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Sweden looks at ways to aid and support Iraq, Kurdistan post-ISI

Sweden looks at ways to aid and support Iraq, Kurdistan post-ISI

Rûdaw - 2018-10-11 14:38

Sweden looks at ways to aid and support Iraq, Kurdistan post-ISI - Rûdaw

BCF Delivers Aid to Flood-affected Families

BAS News - 2018-10-28 09:35
ERBIL — The Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) has announced that it is delivering aid to those affected by the recent flash flood in mountainous areas of Kurdistan Region. The Kurdish charity organization is also available to collect and distribute public ...

'Explosives' sent to Democrats and CNN were 'act of terror', says NYC mayor

BBC - 2018-10-25 00:53
Suspected explosives sent to CNN and senior Democrats are condemned by New York City's mayor. ...

At Least 10% of Iraqis Currently Disable

BAS News - 2018-10-14 19:41
ERBIL - At least 10% of people in Iraq are disable, 2% of whom are children with mental disabilities, Iraqi Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs said in a statement on Sunday. According to the statement, the government has some special plans for the disa ...

Peshmerga, Coalition discuss ways to prevent IS infiltration in Kurdistan and Iraq

Gulan Media - 2018-10-11 01:21

Peshmerga, Coalition discuss ways to prevent IS infiltration in Kurdistan and Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-09 22:22

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey 'wants Saudi consulate to prove man left'

BBC - 2018-10-09 00:19
Saudi Arabia denies murdering a journalist at its Istanbul consulate and says it has nothing to hide. ...

Retailer Carrefour adopts blockchain to track fresh produce

Waar Media - 2018-10-08 15:16
Carrefour market WAAR-DUHOK: Europe’s largest retailer Carrefour has adopted blockchain ledger technology to track and trace chicken, eggs and tomatoes as they travel from farms to stores, and will deploy it across all of its fresh product lines in comin ...

HSD ile IŞİD arasında şiddetli çatışmalar

BAS News - 2018-10-08 12:21
BasNews - Demokratik Suriye Güçleri'nin (HSD),Deyr Ez Zor'da "Terörü sona erdirme savaşı" ismiyle ŞİD'e karşı başlattığı operasyon devam ediyor. Şiddetli çatışmaların yaşandığı bölgede son 24 saatte 29 IŞİD üyesinin öldürüldüğü bildirildi. Cizre Fırtınas ...

Lebanon wines bring villages back to life and emigrants home

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 19:40
Grapes are pictured in a farm at Taanayel Monastery, in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, September 15, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Lured by Lebanon’s winemaking potential and nostalgia for his homeland, Maher Harb left a Paris consultancy job in 2010 and dug vines into the ...

Sadr demands Iraqi PM to keep security posts under his direct control

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr delivers a sermon to worshippers during Friday prayers at the Kufa mosque near Najaf, Iraq on September 23, 2016. WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s, head of Sa’eroun Alliance and winner of the May elect ...

What does it mean to be a martyr in Iraqi Kurdistan?

E-Kurd - 2018-10-06 16:22
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Martyrs of Kurdistan are shining stars in the sky that should be remembered in our hearts forever. If it wasn’t for their sacrifices and the sacrifices of the dear Kurdish friends like Americans and Europeans, ...

Iraqi Kurdish mother of four, Avan Najmadeen, found stabbed to death in UK

E-Kurd - 2018-10-06 16:22
STAFFORDSHIRE,— A Kurdish mum who believed to originally be from Iraqi Kurdistan was found stabbed to death at her home after she failed to collect her kids from school. Avan Najmadeen, 32, was discovered dead at her home in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, on Mo ...

Syrian rebel group won’t abandon front lines in Idlib province to Russia and Turkey deal | National Post

Nationalpost - 2018-10-01 00:56

Abadi Sets out Condition to Abandon Ambition for Second Term

BAS News - 2018-09-28 13:36
ERBIL — Incumbent Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has set out a condition to not run for premiership again. According to media reports, Abadi has agreed to withdraw from the race and support Adil Abdulmahdi as the next Iraqi PM provided that the Shi ...

Barham Salih returns to PUK and nominated as candidate for Iraq presidency

E-Kurd - 2018-09-19 19:58
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has approved the return of Barham Salih to the party and nominated him as their candidate for President of Iraq, the PUK party’s spokesman said on Wednesday. PUK spokesman Saadi ...

WBG and EU Support Iraq’s Public Financial Management Systems, Institutions

BAS News - 2018-09-16 13:57
Baghdad, (WBG) – The World Bank Group and the European Union signed today a €15.6 million (US$18.1 equivalent) technical assistance program to strengthen public financial management (PFM) oversight and accountability Institutions in Iraq and increase the ...