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Dozens of Kurdish Migrants Released from Turkish Prison

BAS News - 2018-08-09 10:14
ERBIL — Turkish authorities have released a total of 25 Kurdish migrants after they were arrested en route to Europe, an official confirmed. Head of Kurdistan Region’s Migrant’s Federation, Ari Jalal, told BasNews that the 25 migrants will arrive at the ...

BMW to recall over 300,000 cars in Europe

Waar Media - 2018-08-08 13:32
WAAR-DUHOK: German carmaker BMW is set to recall around 324,000 diesel cars in Europe, due to a technical issue which resulted in engine fires, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) reported on Tuesday. Yesterday, BMW’s quality chief Johann Ebenbichler he ...

Europe vows to keep on trading with Iran

Waar Media - 2018-08-07 15:23
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the EU is encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran, as that country has been compliant with their nuclear-related commitments. Mogherini told reporters Tuesda ...

The Justice for Kurds Network of Student Ambassadors

Justice for Kurds - 2018-07-10 06:12
Justice for Kurds announces the launch of its new program: The Justice for Kurds Network of Student Ambassadors. The initiative has been established to bring together the brightest and most accomplished students from the United States, Europe and around t ...

Europe threatens US with new tariffs worth $300bn as trade war escalates

Waar Media - 2018-07-03 15:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States could get a new round of retaliatory tariffs worth as much as $300 billion, if it moves ahead with new duties on European cars, the EU has warned. In a written statement to the US Department of Commerce Brussels reportedly w ...

Video: Europe's Migration Policy Neglects Libya's Most Critical Issues

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-29 18:39
Interview with Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Libya Claudia Gazzini. "There is a risk that by focusing so much on the migration-Libya nexus, we actually forget that Libya is a state that requires all our help to get back on its feet." ...

In pictures: Banksy hits Paris streets for first time

BBC - 2018-06-29 01:00
Graffiti by the anonymous British-based street artist Banksy has appeared in the French capital for the first time. Some of the murals have been seen as taking aim at Europe's migrant crisis and capitalism. ...

HDP Europe: Statement on the election’s results in Turkey

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-06-27 14:01
Once again, the legislative and presidential elections took place in a climate of tension and insecurity. In a context of a constantly renewed state of emergency, since the failed coup of July 15, 2016, date on which the government has hastened to extend ...

Ahead of Turkey’s snap elections, Erdogan faces three main challenges

Kathimerini - 2018-06-22 18:22
, and a resilient Kurdish voting bloc – combine to stage a real challenge to Turkey’s strongman. The context... based on anti-Kurdish, anti-American, anti-Europe, and anti-Gulen sentiments. This conservative nationalist coalition is a revival of a deeply ...

Iraq’s only Kurdish airline takes off with Europe flight

The New Mail - 2018-06-19 23:44
Iraq’s only Kurdish airline launched on Monday with a flight to Sweden, after years of delays owing to the Islamic State’s offensive in the country. Officials hope Fly Erbil’s take-off… The post Iraq’s only Kurdish airline takes off with Europe flight ap ...

Washington Post: Trump to meet with Putin in Europe in July

Waar Media - 2018-06-16 13:42
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump is expected to hold a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Europe in July, The Washington Post said, citing “a senior administration official and two diplomats familiar with his schedule.” “President Trump i ...

Israeli PM: We Have Targeted Iranian-Backed Militias in Syria

BAS News - 2018-06-14 12:42
ERBIL - Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his country has targeted Iranian-backed Shi’ite Muslim militias in Syria, adding that "casting such actions as potentially helping to stem a Syrian Sunni Muslim refugee exodus to Europe," said a ...

Netanyahu heads to Europe with Iran on his mind

Waar Media - 2018-06-03 20:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Europe this week in a bid to rally support from key allies for amending the international nuclear deal with Iran and for pushing Iranian forces out of neighbouring Syria. Netanyahu is set to ...
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