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Families continue to flee Kirkuk in fear of Hashd Al-Shaabi

Waar Media - 2017-10-18 22:53
WAAR Thousands of families continue to flee Kirkuk towards Erbil and Sulaimani in fear of abuse by Hashd Al-Shaabi PMU militias. Some of the families including a few Arab families fleeing said PMU try to prevent families from fleeing but the situation is ...

275 ISIS members from Raqqa surrender to SDF

ANHA - 2017-10-15 18:29
275 ISIS gang members have surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with their families upon the request of Raqqa tribal leaders and sheikhs. ...

Women’s Treatment and Domestic Issues in Islam – Part XXII

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:35
Gulbahar | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Violence against women is a phenomenon occurring in every culture, unfortunately. It is not unique to Muslim families. There has always been a sort of global violence against women, in which the Islamic world shares a pe ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Threatening Kurdish Families in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-12 15:53
ERBIL — The Arab Shi’ite militia groups of Hashd al-Shaabi have threatened a number of the Kurdish residents of Tuz Khurmatu to leave their homes, said the chief of the city’s security. Kawa Kakayi, Chief of Tuz Khurmatu Security, told BasNews Hashd al-S ...

BCF Delivers Aid to 799 IDP Families

BAS News - 2017-10-02 19:43
ERBIL — The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered on Monday humanitarian aid to 799 families who have escaped their homes due to Islamic State (IS) atrocities. The new aid patch contained dried food supplies, which were distributed among the ...

2,000 Families from Hawija Arrive at Peshmerga Bases

BAS News - 2017-09-30 20:13
KIRKUK — Two thousand families, who fled the war in Hawija, arrived at the Peshmerga bases where the Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) provided them with the basic needs. Since the second phase of Hawija operation commenced on Friday, two thousand familie ...

Barzani Foundation Delivers Aid to IDPs in Debaga Camp

BAS News - 2017-09-30 15:48
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered food assistance to over 800 displaced families in Debaga camp near Erbil. BCF teams, in collaboration with the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement, distributed on Friday food assistance to 851 I ...

Afrin receives 600 new displaced families

ANHA - 2017-09-30 13:34
Afrin – Afrin province received more than 600 displaced families from various Syrian regions, and the families arrived today through the Qatma crossing in Shera district. Afrin region is one of the most sought after areas of displaced people from various ...

Waves of IS Members from Hawija Surrendering to Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-09-30 13:01
The IS militants and their families are fleeing Hawija in large numbers KIRKUK — After the operation to recapture Hawija district began, the Islamic State (IS) militants and their families are surrendering to Peshmerga forces in large numbers in southern ...

More than 350 displaced families reach Afrin

ANHA - 2017-09-26 15:46
More than 350 families from several areas in Syria, which are witnessing clashes and security tension, have reached the refugee camps in the Afrin region, amid the limited potential of the camps due to the failure of the organizations, especially as the w ...

Barzani Foundation Delivers Aid to 2,000 Families in Duhok

BAS News - 2017-09-20 15:37
DUHOK — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered two batches of food assistance to 2,000 displaced families and the financially weak families in Duhok Province. The BCF teams, in collaboration with the Kuwaiti state, delivered on Wednesday food aid to ...

Japan Grants UNHCR $4.5m to Assist Mosul IDPs

BAS News - 2017-09-19 16:39
BAGHDAD, (UNHCR) — The Government of Japan has announced emergency funding of $4.5 million dollars to support UNHCR’s humanitarian assistance for families affected by the Mosul crisis. The new funding will be targeted to help improve the daily living con ...

Detained Families of Foreign IS Militants Moved to a Mosul Military Base

BAS News - 2017-09-19 12:39
MOSUL — The Iraqi security forces have reportedly moved over 1,000 family members of the foreign Islamic State (IS) insurgents from a camp to a military base in the north of Mosul. According to media reports, the total number of the detained individuals ...

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 ...

Half of IS Families Detained in Mosul are Turkish: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2017-09-17 23:06
ERBIL — Around a half of the hundreds of families held in a camp near Mosul for suspected links to the so-called Islamic State (IS) are Turkish nationals, said the Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider al-Abadi. According to a statement made by the Iraqi PM, ma ...

Opening of pickle factory in Amuda

ANHA - 2017-09-17 15:42
AMUDA- The Council of Martyrs’ Families in Amuda district opened a cooperative association called “Newroz Factory” for pickling, during an opening ceremony. The opening ceremony was attended by the Council of Martyrs’ Families in the district , the Union ...

IS Stranded Convoy Arrives in IS-held Areas in Deir Ezzor, Syria

BAS News - 2017-09-14 11:47
ERBIL — The busloads of the Islamic State (IS) militants and their families stranded in the Syrian desert finally arrived in the IS-held territories of Der Azzor Province in eastern Syria. The IS convoy that set out from Lebanon’s Qalamoun town on August ...

Barzani Foundation Delivers Clothing Assistance to Mosul IDPs

BAS News - 2017-09-13 15:28
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered clothing assistance to around 1,500 displaced families settled in Dibaga and Hasan Sham camps near Erbil. BCF teams delivered the clothes aid, provided by REDTAG, to 491 displaced families in Dibaga 1 ca ...

3,000 Christians Families Return to Liberated Areas of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-09-10 23:48
MOSUL — Nearly 3,000 Iraqi Christian families have been repatriated since the liberation of the Nineveh Province from the so-called Islamic State (IS), a local official said on Sunday. According to Dureid Hekmat, advisor for the governor of Nineveh in re ...

IS Militants Attempting to Flee Hawija Ahead of the Assault

BAS News - 2017-09-10 10:48
KIKRUK — The Islamic State (IS) militants in Hawija, southern Kirkuk, are attempting to flee ahead of the imminent battle on the city. A large number of IS militants along with their families have managed to escape Hawija district as they are certain of ...

BCF Assists Recently Retuned IDPs in Sinjar

BAS News - 2017-09-09 15:24
SINJAR — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered assistance to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) who recently returned home in Sinjar. In collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP), BCF delivered food assistance to 2,815 families in Sinja ...

Prime Minister Barzani’s message on Eid al-Adha

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-06 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, issued the following message: On the occasion of Eid al-Adha I extend my best wishes to the families of our martyrs and congratulate all Mu ...

Aggregation protest people Baneh front the Governor office this city.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 23:43
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Monday 4 September 2017, two dead innocent civilians named Heydar Faraji and Mam Ghader, who in the past days had been killed directly by the IRGC’s armed forces. The carrier families an ...

Arab IDPs Return to Peshmerga-held Areas in Zummar

BAS News - 2017-09-04 15:00
ERBIL — A number of displaced Arab families returned to their areas on western Tigris River in northwest of Mosul after Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani ordered the Peshmerga forces to facilitate their return. Arab families who were dislodged fr ...

Hezbollah, Syrian army seek new route for stranded ISIS group convoy

Waar Media - 2017-09-03 17:00
WAAR-DUHOK: Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Syrian army are seeking a new route for a convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families bound for the jihadists’ stronghold in eastern Syria, a commander in the military alliance backing Syria’s government sa ...

BCF Helps Over 214 Thousand Families in August

BAS News - 2017-09-02 15:36
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) released in a statement on Saturday the charity activities of the foundation in August from which 214,513 families benefited across Kurdistan Region. 214,513 families (1,161,500 individuals) received humanitarian ...

Barzani in a special message congratulate martyrs families for Eid al-Adha

Waar Media - 2017-09-01 13:00
WAAR-DUHOK: In a message for congratulating Eid al-Adha, Barzani wrote to the families of the martyred that the achievements and freedom that Kurdistan enjoys were obtained through sacrifices made by of martyrs. “I reassure you that, with the help of the ...

Barzani: Blood of Martyrs Will Not Go to Waste

BAS News - 2017-08-31 16:39
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated on Thursday that through the sacrifices made by martyrs, Kurdistan will attain independence. In a message for congratulating Eid al-Adha (falling on Friday), Barzani wrote to the families of the ...

Al-Tabqa displaced suffer from moody relief orgs

ANHA - 2017-08-30 12:53
Displaced people in al-Tabqa city complain about the moody international and UN organizations that distribute scarce aid, with some families arriving, while thousands of families still do not know how about the aid. ...

Dozens of IS Militants in Tel Afar Surrender to Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-08-29 18:12
ERBIL— Fleeing with their families, tens of Islamic State (IS) members gave themselves in to the Peshmerga forces on Tuesday, according to a report. Iraqi al-Sumaria news cited an informed source from Kurdistan Peshmerga forces as saying the IS members a ...

187 IDP Families Returned to Their Village near Zummar

BAS News - 2017-08-28 17:02
ERBIL— Some 187 families who fled Islamic State (IS) terror in the past three years have so far returned to their homes in Kharab Ashq village, near Zummar. Speaking to BasNews on Monday, Zummar administrator, Ahmad Jaafar Gargari said thanks to the Kurd ...

Over 500 IDP Families Return Home in Zummar

BAS News - 2017-08-27 11:33
ERBIL — After nearly three years living in camps prepared for internally displaced persons (IDP), a total number of 571 civilian families returned on Sunday to their areas of origins. Prior to their return, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) had reconst ...

Nearly 11,000 Yezidi IDPs So Far Returned Home

BAS News - 2017-08-22 15:27
ERBIL — Since the Kurdish Yezidi people first escaped their homes at the wake of Islamic State (IS) attacks, nearly 11,000 people have return to their areas of origin. Only within the past few weeks, hundreds of IDP families returned to Sinjar, Sinune an ...

Inaction of global orgs puts 100 displaced families at risk

ANHA - 2017-08-22 13:06
The failure of international and UN relief organizations forced more than one hundred displaced families in al-Tabqa to live in very dangerous places that could collapse at any time. The displaced say the organizations "are mere names and have not given u ...

Barzani Condemns Barcelona Terror Attack

BAS News - 2017-08-18 13:43
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani denounced on Friday the terrorist attacks in Spain's Barcelona which left 13 people dead. "While we strongly condemn this terrorist move, we also send our condolences to the families of the victims of this ...

82 refugees reached al-Hol Camp

ANHA - 2017-08-14 14:06
HASAKAH- 28 families comprises 82 refugees from Iraqi and Syria reached al-Hol Camp. Displacement towards Rojava is continuous as al-Hol Camp for Refugees that is located east of Hasakah in Cizîre Region received 8 Iraqi families including 36 people and t ...

300 IDP Families Return from Kirkuk to Northern Diyala

BAS News - 2017-08-13 19:06
ERBIL— Nearly 1,000 IDPs have left Kirkuk for their homes in Uzaim district, 63km north of Baquba (center of Diyala province), according to a report by the Turkish Anadolu agency. The returnees, from 300 families, have returned to their homes after compl ...

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 ...
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