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Tillerson will not meet Turkey opposition in Ankara visit this week
Reuters - 2017-03-28 02:23
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not meet members of Turkish opposition groups during a one-day visit to Ankara this week where talks with President Tayyip Erdogan will focus on the war in Syria, senior U.S. officials said ...

Turkish Foreign Ministry summons Swiss ambassador over PKK rally in Bern
KurdPress - 2017-03-27 14:05
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on March 26 summoned Switzerland’s ambassador to Ankara to express its reaction over a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) rally targeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Swiss capital Bern. ...

Turkish claims on Iran are baseless: Foreign Ministry spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-03-27 14:05
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on March 26 called recent remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as “baseless and meddlesome,” stating that Ankara is playing a blame game to justify its expansionist polices, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

PYD's Muslim: The US and Russia may tell Turkey to 'get out of Syria'
ANF/English - 2017-03-27 12:23
PYD Co-President stated that Russia and the US may have reached an agreement in order to get Turkey out of Syria. He said Russia built a base in Efrîn in order to fight gang groups and that the relations between the PYD and Moscow continue as before. ...

Call for aid for the refugees at Ayn Îsa Camp in Girê Spî
ANF/English - 2017-03-27 12:23
Ayn Îsa Camp Migration Committee President Jalal al Ayaf called upon international humanitarian aid organisations to provide support for the refugees sheltered at the camp in Girê Spî. ...

Swiss investigate protest sign calling for Erdogan's killing
Reuters - 2017-03-27 10:46
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether a protest sign calling for the killing of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan violated laws against inciting violence, police said on Monday. ...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan slams Germany and Switzerland
NRT - 2017-03-26 21:09

Erdogan says Turkey may hold referendum on EU accession bid
Waar Media - 2017-03-26 18:57
WAAR-DUHOK: President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey may hold a second referendum on whether to continue with European Union accession talks, following a planned vote on April 16 that could give him sweeping new powers. “Right now we are holding ...

Turkey summons Swiss ambassador over anti-Erdogan protest in Bern: sources
Reuters - 2017-03-26 16:40
ANKARA (Reuters) - The Turkish foreign ministry summoned Switzerland's ambassador to Ankara on Sunday over a protest in Bern that it said was organized by supporters of terrorist groups and targeted President Tayyip Erdogan, foreign ministry sources said. ...

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said country may hold a Brexit-like referendum on pursuing European Union membership
Thesun - 2017-03-26 10:54

Iranian President visits Kurdistan Province
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-26 04:55

Iran on the path of development: president
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 22:56
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Iran is on the path of development and urged all the Iranians to join hands to help the country further prosper. ...

Oproep tot doden Turkse president Erdogan voor parlementsgebouw Zwitserland in Bern - DutchTurks.nl | Nieuws & Opinie
Dutchturks - 2017-03-25 21:14

Turkey summons Swiss envoy over rally it says supported terrorism
Reuters - 2017-03-25 21:02
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Switzerland's charge d'affairs in Ankara on Saturday to complain about a protest in Bern that it said supported terrorism and included a poster calling for the assassination of President Tayyip Erdog ...

Gorran leader pens thank you letters to President, PM Barzani
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 20:59
I received your condolences for the death of my wife, Shuhla ...

China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil
Reuters - 2017-03-25 19:49
BRASILIA/BEIJING (Reuters) - China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts ...

Thousands of protesters call for Guinea Bissau leader to quit
Reuters - 2017-03-25 18:21
BISSAU (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters in Guinea Bissau's capital on Saturday demanded President Jose Mario Vaz step down to resolve a political crisis that has paralyzed the coup-prone West African country. ...

Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines
BBC - 2017-03-25 02:13
Amid a worsening economic crisis, President Maduro of Venezuela asks the United Nations for help. ...

British MPs say Turkish president using attempted coup to suppress human rights | World news | The Guardian
The Guardian - 2017-03-25 01:47

Ousted Egyptian President Mubarak freed from detention: lawyer
Rojikurd - 2017-03-25 00:09
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been released from detention. The 88-year-old former leader has spent much of the past six years in hospital. After six years in detention, Hosni Mubarak walked free from a military hospital in Cairo on Friday. ...

To win votes for his campaign Turkish president plans to visit Kurdish areas
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 15:06
"We will try for the highest vote, over 60 percent Yes vote, ...

Egypt's former President Mubarak back at home
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 15:06
The 88-year-old former ruler was loaded into an ambulance. ...

Le Pen says, if elected, will mull swift lifting of Russia sanctions
Reuters - 2017-03-24 14:46
MOSCOW (Reuters) - French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday after meeting President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin she would consider what she had to do to swiftly lift European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if ...

Syria's Ja'afari says U.S. action on Raqqa would be illegitimate
Reuters - 2017-03-24 14:46
GENEVA (Reuters) - Any U.S.- or Turkish-backed attack on Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa would be illegitimate unless coordinated with President Bashar al-Assad's government, the Syrian chief negotiator at peace talks in Geneva said on Friday. ...

Ousted Egyptian President Mubarak freed from detention
Waar Media - 2017-03-24 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been released from detention. The 88-year-old former leader has spent much of the past six years in hospital. Hosni Mubarak walked free from a military hospital in Cairo on Friday, after being clear ...

Turkey: Provisional release of Mr. Raci Bilici, IHD Vice-President / March 24, 2017 / Urgent Interventions / Human rights defenders / OMCT
OMCT - 2017-03-24 12:38

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak walks free
BBC - 2017-03-24 11:06
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's ex-president, freed after he was cleared of murdering protesters in 2011 Arab Spring protests ...

Bulgaarse president verzet zich tegen Erdogan | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl
NU - 2017-03-23 21:20

France's Hollande says French suspect likely involved in attempted Antwerp attack
Reuters - 2017-03-23 15:50
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that a French national appeared to have been involved in a suspected, attempted attack in the Belgium city of Antwerp. ...

Maduro's awkward TV shows raise hackles amid Venezuela crisis
Reuters - 2017-03-23 15:30
CARACAS (Reuters) - A single mom tells Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, on live television that she cannot afford to adequately feed her four kids, and he quickly changes the subject to joke about her foreign-sounding name, Joandry Smith. ...

President Barzani Meets U.N. Envoy in Iraq
Presidency-Kurdistan - 2017-03-23 13:31

Iraqi PM Abadi to meet U.S. president Trump on Monday
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
WASHINGTON,— U.S. President Trump will host Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the White House on Monday. As he left Iraq for the United States Sunday, Abadi said Iraqi forces were close to ridding the country of ISIS and that he would talk to the U ...

Iraq’s Abadi meets with U.S. president Trump at White House
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
WASHINGTON,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he won assurances of greater U.S. support in fighting Islamic State militants in talks on Monday with President Donald Trump and top advisers, but cautioned that military might alone would not be suf ...

Thousands celebrate the Kurdish New Year of Newroz in Turkey
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Kurdish celebrations of the New Year, Newroz, on Tuesday mixed peacefully with protests against expanding the powers of Turkey’s president. Thousands celebrated the Newroz in Istanbul and in Diyarbakir, a mainly ...

Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack
BBC - 2017-03-23 03:56
The US president's son hits out at Sadiq Khan for comments made last year about terror preparedness. ...

Erdogan calls on Europe to respect human rights, democracy Orient Net Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday (March 22) that Europeans across the world would ..
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

Barzani Meets with Ambassadors in Erbil
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
ERBIL — On the occasion of the Kurdish New Year, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received foreign envoys in Erbil to celebrate Nawroz together. Ambassadors and diplomatic representatives of 35 countries were present at the gathering. Briefing t ...

Turkse president Erdogan stuurt condoleance bericht aan Britse premier May na terreuraanslag Londen - DutchTurks.nl | Nieuws & Opinie
Dutchturks - 2017-03-22 22:02

U.S. President Trump sends Newroz message
NRT - 2017-03-22 20:38

Foreign diplomats in Erbil in Kurdish clothes for Newroz with President Barzani
Rûdaw - 2017-03-22 20:05

Germany’s new president says Erdogan jeopardizing Turkish success
NRT - 2017-03-22 15:58

Turkish President Sends Nawroz Congratulations in Kurdish
BAS News - 2017-03-22 14:20
He stresses coexistence and brotherhood among nations ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended his congratulations to the people of Turkey on Nawroz occasion on Tuesday stressing brotherhood and coexistence in the country. Erdogan posted h ...

Syrian army sends reinforcements as rebels press Hama attack
Reuters - 2017-03-22 12:28
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army is sending reinforcements to face a major rebel offensive in Hama province, a Syrian military source told Reuters on Wednesday, as insurgents pressed an attack in a western area critically important to President Bashar a ...

KES celebrates Newroz
Kurdish-European Society - 2017-03-22 07:02
Opening speech The President of the Kurdish-European Society Kahraman Evsen welcomes the... ...

Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition
Reuters - 2017-03-22 05:56
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from 68 countries meet in Washington on Wednesday to agree on the next steps to defeat Islamic State, the first such gathering of the U.S-led military coalition since the election of President Donald Trump in Novem ...

Turkish president says Olympic selection process is not fair
Rûdaw - 2017-03-22 03:15
Erdogan believes Turkey has a proven track record of hosting big events ...

South Korea’s ex-president Park interrogated by prosecutors
Orient News - 2017-03-22 02:07

South Korea's Park goes home after 14-hour interrogation in graft probe
Reuters - 2017-03-21 23:54
SEOUL (Reuters) - Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye left prosecutors' offices early on Wednesday after being questioned in an investigation into a corruption scandal that ended her presidency this month. ...

KRG Envoy Attends Abadi, Trump Meeting
BAS News - 2017-03-21 20:24
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s envoy attended a meeting between the US President Donald Trump and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Washington. According to a press release by Abadi’s office, the discussions were focused on continued cooperation in the ...

Polish minister accuses EU's Tusk over Smolensk plane crash
Reuters - 2017-03-21 13:34
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's defense minister accused European Council President Donald Tusk of working with Russia's Vladimir Putin to harm Polish interests in connection with a 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others in Russia ...

President Sargsyan congratulates Kurdish community of Armenia on Newroz | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency
Armenpress - 2017-03-21 09:17

Armenian President congratulates Kurdish community on Nowrus - Mediamax.am
Mediamax - 2017-03-21 08:09

Iraqi PM felicitates Newruz to Massoud Barzani
KurdPress - 2017-03-21 06:26
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi felicitated Kurdistan Region president Massoud Barzani on the advent of Newruz. ...

Trump and Abadi Meet in Washington
BAS News - 2017-03-21 01:09
LEEDS — The President of the United States Donald Trump met with the Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi on Monday, two days ahead of a ministerial which will discuss the ongoing global military campaign against the so-called Islamic State (IS) group ...

Taiwan’s Ex-Presidents: A Carousel of Legal Problems
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-03-21 00:15
On March 14, the former president of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou, was charged with leaking classified information related to a wiretapping case. This indictment is not the first—or even second—time that a former president of the country has experienced legal tr ...

Abadi Congratulates Barzani on Nawroz
BAS News - 2017-03-20 21:04
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has congratulated Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and the people of Kurdistan Region who celebrate the Kurdish New Year known as Nawroz. In an official letter, Abadi wished the Kurdish New Year bring ...

Barzani: Kurdish Nation Should gets their Sovereignty
Waar Media - 2017-03-20 18:57
WAAR-DUHOK: In a Nawroz message on the eve of the Kurdish New Year on Monday Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said that Nawroz is for the Kurds the symbol of the demise of the enemy and start of a new life. Barzani said that the month of March w ...

British FM congratulates President Barzani on Nawroz
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-20 16:36

Kurdistan president receives Nawroz’ congratulation letter from Iraqi PM
Waar Media - 2017-03-20 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani received a letter from Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on the occasion of the commencement of the Nawroz holiday, wishing the holiday brings joy, happiness, stability, and good health. The prime ministe ...

Barzani: Sacrifices of Kurdistan People Should Result in Sovereignty
BAS News - 2017-03-20 13:02
Barzani released a statement on Nawroz occasion ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani released a statement on Monday on the Kurdish new year [Nawroz] occasion in which he asks the people of Kurdistan Region to have hopes that their perseveran ...

Iran's Khamenei criticizes economy, piling pressure on president
Reuters - 2017-03-20 12:59
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Monday the government's economic policies had fallen short and called for a new "resistance economy" to create jobs, piling pressure on the president before May elections. ...

Kurdish president receives joyous Newroz letter from Iraqi PM
Rûdaw - 2017-03-20 12:20
We hope the coming of Newroz brings with it joy ...

Honduras convicts Mexican, two Hondurans for plotting to kill president
Reuters - 2017-03-20 01:32
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A court found a Mexican man and two Hondurans guilty of plotting to assassinate Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who has extradited more than a dozen drug lords since taking office, a judicial spokesman and security offic ...

Russia ‘can’t satisfy’ Erdogan’s ambitions on Kurdish issue
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
MOSCOW,— On March 10, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Moscow. This was Erdogan’s second visit after the normalization of relations between the two countries. During the Friday meeting, the leaders discussed bilateral cooperation and the si ...

PKK’s Bayik calls for retreat of Roj Peshmerga in Iraq’s Sinjar
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
QANDIL,— The KDP-affiliated Roj Peshmerga who were deployed to YBS controlled areas of Sinjar need to retreat if rival Kurdish groups are to solve the problems at the negotiation table, the Co-President of Executive Council Kurdistan Communities Union (K ...

It is friendships and alliances that will protect the USA
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Harun Yahya | Ekurd.net The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. The executive order “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” signed last week by US President Donald Trump suddenly came to ...

Syrian Kurdish safe zones could thwart Iranian threat to Israel: experts
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
JERUSALEM,— In an exclusive interview with JerusalemOnline, Middle East experts David Keleti and Jerry Gordon stated that in last month’s meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump, the two discussed ways of m ...

U.S. plans to send another 1,000 troops to Syrian Kurdistan: official
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
WASHINGTON,— Up to 1,000 additional US troops could deploy to Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon, a US defense official said on Wednesday. The plans, which still need to be approved by President Donald Trum ...

Abadi Left for Washington
BAS News - 2017-03-19 20:43
He will be meeting with President Trump ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday headed to Washington to meet with US President Donald Trump and other officials, The premier’s office said. Abadi will also meet with Vice President Mike Pence ...

Turkey's Erdogan on German journalist: 'Thank God' he was arrested
Reuters - 2017-03-19 15:03
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday accused a jailed Turkish-German journalist of being a terrorist agent, adding "Thank God he has been arrested", comments likely to cause further unease in Berlin over the incident. ...

British Foreign Secretary Congratulates Barzani on Nawroz
BAS News - 2017-03-19 14:23
He looks forward to strengthening relations between the UK and Erbil ERBIL — The British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, on Sunday wrote a letter to the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani to congratulate him and the people of the Kurdistan Regio ...

Germany Turkey: 30,000 Kurds in Frankfurt anti-Erdogan protest
BBC - 2017-03-19 01:53
Turkey accuses Germany of hypocrisy after 30,000 Kurds rally in Frankfurt against President Erdogan. ...

Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life
Reuters - 2017-03-18 21:04
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for life and that the Soviet Union would never have collapsed had Putin been in charge. ...

Thousands of Kurds Protest Erdogan, Turkish Referendum in Germany
Newsweek - 2017-03-18 17:20
Demonstrators fear the April referendum will give the Turkish president license to go after Kurds if voters approve it. ...

Thousands of Kurds protest against Turkey's Erdogan in Frankfurt
Reuters - 2017-03-18 15:38
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Around 9,000 Kurdish supporters demonstrated in the German city of Frankfurt on Saturday against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and an April referendum that would give him sweeping new powers. ...

Russia's Putin, Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev discuss Syria on phone
Reuters - 2017-03-18 11:40
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed the Syria crisis by phone, the Kremlin said on Saturday, after peace talks in Kazakhstan closed without any substantive negotiations. ...

Independent Kurdistan a gift for martyrs: President Barzani
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-18 00:20

Turkey Opens Over 2,600 Criminal Cases for Insulting President
Sputnik - 2017-03-17 20:16

President Erdogan: Europese Turken maak 5 kinderen - DutchTurks.nl | Nieuws & Opinie
Dutchturks - 2017-03-17 15:25

Trump says North Korea 'behaving very badly,' China has done little to help
Reuters - 2017-03-17 15:00
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday North Korea is "behaving very badly" and China has done little to help, hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said a U.S. policy of strategic patience with North Korea had ended. ...

Erdogan accuses EU of ‘crusade’ against Islam
Waar Media - 2017-03-17 14:18
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey´s president Thursday accused the EU´s top court of starting a “crusade” against Islam after a ruling allowing European companies to ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols including the Islamic headscarf. “The Europea ...

Turkey: Arbitrary arrest of Raci Bilici, Vice-President of the Human Rights Association (IHD) / March 17, 2017 / Urgent Interventions / Human rights defenders / OMCT
OMCT - 2017-03-17 14:07

Barzani: Sinjar Can't be Rebuilt with Unofficial Forces Present
BAS News - 2017-03-17 13:53
ERBIL — The predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar cannot be reconstructed as long as unofficial armed forces maintain their presence in the area, said Kurdistan Reign President Masoud Barzani. Kurdistan24 reported that the Kurdish President on Friday met w ...

Missing from Trump's grand Navy plan: skilled workers to build the fleet
Reuters - 2017-03-17 11:37
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump says he wants to build dozens of new warships in one of the biggest peace-time expansions of the U.S. Navy. But interviews with ship-builders, unions and a review of public and internal documents show maj ...

Tunahan Kuzu staat niet achter woorden Turkse president Erdogan - DutchTurks.nl | Nieuws & Opinie
Dutchturks - 2017-03-16 23:16

Barzani: Independence Best Tribute to Halabja
BAS News - 2017-03-16 20:07
ERBIL — The best tribute to the victims of Halacha chemical attack will be the declaration if Kurdistan Independence, said Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. On the 29th anniversary of the attack, Barzani saluted the martyrs and all those affecte ...

U.N. warns more than military spending needed to fight terrorism
Reuters - 2017-03-16 18:24
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday that "more than military spending" is needed to combat terrorism, after U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an extra $54 billion in military spending in 2018. ...

McDonald's deletes tweet attacking Donald Trump
BBC - 2017-03-16 16:18
McDonald's says its Twitter account was "compromised" after it sent an insulting message to President Trump. ...

Dutch vote puts question mark over euro zone chief Dijsselbloem
Reuters - 2017-03-16 15:24
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Jeroen Dijsselbloem may have to stand down as president of the Eurogroup which coordinates policy in the euro zone if he cannot retain his role as Dutch finance minister in a new coalition after his party was routed in Wednesday's ele ...

Putin: Russia sees good prospects for cooperation with Iraq
Waar Media - 2017-03-16 15:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia and Iraq have good prospects for cooperation, especially, in the fuel and energy sphere, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. “We see good prospects to expand mutually beneficial cooperation with Iraq in various spheres, mainly, ...

US federal judge in Hawaii halts Trump’s second travel ban
Waar Media - 2017-03-16 13:12
WAAR-DUHOK: A federal court in Hawaii on Wednesday halted Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating fresh defeat. US District Ju ...

Iraqi PM and Kurdistan Region representative to meet Donald Trump
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 07:17
The US President Donald Trump will meet with an Iraqi delegation consisting of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Kurdistan Region representative next week. ...

US Vice President Calls for an End to IS Genocide against Kurdish Yezidis
BAS News - 2017-03-15 22:46
One of the survivors says the genocide is still going on ERBIL — US Vice-President Mike Pence on Wednesday called for an end to the genocide of Christians and Kurdish Yezidis at the hands of Islamic State (IS). “Grateful that OTD in 2016, House recognize ...

Trump Paid $38M in Taxes, Made More Than $150M in 2005
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 16:38
WAAR-DUHOK: President Donald Trump earned more than $150 million and paid $38 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since sought to eliminate, according to highly sought-after tax documents ...

Pro-Erdogan supporters hack Twitter accounts
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 16:38
WAAR-DUHOK: The hackers posted early on Wednesday morning using the hashtags nazialmanya (Nazi Germany) and Nazihollanda (Nazi Netherlands), a swastika symbol and the sentence “See you on April 16.” This is date of a referendum that Turkish President Rec ...

PM Abadi and Kurdistan Region Representative to Meet US President
BAS News - 2017-03-15 15:49
Kurdistan Region will be represented at the global coalition's meeting in Washington ERBIL — The US President Donald Trump will meet with the Iraqi delegation consisting of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Kurdistan Region representative next week. A s ...

Philippine lawmakers seek policy clarity over Duterte's maritime mix-up
Reuters - 2017-03-15 12:39
MANILA (Reuters) - Two lawmakers sought legislative inquiries on Wednesday into Philippine policy on maritime territory, responding to what appeared to confusion by President Rodrigo Duterte about which sea Manila had accused China of illegally surveying. ...

After six years, Assad now secure but his country carved up as war thunders on
Reuters - 2017-03-15 08:36
(Reuters) - Six years since the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, he is winning on the battlefield but Syria's civil war is far from over, with his once stable country broken into fiefdoms ruled by rebels and warlords. ...

Trump meets with Saudi deputy crown prince at the White House
Reuters - 2017-03-15 02:05
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump met with Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House on Tuesday for a discussion likely to touch on economic relations and efforts to stop the war in Syria. ...

Trump gives CIA authority to conduct drone strikes Orient Net - Rueters President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency new authority to conduct drone attacks ..
Orient News - 2017-03-15 02:02

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