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Olga Misik: Russia’s ‘Tiananmen teen’ protester on front line

Olga Misik: Russia’s ‘Tiananmen teen’ protester on front line

BBC - 2019-08-07 01:40
The 17-year-old who read Russia’s constitution to police as they roughed up opposition activists. ...
Olga Misik: Russia’s ‘Tiananmen teen’ protester on front line - BBC

Eight years on, Syria’s neighbours weary of war refugees

Rûdaw - 2019-08-16 13:07
“It’s easy to point a finger at (Syrians) and use them as a scapegoat” ...

Turkey threatens the US, appeases Russia on Idlib

ANF - 2019-08-15 15:41
The Turkish state is imposing the establishment of a safe zone to the US to invade Northern and Eastern Syria. As they threaten the US with a new ploy, they appease Russia. ...

Iraqi youth drowns in Kurdistan’s Dukan Lake while on Eid holiday

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-13 19:36

Israel and Jordan cast wary eye on Syria, and Russia’s ‘deal’ on Iran - CSMonitor.com

Csmonitor - 2019-08-13 16:13

Iran Briefing Note #8

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-09 18:01
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

In pictures: Foreign marines descend on Russia

BBC - 2019-08-09 00:03
Elite soldiers from China, Iran and Venezuela take part in Russia's International Army Games. ...

Communications: Charlie Winter

The Global Coalition - 2019-08-05 21:01
"On The Line" Podcast Series, Episode 5, Communications: Charlie Winter Article Communications: Charlie Winter Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

The Crisis is Coming: Syria and the End of the U.S.-Turkish Alliance - War on the Rocks

Warontherocks - 2019-08-05 11:09

Iran Briefing Note #7

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-03 02:03
Iran Briefing Notes highlight and provide context for the previous week’s major events featured on International Crisis Group’s Iran-U.S. Trigger List. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U.S. and their resp ...

Actions in Germany to mark 3 August anniversary

ANF - 2019-07-31 18:36
The Federation of Yazidi Women's Assemblies (SMJÊ) called on people to join the actions to be organised on 3 August to commemorate the victims of the genocide attacks carried out by ISIS in Shengal. ...

Putin news: Turkey close to Russia's grasp amid Trump fury after Venezuela ruling | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-07-31 12:32

U.S. military moving forward on Syria withdrawal plans - MarketWatch

Marketwatch - 2019-07-31 08:55

UNHCR’s programme to protect Iraqis

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-30 16:29
Article UNHCR’s programme to protect Iraqis Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ campaign on Iran faces key test

Rûdaw - 2019-07-27 22:06
Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency Gharib Abadi speaks to media after a Board of Governors meeting Vienna, Austria, on July 10, 2019. File photo: Ronald Zak | AP ...

U.S. proposals for safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 18:02
ANKARA,— New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreement on the issue needs to reached as soon as possible because Ankara has no patience left. Turkey ...

UNICEF’s programming to protect Syrian children

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-24 16:39
Article UNICEF’s programming to protect Syrian children Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

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. ...

KCK's Diyar Xerib commemorated in Athens

ANF - 2019-07-10 10:08
The march ended in front of the Turkish consulate where a minute's silence to pay tribute to Xerib and the martyrs of freedom was held. ...

Emanuela Orlandi death: Brother's search to solve Vatican murder mystery

BBC - 2019-07-10 02:52
Emanuela Orlandi disappeared on her way home and now the Vatican has agreed to open two tombs. ...

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 ...