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Three months on, Turkish investigation into Khashoggi murder remains at standstill | Middle East Eye

Three months on, Turkish investigation into Khashoggi murder remains at standstill | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-03 09:27

Three months on, Turkish investigation into Khashoggi murder remains at standstill | Middle East Eye - Middleeasteye

Turkish armoury explosion kills seven soldiers in southeast | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-31 20:06

Air strikes on Idlib kill dozens as Syria prepares ground assault | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-27 18:29

Exclusive: U.N. expert to lead international inquiry into Khashoggi murder | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2019-01-24 19:31

Construction of Three Dams on Kurdistan-Turkey Border Approved

BAS News - 2019-01-19 14:00
ERBIL — The governments of Kurdistan Region, Iraq and Turkey have reached an agreement to build three dams on the border between Kurdistan Region’s Erbil province and Turkey, a lawmaker said. The dams would be funded by Erbil, Baghdad and Ankara, Mohamma ...

CIA to brief Trump on developments in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-14 20:44

Trump defends US troop pullout of Syria as Bolton, Pompeo embark on Mid East tour | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-08 03:39

Christian MPs Call for Investigation into “Illegal” Sale of Baghdad Churches

BAS News - 2019-01-07 10:07
ERBIL — A group of Iraqi Christian lawmakers are calling on parliament to launch an investigation into the case of “illegal” sale of some churches in Baghdad and other provinces. MP Joseph Slewa recently revealed that a church in Baghdad was sold after i ...

Pompeo to visit eight Middle East countries

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 19:01
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit eight Middle East countries, and he will seek an update on the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Pompeo will visit Middle East’s countries on January 8th, and it is expected t ...

Iraq Not on Pompeo’s Destination List in Middle East Tour

BAS News - 2019-01-05 10:46
ERBIL — US State Department announced on Friday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo will begin his Middle East trip next week where he will meet with several leaders to discuss regional affairs. However, according to an official statement by the State Depar ...

Under pressure, Trump sought assurances from Erdogan on fate of Syrian Kurds | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-04 04:35

A Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charge at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-01 02:01
A prisoner was executed on murder charge at Orumiyeh Central Prison this morning on Monday, December 31. He was transferred to a solitary confinement cell yesterday along with two other death row prisoners. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been i ...

Prosecutor halts investigation into letter criticising Turkey’s assault on Afrin | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-31 14:40

Afghan presidential polls delayed for 3 months

Waar Media - 2018-12-31 10:06
The landmark Afghan presidential elections were delayed on Sunday for at least three months amid political wrangling and proposed peace talks in the war-ravaged country. Gulajan Abdulbadi Sayaad, chairman for the Independent Election Commission, said the ...

Conflicting reports on Syrian entry into key Kurdish town

CBS News - 2018-12-28 17:56
Syria says its military has gone into Manbij at Kurds' request to ward off feared Turkish attack but Kurds say Syrians are only on outskirts ...

Saudi Arabia demotes foreign minister in wake of Khashoggi case

BBC - 2018-12-28 00:10
King Salman makes the move nearly three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. ...

RSF calls on Iraqi Kurdistan to reopen investigation into Kawa Garmyani’s murder

E-Kurd - 2018-12-06 13:30
PARIS,— On the fifth anniversary of the Kurdish magazine editor Kawa Garmyani’s murder in Iraqi Kurdistan, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Kurdish and Iraqi authorities to reopen the investigation into his death in order to identify the mast ...

Turkey called on to formally seek UN inquiry into Khashoggi killing | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-06 13:12