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Drug company lawsuit stalls Nevada inmate's opioid execution

Drug company lawsuit stalls Nevada inmate's opioid execution

BBC - 2018-07-12 00:02
A drug company's last-minute lawsuit halts the execution of a murderer who has said he prefers to die. ...
Drug company lawsuit stalls Nevada inmate\'s opioid execution - BBC

Status quo remains in Rojava after US-Russia summit, but longer term uncertain

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-17 04:33
US President Donald Trump (left) shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the end of a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Yuri Kadobnov) ...

Monday’s Anti-IS Operation Costed the Lives of Five Peshmerga Troops

BAS News - 2018-07-17 00:59
ERBIL — Five Kurdish Peshmerga troops were killed during Monday’s operation against the Islamic State (IS) near Makhmour. The Kurdish forces, together with the US-led Coalition and Iraqi security forces, conducted an operation in the early hours on Monda ...

U.S. State Department in talks with Turkey to sell Patriot system

Waar Media - 2018-07-16 22:47
WAAR-DUHOK: The U.S. State Department on Monday said it was working with NATO ally Turkey on the possible sale of a Raytheon Co Patriot missile defence system to avert its purchase of a Russian-made S-400 system. Tina Kaidanow, Acting U.S. Assistant Secr ...

Exit of US-backed Kurdish militia from Syrian town complete

Seattle Times - 2018-07-15 23:01
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S-backed Syrian group says the withdrawal of a Kurdish militia from a strategic town in northern Syria has been completed, removing a major source of tension between Washington and Ankara. Turkey considers the People’s Protection Units, ...

The Missing Peace: Colombia’s New Government and Last Guerrillas

International Crisis Group - 2018-07-12 23:50
Talks in Havana with the ELN, Colombia’s last insurgency, are advancing at a slow pace. Backed by international actors, the current government and guerrilla negotiators should aim for rapid progress in negotiations to minimise the chance of a sceptical i ...

Berpirsê îranî: Sînorê Başmaxê sêyemîn sînorê giring ê Îranê ye

Rûdaw - 2018-07-05 08:52
Deriyê sînorî yê Başmaxê dikeve di navbera Herêma Kurdistanê û Îranê de ...

Hêzên Sûriyê %60 rûberê Deraayê kontrol kirin

Rûdaw - 2018-07-05 08:52
Hêzên Artêşa Sûriyê li parêzgeha Deraayê dest bi operasyonê kirine û çend dever xistine bin kontrola xwe ...

Feribot faciasında ölenlerin sayısı 34'e yükseldi

BAS News - 2018-07-05 08:21
BasNews- Endonezya'nın Sulawesi Adası açıklarında iki gün önce bir feribotun batması sonucu ölenlerin sayısı 34'e yükseldi. Sulawesi Adası açıklarında kıyıya 200 metre uzaklıkta Bira Limanı'ndan Selayar Adası'na doğru seyreden Lestari Maju adlı feribot, ...

Ava sûsê, la bebida del verano en Kurdistán

ANF - 2018-07-05 05:19
Ava sûsê es una de las bebidas refrescantes más consumidas en verano en Kurdistán. Hecha a base de las raíces de la regaliz. Esta maravilloa bebida consigue aliviar los días más calurosos en Amed y todo Kurdistán. ...

24 HAZİRAN SEÇİMLERİ, CHP, HDP, SAADET PARTİSİ VE ANKET ŞİRKETLERİNİN MANİPÜLASYONU.

Ufkumuz Haber - 2018-07-05 03:03
24 HAZİRAN SEÇİMLERİ, CHP, HDP, SAADET PARTİSİ VE ANKET ŞİRKETLERİNİN MANİPÜLASYONU. ...

Hossein Panahi’s lawyer: Ramin is at the Risk of Imminent Execution

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-07-05 02:00
Ramin Hossein Panahi’s lawyer stated that his client is still at the risk of imminent execution and his health continues to deteriorate. Hussein Ahmadi Niaz, The lawyer of the political prisoner told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that he had b ...

Wang Jian: China's HNA Group boss falls to his death in France

BBC - 2018-07-05 01:17
Wang Jian, 57, was taking photos when he fell off a wall in France's Provence region, police say. ...

Malawi's President Mutharika and the police food scandal

BBC - 2018-07-05 00:48
Malawi's president is accused of receiving a kickback from a $4m contract, which is being investigated by the anti-graft agency. ...

Kurdistan Security Forces Seize 29-Kilogram Heroin Shipment

BAS News - 2018-07-05 00:11
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s security forces on Wednesday seized 29 kilograms of heroin and arrest two people suspected of trying to transfer the drug shipment to a neighbouring country. “On Wednesday, in coordination with Akre district Asayish [security] ...

Selahattin Demirtaş Şarkısı Sözleri

Kundir - 2018-07-05 00:08
Selahattin Demirtaş hakkındaki tüm bilgileri ele aldığımız yazı dizimizde daha önce Selahattin Demirtaş Kimdir? Kardeşleri ve Siyasi Hayatı başlıklı makalemiz ile Selahattin Demirtaşın hayatını anlatmıştık. Bugün Selahattin Demirtaş Şarkısı başlıklı yazı ...

Iraq’s Sistani says leaders should focus on fighting terror, not election results

Waar Media - 2018-06-29 19:16
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq’s leaders should focus on defeating Islamic State and not the results of a May parliamentary election, top Shi’ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani said in a Friday prayers sermon delivered by a representative. “It is not correct to ...

The UK's Peace in Kurdistan campaign sends letter of solidarity to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)

The Region - 2018-06-23 23:14
The UK's Peace in Kurdistan campaign sends letter of solidarity to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ...

Pentagon decides to freeze its own plans in Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-06-20 11:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The Washington Times reported that the Pentagon has frozen the Pentagon’s plans for Iraq despite the talk of a partnership between the United States and NATO to train and advise Iraqi forces in order not to allow the return of a ” As it drew ...

Iraqi Election: Hashd al-Shaabi's Fatil Coalition Allies with Sadr's Sa'eroun Alliance

BAS News - 2018-06-12 22:11
ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's Sa'eroun Alliance has reached an agreement with the Iranian-backed Hahsd al-Shaabi's al-Fatih Coalition to create the biggest bloc in the future Iraqi council of representatives. Sadr, who has won the Iraqi ...