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Bahrain recalls its ambassador after crowd storms Baghdad embassy

Bahrain recalls its ambassador after crowd storms Baghdad embassy

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 10:31
Iraqi government officials expressed "deep regret" for Thursday night embassy storming ...
Bahrain recalls its ambassador after crowd storms Baghdad embassy - Rûdaw

Turkish publisher recalls Coelho novel after losing ‘Kurdistan’ translation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-16 00:29

Explosion kills one, injures two in Diyala

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
A gap in security in areas disputed by Baghdad and Erbil have left an opening for ISIS attacks ...

Explosion kills one, injures two in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-06-30 20:00
A gap in security in areas disputed by Baghdad and Erbil have left an opening for ISIS attacks ...

Iraqi Hezbollah Claims Responsibility for Attack on Bahrain Embassy

BAS News - 2019-06-29 15:40
ERBIL — Iraq’s militia of Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for last Thursday’s attack on Bahrain’s embassy in Baghdad. The embassy was stormed by some 200 people who entered the facility and took down Bahrain’s flag while hoisting the Iraqi and Pales ...

KRG Expresses Concern over Turkey-PKK Clashes Leaving Civilian Casualties

BAS News - 2019-06-29 11:14
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has expressed “deep” concern over the continued military confrontations between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on its territories which resulted in civilian casualties. Earlier this week, Turkish war ...

Bahrain recalls envoy to Iraq after protest at embassy

Kurdiu - 2019-06-28 16:38

Bahrain Recalls Envoy after Protestors Storm Embassy in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-28 12:31
ERBIL — The government of Bahrain has recalled its ambassador to Iraq after angry protestors stormed the Bahraini embassy in Baghdad and took down its flag. The crowd attacked the embassy in reaction to a US-sponsored "workshop" in Manama on Palestine, w ...

Protesters take down Bahrain flag in Baghdad over Trump peace conference

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 11:44
BAGHDAD,— More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain’s Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom’s flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace. Police used live rounds to disperse t ...

Baghdad: Demonstrators Raid Bahraini Embassy over Middle East Conference

BAS News - 2019-06-27 23:23
ERBIL - Protesters on Thursday evening raided the Bahraini Embassy in Baghdad to protest a US-led peace conference aimed to secure the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which was hosted by Bahrain. The demonstrators were carrying the Palestinian flags, while ...

Cizre victim Aslan’s body identified after 40 months

ANF - 2019-06-24 17:08
The body of Hazal Aslan, who was burned alive in the Cizre basements, was identified after 40 months and delivered to her parents. ...

Masrour Barzani Receives US Diplomatic Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-24 17:06
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a diplomatic delegation of the United States on Monday. US Ambassador to Iraq, Matt Tueller, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Ira ...

Iran Says Its Airspace Safe and Secure

BAS News - 2019-06-22 13:28
ERBIL — Iranian Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday that the country’s airspace is safe for airliners to fly over, according to Tansim. The statement came after several airliners announced that they had re-routed flights to avoid the Persian Gul ...

Teacher's remains found buried under Chinese school after 16 years

BBC - 2019-06-22 00:01
The remains of a Chinese teacher who vanished in 2003 are dug up after a man confesses to his killing. ...

At Least 7 Killed in Baghdad Mosque Bombing

BAS News - 2019-06-21 15:25
ERBIL — An explosion at a Shi’ite mosque in Iraq’s capital left at least seven people killed on Friday. According to police sources, the explosion hit Imam al-Muntazir mosque in Baladiyat neighborhood, east of Baghdad. Preliminary reports said another 20 ...

After Tal Abyad and Kobani.. Raqqa city announces the formation of its military counil

SDF Press - 2019-06-21 12:55
Raqqa – In coordination with the General Command of SDF, the military forces in Raqqa region announced the formation of its military council in a ceremony attended by the leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Women’s Protection Units, the Military ...

The Jerusalem Post: Is Saudi Visit To Eastern Syria Prelude To Greater U.S., Saudi Role?

Justice for Kurds - 2019-06-18 02:05
The Saudi Minister for Gulf Affairs Thamer Al-Sabhan visited eastern Syria and met US officials over the weekend. It is his second known visit since 2017 when he traveled to Raqqa after its liberation from Islamic State. The visit has fueled rumors that t ...

Exxon foreign staff to return to Iraqi oilfield with extra security: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-01 09:40
BASRA, Iraq,— Exxon Mobil employees will start returning to Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield on Sunday after the company received assurances from Iraqi officials that its staff would receive extra security, two Iraqi officials told Reuters on Friday. The fir ...