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Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa to join Diplomatic Corps in the 31st commemoration of chemical attack on Halabja

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa along with the head of foreign missions in the Kurdistan Region participated in the commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the chemical att ...

In annual report, US Department of State paints bleak picture of Nepal’s human rights #AsiaNewsNetwork | Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd

Elevenmyanmar - 2019-03-17 23:39

آمریکا نسبت به بانک‌های «کثیف» ایران هشدار داد

Kurdistan 24 - 2019-03-17 11:22
برایان هوک، رئیس گروه ویژه اقدام ایران در وزارت خارجه آمریکا (عکس: U.S Department) ...

US State Department says Turkey killed civilians during Afrin capture

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-14 18:31

WATCH: State Department highlights Khashoggi killing in human rights report | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-03-14 18:04

State Department publishes 2018 Cyprus Report on Human Rights Practices –

In Cyprus - 2019-03-14 18:04

Iraq, Kurdistan officials effectively act with impunity when violating human rights: U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 17:43
WASHINGTON,— The U.S. State Department released its 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday and highlighted numerous human rights violations committed by the Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and non-state g ...

Iraq Rules Out US Sanctions against Shi’ite Militia Group

BAS News - 2019-03-13 13:34
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has rejected a decision by the US to sanction Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, a militia group active in Iraq, known for its ties with Tehran. Earlier this month, US Treasury Department said that it had sanctioned the group and i ...

Help wanted at the US State Department | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-13 06:48

Homeland Security warns public of spoofing scam involving department phone numbers | WBFF

Foxbaltimore - 2019-03-12 01:26

State Department issues warning to spring break travelers to Mexico | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-09 20:56

Ex-acting AG Matthew Whitaker leaves Justice Department | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-07 16:11

Pompeo Thanks Barzani for Helping Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-03-07 09:55
ERBIL — US State Department emphasized that State Secretary Mike Pompeo had appreciated Masoud Barzani’s engagement in improving the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. “The Secretary expressed appreciation for Barzani’s continued engagement as leader o ...

Department of Homeland Security secretary says the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-07 08:51

Head of DFR meets Deputy National Security Advisor at White House

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-07 00:01
Washington, DC, USA ( – Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations, met with Deputy National Security Advisor Dr. Charles Kupperman, rounding out a week-long visit to Washington to me ...

U.S. has warned Turkey over purchase of Russian air defense system: State Department

Yahoo - 2019-03-06 10:26

Homeland Security warns public of spoofing scam involving department phone numbers | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-05 16:12

US, South Korea Conclude Two Military Drills

Waar Media - 2019-03-03 08:53
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. and South Korea on Sunday concluded their annual large-scale military drills held in the Korean Peninsula every spring months, according to a statement by the U.S. Department of Defense. The statement said that the Acting Secretary of ...

State Department issues travel warning for Bahamas, urges ‘increased caution’

Nypost - 2019-03-02 17:54

US refuses to remove terror designation from Kurdish Workers Party: State Department | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

Indiablooms - 2019-03-02 06:54

US Denies Over 37,000 Visas Due to Travel Ban: Data

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 10:29
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. State Department denied more than 37,000 visa applications in 2018 due to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, according to data released Tuesday. The number of denials was up sharply from less than 1,000 cases the previous year due t ...

Attorney General Barr remarks on Black History Month at the Department of Justice | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-02-27 06:53

Agriculture and Food Conference held between the Kurdistan Region and the Netherlands

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-26 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa participated in conference discussions of cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and Netherlands ...

TASS: World - US continues talks with Turkey on buffer zone in northeast Syria — Department of State

TASS - 2019-02-20 06:16

A training course for Control Department in People Municipality

SDF Press - 2019-02-18 00:22
Raqqa _ People Municipality in Raqqa City launched awareness and training course for the employees of Control section of Raqqa and its countryside. The training included the employees of Control section in people municipalities in Raqqa city and its count ...

US Sending New Aid Package After ‘Guaido’s Request’

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 10:16
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. administration on Friday announced a new humanitarian aid delivery to Venezuela at the request of opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido. In a statement, Deputy Spokesman for the U.S. Department of State, Robert P ...

Protest Gathering of Teachers in Several Cities of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-16 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN)- Both retired and employed teachers held a protest gathering in front of the Kurdistan Provincial Education and Training department in Sanandaj on Thursday, February 14. The protestors were holding up signs with sloga ...

US issues warning for Turkey: Reconsider travel plans!

ANF - 2019-02-15 12:47
The US Department of State updated the travel warning for Turkey and urged US citizens to reconsider their travel plans to the country. ...

DFR Minister receives the Spanish Ambassador to Iraq to discuss recent political developments and issues of common interest

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-13 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa met with the Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann and his accompanying delegation on 9 February 2019. Minister Mustafa ...

Norwalk Reflector: Islamic State claims Syria bombing that killed 2 US troops, 2 workers for Defense Department

Norwalkreflector - 2019-02-12 17:11

Acting US Defense Secretary Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-02-12 09:47
ERBIL — Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday morning for an unannounced trip. Shanahan, according to State Department, will talk about Iraq’s sovereignty and the future of US forces in the country, Reuters reported. ...

Pompeo provided U.S. Congress with updates on Khashoggi killing: State Department

Yahoo - 2019-02-10 19:37

Another Kurdish Police Commander in Kirkuk Dismissed

BAS News - 2019-02-10 11:55
ERBIL — The Baghdad-appointed administration in Kirkuk has dismissed another Kurdish police official in the city. Sherzad Marfi, head of police department for protecting the government institutions, has been ousted based on a court ruling, said a Patriot ...

Kurdish forces in Syria should not be attacked, U.S. State Department | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-08 13:03

US Defense Department warns Turkey not to attack Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-02-07 23:05

Trump Taps New Head for Interior Department

Waar Media - 2019-02-05 11:02
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday nominated acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, a former fossil fuel lobbyist, to lead the department in charge of administering and conserving federal lands. If confirmed by the Senate, Bernhardt wil ...

Trump to name acting Interior secretary to lead department

Citynews1130 - 2019-02-05 09:25

KRG's Market Vital for Improving Iraq's Economy: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-02-04 23:07
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region's market can play a key role in developing the economy of Iraq, said Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Monday. The Kurdish premier made the remarks during a meeting in Erbil with a trade delegation from the US Department of ...

Magee medical school: Department waiting on revised business case - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-04 20:37

Pentagon to send 3,750 troops to border with Mexico

Waar Media - 2019-02-04 17:09
WAAR_DUHOK Some 3,750 troops will be deployed to the U.S. border with Mexico, the Department of Defense said on Sunday. The troops will be sent to place barbed wire at key points of entry along the border in response to large migrant caravans that had be ...

A devastating report details a ‘monumental’ assault on science at the Department of the Interior - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-01-31 06:19

Foreign Ministers to Meet in Washington to Discuss IS

BAS News - 2019-01-30 10:58
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will host counterparts from all member states of the international coalition battling the Islamic State. The 79 ministers will meet in Washington next week on 6 February, State Department confirmed. The diplomats ...

Foreign ministers of anti-Daesh coalition to meet in US

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 09:12
WAAR_DUHOK The foreign ministers of the global coalition fighting the Daesh terror organization will meet in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 6, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday. “The full 79-member Coalition will meet for in-depth discussions on the impen ...

Has the State Department Been Stripped of Its Swagger? | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-01-28 09:10

U.S. State Department clears $3.5 billion sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-27 21:02

40 fighters joined the Martyr (Botan Turkmany) academy.

SDF Press - 2019-01-27 20:09
The academy of martyr (Botan Turkmany), on Sunday, set up a new department of sweeping, entitled the martyr (Qorti Hamrat) where it included 40 fighters. The ceremony started with standing a silent minute for martyrs’ soul, then it was followed by militar ...

US State Department Clears $3.5B Sale of Patriot Missiles to Turkey

Voanews - 2019-01-26 19:09

Mexico woman accused of killing newborn child after miscarriage freed

BBC - 2019-01-26 00:03
Dafne McPherson was sentenced to 16 years in prison after miscarrying in a department store bathroom. ...

U.S. Commerce Department proposes hefty import curbs on steel, aluminum | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-25 14:46

Trump Shouts at Fox & Friends Hosts About Mueller And Threatens to Interfere With Justice Department

Mediaite - 2019-01-22 20:40

Justice Department wants Seattle judge to review suspended Trump travel ban | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-01-19 22:59

Defense Department Releases Names Of Three U.S. Casualties In Syria Attack : NPR

NPR - 2019-01-19 12:10

The Latest: Flake slams Trump's Justice Department attack

Yahoo - 2019-01-19 07:19

Defense Department Releases Names Of Three U.S. Casualties In Syria Attack | WAMU

WAMU - 2019-01-19 06:14

Trump orders the Commerce Department to create a space junk database

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-18 17:55

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

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