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Deal or no deal, Britain will leave EU on October 31: PM candidate Johnson

Deal or no deal, Britain will leave EU on October 31: PM candidate Johnson

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 21:50
LONDON,— Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video. Prime Minister Theresa Ma ...
Deal or no deal, Britain will leave EU on October 31: PM candidate Johnson - E-Kurd

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

US to stop future training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets - report

Rûdaw - 2019-06-07 15:57
Pilots and crews already in the US will continue training on the F-35 at Luke Air Force Base ...

Erdoğan AB ile müzakereleri canlandırmak istiyor | Erdogan will EU-Beitrittsverhandlungen der Türkei wiederbeleben

WDR - 2019-06-03 14:14
Türkiye Cumhurbaşkanı Erdoğan, bitme noktasına gelen AB müzakerelerini 'Yargı Reformu Paketi'yle yeniden canlandırmak istiyor. Ancak siyasi gözlemciler reform paketine güvenmiyor. | Der türkische Staatschef Recep Tayyip Erdogan will die EU-Beitrittsverhan ...

800 Syrian women, children to leave Al-Hol camp: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-06-02 22:46
Reducing camp number will ease pressure on humanitarian services ...

Football: Ljajic joins Besiktas on permanent deal

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish football club Besiktas transferred Italian club Torino’s midfielder Adem Ljajic on a permanent deal, the Istanbul club announced on Wednesday. Besiktas will pay €6.5 million ($7.2 million) to Torino as a permanent transfer fee. The 26- ...

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 ...

Real Madrid Transfer News: Los Blancos will let Sergio Ramos leave if a good offer comes in

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Real Madrid are set to follow a similar route with their club captain Sergio Ramos, as they did with Cristiano Ronaldo last season. According to Marca, Los Blancos will let the defender leave if a good offer comes in. Ramos and Real Madrid hav ...

No Prospect of Negotiations with US: Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-29 11:14
ERBIL — In contradiction to recent remarks by US President Donald Trump about the possibility of a new deal with Tehran, the Iranian government says it sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States. Earlier on Monday, Trump said that he believe ...

HDP’s Buldan: Resolve the Kurdish issue or dissolve the state

ANF - 2019-05-28 17:07
HDP Co-chair Pervin Buldan saluted the victory against the isolation and said, “Either the Kurdish issue will be resolved, or the state will be dissolved.” ...

EU Ready to Support KRG Reform Package: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-28 16:18
ERBIL — The European Union is ready to support Kurdistan Region in its ongoing administration and military reform package, said EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua. The envoy met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani, who is ...

EU Envoy Says “Regretful” that Intraparty Policy Risks KDP-PUK Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-28 15:55
ERBIL — European Union Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua expressed concern over the “intraparty policies” of a Kurdish political party that has put previous agreements between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) at r ...

The academy of martyr Birusk Piro opens a new training course

SDF Press - 2019-05-28 02:22
The academy of martyr Birusk Pir opened a new course in Shadadi. The course was named after martyr Kawa, and included 100 fighters who will receive during the next 45 days intellectual and cultural lessons and how to deal with civilians in war. The openin ...

Britain’s embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK Britain’s embattled leader Theresa May resigned her premiership Friday, although she will stay on as caretaker prime minister for now, amid a barrage of criticism and mounting pressure over her failed efforts to steer the nation out of the Eur ...

Trump delays auto tariffs on EU, Japan

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump delayed for six months on Friday his decision whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports from the European Union (EU) and Japan. The decision comes as Trump wrangles with China over a new trade deal. The negoti ...

Conflict between the Committees of Cooperative Union and the marketeers of the Ziveh Town

Kurdpa - 2019-05-10 12:51
Kurdi Agency: The Cooperative union committees were involved with the businessmen of the Ziveh Town and forced to leave the Ziveh's market. ...

EU calls on Iran to fulfill nuclear deal commitments

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union on Thursday called on Iran to fulfill its commitments to the nuclear deal in a joint statement by Germany, France, and the U.K. “We remain fully committed to the preservation and full implementation of the JCPoA [Joint Compr ...

EU Rejects Iran’s Ultimatum over Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-09 11:46
ERBIL — The European Union Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom on Thursday rejected the ultimatum by Iran over Nuclear Deal. Iran said a day earlier that it was planning to ease “some commitments” to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal, givin ...

European Union reacted to Istanbul elections re-run decision

ANF - 2019-05-07 10:01
EU's Mogherini: "Ensuring a free, fair and transparent election process is essential to any democracy and is at the heart of the European Union’s relations with Turkey." ...

KRG to Send Abroad More Victims of Chemical Attacks by Saddam's Regime

BAS News - 2019-05-07 00:53
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will send abroad a number of survivors of the chemical attacks carried out by the former Iraqi regime led by Saddam al-Hussein in the 1980s, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Monday. The stateme ...

Italy asked CPT to take its responsibility on isolation

ANF - 2019-05-05 18:02
A long list of signatures have been collected in an appeal against isolation addressed to the CPT and the European Union. ...