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Polls open in Bahrain with Shiite opposition absent from ballot

Polls open in Bahrain with Shiite opposition absent from ballot

Waar Media - 2018-11-25 00:57
WAAR(DUHOK): Polls opened in Bahrain on Saturday to elect a new parliament with opposition absent from the process. 40 seats in Bahrain’s lower house of parliament and 30 seat in municipal council are up for election, with runoffs being held next month. ...
Polls open in Bahrain with Shiite opposition absent from ballot - Waar Media

Meeting on Rojava in UK House of Commons

ANF - 2018-12-20 13:08
A meeting was held in the UK House of Commons on the developments in Rojava. In the meeting it was stated that the model implementing Ocalan’s ideas should be protected. ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga and General Commander of the German Forces in Iraq visit and inspect the Peshmerga Hospital

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-06 20:43
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, December 5th, 2018, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Colonel Von Blumröder (General Commander of German Forces in Iraq), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief of Staff), and Major Gene ...

Protesters Take Down Concrete Walls of Oilfield in Basra

BAS News - 2018-12-02 15:09
ERBIL — Hundreds of protesters stormed an oilfield in Iraq’s southern province of Basra and took down the concrete walls before clashing with the security forces. Protests in the oil-rich province started in mid July this year. People demand clean water, ...

Our forces liberate dozens of families from the grip of ISIS

SDF Press - 2018-12-02 02:22
Our forces were able to carry out a special operation on Saturday to liberate dozens of families, mostly children and women, who were used by terrorists as a human shields. Our fighters have provided them with essential supplies and medical medicines and ...

US warns of regional conflict as result of spread of Iranian weaponry in Middle East

Waar Media - 2018-12-01 21:45
WAAR-DUHOK: The US administration warned on Thursday about the prospects of a regional conflict as result of the spread of Iranian weaponry in Middle East including among Iran’s proxies in Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen. “We are one missile atta ...

Obstetrics Hospital in Raqqa Destination of People

SDF Press - 2018-12-01 19:47
Raqqa – Syria Life organization worked to restore the obstetric hospital in Raqqa on 1/1/2018, in coordination with Raqqa Civil Council, the work started since that date despite the meager resources and efforts of the staff. The hospital staff consists of ...

The SDF open a safe path for the civilains in Deir ez zor.

SDF Press - 2018-12-01 04:06
Our forces had succeed to open a safe path for the civilans in the last stronghold of ISIS in Deir ez zor after using the civilains as human shields, this carridor was open in a special operation by our forces. Our forces was able to evacuate tens of civi ...

Honoring outstanding students of Rabaa Al Adawiya School in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-11-30 18:40
Raqqa – Education Committee organized in coordination with the Education Office in Raqqa city, a ceremony in honor of “Rabaa Adawiya” school for a number of teachers and students, due to their superiority. The ceremony was attended by the joint chair of E ...

New Generation calls on Iraqi govt to reveal details on Kirkuk oil export deal with Kurds

E-Kurd - 2018-11-25 11:46
BAGHDAD,— The New Generation Movement (Newey Nwê) caucus in the Iraqi parliament called on the Iraqi government on Saturday to reveal the details of an agreement between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad to resume the export Kirkuk’s oil. “We support rest ...

Syrian Kurds open to dialogue with Turkish nation: YPG spokesperson

Rûdaw - 2018-11-22 21:52
An interview with Nuri Mahmud, YPG spokesperson ...

Center AL-Tabqa” the first commercial project in the city

SDF Press - 2018-11-20 18:37
Tabqa – Civil Administration launched the first-class project in the Syrian north, in cooperation with the North Construction and Reconstruction Company in the name of “Center AL-Tabqa” “Adeeb Mohammed Al Hussein” Engineer in charge of the project tells u ...

Health Committee: field tours upon the furnaces

SDF Press - 2018-11-20 18:37
Tabqa -Health Committee of People’s municipality continues its work and conducts its field tours in cooperation with the Supply and Control Office. The Office of Supply and Health follow up the tourist and catering furnaces in the morning and evening, and ...

Kurdistan Ready to Resolve Disputes with Iraq through Peaceful Talks: PM

BAS News - 2018-11-19 22:06
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is ready to resolve its disputes with the federal government through peaceful talks and in accordance with the constitution, said PM Nechirvan Barzani on Monday. Barzani made the remarks during a press conf ...

Culture Committee offers “red olives” to Tabqa’s People

SDF Press - 2018-11-19 15:43
Tabqa- Martyr “Yekta” orchestra of the Culture and Art Committee in Tabqa city, presented its play “Red Olive” in coordination with Baki Khaddo Center for Culture and Art in Kobany. The presentation, which was attended by members of Tabqa Civil Administra ...

US treasury secretary affirms commitment to Iraq in call with PM

Rûdaw - 2018-11-19 10:54
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi ...

Culture and Art Committee prepares to establish a center for intellectuals

SDF Press - 2018-11-12 23:57
Raqqa – Culture and Art Committee of Raqqa Civil Council, in cooperation with a number of city’s intellectuals, began preparations to establish a special center for intellectuals, which will include a theater, a gallery and a public library. Ziad al-Hamad ...

Sadr movement warns of Mosul’s current situation

Waar Media - 2018-11-12 17:49
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Sadr movement warned on Monday that a big security threat is present in Nineveh province. We have warned of possible threats on Mosul outskirts along to the province’s border with Syria days ago, but our warnings were ignored.” Stated H ...

Kurdistan Region’s new parliament holds first session

Waar Media - 2018-11-07 22:16
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region’s new MPs convened first parliament’s session after elections in Erbil, on Tuesday. The parliament held a session at noon presided over by the oldest member and swore in all present parliamentarians. The Kurdistan Region ...

The Protected Areas of Shaho and Kosalan Destroyed by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-02 02:07
Since 2008, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have destroyed a large part of Shaho and Kosalan areas known as protected areas by building military bases in the highlands of Shaho and Koshelan mountains in addition to carrying out massive milita ...

The ramifications of latest Iraqi Kurdistan voter fraud go beyond the election

E-Kurd - 2018-11-01 11:31
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute On September 30, 2018, Iraqi Kurds once again went to the polls to choose a regional parliament. Because citizens and officials lodged more than 1,000 complaints with regard to fraud, the Independent High Ele ...