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Greece and the EU must move asylum seekers to safety | Amnesty International

Greece and the EU must move asylum seekers to safety | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2018-12-06 18:00

Greece and the EU must move asylum seekers to safety | Amnesty International - Amnesty

The EU has committed €15M to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation

The Global Coalition - 2018-12-20 15:30
The EU has committed €15M to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation L’article The EU has committed €15M to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Kara: The Iraqi state and the UN must act after Makhmur bombing

ANF - 2018-12-14 11:09
There are around 13 thousand people living in Makhmur. The camp was set up in the ‘90s when Kurdish people were forced to flee from their houses bombed and burned down by the Turkish army. ...

Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

FOX News - 2018-12-13 10:28
The Islamic State group's deliberate destruction of agriculture in northern Iraq has hindered the return of hundreds of thousands of residents, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday. ...

EU Signs Contracts of €57.5 Million to Support Mosul Recovery

BAS News - 2018-12-13 10:01
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) — A delegation from the United Nations in Iraq and the European Union Mission to Iraq yesterday toured a number of EU-funded and UN implemented projects in Mosul, seeing first-hand the clearance, stabilization, rehabilitation and develop ...

U.S. Secretary of Energy: “Kurdistan and the United States will perform joint projects.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-12 22:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga HE President Barzani and United States Secretary of Energy held a press conference where they shared an abridged summary of the their meeting — the U.S. Secretary of Energy iterating upcoming joint plans with Kurdistan ...

The Iran Nuclear Deal and the U.S.-Iran Standoff

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-12 14:16
Crisis Group’s Middle East and North Africa Program Director Joost Hiltermann presented this paper on the history of U.S.-Iran relations and the status of the Iran Deal at an 8 November conference organised by the Israeli-European Policy Network (IEPN) i ...

UK Committed to Cooperation with Erbil: Ambassador

BAS News - 2018-12-10 10:22
ERBIL — British Ambassador to Iraq, Jon Wilks, has reiterated his country’s commitment to cooperation with the Kurdistan Region in the war against the Islamic State, and the efforts for finding a solution to the Erbil-Baghdad disputes. Wilks made the rem ...

Greece, EU: Move Asylum Seekers to Safety | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2018-12-06 07:54

Israel and the Gulf States: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-05 00:45
Jerusalem Institute of Strategic Studies In the past month, there has been an upsurge in overt visits by senior Israeli […] The post Israel and the Gulf States: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same appeared first on Foreign Policy Research Institute. ...

The Western Gaze and the violent binary of Colonized Agency

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-03 23:57
The way in which the Rojava revolution is being analyzed and presented by White, Western voices is deeply problematic and The post The Western Gaze and the violent binary of Colonized Agency appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Letter to the EU on Turkic Asylum Seekers | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2018-12-03 19:21

RABRIY kindergarten is a place for children’s education and recreation

SDF Press - 2018-11-30 18:40
Al-Hasakah – The self-management represented by the Directorate of Education continues its great support for the children and the establishment of all means that will guarantee them a bright future in its belief that they are the true nucleus in the proce ...

Brexit and the Irish Problem

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-21 22:44
Growing up in Northern Ireland in the late 1990s and early 2000s, I was always acutely aware of the significance of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement and the peace it brought between the IRA and British forces. I lived directly under a 50-foot wall that div ...

Iraqis mock the governor of the Central Bank and the story of “flooding 7 billion dinars”

Waar Media - 2018-11-18 01:16
WAAR-Duhok Iraqis mock the governor of the Central Bank and the story of “flooding 7 billion dinars” 7 Billion Iraqi dinars damaged under the pretext of rain water but activists mock the governor of the Central Bank. Iraqi activists launched a campaign o ...

Kurdistan 24: Bernard-Henri Levy honored for ‘Peshmerga’ and ‘The Battle of Mosul’

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-15 02:17
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan24) – The French writer, philosopher, and film director, Bernard-Henri Levy, was honored in Washington for two films about the Kurdish fight against the Islamic State (IS): “Peshmerga” and “The Battle of Mosul.” The organization, A ...

Taxing Wars: The American Way of War Finance and the Decline of Democracy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-14 21:21
In this episode of FPRI Radio Michael Noonan sits down with Sarah Kreps from Cornell University to discuss her Pennsylvania […] The post Taxing Wars: The American Way of War Finance and the Decline of Democracy appeared first on Foreign Policy Research I ...

Office of Relations holds a meeting for the people Safsafa town and the surrounding villages

SDF Press - 2018-11-13 15:38
Tabqa-military relations office held a meeting of the villages of “Safsafa Tahtani” and “Safsafa Faqani” to clarify the latest political developments in the region recently, and the failed attacks of the Turkish occupation and its terrorists to control th ...

Midterm Elections in Taiwan-and the United States: What Happened and What are the Implications for Taiwan-US-China Relations?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-12 21:55
6:00 p.m. Reception; 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Panel Discussion andA On November 24, 2018, Taiwan’s voters go to the […] The post Midterm Elections in Taiwan-and the United States: What Happened and What are the Implications for Taiwan-US-China Relations? appeare ...