Young entrepreneurial Kurds eager to bring Silicon Valley to Kurdistan
2014-12-09 02:09:40 UTC
KURDISTAN, ERBIL – How do you turn a concept into a successful business in Kurdistan?
“There are so many ideas and so much energy here,” Jörgen Lindstöm, the Swedish ambassador to Iraq told the crowd at the swanky Divan hotel on Monday evening...
US grand jury system 'broken'
2014-12-04 21:45:34 UTC
Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton: We need to centralise and make clear that we want the justice department and the federal government to deal with the fact that the grand jury systems on a state level are broken and seem to lack the capaci...
European parliament set to call for break-up of Google
2014-11-22 06:04:39 UTC
The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, in one of the most brazen assaults so far on the technology group's power.
A draft motion seen by the Financial Times says that "unbundling of search engines from other commerc...
Not Friends At All: The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations
2014-10-29 22:12:22 UTC
By JEFFREY GOLDBERG -
The other day I was talking to a senior Obama administration official about the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State Department the most. “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this o...
Survey Shows Americans are Pretty Ignorant About the News
2014-10-29 22:12:13 UTC
Americans aren't terribly knowledgeable about current events, and young people tend to know even less about what's happening in the news than their parents and grandparents.
That's the finding of a new survey by the Pew Research Center for the ...
4 Women Who Could Be on the Next GOP Presidential Ticket
2014-10-27 02:47:57 UTC
Four women are early frontrunners to be part of a 2016 presidential ticket. As voters and the media continue to obsess over the next "first" in national electoral politics, these four Republican women make a strong case to be part of such a ticket...
How the NRA Degrades and Objectifies Women
2014-10-12 06:52:21 UTC
Mother Jones - Recently the National Rifle Association has aimed to boost its appeal among women. Last year it launched its "new and improved" NRA Women's TV Network, and it has hired several accomplished female gun enthusiasts as official NRA New...
Obama’s ‘red line’ on Syria damaged U.S. credibility
2014-10-07 17:05:59 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is criticizing President Barack Obama for leaning toward, then deciding against military action against Syria for its use of chemical weapons.
"By failing to respond, it sent the wrong mes...
How America Is Made For Trade
2014-10-03 15:06:03 UTC
The United States could create 10 million new trade-connected jobs over the next 10 years if it pursues a comprehensive pro-trade policy agenda that focuses on trade agreements, investment, immigration, taxation and the labor market safety net, ac...
ISIS financed with stolen Art
2014-10-07 17:31:48 UTC
By Orion Pegman
DIAAL NEWS - The Islamist militant group ISIS is proceeding with, not only incredible brutality against humanity but they are also systematically destroying Cultural Heritage in the controlled areas in Syria and Iraq.
UN pledge action to curb climate change
2014-09-24 15:57:07 UTC
By Leonie Terfort,
DIAAL NEWS - Last sunday people protested against global warming. 675,000 protesters in 161 countries, according to the organizers.
There were upper east side strollers, wild costumes, drums, celebrities, well weathered p...
Worldwide marches to demand action on Global warming
2014-09-24 15:56:58 UTC
DIAAL NEWS - As many as 310,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of New York City to demand U.N. action on global warming just days before the United Nations’ 2014 Climate Summit, which will be held in Midtown Manhattan. The demonstration...
Alibaba - Exceeding Expectations with the Biggest IPO Ever
2014-09-22 05:37:10 UTC
DIAAL NEWS - The biggest IPO ever is exceeding expectations. The stock price trading under the ticker “BABA” opened in New York today at $92.70. It looks like the IPO will raise over $25 billion definitely making it the biggest IPO in history.
Referendum: Scotland says 'N0' to independence
2014-09-19 07:44:12 UTC
By Michael Luz and Orion Pegman
Diaal News - Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom.
The scottish independence referendum say that 44,7 percent of the voters said “yes” and 55,3 percent of the voters said “no”.
NASA to Reactivate Manned Space Flight
2014-09-24 15:54:01 UTC
DIAAL NEWS - Three years after the retirement of the space shuttle program, the U.S. space agency NASA paved the way to resume US manned flights into space. "We’re returning human space flight launches to the US.", said NASA on Twitter yesterday. ...
3000 volunteers to help fight the Ebola Virus outbreak
2014-09-24 15:54:19 UTC
Diaal News - The US is sending 3000 military employees to the disaster region in West African to help in the fight against the Ebola epidemic, personnel include doctors, medics, engineers and logistics experts.
According to U.S. government of...
Outraged iTunes Customers
2014-09-24 15:53:52 UTC
Diaal News - U2 surprisingly launched a new album, rather than talking about the music people are talking about the contentious deal with Apple. The most valuable corporation in the world not only gave away "Songs of Innocence" to 500 million cust...
Ukraine Crisis: US Sanctions affect Russia's largest Bank
2014-09-17 17:51:51 UTC
Diaal News - Despite the slowdown in fighting in the Ukraine, the United States have tightened their sanctions against Russia. The focus is on the financial sector. The largest financial institution in Russia, Sberbank, was placed on the sanctions...
White House acknowledges being at 'war' with ISIS
2014-09-15 18:48:38 UTC
Diaal News - US Secretary of State Kerry is faced with the first dissonance in the alliance to defeat ISIS.
According to the United States it will take some time before the planned international alliance stands for the fight against the Islam...
The richest terrorist group in the world
2014-10-07 17:32:01 UTC
Diaal News - The advance of ISIS-fighters in Iraq is resounding. How are the Islamists financing the weapons for this offensive? ISIS is considered the richest terrorist group in the world.
The dominance of the Al-Qaeda splinter group Islamic ...
NFL Scandal - Child Abuse Allegations
2014-09-17 01:45:59 UTC
Diaal News - The National Football League simply can't shake the ongoing negative publicity. The Minnesota Vikings' running back, Adrian Peterson was deactivated for Sunday’s game, but it is not sure yet whether he will play this coming weekend ag...
Jimmy Carter on the road for 'A Call to Action'
2014-09-15 17:53:39 UTC
Diaal News - Former President Jimmy Carter is on an impressive publicity tour as he promotes his new book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power." The book addresses worldwide discrimination and violence against women and girls, ...
UN Peacekeepers Pulling Out of Golan Heights
2014-09-17 01:44:38 UTC
Diaal News - The situation for the UN peacekeeping force in Syria has became exceedingly dangerous.
Their mission to keep peace has been undermined by the escalating clashes in Syria. Hundreds of UN peacekeepers have fled fighting in Syria.