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Iraq ‘Orange Capital’ struggles to fill local demand

Iraq ‘Orange Capital’ struggles to fill local demand

Rûdaw - 2019-01-11 18:50
production isn’t enough to meet the demand of the province ...
Iraq ‘Orange Capital’ struggles to fill local demand - Rûdaw

President Erdogan Departs for Moscow to Meet Putin

Waar Media - 2019-01-23 14:22
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday headed to capital Moscow to meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. The Turkish presidential aircraft TC-TUR departed from Ankara’s Esenboga Airport at 12.35 p.m. local time (0935GMT). During ...

Basra Protests Turn Violent Again

BAS News - 2019-01-18 18:13
ERBIL - Protesters in Basra, south of Iraq, once again took to the streets on Friday to demand better public services and more job opportunities. However, the protests turned violent after angry protestors attacked the police posts around the governor’s ...

Pictures: Baghdad Welcomes King of Jordan with Palestinian Flag

BAS News - 2019-01-14 13:10
ERBIL — Photographs circulating on social media showed the Palestinian flag screened on digital billboards in central Baghdad to welcome King Abdullah II of Jordan. The King arrived in Iraq’s capital earlier on Monday to meet with top Iraqi officials. Me ...

KRG Council of Ministers to Meet on Monday to Discuss Erbil's Budget Share

BAS News - 2019-01-13 19:38
ERBIL - Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Council of Ministers is set to meet on Monday for talks on the region’s share from Iraq's budget bill for 2019. Secretary of the Council of Ministers Amanj Rahim said in a statement that the meeting will be hel ...

Iranian Foreign Minister to Visit Erbil on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-01-13 12:05
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to visit Erbil on Tuesday and attend an economic conference in Kurdistan Region’s capital. According to a statement by Iranian embassy in Baghdad, Zarif will visit Baghdad before heading to Erb ...

Iraq says it could deploy military to Syria to fill void left by U.S. exit | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-01-08 16:44

March in Wales for solidarity with hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-01-07 17:27
A march was held in Welsh capital Cardiff to protest the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan and to show solidarity for the hunger strikers. ...

Syrian Kurds and government discuss post-US withdrawal

Washington Times - 2019-01-06 20:51
BEIRUT (AP) - Talks are ongoing between the Syrian government in Damascus and Kurdish officials to reach a deal on how to fill the gap following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Syrian Kurdish official said Saturday. The official, who sp ...

New governments of Iraq and Kurdistan Region to welcome Iranian FM in near future: Envoy

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-06 11:56

Trump visits US troops in Iraq for first trip to a conflict zone | Grand Forks Herald

Grandforksherald - 2019-01-06 00:02

Trump visits US troops in Iraq for first trip to a conflict zone | Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerddispatch - 2019-01-05 21:30

Syrian Kurds and government discuss post-US withdrawal

FOX News - 2019-01-05 17:58
A Syrian Kurdish official says negotiations are ongoing between the government in Damascus and Kurdish officials on how to fill the gap following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country. ...

White House: Trump is Ready to Meet with Erdogan

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 18:50
“US President Donald Trump is ready to meet Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan; however, planning any specific activities not currently underway,” announced the White House. “Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited U.S. President Donald Tru ...

U.S. military officials to meet Turkish counterparts about Syria: Erdogan spokesman

Reuters - 2018-12-24 23:04
U.S. military officials will come to Turkey to meet with their Turkish counterparts and discuss coordination on Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Monday. ...

Website to honour the martyrs of Rojava and Northern Syria

ANF - 2018-12-21 14:08
"The aim of the website is “to remember, honour and get people to know the martyrs of the Rojava and Northern Syria Revolution. ...

Nadia Murad calls on Turkey to end its bombing of Sinjar

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-21 01:37
Yezidi activist Nadia Murad has called on to Turkey to end its bombing of Sinjar after Ankara hit alleged Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions in the Yezidi-majority region last week. ...

The EU announced €20M in support for UNESCO to revive the Old City of Mosul

The Global Coalition - 2018-12-20 13:59
The EU announced €20M in support for UNESCO to revive the Old City of Mosul L’article The EU announced €20M in support for UNESCO to revive the Old City of Mosul est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

The EU committed €14M to assist the Iraqi Government

The Global Coalition - 2018-12-20 13:59
The EU committed €14M to assist the Iraqi Government L’article The EU committed €14M to assist the Iraqi Government est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Kurds are celebrating Kurdistan Flag Day

Waar Media - 2018-12-17 14:58
Kurdistan Flag Day is celebrated annually on December 17 since 2009 when the Parliament of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq passed a law to commemorate the Kurdistan Republic, people across the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and other parts of Greater Kurdistan in ...

KCDK-E calls to protest Turkish bombing of Makhmur and Shengal

ANF - 2018-12-14 09:14
Appeal to protest Turkish bombing of Makhmur and Shengal. ...