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'Brief radiation spike' after rocket engine blast in northern Russia

'Brief radiation spike' after rocket engine blast in northern Russia

BBC - 2019-08-09 03:05
The explosion on a naval test range in Arkhangelsk region kills two people and injures six. ...
\'Brief radiation spike\' after rocket engine blast in northern Russia - BBC

Gas pipeline blast in Iraq halts power station supply, output unaffected

E-Kurd - 2019-08-14 21:23
BASRA,— A gas pipeline exploded near Basra in southern Iraq on Wednesday and halted supplies to a local power station, but did not affect gas or oil output, oil ministry officials and police said. A technical fault due to scorching summer temperatures ap ...

Rocket mystery: What weapon was Russia testing in Arctic?

BBC - 2019-08-13 01:23
A rocket engine blew up in the Arctic, killing five nuclear experts and sparking a radiation scare. ...

HRE: 8 Turkish-backed terrorists killed in al-Bab

ANF - 2019-08-10 12:24
HRE fighters continue inflicting heavy blows on the occupation forces in northern Syria. ...

Turkey kills 2 more suspects in diplomat’s slaying in Iraq

Washington Post - 2019-08-08 12:33
Report: Turkish operation in northern Iraq kills 2 more suspects in last month’s assassination of Turkish diplomat ...

Afghan violence: Taliban bomb kills many amid peace talks with US

BBC - 2019-08-08 00:52
At least 14 people are killed just days after progress was claimed in US-Taliban talks. ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...

Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-08-06 21:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to "eliminate" the YPG in northeast Syria – a move deemed "unacceptable" by the Pentagon The post Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria appeared first on Th ...

6 ISIS terrorists killed in Maxmur

ANF - 2019-08-05 13:02
Air raid by the International Coalition killed 6 ISIS members in northern Iraq. ...

Turkey will carry out operation in Kurdish northern Syria: Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-04 20:58
ISTANBUL,— Turkey will carry out an operation east of the Euphrates river in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, in an area controlled by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Turkey has been running out of pa ...

Behind the Lines: Turkey sets course against the West in the Mediterranean

Jerusalem Post - 2019-08-02 20:40
Turkish forces are also present in northern Iraq, where they are engaged in action against the PKK presence in the Kurdish-controlled north. ...

Beekeeping in rural of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-23 15:11
Raqqa – Beekeeping has taken an important role in the life of the people of Raqqa rural after the revival of agricultural activity amid the efforts of the Directorate of Agriculture in Raqqa to form a group of beekeepers to organize their work and provide ...

After Shengal, mass graves in Samawah to be unearthed

ANF - 2019-07-22 15:42
Following the unearthing of mass graves in Shengal’s Kocho village, the mass graves in Samawah, Iraq will be unearthed next. ...

Call to boycott tourism in Turkey after racist mob attack

ANF - 2019-07-20 11:25
People in South Kurdistan issued a call to boycott holidaying in Turkey after racist mob attack in the Black Sea. ...

Turkey launches air strike on PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killed

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
ANKARA,— Turkey on Thursday launched an air attack on Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region, the country’s defence minister said. The Turkish vice consul to Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region was shot dead Wednesday ...

Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder

The Defense Post - 2019-07-19 18:02
Turkey launched an airstrike in Qandil, Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region The post Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Turkish soldiers open fire on a child in Bradost

ANF - 2019-07-19 15:11
A child was targeted by Turkish soldiers as he grazed sheep in Bradost region of southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Could foreign Islamic State suspects be tried in Syrian Kurdistan?

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 19:06
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Months after the territorial defeat of the Islamic State group, Syria’s Kurds are pushing for an international tribunal to try alleged jihadists detained in their region. The Kurds run an autonomous administration in Syrian K ...

Fires in Mount Cudi and Xurs

ANF - 2019-07-11 13:06
Residents of villages in the region of Mount Cudi and Xurs said Turkish soldiers set the forest on fire. The people worked for hours to extinguish the fire. ...

Three of Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot dead Frequent clashes occur in the region between security forces and Iranian Kurdish militant groups based in neighbouring Iraq July 10, 2019

The National AE - 2019-07-10 20:13