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Kipping meets with PYD committee, calls on government

Kipping meets with PYD committee, calls on government

ANF - 2019-04-17 12:45
Die Linke Co-chair Katja Kipping met with a Rojava committee led by PYD Co-chair Ayse Hiso and called on the Merkel government to end Turkey’s occupation of Afrin. ...
Kipping meets with PYD committee, calls on government - ANF

Turkey’s claims of PKK demise exaggerated

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
Late last month, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported that a Turkish airstrike had seriously wounded veteran Kurdish fighter Rıza Altun. Altun is a member of the executive council of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella organisation that ...

Metro center calls on Iraqi Kurdistan to re-investigate violations against journalists

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 21:07
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Metro Center for Journalists’ Rights and Advocacy, urged Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to repeat investigations “in depth” on previously reported violations against journalists on the anniversary of Ku ...

Displaced people of Afrin protest in front of Russian base

ANF - 2019-04-22 17:23
Yesterday, thousands of displaced people from Afrin marched to a Russian base in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba and called on Russia to break its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin. Russia had enabled Turkey to occupy the canton. ...

Oil Price Up With US Likely Statement On Iran Sanctions

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark increased to $73.62 per barrel on Monday at 0650 GMT while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose to $65.44 a barrel. The U.S. oil rig decline supported higher crude oil prices on Thursday, April 18, whic ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi heads to Saudi Arabia with key ministers

Rûdaw - 2019-04-17 15:24
The visit is to display “Iraq’s way of working” with its regional neighbors ...

Kurdistan PM Expresses "Solidarity" with People of France on Notre Dame Fire

BAS News - 2019-04-15 23:10
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has expressed solidarity with the people of France on the Notre Dame fire incident. "I express my solidarity with the people of Paris, and France in general, at this difficult time as the historic ...

HDP delegation meets with EP Secretary General and PACE president

ANF - 2019-04-12 16:13
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) members Hisyar Ozsoy and Feleknas Uca as well as HDP Representative Fayik Yagizay attended the meeting with Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in the name of the HDP. ...

KIU Secretary-General meets with the Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives

Kurdiu - 2019-04-11 18:43

KIU Secretary-General meets with President of Federal Supreme Court

Kurdiu - 2019-04-11 18:43

US calls on UN to recognise Guaido as Venezuela's president | Venezuela News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-04-10 21:46

The PDKI welcomed the US decision to designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps( IRGC) in the list of "foreign terrorist organizations"

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan welcomed the decision of the US government to put the IRGC on the list of "foreign terrorist organizations". ...

Kurdish Oppositions Welcome US Designation of IRGC as “Terrorist”

BAS News - 2019-04-10 14:41
ERBIL — Four Iranian Kurdish opposition parties gathered within The Cooperation Center of Iranian Kurdistan’s Political Parties and have welcomed the US’ decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. ...

Die Linke calls on Merkel government to “take action” on Turkey

ANF - 2019-03-30 13:27
20 MPs from Germany’s Die Linke called on the Federal government and said, “As the leading country in the Council of Europe, ensure the implementation of the rule of law in Turkish prisons and save lives of hunger strikers.” ...

Leyla Güven on hunger strike for 143 days

ANF - 2019-03-30 11:17
Kurdish politician Leyla Güven is on day 143 of her hunger strike today. 20 MPs from Germany’s Die Linke have called on the Merkel government to take action for the hunger strikers. ...

HDP's Kürkçü meets with the Prime Minister of Sweden

ANF - 2019-03-26 02:42
Kürkçü called on the Swedish government to help in achieving the removal of isolation, and underlined the hunger strike resistance led by DTK co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven. ...

Fourth Kurdish prisoner suicide to protest Turkey's treatment of PKK leader | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-25 21:09