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Joe Biden to Announce Presidential Candidacy Next Week

Joe Biden to Announce Presidential Candidacy Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-20 14:52
ERBIL — Former US Vice President Joe Biden is said to be preparing to run for the White House, multiple reports said. People close to the Delaware Democrat say they expect him to join the Democratic primary fight next week, possibly on Wednesday, as repo ...
Joe Biden to Announce Presidential Candidacy Next Week - BAS News

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival on Saturday

ANF - 2019-05-17 09:30
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival which will take place on Saturday, 18 May, in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

Trump Hosts Ambassadors of Islamic Countries to Iftar at White House

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump hosted an iftar dinner at the White House on Monday to mark the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The fast-breaking meal gathered ambassadors, including Turkish ambassador Serdar Kilic, and members of the diplomatic co ...

KCDK-E called on Kurds to join Dersim Festival

ANF - 2019-05-14 08:48
KCDK-E called on all Kurds to join the Dersim Festival with the spirit of resistance against isolation. ...

KON-MED called on people to join 7000 Metres human chain

ANF - 2019-05-09 11:07
KON-MED called on people to join the 7000 meters human chain to be promoted in Düsseldorf on 11 May. ...

Parliament to Reactivate Kurdistan Presidency on Wednesday

BAS News - 2019-05-06 11:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will convene on Wednesday (8th May) to vote on reactivation of Kurdistan Region Presidency. According to agenda of the session which is issued by the legislative, it will also vote on an amendment to the presidency law ...

Iraq's Hikma Party to Join Opposition

BAS News - 2019-04-30 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi Hikma party, led by Ammar al-Hakim, has said that it is willing to be an opposition in the next cabinet, a lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday. Hassan Fad'am, a representative for the Hikma party at the parliament, said in a statement to reporter ...

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival, which this year will be held on 18 May in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

Joe Biden Adaylığını Açıkladı

Nûpel - 2019-04-25 19:25
ABD Eski Başkan Yardımcısı Joe Biden 2020 başkanlık seçimleri için adaylığını açıkladı. 76 yaşındaki Demokrat aday, aylardır devam eden tartışmalara da son noktayı koymuş oldu. Biden adaylığını bir videoyla açıkladı. Biden videoda “Amerika’yı Amerika yapa ...

Turkish FM to Visit Erbil Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is scheduled to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil next week on Monday, according to Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Cavusoglu will embark on a two-day trip to Iraq starting on 28th April, the repor ...

Joe Biden Running for US President in 2020

BAS News - 2019-04-25 13:35
ERBIL — Former US Vice President Joe Biden announced his decision to run for president in 2020. Biden made the announcement in a video message on Thursday to end months of speculation over his candidacy. He served as a senator for six terms, ran for pres ...

Demonstration in front of CoE on week 5

ANF - 2019-04-24 16:08
Kurds in Europe continue the demonstrations held in Strasbourg to urge the Council of Europe (CoE) and the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) to take action continue on week 5 with activists from Switzerland and France. ...

Amerika: Biden Adaylık Kararını Açıklıyor

Nûpel - 2019-04-24 08:24
Amerika’nın eski başkan yardımcısı Joe Biden’ın Perşembe günü 2020 başkanlık seçimleri için Demokrat Parti’den aday adayı olacağını açıklayacağı kaydedildi. Konuyla ilgili açıklama Biden’a yakın bir isimden geldi. 76 yaşındaki Biden neredeyse 20 adayın o ...

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their high ...

KDP, Gorran to Hold “Decisive” Meeting on New Government

BAS News - 2019-04-20 12:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are expected to meet during the coming week and hold “decisive” talks on the formation of the new government, a lawmaker said. The meeting will come after more than six months since th ...

KRG Announces a Three-day Holiday for Christian Public Servants on Easter

BAS News - 2019-04-19 00:14
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs announced a three-day holiday for Christian public servants on the occasion of Easter, a spokesperson confirmed on Thursday. "Three days next week which would be Sunday, Monday, a ...

Peshmerga Delegation to Visit Baghdad, Discuss Budget

BAS News - 2019-04-16 14:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs will send a delegation to Baghdad next week for talks over the procedures of delivering Peshmerga’s budget designated by the Iraqi government. “The Ministry of Peshmerga plans to send a representat ...

Iraq’s Abdul-Mahdi to Visit Saudi Arabia This Week

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:15
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Riyadh this week on Wednesday to foster relations, a source said. Abdul-Mahdi will be accompanied by oil, trade, and electricity ministers during his trip to Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi prime minister ...

Garmiyan: Four Citizens Sentenced to over Five Years in Jail on Terror Charges

BAS News - 2019-04-03 21:41
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Garmiyan area sentenced on Wednesday four people to five years and one month over alleged links to the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS), a spokesperson confirmed. Explaining to BasNews, spokesperson for the G ...

YPJ celebrates victory in Heseke: “We will save Afrin too!”

ANF - 2019-03-27 15:31
Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) announced that they will continue to be a guaranteer force for the gains of the self government and that they will liberate Afrin as well, during a celebration of the victory against ISIS gangs. ...