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High-level Indian Business Delegation to Visit Kurdistan Soon

BAS News - 2018-12-17 19:03
ERBIL - A high-level Indian delegation is expected to visit Kurdistan Region this week to explore a variety of business and investment opportunities in the region. According to a statement from the Consulate General of India in Erbil, the delegates from ...

Netanyahu: destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world

Waar Media - 2018-12-14 23:38
WAAR-DUHOK: “Destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world.” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “What happened at the (Saudi consulate) in Istanbul was horrible, and I think it will be dealt with,” Netanyahu told reporters on Wedn ...

Kurdistan Regional Government calls on Lebanon to open a consulate in the region

Kurdiu - 2018-12-04 17:52

What the Khashoggi Affair Tells Us about American Journalism, Politics, and Policymaking in the Age of Trump

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-29 04:14
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2 has tripped off one of the grandest cascades of news copy, electronic and print, in many recent weeks, and perhaps even many months. Why is that? The post What the Khashoggi Af ...

German visa for $12,000 in Iraqi Kurdistan: Der Spiegel

E-Kurd - 2018-11-27 17:32
BERLIN,— Syrian refugees in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region have allegedly travelled to Germany and claimed asylum with the help of smugglers exploiting weaknesses in the visa control system at the German Consulate General in Erbil, according to German media. Ge ...

Visas for cash allegations haunt German Consulate General in Erbil

Rûdaw - 2018-11-27 16:37
The consulate says it has a “zero-tolerance policy regarding corruption” ...

German Consulate Responds to Allegations of Corruption in Its Visa Procedures

BAS News - 2018-11-27 12:14
ERBIL — The Consulate General of Germany in Erbil has responded to a recent report accusing the diplomatic representative office of corruption throughout its visa applications. The Spiegel reported on Monday that there were multiple cases of visa applica ...

Karachi attack: China consulate attack leaves four dead

BBC - 2018-11-24 00:33
Two policemen were among four killed when militants attacked the building in Karachi, in Pakistan. ...

Why the Khashoggi Scandal Won’t Change Much

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-12 21:55
Analysts have heralded the Khashoggi scandal—the mysterious killing of Saudi-born Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in early October—as the biggest rift in U.S.-Saudi relations since the September 11 attack ...

Protesters condemn US bounties for PKK leaders outside Erbil consulate

Rûdaw - 2018-11-11 17:05
"We do not sell the leaders of our revolution" ...

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-11-03 21:34

Turkey Says Khashoggi Strangled in Consulate as International Fallout Continues | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2018-11-01 21:36

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi strangled, dismembered soon after entering consulate, Turkish prosecutor says - ABC News

GO - 2018-11-01 00:38

Khashoggi murder: Turkey gives official details of Saudi writer's death

BBC - 2018-11-01 00:14
The journalist was choked as soon as he entered the consulate, says Turkey's first official account. ...

Body of Khashoggi dismembered after being killed in Saudi Consulate: Istanbul prosecutor

Kurdiu - 2018-10-31 23:26

US Consulate in Erbil warns citizens

Kurdiu - 2018-10-30 18:03

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee on writer's death in Saudi consulate

BBC - 2018-10-30 00:04
Hatice Cengiz was set to marry the Saudi writer before he was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. ...

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation

Waar Media - 2018-10-29 16:29
Pictures of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi are seen on a police fence during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate on October 8, 2018, in Istanbul. WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor met with his Turkish counterpart in Ista ...

Khashoggi's fiancee says he assumed Saudis would not give him problems at consulate

Reuters - 2018-10-26 15:58
The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday he assumed Saudi authorities would not give him problems or arrest him in Turkey, though he was concerned tensions would arise when he visited the consulate in Istanbul. ...

Saudi van with 3 suitcases leaves Istanbul consulate

Waar Media - 2018-10-26 11:54
Consular staff loads 3 suitcases, plastic bag into a van outside Saudi Consulate building in Istanbul WAAR-DUHOK: A van left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul Friday morning after consular staff moved three suitcases and a black plastic bag to the vehicle, ...

Erdogan: Strong evidence murder of Khashoggi was ‘thoroughly planned’ operation

Waar Media - 2018-10-23 13:19
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan WAAR-DUHOK: There is strong evidence that the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul came as a result of a pre-planned operation rather than a spontaneous incident, the Turkish ...

The Latest: Turkish paper: New details from Saudi Consulate

WBTW - 2018-10-22 21:55

Turkey says Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate ‘savagely planned’

Rûdaw - 2018-10-22 21:06
"We cannot live with a crown prince who is an enemy of Turkey" ...

Canada condemns killing of journalist in Saudi Arabia consulate in Turkey |

Stcatharinesstandard - 2018-10-21 17:41

Saudi journalist: Turkish officials say there is evidence he was killed, dismembered at consulate

WSAW - 2018-10-21 15:22

20/10/2018 World Saudi says Khshoggi died in fight in its consulate in Istanbul

KNNC - 2018-10-20 13:44

Saudi Arabia admits critic Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate

Rûdaw - 2018-10-20 07:58
The kingdom said Khashoggi was killed in a brawl ...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Journalist 'died after fight' - Saudi TV

BBC - 2018-10-20 01:56
Until now the kingdom had denied that the journalist was killed in its Istanbul consulate. ...

UkrInform: Ukraine’s consulate to open in Antalya by year end | KyivPost

Kyivpost - 2018-10-20 01:32

Turkey suggests Khashoggi’s remains taken out of consulate

Gulan Media - 2018-10-19 12:14

The Secret History Of The Saudi Consulate Affair: Turkey's Counter-Attack

Forbes - 2018-10-19 06:29

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence

BBC - 2018-10-18 01:44
Turkish officials say it shows the Saudi journalist was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. ...

Pompeo in Turkey as Saudi faces new claims over Khashoggi

Rûdaw - 2018-10-17 17:21
Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, October 2 ...

Turkish official: New evidence writer slain in consulate

Gulan Media - 2018-10-17 01:17

Pompeo to visit Turkey after Riyadh over Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
Someone holds a poster of Jamal Khashoggi outside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 8, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey after his meeting with Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journ ...

Turkey searches Saudi consulate as Trump speaks of ‘rogue killers’

Rûdaw - 2018-10-16 07:15
Turkish police and prosecutors entered the premises ...

Turkey says joint ‘inspection’ planned at Saudi Consulate

Gulan Media - 2018-10-16 07:14

Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday: diplomatic source

Rûdaw - 2018-10-15 18:44
"It is expected that a search will take place towards the evening ...

Questions about the latest Khashoggi affair twist: The “secret recording”

Seth Frantzman - 2018-10-14 12:40
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Since the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi on October 2 during a visit to the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, rumors and leaks have circulated describing various […] ...

Turkish court orders continued detention of US consulate employee

Rûdaw - 2018-10-12 19:44
Hamza Ulucay is accused of ties with PKK, Gulen movement ...

Turkish officials: Recordings prove Saudi journalist was killed inside consulate - Turkey -

Haaretz - 2018-10-12 15:05

Serbia to Open Consulate in Erbil: Envoy

BAS News - 2018-10-11 21:42
ERBIL - The Serbian ambassador to Iraq Uroš Balov said on Thursday that his country is working on opening its consulate in the Kurdistan Region capital city. In an interview with Kurdistan 24, Balov noted that opening the diplomatic facility in Erbil wou ...

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished | New Hampshire

Unionleader - 2018-10-11 21:09

Serbia plans to open consulate in ‘land of the brave’ Kurdistan: Ambassador to Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-11 20:26

U.S. senators trigger human rights probe over missing Saudi journalist

Reuters - 2018-10-11 01:10
Twenty-two U.S. senators on Wednesday forced a U.S. investigation of whether human rights sanctions should be imposed over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist last seen as he entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey on Oct. 2. ...

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished | Euronews

Euronews - 2018-10-10 23:14

Turkey to search Saudi Consulate in Istanbul for missing dissident journalist | Edmonton Journal

Edmontonjournal - 2018-10-10 22:07

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate over missing journalist

Rûdaw - 2018-10-10 17:25
Police believe the journalist was killed inside the consulate ...

Turkey to search Saudi Consulate for missing journalist - Lowell Sun Online

Lowellsun - 2018-10-10 12:56

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate over missing journalist | News | World | M&G

MG - 2018-10-10 07:54

Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul over missing journalist

Irishtimes - 2018-10-09 19:56

Turkey tells Saudis to prove missing journalist left consulate, U.S. urges Saudis to support inquiry 9/10/2018 World

KNNC - 2018-10-09 17:03

Turkey tells Saudis to prove missing journalist left consulate, U.S. urges Saudis to support inquiry | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-10-09 13:53

Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

Waar Media - 2018-10-09 13:27
Security cameras are pictured at the entrance of the Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 8, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Riyadh to prove its claim that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, w ...

Turkey asks to search Saudi consulate for journalist

Kurdiu - 2018-10-09 00:41

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey 'wants Saudi consulate to prove man left'

BBC - 2018-10-09 00:19
Saudi Arabia denies murdering a journalist at its Istanbul consulate and says it has nothing to hide. ...

Turkey asks to search Saudi consulate for journalist 8/10/2018 World

KNNC - 2018-10-08 20:20

10 questions about the disappearance of Khashoggi, the case deepens

Seth Frantzman - 2018-10-08 06:06
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On October 2 Saudi Arabian journalist and one time Kingdom insider Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after going to Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul. Almost immediately the Chief […] ...

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey says journalist was murdered in Saudi consulate

BBC - 2018-10-08 00:01
Turkish officials believe the Washington Post writer was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. ...

Friend: Saudi journalist ‘killed’ at consulate in Istanbul

Rûdaw - 2018-10-07 16:53
Khashoggi was allegedly made to “faint,” then was dismembered ...

7/10/2018 World Turkey says journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in Saudi consulate

KNNC - 2018-10-07 14:16

Turkish police believe journalist killed in Saudi consulate: source

Rûdaw - 2018-10-07 08:06
Turkish police believe Saudi Arabia sent a special team to kill Jamal Khashoggi ...

Report: Turkey Concludes Missing Saudi Journalist Was Killed in Consulate - The Daily Beast

Thedailybeast - 2018-10-07 06:55

Saudi Crown Prince invites Turkey to search consulate for missing journalist: 'we have nothing to hide'

Telegraph - 2018-10-07 03:27

Turkey opens probe into missing Saudi journalist: state media

Rûdaw - 2018-10-06 23:22
Riyadh says Khashoggi left the consulate but Ankara says he is still inside ...

Saudi Arabia will allow Turkey to search consulate for missing journalist | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-10-06 07:47

Saudi Arabia will allow Turkey to search consulate for missing journalist -

Nasdaq - 2018-10-06 05:00

Saudi Critic Vanishes After Visiting Consulate, Prompting Fear And Confusion . News | OPB

OPB - 2018-10-05 17:10

US withdraws from Iran treaty after court ruling

Rûdaw - 2018-10-04 04:57
US closed Basra consulate because of threats from Iran ...

Washington Post columnist goes missing at Turkey consulate as fiancée waits outside - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2018-10-03 16:15

Iraq 'regrets' closure of US consulate, Iran rejects 'propaganda'

Kurdiu - 2018-09-30 20:34

US shuts down consulate in Iraq's Basra citing Iranian 'threats'

Kurdiu - 2018-09-30 02:30

29/9/2018 Iraq Blaming Iran, U.S. shuts down Consulate in Iraq's Basra

KNNC - 2018-09-29 16:12

Iraq 'regrets' US consulate departures Basra, vows security improvement

Rûdaw - 2018-09-29 12:36
"The Iraqi government is determined to confront any threat that targets diplomatic missions ...

Iraq Concerned over US Decision to Close Down Consulate in Basra

BAS News - 2018-09-29 09:43
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has expressed concern over a decision by US State Department to close down its consulate office in Basra. “We are concerned over US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision to close down the consulate in Basra and relocating ...

US shuts Basra consulate on security grounds

Rûdaw - 2018-09-29 07:46
Pompeo put the consulate on 'ordered departure' ...

U.S. to Close Consulate in Iraq, Citing Threats From Iran - WSJ

WSJ - 2018-09-29 02:47

US Consulate in Basra to Close for Security Purposes: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-28 22:38
ERBIL - The US State Department is scheduled to close down the country's consulate in the Iraqi southern province of Basra amid the violent protests, Sputnik cited the Wall Street Journal on Friday evening. Thousands of people in the oil-rich city have b ...

Rocket Lands near US Consulate in Basra: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-28 09:34
ERBIL — At least three rockets were fired on Thursday into Basra Airport, landing near the US consulate, according to media reports. The incident took place on Thursday evening but it was reported on Friday by the Iraqi media outlets. According to Baghda ...

KRG foreign office welcomes upgraded ties with Greece

Rûdaw - 2018-09-19 03:17
Greece upgraded its commercial office to a Consulate General ...

US Consulate Envoy to Observe Kurdistan Election

BAS News - 2018-09-17 14:11
ERBIL — The US Consulate General in Erbil will act as a foreign observer in the upcoming parliamentary election in the Kurdistan Region, an official confirmed. According to Zhiyar Dizayee, an official from Kurdistan’s electoral commission, a representati ...

Pro-Iran parties protest torching of Iranian consulate, Hashd HQ in Basra

Rûdaw - 2018-09-16 16:35
“Death to America, death to Israel” ...

Iran opens new consulate in Basra days after protesters torched last one

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-12 16:42
Iranian ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi gives a press conference outside the new consular building in Basra, Sep. 11, 2018. (Photo: AFP) ...

Iran reopens its consulate in Basra after burned by angry protesters last Friday

Waar Media - 2018-09-12 11:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran opened on Tuesday a new consulate building in the Iraqi southern province of Basra as the country’s previous diplomatic facility was burned by the angry protesters last Friday. The Iraqi protesters, a few days earlier, set fire to severa ...

Iran opens new consulate in Iraq's Basra after attack

Rûdaw - 2018-09-12 02:10
We don't want lose a single day of services for the people of Basra ...

Iran relocates consulate in Iraq’s Basra following unrest

Gulan Media - 2018-09-11 23:30

Iran Opens New Consulate in Basra

BAS News - 2018-09-11 20:01
ERBIL - Iran opened on Tuesday a new consulate building in the Iraqi southern province of Basra as the country's previous diplomatic facility was burned by the angry protesters last Friday. The Iraqi protesters, a few days earlier, set fire to several pu ...

'Rogue agents' burned Iranian Consulate in Basra: Iraqi FM

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-11 18:19
Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim al-Jaafari. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Top Iranian Advisor Blames Saudi Arabia, US, Israel for Consulate Attack in Basra

BAS News - 2018-09-10 11:30
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's military adviser Hossein Dehghan has linked the attack on Iranian consulate in Iraq’s Basra to Saudi Arabia, US, and Israel. Dehghan, who previously served as the defense minister between 2013 and 2017, claim ...

Iraqi protesters storms Iranian consulate in Basra

Waar Media - 2018-09-09 11:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in southern Iraq’s city of Basra, setting it on fire as part of deadly demonstrations against lack of services and jobs in which several government buildings have been ransacked and torched. Demonstrat ...

Iraqi protesters set fire to Iran consulate 8/9/2018 Iraq

KNNC - 2018-09-08 19:56

Iran Summons Iraqi Envoy Amid Fire on Consulate

BAS News - 2018-09-08 19:54
ERBIL - After the burning of the Iranian consulate by the angry Iraqi protesters on Friday, the country's envoy to Iran was summoned by Tehran to answer the fire incident on the consulate, a report said. According to IRNA, the director of Persian Gulf af ...

Protesters set on fire Iranian consulate in Iraq’s Basra

E-Kurd - 2018-09-08 18:10
BASRA, Southern Iraq,— Protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in Iraq’s southern oil hub Basra on Friday, setting it on fire as part of deadly demonstrations against lack of services and jobs in which several government buildings have been ransacked an ...

Abadi Orders Investigation into Protestor Storm onto Iranian Consulate

BAS News - 2018-09-08 10:03
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider has ordered investigations into the Friday incidents in the protest-hit province of Basra, south of the country. The order came hours after angry protestors attacked Iranian consulate in Basra, and burned the building. ...

Tehran summons Iraqi envoy to answer for torching of consulate

Rûdaw - 2018-09-08 09:51
Abadi ordered an investigation into security lapses at gov't buildings ...

Basra protests: Rioters attack Iran consulate

BBC - 2018-09-08 00:02
A protester is killed amid anger over government corruption and a lack of basic public services. ...

Iran Closes Shalamcheh Border Crossing with Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-07 23:27
ERBIL - After the angry protesters set fire to the Iranian Consulate in Iraq on Friday evening, the Islamic Republic closed the Shalamcheh border crossing in Basra, locals reported. After burning the consulate, the spokesperson of the Iranian Ministry of ...

Basra Protests: Iranian Consulate Set on Fire

BAS News - 2018-09-07 19:07
ERBIL — Angry protestors in Iraq’s southern province of Basra stormed on Friday the Iranian Consulate, and set fire to the facility. It comes after the protestors burned several government buildings and offices for Shi’ite militias as well as political b ...

Basra protesters set fire to public buildings, march toward Iran’s consulate

Gulan Media - 2018-09-06 23:10

Dutch police question suspect in Turkish consulate attack

Newsok - 2018-09-05 11:10

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