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Israel’s attack of Anadolu Agency office “serious violation of international law” – PNN

Israel’s attack of Anadolu Agency office “serious violation of international law” – PNN

PNN - 2019-07-11 03:28

Israel’s attack of Anadolu Agency office “serious violation of international law” – PNN - PNN

Israel’s Foreign Policy under Benjamin Netanyahu

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-20 06:11
The ways in which Prime Ministers of Israel have shaped Israel's foreign policy have often reflected a fairly balanced combination of political, personal, and national interests. This balance is reflected when Prime Ministers sometimes prefer to challenge ...

Mayor of Paris thanks the Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-15 12:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Nechirvan Barzani, President of Kurdistan Region, visited France upon an official invitation. After meeting with Emanuel Macron, France’s President, and Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s Minister of Europe and Foreign Affai ...

Ministry of Peshmerga and German Military Team sign a medical agreement

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-15 00:41
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 10, 2019, Peshmerga Deputy Chief-of-Staff for Administration & Logistics and the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Director of Health met with a German military team at the Peshmerga Hospital in Erbil. During the meeting ...

A Meeting of the Women’s Committee to activate its role in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-10 02:25
Raqqa – The Women’s Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa, in cooperation with the Basic Services Program held a wide meeting to activate the role of women within the society. The meeting was attended by the Chairperson of the Women’s Committee and the ...

Changing perceptions: Kurdistan’s new parliament speaker Rewaz Fayaq

Rûdaw - 2019-07-09 14:02
Can parliament's new speaker shake up the public's view of politics? ...

Team from the Ministry of Peshmerga participates in a military media training course in Baghdad

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-08 11:16
Ministry of Peshmerga On July 1, 2019, a team of officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Media and National Awareness arrived in Baghdad to participated in a 11-day military media training program. This course is being conducted by the C ...

The People’s Municipality of Tabqa launches a clean campaign for public roads

SDF Press - 2019-07-07 20:10
Tabqa – The cleanup campaign launched by the People’s Municipality of the Municipal Committee of the Civil Administration of Tabqa city continues on its seventh day with the slogan “cleanliness is the title of civilization”. The campaign targets the main ...

France’s Macron Condemns Iran’s Decision to Increase Uranium Enrichment

BAS News - 2019-07-07 13:37
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Sunday Iran’s announcement of enriching uranium beyond the limits set at the 2015 Nuclear Deal. Macron said the move was a “violation” of the agreement, which is also signed by France and other key US ...

Hajin municipality begins to remove the rubble of the town hospital

SDF Press - 2019-07-06 16:40
Deira-Zour – The People’s Municipality of Hajin village which belongs to the countryside of Deira-Zour started on Saturday, the process of removing the ruins of the town’s hospital, which was destroyed by the terrorist organization ISIS, during the battle ...

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 ...

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. ...

Iraq, Iran Seek Kurdistan's Help to Find Victims of the Eight-year War

BAS News - 2019-06-25 02:17
ERBIL - Iran and Iraq are seeking the Kurdistan Region's assistance in finding the bodies of the victims of the Eight-year War between the two countries which occurred in the 1980s, an official said. Officials from the Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Mart ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Director of Foreign Missions Office from the U.S. Department of State in Iraq

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-21 00:32
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 17, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and Brigadier General Hazhar Omar ( ...

Saudi Arabia holds top crude oil exporter title in 2018

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia retained the title of the world’s top crude oil exporter last year, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency on British energy giant BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2019 report. The kingdom’s crude oil exports rose by ...

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Saudi Arabia urges 'decisive' response

BBC - 2019-06-16 00:01
The call follows Thursday's attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which the US blames on Iran. ...

Roundtable: U.S. Accuses Iran of Committing Tanker Attacks

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-15 07:09
On Thursday, June 13, 2019, two tankers, the Kokuka Courageous and the MT Front Altair, were damaged in explosions in the Gulf of Oman, after transiting through the Strait of Hormuz. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking at press conference, attri ...

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: What could be Iran's motive?

BBC - 2019-06-15 01:16
Iran's policy of strategic patience under punishing US sanctions may be coming to an end. ...

Reversing Israel’s Deepening Annexation of Occupied East Jerusalem

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-12 09:16
Israel is pursuing new ways of cementing its grip on occupied East Jerusalem, further enmeshing the city’s Palestinians while maintaining a Jewish majority within the municipal boundaries. These schemes could spark conflict. The new Israeli government el ...