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4 German children born to IS to return home from Syria

Washington Times - 2019-08-19 17:52
BEIRUT (AP) - Four German children fathered by Islamic State militants, including an ill toddler, were handed over to Germany on Monday by Syria's Kurdish-led administration, a Kurdish official and Germany's foreign minister said. The children had been h ...

First 100 orphans born into ISIS to be handed over to Germany

ANF - 2019-08-18 12:43
On Monday some 100 orphans born to ISIS members will be handed over to the German Foreign Ministry envoys. ...

Iraq signs deal with Germany’s Siemens to upgrade electricity infrastructure

E-Kurd - 2019-04-30 19:47
BERLIN,— German engineering group Siemens on Tuesday signed a roadmap agreement with Iraq’s Minister of Electricity Luay al-Khateeb to upgrade Iraq’s electricity infrastructure. Iraq’s government had said on Monday it would “cooperate” with Siemens in a ...

Body of Late Yezidi Leader Mir Tahsin Beg Returned to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-02-04 14:23
ERBIL — The body of late leader of Kurdish Yezidis, Mir Tahsin Beg, was returned to the Kurdistan Region on Monday. Beg died at the age of 86 last Monday at a hospital in Germany. His body was received during a ceremony at the Erbil International Airport ...

Body of Yazidi leader Mir Tahsin Beg repatriated to Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-02-04 14:19
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The body of Yazidi (Ezidi) leader Mir Tahsin Said Ali Beg, who died in Germany last week, was repatriated to Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Monday. His body arrived at Erbil International Airport and was greeted by Kurd ...

Top Yezidi Leader Died

BAS News - 2019-01-28 08:49
ERBIL — The spiritual leader of world Yezidis died at the age of 86, officials confirmed on Monday. Head of Yezidi Affairs at the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs confirmed that Mir Tahsin Beg died at a hospital in Germany. Mir Tahsin Beg was ...

US Welcomes Germany Decision to Ban Iran’s Mahan Air

BAS News - 2019-01-21 15:05
ERBIL — The United States has welcomed a decision by the German government which banned Iranian Mahan Air from landing in the country, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday. Earlier the day, Christofer Burger, a spokesperson for German Foreign Mi ...

Germany bans Iran’s Mahan Air flights

Waar Media - 2019-01-21 14:56
Germany has banned Iran’s Mahan Air from operating flights in and out of the country, officials said on Monday. Deputy foreign ministry spokesman Christofer Burger told a news conference in Berlin that the decision was taken to protect “foreign policy an ...

Nadia Murad Seeks Germany's Support for Yezidis

BAS News - 2018-12-04 20:50
ERBIL - Kurdish Yezidi activist Nadia Murad has met with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to gain the country's support for Yezidis. During their meeting on Monday, Murad briefed Merkel with the status of the minority group, hoping that Berlin would s ...

German Consulate Responds to Allegations of Corruption in Its Visa Procedures

BAS News - 2018-11-27 12:14
ERBIL — The Consulate General of Germany in Erbil has responded to a recent report accusing the diplomatic representative office of corruption throughout its visa applications. The Spiegel reported on Monday that there were multiple cases of visa applica ...

German Defense Minister thanks ‘Peshmerga bravery for making IS defeat possible’

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-17 19:11
Germany’s Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Monday visited German soldiers and Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Erbil, Sep. 17, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Kurdistan Premier, German Defence Minister Discuss Berlin Support for Erbil

BAS News - 2018-09-17 16:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday German Defense Minister von der Leyen and her accompanying delegation in Erbil to discuss further coordination and extended support from Germany to the Kurdistan Region. Accordi ...

German Defence Minister meets KRG military officials

Waar Media - 2018-09-17 12:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany defence minister, Ursula von der Leyen met with officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government including Interior Minister and acting Peshmerga Minister Karim Sinjari in Erbil on Monday. She also inspected her country’s forces and t ...

Germany: Police Arrests Iraqi, Syrian Immigrants Suspected of Killing Resident

BAS News - 2018-08-27 22:21
ERBIL - An Iraqi immigrant along with his Syrian friend have been accused of killing a German man and seriously wounding two of his friends in the city of Saxon of Chemnitz, a report said on Monday. Sputnik reported that hundreds of residents took the st ...

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 ...

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 ...

World leaders congratulate Putin on winning re-election

Waar Media - 2018-03-19 20:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Vladimir Putin’s re-election has elicited decidedly mixed feelings throughout Germany, including at the highest levels of political power. In the government’s Monday press conference, spokesman Steffen Seibert said that German Chancellor Ange ...

Germany’s Merkel Supports KRG’s Constitutional Rights in Iraq

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2017-12-23 08:56
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday reiterated her support for Kurdistan Region’s constitutional rights, and urged Baghdad to return to talks with Erbil. ...

Germany ties Iraq aid to peaceful resolution of conflict with Kurds

Roji Kurd - 2017-12-19 00:03
Germany on Monday said its continued support for Iraq and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government was contingent on peaceful efforts by both sides to resolve their differences. ROJI KURD: Germany wants to continue support for Iraq and the semi-a ...

Germany Ties Iraq Aid to Peaceful Resolution of Conflict With Kurds

The Kurdish Project - 2017-12-18 21:52
The following article was originally published in U.S. News & World Report. BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany on Monday said its continued support for Iraq and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government was contingent on peaceful efforts by both sides to ...

KRG’s PM meets German Foreign Minister in Berlin

Waar Media - 2017-12-18 20:32
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani who is currently visiting Germany met with Sigmar Gabriel, the German Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Monday in Berlin. In a press conference following the meeting, Gabriel ...

Germany’s Merkel Supports KRG’s Constitutional Rights in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-12-18 20:25
ERBIL —German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday reiterated her support for Kurdistan Region’s constitutional rights, and urged Baghdad to return to talks with Erbil. Merkel also welcomed Erbil’s initiative to resolve disputes with Baghdad through peacef ...

KRG PM Calls for Germany’s Support for Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-12-18 12:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani who is currently visiting Germany met with Sigmar Gabriel, the German Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Monday in Berlin. In a press conference following the meeting, Gabriel said ...

KRG’s PM to visit Germany next week

Waar Media - 2017-12-16 08:54
WAAR-DUHOK: The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani, is to visit Germany next week, where he will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday. German Deputy Government Spokesman, Georg Streiter, announced the vis ...

Kurds in Germany Can Vote in Referendum at 5 Polling Stations

BAS News - 2017-09-24 11:05
ERBIL — Yezidi Lalish Centre in Germany announced that all the preparations have been made for Kurdish diaspora in Germany to vote in Monday’s referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence. Khalat Sheikh Murad, Head of the Lalish Centre said “Five pollin ...

PUK Leader Talabani Travels to Germany for Medical Tests

BAS News - 2017-09-12 10:47
ERBIL — Jalal Talabani, the Secretary-General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the former Iraqi President, traveled to Germany on Monday for medical purposes. Talabani, locally known as ‘Mam Jalal’ served as the Iraqi president for two terms ...

March launched in Germany demanding Ocelan’s freedom

ANHA - 2017-09-11 15:46
On Monday morning, the activities of the march that was led by Free Women and Youth Movement in Europe demanding the freedom of the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocelan under the slogan "By Revenge Soul, to Defeat Colonialism and Liberate the Leader" sta ...

Germany abetting terrorists: Erdogan

KurdPress - 2017-08-08 09:07
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused Germany of assisting terrorists by failing to respond to Turkey’s requests to hand over suspects wanted by Ankara. ...

Germany wants Europe to suspend preparations for EU-Turkey customs union

Waar Media - 2017-08-01 15:14
WAAR-DUHOK: The German government has asked the European Commission to suspend preparatory work on negotiations with Turkey for modernizing the EU-Turkey customs union because it would send the “wrong signal,” Reuters reported on Monday. According to the ...

Germany Urges Iran to Stop Destabilising Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2017-05-22 22:07
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is urged to stop supporting armed groups operating inside Iraq and Syria where they are contributed to destabilisation of the region only, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday. “In many conflicts in t ...

Merkel Says Germany May Move Troops In Turkey To Another Country

Waar Media - 2017-05-16 11:37
WAAR-DUHOK: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany may move its soldiers to another country if Ankara does not grant permission to members of the German parliament’s defense committee to visit staff currently serving in a NATO missio ...

Germany charges Syrian man with planning attack in Copenhagen

Reuters - 2017-05-15 19:30
BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities charged a Syrian man who was arrested last November as he tried to travel to Denmark with planning to build a bomb and detonate it in a crowd in the capital of Copenhagen, public prosecutors said on Monday. ...

Germany to Receive 500 More Yezidis for Psychotherapy

BAS News - 2017-05-15 17:57
ERBIL— In a near future 500 more individuals from the persecuted Kurdish minority group of Yezidi who escaped Islamic State (IS) enslavement will arrive at Germany for psychotherapy, said a related official on Monday. Hussein Qaedai, who runs Kurdistan R ...

Over 200 from Germany Fighting Alongside Kurds in Syria and Iraq

BAS News - 2017-04-11 11:25
Included in the number are nationals of Turkey ISTANBUL — Over 200 German nationals and residents have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants since 2013, Germany's Interior Ministry said on Monday, as ...

G7 to Discuss Ways to Get Russia to Withdraw Its Support of Assad

BAS News - 2017-04-10 17:24
ISTANBUL — One of the topics of discussion during the G7 meeting taking place on Monday includes ways to eliminate Russian support for the Syrian government. Foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US, with the inclusi ...

Germany sees growing cyber threat but lacks legal means to retaliate

Reuters - 2017-04-03 19:42
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government is scrambling to respond to a serious and growing threat of cyber attacks, but it lacks the legal framework to retaliate with cyber attacks of its own, top officials said on Monday. ...

Many Turkish diplomats, soldiers seeking asylum in Germany

Reuters - 2017-04-03 14:14
BERLIN (Reuters) - At least 262 Turkish diplomats and army personnel have applied for asylum in Germany since a failed July coup that Turkey blames on supporters of a U.S.-based cleric, a spokeswoman for the German Interior Ministry said on Monday. ...

Turks in Germany start voting in referendum on boosting Erdogan’s powers

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
BERLIN,— Turks living in Germany began casting their ballots on Monday in a referendum which proposes changing Turkey’s constitution to increase President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers. The controversial vote is taking place amid increasingly strained ties bet ...

Greek police intercept eight suspect packages following parcel bombs to IMF, Germany

Reuters - 2017-03-20 20:27
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police intercepted eight suspect packages at a postal sorting center in Athens on Monday, after the dispatch of two booby-trapped letters to the IMF and the German Finance Ministry last week. ...

Germany says EU must check if Turkey funds achieving intended aims

Reuters - 2017-03-06 14:13
BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin on Monday rejected as "absurd" Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's comparison of current German policies to the Nazi era, and said the European Union should check if funds aimed at preparing Turkey to enter the bloc were working a ...

Germany rejects Erdogan's Nazi comparison as absurd

Reuters - 2017-03-06 12:22
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Monday rejected Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's comparison of current German policies to the Nazi era, urged both sides to stay "calm and level-headed" and not lose sight of the close ties that bind the two N ...

Erdogan: German journalist is a spy and member of PKK

Waar Media - 2017-03-04 20:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said a German journalist arrested in Turkey is an “agent” and member of the banned Kurdish PKK, as a row with Germany continued to escalate on Friday. Deniz Yucel was arrested on Monday and charged by an Istanbul cour ...

Turkey jails reporter from Germany’s Die Welt paper over PKK propaganda

E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
ISTANBUL,— Turkish authorities on Monday arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organization and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness. Authorities initially detaine ...

Turkey jails reporter from Germany's Die Welt paper: court witness

Reuters - 2017-02-27 23:10
ISTANBUL/BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish authorities on Monday arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organization and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness. ...

President Barzani Invited to Munich Security Conference 2017

Waar Media - 2017-02-13 13:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani was invited to participate in the 2017 Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Germany, a source from the Kurdistan Region Presidency revealed on Monday. “[President] Barzani has confirmed he w ...

German coalition parties agree to tighten security after truck attack

Reuters - 2017-02-06 22:16
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leaders of Germany's "grand coalition" have agreed to tighten security measures after the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market, including tougher steps to deport migrants seen as security risks, officials said on Monday. ...

Syrian suspected of planning truck attack in Germany arrested: prosecutors

Reuters - 2017-01-02 19:04
BERLIN (Reuters) - A Syrian migrant who arrived in Germany two years ago has been arrested on suspicion of seeking funds from Islamic State to drive truck bombs into a crowd, a German state prosecutor's office said on Monday. ...

Iran denounces terrorist attack in Germany

KurdPress - 2016-12-21 08:00
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Tuesday strongly condemned Monday’s terrorist attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, killing and injuring tens of people. ...

European powers seek EU condemnation of Russia over Syria

Reuters - 2016-10-17 03:56
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Britain, France and Germany aim to persuade the European Union on Monday to condemn Russia's devastating air campaign in Syria and pave the way for imposing more sanctions on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. ...
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