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Universities should not ignore China's persecution of scores of leading academics (opinion)

Universities should not ignore China's persecution of scores of leading academics (opinion)

Insidehighered - 2019-04-08 10:57

Universities should not ignore China\'s persecution of scores of leading academics (opinion) - Insidehighered

Oil prices down with China’s weak manufacturing data

Waar Media - 2019-04-30 13:08
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down at trading start on Tuesday with investor concerns that China’s weak manufacturing data would weaken oil demand from the world’s second largest consumer. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $71.33 per ...

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ is ‘hoax’: Experts

Waar Media - 2019-04-28 23:44
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, a backchannel plan to reach peace between the Palestinians and Israel, is nothing but a mere “hoax”, experts believe. Since taking office in early 2017, Trump has been formulating the plan, ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform meets with Coalition’s Coordination Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-19 08:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform conducted its periodic meeting with the Coalition Forces’s Cooperation Center and representatives to British and German Forces. During the meeting, t ...

Turkey says buying Russian defense system should not trigger U.S. sanctions

Gulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...

U.S.-China Trade War: Causes and Consequences

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-10 06:19
The Trump administration has taken U.S. foreign economic policy in directions not seen since the establishment of the postwar liberal […] ...

US's Designation of IRGC as "Terrorist Organization" Not Right: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:06
ERBIL - The US's decision of designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization is not right, Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday, warning of "negative consequences" for Iraq and the region. The Iraqi premier d ...

Can the Taiwan Relations Act Thrive in an Era of America First?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) is rightly lauded as one of the most durable and effective laws governing foreign policy in U.S. history. For 40 years, the TRA has helped stabilize Washington’s relations with Taiwan and with the People’s Republic of China ...

UN should stop Iraqi Kurdistan’s ruling families controlling and abusing the Judiciary system

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 13:49
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In Kurdistan of Iraq, public trust in the judiciary system and many judges is low, and the perceptions of corruption about government officials are so high. This is because judiciary system is not independent to esta ...

Turkish FM Criticizes US Statement of Meeting with Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-05 00:55
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has strongly criticized the US State Department’s readout of his meeting with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo, stating that part of the statement does not reflect the truth. Ties between the two NATO allie ...

Defusing the Crisis at Jerusalem’s Gate of Mercy

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-03 02:25
A standoff looms between Palestinian worshippers and Israel over a shuttered building at Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade. Israel and Muslim religious authorities should reopen the building to lessen tensions at the sacred sites, where small incidents have blo ...

‘Cancer will soon become a controllable disease’

Waar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK Cancer will soon become a disease that will not necessarily affect quality of life or life expectancy like chronic cardiac diseases do, said a Turkish health expert. Cigdem Selli, an associate professor from Ege University’s faculty of pharmac ...

US suspends F-35 deliveries to Turkey over S-400

Waar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. announced Monday that it has suspended “deliveries and activities” related to Turkey’s procurement of the F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter jet over Ankara’s plans to buy Russia’s S-400 surface-to-air missile system. “We very much ...

KDP not ready to fulfill demands of PUK over new Kurdistan govt: PUK

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 16:29
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is not ready to meet the demands of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the PUK’s spokesperson said Monday. Party spokesperson Latif Sheikh Omar told NRT TV that the party had ...

Iraq Rejects Trump's Recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli Territory: Minister

BAS News - 2019-03-25 23:28
ERBIL - Iraq has strongly rejected US President Donald Trump's official proclamation to recognize the "occupied Syrian Golan Heights" as part of Israel, saying that Baghdad is opposed to Israel's "annexation" of the territory under any circumstances. "Ir ...

Yazd's Ettelaat opposed the Nowruz's vacation of Vali Droudi

Kurdpa - 2019-03-24 03:14
Kurdpa Agency: With a Nowruz's vacation of a Kurdish political prisoner from Kamyaran is opposed. ...

The Guardian view on Xinjiang’s detention camps: not just China’s shame | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-03-17 22:11