Turkey on Friday criticized the European Union’s foreign... rebuked Ankara over arrests of journalists and the detention of a Kurdish politician. In an interview ...

EU alarmed by Turkish arrest of academics, activists

Reuters - 2018-11-16 19:04
The European Union voiced alarm over Turkey's detention of several academics and rights activists on Friday, calling for their swift release. ...

Moustafa Rechid: Kurdish Literature in Europe

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-11-05 14:33
An Historical Outlook Though in 30s and 40s of the last century, there have been certain activities of the Kurdish intellectuals in Europe, it was only 1956 when a first pan-European Kurdish organisation was founded: A Cultural Union of the Kurdish Studen ...

KRG Representative to EU holds meetings with number of envoys asking more support

Waar Media - 2018-11-02 16:24
Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) representative to the European Union, Dlawar Azhgayi speaks to WAARTV WAAR-DUHOK: A Kurdistan Region Government (KRG) delegation, headed by the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) representative to the European Uni ...

Kurdistan Representatives Meet World Envoys in Europe

BAS News - 2018-11-01 23:23
ERBIL - A Kurdish delegation, headed by the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Union, Dlawar Azhgayi, met on Thursday with a number of world envoys in hopes of achieving more support for the region. The Kurdish delegates ...

23. October 2018 – The European Union should stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2018-10-24 22:40

Council Of EU extends mandate of advisory mission in Iraq until 2020

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
The Council of the European Union announced on Monday that it had decided to extend the mandate of its Advisory Mission in Iraq until 2020. WAAR-DUHOK: The Council of the European Union announced on Monday that it had decided to extend the mandate of its ...

Brexit deal made harder by May comments: EU official

Reuters - 2018-10-16 13:07
British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech to the UK parliament on Monday has shown that reaching a deal on the country's exit from the European Union will be even harder than expected, a senior EU official said on Tuesday. ...

EU praises Kurdistan Parliamentary Election as “peaceful and orderly ballot”

Waar Media - 2018-10-02 12:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union has praised the Kurdistan Region parliamentary elections held on Sunday, saying that it “offered the region’s voters a crucial opportunity to exercise their democratic rights.” According to a statement by the spokesperson f ...

EU Hails Kurdistan Election's Transparency

BAS News - 2018-10-01 21:20
ERBIL - The European Union has praised the Kurdistan Region parliamentary elections held on Sunday, saying that it "offered the region's voters a crucial opportunity to exercise their democratic rights." According to a statement by the spokesperson for t ...

Brexit, Bridges and War Zones: Crazy World of the European Union's Land Borders - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-09-19 08:49

WBG and EU Support Iraq’s Public Financial Management Systems, Institutions

BAS News - 2018-09-16 13:57
Baghdad, (WBG) – The World Bank Group and the European Union signed today a €15.6 million (US$18.1 equivalent) technical assistance program to strengthen public financial management (PFM) oversight and accountability Institutions in Iraq and increase the ...

KDP-Iran Calls on US, UN, EU to React to Tehran’s Attack in Koya

BAS News - 2018-09-12 17:46
ERBIL — The Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP-Iran) has called on the United States, European Union, and United Nations to urgently react to increasing aggressions by the Islamic Republic of Iran against the Kurds and stability in the Middle East. ...

Iraqi Protests: EU Calls for Restraint by Security Forces

BAS News - 2018-09-06 23:05
ERBIL - The European Union has called on the Iraqi security forces to "show maximum restraint" in handling protests in southern province of Basra, looking forward to seeing the formation of a new government in Baghdad soon in order to address the current ...

Helping the Burundian People Cope with the Economic Crisis

International Crisis Group - 2018-08-31 20:00
Burundi’s worsening economy threatens to incite further violence in an already unstable country. The European Union and its member states, who have suspended direct aid to the government, must redouble efforts to ensure that their support benefits the Bu ...

EU Supports Reproductive Health Services in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-08-27 16:13
ERBIL, (UNFPA) The European Union continues its support to UNFPA in Iraq through a EUR 5 million contribution to sustain reproductive health and clinical management of rape services across Iraq. The United Nations estimates that around 825,000 women of r ...

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 ...

Merkel: EU, NATO not Russia’s enemies

Waar Media - 2018-08-24 17:08
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union and NATO are not Russia’s enemies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a meeting with students of Tbilisi State University on Friday, which was broadcast live by several Georgian TV channels. “Russia is an important cou ...

EU agrees 18 million euro development aid for Iran

Waar Media - 2018-08-23 15:47
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union agreed 18 million euros ($20.6 million) in aid for Iran on Thursday, including for the private sector, to help offset the impact of US sanctions and salvage a 2015 deal that saw Tehran limit its nuclear ambitions. The annou ...

Europe vows to keep on trading with Iran

Waar Media - 2018-08-07 15:23
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the EU is encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran, as that country has been compliant with their nuclear-related commitments. Mogherini told reporters Tuesda ...

Macron against trade deal with the US

Waar Media - 2018-07-27 09:20
WAAR-DUHOK: French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday he viewed talks between US President Donald Trump and EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker as “useful”, but he was “not in favour” of a “vast new trade deal” between the European Union and the ...

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

Waar Media - 2018-07-17 14:26
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump’s moves to hike tariffs on imports from ma ...

British PM May appoints Dominic Raab as new Brexit minister

Waar Media - 2018-07-09 14:36
WAAR-DUHOK: British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Dominic Raab as the new Brexit Secretary on Monday after his predecessor quit in protest at the government’s plans for a close trading relationship with the European Union. “The Queen has been plea ...

New training mission in Iraq will address migrant flow to Europe: NATO Secretary-General

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-29 00:26
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks to reporters after his arrival at the doorstep of the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, where European Union (EU) leaders are expected to discuss the migrant crisis in the region. (Photo: European Counci ...

Secretary-General of the KIU receives the European Union ambassador to Iraq

Kurdiu - 2018-06-28 02:39

The European Union and the New Turkey - Carnegie Europe - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Carnegieeurope - 2018-06-26 16:12

EU Expects Kurds to Play Key Role in Iraqi Future Government: Kurdish Envoy

BAS News - 2018-06-24 16:25
ERBIL - The European Union is for resolving the Erbil-Baghdad disputes in accordance with the Iraqi Constitution, expecting the Kurds to play a key role in future political process of the country, said the Kurdish envoy on Sunday. KRG Representative to t ...

U.S., EU take small step on trade, but no breakthrough at G7 summit

Waar Media - 2018-06-09 14:47
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said on Friday, signaling a modest step forward for bitterly divided allies at a Group of Seven summit in Canada. U.S. tradin ...

It’s Time for the European Union to Push Yemen Towards Peace

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-08 19:32

Facebook’s Zuckerberg apologizes to EU lawmakers over data leak

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-23 00:05
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologized to European Union lawmakers on Tuesday for a massive data leak, in his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the world’s biggest social media network. Roji Kurd: Zuckerberg agreed to meet le ...

Iran says Europe’s support for nuclear deal not enough

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-21 00:06
The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran’s foreign minister told the EU’s energy chief on Sunday. Roji Kurd: Miguel Arias Canete, ...

EU Reiterates Commitment to Iran Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2018-05-20 00:12
ERBIL — The European Union has reassured Iran that the US withdrawal from the Nuclear Deal would not impact the EU commitment to the accord. “We have sent a message to our Iranian friends that as long as they are sticking to the (nuclear) agreement the E ...

EU: Iran minister to meet Europeans in Brussels on Tuesday

Waar Media - 2018-05-11 19:28
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s foreign minister will meet his British, French and German counterparts in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Tehran, the EU said. European Union foreign policy chief Federic ...

EU ambassador insists Iran deal works, ‘worth keeping’

Waar Media - 2018-05-04 14:25
WAAR-DUHOK: Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bleak assessment during a presentation on Iran nuclear weapons program on Monday, European Union Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret said earlier this week that he remains convinced that the Iran ...

Kurdistan-EU to Enter New Level Soon: Envoy

BAS News - 2018-04-23 01:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) envoy to the European Union has said that the diplomatic relations between Erbil and EU is expected to enter a new higher level. The remark came as a high-level German delegation was in Erbil and a British dele ...

EU fails to agree new Iran sanctions as Trump deadline nears

Roji Kurd - 2018-04-17 00:00
The European Union failed to agree new sanctions against Iran on Monday amid Italy’s opposition and fears that punishing Tehran for its missile program and regional role would not stop U.S. President Donald Trump from abandoning a separate nuclear deal. R ...

EU Calls on Russia, Iran to Prevent Syria from Using Chemical Weapons

BAS News - 2018-04-16 14:00
ERBIL — The European Union (EU) has called on Russia and Iran to use their influence on the Syrian regime and prevent it from any possible use of chemical weapons in the future again. “The EU calls upon all countries, notably Russia and Iran, to use thei ...
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