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“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 ...

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. ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

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. ...

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) ...

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

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

Thenational - 2019-11-28 06:06

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

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

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

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.ca

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Turkey to Activate S-400 After Personnel Completes Training

BAS News - 2019-11-21 22:21
ERBIL - Turkish national defense minister revealed on Thursday that Ankara will activate the Russian S-400 as planned after the relevant military personnel completes the training. Speaking to lawmakers at the Turkish parliamentary committee of Planning a ...

New Democracy's Asylum Plan Replaces Camps With Detention - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-21 18:19

Today is National Strike Day in Colombia

ANF - 2019-11-21 12:21
Today Colombia will come to a stand still. Social organizations, trade unions, students, indigenous people, environmental defenders, will take to the streets to join the national strike organised in different cities of the country. ...

Ministry of Peshmerga conducted ‘General Diplomacy’ seminar for the Consul General of Republic of Korea

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-11-20 19:26
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On November 13, 2019, MOPE Directorate of Media & National Awareness and General Consulate of the Republic of Korea jointly conducted a seminar for Choi Kwang-Jin (Consul General of Republic of Korea) regarding “Genera ...

Turkey backpedals on fresh Syria offensive, Russia says - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-20 15:23

As Crisis Spikes, Resistance to Refugees, Migrants Grows in Greece - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-20 10:24

Who’s afraid of TikTok — and why?

AEI - 2019-11-20 00:08
TikTok may be full of funny videos, but the national security review of the app’s Chinese ownership is no laughing matter: The final decision could have significant implications for platform-based data and transactions across the internet. The post Who’s ...

The Pentagon Is Not Ready to Face Our Biggest National Security Threat | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-11-19 03:57

Eastern Kurdistan Rojava Platform: National unity is the key

ANF - 2019-11-18 13:32
Political parties and organizations from Eastern Kurdistan set up a platform for solidarity with the Rojava resistance, and said that national unity is the most effective method of struggle for Kurds. ...

Kremlin Machinations, from the AIDS Virus to Presidential Elections | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-11-18 12:54

Russia moves to prevent conflict between Turkish army and Assad regime in Syria - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-17 18:50

The West Block – Episode 11, Season 9 - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2019-11-17 17:39

Defend Rojava: Join National Unity and Resistance Marches

ANF - 2019-11-17 17:30
Defend Rojava Platform called for 'National Unity and Resistance Marches' to be held in December against the Turkish invading attacks on Rojava. ...

Sinn Féin National Congress under way in Derry

ANF - 2019-11-17 14:37
The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis (national congress) in under way in Derry. Some thousand people, between delegates and guests, filled the Millenium Forum in the city. ...

Despite sanctions, Turkey will risk even more disruption with the US in the future - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-16 22:17

The Kurds Gave Syria Hope: Measuring the Cost of the U.S. Withdrawal | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-11-16 14:08

Rudaw: At least 8 ISIS members among Turkish-backed proxies: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-15 20:55
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – There are at least eight cases of proven Islamic State (ISIS) members being embedded in the ranks of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) according to Rami Abdulrahman, the chief of the UK-based watchdog organization Syr ...

Greece illegally deported nearly 60,000 migrants to Turkey in a year, says report - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-14 22:51

Beyond the dire needs of Iraq's demonstration: National renaissance and a new challenge to Iran - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-11-14 21:32

Iraq’s Kurds warn of winter of ‘catastrophe’ for refugees fleeing Syria offensive - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-14 10:29

President Barzani: Kurdistan Region Needs a Unified National Military

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-13 19:56
Zakho, Kurdistan Region, 12 November 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region and Commander-in-Chief of the Peshmerga Forces Nechirvan Barzani participated in the graduation ceremony of the the Military Academy in Zakho. During a speech at the ceremony, Pr ...

Greece's Tourism Minister Says Refugee Crisis Won't Hurt - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-13 15:23

Trump's Impulsiveness Is Reshaping the Middle East (To Iran's Benefit) | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-13 06:19

Banking on the Export-Import Bank

AEI - 2019-11-13 00:07
There are two policy areas over the past few years that regularly generate heat, debate, and often in the end a grudging acceptance of continuing existing policy. One is electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency of mega-data that may or may ...

ENKS, Mazloum Abdi Meet to Discuss Unity in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-11-11 11:12
ERBIL — Delegations from the Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) and the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) met in the recent days to discuss the solutions to their disputes and create unity among Syrian Kurdish political forces, an official re ...

Media Outlets Turn Syria into Their Latest Melodrama | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-11 08:03

National security adviser says U.S. "concerned" about war crimes in Syria despite Erdogan visit to White House

CBS News - 2019-11-10 23:17
National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien says the idea that the United States greenlighted Turkey's offensive on Kurdish forces in Syria is "false." ...

People of Til Rifat and Afrin protest Turkish invasion in Shehba

ANF - 2019-11-10 22:00
People of northeastern Syria continue their protests against the Turkish genocidal offensive seeking to invade the region together with ISIS and al-Nusra mercenaries which Turkey has banded together under the name of ‘Syrian National Army’. ...

Car Bomb Kills Eight People in Tel Abyad

BAS News - 2019-11-10 21:43
ERBIL - At least eight people were killed on Sunday as a result of a car bomb in the border city of Tel Abyad (Gire Sipi) in north of Syria. Turkey's National Defense Ministry said in a statement that the bomb explosion, carried out via a vehicle-borne i ...

President Obama betrayed the Kurds - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-11-10 18:50

Bucak: National Unity is the way to success

ANF - 2019-11-10 12:11
Kurdistan Democratic Party Northern Kurdistan (PDK-Bakur) chair Sertaç Bucak said that the Turkish state's attack on Rojava is not accepted anywhere in the world ...

Turkey's Leopard 2 Tanks Are Getting Crushed in Syria | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-09 18:44

Made In America: How the U.S. Government Paid For Turkey's War in Syria | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-09 17:16

Saudi Arabia Is Not Prepared To Play Nice With Iran | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-09 11:51

We must reach national unity: We can't lose another century

ANF - 2019-11-09 10:35
Former HDP Şırnak deputy Ferhat Encü and HDP Van deputy Murat Sarısaç talked about the need of national unity. ...

Letters to the Editor - Kurds, Saudi Arabia, a messy Middle East, I-30 in Dallas, National Parks, mental illness

Dallasnews - 2019-11-08 15:15

Beyond the Headlines: The new Syrian refugees of Turkey's offensive - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-08 13:01

EU to Pay Turkey Millions to Boost Its Coast Guard - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-08 12:31

The FCC takes the threat from Chinese telecommunications tech head-on (and the rest of the government should too)

AEI - 2019-11-08 00:01
Given serious concerns related to Huawei and Chinese telecoms equipment, the FCC is right to consider ensuring Universal Service Fund support isn’t used to purchase technology that could threaten US national security. The post The FCC takes the threat fr ...

Iran's Hegemony Impedes Reforms in Iraq: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-11-07 23:18
ERBIL - Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, and a former premier, argued on Thursday that Iran's hegemony has impeded Baghdad’s efforts for reforms. Allawi said during an interview with Sky News that he had warned Prime Minister Adil Abdul ...

Trump authorises wider Syria oil mission, raising legal questions - The National

Thenational - 2019-11-07 19:16

EXPLAINED: Why There Is No Kurdish Nation | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-07 16:31

New Democracy Minister Says Greece Can't Handle Refugee Overload - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-07 14:52

Why Christians Should Embrace Refugees and Not Politicians | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-11-07 00:20

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