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Afghanistan Again: What’s Different This Time

Afghanistan Again: What’s Different This Time

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-08-29 22:19
On August 21, President Donald Trump outlined his strategy for U.S. engagement in Afghanistan. While fully admitting his reluctance to increase current levels of support for the Afghan government and army, the president identified America’s core interest ...
Afghanistan Again: What’s Different This Time - Foreign Policy Research Institute

Paris officially named host city for the 2024 Olympic Games

Waar Media - 2017-09-14 15:43
WAAR-DUHOK: The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body. Loud applause rang out at the Lima C ...

Curfew announced in Nusaybin again

ANHA - 2017-09-04 11:35
NEWS DESK- Wali of Mêrdîn( Mardin) state announced curfew in Stilîlê neighborhood in the district of Nisêbîn. This curfew in the city of Mêrdîn came after a resolution released by Mêrdîn’s wali on his page, noting that curfew is ongoing till a resolution ...

UN Casualty Figures for Iraq for the Month of August

BAS News - 2017-09-01 12:41
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) — A total of 125 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 188 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in August 2017, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAM ...

Kurdistan Again Hit by Earthquake

BAS News - 2017-08-31 19:03
ERBIL — For the third time in less than a month, Kurdistan Region is hit by another earthquake, causing no casualties or serious damages. Kurdistan Region's Weather Forecast and Seismology Directorate said that Thursday’s quake was measured at 3.4 on the ...

Donald Trump says “all options are on the table” for North Korea

Waar Media - 2017-08-29 16:24
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. President Donald Trump said all options to respond to North Korea were on the table after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier on Tuesday. “The world has received North Korea’s latest message loud and clear: this regime ...

A map of SDF’s control in Al Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-08-27 15:13
A map published by the Hawar news agency for the first time shows the progress of the Syrian Democratic Forces in the city of Raqqa and the latest developments in addition to the points of engagement and clashes and the liberated neighborhoods till this m ...

U.S. Service Member Still Missing After Helicopter Crashes Off Yemen

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 09:28
WAAR-DUHOK: A service member remains missing after a U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Yemen during what officials described as a training exercise. U.S. forces rescued five other troops who also went down in the crash and are still sea ...

Teachers are preparing for the new school season

ANHA - 2017-08-23 22:39
GIRE SPÎ – 720 Kurdish and Arab teachers in the Girê Spi Canton passed the final exam within the scope of preparations for the new school season. 720 teachers in Gire Spî who took summer training were subjected to an exam under preparation for the new sch ...

Iran urges dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil

KurdPress - 2017-08-16 08:50
Iran's Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi underlined dialogue between Iraqi central government and the Kurdish autonomous region to resolve bilateral disputes. ...