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Turkey Is Back to Hard Denial: Is It a Deadlock or an Opportunity? - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Turkey Is Back to Hard Denial: Is It a Deadlock or an Opportunity? - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2019-05-03 09:59

Turkey Is Back to Hard Denial: Is It a Deadlock or an Opportunity? - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator - Mirrorspectator

US-Turkey Tensions Reach Boiling Point over Russia Rocket Saga - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2019-05-31 00:10

Why Turkey is building a wall around Syria’s Afrin | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-24 13:44

Wikipedia takes Turkey’s ban to the ECHR

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Wikipedia appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Turkey banning access to the online encyclopedia two years ago. ...

Residents of 50 Villages in Iraq to be Armed for Self-defense Against IS

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:20
ERBIL - Residents of 50 villages in the Iraqi province of Nineveh will be armed so that they can defend themselves against the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a commander confirmed on Thursday. Najim Abdullah al-Jubouri, commander of Nineveh Operations Com ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Taken Back to Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-09 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour“, who was transferred from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the Detention Center of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Apr 20, 2019, has been taken back to ...

Mosul: IS Insurgent Captured Among IDPs

BAS News - 2019-05-07 19:23
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces captured on Tuesday an insurgent of the Islamic State (IS) in an IDP camp in Mosul city. According to a report by Alghad Press, the jihadist was arrested by the Military Intelligence Directorate troops based on "intellig ...

‘This is hurtful’: Enes Kanter responds to abusive Nuggets fan who yelled ‘go back to Turkey, oh wait you can’t’ -

Oregonlive - 2019-05-03 00:44

Is Avocado a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Waar Media - 2019-04-30 13:08
WAAR_DUHOK Botanically speaking, a fruit is a seed-bearing body that grows from the matured ovary of the flower of a plant. By that definition, an avocado is a fruit, as the large stone in the center of these exotic foods is one large seed. In fact, avoc ...

Masrour Barzani Emphasises Latest Erbil-Baghdad Talk

BAS News - 2019-04-28 23:33
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has welcomed the latest discussions between Erbil and Baghdad, considering it a "positive" step towards resolving the remaining disputes between the sides. A high-level delegation ...

SKB called on all women to join Workers' Day demos

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
The SKB has released a written statement to mark Workers’ Day. “The women's strike - said the statement - is spreading across Latin America, Europe and the world.” ...

Netherlands Sends Yezidi Asylum Seekers Back to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-28 00:20
ERBIL - The Dutch government is reportedly sending back the Yezidi asylum seekers to the refugee camps in the Kurdistan Region, arguing that they have enough access to food and shelter in the region. Their asylum cases have been rejected by the Dutch Imm ...

Four Sunni Kurdish Prisoners Taken Back to Rajaee Shahr Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-27 02:15
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Four Kurdish religious prisoners – Anwar Khezri, Ayoub Karimi, Qasim Abasteh, and Dawood Abdollahi were unexpectedly transferred to Shapour intelligence bureau and taken back to Rajaee Shahr Prison after three days. T ...

Turkey Working to Secure US Green Light for Iranian Oil Imports

BAS News - 2019-04-26 15:09
ERBIL — Turkey is in negotiations with US counterparts to convince Washington to allow continued oil imports from Iran without facing sanctions. Turkish biggest refiner, Tupras, which heavily depends on oil imports from Iran, is now hoping to gain an ext ...

Iraq Begins Payment to Each Female Yezidi Survivor - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2019-04-26 06:03

“I went on the first tank that returned to Al Alam when it was liberated.” Meet Um Qusay, the woman who took up arms in the fight against Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 00:18
Um Qusay is something of a celebrity. A billboard with her picture greets travellers to Al Alam, an Iraqi town about 180km northwest of Baghdad. When she walks the streets, people stop and ask her for selfies. She first came to prominence during the 2014 ...

We launched Boris' leadership campaign for him – to show Corbyn how crucial a new referendum will be | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-10 15:37

The castle and its kiln bringing tourism back to Raqqa

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-03 11:25
Under Daesh, archaeological sites were looted and destroyed. Raqqa’s Hercules Castle was one of those to suffer. Article The castle and its kiln bringing tourism back to Raqqa Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...