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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

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. ...

Garo Paylan slams portrayal of Armenians in Turkish TV series - Panorama | Armenian news

Panorama - 2019-06-06 22:56

10 Benefits of Chili Peppers You Didn’t Know About

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK 1. Weight loss If you’re looking to lose some weight, including chili peppers in your diet might be a good idea. Chili peppers have an active ingredient called capsaicin, which is proven to aid in weightloss. Capsaicin is a thermogenic, which ...

Steve Carell to star in Netflix workplace series based on Trump's 'Space Force' - ABC News

GO - 2019-06-05 21:53

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 ...

Summoning one of the protesters to women's murder to Ettelaat in Marivan

Kurdpa - 2019-05-21 00:24
Kurdpa Agency: One of the protesters of the women's murder in Marivan was summoned to the Ettelaat of this city. ...

Three protesters to women's murder in Marivan were convicted to disrupt public order

Kurdpa - 2019-05-21 00:24
Kurdpa Agency: Three protesters were accused to disrupt in public order for women's murderer in Marivan by the court. ...

‘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. ...

Families continue to resist in Amed and Istanbul

ANF - 2019-05-16 16:39
Families of prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts in Istanbul and Amed continue their protests. The families support their children’s demands despite police interventions. ...

The MEP candidates to watch in the European elections

Telegraph - 2019-05-16 07:57

[PICTURES]: IS Sets Fire to Farms in Makhmour

BAS News - 2019-05-14 11:18
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) have set fire to a number of farms near the Qarachoukh mountains in disputed town of Makhmour, an official confirmed on Tuesday. According the information BasNews has learned, the incident occurred in the v ...

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...