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Controversial show ‘Jinn’ set to be first of many Netflix series for Middle East | Arab News

Controversial show ‘Jinn’ set to be first of many Netflix series for Middle East | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-09-05 08:34

Controversial show ‘Jinn’ set to be first of many Netflix series for Middle East | Arab News - Arabnews

Turkey accuses US of stalling over creation of north Syria buffer zone | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-09-11 01:06

Firsat Sofi set to become new Erbil governor, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-09-09 16:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A new governor is set to take over in Erbil, the provincial council announced Monday. Former Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) lawmaker in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Firsat Sofi will be inaugurated on Wednesday. Cur ...

From Syria to Iraq: Fighting to try ISIS terrorists like Nazi war criminals - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-09-08 13:02

Bodies of guerrillas who fell in July still not given to families

ANF - 2019-09-07 19:46
Bodies of Hıdır Çallı and Taylan Kutlar, who were martyred in Dersim in July, are yet to be given to their families. ...

In Diyarbakir, Kurdish families accuse PKK of deceptively recruiting their children | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-09-07 16:37

US defense chief Esper cautions Europe to be wary of China

Gulan Media - 2019-09-06 17:08

Erdogan to launch incursion into Kurdish-controlled northern Syria - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-09-05 19:43

New Italian government installed, set to hold first cabinet meeting

Gulan Media - 2019-09-05 15:42

Commander of Global Coalition in Iraq and Syria: “We are here to support and cooperate with the Peshmerga and will continue to do so.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-05 02:25
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga General Commander and Lieutenant-Colonel of the Coalition Forces in Iraq and Syria says, “We are here to support and cooperate with you and will continue to do so, in order to help the Peshmerga be prepared to face any ...

Syrian Kurds to remove fortifications from Turkish border

Seattle Times - 2019-09-04 06:27
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S.-backed mostly Kurdish force in Syria on Tuesday carried out a patrol along with the U.S.-led coalition near a border town with Turkey to select fortifications to be removed as part of an agreement to set up a safe zone along the coun ...

Teachers’ Union Activist Sentenced to 15 Years of Imprisonment in Mahabad

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-29 02:00
Yaser Amini Azar, a Kurdish teacher and Teachers’ union activist, was sentenced to 15 months of imprisonment by the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Mahabad. This teacher was arrested by security forces in… The post Teachers’ Union Activist Sentenced to 15 ...

Kino Gabriel: We aim to be a professional force

ANF - 2019-08-25 17:30
SDF Spokesperson Kino Gabriel said they aim to be a professional force and added that the SDF General Council is a part of the institutional structure, with the main duty to devise annual strategic plans for the forces. ...

KRG Prime Minister shares his condolences to the Minister of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-25 09:36
Media Center, Minister of Peshmerga On August 23, 2019, Masrour Barzani, KRG Prime Minister, extended his condolences to the Minister of Peshmerga, through a phone call, regarding the passing away of his mother. He wished that she will be met with the jo ...

Live: Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP set to protest ousting of mayors | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-21 00:51

Police attack HDP MPs, people resist aggression in Amed

ANF - 2019-08-20 11:51
Police cordoned off all the roads leading to the municipality in Amed before the press statement set to be made by the HDP. While the people and deputies are attacked, resistance continues. ...

British Steel set to be bought by Turkish army’s pension fund | The Independent

Independent - 2019-08-18 09:01

Turkey CC considers impeding elections for Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople to be violation of religious freedom

NEWS - 2019-08-15 19:47

Gibraltar to decide fate of Grace 1 as US moves to seize tanker

Rûdaw - 2019-08-15 15:47
“The matter will return to the Supreme Court of Gibraltar at 4:00pm today Gibraltar to decide fate of Grace 1 as US moves to seize tanker ...

Summoned a 75-year-old citizen to the headquarters of the Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau

Kurdpa - 2019-08-10 06:20
Kurdpa Agency: A member of the Kurdistan Qur'an School Council was summoned to the headquarters of the Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau. ...