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Venezuela’s Maduro: US Gov’t is ‘a Gang of Extremists’

Venezuela’s Maduro: US Gov’t is ‘a Gang of Extremists’

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 09:43
WAAR_DUHOK Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused the U.S. government under President Donald Trump for the crisis in his country, describing the U.S. administration “a gang of extremist.” “They are warmongering in order to take over Venezuela,” Madu ...
Venezuela’s Maduro: US Gov’t is ‘a Gang of Extremists’ - Waar Media

Trump’s Envoy Visits Gulf to Promote ‘Deal Of Century’

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 15:05
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is visiting the Gulf region to promote a U.S. plan for peace between the Palestinians and Israel. Kushner, peace envoy Jason Greenblatt and special representative for Iran Brian Hook ...

A special tribunal for prosecution of the ISIS perpetrators is a necessity

E-Kurd - 2019-02-22 01:39
Shakhawan Shorash | Exclusive to Ekurd.net After US President Donald Trump asked Western countries to bring their ISIS prisoners (members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) home, there has been hot discussion on this issue. There are several id ...

In Trump-Kim Bonhomie, Japan Seeks its Pie

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK Japan is hopeful that U.S. President Donald Trump will help it in settling the abduction issue with North Korea. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he will coordinate with Trump on efforts to settle the issue of abductio ...

Hunt and Fox's Japanese fumble is a sign of UK's weakness | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-02-19 03:00

Venezuela’s Opp. Congress Appoints oil Firms’ Boards

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK Venezuela’s opposition congress appointed new directors to state oil and natural gas company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) and Citgo Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday. During the country’s congress session, Venezuelan opposition leader ...

A Member of Central Council of the National Unity Party in Kurdistan Arrested

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-14 02:00
Sirwan Ghorbani, a member of the Central Council of National Unity Party in Kurdistan and environmental activist, was arrested by security forces in his home following the arrest of civil activists in Kamyaran and Sanandaj. Kurdistan Human Rights Network ...

Li ser sînorê Sûriyê û Iraqê 11 tûnelên DAIŞê hatin dîtin

BAS News - 2019-02-13 20:46
BasNews- Li ser sînorê di navbera Iraqê û Sûriyê de 11 tûnelên rêxistina DAIŞê hatin dîtin, yek ji wan bi dirêjahiya 3 Km ye. Çavkaniyek ewleh ji medyaya Iraqê re ragehand ku, fîrqeya endezyariyê di artêşa Iraqê li ser sînorên di navbera Iraqê û Sûriyê d ...

Venezuela crisis: Maduro condemns 'extremist' Trump

BBC - 2019-02-13 02:14
Venezuela's embattled president tells the BBC the offer of aid is an intervention plan by the US. ...

Health committee launches a campaign for encountering polio

SDF Press - 2019-02-12 22:59
Raqqa_ Health committee, affiliated to Raqqa Civil Council, launched vaccination campaign against polio in Raqqa city and its countryside. However, This campaign is a part of many vaccination campaigns that heath committee did in Raqqa City. Ahmad Al-Isma ...

Duyaa and Bahaa…twin that don’t have a share of their names

SDF Press - 2019-02-12 22:59
The proverb says: every man has a share of his name, except Duyaa and Bahaa, where destiny didn’t allow them to have the chance of their names meaning. Duyaa and Bahaa Ali Al-Habash, 17 years old, are twins the destiny deprived them from sight gift, they ...

Making a funeral of the martyr (Muhammad Al-Twayrish)

SDF Press - 2019-02-10 01:00
Al-Tabqa_ the civilians of Al-Tabqa city made a funeral of the martyr (Muhammad Al-Twayrish), where his body was transferred to the Martyrs cemetery in Al-Tabqa, however, many commanders of SDF, some members of the civil administration and some civilians ...

Venezuela’s oil workers flee crisis for a better life, including Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-02-08 12:10
PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela — Nieves Ribullen, a Venezuelan oil worker sick of struggling to get by as his country falls apart, is betting it all on far-away Iraqi Kurdistan to give his family a better life. Over the years he’s watched dozens of co-workers aba ...

The UK is clearing Iraq of Daesh’s mines

The Global Coalition - 2019-02-06 20:19
Article The UK is clearing Iraq of Daesh’s mines Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

IS Will Claim Victory over US in Syria after Forces' Withdrawal: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-02-05 00:20
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) is likely to regain territory in Syria once again and claim victory over the US due to the President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing the forces from Syria, the Pentagon argued in a new report on Mon ...

It’s time to acknowledge the Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK’s evolution

E-Kurd - 2019-01-28 20:00
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Should the PKK’s insurgency and past Marxist ideology be a disqualifying factor today? A Marxist past shouldn’t disqualify US partnership with Syrian Kurds. On January 11, 2019, President Donald Trump began t ...

House Speaker blocks Trump’s State of Union address

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday blocked U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address, firing back at his promise to continue with the speech. Pelosi said the House “will not consider a concurrent resolution authoriz ...

Trump to Give State of the Union When Shutdown Over

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
US President Donald Trump has decided to postpone his State of the Union address until after “the Shutdown is over,” following a standoff with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump said in a pair of tweets Wednesday night that he’s not looking for an alterna ...

Israel thanks US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem by naming a train station after him

NEWS - 2019-01-24 03:10

Washington’s encouragement of warlordism in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-01-23 23:59
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute In recent weeks, a parade of American officials visited Iraq, ostensibly to meet with the Iraqi leadership and to discuss U.S. policy toward Iran and the U.S. withdrawal from Syria. President Donald Trump’s v ...

HDP to start a vigil in Amed to support hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-01-22 14:19
HDP MP Musa Farisogullari stated that the HDP will initiate a vigil action on January 27 in order to support the activists on the hunger strike, adding that the AKP intended to distance Ocalan from the society by aggravating the isolation. ...