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Why does the big Azerbaijan corruption scandal still matter in 2019?

Why does the big Azerbaijan corruption scandal still matter in 2019?

Transparency - 2019-01-11 19:47

Why does the big Azerbaijan corruption scandal still matter in 2019? - Transparency

CPJ condemns the shutdown of Kurdish TV’s office in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-01-29 16:50
BEIRUT,— The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday condemned the closure by Kurdish security forces of the Iraqi independent broadcaster NRT’s office in Dohuk, Iraqi Kurdistan, and urged the Kurdish regional government to immediately allow NRT to re ...

The Cost of Corruption: Waste and Abuse in President Trump’s Cabinet - Center for American Progress

Americanprogress - 2019-01-29 12:45

Kurdistan: Who are the Kurds and why is the US prepared to escalate its involvement in Iraq to support them? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-01-21 16:58

Scientists May Have Found a Time Capsule of the Big Bang

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 10:13
Astronomers have found the 3rd cloud of cosmic gas that has remained totally unaffected by the explosion of stars. Scientists have unveiled many secrets of our universe but its mysterious nature keeps on surprising us with even stranger phenomena. Some o ...

Tevgeri Azadi: PUK Security Forces Still Holding 30 Members in Detention

BAS News - 2019-01-13 16:35
ERBIL - Tevgeri Azadi, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) offspring in the Kurdistan Region, revealed on Sunday that 30 of its members are still held in detention by the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) security forces. Talking to BasNews, Tara Husse ...

The people municipality is damaging a big amount of exploited food items.

SDF Press - 2019-01-12 23:52
Raqqa_ “the health committee” in coordination with “General Control” in people municipality damaged a big amount of expired food items in Raqqa market shops. Ibrahim Al-Rasheed, the deputy of Raqqa people municipality, clarified that “the General Control” ...

Rehabilitating the irrigation generators in Al-Kalta and Al-Marda villages.

SDF Press - 2019-01-12 23:52
Raqqa_ the organization of (|Developing Euphrates) is working on rehabilitating the irrigation generators, under the supervision of “Agriculture and Irrigation Committee” in Raqqa Civil Council. The plan took place after Raqqa Civil Council launched its p ...

French Foreign Minister: We need to support the SDF

ANF - 2019-01-11 08:58
Le Drian said that the SDF are “our most important ally in Syria. They are fighting against DAESH on the field. The US decision to withdraw from Syria is serious because it leaves the SDF in a very difficult position." ...

The bakeries and supply office is capturing exploited materials in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-01-10 21:28
Raqqa_ the office of Bakeries and people municipality in Raqqa confiscated amounts of expired and exploited materials_ during inspection mission tours on the shops and food ware houses_ however, they posed taxes on the shops that violated rules. the baker ...

Why is the world so quiet when the Kurds’ lives are at stake?

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 12:42
Shamm Shamayi Salih | Exclusive to Once upon a time , Sweden used to be a strong voice and independent voice in foreign policy. A voice that was not afraid to clearly say to oppressors. But when it comes to the history of the Kurds, democracy i ...

Children 'still tortured' in Iraq's Kurdish regions: HRW report

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-09 00:41
Human Rights Watch report says teenage boys falsely confessed to joining ISIL while under torture by the authorities. ...

Why is the world silent on China’s Uyghur Muslims?

Rappler - 2019-01-07 02:49

Farthest Object Ever Found in the Solar System

Waar Media - 2019-01-05 10:30
Scientists discover an object called ‘Farout’ at a distance of 120 Astronomical Units (AU) from the Sun. Researchers finally found a body in our solar system which is orbiting at more than 100 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun. Farout, als ...

A review of the events of 2018 in Rojhilat and Iran

ANF - 2018-12-31 16:37
The crisis of drought and water supply, the failure of Islamic Republic’s functioning mechanism, crisis of unemployment and social crisis, weakening of public confidence in the regime, widespread corruption in management made most of the topics in 2018. ...

Eight Kurdish Civilians Still Held at IRGC Intelligence Detention Centre

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-28 02:01
Four civilians from the villages of Celin and Degaga of Sarvabad and four other from Piranshahr, all arrested by Intelligence Department of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) over the past two weeks, are still in the custody of this security institu ...

PM Barzani “Sad” to Still See Many Christians Displaced

BAS News - 2018-12-24 20:29
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated Christians on their Christmas holiday, expressing concerns on the fact that many Christians still live in exile and are yet to return home. "Wishing our Christian brothers and sisters of the ...