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Car Explosion Kills Three South of Turkey

Car Explosion Kills Three South of Turkey

BAS News - 2019-07-05 16:33
ERBIL — At least three people were killed after a car exploded on Friday in south of Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Citing its interior minister, Erdogan confirmed that the explosion in Reyhanli district of Hatay province could be a ...
Car Explosion Kills Three South of Turkey - BAS News

Three members of the Saqez Halow Climbing group were arrested

Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 14:21
Kurdpa Agency: The intelligence forces three members of the Saqez Halow Climbing group were arrested and transferred to the detention center. ...

Car bomb blast kills three in Turkey's Reyhanli near Syria | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-07-10 15:08

Journalists' Union of Turkey to sue SETA for report on media

ANF - 2019-07-08 11:29
Journalists responded with outrage to the SETA report and the TGS said that they will be in front of Istanbul Çağlayan Courthouse with the blacklisted journalists and file a criminal complaint against the report today. ...

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 ...

Explosion kills three in Turkish Reyhanlı town bordering Syria

ANF - 2019-07-05 13:43
Turkish President said three Syrians were killed in the explosion. ...

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] ...

Explosion rocked Kabul, wounding at least 65 people

ANF - 2019-07-01 10:36
The explosion in Kabul wounded at least 65 people, including nine children, health officials said. ...

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 ...

The Triumphant New Face of Turkey’s Resurgent Political Opposition | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2019-06-30 12:01

Three members of one family drown in Zakho river, two missing

Gulan Media - 2019-06-29 14:36

Three members of one family drown in Zakho river, two missing

Rûdaw - 2019-06-29 10:18
“We did our best but could not save any of them” ...

Bomb Blast in Kirkuk Leaves 18 People Injured

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:15
ERBIL - At least 18 people were injured in a bomb explosion targeting a public bus in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday. The explosion occurred in the neighborhood of Khazra, in southern Kirkuk, where an improvised explosive device had ...

Turkey to Receive S-400 from Russia in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 00:12
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Ankara will receive Russia's S-400 missile defense system in the upcoming July, while the US has repeatedly threatened to sanctions Turkey if it does so. "The issue of S-400 is an issue ...

Erdogan Congratulates CHP's Candidate on Winning Istanbul Election

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) Ekrem Imamoglu who won the local elections in Istanbul on Sunday, defeating AK Party Candidate Binali Yildirim. "I congratulate Ekrem Imamog ...

Kurdistan President lauds relations with Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK A new phase of relations will start between Turkey and Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, newly elected president of the Kurdish Regional Government. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Friday with Barzani, who has arrived in Istanbul in his f ...

Kurdistan President to Visit Turkey on Friday

BAS News - 2019-06-21 00:44
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani is expected to visit Turkey on Friday to meet with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. BasNews has learned from sources that Barzani was officially invited by Erdogan to travel to Ankara. The Tur ...

Turkey to Receive S-400 in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-12 21:42
ERBIL - Confirming Russia's earlier statement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that his country would receive the S-400 missile defense system from Moscow in July. Earlier on Tuesday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said during a ...

Erbil: One Killed after Brawl over Car Accident Turned Violent

BAS News - 2019-06-11 22:13
ERBIL - At least one person was killed on Tuesday evening in the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil after a brawl over a car accident went violent, local police confirmed. The collision occurred on the 100 avenue near the Baz intersection where one of the ...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends wedding of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil - CNN

CNN - 2019-06-11 16:54

Lightning Strike Kills Two in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-08 14:36
ERBIL — At least two people were killed by separate lightning strikes in the rural areas of Kermanshah province, west o Iran. In the first accident, a 30-year-old man was killed after he was struck by lightning while he was tending to his farm near Chagh ...