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Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell Releases Music Video For His New Protest Song, 'Pirate Punk Politician' - Blabbermouth.net
KDP’s Kurdistan security council rejects claims of involvement in PKK leader’s killingE-Kurd - 2019-07-09 18:24
KDP’s Kurdish security council blames PKK for conflict in Iraqi Kurdistan HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council KRSC for the KDP-controlled areas of Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ...
France’s Macron Concerned over Iran’s Enrichment AnnouncementBAS News - 2019-07-02 16:53
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron expressed concern on Tuesday over Iran’s announcement of exceeding the limit for low-enriched uranium which was permitted under the 2015 Nuclear Deal. Macron "reiterates commitment to full respect of the 2015 nucl ...
Hemin Hawrami on the Kurdistan Region's next parliamentary cabinetRûdaw - 2019-06-23 22:29
Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Region's parliament discusses cabinet formation, quotas for female candidates, and working with other parties. ...
Voting begins in Turkey’s re-do Istanbul electionsWaar 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 ...
Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party says Ocalan’s call does not change strategy in IstanbulE-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be n ...
Jerusalem's main entrance to be shuttered for three years starting next month -- report | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-06-12 20:16
Trump may be rethinking Shanahan’s nomination: reportWaar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump may be reevaluating his nomination for Secretary of Defense, a report by NBC News said Tuesday, citing four sources familiar with the matter. Trump announced in the first week of May that he would nominate acting Pe ...
In Syria's breadbasket, Kurds and regime battle for wheatFrance24 - 2019-06-12 03:08
In Syria’s breadbasket, Kurds and regime battle for wheat | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-06-11 19:01
COMMENTARY: Canada's foreign policy in tatters; time for a new tack | Opinion | The Chronicle HeraldThechronicleherald - 2019-06-08 23:59
The U.S. Ranks Worse Than 47 Countries for This Basic Freedom - TheStreetThestreet - 2019-06-07 08:54
Bret Baier on Trump administration's message to Iran, Pompeo's diplomatic mission to Moscow [Video]Yahoo - 2019-06-07 00:52
President Trump reads FDR's prayer from D-Day [Video]Yahoo - 2019-06-06 10:34
The politics of Trump's tariff and immigration policies [Video]Yahoo - 2019-06-06 07:19
Investor Ken Fisher on Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico [Video]Yahoo - 2019-06-06 02:52
New Generation’s Abdulwahid detained in blackmail, defamation probeE-Kurd - 2019-05-16 23:27
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Shaswar Abdulwahid, leader of the New Generation Movement, has been detained after appearing in a Sulaimani court on Thursday afternoon. He faces charges of blackmail and defamation. The investigative court of the Gen ...
A Way Out of Latin America’s Impasse over VenezuelaInternational Crisis Group - 2019-05-15 16:24
In recent years Venezuela’s political and economic implosion has become a major headache for much of Latin America. Regional governments should seek to find common ground and coordinate their efforts with the EU’s International Contact Group to push for ...
Houthi rebels withdraw from Yemen portsWaar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK Yemen’s Houthi rebels have withdrawn from three of the country’s Red Sea ports, a spokesman for the joint pro-government forces said late Tuesday. Waddah Dubaish told Anadolu Agency that this included the strategic Al-Hudaydah Port. The proces ...