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Billy Bush Says Life Was “Chaos” After Trump Grabbing Scandal | Deadline

Billy Bush Says Life Was “Chaos” After Trump Grabbing Scandal | Deadline

Deadline - 2019-02-12 21:14

Billy Bush Says Life Was “Chaos” After Trump Grabbing Scandal | Deadline - Deadline

The frozen body of a Kolber teenager was found after ten days.

Roji Kurd - 2019-03-11 00:02
The frozen body of a teenager was discovered in the border area of ​​Nenour,Baneh city Kurdistan province after ten days. On 9 March 2019 “Matin Badakhshan” a Kolber from Piranshahr has been announced,Kurdistan Human Right Organization_Rojhelat,reported. ...

A civilian activist from Sanandaj was arrested after being summoned to the city’s Iranian Intelligence Agency.

Roji Kurd - 2019-03-10 00:00
On 5 March 2019 A Kurdish civilian activist”Jamal Asadi”was arrested after being summoned by the Iranian Intelligence Agency of Sanandaj and transferred to the detention center. The civic activist of the Chamchemal climbing group has been summoned to the ...

Oil Eases After Trump Urges OPEC to Curb Efforts to Boost Prices

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 11:31
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – Oil inched lower on Tuesday to extend losses of more than 3 percent from the previous session, easing after U.S. President Donald Trump called on OPEC to rein in its efforts to boost prices. International Brent futures were at $64. ...

Kirkuk Provincial Council Meeting Delayed

BAS News - 2019-02-18 09:35
ERBIL — The Provincial Council of Kirkuk has postponed a meeting scheduled for today (18th February) after the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) showed no willingness. The meeting was arranged after months of political disputes between the major Kurdish ...

Middle East expert says he worries Turkey influenced Trump's Syria decision | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-02-15 23:44

Iran suicide bombing 'kills 27 Revolutionary Guards'

BBC - 2019-02-14 00:26
A Sunni militant group says it was behind the attack on a bus in the south-east of the country. ...

Pentagon Chief Swoops In After Trump Vexes Iraqis - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-02-12 22:38

Russia says US 'will suffer' if Trump pulls out of WTO | The Independent

Independent - 2019-02-12 15:39

IS Attacks Iraqi Border Guards, Kills One

BAS News - 2019-02-11 10:18
ERBIL — At least one Kurdish soldier was killed after Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a unit of Iraqi border guards in Diyala province. A police source told BasNews the attack was carried out overnight Sunday which led to a fierce fire exchange. Th ...

Graham more upbeat on Syria troop withdrawal after Trump meeting

Yahoo - 2019-02-10 10:18

South Korea Signs Deal to Pay More for U.S.Troops After Trump Demand

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea’s contribution toward the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the South to pay more ...

XXXTentacion's ex-girlfriend says she was kicked out of late rapper's memorial | The Independent

Independent - 2019-02-10 00:21

Trump Ignores Senate Deadline on Khashoggi Killing

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump will not respond to a legally-required Senate request to determine whether sanctions are warranted against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior ...

Stephanie Clifford Says She Was Threatened to Keep Quiet About Trump in 2011 | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-02-03 06:50

Erdogan says lira crisis is a ‘currency PLOT’ after Trump gloats on Twitte | World | News |

Express - 2019-01-27 20:10

Trump’s move in Venezuelan could cause domino effect

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
U.S. President Donald Trump announced his government would recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the new president of Venezuela. The decision came after Trump met with various Republicans, including Florida Governor Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubi ...

Turkey Says It Will Create Syria Buffer Zone After Trump Call :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-01-19 13:54

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 ...

Democrats hit panic button after Trump's lawyer says it's time to fire Robert Mueller

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-17 19:54