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Our View: After 15 years in the EU we’ve learnt nothing - Cyprus Mail

Our View: After 15 years in the EU we’ve learnt nothing - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-05-08 02:33

Our View: After 15 years in the EU we’ve learnt nothing - Cyprus Mail - Cyprus Mail

Iraq Sentences Former Minister to Seven Years in Jail

BAS News - 2019-05-26 22:35
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a former minister to seven years in jail over alleged corruption during his time in the office, an Iraqi source revealed to RT on Sunday. "Former Minister of Culture Asaad al-Hashemi, who belonged to the Islamic Party, was sent ...

A citizen from Paveh sentenced two years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-24 12:59
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Paveh was sentenced to two years in prison after three months of arrest and unknown fate. ...

Body of Kurdish martyr given to his family after three years

ANF - 2019-05-22 17:13
Hüseyin Ecer fell three years ago in the resistance for self-government in northern Kurdistan. Only now did his family receive the corpse. ...

A unique operation of our forces .. The killing of the entire members of the terrorist cell in Tuwimin in the countryside of Deir Zour

SDF Press - 2019-05-18 20:45
In the context of the campaign against the hideouts of the terrorist organization ISIS and beating of its sleeper cells, our anti-terrorism units, together with the international coalition forces, carried out this morning a unique operation targeting a te ...

Missiles on Ships. Making Sense of Iran’s Recent Moves in the Gulf

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-10 06:09
Yet again, there is a dramatic rise in tension in the Middle East, and, yet again, missiles are at the heart of it. On May 6, the Trump administration announced that it would deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group as well as four B-52 bombers ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia

Kurdpa - 2019-05-08 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars from Tergever district drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia. ...

Control of corrupted materials in the markets of Hasaka

SDF Press - 2019-05-07 19:59
Hasakah – The municipality of people monitored corrupted materials in the markets of Hasakah city during the tours organized by control committee to check the shops, stores, goods and food commodities. It has been confirmed through the control committee t ...

US Unsafe in the Middle East for Its Unpopularity: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-07 15:58
ERBIL — Washington’s concerns over the safety of its forces and interests in the Middle East comes from its unpopularity in the region not from Iran, said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. “If US and clients don’t feel safe, it’s because they’re des ...

For the first time After 8 years lawyers are allowed to visit Ocalan

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK 8 years after lawyers barred from visiting Abdullah Ocalan the Turkish government allows the lawyers to visit Ocalan in the İmrali Prison. Abdullah Ocalan’s office has announced that they have met Abdullah Ocalan in Imrali prison. They added t ...

Two Kurdish citizens were sentenced to 10 years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-05 11:20
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish citizens from the Margavar Rural District were sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Revolutionary Court of Urmia. ...

Kurd’s body retrieved days after ISIS killing in Makhmour

Rûdaw - 2019-05-05 02:39
He had been shot in the back of the head ...

The EU supporting Iraq’s stabilisation

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-02 20:13
Article The EU supporting Iraq’s stabilisation Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

US: Ben Stiller urges Congress to aid Syrian refugees

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. actor Ben Stiller testified before Congress on Wednesday, calling for Washington to continue providing financial support to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for Syrian relief efforts. “Eight years into the crisis, we must not l ...

"Mehmet lives in the collective memory of every Kurdish family"

ANF - 2019-05-02 13:30
In an interview with ANF, documentary maker Nikola Ivanovski talks about his motivations to make a film about the last few months in the life of Mehmet Aksoy, who died as a member of the YPG Press Center in an ISIS attack in Raqqa. ...

The seventh turbine in the Euphrates dam begins working again

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 21:24
Tabqa-After repairing the seventh turbine in the Euphrates dam it began working and it took a month to repair it.This is the fourth turbine which is fully rehabilitated and repaired. The repairing workshop in the dam repaired the damaged parts, secured al ...

HDP Batman MP Uca visited hunger strikers in the Hague

ANF - 2019-04-13 12:28
The two Kurdish hunger strikers in the Hague were visited by HDP Batman MP Feleknas Uca on Friday. ...

The EU supporting Iraq’s local services

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-11 16:44
Article The EU supporting Iraq’s local services Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Sinn Féin seeks to enshrine neutrality in the constitution

ANF - 2019-04-10 08:34
Sinn Féin TD’s prepared to table a bill seeking a referendum that, if passed, would see Ireland’s policy of neutrality enshrined in the constitution. ...