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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 […]

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 […]

At least one citizen has been killed, while three others were wounded in a car bomb explosion in Karbala city, central Iraq. The bomb has been hidden inside a vehicle and it exploded near a checkpoint on a main road between the two cities of Karbala and Babylon.No sides were accused of carrying out the […]

Tunisia bid farewell to its first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday at a state funeral attended by foreign leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron and Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country’s transition to democracy after the 2011 revolution, died aged 92 on […]

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