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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 ...

DoS Language Trainer - Central / South Asian Languages - Unity Technologies Corporation - Arlington, VA

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 ...

Bashar al-Assad warns Syrian Kurds that U.S. will not protect them

E-Kurd - 2019-02-17 19:54
DAMASCUS,— Syrian president Bashar al-Assad warned Syria’s Kurds Sunday that their ally the United States would not protect them against any Turkish offensive as Washington looks to withdraw it troops. The US is set to pull out its soldiers from Syria af ...

Russia says Syrian Kurds should start dialogue with Assad

E-Kurd - 2019-02-17 17:15
MUNICH, Germany,— Syria’s Kurds should start a dialogue with President Bashar al-Assad as their military allies the United States are readying to pull out, Russia said Sunday. “We support this dialogue between Damascus and the Kurds,” said Russian deputy ...

US Withdrawal from Syria Won’t Be Abrupt: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — The United States will not make an abrupt and rapid pullout from Syria as it is feared by allies in the region, according to special presidential envoy to the war against Islamic State (IS). Speaking during the annual Munich Security Conference i ...

Trump requests countries to repatriate foreign ISIS suspects from Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-02-17 12:10
"The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other European allies to take back over 800 ISIS fighters ...

Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-17 09:17
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump urged his country’s European allies, including the UK, France and Germany, to take back the hundreds of Islamic State (IS) jihadists captured in Syria. “The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other Euro ...

US Urges EU to Withdraw from Iran Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-02-16 14:24
ERBIL — The United States on Saturday called on the European powers to follow Washington’s footsteps in withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The time has come for our European partners to stand with us and with the Iranian people," US Vice President M ...

United Nations encourages states to help Iran after terror attac

Rûdaw - 2019-02-15 10:52

Planning for Failure: The U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-02-15 02:39
Last week, the Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported that the United States military will begin to withdraw troops from northeastern Syria with the end of April as a “soft date” to finish the removal of most (if not all) of the 2,000 troops stationed t ...

US Shouldn't Abandon Kurdish Allies in Syria: UK Official

BAS News - 2019-02-14 09:49
ERBIL - The United States should not abandon its Kurdish and Arab allies who have been fighting the Islamic State (IS) insurgent group in Syria, a UK official has argued. According to a report by The Telegraph, the comments were made by Bob Seely, member ...

Prosecuting War Criminals Would Be A Lot Easier If Not For The United States' Resistance

Deadspin - 2019-02-14 08:02

U.S. forces withdrawal from Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’, top general says

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 14:01
WASHINGTON,— The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U.S. Army General Jo ...

US to Withdraw Troops from Syria by April: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-08 14:23
ERBIL — The United States is planning to withdraw its troops from Syria by the end of April this year, Wall Street Journal cited US officials. The report also revealed that the majority of the troops would, however, leave Syria by mid-March. President Do ...

US may declare ISIS defeated soon, says Trump, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-02-08 06:06

Key Coalition Members Call for “Political Solution” in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-07 09:33
ERBIL — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia reiterated support for the UN’s effort aimed at finding a political solution to the prolonged crisis in Syria “on the basis of UN Security Council Resolution 2254” ...

United States | The Global Coalition - Working To Defeat ISIS • STL.News

- 2019-02-07 07:02

Tulsi Gabbard: 'Assad is not the enemy of the United States' - FOX 40 WICZ TV - News, Sports, Weather, Contests & More

WICZ - 2019-02-07 03:33

Turkey says work on roadmap for Syria's Manbij has accelerated

Reuters - 2019-02-07 01:52
Work to implement an agreement between Turkey and the United States over the Syrian town of Manbij has recently accelerated, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday, adding that militants from Kurdish YPG militia still remained inside the town. ...

Anyone doing business with Iran cannot deal with United States: Donald Trump- The New Indian Express

Newindianexpress - 2019-02-06 07:48

Central and South Asian Language Instructors - DoS - Unity Technologies Corporation - Arlington, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-02-06 03:00
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Turkey’s Erdogan says no satisfactory plan yet on north Syria safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-02-05 17:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he had not yet seen an acceptable plan from the United States for the creation of a safe zone in northeastern Syria, three weeks after President Donald Trump suggested establishing the zone. “There is no s ...

PM Barzani stresses financial coordination with United States

Rûdaw - 2019-02-05 01:04

Iraq Should Not be Viewed as a US Military Base: Iranian Ambassador

BAS News - 2019-02-04 23:48
ERBIL - The United States cannot view Iraq as one of its military bases, said Iranian Ambassador Iraj Masjedi on Monday, in response to President Donald Trump's statement of keeping the US forces in Iraq to watch over Iran. "Only Iraq can deal with its l ...

US Urges Countries to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-04 23:07
ERBIL - The United States has called on other countries to repatriate their members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who are now held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. "The United States calls upon other nations to repatriate and prose ...

US Approves Turkey-Suggested Safe Zone in Syrian Kurdistan: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-03 12:01
ERBIL — The United States has approved the establishment of a “safe zone” in the Kurdish-populated areas in northeast Syria which is proposed by Turkey, Asharq al-Awsat claimed. According to a “well-informed” source cited by the newspaper, the safe zone ...

How the Neocon Plan to Destabilize Iran Will Blow Back on the United States | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-01-30 17:11

The United States Must Prevent Disaster in Kurdistan – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-01-30 16:52

Foreign ministers to meet in US on ISIS amid Syria pullout

Rûdaw - 2019-01-30 10:49
"The United States is determined to prevent a resurgence of ISIS in Syria and Iraq ...

Why Sleep is the Best Painkiller?

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 07:51
WAAR_DUHOK One in 3 adults in the United States, or 35 percent of the adult population, do not get enough sleep. The effects of sleep deprivation on the brain are numerous, from inducing an inebriation-like state of cognitive impairment to hindering our ...

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance forces President Donald Trump's hand on Saudi Arabia, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-01-30 07:47

Syrian Kurds say U.S. seeking deal with Turkey: interview

E-Kurd - 2019-01-30 02:05
BEIRUT,— The United States is seeking to broker an agreement between Syrian Kurdish forces and Turkey to prevent them from going to war in northeastern Syria once American forces withdraw, a senior Kurdish official said. Ilham Ahmed, the co-chair of the ...

AP Interview: Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal with Turkey

Washington Times - 2019-01-29 17:46
BEIRUT (AP) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official says the United States is seeking to broker an agreement between her group and Turkey over how to manage northeastern Syria once American troops withdraw. Ilham Ahmed was in Washington on Tuesday to lobby fo ...

AP Interview: Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal with Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-01-29 17:42
BEIRUT (AP) — A senior Syrian Kurdish official says the United States is seeking to broker an agreement between her group and Turkey over how to manage northeastern Syria once American troops withdraw. Ilham Ahmed was in Washington on Tuesday to lobby fo ...

Opinion | The Closest Ally Of The United States In Syria Suffers The Greatest Defeat

Modernghana - 2019-01-29 17:01

Actions for Rojava across the United States

ANF - 2019-01-29 09:15
Demonstrations took place across the United States on January 27th, as several organizations answered the call for global days of action to defend the revolution in Rojava on the anniversary of the liberation of Kobane. ...

Missing journalist's case forces Trump's hand on Riyadh, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-01-29 03:17

US Sending Additional Troops to Help Syria Pullout

BAS News - 2019-01-26 11:39
ERBIL — The United States is deploying more troops to Syria to provide protection for the forces who are withdrawing from the country, an official said. The US, since the announcement by President Donald Trump last month, is planning to pull its troops o ...

Ankara sees safe zone as a third anti-YPG operation in Syria - Turkey analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-01-26 11:18
The United States merely sees such actions in Syria through the lens of anti-ISIS operations ...

The Safe Zone Northern Syria needs

ANF - 2019-01-24 17:03
“The United States must ensure that a safe zone is guaranteed by international forces and not by Turkey.” ...

Turkey says has capacity to create ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria alone

E-Kurd - 2019-01-24 15:05
ISTANBUL,— Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that Turkey has the capacity to create a “safe zone” in Syria on its own but will not exclude the United States, Russia or others if they want to cooperate. Speaking to broadcaster A H ...

Rare slave memoir in US tells story of African Muslim

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 12:11
The autobiography of Omar ibn Said, a Muslim slave in the United States, sheds more light on the backgrounds of many Africans who were forced and sold into slavery during the Atlantic Slave Trade. The collection of manuscripts was assembled by an aboliti ...

World Nashville School Board in US to vote on adding Kurdish language courses

The Kurdish Project - 2019-01-24 11:36
In an effort to preserve the Kurdish language, the Kurdish community in Nashville, United States, has proposed that high schools in the city teach students Kurdish. The post World Nashville School Board in US to vote on adding Kurdish language courses ap ...

Why Turkey is No Partner for the United States » Mosaic

Mosaicmagazine - 2019-01-24 08:13

The United States Is the Real Extremist Country | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-01-23 12:44

United States of America heads to the mid-term elections - Daily Star

Thedailystar - 2019-01-22 22:24

United States open to new deal with Iran, says Donald Trump | World News, The Indian Express

Indianexpress - 2019-01-22 20:27

NAFTA Talks With United States "Very Far" Along: Mexico's Economy Minister Guajardo

NDTV - 2019-01-22 18:34

United States: Anti-Press Attacks “Dangerous And Harmful”: New York Times To Donald Trump

NDTV - 2019-01-22 14:43

What Will Happen If the United States Leaves Syria? - The American Interest

The American Interest - 2019-01-21 16:25

US Welcomes Germany Decision to Ban Iran’s Mahan Air

BAS News - 2019-01-21 15:05
ERBIL — The United States has welcomed a decision by the German government which banned Iranian Mahan Air from landing in the country, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday. Earlier the day, Christofer Burger, a spokesperson for German Foreign Mi ...

PYD Discusses post-US Syria in Moscow; No Conclusion: Source

BAS News - 2019-01-21 13:46
ERBIL — A delegation from the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) last week visited Moscow to discuss the future of the Syrian Kurdistan as the United States is pulling out its forces from the region. According to a source from Rojava (Syrian Kur ...

Trump Withdraws United States From Iran Nuclear Deal

Nymag - 2019-01-20 10:11

Turkey warns citizens against traveling to United States | News | DW | 12.01.2018

DW - 2019-01-20 07:23

The United States and Turkey Should Fix Their Relationship — Before It’s Too Late – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-01-19 17:10

United States intensifies bombing in Syria - Vanguard

Psuvanguard - 2019-01-19 03:57

Has Success Destroyed NATO – Putin’s NATO Gambit

E-Kurd - 2019-01-17 17:16
Deyan Ranko Brashich | Ekurd.net Donald Trump, America’s Manchurian Candidate, has been elected, inaugurated and is now President of the United States. Vladimir Putin, Russia’s President, after the successful annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, is imple ...

Can the United States Broker Peace Between Iraq and the Kurds? | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2019-01-17 10:50

Progressivism Armed? Reform and the Origins of the Modern U.S. Military

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-01-17 01:11
Abstract During the four decades before World War I, both the United States Army and the United States Navy underwent a massive transformation. What […] ...

Understanding Russian Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-01-17 01:11
Antoly Torkunov, editor, et al., Russia and the United States in the Evolving World Order(Moscow State Institute of International Relation, 2018). The […] ...

Russia says north Syria must be under regime control

E-Kurd - 2019-01-16 14:08
MOSCOW,— Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday the Syrian regime must take control of the country’s north, after calls from the United States to set up a Turkish-controlled “security zone” in the area. “We are convinced that the best and ...

New caravan of at least 500 migrants started its journey from Honduras to the United States border [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-01-16 08:44

United States US President Donald Trump Cuts $25 Million Palestine Aid For East Jerusalem Hospitals

NDTV - 2019-01-15 17:42

The United States and Turkey should fix their relationship—Before it’s too late

Brookings - 2019-01-15 11:12

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