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What causes lightning?

What causes lightning?

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Lightning is an electric current. To make this electric current, first you need a cloud. When the ground is hot, it heats the air above it. This warm air rises. As the air rises, water vapor cools and forms a cloud. When air continues to rise, ...
What causes lightning? - Waar Media

Erdoğan, Merkez Bankası Başkanını neden görevden aldığını açıkladı

KRDnews - 2019-07-07 08:56
Erdoğan, Merkez Bankası Başkanını neden görevden aldığını açıkladı Ahmet Derikli 07/07/2019, Pa - 08:50 ...

Between Alan Kurdi and Angie Valeria: The Politics of Border Walls and the Criminalization of Humanitarianism

Hawzhin Press - 2019-07-01 12:52
The indefinite state of detention, despair and hopelessness is used as deterrence, and a clear threat to other would be refugees and asylum seekers. The message is clear: there is no hope here, no humanity, no home to be found. The post Between Alan Kurd ...

Arrest of seven Kurdish citizens in the cities of Maku, Chaldoran, Showt and Bazargan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-24 19:14
Kurdpa Agency: Seven Kurdish citizens were arrested by intelligence forces in the cities of Maku, Chaldoran, Showt and Bazargan. ...

US official confirms Iran shot down US drone in Gulf

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK An American official who spoke on condition of anonymity told ABC News Thursday that Iran shot down a U.S. military drone over the Strait of Hormuz. The U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile while the reconn ...

What China Seeks and What China Fears

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-19 06:22
In Haunted by Chaos, Sulmaan Wasif Khan brings a historian’s sensibility to a pressing contemporary question: What drives China’s foreign policy? 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? ...

Lightning Kills Three Men in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:42
ERBIL — Three men near the northern Iraqi city of Tel Afar were killed on Monday by a lightning strike. The men were on a wheat farm as harvesting season begins, but they were hit by a lightning and immediately killed, said Waisi Naif, head of Sinjar may ...

Lightning Strike Kills Two in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-08 14:36
ERBIL — At least two people were killed by separate lightning strikes in the rural areas of Kermanshah province, west o Iran. In the first accident, a 30-year-old man was killed after he was struck by lightning while he was tending to his farm near Chagh ...

Americans are debating what it means to be conservative. That is good and it is needed: A list of articles

Seth Frantzman - 2019-06-08 14:28
A recent debate among writers at First Things, National Review, The New York Times and other American publications has pitted different conservative and center-right writers against eachother in a struggle for the soul […] ...

Trump news: This is what Iran's man in Iraq would say to Mike Pompeo | The Independent

Independent - 2019-06-08 00:40

“What happened in Kirkuk is the same as the attacks on Xakurke"

ANF - 2019-06-06 16:03
Political Observer Rauf said Turkey's intervention against Kirkuk and the attacks against Xakurke are not independent from each other and added: “They continue on with chaos and war so Kurds don’t achieve their rights and the region doesn’t have peace.” ...

What is Russia's strategy in Idlib?

Al Monitor - 2019-06-06 10:54

Netflix casts Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in 'The Crown': Here's what you need to know - ABC News

GO - 2019-06-06 01:39

What Geology Reveals about North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons – And What it Obscures

Yahoo - 2019-06-05 23:06

First screening of documentary "Gitmek" in Europe

ANF - 2019-05-21 12:00
The documentary “Gitmek” (“Going”) tells the story of the 33 revolutionaries murdered in Suruç and is now being screened in Europe as part of the SGDF's campaign ‘We defended together, we build together’. ...

The New Path Between U.S. and Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-05-20 12:33
Chiman Salih | Exclusive to There are two facts they might prevent the outbreak of a wide war between USA and Iran, the first one is that president Trump is making a lot of extraordinary statements but his ambitions are obvious and ordinary whi ...

Families hold sit-in and march: “End the isolation now!”

ANF - 2019-05-16 14:34
Families of prisoners continued their sit-ins in Istanbul and Adana, demanding an immediate end to the isolation. ...

Opening a central laboratory for analyzing water in Raqq city

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Raqqa- the Civil Council of Raqqa opened a central laboratory for analyzing and treating water according to modern methods. It is the first laboratory which analyzes and purifies water in north Syria. The center focuses on collecting samples and analyzing ...

Nechirvan Barzani is Kurdistan presidential candidate of KDP, PUK, Gorran: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 15:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is the presidential candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and Change Movement ...