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Global energy investments rise by $1B after 3 year fall

Global energy investments rise by $1B after 3 year fall

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK Global energy investments increased by $1 billion year on year to $1.84 trillion last year after three years of decline, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. “More spending on oil, gas and coal supply was offset by lower spen ...
Global energy investments rise by $1B after 3 year fall - Waar Media

Hasankeyf Festival held after 3 years of silence

ANF - 2019-06-11 14:39
The festival promoted to commemorate Imam Abdullah was held in Hasankeyf for the first time after 3 years of silence. The festival issued a call to safe the historical site. ...

US’ Bolton says Iran behind attacks on oil tankers

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday accused Iran of being behind attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) early this month. Speaking in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, Bolton said the attacks took pl ...

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. ...

Setback for Kurdish football club Dalkurd in Swedish league after 3-1 loss

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-20 18:59
Fans cheer on Dalkurd FF during a match. (Photo: Dalkurd FF) ...

'Jihadi John' was droned by US after his walk, beard gave him away in Raqqa, new doc claims

Gulan Media - 2019-05-19 01:42

Number of US oil rigs falls by 3 to 802

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 3 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 802 for the week ending May 17, from 805 ...

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm completes build

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm Beatrice has seen all of its 84 wind turbines installed after three years of construction, project partner SSE Renewables announced on Wednesday. The total installed capacity of 588 megawatts for the Beatr ...

Global oil supply falls in April 2019: IEA

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK Global oil supply contracted by 300,000 barrels per day (b/d) in April to 99.33 million b/d, with Canada, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Iran leading the losses, according to data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Wednesday. “Maintenan ...

Houthi rebels withdraw from Yemen ports

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK Yemen’s Houthi rebels have withdrawn from three of the country’s Red Sea ports, a spokesman for the joint pro-government forces said late Tuesday. Waddah Dubaish told Anadolu Agency that this included the strategic Al-Hudaydah Port. The proces ...

Global hydropower capacity grows 1.97% in 2018

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK Global installed hydropower capacity reached 1,292 gigawatts (GW) last year, up by 1.97% year on year, the International Hydropower Association said on Monday. A total of 48 countries contributed to the rise in hydropower capacity, with China ...

The desert sweetening life after Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-14 11:06
Halwa cheese is a specialty of Northern Aleppo. But under Daesh it was considered a ‘luxury’ and its production was outlawed. Now, with Daesh gone, halwa is back on the market again. Article The desert sweetening life after Daesh Appeared first on The Gl ...

Nearly 3,000 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State still missing: KRG official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari said on Sunday that 2,913 out of the 6,284 Yazidis who were abducted by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) militants remain missin ...

Ajax 2-3 Tottenham: 5 Hits and Flops

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK 24 hours after Liverpool‘s incredible comeback, Tottenham replicated the same result in more difficult circumstances away from home comforts, earning their place in an all-English Champions League Final after a 3-2 win (3-3 agg*) over Eredivis ...

US revises up Brent oil forecast by $5 for 2019, 2020

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S.’ Energy Information Administration (EIA) revised up its Brent oil price forecast for 2019 and 2020, according to its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) for May released on Tuesday. The international benchmark was revised up by $5 per ba ...

India’s Completed Quest to Put Masood Azhar on the Global Terrorist List

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-07 20:30
In December 1999, Indian Airlines flight 1C-814 was hijacked shortly after taking off from Kathmandu, Nepal, en route to New Delhi. After several stops, the hijackers flew the aircraft to Kandahar, Afghanistan, where they threatened to kill the hostages u ...

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 ...

Body of the Missing Kolbars Found After Three Months

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-03 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The dead body of a Kolbar was found by the local people after three months at the frontier hights of the village of Bruishkhani of Baneh. “Two shepherds from the village of Brushkhani of Baneh at the border of Hojra ...

Opening the Center of Culture and Arts in Raqqa City

SDF Press - 2019-04-29 23:25
Raqqa –The Culture and Art Committee of the civil council of Raqqa, opened the Culture and Arts Center in the city, after four years of is closure. The opening ceremony began with a minute of silence in the memory of the martyrs` lives. The ministry of cu ...

The case of suspected death of one the Kurdish clergyman was closed by the of the Revolutionary Guards

Kurdpa - 2019-04-22 09:38
Kurdpa Agency: The case of suspected death of one the Kurdish clergyman in Baneh has been closed without announcing its results. ...