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KRG nets $1bn in oil sales for Q4 of 2018: auditor

KRG nets $1bn in oil sales for Q4 of 2018: auditor

Rûdaw - 2019-05-30 13:08

KRG nets $1bn in oil sales for Q4 of 2018: auditor - Rûdaw

Iran will exceed in 10 days the limits of storage of enriched ura

ANF - 2019-06-19 08:51
Iran will exceed in 10 days the limits of storage of enriched uranium established in the Nuclear Agreement. ...

Mother waiting for her son in HPG custody for four years

ANF - 2019-06-09 13:07
The HPG have 12 soldiers and police in their custody. One of them is Sergeant Semih Özbey. His mother complains that she has been called to patience by the Turkish government for four years, but nothing is happening. ...

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 ( - 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, ...

Iraq’s oil exports up over 6 percent in May

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq exported nearly 110.74 million barrels of crude oil in May, up from 103.98 million in April, marking an increase of 6.48 percent, the country’s oil ministry announced Saturday. In a statement published on its official website, the ministr ...

In Syria’s Maalula, fear for survival of language of Christ

Rûdaw - 2019-05-28 09:42
“Aramaic is in danger” ...

France on Death Penalty for 3 French in Iraq: Execution Opposed in Principle

BAS News - 2019-05-27 14:55
ERBIL — A day after Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership to the Islamic State (IS), the French government said it is opposed in principle to the practice of death penalty. “France is opposed, on princi ...

Jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan calls for end hunger strikes in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 15:47
ANKARA,— Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said Sunday. Ocalan, the co-founder of the outlawed Kurdi ...

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-05-25 12:40

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. ...

Bomb Explosion Kills, Injures Four in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL - A car bomb explosion in the Iraqi province of Anbar on Thursday evening resulted in the killing and wounding of four people. The incident occurred in the district of Qaim, some 300 kilometers west of capital Baghdad, where a vehicle parked in the ...

Rukban Camp in Syria: Over 350 Refugees Leave

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL - More than 350 refugees have left the camp of Rukban in Syria in one day only, Major General Viktor Kupchishin, chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Conflicting Sides in Syria, said on Thursday. Kupchishin pointed out that as many ...

US Doesn’t Have a Political Future for SDF: Ambassador Jeffrey

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL — The US has once again reminded the Syrian Kurdish forces that Washington has no place for a separate political entity in the future for the areas in northern Syria, mainly the Kurdish territories. The remarks were made by US Special Representativ ...

Yazidis in Europe prepare for 1st Ezidxan Cultural Festival

ANF - 2019-05-17 13:33
Yazidis in Europe are preparing for the 1st Ezidxan Cultural Festival, which will be held on June 1 in Bielefeld, Germany. ...

NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement, the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) caucuses are in talks to select a joint candidate for President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. That person would face ...

Iraq: Over 500 IS Foreign Insurgents Tried Since 2018

BAS News - 2019-05-08 22:48
ERBIL - More than 500 insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) have so far been tried in Iraq since the beginning of 2018, the Supreme Court has revealed. The court explained in a statement that it had tried a total of 514 IS members, including both men and ...

Iranian oil dilemma for Turkey and India

Waar Media - 2019-04-30 13:08
WAAR_DUHOK The recent U.S. decision to end sanctions waivers that enabled several major economies to continue buying crude oil from Iran has put Turkey and India on the horns of a dilemma. Both countries have significant energy dependence on Tehran. For ...