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The MEP candidates to watch in the European elections

The MEP candidates to watch in the European elections

Telegraph - 2019-05-16 07:57

The MEP candidates to watch in the European elections - Telegraph

Turkey comes close to last in 2019 Global Peace Index

ANF - 2019-06-12 16:02
Turkey came in close to last in the 2019 Global Peace Index by the Institute for Economy and Peace (IEP). ...

Russia to Deliver S-400 to Turkey in July

BAS News - 2019-06-11 21:28
ERBIL - Russia said on Tuesday that it would deliver the S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in the upcoming July as part of a deal between the two sides despite the US' continuous warnings in this regard. The comments were made by Kremlin aide Yuri U ...

Iraq Sentences Seven French IS Members to Death in Four Days

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a total of seven French nationals to death in four days only over alleged membership to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. A court in Iraq on Sunday issued death penalties to three French men for ties with the extremist gro ...

Surprises and traditions on EU’s election night: A country by country breakdown

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-27 14:41
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN A shorter version appeared at The Jerusalem Post With the European elections results coming in overnight there are some surprises, but many predictable outcomes. The elections have […] ...

European elections: shaping the course of Brexit?

Rûdaw - 2019-05-23 19:24
European elections have rarely mattered in domestic politics – this one is different ...

Isolation protested in front of the EP: Resistance will prevail

ANF - 2019-05-22 16:07
The rally held in front of the European Parliament in Brussels to protest the isolation against Ocalan condemned the silence of European governments and called for resistance. ...

670 bodies recovered from the largest mass grave in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-05-22 12:27
From the mass grave discovered in January in a suburb of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the remains of another 670 ISIS victims have been recovered. The bodies of some missing foreigners are suspected to be in the mass grave. ...

Summoning one of the protesters to women's murder to Ettelaat in Marivan

Kurdpa - 2019-05-21 00:24
Kurdpa Agency: One of the protesters of the women's murder in Marivan was summoned to the Ettelaat of this city. ...

The Ettelaat demanded an increase in the sentences of a Piranshahri citizen

Kurdpa - 2019-05-18 16:40
Kurdpa Agency: The Ministry of Intelligence has appealed for a Kurdish citizen from Piranshahr, wanted to increase in his sentence. ...

‘Great leeway’ given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan, government says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-18 11:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari has said that a great deal of leeway is given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in accordance with the journalism law. ...

More health care delivered to people in return areas of Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-12 15:34
(WHO) - As WHO strives to support the government of Iraq to increase access to health care for thousands of people who have returned to Ninewa, the agency has established a third primary health care facility in Ninawa governorate to meet the life-saving ...

The Observer view on the European elections and Nigel Farage’s malign message | Observer editorial | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-12 12:58

EU calls on Iran to fulfill nuclear deal commitments

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union on Thursday called on Iran to fulfill its commitments to the nuclear deal in a joint statement by Germany, France, and the U.K. “We remain fully committed to the preservation and full implementation of the JCPoA [Joint Compr ...

Bahoz Erdal: We prepare for the great war

ANF - 2019-05-09 14:19
People’s Defense Central Headquarters Command Member Dr. Bahoz Erdal said the war in the Middle East is not going to end in the short term and added: “The guerrilla prepares for an extensive, long-term war, and this is a necessity.” ...

Women prisoners wrote to mothers in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-09 10:29
The women prisoners in Gebze Prison, who are continuing their hunger strike demanding the end of isolation, wrote a letter to the mothers who resist in front of the jail to mark Mother's Day. ...

Kurdish hunger strikes for Ocalan to continue in Turkey: KCK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Kurdish hunger strikes are set to continue in Turkey’s prisons and internationally as part of a struggle by the “whole of humanity” against the continued isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. A statement from th ...

Instability Forces IDPs to Return to Camps in Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2019-05-06 23:44
ERBIL - Hundreds of IDPs have again returned to the camps in Kurdistan Region since January due to instability in their places of origin, an official was quoted as saying on Monday. "Over 530 IDP families have come back to the camps [in the Kurdistan Reg ...

No Foreign Forces Allowed to Stay in Iraq: Hadi al-Amiri

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - No foreign forces are allowed to stay in Iraq, Head of Fatih Coalition Hadi al-Amiri said on Wednesday during a special ceremony held to remember the fallen militiamen of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi during the war against the Islamic State (I ...

Die Linke candidates to EP call on CPT

ANF - 2019-04-25 00:02
Candidates for the European Parliament from Germany’s Die Linke called for an immediate end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. The candidates issued a joint statement and called the CPT to action to end the isolation in Imrali. ...