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A Kurdish Yezidi Woman, Two Children Rescued in Syria

BAS News - 2017-10-22 10:44
ERBIL — The Office of Yezidi Abductees' Affairs in Duhok Province stated that three more Kurdish Yezidis have been rescued from Islamic State (IS) recently in Syria. Hussein Qaidi, head of the office, told BasNews that a Kurdish Yezidi woman, named Miyan ...

people of Sareen demand knowing the health status of Ocalanb

ANHA - 2017-10-21 14:26
The children of the Arabic and Turkmen components of the area of Sareen from the sit-in’s tent in the city of Kobani have confirmed that they were freed from "injustice and terrorism" thanks to the thought of the leader of the peoples Abdullah Ocalan, so ...

Dilar Dirik: Free Abdullah Öcalan!

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2017-10-20 15:30
Millions of Kurds view Öcalan as their political representative. His freedom is directly linked to a democratic and peaceful solution to the war in Turkey. Wounded people trapped in basements, civilians burned alive, children shot on the streets, dead wom ...

School for Robar camp’s children

ANHA - 2017-10-19 14:56
AFRIN– The Social Affairs and Labor Body in Afrin canton of Afrin province opened a school for the children in Robar camp. Following the coordination of the Social Affairs and Labor Body and the Democratic Community Training Committee in Sherawa district ...

Thousands call for Ocalan’ freedom in Afrin canton

ANHA - 2017-10-18 10:06
Thousands of Kurdish, Arabic men, women, children of Afrin canton have taken to streets chanting "There is no life without the leader, no to the Turkish occupation" in a mass demonstration in which they came out to prove to the world that they are on the ...

New details about two Ahwazi detainees sentenced to death

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-15 00:06
Mr. Ghasem Abdullah, born in 1986, married, had two children from the villages of “Beit Derchal” and Abdullah Karamoalah Kaab, born in 1980, married with three children from the “Shawour” village, the two detainees were arrested on October 21, 2015, along ...

The Euphrates children festival continue with different shows

ANHA - 2017-10-13 14:49
KOBANI- Events of the first children festival in the Euphrates region continue with more artistic shows, plays, and games, as children of different components have partaken the festival. On Friday, events of the first children festival in the Baqi Khado C ...

Out of IS prisons, heroic fighters appear

ANHA - 2017-10-13 12:05
“They question, insult and imprison us without any sound reason, just when we escaped, we wanted to revenge, and here we are, fighting to liberate our city from the gangs” with these words, some of al-Raqqa children expressed their determination to achiev ...

2 children injured by a cluster bomb in al-Shahba

ANHA - 2017-10-11 14:27
AFRIN- A cluster bomb explosion in the village of Tal- Ajar in al-Shahba canton in Afrin region caused two brothers to be severely injured. According to the information center of the Asayîş forces in Afrin canton, the two children, Mohammed Hanash, 6, and ...

Bugün 11 Ekim Dünya Kız Çocukları Günü

BAS News - 2017-10-11 10:35
BasNews – Bugün 11 Ekim Dünya Kız Çocukları Günü. 11 Ekim Dünya Kız Çocukları Günü vesilesiyle bir açıklama yapan Save The Children Vakfı, küresel çapta her yıl 7 milyon 500 bin kız çocuğu zorla evlendirildiğini açıkladı. Dünyanın her yerinde kız çocukla ...

For First Time in 3 Years, Schools Reopened in Sinjar

BAS News - 2017-10-10 19:47
ERBIL — For the first time since its liberation from the Islamic State (IS), two schools were opened in the predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar this year to help the returned children to continue their studies. Head of Sinjar Directorate of Education, Hu ...

Educational centers opened for al-Raqqa refugee children

ANHA - 2017-10-10 13:48
AIN ISSA- The Education Committee in al-Raqqa Civil Council started preparation for opening centers to teach refugee children in the Ain Issa camp, till now 2 tents have been opened for this purpose, it has been reported. The committee is getting ready to ...

46 civilians saved, a bombed vehicle destroyed

ANHA - 2017-10-09 13:01
Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated on Monday morning 46 civilians most of them are women and children, those civilians were used as human shields, a bombed vehicle was also destroyed. ...

Kurdistan Air Ban Halts Treatment of Liberated Yezidis

BAS News - 2017-10-04 18:57
ERBIL— The international flight ban against the airports of the Kurdistan Region has suspended the medical treatment of the Yezidi women freed from the Islamic State (IS) grip. The Yezidi women, girls and children who were supposed to receive physical ca ...

Five Children Seriously Wounded in Sinjar Blast

BAS News - 2017-10-04 18:04
ERBIL— A mine planted by the Islamic State (IS) militants in a sub-district of Sinjar exploded on Wednesday, leaving behind five children wounded. Speaking to BasNews, Khalaf Qasm, a member of Sinjar local council, said the explosion occurred in Bare par ...

Abeer; a child’s story of four-year enslavement by IS

ANHA - 2017-10-03 12:12
The child Abeer Swied from al-Raqqa was kidnapped by IS mercenaries for 4 years when she was 11 years old. Abeer has been liberated by the fighters of Syrian Democratic Force (SDF), Abeer now wants to see her family and hopes that all women and children w ...

Over 3,500 IDPs from Hawija Arrive in Peshmerga-held Areas

BAS News - 2017-10-02 23:46
ERBIL — Over three thousand people who are mostly children and women were displaced on Monday in and around Hawija district due to the fight against Islamic State (IS) in the area. The displaced people who fled their homes, fearing IS and Hashd al-Shaabi ...

Syrian regime commits a massacre in Deir ez-Zor

ANHA - 2017-10-02 12:09
DEIR EZ-ZOR- The Syrian regime aircrafts have committed a massacre in the city of al-Bou Kamal related to Deir ez-Zor governate where 12 civilians have lost their lives including some women and children. The Syrian regime warplanes have bombarded the city ...

Sinjar: Another Mass Grave of Yezidi Victims Found

BAS News - 2017-10-01 15:30
SINJAR — Locals discovered on Sunday another mass grave near the predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar, which contains the bodies of 10 victims of Islamic State (IS). Sinjar Mayor Mahma Khalil said that the victims, including men, women and children, were ...

BCF Delivers Assistance to 650 Displaced Children

BAS News - 2017-10-01 15:30
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered food assistance to hundreds of children of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Hasan Sham camps. BCF teams delivered formula milk to 650 children in Hasan Sham camp near Mosul, the foundation, whi ...

Two Kurdish Yezidi Children Found in Mosul Mosque After Surviving IS

BAS News - 2017-09-30 17:52
ERBIL — Two Kurdish Yezidi girls from Sinjar region were found overnight on Friday in Raqib Mosque in Mosul after they survived the Islamic State (IS) slavery. Nazha Hassan, 11, and Ibro Hassan 8, were found taking shelter inside the mosque before the pr ...

Turkish occupation attacks’ outcome on Afrin within two weeks

ANHA - 2017-09-28 15:52
Turkish occupation army continues attacking Afrin region’s villages and towns in this context, the occupation forces and their mercenaries launched attacks on Afrin which resulted in wounding children and some animals and caused a lot of damages to the ci ...

Though their school wreaked, Katounyia students reopen it

ANHA - 2017-09-25 10:49
Students and children of the village of Khatounyia, west of the city of al- Raqqa, have reopened their schools and provided the necessary supplies for the new school year, as the village’s schools have been inflicted damage, moreover, they are lacking boa ...

IS use new style of killing

ANHA - 2017-09-23 14:12
DEIR EZ-ZOR- A number of the refugees who fled IS mercenaries’ oppression stated that the mercenaries gave them water mixed with fuel oil that caused diseases for them and a number of children were about to die. Hundreds of the eastern villages’ people of ...

4 children killed by IED planted by IS

ANHA - 2017-09-20 15:47
TEL HAMIS – 4 children lost their lives by an explosion of IED planted earlier by IS gangs in Tel Hamis. Hawar news agency’s reporter in Tel Hamis district in Qamishlo canton stated that, when children were playing, an IED blew up in the eastern neighborh ...

Yezidi MP Demands Use of Detained IS Families to Find Missing Yezidis

BAS News - 2017-09-19 12:39
ERBIL — The Kurdish Yezidi MP Vian Dakhil expressed surprise at Iraqi government’s lenient treatment towards the detained Islamic State women and children while thousands of Iraqis, particularly Yezidis, are still in the hands of the extremists. “We are ...

Yazidi mother promises revenge for herself and her children

ANHA - 2017-09-19 12:04
she could no longer remember the many things that she went through as a result of the shock, the agony and the psychological and physical pressure that she and her children experienced, she gave us excerpts from some of her recollections of the journey of ...

By joy, Ain Issa children began first school day

ANHA - 2017-09-18 16:43
After seven years children have been cut off from schools, Ain Issa schools have been opened, and smiles and joy are spread among children for starting the new school year. ...

Turkish army bombarded Iska, 2 children wounded

ANHA - 2017-09-18 11:15
AFRIN- Meanwhile, the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries who are stationed in the surrounding of Samaan Citadel are bombarding Iska village in Sherawa district in Afrin region with mortars. Hawar news agency reporter from the area stated that the ...

Six Yezidi Women and Children Freed from IS

BAS News - 2017-09-17 17:04
DUHOK — Six Kurdish Yezidi women and children whom were once abducted by the Islamic State (IS), have been freed from the grip of the extremist group, confirmed an official. Among them is a woman, identified as Shirin Dakhil, with three of her children, ...

3rd Children Art Festival ended

ANHA - 2017-09-13 14:52
The activities of the 3rd Children Art Festival concluded by showing the last performances, and honoring the participating groups. ...

Talented child participates in 3rd Children Festival

ANHA - 2017-09-12 12:58
A child at 13 composes and performs theater performances, and he is participating in the 3rd Child Festival as he derived his talent from his society and attempts to pass on his ideas to other children. Moreover, the 3rd Children Festival is being held in ...

1,400 Foreign Wives, Children of IS Suspects Held by Iraqi Authorities

BAS News - 2017-09-11 13:56
ERBIL — As the Islamic State (IS) is nearing its end in Iraq, Baghdad authorities revealed that they are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of IS suspects. Cited by al-Arabia, unnamed Iraqi intelligence officers said that most of the women and chil ...

Reviving Kurdish folkloric dance culture

ANHA - 2017-09-10 12:26
loving and preserving their heritage and culture, 11dance groups performed cultural heritage dance performances as each participant group in the 3rd festival for children art in Rmelan specializes to show and revive the Kurdish culture and heritage. ...

Sold for $60: Yazidi children describe cruel life as IS slaves

Brenda Stoter - 2017-09-08 02:00
Publication: Middle East Eye DUHOK, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – Umm and Abu Ahmed could not have children of their own. So when the middle-aged Sunni couple from Mosul heard the Islamic State (IS) group was selling Yazidi orphans, they decided to take one ...

Al-Tabqa Women’s Council preparing to open 1st kindergarten

ANHA - 2017-09-07 14:21
Al –TABQA- The kindergartens committee of the Women’s Council of al-Tabqa is preparing to open the first kindergarten for children, this is the first kind of this project to be launched by the Women’s Council, as part of a series of kindergartens to be op ...

Opening of Robar camp’s school postponed by Turkish bombing

ANHA - 2017-09-07 12:04
HAMRIN SHEIKO AFRIN – The head of the Social Affairs and Labor in Afrin canton, Afrin region, Arifah Bakr, said that the opening of a school for the children of Robar camp was postponed as a result of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries’ shell ...

Eid ornamented by children’s smiles

ANHA - 2017-09-02 17:04
ALEPPO – The Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) in the eastern neighborhoods in Aleppo organized on Friday, the first day of Eid al-Adha al-Mubarak which coincided with The International Peace Day, a celebration for children aiming at amusing them and ...

First amusement park in al-Tabqa reopened

ANHA - 2017-09-01 09:52
The first amusement park was reopened in the first day of Eid Al-Adha Al-Mubarak for the children smiles to return to their faces after 5 years of suffering from IS mercenaries practices. Moreover, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) liberated the city in May ...

Children Hospital liberated, 23 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-08-31 18:49
AL-RAQQA- Al-Nahda and Al-Miror neighborhoods west of al-Raqqa city witnessed on Thursday strong battles as 23 mercenaries were killed. Moreover, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) liberated Children Hospital in al-Miror neighborhood. The fighters of SDF cont ...

Yezidi Mother and Three Children Freed in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-30 18:55
ERBIL— Four Yezidi individuals were freed from the Islamic State (IS) grip in the town of Tel Afar on Wednesday. A 30-year-old mother and her three children were liberated today, Hussein Qaedi, the director of the Yezidi Abdcutees' Affairs told BasNews. ...

BCF Issues Eid Gifts to 4,000 Children in Erbil IDP Camp

BAS News - 2017-08-29 16:37
ERBIL— The Eid al-Adha gifts by the Intentional Islamic Relief Organization were issued on Tuesday to 4,000 children in an IDP camp near Erbil. The clothing items were distributed by Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) to the children in Hassan Sham Camp. F ...

In Pictures: Hashd al-Shaabi Recruiting Children in Southern Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-29 11:40
KIRKUK — Iraqi pro-government Shi’ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi continue recruiting and training locals under the legal age in Kirkuk province so as to prepare them for battlefields. The local administration has launched an investigation into the ...

UN: Half of Remaining Civilians in Raqqa Are Children

BAS News - 2017-08-27 22:10
ERBIL — The United Nations (UN) said on Sunday that at least half of the initially estimated 20,000 civilians still trapped in Raqqa are children. According to Fran Equiza, an official working with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), around 10,0 ...

Al-Raqqa: children’s hospital liberated, 48 IS mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-08-27 15:13
AL-RAQQA- The fighters made significant progress in al-Nahda neighborhood on the western side of al-Raqqa, where fighters were able to liberate several points of IS mercenary control, and in the neighborhood, as a result of the clashes that broke out, 11 ...

Seven Yezidi Abductees Freed from IS Since Launch of Tel Afar Assault

BAS News - 2017-08-24 14:10
DUHOK — Since the beginning of the operation to liberate Tel Afar on 20th August, a total of seven Kurdish Yezidi abductees have been rescued from the grip of Islamic State (IS), a Kurdish official said. A woman, 23, with three of her children are among ...

[IN PICTURES]: IS Uses Child As Suicide Bomber Against Iraqi Troops

BAS News - 2017-08-23 13:50
TAL AFAR — Islamic State (IS) commanders seem to have reached a new level of desperation in resisting the Iraqi forces in Tal Afar, now turning on the children to slow down the progress of the troops. Abu Hamza al-Ansari, less than 12 years old, was indo ...

UN Calls on Iraq to Ensure Victims of IS Sexual Violence See Justice

BAS News - 2017-08-22 11:05
ERBIL — (UHCHR) The Iraqi Government needs to ensure that the thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other forms of sexual violence by the Islamic State (IS) fighters receive care, protection, and justice, and that the children born as a resu ...

Three Yezidi Children Rescued on First Day of Tel Afar Assault

BAS News - 2017-08-21 00:18
ERBIL — Three Kurdish Yezidi children were liberated from Islamic State (IS) captivity on Sunday amid Iraqi army advancements against the jihadist group in Tel Afar, some 65 kilometres west of Mosul. A military source said two of them were rescued in a v ...

Mine wounded 4 children in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-08-19 12:53
NEWS DESK- 4 children got wounded in the result of a mine blast of IS mercenaries east of al-Karamah town in al-Raqqa. Asayîş press office stated that 4 children got wounded in the result of blasting an IS mine on Friday in one of the villages east of al- ...

The rescue 300 citizens in Raqqa by the Kurdistan Popular Front Forces

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-18 01:36
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Syrian Democratic Special Forces released more than 300 other citizens from the ISIL terrorist group, including 10 injured children among these survivors. Raqqa’s liberation campaign by the Syrian D ...

SDF liberated 300 civilians in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-08-17 10:15
The special groups for liberating the civilians liberated on Thursday morning about 300 civilians among them 10 wounded children. ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Training 180 Children in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-14 19:18
ERBIL— The Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi are giving military training to 180 children, including 10-year-old ones, in Kirkuk, according to a report. The Jordanian al-Arab al-Yawm newspaper reported on Monday that the training is delivered in ...

64 deaths at India hospital without oxygen

Waar Media - 2017-08-14 17:41
WAAR-DUHOK: At least 64 children have died over six days at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages, officials said Saturday. Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied reports ...

24,000 Children Were Born in Duhok IDP Camps since 2014

BAS News - 2017-08-12 11:06
DUHOK — During the past three years, since the start of the Islamic State (IS) crisis in Iraq, nearly 24,000 children were born in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps, an official said. A total number of 881 IDPs died during this time and before the ...
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