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Trump’s Golan statement draws strong regional condemnation

Rûdaw - 2019-03-23 10:00
Syria lodged a complaint over the move at the United Nations ...

Trump's Golan statement draws strong regional condemnation | WPEC

Cbs12 - 2019-03-22 16:23

KRG Ends Newroz Festivals to Mourn Victims of Mosul Ferry Sinking

BAS News - 2019-03-22 14:29
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Friday announced that it will join the public mourning the Iraqi government has announced after the ferry incident in Iraq’s Mosul. According to an official statement, the KRG will cancel the nationwide ...

Erdogan says Trump's Golan Heights statement threatens new crisis | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-22 12:32

UN Encourages Peace in Nawroz Message

BAS News - 2019-03-21 16:00
ERBIL — The United Nations has released an official statement to wish a happy Nawroz to the Kurds and all the nations who celebrate the traditional new year, saying that it is a chance to reaffirm commitment to peace and human dignity. “For more than 300 ...

Italian warrior killed fighting alongside Syrian Kurds against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-03-19 15:54
ROME,— An Italian fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria against the Islamic State (IS) group has been killed, media reported Tuesday, citing the jihadists and his family. “We have killed the Italian crusader”, IS said in a statement released along w ...

Kurdistan Regional Government strongly condemns New Zealand attack

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a statement to the Kurdistan Regional Govrnment website, KRG Spokesperson Safeen Dizayee strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack at two mosques in New Zealand that killed and injured dozens of wors ...

THE STATEMENT of the Commissioner for Human rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan on March 31- Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-03-18 22:45

Statement by HDP Regarding Hunger Striker Ill Prisoner Who Took His Life - english

Bianet - 2019-03-18 16:59

Clashes between PKK-affiliate and Iraqi army in Sinjar leave two soldiers dead: military

E-Kurd - 2019-03-18 12:50
BAGHDAD,— Clashes between the Iraqi army and Kurdish PKK-affiliate militia from the Yazidi Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) killed two Iraqi soldiers and wounded five of the militants on Sunday, the Iraqi military said in a statement. The clashes took place ...

KCK: The resistance should grow in Zulkuf Gezen’s sacrifice

ANF - 2019-03-18 12:35
The KCK issued a statement and called on the people to “uphold the memory of the first prison martyr in the Break the Isolation lunge, to rush to Newroz grounds, to grow the resistance and to bid him farewell in the most glorious way”. ...

Pentagon refutes reports about plans to leave 1,000 US troops in Syria - Statement | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

Indiablooms - 2019-03-18 06:15

Public opinion statement

SDF Press - 2019-03-17 21:46
Our forces continue their fight against terrorism, the last phase of which started on 9TH January 2019. Our forces have won great victories against terrorist Daesh organization the fighting is now confined to a small area in Al-Bagouz town in the eastern ...

SDF Says It Killed 32 IS Insurgents in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-16 22:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday that it had killed 32 militants of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's village of Baghouz. The US-backed Kurdish fighters explained in a statement that the 32 jihadists were killed dur ...

Kurdistan PM: Halabja Reminds of Necessity of Preventing Future Genocides

BAS News - 2019-03-16 12:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minsiter Nechirvan Barzani said the Halabja chemical attack shall be a reminder to prevent any future genocidal attack against Kurds and others across the world. The statement was made on 16th March, 31 years after the chem ...

Statement for CSW63 side event on: Iraqi Women at the Helm of Rebuilding, Peace and Stability, 15 March 2019 - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-16 12:33

Germany’s Greens support Leyla Guven’s demand

ANF - 2019-03-16 11:26
Greens Deputy Chairperson Jamila Schäfer and Federal MP Canan Bayram issued a joint statement and announced that they support DTK Co-chair Leyla Guven’s demand. ...

Statement from the KRG Spokesperson

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-03-16 08:06

1st Anniversary of Afrin Invasion & Occupation

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-03-15 18:35
Dr. Widad Akreyi issued a statement today regarding the Afrin invasion and occupation by Turkey. “One year ago… the Turkish army and its radical Islamist proxies slaughtered children and civilians in Afrin, while the international community failed to act… ...

Press statement following the 54th meeting of the Association Council between the European Union and Turkey, Brussels, 15 March 2019 - Consilium

Europa - 2019-03-15 17:33

Syrian Regime Airstrikes on Idlib: Death Toll Rises

BAS News - 2019-03-15 00:12
ERBIL - The death toll in the Syrian northwestern province of Idlib has risen to 15 as the Syrian government forces continue to target the rebel-held city with airstrikes, al-Jazeera cited a statement by The White Helmets on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesda ...

Abdul-Mahdi Appreciates Coalition Forces's Presence in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-14 23:13
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has appreciated the presence of the US-led international coalition forces in Iraq, hailing their role in combatting terrorism, the premier's office said in a statement on Thursday. Abdul-Mahdi made the remarks during a p ...

SDF: 43 ISIS members killed in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
SDF Press Center issued a statement on the Baghouz operation and said 43 ISIS members have been killed in clashes since Tuesday. ...

Iraq bans Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 15:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraq on Wednesday banned U.S. planemaker Boeing Co’s 737 MAX aircraft from entering or transiting its airspace, a statement from the civil aviation authority said. It said the decision was based on air safety concerns. The ban will also affect ...

Joint Statement on Respect for Foreign Media Outlets' Independence in Turkey - PEN America

PEN - 2019-03-13 03:04

'A shoulder to shoulder struggle against state-sanctioned violence at home and abroad': Statement of solidarity with the refugee movement in Greece

Mondoweiss - 2019-03-13 00:06

Peshmerga Sec-General in a press release: “We are waiting for the lines between Peshmerga and Iraqi Forces to be decided before we return to the conflicted areas”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-12 23:02
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 6, 2019, Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Secretary General) released in a press statement, “ISIS is extremely weak in Iraq and is on the path to be eliminated in Syria. Nonetheless, tiny ISIS pocket ...

Turkey's Gaziantep, Diyarbakir to Start Direct Flights to Erbil Soon

BAS News - 2019-03-12 21:16
ERBIL - Turkey has decided to start direct flights from the cities of Gaziantep and Diyarbakir to the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil in the near future. According to a statement by Anadolujet airline, preparations are being made for the first flight wh ...

Irish PM to make Brexit statement early on Tuesday - minister

Yahoo - 2019-03-12 03:08

War in Syria Killed Over 1,100 Children Last Year: UN

BAS News - 2019-03-11 20:35
ERBIL - Over 1,100 children were killed in Syria last year due to the prolonged deadly war in the country, the United Nations said in a statement on Monday. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta ...

TEV-DEM: Time to create the Democratic Syria

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
TEV-DEM issued a written statement on the anniversary of the Qamishlo massacre of March 12, 2004. TEV-DEM said it is time to create a democratic Syria. ...

Joint Statement Calling for the Immediate Release of Michael Kovrig

International Crisis Group - 2019-03-11 17:52

[VIDEO]: Do Not Rap About Religious Figures: Iraqi Shi’ite Cleric

BAS News - 2019-03-11 14:32
ERBIL — An Iraqi Shi’ite cleric has warned the young generation agains a new trend which admires the religious figures in hip-hop songs. Shi’ite cleric Kazim Hairi has issued a religious ruling in an official statement decrying the rap-like music to mark ...

Over 30 countries sign statement criticising Saudi Arabia’s rights record

Irishtimes - 2019-03-11 09:57

Seven IS Insurgents Captured in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2019-03-10 23:34
ERBIL - At least seven members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Sunday in the Iraqi city of Mosul. According to a statement by the Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate, the seven militants were arrested by the Iraqi intelligence forces in th ...

Iraq to Receive Money from Spain for Baath Era Oil Shipment

BAS News - 2019-03-10 23:00
ERBIL - Iraq is expected to receive nearly €12 million from Spain for an old oil shimpent which had been blocked by the world Security Council for decades, Iraq's board of integrity said in a statement on Friday. According to the statement, Baghdad sold ...

Syria's Idlib: Six Civilians Killed, Injured in Airstrike

BAS News - 2019-03-10 00:14
ERBIL - At least six civilians were either killed or wounded in an airstrike in the Syrian northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, the White Helmets civil-defense agency said in a statement. An aircraft carried out the attack on the civil-defense team wh ...

Death Toll of Friday Blast in Mosul Rises

BAS News - 2019-03-09 12:30
ERBIL — The death toll for the terrorist attack in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul on Friday has rose to two killed, official statement said. On Friday evening, a vehicle rigged with explosives went off in central Mosul, reportedly targeting a convoy of a ...

Car Bomb Blast Injures Fove Iraqi Forces in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-03-08 22:02
ERBIL - At least five members of the Iraqi security forces were wounded on Friday when a bomb explosion targeted a convoy of a senior officer in Mosul city. According to a statement by Nineveh Provincial Council, the car bomb explosion occurred in the Mu ...

YJA Star Statement on March 8

ANF - 2019-03-08 16:37
YJA Star Headquarters Command issued a written statement addressed to all the women of the world to mark 8 March. ...

Joint Statement by UN Women & UNFPA in Iraq on International Women’s Day [EN/AR/KU] - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-08 15:48

Over 4,700 Bodies So Far Discovered in Mosul: Commission

BAS News - 2019-03-07 22:57
ERBIL - A total of 4,720 bodies have so far been discovered in the Iraqi city of Mosul which was the capital of the Islamic State (IS) for three years, Iraqi High Commission For Human Rights revealed in a statement on Thursday. The commission explained t ...

PUK Postpones Meeting to Decide on Nominee for Parliamentary Speaker

BAS News - 2019-03-07 22:57
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has delayed the meeting which had been expected to be held on Friday to make a final decision on its nominee for the position of the parliament speaker, the party said in a statement on Thursday. Earlier on ...

SDF Says 3,000 People Evacuated from Syria's Baghuz

BAS News - 2019-03-05 21:09
ERBIL - At least 3,000 people were evacuated on Tuesday from the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, said the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in a statement. Mustafa Bali, a spokesperson for the SDF, wrote on his Twitter account that 500 mili ...

Barzani, Pompeo Discuss Politics in Iraq by Phone

BAS News - 2019-03-05 21:09
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, held a phone call on Tuesday evening for talks on the political affairs in Iraq. According to a statement by Barzani's office, the pair shed light on the lates ...

Negotiating an Exit from Venezuela’s Bruising Deadlock

International Crisis Group - 2019-03-05 00:34
The month-old struggle over Venezuela’s presidency shows no sign of resolution and risks a dangerous escalation. With this Statement, Crisis Group's Venezuela Campaign shifts into higher gear with an urgent call to negotiate a political transition and me ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union issues a statement on the occasion of the March uprising

Kurdiu - 2019-03-05 00:23

Eight IS Militants Killed in Anbar by Coalition

BAS News - 2019-03-04 23:11
ERBIL - At least eight insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Monday in an airstrike conducted by the international coalition in the Iraqi province of Anbar. According to a statement by the Security Media Center, the air raid was carried out ...

Kurdish New Year Holidays Announced

BAS News - 2019-03-03 11:20
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has announced four days as Newroz Holidays this month. According to a statement from KRG Spokesperson Safin Dizayee, the Kurdish New Year holidays begins on 20th March till 23rd. Nawroz falls on 21st March ...

US, South Korea Conclude Two Military Drills

Waar Media - 2019-03-03 08:53
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. and South Korea on Sunday concluded their annual large-scale military drills held in the Korean Peninsula every spring months, according to a statement by the U.S. Department of Defense. The statement said that the Acting Secretary of ...

Bomb Blast Kills One Iraqi Policeman in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-02 19:34
ERBIL - A bomb explosion killed on Saturday an Iraqi policeman in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The bomb attack was carried out in the district of Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk, Baghdad Today cited a statement by the federal police. The victim w ...

Kirkuk: Kurdish Citizen Stabbed to Death

BAS News - 2019-03-01 22:18
ERBIL - A Kurdish citizen has been stabbed to death by an Arab man in the disputed province of Kirkuk, an official confirmed on Friday. Mohammed Fayaq, former head of Tuz Khurmatu media, said in an online statement on his Facebook feed that the incident ...

Brussels Parliamentary President’s statement on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-03-01 13:01
Brussels Francophone Parliamentary President Julie De Groote said the hunger strikes for Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan should become collective memory. ...

IS Militants’ Attack Repelled Before Entering Mosul

BAS News - 2019-02-28 22:56
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias repelled an attack by the Islamic State (IS) jihadists on Thursday as the militants were attempting to enter Mosul city. A local security source said in a statement that the confrontation took place when t ...

Statement from the KRG Spokesperson

Gulan Media - 2019-02-28 21:44

Statement from the KRG Spokesperson Kurdistan Regional Government Spokesperson Safeen Dizayee issued a statement on false press reports published on yesterday’s meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government Oil and Gas Council.

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-02-28 19:35

Russia and Syria tell U.S. forces to leave Syria: joint statement

E-Kurd - 2019-02-27 15:48
MOSCOW,— Russia and Syria issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on U.S. forces to leave Syria and to allow people inside a refugee camp in the southeast of the country to be evacuated by Russian and Syrian forces. The statement, released by Russi ...

IS Attacks Oilfield near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-27 10:24
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants attacked an oilfield overnight Tuesday near Kirkuk, north of Iraq. The jihadists killed at least one police officer at Alas oilfield, an official statement confirmed. Police forces successfully warded off the attack w ...

Iran MPs Call For Rejecting Zarif’s Resignation

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 15:05
WAAR_DUHOK Some 150 Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday called on the country’s President Hassan Rouhani to reject Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s resignation, according to a parliamentary statement. Heshamatollah Falahatpishe, head of the National Security and ...

Syrian Kurdish forces hand over 280 Iraqi, foreign detainees to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-02-25 13:01
BAGHDAD,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have handed to Iraq 280 Iraqi and foreign detainees in recent days, Iraq’s military said in a statement on Sunday. An Iraqi military colonel confirmed to Reuters that 130 people were transf ...

Police stops protest outside Bakirkoy Prison

ANF - 2019-02-25 12:44
The police stopped the press statement about the hunger strikes that the Marmara Solidarity with Prisons Initiative wanted to hold in front of the Bakirkoy Closed Women’s Prison. ...

IS Attacks Oil Refinery in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-02-25 10:54
ERBIL - The militants of the Islamic State (IS) carried an attack on an oil refinery in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin on Monday morning, an official confirmed. Qandil al-Jabouri, commander of Salahaddin police, said in a statement that the security fo ...

Sulaimaniya: Police Arrests Blackmailer

BAS News - 2019-02-24 23:06
ERBIL - The police in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province announced on Sunday the arrest of a man for allegedly blackmailing people on social media platforms. The police said in a statement on their Facebook page that their forces managed to arre ...

Kurden in Syrien relativieren Trump-Tweet

Deutsche Welle - 2019-02-24 17:49
Die syrischen Kurden sitzen zwischen allen Stühlen. Die Schutzmacht USA will bald den Großteil der Soldaten abziehen, von Norden her droht eine Offensive der Türkei. Das jüngste Statement ist auch ein diplomatischer Zug. ...

Another Senior IS Leader Captured in Ninevah

BAS News - 2019-02-24 16:33
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Sunday to capture a senior Islamic State (IS) leader in the province of Ninevah. The Iraqi National Intelligence Service (INIS) explained in a statement that the dangerous militant leader was a former commande ...

Trump condemns attack on Jussie Smollett; family releases statement | WBFF

Foxbaltimore - 2019-02-24 08:57

Amnesty International: The death penalty for three children should be stopped immediately

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-24 00:03
In its latest statement, Amnesty International has called on the authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran to immediately stop the execution of the three children. The names of these prisoners are as follows:”Mohammad Kalhori”is detained in the Islamic ...

IS Leader Captured on Iraqi Borders

BAS News - 2019-02-23 16:34
ERBIL - The Iraqi National Intelligence Service (INIS) announced in a statement on Saturday the capture of a senior Islamic State (IS) leader involved in several beheadings of people. According to the statement, the insurgent was arrested on the Iraqi-Sy ...

US Hopeful about Allies Maintaining Anti-IS Effort in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-23 10:16
ERBIL — The Untied States is hopeful about its allies continuing the campaign against the Islamic State (IS) after US troop leave the country, Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Friday. The statement came after a senior US off ...

Trump on Kraft Charge: He’s Proclaimed his Innocence Totally

Waar Media - 2019-02-23 08:02
WAAR_DUHOK New England Patriots owner Kraft was charged with soliciting prostitution as part of a wide-ranging probe into a Florida massage parlour targeted in a human trafficking investigation, police said on Friday. A statement released on behalf of th ...

US Diplomat's Comments on Iraq's Combat Capacity Only Opinion: Official

BAS News - 2019-02-21 19:00
ERBIL - The comments made by the US Embassy in Baghdad about Iraq's capacity in facing threats are only opinions, spokesperson for Iraqi Joint Operations Command, Brigadier General Yahya Rasool said in a statement. Earlier on Tuesday, Joey Hood, chargé d ...

Doctors turned away police wanting to take a statement from Şakar

ANF - 2019-02-20 18:58
Pouring petrol over him in front of Krefeld Court, Şakar has been quickly taken to hospital and he is said in a serious condition. ...

IS Executes Six Iraqi Abductees on Borders with Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-02-19 21:29
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) militants have executed six Iraqi abductees at the border areas with Saudi Arabia, police reported on Tuesday. According to a statement by Ahmed Dilemi, a police officer from Anbar province, the six individuals were kidnapp ...

Putin and Netanyahu to Meet for Syria Talks

BAS News - 2019-02-19 15:06
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet this week to discuss the Syrian crisis, the Kremlin confirmed on Tuesday. The two leaders will meet on 21 February in Moscow, according to a statement by th ...

Iraqi Parliament Warns of Increasing Civilian Abductions

BAS News - 2019-02-19 11:54
ERBIL — Deputy speaker of the Iraqi parliament on Tuesday warned about the increasing cases of civilian abductions across the country. Hassan Kaabi said in a statement that the Islamic State (IS) militants continue targeting civilians or kidnapping them. ...

Clarification Statement from Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-18 11:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga A number of TV channels and media outlets have been circulating news regarding the creation of an operation room in Kirkuk. They have additionally provided a number of names who are in charge of different tasks within ...

KIU bloc issues a statement on the events of February 17

Kurdiu - 2019-02-18 01:31

Human Rights Commission Warns about Conditions in Iraqi prisons

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — The Human Rights Commission of Iraq has warned about the deteriorating conditions in prisons across the country, saying that the situation is even turning worse. Hemin Bajalan, head of the commission, said in a statement that prisoners across Ira ...

KDP, Gorran reach political agreement on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

E-Kurd - 2019-02-17 13:56
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan,— The Change Movement (Gorran) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) reached a political agreement on Saturday following a meeting in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan Region. KDP and Gorran released a statement following their m ...

Jussie Smollett attack: Rep issues statement after 'Empire' actor gives police redacted phone records [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-02-17 09:45

KDP, Gorran Reach "Political Agreement" on Next KRG Establishment

BAS News - 2019-02-16 22:14
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Change Movement (Gorran) announced in a joint statement following a meeting in on Saturday evening that they had reached a political agreement. In their statement, the two political parties pointed out ...

Masrour Barzani, US Envoy Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq, Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-16 21:16
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, met on Saturday with the Special US Presidential Envoy James Jeffery in Germany, where they discussed various political and security issues. According to a statement by the ...

US Sending New Aid Package After ‘Guaido’s Request’

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 10:16
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. administration on Friday announced a new humanitarian aid delivery to Venezuela at the request of opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido. In a statement, Deputy Spokesman for the U.S. Department of State, Robert P ...

UNICEF Statement on Valentine’s Day

BAS News - 2019-02-14 22:28
BAGHDAD (UNICEF) — Today we celebrate what it means to love and be loved. And no one deserves to be shown that they are loved more than a child. Showing a child love means cherishing them and protecting them from violence. Here in Iraq, children have bee ...

The economic committee in al-Tabqa issues a statement to maintain the livestock

SDF Press - 2019-02-14 22:06
Al-Tabqa_ after repeating the attempts of exporting ships, goats and cattle outside the region for trade purpose and in order to get benefit from its price in some neighboring countries and near areas as well. The economic committee, affiliated to Al-Tabq ...

20 women in German parliament: Guven’s demand is our demand

ANF - 2019-02-14 14:55
20 female MPs from various states in Germany demand that Leyla Guven’s demand be heeded. The MPs issued a joint statement and called on the Federal Government to “pressure Turkey”. ...

At least 27 killed in attack on IRGC forces in southeast Iran

ANF - 2019-02-14 09:37
The Sunni militant group announced in a statement that all passengers in the Revolutionary Guards bus were killed in the attack. ...

Peshmerga Ministry Rejects Reports on Forming Operation Room in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-13 15:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga has reject media reports claiming the establishment of a join military operation room in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The ministry said in an official statement on Wednesday that the reports, w ...

US: Democratic Faction Backs Omar in anti-Semitism Spat

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 14:02
WAAR_DUHOK An alliance of progressives and liberals in U.S. Congress on Wednesday voiced support for Ilhan Omar, the first congresswoman to wear hijab who has recently been accused of anti-Semitism. In a written statement, Mark Pocan and Pramila Jayapal, ...

UK Statement: Human Rights Council Organisational Meeting | Africanews

Africanews - 2019-02-12 22:15

Yezidi Mother, Two Children Liberated from IS Captivity

BAS News - 2019-02-12 18:36
ERBIL - A Yezidi mother with two of her children were liberated on Tuesday from the Islamic State (IS) captivity in Syria, Kurdistan Region's Special Office for Yezidi Abductees Affairs said. Hussein Qaidi, head of the office, said in a statement that th ...

Putin to Hold Meetings With Erdogan, Rouhani in Russia

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK Russian, Turkish and Iranian presidents will hold separate meetings on the sidelines of a trilateral summit on Thursday in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi, according to a Kremlin statement Monday. The three leaders will discuss projects an ...

US Acting Pentagon Chief Meets Afghan President

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday in the Afghan capital Kabul, said a Pentagon spokesperson. In a statement, Cmdr. Sean Robertson said Shanahan met Ghani at the presidential pala ...

KCK greeted those who say 'another world is possible'

ANF - 2019-02-11 16:05
The KCK statement stressed that; “To counter this genocide implemented by international global powers on an international level we must wage a great resistance at international level and a great struggle for radical democracy.” ...

Iraq Halts Import of Poultry from India Due to Possible Bird Flu Outbreak

BAS News - 2019-02-10 22:16
ERBIL - The Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture has decided to ban the import of poultry and other kinds of bird products from India. The ministry explained in a statement on Sunday that the procedure is part of the country's efforts to prevent the spread of t ...

Young IDP Man Dies in Fire Incident at Hassan Sham Camp

BAS News - 2019-02-10 21:30
ERBIL - A young IDP man lost his life in a fire incident at the Hassan Sham camp in southwest Erbil province, an official confirmed. Rashid Sfti, head of the camp, said in a statement to reporters that a fire had engulfed the civilian's tent and that he ...

Iraqi PM Unveils Government's Program for Next Four Years

BAS News - 2019-02-07 23:26
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi unveiled on Thursday his government's program for the next four years, stressing his cabinet's commitment to implement this agenda. According to a statement by Abdul-Mahdi's office, the federal government pro ...

Syrian Kurdish-led force captures 63 Islamic State militants in Raqqa

E-Kurd - 2019-02-07 20:18
BEIRUT,— A Kurdish-led force arrested 63 suspected militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa Thursday during an operation against jihadist sleeper cells, it said in a statement. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces SDF said those detained belonged to “terr ...

US blocks UN statement criticising Israeli expulsion of monitors from Hebron | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-02-07 18:21

Joint NGO Statement on Accountability for the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-02-07 18:21

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