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Over 200 Displaced Families Return to Saadia Town in Diyala

BAS News - 2017-08-06 15:39
ERBIL — Over 200 displaced families from Saadia, a Kurdish town of Khanaqin city in Diyala province returned home on Sunday. Ahmed Zargushi, mayor of Saadia town, told BasNews that they returned 235 families to their hometown of Saadia after three years ...

Two Kurdish Yezidis Killed in Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-07-30 10:35
ERBIL — A number of unknown armed men killed overnight on Saturday two Kurdish Yezidi people in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad. The two individuals are from the Yezidi areas around Sinjar in northern Iraq, and currently living with their families in an IDP camp ...

Independent Kurdistan will be a Good Neighbor

Lawk Ghafuri - 2017-07-22 21:18
By Lawk Ghafuri For many years, Kurdistan Region has been a safe haven for many Iraqi internal displaced families from different part of Iraq, also from different ethnics and religion backgrounds, due to Islamic State’s threat. Hence, more internal displ ...

Independent Kurdistan Doesn’t Mean Cutting ties with Baghdad

Lawk Ghafuri - 2017-07-22 11:58
AFP / Safin Hamed By Lawk Ghafuri For many years, Kurdistan Region has been a safe haven for many Iraqi internal displaced families from different part of Iraq, also from different ethnics and religion backgrounds, due to Islamic State’s threat. Hence, mo ...

250 Iraqi Families Remain Held by IS in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-20 23:49
IZMIR — Around 250 Iraqi families remain held by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Mosul's Old City, Turkish media reported. Lieutenant General, Haider Ali al-Shemari, of the Iraqi elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS), told Anadolu Agency on Thursday ...

France Contributes $3.5 Million to WFP to Help Iraqi Families

BAS News - 2017-07-19 00:15
IZMIR — The United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) received on Tuesday, a contribution of $3.5 million from the Government of France, to be used for the assistance programme supporting families affected by conflict in Iraq. The new contribution f ...

Mosul: Families of IS Militants Threatened with Revenge

BAS News - 2017-07-17 16:10
MOSUL — After the city of Mosul was pronounced liberated from the Islamic State (IS), the IDPs began to return home and rebuild their ruined lives but the relatives of the IS extremists are being threatened with retaliation if they return to their areas. ...

70 Mosul IDP Families Leave Khazr Camp for Home

BAS News - 2017-07-16 17:08
ERBIL— In a ceremony on Sunday some 70 families of Mosul IDPs left Khazer IDP Camp in Erbil and headed towards their homes in Mosul. Iraqi Minister of Immigrations and Displacement Darbaz Mohammed and representatives from Kurdistan government and the hum ...

Al-Wa’er and Iraq people fled Turkish rule

ANHA - 2017-07-16 16:10
AL-SHAHBA- 200 Turkmen families who were living in Jarablos and Azaz fled the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries’ violation in al-Wa’er neighborhood in Homs, an Iraqi family also exited Azaz city and headed towards Kilis paying a sum of money of 7300 ...

PKK Releases Recruited Girls from Kirkuk Under Pressure

BAS News - 2017-07-16 14:38
KIRKUK — After Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) recruited two Kurdish girls, their families have taken them back from the party’s bases in Qandil to Kirkuk. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Lara Othman and Hevin Tofiq were recruited by PKK ...

Mercenaries use civilians to open mined roads

ANHA - 2017-07-13 11:58
Eyewitnesses among civilians who were liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stated that IS mercenaries sent some mercenaries to areas planted by mines in the frontal axis of al-Diriya neighborhood and most of the members of two families lost their l ...

Hundreds of IS Members Including Foreigners Surrender in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-11 10:16
MOSUL — Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants and their families, mostly foreigners, surrendered to the Iraqi army in Mosul after the organization faced complete defeat in the city. Colonel Jassim al-Araji, an official of the Iraqi army’s Rapid Respon ...

Yezidi MP Refutes HRW Report on Deporting Yezidi Families by KRG

BAS News - 2017-07-10 12:19
ERBIL — The Kurdish Yezidi representative to the Iraqi parliament Vian Dakhil rejected the report of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) about the expulsion of a few displaced Yezidi families from Kurdistan Region because their sons have joined the Shi’ite mili ...

Three Yezidi Girls Reunite with Their Families after IS Captivity

BAS News - 2017-07-08 17:33
ERBIL— Three more Yezidi girls were rescued on Saturday from the Islamic State (IS) captivity in Mosul and arrived at the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Office of Yezidi Abductees’ Affairs. Hussein Koro Qaedi, the office director, told BasNews tha ...

IS burned 3 families alive in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-07-08 12:10
IS mercenaries burned 3 families alive near al-Otayq Mosque which is in the middle of Old Al-Raqqa neighborhood because they refused to go to areas held by them in the middle of the city, and after the mercenaries were defeated in a number of neighborhood ...

Two Yezidi Teenagers Freed from IS in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-03 19:03
ERBIL— Two Yezidi girls who were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) militants from the town of Sinjar were freed on Monday and are now en route to their homes and families, said a related official. Hussein Koro Qaedi, who runs the office for the Yezidi A ...

Collecting aid for Yezedi Families

Green Kids - 2017-06-30 02:26
Once I heard about the terrible news about this radical group that invaded a Kurdish town by surprise, abducting thousands... ...

Prime Minister Barzani’s message on Eid al-Fitr

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-29 00:14
On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, issued the following message: On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, I extend my best wishes to the families of martyrs, families of Peshmergas, and congratulate the ...

Afrin people congratulate martyrs’ families on Eid al-Fitr

ANHA - 2017-06-27 14:29
AFRIN- A delegation of Martyrs’ Families Council and members of the Democratic Society Movement (TAV DAM) in addition to a number of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Bulbul district visited the martyrs’ families’ houses in the district to congratulate ...

Families of Turkish soldiers held by PKK demand release

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:01
Families of 13 Turkish soldiers held by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) went to the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir and called for their sons' release at a press conference on Thursday. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

The complicated and uncertain situation of 2 Kurdish prisoners in Qazvin Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-23 13:13
Association and quotedAccording to the Reports of Kurdistan Human Rights from Harana news agency, political prisoners Seyed Sami Hosseini and Jamaledin Mohammadi spend their 9th year in jail in Qazvin. And their families have faced numerous problems due t ...

Mosul Seeks to Expel Families of Islamic State Members

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-06-22 22:36
Local governments in northern Iraq are seeking to punish the families of Islamic State members, in defiance of warnings by the nation’s leader that the policy will further fragment the country as it emerges from years of war. ...

Feuds Between IS Families and Iraqi Civilians Arise in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-22 00:55
SOFIA — Feuds have arose recently between families and tribes in Mosul, mostly between Islamic State (IS) members and civilians who had relatives killed by the group, Nineveh province council said on Wednesday. According to Hossam al-Abbar, a council mem ...

Mosul City Council Deports IS Families from Liberated Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-21 02:05
SOFIA — Mosul City Council made a decision on Tuesday to deport all families of Islamic State (IS) members, but firstly relocate them to special camps, where they can receive rehabilitation. The council said in a statement it will no longer allow familie ...

IRGC Arrested Two Kurdish Youth

Kurdistan Voice - 2017-06-20 10:49
Despite tracks of their families, there is no information about their keeping place and the cause of their arrest. ...

Over 11,000 Yezidi IDP Families Returned Home: Official

BAS News - 2017-06-17 22:09
SINJAR — A total of 11,025 Kurdish Yezidi families, which were displaced by the Islamic State (IS), have now returned to their homes in different areas of Sinjar Region, said Mayor Mahma Khalil. “At least 600 families from central Sinjar are among those ...

BCF Delivers Aid to Families of Peshmerga Martyrs and Disabled Persons

BAS News - 2017-06-17 16:55
ERBIL — As part of Ramadan aid campaign, Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF), in collaboration with Korek Telecom, distributed assistance to 300 disabled people in Erbil.“The aid delivery took place today on 14th June 2017 where 300 disabled people from Zhe ...

MSF Cares for Hundreds of Malnourished Babies from West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-13 12:21
ERBIL — Doctors Without Borders (MSF) reported on Tuesday that it has treated 300 malnourished babies whose families fled west Mosul where the fight has been ongoing since February. Due to lack of formula milk and the incapability of mothers to breastfee ...

IS Abducts 60 Families in Shifa District, West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-11 15:39
MOSUL — the Islamic State (IS) militants abducted on Sunday 60 families from Shifa neighbourhood in west Mosul where fierce clashes are ongoing between the Iraqi forces and the the militants. Colonel Khudair Saleh, an officer from the Iraqi federal polic ...

Pope Francis denounces Tehran terrorist attacks

KurdPress - 2017-06-10 07:36
Pope Francis expressed his condolences on Friday to the Iranian families who lost their loved ones in Wednesday's terrorist attacks in the Iranian capital and described as barbaric such attacks. ...

PM Barzani Decries Terrorist Attacks in Tehran

BAS News - 2017-06-07 23:23
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani decried Wednesday’s terrorist attacks in Tehran, reiterating further international coordination is needed to encounter terrorism. “We offer our condolences to the families of the victims, people ...

President Barzani strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran

Waar Media - 2017-06-07 15:58
WAAR-DUHOK: In a statement on Wednesday, President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani condemned the “terrorist” attacks in Tehran. Barzani expressed his condolences to the families of the victims, the government, and the people of Iran. “Terror is th ...

Other 11 families reached Eastern Manbij Camp

ANHA - 2017-06-04 10:16
Manbij Organization for Relief and Development distributed aids including home simple needs (blankets, mats, weatherproof coats and solar charger), and kitchen equipment in addition to aids provided by UN on other 11 families who reached the Eastern Manbi ...

UN Chief Condemns Recent IS Attacks in Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-05-31 09:35
ERBIL — The United Nation’s Secretary-General, António Guterres, strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad, which caused many casualties among civilians. “The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the vict ...

PM Barzani “Strongly” Decries Manchester Terrorist Attack

BAS News - 2017-05-23 19:46
LODZ — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has condemned the terror attack in the UK which killed 22 people and wounded 59 others at Manchester Arena on Monday night. “I offer my condolences to the families affected, British people and gove ...

Over 165,000 IDP Families Returned to Anbar

BAS News - 2017-05-22 19:41
ERBIL— As of September 2016, some 165,089 displaced families form Anbar returned to their original places in the province after elimination of Islamic State (IS) threats in their areas, an official said. Most of these people resided in the Kurdistan Regi ...

BCF Provided Food Packages to over 3,500 IDP Families

BAS News - 2017-05-21 17:26
ERBIL— Barzani Charity Foundation on Sunday issued food packages to 3,586 families in three IDP camps. Each family in Mam Rashan, Garmaw, and Shekhan camps received a 73kg package which the charity organization issues to the families on a monthly basis. ...

Last rebels to leave Syria's Homs aboard buses: Homs governor

Reuters - 2017-05-21 15:16
HOMS, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The last buses carrying rebel fighters and their families prepared to leave a besieged district of Syria's Homs on Sunday, the provincial governor said, completing a deal to bring the whole city back under government control ...

Faithfulness candles lit at martyrs’ tombs

ANHA - 2017-05-18 14:37
AFRIN- Martyrs’ families and many institutions’ members have lit candles on the tombs in Martyr Rafiq and Martyr Seydo in Afrin canton. Commemorating May martyrs, members of Martyrs’ Families Council, Kongra Star, TEV-DEM and martyrs’ families in Afrin ca ...

Families who fled Iraq’s Mosul forced back, says HRW

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 14:12
BEIRUT,— The Iraqi army and other local security forces have forced over 300 displaced families to return to west Mosul neighborhoods still under risk of attack by the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. The families, ...

‘Als ik niet werk, lijdt mijn familie honger’

Brenda Stoter - 2017-05-13 02:04
Geplaatst in De Tijd op 7 mei 2016 GAZIANTEP- Meer dan de helft van alle Syrische kinderen in Turkije gaat niet naar school. In de plaats daarvan werken ze in fabrieken of bedelen ze op straat om hun families te helpen … Continue reading → ...

Over 57,000 Iraqi IDP Families Returned Home since Last Year

BAS News - 2017-05-11 23:50
BAGHDAD — Within the past year, over 57,885 Iraqi displaced families have returned to their homes after the Islamic State (IS) militants were ousted, said the country’s Ministry of Displacement and Migration. The highest number of the returned IDP famili ...

Iraqis dig their own wells in battle-scarred Mosul

Reuters - 2017-05-11 20:38
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The families start queuing every day near the well in Mosul's Karaj al-Shamal neighborhood, filling their large plastic containers with sulfurous, nearly undrinkable water. ...

A Memorial of Executed May 19 on Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-11 02:06
Yesterday, a group of Iranian-Kurdish citizens met with the families of the political prisoners who were hanged in May by Islamic Republic authorities to express their sympathies to the families for their loss and cherish the memory of their victims. Fiv ...
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