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EU-funded Programme in Iraq to Support Recovery, Stability Through Local Development

EU-funded Programme in Iraq to Support Recovery, Stability Through Local Development

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
BASRA (UNDP) — The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continue to work together to help the people of Iraq in their pursuit of recovery and stability. On 28 March 2019 ...
EU-funded Programme in Iraq to Support Recovery, Stability Through Local Development - BAS News

Strasbourg hunger strikers: Help the people of Rojihilat

ANF - 2019-04-05 11:27
Hunger strikers in Strasbourg issued a message regarding the floods in Rojhilat: “Our pain is one, your case is one”, they said asking people to help the population in distress. ...

US’ Biden Vows To Be ‘More Mindful’ Of Personal Space

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK Former Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will move away from his hallmark tactile political style after women came forward alleging the longtime politician made them feel uncomfortable in their encounters. Biden issued a video on his ...

Saudi to Open New Consulates in Iraq: Minister

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia is expected to open four new consulates in Iraq, the Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment, Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, revealed on Wednesday. Qasabi made the remarks during a joint press conference with Iraqi Oil Minister Samr ...

Iran Responsible for Hundreds of Fallen US Troops in Iraq: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-03 15:53
ERBIL — US Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, has accused Iran of being behind the killing of hundreds of US troops in Iraq after 2003. “In Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified US military reports, that Iran is responsible for the ...

How Japan is combating public health emergencies in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-01 19:18
Article How Japan is combating public health emergencies in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

‘Turkey Will Continue to Support Venezuela’

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister on Monday reiterated Turkish support for the country of Venezuela and its elected leadership. “Turkey will continue to support Venezuela, as problems there could affect all of Latin America and even the Caribbean,” Me ...

US to Deploy ‘Arctic Wolves’ Combat Team in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The US Army has confirmed that it will deploy Arctic Wolves of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq by this summer. The fresh troops will support Operation Inherent Resolve, according to an official statement cited by Sputnik. "The brigade ...

Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-29 12:51
Article Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Washington Reaffirms Support to Iraq to Ensure IS is Fully Defeated: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-03-28 22:38
ERBIL - US has reaffirmed its prolonged commitment to coordinate with Iraq to ensure the Islamic State (IS) is fully defeated, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. The US senior official made the remarks during a meeting with the Iraqi Parlia ...

Japan Provides Additional Contribution to Explosive Hazard Management in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes an additional contribution of USD 1,625,000 from the Government of Japan to further mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards in support of the provision, facilitation and ena ...

EU-funded programme launched in Iraq to support recovery and stability through local development [EN/AR/KU] - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-28 13:14

KRG Offers Help in Response to Mosul Ferry Sinking: PM

BAS News - 2019-03-21 22:13
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government is ready to offer every assistance possible in response to the deadly incident of ferry sinking in Mosul’s Tigris river, Prime Minister Barzani said. He also sent condolences to the family of the victims and wish ...

People of Afrin celebrate Newroz in Shehba

ANF - 2019-03-21 12:06
The people of Afrin who were forced to migrate to Shehba during the Turkish state invasion in Afrin celebrate Newroz with enthusiasm. ...

Barzani Pays Tribute to the Victims of Halabja Chemical Attack

BAS News - 2019-03-16 10:32
ERBIL — Kurdish leader, former president of Kurdistan Region and the current president of Kurdistan Democratic Party, Masoud Barzani, paid tribute to the victims of Halabja chemical attack on Saturday. Thirty one years ago on 16th March, the Baath regime ...

15-year-old a teenager Kolbar died in the fall of the mountain.

Roji Kurd - 2019-03-14 00:02
A teenage Kolbar lost his life due to the fall of high mountains at the Hawraman borders. On 11 March 2019 a teenage Kolbar has lost his life on the mountains of Hawraman and at the altitude of the “TaTa” because of the fall of the mountain,Kurdistan Huma ...

The execution of three Kurd citizens in the Central Prison of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Orumiyeh

Roji Kurd - 2019-03-13 00:03
On 11 March 2019 the death sentence for three Kurd prisoners was executed in the Central Prison of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Orumiyeh,Kurdistan Human Right Organization_Rojhelat,reported. The death sentences “Naji Omarzadeh son of Omar from Soma and ...

US on Rouhani’s Trip to Iraq: Not in the Interest of Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-03-12 13:12
ERBIL — The United States believes that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, where he signed several agreements, is not serving the interests of the people of Iraq, US special representative on Iran, Brian Hook, said. Rouhani is now in Iraq ...

The arrest of”Seiran Saidpour”a civil and political activist in Sanandaj.

Roji Kurd - 2019-03-12 00:00
On 8th March 2019 International Women’s Day”Sieran Saidpour” a civil and active activist in the field of women, was arrested by the Iranian Intelligence Agency of Sanandaj,Kurdistan Human Right organization_Rojhelat,reported. On 7th March 2019 “Seiran Sai ...

The pregnant woman died after her husband hanging herself.

Roji Kurd - 2019-03-06 00:02
The young woman died she had been murdered by her husband. On 2 March 2019,35-year-old “Monir’a Abou (Mehrnia)”from Boukan hanging and went to the coma by her husband with this identity”Mohammad Mahmoudi” and after 24 hours in one of the Bokan’s health ce ...

Today Marks 28th Anniversary of Kurdistan Uprising

BAS News - 2019-03-05 09:32
ERBIL — Twenty eight years ago on 5th March, the people of Kurdistan Region embarked on a nationwide uprising to stand against the oppressive regime of Baath. On this day in 1991, people in Raniya district of Sulaymaniyah poured into the streets and push ...