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Trump and 24 Democrats running for president

Trump and 24 Democrats running for president

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK The 2020 United States presidential election, scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020, will be the 59th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. Voters will select presidential electors who in turn on December 14, 2020, will either elect a new ...
Trump and 24 Democrats running for president - Waar Media

Voting begins in Turkey’s re-do Istanbul elections

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK Polling started on Sunday for Turkey’s re-run local elections to elect a new mayor for Istanbul. Voting started at 8.00 a.m local time (0500GMT) and will continue through 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT) in 31,342 ballot boxes across 39 district ...

Iraq takes security measures over attack on US oil firm

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq’s Oil Ministry has said that it took measures to tighten security in oil facilities after a rocket attack on the headquarters of U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra. Condemning the attack and its perpetrators, t ...

Trump appoints a new acting secretary of defense

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK US President Donald Trump appointed a new acting secretary of defense after the former US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has refused to present his candidacy for the confirmation process what made Trump to appoint a new Acting Secretary ...

HDP will contribute to a new AKP defeat in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-06-18 11:35
The HDP did not nominate candidates in Istanbul on 31 March, which contributed to the AKP-MHP alliance to lose the elections. ...

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

Trump and allies accused of blocking 20 investigations and 79 requests for documents [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-06 11:55

US President Donald Trump starts controversial UK visit

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Britain on Monday to start a three-day long state visit. Accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump and his entourage, the president was welcomed at Stansted Airport by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt amid ...

The Revolutionary Guards transports the road construction machinery to the Oshnovieh's heights

Kurdpa - 2019-06-02 08:10
Kurdpa Agency: The Revolutionary Guards have moved the road construction machinery into the area to reopen roads along the Oshnovieh border heights and build new roads for deploying its troops. ...

Liverpool to face Tottenham in Champions League Final

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK In an all-English rivalry, Liverpool will be pit against Tottenham in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday. The match in Madrid, Spain’s capital, will kick off at 2000GMT at Metropolitano Stadium. Tottenham and Liverpool will meet for t ...

Trump and Erdogan discuss Syria - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-05-31 01:16

KDP nominates Masrour Barzani for Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani for President

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-30 21:45

Iran Won't Negotiate Nuclear Deal with US: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has made it clear that Tehran is not going to negotiate its nuclear deal with Washington, while both US President Donald Trump and Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have expressed hope the two sides w ...

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe

Yahoo - 2019-05-30 00:22

Turkey told by U.N. to free and compensate Gulen-linked detainees

Reuters - 2019-05-29 16:56
Turkey must release two men detained over suspected links to a cleric blamed for a 2016 coup attempt and pay them compensation for arbitrary detention, a U.N. body said on Wednesday. ...

Haider al-Abadi congratulates Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Congratulated the former Iraqi Prime Minister and leader of the Al- Nasir coalition, Haider al-Abadi Nechirvan Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region, and wished continued cooperation in all fields. Telegr ...

Kurdistan Parliament Elects The President of The Region Tomprrow

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan’s parliament is to elect a new head of the Kurdistan region on Tuesday, amid opposition and boycott by opposition parties, which have already announced their rejection of the mechanisms adopted in re-activating the post. PUK and Gorr ...

Does the U.S. really want to attack on Iran?

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 11:28
Payraw Anwar | Exclusive to Introduction: Tensions between the U.S. and Iran has escalated in recent days. The U.S. President Donald Trump rapidly decided to move an aircraft carrier ship which is known by Abraham Lincoln toward Persian Gulf. T ...

Parliament to Elect Kurdistan President on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — The Parliament of Kurdistan Region is set to convene on Tuesday this week and vote on the next president of Kurdistan Region. According to an official document, a copy of which is shared with BasNews, parliament presidency has called on the lawma ...

US blames Iran for tanker bombings in UAE, Saudi attack

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon on Friday blamed Iran and its proxy forces for recent tanker bombings in the United Arab Emirates and an attack on a pipeline in Saudi Arabia. This determination came the same day U.S. President Donald Trump announced the deployme ...

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria: foreign minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 21:19
ANKARA,— Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Cavusoglu ...