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KARBALA, Iraq, April 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ambassador to Iraq Salem Al-Zamanan said Friday his country was the first aid donor to reach out to Baghdad in order to meet the commitment it ... He thanked Kuwait for the humanitarian support and the security assistance it offered to Iraqi over the last years.
Do we seriously wish to re-engage militarily in Syria with our own armed forces? Have we learnt nothing from Iraq and Libya?” The former diplomat said the UK's major interest should be denying Syrian territory to ISIS, who he described as “the greatest threat to our own society since the Second World War” ...

The delegation was accompanied by the US ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman and met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri, and other senior political, religious, and security figures, as well as Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his deputy Qubad ...
Faruk Kaymakcı is the Permanent Delegate Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the European Union. He spoke to EURACTIV's Sarantis ... Also, Turkey is hosting more than 4 million people, mostly from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Bangladesh etc. We have spent more than €30 billion so far. On the ...
When I showed up at a strip-mall sushi bar in Goleta this Tuesday to interview Ambassador Joe Wilson, the famous bad-boy retired diplomat, it was definitely ... Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein personally threatened to hang him — and all embassy staff — if he helped shelter any foreigners then in Iraq.
Muqtada al-Sadr met with Netherlands Ambassador to Iraq Matthijs Wolters on Wednesday and called for international supervision of the elections. ... In his meeting with the Dutch diplomat in Najaf city, Sadr expressed the desire of the people of Iraq to “get out of their isolation” and open up to other ...

The Iraqi diplomat stressed that several member states, including Japan, Italy, the European Union, Sweden, Spain and the UAE, expressed their ... Several archaeological sites in Iraq suffered grievous damage at the hands of the Islamic State group, which declared a caliphate in the summer of 2014 from ...
Ambassador Rend Al-Rahim is a former Iraqi ambassador to the United States, served as a senior fellow for Iraq for the US Institute for Peace, and is the co-founder and president of the Iraq Foundation. In 1991 ... Ambassador Ryan Crocker is currently a visiting lecturer and diplomat-in-residence at Princeton University.
The Turkish Consulate-General in Iraq's southern city of Basra, which was closed for security reasons in 2014, will reopen “soon”, according to the Turkish Ambassador in Baghdad Fatih Yildiz. Speaking to Anadolu Agency on Friday, Yildiz said: “Turkey is a big country; it can't be limited to only certain parts ...
ISTANBUL: Iraqi military chiefs denied on Sunday that Turkish troops had crossed the border into Iraq despite a claim by Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey had launched a military operation against PKK militants in Sinjar. ... Fatih Yildiz, Turkish ambassador to Iraq, rejected any military operation in Iraq.

The moderator was Tom Le, Professor of Politics at Pomona College, and the opposing debater was Mark Lippert, former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea and former Chief of Staff to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and to the National Security Council under President Obama. As an audience member, ...
Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser HR McMaster with the hawkish former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton in the latest administration shake-up. In a sign of the administration's unusually high rate of turnover, the pro-Iraq war hardliner will become Mr Trump's third National ...
Bolton, a former US ambassador to the United Nations and Fox News analyst, is seen as a controversial pick. He has advocated war with Iran and a preemptive strike on North Korea, and remains an unapologetic supporter of the Iraq War despite the flawed intelligence used to justify the US invasion.
Since 2014, the United States has provided more than $1.7 billion in humanitarian assistance to Iraq and spent more than $11 billion militarily against ISIS. From 2003 to 2011, the United States congress authorized more than $66.7 billion through the departments of defense, state, including USAID. Iraqi ...
Years later, after leaving his post as ambassador to the UN, he pushed to expand the Iraq War into Iran. ... Citing preemptive strikes by Israel on Syrian (2007) and Iraqi (1981) reactor sites, Bolton in February of this year -- less than four weeks ago -- made a case in the Wall Street Journal for a potential US ...
Baghdad ( Iraq can resolve the differences with the United States over the purchase of Russian anti-aircraft defense systems through diplomatic means, the Iraqi ambassador to Moscow said. Speaking to Russian agency Sputnik, Haider Mansour Hadi said if there were any objections from ...
Pradeep Singh Rajpurohit, India's Ambassador to Iraq, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The Head of Iraq's ... Iraqi and Indian authorities said 38 of the bodies had been positively identified through DNA analysis. All were Indian, and all had ...
Following the invasion, the diplomat recalled, none of the US's claims, from Iraqi WMDs, to Saddam's alleged support for al-Qaeda, to the argument that the US was on a mission to liberate Iraq and overthrow its dictatorship, turned out to be true. "The real US goal was Iraq's occupation, the deployment of ...


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