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Trump on Iran Revolution Anniversary: 40 Years of Failure

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 ...
Trump on Iran Revolution Anniversary: 40 Years of Failure - BAS News

Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-17 09:17
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump urged his country’s European allies, including the UK, France and Germany, to take back the hundreds of Islamic State (IS) jihadists captured in Syria. “The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other Euro ...

Over 40 Percent of Insect Species Could Go Extinct Soon

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK More than 40 percent of insect species could go extinct in the next few decades, a new study has warned. “Worldwide decline of the entomofauna: A review of its drivers”, written by Francisco Sanchez-Bayo at the University of Sydney and Kris Wy ...

Trump, Bolton Slam Iran as it Celebrates Anniversary

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Adviser John Bolton lashed out Monday at Iran as it celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. “40 years of corruption. 40 years of repression. 40 years of terror. The regime in ...

Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Years of Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-12 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Masoud Shamsnejad, the human rights lawyer, has been sentenced to 6 years in prison by Branch 3 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of propaganda against the state and acting against national se ...

Trump adviser says Iran revolution ushered in '40 years of failure' | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-11 20:22

KDP Delegation Meets Turkmens and Christians on the New Cabinet Formation

Waar Media - 2019-02-11 16:37
WAAR_DUHOK A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met with Turkmen and Christians parties in Erbil on Monday to discuss the formation of the new cabinet. “A high-level delegation from met with Turkmen and Christian parties to d ...

KDP Slams Iraqi Presidential Advisor’s Claim on Iran’s Mediation

BAS News - 2019-02-09 23:27
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has refuted the allegations made by an Iraqi presidential advisor claiming that Iran attempted to help the Kurdish party's candidate to win the position of the president. President's advisor Amir Kanani ...

Canada Mosque Killer Bissonnette Sentenced to 40 Years

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK A Canadian man who shot six worshippers to death in a Quebec City mosque was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison. Prosecutors had said that Alexandre Bissonnette’s crime was so hateful and so obviously motivated by bigotry that he should re ...

Trump Taps New World Bank Chief

Waar Media - 2019-02-07 11:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated outspoken World Bank critic David Malpass to helm the international financial institution. Malpass, 62, is an established conservative and Trump loyalist with a long track-record of criticizin ...

Iraqi Shi'ite Cleric Indirectly Responds to Trump on US Military Presence

BAS News - 2019-02-06 21:07
ERBIL - Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who is the highest level Shi’ite religious authority in Iraq, has indirectly responded to US President Donald Trump's statement on keeping the forces in Iraq to watch over Iran. The Shi'ite leader made the comments du ...

Trump delivers State of the Union speech

BBC - 2019-02-06 03:24
After two years of bitter partisanship, Mr Trump urges political unity and addresses foreign policy. ...

The Death Row Sentenced of Kurdish Prisoner Reduced to 10 Years of Imprisonment at the Retrial

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-06 02:00
The death sentence of Arsalan Khodkam, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison, was reduced by Tehran Military court to ten years in prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that upon approval of this politi ...

Trump Says He Will Keep Forces in Iraq to Watch Iran

BAS News - 2019-02-03 18:02
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has said that he wish to keep his country's forces in Iraq so as to watch Iran. Trump made the remarks during an interview with CBS on Sunday, where he pointed out that part of the troops, who are going to withdraw from ...

DBP called on people to join the rally in Istanbul on 3 February

ANF - 2019-01-29 17:04
DBP executives called on people to join the ‘Labor, Peace and Justice Rally’ at Bakırköy Freedom Square on 3 February. ...

De-escalation Efforts: Baghdad Deploys New Army Brigade to Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-01-28 22:44
ERBIL - Brigade 61 from the Iraqi army was deployed to the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Monday to replace the counter-terrorism forces in the city. The brigade, which is commanded by Lieutenant General Karim Abboudi al-Tamimi, is expected to be ...

MPs call on Merkel to “put political pressure on Ankara”

ANF - 2019-01-24 07:02
Kurdish-German MPs of Die Linke Ozdemir, Sommer and Akbulut said they are in solidarity with Leyla Guven on her hunger strike and called on the Berlin government to put political pressure on Ankara to end the isolation in Imrali. ...

KDP and PUK Hold Meeting in Erbil about new Government Formation

Waar Media - 2019-01-14 18:41
Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) held a high-level meeting in Kurdistan capital Erbil on Monday; to discuss the formation of the new government. “KDP and PUK political Bureaus headed by Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzan ...

Trump Warns Turkey of Economic Devastation If It Attacks Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-01-14 09:22
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump has warned that he would devastate Turkey economically if it attacks the US allies in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). “[We] will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. He signaled of creati ...

Jordan’s King Abdullah to Visit Iraq on Monday

BAS News - 2019-01-13 22:22
ERBIL - King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein is expected to visit Iraq on Monday to meet with the country's top officials, reports said. According to Iraqi media reports, Jordan's top official's visit will focus on further strengthening the ties bet ...

KRG Council of Ministers to Meet on Monday to Discuss Erbil's Budget Share

BAS News - 2019-01-13 19:38
ERBIL - Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Council of Ministers is set to meet on Monday for talks on the region’s share from Iraq's budget bill for 2019. Secretary of the Council of Ministers Amanj Rahim said in a statement that the meeting will be hel ...