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Opportunities and Challenges Await Kyrgyzstan’s Incoming President

International Crisis Group - 2017-11-22 23:12
The inauguration of Kyrgyzstan’s new president on 24 November is a tribute to the country’s parliamentary democracy. But to overcome continued vulnerability, Sooronbai Jeenbekov must manage powerful southern elites, define the role of religion in society ...

Rescuers Search Debris after Iran-Iraq Quake Kills Over 530

The Kurdish Project - 2017-11-15 01:44
The following article was originally published in Chicago Tribune. Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran and Iraq that killed over 530 peop ...

More Than 2000 Dead In Powerful Quake in Kermanshah province

Roji Kurd - 2017-11-15 00:01
Roji Kurd: On Sunday, at 9:48 pm local time, a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck northwest Iran near the border with Iraq. As of Tuseday, more than 2000 people had been reported dead. Thousands of people spent a second night in makeshift tents or o ...

Over 300 Dead in Earthquake in Kurdish Regions in Iran, Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-14 01:46
ERBIL — The powerful earthquake in the Kurdish regions in Iran and Iraq on Sunday left more than 340 people dead and thousands more injured. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said that the 7.3-magnitude quake was centered 32 kilometers southwest of the cit ...

A powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2017-11-13 12:11
WAAR-DUHOK: A powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake Sunday night hit the border areas between the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhilat), killing over 200 people. The earthquake killed seven in the Kurdistan Region and injured dozens of pe ...

Arin Mirkan; a resistance icon

ANHA - 2017-10-05 16:45
On this day, October 5, 2014, the historic Kobani resistance was entering its 21st day. The echo of the heroes of the east against the most powerful terrorist organization had spread in the world to make a Kobani an icon of the resistance. On this day the ...

Hezbollah says Kurdish vote a step toward wider Mideast partition

Reuters - 2017-09-30 22:52
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The powerful Lebanese group Hezbollah said on Saturday that an Iraqi Kurdish independence vote marked a first step toward the partition of the Middle East, warning that this would lead to "internal wars" and must be opposed. ...

Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendum

Washington Post - 2017-09-24 12:56
Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighboring country. ...

Powerful earthquake hits Mexico’s southern coast, kills dozens

Waar Media - 2017-09-10 16:02
WAAR-DUHOK: A massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake rocked Mexico’s southern coast early Friday, killing dozens in what may be the strongest quake to strike the country in a century. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said that at least 61 people were kille ...

At least 15 dead as massive earthquake measuring 8.2 shakes Mexico

Waar Media - 2017-09-08 16:19
WAAR-DUHOK: A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico late Thursday, killing at least 15 people and triggering a tsunami alert in what the president called the quake-prone country’s biggest one in a century. Officials evacuated residents along th ...

A Powerful and United Youth means a Powerful and Independent Kurdistan

Lawk Ghafuri - 2017-09-02 10:55
SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images By Lawk Ghafuri Kurdistan has lost hundred thousand young beautiful souls fighting for freedom of their land, as since the beginning of 20th century Kurds have been fighting and chanting for their rights and self-determination ...

Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed on Syrian border

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
BAGHDAD,— A powerful Iraqi Shiite militia says at least 40 of its militiamen have been killed in an attack across the border in Syria. The deputy head of the militia, which is known as Kattaib Sayeed al-Shuhadaa, blames U.S. forces for the assault. The s ...

Trump says US nuclear arsenal is more powerful than ever

Waar Media - 2017-08-09 16:30
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump has stated in a Twitter post on Wednesday that the US nuclear arsenal is now more powerful than ever. “My first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. It is now far stronger and more po ...

Indicators that Kurdistan Region is Stepping Toward Independence

Lawk Ghafuri - 2017-08-06 18:05
By Lawk Ghafuri While Kurdistan is going to hold a Referendum for Independence on 25th of September to whether Splitting from Iraq or not, many World Powerful Countries are investing in KRG Pre-Independence. Hence, Kurdistan Region has always been a peac ...

Venezuela's Last Flickers of Democracy

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-03 21:50
Venezuela’s political crisis took another fateful turn on Sunday 30 July with the rigged election of an all-powerful assembly mandated to rewrite the constitution. In thisA, Senior Analyst for the Andes Phil Gunson says Sunday’s vote represents the end o ...

Venezuela: “Zero hour”

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-20 21:11
As the Venezuelan government prepares to create an all-powerful constituent assembly to replace the country’s democracy, unrest is likely to reach new levels of violence. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 – Second Update early warning report for E ...

Referandum, dewletbûn û azadiya Kurdistan

Ria Taza - 2017-07-11 01:22
Suleiman Sulevani Nivîskarê frensizî Victor Hugo (1802-1885) dibêje: “Ti tiştek bihêztir nine ji bîrekê (fikrek) ku tam dema wê hatibe (Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come).” Mirov dibêje qey hevoka V.Hugo bo dema me, bo referenduma ...

Quake in Aegean shakes buildings in Greece and Turkey

Waar Media - 2017-06-13 11:07
WAAR-DUHOK: A powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday, rattling buildings from the Aegean Turkish province of Izmir to Greece’s capital of Athens. The epicenter of the quake was about ...

Derar: al-Raqqa Great Battle is greatest achievement to end IS

ANHA - 2017-06-07 11:06
The co-chair of the Syrian Democratic Board (SDB) Riyad Derar stated that the Great Battle of al-Raqqa would give people a decent return after suffering from terrors' oppression, and it would be a powerful respond to media, political and military obstacle ...

Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

Waar Media - 2017-06-06 11:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Qatar’s ruler postponed an address to his country on Tuesday over its sudden and damaging diplomatic isolation from other leading Arab nations, in order to allow Kuwait some time and room to mediate. In a sign of the potential consequences fo ...

Afghan capital mourns victims of truck bomb blast as anger swirls

Reuters - 2017-06-01 09:28
KABUL (Reuters) - Kabul on Thursday mourned victims of a powerful truck bomb that killed at least 80 people and wounded hundreds amid growing public anger at the government's failure to prevent yet another deadly attack in the heart of the Afghan capital. ...

Huge car bomb near embassies in Afghan capital, several killed

Reuters - 2017-05-31 07:06
KABUL (Reuters) - A powerful car bomb exploded in the center of Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, sending clouds of black smoke spiraling over the center of the city in an area near the presidential palace and foreign embassies, police said ...

Sadr: EU Countries Better Stop Putting Pressure on Muslims

BAS News - 2017-05-14 22:21
BAGHDAD — The powerful Iraqi Shi’ite cleric and leader of the Sadrist Movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, has warned the European countries to end pressuring the Muslim refugees as the move is likely to provoke violent acts in their countries. The remarks are app ...

France's Macron appoints Elysee secretary general, diplomatic advisor

Reuters - 2017-05-14 12:18
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron appointed Alexis Kohler on Sunday as secretary general of the Elysee palace, the most powerful role among presidential staff, while career diplomat Philippe Etienne was named as his top foreign policy adv ...

Guatemalan police arrest powerful Salvadoran gang leader

Reuters - 2017-04-11 21:32
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala (Reuters) - Guatemalan police arrested one of the top leaders of the Salvadoran criminal gang Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) on Tuesday and confiscated arms and vehicles, a police spokesman said. ...

U.N. looks for Trump foreign policy hints from tough-talking envoy

Reuters - 2017-03-30 13:38
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Nikki Haley has made a tough-talking debut as U.S. President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations but her counterparts on the powerful Security Council are waiting to see if that will translate into policies differing from ...

Michael Rubin: Erdoğan has become a dangerous joke

ANF/English - 2017-03-29 13:12
Michael Rubin stated that: “Turkish nationalism and Erdogan’s religious rhetoric are no substitute for reality. Neither can deliver a successful economy or powerful Turkey.” ...

Michael Rubin: Erdoğan became a dangerous joke

ANF/English - 2017-03-29 10:30
Michael Rubin stated that: “Turkish nationalism and Erdogan’s religious rhetoric are no substitute for reality. Neither can deliver a successful economy or powerful Turkey.” ...

Senior U.N. official quits after 'apartheid' Israel report pulled

Reuters - 2017-03-18 02:31
BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A senior U.N. official resigned on Friday over the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians, saying "powerful member states" pressured the world body and its chief with "vic ...

Syrian rebel group says U.S.-led coalition behind mosque strike

Reuters - 2017-03-17 12:21
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Ahrar al-Sham, a powerful Syrian rebel group, on Friday said the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State was behind a deadly mosque attack near Syria's Aleppo that a war monitor said killed dozens of people on Thursday evening. ...

Earthquake in southern Philippines kills four, damages infrastructure

Reuters - 2017-02-11 03:25
MANILA (Reuters) - Four people died and more than 100 were injured after a powerful earthquake struck the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines late Friday, damaging some structures and cutting power in many areas, local officials said. ...

IS Remains a Threat as Long as in Mosul: Peshmerga Commander

BAS News - 2017-02-11 01:59
107 militants were killed last month in western Kirkuk frontline only KIRKUK — Kurdistan Region remains under the threat of terrorism as long as Islamic State (IS) militants still exist in Mosul, said a Peshmerga official. “Daesh [IS] is not as powerful ...

A Yazidi Refugee, Stranded at the Airport by Trump

The Kurdish Project - 2017-02-02 23:41
A powerful story on how American President Trump's recent refugee ban has affected a Yazidi family. The post A Yazidi Refugee, Stranded at the Airport by Trump appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Sadr meets with PM Abadi

E-Kurd - 2016-12-29 10:41
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with prominent Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad on Monday to discuss the war against ISIS, the country’s security and political situation and most importantly, to mend ties after almost a year of ...

Through reclusive Wa, China's reach extends into Suu Kyi's Myanmar

Reuters - 2016-12-29 00:21
PANGSAN, Myanmar (Reuters) - China is extending its sway over an autonomous enclave run by Myanmar's most powerful ethnic armed group, sources in the region told Reuters, bolstering Beijing's role in the peace process that is the signature policy of Aung ...

Nadia's powerful message on Human Rights Day.

Nadia Murad - 2016-12-11 20:23
"Nadia Murad - thank you for this deeply moving call to #StandUp4HumanRights, and to be a human rights champion" – United Nations Human Rights Office of The High Commissioner : http://ow.ly/t696306XXNa ...

Battle for Mosul: Iraq asks for UK help to get thermobaric weapons

The Guardian - 2016-11-17 18:30
Iraqi forces admit they have faced fierce resistance from Isis fighters and want to user thermobaric weapons to drive them out of tunnels and bunkersThe Iraqi government has asked the UK to help its military obtain powerful thermobaric weapons to drive Is ...

JOLEEN - Powerful American Rock from Southern Germany

Corduene - 2016-10-14 10:03
Powerful, American rock from tranquil Rhineland-Palatinate - That's JOLEEN. With appearances at Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park, the flagships of the local music scene seem to start a steep career this year. We talked to the band to learn more about their c ...

Earthquake in central Italy leaves 30 dead

Waar Media - 2016-08-25 02:50
Waar, Duhok: A powerful earthquake hit a string of mountainous areas in central Italy on Wednesday killing at least 38 people and leaving thousands homeless. The quake struck in the early hours of the morning, razing homes and buckling roads in a cluster ...

Sadr Opposes Alleged US Military Bases in Kurdistan Region

BasNews - 2016-07-30 14:19
He urges the Iraqi central government to react over the plan ERBIL — Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, has firmly opposed to a growing US military influence in Iraq, especially in Kurdistan Region, by allegedly setting up military bases in ...

Iraqi cleric Sadr asks followers to stop attacks on rivals’ offices

Waarmedia - 2016-06-13 04:15
Waar, Duhok: Iraq’s powerful Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr asked his followers to stop attacking offices of Iranian-backed Shi’ite political parties that he accuses of corruption, after authorities said they could resort to force to restore order. Sadr’s ...

Sadr Warns of Imminent Revolution Against Corruption in Iraq

BasNews - 2016-06-06 01:01
Those responsible for the current situation must face trial BAGHDAD — The powerful Iraqi Shi’ite cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr has warned the Iraqi government if an imminent huge revolution against corruption and bloodshed in the country. The Shi’ite cleric, w ...

Exclusive: Say goodbye to OPEC, powerful Putin pal predicts

Waarmedia - 2016-05-11 02:28
Internal differences are killing OPEC and its ability to influence the markets has all but evaporated, top Russian oil executive Igor Sechin told Reuters in some of his harshest remarks ever about the oil cartel. Russia, which has been hit hard by the oil ...

Turkey's king; Erdogan after Davutoglu / Soner Cagaptay

Kurd Press - 2016-05-11 00:33
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s May 5 resignation at the request of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a further consolidation of power in the hands of a man who is already the most powerful politician in Turkey since the country became a multipa ...

Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end ‘addiction’ to oil

Waarmedia - 2016-04-25 21:07
Waar, Duhok: The powerful young prince overseeing Saudi Arabia’s economy unveiled ambitious plans on Monday aimed at ending the kingdom’s “addiction” to oil and transforming it into a global investment power. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said R ...
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