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Bogdanov: Moscow hopes Astana peace talks on Syria will be held before late August

Bogdanov: Moscow hopes Astana peace talks on Syria will be held before late August - Waar Media

Turkish bombardment effects on Kafar Janah and Maraaska

ANHA - 2017-08-31 22:20
The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries' bombardment inflicted the possessions of Kafra Janah and Maaraska villages' people in Shara district with damage, and there is no wounded or victims that were left. ...

Astana talks on Syria can be held in mid-September

Waar Media - 2017-08-22 19:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The international meeting in Astana on the settlement in Syria can take place in mid-September, according to preliminary data, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov told reporters on Tuesday. “According to the information received ...

Gorran and KDP Likely to Make New Agreement: Gorran Official

BAS News - 2017-08-17 18:37
ERBIL— Change Movement (Gorran) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will meet to settle their issues and there is a chance that they also work out a new agreement, said a Gorran official. In a statement to BasNews on Thursday, Sheikh Omar Kakahama, ...

UN says Yazidi genocide still ongoing, unaddressed

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
GENEVA,— Islamic State is still committing genocide against the Yazidi minority in Iraq after three years but the world is failing in its duty to punish the crime, the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria said on Thursday. “The genocide is on-going and re ...

Russia’s new combat helicopter to undergo tests in Syria

Waar Media - 2017-08-07 13:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia’s newest helicopter Mi-28UB (with dual controls) will be tested in Syria, the CEO of the Helicopters of Russia company, Andrei Boginsky, has said. “Currently the Mi-28N helicopter has a crew of two – the pilot and the operator. The tas ...

Iran, Russia, Turkey plan stabilizing Syria: Deputy FM

KurdPress - 2017-08-06 11:23
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov said creating safe zones in Syria will 'reduce tensions' and 'curb terrorist activities'. ...