Discussions between Iraq and Kurdistan could set the stage for oil-for-budget agreement

Baba Gurgur oil field Iraq (archives)

nsnbc : Discussions between the federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could set the stage for an oil-for-budget agreement said official KRG sources. Baba Gurgur oil field Iraq (archives) A delegation from the oil ministry of the federal government, including Alaa Khidir al-Yasri, director general of the national oil More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Iraqi Federal Government and Kurdistan Autonomous Region to jointly manage airports and borders

nsnbc : Delegations from Iraq’s Federal Government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have agreed to jointly manage airports in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) said KRG Minister of More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Rocket landed inside Indian embassy compound in Kabul

nsnbc : A rocket landed inside the compound of the Indian embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul Monday evening, confirmed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swraj who used Twitter to confirm that all Indians and embassy More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Turkey could launch military offensive on Syrian Kurds in Afrin and Manbij within a week: Erdogan

nsnbc : Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan has said his country could launch a military offensive on Afrin and Manbij in northern Syria, within a week if Kurdish forces do not withdraw. The region is controlled More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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No survivors as Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank off China’s coast

nsnbc : A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank after more than a week listing off the coast of China. An Iranian official acknowledged that there was no hope of missing sailors surviving the disaster. The More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Bloodiest year for Afghan journalists ever: AJSC

nsnbc : The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) says that 2017 was the “bloodiest” year ever for journalists and other media personnel working in Afghanistan. The Taliban and the Islamic State More...

Turkey’s Jailed Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas appears in court for first time, January 12, 2018.
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Jailed HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas appears in court on charges of insulting Turkey’s president

nsnbc : Selahattin Demirtas, the jailed co-leader of Turkey’s People’s Democratic Party (HDP) on Friday appeared in court for the first time since his arrest in late 2016, insisting that his detention was More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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PKK releases Turkish operative’s confessions about Paris murders

nsnbc : The murders of three female members of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) in Paris five years ago were planned by Turkey’s intelligence service and would have received high-level approval, say More...

HDP MP Abdullah Zeydan (centre) was sentenced to over 8 years in jail on terror charges on Thursday. Photo: Abdullah Zeydan/Twitter
By nsnbc On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Turkish court sentenced HDP deputy and MP Abdullah Zeydan to eight years on terror charges

nsnbc : A Turkish court sentenced People’s Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Abdullah Zeydan to 8 years, 1 month and 15 days on terror charges, according to HDP. This is the second time Zeydan has been convicted More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Afghan government release 75 prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami

nsnbc : The Afghan government on Thursday released scores of prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami from prison in Kabul in a bid to help implement the articles of peace deal between Gulbuddin Hekmatayr and the government. Government More...