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Steven Cook: Turkey is decoupling from the United States | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-17 06:38

Why Turkey Doesn’t Trust the United States – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-07-15 17:40

The US multiplies deportation of Central Americans

ANF - 2019-07-14 10:30
According to recent figures published by the Immigration Institute of Mexico (INM), the number of Central Americans deported to Mexico from the United States, between January and July of this year, amounts to 18,503. ...

Why Turkey Turned Its Back on the United States and Embraced Russia

Foreignaffairs - 2019-07-09 15:15

US Calls for German Troops in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-07-07 11:25
ERBIL — The United States has called on Germany to send ground troops to support the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS). "We want ground troops from Germany to partly replace our soldiers," James Jef ...

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States

Gulan Media - 2019-07-05 18:15

No Talks with US Unless Sanctions are Lifted: Iran

BAS News - 2019-07-02 00:53
ERBIL - Iran has made it clear that it would hold no talks with the US unless the current sanctions on the country are lifted, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh revealed on Monday. "If United States and the administration wants to change the environmen ...

US Airstrike Targets al-Qaeda in Syria

BAS News - 2019-07-01 15:49
ERBIL — The United States said on Sunday its warplanes in the Middle East targeted a military training facility belonging to al-Qaeda in Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo. “U.S. Forces conducted a strike against al-Qaida in Syria (AQ-S) leadership ...

Asaib Ahl al-Haq Accuses US of Using Basra Protests to Weaken Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-30 00:58
ERBIL - The United States is reportedly attempting to seize the Basra protests as an opportunity to weaken the Iraqi government and create a situation similar to what happened in Libya, the Asaib Ahl al-Haq, a militia group operating under the umbrella o ...

The tension between Iran and the United States - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-06-27 10:20

Masrour Barzani Receives US Diplomatic Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-24 17:06
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a diplomatic delegation of the United States on Monday. US Ambassador to Iraq, Matt Tueller, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Ira ...

Britain could join US military action against Iran: UK FM

Rûdaw - 2019-06-24 13:47
"We will stand by the United States" ...

UK Concerned about “Accidental War” Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-24 11:42
ERBIL — The United Kingdom has warned of an accidental war to break out between the United States and Iran despite the sides wishing no war. “We are very concerned: we don’t think either side wants a war, but we are very concerned that we could get into ...

Kurdish woman Herro Mustafa nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 15:06
WASHINGTON,— United States President Donald Trump has nominated Kurdish woman Herro Mustafa, born in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil, a career diplomat currently deputy chief of mission at the US embassy in Lisbon, to be the next ambassador to Bulga ...

Could the United States Leave the Middle East by 2031? - A Reply to Anand Toprani on U.S. Strategy in the Persian Gulf | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-06-20 11:15

KRG Deputy Prime Minister met with a Military Delegation from the United States

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-19 19:27
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Qubad Talabani, KRG Deputy Prime Minister, received a military delegation from the United States, led by General Gregory and Steven Fagin, U.S. Consul General in Erbil. During the meeting, both sides discussed the figh ...

Trump appoints a Kurdish from Erbil as ambassador to America in Portugal

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK The White House announced the appointment of the Kurdish politician Heroo Kader Mohammad Amin Mustafa as US ambassador to Portugal. Heroo has held several diplomatic positions in the US government and worked at the United States Embassy in Por ...

US Considering Three Sanction Packages Against Turkey over S400 Missile

BAS News - 2019-06-19 12:57
ERBIL — The United States is taking into consideration three different sets of sanctions to be imposed against Turkey if it continues with the purchase of the Russian S-400 defense missile system. Among the options, Countering America’s Adversaries Throu ...

Distrust of US propels Turkey’s Russian missile purchase, despite US threats of sanctions, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-06-19 12:26

Disciplining Iran is Necessary

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 09:44
Luqman Hma Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net When the United States liberated Iraq, it would not to let Iran move freely in Iraq the way they wished. Instead the United States wanted Iraq to become a typical democratic nation and stronghold in the Middle Ea ...

Trump threatens massive expulsions of undocumented migrants

ANF - 2019-06-19 08:51
Continuing with his tactics of permanent threats, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, announced in his Twitter account that the massive expulsion of undocumented immigrants will begin. ...

Today Donald Trump will announce his candidacy for reelection

ANF - 2019-06-18 09:56
The current President of the United States, Donald Trump, will today present his candidacy for re-election during a rally in the city of Orlando, State of Florida. ...

US Hails Barzani's Role in Improving Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - The United States has hailed the role of the prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, in improving the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. The message was conveyed by the new US Ambassador to Iraq Ma ...

Trump talks about 'nations of terror'. Has he never met the United States? | The Canary

Thecanary - 2019-06-15 14:49

UK Holds Iran Responsible for Tankers Attack in Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — Alike the United States, the UK on Friday laid the blame for the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on the Islamic Republic of Iran. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt condemned the attack and said that London believes no other state o ...

US Seeking International Consensus after Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — The United States is now working to build an international consensus over the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, for which Washington blames Iran, according to US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The secretary said on Friday that Whit ...

Bringing the "Uyghur Crisis" to the Heart of the United States

Bitterwinter - 2019-06-14 23:59

The United States sent heavy weapons, armoured vehicles to Syrian Kurds - Sputnik | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-14 15:59

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 ...

U.S. sanctions Iraqi company suspected of ties to Iran’s IRGC

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
WASHINGTON,— The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons. ...

Die Linke MPs called on German government to "protect Rojava"

ANF - 2019-06-13 11:49
The attempts by the United States to create a “no fly zone” in Rojava and getting Germany Tornado planes to join it have been debated in the German public for some time. ...

The United States’ favorite foreign policy tool is genocidal – Alternet.org

Alternet - 2019-06-12 06:33

Turkish F-35 pilots training in the U.S. grounded

ANF - 2019-06-11 11:05
The U.S. military has grounded the Turkish pilots training on the F-35 fighter jet in the United States over its plans to purchase a missile system from Russia. ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga and KRG Representative in USA attend Board of Reform meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-11 09:40
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 9, 2019, Sabast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga) received Bayan Sami Abdulrahman (KRG Representative in the United States) at the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Main Hall. During the visit, the parties discussed ...

Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members were repatriated to the United States on Wednesday in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria. The move is part of an effort ...

It is time for the United States to play a smaller role on the international stage - Highlander

Highlandernews - 2019-06-04 21:44

Trump and 24 Democrats running for president

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK The 2020 United States presidential election, scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020, will be the 59th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. Voters will select presidential electors who in turn on December 14, 2020, will either elect a new ...

Many of Donald Trump's advisers tried to derail Syria withdrawal, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-05-31 23:15

The destabilizing factor of the Arab stabilization forces in Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-05-31 09:14
Sardar Mesto | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In the actions of the United States in the Middle East, among Trump’s obscure and contradictory statements on Twitter, a clear, definite US policy towards Syria finally emerged. After limited and ineffective attacks ...

Britain tells Iran: Do not provoke the United States or Trump will retaliate

Yahoo - 2019-05-31 00:09

Jonathan Gold tells you what to order at the only Kurdish restaurant in the western United States - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-05-30 20:59

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to Saudia and Qatar

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran. “The deployment will include approximately 1,500 U.S. military personnel and consist of ...

No Prospect of Negotiations with US: Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-29 11:14
ERBIL — In contradiction to recent remarks by US President Donald Trump about the possibility of a new deal with Tehran, the Iranian government says it sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States. Earlier on Monday, Trump said that he believe ...

China and the United States face off in Djibouti - CNN

CNN - 2019-05-27 09:37

The United States is forcing Turkey to decide its loyalties - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-27 06:05

Trump set to go ahead with arms sales to Saudis, UAE, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-05-25 09:02

Demonstration in Baghdad Calls on Iraq to Avoid Iran-US Conflict

BAS News - 2019-05-25 01:06
ERBIL — Thousands of people gathered in Iraq’s capital Baghdad overnight Friday to urge the Iraqi government to stay out of the growing conflict between Iran and the United States. The protests came after Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shi’ite cleric and th ...

American people expect war between Iran and the United States: poll

Kurdiu - 2019-05-24 13:01

There would not be an independent Kurdish state in Syria: U.S. Envoy

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
WASHINGTON,— The United States is reminding its Syrian Kurdish allies not to get overly ambitious while at the same time trying to allay concerns Washington will abandon them to Turkey or a possibly resurgent Islamic State terror group. Kurdish fighters, ...

UK to Respond If Use of Chemical Weapons Confirmed in Syria: PM

BAS News - 2019-05-22 16:00
ERBIL — The United Kingdom will “respond appropriately” if the use of chemical weapons in Syria is confirmed, said UK Prime Minister Theresa May. "We condemn all use of chemical weapons, we are in close contact with the United States, we are monitoring t ...

Assad regime using chemical weapons in Syria’s Idlib: US

Rûdaw - 2019-05-22 11:47
"The United States and our allies will respond quickly and appropriately" ...

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

US Ensures Not Using Iraq as War Launchpad

BAS News - 2019-05-21 15:33
ERBIL — The United States says it is committed to prohibit using Iraqi territories as a launchpad to attack other countries. The assurance was given by US Embassy Chargé d'Affaires Joey Hood on Tuesday while meeting with Iraqi National Security Advisor F ...

Britain to Iran: Do not provoke the United States or Trump will retaliate

Kurdiu - 2019-05-21 00:52

The United States will not give up the Kurdistan Region

Kurdiu - 2019-05-21 00:52

Iraq Can’t Survive US-Iran War: Sadr

BAS News - 2019-05-20 15:23
ERBIL — The leader of Sairoon parliamentary block in Iraq, Muqtada al-Sadr, has warned that Iraq could be severely affected by a possible war between the United States and Iran as tensions between the two are fast growing. The powerful Shi’ite cleric sai ...

Iranian Commander: US "Afraid" to Fight Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-20 00:33
ERBIL - The United States is "afraid” of going to war with Iran, said the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Major General Hossein Salami on Sunday, while US President Donald Trump has threatened to "officially" end Iran if Tehran wants a war with Washin ...

German, Netherlands suspend military training in Iraq including Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 22:32
BERLIN,— Germany and the Netherlands said on Wednesday they were suspending military training operations in Iraq and Kurdistan region as the United States warned of increased threats from Iran-backed forces amid an escalation of tensions between Washingt ...

US Puts Forces on High Alert in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 10:50
ERBIL — The United States has put its forces in Iraq on high level of alert, saying that imminent threats from Iran and its proxy militias in Iraq were noticed. “(The US mission) is now at a high level of alert as we continue to closely monitor credible ...

No War to Occur Between Iran and US: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-05-14 20:58
ERBIL - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that no war would occur between the United States and Iran, while stressing that Tehran will continue to resist Washington, state media said. The Iranian leader's comments come amid the ...

US Embassy Issues Security Alert on "Highlighted Tensions" in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - The United States embassy in Baghdad has issued a security alert for its citizens on "highlighted tensions" in the country as ties between Washington and Tehran have drastically escalated lately. "The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad advises all U.S. citi ...

US to Send Patriot Missile System to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — The United States will send the Patriot missile system to the Middle East as tensions with Iran further escalate. US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan also authorized the deployment of a Navy amphibious transport dock ship to encounter Ir ...

IRGC Rejects Talk with US

BAS News - 2019-05-10 15:17
ERBIL — Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has rejected to hold negotiations with the United States after President Donald Trump offered sitting together. “No talks will be held with the Americans and the Americans will not dare take milita ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Threatens to Declare Anti-US War If It Targets Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-08 20:40
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi has threatened to declare war against the United States if the western country targets Iran as Washington has recently deployed reinforcements to the Middle East. The threatenings were made by Jabar al-Ma'mouri, a Hash ...

Original Sins and Special Relationships: Amy Kaplan’s American Israel

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-06 20:45
Amy Kaplan, an English professor at Penn, decided to write a book about the joint cultural history of Israel and the United States in modern times. The book, well-titled Our American Israel, is mainly about the development of American images of Israel, an ...

Possible attack on US forces led to deployments: AP source

Rûdaw - 2019-05-06 11:57
“The United States is not seeking war with the Iranian regime ...

Kurdistan Oil Best Alternative to Iranian Crude for Turkey: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-03 17:22
Turkey could take into consideration the Kurdistan oil to feed its refineries as it is being forced under US sanctions to distance form Iran when it comes to oil, according to a report by Iraq House Institute for Strategic Studies. The United States anno ...

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria: foreign minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 21:19
ANKARA,— Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Cavusoglu ...

America Has A White Nationalist Terrorism Problem. What Should We Do?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-01 22:06
At the beginning of the decade, American law enforcement received repeated warnings of how the improvised explosive devices (IED) employed by al Qaeda affiliates might soon make their way to the United States. The IED warnings proved correct. On January 1 ...

Migration and Terrorism: The United States Can Learn from Europe’s Mistakes

Warontherocks - 2019-04-30 11:16

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Congressional Delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a United States congressional delegation and the U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin. Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani also attended the m ...

Plant-Based Diet Cuts Heart Failure Rrisk By Over 40 Percent

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Heart failure occurs when the heart cannot supply enough blood and oxygen to the main organs in the body. The condition affects about 5.7 million people in the United States and approximately 26 millionpeople worldwide. Some experts predict th ...

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 ...

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their high ...

US Trying to Deliver Millions of Dollars to Sinjar: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-04-21 23:50
ERBIL - The United States has allocated millions of dollars to help the reconstruction of the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar, but the situation of the town is not suitable to deliver the funds, Joey Hood, chargé d'affaires at the US embassy i ...

Iran’s Kurdish parties welcome IRGC terror designation

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-04-18 01:04
Iranian Kurdish parties have welcomed the United States’ decision to label Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. ...

Finnish contingent’s work in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 15:29
The Finnish crisis management contingent in Iraq continues its training mission in 2019. The contingent is tasked to support the multinational operation, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), led by the United States, to defeat the Daesh organisation. Traini ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...

Creativity Flourishes as Mosul’s Fine Arts College Officially Opens

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
MOSUL (UNDP) — The newly-rehabilitated College of Fine Arts at Mosul University was officially opened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Iraq. The College, ...

Chili Pepper Compound May Slow Down Lung Cancer

Waar Media - 2019-04-10 12:35
WAAR_DUHOK According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is “by far the leading cause of cancerdeath among both men and women” in the United States. The Society also estimate that 228,150 people will develop lung cancer and 142,670 people will di ...

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
April 10, 2019 marks forty years since the adoption of the Taiwan Relations Act. When President Jimmy Carter announced in December 1978 that the United States would, as part of normalization of U.S.-PRC relations, sever diplomatic ties and terminate a mut ...

US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi Expert

BAS News - 2019-04-08 23:13
ERBIL - The United States' aim in increasing its forces in Iraq is to protect the top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi expert was quoted as saying. Al-Maalomah news agency quoted Kazzem al-Haaj as claiming that Washington is tryin ...

US to Designate Iran’s IRGC as “Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is expected to list Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, Reuters cited three US officials. The relations between Washington and Tehran have further deteriorated since the fo ...

US to Cut Diplomatic Staff in Baghdad, Erbil: Report

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is planning to reduce the number of its diplomatic personnel stationed in Baghdad and Erbil, a report claimed. Washington is considering a similar plan also in Afghanistan, according to US officials cited by Foreign Policy magaz ...

NATO anniversary party turns ugly as US rips Germany, Turkey

Rûdaw - 2019-04-04 08:21
the United States "is now and will always be Europe's greatest ally" ...

US, Turkey Begin War of Words

BAS News - 2019-04-03 22:22
ERBIL - The strong NATO allies, the United States and Turkey, have begun a war of words, each side warning the other of ending the friendship as relations between the two have deteriorated due to latter's determination on purchasing Russia's S-400s. US V ...

Turkey says proposed working group to ease U.S. worries over Russian S-400s

Reuters - 2019-04-03 18:03
Turkey has proposed to the United States that they form a working group to determine that Russian S-400 missile defense systems do not pose a threat to U.S. or NATO military equipment, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. ...

First Female Peshmerga Officers to attend Military Leadership Course in the United States

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-03 06:01
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The official account of the United States Consulate in the Kurdistan region shared that CG Steven Fagin received Peshmerga First Lieutenant Safa Mahmoud Hussein and acknowledged her qualifications and efforts to attend ...

Iran Is Making a Play to Outmaneuver the United States in Iraq :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-04-02 18:00

US Considering Additional Sanctions on Iran: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-02 14:35
ERBIL — The United States is considering the imposition of additional sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran, an official said. The official explained that Washington aims at targeting areas of Iranian economy that have not been hit before, Reute ...

US suspends F-35 program deliveries to Turkey over Russian arms

Rûdaw - 2019-04-02 08:44
Turkey’s relations with the United States plunged last year ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives USIP delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-02 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the President of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Ms Nancy Lindborg and her accompanying delegation. The delegation expressed their gratitude for assist ...

Important Benefits Of Cantaloupe Or Muskmelon

Waar Media - 2019-03-30 16:04
WAAR_DUHOK What is Cantaloupe? Cantaloupe, also known as muskmelon, is one of the most popular forms of melon in the United States. It is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family and can grow anywhere from 500g to 5kg (1-10 pounds) heavy. The botanical name ...

The Mueller report and United States-Turkey relations | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-30 10:23

Iran, the EU, and the USA: The European Search for (Some Degree of) Autonomy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-03-29 06:07
The recent effort by France, the United Kingdom, and Germany to create a financial mechanism designed to bypass U.S. extraterritorial sanctions on Iran reveals an increasing need for self-assertion vis-à-vis the United States. For months, Europeans have b ...

Iran Is Making a Play to Outmaneuver the United States in Iraq | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-03-27 22:39

Peshmerga Directorate of Reform meets with the Coalition’s Coordination Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-27 19:45
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 26th, 2019, the Director of Reform conducted a meeting with the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform and consultants to the Coalition allies from the United States, Britain, Germany and Canada. Initia ...

The value of the Golan Heights

E-Kurd - 2019-03-27 15:41
Ayman Riad Al-Mufleh | Exclusive to Ekurd.net “After fifty-two years, the time has come for the United States to fully recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which are of key strategic and defensive importance for Israel and regional stabi ...

US Says Timeline for Its Presence in Syria is Undetermined

BAS News - 2019-03-26 12:28
ERBIL — The United States has made it clear that its limited number of troops in Syria will stay there with no determined timeline for now. The US has already confirmed that 400 troops will stay in Syria to help the local Kurdish partners in clearing the ...

U.S. Consulate in Erbil congratulates Peshmerga Director of Communication & Cooperation

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-25 01:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 20, 2019, the United States Consulate shared on their official page, “CG Steven Fagin welcomes Lieutenant General Hazhar Omar, Director of Communication & Cooperation, back to Kurdistan after completing a spec ...
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