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Turkish professor in the US faces politically motivated extradition requested by Turkish government – Nordic Monitor

Turkish professor in the US faces politically motivated extradition requested by Turkish government – Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-06-07 01:13

Turkish professor in the US faces politically motivated extradition requested by Turkish government – Nordic Monitor - Nordicmonitor

Pope Calls for Restraint after Tanker Attacks in the Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-16 16:39
ERBIL — Pope Francis has called for de-escalation of the situation in the Middle East after the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised tensions between Iran and the US. “I invite everyone to use the instruments of diplomacy to resolve the ...

Iran, the US and the Gulf: What now?

BBC - 2019-06-14 00:19
Could the US respond militarily to what it sees as "unprovoked attacks" on tankers in the Gulf of Oman? ...

Turkish F-35 pilots training in the U.S. grounded

ANF - 2019-06-11 11:05
The U.S. military has grounded the Turkish pilots training on the F-35 fighter jet in the United States over its plans to purchase a missile system from Russia. ...

Ammar al-Hakim Arrives in Erbil to Take Part in the Ceremony Of taking Legal Oath

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new Kurdistan Region president. The head of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to participate in the inauguration ceremony ...

Arrest of members of a terrorist cell in the countryside of Deira Zour countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-09 16:49
Deira Zour – Anti-terrorism units of the Syrian Democratic Forces were able to find weapons and ammunition when they sweep the villages of Al-Jaridi and Tiyana in the countryside of Deir Zour. They also arrested members of a terrorist cell belonging to th ...

20 soldiers killed in the Turkish base in Zakho

ANF - 2019-06-09 15:39
At least 20 soldiers of the Turkish army were killed in Zakho. ...

Ethnic cleansing in Afrin: 60,000 people resettled in the city

ANF - 2019-06-09 12:21
At least 60,000 people have been moved to Afrin. Families transferred from other regions were placed in the center of Jindirês, Şiyê, Bilbilê, Şêra and Afrin. ...

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 ...

People of Xelifan: Our village is under Turkish army blockade

ANF - 2019-06-07 13:07
Citizens in the Xelifan village in the Bradost region that has been targeted by the Turkish state’s latest invasion attacks said their village is under Turkish army blockade. ...

Quo Vadis? What Is Next in the US Iran Containment Strategy? — Valdai Club

Valdaiclub - 2019-06-04 10:22

The destabilizing factor of the Arab stabilization forces in Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-05-31 09:14
Sardar Mesto | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In the actions of the United States in the Middle East, among Trump’s obscure and contradictory statements on Twitter, a clear, definite US policy towards Syria finally emerged. After limited and ineffective attacks ...

Iran Can Sink US Warships in the Gulf: Military Official

BAS News - 2019-05-25 15:13
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has the military capacity to sink US warships deployed to the Gulf, said General Morteza Qorbani, an adviser to Iran’s military command, as reported by Mizan. He said his country can destroy the US aircraft carriers w ...

Real Madrid: 3 left-wingers the Los Blancos should consider signing in the summer

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK We have reached the business end of the 2018/19 season and by now, we tend to know how every team has fared this season. One of the biggest football clubs in the world, Real Madridwere one of the most talked about clubs this season. Their seas ...

7 Largest Shopping Malls In The World

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK SM Megamall, Manila Probably the biggest building in the Philippines, this shopping mall has 3,6 million square feet worth of shopping fun. The complex has two buildings: one of which holds all the stores, and another one which holds the bowli ...

A Kurdish tradesman was drowned in the Oshnavieh's Gadar River

Kurdpa - 2019-05-18 16:40
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from the city of Oshnavieh drowned in the Gadar River. ...

Missiles on Ships. Making Sense of Iran’s Recent Moves in the Gulf

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-10 06:09
Yet again, there is a dramatic rise in tension in the Middle East, and, yet again, missiles are at the heart of it. On May 6, the Trump administration announced that it would deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group as well as four B-52 bombers ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia

Kurdpa - 2019-05-08 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars from Tergever district drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia. ...