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New Batch of Russian T-90 Tanks Delivered to Iraq

New Batch of Russian T-90 Tanks Delivered to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-09 15:01
ERBIL — The Iraqi government announced on Tuesday that it has received another batch of T-90 battle tanks from Russia. This was the fourth shipment of the T-90s that Russia has delivered to the defense ministry of Iraq, according to Maj. Gen. Walid Khali ...
New Batch of Russian T-90 Tanks Delivered to Iraq - BAS News

Turkish Forces Arrest Man over Suspected PKK Link

BAS News - 2019-05-01 15:13
ERBIL — Turkish security forces announced on Wednesday that they had arrested a man in Istanbul over suspected links with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Citing an unnamed security source, state-run Anadolu Agency said the man, identified as Mehmet H ...

Soran: Police Announces the Arrest of Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:53
ERBIL - Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Tuesday the arrest of a group of thieves in the area. Talking to BasNews, Sa'adun Hawdiyani, a spokesperson for the local police directorate, said that they arrested a group of six ...

Man Suspected of Rigging IDs for IS Members Arrested in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 14:41
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Friday that they had arrested a man who is suspected of forging documents and ID cards for members of the Islamic State (IS). Iraq’s Interior Ministry said the man had provided fake IDs and citizenship declarati ...

Iraq Exhumes Three Mass Graves of Kurdish Victims of “Anfal”

BAS News - 2019-04-15 01:16
ERBIL — Authorities in Iraq’s southern province of Musanna announced on Sunday that they have begun unearthing three mass graves which contain remnants of several dozens of Kurdish victims killed by the Baath regime. Holding a skull and an earring recove ...

New Sudanese transitional leader pledges large reforms

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 10:39
WAAR_DUHOK Days after the ouster of Sudan’s longtime leader, the new head of the country’s transitional military council on Saturday pledged large-scale political and economic reforms. In a televised address, Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan announced the li ...

Who is new head of Sudan’s transitional council?

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK The new head of Sudan’s transitional military council is said not to be affiliated with any political body or organization, according to sources with close links to him. Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Burhan, 60, served in Sudan’s border guar ...

New York Times’da Türkiye ekonomisi analizi

KRDnews - 2019-04-12 00:10
New York Times’da Türkiye ekonomisi analizi Hogir Bextiyar 11/04/2019, Per - 21:54 ...

Iran Appoints News Ambassador to the UN

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has appointed a new envoy to the Untied Nations as tensions with the US rapidly increased. Tehran said on Tuesday that Majid Takht Ravanchi is appointed to serve as the new ambassador to the United Nations, state medi ...

Iraq Receives Another Batch of F-16s

BAS News - 2019-04-08 11:08
ERBIL — Iraq announced on Sunday that it has received another batch of F-16 Fighting Falcons from the US. The delivery was made up of six new jet that will join Iraq’s airpower to bring the total number to 27, Yahya Rasoul, the spokesperson for Iraqi Sec ...

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Buyer Press - 2019-04-08 01:53
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Iraq receives six F-16 fighter jets from U.S.: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 21:26
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has received a new batch of F-16 fighter jets from the U.S., the Defense Ministry said on Saturday. Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a brief statement on Twitter that six F-16 jets landed in Balad Airbase, northern Baghdad. The arrival of ...

Turkey Appoints New Special Envoy to Resolve Water Disputes with Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-07 12:36
ERBIL — The Turkish government has appointed a new special envoy to Iraq who will be responsible for resolving issues related to water sharing between the two countries, Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar al-Khairallah ...

Pence warns Turkey over its purchase of Russian missile system :: WRAL.com

WRAL - 2019-04-03 22:55

EU Won’t Be Held Hostage to UK’s Brexit Crisis: Macron

Waar Media - 2019-04-03 12:01
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union will not be held “hostage” by the political crisis in the UK over Brexit, French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday. “The EU cannot be held hostage to the resolution of a political crisis in the United Kingdom on a long- ...

Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief expects Turkey to drop purchase of Russian missile system | Dems counter Trump's proposed cuts with $51B spending boost | Lawmakers press Perry on nuke work with Saudis | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-04-03 01:51

Gorran Supports Amendment to Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
ERBIL — Change Movement (Gorran) announced on Thursday that it supports the amendment to the Kurdistan Region presidency law to elect the new president at the parliament. Earlier the day, the bill, signed by 68 lawmakers, was submitted to the parliament. ...

Turkey Bombs a Group Of Leaders Of PKK

Waar Media - 2019-03-27 15:23
WAAR_DUHOK The Turkish army announced on Wednesday that four of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leaders were injured. The Turkish army and the intelligence service launched an attack in the Qandil mountains, wounding four PKK leaders, Anadolu News Agency r ...

Erbil Police Arrests a Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-03-19 18:34
ERBIL - Police forces in the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil announced on Tuesday evening the arrest of a group of thieves who were reportedly involved in many robbery activities. The gang, which includes five people, had stolen 6,800 grams of gold, seven ...