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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 ...

Traditional Kurdish music meets ballet on German stage

The Kurdish Project - 2018-06-06 10:12
This article originally appeared in Rudaw. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Traditional Kurdish music will meet ballet on a stage in Hamburg, Germany in a unique collaboration between singer Hani and a youth dance company. Hani, from Iranian Kurdistan, has join ...

Netanyahu heads to Europe to meet Merkel, Macron

Waar Media - 2018-05-28 12:54
WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will make state visits to Germany and France, where he will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. According to the statement rebased by the Prime Minister’s Office, N ...

Germany Angers Turkey By Allowing HDP Rally in Cologne

BAS News - 2018-05-27 14:19
ERBIL — Turkish government is angered at a decision by Germany to allow the pro-kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) rally in Cologne ahead of the Turkish parliamentary election. Turkish Foreign Ministry described the decision as “double standard” as ...

Merkel promotes Putin to launch political process in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-05-18 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: It is necessary to launch a political process in Syria and Germany is ready to promote it, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday at a news conference after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Political process is badly need ...

PUK co-founder Adel Murad dies in Germany at age 69

E-Kurd - 2018-05-18 18:00
COLOGNE,— Co-founder of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Adel Murad died in Germany on Friday at age 69, the PUK Center Council said. Murad, who was also the secretary of the PUK Center Council, died in Germany where he went to receive medical trea ...

PUK Co-founder Dies in Germany: Party

BAS News - 2018-05-18 13:04
ERBIL - Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) announced in a statement on Friday the passing of its Central Council Secretary, Adil Murad, at the age of 69. Murad who had achieved his bachelor degree at Baghdad University, was born in 1949 in Khanaqin and a ...

UK, France, Germany Remain Committed to Iran Nuke Deal

BAS News - 2018-05-07 23:18
ERBIL — The United Kingdom, Germany and France on Monday made it clear that they would honour the Iran Nuclear Deal even if the United States pulls out. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas stated at a joint press conference with his French counterpart Jea ...

Germany Warns of Cancellation of Iran’s Nuke Deal

BAS News - 2018-04-23 22:33
ERBIL — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday that dissolving the Iran Nuclear Deal would further endanger the Middle East. "FM Heiko Maas: The situation in the Middle East would become much more dangerous without the nuclear agreement with I ...

KRG PM receives German delegation in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-04-23 11:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany’s minister of development on Sunday arrived in the Kurdistan Region capital of Erbil for talks with senior Kurdish officials about his country’s plans to repatriate thousands of displaced Iraqis back to their homes. In a meeting with ...
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