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Norway’s petroleum sales decrease in April

Norway’s petroleum sales decrease in April

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Norway’s total sales of petroleum products retreated to 610 million liters in April 2019, a 7.9% drop compared to the same period last year, according to Statistics Norway on Monday. For gasoline sales, however, the statistics bureau said the ...
Norway’s petroleum sales decrease in April - Waar Media

Saudi Arabia holds top crude oil exporter title in 2018

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia retained the title of the world’s top crude oil exporter last year, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency on British energy giant BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2019 report. The kingdom’s crude oil exports rose by ...

Two more French Islamic State members sentenced to death in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 18:50
BAGHDAD,— A Baghdad court on Monday, June 3 sentenced to death two more French nationals for belonging to the Islamic State group, bringing the total number of French jihadis condemned to death to 11. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in ...

First group to leave Hol Camp on Monday

ANF - 2019-06-02 19:23
The Hol Camp Administration announced that the first group of migrants who want to return home are leaving the camp on Monday. ...

Migration from Kurdistan Region on Decline: NGO

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Migration of people from Kurdistan Region to the Western countries has significantly increased since last year, according to Lutka Organization for Refugees. After the emergence of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, millions of people escaped ...

Iraq Sentences 4th French IS Member to Death

BAS News - 2019-05-27 16:04
ERBIL — Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced another French national to death on Monday for his membership in the Islamic State (IS). Citing a court source, AFP said Mustapha Merzoughi, 37, was sentenced to death by hanging. "The evidence and the confess ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Oslo and Borlänge

ANF - 2019-05-26 10:09
Demonstrations in solidarity with Leyla Güven and the 7,000 hunger strikers in prison were organised in Norway’s capital, Oslo and in Borlänge (Sweden). ...

IS setzt Felder bei Mexmûr in Brand

ANF - 2019-05-25 01:00
Der IS hat in der Nähe von Mexmûr und Qeraç in Südkurdistan/Nordirak Felder in Brand gesetzt. ...

Yeni bir krizden korkan Türkler artık Erdoğan’ı dinlemiyor | In der Lirakrise verweigern die Türken Erdogan die Gefolgschaft

WDR - 2019-05-24 13:08
Yeni bir kur krizinden korkan Türkler, paralarını güvence altına almanın derdine düştü. Türk lirasına güven kalmadı. Uzmanlara göre Türkiye gizli bir "dolarlaşma" süreci yaşıyor. İşin en kötü tarafı ise Erdoğan’ın yabancı yatırımcıları da ürkütmüş olması. ...

HPG: Five Turkish soldiers were killed in Xakurke

ANF - 2019-05-22 18:44
In a series of actions by guerrillas of the People's Defense Forces and Free Women’s Troops YJA-Star in the southern Kurdistan region, five Turkish soldiers have been killed. ...

Archbishop of Erbil Concerned Over Christians' "Plight" in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-22 01:10
ERBIL - Bashar Warda, the archbishop of Erbil's Chaldean Catholic Church, in the Kurdistan Region, has expressed deep concerns over the "plight of Christians in Iraq," as the number of the minority group's members in the country has drastically decreased ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission conduct its periodic meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-21 13:59
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 20, 2019, Karim Sinjari, KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga, supervised the periodic meeting of the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sa ...

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. ...

Gulf states okay US troop redeployment: Report

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia and Arab countries have reportedly accepted a request to redeploy its forces in the Gulf, according to Saudi media on Saturday. Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, citing Gulf sources, said the troop redeployment will be conducted based on ...

Bakurê Kurdistanê…Polîsek Tirkiyê hat kuştin, 2 polîs jî birîndar in

BAS News - 2019-05-18 10:21
BasNews - Li navçeya Xelfetî ya bi ser Ruha ya Bakurê Kurdistanê, polîsekî Tirkiyê hate kuştin û 2 polîsên din jî birîndar bûn. Di derbarê mijarê de, Parêzgeriya Ruhayê daxuyaniyek belav kir û da zanîn, derengê şeva borî demjimêr 02:00an de di çarçoveya ...

Almanya: İlkokullarda başörtüsü yasağı geliyor

Nûpel - 2019-05-17 11:30
Federal Uyum Sorumlusu Widmann-Mauz’un ‘yasak’ talebi açıklamasında, “Kız çocuklarını okullarda başörtüsünden korumak için tüm önlemleri almak istiyorum” dediği belirtildi. Bild gazetesinde yer alan haberde, Widmann-Mauz’un ‘yasak’ talebinin hayata geçiri ...

Global oil supply falls in April 2019: IEA

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK Global oil supply contracted by 300,000 barrels per day (b/d) in April to 99.33 million b/d, with Canada, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Iran leading the losses, according to data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Wednesday. “Maintenan ...

New Governor for Nineveh to be Elected on Monday

BAS News - 2019-05-13 00:42
ERBIL - The Nineveh Provincial Council is expected to elect a new governor and the deputies on Monday while the Council of Representatives is reportedly attempting to postpone the election. According to a statement signed by the head of Nineveh Provincia ...

Turkey Seeks Working Group on S-400s

BAS News - 2019-04-29 23:00
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with US counterpart Donald Trump on Monday for talks on a proposal for a working group on Russia's S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish presidency said in a press release. "Our Honorab ...

US Struggles To Get Ssupport From Allies For Syria: WSJ

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has reached out to at least 21 of its allies for troops and logistical support to prevent a resurgence of Daesh in Syria, but nearly half have declined so far, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday. ...

Iraqi Parliament Trying to Pass New Law to Restrict Social Platforms

BAS News - 2019-04-22 23:24
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament is reportedly trying to pass a new law to restrict media and social media platforms in the country, an official revealed on Monday. The Council of Representatives made the first reading on Monday for the proposal dubbed "crimes o ...