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India rape: Uncle did not father child's baby - DNA test

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Even cemeteries did not survive IS’ practices

ANHA - 2017-10-01 16:34
TOLIN HASSEN AL-SHAHBA- Cemeteries were made to cover the dead people’s bodies while they have not survived IS mercenaries’ practices as the mercenaries destroyed all the cemeteries existed in al-Shahba canton during their occupation. IS mercenaries did n ...

Abadi Prevents Iraqi President from Attending UNGA Meeting: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-19 19:25
ERBIL— The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi did not allow for the Iraqi President Fuad Massum to attend the session of the UN General Assembly, according to a Kurdish official. Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo member and former Iraqi financ ...

Four Suicide attacks target US base in Makhmour

Waar Media - 2017-09-17 14:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Four suicide attackers have targeted a US military base near a village in Makhmour, south of Erbil on Sunday morning, a security source told reporters. Four attackers blew themselves up, but the source did not provide details on whether it in ...

Iraq’s Kurds Have Earned Their Right to Independence

Roji Kurd - 2017-09-13 00:05
The U.S. should offer full-throated support, not a quibble over timing. By: Eli Lak Consider the plight of an ethnic group seeking self-determination in the Middle East. Its leaders have renounced terrorism. Their militias fight alongside U.S. soldiers. W ...

The Rakhine State Danger to Myanmar's Transition

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-09 00:47
The violence since 25 August that has driven 270,000 Rohingya civilians over Myanmar’s border into Bangladesh is not just causing a humanitarian catastrophe. It is also driving up the risks that the country’s five-year-old transition from military rule w ...

Syrian opposition must accept it has not won the war: UN

KurdPress - 2017-09-07 10:34
United Nations Special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday, September 6, Syria's opposition must accept that they have not won the six-and-a-half year war against President Bashar al-Assad. ...

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 ...

Prince William and Kate expecting third child

Waar Media - 2017-09-04 15:02
WAAR-DUHOK: Prince William’s wife Kate is expecting their third child, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, adding that she would not be attending a planned engagement due to morning sickness. William, 35, is second in line to the throne and the new ba ...

Sınırdışı edilen YNK Ankara Temsilcisi'nden açıklama

Ilke Haber - 2017-08-24 11:44
Sınırdışı edilen YNK Ankara Temsilcisi'nden açıklamaSınır dışı edilen Kürdistan Yurtseverler Birliği (YNK) Ankara Temsilcisi Behroz Gelalî, ‘Bölgede yaşanan bazı olaylardan ötürü, YNK’nin Türkiye bürosunun kapatıldığını belirterek, PKK’ye Güney Kürdistan ...

His age did not hinder him playing lute

ANHA - 2017-08-20 13:03
His young age did not hinder him learning to play the lute instrument as he goes to Culture and Art Center in Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood three times a week. ...

U.S. in not against referendum: Kirkuk governor

KurdPress - 2017-08-20 12:54
Najmaddin Karim, the governor of the Iraqi northern province of Kirkuk, stated that he has net U.S. officials directly and discussed the scheduled referendum of Kurdistan Region and they are not against the referendum, set for September 25. ...