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Political and General News Events from Dec. 11 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-11 15:52

Bakoyianni Says War with Turkey Would Find Greece Alone - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-12-11 14:44

Political and General News Events from Dec. 10 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-11 07:50

Members of child abuse WhatsApp group arrested in 11 countries

BBC - 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 Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-10 23:23

Top stories of 2019 – July-December | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-10 19:54

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with the delegation of the Syrian opposition Kurdish National Council

MFA Russia - 2019-12-10 18:33

Despite Turkey’s drift from the West, Nato is still Ankara’s best security guarantor - The National

Thenational - 2019-12-10 16:39

A journey through the ISIS badlands - The National

Thenational - 2019-12-10 14:27

National Strike to continue in Colombia

ANF - 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 unity

ANF - 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 National

Thenational - 2019-12-10 06:54

Greta Thunberg and other youth call on Trudeau to ditch fossil fuels | National Observer

Nationalobserver - 2019-12-10 03:38

Joint Civil Society letter in Support of the UNGA Resolution on Human Rights in Iran

Kurdistan 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 Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-12-10 00:51

Turkey Extradites 11 French IS Suspects

BAS 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 Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-12-09 10:38

Allawi Calls for Resolution to Current Unrest in Iraq

BAS 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 London

ANF - 2019-12-08 20:58
A march was held in London, demanding national unity. ...

ISIS members with the badges of FSA and the SNA

ANF - 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 Sydney

ANF - 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 cities

ANF - 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 National

Thenational - 2019-12-07 17:47

KCK issues call for national unity and national congress

ANF - 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 Kobane

ANF - 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 Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-12-07 02:55

Political and General News Events from Dec. 6 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-06 23:22

March for Kurdish national unity concluded in Geneva

ANF - 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 unity

ANF - 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 2

ANF - 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 Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-12-06 16:21

Lawyer Senka Nozica: There is a Threat of Illegal Deportation of Turkish National - Sarajevo Times

Sarajevotimes - 2019-12-06 16:21

No indications stabbing in The Hague was terrorist attack - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-12-06 09:02

Time for National Unity, said marchers in Lausanne

ANF - 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 News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-12-06 07:56

The TikTok chronicles: Global ambitions and security pitfalls

AEI - 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 Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-05 20:19

Mitsotakis: Greece Relies on EU Solidarity to Address Refugee Crisis - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-12-05 19:31

Lausanne-Geneva march on the way

ANF - 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 Geneva

ANF - 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 Interest

Nationalinterest - 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 diplomats

BBC - 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 Syria

KRG-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 Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-04 21:26

KCDK-E: Today is national mourning day for Til Rifat victims

ANF - 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 | WPDE

WPDE - 2019-12-04 10:50

Political and General News Events from Dec. 3 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-12-04 10:39

President Barzani Receives Leaders of the Kurdish National Council in Syria

Presidency 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 Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-12-04 00:10

Barzani, ENKS Leadership Discuss Syrian Kurdistan

BAS 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 169

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-12-03 15:10

National unity march from Lausanne to Geneva to start on Saturday

ANF - 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 summit

ANF - 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 | WJLA

WJLA - 2019-12-03 06:28

US releases $105m of withheld aid to Lebanon's armed forces - The National

Thenational - 2019-12-03 03:12

Turkey crisis threatens to spoil Nato's 70th birthday party - The National

Thenational - 2019-12-02 16:57

ENKS Leaders to Meet with Russian Foreign Minister

BAS 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 Unity

BAS 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 Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-12-02 11:40

National Security Action: A Fundamental Disrespect for Our Troops | YubaNet

Yubanet - 2019-12-02 11:18

DTK Güzel: The Kurdish people is ready for national unity

ANF - 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 - InsideHook

Insidehook - 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 match

Kurdistan24 - 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 - 2019-12-01 16:09

Greece Keeps 55,000 Refugees, Migrants in Armed Forces Camps - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 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 | 27.11.2019

DW - 2019-11-29 16:13

Syrian National Army denies receiving weapons from Germany – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-11-29 10:24

Canada pushed for probe into Khashoggi killing directly with UN human rights chief - National |

Globalnews - 2019-11-28 22:28

Detained journalist Behrouz Boochani finds freedom: 'The mountains of New Zealand remind me of Kurdistan' - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-28 06:06

Political and General News Events from Nov. 25 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-11-28 01:54

Trump War-Crimes Pardons Weaken Military Moral Fiber | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-11-27 23:13

Political and General News Events from Nov. 26 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-11-27 23:04

Political and General News Events from Nov. 27 | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-11-27 23:03

Pardoning Turkeys and Freeing Villains: The President's Abuse of Pardon Power Degrades National Security, by Armstrong Williams | Creators Syndicate

Creators - 2019-11-27 21:22

Pardoning turkeys and abusing pardon power to degrade national security | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-11-27 21:22

Iran Protests: Over 7,000 People Arrested So Far

BAS 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 Afrin

ANF - 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 Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-27 09:34

Greece’s Foreign Minister Blames Turkey for New Refugee Crisis - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-27 00:09

The Troop Shuffle: How Trump Tripped Over His Own Syria Solution | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-26 22:42

Kurdish intellectuals and artists call for national unity

ANF - 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 National

Thenational - 2019-11-26 06:44

Turkey will not resume military operations in north-eastern Syria - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-25 17:53

Yazidis’ Crisis Continues — Ending It Is a Moral Imperative | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-11-25 13:31

March from National Unity from Lausanne to Geneva on 5-6 December

ANF - 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 Review

Nationalreview - 2019-11-25 06:29

Nov 16 | The Kurdish National Dream | Weston-Redding-Easton, CT Patch

Patch - 2019-11-24 20:20

The West Block – Episode 12, Season 9 - National |

Globalnews - 2019-11-24 18:02

Refugees, Migrants Keep Coming, Greece Closing The Door - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-24 13:44

Turkey Claims It "Neutralized" Five PKK Fighters on Kurdistan Border

BAS 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 Acquired

BAS 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 demonstrations

ANF - 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 logistics

CENTCOM - 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 Tribune

Duluthnewstribune - 2019-11-22 18:47

Greek Migration Minister Says Turkey Using Refugees to Squeeze EU - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-22 14:49

Tens of thousands joined national strike in Colombia

ANF - 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 debate

AEI - 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 ...
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