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Revealed with sources: The antisemitic tweets of Jamal Khashoggi

Revealed with sources: The antisemitic tweets of Jamal Khashoggi

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-15 16:08
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On April 14, 2019 this article appear at The Jerusalem Post, below it is provided with full links to sources and also screenshots of several of the […] ...
Revealed with sources: The antisemitic tweets of Jamal Khashoggi - Seth Frantzman

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meets with Directorate of Reform and Coalition partners

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-29 11:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission, consisting of Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-S ...

Tracking the fallout, reactions and details of the NYT antisemitic cartoon scandal

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-28 06:00
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On April 27 media around the world began to react to an antisemitic cartoon that appeared in the April 25 edition, page 16, of the International […] ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 17:13
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga In the midst of their meetings and discussions, the KRG Ministry of Peshmerga and representatives to the Coalition Forces meet once again. On April 15, 2019, Karim Sinjari (acting Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with delegation from Iraqi Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 07:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Committee, led by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and attended by Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General) and a number of ...

Turkey arrests suspected UAE spies in Istanbul

BBC - 2019-04-20 01:23
Turkey is investigating links between the suspected spies and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. ...

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 ...

The relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces reconciles with Sharabiyan clan

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 20:51
Hasaka – In cooperation with the Senate council the relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces managed to resolve the issue of the death of the child Saadoun al-Bader a member of the Sharabiyan clan. The child was killed by a stray bullet about a year a ...

Two years of the Civil Council of Raqqa

ANF - 2019-04-18 17:46
Two years have passed since the founding of the Civil Council of Raqqa. Despite limited possibilities, the Civil Council has been able to implement important projects. ...

Three health centers which work for free opened in the western countryside of Raqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-17 00:52
Raqa – The Health Committee of the civil council of Raqa opened three health centers in the western countryside of Raqa, in Abu Qubayeh, Kadiran and Qahtaniyah. A delegation from the health committee, the council of martyrs families, the office of handica ...

Ministry of Peshmerga destroys hundreds of confiscated weapons

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-16 11:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 14, 2019, a special committee the Ministry of Peshmerga destroyed hundreds of confiscated weapons. On February 10, 2019, the KRG Ministry of Interior approved a 6-point legislation to confiscate any unauthoriz ...

The American University of Kurdistan Launches Microsoft Imagine Academy to Help Equip Students with 21st Century Skills for Success

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-16 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 15th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan announces the launch of the Microsoft Imagine Academy program in its newly established Professional Learning Center to provide students with real-world technology sk ...

Lionel Messi news: Barcelona captain has the most Man of the Match awards this season

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK Barcelona captain Lionel Messi boasts to be the player with the most Man Of The Match awards in Europe’s top five leagues this season. The statistic hardly comes as a surprise as the 31-year-old is enjoying one of his best seasons, with a tota ...

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 ...

Peshmerga Committee of Medical Affairs meet with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-12 03:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 31, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Committee of Medical Affairs met with the Peshmerga Director of Cooperation & Relations, representative to the KRG Ministry of Health, and representative to the Coalition ...

PUK Releases Dozens of Terror Convicts in a Backroom Deal

BAS News - 2019-04-11 19:33
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has released dozens of terror convicts in a backroom deal with the Sunni Arab figures in the disputed province of Kirkuk, a source familiar with the issue revealed to BasNews on Thursday. In an exclusive sta ...

Pompeo bars 16 Saudis from US over murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-04-11 09:07

U.S. says 16 Saudis ineligible for entry ‘for their roles in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi’ - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2019-04-09 11:34

Acting Minister of Peshmerga Receives High Delegation from Britain

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-09 07:44
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 4th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), and Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received Si ...

Investigative Committee inspects Peshmerga’s 4th Infantry Brigade and Center of Military Volunteers & Individuals

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-04 08:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 1, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Investigative Committee visited and inspected the headquarters of the 4th Infantry Brigade in Bamerni and were received by Colonel Issa Zewayi (Brigade Commander) and a num ...

Peshmerga Directorate of Military Training meets with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-03 15:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 2, 2019, Major General Abdulla Karim (Director of Peshmerga Military Training) supervised a meeting with Haris Habib (Deputy Director of Military Training), a number of high Peshmerga officials and the Coaliti ...