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Move over, Bahrain? Iraq signals interest in better ties with Israel | The Times of Israel

Move over, Bahrain? Iraq signals interest in better ties with Israel | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-07-12 01:59

Move over, Bahrain? Iraq signals interest in better ties with Israel | The Times of Israel - Timesofisrael

Turkey bombed the village of Xelifan in Bradost

ANF - 2019-07-18 10:26
The invading Turkish army bombed the village of Xelifan in the Bradost region of Southern Kurdistan. ...

The role of women fighters in military institutions

SDF Press - 2019-07-17 20:24
Tabqa- Women participated in all stages of the Syrian revolution, and had an active role in the process of liberation and victory over the terrorist organization ISIS. The role of women fighters has not ended after the victory but has continued to provide ...

cleanup campaigns launched by the People’s Municipality in Raqqa Continues

SDF Press - 2019-07-17 20:24
Raqqa – The cleaning department in the People’s Municipality in Raqqa continues to clean the streets of the city. Project supervisor in the cleaning department in the People’s Municipality in Raqqa Ahmed Sweilem said: “Among the daily work carried out by ...

The anti-terrorism units control a sleeper cell and a cell which smuggles ISIS terrorists in the villages of Hasakah and Deira-Zour

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 21:38
News Center – The anti-terrorism units of the Syrian Democratic Forces, carried out on Tuesday morning a security operation in the town of Dashisha in the countryside of Hasakah city, and arrested during a raid five people working in a cell which smuggles ...

The verdict of a Kurdish citizen has increased in the appeals court with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence

Kurdpa - 2019-07-15 14:33
Kurdpa Agency: The verdict of a Kurdish citizen from Piranshahr with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence increased in the Urmia Appeal Court. ...

Iraq’s US envoy in troubled waters over call to normalise ties with Israel | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-07-14 14:04

Turkey begins second phase of operations against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 13:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announced the start of “Operation Claw-2” to destroy caves and shelters used by member ...

The women of the Euphrates region hold an extensive discussion forum in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-13 18:53
Tabqa – Under the slogan “Women in times of conflict, reality, and horizons” the activities of the Expanded Dialogue Forum for the women of Euphrates region started today at the Center of Culture and Art in Tabqa city. The Women’s Protection Units YPJ in ...

Small Palace in Hasankeyf at risk of collapsing

ANF - 2019-07-10 11:58
The pressure created by heavy machinery in Hasankeyf has led to the risk of collapse of the so called "Small Palace". ...

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 opening of Jawad Anzour park in Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-07-05 01:22
Raqqa – The Syrian Foundation for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the People’s Municipality in Raqqa, opened on Thursday the park of Martyr Jawad Anzour. The ceremony was attended by a number of members of Raqqa Civil Council and the People’s ...

Peshmerga Ministry Warns PKK over New Armed Group Established in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-29 12:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has warned the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) over the establishment of a new armed group, saying that Kurdistan Region’s stability is the limit. Earlier on Thursday, PKK-affiliated media outlets reported the ...

Three IS Members Detained Over Recent Farm Fire Incidents in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:56
ERBIL - A court in Iraq announced on Thursday the arrest of three Islamic State (IS) members who confessed to have been behind the farm fire incidents in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. "The [Kharkh] criminal court is investigating three suspect ...

3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Three people were injured on Wednesday in a rocket attack on the headquarters of giant U.S. oil company ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said a Katyusha rock ...

Syria: Over 40 Fighters, Civilians Killed in Clashes, Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - Clashes and air raids on Saturday in northwestern Syria resulted in the killing of over 40 fighters, mostly pro-regime forces, and civilians, a monitoring group said. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least ten civilians, including ...

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

Amnesty says arrest of over 400 in Moscow shows 'contempt for rights' | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-12 23:12

Britain To Strengthen Ties With Kurdistan In Nechirvan Barzani Rule

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK British government congratulated President Nechirvan Barzani and announced; in Nechirvan Barzani rule Britain will strengthen and develop the ties with Kurdistan. Andrew Murrison the UK’s minister for the Middle East, congratulated Nechirvan B ...