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Turkey agrees to German lawmaker visit to troops, says Berlin

Waar Media - 2017-08-08 14:59
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey has agreed to let German lawmakers visit soldiers serving at an air base in Turkey next month as part of a NATO trip, a letter from the German foreign minister showed on Tuesday, after Ankara refused a visit there in July. A row over a ...

Turkey agrees to German lawmaker visit to troops, says Berlin

Reuters - 2017-08-08 13:33
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey has agreed to let German lawmakers visit soldiers serving at an air base in Turkey next month as part of a NATO trip, a letter from the German foreign minister showed on Tuesday, after Ankara refused a visit there in July. ...

Germany wants Europe to suspend preparations for EU-Turkey customs union

Waar Media - 2017-08-01 15:14
WAAR-DUHOK: The German government has asked the European Commission to suspend preparatory work on negotiations with Turkey for modernizing the EU-Turkey customs union because it would send the “wrong signal,” Reuters reported on Monday. According to the ...

Two dead in disco shooting in Germany

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 18:12
WAAR-DUHOK: German police say a shooting in a discotheque has claimed two lives, including that of the gunman, and wounded four people, three of them seriously. A tweet by police in the town of Konstanz in southwestern Baden-Wurttemberg state says one pe ...

Kurdistan-German Hesse State Ink Environment Protection Accord

BAS News - 2017-07-29 17:48
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region and the German Federal State of Hesse signed an agreement Saturday for the protection and improvement of Kurdistan environment. The accord was signed by the Board for Protection and Improvement of Kurdistan Region Environment and ...

Germany to Take in Over 1,000 Kurdish Yezidis for Medical Attention

BAS News - 2017-07-29 08:55
ERBIL — The German government has agreed to take 1069 Kurdish Yezidis in for medical treatment after they have been rescued from Islamic State (IS) slavery, an official said. Representative of Yezidis at the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry ...

At least 16 ISIS female jihadists detained in Mosul

Aranews - 2017-07-27 05:50
At least Sixteen jihadist women, including a 16-year-old German girl who ran away from home, have been arrested in Mosul as Iraqi forces re-captured the northern city from the Islamic State (ISIS). Three Iraqi intelligence officials told the Associated P ...

German Mother and Daughter Among Captured IS Members in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-26 13:27
ERBIL — Following the media reports revealing the capture of several foreign elements of the Islamic State (IS) in northern Iraq, German newspaper Die Welt related that two of them are mother and daughter, both German citizens, who had joined the extremi ...

Kurds Deserve Independence: Ex- German VC, Fischer

BAS News - 2017-07-25 17:37
ERBIL— The former vice chancellor of Germany, Joschka Fischer, stated that through their struggle against the Islamic State (IS) extremists, Kurds proved they deserve independence as a nation. During an interview, Fischer also described Kurdistan as the ...

Foreign policy of the new Turkey / Nuray Mert

KurdPress - 2017-07-24 23:38
The growing tension between Germany and Turkey is culminating to alarming levels. The crisis recently intensified after Germany reacted against the arrest of a German citizen along with Turkish NGO members, who are being accused of plotting against Turkey ...

Prison sentence for Kurdish politician by German court

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-23 15:00
Following a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Hamburg High Court sentencing in Germany a two years and nine months jail for Kurdish politician from north of Kurdistan Zaki Eroglu issued. It should be noted that Zaki Eroglu was arrest ...

Merkel finally breaks silence as Germany threatens to suspend EU payments

Waar Media - 2017-07-20 13:31
WAAR-DUHOK: The German Chancellor said Turkey’s actions were cause for “grave concern”, after a number of activists were detained. Earlier this week Turkey arrested rights activists including Amnesty International’s Turkey head Idil Eser and German citiz ...

The endless excuses for European convert ISIS members

Seth Frantzman - 2017-07-18 21:58
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Recently a woman alleged to be a German convert who became a “teenage ISIL bride” was pulled from the rubble of Mosul. “[She was] from the […] ...

Misidentified IS Member Probably a Runaway German Schoolgirl

BAS News - 2017-07-18 18:55
ERBIL- A teenager who was who mistakenly identified as an Islamic State (IS) sniper, then a Kurdish Yezidi captive and later as a Chechen IS member is probably a runaway German schoolgirl. According to a report by the Daily Mail, the 16-year-old girl Lin ...

German LOG Delivers 20 Tons of Food to Mosul IDPs via Erbil Airport

BAS News - 2017-07-18 17:48
The aid was delivered in collaboration with BCF ERBIL — German humanitarian organization Wings of Help - Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen (LOG), in collaboration with Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF), delivered 20 tons of food assistance to the internally displace ...

German Court Sentences Syrian Refugee to Prison on Terrorism Charges

BAS News - 2017-07-12 23:58
SOFIA — A German court convicted a Syrian refugee on terrorism charges after he was suspected of plotting an attack in Denmark. The court found the 21-year-old man guilty “of collecting components to make bombs with the intent of carrying out attacks in ...

Topless protesters disrupt Woody Allen concert in Germany

Waar Media - 2017-07-12 13:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Topless activists interrupted a concert by Woody Allen in Germany, calling for an end to the “culture of silence” around sexual abuse allegations against the US director. The German branch of the feminist group Femen posted a video on its Fac ...

Germany begins troop withdrawal from Turkey’s Incirlik

Kurdistan24 - 2017-07-10 18:23
A soldier of the German Armed Forces Bundeswehr wears a patch of the combat wing (Einsatzgeschwader) next to a German Tornado jet in a hangar at the air base in Incirlik, Turkey. (Photo: Reuters/Tobias Schwarz) ...

Angela Merkel to BasNews: I Support Iraqi Kurds

BAS News - 2017-07-10 17:55
ERBIL— German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated on Monday that she sides with the Iraqi Kurds at the same time that she hopes for the Kurdistan Region to stay with Iraq. Merkel made the remark as she responded in a press conference after the G20 Summit to ...

German police clash with protesters before G-20 summit

Waar Media - 2017-07-07 08:29
WAAR-DUHOK: German police clashed with violent protesters Thursday in Hamburg a day ahead of the Group of 20 summit, using water cannons, pepper spray and batons to disperse marchers after some attacked them with bottles and other objects. The skirmishes ...

Xaneqîn ji german dikele

Rûdaw - 2017-07-03 09:15
Di heyama 3 rojan de zêdetirî 40 kesan, ji ber bilindbûna pleyên germê nexweş bûne, ...

The pressure of the Turkish government on the Kurds living in Germany

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-30 11:28
The Turkish government has five lists that include the names of the Names Kurds living in Germany available to the German government put. Meanwhile, the German government the names of those on the list of the danger of assassination informed according to ...
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