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What to Know in Washington: Defense Policy Bill at Risk on Iran - Bloomberg GOV

What to Know in Washington: Defense Policy Bill at Risk on Iran - Bloomberg GOV

BGOV - 2019-06-25 15:59

What to Know in Washington: Defense Policy Bill at Risk on Iran - Bloomberg GOV - BGOV

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 ...

Turkey to continue anti-PKK operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: foreign ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 12:28
ANKARA,— Turkey will continue cross-border operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Sunday, one day after Iraq called on Ankara to halt strikes in the border areas. Turkey resolutely continues cr ...

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. ...

Photo of drowned migrant child recalls an image that shocked the world in 2015

Washington Post - 2019-06-27 06:07
For many, the wrenching photo recalled the image of Alan Kurdi, a 3-year-old Syrian boy who lay lifeless on a beach in a doomed attempt to reach Europe. ...

Kavala to stay in prison while Aksakoğlu is freed in Gezi trial

ANF - 2019-06-26 10:26
The first hearing of the Gezi Resistance trial ended with the Court ruling to release civil society activist Yiğit Aksakoğlu, while businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala remains in jail. ...

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. ...

Duhok court sentences man to death for killing 10-year-old girl in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-25 17:42
DUHOK,— Duhok Criminal Court in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday sentenced a man to death by hanging for the murder of a 10-year-old girl he attempted to rape in Duhok. The ruling came after a two-hour long trial, with the convicted man confessing to the attem ...

New "Major" Sanctions to be Imposed on Iran Soon: Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-22 23:13
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that new "major" sanctions will be imposed on Iran this week, arguing that Iran "cannot have nuclear weapons." "We are putting major additional sanctions on Iran on Monday. I look forward to the day ...

Trump Halts Strikes on Iran in Last Minute

BAS News - 2019-06-22 00:08
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump revealed on Friday that he halted military strikes on Iran in the last ten minutes so as to not kill people as ties between Washington and Tehran have drastically deteriorated following the shooting down of a US unmanned ...

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 ...

What to Know in Washington: GOP Talks Budget, Debt Ceiling Deal - Bloomberg GOV

BGOV - 2019-06-13 15:39

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). ...

UK professor: We must get the world to know the Rojava revolution

ANF - 2019-06-12 11:11
East London University professor Camilla Power has been visiting universities and academies in Rojava. Power said that “it is important to get people in different parts of the world to know about the democratic confederalism revolution.” ...

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 ...

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 ...