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Armenian FM's speech at 129th Session of Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe

Armenian FM's speech at 129th Session of Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe

NEWS - 2019-05-18 15:01

Armenian FM\'s speech at 129th Session of Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe - NEWS

Iran OK with Iraq’s Mediation Efforts, but ‘Will Have Its Own Say’

Waar Media - 2019-05-23 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Speaking to reporters on Wednesday at the end of a weekly cabinet session, Chief of Staff of the Iranian president Mahmoud Vaezi said Iran and Iraq have close ties as two long-time neighbors. “If they want to send a delegation to Iran, we won’ ...

Prevention of mass atrocities lies at the heart of democratic security, Armenian FM says

Armradio - 2019-05-18 15:01

LGBT Virgin Mary triggers Polish activist's detention

BBC - 2019-05-15 01:25
Polish police turned up at an activist's home at 6am and charged her with offending religious feelings. ...

Turkey begins large-scale naval exercise Denizkurdu in 3 seas

The Defense Post - 2019-05-13 23:30
Turkey's navy launched large-scale Denizkurdu exercises at a time of rising tensions over its plans to explore for gas off the Cyprus coast The post Turkey begins large-scale naval exercise Denizkurdu in 3 seas appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

105 fighters ended their training course at the Academy of Commando

SDF Press - 2019-05-13 20:54
News center – The Commandos Academy of The Syrian Democratic Forces in Euphrates Region ended its third training course. The course was named after the martyr “Delovan Manbaj”. Leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces, Women’s Protection Units YPJ and the ...

Light at the end of the tunnel beckons for Iran's thousands of stateless children

Rûdaw - 2019-05-13 18:19
“I have lived all my life here in Iran and I only speak Persian, of course it is my right to be given Iranian citizenship.” ...

The Municipality of Raqqa city removes the rubble from Tel Abyad street

SDF Press - 2019-05-12 21:27
Raqqa – The municipality of people continues it work in order to remove the rubble accumulated in the streets and the remnants of the war against the terrorist organization ISIS, this step came at the request of the residents and the owners of the shops o ...

Armenian FM mistakenly shares Nazi collaborators’ photo

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK Armenian foreign minister mistakenly shared a photograph of Armenian militia on Twitter which had collaborated with the Nazis, as he was commemorating the Armenian soldiers who held duty in the Soviet army. Zohrab Mnatsaganyan was remembering ...

Gunmen Attack PUK Politburo Member’s Residence

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — The residence of a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) politburo member came under attack overnight on Saturday in southeast Kirkuk province, a security source confirmed. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at the gate of Rafaat Abdulha’s home in a vi ...

Peace Delegation to Imrali met Council of Europe representatives

ANF - 2019-05-11 22:08
International Peace Delegation to Imrali met with representatives of Council of Europe in Strasbourg. ...

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. ...

Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer’s?

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 13:02
WAAR_DUHOK Another person develops Alzheimer’s diseaseevery 3 seconds, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International. The number of people living with this most common form of dementiacurrently stands at around 50 million. By 2050, experts expect this f ...

Mother sentenced to 7 years in prison for speech at son’s funeral

ANF - 2019-04-30 14:16
Besra Erol, mother of Evrim Deniz Erol who had been killed in the Suruc Massacre, was arrested for a speech she gave in the funeral ceremony for her son. ...

Liverpool News: Mohamed Salah Reacts To Virgil Van Dijk’s PFA Player Of The Year win

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 14:29
WAAR_DUHOK Dutch star, Van Dijk, has played a pivotal role for Liverpool this campaign, as he remains an asset at the heart of Liverpool’s rearguard. Thanks to his exploits, The Reds have conceded the least number of goals in the Premier League this seas ...

Sadr's Supporters Gather in Front of Bahraini Consulate

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
Bahraini FM had criticized Sadr's call for ending war in Yemen, Bahrain, and Syria. ERBIL - A number of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters gathered on Sunday in front of the Bahraini Consulate in Najaf, protesting a statement by the Foreig ...

Today marks the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

ANF - 2019-04-24 08:38
Armenians annually commemorate the Genocide on April 24 at the site of memorials raised by the survivors in all their communities around the world. ...

A Kurdish Kolbar was wounded at the border of Urmia

Kurdpa - 2019-04-22 09:38
Kurdpa Agency: An Urmia's Kurdish Kolbar was wounded in a direct gunfire of the government troops. ...

Baghdad Appeals to Neighbors to Help Reconstruct of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — Iraq is appealing to the neighboring countries to help the process of reconstruction of the country after years of a devastating war against terror. Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi delivered a speech at the beginning of a summit in ...