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6 hours ago Turkey, Iraq should collaborate to defeat PKK, while Iran should only ‘respect’ Iraqi sovereignty: US state department

Rûdaw - 2020-07-09 01:59

Turkey, Iraq, KRG should 'work together to defeat the PKK': US State Department

Rûdaw - 2020-07-03 00:28

Assad Is Cracking in Syria, Because of the Trump Administration’s State Department

Foreignpolicy - 2020-07-01 15:03

SCOTUS strikes a landmark decision for school choice in Espinoza

AEI - 2020-07-01 00:00
The Supreme Court has delivered a landmark victory for school choice. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the Court ruled that state tax credit scholarship programs may not exclude religious private schools from participation. The post SCOTUS st ...

Kurdistan 24 – US State Dept: ISIS active in disputed territories

Justice for Kurds - 2020-06-30 00:49
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan 24) – In its annual report on terrorism, the State Department supported the complaint of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) that ISIS is taking advantage of the lack of coordination between the Iraqi Security Forces and the K ...

Colombia’s Mobile Riot Squad kills 15-year-old activist

ANF - 2020-06-28 14:48
In the municipality of Soacha, department of Cundinamarca, Colombia’s Mobile Riot Squad (ESMAD) murdered a minor while trying to evict unarmed displaced persons and migrants who had settled in private vacant lots. ...

US State Department: 500 civilians killed in 2019... |

Rûdaw - 2020-06-25 22:38

US State Department: 500 civilians killed in 2019 Iraq terrorist attacks

Gulan Media - 2020-06-25 20:25

1 hour ago Continued violence will impede hope for resolution in Syria: US State Department

Rûdaw - 2020-06-24 09:59

Paramilitaries kill 138th social leader in Colombia

ANF - 2020-06-22 13:13
Another social leader was murdered in Colombia in the southwestern department of Cauca, marking the 138th death in 2020 alone according to the Institute for Development and Peace. ...

Library of Congress says State Department stifles acknowledgement of Armenian Genocide – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-06-20 20:22

Library of Congress says State Department սtifles acknowledgement of Armenian Genocide – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-06-20 16:11

Library of Congress Says State Department Stifles Acknowledgement of Armenian Genocide |

Asbarez - 2020-06-20 03:15

U.S. State Department Slammed For Syria Policy At Religious Freedom Hearing

Yahoo - 2020-06-16 06:30

U.S. State Department Slammed For Syria Policy At Religious Freedom Hearing | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2020-06-15 00:51

State Department 2019 Report on International Religious Freedom Executive Summary: Turkey - Archon News Article - Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Archons - 2020-06-11 17:18

U.S., Turkey Cooperate in Defeat-ISIS Effort > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Defense Department News

Defense - 2020-06-08 02:16

Bill Noting Armenian Genocide Isn't Policy, Says U.S. State Department

Rferl - 2020-06-08 02:00

Son of former FARC guerrilla killed in Colombia

ANF - 2020-06-02 13:04
Nineteen years-old Jhon Carlos Montaño, son of a former FARC-EP guerrilla, was killed in a rural area of the Colombian Department of Huila, the People's Alternative Revolutionary Force (FARC) party denounced late on Monday night. ...

Inspector General warns new federal unemployment program at significant risk of abuse

AEI - 2020-05-29 00:07
Yesterday the Inspector General of the Department of Labor warned that the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program created in the CARES Act is at significant risk of abuse. The post Inspector General warns new federal unemployment program at significant ...

Fire in furniture warehouse in Qamishlo

ANF - 2020-05-26 19:22
A fire broke out in the morning in a furniture warehouse in Qamishlo. Residents alerted the fire department when thick clouds of smoke rose from the building. The cause of the fire is guessed to be a short circuit in a fuse box. ...

US State Department Highlights Allegations Of State Terrorism Against Iran

Radiofarda - 2020-05-23 18:05

As extradition hearing dates are set, US Department of Justice argues Assange has no First Amendment rights - World Socialist Web Site

WSWS - 2020-05-22 22:44

Investigating Quick Products In Cbd Oil In Coffee

Dersim Info - 2020-05-20 16:54
The Well being Department may quickly crack down on restaurants’ capacity to promote CBD-infused meals, however the trend exhibits no sign of slowing down. Medical marijuana and CBD, particularly, are very protected, but sufferers taking other drugs shoul ...

DOD report: 14,000 to 18,000 ISIS terrorists still remain a threat in Iraq and Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2020-05-19 22:13
Between 14,000 and 18,000 ISIS terrorists still remain in Iraq and Syria, according to a quarterly report from the U.S. Department of Defense. The Lead Inspector General quarterly report to the U.S. Congress on Operation Inherent Resolve shows that the da ...

Webinars: Introduction to Kurdish Arts

The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-05-15 02:03
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – May 14th, 2020 – As part of the distance learning program during the coronavirus pandemic, the American University of Kurdistan’s Department of Interior Design is holding online seminars to showcase examples of several Kurdish Ar ...

Ahmaud Arbery: Hate crime charges considered over US jogger killing

BBC - 2020-05-12 00:10
The justice department says it is assessing evidence after unarmed black man Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead. ...

Five social leaders killed in Colombia in 24 hours

ANF - 2020-05-06 12:56
Colombian social leader Carlos Andrés Sánchez Villa, was killed by armed men on a road in the rural area of Tibú, in the department of Norte de Santander, on 4 May. ...

To unify the Kurdish ranks, U.S. Department of State meets the officials of the Syrian Kurdish forces

SDF Press - 2020-04-30 11:30
In the frame of the initiative launched by the General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the U.S. Department of State continues to meet with Kurdish parties and political forces. As this evening, Wednesday, April 29, the representatives of the U.S. ...

Intel: US watchdog calls on State Department to add Syria to list of religious freedom violators

Al Monitor - 2020-04-28 21:39

New civics, history, and geography scores disappoint

AEI - 2020-04-25 00:03
The US Department of Education just released the 2018 NAEP scores for eighth graders in civics, geography, and history. After years of incremental improvement, the numbers this year took a nosedive. The post New civics, history, and geography scores disap ...

The Team Telecom executive order, the Department of Justice, and China Telecom

AEI - 2020-04-15 00:02
A recent executive order formalizing cooperation between the FCC and other agencies for securing key telecom assets and a recommendation from the DOJ (and other executive agencies) to ban China Telecom in the US are important steps for cyber and national ...

New Justice Department report increases urgency for stronger surveillance reform

AEI - 2020-04-10 00:08
The Justice Department Inspector General's recent report on the FBI's applications for FISA warrants is damning, but it remains important for Congress to find a workable balance between surveillance imperatives and vital privacy rights. The post New Justi ...

US-led coalition targets State Department-funded Syrian Arab activists

Al Monitor - 2020-04-08 13:20

Coordinated government action combats COVID-19-related robocalls

AEI - 2020-04-08 00:10
Robocalls have proliferated during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the FTC, FCC, and Justice Department are mounting an unprecedented campaign to address the problem. The post Coordinated government action combats COVID-19-related robocalls appeared first on A ...

Kurdistan: Nearly a Dozen More Patients Recover from COVID-19

BAS News - 2020-04-05 16:21
ERBIL - Nearly a dozen other patients of COVID-19 were said on Sunday to have recovered in Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province. Director of Health Department in Sulaimaniya, Sabah Hawrami, told reporters that 11 patients were discharged from the hosp ...

KRG Brings Home 100 People Stuck in India amid Coronavirus Restrictive Measures

BAS News - 2020-04-03 19:03
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Thursday brought back nearly 100 people who were stuck in India amid the restrictions on international flights as part of the measures to fight the spread of COVID-19. KRG’s Department of Foreign Relatio ...

State Department: 100+ ISIS Prisoners Missing after Turkish Invasion of Syria | National Review

Nationalreview - 2020-03-26 12:03

Terrorist Designation of Daesh Leader Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman al-Mawla

The Global Coalition - 2020-03-19 00:12
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, Office of the Spokesperson Article Terrorist Designation of Daesh Leader Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman al-Mawla Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Vertical merger restrictions should be less stringent for tech

AEI - 2020-03-19 00:01
As the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice consider draft guidelines for vertical mergers, they would do well to limit how often they challenge such mergers, which have been beneficial historically. The post Vertical merger restrictions sho ...

US State Department maps Turkey’s human rights abuses out - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-03-13 18:10

US State Department criticises sham Khashoggi murder trial

Alaraby - 2020-03-13 15:54

State Department Criticizes Venezuela Human Rights Record After U.N. Condemns U.S. Sanctions There

Newsweek - 2020-03-12 21:37

State Department issues Human Rights Report on Cyprus –

In Cyprus - 2020-03-12 14:06

Turkey carried out unprecedented crackdown on free expression: US State Department | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-03-12 14:06

An interview about my Title IX complaint vs. UW-Stout

AEI - 2020-03-11 00:01
In December 2018, I filed a complaint against the University of Wisconsin-Stout with the Chicago office of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). My complaint alleges that UW-Stout’s single-sex, girl-only, no boys allowed Scienc ...

North Carolina Marines identified as those slain in Iraq

Seattle Times - 2020-03-10 18:13
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense identified two service members killed in Iraq on Sunday as members of a Marine special forces unit based in North Carolina. A Defense Department news release issued Tuesday said the Marines died while as ...

Animated chart of the day: Female share of US bachelor’s degrees, 1971 to 2018

AEI - 2020-03-07 00:06
Here is a new animated “bar chart race” visualization of the female share of US bachelor’s degrees by 16 major academic fields of study from 1971 to 2018 according to recently updated data from the Department of Education’s National Center for Education S ...

Chart of the Day: Female shares of BA degrees by field, 1971 to 2018

AEI - 2020-03-05 00:08
The chart above displays the female shares of US bachelor’s degrees annually from 1971 to 2018 for the 16 major academic fields according to recently updated data from the Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. A few observati ...

First coronavirus death reported in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-03-04 11:47
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—Iraqi Kurdistan reported its first coronavirus death on Wednesday, an elderly man in the Kurdish province of Sulaimani the local health department said. The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Endowments a ...

Remains of HPG guerrilla reburied after 2 years and 70 days

ANF - 2020-02-29 12:19
Two years ago, the AKP regime had the Garzan cemetery near Bitlis devastated and 267 corpses taken to the forensic department in Istanbul. Two of the corpses were just handed over to their relatives. ...

Right to education denied for having financial difficulties

ANF - 2020-02-26 11:13
Atakan Atalar, a second year student at Özyeğin University Pilot Department, was deprived his right to education. The university denied having promised on the internet scholarships to students with limited financial means. ...

Trump gives Defense Department power to abolish bargaining rights for civilian unions [Video]

Yahoo - 2020-02-22 09:17

Transparent Trump: The president doesn’t care about national security

AEI - 2020-02-20 00:03
The President proclaimed in a series of tweets that “THE UNITED STATES IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS” in defiance of a law Congress passed in mid-2018. But the root problem isn’t the Department of Commerce flouting Congressional authority. The root problem is the ...

Three bodies found in mass grave in Colombia

ANF - 2020-02-19 08:42
The Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) has recovered three more bodies from one of the mass graves of the Dabeiba cemetery, in the department of Antioquia. ...

Eye clinic in Qamishlo officially opened

ANF - 2020-02-17 13:58
In Qamishlo the department of ophthalmology in the heart and eye clinic was opened with the participation of the population. ...

US encourages new Iraqi govt to protect protesters: State Department spokesperson |

Rûdaw - 2020-02-08 18:30

Esper to Turkish Counterpart: U.S. Expects Turkey to Honor Ceasefire > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Defense Department News

Defense - 2020-02-03 17:37

Donald Trump’s Wildcat Foreign Policy Is Killing the State Department

Thedailybeast - 2020-01-28 19:18

State Department Seeks Maximum Pressure On Iran In Syria | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2020-01-24 06:34

The Department of Justice and iPhone encryption: Taking another bite at the apple

AEI - 2020-01-23 00:35
The FBI should abandon its attempts to force Apple to decrypt the Pensacola shooter's iPhone. If they succeed, they would set a dangerous precedent that would weaken everyone's cybersecurity. The post The Department of Justice and iPhone encryption: Takin ...

Only 19.7 Percent of Americans Share State Department View that International Law Does Not Apply to Israeli Settlements – IRmep Polls - WRMEA

Wrmea - 2020-01-18 17:08

Not Since Joe McCarthy Has the State Department Suffered Such a Devastating Blow

Foreignaffairs - 2020-01-18 12:23

Senior DOD official describes rationale for attack on quds force commander

CENTCOM - 2020-01-16 23:05
President Donald J. Trump last night directed, and the Defense Department subsequently launched, an airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Quds Force, a senior DOD official said during a news teleconference. ...

KRG Offers Condolences over Ukrainian Plane Crash

BAS News - 2020-01-09 10:22
ERBIL — Head of Kurdistan Region’s Department of Foreign Affairs on Thursday offered condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the Ukrainian plane crash in Iran, among whom were several Kurds. “Deeply saddened by the crash of the Ukrai ...

Iraq's first Chinese Language department opened at Erbil’s Salahaddin University |

Rûdaw - 2020-01-09 00:35

Civil Rights Activist Arrested in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-01-08 02:54
The officers affiliated with the Intelligence Department of Marivan Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have raided the house of civil rights activist Aram Fathi family home, but they have not been able to arrest… The post Civil Rights Activist Arres ...

Resolution to expel US troops 'very disappointing': US Department of State Spokesperson |

Rûdaw - 2020-01-08 02:10

Torture exposed in Ankara Police Department

ANF - 2019-12-29 09:34
Ankara Bar Association Human Rights Centre prepared a report on torture carried out by Ankara Police Department. ...

Three new revelations about homeschooling

AEI - 2019-12-27 00:04
Last week, the US Department of Education released the Parent and Family Involvement Survey, which describes the state of homeschooling between 2012 and 2016. Given that about 1.7 million students are homeschooled, it’s worth examining what the survey ca ...

State Department: Bill noting Armenian genocide isn't policy

Yahoo - 2019-12-25 02:20

State Department memo opposes bill to resettle Syrian refugees - Vox

VOX - 2019-12-23 22:03

Police department finds furry culprit behind toy theft

BBC - 2019-12-22 01:13
Franklin Police Department were collecting toys for a local charity but some kept disappearing. ...

Teaching incarcerated women: Langston University’s Pell Grant experiment

AEI - 2019-12-20 00:31
On December 12, 2019, I conversed with several incarcerated women enrolled in the US Department of Education’s Second Chance Pell Pilot Program. I walked away from my visit to Oklahoma City with enthusiasm and questions. The post Teaching incarcerated wo ...

ANCA on State Department statement on Armenian Genocide: Trump is last of Washington’s Ankara apologist

NEWS - 2019-12-19 20:50

State Department: Bill Noting Armenian Genocide Isn't Policy | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-12-19 19:08

State Department rejects Senate recognition of Armenian genocide - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-12-19 15:41

State Department rejects Senate resolution recognizing Armenian genocide – HotAir

Hotair - 2019-12-19 14:15

Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister meets Canadian Ambassador to Iraq, as does Head of Department of Foreign Relations

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-18 15:18

US Planning to Reduce Staffing Levels in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-12-18 09:13
ERBIL — The US State Department has outlined a plan to dramatically downsize the number of US personnel in Iraq, according to a report sent to the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate. The report, dated December 6, outlines the plans to reduce staff ...

Municipalities of Varto, Bulanik and Erentepe raided for 12 hours

ANF - 2019-12-17 20:25
Police searched the municipalities of Varto, Bulanik and Erentepe for 12 hours today. The detained co-mayors were taken to the Provincial Police Department. ...

U.S Department of State responds to recognition of Armenian Genocide by Senate | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency

Armenpress - 2019-12-17 18:21

Penn University Archeologists Restore Yezidi Temple of Lalish

BAS News - 2019-12-16 11:39
ERBIL — The restoration of Yezidis’ Lalish Temple was launched on Monday, 16 December, as part of a joint effort by Pensilvania University, US State Department and other partners in Iraq. Khalid Narmo, head of Shekhan mayoral council, said that the Kurdi ...

Kurdish Writer Kept in Detention at Intelligence Department of IRGC

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-12 02:00
Mojgan Kavoosi, a Kurdish writer and cultural activist of Kelardasht, remains detained for further interrogation following a temporary arrest warrant issued by the Intelligence Unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)… The post Kurdish Writer ...

U.S. Senate committee approves bill for sanctions against Turkey

ANF - 2019-12-11 19:56
The US House of Representatives has reached an agreement on a defense bill setting policy for the Department of Defense. ...

Live: Homeland Security Nielsen delivers 2019 address for the department | KEYE

Cbsaustin - 2019-12-11 00:53

KRG Urges International Community to Foil IS Resurgence

BAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has called on the international community to foil the Islamic State (IS) resurgence as the insurgent group has intensified its terrorist attacks in the region. The call was made by head of the Department of ...

Mike Pompeo's Impending Departure Is Restoring the State Department's Swagger

Foreignpolicy - 2019-12-05 02:27

Chinese language department opened at Iraqi Kurdistan’s Salahaddin University

E-Kurd - 2019-12-05 00:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Chinese Language department has been opened on Tuesday at Salahuddin University in Erbil, the capital city of Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Minister of Higher Education and Scienti ...

University in Kurdistan Region launches Chinese language department

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-04 08:19

Autonomous Administration: Russia should play more active role

ANF - 2019-11-28 08:44
The Department of Foreign Relations of the Autonomous Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria said that the Turkish attacks continued despite the agreements with Russia and urged Russia to actively play the role of guarantor. ...

Iraqi Constitution not the cause of problems

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-27 22:17
Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Foreign Relations Department of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), during an interview with Kurdistan 24 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

PM Masrour Barzani meets with UK Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-27 20:02

Attorney General Barr rehashes failed arguments in the encryption debate

AEI - 2019-11-22 00:00
The Department of Justice’s renewed push for tech companies to grant law enforcement access to encrypted communications ignores the historical record and expert opinions: Weakening strong encryption would compromise Americans’ cybersecurity and national ...

State Department official's impeachment inquiry testimony pokes holes in GOP defense [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-11-21 17:26

Quotation of the day on diversity statements….

AEI - 2019-11-20 06:17
…. is from Professor Abigail Thompson (pictured above), chair of the math department at the University of California-Davis, and a vice-president of the American Mathematical Society, who writes that today’s required diversity statements for jobs in highe ...

Turkish State Relations with the Terrorist Organization ‘Daesh’

Kurdistantribune - 2019-11-19 07:08
Introduction to document issued by Department of Foreign Relations, Self-Administration of North-East Syria: The policies of Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan and his interventions in the Syrian and Iraqi affairs, raised many questions in the region, ...

AUK students held Halloween party on October 31st

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-11-14 02:05
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq –October 31st, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan’s Student Government in partnership with the United States Department of State’s Micro Scholarship Program held its annual Halloween Party. The students spent weeks ...

One more time: The Verizon-Santa Clara fire dispute has nothing to do with net neutrality

AEI - 2019-11-14 00:40
The FCC’s examination of the effect of the repeal of net neutrality rules on public safety has sparked renewed discussion about Verizon’s “throttling” of the Satna Clara Fire Department during the 2018 Mendocino wildfire. But those events, however unfort ...

The Guardian: DC braces for Erdoğan’s visit 18 months after bodyguards assaulted protesters

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-13 06:37
His bodyguards ran riot in the city as they punched and pushed Kurdish protesters and attacked American security officers Police in Washington DC, the US state department and the Secret Service are girding themselves for the return of Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...
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