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Muslims Welcoming Holy Month Of Ramadan

Muslims Welcoming Holy Month Of Ramadan

Waar Media - 2019-05-05 16:03
WAAR_DUHOK Muslims all around the world are getting ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which begins on Sunday evening. Millions of Muslims on Sunday will offer their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih, which will then continue t ...
Muslims Welcoming Holy Month Of Ramadan - Waar Media

Kurdish women protest in Darmstadt: Not hunger but silence kills

ANF - 2019-05-19 16:08
Kurds and their friends continue their protests all around the world in solidarity with the hunger strike and death fast activists. ...

The municipality of people intensifies its tours in the markets of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-07 20:00
Tabqa – At the beginning of Ramadan month, Tabqa city is witnessing increasing movement and commercial activity in its markets, where supply and demand for goods, products and food is increasing. In turn, the control department and the ration office in th ...

Muslims around the world mark the start of Ramadan

Kurdiu - 2019-05-07 19:44

In Pictures: Muslims around the world mark the start of Ramadan

Kurdiu - 2019-05-07 19:44

Erbil mosque serves up free iftar meals for poor, labourers

Rûdaw - 2019-05-07 01:46
Ramadan, a month of fasting for Muslims, began on Monday ...

Sadr Calls for Clemency to Iraqi Inmates

BAS News - 2019-05-06 10:45
ERBIL — Iraqi powerful cleric and the leader of Sairoon parliamentary bloc, Muqtada al-Sadr, has urged the government to grant certain inmates a pardon on the eve of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan. Sadr, whose political faction won the largest number of ...

Secretary-General of the KIU sends a congratulatory message on the month of Ramadan

Kurdiu - 2019-05-06 01:26

Barzani Congratulates Muslims on Ramadan

BAS News - 2019-05-05 20:34
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has congratulated the Muslims in the Kurdistan Region and the world on the holy month of Ramadan. "On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, I extend my wa ...

Iraq’s import ban on dates drives up prices ahead of Ramadan

Rûdaw - 2019-05-05 19:56
Muslims traditionally break their daily fast during Ramadan by eating dates ...

In pictures...Preparations for the month of Ramadan in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-05-05 18:39

Mosul residents prepare for month of fasting

Rûdaw - 2019-05-05 02:39
Ramadan begins Monday, May 6 ...

Monday Announced as First Day of Ramadan in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-04 20:02
ERBIL — A high Islamic committee has announced that Monday (6th May) will be the first day for Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan. The committee made the announcement after observations on Saturday. Counterpart committees in Iraq also agreed that this year’s ...

TedX Leiden University: 12 May

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
On Sunday 12 May, I will be one of the speakers at TedX Leiden University. The theme is ‘Through a new lens’, the title of my talk is ‘Are you ready to wash your whiteness away?’ I will connect the PKK’s fight against the patriarchy – about which I learne ...

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria: foreign minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 21:19
ANKARA,— Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Cavusoglu ...

President Barzani congratulates Laborers on the occasion of Labor Day

Waar Media - 2019-05-01 15:53
WAAR_DUHOK Today May 1st marks the international Labor Day all around the world. President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani thanked all Kurdistan’s workers for their hard works in a statement. “On Labor Day, I would like to wish the laborers in Kurdis ...

Reuters Journalists Iose Appeal In Myanmar

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK Myanmar’s Supreme Court rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists Tuesday against their sentences for reporting on extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Shortly after the court session started, Supreme Court Justice ...

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 ...

Welcoming First Armenian Church in Erbil

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-04-08 15:01
Dr. Widad issued a press release today to welcome the opening of the first Armenian Orthodox Church in Erbil and ask regional leaders to respect the rights of MENA-region-Christians and protect them from religious persecution. “We are pleased to see the C ...

10 Best Tech Items of 2019

Waar Media - 2019-04-08 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Mixed Reality Glasses These look like a normal pair of sunglasses, but in reality, they’re the world’s first ready-to-wear “mixed reality” glasses. Yup, virtual aspects intertwine with reality to make for a surreal and one-of-a-kind experience ...