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Tencent chief, in new song, promises not to let you down

Tencent chief, in new song, promises not to let you down

Ejinsight - 2019-02-11 18:32

Tencent chief, in new song, promises not to let you down - Ejinsight

US Sending New Aid Package After ‘Guaido’s Request’

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 10:16
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. administration on Friday announced a new humanitarian aid delivery to Venezuela at the request of opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido. In a statement, Deputy Spokesman for the U.S. Department of State, Robert P ...

Lionel Messi Asks Barcelona Not to Sign Top Transfer Target

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 07:28
WAAR_DUHOK With Mesut Ozil looking set to exit the club in the summer, Arsenal are expected to go into the transfer market to rope in a new and exciting playmaker. According to Calcio Merctao, Arsenal have identified Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Kai Havert ...

Father of Dr. Oz Dies Aged 94 in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK Father of Turkish-American cardiac surgeon and talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz has died at the age of 94 in Istanbul on Saturday, according to hospital sources. Mustafa Oz was receiving treatment for a while, said the sources, who asked not to be ...

Death Toll in Istanbul Building Collapse Rises to 21

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll in Wednesday’s building collapse in Istanbul has risen to 21, Turkey’s Interior Minister said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters at the site, Suleyman Soylu said that a total of 35 people were believed to be trapped under the wr ...

Gangs in Afrin torture civilians refusing to collaborate

ANF - 2019-02-09 15:20
Gangs under the invading Turkish army are forcing civilians in Afrin to collaborate with them by force as the massacres and torture against civilians continue. ...

Minister Sinjari: Iraqi leaders need ‘brave steps’ to defeat terror ideology

Rûdaw - 2019-02-07 09:46
"...confronting terrorism only militarily is not enough, as there is a need for new ways and methods to be utilized ...

Masrour Barzani: Consensus Needed to Preserve Kurds’ Rights in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-06 15:27
ERBIL — The political sides in Syrian Kurdistan are needed to work for consensus and understanding in order to preserve the rights of Kurds at the wake of the recent developments in Syria, Masrour Barznai, Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, ...

Death Toll Rises to 142 in Brazil Dam Collapse

Waar Media - 2019-02-06 12:55
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from a dam collapse late last month in southeastern Brazil has risen to 142, said officials early Wednesday. The civil defense authority in Minas Gerais state said on Twitter that 122 victims had been identified while the number ...

These Pics of the Flower Fields in the Netherlands Will (continue to) Blow your Mind

Waar Media - 2019-02-06 10:01
WAAR_DUHOK The post These Pics of the Flower Fields in the Netherlands Will (continue to) Blow your Mind appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Russia warns US not to ‘play with fire’ in Syrian conflict

Livemint - 2019-02-04 22:07

Conference on Rohingya to be Held in New York Next Week

Waar Media - 2019-02-03 11:00
WAAR_DUHOK The Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) will host an international conference at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City on Feb. 8 and 9. The two-day conference, with the participation of world renowned scholars, UN envoys, activists a ...

KRG PM Calls for New Erbil-Baghdad Strategy to Encounter IS Threat

BAS News - 2019-02-01 17:47
ERBIL — The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has called for devising a new strategy between Erbil and Baghdad with the participation of the US-led Coalition to fight the Islamic State (IS) threats in the region. He argued that IS is n ...

KDP Faction Demands Turkey not to Target Civilians

Waar Media - 2019-01-29 14:31
The post KDP Faction Demands Turkey not to Target Civilians appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Barzani Encourages Christians Not to Leave Ancestral Home

BAS News - 2019-01-26 11:39
ERBIL — The former president of Kurdistan Region, who is also known as the prominent leader of the Kurds, Masoud Barzani, has once again encouraged Christians and other religious minorities to not migrate from their ancestral home in Kurdistan and Iraq. ...

LISTEN: Barbra Streisand sends a strong message to President Trump in new song | Channel24

Channel24 - 2019-01-23 13:17

Egyptian SDF fighter laid to rest in Til Temir

ANF - 2019-01-15 11:52
Egyptian SDF fighter Tariq El-Hesen has died in the fight against ISIS in Syria and was laid to rest yesterday with a military ceremony in Til Temir. ...

Trump Asks Turkish President Not to ‘Mistreat’ Kurdish Forces

National Review - 2019-01-15 06:02
President Trump urged the president of Turkey in a phone call Monday not to 'mistreat' Kurdish forces who have fought alongside U.S. troops against ISIS. ...

Trump Warns Turkey Not to Attack Kurds in Syria

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-01-14 13:37
President Trump vowed on Sunday to devastate Turkey’s economy if it targets Kurdish populations in northern Syria as the U.S. withdraws its forces, and called for a 20-mile safe zone between the Turkish border and U.S.-allied fighters. ...