Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Tunisia: Popular Front faces collapse due to presidential candidacy crisis – Middle East Monitor

Tunisia: Popular Front faces collapse due to presidential candidacy crisis – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-05-30 14:53

Tunisia: Popular Front faces collapse due to presidential candidacy crisis – Middle East Monitor - Middleeastmonitor

Kurdish guard at Istanbul Airport commits suicide due to racism and discrimination

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— A Kurdish security guard working at İstanbul Airport committed suicide on Monday evening, jumping from an elevated area in an airport terminal and indicating the social exclusion he faced due to his Kurdish identity was the reason for taking h ...

US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...

120 villages evacuated in Iraqi Kurdistan due to Turkish strikes: official

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
Turkish strikes wound three KDP Peshmerga fighters in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Bradost area. HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least 120 villages have been evacuated in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s sub-district of Sidakan due to Turkish airstrikes on the a ...

Syria: At least 7 killed in Idlib as Turkey urges Russia to broker a ceasefire | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-05-31 07:45

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to Saudia and Qatar

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran. “The deployment will include approximately 1,500 U.S. military personnel and consist of ...

Duhok: 81 Yezidi Families Return to Camps Again

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - During last month only, a total of 81 Yezidi families returned to the IDP camps in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province due to alleged instability in their places of origin, an official has confirmed. Salim Saeed, a spokesperson for the Board of ...

Kurdish protests called off due to Welsh hunger strike – Boscalicious

Boscalicious - 2019-05-28 20:37

A Kurdish Kolbar was died due to direct firing of government troops at the Baneh\'s border

Kurdpa - 2019-05-25 18:24

New US Deployment to Middle East Threatens International Peace: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — The decision to deploy an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East is a “dangerous” development that threatens the “international peace”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cited by state-owned IRNA, Zarif said his country w ...

US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-24 23:43
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will send an additional 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to escalate. He told reporters that the role of the new deployment is “defensive in nature”. The US presiden ...

Kurds want Peshmerga, Asayesh return to Khanaqin due to crop burning

Rûdaw - 2019-05-24 13:50
Within the span of one week, more than 600 dunams of wheat ...

Reuters.. US to send 5,000 troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-24 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Tehran and Washington ...

US Considering Deployment of 5,000 Troops to Middle East: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Washington may deploy another 5,000 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions rise with Iran, officials revealed on Wednesday. CNN cited officials familiar with the issue as saying that the Pentagon officials and members of the White House national ...

A Kurdish Kolbar was died due to direct firing of government troops at the Baneh's border

Kurdpa - 2019-05-21 00:24
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish Kolbar from Baneh was died due to the direct firing of government troops. ...

No Plan to Deploy 120,000 US Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-14 23:28
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has denied the reports claiming that officials had talks on a military plan to deploy some 120,000 soldiers to the Middle East to counter Iran or the nuclear weapons acceleration by Tehran. "I think it's fake news, OK? N ...

US to Send Patriot Missile System to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — The United States will send the Patriot missile system to the Middle East as tensions with Iran further escalate. US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan also authorized the deployment of a Navy amphibious transport dock ship to encounter Ir ...