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Sinn Féin: Last resignation shows extent of Brexit chaos

Sinn Féin: Last resignation shows extent of Brexit chaos

ANF - 2019-06-28 09:05
Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has said the latest resignation of a top British government Brexit official shows the chaos of the Tory Brexit agenda. ...
Sinn Féin: Last resignation shows extent of Brexit chaos - ANF

Sinn Féin condemned EU inaction on protecting refugees

ANF - 2019-07-10 10:43
Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has condemned EU inaction on protecting refugees attempting to reach Europe. ...

Sinn Féin challenged Unionists over anti-social bonfires

ANF - 2019-07-09 09:53
The leadership of political unionism must do more to challenge and confront the destructive and toxic issue of anti-social bonfires, Sinn Féin Leas Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

Sinn Féin to Council: Rescind legal threat on Irish language sign

ANF - 2019-07-07 08:38
Sinn Féin said Council should now rescind the letter threatening legal action against pensioner who erected an Irish language sign on her property. ...

Sinn Féin criticised UK government for delaying Assembly election

ANF - 2019-07-05 09:42
Sinn Féin Leas Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill criticised the British government decision to bring forward legislation to delay an Assembly election. ...

US Diplomatic Mission Marks 4th of July in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-07-04 00:25
ERBIL — US embassy and consulate general organized an event on Wednesday in Erbil to mark 4th of July, the US Independence Day. The event was attended by Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani, and many oth ...

"Afrin is a scene of war crimes"

ANF - 2019-07-02 12:25
The Afrin Human Rights Organization has set itself the task of documenting the war crimes committed by the occupiers in the region. The list of crimes of the last two months is long. ...

Field fire in Kobanê reaches the homes of villagers

ANF - 2019-06-26 21:52
The field fires in the east of Kobanê have reached the homes and gardens of the local population. ...

Iraqi president Salih meets with UK prime minister May in London

E-Kurd - 2019-06-26 19:29
LONDON,— UK Prime Minister Theresa May held on Tuesday talks with Iraqi President Barham Salih in Downing Street as part of the latter’s current visit to the UK. A Downing Street spokesperson said on Tuesday “The Prime Minister hosted Iraqi President Bar ...

Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal beat Tanzania 2-0

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK Senegal won against Tanzania 2-0 in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group C match in Cairo late Sunday. Inter Milan’s Senegalese winger Keita Balde and Club Brugge midfielder Krepin Diatta were the scorers against Tanzania as Senegal currently ...

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

Expanded meeting with elders and sheikhs of Silok tribes

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Tal Abyad – The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces held a meeting today with elders and dignitaries of Silok town to discuss the political, security and service situation in the region. A number of leaders of the Syrian Democratic For ...

Sinn Féin: Stop legal action against 85-year-old for Irish sign

ANF - 2019-06-22 08:53
Sinn Féin demanded that the proposed legal action against an 85-year-old pensioner in Randalstown, over the erection of an Irish language sign, should be immediately withdrawn. ...

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 ...

Sinn Féin: Introduce marriage equality in the North of Ireland

ANF - 2019-06-21 09:48
The blockade by a minority of political parties on equality for the LGBT community here is not sustainable, Leas Uachtarán Shinn Féin Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

Suspects in rape of seven-year-old girl released on bail in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people suspected of involvement in the the rape of a seven-year-old girl have been released on bail by a court in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region, the victim’s family has said. The girl’s father t ...

Sinn Féin: Takling the climate emergency a priority

ANF - 2019-06-06 09:20
Sinn Féin Environment spokesperson Cathal Boylan has said tackling the climate emergency is a priority for Sinn Féin. ...

Sinn Féin called to support Climate Emergency Measure Bill

ANF - 2019-06-02 08:49
Sinn Féin held a joint press conference with the Green Party and People before Profit to support the Climate Emergency Measures Bill. ...

Sinn Féin: Stop delaying implementation of Irish Language Act

ANF - 2019-06-01 11:03
The British and Irish government must end the delay in implementing an Irish Language Act which was agreed at St Andrew’s over 13 years ago, Sinn Féin Michelle O’Neill said. ...