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Pakistan and how ISIS won

Seth Frantzman - 2017-10-12 16:13
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On Wednesday October 11 a court in Pakistan sentenced three Muslim men to death for “blasphemy.” According to the report “In his verdict, Additional District and […] ...

Wall Street Journal Reporter Sentenced to Prison by Turkish Court

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-10-11 17:04
A Turkish court sentenced Journal reporter Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison, declaring her guilty of engaging in terrorist propaganda in support of a banned Kurdish separatist organization through one of her articles. ...

Wall Street Journal reporter sentenced to prison by Turkish court

FOX News - 2017-10-11 03:57
A Turkish court sentenced Wall Street Journal reporter Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison Tuesday, declaring her guilty of engaging in terrorist propaganda in support of a banned Kurdish separatist organization through one of her Journal a ...

A Kurdish Citizen of Turkey Sentenced to a Five-year Imprisonment in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-10 02:00
A Kurdish citizen of Turkey who had travelled to Orumiyeh to visit his family in May was arrested by security forces and sentenced to five years of Imprisonment by the Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of cooperating with one of the Kurdish parti ...

HDP’s Baydemir Sentenced to 17 Months Imprisonment by Turkey

BAS News - 2017-10-05 19:43
ERBIL — Turkish judicial authorities sentenced on Thursday the Kurdish politician Osman Baydemir to 17 months imprisonment. Baydemir, who is also the spokesperson for pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), was accused by a criminal court in Diyarba ...

Iraqi parliament to strip Kurdish MPs of immunity, putting them on trial

Rûdaw - 2017-10-03 15:25
Kurdish MPs were also told to return to Kurdistan Jabouri said in a press conference that the parliament decision against those involved in independence referendum vote is not a ‘collective punishment.” He said they would be committed to the Federal Court ...

Iraq Executes 42 IS Militants in Nasiriyah

BAS News - 2017-09-25 21:45
ERBIL — the Iraqi authorities executed 42 Islamic State (IS) militants, convicted of terrorism for killing members of the security forces and conducting deadly attacks in the country. The decision of the court to execute the 42 militants affiliated with ...

Three Kurdish Citizens to be Detained for a Further Two Months in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-21 02:02
Yesterday, a military court in Orumiyeh extended the detention of three Kurdish detainees from Shno city (also known in Farsi as Oshnavieh) for a further two months. “On Monday, September 18, three Kurdish detainees including Amir Peyghami, Taher Khorshid ...

Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote

FOX News - 2017-09-19 04:14
Iraq's top court on Monday temporarily suspended the northern Kurdish region's referendum on independence that's due next week, a decision that put further pressure on the Iraqi Kurds to call off the controversial vote. ...

Court's Decision Will Not Abort Kurdistan Referendum: Kurdish MP

BAS News - 2017-09-18 20:20
ERBIL— Despite the verdict by the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq for suspending Kurdistan Region's independence referendum , Kurdistan Region will continue with the procedures to run the vote, stated a Kurdish lawmaker on Monday. Today the court issued a ...

Iraqi Supreme Court orders suspension of Kurdistan Referendum

Waar Media - 2017-09-18 13:50
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi Supreme Court has ruled to suspend the Kurdish referendum on Monday until it makes a final ruling on the case at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. The Kurdistan Region is scheduled to hold a referendum on independ ...

Turkey rebukes Belgium over 'unacceptable' court ruling on PKK

KurdPress - 2017-09-16 11:41
Turkey lashed out at Belgium on Sept. 15, accusing it of being a "weak link" in the fight against terrorism after a Belgian court ruled that an outlawed Kurdish group could not be prosecuted for terrorist activities. ...

Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to remain for most refugees

Waar Media - 2017-09-13 13:36
WAAR-DUHOK: The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees. The justices on Tuesday agreed to an administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban and allowed ...

Three IS Suspects Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-12 12:43
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces in Kirkuk captured overnight on Monday three Islamic State (IS) suspects who had previously been involved in the group’s acts of terrorism. The insurgents had previously been issued arrest warrants by a Kirkuk court, said ...

HDP parliament member released from prison

KurdPress - 2017-09-10 16:47
A court in Turkey southeastern Kurdish province of Diyarbakir ordered the release of pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Kars deputy Ayhan Bilgen on September 8, eight months after he was arrested as a part of a terror investigation. ...

Turkish Court Decides to Release HDP Lawmaker

BAS News - 2017-09-08 20:10
ERBIL — A Turkish court in the city of Diyarbakir decided to release the lawmaker and former spokesperson of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), Ayhan Bilgen, from prison on Friday. The HDP member was arrested for the third time in January t ...

Turkish court orders release of HDP former spokesman

Waar Media - 2017-09-08 16:19
WAAR-DUHOK: A Turkish court has ordered the release of a parliamentarian who was the former spokesman for Turkey’s pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party’s (HDP), a party official said on Friday. The court ruled that Ayhan Bilgen be released after a month ...

Spain challenges Catalan independence referendum bid in court

Waar Media - 2017-09-06 19:56
WAAR-DUHOK: The Spanish government asked the country’s top court on Wednesday to nullify a vote in the Catalan parliament over a disputed independence referendum bill. The push from the wealthy northeastern region to hold an independence vote sets Spain ...
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