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Ross Perot’s Crab Cakes: One Hour, One Flight, One Legend

Ross Perot’s Crab Cakes: One Hour, One Flight, One Legend

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-10 07:42
“Weasel, try some of these crab cakes!” he shouted in his Texas twang over the roar of jet engines as he balanced a tray at 20,000 ft. “They’re great!” Ross Perot, the only viable third-party candidate to run for president in my lifetime, a self-made bill ...
Ross Perot’s Crab Cakes: One Hour, One Flight, One Legend - Foreign Policy Research Institute

Iraqi Kurdistan ministry ‘plans’ to build a railway network across the Kurdish region

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 20:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ministry has announced plans for an inter-province railway for Iraqi Kurdistan, as part of a wider regeneration of the Region’s transport network. “One of the plans of the reco ...

Russia protests: Thousand arrests at Moscow rally

BBC - 2019-07-28 00:02
Russia's capital sees one of the biggest crackdowns in years as police seek to break up a rally. ...

Further Arrests in Kurdistan: At Least 32 Civilians Arrested Over The Past 30 Days

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-25 02:00
Over the past 30 days, at least 32 civilians and activists were arrested by security forces affiliated with the Intelligence Bureau and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in various cities of… The post Further Arrests in Kurdistan: At Least 32 ...

A victory for Kurdistan's minorities

Washington Times - 2019-07-18 17:43
Nechirvan Barzani was recently sworn in as Kurdistan’s new president, and already he is a beacon of light, spreading peace, toleration and harmony throughout the region. After being sworn in, he visited Baghdad and met the Iraqi prime minister. Afterward ...

What does Turkey’s military build-up on Rojava border mean?

ANF - 2019-07-17 15:05
Turkey has received the S-400 parts, and simultaneously started a military build-up at Rojava border. Turkey blackmailed the US to change course and gave Russia a message that they could disrupt US plans for the region to look for approval for buffer zone ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s electricity ministry ‘planning’ to provide 24-hour power supply

E-Kurd - 2019-07-13 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Ministry of Electricity in the new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is planning to provide 24-hour power to the region’s residents, an official said on Friday. Director of Electricity Contro ...

SDF killed one of the most important princes of ISIS

SDF Press - 2019-07-13 00:30
In a security operation launched by the Syrian Democratic forces and the international coalition on the eleventh of June, during which the terrorist “Thabet” one of the most important elements of Daesh in Al-Soar area in the countryside of Deir al-Zour. W ...

Iran hit Bradost: One dead and two injured

ANF - 2019-07-10 15:58
Iran has been shooting fireball into the areas of Balekayet and Bradost in the province of Hewlêr. As a result of the attack to villages one civilian his life and two other were injured. ...

16th century ruins of Qubahani, one of Kurdistan’s oldest schools

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
The site dates back to 1534 ...

Iraq’s ministry of construction bans use of smartphones fearing possible data leaks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-06 16:28
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s Ministry of Construction, Housing and Municipalities has banned the use of smartphones by its employees, fearing potential leaks of government documents. Made public on Friday, Iraqis had various reactions to the decree that was dated on ...

Three boys stabbed ahead of Orange Order's Parade in Belfast

ANF - 2019-07-06 08:51
Three boys have been stabbed at one of the more controversial parades of the Orange Order’s marching season. ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars were killed and wounded at the border of Hawraman

Kurdpa - 2019-07-05 11:48
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars were killed and wounded in one of the border's villages of Nowdeshah by direct firing of government troops. ...

Conditions in Syria’s al-Hol camp ‘apocalyptic’: Red Cross

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 20:36
“At one stage there will be a price to pay” ...

Stromboli: One dead as volcano erupts on Italian island

BBC - 2019-07-04 00:02
The victim was reportedly killed while hiking towards the volcano's summit. ...

Rouhani: Iran can return to its commitments under nuclear deal within one hour

Gulan Media - 2019-07-03 23:06

[PICTURES]: Lack of Preservation Puts Historic Sites at Risk in Duhok

BAS News - 2019-06-17 10:15
ERBIL - Lack of efficient preservation has put several historic sites at a great risk of devastation in the district of Akre, in Duhok province, Kurdistan Region. Akre is one of the oldest areas in the region with about 600 historic and ancient sites wit ...

Russian missile shield long owned by NATO allies

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK At least three NATO members have been using Russian air missile defense systems over the years, even as the U.S. steps up pressure on Turkey and India to withdraw from their own purchases of such hardware. With India having inked a deal with M ...

Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds Dozens

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:33
ERBIL — Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis carried out a missile attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, wounding at least 26 people. The Saudi-led Coalition soon blamed Iran for the attack, saying it proved Tehran’s invol ...

Turkey’s top diplomat in oath-taking of KRG president

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister attended Monday the oath-taking ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new president elect of Iraq’s Kurdish region in Erbil. On a trip to Iraq to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Barzani, the president of Kurdi ...