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‘Like Pulp Fiction.’ Officials say Saudi journalist was killed and dismembered

Irishtimes - 2019-08-15 19:47

Maxmur Camp: One month under embargo

ANF - 2019-08-15 13:24
On 17 July Osman Köze, one of the MIT officials in the region, was shot and killed in the Huqqabaz restaurant in Hewlêr. ...

Gas pipeline blast in Iraq halts power station supply, output unaffected

E-Kurd - 2019-08-14 21:23
BASRA,— A gas pipeline exploded near Basra in southern Iraq on Wednesday and halted supplies to a local power station, but did not affect gas or oil output, oil ministry officials and police said. A technical fault due to scorching summer temperatures ap ...

Two more elected HDP officials suspended in Turkey

Al Monitor - 2019-08-12 22:48

New Jersey Mayor Recounts Being Held by Customs and Border Patrol Officials at JFK Airport - TAPinto

Tapinto - 2019-08-12 20:13

Iraq nearing pipeline deal with British, Italian oil firms instead of Exxon: Officials

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-12 18:10
An Iraqi national flag flies as excess gas is being burnt off near the Zubair oil refinery in the southern province of Basra. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images/Haidar Mohammed Ali) ...

Officials: Car bomb kills 3 U.N. staff outside mall in Libya | CTV News

Ctvnews - 2019-08-11 06:15

Security checkpoint on archaeological site angers antiquities officials

Rûdaw - 2019-08-11 06:12
The site is in the Sharazur district ...

E-Kurd : Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

Justice for Kurds - 2019-08-09 17:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memorial ...

Iraq close to oil pipeline deal with BP and Eni, rather than Exxon: sources

E-Kurd - 2019-08-09 16:11
BAGHDAD,— Iraq is close to reaching a deal with oil majors BP and Eni for an export pipeline project that was initially planned as part of a mega-deal with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, according to five senior Iraqi oil officials involved in the negotia ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...

Chicago Officials Respond After Ivanka Trump Tweets Error-Filled Message About Weekend Violence [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-07 16:46

Turkish, US officials meet for talks on Syria safe zone - ABC News

GO - 2019-08-07 00:17

Kashmir is a tinderbox

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-06 19:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Over the weekend, officials in Kashmir warned Hindu pilgrims of impending attacks in the area. This sent thousands of tourists and pilgrims, and even local workers, […] ...

US officials try to prevent Turkish military operation against Kurdish allies in Syria | The Independent

Independent - 2019-08-06 18:09

US officials to meet with Turkey amid tensions over Syria: report | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-08-05 02:59

Texas Walmart shooting: El Paso attack 'domestic terrorism'

BBC - 2019-08-05 01:30
The suspect, a 21-year-old white man, could face charges that carry a death penalty, officials say. ...

India orders tourists to leave Kashmir over 'terror threat'

BBC - 2019-08-04 02:10
Indian officials have told thousands of Hindu pilgrims to leave Kashmir over security concerns. ...

Al-Qaeda attack kills 19 soldiers in south Yemen: security officials

Gulan Media - 2019-08-03 00:37

Implications of the Death of Hamza bin Laden

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-02 20:21
Several unnamed U.S. government officials recently leaked the news that Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder and its longtime leader Osama bin Laden, has been killed. Details surrounding Hamza’s death have been murky, although it now appears that ...

White House Told Officials to Go Easy on China Over Hong Kong - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-08-01 12:10

Four Kurdish security officials killed in ISIS attack south of Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-08-01 09:26
ISIS attacked a checkpoint near Kifri ...

Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 17:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memoria ...

Officials deny Syrian deportation reports as anti-refugee sentiments grow in Turkey

Al Monitor - 2019-07-31 11:36

Top Kurdistan officials discuss Erbil-Baghdad ties, economic growth with Dutch Ambassador

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-30 19:30

Soldier 'killed by American friendly fire'

BBC - 2019-07-29 02:07
US officials initially said Sgt Matt Tonroe was killed by a roadside bomb. ...

Baltimore officials respond to Trump's tweet calling city a 'rat and rodent infested... mess' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-28 15:11

Media Instructor Development Training Course concluded in Baghdad, participated in by the Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-28 09:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 15, 2019, a number of officials and officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga and Iraqi Army participated in a media instructor development training course, supervised by the Coalition Forces. The conclusion cere ...

Russian officials in Iran visit Russian members of detained UK vessel

Yahoo - 2019-07-27 14:50

Minister of Peshmerga visited the Directorates and Departments at Ministry of Peshmerga’s Headquarters

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-26 19:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 21, 2019, after beginning his duties as the Minister of Peshmerga, Shorsh Ismael and Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, as well as number of high officials visited the office of Chief-of-Staff, Secre ...

Report: Iranian officials say Trump warned them attack was imminent | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-07-26 09:04

Turkey, US to continue discussing planned Syria safe zone despite tensions: Officials - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-07-26 03:05

Iraq issued arrest warrants for 11 ministers, officials suspected of corruption: PM

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-26 01:21

Turkey, US to Continue Discussing Planned Syria Safe Zone Despite Tensions, Officials Say | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Algemeiner - 2019-07-25 20:14

Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria

Reuters - 2019-07-25 18:00
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met military officials on Thursday to discuss a possible offensive east of the Euphrates river in Syria as Ankara ramped up warnings of a cross-border operation. ...

Turkey's first S-400 shipment complete, second planned for Ankara: officials

Reuters - 2019-07-25 18:00
Russia has completed delivery of the first shipment of its S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey and a second shipment is now being planned, Turkish military officials said on Thursday. ...

Turkish defence minister, top military officials discuss meetings with U.S. delegation | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-25 17:26

Turkey, U.S. to continue talks on Syria safe zone despite tensions: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
ANKARA,— Turkish and U.S. officials will continue to discuss a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, Turkish military officials said on Thursday after Ankara warned that it would launch a cross-border operation if a deal was n ...

TURKISH MILITARY OFFICIALS SAY AROUND 1,000 KURDISH YPG MILITANTS REMAIN IN SYRIA'S MANBIJ, EXPECTATIONS FROM MANBIJ ROADMAP WITH U.S. NOT MET

Yahoo - 2019-07-25 17:10

Turkey, U.S. to continue discussing planned Syria safe zone despite tensions: officials - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-25 15:14

UPDATE 1-Turkey, U.S. to continue discussing planned Syria safe zone despite tensions -officials

Yahoo - 2019-07-25 14:38

Turkey's first shipment of Russian S-400s complete, second planned for Ankara -officials

Yahoo - 2019-07-25 12:10

Turkish, US Defense Officials Discuss Creation Of Safe Zone In Syria - Defense Ministry - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-07-25 02:11

Trump's Syria envoy talks with Turkish officials in Ankara amid military threats | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-07-24 17:42

Video footage of Turkish diplomat killing in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 10:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Video footage (see below) purportedly showing the moment a Turkish diplomat was shot dead in an Erbil restaurant in Iraqi Kurdistan on July 17 has surfaced on social media. Kurdish security officials are yet to ver ...

Iraq issues arrest warrants for 11 senior officials suspected of corruption

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 10:42
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that arrest warrants were issued for 11 ministers and ministerial-level officials suspected of corruption. A total of 1,367 cases of corruption have been referred to the integrity courts, wi ...

Kurdish officials in Iraq await fallout from Turkish diplomat's death

Al Monitor - 2019-07-24 00:45

Safeen Dizayee takes office as the New Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations

KRG-Spain - 2019-07-24 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – In a meeting with the senior Kurdistan Regional Government officials at the KRG Department of Foreign Relations on Sunday 21 July, Minister Safeen Dizayee assumed office as the new Head of the KRG Department o ...

Turkish, US officials in talks for safe zone in Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-07-23 21:53

U.S., Turkey open talks on safe zone in northern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-07-23 17:35
ISTANBUL,— Turkey and the US began talks on Tuesday to establish a “security zone” in northern Syria aimed at creating a buffer between Kurdish fighters and the Turkish border. “Military officials from the two countries began, today in Ankara, to work to ...

Revenue from oil price rise will fund reconstruction in Iraq, oil officials say

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-22 20:22

SDF's Ebdi: We agree with the Coalition on the solution of issues

ANF - 2019-07-22 16:03
SDF Commander General Mazlum Ebdi said they agreed with the International Coalition officials on the solution for issues in the meeting they held. ...

US officials visit Rojava and Turkey

ANF - 2019-07-22 11:48
US Special Envoy for Syria James Jeffrey is visiting Turkey, while the Commander of US Central Command General Kenneth McKenzie is visiting Rojava. ...

Iraqi Kurdish Officials Arrest Turkish Lawmaker's Brother in Diplomat's Slaying | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-07-22 06:29

Istanbul’s Syrian refugees fear deportation as officials step up raids | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-21 19:51

Kurdish officials vow region will not turn into terror hub following Erbil shooting The deputy Turkish consul general was among three people killed at a restaurant last Wednesday July 21, 2019

The National AE - 2019-07-21 18:03

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq

FOX News - 2019-07-21 06:17
Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people. ...

US, UK weigh response as 2 oil tankers deviate route near Iranian waters

Rûdaw - 2019-07-21 06:10
UK officials are holding emergency meetings ...

Ministry of Peshmerga welcomes new Minister

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-20 16:08
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 15, 2019, Karim Sinjari (acting Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Peshmerga Sec-General, Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff and a number of high officials and commanders from the Mini ...

Officials: US putting troops back in Saudi Arabia

Yahoo - 2019-07-20 14:26

Kurdistan officials warn of alarming levels of air pollution in Duhok

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-20 14:00

US officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal?

Kathimerini - 2019-07-20 07:56
with Ankara to thwart YPG Kurdish guerrillas in Syria. Turkey views the YPG as terrorists. “I think ...

Drone drops explosives on base in north Iraq, wounding 2

Seattle Times - 2019-07-19 17:51
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say an unmanned drone has dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people. Two officials said the incident occurred overnight on the base in Amerli, i ...

Verdicts announced for 9 in Hrant Dink case

ANF - 2019-07-18 10:26
The main trial of the public officials will continue. ...

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-18 09:27

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi city, officials say | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-07-18 08:24

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

FOX News - 2019-07-17 21:29
Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated. ...

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey’s foreign ministry said. A gunman op ...

Syrian Kurdish officials condemn Turkish threats near border

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-17 15:57

Turkish diplomat is among three people shot dead in Kurdish capital: security officials - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-17 15:36

Kurdish officials: Three Turkish diplomats shot dead in Iraqi city Erbil - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-17 14:34

Kurdistan PM meets with senior Iraqi officials during trip to Baghdad

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-16 21:53

Kurdistan PM Masrour Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital for talks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 19:06
BAGHDAD,— A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) led by the Prime Minister Masrour Barzani arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for meetings with senior Iraqi federal officials, the first in his new capacity. Masrour Barzani met with Iraqi Pr ...

New KRG delegation to visit Baghdad, meet with senior officials

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-16 09:25

German police remove far-right black crosses

BBC - 2019-07-15 00:41
Officials say there is no evidence for far-right claims foreigners have killed thousands of Germans. ...

UK officials hopeful of future relations with Kurdistan, praise new KRG cabinet

Gulan Media - 2019-07-14 18:24

UK officials hopeful of future relations with Kurdistan, praise new KRG cabinet

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-14 12:27

Afghanistan war: Child used in suicide attack

BBC - 2019-07-13 01:44
Officials say a child was used to carry out a suicide attack targeting a militia commander at a wedding. ...

Assad talks options for post-war constitution with Russian officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-12 22:48
Assad: There was agreement on continuing intensive work and coordination ...

Trump is the wildcard as U.S. officials push for Turkey sanctions - Foreign Policy | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-12 20:19

Top Kurdistan Region officials strongly condemn terrorist attacks on Syrian Kurdish cities

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-12 10:01

Papua New Guinea tribal violence leaves more than 20 dead, mostly women and children

FOX News - 2019-07-11 06:11
More than 20 people -- mostly women and children -- have been killed in days of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, according to officials. ...

KNK: Bashur officials must stop treason in its tracks

ANF - 2019-07-08 15:44
KNK condemned the attack where Diyar Xerib was martyred and said, “Bashur officials must prevent espionage and treason.” ...

KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

Iran officials urge Iraqi Kurds to invest in Sanandaj

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 08:22
It is rare for a Kurdish firm to invest in Iran ...

Iraq launches ‘Will of Victory’ operation against ISIS sleeper cells

Rûdaw - 2019-07-07 11:55
Iraqi officials say coalition jets will take part in the operation ...

China's Xi to present Trump with terms for settling trade fight: WSJ, citing Chinese officials

Yahoo - 2019-07-05 06:56

Export report on Ankara train crash blames nine senior officials of state railways | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-04 16:12

KDP, PUK agree candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 16:58
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 7

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 15:46

Russia: Fire kills 14 sailors aboard navy research submersible

BBC - 2019-07-03 00:01
The crew members were poisoned by fumes during Monday's incident in northern Russia, officials say. ...

UN Iraq envoy meets with senior Kurdistan Region officials

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 21:07

Peace Against War Movement to visit site of Turkish massacre

ANF - 2019-07-02 19:31
The Peace Against War Movement is planning to visit the areas where the Turkish state has committed massacres and meet with Iraqi officials and political parties. ...

Explosion rocked Kabul, wounding at least 65 people

ANF - 2019-07-01 10:36
The explosion in Kabul wounded at least 65 people, including nine children, health officials said. ...

Bahrain recalls its ambassador after crowd storms Baghdad embassy

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 10:31
Iraqi government officials expressed "deep regret" for Thursday night embassy storming ...

Twin blasts on Kirkuk buses kill 1, injure 17

Rûdaw - 2019-06-27 21:10
Both Toyota Coaster buses were struck by IEDs, security officials confirmed ...

Turkey: 10 Migrants Die in Car Crash

BAS News - 2019-06-26 13:42
ERBIL — A vehicle carrying illegal migrants in northwestern Turkey crashed on Wednesday and killed at least ten people. The accident took place in Edirne province. It has left 30 other people with injuries. Officials said the vehicle failed to stop when ...

Restoring Calm in Ethiopia after High-profile Assassinations

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-25 21:29
The shocking murders of five high-ranking officials have exposed the gravity of Ethiopia’s crisis. To mitigate risks, politicians should refrain from doing or saying anything provocative, while the federal government and ruling elites take urgent steps t ...

Niqabi student was not discriminated against: education officials

Rûdaw - 2019-06-25 16:12
Social media users have accused the education ministry of Islamophobia ...

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

Gulan Media - 2019-06-25 07:37

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