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UNESCO, Germany to Reconstruct Mosul’s al-Aghawat Mosque

UNESCO, Germany to Reconstruct Mosul’s al-Aghawat Mosque

BAS News - 2019-04-17 12:49
ERBIL — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the government of Germany have signed an agreement to reconstruct al-Aghawat Mosque in Mosul, north of Iraq. The UN cultural agency is helping Iraq to gain internat ...
UNESCO, Germany to Reconstruct Mosul’s al-Aghawat Mosque - BAS News

More health care delivered to people in return areas of Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-12 15:34
(WHO) - As WHO strives to support the government of Iraq to increase access to health care for thousands of people who have returned to Ninewa, the agency has established a third primary health care facility in Ninawa governorate to meet the life-saving ...

KDP, PUK sign final deal on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

E-Kurd - 2019-05-05 20:59
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK have signed an agreement that finalizes the latter’s participation in the new Iraqi Kurdistan government. In the presence of many senior part ...

Mother of hunger striker Tufan: "Let’s make our children live"

ANF - 2019-04-20 08:35
Her son is on hunger strike and Aysel Tufan issued a call to people: "Let’s make our children on hunger strike live.” ...

Iran’s Kurdish parties welcome IRGC terror designation

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-04-18 01:04
Iranian Kurdish parties have welcomed the United States’ decision to label Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. ...

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 ...

H.R. McMaster to Headline FPRI’s Annual Dinner on November 14, 2019

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-17 06:04
The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) will present its 15th Annual Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Service to H. R. McMaster at its 2019 Annual Dinner on Thursday, November 14, at the Union League of Philadelphia. ...

Iran FM visits Damascus for talks with Syria’s Assad

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, according to the official IRNA news agency. Zarif is scheduled to meet with Bashar al-Assad and other top regime officials during the visit. The top diplomat’s ...

IS Regrouping in Mount Hamrin Area of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-16 11:24
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) is eradicated from every populated area it once held in Iraq and Syria, but is now resorting to deserts and mountains to regroup and rebirth itself, according to several officials. Multiple reports recently warned of IS jih ...

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. ...

Trinidad mother who saved her kids from Syria's al-Hawl camp vows to help others | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-04-13 13:06

Georgia’s Latest Banking Scandal Tests the Limits of its Democratic Institutions

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-12 06:19
In February 2019, the Government of Georgia hit a new low when news of its “attack” on TBC Bank, one of the biggest banks in the country, became public. The National Bank of Georgia and the Prosecutor’s Office confronted TBC Bank, a member of FTSE 250 and ...

Şaredara Parîsê serdana Hewlêrê kir

BAS News - 2019-04-11 21:49
BasNews – Seroka Şaredariya paytexta Fransayê Parîsê Anne Hidalgo‏ bi seredanekê gihişte Hewlêrê. Anne Hidalgo‏ ji medyayê re gotiye Parîs alîkariya Herêma Kurdistanê di pirsa alîkarî û vehewandina awareyan de dike. Herwiha Nûnerê Hikûmeta Herêma Kurdist ...

Creativity Flourishes as Mosul’s Fine Arts College Officially Opens

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
MOSUL (UNDP) — The newly-rehabilitated College of Fine Arts at Mosul University was officially opened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Iraq. The College, ...

Summoning a 61-year-old citizen to the Bukan's Ettelaat

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Bukan was summoned to the Ettelaat Bureau of this city and interrogated. ...

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, ...

Swiss youth in front of the UN: “Take action!”

ANF - 2019-04-04 14:14
A group of young people from Switzerland issued a statement in front of the UN to draw attention to the hunger strikes and said, “Everybody must take action before it’s too late.” ...

Denmark Grant $11 Million for Explosive Threat Mitigation in Liberated Areas of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-26 13:25
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of DKK 73 million (over USD 11 million) from the Government of Denmark to mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards and enable stabilization ...

US Reiterates Commitment to Destroying IS Remnants

BAS News - 2019-03-23 23:17
ERBIL — The US Central Command is committed to work with its partners in Iraq and Syria to destroy the Islamic State (IS) remnants after the last pocket is liberated from the group, General Joseph Votel, Commander of US Central Command, said. Earlier the ...