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The Truth-Teller: From the Pentagon Papers to the Doomsday Machine

The Truth-Teller: From the Pentagon Papers to the Doomsday Machine

Commondreams - 2019-05-18 21:04

The Truth-Teller: From the Pentagon Papers to the Doomsday Machine - Commondreams

Call from Ömeryan: Volunteer wanted to fight the fire

ANF - 2019-06-14 16:27
The forest fire that broke out following clashes in the Ömeryan region in the Nusaybin countryside is spreading. The firefighters and local residents are not allowed to fight the fire by Turkish soldiers, and have called for volunteers to go to the area. ...

Why scientists are searching the ocean for new drugs

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK The oceans cover more than two-thirds of Earth. As the adage goes, we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the bottom of the ocean. The sea’s ability to transition from dark, explosive rage to serene, crystal-clear calm has ...

A citizen from Oshnavieh was sentenced to one year imprisonment

Kurdpa - 2019-06-06 06:43
Kurdpa Agency: The Judiciary Iranian government condemned a Kurdish citizen from the city of Oshnavieh to one year in prison. ...

Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members were repatriated to the United States on Wednesday in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria. The move is part of an effort ...

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region – Q4 of 2018

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018, ...

A citizen from Paveh sentenced two years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-24 12:59
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Paveh was sentenced to two years in prison after three months of arrest and unknown fate. ...

Unknown Gunmen Attack Town in Diyala with Mortars

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Over a dozen mortars were fired at a town in the Iraqi province of Diyala on Wednesday evening, an officer confirmed. Ali Haider, an officer from Diyala Police, explained to BasNews that unidentified men fired at least 13 mortars at the town of K ...

20 Amazing Honey Bee Facts!

Waar Media - 2019-05-22 16:19
WAAR_DUHOK Honey bees must gather nectar from two million flowers to make one pound of honey. One bee has to fly about 90,000 miles – three times around the globe – to make one pound of honey. The average bee will make only 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey ...

Transfer of funds to ISIS under police supervision

ANF - 2019-05-21 13:57
SDF prisoner Sahab Ahmed Abdullatif spoke about ISIS transfers of funds from Deir Ez Zor to Turkey and to European and Gulf states from Turkey have been done under the supervision of the Turkish police and the MIT since 2017. ...

Hunger strikers in Strasbourg have severe health issues

ANF - 2019-05-15 17:37
Dr. Fahrettin Gulsen spoke about the 5 months of the hunger strike in Strasbourg and said the activists have several serious issues, ranging from extreme weight loss to severe neurological detriment. ...

Ajax news: Frenkie de Jong given incredible farewell from fans before departure to Barcelona

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK Barcelona-bound Frenkie de Jong was greeted with a spine-tingling farewell by Ajax fans as he said goodbye to the Johan Cruyff Arena after he made his final appearance for the club against Utrecht. ressed in the Eredivisie and the Champions Le ...

A Kurdish citizen was summoned to District 4th of the Sanandaj Appeal Court

Kurdpa - 2019-05-14 15:23
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Sanandaj was summoned to the District 4th of the Appeals Court of this city. ...

Transferring a labor activist to the quarantine of Sanandaj Central Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-14 06:02
Kurdpa Agency: A labor activist was transferred from the Sanandaj Ettelaat Detention Center to the central prison of this city. ...

Galatasaray mothers met Plaza de Mayo mothers

ANF - 2019-05-13 09:37
A conference titled ‘Truth and Justice from Plaza de Mayo to Galatasaray Square, the struggle for disappeared people while in custody’, organized by IHD and TIHV took place at the conference hall of TMMOB İstanbul Büyükkent Branch. ...

Conviction of a labor activist to one year discretionary imprisonment

Kurdpa - 2019-05-12 20:16
Kurdpa Agency: a labor activist from Sanandaj was sentenced to one year discretionary imprisonment. ...

No News Over the Fate of Kurdish Detained Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-09 02:01
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Although five months have passed since the transfer of the Kurdish civilian “Shakir Behroozi” residing at Morghoor Region of Orumiyeh from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the detention centre of the Islamic Revolutionary Gu ...

No News about the Fate of Kurdish Political Prisoner after being Transferred to Orumiyeh Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour” has been deprived of the right to visit and contact with the family after being transferred from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention ...

27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS handed over to the Shengal Council

ANF - 2019-05-06 11:37
27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs by SDF fighters were handed over to the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Council. ...

Death Toll From Philippine Quake Rises To 11

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the Philippines has risen to 11, local media reported Tuesday. Search and rescue operations are continuing for 30 people buried under a supermarket that collapsed early Monday in the town of Po ...