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Die Linke candidates to EP call on CPT

Die Linke candidates to EP call on CPT

ANF - 2019-04-25 00:02
Candidates for the European Parliament from Germany’s Die Linke called for an immediate end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. The candidates issued a joint statement and called the CPT to action to end the isolation in Imrali. ...
Die Linke candidates to EP call on CPT - ANF

EU calls on Iran to fulfill nuclear deal commitments

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union on Thursday called on Iran to fulfill its commitments to the nuclear deal in a joint statement by Germany, France, and the U.K. “We remain fully committed to the preservation and full implementation of the JCPoA [Joint Compr ...

The ‘Return to Mosul’ Art Exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-03 20:07
Daesh terrorists toppling ancient statues and smashing them with sledgehammers – these were the harrowing images beamed to the world in 2015. Article The ‘Return to Mosul’ Art Exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against D ...

Free speech groups call on Turkey to end Wikipedia ban | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-01 20:29

Flow of Mosul IDPs to Kurdistan Continues on a Daily Bases: BCF

BAS News - 2019-05-01 15:13
ERBIL — Despite the declaration of final victory over the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul long time ago, residents continue escaping the harsh conditions and seek refuge in Kurdistan Region, most of them for the second time. Following the fall of Mosul to th ...

First Minister: Scotland should vote again on independence

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
Scottish voters should be given the opportunity to vote again on independence before the next elections to the Edinburgh parliament in 2021, Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said. ...

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 ...

Kurdish Solidarity Cymru: decentralised day of action

ANF - 2019-04-23 08:42
Kurdish Solidarity Cymru call on people to support a boycott of Turkish holidays in solidarity with Kurdish hunger strikers. ...

Death toll in Sri Lanka roars to 290

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK Death toll from the multiple explosions targeting on churches and hotels has risen to 290 in Sri Lanka, according to local media on early Monday. According to Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a total of 290 people were killed and over 500 ...

The control committee makes daily tours in the market in order to control the prices of the goods

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Hasaka – The control committee of the municipality of the people in​​ Tal-Tamr region makes daily tours in the markets of Tal-Tamr in order to control the prices of goods and materials. Adnan Hassan, the co-chair of the control committee in the municipali ...

Voting Starts Iin Ukraine’s Presidential Runoff

Waar Media - 2019-04-21 13:23
WAAR_DUHOK Ukrainians began to cast ballots on Sunday in presidential election, where incumbent President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Vladimir Zelenskiy face each other in a runoff. In the first round of the presidential polls held on Mar. 31, Poroshen ...

Egyptians Vote Oon Constitutional Amendments

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Egyptian voters began to cast ballot on Saturday in a referendum on constitutional amendments which may allow incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030. Footages broadcast by Egyptian television showed al-Sisi castin ...

Ukrainians To Vote In Presidential Runoff On Sunday

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Ukrainians are getting ready to cast ballots on Sunday’s presidential election, where incumbent President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Vladimir Zelenskiy will face each other in a runoff. In the first round of the presidential polls held on M ...

Basra Governor to Baghdad: Acknowledge Will for Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-04-18 11:25
ERBIL — Governor of Basra, Asaad Eidani, has renewed a call on the central government to accept and approve people’s will for establishing an autonomous region in the southern province. The people of Basra and its local administration have recently stepp ...

Why Manchester United need to make sweeping changes in the summer

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 10:39
WAAR_DUHOK Manchester United‘s sluggish performance to eke out a 2-1 victory over West Ham United on Saturday reiterated the notion that the recent upheaval in their performances was merely a flash in the pan, and the deep rot that has set within the ran ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin - RIA

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-10 06:03
Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates in Syria and said last year that preparations were complete for an operation. ...

Saudi to Open New Consulates in Iraq: Minister

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia is expected to open four new consulates in Iraq, the Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment, Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, revealed on Wednesday. Qasabi made the remarks during a joint press conference with Iraqi Oil Minister Samr ...

SDF Trying to Root Out IS in Baghouz: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-04-02 20:18
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is trying to root out the Islamic State (IS) remnants in the Syrian eastern village of Baghouz, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. "SDF combing the area in Baghouz and its vicinity, dismantling mines/tr ...

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. ...

Youth action in Strasbourg: Stop the 3 monkeys

ANF - 2019-03-29 12:24
An action was held in Strasbourg city center on the 102nd day of the indefinite hunger strike against the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. The activists criticized the 3 monkeys attitude by Europe and called to “take action, as isolation kills." ...