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Saudi Arabia Plans First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Fueling Station

Saudi Arabia Plans First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Fueling Station

Waar Media - 2019-01-26 12:47
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Aramco and Air Products have announced the signing of an agreement to jointly-build the first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle fueling station in Saudi Arabia. The two companies will establish a pilot fleet of fuel cell vehicles for which high ...
Saudi Arabia Plans First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Fueling Station - Waar Media

Netanyahu-Putin Meeting to Focus on Iran, Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-24 15:15
ERBIL — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to meet next week to discuss Syria and Iran. RIA news agency cited a Kremlin spokesman on Sunday as saying that the two leaders will meet next Wednesday ...

Putin and Netanyahu to Meet for Syria Talks

BAS News - 2019-02-19 15:06
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet this week to discuss the Syrian crisis, the Kremlin confirmed on Tuesday. The two leaders will meet on 21 February in Moscow, according to a statement by th ...

KRG’s Failure to Form Government as the Two Parties Fight for Posts

Kurdistantribune - 2019-02-18 15:40
By Ismael Aziz: A couple of years ago Kurdish politics in the south of Kurdistan was awash with nice predictions. However, since then, with an end to the terrorist attacks of ISIS, but also the referendum disaster, political shocks and economic crisis an ...

Hypothermia Kills 29 Children at a Syrian Camp: WHO

BAS News - 2019-01-31 23:54
ERBIL - At least 29 children and newborn babies have so far lost their lives due to hypothermia in a camp in northeastern Syria, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. Nearly two dozens of thousands of people, who have fled their homes due to th ...

Hunger strike resistance in Strasbourg continues on day 44

ANF - 2019-01-29 20:02
Hundreds of Kurds, Turks and other peoples have visited the hunger strikers in Strasbourg to express their support. ...

Saudi Arabia seeking first death penalty for female activist, rights groups say

NEWS - 2019-01-28 20:38

Council of Europe calls for an end to the isolation of Ocalan

ANF - 2019-01-24 21:38
The report on Leyla Guven’s hunger strike and Turkey, approved at the Council of Europe today, called for the removal of the isolation regime on Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Saudi Crown Prince Holds Phone Conversation with Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-01-24 10:01
ERBIL — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman held a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister Abid Abdul-Mahdi to reiterate Riyadh’s full support for the security and stability in Iraq. "His Highness expressed full support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for ...

How Saudi Arabia’s canal plans could backfire - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-01-23 14:40

Turkish, Russian presidents to have 1st meeting of 2019

Waar Media - 2019-01-22 14:21
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to have their first face-to-face meeting of 2019 on Wednesday. During Erdogan’s one-day working visit to the Russian capital Moscow, the two leaders will exchange v ...

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia calls murder claims 'lies' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-20 14:31

Saudi Arabia warn against threats as stock market plunges

NEWS - 2019-01-20 07:06

Saudi Arabia ‘to admit’ killing missing journalist

NEWS - 2019-01-19 22:52

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince couldn’t understand the outrage

NEWS - 2019-01-19 22:05

Mohammed bin Salman, Donald Trump, and the Bipartisan Brotherhood with Saudi Arabia

Theintercept - 2019-01-19 22:05

Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia: Jamal Khashoggi disappearance

NEWS - 2019-01-19 19:01

Saudi Arabia condemns US Senate 'interference' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-19 18:57

Syrian government seeks ‘intensified’ talks with Kurds: official

E-Kurd - 2019-01-13 19:21
DAMASCUS,— The Syrian government hopes dialogue with Syrian Kurdish groups will intensify, a minister said on Sunday, signaling support for talks the Kurds hope will lead to a political deal between two of the main players in the multi-sided war. The Kur ...

Kurdish parties should form an opposition in Iraqi Kurdistan parliament: Othman

E-Kurd - 2019-01-10 15:09
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A broadly-based opposition should be formed in Iraqi Kurdistan Region by parties who have disagreements with the two ruling parties, said a Kurdish figure. Political figure Dr. Mahmoud Othman said the parties that are ...

Nearly 400 YPG Fighters Withdraw from Manbij

BAS News - 2019-01-02 19:17
ERBIL - Syrian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that about 400 fighters of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) have withdrawn from Manbij after an agreement with the Syrian regime. According to the ministry's statement, the Kurdish ...