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Why has the deadly Idlib crisis been met with a ‘collective shrug’? | PBS NewsHour

Why has the deadly Idlib crisis been met with a ‘collective shrug’? | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-08-01 08:58

Why has the deadly Idlib crisis been met with a ‘collective shrug’? | PBS NewsHour - PBS

August 15 actions by the guerrilla: 10 dead

ANF - 2019-08-16 16:43
HPG Press Center announced that the guerrillas saluted the 35th anniversary of August 15 with a series of actions where one intelligence officer and 9 soldiers were killed. ...

Islamic State has as much as $300 million to fight, says UN chief

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 14:23
UNITED NATIONS,— Secretary-General António Guterres says in a report that the Islamic State extremist group IS/ISIS has been left with as much as $300 million following the loss of its so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, “with none of the financial ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Netherlands’ Ambassador to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met Matthias Wolters the Netherlands ambassador to Iraq. Mr Wolters expressed his appreciation for the support of President Barzani and the institutions of the Ku ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
In the meeting today, President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met the Special Representative of UN Secretary General to Iraq Jeanine Plasschaert. Ms Plasschaert spoke about her visit to Shingal, the crisis that hit the area, securing peace in ...

From medical faculty to the mountains of Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-29 09:53
Kendal Amanos was a medical student when he joined the guerrilla in the mountains of Kurdistan. Now he is a guerrilla doctor in the Xakurke region. ...

Two Sunni Prisoners on Hunger Strike at Kermanshah and Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-29 02:00
“Omid Khaki” and “Qader Salimi” two Sunni prisoners in Kermanshah and Orumiyeh prisons have been on hunger strike from July 13 and 23 respectively. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has… The post Two Sunni Prisoners on Hunger Strike at K ...

The People’s Municipality launches a clean-up campaign for the trees in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-27 21:47
Raqqa – Within its daily activities of projects and plans to improve the beauty of the city, the Department of Environment and Gardens began a campaign of cleaning trees in the streets of the city. Among the projects istarted by the Environment Department ...

German troops want to remain in Southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-26 13:13
The German military unit in Southern Kurdistan met with Germany’s new Defense Minister ANnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and said the fight against ISIS must continue, demanding a clarification on whether their mandate will be extended. ...

Why does the West sell arms to Saudi Arabia? | The Week UK

Theweek - 2019-07-26 12:13

Commander of Italian Forces in Kurdistan visited the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-26 03:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 22, 2019, General Forteza, Commander of Italian Forces in Erbil, and Colonel Levato, Commander of KTCC, visited the Ministry of Peshmerga and met with Major-General Qaraman Kamal, Peshmerga Deputy Chief-of-Pesh ...

Turkish F-16 fighter jet fails to hit PKK targets, brings the reliability of F-16 under question

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The contents of this article reflect the author’s personal opinions F-16 jet fighter is well-known for its reliability and precision in hitting all kind of targets. The jet has the ability to even pinpoint tar ...

Benjamin Franklin and the Crisis of the British Empire

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-18 18:17
In this talk, Pulitzer Prizewinning historian Walter A. McDougall will explore the nature of the crisis that led to the split between Britain and the colonies between 1763 and 1776, with emphasis on Benjamin Franklin’s role as the colonies’ principal agen ...

Sudan military and civilians sign deal to end deadly turmoil

BBC - 2019-07-18 01:25
The military and protesters agree a three-year transition to civilian rule to end the deadly crisis. ...

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 ...

DISA-DER invites people of Van to language efforts

ANF - 2019-07-13 14:34
Linguistic Cultural and Artistic Studies Association (DISA-DER) was opened after the Kurdi-Der was shut down with a statutory decree (KHK). In one year, 500 people received language classes from the association. ...

How the 2019 coffee crisis might affect you

BBC - 2019-07-12 03:05
Farmers are struggling as coffee prices drop to historic lows, so why is the cost of a latte rising? ...

The administration of Tabqa city continues to move the residents of Al-Tuwaheina camp to Al-Mahmoudli camp

SDF Press - 2019-07-07 00:13
Tabqa – The Social Affairs and Labor Committee of the Civil Administration of Tabqa city continues to transfer the residents of Al-Tuwaheina camp to Al-Mahmoudli camp after it has been equipped with tents, medical facilities, mobile clinics, children’s ed ...