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Istanbul mayoral candidates to debate in rare TV face-off

Istanbul mayoral candidates to debate in rare TV face-off

Al Monitor - 2019-06-12 20:25

Istanbul mayoral candidates to debate in rare TV face-off - Al Monitor

Iran officials urge Iraqi Kurds to invest in Sanandaj

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 08:22
It is rare for a Kurdish firm to invest in Iran ...

KDP Supports Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi to Stay In Charge

BAS News - 2019-06-28 01:29
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the Iraqi Parliament has decided to support Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to stay in charge as certain sides have reportedly been attempting to remove him from the post. "There is an attempt by ce ...

Sweden’s contribution to Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-27 18:20
Article Sweden’s contribution to Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

WFP’s humanitarian fund to Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-25 20:54
Article WFP’s humanitarian fund to Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Trump appoints a Kurdish from Erbil as ambassador to America in Portugal

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK The White House announced the appointment of the Kurdish politician Heroo Kader Mohammad Amin Mustafa as US ambassador to Portugal. Heroo has held several diplomatic positions in the US government and worked at the United States Embassy in Por ...

Istanbul mayor candidates hold first live debate in 17 years | Elections 2018 News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-06-17 10:41

Istanbul mayoral candidates face off in rare debate

Rûdaw - 2019-06-17 08:54
Yildirim said the March 31 election had been “stolen” from him ...

Dozens of Kurdish Yezidi Families to Return from Syria to Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-06-16 13:06
ERBIL — Several Kurdish Yezidi families, whom were displaced from their hometowns after the Islamic State (IS) massacre in 2014, are expected to return to Sinjar in the nearest future, said an official. In August 2014, IS attacked Sinjar where it killed ...

Turkey comes close to last in 2019 Global Peace Index

ANF - 2019-06-12 16:02
Turkey came in close to last in the 2019 Global Peace Index by the Institute for Economy and Peace (IEP). ...

Russia to Deliver S-400 to Turkey in July

BAS News - 2019-06-11 21:28
ERBIL - Russia said on Tuesday that it would deliver the S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in the upcoming July as part of a deal between the two sides despite the US' continuous warnings in this regard. The comments were made by Kremlin aide Yuri U ...

Bürgermeisterwahl in Istanbul: Opposition liegt wieder vorne

TAZ - 2019-06-11 20:14
Laut Umfragen liegt der Oppositionskandidat İmamoğlu vor der Neuwahl vorne. Am Sonntag trifft er in einer TV-Debatte auf seinen Kontrahenten Yıldırım. mehr... ...

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 ...

Reading books to children in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-06-10 09:54
Ferzane Eli has been developing a book reading project for 3 years at the Endêşe Enlightenment Center in Sulaymaniyah. ...

“ISIS members should be brought to justice in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-08 18:41
Kurdish parties reject the establishment of a court for ISIS terrorists outside Syria, stating that the trial of ISIS terrorists should take place in northern and eastern Syria. ...

Iraq Sentences Seven French IS Members to Death in Four Days

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a total of seven French nationals to death in four days only over alleged membership to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. A court in Iraq on Sunday issued death penalties to three French men for ties with the extremist gro ...

‘Great leeway’ given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan, government says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-18 11:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari has said that a great deal of leeway is given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in accordance with the journalism law. ...

The MEP candidates to watch in the European elections

Telegraph - 2019-05-16 07:57