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EU Spends Over $264,000 for Syrian Refugees to Study in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-15 15:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Researches has approved the admission of over 100 Syrian refugees currently living in the Kurdistan Region to study in its universities with a financial aid provided by the EU. UNHCR’ ...

Turkey Arrests Three Iraqis Affiliated to IS

BAS News - 2017-08-06 23:55
ERBIL — Three Iraqi men were arrested by the Turkish authorities on suspicion of being affiliated to the so-called Islamic State (IS), a Turkish security source said on Sunday. According to the source, who spoke to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymit ...

Lavrov: Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Tehran on August 8-9

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Tehran on August 8-9 to discuss the strengthening of de-escalation zones in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday. “With the Turkish counterpart [Turkish Foreign M ...

Turkey, Qatar launch joint military exercises

Waar Media - 2017-08-02 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey and its main regional ally Qatar on Tuesday launched military exercises in the emirate that will involve some 250 Turkish troops and 30 armoured vehicles, reports said. The exercises come as Ankara presses on with its unequivocal backi ...

US sends more weapons to YPG

KurdPress - 2017-08-02 09:09
The US has sent 100 more truckloads of weapons to the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, Turkey state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday. ...

Turkey arrests British who volunteered with YPG forces

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 18:12
WAAR-DUHOK: A former British soldier has been arrested in Turkey for fighting alongside the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria. Joe Robinson, 24, a British national from Lancashire was arrested along with his girlfriend and her mother while ...

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 ...