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Has Success Destroyed NATO – Putin’s NATO Gambit

E-Kurd - 2019-01-17 17:16
Deyan Ranko Brashich | 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

Injuries from high heels on the rise

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 10:13
Is it time to give your high-heeled shoes the boot? Injuries related to the perilous but fashionable footwear nearly doubled in the United States in a recent 11-year-period, new research finds. From a health standpoint U.S. emergency rooms treated 123,35 ...

United States: Donald Trump Open To Visiting Moscow Says White House

NDTV - 2019-01-15 07:11

Trump to Iran: 'Never Threaten the United States'

Voanews - 2019-01-14 22:56

Syria’s Kurds: The new frontline in confronting Iran and Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-01-14 22:39
Dr. James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s threat to devastate Turkey’s economy if Turkish troops attack Syrian Kurds allied with the United States in the wake of the announced withdrawal of American forces potentially serves his broa ...

Taking Stock of U.S. Sanctions on Russia

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

Julianna v. United States: How Courts Could Save the Climate

Nymag - 2019-01-14 13:45

Turkey determined to continue fight against Kurdish units despite Trump’s threats

TASS - 2019-01-14 12:33
Trump said earlier on Twitter that the United States would "devastate Turkey economically if they hit the Kurds" following the withdrawal of US troops from Syria ...

Cuba's New President Miguel Diaz-Canel Makes First Trip To Old Cold War Foe United States

NDTV - 2019-01-14 12:14

Turkey warns United States of blowback from decision to arm Kurdish YPG fighters in Syria - Donald Trump's America - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-01-14 08:24

U.S. will devastate Turkey economically if it hits Kurds, Trump says

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 06:53
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump warned Sunday that if Turkey attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, the United States will "devastate Turkey economically." Trump's decision to pull American troops out of Syria has left the United States' K ...

President Trump Says the U.S. Will ‘Devastate’ Turkey’s Economy if the Kurds Are Attacked

Time - 2019-01-14 06:17
Trump's decision to pull American troops out of Syria has left the United States' Kurdish allies vulnerable to an attack from Turkey ...

The Democrats Nominate 2 Candidates for US President Election 2020

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 18:38
United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development announced his intention to run for US presidency election 2020; his slogan is “One Nation, One Destiny.” Castro explained that the “destiny” was “to be the smartest, the healthiest, the fairest, an ...

Iraq Rejects Forced Return of Refugees from the West

BAS News - 2019-01-13 11:27
ERBIL — Iraq’s new Minister of Displacement and Migration, Nawfal Baha Mousa, has rejected any forced return of Iraqi refugees from Europe, United States or any other country. Mousa made the remarks during his first statement after being appointed to the ...

Democracy “Gabard” announces her Candidacy for the US Presidential Elections 2020

Waar Media - 2019-01-12 17:10
US House of Representatives Democrat Tulsi Gabard has announced her intention to run for president in the United States in 2020. This came during statements made by Gabard to the network “CNN” on Friday, indicating that she will announce her candidacy of ...

US Troops to Withdraw from Syria to Mosul Dam in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-12 14:40
ERBIL — The United States army is stationing its troops withdrawn from Syria near Mosul Dam in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh, a source claimed. The first patch of US military equipment has arrived in the area in the recent days, an unnamed source t ...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit; wants to protect Kurds

The Kurdish Project - 2019-01-12 13:08
This article originally appeared in Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would get out of Syria slowly “over a period of time” and would protect the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the country as ...

Only Equipment Withdrawn from Syria: US

BAS News - 2019-01-12 12:35
ERBIL — The United States has so far only started withdrawing the unnecessary military equipment from Syria, an anonymous source told AFP. "We are not withdrawing troops at this stage," the official was quoted. The comment came after spokesperson for US- ...

Erdogan rebukes John Bolton over Kurdish militia comments

Jerusalem Post - 2019-01-12 00:23
Bolton had said that Turkey must coordinate military action with the United States and that no US withdrawal would take place until Turkey guaranteed the Kurdish fighters would be safe. ...

United States begins withdrawal of equipment from Syria

Irishtimes - 2019-01-11 23:01

Turkish President Snubs Bolton over Comments That Turkey Must Protect Kurds

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 14:58
President Trump’s muddled plan to withdraw the United States from Syria fell into further disarray on Tuesday after Turkey’s leader rebuffed Mr. Trump’s emissary, John R. Bolton, and angrily dismissed his demand that Turkey agree to protect America’s Kur ...

United States | Remarks to Traveling Press | STL.News

- 2019-01-10 09:05

Erdogan says asking Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters is a 'serious mistake'

CNN - 2019-01-09 00:54
US National Security Advisor John Bolton made "a serious mistake" telling reporters that the United States would only pull out of Syria if Turkey pledged not to attack its Kurdish allies there, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. ...

Erdogan: Trump adviser's Syria comments are a 'serious mistake'

CNN - 2019-01-08 16:57
US National Security Advisor John Bolton made "a serious mistake" telling reporters that the United States would only pull out of Syria if Turkey pledged not to attack its Kurdish allies there, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. ...

Talks with US on Syria Pullout “Necessary”: France

BAS News - 2019-01-08 14:40
ERBIL —Maintaining dialogue with the United States on conditions of withdrawing troops form Syria is necessary, said French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly. The French official made the statement in a tweet after talking with US Acting Defens ...

US withdrawal in Syria hinges on safety of Kurdish allies, Bolton says

CNN - 2019-01-07 13:45
The United States will pull out of Syria only with assurances Turkey will not attack Kurdish allies there, national security adviser John Bolton told journalists on Sunday, according to reports. ...

Sawab Center, Fighting Extremism

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-07 12:05
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga In a campaign to stand against and fight extremism, the United States of America and United Arab Emirates created the Sawab Center in a joint effort. Sawab Center’s main objective is to fight back against the social me ...

US Reiterates No Withdrawal Until Turkey Guarantees Safety of Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-01-06 14:34
ERBIL — The United States maintains its stance on protecting Kurds even after it leaves Syria, saying that Turkey must guarantee the safety of Washington allies in Syria, according to National Security Advisor John Bolton. “We don’t think the Turks ought ...

US Forces Send Message to Iran by Walking on Streets in Baghdad: Official

BAS News - 2019-01-06 13:43
ERBIL — An Iraqi lawmaker said on Sunday that the United States has sent Iran a message by sending its troops to walk on the public streets in central Baghdad to remind their presence on the ground. On Saturday (5th January), a group of US forces, accomp ...

U.S. Forces Conduct Military Parade

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-06 10:07
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga United States Forces in Kuwait released in a statement that they will be conducting a military parade that focuses on commanding ground forces, desert observer exercise, and providing emergency medical services in thei ...

Jeffrey to replace McGurk in international coalition

Waar Media - 2019-01-05 16:41
United States State Department said on Friday; that US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Franklin Jeffrey; will also serve as the US envoy to the international coalition against ISIS. “In addition to his work as US Special Representative ...

James Jeffrey replaces McGurk as US envoy to int’l coalition

Rûdaw - 2019-01-05 10:32
James Jeffrey will serve as the United States envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State ...

US Says No Timeline for Syria Withdrawal

BAS News - 2019-01-04 23:37
ERBIL — The United States has no specific timeline for pulling its troops out of Syria, said a State Department official. “We have no timeline for our military forces to withdraw from Syria,” Reuters quoted the official who had asked to remain unnamed. “ ...

A congressman tries to impeach President Trump

Waar Media - 2019-01-04 18:45
California Representative Brad Sherman is expected to introduce articles of impeachment against Trump on Thursday. The Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives Brad Sherman tries to impeach President Trump, as he has formed a bill ...

Iraq Not Obliged to Abide by US Sanctions against Iran: FM

BAS News - 2019-01-03 14:08
ERBIL — The Iraqi government is not obliged to follow the United States in its sanctions against Iran, said an Iraqi top diplomat. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim said that the US sanctions are “unilateral” and ...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria, wants to protect Kurds, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-01-02 23:55

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit; wants to protect Kurds

Reuters - 2019-01-02 22:59
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would get out of Syria slowly "over a period of time" and would protect the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the country as Washington draws down troops. ...

US Troops to Move from Syria to Kurdistan in Pullout Plan

BAS News - 2019-01-02 14:07
ERBIL — The United States will move its troops from Syria to Kurdistan Region’s Erbil from where they will later leave in withdrawal plan, a high-ranking Iraqi military official said. “The US forces who withdraw from Syria, will initially head to Kurdist ...

US President said withdrawal from Syria will take four months

ANF - 2019-01-01 16:38
There are still important events to take place in the next few days: one is the trilateral meeting among Russia, Turkey and Iran which should happened before the bilateral meeting between Turkey and the United States. ...

UNHCR urges members to offer ports to stranded migrants

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 13:52
The UN Refugee Agency on Monday called on Member States to “urgently offer safe ports” to two vessels carrying 49 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean. “UNHCR [The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees], the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing to ...

The United States Can’t Rely on Turkey to Defeat ISIS – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-01-01 13:07

US Forces Evacuate First Warehouse in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-12-30 12:42
ERBIL — Military personnel of the United States have evacuated the first warehouse in the Syrian Kurdish province of Hasakah, media reports claimed. According to a source cited by Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency, the 4,306-square-foot warehouse on the b ...

Syrian army says its troops have entered Kurdish-held Manbij to thwart Turkish offensive

Washington Post - 2018-12-29 06:15
But the United States and Turkey contest any Syrian troop movement. ...

US Sets up Two Bases in Iraq after Syria Pullout Announcement

BAS News - 2018-12-26 09:54
ERBIL — The United States has established two new military bases in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, said a local source. The establishment of the new bases came in the week after President Donald Trump has announced a decision to withdraw all the US tr ...

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels reinforce Manbij as U.S. prepares exit

Jerusalem Post - 2018-12-26 01:38
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Dec. 14 that Turkish forces would enter the town if the United States does not remove the Kurdish fighters. ...

Turkey ‘determined’ to drive out Syrian Kurdish forces

Seattle Times - 2018-12-25 17:48
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Tuesday it is working with the United States to coordinate the withdrawal of American forces but remains “determined” to clear U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters from northeastern Syria. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told report ...

Footprint of US Secretary of Defense in arms trade with Turkey

ANF - 2018-12-25 11:11
According to reports related to the sale of weapons by the United States, most of the airplanes and helicopters used by the Turkish Air Force are American. ...

Trump: Saudi Arabia to pay for rebuilding Syria

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 09:25
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Saudi Arabia will spend money to help reconstruct Syria. “Saudi Arabia has now agreed to spend the necessary money needed to help rebuild Syria, instead of the United States,” Trump tweeted. “See? Isn’t it nice ...

Turkish coordination with U.S. in Syria not limited to military coordination: Erdogan spokesman

Reuters - 2018-12-24 23:04
Coordination between Turkey and the United States in Syria is not limited to military coordination, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Monday. ...

Washington Asks Iraqi Deployment to Syria as US Troops Leave

BAS News - 2018-12-24 13:31
ERBIL — The United States has asked the Iraqi government to deploy soldiers to northeast Syria to fill the gap left by the US troops, a source claimed. The report comes after US President Donald Trump announced that his country’s troops currently station ...

Turkey deploys troops near Kurdish stronghold in Syria

The New Mail - 2018-12-24 06:16
Turkey deployed hundreds of troops near a Kurdish stronghold in Syria Sunday, in the wake of the United States announcing plans to withdraw from the country. A Turkish military column… The post Turkey deploys troops near Kurdish stronghold in Syria appea ...

A Clarification about a false news article in the name of Peshmerga Ministry, regarding U.S. Forces withdrawal

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-23 16:47
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga An Arabic news outlet has shared some false news on behalf of our name, without them having tried to contact us. The news states that the Ministry of Peshmerga does not allow the United States to retreat their forces f ...

US Forces to Leave Syria, be Stationed in Kurdistan: Report

BAS News - 2018-12-23 00:32
ERBIL - The United States is reportedly trying to strengthen its presence in the Kurdistan Region, a report said, pointing out that those US forces who are expected to be pulled out of Syria, will be stationed in Erbil province. Earlier on Wednesday Pres ...

US Won’t Leave Syria Before Ensuring Its Interests: Kurdish Source

BAS News - 2018-12-22 16:52
ERBIL — The United States will ensure its interests are secured before practically withdrawing its forces from Syria, a source with knowledge about the situation in Syrian Kurdistan said. “The US will not allow the [Syrian] regime, Russia and Iran to tak ...

Turkey says it will take over fight against IS after U.S. pull-out

Reuters - 2018-12-22 11:08
Turkey will take over the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria as the United States withdraws its troops, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, in the latest upheaval wrought by Washington's abrupt policy shift. ...

United States begins withdrawal of troops from Syria as Donald Trump declares victory over Islamic State - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2018-12-22 06:25

Kurdish fighters discuss releasing ISIS prisoners

Seattle Times - 2018-12-21 09:32
Maintaining the 3,200 prisoners has been a burden on the group, and the United States has helped pay for the effort. There is no indication that American aid would necessarily end, but without U.S. troops on the ground it may prove difficult to monitor t ...

U.S. to end air war against Islamic State in Syria

Reuters - 2018-12-20 17:53
The United States will end its air campaign against Islamic State in Syria when it pulls out troops, U.S. officials said, sealing an abrupt reversal of policy which has alarmed Western allies as well as Washington's Kurdish battle partners. ...

US Extends Waiver for Iraq’s Import of Iranian Gas

BAS News - 2018-12-20 13:21
ERBIL — The United States has extended a waiver for Iraq to continue importing gas and electricity from neighboring Iran despite the sanctions, a government source confirmed. Speaking to AFP, the source, described as one close to the negotiations, said t ...

The United States and Turkey Are on a Collision Course in Syria – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-20 09:32

Task Force commander: ISIS forces degraded from caliphate to caves | Article | The United States Army

WWW - 2018-12-20 06:28

United States and Turkey face off in Syria | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-20 03:22

'We have defeated ISIS in Syria': U.S. plans to withdraw troops

Jerusalem Post - 2018-12-20 02:21
The United States still has about 2,000 troops in Syria, many of them special operations forces working closely with an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces. ...

Nikki Haley: Bn Salman Must Abandon “Bandits” Behavior

Waar Media - 2018-12-19 17:06
United States representative to the United Nations Niki Haley; addressed in a rather rough tone to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman; demanding him to abandon “bandits” behavior; Healy stated in a press statement on Tuesday. Haley is leaving her pos ...

US Considers Deployment of Roj Peshmerga to East Euphrates in Rojava: Source

BAS News - 2018-12-16 13:41
ERBIL — As Turkey is threatening to launch a new military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unites (YPG), the United States is considering available options to maintain stability in the region without losing either sides of its all ...

The Reset That Wasn’t: The Permanent Crisis of U.S.-Russia Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-15 00:19
Donald Trump is the only President of the United States since the collapse of the Soviet Union who has been unable to “reset” the U.S. relationship with Russia. While the Clinton, Bush, and Obama resets didn’t last, they provided periods of respite in the ...

US Warns Turkey not to Attack Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-13 08:44
ERBIL — The United States has warned Turkey to avoid another military incursion into the Syrian Kurdistan to attack Washington allies. "Unilateral military action into northeast Syria by any party, particularly as US personnel may be present or in the vi ...

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

FOX News - 2018-12-13 01:08
Turkey will launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria "within a few days," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, a move likely to further strain ties between NATO allies Turkey and the United States. ...

U.S. Secretary of Energy: “Kurdistan and the United States will perform joint projects.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-12 22:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga HE President Barzani and United States Secretary of Energy held a press conference where they shared an abridged summary of the their meeting — the U.S. Secretary of Energy iterating upcoming joint plans with Kurdistan ...

Nechirvan Barzani meets with the U.S. Secretary of Energy

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-12 21:02
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today evening, on December 11th, 2018, HE Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, received Rick Perry, United States Secretary of Energy, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, Secretar ...

US Embassy Issues Security Alert on 1st Anniversary of Liberation of Iraq from IS

BAS News - 2018-12-10 14:02
ERBIL — The United States embassy in Baghdad has issued a security alert for its citizens in Baghdad as celebratory gunfire is expected on Monday. It marks the first anniversary of Iraq’s liberation from the Islamic State (IS). “In observance of the Libe ...

US Asks Falih Fayadh to Abandon Candidacy for Iraq’s Interior Minister

BAS News - 2018-12-10 13:07
ERBIL — The United States has asked Iraqi politician Falih Fayadh to withdraw his candidacy for the position of Iraqi interior minister in Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi’s cabinet, a report claimed. Lebanese newspaper al-Akhbar cited an anonymous source ...

US sanctions two Turkey officials over detention of pastor Andrew Brunson, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2018-12-07 00:59

Delegation from United States Cooperation Office visits the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-06 17:49
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today morning, on December 5th, 2018, Major General Basil Mohammad (Deputy Chief of Staff, Peshmerga) and Brigadier General Hazhar Omer (Head of Communications & Cooperation of Peshmerga) received General Russell (Comm ...

US Expanding Military Airbase in Kurdistan Region: Report

BAS News - 2018-12-05 15:06
ERBIL — The United States army is now working to further expand a military airbase it had established in Kurdistan Region’s Erbil province, near Harir district, according to a report by Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. The military airbase was establish ...

US lawmakers Can Still Undo a Wrong in Afrin, Syria

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 02:09
In an unprovoked attack on American Kurdish allies in Afrin Syria, the Turks have continued a two-month long air and ground campaign with no end in sight. The Kurds have partnered with the international coalition including United States in defeating the I ...

US Options on Syria, to Strike or Not

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 01:49
The United States under President Trump is contemplating whether to strike the Assad regime after its usage of chemical weapons in the Damascus suburb Douma this past week. The first and obvious option for the president is to follow up on the promise he m ...

The Need For Strength Abroad

Stephen Mansfield - 2018-12-02 14:29
Russia’s behavior is a result of the United States’ weakness at certain critical moments. (For a recent example: our failure to support the Kurds, 93% of whom voted in favor of a referendum on independence.) Stephen believes that if the U.S. doesn’t chang ...

Former US President George H.W. Bush Dies

BAS News - 2018-12-01 08:58
ERBIL — Former President of the United States George H.W. Bush Died on Friday at the age of 94. A family spokesperson confirmed the report and said he died shortly after 10 pm on Friday at his Houston home, almost eight months after the passing of his wi ...

US Should Compensate Iraqis for Crimes It Committed: Shi’ite MP

BAS News - 2018-11-27 14:16
ERBIL — An Iraqi lawmaker for the Shi’ite Sairoon bloc has accused the United States of committing crimes against the people of Iraq, saying that Washington will have to compensate the Iraqi victims. “The US has committed crimes against the people of Ira ...

Confronting America’s Violent Extremists: A Terrorism Prevention Strategy for the Homeland

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-26 21:21
Violent extremists in the United States represent one of the most significant threats facing the homeland. This was brought into stark focus last month with a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh killing 11, the worst anti-Semitic at ...

US Plans Same “Conspiracy against Ocalan” to Repeat: PKK Leader

BAS News - 2018-11-25 12:59
ERBIL — A senior commander of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has accused the United States of conspiracy against the party, saying that Washington is planning to repeat the same plot which led to the arrest of the party’s leader Abdullah Ocalan. Dura ...

US Signs MoU to Train 30,000 SDF Fighters in Rojava

BAS News - 2018-11-25 10:12
ERBIL — The United States has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to train an additional number of 30,000 fighters of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), a source said. An unnamed commander from the People’s ...

Source Reveals Washington's "New Strategy" in Syria to BasNews

BAS News - 2018-11-24 19:43
ERBIL - A Kurdish source from the Syrian western city of Qamishlo has revealed Washington's "new strategy" in the northeastern part of the country. "The United States of America, after the elimination of an oppressive organization [Islamic State] in the ...

Iran's Rouhani calls for Muslims to unite against United States

Gulan Media - 2018-11-24 16:50

Iran 'strongly rejects' US chemical weapons accusations

Rûdaw - 2018-11-23 15:13
"The United States... has made, as is its habit, baseless accusations against the Islamic Republic which we strongly reject ...

US Welcomes Barzani’s Visit to Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-11-22 12:42
ERBIL — The United States has welcomed the visit to Baghdad by Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani. Barzani, who is also the president of largest Kurdish political party, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), arrive ...

Iraqi Hezebollah Accuses US of Helping IS Resurgence

BAS News - 2018-11-22 12:10
ERBIL — An Iranian-backed Shi’ite militia group of Iraq has once again accused the United States and its forces in the country of helping the re-emergence of the Islamic State (IS). The spokesperson of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah Brigades in Iraq, Jaafa ...

US must balance human rights concerns with 'strategic' Saudi ties: Defence Secretary Mattis, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2018-11-22 07:26

US Diplomatic Delegation Meets Masrour Barzani, Discusses Security, Politics

BAS News - 2018-11-17 14:30
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Saturday a diplomatic delegation from the United States to discuss the current political and security situation in Kurdistan and Iraq. The US delegation, headed ...

US Welcomes Resumption of Kirkuk Oil Exports

BAS News - 2018-11-17 09:50
ERBIL — The United States has welcomed Friday’s agreement between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the government of Iraq to resume the oil exports from the disputed province of Kirkuk. “Congratulations to the Iraqi government and the governme ...

Kurdistan PM, US Delegation Review Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2018-11-16 23:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Friday a diplomatic delegation from the United States, headed by Andrew Peek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran. The sides exchanged views on the latest political d ...

Iraqi PM to Visit US, Demand Longer Exemption for Trade with Iran: Report

BAS News - 2018-11-15 14:37
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is considering a visit to the United States to ask Washington to extend its exemption which allows Iraq to continue its energy purchases from Iran under sanctions. Saudi Okaz newspaper reported on Thursday th ...
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