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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” ...

Five Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 13:08
Five Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack by the forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on a military base in Turkey southeastern province of Hakkari. ...

Israel strikes Hamas militants over rocket fire

Waar Media - 2017-08-09 12:48
WAAR-DUHOK: Israeli warplanes early Wednesday launched airstrikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack by militants in the coastal enclave. “A short while ago, a projectile hit an open region in the Ashkelon region. No injuri ...

Belgian police shoot at car, call in bomb squad to Brussels’ Molenbeek

Waar Media - 2017-08-08 23:04
WAAR-DUHOK: A Belgian bomb squad found no explosives after a man who claimed to be carrying a bomb in his car was stopped by police, Brussels prosecutors said on Tuesday, adding there was no evidence he was plotting an attack. The bomb scare was in the d ...

Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria

Waar Media - 2017-08-08 16:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Shiite militia said Tuesday that at least 40 of its militiamen were killed in an attack the previous day on its positions across the border in Syria. The militia blamed the U.S.-led coalition for the assault but the Islamic State group ...

IS Claims Killing Over 60 Iraqi Soldiers

BAS News - 2017-08-08 00:14
ERBIL — The so-called Islamic State (IS) claimed on Monday, its militants killed more than 60 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bombing attack near the Iraq-Syria border. According to a message intercepted by the SITE Intelligence Group, the extremist group sa ...

Japan Commemorates Hiroshima Attack, Kurds Remember Halabja

BAS News - 2017-08-06 17:28
ERBIL — Japan marks today the 72nd year of the atomic attack on Hiroshima in which more than 140,000 people were killed 36,000 others injured, a commemoration which every year reminds Kurds of genocide in Halabja. Japan was targeted twice by nuclear atta ...

Japan marks 72 years since Hiroshima atomic bomb

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Japan on Sunday marked 72 years since the world’s first nuclear attack on Hiroshima, with the nation’s traditional contradictions over atomic weapons again coming into focus. The anniversary came after Japan sided last month with nuclear powe ...

Syria army ‘takes last ISIS-group held town in Homs’

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Syria’s army seized the last Islamic State (ISIS) group stronghold in the country’s Homs province on Saturday, clearing their path to attack the jihadists in the country’s east, a monitor said. Al-Sukhna, some 70 kilometres (45 miles) northea ...

2 Turkish attacks on Kobanî, YPG repel

ANHA - 2017-08-06 14:35
KOBANÎ- The Turkish occupation army opened fire at the civilians in Kobanî on Sunday morning, and People Protection Units (YPG) responded to the attack. The Turkish occupation army’s forces opened fire at the civilians in Kobanî on Sunday morning at 10:00 ...

Latest Update of Yezidi Victims since IS Attack in 2014

BAS News - 2017-08-06 11:18
ERBIL — The General Directorate of Yezidi Affairs at Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs reported on Sunday that over 40 mass graves of Yezidis have been found in Sinjar and nearly 3,000 Yezidi children were left orphans as a r ...

Erbil Fire Event Not "Terrorist" Attack: Peshmerga Statement

BAS News - 2017-08-05 19:00
ERBIL- The fire which broke out Saturday evening in Erbil was not a "terrorist" attack, according to an official statement. The fire event in a warehouse of Zeravani Peshmerga force on 60 Meter Street burnt and generated a thick smoke in the area, reads ...

YPG: Turkish attack s’ outcome on Rojava

ANHA - 2017-08-05 14:32
People Protection Units (YPG) disclosed the outcome of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries' attacks and violations on Rojava during the last 5 days. ...

Nine Islamic State militants killed in Kirkuk air raid

Waar Media - 2017-08-04 13:34
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi warplanes killed nine Islamic State militants while moving in a convoy for an attack on security forces near Salahuddin, a local source in Kirkuk was quoted saying on Friday. Alsumaria News quoted the source saying that the strike, carr ...

KMEWO’s Statement on the 3rd Anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide

Kurdish & ME Women's Organisation - 2017-08-04 03:55
Three years after the Yazidi Genocide, KMEWO calls on the Kurdish and Iraqi governments to act on the horrific human rights abuses suffered by 6,470 abducted Yazidi women and children. On August 3, 2014, Islamic State (IS) began an attack on the Yazidi c ...

Yezidis Seeking Their Areas to Be Part of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-08-03 15:52
SINJAR — On the 3rd anniversary of Sinjar attack by the Islamic State (IS) militants , the Kurdish Yezidi minority in the city of Sinjar is seeking for their areas to be part of the Kurdistan Region. Mahma Khalil, mayor of Sinjar region, told BasNews tha ...

PKK-Affiliated Forces Attack Humanitarian Organisation BCF

BAS News - 2017-08-03 12:53
ERBIL — A group of PKK-affiliated armed forces attacked on Thursday the Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) office on Mount Sinjar, attempting to bring down the Kurdistan flag. Following the tensions caused by the masked men of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ...

UN Security Council Decries Attack On Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

BAS News - 2017-08-01 10:57
ERBIL — The United Nation's Security Council strongly condemned Monday’s terrorist attack against the Iraqi embassy in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, carried out by four Islamic State (IS) members. “The members of the Security Council condemned in the st ...

IS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

BAS News - 2017-07-31 16:10
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Monday. Three IS militants managed to breach the compound of the Iraqi embassy in Kabul after the fourth suicide ...

Iraqi Intelligence Foils "Biggest IS Terror" Plot

BAS News - 2017-07-30 20:30
ERBIL— Iraqi Ministry of Interior stated Sunday that it has foiled the "biggest terror plot" by the Islamic State (IS) organization which meant to target Shi'ite sacred shines in Iraq. IS had plans to attack the Shi'ite imam shrines in Najaf, Karbala and ...

Australia ‘foils terrorist attack’ involving an airplane

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 18:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Australian authorities have averted an Islamist-inspired plot to take down an airplane, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced. Anti-terrorism police have raided several properties in Sydney. Australian authorities stopped a terrorist ...

IS mercenaries attacked civilians with booby-trapped vehicle

ANHA - 2017-07-30 17:59
IS mercenaries attacked the specialist group for liberating the civilians in the ranks of SDF who tried to rescue a number of civilians with a booby-trapped vehicle and land-mines. The attack resulted in martyring 4 children and 2 fighters in addition to ...

YPG may leave Raqqa operation if Turkish attacks continue: commander

KurdPress - 2017-07-30 13:23
A commander of Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the largest component of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stated that the forces may leave the coalition operation in Raqqa if Turkish forces continue to attack Kurdish-dominated regions ...

Peshmerga Forces repel ISIS Attack in southern Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 12:58
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces on Saturday repelled an attack by the Islamic State (ISIS) extremists near Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. The Peshmerga forces on Saturday thwarted an IS attack on its front lines in Zarga village, near the ...

Peshmerga Forces Defeat IS Attack in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-30 09:30
A number of insurgents were killed TUZ KHURMATU — The Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces last night repelled an attack by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Tuz Khurmatu, killing a number of extremists. The confrontations took place late on Saturday in Z ...

Peshmerga Repels IS Attack South of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-07-29 19:57
ERBIL— Kurdistan Peshmerga forces on Saturday evening drove back an Islamic State (IS) offensive in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province. Several IS jihadists launched an attack against Peshmerga trenches in Zarga battlefields near Tuz Khurmatu, about 75 km ...

[PICTURES]: Car Bomb Wounds 4 Civilians in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-28 00:52
TUZ KHURMATU — At least four civilians have reportedly been injured after a car bomb went off in central Tuz Khurmatu (some 88 kilometres south of Kirkuk). Mohammed Fayiq, a local official, said the terrorist attack took place at around 17:50 (local time ...

A year since Qamishlo terror attack

ANHA - 2017-07-27 11:36
in July 27, 2016, at 09:25, Qamishlo people opened their eyes on a truck explosion which hit their city leaving 58 martyrs most of them were women and children, also 3 members of Asayîş martyred, 177 people were wounded and massive damage was inflicted to ...

Another IS attack foiled, 44 mercenaries killed since Tuesday

ANHA - 2017-07-26 13:16
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters foiled the second attack that was launched by IS mercenaries with a group of booby-trapped vehicles and motorbikes in Nazlah Shuhadah neighborhood during morning hours, and 14 mercenaries were killed among them 3 we ...

SDF destroyed other 2 booby-trapped vehicles, killed 19 mercenaries

ANHA - 2017-07-25 20:00
AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters repelled another attack of IS mercenaries who used booby-trapped vehicles amid fierce clashes eruption which resulted in killing 19 mercenaries among them 2 snipers and 2 Amirs. Since Monday night, clashes ...

Four Iraqi Policemen Killed in IS Attack on Mosul Market

BAS News - 2017-07-25 19:38
ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) militants on Tuesday assaulted the Iraqi security force who were stationed in a local market in central Mosul, killing four policemen. Col. Amir Watheq of Nineveh police service told BasNews that the militants gunned down th ...

Turkish Troops Killed, Injured in PKK Attack

BAS News - 2017-07-24 15:22
ERBIL — At least one Turkish soldier was killed and two others were injured during a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack on their military convoy in the country’s Kurdish-populated southeast. Siirt Governor Ali Fuat Atik told Anadolu Agency that the at ...

A Kurdish Kolber from Wrimya came under attack of Iran forces

Hengaw - 2017-07-24 03:02
Hengaw: Iran’s armed forces targeted a Kurdish Kolber on the borders of Wrimia and injured him. In the past week alone five The post A Kurdish Kolber from Wrimya came under attack of Iran forces appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Palestinian Activism Reawakens in Jerusalem after Holy Esplanade Attack

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-20 02:13
A deadly attack on 14 July 2017 at Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade revealed the growing precariousness of the site’s Status Quo. In thisA Ofer Zalzberg, Senior Analyst for Israel/Palestine, says the mobilisation of Palestinians to reverse Israeli security mea ...

Mosul after liberation from IS

KurdPress - 2017-07-18 10:17
The Iraqi northern city of Mosul was liberated after a 9 months operation against the terrorist group of the Islamic State which controlled the city in a sweeping attack on 2014. These aerial photos, taken by Digital Globe, compare the situation of the ci ...

YPG foils Turkey-led attack north of Aleppo

KurdPress - 2017-07-18 08:20
Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) on Monday foiled an attack by Turkey-backed rebel groups in Syria’s northwestern Aleppo province, local sources reported. ...
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