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US Should End One-Iraq Policy: General Garner

US Should End One-Iraq Policy: General Garner

BAS News - 2017-07-28 17:23
ERBIL — The Sykes–Picot Agreement which has defined the current political borders in the Middle East, has ended with the Kurds this time deserving a state of their own, a US retired US army general. During a symposium happening in Washington with the att ...
US Should End One-Iraq Policy: General Garner - BAS News

Myanmar Tips into New Crisis after Rakhine State Attacks

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-27 16:05
The Rohingya insurgent attacks that killed twelve Myanmar soldiers and officials and perhaps 77 of their own number is a serious escalation of a ten-month-old crisis. They make implementation of this week’s recommendations to address Rohingya grievances ...

Iranian authorities executed a Kurdish political prisoner in Sanandaj

Hengaw - 2017-08-03 03:00
Hengaw: An Iranian Kurdish political inmate was executed on Wednesday, August 2, by the Iranian authorities in Sanandaj city of Kurdistan province, The post Iranian authorities executed a Kurdish political prisoner in Sanandaj appeared first on Human Rig ...

General Garner: Sykes-picot anlaşması çöktü

Roja Welat - 2017-07-30 02:01
“Kürdistan’ı parçalayan Sykes-picot anlaşması çöktü” diyen Garner, “Irak’ın toprak bütünlüğünün korunması stratejisi de çöktü. ABD bu stratejiden vazgeçmeli” dedi ...

General Garner: Sykes-picot Anlaşması Çöktü

Kurdistan Post - 2017-07-29 03:02
ABD’li General Jay Garner, Kürdistan’ı parçalayan Sykes-picot anlaşmasının çöktüğünü söyledi. Jay Garner, ABD Kongresi’nde düzenlenen “Kürdistan, ABD’nin Stratejik Müttefiki” isimli konferansa katıldı. “Kürdistan’ı parçalayan Sykes-picot anlaşması çöktü” ...

Iraq No Longer an Ally for US: General Griffith

BAS News - 2017-07-28 19:04
ERBIL — A retired US army general has called on his country to fully support Kurdistan’s independence referendum as Baghdad is now acting against the interests of Washington. Attending a panel during an event on Kurdistan Region’s independence in the US, ...

IS Cuts off Ears of 23 Own Jihadists

BAS News - 2017-07-27 17:19
ERBIL — An Islamic State (IS) Sharia court decided on Thursday to cut off the ears of 23 own jihadists for escaping the battlefield. Iraqi security sources from Mosul said that the court said the insurgents did not resist in the face of the military assa ...

US-led coalition strikes last ISIS stronghold in Iraq’s Tel Afar

Aranews - 2017-07-27 01:42
ARA News The US-led coalition launched several airstrikes targeting ISIS’s hideouts in the district of Tel Afar in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province, officials said on Sunday. More than 20 militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) were reportedly killed a ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Attempting to Appoint Own Mayor for Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2017-07-25 13:10
SINJAR — The Iraqi Shi’ite paramilitaries known as Hashd al-Shaabi is attempting to appoint a mayor of their own in Sinjar, the Kurdish Yezidi hometown in west of Mosul. Saido Chato, the head of Brotherhood and Coexistence Bloc in Nineveh provincial coun ...

Iraq Against Establishment of US Military Bases in the Country: Maliki

BAS News - 2017-07-22 14:58
IZMIR — the Iraqi society is against the establishment of US military bases in the country, the Vice-President of Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki, said on Friday. According to the Iraqi Vice-President, who spoke to RIA Novosti, the Iraqi government and people are ...

US ends laptop ban on Middle East carriers

Waar Media - 2017-07-20 16:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Travellers who want to use a laptop on US bound flights originating in the Middle East can rejoice as the Trump administration has completely lifted its controversial ban on carrying large electronics onboard. Saudi Arabia’s King Khalid Inter ...

Turkey extends state of emergency for forth time

KurdPress - 2017-07-18 08:20
The Turkish parliament extended the ongoing state of emergency on July 17 by three more months starting from July 19, its fourth such extension after a coup attempt last July. ...

Leader from Maliki’s State of Law Accuses Kurds of Chauvinism

BAS News - 2017-07-06 11:35
ERBIL — Saad al-Matlabi, a member of the security committee in Baghdad Provincial Council described Kurds as being “chauvinists.” Matlabi, who is from State of Law faction led by former Iraqi premier Nouri al-Maliki, said on Wednesday in an interview wit ...