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Iran arrests six for dancing Zumba

Waar Media - 2017-08-11 11:44
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran has arrested six people for teaching Zumba classes to children, accusing them of trying to “change lifestyles” in the Islamic Republic. The group of four men and two women were charged over their dancing and for not adhering to the count ...

Imprisoning of a 53 years old woman by the Turkish Army

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
Turkish Army attack to the citizens home “Baf”,town “Hazakh” arrested two people and also the imprisonment of a 53-year-old woman issued. According to report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association,Turkish Army attack to citizens home “Baf” , town “Hazakh” ...

Iranian Security Forces Arrest at Least 20 Kurdish Kolbars

BAS News - 2017-08-09 14:29
ERBIL — The Iranian security forces arrested at least 20 Kurdish backpack carriers, known as Kolbars, on Tuesday. Relying on local sources, Hengaw Agency for human rights in the Iranian Kurdistan, reported that the Iranian security forces arrested at lea ...

Iraqi Forces Arrest IS Intelligence Official in Eastern Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-08 16:09
MOSUL — Iraqi security forces arrested a senior intelligence official of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the eastern areas of Mosul, a security source said on Tuesday. The source, who spoke to Shafaaq News on condition of anonymity, said that the Ira ...

KRG Interior Minister: 1,700 IS Members Arrested among IDPs

BAS News - 2017-08-07 20:44
ERBIL— Some 1,700 members of the Islamic State (IS) organization who tried to cross the borders into the Kurdistan Region along the IDPs have been arrested, according to a report. Kurdistan 24 news channel on Monday cited Kurdistan Regional Government (K ...

Two Chinese Tourists Arrested in Germany For Performing Hitler Salute

Waar Media - 2017-08-07 16:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Two Chinese tourists were arrested in Germany Saturday after they performed a salute praising Adolf Hitler, which the country has banned. The tourists were performing the “Heil Hitler” Nazi salute and taking photos of themselves outside the R ...

Turkey Arrests Three Iraqis Affiliated to IS

BAS News - 2017-08-06 23:55
ERBIL — Three Iraqi men were arrested by the Turkish authorities on suspicion of being affiliated to the so-called Islamic State (IS), a Turkish security source said on Sunday. According to the source, who spoke to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymit ...

ISF released 23 prisoners at request of clans’ notables

ANHA - 2017-08-05 19:38
The Internal Security Forces in Ain Issa town released 23 prisoners who were arrested on charges of dealing with IS mercenaries, and Al-Raqqa Civil Council assured that they would give the old prisoners a chance to work while for the prisoners who are les ...

Another HDP Lawmaker Detained

BAS News - 2017-08-02 19:52
ERBIL — Turkish police arrested pro-kurdish lawmaker from the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) on Wednesday. Local media reported MP Lezgin Botan was detained at the airport in the eastern province of Van before he could fly to Ankara. He is accused of su ...

[IN PICTURES]: Dangerous Terrorist Arrested in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-02 16:01
KIRKUK — Kirkuk suburban police announced on Wednesday the arrest of a dangerous “terrorist” who has been involved in a number of terrorist acts. Sarhad Qadir, Kirkuk Suburban Police Chief told BasNews that their forces managed to arrest a man who had be ...

Arrests of 213 Kurds in northern Kurdistan by the Turkish government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 23:22
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, end of week of July 2017, the Turkish government and its ruling party, led by Erdogan, during their recent repression in northern Kurdistan, arrested more than 213 people by their military ...

Another Parliamentarian “HDP” arrested

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 01:16
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, Aisha Ajar Yasharan, a representative of the city of Elieh in the People’s Democratic People’s Party, was arrested by the Turkish police, two days ago, another member of parliament Saadat ...

16 Mosul Employees Arrested for Links with IS

BAS News - 2017-07-30 21:09
ERBIL— Some 16 employees from Nineveh Municipality Directorate have been arrested for suspected links with the Islamic State (IS). Capt. Amir Wasiq, from Nineveh police service, told BasNews on Sunday that police has confirmed information about the compl ...

Turkey arrests British who volunteered with YPG forces

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 18:12
WAAR-DUHOK: A former British soldier has been arrested in Turkey for fighting alongside the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria. Joe Robinson, 24, a British national from Lancashire was arrested along with his girlfriend and her mother while ...

Kurdish MP Arrested in Turkish Airport

BAS News - 2017-07-29 17:48
ERBIL— Saadet Becerikli, a Kurdish lawmaker from the People's Democratic Party (HDP), was arrested on Saturday by Turkish police in Batman Airport. Turkish media reported that Becerikli was taken to an unknown destination after landing in the airport in ...

Nineveh Police Arrests 15 Lawyers for Collaborating with IS

BAS News - 2017-07-29 14:15
MOSUL — A source from Nineveh police announced that a number of lawyers were arrested in Nineveh province on charges of collaborating with members of the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul and assisting them in terrorist operations. Capt. Ahmad al-Obeidi from N ...

Kurdish police arrests ISIS suspects on Syria-Turkey border

Aranews - 2017-07-28 05:10
ARA News The Kurdish Asayish police has arrested three ISIS suspects in Afrin district, in Syria’s northwestern Aleppo province. The suspects were detained by the Kurdish forces nearly 10 days ago, while trying to flee Syria into Turkey, the Asayish said ...

At least 16 ISIS female jihadists detained in Mosul

Aranews - 2017-07-27 05:50
At least Sixteen jihadist women, including a 16-year-old German girl who ran away from home, have been arrested in Mosul as Iraqi forces re-captured the northern city from the Islamic State (ISIS). Three Iraqi intelligence officials told the Associated P ...

Continuation of arrests in northern Kurdistan by the Turkish government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-26 02:47
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, today, 25 July, 2017, the Turkish police forces attacked the home of “Mousa Farisoghluolari in city of Amid in Northern Kurdistan he was arrested. The report quoted him as the joint head o ...

Three IS Policewomen Arrested in Nineveh

BAS News - 2017-07-23 17:33
ERBIL— Three members of the female police service of the Islamic Service (IS), known as Diwan al-Hasba, were arrested on Sunday west of Mosul. Capt. Amir Wasq, from Nineveh police service, told BasNews that the women were arrested after they returned the ...

PKK Arrests More Than 40 Own Officials in Syria

BAS News - 2017-07-23 14:52
Most of them have been charged with corruption ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)'s offshoot in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), has arrested over 40 of its own leaders in the region. Sherzad Abbas, an official from the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENK ...

IS Minister of Agriculture Arrested in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-22 15:33
MOSUL — The minister of agriculture of the Islamic State (IS) was arrested on Saturday by the Iraqi security forces in west Mosul. Falah Rashid, IS minister of agriculture, was arrested on Saturday in the newly liberated western half of Mosul. An Iraqi m ...

Merkel finally breaks silence as Germany threatens to suspend EU payments

Waar Media - 2017-07-20 13:31
WAAR-DUHOK: The German Chancellor said Turkey’s actions were cause for “grave concern”, after a number of activists were detained. Earlier this week Turkey arrested rights activists including Amnesty International’s Turkey head Idil Eser and German citiz ...

Six Kurds were detained by the Iran intelligence agency in Mahabad

Hengaw - 2017-07-20 03:03
Hengaw: In the past few days at least 6 Kurdish citizens were arrested by the Mahabad Intelligence Agency. Based on reports of The post Six Kurds were detained by the Iran intelligence agency in Mahabad appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Saudi Arabian police arrest woman for miniskirt Snapchat video

Waar Media - 2017-07-19 14:02
WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi police arrested a young woman on Tuesday after she appeared in an online video wearing a miniskirt and a croptop. A series of videos, first posted on Snapchat at the weekend, showed a young woman in a high-waisted miniskirt walking thro ...

Four Kurds were detained by the Iran forces in Esfarayn

Hengaw - 2017-07-18 03:00
Hengaw: Four Kurdish citizens were arrested in the aftermath of an incident between the residents and the police in Esfarayn. According to The post Four Kurds were detained by the Iran forces in Esfarayn appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

More Than 250 IS Members Arrested in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-15 19:29
MOSUL — More than 250 Islamic State (IS) members were arrested in Mosul on Saturday, five days after the city was announced liberated, the Joint Operations Command reported. According to a statement, made by the Joint Operations Command, the Iraqi forces ...

IS Education Minister Arrested in Daquq, Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-07-14 23:10
ERBIL — Security forces in Daquq town, located in southern Kirkuk province, arrested on Friday a woman who has been the education minister in the Islamic State (IS). “Daquq police managed to arrest a woman in an IDP camp in the town who has been the educ ...

Shi'ite Hashd Forces Arrest RT Journalists in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-13 20:51
ERBIL— A group of the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) on Thursday arrested a team of journalists from the RT channel, according to a report on the RT Arabic news. RT correspondent Buzurg Mohammad reported that a gr ...

30 IS Militants Killed in Western Anbar

BAS News - 2017-07-13 18:15
IS chief of checkpoints was also arrested ERBIL— The coalition airstrikes targeted Islamic State (IS) militants in western Anbar province on Thursday, killing some 30 militants. Also today in a separate operation in Anbar the IS chief of checkpoints was ...

At the first court hearing, lawyer Leila Zana called for her client’s innocence

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-12 18:15
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, in the first session of the “People’s Democratic People’s Party (HDP )” city of Agri Parliamentary Representative, “Leila Zana”, was arrested on Tuesday 11 July 2017, at the Turkish Major Crimes Tribuna ...

Salaheddin Khadio writer and Kurdish political activist was released.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-11 22:06
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report, today, 11 July 2017 , Dr. Salaheddin Khadio, a Kurdish journalist and political activist, was released after a week’s imprisonment. Salaheddin Khadio was arrested on Tuesday 4 July in city of Mah ...

Hashd al-Shaabi arrest 3 Peshmerga fighters in Bashiqa

Waar Media - 2017-07-11 14:30
WAAR-DUHOK: A Peshmerga commander has said that 3 of their fighters have been arrested by the mainly-Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi in Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul on Monday. The commander of Safeen Command said that the incident happened in Pis Khrap area in Bas ...

A Kurdish young arrest by the security forces of Orumieh

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-10 15:06
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Saturday 8 July 2017, a person named Shamseddin Alizadeh, 18, living in the Mirabad Orumieh neighborhood of east Kurdistan, was arrested by the security forces of the city at his workpl ...

KDP releases four Syria’s YPG foreign fighters arrest in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-07-07 14:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Four foreign fighters from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) of Syrian Kurdistan who KDP security (Asayish) forces arrested in Akre in Iraqi Kurdistan on June 24 have been released. The British and Swedish YPG vo ...

HDP's Leader Demirtaş to Attend Court Hearing in Ankara

BAS News - 2017-07-06 21:11
ERBIL — The co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, will attend his court hearing on Friday, for the first time since his arrest in November, 2016. Demirtas, who was arrested by the Turkish authorities on charges ...

Kurdish political prisoner in Iran to undergo mental health, maturity tests

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-07-06 02:02
Saman Naseem, a Kurdish political prisoner, who was a juvenile when arrested a few years ago, has been notified by the branch 12 of the Orumiyeh Court that the status of his mental health and maturity at the time of his offense will be re-examined and th ...

Kurdish journalist and political activist arrested Dr. Salaheddin Khadio

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-06 00:25
According to a report from Kurdistan Human Rights Association,on Teasday 4 June 2017, Dr. Salaheddin Khadio, a journalist, political activist and writer from Mahabad city, was arrested by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s security forces from eastern Kurdist ...

IS Massacres 200 Civilians in Talafar: Turkmen MP

BAS News - 2017-07-05 14:44
TALAFAR — Islamic State (IS) militants arrested and killed hundreds of civilians in Talafar town in west Mosul on Tuesday as punishment for their attempt to flee the town. Aydin Marouf, head of Turkmen Front block in the Kurdistan Region parliament, told ...

IS mercenary keeping 50 mortar arrested

ANHA - 2017-07-03 15:09
AL-HASAKAH– Interior Security Forces have arrested an IS mercenary keeping 50 mortars. Interior Security Forces arrested an IS mercenary called al-Zarqawi when he was trying to sneak into Jidaydat Khabour village belonging to al-Karamah town liberated by ...

IS Arrests Imam Who Confirmed Baghdadi’s Death

BAS News - 2017-07-01 19:15
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants on Saturday arrested the imam of a mosque in the IS-held town of Tal Afar in Nineveh province, only one day after he indirectly confirmed the death of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Iraqi al-Sumanria news reporte ...

Turkey detains Zhiyar Gul and deported him to Kurdistan region.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-01 16:13
According to news reports from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association and a news source from the Roj news and analytical site, journalist Zhiyar Gul, a BBC correspondent for the BBC, arrested on Thursday evening of June 29th in Istanbul. It was said that ...

PYD Detains KDP-S Member Near Qamishlo

BAS News - 2017-06-30 22:56
ERBIL — The ruling Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces on Thursday arrested a rival politician allegedly for his political views. Saadaddin Sino, a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S), was detained by the PYD security ...

Kurdish journalist arrested by Turkish government for publishing Kobani images

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-30 11:28
According to the report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association, a journalist from the northern part of Kurdistan, Ismail Skin, was sentenced to three years, one month and fifteen days by the Turkish court on charges of distributing the image of Kobani on h ...

Kurd’s political prisoner life is in danger

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-28 22:09
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, The fate and life of the Kurdish political prisoner, Ramin Hussein Panahi, are at serious risk. Ramin Hussein Panahi was arrested on Friday, 23 June 2017, along with his brother and two other friends by ...

PKK Abducts Kurdish Political Activist in Qamishlo, Rojava

BAS News - 2017-06-28 13:16
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) abducted a political activist from Kurdish Union Party in Qamishlo of Rojava region (Syrian Kurdistan) on Monday overnight. A source from Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) told BasNews PKK forces arrested Ahmed ...

Unclear Situation of Two Kurdish Detainees

Kurdistan Voice - 2017-06-28 11:38
They were arrested on charge of participating in Nawroz Celebration in Ne, a village of Mariwan by the security forces of the Iranian Intelligence Service ...

Kurd prisoner journalist vacation ban

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-27 13:13
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report and published news from the Kurdistan News Agency, Kurd journalist Kamal Sharifi has been in a difficult and difficult situation for nine years in Minab Prison. This journalist was arrested on Sun ...

24 Kurdish Inmates in Kirmanshah, Iran Likely to Face Execution

BAS News - 2017-06-27 12:57
They have been arrested on charges being involved in Tehran attacks ERBIL — The general prosecutor of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kermanshah revealed that dozens of people have been arrested in the province after the terrorist attacks in Tehran. Moha ...

Turkey arrests editor of Kurdish literary magazine

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-27 03:05
The Kurdish author, editor, and translator Fahriye Adsay was arrested by Turkish anti-terror police units on Sep. 25 in an early Sunday raid on her home in the city of Diyarbakir. (Photo: Personal account on Facebook) ...

50 people have been arrested in Kermanshah.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-27 01:48
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the Public Prosecutor of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kermanshah province has claimed that “after the terrorist events in Tehran, several arrests have taken place in the province.” as ...

Detention of five members of Hussein Panahi’s family in Kurdistan East

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-25 15:38
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , this morning Sunday 25 June 2017, Anvar Hussein Panahi Iran while returning from Tehran to meet with his parents was arrested by the Eslamic Republic of Iran forces in Kurdistan East. las ...

Members of IS-affiliated terror group arrested: Intelligence Ministry

KurdPress - 2017-06-25 10:37
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that members of a terror group affiliated to the Islamic State (IS) intended to conduct terrorist activities in central provinces and religious cities were detained during operations conducted b ...

Kurdistan: 235 People Arrested over Drug-Related Charges in 6 Months

BAS News - 2017-06-25 00:08
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s counter-drug forces have seized a large amount of illegal substances and captured 235 people over drug-related charges in the first half of 2017. According to a press release, 45 kilograms of different types of drugs, and 18,00 ...
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