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Justice Department confirms no evidence Obama wiretapped Trump Tower

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-17 22:00

Kurdistan Counter-Terrorism Forces Capture Two IS Members in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-17 21:33
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region counter-terrorism forces announced on Thursday evening the capture of a couple of Islamic State (IS) members in the Kurdistan Region's capital city of Erbil. According to a statement by the counter-terror department, the two were ...

State Department rejects calls to expel Saudi ambassador to US over his brother's role in Khashoggi murder

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-16 02:23

Telecom Department Asked To Reliance Communications Release RCom's Rs 2,000 Crore Bank Guarantee

NDTV - 2019-01-15 09:21

Pentagon extends border mission through September

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 08:25
The Defense Department announced late Monday that it will be extending the U.S. military’s support mission on the southern border with Mexico through September, amounting to a nearly year-long deployment of troops there. Close to 5,000 troops, including ...

Justice Department inspector general finds missing FBI texts between Peter Strzok, Lisa Page

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-15 03:31

Donald Trump Government, US Justice Department Backs Suit Alleging Harvard University Anti-Asian Admissions Policy

NDTV - 2019-01-15 01:58

State Department stands by controversial Pompeo aide Mary Kissel: She is proud to serve Trump

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-14 22:07

Trump ignores State Department warning, congratulates Turkey's Erdogan after contentious poll win | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-01-14 20:03

NYC sanitation department trashes 'unlawful' anti-Trump litter basket signs

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-14 10:28

The Department of Justice Calls Donald Trump a Felon

Nymag - 2019-01-14 09:11

State Department approves $3.5B Patriot missile sales to Turkey amid tensions | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-14 02:40

State Department says U.S. is evaluating Turkish materials on Fethullah Gulen - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-14 01:50

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS's Face the Nation | STL.News

- 2019-01-13 22:04

Blaze at HollyFrontier Woods Cross, Utah refinery extinguished: Fire Department

Yahoo - 2019-01-10 23:56

UN qualifies Saudi woman as refugee

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 11:05
The UN on Wednesday qualified a Saudi woman for asylum in Australia. In a statement to NPR, Australia’s Department of Homeland Security said: “The UNHCR has referred Ms Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun to Australia for consideration for refugee resettlement.” Aus ...

Two Kurdish Civilians Arrested in Hewraman by IRGC Intelligence Department

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-10 02:00
Two Kurdish Civilians, Aram Adwayi and Borhan Advaeian from the village of Celin, were arrested by the Intelligence Department of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Saravabad and were taken to an unknown place. Another civilian from the aforement ...

Pompeo Congratulates Masrour Barzani on Nomination for Kurdistan Premiership

BAS News - 2019-01-09 23:48
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Masrour Barzani on his nomination as the next Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, according to a readout by the State Department. The two official met on Wednesday during an unannounced visit by Pompeo ...

The clinic of Dashti Amanos is continuing offering its medical dental services

SDF Press - 2019-01-08 23:05
Al-Tabqa_ the administration of the Martyr Chav Rash hospital set up a new department of treating teeth 3 months ago in the clinic of Dashti Amanos, affiliated to the hospital. The clinic is offering the protection, evaluation, diagnosing and non\surgical ...

U.S. ambassador visits detained American in Russia: State Department

Yahoo - 2019-01-08 15:35

More Kurdish Activists Prosecuted in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-08 02:00
Following the recent arrest of Environmental activists in Kamyaran, another Kurdish activist, Amanj Ghorbani was arrested at his workplace, the Department of Environment. So far, 8 people have been detained in Kamyaran. Farhad Mohammadi, a lawyer, Fazel Q ...

Erbil Security Arrests Man on Extortion Charges

BAS News - 2019-01-07 14:51
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces on Monday announced the arrest of a man in capital Erbil suspected of extortion via social media networks. According to a statement on official Facebook page of Kurdistan Counter-terror Department, the arrest was made on 2 ...

Kurdish Village in Kirkuk Evacuated for IS Threat

BAS News - 2019-01-07 13:23
ERBIL — The Kurdish population of a village in Kirkuk province have been displaced as the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the region regularly threaten to attack, a security source confirmed. According to former head of security department in Dubiz, Abdu ...

Jeffrey to replace McGurk in international coalition

Waar Media - 2019-01-05 16:41
United States State Department said on Friday; that US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Franklin Jeffrey; will also serve as the US envoy to the international coalition against ISIS. “In addition to his work as US Special Representative ...

UK Donates £5 million to Clear IS Explosives in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-01-05 13:33
ERBIL — UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) announced on Saturday another £5 million contribution to the mine clearance efforts in Iraq, including Sinjar, in the post-Islamic State (IS) era. “The Department for International Development ...

Iraq Not on Pompeo’s Destination List in Middle East Tour

BAS News - 2019-01-05 10:46
ERBIL — US State Department announced on Friday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo will begin his Middle East trip next week where he will meet with several leaders to discuss regional affairs. However, according to an official statement by the State Depar ...

US Appoints New Presidential Envoy to Anti-IS Coalition

BAS News - 2019-01-05 09:22
ERBIL — The State Department on Friday appointed Ambassador James Jeffrey as the US special presidential envoy to the global coalition to defeat the Islamic State (IS). Jeffrey will also remain in his current position as the Special Representative for Sy ...

US Says No Timeline for Syria Withdrawal

BAS News - 2019-01-04 23:37
ERBIL — The United States has no specific timeline for pulling its troops out of Syria, said a State Department official. “We have no timeline for our military forces to withdraw from Syria,” Reuters quoted the official who had asked to remain unnamed. “ ...

Former Baath Officer Appointed to Kirkuk Counter-terror Department

BAS News - 2019-01-02 10:38
ERBIL — Baghdad authorities have appointed a new figure to the commander of counter-terror forces in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. According to an official statement, Haider Fadhil Ubaidi has replaced Maan Sa’di. The new commander is a Sunni A ...

McGurk farewells civilian and military colleagues

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 18:16
Brett McGurk the US special presidential envoy to global coalition against ISIS announced on his official twitter on December 31, 2018 “Today was my last day at the State Department.” “I wish my former civilian and military colleagues well as they work u ...

Chief Pentagon spokeswoman announces resignation

ANF - 2019-01-01 14:23
US Department of Defense spokeswoman Dana White announced that she has resigned from the Trump administration. ...

Eight Kurdish Civilians Still Held at IRGC Intelligence Detention Centre

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-28 02:01
Four civilians from the villages of Celin and Degaga of Sarvabad and four other from Piranshahr, all arrested by Intelligence Department of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) over the past two weeks, are still in the custody of this security institu ...

Pentagon Signs US Military Withdrawal order from Syria

Waar Media - 2018-12-24 18:29
US defense department Pentagon signed the order for the military withdrawal from Syria; and it is expected that the pull out process will begin on January 8th. “The order has been signed for the American troops to pull out from Syria; and the withdrawal ...

US Pullout Order Signed

BAS News - 2018-12-24 17:54
ERBIL - Outgoing US Defense Secretary James Mattis has signed the order of withdrawing the US forces from Syria, a Defense Department spokesman said on Monday. The signing took place after President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would replace Matti ...

U.S. State Department says special envoy McGurk resigns

Yahoo - 2018-12-23 19:59

5 Things to Know About the Fight Against ISIS in Syria > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Story

Defense - 2018-12-22 18:03

Coalition Effort Aims at Stability in Iraq, Syria > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Article

Defense - 2018-12-20 23:04

US state department approves sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey

Uniindia - 2018-12-20 10:47

State Department Freezes $200 Million Promised For Syria Fund : NPR

NPR - 2018-12-20 03:53

Activating children department in Al-Tabqa national hospital

SDF Press - 2018-12-19 23:21
Al-Tabqa_ children department in the national hospital at Al-Tabqa started receiving children and offering medical service. after it was activated again. The children department consists of baby sittings, children departments, isolated offices for the pat ...

Two Kurdish Civilians Arrested by IRGC Intelligence Unit

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-19 02:00
Two Civilians from the village of Celin of Saravabad, Marivan, were telephone summoned and arrested by the Intelligence Department of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Saravabad and were taken to one of the security detention facilities. Kurdist ...

State Department Press Briefing - December 11, 2018 [video + transcript] - Conservative Daily News

Conservativedailynews - 2018-12-12 06:38

Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to Iraq and Kurdistan | Department of Energy

Energy - 2018-12-12 00:37

Historic Church Destroyed by Flood in Duhok's Akre

BAS News - 2018-12-09 23:20
ERBIL - A historic church in the district of Akre, in Duhok province, has been destroyed by the recent heavy rains. Head of Archeology Department in Akre, Hiwa Shamal, explained to BasNews that the history of the religious site dates back to over four ce ...

Summary of U.S. Department of Justice’s Guidance, “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” | The National Law Review

Natlawreview - 2018-12-07 23:43

Rehabilitation of AL-Saad roundabout in Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2018-12-07 15:05
Tabqa – The Department of Environment of People’s municipality in Tabqa works to restore the sidewalks of the streets, streets dividers and roundabouts in the city. The maintenance workshops of People’s municipality in Tabqa started the rehabilitation of ...

Rotten food items were seized in Raqqa markets

SDF Press - 2018-12-02 19:47
Raqqa – As part of its work in the markets and shops for the safety of civilians, “Public control” Department of People’s Municipality in Raqqa city has seized foodstuffs that are not suitable for human consumption and Expired, including natural juice, to ...

Computer training courses to improve administrative work

SDF Press - 2018-11-30 18:40
Tabqa – The information department of the Economic Committee of Tabqa Civil Council began to organize training courses for employees in the directorates of the Economics Committee on computer. Training courses began yesterday and will last for 25 days, so ...

Latest Casualty Figures of Sunday’s Earthquake

BAS News - 2018-11-26 09:32
ERBIL — At least two people were killed and hundreds more were injured in the earthquake which hit the border areas of Kurdistan Region and the Kurdish provinces of Iran on Sunday. Latest updates from the health department in the Kurdistan Region confirm ...

Fire Engulfs Students Dormitory in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-11-22 13:28
ERBIL — A fire incident on Thursday was reported in Bardarash district of Akre in Duhok province at a dormitory for university students. Head of the press department for Bardarash Civil Defense Corps, Firas Yasin, confirmed the report to BasNews and said ...

US Designates IS Leader's Aide as "Global Terrorist", Admits Group's Re-emergence

BAS News - 2018-11-20 21:37
ERBIL - The US Department of State designated an aide to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a "global terrorist" on Tuesday. Hajji 'Abd al-Nasr, according to a statement by the department, has held several leadership positions i ...

First Bike Marathon in Kurdistan Opens Registration

BAS News - 2018-11-19 15:24
ERBIL — The first-ever bike marathon will be held in Kurdistan Region’s capital on 30 November. The event is organized by IOM Iraq, with support from the US State Department, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), Kurdistan 24 and the Kurdi ...

Department of Women in Tabqa issued a statement to reduce violence against women

SDF Press - 2018-11-18 20:01
Tabqa – The series of violence in all its forms against women continues to its peak in the 21st century, and hardly a day goes by without a woman being killed, raped or beaten. This violence, which dates back nearly seven thousand years, reached the peak ...

Tabqa Electricity Department opens a workshop for the maintenance of transformers

SDF Press - 2018-11-18 20:01
Tabqa – Electricity Department in Tabqa city opened a workshop for the maintenance of electrical transformers. After connecting the electricity to the entire Tabqa city and its countryside, and due to increase of pressure on power transformers, the Direct ...

Rotten Food items Seized in Raqqa’ Markets

SDF Press - 2018-11-18 20:01
Al-Raqqa – As part of its continuous follow-up and continuous patrols, the Health Department of People’s Municipality in Raqqa city seized Rotten food items that are not suitable for human consumption. The head of the department, “Ali Mustafa,” pointed ou ...

Jamal Khashoggi: US 'yet to conclude' who was behind the murder

BBC - 2018-11-18 00:30
The State Department counters reports the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince ordered the murder. ...

Sewing workshops: Another model of community solidarity

SDF Press - 2018-11-17 18:04
Tabqa – After the opening of the Department of the Council of Women in Tabqa a sewing workshop and providing all necessary equipment and supplies for the workshop to train women on sewing to be qualified and work permanently so that they can rely on thems ...

Transport of large Boats from bridge’s West to Its East

SDF Press - 2018-11-17 18:04
Raqqa- As the winter season approaches, and in order to avoid accidents occurring in the Euphrates River, the Department of Internal Transport of People’s Municipality of Raqqa issued a circular to transfer the ships and boats that are operating between t ...

Rehabilitation of flag Roundabout in Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2018-11-16 17:40
Tabqa – Environment Department of People’s municipality in Tabqa city continued its works to restore the sidewalks of the streets, streets dividers and roundabouts in the city. Maintenance workshops in People’s municipality in Tabqa began the rehabilitati ...

The State Department shouldn’t target Kurds to appease Turkey

Washingtonexaminer - 2018-11-15 12:25

/14 / electric transformers install in the eastern countryside of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-11-13 15:38
Raqqa-In coordination with electricity department, INMA organization started a project to install 14 electric transformers, their capacities are ranging from 200 to 400 KV, and will be distributed to areas of eastern countryside of Raqqa. The director of ...

Organizing a competition to employ the qualified people in Raqqa’s countryside

SDF Press - 2018-11-13 15:38
Raqqa -The Local Administration Committee of Raqqa Civil Council organized a competition to recruit a number of secondary and university graduates and experts in Raqqa’s towns and villages. Ali Al Ibrahim, the head of administrative affairs department of ...

Baghdad tackles youth unemployment as 1 million Iraqis are jobless

Rûdaw - 2018-11-08 09:58
"The department has prepared an electronic form where job seekers can record their data and include the type of service they desire ...

US Defense Department report: The changing mission confronting Iran in Syria and Iraq?

Seth Frantzman - 2018-11-06 23:48
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN The latest Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) quarterly report on the status of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) includes 105 mentions of “Iran.” It covers the period of […] ...

US State Department offers reward for information on key PKK leaders

Gulan Media - 2018-11-06 23:33

US Late in Setting Bounties on PKK Leaders: Turkey

BAS News - 2018-11-06 22:48
ERBIL - Turkey said on Tuesday that the US Department of State's announcement of rewards for information on three senior leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is a "late decision", state media said. "We will take this cautiously, it is a late dec ...

Iraq Granted Exemption to Iran Sanctions: Report

BAS News - 2018-11-06 22:25
ERBIL - A special representative for Iran at the US State Department said on Tuesday that Iraq can continue having access to the energy it needs from the neighboring country so that Baghdad will be able to manage its power supply. Brian Hook said that "I ...

US Offers Cash Rewards for Information on Three PKK Leaders

BAS News - 2018-11-06 18:44
ERBIL - The US Department of State announced on Tuesday that if offers cash rewards in exchange for information on three Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) senior leaders, among whom is one of the party's co-founders, Murat Karayılan. "The U.S. values its co ...

U.S. Department of State offers rewards for information on three top PKK figures | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-11-06 18:38

State Department targets senior PKK members | News |

Ekathimerini - 2018-11-06 18:38

Kurdistan FM Condemns Deadly Attacks in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-11-05 10:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Head of Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa, decried the Sunday attacks in Iraq’s capital that killed several people and left dozens wounded. “I strongly condemn the despicable bombings in Baghdad late last night whi ...

Washington Concerned over Turkish Strikes in Rojava

BAS News - 2018-11-01 10:30
ERBIL — The recent Turkish bombardments of areas in northwest of Syria, which are under the control of Kurds, “are of great concern” to the United States, said State Department Deputy Speaker Robert Palladino. “Unilateral military strikes into northwest ...

Department of State's Foreign Service Institute (FSI),the School of Language Studies (SLS) at FSI. - International Center for Language Studies - Arlington, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2018-10-30 03:04
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Discovery of First Kurdish PhD Published in Poland Announced

Kurdish Studies Network - 2018-10-27 08:14
We congratulate our colleagues from and the Section of Kurdish Studies in the Department of Iranian Studies in the Institute of Oriental Studies of Jagiellonian University who announced the discovery of the first PhD written on Kurdish s ...

Majority of Religious Minorities Fled Iraq Since 2003: Official

BAS News - 2018-10-25 00:45
ERBIL - Latest statistics indicated that the majority of religious minorities have fled Iraq since 2003. Head of the Communication and Media Department at the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Mariwan ...

Opening of Women’s Council in Mashlab district

SDF Press - 2018-10-24 01:34
Raqqa – The Women’s Department in Raqqa opened a Women’s Council in Mashlab district. The opening ceremony was attended by leaders of SDF, the Internal Security Forces, members of the Civil Administrations of the Women’s Offices in the Syrian North, the F ...

US announces ‘penalties’ against Saudi officials following Jamal Khashoggi death

Waar Media - 2018-10-24 01:26
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters during a news briefing at the State Department in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2018 WAAR-DUHOK: The United States has identified some Saudi officials responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal ...

Baghdad Removes Kirkuk Traffic Police Director

BAS News - 2018-10-21 19:28
ERBIL - The federal government issued a decree on Sunday to remove the head of Kirkuk Traffic Police Directorate, replacing him with another official. Confirming to Kurdistan 24, Major Sherzad, former head of the department in the disputed Kurdish provin ...

US State Department deputy meets PM Barzani in Erbil

Rûdaw - 2018-10-16 07:15
Sullivan met with top Iraqi officials on Sunday during his three-day visit ...

U.S. diplomat arrives in Iraq for talks with newly elected Iraqi and Kurdish leaders

E-Kurd - 2018-10-15 19:54
WASHINGTON,— US State Department number two John Sullivan arrives on Sunday in Iraq to meet with the country’s new leaders, the highest level administration official to do so since their election. Sullivan will visit Baghdad and Erbil, the capital of the ...

In Pictures: Car Bomb Explosion Hits Central Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-10-13 21:05
ERBIL - A car bomb explosion hit central Kirkuk province on Saturday night, and three people have so far have been reported injured in the attack. According to a statement by the Kurdistan Region anti-terrorism department on its Facebook feed, the bombin ...

“House of the wounded” holds its periodic meeting

SDF Press - 2018-10-12 15:02
Raqqa – The Department of “Dar Al-Jarha” in Raqqa city on Saturday, a meeting to discuss the situation of the wounded fighters of SDF who suffered various injuries while performing their military duties. “Mahmoud Sino”, the administrative house of the wou ...

35 cases resolved by the ” Committee for Reconciliation and Social Justice” during one month

SDF Press - 2018-10-09 01:09
Hasakah – The Committee for Reconciliation and Social Justice of the Southern Region Department completes its work in solving different social issues such as real estate, inheritance, women, divorce and others. The Joint Chairperson of the Committee for R ...

A cultural evening at Tabqa center of the cultural

SDF Press - 2018-10-09 01:09
The Cultural and Art Committee organized a cultural evening in cooperation with the democratic civil administration of Tabqa, entitled “From under the rubble we have reared our thought and culture” to open the destroyed department of the cultural center. ...

US to Sell Five Armed Bell 407GX Helicopters to Iraq

BAS News - 2018-10-05 19:46
ERBIL - The US State Department has approved to sell five armed Bell 407GX light attack helicopters to the Iraqi security forces as part of the country's fight against the Islamic State (IS), the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement. T ...

U.S. encourages quick formation of new Iraq’s Kurdistan government

E-Kurd - 2018-10-04 14:31
WASHINGTON,— The United States encouraged the quick formation of a new Kurdish government, after Iraq’s Kurdistan region held a parliamentary election on September 30, 2018. Spokesperson of the US State Department Heather Nauert said in a press conferenc ...

US encourages quick formation of Kurdistan government after parliamentary election

Waar Media - 2018-10-03 14:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Heather Nauert, the spokesperson for US State Department, said during a news briefing on Tuesday that Washington congratulates the people of Kurdistan Region on their participation in the election on 30 September. She pointed out that Washing ...

Latest Update on Kurdistan Election Results: 96% of Ballots Counted

BAS News - 2018-10-02 12:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) election department said that the party has won nearly 44% of the overall counted ballots. Khasro Goran, head of the department, told Kurdistan 24 that the counting process is about to conclude, indicating that th ...

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 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 ...

Treasury Sanctions Key ISIS Financial Facilitators

The Global Coalition - 2018-09-20 17:27
Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action today to designate two Daesh financiers pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or ...

IS Calls to Sympathizers to Use Whatever Weapons for Terror Attacks: US

BAS News - 2018-09-20 13:45
ERBIL — The US has revealed that the Islamic State is calling on its followers to use whatever arms available, including chemical weapons, to carry out terrorist attacks. The State Department said in a report on Wednesday that the terrorist group used ru ...

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Spends Millions on Food In Six Month: Document

BAS News - 2018-09-17 01:15
ERBIL - The Baghdad-appointed governor of Kirkuk province have spent nearly IQD 300 million on food supply in the past first six months of the new year only, documents revealed. According to documents by the accounting department of Kirkuk governor’s off ...

State Department official backs Macedonian referendum

Gulan Media - 2018-09-14 00:13

Nauert: Iran is rolling a “Bad Actor” in Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-09-12 13:18
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States Department of state said the Iranian rocket attack on the Kurdistan Region was an effort to destabilize Iraq and the region, describing Tehran as a “bad actor.” Iranian military units launched a barrage of missiles that hit ...

US slaps new sanctions on Daesh money “facilitator”

The Global Coalition - 2018-09-10 22:20
Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action today targeting Waleed Ahmed Zein, a terrorist in East Africa who established an intricate worldwide financial network to facilitate funds transfers fo ...

US Issues Security Alert to Americans Traveling to Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-09 10:56
ERBIL — The US State Department has issued a new security alert at the wake of recent deadly protests in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, as well as ahead of the Shi’ite Muslim’s mourning month of Muharram. “The United States Mission in Iraq is restric ...

Attack on PDKI Bases: Death Toll Rises to 11

BAS News - 2018-09-08 13:20
ERBIL — The death toll after a missile attack on the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (PDKI) bases has climbed to 11, medical sources confirmed. Hawkar Ali, a spokesperson for Koya Health Department, told BasNews that 40 others were wounded as the resu ...

US Condemns Violence Against Diplomats in Southern Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-08 10:03
ERBIL — The US State Department has condemned the violent actions by protestors against foreign diplomats in southern Iraqi city of Basra. “The United States condemns the violence against diplomats, including that which occurred today in Basrah,” reads a ...

KIHEC: No discussion on postponing September 30 Parliamentary Election in Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2018-09-06 14:08
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC) has refuted the reports claiming the possibility of postponing the Kurdistan parliamentary election. Speaking to reporters, Shorish Hassan, head of KIHEC’s press department, said that th ...
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