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Solutions to Syria’s crisis must guarantee rights of all components: Masrour Barzani

Solutions to Syria’s crisis must guarantee rights of all components: Masrour Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-04 14:51

Solutions to Syria’s crisis must guarantee rights of all components: Masrour Barzani - Kurdistan24

Vaccinating Syria’s children

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-12 18:17
Article Vaccinating Syria’s children Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Iraq’s Babylon added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

E-Kurd - 2019-07-05 19:37
BAGHDAD,— UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee voted on Friday to list the sprawling Mesopotamian metropolis of Babylon as a World Heritage Site after three decades of lobbying efforts by Iraq. Iraq had been trying since 1983 to have the site — a massive 10 ...

Gibraltar detains tanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 15:50
The tanker was thought to be transporting crude from Iran ...

The Mideast's Stonewall? From Iraq to Morocco, the fight for LGBTQ rights rages on - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-07-04 12:51

Kurdish Lawmakers Send Message of Discontent to Germany’s Merkel on Kurdistan Statehood

BAS News - 2019-07-04 01:22
ERBIL — Dozens of member of Kurdistan Region have sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to show discontent at her recent remarks on Kurdistan statehood. In a meeting with a group of students last month in Lower Saxony, Merkel said Kurdish stat ...

Mass Grave with 200 Corpses Found in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-07-03 16:21
ERBIL — A mass grave was found near the Syrian city of Raqqa where corpses of at least 200 people were buried, a monitoring group reported. The people are believed to have been executed by Islamic State (IS) between 2014 and 2017 when the jihadist group ...

New border crossing could connect Turkey directly to Iraq’s Mosul

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 14:50
"Turkey wants to open up to the south [of Iraq] ...

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

Russia Reacts to U.S. and Israel's Strikes on Rival Targets in Syria

Newsweek - 2019-07-01 19:06

US Airstrike Targets al-Qaeda in Syria

BAS News - 2019-07-01 15:49
ERBIL — The United States said on Sunday its warplanes in the Middle East targeted a military training facility belonging to al-Qaeda in Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo. “U.S. Forces conducted a strike against al-Qaida in Syria (AQ-S) leadership ...

How Women’s Support Energises Somalia’s Al-Shabaab

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-28 18:17
In this podcast, Horn of Africa expert Alan Boswell and Senior Analyst on Gender Azadeh Moaveni talk about Crisis Group’s field research on women’s roles within Somalia’s Al-Shabaab, and compare them to women’s roles with Nigeria’s Boko Haram and other I ...

Ireland contributes to Iraq’s future

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-18 17:34
Article Ireland contributes to Iraq’s future Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

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 ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

Masrour Barzani: negotiations to form the new government began

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Visited the candidate in charge of the formation of the Kurdistan Regional Government, “Masrour Barzani,” the political bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and a compromise on the formation of the new cab. Barzani’s visits to form the gov ...

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies

Reuters - 2019-06-12 22:46
Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday. ...

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani’s Statement on Cabinet Formation

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — The Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region Masrour Barzani called on political parties to recognize national responsibility to help the formation of the new cabinet. Barzani’s statement came after President Nechirvan Barzani officially task ...

Masrour Barzani to Visit Kurdish Parties in Preparation for His Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 12:43
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, who will soon take office as the new prime minister of Kurdistan Region, will lead a delegation to visit the Kurdish political parties and discuss the formation of his cabinet, a source said. Barzani’s candidacy was approved by K ...

Likud negotiator told URWP MK he wouldn't be given justice post because job holds keys to PM's political survival | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-11 06:51