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Turkish foreign ministry says one consulate employee died in Erbil shootingDevdiscourse - 2019-07-18 00:54
Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of IraqNew York Times - 2019-07-17 18:18
At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault. ...
Portugal says Iranian visas suspended for consulate upgradeGulan Media - 2019-07-17 18:11
At least three Turkish diplomats killed in Iraq's ErbilAl Jazeera - 2019-07-17 17:52
Turkish consulate staff were shot while having lunch in a restaurant in the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region. ...
Erbil shooting kills 2 including employee of Turkish Consulate GeneralRûdaw - 2019-07-17 16:58
One consulate employee dead, one Kurdish Iraqi national ...
Three employees of Turkish Consulate General in Hewler killedANF - 2019-07-17 14:40
Reports of casualties in Hewler. ...
KCK's Diyar Xerib commemorated in AthensANF - 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. ...
US Diplomatic Mission Marks 4th of July in ErbilBAS News - 2019-07-04 00:25
ERBIL — US embassy and consulate general organized an event on Wednesday in Erbil to mark 4th of July, the US Independence Day. The event was attended by Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani, and many oth ...
Demonstration against systematic attacks on kolbars in BrusselsANF - 2019-07-03 17:36
Protest against the systematic attacks on kolbars in front of the Iranian Consulate in Brussels. ...
Read details of the last 10 minutes in life of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate at IstanbulNationalheraldindia - 2019-06-30 13:23
Turkey court lifts house arrest on United States consulate staffer, World News | wionews.comWionews - 2019-06-26 21:52
Turkey court lifts house arrest on US consulate staffer | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-06-26 17:42
Saudi journalist 'killed inside consulate' – Turkish sources | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-06-26 14:19
Jamal Khashoggi strangled as soon as he entered consulate, prosecutor confirms | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-06-26 09:03
Turkey court lifts house arrest on US consulate stafferDevdiscourse - 2019-06-26 01:05
Turkish court frees US Consulate worker from house arrest - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-06-25 19:37
Turkey Court Lifts House Arrest on U.S. Consulate Staffer — NaharnetNaharnet - 2019-06-25 16:51
Turkey court lifts house arrest on US consulate staffer | Business Standard NewsBusiness Standard - 2019-06-25 15:11
UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killingRûdaw - 2019-06-19 21:19
Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 ...
Germany Won’t Reduce Diplomatic Mission in Kurdistan, IraqBAS News - 2019-05-15 16:59
ERBIL — Germany said it has no plan to reduce the number of its staff at its embassy in Baghdad and consulate general in Erbil. A German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said the German Embassy in Baghdad was fully staffed and working, as reported by Reuters ...
U.S. orders some government employees to leave Iraq, KurdistanE-Kurd - 2019-05-15 14:59
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. Referring to the embassy and the U.S. consulate in Ir ...
US orders 'non-emergency' staff to leave Erbil consulate, Baghdad embassyRûdaw - 2019-05-15 11:46
US Orders Non-Emergency Employees to Depart IraqBAS News - 2019-05-15 10:50
ERBIL — The US State Department has ordered the departure of non-essential employees from both the embassy in Baghdad and consulate in general in Erbil. The US embassy in Baghdad said in a statement on Wednesday that also visa services at both posts will ...
Women wearing white head scarves reallied in CologneANF - 2019-05-09 18:34
Women wearing withe head scarves protested the attacks on mothers in front of the Turkish Consulate in Cologne. ...
China to grant visas to Iraqis in its consulate in ErbilKurdiu - 2019-05-06 19:22
US Launches $5 Million Airport Security Program in IraqBAS News - 2019-05-02 20:13
ERBIL - As an initiative by Washington, officials from the US Embassy in Baghdad and Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA), have announced the launch of a $5 million airport security program in Iraq. According to a statement by the US Consulate General in ...
Sadr's Supporters Gather in Front of Bahraini ConsulateBAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
Bahraini FM had criticized Sadr's call for ending war in Yemen, Bahrain, and Syria. ERBIL - A number of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters gathered on Sunday in front of the Bahraini Consulate in Najaf, protesting a statement by the Foreig ...
Saudi royal advisor in Khashoggi trial no-showRûdaw - 2019-04-28 18:09
Washington Post columnist Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul ...
Turkey indicts local US consulate worker in IstanbulRûdaw - 2019-04-27 13:12
Nazmi Mete Canturk has been working as a security officer ...
Incendiary devices thrown at Turkish consulate in ZurichYahoo - 2019-04-22 21:51
Incendiary devices thrown at Turkish consulate in ZurichCitynews1130 - 2019-04-22 17:19
Erdogan hopes Jamal Khashoggi still alive after officials suggest Saudi journalist killed in consulate | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-04-17 06:03
Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey says journalist was murdered in Saudi consulate - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-04-07 12:27
Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-04-07 06:07
Turkish Officials: Saudi Journalist Killed in Saudi Consulate in IstanbulVoanews - 2019-04-06 22:36
Turkish Officials: Saudi Journalist Killed in Saudi Consulate, IstanbulVoanews - 2019-04-06 20:16
Saudis open consulate in Iraq for the first time in nearly 30 yearsE-Kurd - 2019-04-05 11:06
BAGHDAD,— Iraq says Saudi Arabia has opened a consulate in Baghdad for the first time in nearly 30 years in a sign of improving ties. The consulate, which will issue visas to Iraqis, was opened during a two-day visit by a delegation headed by the Saudi m ...
Turkish Employees Of Saudi Consulate Testify In Killed Journalist Jamal Khashoggi ProbeNDTV - 2019-04-05 09:09
Saudi Arabia opens consulate in Baghdad, pledges $1bn loanRûdaw - 2019-04-05 02:25
PM Abdul-Mahdi will sign a dozen agreements when he visits Riyadh ...
A delegation of KIU visits the Iranian consulate in ErbilKurdiu - 2019-04-05 00:41
First Female Peshmerga Officers to attend Military Leadership Course in the United StatesMinistry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-03 06:01
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The official account of the United States Consulate in the Kurdistan region shared that CG Steven Fagin received Peshmerga First Lieutenant Safa Mahmoud Hussein and acknowledged her qualifications and efforts to attend ...
US consulate staffer faces Turkey spying trialFrance24 - 2019-04-02 15:50
Palestinian consulate general in Erbil opens art galleryRûdaw - 2019-04-01 11:28
Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi journalist, killed in consulate in Turkey, sources tell media outlets - CNNCNN - 2019-03-31 22:55
Missing Saudi Journalist Was Killed in Consulate, Turkish Police Say - WSJWSJ - 2019-03-31 16:19
Turkish employee of US consulate to remain in custodyYahoo - 2019-03-28 14:51
Trial begins against Turkish employee of US ConsulateRûdaw - 2019-03-26 23:13
“The charges against me are humiliating for me and my family. I am innocent ...
Turkey court opens espionage trial of US consulate staffer | USA News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-03-26 12:06
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi ‘killed inside Saudi consulate’, Turkish officials say | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-03-26 12:01
U.S. Consulate in Erbil congratulates Peshmerga Director of Communication & CooperationMinistry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-25 01:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 20, 2019, the United States Consulate shared on their official page, “CG Steven Fagin welcomes Lieutenant General Hazhar Omar, Director of Communication & Cooperation, back to Kurdistan after completing a spec ...
Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate after accusations journalist was murdered inside | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-03-24 20:30
Turkish police leave Saudi consulate in Istanbul - bdnews24.comBdnews24 - 2019-03-24 20:30
Four arrested for plans to attack Turkish consulate in Rotterdam | NL TimesNltimes - 2019-03-24 14:47
Saudi officials refuse Turkish police search at well in Istanbul consulate - bdnews24.comBdnews24 - 2019-03-24 03:32
US Consulate Remembers Mustafa Barzani’s Life and LegacyBAS News - 2019-03-14 11:37
ERBIL — The Consulate General of the United States in Erbil has marked the birth of legendary Kurdish leader Mustafa Barzani, writing that his “life and legacy” are remembered. “Today the U.S. Consulate General Erbil remembers the life and legacy of Mull ...
Kurdistan Parliament speaker receives Consulate General of China to the Kurdistan RegionPerlemanikurdistan - 2019-03-07 17:59
Hunger strikers’ families visit German Consulate in IstanbulANF - 2019-03-04 14:39
Families of politicians on an indefinite non-alternating hunger strike against the Imrali isolation visited the German Consulate to urge Europe to action. ...
New US Consulate to be Opened in Iraq's Anbar: SourceBAS News - 2019-02-22 23:02
ERBIL - A US consulate will reportedly be established in the US military base at the Iraqi air port of al-Habbaniyah in the province of Anbar, a source revealed on Friday. Talking to BasNews on condition of anonymity, the source pointed out that preparat ...
Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received a delegation from U.S. Consulate in ErbilMinistry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-21 00:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 20, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga) received Stacey Jones (Diplomat at the U.S. Consulate in Erbil) at the Ministry’s main hall. During the meeting, the parties discussed joint operation ...
UN Rights Envoy at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul for KhashoggiVoanews - 2019-02-20 02:35
Turkish consulate in Hamburg seizes Kurdish boxer's passport | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-02-11 09:38
Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-02-10 14:36
Iranian commander warns that the Saudi Arabia consulate should lRûdaw - 2019-02-10 00:21
Turkish consulate in Hamburg confiscates Kurdish boxer's passportKurdistan24 - 2019-02-10 00:07
Kurdish boxer Ozen’s passport confiscatedANF - 2019-02-09 14:44
Kurdish boxer Ismail Ozen, who lives in Germany, had his passport confiscated by the Turkish consulate with the reason that he had an outstanding arrest warrant. ...
Saudi Arabia denies journalist killed at consulate in TurkeyThestatesman - 2019-02-09 08:08
Turkey seeks life in prison for U.S. consulate worker - agency | ReutersReuters - 2019-02-06 21:01
Jamal Khashoggi died in fistfight at Istanbul consulate, Saudi Arabia claims - CNNCNN - 2019-02-05 21:36
Turkey detains US consulate worker's family, accuses Donald Trump administration of "unnecessary escalation" - CBS NewsCbsnews - 2019-02-04 15:41
Turkey says ISIS plot to attack Adana US consulate thwarted - CBS NewsCbsnews - 2019-02-03 21:45
Turkey arrests suspect in 2015 U.S. consulate shooting: AnadoluYahoo - 2019-02-02 21:04
Turkey: US Consulate translator convicted of terror charge | WTOPWTOP - 2019-02-02 08:39
Turkey: US Consulate translator convicted of terror charge - ABC NewsGO - 2019-02-02 06:37
Turkey seeks life in prison for U.S. consulate worker: agency | ReutersReuters - 2019-02-02 06:11
Turkey: U.S. Consulate translator convicted of terror chargePhilly - 2019-02-01 21:19
US Consulate Employee in Istanbul to Go on Trial over Failed Coup | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-02-01 12:38
Turkish court frees U.S. consulate employee - Anadolu | ReutersReuters - 2019-02-01 10:52
Prosecutors: Prison for man who firebombed Turkish consulateTherepublic - 2019-02-01 07:49
Prosecutors: Prison for man who firebombed Turkish consulate | WTOPWTOP - 2019-02-01 07:09
Prosecutors: Prison for man who firebombed Turkish consulateYahoo - 2019-02-01 00:01
Prosecutors: Prison for man who firebombed Turkish consulate | Charlotte ObserverCharlotteobserver - 2019-01-31 21:07
Prosecutors: Prison for man who firebombed Turkish consulate - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-01-31 20:40
Prosecutors: Prison for man who firebombed Turkish consulate - ABC NewsGO - 2019-01-31 17:49
The Kurdistan Islamic Union receives a delegation from the British Consulate in ErbilKurdiu - 2019-01-31 03:17
Turkey frees US consulate staff convicted of terror chargeKurdiu - 2019-01-31 03:17
Khashoggi murder: UN investigator tries but fails to access Saudi consulate where the journalist was killed | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-01-30 22:06
Turkish court frees U.S. consulate employee: Anadolu | ReutersReuters - 2019-01-30 21:30
Turkey: US Consulate translator convicted of terror charge - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-01-30 20:00
Turkish court convicts US consulate employee, releases on time servedRûdaw - 2019-01-30 18:40
Hamza Ulucay was convicted of 'knowingly and willingly aiding an armed terror organization' ...
Khashoggi inquiry seeks access to Saudi consulate, kingdom | Jamal Khashoggi News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-01-27 16:36
70th Republic Day of India Celebrated in ErbilBAS News - 2019-01-27 13:23
ERBIL — The Consulate of India in Erbil held an event to celebrate the 70th Republic Day on 26th January with the attendance of several senior officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). “Consul General Chandramouli Kern unfurled the national ...