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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 ...

Designating Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization Would be Counterproductive for United States | Human Rights First

Humanrightsfirst - 2019-04-30 20:47

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 ...

Turkey and United States may have a way out of S-400 and F-35 dispute | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-27 13:25

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 ...

Rouhani lambasts United States, says Iran united behind IRGC

Rûdaw - 2019-04-09 18:12

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 ...

Turkey's Erdogan does not believe United States will retrieve arms from Kurdish groups

Yahoo - 2019-04-06 21:39

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 ...

USCIRF Condemns Erdogan’s Threats to Change Status of Hagia Sophia | United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Uscirf - 2019-03-28 21:07

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 ...

Top U.S. general says S-400 dispute with Turkey 'a tough issue'

Reuters - 2019-03-21 17:42
The United States' top military officer said on Thursday he was hopeful that Washington would find a way to resolve a dispute with Turkey over its decision to acquire Russia's S-400 air defense system but cautioned: "It is a tough issue." ...

Al-Monitor: Iraqi Kurds urge their Syrian cousins to make peace with Damascus

Justice for Kurds - 2019-03-21 14:28
ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — It has been nearly a year and a half since the Iraqi Kurds held their referendum on independence. The fallout from the referendum, which faced stiff opposition from Baghdad, the United States, Turkey and Iran, has been devastating ...

Ted Koppel: New York Times, Washington Post 'decided' that Trump is bad for United States [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 19:28

Syria Still a Hotbed for Extremists

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 12:32
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net ISIS has lost almost all the territory in its possession in Syria. There is a perception growing among the people that these are the end days of Islamic State and United States and allies war on terror is coming to conclusion in Sy ...

FRANCE/UNITED STATES : Russian cyber-chill between DGSE and NSA

Intelligenceonline - 2019-03-20 06:23

US Hails Kurdistan for Combatting Terrorism, Sheltering IDPs, Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-03-19 22:18
ERBIL - The United States has praised the role of the Kurdistan Region and its people in, alongside the Peshmerga forces, combatting terrorism while sheltering nearly 2 million IDPs and Syrian refugees in the past few years. The message was conveyed by a ...

42 NGOs Including KHRN Demand Renewal of Mandate for Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-17 02:00
Friday 15 March 2019 TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organisations, urge your government to support resolution A/HRC/40/L.15 renewing the mandate of t ...

The United States in Iraq and the new offensives in the region - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-03-16 06:47

Trump: ISIS wife won't be allowed to return to United States

Usatoday - 2019-03-16 00:23

U.S. sees Turkish offensive in Syria as unnecessary: Official

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
The United States is not discussing a Turkish offensive in northeast Syria with Turkey and believes no such operation is needed to address Ankara’s security concerns, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday, dismissing media reports to the contrary. ...

U.S. sees Turkish offensive in northeast Syria as unnecessary: U.S. official

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 15:29
WASHINGTON,— The United States is not discussing a Turkish offensive in northeast Syria with Turkey and believes no such operation is needed to address Ankara’s security concerns, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday, dismissing media reports to the ...

US Consulate Remembers Mustafa Barzani’s Life and Legacy

BAS News - 2019-03-14 11:37
ERBIL — The Consulate General of the United States in Erbil has marked the birth of legendary Kurdish leader Mustafa Barzani, writing that his “life and legacy” are remembered. “Today the U.S. Consulate General Erbil remembers the life and legacy of Mull ...

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Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-03-14 03:02
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US on Rouhani’s Trip to Iraq: Not in the Interest of Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-03-12 13:12
ERBIL — The United States believes that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, where he signed several agreements, is not serving the interests of the people of Iraq, US special representative on Iran, Brian Hook, said. Rouhani is now in Iraq ...

US Warns Turkey of “Grave Consequences” on Purchase of Russian S-400

BAS News - 2019-03-09 13:46
ERBIL — The United States has warned Turkey of “grave consequences” should it proceed with purchasing Russian S-400 Air Defense System. “If Turkey takes the S-400, there would be grave consequence in terms of our military relationship, and the Patriots a ...

US Hails Kurdistan for Brave War Against Terrorism

BAS News - 2019-03-07 22:57
ERBIL - The United States has paid tribute to the Kurdistan Region and its Peshmerga fighters' bravery during the deadly war against the Islamic State (IS) and hosting a large number of IDPs and Syrian refugees in the past few years, according to a messa ...

United States | Secretary Pompeo's Call With Former Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Barzani

- 2019-03-07 15:26

US senators say Saudi crown prince has gone 'full gangster', United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-03-07 07:27

Directorate of Reform and Coalition consultants meet, discussing 8 projects

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-06 17:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 4th, 2019, the Director of Reform and his directorate met with members of the Coalition’s Coordination Center which consisted of consultants to United States, United Kingdom and Germany. During the meeting, th ...

US Sanctions Pro-Iran Militia Group in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-06 13:51
ERBIL — The United States has sanctioned Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, a militia group active in Iraq, known for its ties with Tehran. Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, also known as The Movement of the Noble Ones, is operating under the umbrella of Hashd al-S ...

Turkey‘s Erdogan does not believe United States will retrieve arms from Kurdish groups | Augusta Review

Augustareview - 2019-03-01 18:46

Peru'da 7.1 büyüklüğünde deprem

BAS News - 2019-03-01 10:46
BasNews - Peru'da 7.1 büyüklüğünde deprem meydana geldi. United States Geological Survey'den (USGS) yapılan açıklamaya göre, Peru'da 7.1 büyüklüğünde deprem meydana geldi. Yerin 258 kilometre altında meydana gelen deprem komşu ülkeler Brezilya, Bolivya v ...

Turkey's Erdogan does not believe United States will retrieve arms from Kurdish groups

Jerusalem Post - 2019-02-27 11:44
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Turkey’s Erdogan does not believe U.S. will retrieve arms from Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-02-27 11:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he does not believe the United States will take back weapons from Kurdish militias in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). In an interview with Turkish broadcaster NTV, Erdogan stressed the need for the United State ...

US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-02-27 09:03

Turkey's Erdogan does not believe United States will retrieve arms from Kurdish groups | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-27 01:30

Brazil: US Can’t Use Our Territory to Invade Venezuela

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 11:31
WAAR_DUHOK Brazil’s vice president said Monday his country will not allow the United States to intervene militarily in Venezuela from Brazilian territory. Brazil is opposed to any military intervention by the U.S. in Venezuela, said Hamilton Mourao, spea ...

President Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria as 'peacekeeping group' | donald trump | united states | middle east | syria | us-syria | taliban | isis | islamic state | white house | middle east peace

Theweek - 2019-02-24 11:27

Turkey and the United States: A Tale of Jilted Lovers

Opslens - 2019-02-22 02:43

Netflix Raising Prices for United States Subscribers

Nymag - 2019-02-22 02:10

US: IS Bride Huda Muthana Can’t Return

BAS News - 2019-02-21 11:05
ERBIL — The United States has rejected admitting Huda Muthana, a young woman known as the American Islamic State (IS) bride. Muthana left her home in Alabama in 2014 to join the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. Soon after her arrival, she started an online p ...

Trump bars US-born woman who joined ISIS from returning

Rûdaw - 2019-02-21 07:45
"Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen and will not be admitted into the United States," ...

Afghan Peace Process Should Have a Holistic Approach

E-Kurd - 2019-02-20 23:47
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net United States seems to be inclined or even desperate, to close a deal with the Taliban. The US Special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad, has already held extensive six days talks with the Taliban at Doha last month. Americans ...

Kurdistan One Success Story in Middle East: US

BAS News - 2019-02-20 22:08
ERBIL - The United States has praised the role of the Kurdistan Region in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in the past few years, saying that "the Kurdistan Region is one of the success stories in the Middle East." The remarks were made by the Sp ...

Assad warns Syria's Kurds that United States will not protect them

Sbdirtysouthsoccer - 2019-02-20 12:47

Kurdish-led Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

E-Kurd - 2019-02-19 11:27
AIRBASE in northern Syria,— The commander of U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria called on Monday for about 1,000 to 1,500 international forces to remain in Syria to help fight Islamic State and expressed hope that the United States, in particular, w ...

U.S. cannot back Syrian Kurdish forces who align with Assad: U.S. commander

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 16:29
BAGHDAD,— The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday. ...

No Room for Iran in China-Pakistan Economic Cooperation

Waar Media - 2019-02-18 11:04
WAAR_DUHOK Pakistan is not in a position to entertain Iran’s desire to join the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project due to strong opposition from its longtime allies, the United States, and Saudi Arabia, local analysts rec ...
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