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The Iraqi orphan: Finding mum after 30 years

The Iraqi orphan: Finding mum after 30 years

BBC - 2019-05-19 00:29
Amar was brought to the UK following a napalm attack - for three decades he thought his mother was dead. ...
The Iraqi orphan: Finding mum after 30 years - BBC

The car of a Kurdish tradesman was turned over by a direct shootings of government troops

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: The car of a Kurdish tradesman from the city of Piranshahr was turned over due to direct shootings of government troops. ...

Sinjar: Residents Call for Special Cemetery for Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-28 00:33
ERBIL - Yezidi residents have called for the creation of a special cemetery for their relatives that were victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar. Back in August 2014, the militant group attacked Sinjar, soon after they overran a vast area in Ir ...

KDP Refutes Any Secret Deal in Electing New Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has refuted the rumors claiming that there was a secret deal between the Kurdish party and certain Iraqi sides in the election of a new governor for Nineveh province. "There has not been any agreements between ...

Body of Kurdish martyr given to his family after three years

ANF - 2019-05-22 17:13
Hüseyin Ecer fell three years ago in the resistance for self-government in northern Kurdistan. Only now did his family receive the corpse. ...

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. ...

The death toll in Amadiya explosion rose up

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 19:24
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll in Aamadiya explosion rose 5 soldiers and two policemen. The bomb exploded on the roadside with a special bus for Turkish troops. A security source confirmed that the Turkish forces control the road and do not prevent the right ...

Shengal: Open the Humanitarian Corridor!

ANF - 2019-05-16 18:55
The health committee of Shengal calls on the Iraqi government and the responsible authorities to immediately open the humanitarian corridor between Shengal and Rojava. ...

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm completes build

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm Beatrice has seen all of its 84 wind turbines installed after three years of construction, project partner SSE Renewables announced on Wednesday. The total installed capacity of 588 megawatts for the Beatr ...

IS Ambushes Iraqi Police Convoy in Kirkuk, Kills Two

BAS News - 2019-05-16 12:57
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants ambushed a convoy of the Iraqi federal police in the early hours on Thursday in Kirkuk province, killing at least two policemen. The ambush was set up near Tel Sousa village of Hawija district, some 55 kilometers sout ...

US Not Allowed to Use Iraqi Territory to Attack Iran: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-15 23:42
ERBIL - The US is not allowed to use the Iraqi territory for attacking neighboring Iran, Iraqi ambassador to Russia Haidar Mansour Hadi has said, adding that his country does not want a "devastating" new war in the Middle East. The Iraqi envoy made the c ...

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 ...

Global energy investments rise by $1B after 3 year fall

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK Global energy investments increased by $1 billion year on year to $1.84 trillion last year after three years of decline, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. “More spending on oil, gas and coal supply was offset by lower spen ...

Shafaaq: Senator Duckworth: Kurdistan is model for Iraq; ISIS not defeated

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
“I think what the Kurds have been able to do,” US Senator Tammy Duckworth said earlier this week, “sets an example” for the rest of Iraq. Duckworth fought in the US Army in the early years of Operation Iraqi Freedom OIF), as the pilot of a Blackhawk helic ...

KDP Bloc at Iraqi Parliament Decries Latest Arabization Attempt in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc at the Iraqi parliament has condemned the recent attempt by Arabs to forcefully occupy the Kurdish villages in Kirkuk province. “There is a plot to change the demography of Palkan and 17 other villages. We st ...

Invading Turkish state destroys 300 years of history

ANF - 2019-05-13 13:02
The invading Turkish state has destroyed 300 years of history as they built a wall to separate Afrin from the rest of Kurdistan. ...

No information is available on the destiny of a Kurdish teacher

Kurdpa - 2019-05-12 20:16
Kurdpa Agency: no accurate information is available on the fate of Mohabadi teacher after being arrest. ...

The Pursuit-evasion of the Revolutionary Guards led to the death of a Kurdish Kolbar

Kurdpa - 2019-05-10 12:51
Kordpa Agency: A Kurdish Kolbar from Javanrud, after being pursuit-evasion by the Revolutionary Guards fell down from Nowsud's altitude and lost his life. ...

Foundation of Economy organizes a training course for the administrators

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 01:02
Hasaka – In coordination with the Directorate of Agriculture, the Foundation of Economy organized a training course for its administrators to teach them the official standards of the good type of wheat. The Foundation of Economy opened this course because ...

Lightning Kills Shepherd in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-22 15:32
ERBIL — As the region is hit by a wave of heavy rainfalls and storms, a young Kurdish man was killed on Monday near Erbil by lightning. BasNews has learned that the man was 20 years old, a shepherd from Gird Azaban village. He lost his life before being ...

Is focusing on the Mueller report a losing strategy for Democratic presidential hopefuls? [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 13:49