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Replacing Red Meat With Plant Protein Reduces Heart Disease Risk

Replacing Red Meat With Plant Protein Reduces Heart Disease Risk

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK Many studies throughout the years have linked the consumption of red meat to cardiovascular disease and cancer, but the results have been inconsistent. A 2015 study comparing the effects of plant protein and animal protein on the risk of cardi ...
Replacing Red Meat With Plant Protein Reduces Heart Disease Risk - Waar Media

Supply The Yard of El-Hurriya Dam With a Transformer Of 10M

SDF Press - 2019-05-10 01:54
Tabqa – Within the efforts made by the civil administration of Tabqa city to restore life to the city and its countryside through the rehabilitation of infrastructure and vital facilities that have been damaged, including solving the problem of power outa ...

Over a Dozen of IS Jihadists Killed in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-05-07 20:21
ERBIL - Over a dozen of Islamic State (IS) jihadists have been killed during an operation in the Iraqi western province of Anbar. Iraqi Ministry of Defense explained in a statement that a fighter jet was targeted with gunfire in Qaem city, in Anbar, wher ...

“Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their rule.

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-06 18:21
In 2014 when Suha Oda was forced to flee Mosul due to the Daesh invasion, she was overwhelmed by the situation. Article “Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their ...

Members of a Family Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-01 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Members of a family from Orumiyeh have been detained on charges of cooperation with The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran since March. Ebrahim Sediq Hamedani and his two children, Salar and Maryam Sediq Hamedan ...

Sri Lanka attacks: The street fighting back with peace

BBC - 2019-04-27 02:27
A small lane where families have been devastated by the Easter Sunday bombings is determined to keep the peace. ...

Plant-Based Diet Cuts Heart Failure Rrisk By Over 40 Percent

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Heart failure occurs when the heart cannot supply enough blood and oxygen to the main organs in the body. The condition affects about 5.7 million people in the United States and approximately 26 millionpeople worldwide. Some experts predict th ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in London

ANF - 2019-04-21 12:35
The activists were able to reach a high number of people as for the past 5 days climate change protesters have been occupying Parliament Square. ...

The Syrian Yazidi celebrated “Red Wednesday (Çarşema Sor).

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 17:30
Hasaka – The Yazidi House in Hasaka organized a celebration yesterday for the “Red Wednesday (Çarşema Sor). It is a religious and national day, which refers to the New Year for the Yezidi Kurds. The celebration took place in Beylesan resort in Amuda city. ...

YSKê îtiraza HDPê red kir

Nûpel - 2019-04-18 16:42
Desteleya Bilind a Hilbijartinên Tirkiyê (YSK) îtiraza Partiya Demokratîk a Gelan (HDP) ya li ser dayîna mazbatayên şaredariyê bo namzedên bûne duyemîn di hilbijartinê de red kir. YSKê ji ber ku hinek namzedên HDPê beriya hilbijartinê bi Biryarnameyên Hi ...

Kurdistan Ready to Develop Ties with Qatar: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-18 00:34
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has shown Erbil's willingness to further strengthen its ties with Qatar, according to a statement by the premier's office. PM Barzani made the remarks during a meeting with Charge d'Affaires of Qatar's embass ...

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 ...

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif met with Erdogan after Assad

ANF - 2019-04-17 14:16
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara following his 2-day visit to Syria. ...

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. ...

Young IDP Man Returns Lost Bag with $60,000 in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-17 10:45
ERBIL — A young Iraqi man in Kurdistan Region’s capital city found a bag with $60,000 earlier this week and returned the huge sum to the owner. Khalid Ali, the man who found the bag, is an Iraq youth who is displaced from his home in Anbar province to th ...

China Willing to Improve Ties with Kurdistan, Invites PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-16 23:37
ERBIL - As China is willing to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has invited Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to visit the Asian country. A delegation from China visited the Kurdish prem ...

With red flowers, Yezidis prepare to welcome the New Year

Rûdaw - 2019-04-16 22:03

Casimir Pulaski may have been woman or intersex, study says

BBC - 2019-04-07 00:10
Casimir Pulaski, who fought in George Washington's army, could also have been intersex. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-03 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sixteen Kurdish political prisoners in Iran’s prisons went on a three days hunger strike in solidarity with Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who have been on hunger strike for the past several weeks. According to ...

As Islamic State ‘caliphate’ dies, so does hope for the missing

E-Kurd - 2019-03-28 22:56
SHERANE, Syria,— The demise of the jihadist empire that spirited away his teenage son could have been reason to rejoice but, for Abdelsalam Mohammed, with the fall of Baghouz came a crushing disappointment. The eastern Syrian hamlet was the Islamic State ...

Senate Bill 17 could Particularly Harm LGBTQ Community, Expose Them To Discrimination, Says Attorney

Waar Media - 2019-03-27 15:23
WAAR_DUHOK Texas lawmakers have been debating a bill that would allow professionals licensed by the state to refuse to provide services based on their religious beliefs, according to reports Tuesday. Senate Bill 17, introduced by Republican Senator Charl ...