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Kurdish cinema needs support if it’s ever to reach Cannes

Kurdish cinema needs support if it’s ever to reach Cannes

Rûdaw - 2019-05-17 21:13

Kurdish cinema needs support if it’s ever to reach Cannes - Rûdaw

Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:19
Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1 from Ba3 and maintained a negative outlook. ...

Denmark’s contribution to Iraq stabilisation efforts

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-12 13:01
Article Denmark’s contribution to Iraq stabilisation efforts Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Syrian troops enter key Kurdish city in wake of Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-06-06 15:51

It's tempting to look away from Syria, but that'd be reckless | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-06-03 19:43

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

Iran to Meet with "Great Force" If It Harms US' Interests: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-21 20:08
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has vowed to respond with "great force" if Iran attacks Washington's interests in the Middle East, while government sources revealed that the US strongly suspects pro-Iranian Shi'ite militias to be behind the rocket atta ...

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

Trump issues harsh warning to Iran, tweeting it would meet its "official end" if it wants to fight U.S. - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-05-20 23:33

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

US Doesn't Consider War With Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-05-14 22:06
ERBIL - US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington is not "fundamentally" seeking war with Tehran if it halts certain activities "throughout Europe." The US top diplomat made the comments during a joint press conference with Russia’s ...

Trump warns Iran over possible oil tanker sabotage

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran Monday following mysterious attacks on four oil tankers in a strategic waterway. “It’s going to be a bad problem for Iran if something happens, I can tell you that,” Trump told reporters at the White Hou ...

Iran to “Suffer Greatly” If It Does Anything against US: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-14 16:22
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump once again warned Iran against doing anything that will hurt the US. “We’ll see what happens with Iran. If they do anything, it will be a very bad mistake,” Reuters quoted the president while speaking at the White House. ...

Mothers in Amed: We support our children’s resistance

ANF - 2019-05-14 16:15
The prisoners’ mothers are on day 14 of their protest. The families continue their protest despite the police blockade and attacks and say they support their children’s resistance. ...

Turks can vote – as long as it’s for the AKP

Rûdaw - 2019-05-10 22:09
Kemalists are now feeling the sting of policies and games they have played with the Kurdish opposition ...

Appeal for Kurdish cinema

ANF - 2019-04-18 09:38
Kurdish cinema is under attack in Turkey: directors are sentenced to prison, their film censored. The Kurdistan Information Office in Italy - UIKI has promoted a signature campaign. ...