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Tabqa Youth Council organizes a race for authentic Arabian horses

SDF Press - 2018-05-16 02:11
Tabqa Youth Council organized a race for the Arabian horses in the village of Ja’bar north of Tabqa. The event was attended by a number of members of the civil administration of Tabqa and some of the leadership of the Syrian Democratic Forces and a large ...

Unofficial results of Kurdish parties seats to Iraqi parliament

Waar Media - 2018-05-13 20:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Sources from the main Kurdish parties who took part in Iraq’s parliamentary election on Saturday have offered reporters their predictions on their share of seats. KDP: 25 seats ERBIL: 8 Duhok: 9 Sulaimani: 1 Mosul: 7 PUK: 15 seats Erbil: 3 Su ...

Diaspora, Military forces start voting for Iraqi Parliament

Waar Media - 2018-05-10 11:18
WAAR-DUHOK: Almost 900,000 people are eligible to vote abroad. Polling stations have opened in 21 countries, according to the Iraqi electoral commission, including Jordan, Turkey, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt, Denmark, Holland, the UK, Germ ...

Secret witness testifies against U.S. pastor in Turkey

Washington Times - 2018-05-07 19:53
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A witness testifying anonymously against a U.S. pastor accused of spying and terror-related charges in Turkey claimed Monday that the American helped Kurdish militants and aimed to create a Christian Kurdish state, the country's sta ...

German Development Minister in Erbil to Discuss Kurdish Refugees Subject

BAS News - 2018-04-22 20:42
ERBIL - German Development Minister Gerd Müller on Sunday arrived in Erbil to meet with the Kurdish officials to discuss the issue of Kurdish refugees in Germany. After the rise of the Islamic State (IS) in mid-2014, thousands of people traveled from Ira ...

Arab League Summit to Discuss IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-04-15 13:48
ERBIL — The Arab leaders are meeting today (15th April) in Saudi Arabia to discuss a range of issues pertaining to the Arab world, including the Iraqi refugees and IDPs still away from their homes. King Salman of Saudi Arabia will chair Sunday's summit i ...

France Calls on Russia to Join Political Solution for Syria

BAS News - 2018-04-15 12:38
ERBIL — France is calling on Russia to join the efforts aiming at a political solution to the growing crisis in Syria. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in an interview published on Sunday in the Journal du Dimanche newspaper that "we shoul ...

Documentary screening: ‘The Voice of the Yazidi Women’

The American University of Kurdistan - 2018-04-12 02:01
Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan – October 25, 2017 – The Center for Peace and Human Security at the American University of Kurdistan hosted the screening of the documentary film “The Voice of Yazidi Women”, in collaboration with YAZDA, a global Yazidi organization ...

Documentary screening: ‘A Kurdish dream: War and peace’

The American University of Kurdistan - 2018-04-11 02:00
Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan – January 28, 2018 – The Center for Peace and Human Security at the American University of Kurdistan hosted the screening of the documentary film “The Kurdish Dream: War or Peace” by Kae Bahar, in collaboration with the Center for R ...

Iraqi Police Officer Injures Teacher After His Son Failed Exam

BAS News - 2018-04-09 22:34
ERBIL — An Iraqi police officer on Monday opened fire at a teacher after his son failed to pass an exam at school. The incident took place in Dor district of Salahaddin province. The teacher was immediately taken to the hospital for medical attention. Ir ...