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Escort who claimed she had dirt on Trump arrested in Moscow on prostitution charges

Escort who claimed she had dirt on Trump arrested in Moscow on prostitution charges

Gulan Media - 2019-01-20 23:26

Escort who claimed she had dirt on Trump arrested in Moscow on prostitution charges - Gulan Media

KDP, Gorran Reach "Political Agreement" on Next KRG Establishment

BAS News - 2019-02-16 22:14
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Change Movement (Gorran) announced in a joint statement following a meeting in on Saturday evening that they had reached a political agreement. In their statement, the two political parties pointed out ...

Trump on Iran Revolution Anniversary: 40 Years of Failure

BAS News - 2019-02-12 11:19
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump tweeted in Persian on Monday to slam the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. “40 years of corruption. 40 years of repression. 40 years of terror,” reads the tweet. “The regime in Iran has produced only 40 ...

Police Officer Detained after Prisoner Escapes in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-01-26 22:34
ERBIL - A police officer has been detained after a prisoner, who had been jailed on murder charges, escaped the prison in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday. According to a statement by ...

Kurdish lawmaker on hunger strike released from Turkish jail

Washington Times - 2019-01-25 11:10
ISTANBUL (AP) - A Turkish court has ordered the release of an imprisoned pro-Kurdish lawmaker who has been on hunger strike. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said Friday Leyla Guven is to be released pending trial on terror charges but barred from l ...

Britain: Three Kurds Sentenced to Life in Jail on Murder Charges

BAS News - 2019-01-18 20:51
ERBIL - A British court sentenced on Friday three Kurdish men to life in jail after they were found guilty of killing five people when they exploded a shop in a £300,000 insurance scam. Identified as Aram Kurd, Hawkar Hassan, and Arkan Ali, set their sho ...

Trump weighs in on Mollie Tibbett's murder: 'Should've never happened'

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-18 13:36

Donald Trump Isolated In His Silence On Senator John McCain's Death

NDTV - 2019-01-18 09:43

Russia had to swallow a deal in Idlib. Then came an Israeli strike on Syria - Israel News -

Haaretz - 2019-01-16 12:28

Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels To Publish Book On Trump Affair In October

NDTV - 2019-01-16 11:56

Czechoslovakia Communist Secret Police Had Dossier On Donald Trump: Report

NDTV - 2019-01-16 03:43

Melania Trump reveals which countries she'll visit on Africa trip

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-15 19:21

Hunger strike in Wales reached day 30

ANF - 2019-01-15 09:59
Sis, who could not join the hunger strike action in Strasbourg, due to bureaucratic problems, has been on hunger strike in Wales for 30 days. ...

Erbil Police Saves Women from Suicide

BAS News - 2019-01-12 12:35
ERBIL — Police forces in Erbil saved a woman who attempted twice to jump off a footbridge in central Erbil on Saturday. Spokesperson Hogir Aziz told BasNews that they had once saved the woman in the morning, and later released her, but she once again app ...

Syrian Kurds Deny Trump’s Statement on Selling Oil to Iran

BAS News - 2019-01-04 16:16
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has denied a statement by US President Donald Trump who claimed that the Kurds were selling oil to Iran. “Not a drop of oil from northern Syria has been sold to Iran,” Redur Khalil, head of SDF foreign relations ...

Thylane Blondeau has been named the “most beautiful in the world”

Waar Media - 2018-12-31 23:49
Ms Blondeau shared the news of her win on Instagram, and thanked her 2.6 million followers for voting for her. “I just can’t believe it myself … thanks so much @tccandler and everyone who voted,” she wrote. “I’m thankful to all of you.” Ms Blondeau, the ...

Four Kurdish Labour Activists Transferred to Prison to Serve Their Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-22 02:00
Four labour activists from Kamyaran were transferred to Kamyaran prison to endure their sentence. They had been arrested in April of 2016 on charges of attending the International Labour Day Ceremony but released after a few days on bail. Kurdistan Human ...