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Top US, Rojava officials meet following ISIS attack

8 ay önce

US Acting Special Envoy to Syria John Godfrey and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Ethan Goldrich had a virtual meeting with northeast Syria’s (Rojava) military and political leadership on Friday, days after Kurdish forces announced victory over a major attack by the Islamic State (ISIS). “A/SE Godfrey and DAS Goldrich met virtually with SDF and […]

Turkey’s justice minister steps down

8 ay önce

Turkish justice minister Abdulhamit Gul said early Saturday that he has resigned from his position without revealing why he has stepped down. “With the approval of our honourable President, I have resigned from my duty as justice minister which I have been serving since July 19, 2017,” Gul said in a tweet, thanking Erdogan “for accepting […]

SDF Commander: Let’s prosecute ISIS together

8 ay önce

SDF General Command Member Newroz Ehmed, who stated that they launched an operation against “sleeper cells” after the ISIS attack in Hesekê, called for the establishment of an international court for ISIS members. The Internal Security Forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched an operation after the ISIS attack on the Sinaa Prison in […]

Voice of Kurdistan started broadcasting

2 sene önce

The “Voice of Kurdistan” website, which will share news and information in Kurdish, Turkish, English, Persian and Arabic languages, has started its publication life. “Voice of Kurdistan” Kurdistan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria will broadcast news in 5 different languages.

Global COVID-19 Infections Near 2 Million

2 sene önce

The total number of infections of coronavirus in the world is approaching 2 million on Tuesday evening, while the death toll had passed 125,000. The US-based Johns Hopkins University said that 1,991,275 cases have so far been registered across the world so far, adding that 467,074 patients have recovered from the virus. Moreover, according to […]

Iraq’s oil revenues almost halved in March

2 sene önce

Iraq’s oil revenues fell by almost half in March compared to February’s figures, Baghdad officials said Wednesday, underscoring the financial difficulties ahead. Oil revenues account for roughly 90 percent of Iraq’s annual budget. Iraq’s oil revenues for the month of March were $2.98 billion, with an average export of 3.390 million barrels per day (bpd). […]

Virus threatens fragile Turkish economy

2 sene önce

The Turkish economy was healing after a recession when the new coronavirus struck, leaving Ankara scrambling to contain the damage with stimulus measures worth billions and facing demands to do much more. The death toll in Turkey is 168 with 10,827 recorded cases of the virus but the fear is that the situation could get […]

Is Kurdistan ready to make education work from home?

2 sene önce

On April 1st, I received a message from the head of my department at the University of Sulaimani, asking me to draft three lesson plans for my students oriented around e-learning. I felt like it was either an April Fool’s joke, or that the email signaled the beginning of a new era in the Kurdish […]

Voice of Kurdistan started broadcasting

2 sene önce

The “Voice of Kurdistan” website, which will share news and information in Kurdish, Turkish, English, Persian and Arabic languages, has started its publication life. “Voice of Kurdistan” Kurdistan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria will broadcast news in 5 different languages.