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Iraqi reporter who threw shoes at George Bush 'to run for office' | Euronews

Iraqi reporter who threw shoes at George Bush 'to run for office' | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-04-15 17:09

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Iraqi Foreign Ministry to Open Office in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 00:38
ERBIL - The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to open an office in the Kurdistan Region to facilitate the citizens' paperwork, a lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Muthanna Amin, head of Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) at the Ir ...

Iraqi court sentences four to death for joining Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 20:59
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court has sentenced four people to death by hanging for belonging to the Islamic State militant group and committing terrorist crimes in Iraq and Syria, a judiciary statement said on Sunday. The four men, wanted by Iraqi authorities, w ...

WHO: Libya’daki çatışmalarda ölü sayısı 220’ye yükseldi

Nûpel - 2019-04-20 16:28
Libya’nın başkenti Trablus ve çevresindeki çatışmalarda hayatını kaybedenlerin sayısının 220’ye, yaralıların bin 66’ya yükseldiği duyuruldu. Dünya Sağlık Örgütü (WHO), Libya‘nın başkenti Trablus ve çevresindeki çatışmalarda hayatını kaybedenlerin sayısın ...

[VIDEO] Iraqi Forces Arrest Four People Smuggling SIM Cards to IS

BAS News - 2019-04-16 14:36
ERBIL — Iraqi counter-terror forces on Tuesday announced the arrest of four people carrying 600 SIM cards to the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the western province of Anbar. “The four, including a woman, were arrested with 600 mobile phone SIM cards in ...

WHO: Libya'daki çatışmalarda 147 kişi öldü

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-16 10:40

Rudaw: Anfal aimed to ‘eliminate’ Kurdish identity, Kurdistan: Bashir Haddad

Justice for Kurds - 2019-04-15 03:36
GARMIYAN, Kurdistan Region — Bashir Haddad, the second deputy of the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, expressed at an event to remember the victims of the Anfal Campaign that the events of the 1980s tried to eliminate the Kurdish nation’s identity. “This ...

6 World’s Most Amazing Animals

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK 1. Platypus This cutie pie was first found in Australia, and there was no chance of bringing it to Europe alive, at first, due to the species’ weak heart and fear of their own shadows. But zoologists who worked on the green continent brought a ...

Wikileaks Founder Arrested

BAS News - 2019-04-11 12:38
ERBIL — Police forces in central London on Thursday arrested Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, who was residing at the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012. According to Metropolitan Police, officers went into the embassy building and arrested Assange f ...

Kurdish Film on Peshmerga Wins al-Nahj Film Festival

BAS News - 2019-04-10 16:42
ERBIL — Kurdish film “Facing Death with Wirecutter” has won the first place at the 2019 Al-Nahj International Film Festival. The film highlights the bravery of Kurdish Peshmerga forces who face death with a wirecutter to defuse Islamic State (IS) bombs. ...

Iraqi President Salih sent draft bill on genocide against Yazidi

ANF - 2019-04-10 08:34
Iraqi President Barham Salih sent a draft bill to parliament that would classify atrocities committed by ISIS against Yazidi women as “genocide”. ...

9 Celebrities Who Should Run for President

Waar Media - 2019-04-09 12:24
WAAR_DUHOK 1. Tom Hanks Wouldn’t it be fun to have the dude from “BIG” and “Forest Gump” as the President? I guess, the world leaders would at least respect him. 2. Ellen DeGeneres Lately the American government feel like it would benefit from a woman’s ...

2,800 children diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan: statistics

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 15:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Up to 2,800 children have been diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, but there are not enough support centers or funding to care for them. Statistics provided by the Kurdistan Autism Group show that ther ...

Baghdad Issues Arrest Warrant, Travel Ban for Ex-Governor after Mosul Ferry Accident

BAS News - 2019-03-27 16:39
ERBIL — Iraqi judicial authorities have issued an arrest warrant and travel ban for the former governor of Nineveh after the ferry accident in Mosul. Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi requested parliament to vote for dismissing governor Nawfal Hammad ...

Iraqi PM Adel Abdul Mahdi visits Egypt in first foreign trip

E-Kurd - 2019-03-24 13:02
CAIRO,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought Egypt’s support for efforts to tackle Islamist militants in the region during a visit to Cairo on Saturday, his first trip abroad since taking office in October. After meeting Egyptian President Abdel ...

Iraqi army sends reinforcement to Yazidi Sinjar district after YBS clashes

E-Kurd - 2019-03-22 21:01
SINJAR, northwest Iraq, The Iraqi army dispatched more than 50 armoured vehicle to the Yazidi Sinjar city and its outskirts on Friday. More than 50 military vehicles belonging to the Iraqi army’s infantry Brigade 9 have been deployed to the area, NRT TV ...

Iraqi Army Sends Reinforcement to Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-22 14:29
ERBIL — The Iraqi army on Friday sent a massive reinforcement to Snune area of Sinjar to control the border crossing with Syria. The deployment of additional troops and heavy arms to the border area comes days after deadly clashes erupted in the region b ...

Public Seeks Truth Behind Releasing Pilot Who Bombed Halabja

BAS News - 2019-03-17 14:34
ERBIL — The victims of Halabja Chemical Attack are now asking the local authorities to reveal the truth behind the sudden and unexpected release of an Iraqi pilot who bombed Halabja in 1988. Tariq Ramazan was a pilot in the former Iraqi army who dropped ...