Muslim: Astana meeting is another game doomed to fail
ANHA - 2017-01-19 13:33
The Co-Chair of PYD Saleh Muslim said that Astana meeting is another international game which is doomed to fail, and stressed that nobody can exclude Kurds from the political solution to the future Syria as long as they exist on the ground. ...
Successful leap for private sector: Erbil opens biggest international restaurant
Rûdaw - 2017-01-19 10:29
PYD’s Muslim says Astana meeting “international game” which will fail
NRT - 2017-01-19 10:07
Iran: Wave of floggings, amputations and other vicious punishments
Rojikurd - 2017-01-19 00:08
Iran’s persistent use of cruel and inhuman punishments, including floggings, amputations and forced blinding over the past year, exposes the authorities’ utterly brutal sense of justice, said Amnesty International. Hundreds are routinely flogged in Iran e ...
Aid groups need $550 million to confront worsening Afghan crisis: U.N.
Waar Media - 2017-01-18 20:12
Waar, Duhok: International aid groups needs more than a half a billion dollars this year to help millions of Afghans struggling with increased violence and a bleak economy, as a humanitarian crisis worsens, a senior U.N. official told Reuters. The United ...
Oil price slides on prospect of rising U.S. production
Waar Media - 2017-01-18 20:12
Waar, Duhok: Oil prices fell on Wednesday on expectations that U.S. producers would boost output, just as OPEC signaled that a global supply-reduction deal will shrink the oil glut this year. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices ...
Biden calls Russia biggest threat to international order
Waar Media - 2017-01-18 20:12
Waar, Duhok: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in his last major speech before leaving office, described Russia on Wednesday as the biggest threat to the international liberal order and said Washington must work with Europe to stand up to Vladimir Putin. Bid ...
UN urges Iran to halt Kurdish juvenile’s execution
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-18 19:26
Iran remains one of several states which executes juvenile offenders despite its strict prohibition under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which Iran is a member, according to the U ...
Researchers hold international seminar in Paris on Kurdistan independence
NRT - 2017-01-18 15:35
At least 70 civilians killed in Nigeria refugee camp air strike: International Red Cross
Reuters - 2017-01-18 14:53
GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 70 civilians were killed in Tuesday's Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than a hundred were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said on Wednesday. ...
Amnesty: Azadiya li Ewropayê kêm bû
ANF - 2017-01-18 05:17
Li gorê lêkolîneke nû, ku ji aliyê Rêxistina Efrûyê ya Navneteweyî (Amnesty International) ve hat weşandin, 'pêla terorîzma Îslamî' ya li welatên Yekîtiya Ewropayê, azadî û mafên bingehîn ên li van welatan kêm kirine. ...
Amnesty: Avrupa’daki özgürlükler kısıtlandı
ANF - 2017-01-18 00:02
Uluslararası Af Örgütü (Amnesty International) tarafından yayınlanan açıklanan yeni bir araştımada, AB ülkelerindeki ‘İslamcı terörizm dalgasının’ bu ülkelerdeki temel hak ve özgürlüklerin sınırlanmasına yol açtığı tespitine yer verildi. ...
Turkey seeking up to 142 years in jail for co-head of pro-Kurdish opposition party
Deutsche Welle - 2017-01-17 18:39
Turkish prosecutors are seeking jail terms of 83 and 142 years for the co-leaders of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). The leaders were arrested in November, drawing strong international condemnation. ...
Amnesty International: 'draconian' EU anti-terror laws target Muslims
Reuters - 2017-01-17 11:56
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A raft of new counterterrorism laws across Europe discriminate against Muslims and refugees, spreading fear and alienation, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday. ...
Cuba, United States to fight terrorism, drug trafficking and other crimes
Reuters - 2017-01-17 02:02
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba and the United States on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering and other international criminal activities on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugurati ...
Barzani: International Cooperation Required to Eradicate Terrorism
Kurdish Globe - 2017-01-16 18:27
Rapora Oxfam: 8 kes ji 3,6 mîlyar kesî dewlemendtir in
ANF - 2017-01-16 12:53
Li gorî daneyên ji aliyê saziya alîkariyê ya bi navê Oxfam International ve hatin weşandin, cudahiya navbera dewlemend û xizanan, ji texmînan gelekî zêdetir e. ...
Oxfam raporu: 8 kişi 3,6 milyardan daha zengin
ANF - 2017-01-16 12:30
Oxfam International adlı yardım kuruluşu tarafından yayınlanan verilere göre, dünya üzerinde zenginler ile yoksullar arasındaki uçurum bilinenden çok daha derin. ...
Hero Ibrahim Ahmed becomes first woman to receive peace association's prize
KurdPress - 2017-01-16 11:46
A senior leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Hero Ibrahim Ahmed, became the first woman to receive an award by global peace association Assisi Pax International. ...
Only IS a target, not Kurds: US official tells Turkey
KurdPress - 2017-01-16 11:46
The only target for the US-led coalition is IS, and not the city of Manbij that has been cleared from IS by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Acting US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Elissa Slotkin, said ...
In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression
Reuters - 2017-01-16 10:30
KIEV (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Monday that the international community must stand against Russian aggression and urged the incoming Donald Trump administration to be a strong supporter and partner of Ukraine. ...
US Assistant Secretary of Defense tells Turkey: only ISIS a target, not Kurds
ARA News - 2017-01-16 01:54
ARA News Acting US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Elissa Slotkin, said the only target for the US-led coalition is ISIS, and not the city of Manbij that has been cleared from ISIS by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Fo ...
Taiwan president says Latam trip, with U.S. transit, put island on global stage
Reuters - 2017-01-15 17:22
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Sunday her trip to Central American allies and transit stops in the United States had elevated the island's international profile, as China hit back at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for his rema ...
Iranian Kurdish lifter nominated for Best Lifter of 2016
KurdPress - 2017-01-15 08:11
Iranian Kurdish weightlifting champion Kianoush Rostami has been nominated by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for Best Lifter of the Year 2016. ...
Germany urges U.S. to stick to international cooperation
NRT - 2017-01-15 07:16
Gunmen kidnap five students, two staff from Nigerian school: police
Reuters - 2017-01-14 16:39
ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped five students and two staff, including a Turkish national, from an international school in Nigeria's southern state of Ogun, police said on Saturday. ...
Kurds to stage long march for Öcalan from Luxembourg to Strasbourg
ANF/English - 2017-01-14 11:14
Kurds will stage a long march from Luxembourg to Strasbourg, France at the 18th anniversary of the 15 February international plot against Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan. ...
"In der Türkei wird Österreichs Außenminister gehasst" - Türkei - derStandard.at › International
Derstandard - 2017-01-14 09:51
'Trump has to understand needs of Kurdish people'
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-13 18:42
The president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and of Samaritan's Purse, an international Christian relief organization, Franklin Graham talks to Kurdistan24 in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, January 12, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan2 ...
Exclusive: Assad linked to Syrian chemical attacks for first time
Reuters - 2017-01-13 17:30
(Reuters) - International investigators have said for the first time that they suspect President Bashar al-Assad and his brother are responsible for the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict, according to a document seen by Reuters. ...
US sanctions 18 senior Syrian officials for chemical weapons attacks
ARA News - 2017-01-13 00:13
The United States on Thursday blacklisted 18 senior Syrian officials it said were connected to the country’s weapons of mass destruction program, after an international investigation found Syrian government forces were responsible for chlorine gas attacks ...
Complicity through silence: NATO, Turkey and the inaction of the international community
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-13 00:10
Complicity through silence: NATO, Turkey and the inaction of the international community ...
Cyprus Conference to begin with the slogan “Dictator Erdoğan”
ANF/English - 2017-01-12 14:40
The Cyprus talks that began under UN supervision will continue today at an international conference held by the foreign ministers of guaranteer countries. ...
Iraqi Shiite militias reject rights group report on war crimes
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Hashid Shaabi, an umbrella organisation of Shia militia groups, on Thursday denied Amnesty International’s report saying the militias have committed war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and ...
Top press rights defender in Turkey court for PKK propaganda
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
ISTANBUL,— The Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and two other campaigners appeared in court Wednesday, risking years in jail in a high-profile trial charged with aiding Kurdish militants. The trial has sparked international howls ...
Rojava Coordination calls the world to finish Turkish occupation
ANHA - 2017-01-11 15:28
NEWS DESK- The DAA General Coordination denounced the Turkish aggression on Rojava land calling the international community and UN to put pressure on Turkish government to withdraw its army and deliver occupied land to its owners. The Turkish state contin ...
Conflit syrien : Les Kurdes se disent exclus des négociations d’Astana - International - El Watan
Elwatan - 2017-01-11 13:15
Call for Abstracts: Kurdish Migration Conference 2017
Kurdish Studies Network - 2017-01-11 02:02
Following the success of the first international Kurdish migration conference (KMC) held in 2016 at Middlesex University (London) and the strong interest and participation by the international scholarly community, the 2nd KMC will be held at Middlesex Uni ...
IFJ-EFJ call for the release of 6 journalists in custody for 17 days
ANF/English - 2017-01-10 13:46
The International and European Federations of Journalists called for the release of six journalists kept in custody since December 25 for publishing articles about the leaked emails of Berat Albayrak provided to the media by Redhack hacker group. ...
Taking back control over the future
Rûdaw - 2017-01-10 08:58
The Trump Presidency seeks to make America great again but no one is sure in what international alignments. ...
Ankara und Bagdad graben das Kriegsbeil wieder ein - Harrers Analysen - derStandard.at › International
Derstandard - 2017-01-08 18:54
Kurdish cartoonist wins award in Croatia
KurdPress - 2017-01-07 12:41
According to Kermanshah Art Center public relations, a cartoonist from the city won Croatia International Cartoon Competition Award of Cakovec. ...
Türken zwischen Terror und Autokratie - Türkei - derStandard.at › International
Derstandard - 2017-01-06 18:08
International Organization to Visit Kurdistan, Inquire Yezidi Genocide by IS
BAS News - 2017-01-05 19:41
They will be holding conferences and training courses for indigenous workers ERBIL — An international delegation will soon visit Kurdistan Region to study the case of Kurdish Yezidi genocide at the hand of the Islamic State (IS). Secretary of Slomo Organi ...
ڕێکخراوی ئەمنستی: میلیشیاکانی حەشدی شەعبی بە چەکی وڵاتان تاوانی جەنگ ئەنجام دەدەن
Dengî Amerîka - 2017-01-05 17:32
ڕێکخراوی لێبوردنی نێودەوڵەتی Amnesty International دەڵێت گروپە چەکدارەکانی حەشدی شەعبی تاوانی جەنگ و هێرشی تۆڵەسەندنەوە ئەنجام دەدەن بەو چەکانەی ئەمەریکا و ئەوروپا و ڕووسیا و ئێران بۆ لەشکری عێراقی ڕەوانەدەکەن ...
U.S., European weapons used to commit war crimes in Iraq: Amnesty
Reuters - 2017-01-05 11:29
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Militias fighting alongside Iraqi troops against Islamic State are committing war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and Iran, Amnesty International said on Thursday. ...
Shi'ite Militias Using Arms from 17 Countries To Commit War Crimes: Amnesty
BAS News - 2017-01-05 10:17
International arms suppliers must wake up to the fact that all the arms transfers to Iraq end up in the hands of militia groups with long histories of human rights violations, says Patrick Wilcken ERBIL — Shi'ite militias known as Hashd al-Shaabi operati ...
Manbij Civil Council: Do not stay silent against the Turkish state’s massacres
ANHA - 2017-01-04 23:54
MANBIJ – The Manbij Civil Council condemned the massacre carried out by the Turkish army in the town Arima, calling on international organizations: “Do not stay silent”. Three civilians were killed, 15 others were injured in the massacre commited in the T ...
Manbij Civil Council calls for international action against Turkish attacks
ANF/English - 2017-01-04 16:49
Manbij Civil Council called on international organizations to raise their voice against the Turkish state's massacre in Rojava land, pledging to take no step back in the face of attacks. ...
20 IS Militants Killed in Southern Kirkuk in Airstrikes
BAS News - 2017-01-04 11:43
KIRKUK — Some 20 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in coalition airstrikes early Wednesday in southwest of Kirkuk province, Iraqi media reported. The anti-IS international coalition bombarded the positions of the militants in Taza and Rashad distr ...
First international Kurdish film week starts in Sanandaj
KurdPress - 2017-01-04 11:15
The First International Kurdish Film Week, Senna Dej, started in the Iranian northwestern city of Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, where film makers from all across the country and the Iraqi northern Kurdish region are participating. ...
Aleppo’s fall heralds the death of international law
Orient News - 2017-01-04 02:00
What is Belgium doing to stem the flow of income to Daesh?
The Global Coalition - 2017-01-03 23:33
Read below to understand what is being done by key partner Belgium towards efforts to stem the flow on income to Daesh. First of all, at the international level, Belgium played a key role in the implementation of Resolutions 2199 and 2253, which placed cl ...
French President brings five tons of aid to Kurdistan
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-03 17:57
The French Presidential airplane arrives at Erbil International Airport (EIA), Kurdistan Region, Jan. 2, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...
Saziya Efûyê ya Navnetewî: NY di mijara aştiyê de felc bûye
ANHA/Kurdî - 2017-01-03 09:56
26 saziyên însanî ku di nav wan de Amnesty International-AI jî hebû, li meydana Mynt Torgeta Stockholmê, li dijî hişkiya hemberî jin û zarokên li Helebê, xwepêşandanek li dar xistin. Rayedaran destnîşan kirin ku NYʹyî di mijara aştiyê de felic bû ye. ...
Recent Turkey-PKK conflict has killed over 2,400, group finds
Rûdaw - 2017-01-03 03:08
383 civilians are among the dead, the International Crisis Group reported ...
Anschlag in Istanbul: Die Türkei in der Terrorfalle - NZZ International
NZZ - 2017-01-02 22:06
Terror in der Türkei: Die Gewalt kennt viele Formen - NZZ International
NZZ - 2017-01-02 20:00
Anschlag in Istanbul: Angriff auf den säkularen Lebensstil - NZZ International
NZZ - 2017-01-02 13:37
Al-Muallem assures Syrian-Syrian dialogue
ANHA - 2017-01-02 12:44
NEWS DESK- The Foreign Minister of the Syrian regime assured Syrian-Syrian dialogue without any external interference. After Waleed al-Muallem held an interview with the adviser of the commander of Iranian Revolution of International Affairs Ali Akbar Vel ...
International community mourns Turkey attack victims - CNN.com
CNN - 2017-01-02 08:04
Coalition: ISIS increasingly violating laws of war as Iraqi forces push further into Mosul
ARA News - 2017-01-01 22:13
ARA News Erbil – The US-led coalition said in a statement on Sunday that ISIS is increasingly using civilian buildings as weapon storage facilities “which is forbidden according to international law”. Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants have been implementin ...
Terrorserie in der Türkei: Angriff auf Istanbuler Nachtklub - NZZ International: Europa
NZZ - 2017-01-01 08:24
International oil companies pull out of Kurdistan / Dilshad Abdullah
KurdPress - 2017-01-01 08:20
Exxon Mobil has pulled out of three of the six exploration blocks it operated in the Kurdistan region. The American oil giant withdrew from Betwata, Arbat and Qara Hanjeer in Sulaimaniyah province, raising many questions about the sudden step. ...
Turquie: l'attentat de Nouvel An, dernier d'une longue liste depuis un an | International
Lematindz - 2017-01-01 05:42
IFJ says 2016 was another deadly year for journalists around the world
ARA News - 2017-01-01 01:58
At least 93 journalists and media staff were killed in targeted attacks, by bombs or by crossfire, in 2016, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said on Saturday. A further 29 journalists lost their lives in two plane crashes. According to th ...
Krieg in Syrien: Die Türkei braucht Russland - NZZ International
NZZ - 2016-12-31 04:12
Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding
The Guardian - 2016-12-31 03:15
Nothing is ever certain, but in the case of Syria peace drive Moscow is at centre of decision making while US is out in the coldLabelled an international pariah only months ago by Boris Johnson, and warned he would be stuck in a Syrian quagmire by a patro ...
Krieg in Syrien: Kurden beschliessen «Verfassung» für ihr Gebiet - NZZ International
NZZ - 2016-12-30 23:23
International oil companies pull out of Kurdistan
Al Monitor - 2016-12-30 23:15
Syrische Kurden beschließen Verfassung - Syrien - derStandard.at › International
Derstandard - 2016-12-30 21:29
Krieg in Syrien: Waffenruhe scheint vorerst zu halten - NZZ International: Nahost & Afrika
NZZ - 2016-12-30 05:13
A successful leap for the private sector: Erbil opens biggest international restaurant
Rûdaw - 2016-12-29 20:43
Turquie: procès de la romancière Asli Erdogan, emblème de l'après-putsch - International - LeVif.be
Levif - 2016-12-29 16:47
First hearing in Özgür Gündem case begins
ANF/English - 2016-12-29 13:37
The first hearing in the Özgür Gündem case began and many people including international representatives are following the case. ...
Syrian rebel charged in Sweden on suspicion of war crimes
Reuters - 2016-12-29 13:08
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A former Syrian opposition fighter has been charged with breaching international law over the execution in 2012 of seven soldiers loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, the Swedish prosecutor's office said on Thursday. ...
Iraqi Kurdistan govt won’t allow int’l audit firms to see Turkey energy agreement
E-Kurd - 2016-12-29 10:41
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) won’t permit the Deloitte and Ernst & Young companies – international audit firms – to see the terms of an energy agreement it has with Turkey, Kurdistan Prime Minister Nec ...
Moskaus schwierige Allianz in Syrien - Syrien - derStandard.at › International
Derstandard - 2016-12-29 08:15
Moskaus schwierige Allianz in Syrien - Harrers Analysen - derStandard.at › International
Derstandard - 2016-12-29 06:54
OSCE security monitors targeted by hackers
BBC - 2016-12-28 17:30
The international monitoring organisation the OSCE says its IT systems were hit by cyber attackers. ...
Kurdish woman hopes to win Iran next international beauty pageant
Rûdaw - 2016-12-28 12:47
We may have to appear in swimsuits and it is not for me to changes these rules, ...
‘Erdogan’s army killed our three children’
ANHA - 2016-12-28 03:30
The family whose three children were killed by the Turkish army near the North Kurdistan border have urged the Turkish president Erdogan to be judged at international courts. ...
[Taiwan] Is Not Made In China
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2016-12-27 13:43
Recent incidents continue to demonstrate how the People’s Republic of China is attempting to isolate Taiwan from the international community. These actions (both on the micro and macro level) bode ill for how China is going to engage with Taiwan under Pre ...
L'Armée syrienne libre participera au combat à Raqqa (Ankara) - china radio international
CRI - 2016-12-27 04:37
KRG won’t allow international audit firms to see Turkey energy agreement
NRT - 2016-12-26 13:33
VIDEOS: Kurdish father rejects rumors of burning his daughter
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-25 21:08
Sarwin was 22-years-old and studying her second year of a Bachelor’s in International Relations at Ishik University in Erbil. On Dec. 15, she reportedly committed suicide by burning herself. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...
8 new aircrafts to be delivered to Iran within three months
KurdPress - 2016-12-25 12:31
Eight new passenger planes are to be delivered to the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Air) by the end of the Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2017) Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development for International Affairs Asghar Fakhriyeh-Ka ...
Putin and Rouhani discuss Syrian crisis over phone
KurdPress - 2016-12-25 07:31
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani discussed and exchanged views on continuing regional cooperation, resolving Syrian crisis and fighting international terrorism. ...
Die ewige Wunde - News International: Naher Osten & Afrika - tagesanzeiger.ch
Tagesanzeiger - 2016-12-24 18:24
HSM denies HRW report on the recruitment of children by PKK
ANF/English - 2016-12-24 14:23
People’s Defense Center (HSM) Headquarters Command denied the HRW report on the recruitment of child soldiers by the Kurdish movement, stressing that they strictly abide by all the agreements they made with international powers. ...
Iraqi Kurdish film of abducted Yazidi girl ‘The Dark Wind’ wins Dubai award
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
DUBAI,— A Kurdish Iraqi film depicting the ordeal of a Yazidi girl taken hostage by the Islamic State jihadist group won best feature at the Dubai International Film Festival on Wednesday. In “The Dark Wind” (Reşeba), Kurdish director Hussein Hassan tells ...
Conference on Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan starts in Duhok
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
DUHOK,— The conference on ‘Independence of Kurdistan: Challenges and Opportunities’ kicked off on Thursday, December 15 at the American University of Kurdistan (AUK) – Duhok with the attendance of many local and international politicians and intellectuals ...
Islamic State prisoners killed by Iraqi government militias: HRW
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An international human rights monitoring group says a militia backed by the Iraqi government killed suspected Islamic State fighters it had captured during the operation to retake the militant-held city of Mosul. Th ...
Islamic State in Mosul targets civilians as it retreats, rights group says
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
BAGHDAD,— Islamic State militants in Mosul are deliberately targeting civilians who refuse to join them as they retreat ahead of advancing Iraqi forces involved in a large-scale government operation to retake the militant-held city, an international watch ...
Inclusion of Syrian Kurds in peace talks crucial for reaching a settlement: ESU
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
BRUSSELS,— Inclusion of Syrian Kurds in any forthcoming international talks on the Syrian conflict resolution is crucial for reaching a realistic settlement, David Vergili, a representative of the European Syriac Union ESU in Brussels, told Sputnik on Wed ...