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Turkey set to buy Russian missile defence system

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Iraq urges world countries not to buy Kurdish oil

KurdPress - 2017-09-25 01:38
Iraq's central government has called on the world countries not to purchase oil from the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in response to a highly controversial referendum on independence, which the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is set to hold on Monda ...

Japan deploys missile interceptor near North Korea flight path

Waar Media - 2017-09-19 14:47
WAAR-DUHOK: Japan on Tuesday moved a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptor unit was d ...

SDF respond to Syrian, Russian bombardment

ANHA - 2017-09-16 14:55
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) condemned in strongest terms the Russian and Syrian regime forces' warplanes targeting their forces in Deir ez-Zor, and they assured that the bombardment is an attempt to stir conflicts and waste energies. ...

Erbil Expects Turkey, Iran to Respect the Will of Kurdistan People

BAS News - 2017-09-12 21:28
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has no intentions to contribute to the creation of a Kurdish state in neighboring Iran or Turkey, but expects both countries to respect the rights of the local Kurds, a spokesperson of the Kurdistan Regional Governmen ...

Erdogan says deal signed to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

Waar Media - 2017-09-12 17:09
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defense systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers Tuesday quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying. The accord for the surface-to-air missile d ...

KDP and PUK to Meet, Discuss Reactivation of Parliament

BAS News - 2017-09-09 15:24
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet in the upcoming days for discussions over the reactivation of Kurdistan Region Parliament, and official said. The two major parties will hold the meeting ...

KRG’s Representative to Attend Paths of Peace Conference in Germany

BAS News - 2017-09-09 15:24
ERBIL — Representative of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will take part in the international conference “PATHS OF PEACE: Religions and cultures in dialogue” which is set to take place from September 10th to 12th 2017 in Münster and Osnabrück cities ...

Qatar turns its back on the US as it looks to Moscow for missiles

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 15:18
WAAR-DUHOK: Qatar is interested in purchasing the same Russian missile defence system recently sold to Iran and Turkey, Qatar’s defence minister revealed on Wednesday. Speaking at a major arms fair in Moscow, Qatari Defence Minister Khalid bin Mohammad a ...

Tillerson: Turkey continue to limit rights of religious minorities

Waar Media - 2017-08-16 15:00
WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday slammed Turkey for continuing to limit the human rights of members of some religious minority groups. Delivering remarks on the release of the State Department’s 2016 Annual Report on Internation ...