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VICE - 2017-10-16 18:30
Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, British cops investigate Weinstein, Iraqi troops enter Kurdish territory, and more. ...

KRG welcomes decision to establish team to investigate ISIS crimes

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-23 00:02
Today the United Nations Security Council unanimously voted to establish a team to assist Iraq in investigating ISIS crimes and holding the terrorist group accountable for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. A Special Adviser will be appoin ...

UN Security Council Passes Resolution to Investigate into IS Crimes

BAS News - 2017-09-21 21:29
ERBIL — The UN Security Council passed a new resolution on Wednesday, supporting the investigation of crimes committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq. The resolution was drafted by the United Kingdom and Iraq, and was supported by all 15 mem ...

Iraq seeks international help to investigate Islamic State crimes

Nadia Murad - 2017-08-17 19:12
Britain, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad, a woman from the Yazidi religious minority who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters in Mosul, have been pushing Iraq to allow a U.N. inquiry. Read more on Reuters. ...

Efforts to Introduce Kakayis' Massacre in Alwat as "Genocide" Ongoing

BAS News - 2017-08-16 16:11
ERBIL—A team from Peshmerga officers, investigators and lawyers has visited the site of the massacre of Kakayis in a village of Kirkuk province to investigate how the attack was conducted and to collect evidence to present the case as genocide in the Ira ...

‘Unexploded WWII bomb’ found at Japan Fukushima nuclear plant

Waar Media - 2017-08-10 15:03
WAAR-DUHOK: A suspected World War II bomb was found Thursday on the premises of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, an official said, with police called in to investigate. The 85-centimetre (2.9 foot) long object, believed to be an unexploded bomb ...

Russia demands probe of US downing Syrian aircraft

Waar Media - 2017-06-22 11:02
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia wants the United States to investigate its downing of a Syrian military aircraft in Raqqa province over the weekend, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday. “We demand a thorough investigation by the US comm ...

U.N. names team to investigate crimes against Myanmar Rohingya

Reuters - 2017-05-30 10:25
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations named a trio of independent experts on Tuesday to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by Myanmar security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. ...

Manchester police beefed up after attack but envy Fortress London

Reuters - 2017-05-24 18:39
LONDON (Reuters) - Hours after the Manchester suicide bombing, British Prime Minister Theresa May stood on the steps of her official Downing Street residence and promised to give police the resources they needed to investigate the attack. ...

New police taskforce to target Indonesian gays

Reuters - 2017-05-24 11:50
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Police in Indonesia's most populous province plan to deploy a taskforce to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activity, a move likely to fuel concerns of a widening crackdown on the community in the Muslim-majori ...

17 Overseas Universities Help Erbil Archeology Directorate

BAS News - 2017-05-18 15:28
ERBIL— Erbil Archeology Directorate has signed contracts with some 17 foreign universities to investigate the ancient sites of Erbil, according to an official. Goran Mohammed, chief of excavation department at the directorate said the five-year contracts ...

French investigate suspected accomplice in militant attacks

Reuters - 2017-05-16 14:52
PARIS (Reuters) - An Algerian has been put under formal investigation in France on suspicion of aiding deadly Islamist militant attacks in Paris in late 2015 and an earlier failed attack on a cross-border high-speed train, a judicial source said on Tuesda ...

Iraqi MPs Collect Signatures to Summon Senior Security Officials

BAS News - 2017-05-11 16:20
ERBIL — The Iraqi lawmakers have collected signatures, in a bid to summon the senior security officials in order to investigate into the security situation of the country. Majid Shangali, a member of the Iraqi parliament, told BasNews that 134 signatures ...

U.N. expert keen to probe Philippines killings, but won't debate Duterte

Reuters - 2017-05-06 16:13
MANILA (Reuters) - A United Nations expert who irked the Philippines with a surprise visit said on Saturday she was keen to return and investigate alleged summary killings, but only if President Rodrigo Duterte drops his condition that she must hold a deb ...

Ministry of Interior to Investigate Assassinations in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-05-04 16:43
ERBIL— Iraqi Minister of Interior Qasim al-A'araji has ordered to form a committee to summon the security officials in Kirkuk and investigate a number assassinations committed in the province, said the spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior. Addressin ...

Canadian police investigate Facebook beating video in murder case

Reuters - 2017-04-27 04:24
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Canadian police said on Wednesday they were investigating whether a beating captured on video, reported to have been distributed through social networking site Facebook Inc, may be connected to a young woman's murder. ...

U.S. troubled by increasing extrajudicial killings in Philippines

Reuters - 2017-04-20 22:21
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it was troubled by the growing number of extrajudicial killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and called on Manila to stick to its commitment to investigate them. ...

Borussia Dortmund attack: Police investigate Islamist link

Waar Media - 2017-04-12 14:45
WAAR-DUHOK: German police are investigating a possible Islamic extremist link to the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund football team’s bus, German media say. A letter found near the scene cites the Berlin Christmas market attack and military operations in ...

Venezuela confirms young man killed during anti-Maduro protests

Reuters - 2017-04-07 16:28
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities confirmed that a young man was killed on Thursday during anti-government protests and vowed to investigate the fatal attack, the first since a controversy over the Supreme Court blew up last week. ...

PKK Investigating Civilians at Checkpoints in Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-03 14:36
He accuses PKK of instigating chaos SINJAR — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has set up a checkpoint between Khanasor compound and Sinune district near the town of Sinjar, where they investigate the civilians passing through the area, said an official.In ...

HRW urges KRG to investigate the use of deadly force in Shengal

ANF/English - 2017-03-30 16:03
KRG forces fired rubber and live bullets at protesters in Shengal on March 14, 2017, killing one person and wounding at least seven, HRW said, and called on KRG authorities to investigate the use of lethal force against the protesters. ...

U.N. launches probe of crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

Reuters - 2017-03-24 11:49
GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine ...

British police investigate attack on parliament that killed five

Reuters - 2017-03-23 08:54
LONDON (Reuters) - British counter-terrorism police were investigating the background of an attacker who killed four people and injured about 40 before being shot to death by police just outside the British parliament in London. ...

East Libyan forces say they will investigate Benghazi abuses

Reuters - 2017-03-21 14:46
BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS (Reuters) - An eastern Libyan force says it will investigate abuses by its troops, after images showing the public display of corpses and allegations of summary killings surfaced following the end of a siege in Benghazi last week. ...

Italy probes suspected sale of European visas in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
ROME,— Italy’s foreign ministry said Tuesday it had asked a prosecutor to investigate the suspected sale of European visas by officials at its consulate in the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq. The move followed reports that entry visas for Italy and ...

Hawar news agency enters 5th year

ANHA - 2017-03-01 12:46
Hawar news agency founded in March 1, 2013, entered the 5th year, meantime the Middle East in suffering from massive disinformation, Hawar news agency sought during the past 4 years to investigate truth, and to become the voice of the region’s peoples. ...

Italian consulate official in Kurdistan replaced over travel visas

Waar Media - 2017-03-01 11:32
WAAR-DUHOK: Italy on Tuesday asked prosecutors to investigate visa irregularities by its consulate office in Erbil, Kurdistan Region. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Italian foreign ministry said their investigations have found “irregularities” in gran ...

Italy Replaces Consulate Official in Erbil over Visa-selling Probe

BAS News - 2017-02-28 22:32
“Irregularities” were found in granting Italian visa in Erbil consulate, ministry says ERBIL — Italy on Tuesday asked prosecutors to investigate visa irregularities by its consulate office in Erbil, Kurdistan Region. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Ita ...

Myanmar to probe police over allegations of crimes against Rohingya

Reuters - 2017-02-13 07:34
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar is to investigate whether police have committed abuses against Rohingya Muslims, the government has said, after officials promised that allegations of atrocities against members of the Muslim minority would be looked into. ...

Court of Genocide to Be Formed in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-02-04 17:37
The court will help to internationally introduce massacres against Kurdish people ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has voiced its consent for forming a special court to investigate the genocide in the Kurdistan Region, said spokesperson for KR ...

Austria police investigate Afghans over New Year's sexual assaults

Reuters - 2017-01-09 19:33
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian police are investigating six Afghan refugees over sexual attacks on 18 women during New Year's Eve celebrations in the western province of Tyrol, a police officer involved with the case said on Monday. ...

Erbil Asayish investigate murder of Islamic preacher

Waar Media - 2016-11-23 19:57
Waar, Duhok: Erbil police forces (Asayish) have launched an investigation into the murder of an Islamic preacher who was killed at his home by a number of gunmen in Erbil. “Asayish, along with other related institutions, have begun a thorough investigatio ...

A motorcycle bombed wounding two people

ANHA - 2016-10-23 11:29
HASAKA– as a result of an explosion that has taken place in the Sunday popular souk in Misherfe neighborhood in the city of al Hasakah two persons were wounded, while Asayîş forces began to investigate the circumstances of the incident. The motorcycle exp ...

ICC has to investigate Russian war crimes in Syria’s Aleppo: France

Aranews - 2016-10-11 01:10
ARA News The International Criminal Court has to investigate possible war crimes committed by Russia and the Assad regime in Syria’s Aleppo, French officials said on Monday. “We do not agree with what Russia is doing, bombarding Aleppo. France is committe ...

KDP to investigate sacking of Hoshyar Zebari

Waar Media - 2016-09-25 17:31
Waar, Duhok: A member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo described ousting Iraq’s Finance Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, as politically motivated. Hoshyar Zebari, a Kurd and a prominent figure in the KDP, lost his post Finance Minister after the ...

Iran insists on forming fact finding of Mina tragedy

KurdPress - 2016-09-18 16:02
Head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization underlined that Iran is seriously following up setting up a fact-finding committee to investigate Mina tragic incident which resulted in death of nearly 500 Iranians during last year’s Hajj rituals. ...
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