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Political tensions in Washington over immigration policy fuel Episcopal advocacy, outreach - Episcopal News Service

Political tensions in Washington over immigration policy fuel Episcopal advocacy, outreach - Episcopal News Service

Episcopalnewsservice - 2019-06-30 00:54

Political tensions in Washington over immigration policy fuel Episcopal advocacy, outreach - Episcopal News Service - Episcopalnewsservice

Trump claims army 'took over airports' in 1775

BBC - 2019-07-06 00:21
Inaccuracies spotted in Trump speech made at Independence Day celebrations in Washington DC. ...

Kurdistan President, UN Envoy Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-07-02 22:39
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq (SRSG), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, to discuss the latest political developments in the region. During t ...

Political parties in South Kurdistan call for national unity

ANF - 2019-07-02 20:02
Political party representatives said national unity could not be achieved due to the KDP and PUK’s partnership with Turkey and Iran, calling for national unity at a time when Kurdish citizens are massacred, Kurdistan lands are occupied. ...

PKK Threatens to Kill Members of Ocalan Family: Osman Ocalan

BAS News - 2019-07-02 13:56
ERBIL — Since the last letter from Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan last month, debates over the party’s current leadership, their policies towards the recent political developments in the region, and the position of Ocalan hi ...

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 ...

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

BGOV - 2019-06-25 15:59

Kurdistan President, US Diplomats Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US Ambassador to Iraq Matt Tueller for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, where the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran Andrew Peek w ...

16 stand trial in Turkey over anti-government protests

Spectrumnews1 - 2019-06-24 16:45

KDP geeft vijf heuvels in Zakho over aan het Turkse leger – Koerdische Autonome Regio – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-06-24 10:59

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis

Yahoo - 2019-06-23 15:02

Kurdish parties in Rojava condemn Turkish attacks on Bashur

ANF - 2019-06-22 14:03
Kurdish political parties in Rojava condemned the Turkish army’s attacks against Southern Kurdistan. ...

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. ...

Barzani, KDP-S Leadership Review Political Situation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-20 14:30
ERBIL — A delegation of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) met with the Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani on Thursday in Erbil where they discussed the latest developments on the ground in Syria. The KDP-S leaders briefed Barzani about their pol ...

Barzani, Najmaddin Karim Discuss Political Developments in the Region

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:49
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani received the former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, in his office on Monday. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the Middle East, according to a press r ...

Turkey: Over 500 Immigrants Arrested in Three Days Alone

BAS News - 2019-06-17 00:27
ERBIL - In the past three days only, over 500 immigrants, including Iraqi nationals, have been arrested while attempting to reach Greece through Turkey, the Iraqi Migration Federation representative in Istanbul said on Sunday. Talking to BasNews, the Ira ...

5 people remanded in custody in Urfa

ANF - 2019-06-14 17:40
Out of the 13 people detained in Urfa over social media posts, 5 have been remanded in custody. ...

PYD Co-chair: We must stand against attacks in unity

ANF - 2019-06-13 14:22
A delegation made up of representatives of political parties in Rojava visited the Goran Movement in Sulaymaniyah. ...

More Kurdish farmlands set on fire in Iraq’s Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
KIRKUK,— Farmlands of Kurdish villagers was set on fire again in Zanqar village in Daquq districts in Kirkuk. Over 150 dunmas (37.0658 acres) of crop lands belonging to the Kurdish farmers were torched in Kakayi populated Zanqar village. “The crop land o ...

Dont give leave of absence to security and political prisoners in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: On approaching Eid al-Fitr, authorities of the Central Prison of Urmia opposed to give leave of absence to security and political prisoners. ...