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Gayle King on CBS News Woes, Charlie Rose, R. Kelly and Staying at CBS | Hollywood Reporter

Gayle King on CBS News Woes, Charlie Rose, R. Kelly and Staying at CBS | Hollywood Reporter

Hollywoodreporter - 2019-06-12 15:00

Gayle King on CBS News Woes, Charlie Rose, R. Kelly and Staying at CBS | Hollywood Reporter - Hollywoodreporter

Gorran to Finalize Ministers Nominations by Next Week: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-19 14:35
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is most likely to finalize the list of its nominees for the ministerial posts of the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) by next week, a lawmaker said. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani on Monda ...

UN Team for Investigating IS Crimes Underscores KRG’s Role in Hosting IDPs

BAS News - 2019-06-19 13:51
ERBIL — The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Islamic State (UNITAD), led by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the special adviser of the investigative team, met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on ...

Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...

Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Baghdad-Appointed Governor of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-16 15:34
ERBIL — A court in the disputed province of Kirkuk has issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the acting governor of Kirkuk appointed unilaterally by Baghdad. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the warrant was issued last week on W ...

KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...

Three Kurdish Porters Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Three Kurdish porters were injured in separate incidents on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on Sunda ...

Opening training courses for teachers in Tabqa and its countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 01:02
Tabqa – The Education Committee of the civil administration of Tabqa opened today its second session in order to prepare and rehabilitate teachers and train them on the modern curriculum planned in primary, preparatory and secondary schools in preparation ...

Turkey’s Erdogan acts as witness at Mesut Ozil’s wedding

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish–German striker Mesut Ozil tied the knot with Amine Gulse on Friday in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and First Lady Emine Erdogan served as marriage witnesses at the football star’s wedding. Many statesmen and prominent figur ...

Duhok: Family of Five Killed in Car Accident, Several More Injured

BAS News - 2019-06-06 15:38
ERBIL - A family of five, including the parents and their three children, have lost their lives in a tragic car accident in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province, while several more were severely wounded in the incident, traffic police confirmed on Thurs ...

Pink reflects on importance of hard work and embracing individuality in Hollywood Walk Of Fame speech - ABC News

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Kurdistan Parliament on Kirkuk Bombings: Iraq Failed to Protect its People

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament condemned the chain bombings in central Kirkuk, saying that the Iraqi government has failed to protect the people of the Kurdish province. Late on Thursday, a series of terrorist attacks rocked Kirkuk and left at least ...

France on Death Penalty for 3 French in Iraq: Execution Opposed in Principle

BAS News - 2019-05-27 14:55
ERBIL — A day after Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership to the Islamic State (IS), the French government said it is opposed in principle to the practice of death penalty. “France is opposed, on princi ...

Kirkuk: Bomb Blast Kills, Injures 15

BAS News - 2019-05-26 00:10
ERBIL - A bomb explosion in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk went off on Saturday night which resulted in the killing and wounding of 15 people, locals reported, adding that the bomb had been planted by the Islamic State (IS) insurgents. The bombi ...

IS Kills 4 Civilians in Iraq’s Salahaddin Province

BAS News - 2019-05-25 13:45
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants carried out an attack in Shargat district of Salahaddin province on Saturday and killed at least four people. According security sources cited by Iraqi media, the attack targeted a district populated by Jimela tribe. ...

Mothers of Qamishlo on hunger strike against isolation

ANF - 2019-05-20 11:07
The solidarity hunger strike in the Canton of Jazira is on its second day. The hunger strike is carried out at the 19 July Park led by Konreya Star and the Qamishlo Martyrs' Families Association. ...

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 ...

Coalition to Resume Training Peshmerga Next Week: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-05-17 01:22
ERBIL - The US-led International Coalition will resume its military training to the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces next week, said the Ministry of Peshmerga on Thursday in a statement. Following a security alert by the US Department of State on Wedn ...

The death toll in Amadiya explosion rose up

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 19:24
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll in Aamadiya explosion rose 5 soldiers and two policemen. The bomb exploded on the roadside with a special bus for Turkish troops. A security source confirmed that the Turkish forces control the road and do not prevent the right ...

Iran war crisis: What's really going on? | Liberation News

Liberationnews - 2019-05-16 19:10