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Germany Helps Iraq to Respond to Explosive Hazards

BAS News - 2018-08-13 18:00
BAGHDAD, (UNMAS) — This week marked the beginning of a 75-day training course in Anbar jointly organized by the Ministry of Interior and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS). This course will be the first of its kind, with Iraqi Police instruct ...

Lavrov to discuss planned four-way Syria summit in Ankara

Waar Media - 2018-08-13 17:49
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday a four-way Syria summit “is planned in the upcoming future,” with the leaders of Russia, France, Turkey and Germany attending. It said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Ankara on Monday and Tue ...

Barzani Thanks Germany for Standing with Kurdistan During Anti-IS War

BAS News - 2018-08-08 16:36
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has thanked Berlin for supporting Erbil and Peshmerga forces in the years-long war against the Islamic State (IS). Barzani made the remarks in a meeting to welcome ...

Erdogan to make state visit to Germany in late September

Waar Media - 2018-08-08 00:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will conduct an official state visit to Germany on September 28-29, the German presidency confirmed on Tuesday. The Turkish president will meet with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, with militar ...

Germany: Two Streets Named after Two Yezidi Villages

BAS News - 2018-08-04 15:34
ERBIL - German authorities, on the fourth anniversary of the Islamic State (IS) genocide against Yezidis, have named two streets as "Shingal" and "Kuco", the former being the Kurdish name for the mostly Yezidi populated Sinjar city. The religious minorit ...

Man Linked to Erbil Terrorist Group Held in German Prison

BAS News - 2018-08-03 00:23
ERBIL — A man, whose name was mentioned in a confession by a terrorist group linked to the last month terrorist attack in Erbil, is now behind the bars in Germany, said a source. The German terrorist, identified as Dastbar Ehsan, reportedly visited Kurdi ...

Germany’s Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Waar Media - 2018-07-15 15:22
WAAR-DUHOK: After beating seven-time champion Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 on Centre Court on Saturday, Angelique Kerber became the first German to win Wimbledon since Steffi Graf in 1996. It was the third Grand Slam title for the German No. 1 from Kiel, fol ...

Trump accused Germany of being “totally controlled by Russia.”

Waar Media - 2018-07-11 18:01
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump has strongly criticized NATO counties for approving the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. While talking to reporters ahead of a meeting with the NATO secretary general in Brussels, he bashed Germany, ca ...

Germany examining Iranian bid to withdraw large sum of cash

Waar Media - 2018-07-09 14:36
WAAR-DUHOK: German authorities are examining an Iranian bid to withdraw large sums of cash from bank accounts in Germany, a German Finance Ministry spokeswoman said. “This is being examined,” the spokeswoman told a regular news conference. Earlier, Bild ...

Erbil Governor: Multiple Public Service Projects to be Implemented

BAS News - 2018-07-04 11:20
ERBIL - Multiple public service projects will be put into action soon in Erbil governorate and the surrounding districts and subdistricts in collaboration with the countries of Japan and Germany, said the governor of Erbil on Wednesday. Governor Nawzad H ...

German NGO Signs Agreement with BCF to Help Reduce Poverty in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-07-01 12:26
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) and the German humanitarian organization Wings of Help(LOG) have reached an agreement to cooperatively collect funds from Germany and other European countries for poor people in Iraq and Kurdistan Regi ...

Defending champions Germany eliminated from World Cup

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-27 21:24
Germany's midfielder Mesut Ozil reacts during the 2018 World Cup Group F football match between South Korea and Germany at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, on June 27, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Roman Kruchinin) ...

10-man Germany survive World Cup exit after late win over Sweden

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-24 13:56
Germany's midfielder Toni Kroos (right) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal during the 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Sweden at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on June 23, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Odd Andersen) ...

Germany clinches last-minute victory over Sweden in World Cup Group F game

Waar Media - 2018-06-24 10:49
WAAR-DUHOK: The national team of Germany on Saturday defeated Sweden 2-1 in the group stage match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in the Russian resort city of Sochi. The score was opened in the first half of the match by Sweden’s ...

World Cup: Defending champions Germany suffer shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-17 22:07
Mexico's forward Hirving Lozano (second right) kneels to celebrate the opening goal during the 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, on June 17, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev) ...

Baghdad Criticizes Erbil for Extradition of Murderer of German Girl

BAS News - 2018-06-13 13:01
ERBIL - After Kurdistan Region’s security forces extradited on Saturday a man who was accused of killing a 14-year-old girl in Germany, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry criticized the Kurdish and Germany authorities, calling the move as "a violation of the law ...

Iraqi National Arrested in Germany for Suspected IS Link

BAS News - 2018-06-12 16:09
ERBIL — German authorities on Tuesday revealed that an Iraqi man has been arrested on suspicion of being a member of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. Akram A., 18, was detained last week on Wednesday in the southwestern Rhine-Neckar district, fede ...

Ali Bashar's mother: My son was intoxicated, not alone in act

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-11 00:39
Twenty-year-old Ali Bashar is escorted by special police upon his arrival in Wiesbaden, Germany, June 9, 2018, after his arrest by police in the Kurdistan Region, admitting to the rape and murder of 14-year-old German girl Susanna Feldman. (Photo: Reuters ...

Kurdistan Extradites Man Accused of Murder of German Girl

BAS News - 2018-06-09 23:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s security forces on Saturday sent back to Germany a man who had escaped to Kurdistan after killing a 14-year-old girl in Germany. The Kurdish officials said Ali Bashar, 20, was captured in Zakho town of Duhok province at the req ...

Migrant suspected in rape & murder of German teen extradited to Germany

Waar Media - 2018-06-09 22:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Ali Bashar, a failed Kurdish asylum seeker, has been extradited to Germany to stand trial after confessing to the rape and murder of 14-year-old Susanna Maria Feldman in the German city of Wiesbaden. He had fled to Erbil with his family on fa ...

Suspect in girl’s murder in Germany arrested in Iraq

Seattle Times - 2018-06-08 15:51
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says a young Iraqi man suspected in the rape and murder of a 14-year-old schoolgirl in western Germany has been arrested in his homeland. The Interior Ministry said 20-year-old Ali Bashar was arrested by Kurdish securi ...

UK, Germany, France Urge US to Not Sanction Their Enterprises in Iran

BAS News - 2018-06-07 01:05
ERBIL — The UK, Germany, and France’s foreign ministers have urged the top US officials in a written letter to spare the European business from the new sanctions, reiterating their commitment to Iran's nuclear deal, said a report on Wednesday. "An Irania ...
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