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Coalition, partner forces liberate last territory held by Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-24 06:14
The Coalition congratulates the Syrian Democratic Forces on the liberation of the remaining civilians under Daesh control and the elimination of Daesh's self-proclaimed territorial caliphate in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, Syria, March 23, 2019. Ar ...

Les SDF declaren la derrota definitiva de l'Estat Islàmic, la guerra ha acabat

KurdisCat - 2019-03-24 00:44
Les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) han anunciat avui al Camp Omar, Deir ez Zor, la fi de la campanya Tempesta de Jazira. Baghouz ha caigut aquest matí i les milícies democràtiques hi han hissat la bandera. El Califat ha est ...

Armenian Embassy in France salutes “resisting Kurdish people”

ANF - 2019-03-23 15:33
Firat spoke about a wide array of topics like Democratic Confederalism and Rojava and said Kurds, along with other peoples, have been fighting a difficult war to create conditions to live together under the framework of Democratic Confederalism. ...

KDP to Submit Amendment to Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-23 15:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction has approved the Presidency Law Amendment to be submitted to the Kurdistan Region parliament and proceed with the presidential election. MP Sabah Mahmoud confirmed that the KDP faction will submit the amen ...

French President Macron salutes SDF’s victory

ANF - 2019-03-23 14:00
French President Emmanuel Macron saluted the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who defeated ISIS. ...

Demirtas calls on people to go to the polls to “teach a lesson”

ANF - 2019-03-23 13:40
"Make sure to go to the ballots and cast your precious votes. After that will come a democratic victory, alongside a rightful political struggle." ...

Islamic State defeated, ‘caliphate’ eliminated, Syrian Kurds declare

E-Kurd - 2019-03-23 12:33
BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared “caliphate” that once spanned a third of Iraq a ...

PYD Europe calls for international action against Turkish threats

ANF - 2019-03-23 10:35
"We call upon the international community to recognise our cause and our democratic administration in northern Syria, to stand firmly against Turkish threats and occupation Afrin and to pressure Turkey to withdraw from the Syrian territories it occupied." ...

SDF Declares Full Victory over IS in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-23 08:58
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) officially announced on Saturday the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Syria as the Kurdish fighters had launched an operation to liberate the last militant group territor ...

SDF flag planted in Baghouz to mark the victory over ISIS

ANF - 2019-03-23 08:25
Syrian Democratic Forces have ended the military presence of ISIS in North and East Syria. ...

Syrie : les djihadistes de l’Etat islamique abandonnent leurs armes par milliers à Baghouz @KurdistanAu

L'Important - 2019-03-22 17:58
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) yesterday cleared the Baghouz village of ISIS and took the entire area under their control. Combing and search operations continue in the village, the last patch o... ...

Les YPJ hissen la seva bandera a les darreres posicions de l'Estat Islàmic a Baghouz

KurdisCat - 2019-03-22 14:40
Les Yekîneyên Parastinê yên Jinê (Unitats de Defensa de Dones, YPJ) una de les milícies integrants de les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) han penjat avui la seva bandera al darrer lloc on onejava la de l'Islamic State (Estat ...

Democratic Kurdish Community Center in Cologne attacked

ANF - 2019-03-22 12:49
Cologne DKTM was attacked by fascists late last night. ...

Reactivation of Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law will not be as easy: PUK

E-Kurd - 2019-03-21 20:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Member of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) leadership Arez Abdulla said on Thursday that reactivating Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s presidency law will not be as easy as the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has claimed ...

Kurdish youth celebrate Newroz in London

ANF - 2019-03-21 16:59
In the celebration held in the Democratic Kurdish Society Centre Wednesday evening, Ali Poyraz, Nahide Zengin and Mehmet Sait Yilmaz , who have been on a hunger strike since March 14, gave speeches. ...

Les SDF desmenteixen que Baghouz hagi caigut i segueixen operant especialment als túnels

KurdisCat - 2019-03-21 14:21
"No és cert el complet alliberament de la ciutat". Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) han desmentit avui que la darrer localitat siriana en mans de l'Islamic State (Estat Islàmic, IS) s'hagi rendit. De fet han afirmat que conti ...

Karl Rove calls 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke a 'reckless' candidate [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-21 12:53

Georgetown University students say Ocasio-Cortez is the face of the Democratic Party [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 15:26

Bernie Sanders calls Democratic socialism a 'vibrant democracy' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-19 20:02

KDP After Meeting PUK: Good Steps Taken

BAS News - 2019-03-19 12:58
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) met on Tuesday in Sulaimaniya province to resume the talks on the next cabinet formation with the former saying that "good steps were taken" in the discussions. "O ...

SDF Enters IS Encampment in Baghouz: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-19 12:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has entered the Islamic State (IS) encampment in the village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. "SDF is in control of Daesh encampment area in Baghouz," Mustafa Bali, a SDF sp ...

Dozens of Trump associates face deadline to turn over documents for Democratic investigation [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-19 10:35

SDF: 87 ISIS terrorists killed in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-19 09:12
The press office of the Syrian Democratic Forces has published a 24-hour record of the offensive against the last territory under ISIS control in East Syria. According to them, 87 jihadists were killed in the fighting in al-Bagouz. ...

Human Rights Council begins general debate on human rights situations that require the Council’s attention - Democratic People's Republic of Korea | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-18 22:00

PUK: We Won't Participate in Future KRG Without True Partnership

BAS News - 2019-03-18 20:24
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has made it clear that it would not participate in the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) without a "true partnership," as the party is expected to resume talks with the ruling Kurdistan Democratic P ...

2020 field grows as Democratic contenders hit the trail

Yahoo - 2019-03-18 20:20

KDP, PUK to Resume KRG Establishment Talks on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-03-18 19:53
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will meet on Tuesday to resume the talks on the formation of a new cabinet in Erbil. The two major Kurdish parties have already signed two political agreements in the pas ...

KDP, Gorran on the Same Page About Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) appear to be on the same page about introducing an amendment to the Kurdistan Region Presidency Law and elect the president sooner. For years, Gorran has been pushing to bring the pres ...

SDF Resumes Operation to Liberate Last IS Pocket of Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-17 22:37
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) resumed on Sunday evening the military operation against the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) in hopes of liberating the last pocket held by the militants in eastern Syria. Mustafa Bali, a SDF spo ...

Over 60,000 people, mostly families of Islamic State, fled Syria jihadist enclave: Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 19:07
BAGHOUZ, Syria,— The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday more than 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded out of Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria since a final assault to capture it began over two months ago. The ...

More Than 6,000 People Fled Last IS Pocket in Syria: SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-17 15:12
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) revealed on Sunday that the total number of people who have so far escaped the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold in eastern Syria, has reached 60,000. Among the massive influx of people were 5,000 I ...

Gorran to get 60 positions in new Iraqi Kurdistan government: member

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 11:45
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran) will get 60 positions in the new cabinet of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) according to an agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a member of the party said on ...

SDF Says It Killed 32 IS Insurgents in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-16 22:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday that it had killed 32 militants of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's village of Baghouz. The US-backed Kurdish fighters explained in a statement that the 32 jihadists were killed dur ...

PUK Forms New Committee to Negotiate Next Government with KDP

BAS News - 2019-03-16 13:45
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) announced the formation of a new committee on Saturday to discuss the disagreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) over the next government of Kurdistan Region. The two major parties have been negotia ...

KDP motive behind taking interior, oil, municipalities ministries in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-16 11:30
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iraq (KDP) has selected what positions it wants in the new Kurdistan regional government. It is holding firmly to take the positions of ministry of interior, natural resources, munic ...

KDP Determined to Elect Kurdistan President Before April

BAS News - 2019-03-16 10:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has made it clear that it will step up the efforts to elect the new president of Kurdistan Region before the end of this month to proceed with the next government later. Speaking to BasNews on Saturday, member of ...

Barzani Pays Tribute to the Victims of Halabja Chemical Attack

BAS News - 2019-03-16 10:32
ERBIL — Kurdish leader, former president of Kurdistan Region and the current president of Kurdistan Democratic Party, Masoud Barzani, paid tribute to the victims of Halabja chemical attack on Saturday. Thirty one years ago on 16th March, the Baath regime ...

HDP condemns the attack in New Zealand

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
HPD urged everyone to continue with determination the struggle for respect towards such differences and to uphold democratic principles. ...

Baghouz: IS Attacks Its Members Who Surrender to SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-15 22:10
ERBIL - The militants of the Islamic State (IS) targeted on Friday their own members and their families who were surrendering to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria's Baghuz, a spokesperson said. SDF spokesperson Mustafa Bali said in ...

Turkey’s democratic deficit to end in despair after March 31 local elections | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-15 14:58

Turkey Removes HDP's Election Billboards Written in Kurdish

BAS News - 2019-03-14 23:46
ERBIL - The election banners of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which had been written in Kurdish language, were banned by Turkish courts in certain cities on Thursday, a report said. Turkey is making preparations for the nationwide elec ...

SDF: 1.300 ISIS members and families surrendered to our forces

ANF - 2019-03-14 20:29
YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces are conducting their final operation against ISIS in the last remaining enclave of the terrorist organisation in Syria. ...

IS Insurgents Continue to Surrender to SDF in Baghouz: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-14 20:14
ERBIL - More than one thousand other Islamic State (IS) and their families surrendered to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Thursday as the Kurdish fighters have intensified their efforts to liberate the last militant group enclave. In an ...

Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law should be reactivated, president designated: KDP

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 19:32
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is determined to reach an agreement with other political factions at the legislative on an amendment to Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law and electing a new president. The KD ...

KDP Keen on Electing Kurdistan President

BAS News - 2019-03-14 14:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is determined to reach an agreement with other political factions at the legislative on an amendment to the presidency law and electing a new president. The KDP, which emerged victorious in the 2018’s parliamentar ...

Hundreds of IS Militants and Their Families Surrender to SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-14 14:00
ERBIL — Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants, together with their families, surrendered on Thursday to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria. The jihadists and their families used a corridor the SDF has opened for those who ...

How turnout, majority size, and outcome affect whether citizens think the result of an EU referendum should be implemented : Democratic Audit

Democraticaudit - 2019-03-14 06:23

2020 Democratic hopefuls fanning out in early-voting states | WBFF

Foxbaltimore - 2019-03-14 02:08

Women’s institutions in Northern and Eastern Syria come together

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
Women’s institutions in Northern and Eastern Syria are coming together to hold a meeting with the motto, “Build the free and democratic society with the unity of free women”. ...

SDF Says It Liberated Several Points in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-13 23:24
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday that it had secured several points in the Syrian village of Baghouz, Deir ez-Zor province. "Our forces advanced today and took control of several points, Mustafa Bali, a spokesperso ...

Jewish millennials launch liberation movement from the Democratic Party [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-13 22:16

SDF Thwarts Multiple IS Suicide Attacks in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-13 10:05
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) revealed on Wednesday that they had thwarted multiple attempts by the Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers to harm the SDF offensive lines in Baghouz, east of Syria. “There were suicide vest attacks by ...

About 2,000 IS Militants Surrender to SDF in Eastern Syria: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-12 22:20
ERBIL - About 2,000 insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor have surrendered to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as the US-backed Kurdish fighters continued to liberate the last enclave of the mili ...

Operation Against Last IS Stronghold Almost Over: SDF

BAS News - 2019-03-12 15:09
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday that its massive military operation against the Islamic State (IS) has almost reached the end with defeating the jihadists in Baghouz, east of Syria. “The operation is over, or as goo ...

PUK Alters Demand in Gov’t-Formation Talks with KDP: Source

BAS News - 2019-03-12 14:38
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) met on Tuesday to proceed with the negotiations on the next cabinet. A source with knowledge on the talks told BasNews that the PUK is seeking ...

KDP, PUK to Discuss Critical Issues on Next Cabinet Formation

BAS News - 2019-03-11 21:50
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will meet on Tuesday for talks on the formation of the next cabinet, including the posts that the latter would hold in the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). A s ...

17 more children rescued from ISIS in Baghouz taken to Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
17 more Yazidi children rescued by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the final operation against ISIS in Baghouz have been taken to Shengal and reunited with their families. ...

TEV-DEM: Time to create the Democratic Syria

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
TEV-DEM issued a written statement on the anniversary of the Qamishlo massacre of March 12, 2004. TEV-DEM said it is time to create a democratic Syria. ...

SDF Kills "Dozens" of IS Militants in Eastern Syria: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-11 19:09
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Monday that it had killed "dozens" of Islamic State (IS) insurgents as the Kurdish fighters have resumed their operation against the militant group’s last enclave in eastern Syria. SFD spokes ...

Syrian Democratic Forces launch 'final operation' against ISIS | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-11 13:10

Morocco repatriates eight alleged Islamic State jihadists from Syria, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces confirms transfer - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2019-03-11 12:38

Trump and Democratic presidential candidates campaign over the weekend [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-11 12:25

Who has the lead for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination? [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-11 03:32

SDF Resumes Final Operation Against IS in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-10 23:00
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) resumed its military operation to liberate the last Islamic State (IS) pocket in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. Mustafa Bali, head of the SDF media office, pointed out that the US-backed ...

Democratic presidential hopeful Julian Castro speaks at South By Southwest | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-10 17:45

SDF Pauses Operation to Liberate Bahouz for Civilian Lives

BAS News - 2019-03-10 14:22
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has reportedly put its military operation on hold in Baghouz village so to allow civilian evacuation, an official said. Islamic State (IS) is holding its grip on the last pocket in eastern Syria near ...

Syria: SDF Liberates Kurdish Yezidi Woman, Four Children from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-09 22:47
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday that it had liberated a Kurdish Yezidi woman and four children from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in Syria. The SDF explained that the four civilians had been abducted by the jihadi ...

KDP to Resume Gov’t-Formation Talks after Agreement with PUK, Gorran

BAS News - 2019-03-09 13:46
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will resume talks on the next cabinet as it has already laid the ground with political agreements. The party, which emerged victorious in the last parliamentary election, recently signed separate agreements wi ...

PAJK's Amed explains meaning of free municipalism

ANF - 2019-03-09 13:19
Amed said that free municipalism, which is based on the democratic, ecological and women libertarian paradigm, poses serious pressure on the male-dominated power mentality. ...

Mullah Mustafa Barzani was Not a Democratic and Patriotic Kurdish Leader

E-Kurd - 2019-03-09 03:18
Ageed Derky | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Mullah Mustafa Barzani has been termed by his own family and followers as the father of the Kurdish nation, and the most patriotic Kurdish leader in the history of Kurds. While it makes good sense that freedom fighter ...

HDP women candidates: ‘We will govern our cities and ourselves’

Green Left Weekly - 2019-03-08 15:09
Local government elections in Turkey will be on March 31. The government of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan removed more than 80 of 103 elected mayors representing the Kurdish-led People’s Democratic Party (HDP) from office and replaced them with government-appoint ...

Hannity: A sad and scary radicalization of the Democratic Party [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-08 08:38

8 Yazidis rescued from ISIS in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-07 13:01
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rescued 8 more Yazidis, including 6 children, in Baghouz where the final battle against the ISIS gangs continues. ...

Isolation protested in Hannover, Rennes and Vienna

ANF - 2019-03-07 08:38
“The demand of Leyla Güven and all the activists is the democratic demand of all the oppressed peoples” said women activists. ...

SDF Captures About 400 IS Insurgents Before Escaping Last Enclave

BAS News - 2019-03-06 23:01
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured about 400 Islamic State (IS) insurgents while attempting to escape the last enclave of Baghuz in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, a senior commander said on Wednesday. A seni ...

Syria: Yezidi Woman, 14 Children Freed from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-06 19:35
ERBIL - A Yezidi woman and 14 children were liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria on Wednesday by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The 15 civilians were freed from the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor where the militant group is losing the las ...

PUK Reaffirms Commitment to Its Political Agreement with KDP

BAS News - 2019-03-06 12:23
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is committed to all and every point of its recent political agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), said PUK Deputy Secretary General Kosrat Rasoul. Speaking to reporters on the sideline of Sula ...

Gorran Willing Triple Meeting with KDP, PUK

BAS News - 2019-03-05 23:57
ERBIL - The Change Movement (Gorran) has expressed willingness to hold a triple meeting with the two major Kurdish parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) to resume the talks on the formation of the next cabin ...

SDF Says 3,000 People Evacuated from Syria's Baghuz

BAS News - 2019-03-05 21:09
ERBIL - At least 3,000 people were evacuated on Tuesday from the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, said the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in a statement. Mustafa Bali, a spokesperson for the SDF, wrote on his Twitter account that 500 mili ...

SDF to Hand Over 250 IS Detainees to Iraq Soon: Expert

BAS News - 2019-03-05 18:46
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is expected to hand over 250 more Islamic State (IS) detainees to Iraq in the upcoming hours, a military expert said on Tuesday. The extradition will be part of a previous agreement between the US-ba ...

7 arrestees released in Tabqa

ANF - 2019-03-05 15:04
Tabqa Democratic Civilian administration released 7 persons arrested for aiding and abetting ISIS, with arbitration from clan sheiks and opinion leaders. ...

Evacuations in Baghouz continue as thousands have surrendered

ANF - 2019-03-05 14:13
Evacuations continue in the Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) final operation against ISIS gangs in the Baghouz village. ...

After Islamic State, women lead the way in a bold democratic experiment in Raqqa - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-03-04 23:45

Gorran: KDP-PUK Agreement "a Good Step"

BAS News - 2019-03-04 22:53
ERBIL - The Change Movement (Gorran) has welcomed Monday's political agreement between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) to expedite the next government establishment, considering it "a good step." "The Change Mo ...

The PUK And the KDP Began Their Meeting

Waar Media - 2019-03-04 18:47
WAAR_DUHOK KDP and PUK politburos met today in Erbil and the two sides are expected to agree on the formation of the new government and determine Kirkuk and Baghdad issues. “Today, at 11.00 am, a high-level delegation of the Kurdistan Democratic Party ( ...

PUK, KDP sign agreement on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

E-Kurd - 2019-03-04 15:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have signed an agreement on the formation of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). KDP deputy president Nechirvan Barzani and the PUK ...

KDP and PUK Ink Political Agreement on New Government

BAS News - 2019-03-04 15:33
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) officially signed a political agreement on Monday to expedite the formation of the new government. The agreement, was signed by KDP Vice President Nechirvan Barzani and P ...

Nearly 150 IS Militants Surrender to SDF in Baghouz: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-03-04 15:33
ERBIL — The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed that nearly 150 Islamic State (IS) militants surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria on Monday. The surrendering of the IS jihadists comes as the Kurdish-led SDF f ...

KDP and PUK Reach Political Agreement on New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-03-04 13:45
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) reached a political agreement during a meeting on Monday to finalize the formation of a new government. The parties are expected to officially ink the agreement later the ...

SDF Slowing Down Offensive on Last IS Enclave for Civilian Lives

BAS News - 2019-03-04 13:45
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Monday that it has begun to slow down the pace of its military operation aiming at the liberation of the last Islamic State (IS) pocket in Syria. “We’re slowing down the offensive in Baghouz due to a sma ...

Ebola Death Toll In DR Congo Climbs To 496

Waar Media - 2019-03-04 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK At least 496 people have died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the start of an outbreak in late July last year, the country’s Health Ministry said on Monday. Among 894 cases of reported hemorrhagic fever, 829 were confi ...

Venezuela’s Ex-Envoy Dubs Russia, China, Turkey ‘Anti-Democratic Rogue Nations’ - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-03-04 12:05

Hashd al-Shaabi Taxes Shop Owners in Tuz Khurmatu: Official

BAS News - 2019-03-03 23:11
ERBIL - The pro-Iran Hashd al-Shaabi militias have reportedly begun a campaign to tax the shop owners in the disputed Kurdish town of Tuz Khurmatu, an official revealed on Sunday. Talking to BasNews, Arsalan Ali, a Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) repres ...

Les SDF fan esclatar un magatzem d'armes de l'Estat Islàmic a Baghouz, Síria

KurdisCat - 2019-03-03 12:26
A les cinc de la tarda (hora siriana) de l'u de març les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) encapçalades per les Yekîneyên Parastinê Gel (Unitats de Defensa Popular, YPG) van iniciar l'assalt final sobre el sud de Baghouz. Ho v ...

Barzani, Kosrat Rasoul Meet to Help Resumption of Gov’t-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-03-03 11:20
ERBIL — President of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, and Deputy Secretary General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Kosrat Rasoul, met on Sunday to discuss the parties’ political disputes and the formation of next cabinet in Ku ...

SDF Expects “Decisive Battle” as Advancing into Last IS Bastion in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-03 08:57
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is advancing deep into the last small area of the Syrian territories held by the Islamic State (IS), expecting more decisive battles with the jihadists. Following days of delaying an operation in order to evacua ...

Sunday's KDP-PUK Meeting Delayed

BAS News - 2019-03-02 23:26
ERBIL - Sunday's expected meeting of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) was delayed until the next day. Leading members from the two major parties had been set to meet on Sunday to resume the talks on the form ...

2020 Democratic hopefuls fanning out in early-voting states | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-02 16:53

SDF Closing in on Last IS Bastion in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-02 14:11
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is tightening the noose around the last Islamic State (IS) enclave in Baghouz, east of Syria near the Iraqi border. Following several days of attempts to fully evacuate the last IS-held pocket from c ...

Washington Gov. Inslee joins Democratic presidential field | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-02 03:14

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