Month: December 2017
The Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) released footage yesterday confirming the military build-up of Iraqi and Shia Hashd al-Shaabi forces southwest of Erbil. They claim the Iraqi military buildup in and around Makhmour has continued for over a week and showed armored vehicles and Humvees being deployed. The Security Council warned earlier this week that […]
Protests are becoming a real concern as more erupted protests in the Kurdistan Region and culminated in the arrests of the New Generation Movement’s leader Shaswar Abdulwahid in Sulaimani on Tuesday. Demonstrations turned violent again in cities across the Sulaimani and Halabja provinces. Kurdistan’s public prosecutor accused him of inciting violence. Meanwhile, fighting erupted on […]
Fears of instability are high as casualties were reported after protests over lack of basic services and delayed and reduced salaries turned violent yesterday. The protests in cities across Sulaimani and Halabja provinces turned violent when demonstrators clashed with riot police and security forces in several cities on Monday. The KRG said that while the […]
The Armenian song goes viral in Turkey and Azeris are outraged. The pop song from rapper Super Sako featuring Hayko titled Mi Gna, went viral all over Turkey in the recent months. American musician John Denver once famously said the following: “Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are […]
Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his deputy, Qubad Talabani, arrived in Berlin yesterday ahead of meetings with German officials, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, today. The visit is at the invitation of the German Government and is the second foreign tour, after France, since relations between the Iraqi and Kurdish governments reached an all-time low […]
Violence continues to escalate as three Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border. More than 100 were hurt in Gaza and the occupied West Bank amid fresh protests over Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In the West Bank, an Israeli policeman was wounded in a Palestinian […]
Despite having a couple of the trendiest kids in the world (hey, Jaden and Willow!) Will Smith somehow managed to go without having an Instagram account… until now. The Bright actor has finally joined the platform, thanks to the urging of Ellen DeGeneres, who helped him get started when he appeared on her talk show. And in a whirlwind 24 […]
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took a breather from his Jumanji promotional hijinks on Monday (December 11) to reveal some happy news: He has another daughter on the way! The actor and his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Hashian, are expecting their second child together. Johnson announced the news on Instagram with a little help from their daughter, Jasmine — in the pic, […]
Sandra joined the Breakfast Club to talk about Global Migration Film Festival. The Global Migration Film Festival showcases films that capture the promise and challenges of migration.
Noor joined the Breakfast Club To talk about Arts and Crafts Bazaar.This bazar is to promote products made by IDPs, Syrian refugees and host community. Hand-made Accessories, Up-cycled products, hand painted ceramics, hand-made jewelry furniture, art and many more.