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US suspends procedure of issuing nonimmigrant visas throughout Russia as of August 23

US suspends procedure of issuing nonimmigrant visas throughout Russia as of August 23 - Waar Media

Russian troops killed amid Syrian regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

Waar Media - 2017-09-05 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian defence ministry says two Russian troops have been killed in shelling in Syria’s east as Russian-backed regime forces come close to breaking IS siege on Deir ez-Zour. The ministry’s statement quoted by Russian news agencies late o ...

Slavery Day remembrance in Cizîre

ANHA - 2017-08-24 12:07
QAMIŞLO- Human Rights Organization in Cizîre region commemorated in coordination with several civil institutions the International Day of remembrance of the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade . The day of August 23 of every year is the I ...

Russian news agency: US sends 60 trucks of military equipment to SDF

Waar Media - 2017-08-21 19:24
WAAR-DUHOK: According to the report, the US sent heavy weapons and armored vehicles to the SDF, which also includes the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), as part of Raqqa operations. One SDF member said the US also sent small Toyota trucks for fig ...

US-led Coalition Welcomes Launch of Tel Afar Assault

BAS News - 2017-08-20 14:56
ERBIL — The US-led coalition has welcomed the beginning of Tel Afar operation by the Iraqi armed forces on Monday, reiterating support to the troops fighting the Islamic State (IS) on the ground. “The Global Coalition Against ISIS welcomes Iraqi Prime Mi ...

Barzani Calls on US to Understand Determination of People of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-17 17:37
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region's President Masoud Barzani on Thursday urged the US to understand the determination of the people of Kurdistan for holding the independence referendum. Barzani told a visiting delegation of senior US commanders that in the same wa ...

No US Military Base Exists Around Mosul: Provincial Council

BAS News - 2017-08-15 12:00
MOSUL — The United States has not established any military base in or around the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, said a member of Nineveh provincial council. Khalaf Hadidi told Ghad Press on Monday that the US military personnel are present in Mosul and th ...

Tillerson: US-Russia relations may deteriorate further

Waar Media - 2017-08-02 10:19
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian-US relations are at their historic low and may deteriorate further, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. “As I indicated in my first trip to Moscow in meetings at the Kremlin with President Putin, following those m ...

Peshmerga Forces repel ISIS Attack in southern Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 12:58
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces on Saturday repelled an attack by the Islamic State (ISIS) extremists near Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. The Peshmerga forces on Saturday thwarted an IS attack on its front lines in Zarga village, near the ...