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Canada to Lead NATO Mission Iraq for Another Year - Lawfare

Canada to Lead NATO Mission Iraq for Another Year - Lawfare

Lawfareblog - 2019-07-12 06:07

Canada to Lead NATO Mission Iraq for Another Year - Lawfare - Lawfareblog

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem - KTVQ.com

KTVQ - 2019-07-14 22:21

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem - KPAX.com

KPAX - 2019-07-14 16:31

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem - KXLF.com

KXLF - 2019-07-14 06:14

Germany hands life sentence to Iraqi Kurd over teenager’s rape-murder

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 17:40
WIESBADEN,— An Iraqi Kurdish immigrant was sentenced in Germany to life imprisonment on Wednesday for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl, a case seized on by the far right to make a disputed link between crime and a record influx of migrants in 2015. ...

Father who lost son in Ankara massacre sentenced to prison

ANF - 2019-07-09 14:56
Mustafa Dogan, who lost his son Guney Dogan in the October 10 Ankara Massacre, was sentenced to 10 months in prison for “insulting Erdogan”. ...

World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - The World Bank will lend a total of $200 million to Iraq in order for the country to upgrade its electricity grid, the Iraqi Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Sunday. According to the agreement, which was signed by Finance Minister Fuad ...

Gorran to Submit List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Within 24 Hours

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will send the finalized list of candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani within the next 24 hours, said MP Jalal Mohammad Amin. Gorran National ...

PUK to Finalize List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Today

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting today (6th July) during which the party is expected to finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government ( ...

Turkey delivers massive blow to PKK in northern Iraq: MoD

Almasdarnews - 2019-07-05 06:56

China's Xi to present Trump with terms for settling trade fight: WSJ, citing Chinese officials

Yahoo - 2019-07-05 06:56

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] ...

Kurdistan Parliament Extends Spring Session for 15 Days

BAS News - 2019-06-30 10:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament convened on Sunday and voted to postpone its current spring session for another 15 days. The proposal, made by the speaker of the parliament, received 84. According to the Parliament bylaw, the legislative has the powe ...

Canada to lead NATO training mission in Iraq until November 2020 | canada.com | Canada's great, shareable stories

Canada - 2019-06-29 06:03

Canada to lead NATO training mission in Iraq until November 2020 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-06-28 01:13

Canada to lead NATO training mission in Iraq until November 2020 | The Province

Theprovince - 2019-06-27 20:29

Canada will extend its NATO mission in Iraq to 2020: Defense Minister

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 17:26

Governor extended ban on actvities in Hakkari for another month

ANF - 2019-06-18 10:50
The Governor in Hakkari extended the ban on actions and activities throughout the city for another month. ...

US grants Iraq new waiver to import Iranian energy

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 20:51
Iraq gets another 90-day waiver to import energy from Iran ...