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The power plays behind Russia’s deconfliction in Afrin

The power plays behind Russia’s deconfliction in Afrin - Rûdaw

US concerned over Turkey’s S-400 purchase from Russia

Waar Media - 2017-09-13 18:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Pentagon spokesman Johnny Michael said on Tuesday that the US has relayed its concerns to Turkish officials over the purchase of an S-400 air defense system from Russia. In a written statement to CNBC on Tuesday, Michael said that a NATO inte ...

Russia to Relocate Its Embassy in Baghdad for Security Measures

BAS News - 2017-09-06 14:01
ERBIL — Russian authorities are now in negotiations with the Iraqi counterparts to soon change the location of its embassy in the capital city of Baghdad due to serious security threats, an official said. “The negotiations to provide Russia with a new si ...

3,500 electoral cards distributed in Afrin, underway in districts

ANHA - 2017-09-05 18:49
Preparatory subcommittees related to the Elections High Commission distributed 3,500 electoral cards to the residents of Ashrafieh and Zaidiyah neighborhoods in Afrin city of Afrin region while the cards will be distributed today in all district of the ca ...

Behind the scenes at Iraqi Kurdistan’s school for Sufis

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A school in Iraqi Kurdistan trains novice clerics in a form of Islamic mysticism called Naqshbandi. Rules are strict here, the teachers say, but they have nothing to do with extremism. A skinny ten-year-old roams the ...

Erdoğan: Kudüs için dayanışma çağrısı yaptı

ZERnews - 2017-08-21 12:03
Kudüs Haberleri - ZERnews: Türkiye Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, İslam dünyasına Kudüs için dayanışma çağrısı yaptı."Ürdün'ün Kudüs'teki kutsal mekanların korunmasına ilişkin rolüne önem verdiğimizi özellikle belirtmek isterim." diyen Erdoğan "Ürdü ...

Israel’s Netanyahu in Favour of Kurdistan’s Statehood: Report

BAS News - 2017-08-14 00:10
ERBIL — Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his “positive attitude” towards an independent state of Kurdistan as the Kurds are preparing for a referendum to secede from Iraq. Citing a source, The Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday tha ...