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UK parliament will vote on Brexit legislation week of June 3: Barclay

UK parliament will vote on Brexit legislation week of June 3: Barclay

Yahoo - 2019-05-16 02:08

UK parliament will vote on Brexit legislation week of June 3: Barclay - Yahoo

U.S. Coordinator for Counterterrorism to travel to Turkey

ANF - 2019-06-13 10:34
U.S. Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will travel to Ankara, Turkey during the week of June 10th. ...

Diyarbakir was hosted a seminar on the 30th anniversary of Dr Ghassemlou's assassination

Kurdpa - 2019-06-13 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: A seminar on the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou, the charismatic leader of the Kurds nation, was held in the city of Diyarbakir, Kurdistan, Turkey. ...

Oil prices increase at week beginning June 11

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude traded at $64.01 per barrel, while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) amounted to $54.21 at 07.19 GMT on Monday. The expectations of extending oil production cut agreement between the Organizat ...

Oil prices see decrease at week beginning June 3

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude traded at $61.30 per barrel, while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) amounted to $53.06 at 06.56 GMT on Monday. The U.S.’ crude oil production increased by 97,000 barrels per day (bpd) to the ...

Parliament to Elect Kurdistan President on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — The Parliament of Kurdistan Region is set to convene on Tuesday this week and vote on the next president of Kurdistan Region. According to an official document, a copy of which is shared with BasNews, parliament presidency has called on the lawma ...

Parliament to Elect Kurdistan President Next Week

BAS News - 2019-05-24 14:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Parliament is expected to convene next week and elect a new president of Kurdistan Region. The Parliament announce the confirmed presidential candidates last week after weeks of political debate that resulted an amendment to th ...

UK to Respond If Use of Chemical Weapons Confirmed in Syria: PM

BAS News - 2019-05-22 16:00
ERBIL — The United Kingdom will “respond appropriately” if the use of chemical weapons in Syria is confirmed, said UK Prime Minister Theresa May. "We condemn all use of chemical weapons, we are in close contact with the United States, we are monitoring t ...

May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on new Brexit referendum | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-05-22 02:55

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum

Yahoo - 2019-05-22 02:55

Pound snaps record losing streak as May offers MPs vote on second referendum

Telegraph - 2019-05-22 02:55

Week of trials against free press

ANF - 2019-05-20 12:30
This week several trials against journalists and papers will resume at courts. ...

HDP Co-chair: Our fight on March 31 will continue on June 23

ANF - 2019-05-19 20:07
"There can be no agreement with fascism," said HDP leader Sezai Temelli on the rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul on 23 June. ...

Barzani Congratulates Yezidis on Anniversary of Lalish

BAS News - 2019-05-12 10:48
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate members of Lalish center, an ...

Today 15 new prisoners will go on death fast

ANF - 2019-05-10 11:32
15 more prisoners have gone on death fast resistance as from today. ...

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 ...

Mothers of hunger strikers in prison: Let's build peace!

ANF - 2019-05-09 18:01
"Hands in hands we will bring peace!" said the mothers of the prisoners on hunger strike holding a new action in Amed. ...

Parliament to Reactivate Kurdistan Presidency on Wednesday

BAS News - 2019-05-06 11:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will convene on Wednesday (8th May) to vote on reactivation of Kurdistan Region Presidency. According to agenda of the session which is issued by the legislative, it will also vote on an amendment to the presidency law ...

Barnier says now for UK to make choice on Brexit

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 12:49

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 ...