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Germany Provides €28 Million to Conflict-Affected Iraqis

BAS News - 2017-06-21 02:05
BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of €28 million from the German Government, which will support food assistance to 275,000 displaced Iraqis in four provinces across the country. “Germany highly appreciate ...

German police raid a peaceful gathering support from Rojava

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-19 10:11
According to reports, Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the German police forces on Saturday 17 June, to support protests of Rojava (West Kurdistan) attacked and several people were arrested and beaten. NNS ROJ brought news website in the news this lin ...

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies, aged 87

Waar Media - 2017-06-16 18:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has passed away at the age of 87, the Bild newspaper reported on Friday. According to the tabloid, Kohl died in his house in Ludwigshafen. The post Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies, aged 87 appear ...

Command of KTCC in Erbil Handed Over From Germany to Italy

BAS News - 2017-06-16 02:56
LODZ — The Kurdistan Training Coordination Centre (KTCC) on Thursday transferred the command within the frame of regular rotation from German to the Italian officials. “German Colonel Georg Oel has been the commander of the KTCC since last December. In h ...

Kurdistan Would Better Seek Independence Peaceably: German Consul

BAS News - 2017-06-09 10:53
ERBIL— People of Kurdistan Region make the final decision over their future but it would be better for them to achieve their goal in a peaceful manner, stated Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany. Speaking to Kurdistan 24 news channel on ...

German minister sees danger in ‘Trumpification’ of conflict in Gulf

Waar Media - 2017-06-07 15:58
WAAR-DUHOK: German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed alarm about the sudden escalation of tensions in the Gulf after Saudi Arabia and other states abruptly broke off ties with Qatar, warning of the dangers of “Trumpification” of relations in the ...

German cabinet recommends moving German troops from İncirlik base

Waar Media - 2017-06-07 15:58
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany’s cabinet on Wednesday recommended pulling troops from the Incirlik air base in Turkey. The Bundeswehr has about 280 military personnel stationed at Incirlik, from where they fly Tornado surveillance missions over Syria and refueling ...

Have it your way, Turkish PM tells Germany

KurdPress - 2017-06-07 08:26
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said the German government can “remove its troops however it wants” and the decision has “nothing to do with Turkey” and noted that German soldiers’ probable leaving of the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey wo ...

German troops at Incirlik, Turkey ‘ready for a transfer’

Waar Media - 2017-06-06 11:33
WAAR-DUHOK: On Monday, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (right in photo) said Turkey would continue to block a delegation of German lawmakers from visiting troops stationed at the strategic Incirlik air base. “At the moment, a visit to the NATO base in ...

Kurds Taking Part in Berlin’s Carnival of Cultures 2017

BAS News - 2017-06-05 02:30
ERBIL — Kurdish diaspora on Sunday took part in 2017 Carnival of Cultures, or better known as Karneval der Kulturen, in German capital. The multicultural festival is being celebrated in Berlin since 1996 with around 178 countries taking part. Kurdish gro ...

Afghan man kills Russian boy in Germany, and is shot dead by police

Reuters - 2017-06-04 00:06
BERLIN (Reuters) - An Afghan man killed a 5-year-old Russian boy in a home for asylum seekers near Regensburg in southern Germany on Saturday and was then shot dead by police, said German police, who confirmed earlier news media reports. ...

Reconciling Iraq's Hard Realities

International Crisis Group - 2017-06-02 00:30
In a Berlin speech to German and Dutch officers, diplomats and civilians, Crisis Group's Middle East and North Africa Program Director Joost Hiltermann argues that any attempt to help Iraqis piece their country back together again needs to take into acco ...

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Big Explosion Hits Afghan Capital, Kabul

Roji Kurd - 2017-06-01 00:16
A big explosion went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday (May 31) caused by a car bomb near the German Embassy, sending clouds of black smoke spiraling over the center of the city, killing several and wounding many others, officials said. Polic ...

The Persian writer Simin Daneshvar Passes Away in Tehran

Kurdpa - 2017-05-31 19:39
KURDPA - Simin Daneshwar, one of the greatest female writers passes away in Tehran. The most famous work of Daneshvar was the novel "Suvashun" which was translated into 17 languages including English, German and Dutch in 1990s. ...

A Kurdish film on German cinema screens

Kurdpa - 2017-05-31 19:39
Kurdpa: A Kurdish movie “Mesh” directed by Kurdish director “Shiar Abdi” will be screened in German cinemas starting tomorrow. ...

Report: EU countries working to block Turkey from hosting NATO summit

Waar Media - 2017-05-31 17:34
WAAR-DUHOK: Eighteen EU countries and Canada will fight for Belgium to host the 2018 NATO summit instead of Turkey, according to a report in the German newspaper Die Welt on Wednesday. A group of European countries in the NATO led by Germany, France, the ...

Kabul explosion: Blast kills 80 near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

Waar Media - 2017-05-31 17:34
WAAR-DUHOK: A suicide bomb attack hit near the German Embassy in Kabul during rush hour Wednesday morning, killing 80 people close to a highly secure diplomatic area, Afghan officials said. In addition to the fatalities, 300 others were injured, the heal ...

Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits

Reuters - 2017-05-30 19:04
BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies "very bad" on Tuesday, intensifying a row between the allies and immediately earning himself the moniker "destroyer of Western values" from a leading German politi ...

Germany to decide about troop withdrawal from Turkey by mid-June

Waar Media - 2017-05-29 17:20
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany, whose relations with Turkey have been strained by a series of rows, will decide within two weeks whether to withdraw troops deployed at Turkey’s Incirlik air force base, a German Foreign Ministry official said on Sunday. Roughly 250 ...

Germany says to host Tuesday meeting on Ukraine crisis

Reuters - 2017-05-29 12:47
BERLIN (Reuters) - Deputy foreign ministers from Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss the Ukraine crisis in the Normandy group format, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said. ...

'Challenging' talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

Reuters - 2017-05-26 12:34
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's rich nations at the G7 summit on Friday were expected to be "robust" and "challenging" after he had lambasted NATO allies and condemned German trade pol ...

Juncker says Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus

Reuters - 2017-05-26 11:29
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker denied on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump had aggressively condemned German trade policies during at meeting in Brussels on Thursday. ...

Brussels breaks out protests, protocol for Trump

Roji Kurd - 2017-05-26 00:05
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will unveil a monument composed of part of the Berlin Wall on Thursday, while Trump will unveil a piece of one of the World Trade Center buildings that were destroyed on September 11, 2001, leading to the NATO alliance’s on ...

German Magazine Der Spiegel Describes Iraqi Forces As "Monsters"

BAS News - 2017-05-25 15:32
ERBIL — Iraqi forces "are monsters not heroes," as in the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants they have tortured and raped civilians and those merely suspected to be affiliated with the IS without actual proof. This was done with US awareness of t ...

German troops welcome to quit Turkey: Erdogan

KurdPress - 2017-05-25 10:17
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it would not be "a major issue" for Turkey if Germany decided to pull out its troops from the country, Press TV reported. ...

The risk of deportation “Anwar Moradi Zar” to Iran by the German government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-24 16:19
According to the report, the Iranian Communist Party published and a copy of it to Kurdistan Human Rights Association has been sent, a citizen of Kurdish people of the Sanandaj in East Kurdistan called “Anwar Moradi Zar” members of the Communist Party of ...

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Germany's Schaeuble wants creative ways to build stronger EU

Reuters - 2017-05-23 21:12
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union should find ways to cooperate more closely on migration, security, foreign and economic policy, without waiting for a change to EU treaties, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday. ...

Germany Urges Iran to Stop Destabilising Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2017-05-22 22:07
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is urged to stop supporting armed groups operating inside Iraq and Syria where they are contributed to destabilisation of the region only, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday. “In many conflicts in t ...

Germany, Ukraine say aim to get back to Minsk ceasefire deal

Reuters - 2017-05-20 15:16
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko agreed on Saturday to try to improve the security situation in eastern Ukraine and return to implementing the Minsk ceasefire deal after an upsurge in violence the ...

Germany to vote on withdrawal from Turkey’s Incirlik: FM

KurdPress - 2017-05-18 11:02
The Bundestag will likely vote to withdraw troops involved in the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Syria from the Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base within a fortnight if Ankara persists in denying German MPs access to the site, German FM Sigmar Gabriel said M ...

German Holocaust denier arrested in Hungary

Reuters - 2017-05-16 18:33
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - An 81-year-old German far-right activist has been arrested in Hungary on a European warrant for offences committed while serving a prison term for denying the Holocaust, Hungarian police said on Tuesday. ...

Merkel Says Germany May Move Troops In Turkey To Another Country

Waar Media - 2017-05-16 11:37
WAAR-DUHOK: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany may move its soldiers to another country if Ankara does not grant permission to members of the German parliament’s defense committee to visit staff currently serving in a NATO missio ...

PYD Conscripts a Kurdish-German National in Rojava: Human Rights Center

BAS News - 2017-05-16 09:23
PYD-affiliated men also abducted a member of the Reform Movement ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which rules Rojava (the Syrian Kurdish region), forcefully enrolled a youth of Kurdish-German nationality in its armed units. German ...

Germany charges Syrian man with planning attack in Copenhagen

Reuters - 2017-05-15 19:30
BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities charged a Syrian man who was arrested last November as he tried to travel to Denmark with planning to build a bomb and detonate it in a crowd in the capital of Copenhagen, public prosecutors said on Monday. ...

Merkel says wants close cooperation with France's Macron

Reuters - 2017-05-13 14:24
AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she wanted close cooperation with French President-elect Emmanuel Macron and that their two countries would do everything to shape European policy. ...

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German army suspends soldier for making far-right comments

Reuters - 2017-05-12 21:00
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's armed forces have suspended a officer for making far-right comments, the defense ministry said on Friday, amid a widening scandal over fears of hardline racist views among soldiers. ...

Attention thirsty yogis: Beer Yoga is coming to London next month

Waar Media - 2017-05-12 17:26
WAAR-DUHOK: It’s a very simple, attractive concept. Beer Yoga is yoga…with beer. German yogis BierYoga kicked off the proceedings, offering classes and workshops after seeing it being taught at Burning Man. Since January, the idea’s spread internationall ...

Germany to make reforms to army after far right plot: minister

Reuters - 2017-05-10 12:58
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday said she would respond to the discovery of far right sympathizers in the German army with reforms, including revising one of the force's post-Nazi era founding principles. ...

Germany detains third man suspected of planning 'extremist' attack

Reuters - 2017-05-09 13:38
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police have detained a third man suspected of involvement in a plan by an army officer and a student to carry out an attack, possibly on left-leaning politicians who favor immigration, the federal public prosecutor said on Tuesda ...

Racist soldier's militant double life shocks Germany

Reuters - 2017-05-09 13:18
BERLIN (Reuters) - In January 2014, the commander of a French military academy rejected the master's thesis of an elite German army officer under his charge for its extremist argument that human rights could lead to the genocide of Western races. ...

German army searches all barracks after Nazi memorabilia found

Reuters - 2017-05-07 14:32
BERLIN (Reuters) - The head of Germany's armed forces has called for an inspection of all army barracks after investigators discovered Nazi-era military memorabilia in a garrison, broadening a scandal about right-wing extremism among soldiers. ...

In Pictures: Peshmerga Concludes Training on MILAN Anti-Tank System

BAS News - 2017-05-06 15:29
ERBIL — In a ceremony at the Peshmerga Ministry's headquarter in Erbil, Peshmerga forces wrapped up a training course provided to them by a German military personnel on using MILAN Anti-Tank System. Seven Peshmerga personnel participated in a two-week tr ...

German defense minister apologizes over criticism of military

Reuters - 2017-05-05 21:43
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen apologized for the tone of her criticism of the military over its handling of a racism case, as she sought to contain a divisive furore in the build up to national elections. ...

German domestic spy agency expects further cyber attacks before election

Reuters - 2017-05-04 12:17
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's domestic intelligence agency expects further cyber attacks directed against German politicians and government officials ahead of national elections on Sept. 24, the agency's chief Hans-Georg Maassen told a conference on Thursd ...
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