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Kirkuk: Baghdad-appointed Governor's Son Arrested over Corruption

BAS News - 2019-11-19 23:05
ERBIL - The son of Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, was arrested on Tuesday over corruption cases, a report said. Sources from the Kirkuk Police and Iraq’s Integrity Commission revealed to Kurdi ...

Mobile virtual network operators and competition in mobile markets: Lessons from Canada

AEI - 2019-11-16 00:01
Canada’s experience regulating Mobile Virtual Network Operators shows that that structural artifacts on the supply side of mobile markets offer an incomplete picture of market competition. The Federal Communications Commission has done well in evaluating ...

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Issued Arrest Warrant

BAS News - 2019-11-12 13:31
ERBIL — Iraq’s Integrity Commission issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, the commission said on Tuesday. The warrant is issued based on Jabouri’s involvement in corrupti ...

Iraq Protests: Over 300 People Killed So Far

BAS News - 2019-11-09 21:46
ERBIL - Iraq's High Commission for Human Rights revealed on Saturday that over 300 people have so far been killed since the beginning of the protests against the government in October. According to a statement by the commission, more than 15,000 individu ...

US commission on religious freedom welcomes House Recognition of Armenian Genocide

NEWS - 2019-11-09 12:12

USCIRF Commends House Recognition of Armenian Genocide | United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Uscirf - 2019-11-08 22:14

Istanbul’s Silivri prison holding over double its capacity – parliamentary commission | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-08 12:31

Three More Iraqi Protesters Killed in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-11-06 23:14
ERBIL - At least three more protesters were reportedly killed on Wednesday during clashes with the security forces in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad. According to Iraq's High Commission for Human Rights, another 17 more people were also injured during ...

Two Protesters Killed in Iraq's Dhi Qar, Dozens Injured

BAS News - 2019-11-05 16:40
ERBIL - At least two protesters were killed in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar while dozens more were wounded, a human rights commission said on Tuesday. According to a statement by Iraq's High Commission for Human Rights, apart from the two demonstrators ...

Three Iraqi Protestors Killed Outside Iranian Consulate in Karbala

BAS News - 2019-11-04 10:23
ERBIL — At least three Iraqi protestors were shot dead overnight Sunday just outside the Iranian Consulate in the holy city of Karbala, south of Iraq, country’s Human Rights Commission said. The casualties came after protestors attempted to storm the con ...

Interview with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Spiegel - 2019-11-02 02:17

Ex-U.N. investigator: Erdogan should be charged with war crimes

ANF - 2019-10-27 13:49
“An investigation should be opened into him and he should be charged with war crimes. He should not be allowed to get away with this scot free,” said a former member of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria. ...

Iraqi Protesters Back on Streets, Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-10-25 14:24
ERBIL - Iraqi protesters took back to the streets once again on Friday against the corruption, unemployment, and poor public services in the country, with casualties reported. The Iraqi Commission for Human Rights said that at least two protesters were k ...

European Parliament to meet on Wed to discuss sanctions on Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-22 12:41
Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the European Union Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security, will inform the EU general assembly about the measures and sanctions decisions against the Turkish state tomorrow morning. ...

Iraq integrity commission says Kirkuk airport 'only one percent completed'

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-12 03:45

Syrie: la commission des Affaires étrangères du Sénat condamne l'offensive turque

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-10-10 19:07

As EU candidate, Turkey must align with EU foreign policy -Commission

Yahoo - 2019-10-10 15:18

As EU candidate, Turkey must align with EU foreign policy: Commission

Reuters - 2019-10-10 13:10
Turkey must consider that its bid to join the European Union requires it to adhere to EU foreign policy, the bloc's executive Commission said on Thursday, again rejecting Ankara's military operation in northern Syria. ...

Never-ending net neutrality litigation means lawyers always win

AEI - 2019-10-10 00:15
The recent decision in Mozilla v. Federal Communications Commission is a blow to regulatory advocates who want to turn the dynamic internet into a public utility. Those who claim to want to improve broadband would do well to stop wasting time and money o ...

EU's Juncker urges Turkey to halt military operation in Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-09 17:16
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday called Turkey to show restraint and stop its military operation in northeast Syria. ...

Death threats against members of Algeria’s National Commission for Dialogue and Mediation – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-09 12:36

Algeria’s Dialogue Commission: Received useful feedback from civil society activists – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-06 21:59

Iraq's IHEC Extends Registration Deadline

BAS News - 2019-10-06 10:49
ERBIL - Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission has extended the deadline for the registration of the political parties for another 15 days. The IHEC said earlier that the political parties had one month (from September 5 to October 5) to register t ...

Hungary’s ‘incredibly rude’ Commission pick – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-10-06 00:19

Iraq Protests: Death Toll Rises to 100

BAS News - 2019-10-05 23:09
ERBIL - The death toll from the Iraqi protests have risen to 100 as demonstrations have continued in several provinces in the country, a human rights commission said on Saturday. Iraqi Parliamentary Commission of Human Rights said that at least five peop ...

Iraq Protests: Commission Says 73 People Killed Since Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-10-05 10:10
ERBIL - The Iraqi Human Rights Commission revealed on Saturday that a total of 73 people have so far been killed since the beginning of the protests in the country on Tuesday. More than 3,000 individuals have also been injured as a result of clashes betw ...

Commission Express Commitment to Turkey Agreement as Situation Continues to Worsen in Greece - Turkey | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-10-05 06:17

The FCC wins big on net neutrality: What it means, and what’s next

AEI - 2019-10-04 00:49
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit finally issued its long-awaited net neutrality decision. The result was a significant victory for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which saw the court mostly uphold its landmark Restoring Internet Fr ...

Tunisian Electoral Commission Wants Jailed Candidate to Talk | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-10-03 09:50

UK abstention from meetings will not block EU business: Commission

Yahoo - 2019-08-22 01:54

Trustees discussed in Swedish Parliament

ANF - 2019-08-21 20:05
Swedish Social Democratic Party MP and Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Commission Member Anders Osterberg and Left Party MP Amineh Kakabaveh took the appointment of trustees to the Amed, Mardin and Van municipalities to the Swedish Parliament. ...

"F sit-in" demanded release of journalist Ziya Ataman

ANF - 2019-08-18 08:20
Members of the IHD Istanbul Branch Prison Commission highlighted the situation of DIHA journalist Ziya Ataman, who is seriously ill in prison. ...

$1.1 billion in stolen Iraqi government funds retrieved: Integrity Commission

Rûdaw - 2019-08-05 22:13
1.3 trillion Iraqi dinars returned to the state treasury between January and June 2019. ...

The Economy and Agriculture Committee in Tabqa provides fuel allocations to farmers

SDF Press - 2019-08-05 21:50
Tabqa – The Directorate of Agriculture of the Economic Commission in the democratic civil administration of Tabqa, began the distribution of diesel fuel to farmers licensed by the Directorate of Agriculture. The distribution mechanism is carried out accor ...

EU Commission warns of Terror-drones | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERY

Ccdiscovery - 2019-08-03 23:53

Commission of Integrity calls on Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t to establish anti-corruption judicial court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 12:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s Commission of Integrity on Monday submitted a request to the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet to establish a court of justice focused solely on corruption cases. Musheer Ibrahim, th ...

Does Murfreesboro need a Human Rights Commission? - Murfreesboro Voice

Murfreesborovoice - 2019-07-26 17:15

UNPO: Somaliland: Somaliland Objects to Appointment of Former President's Son-in-Law to the Commission

UNPO - 2019-07-24 20:22

Millenary site destroyed for a 50-year lasting dam

ANF - 2019-07-22 10:47
Mehmet Uçar, spokesperson for the Culture and Arts Commission of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Istanbul Province Organization, wrote a play called ‘For Hasankeyf için' to create awareness about the imminent destruction of this historical site. ...

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20 June 2019

Europa - 2019-07-15 12:34

SIt-in for ill prisoners in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-07-13 19:35
Human Rights Association (IHD) Istanbul Branch Prison Commission held its 381st F sit-in in front of the branch building despite the police blockade. ...

LIVE: Parliament confirms Masrour Barzani as new KRG prime minister

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 11:33
Parliament and the KRG Integrity Commission have reviewed the nominations ...

EU leaders back Merkel ally Ursula von der Leyen to be EU Commission president

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 20:09

Meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Directorate and Board of Reform and Coalition Forces was held

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 15:41
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 2, 2019, at the Reform Directorate’s HQ, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Ministry of Peshmerga, supervised a meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, consultants to the Coalition Forces and the Directorate and Bo ...

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head - Welt

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 10:46

UNESCO develops a handbook for the protection of journalists in field

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
BAGHDAD (UNESCO) — UNESCO, in partnership with the Iraqi Communication and Media Commission (CMC), and Ministry of Interior (MoI), organized the first roundtable with the media outlets directors, on preparing the handbook to organize the relationship bet ...

IHD: We will keep seeking justice for Roboski

ANF - 2019-06-29 08:51
The Human Rights Association (IHD) Truth and Justice Commission, Istanbul Branch, issued a written statement to mark the 90th month since the death of 34 Kurds in Roboski. ...

Saudi Human Rights Commission slams ‘biased’ UN report on Khashoggi case | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-06-23 08:15

Minister of Peshmerga supervised meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Coalition partners and Peshmerga Board of Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-20 01:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 18, 2019, Karim Sinjar (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised a meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Coalition partners, and the Peshmerga Reform Board. The meeting wa ...

Testimony before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-06-18 11:46

Iraqi Electoral Commission sets 20 April next date for provincial council elections

Kurdiu - 2019-06-18 03:29

Iraq's IHEC Sets Provincial Elections for April, 2020

BAS News - 2019-06-17 22:08
ERBIL - Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) announced on Monday that it has set the provincial elections for April 20, 2020. The election has been delayed for about two years due to certain political and security concerns. Meanwhile, Rzga ...

Iraq's electoral commission postpones local elections until April 2020

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-17 22:04

Peshmerga Deputy Minister holds preparatory meeting about reform, preceding the meeting with the Ministry’s High Commission

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-17 13:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 16, 2019, Serbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, held a preparatory meeting with the Board of Reform before the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meeting. Notably attending the meeting were Lieuten ...

UN members visit Amed Metropolitan Municipality

ANF - 2019-06-12 13:57
UN Inter-Parliamentary Union Commission members visited the Amed Metropolitan Municipality. ...

Why A New Commission Could Undercut The U.S.'s Human Rights Efforts

Forbes - 2019-06-12 00:49

Commission Report Underlines Turkey’s Crisis With West | Balkan Insight

Balkaninsight - 2019-06-07 10:11

Iraq's human rights commission submits urgent appeal to Baghdad to address fires in Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-05 06:01

Commission: Turkey has continued to move away from the EU –

Euractiv - 2019-05-31 02:55

Turkey’s EU bid slips further away, European Commission says - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-05-30 22:18

EU Commission says concerned for electoral process in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-30 12:10

EU issues report on Turkey: Regression in all areas

ANF - 2019-05-29 16:11
The European Commission issued the Turkey progress report. Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn said they don’t foresee any chapters to be opened with Turkey. ...

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Key findings of the 2019 Report on Turkey

Europa - 2019-05-29 15:14

Next EU Commission president could be from a Liberal or Green party, academic says [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-27 15:02

Kurdish culture and language in Switzerland

ANF - 2019-05-25 11:32
A night to know Kurdish culture and literature was organised in the city of Solothurn by the Culture and Youth Commission at the Democratic Kurdish Community Center. ...

Kurdistan rights commission calls for suspension of acting Kirkuk governor amid 'Arabization' policy

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-23 19:04

HDP: There is barbarism in Halfeti

ANF - 2019-05-21 15:21
HDP’s Law and Human Rights Commission Spokesperson Ayse Acar Basaran pointed out that the people have been barbarically tortured in Halfeti. ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission conduct its periodic meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-21 13:59
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 20, 2019, Karim Sinjari, KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga, supervised the periodic meeting of the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sa ...

Candidates spar for European Commission president job - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-16 07:57

Iraqi human rights commission files lawsuit against Kirkuk council for inaction

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-11 16:51

European Commission vice president calls on Erdoğan to respect local election results - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-05-09 20:08

Prisoners on hunger strike placed in solitary confinement

ANF - 2019-05-04 15:00
IHD Istanbul Chapter Executive Council Member and OHD Istanbul Chapter Prisons Commission Member Lawyer Firat Vural said prisoners on hunger strikes are being issued solitary confinement penalties without any investigations. ...

World Press Freedom Day: MEPs look to next European Commission to protect integrity and safety of journalists

Theparliamentmagazine - 2019-05-04 01:38

US: Ben Stiller urges Congress to aid Syrian refugees

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. actor Ben Stiller testified before Congress on Wednesday, calling for Washington to continue providing financial support to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for Syrian relief efforts. “Eight years into the crisis, we must not l ...

Integrity Commission seizes half a million dollars from home of ex-Iraqi official’s relative in Mosul

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-30 22:28

Fire Engulfs IHEC Warehouse in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-30 18:04
ERBIL - A fire incident has been reported from the Iraqi High Electoral Commission's (IHEC) warehouse Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil. The cause of the fire, which engulfed the warehouse on Tuesday evening, is not known yet with firefighters bringing th ...

WATCH: Fire erupts at Iraqi electoral commission's warehouse in Erbil

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-30 17:29

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meets with Directorate of Reform and Coalition partners

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-29 11:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission, consisting of Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-S ...

Egyptian voters back constitutional changes in referendum: election commission

Gulan Media - 2019-04-23 23:38

Turkey’s electoral commission keeps public guessing over Istanbul result

Al Monitor - 2019-04-23 22:11

Nearly $64 million embezzled from Nineveh’s coffers: commission

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 20:48
Provincial council wants the money released to fund reconstruction projects ...

Officials in Iraq’s Nineveh province stole $60 million: commission

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
MOSUL,— The Iraqi Commission of Integrity has revealed that nearly $60 million of public money was stolen by officials in Nineveh province who were close to former governor Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan. The Commission said in a statement on Monday that offic ...

Integrity Board Reveals Corruption Probes against Former Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-04-22 23:57
ERBIL - Iraq's Commission of Integrity has revealed a grave case of corruption made by the former Nineveh Governor Nawfal Hamadi, saying that millions of dollars went missing during his administration. According to a statement by the commission, over 60$ ...

Police opens fire on human rights defenders in Ankara

ANF - 2019-04-22 14:32
Turkish police attacked lawyers from the hunger strike commission and human rights defenders in Ankara, using weapons and pepper spray and detaining several people. ...

Property commission to return two properties to refugee - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-04-18 06:21

Intel: Turkey’s future hinges on electoral commission's decision on Istanbul rerun

Al Monitor - 2019-04-17 02:13

U.S. Rights Commission says Kurdish leader Demirtaş a prisoner of conscience | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-16 22:16

‘Brexit is not future of European Union’: EU’s Juncker

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 16:31
WAAR_DUHOK “Brexit is not the future of the European Union” and cannot pose as an obstacle before EU’s progress, the head of European Commission said on Thursday. “Brexit cannot hinder our progress and it will not. The trade agreements and relations with ...

Iraq, Syria Working on Joint Railway Project with Iran

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK The issue came up for discussion in a meeting of the Iraqi-Syrian Joint Commission. Head of Iraq’s National Railway Company Taleb al-Husseini said talks have been held in that regard given the importance of Iraq’s railway network being connect ...

Corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2018: Commission of Integrity

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Commission of Integrity has found that levels of corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in 2018 compared with the previous year. The finding was included in the Commission’s annual report on corruption ...

US Congress human rights commission congratulates Demirtas on his birthday

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-10 23:48

IHD: There are 743 children with their mothers in prisons

ANF - 2019-04-09 15:46
IHD Amed Chapter Minors Commission pointed out that the Turkish state has violated international treaties and said: “There are at least 743 children with their mothers in prisons.” ...

ÖHD Prison Commission announced report on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
The members of the Istanbul Branch of Jurists for Freedom (ÖHD) Prison Commission announced their report on the situation of prisoners in Marmara region on hunger strike at the Istanbul branch of the Human Rights Association (İHD). ...

No-deal Brexit would have "significant negative consequences" on EU fishing firms - Commission

Yahoo - 2019-04-06 15:50

Over 100 Iraqis in Saudi Arabia’s prison: Iraqi Human Rights Commission member

E-Kurd - 2019-04-05 20:31
BAGHDAD,— There are more than 100 Iraqis in Saudi Arabia’s prisons, a member of Iraqi Human Rights Commission (IHRC) said on Thursday. Ali al-Bayati said in a statement that the Government of Iraq should investigate the issue in the framework of strength ...

More than 100 Iraqis in Saudi prisons: Iraqi Human Rights Commission member

Rûdaw - 2019-04-05 09:33
“Official figures” place the number of Iraqis in Saudi prisons at more than 100 ...

Basra Officially Calls for Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-04-03 00:49
ERBIL - The majority of Basra Provincial Council members have voted for autonomy, head of the council revealed on Tuesday, adding that they also have sent an an official letter to PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi and the Independent High Electoral Commission for supp ...

Thousands of voters travel from Istanbul to Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-03-30 12:31
HDP’s Mobile Voters Commission sent thousands of voters to their hometowns in Kurdistan so they can vote. ...

USCIRF Condemns Erdogan’s Threats to Change Status of Hagia Sophia | United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Uscirf - 2019-03-28 21:07

Iraqi government suspends calls to and from Korek Telecom

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 11:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Iraqi government has suspended all calls to and from Barzani-owned Korek Telecom for violating government instructions. The Iraqi Communications and Media Commission issued an order dated March 20, 2019 informi ...
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