Author: Muhammad Basman

After Gibraltar lifted the detention order on an Iranian oil tanker, Washington issued a warrant to seize the vessel on the ground of violating sanctions. British Royal Marines seized the tanker carrying 2.1 million barrels of oil earlier on 4th July, saying the vessel had violated the European Union sanctions by taking oil to Syria. […]

Philadelphia shooting Police are locked in a lengthy stand-off with a gunman who injured at least six officers during A gun battle broke out between police and a male shooter at around (20:30 GMT) The officers were serving a drugs warrant at a home in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tiago neighbourhood when the gunman opened fire. Eight hours […]

The 21-year-old Norwegian man has appeared in court in Oslo His face and neck marked by bruises and scratches, Philip Manshaus was also charged with attempted murder, as well as the murder of his stepsister.He smiled at photographers but said nothing, he is accused of opening fire at the Al-Noor Islamic Centre in Baerum, west of […]

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is in cooperation with South Korea to establish an electronic tendering system in hopes of ensuring transparency and facilitating procedures.”The Electronic Tendering System will greatly benefit the economic aspect of the region,” Jong Song, a supervisor for the South Korean team, said.”South Korea has been using it for a long […]

A fire on Tuesday morning burned down at least 20 shelters in a Yezidi (Ezidi) camp in Kurdistan Region, with no human casualties reported, a source from the camp administration said. The fire erupted in Chamshko Camp, home to nearly 5,000 Ezidi internally displaced persons (IDPs). It is located in the city of Zakho in Duhok […]

Trump administration on Monday designated China a “currency manipulator,” after the country’s central bank allowed its currency to weaken amid the ongoing trade dispute. The move comes hours after Trump accused Beijing of depreciating its currency. The People’s Bank of China allowed its currency to fall below 7 yuan to the American dollar, which is […]

Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday. The vessel was intercepted near Iran’s Farsi Island in the Gulf.  The elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) have a navy base on Farsi Island which is located north of […]

Twenty people have been killed and 26 injured in a mass shooting in the Texas city of El Paso. Governor Greg Abbott described it as “one of the most deadly days in the history of Texas”. The massacre happened at a Walmart store, a few miles from the US-Mexican border. A 21-year-old man is in […]

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) discussed the establishment of a Public Service Council (PSC) to reorganize the work of public servants, as well as review the services offered to people. The subject came up during Tuesday’s meeting of the KRG’s Council of Ministers, chaired by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, as part of the government’s reform program. Government reform […]

At least 17 people have been killed after a small military plane crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, rescue officials have said. Five crew members and 12 civilians are dead and Another 12 people have been injured. The aircraft was on a routine training flight when it crashed and set off […]

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