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Ankara dismisses detained diplomats' claims of sexual, physical abuse - Fox News | Ahval

Ankara dismisses detained diplomats' claims of sexual, physical abuse - Fox News | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-12 23:12

Ankara dismisses detained diplomats\' claims of sexual, physical abuse - Fox News | Ahval - Ahvalnews

KDP’s Kurdistan security council rejects claims of involvement in PKK leader’s killing

E-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 ...

Pentagon official disputes Iranian claims of rescuing sailors - report

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 15:11
IRNA reported Iran has rescued 44 sailors of two foreign oil tankers ...

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry tries to hush up torture claims of former diplomats – Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-07-03 01:58

Serok Barzanî û Eyad Elawî peywendiyên Hewlêr- Bexdayê gotûbêjkirin

BAS News - 2019-06-19 17:18
BasNews- Îro roja çarşemê 19.06.2019 li Selaheddîn Serok Mesûd Barzanî pêşwaziya Eyad Elawî Serokê Hevpeymaniya Niştimaniya Iraqî û Serokê Girdibûna Mînbera Iraqî û şandekî li gel kir ku ji endamên Komîteya Navendî ya Mînberê pêkhatibûn.Ofîsa Serok Mesûd ...

Trump Shows Intent to Appoint Kurdish Diplomat to Embassy in Bulgaria

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has showed intent to nominate a Kurdish diplomat as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Bulgaria. Trump's announcement on Tuesday was part of the appointment of individuals to key Administrati ...

Rockets land in an Iraqi military post home to US personnel

FOX News - 2019-06-18 06:15
The Iraqi military says three rockets have hit an installation north of Baghdad used by Iraqi troops and where American trainers are also present. ...

Başûr – Li Koye kamyonek wergeriya, şofêrê wê mir

BAS News - 2019-06-16 13:51
BasNews – Li bajarê Koye yê Başûrê Kurdistanê, kamyonek wergeriya û şofêrê wê canê xwe ji dest da. Polîsê tirafîkê yê bajarê Koye ragihandiye, îro danê sibê li nêzîkî bajêr kamyonek wergeriya. Li gorî agahiyên polîs, di wê rûdanê de şofêrê kamyonê bi nav ...

Belgium Repatriates Six Children of IS Parents

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — Six Belgian children of Islamic State (IS) parents were taken back to their home country from Syria on Friday, officials confirmed. They were stranded at a camp under the control of the US-backed Kurdish fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces. “The ...

U.S. Coordinator for Counterterrorism to travel to Turkey

ANF - 2019-06-13 10:34
U.S. Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will travel to Ankara, Turkey during the week of June 10th. ...

New wave of civilian arrests in Mosul with claims of ISIS affiliation raises concerns

Gulan Media - 2019-06-11 22:42

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 ...

WHO quashes Iraqi media claims of drug shortages, drop in immunizations

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 11:25
"Simply targeting the country’s health system without fact" ...

[VIDEO]: Kurdish Figure Lobbying in D.C. to Become Iraq’s President

BAS News - 2019-06-07 17:54
He spent 26 nights at Trump's D.C. Hotel ERBIL - In attempts to lobby the Trump administration to help him become the President of Iraq, a Kurdish figure has written letters to National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urg ...

Ankara Bar Association backs torture claims of detained former diplomats | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-03 16:13

Journalist Nurcan Baysal taken into custody

ANF - 2019-06-03 13:16
Journalist Nurcan Baysal was detained on charges of "membership of an illegal organisation". ...

US Considering Deployment of 5,000 Troops to Middle East: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Washington may deploy another 5,000 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions rise with Iran, officials revealed on Wednesday. CNN cited officials familiar with the issue as saying that the Pentagon officials and members of the White House national ...

Turkey’s public prosecutor denies claims of torture against detainees

Rûdaw - 2019-05-21 23:15
Torture and ill-treatment carried out on detainees, says Turkish human rights group ...

Spotlight: PKK jailed leader's call reinforces claims of Turkey's talks with Syrian Kurdish militia - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-18 15:01

Ankara consultations on the execution of the European Court’s judgments - Salle de presse

COE - 2019-05-17 10:25