Kurdistan’s Weekly Brief November 14, 2017

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UN Gives Kurdish Teachers Human Rights Training
BAS News - 2017-11-21 01:26
ERBIL (UNAMI) — The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education in Kurdistan Region of Iraq organized a four-day training course in Erbil for 23 teacher, including 9 females,

UNICEF Thanks People of Germany for Supporting Iraqi Children
BAS News - 2017-11-21 01:26
BAGHDAD, (UNICEF) — Years of conflict have severely curtailed the rights of children in Iraq. Their rights to protection from violence, education and access to safe drinking water are under assault from nearly every direction. “UNICEF is working with par

Iraq hits Kurdish banking - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS
Arabtimesonline - 2017-11-21 01:04

KRG Calls on Int. Community to Pressure Baghdad on Lifting Sanctions
BAS News - 2017-11-21 00:22
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) calls upon the international community to intervene with the Government of Iraq to end its collective measures against the people and government of the Kurdistan Region, said the KRG. “The restrictive polic

World Digest: Nov. 20, 2017 - The Washington Post
Washingtonpost - 2017-11-21 00:06

Charles Manson dies after four decades in prison
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
He was the head of a cult, known as the Manson family, which he directed to commit murders.

Charles Manson dies aged 83 after four decades in prison
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
The cult leader sent his followers to commit a series of brutal murders in the late 1960s.

Boy, 12, buys £300,000 number plate in Abu Dhabi auction
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
A charity auction of special number plates by the Abu Dhabi police sees bids in tens of thousands of pounds.

Florida plane highway crash caught on dashcams
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
The crash was caught on the dashcams of two police officers.

Where is the Family now?
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
Charles Manson and his followers were convicted of killing nine people in 1969. What happened next?

Trump: 'N Korea supported acts of international terrorism'
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
The US president has designated Kim Jong-un's regime as a state sponsor of terrorism, triggering a new round of sanctions.

South Carolina suspect steals police car then crashes
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
South Carolina police were surprised when a suspect they just booked escapes in one of their cars.

US border agent killed in patrol 'attack'
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
They were attacked with rocks not far from the Mexico border, a US border patrol official says.

Trump declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror'
BBC - 2017-11-21 00:00
Donald Trump's move will trigger "very large" additional sanctions, the US president says.

Iran-Backed Forces Persecuting Christians Who Survived ISIS, Kurdish Parliamentarian Says | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com
Algemeiner - 2017-11-20 23:25

Iranian Kurdistan Hit by Another Earthquake
BAS News - 2017-11-20 23:01
SULAYMANIYAH — Following a deadly earthquake last week, another quake stroke Ilam province of the Iranian Kurdistan on Monday. Dara Hassan, head of the Department of Meteorology and Seismology in Sulaymaniyah, told BasNews that the quake was also felt in

PM Barzani Values Turkey’s Aid to Earthquake-Hit Areas of Kurdistan
BAS News - 2017-11-20 23:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has valued Turkey’s prompt action in sending aid to those affected by last week’s earthquake in Kurdistan Region. “Turkey was the first country to send humanitarian aid to Kurdistan Region as Hala

Iraq on Brink of a New War: Kurdistan FM
BAS News - 2017-11-20 23:01
ERBIL — The international community should realise the fact that Iraq is now on the verge of a new war, said Falah Mustafa, Kurdistan Region’s Foreign Minister. The Kurdish official believes that the anticipated security crisis in Iraq would be the resul

Iranian Border Guards Kill 1 Kurdish Porter, Injure 5 Others
BAS News - 2017-11-20 23:01
ERBIL — The Iranian armed forces opened fire at Kurdish porters (better known as Kolber) on Monday, killing one of them, said a source. Five others were also injured by direct fire from the Iranian border guards, Kurdistan24 cited a source from Hajiomara

Kurdistan Region ... Traffic accidents kill 19 thousand people in two years
Kurdiu - 2017-11-20 22:48