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New Contract Signals Serious Development Of Iraq’s Huge Nasiriyah Oil Field

Yahoo - 2020-08-02 10:36

Worsening Covid-19 situation in Iran

ANF - 2020-07-26 20:03
The Iranian Ministry of Health views the development of the Coronavirus pandemic in the Islamic Republic with concern. Almost the entire country is on red alert because of the virus, said deputy department head Iraj Harirchi. ...

Nikki Haley, capitalism, and fighting the coronavirus pandemic

AEI - 2020-07-25 00:03
Of course federal research spending is important. But ignoring the indispensable role of the private sector in frontier-pushing innovation and tech progress is a massive mistake. The development of a coronavirus cure is no exception. The post Nikki Haley, ...

Biden’s childcare plan will unnecessarily expand the government’s role in caregiving

AEI - 2020-07-24 00:06
Access to affordable childcare is still a significant problem for many working families, but a patchwork of policies aimed at increasing government control over childcare will do little to solve these problems or to support the development of children. Th ...

‘Coronavirus ruined everything’: the long wait for new limbs in Kurdistan | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-07-22 08:50

Sprayers Market 2020 Updated Covid-19 Crisis For Future Development By 2026 – Owned

Primefeed - 2020-07-16 02:29

Modern Saudi Scholar, Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, & The Jews of the Arabian Peninsula…

E-Kurd - 2020-07-15 22:50
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Let’s begin by referring to the following excerpts from what appears to be a ground-breaking development in the link below: “…In what is being hailed as an “unprecedented” event, a senior Saudi Arabian researche ...

Indigenous communities in Peruvian Amazon hit by Covid-19

ANF - 2020-07-15 12:38
Peru’s Interethnic Association for the Development of the Forest (Aidesep) Monday confirmed five COVID-19 positive cases among the Indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon. ...

Urinary Self-Catheters Market to Partake Significant Development during COVID-19 Crisis 2019 – 2026 – 3w Market News Reports

3wnews - 2020-07-09 03:37

Trade development agreement between Venezuela and Turkey becomes effective August 21 — MercoPress

Mercopress - 2020-07-07 13:47

‘Yazidi women are strong’: Kurdistan's female landmine clearance teams | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-07-07 07:55

Venezuela approves trade development deal with Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-07-06 20:52

Evil Doghouse Studios Acquires Lars Lenth Eco-Terrorist Norwegian Book Series For TV Development

Yahoo - 2020-07-05 03:48

Russia’s Pivot to Asia: Between Rhetoric and Substance

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-07-03 01:58
Over the last 20 years, the Russian Federation has voiced repeatedly the willingness to embrace its Asian potential. Harnessing the economic prowess of the Asia-Pacific for the development of Siberia and the Russian Far East was the underlying motivation ...

Technology and Local Peace Committees: How UNDP Iraq is responding and adapting to the challenges posed by COVID-19

The Global Coalition - 2020-07-01 02:41
Since 1976 the United Nations Development Programme has supported the Government and people of Iraq through stabilization and humanitarian projects. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges to the country in 2020, UNDP Iraq has adapted ...

Many large US firms sell, hire, and invest more overseas than in the US and have to think globally to survive

AEI - 2020-06-23 00:38
The table above (click to enlarge) is based on financial data included in the World Investment Report, a report produced annually by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and just released last week with data for 2019. Table 19 o ...

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. ...

'Ethiopia, Somaliland Consolidating bilateral Ties for Lasting Regional Peace, Development,' Dy... | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2020-06-21 07:06

Ethiopia, Somaliland Bilateral Ties Consolidate Lasting Regional Peace, Development - Dy Ambassador Kaariye | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2020-06-20 17:27

Photovoltaic Market to Partake Significant Development during COVID-19 Crisis 2019 – 2026 – 3w Market News Reports

3wnews - 2020-06-20 16:30

5 questions for Anton Howes on the Royal Society of Arts and British economic development

AEI - 2020-06-05 00:03
Anton Howes discusses how the Royal Society of Arts has promoted human progress in Britain and beyond. He also speaks to how today's policymakers can promote innovation. The post 5 questions for Anton Howes on the Royal Society of Arts and British economi ...

Three more social leaders killed in Colombia

ANF - 2020-05-20 10:03
The Colombian Institute for Development and Peace Studies (Indepaz) announced the murder of three more social leader in the country. ...

USAID du ambulansan pêşkêşî Kurdistanê kir

Rojeva Kurd - 2020-05-15 00:02
Ajansa Wîlayetên Yekgirtiyê Amerîka yê ji bo Pêşxistina Navdewletî USAID (United States Agency for International Development) îro 14.05.2020 Ji bo piştgîrîkirina bersîvdana Fermangeha Tendirustiya Hewlêrê ya ji bo virusa Korona (Kovid-19) dû otombêlên Haw ...

World Bank allocates over $33 million to support Iraq in response to Coronavirus outbreak

E-Kurd - 2020-05-14 02:10
BAGHDAD,— In response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Iraq, the World Bank has recently approved the re-allocation of U$33.6 million under the current Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP-US$750 million) to support the Ministry of Health’s effort ...

PUK party says stripping parliamentary immunity is a dangerous development

E-Kurd - 2020-05-11 21:18
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) General Leadership Council said on Sunday that the events of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament’s May 7 session represented a dangerous development that has the potential undermine nati ...

'Finally, at last': vulnerable migrants to leave Greece for UK | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-05-11 13:42

'There is no future': the refugees who became pawns in Erdoğan’s game | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-05-09 07:52

WhatsApp groups and video recordings: How Raqqa in Syria is responding to the ‘new normal’ for education during Covid-19

The Global Coalition - 2020-05-08 06:10
Doz organisation, meaning ‘Cause’ in Kurdish, has launched a remote education programme to support student development after schools were temporarily closed due to COVID-19. Article WhatsApp groups and video recordings: How Raqqa in Syria is responding t ...

KRG sets out development plan for 2020

Rûdaw - 2020-05-04 06:35

5 questions for Roger Bootle on AI and the future of productivity

AEI - 2020-04-29 00:04
Roger Bootle discusses whether artificial intelligence can help us return to a three percent growth economy, and whether such a development would also lead to mass unemployment. The post 5 questions for Roger Bootle on AI and the future of productivity ap ...

Covid-19: German government provides support in Idlib

ANF - 2020-04-21 16:35
For the prevention of Covid-19, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development declares its intention to provide assistance in the Idlib region, which is controlled by Turkey and the Al-Qaida branch HTS. ...

HDK calls for the development of solidarity networks

ANF - 2020-04-16 12:43
HDK Ecology Council underlined the importance of developing solidarity networks to face the coronavirus pandemic and added that this is the basic form of organization for the protection and promotion of social rights. ...

Adidas receives 2.4-billion-euro loan from German development bank

Gulan Media - 2020-04-15 02:27

We must face the COVID-19 pandemic while respecting economic and social rights, says Chair of PACE’s Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development - News & Events

COE - 2020-04-03 15:18

Protests, postponements and the last stand of an African strongman | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-04-02 13:23

Development of New-age Weapons Systems Becomes Key to Sustaining US Military Superiority - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2020-03-29 20:55

NGOs raise alarm as coronavirus strips support from EU refugees | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-03-18 08:04

Working Grop Meeting for the Development of Training Module in the scope of the Joint Project on Strengthening the Criminal Justice in Turkey - News

COE - 2020-03-16 17:06

Working Group Meeting for the Development of Training Module - Newsroom - Strengthening the Criminal Justice System and the Capacity of Justice Professionals on prevention of the European Convention on Human Rights Violations in Turkey

COE - 2020-03-13 22:14

President Barzani condemns rocket attack on coalition forces, warns of 'dangerous development' | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-03-13 01:16

President Barzani condemns rocket attack on coalition forces, warns of 'dangerous development'

Gulan Media - 2020-03-12 12:45

Armenian PM, King of Jordan discuss development of economic ties in Yerevan | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency

Armenpress - 2020-03-07 08:53

Nûnerê USAID li şûnewarên Xinisê lêkolînan kir

Rojeva Kurd - 2020-03-02 00:01
Bob Birkenes Cîgirê Rêveberê Şanda Ajansa Wîlayetên Yekgirtiyê Amerîka yê ji bo Pêşxistina Navdewletî bi wekalet (USAID – US Agency for International Development) serdana şûnewarê Xinisê kir û çendîn lêkolînan encamdan. Li vê serdanê de Kovan Ihsan Yasîn ...

A Lecture about Human Capacity and Self-Development

SDF Press - 2020-02-23 00:43
Al-Tabqa-The Legislative Council organized a lecture entitled “Human Capacity Development and Self-Development” delivered Saturday by The Council’s Joint Vice President Shady Ibrahim in the Cultural Center Hall. The event, which was attended by members of ...

Amerika 100 rojnamevanên Kurdistanê fêrî karê pîşeyî dike

Rojeva Kurd - 2020-02-20 00:01
Konsolxaneya Amerika li Hewlêrê ragihand ku Rêxistina Geşepêdana Medeniyetê (The Civil Development Organization (CDO) û Navenda Metro gera dûyema rahênana taybet bi rojnamevanan encamda. Rahênan û fêrkirin ji aliyê Hikumeta Amerîka ve palpiştiya darayî ji ...

MoUs signed with Turkey to help boost country’s development

Nation - 2020-02-17 16:34

Environment or development: Can Kurdish cement boom balance both? | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-02-15 16:54

Greece sends more riot police to Lesbos after migrant clashes | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-02-05 15:53

An active architectural movement despite difficulties

SDF Press - 2020-02-03 22:53
Al-Raqqa – Al-Raqqa city witnesses a noticeable development and recovery in the architectural level, whether rebuilding and rehabilitating destroyed buildings or constructing new buildings. Nevertheless, there are several difficulties and obstacles not at ...

Success Story: Hiwa, from a Peshmerga to a military academy and degree

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2020-02-02 19:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Deputy Officer Hiwa Mahmoud Hamadamin was sent to America by the U.S. Forces to participated in the 68th Deputy Officer Development Program at one of the country’s renowned academies. Henceforth, Hiwa was able to start ...

27 social leaders killed in 27 days in Colombia

ANF - 2020-01-29 11:48
The Colombian Institute for Development and Peace Studies (Indepaz) said that in the first 27 days of 2020, 27 social leaders and four former combatants and signatories of the 2016 Peace Agreement have been killed. ...

A carpet weaver in Til Hemis

ANF - 2020-01-18 18:48
The arts and culture centre in Til Hemis, Northern Syria, supports carpet weavers in order to contribute to the preservation and development of the cultural heritage of the region. One of them is Şêxa Şelo, who learned the craft as a young girl. ...

The Iran crisis shows that Trump’s unilateral approach to global affairs simply does not work | D+C - Development + Cooperation

Dandc - 2020-01-12 11:34

Women's movement in Rojava grows stronger despite occupation

ANF - 2020-01-11 17:55
Hîva Erebo from the Kurdish women's umbrella organisation Kongreya Star comments in an ANF interview on the development of women's organisation in North and East Syria and points out that the women's movement has become stronger despite invasion. ...

5 questions for Will Rinehart on Big Tech, rural broadband, and the AI race

AEI - 2020-01-09 00:07
Will Rinehart explains why Big Tech has become unpopular with political activists, how to expand broadband access in rural America, and how best to encourage the development of artificial intelligence. The post 5 questions for Will Rinehart on Big Tech, r ...

Steep rise in civilians killed or injured in Libya by explosive weaponry | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-01-08 17:01

Peshmerga snipers: a military achievement

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2020-01-08 03:03
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Amidst the continuous development and training of the Peshmerga, sniping and developing Peshmerga snipers have gained their importance in warfare and efforts towards training them across the different units and brigades ...

The challenges and opportunities of modern technology: A long-read Q&A with Will Rinehart

AEI - 2020-01-08 00:19
Will Rinehart talks to us about how various technological changes — social media and the rise of Big Tech, the increased prevalence and importance of broadband internet access, the development of artificial intelligence — will affect America's economy and ...

A statement from President Nechirvan Barzani

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-01-02 00:33
Peaceful gathering and demonstration is a constitutional right, but the use of violence and assaults and the irresponsible action of targeting embassies and diplomatic missions is an alarming development. We consider the recent events and the attack on t ...

5 questions for Daniel Shoag on how to combat skyrocketing housing prices

AEI - 2019-12-27 00:04
We ask economist Daniel Shoag why housing prices have skyrocketed in so many cities, and we explore how removing regulatory and political barriers to urban development can allow more people to find opportunity in America's most prosperous cities. The pos ...

Ferrero Rocher chocolates may be tainted by child labour | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-12-21 07:16

Greece says it's 'reached limit' as arrivals of refugees show no sign of slowing | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-12-17 06:51

The Arab Weekly: Minorities under threat as Turkey’s ruling party embraces Islamism

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-16 15:49
Erdogan’s rule of Turkey and his adherence to Islamist politics fanned the sectarian flames. In the heady days after the “Arab spring” revolts erupted in 2011, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party were held up as mo ...

Bnaslawa Training Center completed a Drill Instructor Development Training program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-12-04 03:12
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Bnaslawa Training Center completed a Drill Instructor Development Training program, dedicated for the Peshmerga’s 2nd Brigade and supervised by Kurdistan Training Coordination Center (KTCC). The training program began ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament only adopted two laws over past year: organization

E-Kurd - 2019-11-20 22:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament has only adopted two laws and issued eleven other decisions over the past year, according to an analysis by a local think tank. The Research and Development Organization (RDO) released a ...

MOPE Directorate of Communications completed a Development Course

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-11-18 03:50
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On November 17, 2019, MOPE Directorate of Communications completed a 14-day development course for 12 officers from the unit. Brigadier-General Kazim Lazgin, MOPE Director of Communications, shared with the Media Cente ...

HE President Nechirvan Barzani: “Peshmerga is a symbol of bravery and determination around the world.. the development of Peshmerga officers is a vital necessity for Kurdistan Region.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-11-16 14:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga HE Nechirvan Barzani, Kurdistan Region President and General Commander of the Peshmerga Forces, gave a speech during the graduation ceremony of a military training program in Zakho, remarking that the Peshmerga has bec ...

DoD May Fund Rare Earth & Small Drone Development: Lord « Breaking Defense - Defense industry news, analysis and commentary

Breakingdefense - 2019-11-14 08:40

Graduation ceremony of the 26th Peshmerga Officer Development Training program at Zakho’s 2nd Military College

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-11-13 21:51
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Graduation ceremony of the 26th Peshmerga Officer Development Training program at the 2nd Military College, Zakho ...

Op-Ed: Dictators aren’t built in a day

The Kurdish Project - 2019-11-13 15:24
This article was originally posted in The Brussels Times on October 31, 2019. The last few weeks have witnessed a catastrophic geopolitical development in Rojava, Northeast Syria. On October 6, US President Donald Trump announced the immediate withdrawal ...

The Armenian Genocide One Hundred Years Later, a Feature Film in Development. - Press Release - Digital Journal

Digitaljournal - 2019-11-13 07:47

The Armenian Genocide One Hundred Years Later, a Feature Film in Development. | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-11-13 01:41

Documents and sources: The development of the Turkish-backed FSA militats

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-09 19:04
The Turkish invasion of northern Syria on October 9 has brought increased scrutiny on the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army. Who are the units within it? What about their videos showing […] ...

Turkey urged to drop case against LGBT activists charged over Pride march | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-08 14:18

Young Kurdish feminists make me hopeful for the future of the region | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-07 08:29

Insights of a Nobel Prize winner on education

AEI - 2019-10-29 00:09
The Nobel Prize in Economic Science was awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their pioneering work involving randomized controlled experiments in development economics. The award provided a boost of support for the “randomista ...

New German Ambassador to Iraq meets senior Kurdish leaders, discuss regional development

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-28 16:40

Turkey accused of using threats and deception to deport Syrian refugees | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-27 16:18

KRG Cabinet Discusses Food Security, Agriculture Development

BAS News - 2019-10-16 15:22
ERBIL — The Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) convened on Wednesday to discuss cabinet priorities, with the main emphasize on discussions around food security and measures to develop agriculture sector. During today’s meetin ...

Orphans thought to be British rescued from Isis camp after Turkish attacks | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-15 01:35

Faculty Professional Development Workshop

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-10-10 02:13
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – September 26th, 2019 – The Faculty members of the American University of Kurdistan participated in a day-long development workshop on Assessment. AUK faculty members from all colleges participated in a workshop that was b ...

White House says Turkey will ‘soon’ invade Northern Syria

New York Post - 2019-10-07 07:06
The White House announced Sunday night that Turkey will soon invade Northern Syria while US troops remain on the sidelines. The development raises questions about the future of the region’s US-allied Kurdish fighters, who helped American forces fight Isla ...

Iraq-Russia Talks On Development Of Mansouria Gas Field Already Ongoing - Ambassador - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-10-07 00:45

Sulemani Training Center completes Drill Instructor Training Program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-06 07:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2019, Sulemani Infantry Training Center completed a drill instructor development training program. The ceremony was attended by Mustafa Chawrash (Commander of 70th unit), Lieutenant-General Imad (Commande ...

Strengthening Development and Building Local Resilience: How’s Municipal Service Delivery Related to Crisis Response? - Turkey | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-10-04 21:52

Specialized medical course conducted for Peshmerga Hospital

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-03 21:18
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2019, the General Directorate of Medical Affairs partnered with the American GSMSG (Global Surgical and Medical Support Group), conducting a medical development course for the Peshmerga Hospital. The cour ...

In Turkey, attack on democracy continues with removal of Kurdish mayors

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-10-03 08:17
The mayors of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin were elected with more than 50 per cent of the vote in local elections on 31 March 2019. Yet on 19 August, Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) announced it had removed them from office and appointed ...

'It's not legal': UN stands by as Turkey deports vulnerable Syrians | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-08-24 01:43

Corruption, Political Deadlock Slow Peru’s Infrastructure Development Progress

Bondsloans - 2019-08-19 21:16

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-08-09 22:42

Calming the Restless Pacific: Violence and Crime on Colombia’s Coast

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-08 17:06
Three years after the FARC peace deal, Colombia’s Pacific region has seen surges of both dissident guerrilla activity and drug-related crime. To better aid this historically neglected area, the state should expand its presence, speed up development proje ...

asphalting the streets of Tabqa city strated

SDF Press - 2019-08-05 01:49
Tabqa-The Local administration and municipalities Committee in Tabqa signed a contract with the North Company for Reconstruction and Development which includes asphalting the roads in the city within the required standard specifications and the quality of ...

Iraq, Kuwait to appoint ERC Equipoise for joint oilfield development study

Kurdiu - 2019-07-31 23:36

The Graduation of a literacy course in Yarub camp

SDF Press - 2019-07-30 14:04
Raqqa- In cooperation with the Education Committee in Raqqa, the Euphrates Development organization, ended on Tuesday a new literacy course for the children of Mazra’at Yarub camp in the western countryside of Raqqa. The course was especially organized fo ...

Media Instructor Development Training Course concluded in Baghdad, participated in by the Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-28 09:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 15, 2019, a number of officials and officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga and Iraqi Army participated in a media instructor development training course, supervised by the Coalition Forces. The conclusion cere ...

Assessment mission on the development needs of the civil monitoring boards in Turkey - News

COE - 2019-07-26 17:15

Preparing a school for driving in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-25 21:16
Tabqa-The North Company for Construction and Development started the project of preparing a school for driving the vehicles in Tabqa city with a space about / 8000 / m 2 “railway station previously. The phases of the project include the restoration of pre ...

First jineology training program in Manbij

ANF - 2019-07-12 17:47
The Jineology Research Center has launched the first closed training program in Manbij to revive the common living culture among women and to allow ideological development. ...

Siemens, General Electric, Iraqi PM give electricity reassurance

Rûdaw - 2019-07-11 11:23
Projects for electricity development should be implemented "with no delay." ...

Norway reaffirms commitment to stabilizing Iraq with new contribution

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
BAGHDAD (UNAMI) — The Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement today for USD 9 million (NOK 75 million) to support stabilization and recovery efforts for Iraq post-ISIL. Norway’s contribution ...
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