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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 ...

Iran:Three Sunni Kurdish Prisoners Sentenced in Total to 25 Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-06-24 02:02
Three Sunni Kurdish prisoners, in the Orumiyeh Central Prison were sentenced to 25 years Imprisonment in total, by the Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh for membership in extremist groups. In June, 2016, security forces arrested Tofiq Abdollahi from Mahaba ...

39 People Arrested in Kirkuk over "Terrorism" Charges

BAS News - 2017-06-23 14:03
ERBIL— During an inclusive raid and search operation in central Kirkuk early on Friday, police arrested nine wanted people and 30 suspects. Kikuk Police Commander Brig. Khatab Omar told a press conference that the seven-hour operation began on 2:00 a.m. ...

Famous IS Journalist Captured in Central Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-21 20:14
ERBIL— Alaa Sami Khatib, a prominent journalist serving the Islamic State (IS) organization, was arrested on Wednesday by security forces in the liberated eastern part of Mosul. Haidar Waeli, an Iraqi army officer, told media outlets that upon receipt of ...

IRGC Arrested Two Kurdish Youth

Kurdistan Voice - 2017-06-20 10:49
Despite tracks of their families, there is no information about their keeping place and the cause of their arrest. ...

Italy Arrests Iraqi National on Terrorism Charges

BAS News - 2017-06-20 03:15
ERBIL — Italian security forces arrested on Monday an Iraqi asylum seeker who was said to be suspected of having ties to terrorist groups. The 29-year-old had been housed at a System for the Protection of Asylum Seekers and Refugees (SPRAR) facility near ...

Iranian Kurdish Singer Arrested for Singing "Long Live Kurdistan"

BAS News - 2017-06-19 19:25
ERBIL— For using the words Kurdistan and Peshmerga in his song, a Kurdish singer was arrested three weeks ago by the intelligence service in Iran's Northern Khorasan province. Kurdish human rights organization, Hengaw, reported on Monday that the intelli ...

German police raid a peaceful gathering support from Rojava

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-19 10:11
According to reports, Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the German police forces on Saturday 17 June, to support protests of Rojava (West Kurdistan) attacked and several people were arrested and beaten. NNS ROJ brought news website in the news this lin ...

Italian Coast Guard Arrests 38 Kurdish Migrants

BAS News - 2017-06-17 21:51
ERBIL — Italian coast guard has arrested 38 migrants from Kurdistan Region during the past two days for trying to illegally enter the country on their way to northern European countries. According to local sources cited by Kurdistan24, 10 men, 11 women a ...

PYD Armed Men Arrest Dozens of Youths in Hasaka

BAS News - 2017-06-17 14:06
ERBIL — The security forces of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Syrian wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), raided on Friday a village in Hasaka province of Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) with dozens of military vehicles, and arrested many residen ...

Kirkuk Security Arrests Hashd Al-Shaabi Member Carrying a Bomb

BAS News - 2017-06-17 11:07
KIRKUK — The security forces found a bomb in one of Hashd al-Shaabi member’s car in central Kikruk, and therefore they arrested him. Kirkuk Security Department (Asayish) said in a statement that they arrested someone last night who was carrying a Hashd a ...

An arrest warrant 12 members of Erdogan’s bodyguards in America

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-17 10:48
According to reports on the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , two of the assailants when Trump at the White House meeting, Erdogan and Kurdish protesters attack in America were arrested. According to news agency ” Roj News” police America yesterday, Th ...

Pro-Kurdish HDP deputies stage sit-in protest

KurdPress - 2017-06-17 06:39
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies held a sit-in protest in front of the Constitutional Court on June 16 after their request for an appointment in which they aimed to convey their demand to obtain a ruling on the party’s arrested ...

Names of 23 of those arrested were released in recent days in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-16 08:58
Based on reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association , in dates 10,11,12,13,14 June 2017, more than 120 residents in East Kurdistan by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Intelligence Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in the cities Orumiyeh, Mahabad, B ...

Young 22 yearsold “Orumiyeh” was sentenced to death in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-16 08:58
The news received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , “Davoud Mihanparast ” 22 years old citizen of “Oumieh ” in June 2016, for religious activities, was arrested and after four months of detention in solitary confinement in the Intelligence Bureau Ur ...

Iran: arrests dozens of Kurds in different cities following Tehran attacks

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-06-16 02:06
Iranian authorities have arrested almost dozens Kurdish citizens in different cities in accusation of membership in Salafi groups following Tehran attacks on 7 June 2017, that killed 17 people. According to information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights ...

Five People Arrested in Kirkuk over "Terrorism" Charges

BAS News - 2017-06-15 18:23
ERBIL— Kirkuk Asayish (Security) Directorate said in a statement on Thursday that five people wanted over "terrorism" charges have been arrested. According to the statement, the people were apprehended by forces from the directorate today in Laylan Paris ...

Arrested citizens “Bukan” in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-14 15:11
According to a report received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , Monday 12 June 2017, citizens from “Bukan” as ” Fatahipour” and “Mohammadi ” except active religious are, by security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran were arrested and have no i ...

Arrest 6 other people in Kurdistan Province

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-12 10:35
According to a report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association Chief Justice of Islamic Republic of Iran in Kurdistan 6 other citizens of Kurdistan were arrested on Wednesday in connection with a terrorist Tehran incident. It should be noted that, according ...

Six terrorists identified, arrested in Kurdistan

KurdPress - 2017-06-11 12:29
Kurdistan province Prosecutor said that six terrorists affiliated to the agents of the June 7 terror attacks in Tehran have been identified and arrested in this province. ...

In Kermanshah and Oraman many arrests under the pretext of Daesh began

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-10 12:01
Following news that is received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , Islamic Republic of Iran security and intelligence forces in East Kurdistan city Kermanshah and Oramanat several Kurdish citizens are arrested and transferred to an unknown locati ...

Iran says arrested 48 IS terrorists

KurdPress - 2017-06-10 07:36
Iran says that it has arrested nearly 50 members of the Islamic State (IS or Daesh) Takfiri terrorist group across the country following recent twin terrorist attacks in the capital Tehran. ...

A large number of terrorists arrested: official

KurdPress - 2017-06-09 23:20
Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari said on Friday that during the past 48 hours, massive operations have been carried out and a number of terrorists were identifies with weapons and explosive belts. ...

IS Official Arrested in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-06-08 16:26
ERBIL— Police forces in Kirkuk province arrested an official of the Islamic State (IS) organization early Thursday morning in Kirkuk, according to Kirkuk district's police chief. Speaking to BasNews on Thursday, Brig. Sarhad Qadr referred to the arrested ...

Deprivation Kurdish political prisoner Ghinghis Ghadam Khairi of medical care

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-08 09:55
According to reports, the Kurdistan Human Rights Association and the Harana News Agency “Chingiz Ghadam Khairi” was born in 1988 from Kamyaran in East Kurdistan who was arrested in 2011 and was transferred to Sanandaj prison and his family,after a few mon ...

Arrests campaign targets Kurdish villages

ANHA - 2017-06-07 15:53
AL-SHAHBA- A reliable source from Qa’er Kalbin village in al-Bab area stated that the mercenaries of al-Sultan Morad and many other battalions started a campaign of arrests in the Kurdish villages in al-Bab area, and arrested 12 persons. The source told H ...

Turkmen Girl Kidnapper Flees to Turkey

BAS News - 2017-06-04 20:30
ERBIL— Three of the people who were involved in abducting a Turkmen girl in Kirkuk have been arrested and the efforts to arrest the remaining two members of the group are ongoing, local officials confirmed on Sunday. Speaking at the press conference, Kir ...

More Iraqi Official Websites Hacked After Detention of a Hacker

BAS News - 2017-06-03 09:33
BAGHDAD — After the security forces arrested an Iraqi hacker who had hacked the official website for the Iraqi National Security Service, a group of his fellow hackers perpetrated a cyber attack against a number of Iraqi government websites on Friday. Hu ...

Forced labour and mass arrests – Life under Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2017-06-03 03:58
Daesh employ forced labor in Dayr al-Zawr Province. On 7 April, Daesh in Mayadin (45 km southwest of Dayr al-Zawr City) arrested several young men for minor clothing infractions, later... ...

HDP Spokesperson Released Shortly After Arrest by Turkish Authorities

BAS News - 2017-06-02 19:29
ISTANBUL — The spokesperson of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Osman Baydemir, was taken into custody and released after being interrogated by the Turkish authorities on Friday. Baydemir was arrested by the police and taken to a court in ...

Belgium arrests man in connection with Paris attacks

Reuters - 2017-06-02 17:16
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium has arrested a man in connection with the November 2015 attacks in Paris, prosecutors said, saying he had been charged with terrorist murders and being a leading member of a terrorist organization. ...

Suspect Arrested over Hacking Iraqi Government Websites

BAS News - 2017-06-02 00:49
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces on Thursday announced the arrest of one individual suspected for hacking several government websites including the official website for the Iraqi National Security Service. According to an official statement, the suspect w ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party leader Demirtas to stand trial in September

E-Kurd - 2017-06-01 18:17
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Being arrested on November 4, 2016 as part of an investigation carried out by Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office, HDP Co-Chair Demirtas’s first hearing will be held on September 6. The Co-Chair of the K ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP MP Konca sentenced to 2.5 years in prison: BIA

E-Kurd - 2017-06-01 18:17
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Turkey’s Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Siirt MP Besime Konca, who had been re-arrested earlier this week, has been sentenced to 2.5 years in prison on charges of “being a member of an armed organizatio ...

CPJ calls on Iraqi Kurdistan to release Kurdish TV reporter

E-Kurd - 2017-05-31 11:21
NEW YORK,— Authorities in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region should immediately release Aram Bakhtiar, a journalist for the Kurdish broadcaster Nalia Radio TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Wednesday. Kurdish security forces arrested Bakhtiar on May ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP lawmaker Besime Konca arrested again

E-Kurd - 2017-05-31 11:21
BATMAN, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Turkey’s Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Siirt MP Besime Konca who had been released pending trial has been was detained at Batman Airport in Turkish Kurdistan. Konca had been arrested on December 13, 2016 as par ...

Turkish Authorities Issue Arrest Warrant for HDP Spokesperson

BAS News - 2017-05-31 00:15
LEEDS — The Spokesperson of the People's Democratic Party (HDP) Osman Baydemir was arrested on Tuesday after a warrant was issued by the Turkish authorities. Turkish authorities announced they have issued an arrest warrant for HDP’s spokesperson, after h ...

Two Fleeing IS Detainees Arrested in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-05-30 16:30
ERBIL— The two Islamic State (IS) militants who escaped from a detention center of Tuz Khurmatu intelligence service were arrested, confirmed an official on Tuesday. Speaking to BasNews, Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) chief in Tuz Khurmatu (Salahaddin ...

Uncertainty of a girl from Orumieh Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-30 16:02
According to the report on the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, “Asma poorsalimi” from the city of Orumieh in East Kurdistan, in 2016 , and in the return flow from the south Kurdistan by the Islamic Republic of Iran, was arrested and was interrogated a ...

Basimeh Kuvnja Peoples Democratic Party “HDP” city “Sirte” was arrested

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-30 09:46
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association , today Monday 29 of May of 2017, “Basimeh Kuvnja” northern Kurdistan representative of Sirte from the list of HDP and HDP spokesman for the Turkish Parliament, was arrested at the airport Alih. S ...

Kurdish National Died under Torture by Iranian Intelligence

BAS News - 2017-05-29 20:45
ERBIL— A Kurdish young man from the town of Ravansar, Kermanshah province of Iran, died under torture by the Iranian intelligence agents, a Kurdish human rights observatory reported on Monday. According to Hengaw's report, Diyako Hashemi was arrested by ...

The arrest of 7 people active cyberspace in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-28 21:15
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association , 27 May 2017, 7 people working in cyberspace to charge up against the regime in cyberspace in Kermanshah from East Kurdistan were arrested. The report said that of those detained activity in area ...

Morocco authorities arrest 20 after clashes in north - agency

Reuters - 2017-05-28 00:59
RABAT (Reuters) - Moroccan authorities have arrested 20 people following violent clashes between police and protesters in the northern city of Al-Hoceima on Friday evening, the local prosecutor said on Saturday. ...

UK police arrest two more in hunt for suicide bomber's network

Reuters - 2017-05-27 11:07
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they had arrested two men on Saturday as they stepped up their efforts to capture a suspected network behind the suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester earlier this week. ...

Shooting to innocent sivilians Sarshive Saqez 2 people injured and arrested.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-26 23:42
According to reports Kurdistan Human Rights Association , last night 26 May 2017, near the village “Kowna Saif ” functions Sarshiv Saqez , the police station Bastam by laying an ambush, innocent civilians target and put a innocent civilian called “Mohamma ...

UK police make 11th arrest over Manchester bomb attack

Reuters - 2017-05-26 21:47
LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Friday arrested a man in connection with this week's suicide attack on a concert in Manchester, taking the total number of arrests since the bombing to 11. ...

China police arrest 44 in $140 million online scam

Reuters - 2017-05-26 03:44
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's police have arrested 44 people over a scam which saw many as 93,000 people contribute start-up capital to "unfreeze" assets smuggled overseas when the Nationalist government was overthrown in 1949, police authorities said late ...

Father, brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

Waar Media - 2017-05-25 17:34
WAAR-DUHOK: The suspected Manchester Arena suicide bomber’s younger brother, Hashem Abedi, and father, Ramadan Abedi, were arrested by Libyan counter-terrorism forces on Tuesday evening in the capital Tripoli. The bomb killed 22 people and injured 59. Br ...

Dozens of IS Suspects Arrested in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-05-24 23:44
KIRKUK — Kurdish Police and security forces in Kirkuk carried out separate operations on Wednesday and managed to capture 15 people whom are suspect of Islamic State (IS) membership. Chief of Kirkuk Police forces, Sarhad Qader, confirmed the report to Ba ...

Dozens of IS Militants Killed in Western Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-05-24 16:42
15 wanted and suspects were also arrested in the province ERBIL— As a result of coalition airstrikes on Islamic State (IS) bases in western Kirkuk, dozens of IS members were killed. Also in separate operations, 15 people were arrested over "terrorism" ch ...

Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assault of woman in Canada

Reuters - 2017-05-23 22:56
TORONTO (Reuters) - An Uber driver was arrested in Toronto on kidnapping and assault charges after an 18-year-old woman told police she escaped his car after he made unwanted advances and then refused to let her out of the vehicle, Canadian authorities sa ...

Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers

Reuters - 2017-05-23 07:21
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police on Tuesday arrested 21 Uber drivers for illegal car-hiring as part of an ongoing clamp down against Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] operations in the Asian financial city. ...

Four Shi’ite Militias Arrested After Assaulting Kurdish Lawmaker

BAS News - 2017-05-22 22:07
ERBIL — The Iraqi police have arrested four Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi for their involvement in assaulting a Kurdish member of the Iraqi Parliament. MP Salim Shabak said on Monday that the arrest comes after he filed a complaint against the atta ...

Iraqi National Arrested over "Espionage" in Lebanon

BAS News - 2017-05-20 20:47
ERBIL— The Lebanese security forces have arrested an Iraqi national over "spying for Isreal," Lebanese media reported on Saturday. The reports cited an official government source saying the General Directorate of General Security arrested the person for ...

81 Iranian Kurds Arrested over "Electoral Fraud"

BAS News - 2017-05-20 15:18
ERBIL— Some 81 Kurdish civilians from Kermanshah province, northwest of Iran, were arrested on Friday on charge of committing frauds in Iran's general polls. Iranian media channels cited Brig. Reza Shirazi, Kermanshah police commander, as saying the peop ...
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