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Barzani, US Special Presidential Envoy Discuss IS in Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-07 13:10
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received a US delegation led by James Jeffrey, the Special Presidential Envoy to Syria Affairs and the Coalition against Islamic State (IS), du ...

Barzani Offers Condolences after Several Iranian Kurds Killed in Blast

BAS News - 2019-12-06 18:25
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has offered condolences after several Kurdish people were killed in a blast at a wedding party in Iran's Saqiz. Overnight on Thursday, a gas cylinder went off ...

Mexican President launched "Robin Hood" Program to aid the poor

ANF - 2019-12-06 12:11
Mexican President Manuel Lopez Obrador launched "Robin Hood" Program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor. ...

Syria Ceasefire "Holding Very Much": Trump

BAS News - 2019-12-05 19:37
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has praised Turkey's efforts to ensure the security in northern Syria, saying that the ceasefire "is holding very much." After beginning an offensive against the Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border areas on October 9, ...

IS Still a Serious Threat to the Region: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-12-05 15:13
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Thursday warned that the Islamic State (IS) is still a serious threat to the security and stability of the entire region despite groups’ def ...

President Barzani and U.S. Ambassador Discuss Latest Developments

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-12-05 12:19
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 3 December 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with United States Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew H. Tueller. In the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in Iraq and the demonstrations taking place ...

Kurdistan President Urges Coalition to Continue Serious Battle against IS

BAS News - 2019-12-05 11:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani said on Thursday that the Islamic State (IS) is yet to be eradicated, for which the US-led Coalition is required to continue the battle against the jihadist group with full commitment. Barzani made the ...

Kevin Williamson on Trump’s ‘idiotically conceived and incompetently executed trade war’

AEI - 2019-12-05 07:08
Here are some excerpts from Kevin Williamson’s excellent National Review article “We Are Not Winning the Trade War” on Tariff Man’s “idiotically conceived and incompetently executed trade war”: President Trump proposes to mitigate the effects of his inco ...

Trump’s highest crime: Why Democrats should impeach the president for treason – Alternet.org

Alternet - 2019-12-05 03:31

President Barzani Receives Leaders of the Kurdish National Council in Syria

KRG-Spain - 2019-12-05 00:56
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 2 December 2019 The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the leader of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, Saud Mala, and his accompanying delegation. President Barzani stressed on the importance of unit ...

A New Approach for the UN to Stabilise the DR Congo

International Crisis Group - 2019-12-04 21:07
The Security Council has an opening to rethink its approach to DR Congo with this month’s mandate renewal of the UN peacekeeping mission. The council should prioritise local conflict resolution and bolstering President Tshisekedi’s efforts to improve reg ...

Iran Ready for Talks with US If Sanctions are Lifted: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to engage in negotiations over its nuclear program if the United States lifts the sanctions and ends the economic pressure against Iran, said President Hassan Rouhani. "If they are prepared to put aside the s ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Asks President to Nominate New PM in 15 Days

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi on Wednesday officially requested the country’s President Barham Salih to nominate a new prime minister within 15 days. The request comes after Adil Abdul Mahdi resigned from premiership over the wee ...

Iranian President: Ready to talk to US if they lift sanctions

ANF - 2019-12-04 10:40
Iran President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is still ready for nuclear talks if the United States lifts "unlawful" sanctions. ...

France’s Macron accuses Turkey of working with Islamic State proxies

E-Kurd - 2019-12-04 08:23
LONDON,— French President Emmanuel Macron accused Turkey on Tuesday of working with Islamic State proxies and said Ankara’s ambiguity toward the group was detrimental to its NATO allies fighting in Syria and Iraq. Relations between Macron and Turkey’s Pr ...

Erdogan threatens to block NATO’s Baltic defense plan

The Defense Post - 2019-12-04 07:32
Turkey will block a NATO plan to defend Baltic countries if it doesn't label a Kurd-led militia in Syria as terrorists, President Erdogan said The post Erdogan threatens to block NATO’s Baltic defense plan appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

President Barzani Receives Leaders of the Kurdish National Council in Syria

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-12-04 02:32
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 2 December 2019 The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the leader of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, Saud Mala, and his accompanying delegation. President Barzani stressed on the importance of uni ...

Barzani, ENKS Leadership Discuss Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-12-03 21:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) leadership met with Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Tuesday, discussing the current situation and future of Syrian Kurdistan. Both Barzani and Sao ...

Erdogan Says Turkey Opposes NATO Plan If YPG Not Recognized as “Terrorist” Organization

BAS News - 2019-12-03 21:09
ERBIL — Turkey will oppose NATO’s plan for the defense of Baltic countries and Poland if the alliance refuses to recognize the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) as a “terrorist” organization, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. ...

US Successful in Keeping Syria's Oil: Trump

BAS News - 2019-12-03 21:09
ERBIL - In efforts to defend his policy on Turkey and Syria, US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Washington has been successful in keeping the oil from Syria. Speaking at the start of a NATO meeting on Tuesday, Trump repeated the assertion tha ...

Macron Accuses Turkey of Working with "IS Proxies"

BAS News - 2019-12-03 21:09
ERBIL - French President Emmanuel Macron has accused Turkey of working with the Islamic State (IS) "proxies," saying that Paris cannot recognize the Syrian Kurdish forces as terrorists. Relations between France and Turkey started to deteriorate after Ank ...

Can Assad and Kurds Peacefully Coexist?

E-Kurd - 2019-12-03 15:34
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net The opinions are those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views of Ekurd.net or its editors. The Kurds have brokered a deal with the President Bashar Al-Assad government that saw the Syrian Arab Army returning for t ...

UAE Promises Continued Support to IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-12-03 13:40
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Tuesday received the United Arab Emirates consul general, Ahmad al-Zaheri, to discuss bilateral ties and latest developments in the region. ...

Turkey to oppose NATO plan if it does not recognize Kurdish YPG as terrorists: Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-12-03 13:32
ISTANBUL,— Turkey will oppose NATO’s plan for the defense of Baltic countries if the alliance does not recognize groups that Turkey deems terrorists, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, ahead of a NATO alliance summit in London. Relations b ...

Erdogan MOCKS Trump, saying he 'can't keep track' of the President's tweets about Syria | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-12-03 02:04

Kurdistan 24: Putin says Syrian Kurds ‘kind-hearted’ toward Russian troops

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-02 22:36
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed on Friday that his nation’s military police now deployed in northern Syria is loved by local Kurds there because it’s clear that its mission is to provide protection for them. He made the com ...

PM Barzani Received by Saudi Crown Prince

BAS News - 2019-12-02 20:05
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani was received by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, while attending the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019. Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and PM Barzani visited the ...

Kurdistan President Urges Syrian Kurds on Maintaining Unity

BAS News - 2019-12-02 16:11
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Monday received a delegation from the Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) in Erbil to discuss the latest developments in northern Syrian and the wider region. During the meeting, the Kurdish ...

Trump 2020 adviser says Jerry Nadler is not providing due process to the president [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-12-02 02:50

Nechirvan and Masrour Barzani visit United Arab Emirates

E-Kurd - 2019-12-02 01:08
DUBAI,— A senior delegation from Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday at the invitation of the nation’s Crown Prince. Iraqi Kurdistan President Nechirvan Barzani and Prime Minister Masrour Barzani le ...

Xinhuanet: Turkish FM slams French president’s remarks on Turkey’s operation in Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-01 23:07
ANKARA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday slammed French President Emmanuel Macron for his criticism on Turkey’s military offensive in Syria against the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG). “Macron cannot ...

Kurdistan President, PM Visit UAE

BAS News - 2019-12-01 22:39
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visited the UAE on Sunday to attend the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019 at the invitation of nation's Crown Prince. The pair, leading a high-level delegation from the Kurdi ...

Suriname leader says he is victim of political game after murder conviction

Reuters - 2019-12-01 18:55
President Desi Bouterse said he was victim of a "political game" when he returned to Suriname on Sunday after a court found him guilty of murder in absentia for the 1982 execution of 15 activists in the former Dutch colony. ...

Desi Bouterse: Suriname president gets 20 years in jail for murder

BBC - 2019-12-01 00:48
Desi Bouterse was found guilty of ordering the execution of 15 political opponents in 1982. ...

Eradicating IS Requires Greater International Cooperation: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-11-30 17:25
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has argued that eradicating the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group requires greater international cooperation. Barzani made the remarks in a message of condolen ...

Barzani on Developments in Iraq: We Welcome Steps that Will Not Lead to Return of Dictatorship

BAS News - 2019-11-30 15:10
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region will support any step that could help resolving the current crisis in Iraq without leading to the return of dictatorship, said Masoud Barzani, the prominent Kurdish leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Part ...

Barzani Receives Renowned Turkish Intellectual Besikci

BAS News - 2019-11-30 12:52
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Saturday received Ismail Besikci, well-known Turkish sociologist. During the meeting, Barzani commended Besikci for his support to the Kurds ...

Are you ‘brain-dead’? Turkey’s Erdogan asks French president Macron

E-Kurd - 2019-11-30 11:58
PARIS,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Emmanuel Macron’s warning that NATO was dying reflects a “sick and shallow” understanding, telling the French president “you should check whether you are brain dead”. The comments drew a swift ...

Brazilian President Bolsonaro sued for fires in the Amazon

ANF - 2019-11-30 07:50
The Brazilian Bar Association for Human Rights and the Arns Commission have sued Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for “crimes against humanity” and incitement to genocide of the Amazon indigenous peoples. ...

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

KRG-Spain - 2019-11-30 00:12
Ankara, Turkey (GOV.KRD) – In his first official visit since taking office in July, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. Throughout the meeting, Prime Minister Barzani emphasised that the Kurdistan Region ...

Russian military police see Kurds’ support in Syria, says Putin

TASS - 2019-11-29 20:06
The president recalled that Russia is home to many Kurds and has always had very kind and friendly relations with this people ...

Rojava Solidarity Committee established in Corsica

ANF - 2019-11-29 19:36
A Rojava Solidarity Committee has been established in Corsica. During a meeting with the President of the Corsican Assembly, the committee mentioned its three basic demands, including a no-fly zone over Rojava. ...

Putin Hails Syrian Kurds' Support to Russian Military Police

BAS News - 2019-11-29 18:38
ERBIL - Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed the support of the Syrian Kurds to his country's police forces in the Middle Eastern country, noting that people understand that Moscow's mission is to protect them. Putin made the remarks at a meeting ...

President Barzani receives US Vice President Mike Pence

KRG-Spain - 2019-11-29 00:24
His Excellency Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President stated his country’s appreciation for the IKR’s significant role in the fight against ISIS, and praised the IKR for the coexistence, religious and ethnic minorities protection and sheltering refugees and IDPs ...

President Barzani Receives Archbishop Avak Asadourian

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-28 23:08
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 27/11/2019 The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received the Head of the Armenian Orthodox Church in Iraq, Archbishop Avak Asadourian and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, President Barzani reite ...

Assad says Islamic State members in Syrian Kurdish jails to stand local trial

E-Kurd - 2019-11-28 17:24
DAMASCUS, Syria,— Syrian President Bashar Assad said in remarks published Wednesday that members of the Islamic State group held in the country will stand trial in local courts specialized in terrorism cases. Assad made his comments in an interview with ...

New EU Commission president says she has ‘enormous respect for the Kurds’

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-28 16:45

PM Barzani Arrives in Ankara

BAS News - 2019-11-28 10:35
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani arrived in Ankara on Thursday. The Kurdish prime minister is scheduled to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and several other senior officials in Turkey. Barzani was invited by Turkey ...

PM Barzani to Visit Turkey

BAS News - 2019-11-28 08:50
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani will visit Turkey on Thursday, a source said. During his trip, PM Barzani will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other senior Turkish officials. According to the source, the visit ...

Air mail: Sisters in Arms

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-28 06:06
Why are young British women volunteering to fight and die alongside the Kurds? Long before President Trump abandoned the Kurds in northeastern Syria earlier this autumn, leaving them vulnerable to a Turkish Army onslaught, some young British women like Ta ...

Pardoning Turkeys and Freeing Villains: The President's Abuse of Pardon Power Degrades National Security, by Armstrong Williams | Creators Syndicate

Creators - 2019-11-27 21:22

American Vice President Makes Surprise Visit To Iraq Amidst Political Turmoil - The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2019-11-27 20:02

Assad: IS members in Syrian Kurds jails to stand local trial

Washington Post - 2019-11-27 14:48
Syrian President Bashar Assad says members of the Islamic State group held in the country will stand trial in local courts specialized in cases of terrorism ...

Kurdistan President Meets with KIG Leader

BAS News - 2019-11-27 10:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan visited Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) headquarter in Erbil where he met with party’s leader Ali Bapir on Tuesday. The Kurdish president reportedly discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan and I ...

Make ISIS Great Again: A Look at how President Trump's Abandonment of our Kurdish Allies is Leading to a Resurgence of ISIS — The | Corsair

Thecorsaironline - 2019-11-27 09:50

Bolivia crisis: Interim leader appoints first US envoy in 11 years

BBC - 2019-11-27 03:34
The country's interim leader has vowed to overturn many of ex-President Evo Morales' policies. ...

President Donald Trump trolls Adam Schiff at the Turkey Pardon - Insider

Insider - 2019-11-27 00:11

Message of the President of the Kurdistan Region on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

KRG-Spain - 2019-11-27 00:03
Today we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and reaffirm our political will for ongoing support and work for the establishment of social justice and gender equality in the Kurdistan Region. Since 2007, the Kurdistan ...

Video of the day: Reagan’s Thanksgiving radio address on free trade 31 years ago today

AEI - 2019-11-27 00:02
Several days after Thanksgiving in 1988 on November 26 (31 years ago today), President Ronald Reagan discussed the importance of international trade during his weekly Saturday radio broadcast. In the video above of Reagan’s radio address, he made the fol ...

Kurdistan President to Meet with KIG and KIU Leaderships

BAS News - 2019-11-26 23:33
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani will meet with the leaderships of the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) and the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) on Wednesday as part of his efforts to build consensus among the Kurdistani factions. According ...

Meet the shul president running for Nita Lowey’s seat | Interview with the NBA’s Enes Kanter | Ramah reunion

Jewishinsider - 2019-11-26 23:00

Nechirvan Barzani meets with political parties in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-11-26 15:30
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Sulaimani city on Tuesday where he met with several political parties to discuss the prospective agreement between Erbil and Baghdad over oil and budget an ...

Kurdistan President Visits Sulaymaniyah to Build Consensus Among Kurdistani Factions

BAS News - 2019-11-26 15:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani visited Sulaymaniyah on Tuesday where he met with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) leaderships as part of his initiative to build consensus among the Kurdistani polit ...

Kurdistan President Meets with Gorran Leadership in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2019-11-26 14:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani visited Sulaymaniyah on Tuesday where he met with Change Movement (Gorran) leader, Omar Said Ali. The agenda of the discussions at Gorran headquarter is yet to be revealed to the media. Barzani was acc ...

Kurdistan President Visits Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2019-11-26 09:04
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President is set to visit Sulaymaniyah today (26 November). BasNews has learned that the Kurdish president will hold separate meetings with several political parties while in Sulaymaniyah. He will be accompanied by the vice presi ...

Vice President Pence Visits Iraq As Protests Continue Throughout The Country | WFAE

WFAE - 2019-11-26 06:35

Trump parades Baghdadi dog

BBC - 2019-11-26 00:03
The president honoured Conan, who was injured in the US raid that killed the Islamic State group leader. ...

How many people are running for president?

AEI - 2019-11-26 00:00
Simply counting the number of Democratic candidates on the debate stage doesn't begin to tell the true story of many candidates are actually running for the nation’s highest office. The post How many people are running for president? appeared first on Am ...

Readers Write: Best Thanksgiving ever with President Trump - Opinions - The Island Now

Theislandnow - 2019-11-25 23:49

Trump news – live: President spews string of false impeachment claims, as White House scramble exposed and Republicans warned of ‘dangerous precedent' | The Independent

Independent - 2019-11-25 21:39

Henri J. Barkey, JFK advisory Council Member, for ASIATIMES: In presidential face-off, Erdogan conquers Trump

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-25 20:30
Coming after Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, many among both Turks and Americans wondered why President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had bothered to make the trip to Washington at a time when the mood was so decidedly anti-Turkish. What could he achieve? The ...

Vice President Pence Spoke with the Kurds | LifeZette

Lifezette - 2019-11-25 17:33

Russian President to Visit Turkey in Early 2020

BAS News - 2019-11-25 15:13
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Turkey in early January 2020, for which preparations are already underway, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Monday. During the visit, Putin will take part in the special ceremony for launching ...

Message of the President of the Kurdistan Region on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-25 13:08
Today we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and reaffirm our political will for ongoing support and work for the establishment of social justice and gender equality in the Kurdistan Region. Since 2007, the Kurdistan ...

U.S. Vice President: “It was the bravery of the Peshmerga Forces that made our victory over ISIS possible.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-11-25 07:27
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Tuesday, November 23, 2019, Mike Pence (U.S. Vice President) conducted an unannounced visit to the U.S. Force’s Ain Al-Asadi base in Iraq’s Anbar Province, and participated in the thanksgiving celebration along a nu ...

Kurdistan Ready to Assist Iraq in Resolving Current Situation: President

BAS News - 2019-11-24 20:54
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region is ready to assist Iraq in resolving the current evolving situation in the country, as protests have been ongoing against the government since early October, President Nechirvan Barzani said on Sunday. Barzani made the remarks du ...

US and Syria's Kurds target ISIS in joint action The news came on the same day Vice President Mike Pence visited Iraq November 24, 2019

The National AE - 2019-11-24 16:08

U.S. betrayed Morocco long before Trump betrayed the Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-11-24 13:43
Michael Rubin | Washington Examiner Bipartisan revulsion at President Trump’s betrayal of the Syrian Kurds reflects that, even in an age when foreign policy has become a partisan football, there is still broad belief that allies matter and that the word ...

Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Barzani of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Before Bilateral Meeting | The White House

Whitehouse - 2019-11-24 08:25

The Latest: US, Kurds target Islamic State in joint action

Washington Post - 2019-11-24 06:54
American-led forces and their Syrian Kurdish allies have carried out their biggest joint operation against the Islamic State in Syria since President Donald Trump ordered a pullback of U.S. forces there ...

President Barzani receives US Vice President Mike Pence

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-24 06:12
His Excellency Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President stated his country’s appreciation for the IKR’s significant role in the fight against ISIS, and praised the IKR for the coexistence, religious and ethnic minorities protection and sheltering refugees and IDP ...

Erbil-Washington Partnership "Vital" for Regional Security: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-11-23 21:52
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has argued that Erbil and Washington's partnership is "vital" for the regional security "more than ever." Barzani made the remarks in a statement on Twitter after meeting with US Vice President Mike ...

Pence Reaffirms US' Support to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-11-23 20:20
ERBIL - US Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed his country's support to the Kurdistan Region and the Peshmerga forces. Pence arrived in Baghdad on Saturday during an unannounced trip to Iraq, without holding any meetings with the Iraqi officials. He ...

VOA news: Pence on Surprise Iraq Trip to Reassure Kurds, Greet US Troops

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-23 17:06
ERBIL, IRAQ – Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Saturday in the highest-level American trip since President Donald Trump ordered a pullback of U.S. forces in Syria two months ago. Flying in a C-17 military cargo jet to preserv ...

US Vice President Meets with Kurdistan President, PM in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-11-23 16:15
ERBIL — US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Erbil on Saturday where he held a meeting with top Kurdish officials. Pence was received by Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and Prime Minster Masrour Barzani. The US vice president paid a visit ...

VIce President Mike Pence making unannounced trip to Iraq to reassure Kurdish allies - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-11-23 16:12

CDHM president expressed solidarity with the Kurdish people

ANF - 2019-11-23 08:34
The president of the CDHM (Commission on Human Rights and Minorities of the Brasilian parliament) expressed his solidarity with the Kurdish people through a public statement. ...

A meeting with the Syrian Democratic Council Executive President Ilham Ahmed hosted by JFK

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-23 01:10
More than a month after Turkey promised the international community to cease its operation against the Kurds, the Syrian Democratic Council Executive President Ilham Ahmed stated that Turkey is not abiding by the ceasefire and the Turkish military operati ...

Bolivia crisis: Morales accused of terrorism and sedition

BBC - 2019-11-23 00:06
Bolivia's interim government says it will seek "the maximum penalty" for the exiled ex-president. ...

White House hosts Minister Dizayee for meeting on KRG-US partnership

KRG-Spain - 2019-11-23 00:03
Minister Safeen Dizayee and Representative to the US Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman were hosted at the White House today for a meeting with Rob Greenway, the Special Assistant to President Donald Trump and Senior Director for Middle East and North Africa Affairs ...

Kurds in US struggle with distance amid Syria crisis abroad

Seattle Times - 2019-11-22 18:29
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When President Donald Trump abruptly announced plans to withdraw American troops from northern Syria last month, Nashville’s city hall and a bridge below the downtown skyline lit up in the green, yellow and red of the Kurdish flag ...

Iran Wants "Zero Transparency": Trump

BAS News - 2019-11-21 22:21
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has strongly criticized Iran's blockage of internet access in the country to reportedly prevent the protesters from disclosing the "tremendous violence." People across Iran have been taking to the streets against a surpr ...

AJK president urges Turkey to play role in opening humanitarian corridor in IOK | The Express Tribune

Tribune - 2019-11-21 21:55

Rep. Al Green on Ukraine: ‘I don’t believe this is the only reason we should impeach this president’ [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-11-21 14:35

Kurd shouting "Bijî Serok Apo" at demo acquitted by German court

ANF - 2019-11-21 11:52
The Kassel Administrative Court acquitted a Kurd who was on trial for shouting the slogan “Bijî Serok Apo" ("Long Live President Apo") during a demonstration on the anniversary of the February 15 conspiracy. ...

'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

Nechirvan Barzani: peace and security of the Middle East equals to peace and security in the world

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-21 00:34
President Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday morning took part in the conference of the Peace and Security in the Middle East that was held at the American University of Kurdistan in Duhok. President Nechirvan Barzani delivered a speech about the political a ...

U.S. President Trump to meet Bulgaria’s Prime Minister at the White House: What to expect? - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-11-20 17:35

'I served at the pleasure of the president': Former Ukraine Ambassador Yovanovitch [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-11-20 16:47

Afghanistan’s president claims victory over Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-11-20 14:44
JALALABAD, Afghanistan,— Security forces have “obliterated” Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday, hours after a prisoner swap with Taliban insurgents raised hopes of a lull in violence in the country. More t ...
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