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Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain’s Home Office for leaving them in Turkey | Ahval

Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain’s Home Office for leaving them in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-16 06:06

Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain’s Home Office for leaving them in Turkey | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Kurdish hunger strikes for Ocalan to continue in Turkey: KCK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Kurdish hunger strikes are set to continue in Turkey’s prisons and internationally as part of a struggle by the “whole of humanity” against the continued isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. A statement from th ...

Siemens to Upgrade Iraq's Electricity Grid: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:12
ERBIL - Siemens was the "main partner" in a roadmap agreement to upgrade Iraq's electricity grid, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. The Iraqi premier made the remarks at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel where A ...

Syrian journalist sees journalism as a weapon to fight Daesh’s return

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-30 20:16
As a journalist from Raqqa, Rawad Mafdi was constantly under threat from Daesh. Even after liberation, the threat of Daesh’s return still torments him. Article Syrian journalist sees journalism as a weapon to fight Daesh’s return Appeared first on The Gl ...

Jailed Kurdish politician says election result is a response to one-man rule in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-20 15:42

France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...

Former student of AKP mayor blasts lawmaker for ‘stealing’ seat in Turkey's east | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-16 16:37

The Kurdistan Tribune: Iran: 40 Years Under a Regime of Destruction

Justice for Kurds - 2019-04-16 06:17
Iran’s mullah’s and their despotic regime are celebrating forty years in power. When the Shah of Iran left Iran in 1978 and handed over to Shahpoor Bhaktiar, it was a final concession made to stop Iran’s destruction. Ayatollah Khomeini was still in France ...

Incoming Turkish ECHR judge aims to boost human rights in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-16 06:06

Summoning the Managing Editor of the analytical news agency "Salam Paveh" to the Pave's Prosecutor

Kurdpa - 2019-04-14 13:59
Kurdpa Agency: The director and management of the analytical news agency "Salam Paveh" were summoned to the Pave Public Prosecutor's Office. ...

Senior Syrian Kurdish official: Damascus talks going nowhere, Russia to blame

E-Kurd - 2019-04-12 17:21
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Efforts to forge a political deal between Kurdish-led authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Roojava), and the Syrian government are at a standstill and President Bashar-al Assad’s ally Russia is to blame, a top Syrian Kurdish offi ...

Production of S-400 Components Can be Organized in Turkey: Russia

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:48
ERBIL - Russia has said that the production of some components of the S-400 missile defense system could be organized in Turkey as Ankara is determined to purchase the Russian product despite Washington's disputes on the issue. "We are not talking about ...

Iraq offers to try all Islamic State foreigners for a fee: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 00:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has offered the US-led coalition to put hundreds of accused foreign Islamists on trial in Baghdad in exchange for millions of dollars, three government sources have told AFP. Western countries have been rocked by fierce public debate over ...

UK: New law requires PM to ask EU for Brexit extension

Waar Media - 2019-04-09 12:24
WAAR_DUHOK Legislation to delay Brexit and avoid a no-deal crash-out from the European Union became law late Monday after clearing all stages in both houses of Britain’s parliament and receiving Royal Assent. The new law requires British Prime Minister T ...

US to Designate Iran’s IRGC as “Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is expected to list Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, Reuters cited three US officials. The relations between Washington and Tehran have further deteriorated since the fo ...

Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-05 16:16
Article Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Masrour Barzani Calls for a Settlement that Protects Rights of Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-04-04 16:22
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani reiterated the calls for a peaceful settlement to the Syrian crisis so to protect the rights and safety of the Kurds in the country. Barzani made the remark during a meeting w ...

Erdogan’s AKP suffered a blow in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 13:23
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered stunning setbacks in local elections as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time since the party’s founding in 2001, and was on course to lose the biggest prize of all, Istanbul. ...

President Erdogan Casts Ballot In Turkey’s Local Polls

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 16:12
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast his ballot in Istanbul in Sunday’s local elections. Speaking to reporters after casting his vote, Erdogan expressed hope for high turnout in ballot boxes. He said the voting process is continuing sm ...