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Bakoyianni Says War with Turkey Would Find Greece Alone - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-12-11 14:44
Political and General News Events from Dec. 10 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-12-11 07:50
Members of child abuse WhatsApp group arrested in 11 countriesBBC - 2019-12-11 00:07
The global investigation, led by Spain's National Police, tracked down 33 members of the group. ...
Top stories of 2019 – January-June | National PostNationalpost - 2019-12-10 23:23
Top stories of 2019 – July-December | National PostNationalpost - 2019-12-10 19:54
Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with the delegation of the Syrian opposition Kurdish National CouncilMFA Russia - 2019-12-10 18:33
Despite Turkey’s drift from the West, Nato is still Ankara’s best security guarantor - The NationalThenational - 2019-12-10 16:39
A journey through the ISIS badlands - The NationalThenational - 2019-12-10 14:27
National Strike to continue in ColombiaANF - 2019-12-10 12:59
Colombia’s National Strike Committee has announced that they will continue to protest against right-wing President Ivan Duque as peacefull demonstrations will keep on at least until today, Tuesday. ...
Kobanê intellectuals to hold workshop on national unityANF - 2019-12-10 10:41
The Kobanê Intellectuals Association will promote a national unity workshop in Kobanê which will be attended by many intellectuals, writers and academics as well as representatives of different political parties. ...
The ‘new beginning’ of ISIS: how the militant group is using Iraq’s blind spot to rise again - The NationalThenational - 2019-12-10 06:54
Greta Thunberg and other youth call on Trudeau to ditch fossil fuels | National ObserverNationalobserver - 2019-12-10 03:38
Joint Civil Society letter in Support of the UNGA Resolution on Human Rights in IranKurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-10 02:46
Monday, 9 December 2019 To: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution… The post Joint Civil Soci ...
A Call to Arms: Why the CIA Needs to Play a New Role in the Middle East | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2019-12-10 00:51
Turkey Extradites 11 French IS SuspectsBAS News - 2019-12-09 18:01
ERBIL — Turkey sent back 11 captured suspects of Islamic State (IS) membership to their home country, France, said Turkish Interior Ministry. Turkey is stepping up its program to deport foreign national of Islamic State (IS) currently in its prisoners. A ...
“Different Hells” - Greece’s Mainland, Island Refugee, Migrant Detention Camps - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-12-09 10:38
Allawi Calls for Resolution to Current Unrest in IraqBAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, has called for a resolution to the current unrest in the country, as anti-government protests continue. Allawi, who has previously served as the Iraqi prime minister, urged on Sunday Iraqi Preside ...
March for National Unity in LondonANF - 2019-12-08 20:58
A march was held in London, demanding national unity. ...
ISIS members with the badges of FSA and the SNAANF - 2019-12-08 15:18
ISIS members participated in the occupation of Serêkaniyê and Girê Spî under the Turkish flag and in the uniform of the so-called Syrian National Army (SNA). Meanwhile, they no longer consider it necessary to hide their identity. ...
Demo for national unity in SydneyANF - 2019-12-08 15:18
Kurds and their friends carried out an action in support of national unity in Sydney, Australia. ...
Demonstrations for Kurdish national unity in numerous citiesANF - 2019-12-08 08:11
The importance of Kurdish national unity was emphasized in demonstrations against Turkey's attacks on Kurdistan in numerous cities and countries. ...
Tired of Iran and Turkey, western powers are getting ready to push back - The NationalThenational - 2019-12-07 17:47
KCK issues call for national unity and national congressANF - 2019-12-07 15:40
KCK called on democratic community organizations, women and youth, legal institutions and personalities, opinion leaders of all faiths, labor organizations, free and democratic press, and all Kurdish friends to support the work for national unity. ...
Preparations underway for National Unity Workshop in KobaneANF - 2019-12-07 15:40
The Intellectuals Union of Kobane Canton is making preparations for the National Unity Workshop to be attended by Kurdish political circles and activists active in the canton. ...
GOP Senator Bows to White House on Armenian Genocide Measure - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-12-07 02:55
Political and General News Events from Dec. 6 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-12-06 23:22
March for Kurdish national unity concluded in GenevaANF - 2019-12-06 19:14
The Lausanne-Geneva National Unity March participated by over 100 names from four parts of Kurdistan has been concluded in Geneva with a call for national unity. ...
Kurdish parties call for national unityANF - 2019-12-06 18:07
At a meeting on "national unity" and against the current wave of attacks in Turkey, various Kurdish parties published a joint final declaration and decided to convene a conference. ...
Lausanne-Geneva march for Kurdish national unity on day 2ANF - 2019-12-06 16:34
The second stage of the Lausanne-Geneva march for Kurdish national continues. ...
Tsipras: Turkey Must Understand that Relations Are Built on Mutual Respect and Dialogue - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-12-06 16:21
Lawyer Senka Nozica: There is a Threat of Illegal Deportation of Turkish National - Sarajevo TimesSarajevotimes - 2019-12-06 16:21
No indications stabbing in The Hague was terrorist attack - Israel National NewsIsraelnationalnews - 2019-12-06 09:02
Time for National Unity, said marchers in LausanneANF - 2019-12-06 08:59
The first stage of the national unity march joined by over 100 personalities from the 4 Kurdistan parts has left Lausanne to reach Geneva today. ...
Are the Syrian Democratic Forces a terror organization as Turkey says? - Israel National NewsIsraelnationalnews - 2019-12-06 07:56
The TikTok chronicles: Global ambitions and security pitfallsAEI - 2019-12-06 00:12
TikTok’s massive growth poses potential privacy and national security issues, but the ongoing national security investigation into the company must balance these against the US desire for the free flow of data across borders. The post The TikTok chronicl ...
Is the United States a secular country?AEI - 2019-12-06 00:12
When you put it all together, does the First Amendment add up to a doctrine of national secularism? Michael McConnell took on this question in a 1992 Bradley Lecture. The post Is the United States a secular country? appeared first on American Enterprise ...
Political and General News Events from Dec. 5 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-12-05 20:19
Mitsotakis: Greece Relies on EU Solidarity to Address Refugee Crisis - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-12-05 19:31
Lausanne-Geneva march on the wayANF - 2019-12-05 16:56
Participants of the march called for concrete steps to create Kurdish national unity as the Kurdish people are experiencing massacres, attacks and repression. ...
March for Kurdish national unity from Lausanne to GenevaANF - 2019-12-05 14:49
The march is participated by over 100 artists, intellectuals, politicians, journalists, writers, academics and representatives of institutions and political parties from four parts of Kurdistan. ...
Trump Versus Macron: Will France Take Back Its Dangerous ISIS Fighters? | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2019-12-05 10:45
Kevin Williamson on Trump’s ‘idiotically conceived and incompetently executed trade war’AEI - 2019-12-05 07:08
Here are some excerpts from Kevin Williamson’s excellent National Review article “We Are Not Winning the Trade War” on Tariff Man’s “idiotically conceived and incompetently executed trade war”: President Trump proposes to mitigate the effects of his inco ...
Berlin murder: Germany expels two Russian diplomatsBBC - 2019-12-05 02:42
The pair are told to leave months after a Georgian national was shot dead in a park. ...
President Barzani Receives Leaders of the Kurdish National Council in SyriaKRG-Spain - 2019-12-05 00:56
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 2 December 2019 The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the leader of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, Saud Mala, and his accompanying delegation. President Barzani stressed on the importance of unit ...
Political and General News Events from Dec. 4 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-12-04 21:26
KCDK-E: Today is national mourning day for Til Rifat victimsANF - 2019-12-04 11:04
The KCDK-E called to join the two-day national mourning announced by the Autonomous Administration of Northern Syria to protest the massacre of children carried out by the Turkish state in Til Rifat on 2 December. ...
Pardoning Turkeys & Freeing Villains: Abuse of Pardon Power Degrades National Security | WPDEWPDE - 2019-12-04 10:50
Political and General News Events from Dec. 3 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-12-04 10:39
President Barzani Receives Leaders of the Kurdish National Council in SyriaPresidency of Kurdistan - 2019-12-04 02:32
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 2 December 2019 The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the leader of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, Saud Mala, and his accompanying delegation. President Barzani stressed on the importance of uni ...
Welcome to the Era of Wars Without an End | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2019-12-04 00:10
Barzani, ENKS Leadership Discuss Syrian KurdistanBAS News - 2019-12-03 21:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) leadership met with Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Tuesday, discussing the current situation and future of Syrian Kurdistan. Both Barzani and Sao ...
02. December 2019 – National minorities in Germany are call for ratification of ILO Convention 169The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-12-03 15:10
National unity march from Lausanne to Geneva to start on SaturdayANF - 2019-12-03 13:46
On 5 and 6 December Kurds and their friends will march for 'national unity' from Lausanne to Geneva. ...
National Demo in London against NATO summitANF - 2019-12-03 13:46
Activists set to march from Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace today as NATO summit opens. ...
Pardoning Turkeys & Freeing Villains: Abuse of Pardon Power Degrades National Security | WJLAWJLA - 2019-12-03 06:28
US releases $105m of withheld aid to Lebanon's armed forces - The NationalThenational - 2019-12-03 03:12
Turkey crisis threatens to spoil Nato's 70th birthday party - The NationalThenational - 2019-12-02 16:57
ENKS Leaders to Meet with Russian Foreign MinisterBAS News - 2019-12-02 16:11
ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) is set to visit Moscow on Thursday where they will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Kawa Azizi, a leading member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S), ...
Kurdistan President Urges Syrian Kurds on Maintaining UnityBAS News - 2019-12-02 16:11
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Monday received a delegation from the Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) in Erbil to discuss the latest developments in northern Syrian and the wider region. During the meeting, the Kurdish ...
EU Refugee Chief - from Greece - Says Greece Will Get Help - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-12-02 11:40
National Security Action: A Fundamental Disrespect for Our Troops | YubaNetYubanet - 2019-12-02 11:18
DTK Güzel: The Kurdish people is ready for national unityANF - 2019-12-02 10:24
DTK Co-Presidency Council member, Mekiye Güzel, said that the people of Kurdistan are ready for unity and that wherever there is an attack against the Kurdish people, people in the 4 parts of Kurdistan respond to this. ...
This Trump Executive Order WIll Harm United States National Forests - InsideHookInsidehook - 2019-12-02 10:13
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Syria: Civilians Abused in ‘Safe Zones’Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-02 06:33
Summary Executions, Blocked Returns by Turkish-Backed Armed Groups (Beirut, November 27, 2019) – Factions of the Syrian National Army (SNA), a Syrian non-state armed group backed by Turkey in northeast Syria, have summarily executed civilians and failed t ...
Iraq beats UAE 2-0 in Gulf Cup matchKurdistan24 - 2019-12-01 18:12
Iraqi's national football team compete against players from the United Arab Emirates. (Photo: Archive) ...
COMMENTARY: Infighting among members weakens NATO alliance - National | Globalnews.caGlobalnews - 2019-12-01 16:09
Greece Keeps 55,000 Refugees, Migrants in Armed Forces Camps - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-12-01 13:58
Turkish presidential spokesman: ′We′re taking care of our own national security′ | News and current affairs from Germany and around the world | DW | 27.11.2019DW - 2019-11-29 16:13
Syrian National Army denies receiving weapons from Germany – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-11-29 10:24
Canada pushed for probe into Khashoggi killing directly with UN human rights chief - National | Globalnews.caGlobalnews - 2019-11-28 22:28
Detained journalist Behrouz Boochani finds freedom: 'The mountains of New Zealand remind me of Kurdistan' - The NationalThenational - 2019-11-28 06:06
Political and General News Events from Nov. 25 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-11-28 01:54
Trump War-Crimes Pardons Weaken Military Moral Fiber | National ReviewNationalreview - 2019-11-27 23:13
Political and General News Events from Nov. 26 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-11-27 23:04
Political and General News Events from Nov. 27 | National PostNationalpost - 2019-11-27 23:03
Pardoning Turkeys and Freeing Villains: The President's Abuse of Pardon Power Degrades National Security, by Armstrong Williams | Creators SyndicateCreators - 2019-11-27 21:22
Pardoning turkeys and abusing pardon power to degrade national security | TheHillThehill - 2019-11-27 21:22
Iran Protests: Over 7,000 People Arrested So FarBAS News - 2019-11-27 20:38
ERBIL - More than 7,000 people have so far been arrested over the recent nationwide protests against the dramatic increase in the price of petrol. Speaking to reporters, Hossein Naghavi-Hosseini, a spokesperson of the parliament's commission on national ...
Turkey’s gangs forcibly recruit young people in AfrinANF - 2019-11-27 17:15
The ISIS/al-Nusra gangs banded together by Turkey under the name of Syrian National Army continue their atrocities against civilians in the areas they have invaded. ...
Human Rights Groups Say Greece Making “Prison Camps” for Refugees, Migrants - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-11-27 09:34
Greece’s Foreign Minister Blames Turkey for New Refugee Crisis - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-11-27 00:09
The Troop Shuffle: How Trump Tripped Over His Own Syria Solution | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2019-11-26 22:42
Kurdish intellectuals and artists call for national unityANF - 2019-11-26 09:31
Many artists and intellectuals from all four parts of Kurdistan attended a meeting in Cologne to discuss Kurdish national unity. ...
After Christchurch, the world must recognise that white males can be terrorists too - The NationalThenational - 2019-11-26 06:44
Turkey will not resume military operations in north-eastern Syria - The NationalThenational - 2019-11-25 17:53
Yazidis’ Crisis Continues — Ending It Is a Moral Imperative | National ReviewNationalreview - 2019-11-25 13:31
March from National Unity from Lausanne to Geneva on 5-6 DecemberANF - 2019-11-25 10:00
Representatives of 4 different Kurdistan institutions and parties gathered in Lausanne announced that they will organize a national unity march from Lausanne to Geneva on 5-6 December. ...
Trump Foreign-Policy Doctrine: Deter Enemies without Intervention | National ReviewNationalreview - 2019-11-25 06:29
Nov 16 | The Kurdish National Dream | Weston-Redding-Easton, CT PatchPatch - 2019-11-24 20:20
The West Block – Episode 12, Season 9 - National | Globalnews.caGlobalnews - 2019-11-24 18:02
Refugees, Migrants Keep Coming, Greece Closing The Door - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-11-24 13:44
Turkey Claims It "Neutralized" Five PKK Fighters on Kurdistan BorderBAS News - 2019-11-23 19:26
ERBIL - The Turkish army claimed on Saturday that it had "neutralized" five fighters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province. Turkey's Ministry of National Defense said on Saturday that at least one PKK member was t ...
Turkey to Consider Alternatives if F-35s not AcquiredBAS News - 2019-11-23 12:38
ERBIL — Turkey will take into consideration other alternatives if a deal for F-35 fighter jets fails, National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said. "All should be aware that Turkey will have to look for alternatives if F-35s [jets] cannot be acquired for a ...
Curfew in Bogota does not prevent new massive demonstrationsANF - 2019-11-23 10:26
The mayor of the Colombian capital, Bogotá, has imposed a curfew to cover the entire city in response to renewed anti-government protests. Over 250,000 people joined the national strike marches throughout the contry. ...
Iraqi Troops take charge of logisticsCENTCOM - 2019-11-22 23:04
Iraqi soldiers took charge of one of the largest divestments of vehicle repair parts while working with American counterparts at the Taji National Depot last month. Task Force (TF) Lincoln Divestment, comprised of soldiers from the Iraq Army (IA) Transpor ...
National View Column: Give Kurds credit for helping hunt al-Baghdadi | Duluth News TribuneDuluthnewstribune - 2019-11-22 18:47
Greek Migration Minister Says Turkey Using Refugees to Squeeze EU - The National HeraldThenationalherald - 2019-11-22 14:49
Tens of thousands joined national strike in ColombiaANF - 2019-11-22 08:49
Tens of thousands took to the streets in Colombia to join the national strike, amidst heavy security measures and clashes in the capital Bogota. ...
Attorney General Barr rehashes failed arguments in the encryption debateAEI - 2019-11-22 00:00
The Department of Justice’s renewed push for tech companies to grant law enforcement access to encrypted communications ignores the historical record and expert opinions: Weakening strong encryption would compromise Americans’ cybersecurity and national ...