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Why Britain’s depreciating pound is proving to be a concern for holidaymakers | TravelDailyNews International

Why Britain’s depreciating pound is proving to be a concern for holidaymakers | TravelDailyNews International

Traveldailynews - 2019-06-20 10:19

Why Britain’s depreciating pound is proving to be a concern for holidaymakers | TravelDailyNews International - Traveldailynews

PUK to Determine Candidates for KRG Cabinet Soon

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 22:53
WAAR_DUHOK Patriotic Union of Kurdistan leadership will meet within this week to determine the candidates for ministerial posts at the next KRG’s cabinet. PUK is expected to determine all the candidates and hand them to PM Masrour Barzani, The candidates ...

Voting begins in Turkey’s re-do Istanbul elections

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK Polling started on Sunday for Turkey’s re-run local elections to elect a new mayor for Istanbul. Voting started at 8.00 a.m local time (0500GMT) and will continue through 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT) in 31,342 ballot boxes across 39 district ...

PUK to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet Within Days: Leading Member

BAS News - 2019-06-23 12:02
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting next week and finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet, a leading member said. PM-designate Masrour Ba ...

Karayilan: Kurds’ strength is a determinant in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-06-21 15:06
Karayilan: “If there’s anybody who wants Kobane to suffer a genocide like Afrin, they can go vote for Binali Yildirim. If your conscience doesn’t allow for it, you shouldn’t vote, as it would be a sin.” ...

Electricity bill in Van increased by AKP-linked power company

ANF - 2019-06-19 15:27
The electricity company in Van, infamous for its close ties to the AKP, put up electricity meters on the power line poles themselves to “avoid illegal usage” and is starting to charge the residents for the meters. ...

Al-Sadr gives Abdul-Mahdi 10 days to form a “full government”

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 15:16
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Sadrist movement in Iraq, Moqtada al-Sadr, called on the political blocs Monday to pressure the prime minister to form a full government within ten days, warning that his supporters will take a new position unless they do so. ...

Masrour Barzani: PUK is Committed to its Agreement With KDP

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 17:53
WAAR_DUHOK Masrour Barzani who was nominated to form the new Kurdistan Region government arrived in Sulaimani on Monday; he announced that the PUK is committed to its agreements with the KDP. This statement comes after Barzani’s visit to Sulaymani and hi ...

Musician Nadia Visser from the Netherlands is Preparing to Release a Kurdish Album - Murat Bayram - english

Bianet - 2019-06-17 15:36

Turkey Expects Russian S-400s Delivery by July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-16 14:55
ERBIL — Turkey expects the Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems to be delivered by July this year, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey’s purchase of S-400 missile system from Russia has put Ankara and Washington in odds recently, with the ...

Citizen’s Assembly on gender to be established in Ireland

ANF - 2019-06-16 09:45
Sinn Fein’s Justice and Equality Spokesperson has welcomed the government’s decision to establish a Citizen’s Assembly to consider the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination. ...

President Barzani: It Is An Honor To Be Among The Brave Peshmerge

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK President Masoud Barzani visited the Khazir front to be with the brave peshmerge and he said that it is an honopr to be among them. president Bazrani in the second day of Ramdan feast visited Kurdistan heroes in the fronts, Barzani congratulat ...

Iraq Sentences Two More French IS Members to Death

BAS News - 2019-06-02 15:33
ERBIL — An Iraqi court has sentenced two more French nationals to death after finding them guilty for involvement in Islamic State (IS) crimes, Reuters cited a prosecutor on Sunday. Iraq previously gave death penalties tow seven other French men for memb ...

Why Turkey’s Debt Crisis Is A Bigger Risk To The Eurozone Than The PIGS – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-06-02 07:50

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 ...

Why Turkey's Debt Crisis is a Bigger Risk to the Eurozone than the PIGS - Claudio Grass (05/23/2019) - WallStreetWindow.com

Wallstreetwindow - 2019-05-29 17:50

Japan offers US-Iran mediation – Tehran is willing to listen: official

Rûdaw - 2019-05-28 14:10
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is expected to visit Iran in mid-June ...

Iraq Sentences 4th French IS Member to Death

BAS News - 2019-05-27 16:04
ERBIL — Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced another French national to death on Monday for his membership in the Islamic State (IS). Citing a court source, AFP said Mustapha Merzoughi, 37, was sentenced to death by hanging. "The evidence and the confess ...

Britain’s embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK Britain’s embattled leader Theresa May resigned her premiership Friday, although she will stay on as caretaker prime minister for now, amid a barrage of criticism and mounting pressure over her failed efforts to steer the nation out of the Eur ...

"Construction of wall in Afrin is contrary to international law"

ANF - 2019-05-21 16:49
Turkey's construction of the wall in occupied Afrin is contrary to international law, according to lawyer Bedirxan Etî in Kobanê. ...