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KDP: Youths And New People To Occupy Ministries Positions

KDP: Youths And New People To Occupy Ministries Positions

Waar Media - 2019-04-10 17:36
WAAR_DUHOK “KDP have decided that the ministries positions in the new government will be occupied by youths and new people,” announced KDP politburo chancellor. “KDP have always believed in change; and using the youth’s skills, and about the ministries p ...
KDP: Youths And New People To Occupy Ministries Positions - Waar Media

“Those who remain silent will be held to account”

ANF - 2019-05-04 16:25
Sultan Bozkurt said: “Those who remain silent in the face of this tyranny will also have a responsibility in coffins coming from prisons, and they will be the first to be held to account.” ...

Does It Matter What Time Of Day You Exercise?

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 14:29
WAAR_DUHOK Scientists already know that the circadian rhythm interacts with our metabolism. A person’s circadian rhythm includes physical, mental, and behavioral changes that follow a cycle of 24 hours. These behavioral patterns develop in response to li ...

“Turkey wants to occupy more areas in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-04-22 16:44
Co-chair of the Kobanê People's Council, Merwa Dirêi, says that the policy of the Turkish state against the Kurds is not new and that Ankara's Neo-Ottoman policy is meant to occupy more areas in northern Syria. ...

Iraq’s Abdul-Mahdi to Visit Saudi Arabia This Week

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:15
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Riyadh this week on Wednesday to foster relations, a source said. Abdul-Mahdi will be accompanied by oil, trade, and electricity ministers during his trip to Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi prime minister ...

Women and young people marched in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-16 10:31
Women and young people gathered in the neighborhood of Şehitlik in Yenişehir and marched in solidarity with hunger strikers demanding the end of isolation in Imrali. ...

Academics and artists wrote to Merkel

ANF - 2019-04-13 09:38
A number of academics and artists, including Esther Bejarano, the survivor of the Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp, published an open letter addressed to German chancellor Merkel stating the need of ending isolation. ...

Iran orders over 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Rûdaw - 2019-04-11 23:19
The evacuation of five districts in Ahvaz is a "precautionary and preventive move to avert any danger" ...

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 ...

Nechirvan Barzani and Kosrat Rasul to Sign the Deal Between KDP And PUK

Waar Media - 2019-04-08 20:15
WAAR_DUHOK KDP and PUK are expected to meet and sign their government formation agreement. According to Waar reports, Nechirvan Barzani and Kosrat Rasul are expected to meet tomorrow to sign the deal of PUK’s positions in the new government. Last week KD ...

WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF Reiterate Commitment to Support Iraq’s Health Sector

BAS News - 2019-04-07 16:44
BAGHDAD — Today, as the world commemorates World Health Day with the theme, Universal Health Coverage (UHC), WHO, UNFPA and UNICEF recommit to supporting the Government of Iraq ensure that every person in Iraq has access to quality health care services, ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Smuggles Kirkuk Oil to Iran Through Basra: Former Iraqi MP

BAS News - 2019-04-05 19:39
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have used a new way to smuggle oil from the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk to Iran through Basra city, a former Iraqi lawmaker revealed on Friday. Talking to BasNews, Shakhawan Abdullah, a former member o ...

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. ...

Garmiyan: Four Citizens Sentenced to over Five Years in Jail on Terror Charges

BAS News - 2019-04-03 21:41
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Garmiyan area sentenced on Wednesday four people to five years and one month over alleged links to the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS), a spokesperson confirmed. Explaining to BasNews, spokesperson for the G ...

KDP will not wait any longer to form new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet, Barzani says

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 18:07
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani has said that the party will not wait any longer for the other parties and would proceed to form a new government. Speaking at the Erbil International ...

Erdogan: Nation Chose Us For 15 Consecutive Elections

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK The Turkish nation has made the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party winner of 15 consecutive elections, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said early Monday. Erdogan said 56 percent of municipalities in Turkey will be run by AK Party, in an ...

Kurdish votes will be crucial in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
ISTANBUL,— Millions of Kurdish votes will be crucial in determining the fate of Turkey’s March 31 local elections, as a pro-Kurdish party has made the strategic decision to send votes to an opposition rival to challenge the ruling party in key races in I ...

Hunger striker Koçak: Success will be ours and our people’s!

ANF - 2019-03-23 10:00
Koçak congratulated the Kurdish people and their friend on Newroz and reminded that the torch left by Mazlum Doğan today is carried by Leyla Güven and Zülküf Gezen. ...

IS to be Defeated in Syria "By Tonight": Trump

BAS News - 2019-03-20 21:53
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Islamic State (IS) in Syria will be "gone by tonight", showing reporters a pair of maps demonstrating the reduction of the militant group's presence in the Middle Eastern country since his elec ...

Gorran to get 60 positions in new Iraqi Kurdistan government: member

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 11:45
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran) will get 60 positions in the new cabinet of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) according to an agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a member of the party said on ...

KDP tells PUK: government must be formed by end of March

Rûdaw - 2019-03-13 23:07
KDP and PUK are still discussing sharing government posts ...