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School children killed in Japanese avalanche
BBC - 2017-03-27 17:44
Seven children and a teacher were killed as they took part in a mountain climbing trip. ...

BCF and UNICEF Deliver Aid to Around 2,000 Children in North Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 15:45
BCF and UNICEF have signed a protocol to help 30,000 children ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) and UNICEF delivered clothing assistance to thousands of displaced children in the liberated areas in Sheikhan district, 60 km north of Mosul. On Sunda ...

IS Captures Nearly 200 Children in Mosul to Use Them As Human Shields
BAS News - 2017-03-26 13:03
The number of civilian casualties is increasing in Mosul MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) militants have reportedly taken nearly 200 children hostage in west Mosul in order to use them as human shields to resist the Iraqi forces' advance on the IS-held are ...

Board of Human Rights Warns of Civilians Situation in Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-25 18:52
PKK is accused of threatening the stability of the area ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Board of Human Rights has warned about the daunting prospect for Yezidis, especially the children, who have returned to their homes following the liberation of their areas ...

Children in Sinjar Deprived of School Due to PKK: Official
BAS News - 2017-03-25 12:43
The displaced children of Khanasor in Sinjar are not getting education SINJAR — Fearing Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) forces in the area, the children of Khanasor in Sinjar district are being deprived of school. Khairi Ziban, Khanasor representative to ...

IS gunmen target civilians fleeing Mosul by night
Reuters - 2017-03-24 16:39
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State gunmen are opening fire on men, women and children as they try to flee Mosul under cover of darkness, civilians who escaped the besieged Iraqi city said on Friday. ...

Program helps children left behind by ISIS reunite with families
NRT - 2017-03-23 22:03

Children suffer nightmare of war in Mosul as civilian casualties climb
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 21:55
A soldier carries a child, looking for his parents ...

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years
BBC - 2017-03-23 05:47
The Sewol sank on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, almost all school children on a trip. ...

Sunken South Korean ferry slowly emerges three years after disaster
Reuters - 2017-03-23 04:04
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerged from a gray sea on Thursday, a somber reminder of a tragedy that traumatized the country. ...

Venezuela shocked as children arrested for soldiers' killings
BBC - 2017-03-22 23:16
Police say two soldiers were attacked and killed by a gang of children, some as young as six. ...

In time of crisis, Venezuelans help the hungry
Reuters - 2017-03-22 17:24
CARACAS (Reuters) - Their clothes torn and dirty, nine barefoot children yell and applaud as a convoy of cars approaches on a busy street in Venezuela's capital. ...

Children dead in China school toilet stampede
BBC - 2017-03-22 09:17
The crush at toilet break time has killed two and left 20 injured, reports say. ...

Pakistan reinstates secret military courts despite criticism
BBC - 2017-03-22 05:51
They were first set up after a bloody attack on a military-run school that killed 134 children. ...

'Unprecedented suffering' for Syrian children in 2016 – UNICEF
United Nations - 2017-03-22 04:59
The suffering of children in war-torn Syria “hit rock bottom” in 2016 with the highest number of grave violations against them since verification began in 2014, underscored the United Nations children's agency urging all parties to the conflict, those who ...

South Koreans could raise sunken ferry if test of lift goes well
Reuters - 2017-03-22 02:58
SEOUL (Reuters) - Salvage experts in South Korea could on Wednesday begin raising a ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children on a school trip, finally meeting the demands of mourning families. ...

Eight Yezidi women and children rescued, fate of 3,400 more unknown
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 20:46
Five women and three children were rescued ...

[IN PICTURES]: 5 Women and 3 Children of Abducted Yezidis Freed from IS
BAS News - 2017-03-19 18:14
They were taken to Raqqa in Syria DUHOK — Kurdistan Region’s Directorate of Yezidi Abductees Affairs stated that eight Kurdish Yezidis including women and children were freed from the grip of the Islamic State (IS) in Raqqa, the group's stronghold in Syr ...

South Koreans prepare to raise sunken ferry, three years after disaster
Reuters - 2017-03-19 08:46
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea prepared on Sunday to raise the Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, testing a system to bring the ship to the surface in the hope of finding the last nine bodies. ...

Women, children make up majority of Syrian refugees
Orient News - 2017-03-19 02:06

Currency exchange worker killed in Erbil
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 01:33
Mohammad Hassan Haji, 33, was married with six children ...

Mass Grave, Containing Children Bodies, Found in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-18 21:09
ISTANBUL — A mass grave containing 24 bodies was discovered in Mosul. Among the dead were also bodies of children. The shallow grave was in a remote patch of land, located about 30 meters from a road. It was discovered by soldiers working to clear the ar ...

Lionel Messi calls for protection of children in Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-18 02:01

Children biggest victims of the war in Syria, says UNICEF
Orient News - 2017-03-17 02:06

Lione Messi calls for protection of children in Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-17 02:06

Exclusive: Children among hundreds of Rohingya detained in Myanmar crackdown
Reuters - 2017-03-17 01:10
SITTWE, Myanmar/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Children as young as 10 years old are among hundreds of Rohingya Muslims detained on charges of consorting with insurgents, according to a police document seen by Reuters that sheds new light on Myanmar' ...

Kurdish researcher to help families of children with special needs
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-17 00:29

Uganda says security forces killed more than 100 in palace assault last year
Reuters - 2017-03-15 18:22
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda acknowledged on Wednesday that its security forces killed more than 100 people in an assault on a tribal leader's palace last year, revising the death toll upwards by dozens, but denied a rights group's accusation that children ...

IS Burns 9 Civilians Attempting to Flee Hawija
BAS News - 2017-03-15 16:23
There were children among the civilians burnt by IS militants KIRKUK — Nine civilians, including children, were burned alive for attempting to escape the Islamic State (IS)-held territories in the Kirkuk province. The civilians were charged with "abandon ...

Syria sanctions indirectly hit children's cancer treatment
Reuters - 2017-03-15 15:10
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - In the cancer ward at Damascus Children's Hospital, doctors are struggling with a critical shortage of specialist drugs to treat their young patients - and it's not just due to the general chaos of the Syrian civil war. ...

Syria's unaccompanied children biggest victims of war: UNICEF
Reuters - 2017-03-15 13:44
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Children have suffered the most in Syria's six-year war, and among them the most vulnerable are those separated from their families, a senior Unicef official told Reuters on Wednesday. ...

Air strikes kill 9 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory
Reuters - 2017-03-15 09:24
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes pounded Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, including children, a war monitoring group said. ...

Over 78,500 School-age Children Among Mosul IDPs
BAS News - 2017-03-14 14:22
Over 45,000 are not accessing any form of education MOSUL — Over 78,500 school-age children have been displaced as a result of the military operation in Mosul, according to Iraq Educational Cluster. Of these, 45,665 are not accessing any form of educatio ...

Over 1,200 Detainees in Degrading Conditions in Makeshift Prisons Near Mosul: HRW
BAS News - 2017-03-14 12:52
MOSUL — At least 1,269 people who are suspected of having connections with the Islamic State (IS), including children as young as 13, are being held captive without a charge, in filthy, overcrowded conditions, without access to a lawyer and medical care, ...

UNICEF says 2016 worst year for children in Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-14 02:00

UNICEF: 2016 worst year for Syrian children trapped in conflict
NRT - 2017-03-13 16:18

Camp in Kurdistan provides shelter to thousands including malnourished children
Rûdaw - 2017-03-13 10:56
Camp officials say the IDPs are in dire conditions ...

UN: Syrian children increasingly at risk of being killed, becoming soldiers
Rûdaw - 2017-03-13 08:31
Millions of children in Syria come under attack on a daily basis ...

Syria war: 2016 was the worst year for Syrian children, says Unicef
BBC - 2017-03-13 07:23
Unicef says more children were killed in 2016 than in any other year during the civil war. ...

Center helps to raise children affected by ISIS atrocities
Rûdaw - 2017-03-11 21:36
“I have been teaching these kids for four years now. I work with them 24 hours,” ...

Adventist Review Online | ADRA Kurdistan Brings Childhood Back to Syrian Refugee Children
Adventistreview - 2017-03-10 00:09

Air strikes near Syria's Raqqa city kill 14: Observatory
Reuters - 2017-03-09 09:57
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes killed 14 civilians, including six children, on Thursday near Islamic State-held Raqqa city in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. ...

Guatemala mourns after children's home fire kills 21 girls
BBC - 2017-03-09 06:00
The blaze killed 21 teenage girls and has focused attention on poor conditions at the centre. ...

'Justin Bieber impostor' on 931 child sex-related charges
BBC - 2017-03-09 04:11
The man posed as the singer online to gain explicit material from children, Australian police say. ...

Els nens sirians pateixen un "estrès tòxic" que minarà el seu futur, segons Save the Children
Elperiodico - 2017-03-09 02:15
L'oenagé centrada en la infància porta a terme un exhaustiu treball de camp en què alerta dels efectes a llarg termini del conflicte en la salut mental dels nens ...

Searching for a light: Syrian children struggle with trauma
Aljazeera - 2017-03-09 02:14
As the war in Syria pushes into its seventh year, Syrian children are grappling with a growing mental health crisis as poor funding leaves trauma-related issues often unaddressed. ...

Guatemala children's home blaze 'leaves 19 dead'
BBC - 2017-03-08 21:18
The blaze kills 19 people, most of them girls, a day after a riot at the shelter near the capital. ...

At least 19 girls dead in fire at Guatemala children's shelter: police
Reuters - 2017-03-08 20:35
SAN JOSE PINULA, Guatemala (Reuters) - At least 19 girls were killed in a fire on Wednesday in a government-run home for abused teens, Guatemalan police said, with local media reporting that dozens of residents had escaped the overcrowded home following a ...

2,745 Kurdish Yazidi children have lost one or both parents: official
E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An updated government figure puts the number of Kurdish Yazidi children who have lost one or both parents to Islamic State IS [Daesh] since 2014 at 2745 minors, according to the Director of the office of Yazidi aff ...

Syrian children suffer ’toxic stress’ - Report
Orient News - 2017-03-08 02:06

Assad warplanes target school in Eastern Ghouta, injure dozens of children
Orient News - 2017-03-08 02:06

IS Continues Using Chemical Weapons Against Civilians in Western Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-08 00:16
LEEDS — Dozens of cases of children being injured by chemical weapons used by the so-called Islamic State (IS) have been registered, a local source in Mosul said on Tuesday. According to the source in the district of Rashidiya, the IS militants fired fou ...

Suriye'de çocuklar savaştan başka bir şey bilmiyor
IMPN - 2017-03-07 19:36
Save the Children, 6 yıl önce başlayan iç savaşta en az 300 bin kişinin yaşamını yitirdiği Suriye’de yaptığı araştırmaya göre, 6 yaşından küçük üç milyon çocuk savaş dışında bir şey bilmiyor. ...

Two children killed in Yemen drone strike: residents
Reuters - 2017-03-07 15:00
DUBAI (Reuters) - Two Yemeni boys were killed in a drone strike while walking on a road in central Yemen used by al Qaeda militants who have been subject to repeated strikes by U.S. forces in recent days, residents said on Tuesday. ...

Manbij: shiny smiles despite the war
ANHA - 2017-03-07 14:23
MANBIJ- Thousands of children fleeing with their families due to the battles running in their regions are suffering as they lack accommodation and food amid international organizations silence. Photos show thousands of children playing and smiling in spit ...

Ji ber şerê li Sûriyeyê nexweşiyên giran li zarokan der dibin
ANF - 2017-03-07 05:20
Li gorî rapora saziya alîkariyê ya bi navê Save the Children ve hat amadekirin, şerê navxweyî yê li Sûriyeyê tevî gelek nexweşiyan bandoreke giran li psîkolojiya zarokan dike. ...

Suriye’deki savaş çocuklarda kalıcı ağır hastalıklara yol açacak
ANF - 2017-03-07 04:18
Save the Children adlı yardım kuruluşu tarafından 460’a yakın kişiyle görüşülerek hazırlanan raporda, Suriye’deki iç savaşın milyonlarca çocukta birçok hastalığın yanı sıra ağır psikolojik etkileri olduğuna dikkat çekildi. ...

Syrian children in state of 'toxic stress', Save the Children says
BBC - 2017-03-07 02:51
The mental health of millions of children is reaching a crisis point, Save the Children says. ...

Denying Syria’s children access to vaccines is a war crime
Orient News - 2017-03-07 02:05

Mental health crisis among Syria's children a living nightmare: Save the Children
Reuters - 2017-03-06 23:54
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Six years of violence and bloodshed have spawned a mental health crisis among Syria's children whose impact will be felt for decades, international charity Save the Children said on Tuesday. ...

2,745 Yezidi children have lost one or both parents, official says
Rûdaw - 2017-03-06 06:55
'We have called on the Kurdish government as well as international donors to take the issue of the orphan children seriously ...

ISIS chemical attack in Mosul battle
Waar Media - 2017-03-04 20:56
WAAR-DUHOK: It is the first chemical attack in the battle for the ISIS stronghold. The U.N.’s World Health Organisation has activated ‘an emergency response plan to safely treat men, women and children who may be exposed to the highly toxic chemical,’ wi ...

WHO Responds to Use of Chemical Weapons by IS in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-04 15:42
BAGHDAD – Following the reported use of chemical weapons agents in East Mosul, Iraq, World Health Organization (WHO), partners and local health authorities have activated an emergency response plan to safely treat men, women and children who may have bee ...

Twelve treated for chemical weapons agents in Mosul since March 1: U.N.
Reuters - 2017-03-04 11:09
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Twelve people, including women and children, are being treated for possible exposure to chemical weapons agents in Mosul, where Islamic State is fighting off an offensive by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces, the United Nations said on Saturday ...

More Than 16,000 Children Fled Mosul Since Last Week
BAS News - 2017-03-03 22:23
MOSUL — More than 100,000 children have been forced to flee the city of Mosul since the start of the military operation against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday. The estimated number ...

'First chemical attack' in Mosul battle injures twelve
BBC - 2017-03-03 18:46
An apparent chemical attack on east Mosul has left children with blistering and breathing problems. ...

Red Cross says seven treated for exposure to toxic agents near Mosul
Reuters - 2017-03-03 14:04
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Five children and two women are receiving treatment for exposure to chemical agents near the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State is fighting off an offensive by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces, the International Committee of the Red Cros ...

Shooting in Thailand's south kills four despite safety zone deal-police
Reuters - 2017-03-02 07:29
BANGKOK/NARATHIWAT, Thailand (Reuters) - Insurgents in one of Thailand's mostly Muslim southern provinces shot and killed four people, including a child, and wounded another two children on Thursday, police said, days after a deal was reached with the Tha ...

Bomb planted by Turkish army kills three people in al-Bab
ANHA - 2017-02-28 18:54
A father and two children were killed whilst two women were seriously injured as a result of a bomb explosion in the Hezgan village in the region of al-Bab. ...

MOSUL: IS Forcing Children and Disabled People into Suicide Attacks
BAS News - 2017-02-24 11:11
The militants chain the drivers to the VBIEDs MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) extremists are using children and disabled people into explosives-laden trucks and forcing them to drive at Iraqi forces in Mosul, US Air Force Brigadier General Matt Isler said ...

Children orphaned by ISIS suicide bomber reunite with grandmother
Rûdaw - 2017-02-24 01:21
Grandma says she is not going back to Mosul ever again ...

Iraq: 4 children starve to death in western Mosul
Waar Media - 2017-02-23 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK: Four Iraqi children have starved to death in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, according to a local activist. “The four children died of starvation in Wadi Hajar in western Mosul,” Omar al-Taei told press on Saturday. He said an Iraqi child had ...

Without education, future of Syrian refugee children looks bleak
Orient News - 2017-02-23 02:00

Vaccination campaign in Yemen to target five million children
NRT - 2017-02-22 13:58

Canada to receive 1,200 Yazidi refugees in 2017
Waar Media - 2017-02-22 12:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Canada plans to welcome approximately 1200 survivors of ISIS this year, including vulnerable Yazidi women and children and their families, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Minister Ahmed Hussen announced yesterday. It is expected ...

UN says 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death in famines Orient Net - Reuters Nearly 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk" of death in famines in Nigeria, Somalia, ..
Orient News - 2017-02-22 02:03

PKK Indoctrinating Yezidi Children in Its Ideology: Observer
BAS News - 2017-02-21 19:34
He warns about PKK's ideological schools for children in Sinjar ERBIL — Yezidi people regard Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani as their mentor, still they fall victim to the "false policy" of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Sinjar, said a Y ...

PKK teaches strict militancy to Yezidi children: MP
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-20 23:31

Iraqi children use art to help recover from effects of conflict
NRT - 2017-02-20 17:11

Iraqi forces will face ISIS suicide bombers, IEDs as they target Mosul airport
Rûdaw - 2017-02-20 11:38
some 25,000 children and 14,000 elderly in Mosul have starved to death ...

Executed for the crime of feeding and treating children
Orient News - 2017-02-20 02:00

Women, children tortured in Assad’s prisons
Orient News - 2017-02-20 02:00

350 Children, Youths Trapped in West Mosul
BAS News - 2017-02-19 22:31
SEATLE — Approximately 350 children and youths are in western Mosul without an option to flee, according to Save the Children, an international non-governmental organization based in London. "Families in western Mosul tell us escape is not an option, if ...

'Musul'un batısında 350 bin çocuk mahsur kalmış durumda'
BAS News - 2017-02-19 13:48
BasNews - Londra merkezli çocuklara yardım kuruluşu 'Save the Children', yaklaşık 350 bin çocuğun Irak'ın Musul kentinin batısında mahsur kaldığını açıkladı. Kuruluşun Irak'tan sorumlu direktörü Maurizio Crivallero, yaptığı açıklamada ırak ordusuna ve ul ...

'Li rojavayê Mûsilê bi qasî 350 hezar zarok asê mane'
Sputnik - 2017-02-19 12:27
Saziya alîkariya bo zarokan ya brîtanî 'Save the Children' daxuyand ku li rojavayê Mûsilê derdora 350 hezar zarok asê mane. ...

New Russian airstrikes hit Daraa, women, children killed
Orient News - 2017-02-19 02:00

ISIS Member: Killed More than 500 Civilian
Waar Media - 2017-02-18 13:45
WAAR-DUHOK: An Iraqi ISIS member has killed more than 500 civilian including children and women, and raped more than 200 girls, since he joined Islamic State (ISIS) in 2013. Amar Hussein, is one of ISIS member who captured by Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk ci ...

PKK Teaches Strict Militancy to Yezidi Children: MP
BAS News - 2017-02-16 19:31
The MP accuses PKK of abusing children for political and military ambitions ERBIL — Kurdish Yezidi children of Sinjar are trained on radicalism and militancy by Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) guerrillas, said a Yezidi MP to Kurdistan Parliament. PKK trie ...

IHD: 617 children died in Turkey in 11 months
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2017-02-15 23:42

Food Shortage in West Mosul Kills 25 Children
BAS News - 2017-02-15 22:34
LEEDS — At least 25 children have died as a result of hunger caused by food shortage in the Islamic State (IS)- held areas of western Mosul, The Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday. According to the Iraqi human rights monitor, there is a ...

Nadia Murad: World Leaders “Numb” to Our Tragedy
BAS News - 2017-02-15 20:10
She expresses concern over the footage showing two Yezidi children forced into suicide mission by IS ERBIL — Kurdish Yezidi survivor of Islamic State (IS) captivity, Nadia Murad, who is also the UN Goodwill Ambassador, has expressed concern over the inte ...

KRG asks for help freeing Yezidi children brainwashed by ISIS
Rûdaw - 2017-02-15 18:43
An ISIS propaganda video claims to depict two Yezidi suicide bombers ...

IS Releases Video of Yezidi Children Carrying Out Suicide Attacks
BAS News - 2017-02-15 14:29
The video shows two Yezidi children preparing and carrying out suicide attacks ERBIL — A video featuring two Yezidi children preparing for and completing suicide missions for the Islamic State (IS) was released on Tuesday. Two Yezidi boys who have been i ...

UN says at least 20 children killed in Syria this week
Orient News - 2017-02-12 02:02

Sightless refugee yearns to see his three children
Rûdaw - 2017-02-10 13:47
"what did I do wrong?” ...

Seven killed in Bali village landslide in Indonesia
BBC - 2017-02-10 05:52
Two children and their mother are among the dead in Songan village on the popular tourist island. ...

ISIS wife preparing for suicide attack in Manbij
ANHA - 2017-02-09 15:58
MANBIJ – The wife of an ISIS member is said to be preparing to carry out a suicide attack in the Manbij city centre. Facing heavy blows, ISIS uses children for their suicide attacks and as child soldiers in the frontline. In the midst of great losses agai ...

Row over Indian textbook that tells children how to kill kittens
BBC - 2017-02-09 13:38
A science textbook used in Delhi schools suggests putting a kitten in a box with no airholes. ...

ISIS distribute expired drugs in Western Mosul
Waar Media - 2017-02-08 23:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Today, ISIS terrorists distributed expired drugs in a right part of Mosul city. sources inside Mosul confirmed that health directorate in western Mosul, today 8 February gave expired drugs to children and civilian. The post ISIS distribute ex ...

Krg, Unicef Researching Is Child Soldiers
BAS News - 2017-02-07 21:16
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), in cooperation with The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) are working on a research about the underage people engaged in the Islamic State (IS) activities, said the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. ...

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