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Lorestani of 1031 children to study failed

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-04-26 08:45
The population of Human Rights, Kurdistan, 1031 children Lorestani of education have failed, Asad Haidari Workgroup ladies province referring to the population of one million and 800 thousand province, said: “Of these 367 thousand children and adolescents ...

IS Kills Scores of Jovial Women and Children in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-25 20:59
The militants deceived the cheerful victims ERBIL— A big number of women and children in Mosul's Old City were shot dead by the Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday, according to Iraqi War Media Cell. The source reported that the victims were deceived ...

Iraqi Forces Rescue a Group of Children Held by IS in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-24 15:56
MOSUL — Iraqi security forces liberated a group of children who were detained by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the district of al-Zanjili, a source said on Monday. According to the source who spoke to Al Sumaria News on condition of anonymity, the ...

Hundreds flee Mosul fighting as others return to liberated areas

Reuters - 2017-04-23 16:13
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Heavy two-way traffic of carts carrying children, clothes, and the elderly crowded the main Baghdad-Mosul road on Sunday as hundreds of Iraqis fled heavy fighting or made their way back to areas liberated from Islamic State. ...

At least 17 school children killed in minibus crash in South Africa

Reuters - 2017-04-21 15:53
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - At least 17 school children were killed when the minibus they were traveling in crashed into a truck and exploded into a ball of fire in Mpumalanga province, north of the capital Pretoria, emergency services said on Friday. ...

Learning the hard way

BBC - 2017-04-19 02:34
Children who fled bombs in Syria now have to overcome nationalist hostility and poverty in Greece. ...

Liberated people are increasing with SDF advancement

ANHA - 2017-04-12 13:54
People of al-Raqqa are still displacing from IS areas towards the liberated areas by the Democratic Syrian Forces in al-Raqqa. More than 160 refugees among them children, women and old people reached the liberated areas on Wednesday. ...

IS threatens people who try to escape al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-04-10 13:46
“Our guns will be pointed at your children’s hearts if you tried to escape” IS gangs thus threatened al-Raqqa and al-Tabqa people to prevent them from escaping to the liberated regions by SDF, while attempting to flee with their parents, 2 children from M ...

Nine Kurdish Yezidis Freed from IS

BAS News - 2017-04-10 00:46
DUHOK — A total of nine Kurdish Yezidis, including four women and five children, were freed from the grip of Islamic State (IS) militants on Sunday, an official said. “They will arrive in Duhok [province of Kurdistan Region] on Monday to be reunited with ...

Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province: Observatory

Reuters - 2017-04-08 23:56
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes killed at least 18 people including five children in a town in Syrian rebel-controlled Idlib province on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the civil defense rescue service reported. ...

Syrian Observatory says air strike kills at least 15 people near Raqqa

Reuters - 2017-04-08 14:18
BEIRUT (Reuters) - An air strike believed to have been carried out by the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State killed 15 people including four children in a village west of the jihadists' stronghold of Raqqa on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Hum ...

Kremlin TV shows Syria gas attack - without the victims

Reuters - 2017-04-06 20:01
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A deadly poison gas attack in Syria this week led TV news bulletins across the West with images of the victims -- children and adults struggling to breathe -- front and center. In Russia, it was item 10 of 17 and the victims were not sh ...

KNC condemns chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun

KNC Geneva - 2017-04-06 20:01
On April 5, 2017, the secretary-general of the Kurdish National Council in Syria has expressed its strong condemnation of the chemical bombing on civilians, mainly women, children and elderly people, in Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib Province. It leaves no doubt ...

South Sudanese troops butchered civilians, shot children: refugees

Reuters - 2017-04-05 17:16
NGOMOROMO, Uganda (Reuters) - Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees fled into Uganda for a second day on Wednesday, bearing further grim testimony of an attack by government forces on the border town of Pajok in which at least 17 people were killed, accordi ...

[VIDEO]: Yezidi Mother Freed from IS Reunited with Her Son

BAS News - 2017-04-05 15:59
ERBIL — After more than two years in the Islamic State (IS) captivity, a Yezidi mother was freed and reunited with her son on Tuesday. Kurdistan Region’s Directorate of Yezidi Abductees Affairs stated that seven Kurdish Yezidis including five children an ...

BCF Delivers Food Aid to 380 Displaced Families in Dibaga Camp

BAS News - 2017-04-05 15:22
The foundation also provided 360 children with school supplies ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) along with the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement delivered food and school assistance to hundreds of displaced families and children in cam ...

Mass Grave with 20 Bodies Discovered South of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-04 20:19
Most of the victims are women and children MOSUL — Iraqi government forces on Tuesday discovered another mass grave where the Islamic State (IS) militants have buried the bodies of 20 civilians. The mass grave is reportedly located in southern Mosul, Kur ...

On Ocalan birthday, children hold celebrations

ANHA - 2017-04-04 15:34
DÊRIK/ GIRKÊ LEGÊ- Culture and Art Movement organized in cooperation with Star Congress in Dêrik and Girkê Legê a celebration for children in coincidence with the birthday of Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan, hundreds of children have joined the cele ...

PKK Moved Over 250 Young Yezidis to Mount Qandil: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-04 15:16
Among them are children who fled IS ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has armed and transferred more than 250 youth from the Kurdish Yezidi dominated Sinjar town to their bases in Qandil Mountains and due to PKK's acts, Sinjar people no longer trust ...

Seven More Kurdish Yezidis Freed from IS Captivity

BAS News - 2017-04-04 14:29
The rescued Yezidis consist of 5 children and 2 women DUHOK — As the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq is nearing its end, seven more Kurdish Yezidi abductees were freed from the extremist group on Tuesday. Kurdistan Region’s Directorate of Ye ...

Destiny of Political Prisoners Held by PYD in Rojava Unknown

BAS News - 2017-04-03 20:05
There are children among the prisoners ERBIL — The members of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) detained by the ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) are still held in prisons. Saeed Omar, a leader from Kurdistan Democ ...

Emotional reunion shows plight of Syria's lost children

Reuters - 2017-04-03 13:42
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - When Jaafar's grandmother recognized him by his birthmark in a Turkish orphanage, months after his parents were killed fleeing Syria's civil war, she held him tight, screaming for joy. ...

Three dead in northern Sweden bus accident: TT agency

Reuters - 2017-04-02 12:37
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Three people were killed when a bus carrying around 50 school children and a few adults rolled over on a road in northern Sweden on Sunday, news agency TT said. ...

300 Children Detained by IS in Mosul to Be Used as Human Shields

BAS News - 2017-04-01 12:58
There are children with special needs among them MOSUL — The Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights (IOHR) stated on Friday that the Islamic State (IS) organization is holding dozens of families, including 300 children, and is using them as human shields in ...

Fighters heading for the Euphrates, the Tabqa Dam and freedom

ANF/English - 2017-03-31 12:33
The ISIS gangs have come down like a curse on the Middle East and humanity since 2013 and now they are pushed towards the dumps of history every day by the sacrificing children of the Kurdish people and the children of the region. ...

32nd CoE Congress accepts report on DBP municipalities

ANF/English - 2017-03-30 11:49
The 32nd CoE Local and Regional Administrations Congress has accepted by a majority vote the report on practices like the trustee appointments to Kurdish municipalities, arrests of co-mayors and shut down of women’s and children’s services. ...

Three Children Killed by IS Shelling in East Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-29 13:14
The Iraqi troops are advancing towards Mosul Grand Mosque in the western part MOSUL — An Islamic State (IS) offensive on the previously liberated east Mosul killed and injured a number of civilians including children. A source from Nineveh province told ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

'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. ...

[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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...
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