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6th Duhok International Film Festival to kick off on October 20-27

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 19:00
6th Duhok International Film Festival poster. WAAR-DUHOK: The organization committee of Duhok International Film Festival (#6thDuhokIFF) has selected 2018 festival poster designed by the talented Yana Vekshina, with a creation that represents this year’s ...

Oil prices rise on Saudi tensions; demand outlook drags

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
Oil prices rose in international stocks. WAAR-DUHOK: Oil prices rose on Monday as tension over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist stoked supply worries, although concerns over the long-term demand outlook dragged on sentiment. Brent crude ...

The Eurasian Economic Union: Putin’s Geopolitical Project

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-10-16 06:56
The Eurasian Economic Union has styled itself as a desired and dynamic partner operating in the international arena in pursuit of its member states’ common economic objectives. It has signed several international agreements and boasts a long list of coun ...

KRG Bans 38 Books for Supporting Radical Ideologies

BAS News - 2018-10-13 11:36
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has banned 38 books from being sold at the Erbil International Book Fair for displaying support of radical ideologies. “This year, we have prevented 38 books from being sold at the fair. All of them were lo ...

13th International Book Fair opens in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-10-10 14:38
President Masoud Barzani opens Erbil International Book Fair. WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, attended on Wednesday the opening ceremony of the 13th International Book Fair in Erbil. Over 250 ...

IMF warns of ‘somewhat’ greater global financial risk

Waar Media - 2018-10-10 14:38
international monetary fund headquarters. WAAR-DUHOK: Risks to the global financial system have risen somewhat in recent months as some emerging markets have struggled and trade war tensions have persisted, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday. ...

In Pictures: Barzani Opens 13th International Book Fair in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-10-10 10:23
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, attended on Wednesday the opening ceremony of the 13th International Book Fair in Erbil. Over 250 publishers from 35 countries are showcasing their latest publicat ...

3rd Slemani International Film Festival kicks off in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-10-10 08:48
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The 3rd Slemani International Film Festival (SIFF) is kicked off on Wednesday in Sulaimani city featuring a red carpet ceremony and special VIP guests who will be in attendance. Renowned directors, actors and actresse ...

13th International Book Fair to Open in Erbil on Wednesday

BAS News - 2018-10-09 15:11
ERBIL — The 13th International Book Fair is due to open on Wednesday in Kurdistan Region’s capital. BasNews has learned that several dozens of Kurdish, Iraqi, and international publishers are participating in this year’s exhibition. The fair will be open ...

Iraq Signs Contract with Chinese Companies to Build Oil Refinery

BAS News - 2018-10-09 13:40
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has signed an agreement with two major Chinese companies to build an oil refinery in south of the country, an officials said on Sunday. The refinery will be built by PowerChina and Norinco International in the port of Fao on ...

Report on a Study Trip to Japan for High School Teachers

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-10-05 04:36
For the past 20 years, the Foreign Policy Research Institute has sponsored what is now called the Butcher History Institute for High School Teachers, a series of weekend-long intensive workshops on topics in American and world history and international r ...

3rd Sulaymaniyah International Film Festival Reveals World Cinema Lineup

BAS News - 2018-10-03 13:52
The 3rd edition of Sulaymaniyah International Film Festival, scheduled for October 10-16 in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region, will screen 16 feature films in the main completion section of "World Cinema". The feature films are as follows: - "Three Faces" b ...

Iran executes Kurdish teenage rape victim Zeinab Sekaanvand: Amnesty

E-Kurd - 2018-10-03 00:07
LONDON,— Iran on Tuesday executed a Kurdish teenage rape victim who was abused by her husband and convicted of killing him in a “grossly unfair trial”, Amnesty International said Tuesday. An ethnic Kurd, Zeinab Sekaanvand was 15 when she married her husb ...

Saudi Airlines to Start Flights to Erbil Soon

BAS News - 2018-09-29 18:59
ERBIL - Saudi Airlines will officially start flights to the Kurdistan Region's Erbil International Airport soon, the Arab airline said in a statement on Saturday. According to the statement, a copy of which was sent to BasNews, the flights are expected t ...

The Syrian Conflict and International Support for Rebel Groups

International Crisis Group - 2018-09-28 11:13
This written submission to the Dutch Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee accompanied an oral presentation followed by responses to answers posed by Committee members on Dutch non-lethal assistance to Syrian rebel groups during the civil war. ...

Bashmakh International Gate to Be Closed During Kurdistan Election

BAS News - 2018-09-27 21:21
ERBIL - The Bashmakh international gate will be closed during the process of Kurdistan Region's parliamentary election, the border crossing directorate said in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, a copy of which was shared with BasNews, ...

Coalition Jets Strike IS Positions near Makhmour

BAS News - 2018-09-27 14:51
ERBIL — Fighter jets belonging to the US-led international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) on Thursday heavily bombarded insurgents’ positions on Qara Chokh Mountain near Makhmour, southwest of Erbil. Commander of Peshmerga forces on the Makhmou ...

Justice linguistique et langues minoritaires:
Le cas du kurde

Institut kurde - Paris - 2018-09-26 01:44
COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL Co-organisé parl'Université de Paris II, l'Université de Rouenet la Fondation lnstitut kurde de Paris Le vendredi 12 octobre 2018,de 9h30 à 17h00 Entrée libre sur inscription : Formulaire d'inscription auCentre lnternational de Cul ...

How to Respond to Venezuela’s Humanitarian Emergency

International Crisis Group - 2018-09-25 21:45
Numbers tell the grim tale of Venezuela’s continuing slide into socio-economic ruin. With 1.6 million people fleeing the country since 2015, international donors should step up aid to neighbouring states, while concerned parties fine-tune pressure for po ...

New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly

Waar Media - 2018-09-25 10:17
WAAR-DUHOK: New Zealand’s prime minister, who shot to international fame for giving birth while in office, turned heads Monday by bringing her three-month-old daughter into the UN assembly hall. Jacinda Ardern, 38, is only the second world leader to ever ...

5 miembros del ISIS asesinados en Hajin

Anf Spanish - 2018-09-24 06:19
El avión de International Coalition atacó la base de ISIS en la aldea Al-Shajil de Hajin, matando a 5 miembros de ISIS. Otros 5 mercenarios fueron asesinados durante los enfrentamientos en la aldea de Sajhal. ...

Two Kurdish Pilots Participate in International Free Flight Festival

BAS News - 2018-09-20 18:35
ERBIL - A couple of Kurdish pilots, representing the Kurdistan Region and its Ministry of Peshmerga, participated in the 45th Coupe Icare international free flight festival in France. Talking to BasNews, one of the pilots, Kurdawan Naqishbandi, said that ...

Rekabet Kurumu'ndan Google'a 93 milyon lira ceza

BAS News - 2018-09-20 16:33
BasNews- Rekabet Kurumu, 3 Google şirketine 93 milyon lira idari para cezası verilmesine karar verdi. Rekabet Kurumu, arama motoru Google'a 93 milyon lira ceza verilmesine hükmetti. Rekabet Kurumu'nun Google LLC, Google International LLC ve Google Reklam ...

Masrour Barzani receives McGurk in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-09-19 13:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the US special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS) Brett McGurk for talks on the ongoing efforts in the ...

North and South Korea sign numerous of agreements

Waar Media - 2018-09-19 13:29
WAAR-DUHOK: North Korea said it would close a key missile test facility in the presence of “international experts” and potentially destroy its primary nuclear complex if the United States agrees to corresponding measures, South Korean President Moon Jae- ...

Masrour Barzani Receives US Delegation to Discuss Iraqi Political Process

BAS News - 2018-09-18 21:38
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the US special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) Brett McGurk for talks on the ongoing efforts in the proces ...

Syria’s Idlib Wins Welcome Reprieve with Russia-Turkey Deal

International Crisis Group - 2018-09-18 20:52
After weeks of escalatory rhetoric, Russia has partnered with Turkey in a deal to avert an all-out assault on Idlib, the last stronghold of Syria’s armed rebellion. International actors seeking to end the Syrian war should embrace the agreement. ...

Iraq to Make Crucial Decisions in the Coming Days: McGurk

BAS News - 2018-09-18 15:29
ERBIL — The US special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, said on Tuesday that Iraq will make landmark decisions in the next few days as it is stepping towards forming a new government. McGurk ...
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