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Israel Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank Raids

Israel Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank Raids

Waar Media - 2019-02-11 12:07
WAAR_DUHOK Israeli forces rounded up 22 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli military on Monday. The individuals were arrested for “suspected involvement in popular terrorist activities”, the ...
Israel Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank Raids - Waar Media

Israel Bars 133 Palestinians From Al-Aqsa in February

Waar Media - 2019-03-05 14:03
WAAR_DUHOK Israeli authorities banned 133 Palestinians from entering Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque in February, according to a report by a Palestinian non-governmental organization. In its latest report, the Jerusalem-based Wadi Hilweh Information Center sa ...

Eight IS Insurgents Captured in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-02-27 18:35
ERBIL - At least eight militants of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Wednesday in the Iraqi province of Anbar. The insurgents were apprehended during an operation carried out by the Iraqi intelligence forces in the areas of Zinkur and Abu Tiban in ...

EU Trade Balance Posts $26.7B Deficit in 2018

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 10:16
WAAR_DUHOK The EU’s foreign trade balance saw a €22.6 billion ($26.7 billion) deficit in 2018, according to official figures released on Friday. Eurostat said the 28-member bloc’s exports of goods rose 4 percent on a yearly basis, amounting to nearly €1. ...

Israel leads Western world in measles cases -- report | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-14 21:40

Israel Behind Attack in Southern Syria: Netanyahu

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 09:43
WAAR_DUHOK Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Tuesday that Israel had carried out artillery strikes overnight in southern Syria. Netanyahu spoke to reporters at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv before flying to Warsaw, Poland, where a conf ...

Israeli Firms Face UN Blacklist for Settlement Business

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 13:52
WAAR_DUHOK A number of Israeli and international companies are facing the risk of inclusion on a UN blacklist for doing business in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, Israeli daily Yediot Ahronoth said Tuesday. The companies threatened with i ...

47 people arrested in Van's Ercis district in 22 days

ANF - 2019-02-11 15:02
29 people were detained between February 5 and 7 in Van’s Ercis district, and 23 of them were arrested. 90 people were detained in the last 22 days in the district, and 47 of them were arrested. ...

A toxic crisis in America’s coal country

BBC - 2019-02-11 01:56
Families in West Virginia say the coal mines have poisoned their water. Now they're fighting back. ...

Series of actions by HRE against invaders in Afrin

ANF - 2019-02-08 14:48
Afrin Liberation Forces stated that at least 7 invaders were wounded in the actions they carried out against the gangs led by Turkish invasion forces in the Jindirese and Sherawa districts. ...

Indonesian Army Accused of Using Banned Chemical Weapon in West Papua | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-02-07 10:36

Palestinians in Gaza suffer enough without being defamed as sexual deviants and mentally ill - Opinion - Israel News |

Haaretz - 2019-02-06 07:48

Syrian Army converges on ISIS in west Daraa, gains more territories

Muraselon - 2019-02-05 19:17

As US withdraws from Syria, Iran’s influence in West Asia swells

Scroll - 2019-02-04 22:51

01. February 2019 – Sudan: Arrests of protesters in Khartoum

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-02-04 14:05

6 people die every day trying to cross Med in 2018: UN

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 09:12
WAAR_DUHOK Six people died every day while attempting to cross the Mediterranean in 2018, according to a UN report on Wednesday. In the latest report titled “Desperate Journeys,” UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said: “An estimated 2,275 people died or went mis ...

Actions for Rojava across the United States

ANF - 2019-01-29 09:15
Demonstrations took place across the United States on January 27th, as several organizations answered the call for global days of action to defend the revolution in Rojava on the anniversary of the liberation of Kobane. ...

Celebrations for Australia Day across the country

Waar Media - 2019-01-26 12:47
WAAR_DUHOK Celebrations to mark Australia’s national day took place across the country on Saturday, including a ceremony in Sydney to welcome the nation’s newest citizens. Other Australia Day events included a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony in A ...

Thailand: Fake rain to fight air pollution in Bangkok

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 10:13
The Thai government is doubling its efforts to put an end to hazardous air pollution with artificial rain, according to local media reports on Tuesday. Reports suggest that the air pollution in many parts of top tourist destination Thailand has reached h ...

KDP, PUK to Meet on Monday for Gov. Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-01-13 16:35
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are expected to meet on Monday for talks on the formation of a new government in Erbil. The two major Kurdish parties are also said to discuss the Erbil-Baghdad relat ...

Iran transfers more than 240 convicted Afghans to Kabul

Waar Media - 2019-01-12 17:10
Iranian authorities have extradited 242 convicted Afghans to their country, according to an Iranian official on Saturday. The step comes as a part of a deal to exchange nationals convicted in Iran and Afghanistan, the official IRNA news agency quoted Jus ...