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Fast Company Names Yazda One of The Top 10 Social Good Companies.
Nadia Murad - 2017-02-22 13:13
Yazda is an organization born from tragedy. After ISIS systematically attacked, enslaved, raped, and murdered the Yazidi people in northern Iraq beginning in 2014—in what now has been called a genocide by the United Nations, the European parliament, and U ...

Iraqi forces brace for surge of families fleeing west Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-02-22 11:46
ISIS executed 40 people this week who tried to flee ...

Iran underlines Iraq’s unity: KRG representative
KurdPress - 2017-02-22 10:43
The representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nazim Dabagh, stated that the Islamic Republic of Iran have always underlined on the Iraq’s unity and integrity, calling Iran a supporter of people in Iraq and Kurdistan Region. ...

Curfew imposed after 14 people killed in ethnic fighting in central Nigeria
Reuters - 2017-02-22 01:44
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region. ...

A Blast Injures Four Civilians in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-02-21 19:34
The blast was perpetrated by an IED BAGHDAD — Four people were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast north of the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Tuesday, a police source said.The police source who spoke to AL Sumaria News on condition o ...

PKK Indoctrinating Yezidi Children in Its Ideology: Observer
BAS News - 2017-02-21 19:34
He warns about PKK's ideological schools for children in Sinjar ERBIL — Yezidi people regard Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani as their mentor, still they fall victim to the "false policy" of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Sinjar, said a Y ...

Barzani "Yezidi Community's Representative": Yezidi Leader
BAS News - 2017-02-21 18:43
He says Yezidi people are hopeless at the international community's protection ERBIL — No country can settle the issues of the Yezidi community in Iraq and only Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani can truly represent the Kurdish Yezidi people and g ...

France 'attack plot': Three arrested
BBC - 2017-02-21 14:22
Three people are arrested in France on suspicion of plotting a terrorism attack, police sources say. ...

Roj Peshmerga and YPG Hold Meetings in Erbil: Official
BAS News - 2017-02-21 13:39
President Barzani chaired the meetings ERBIL — Officials from People's Protection Units (YPG) and Roj Peshmerga Force met three times in the Kurdistan Region, said an official from Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan).Two meetings were held under the supervision of ...

Turkey crosses al-Safi River, fears of cutting it off
ANHA - 2017-02-21 10:59
The Turkish occupation army crossed to the other bank of al-Safi River that flows in Afrin canton lands, and they started to target anyone approaches the river. Moreover, fears arise among people that the Turkish occupation might cut off water. ...

Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least four killed: police
Reuters - 2017-02-21 09:08
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence. ...

350 people of Damascus’ Serghaya to be forcibly displaced to Idlib
Orient News - 2017-02-21 02:01

Iranian military forces shot gunfire, and killed four people and wounded another one in Salmas
Rojikurd - 2017-02-21 00:00
Four backpack carrier were killed and another wounded due to a gunfire shot by the Iranian armed forces. Mirovayeti stated that on Sunday Feb 10th 2017 a group of Kurdish backpack carrier were ambushed in the border region between Salmas and Turkey and th ...

Turkey detains over 440 people in anti-Islamic State operation
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-20 23:31

IS Captive Says He Has Raped 200 Women and Killed 500 People
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-20 23:31

At least 5 killed in protests over Guinea teachers' strike
Reuters - 2017-02-20 20:04
CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in Guinea's capital of Conakry on Monday in protests sparked by a teacher's strike, the government said, reviving labor tensions in a country where previous strikes have led to dozens of deaths. ...

Ex-president's supporters arrested as tensions flare in Gambia
Reuters - 2017-02-20 17:06
BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambian police said they arrested 51 people in a former stronghold of ex-president Yahya Jammeh for harassing followers of new leader Adama Barrow, amid lingering tensions following Jammeh's flight into exile. ...

YPG: Turkish army and gang attacks continue against Rojava
ANHA - 2017-02-20 15:51
NEWS DESK – The People’s Protection Units (YPG) released a press statement in relation to continuing Turkish army and affiliated gangs attacks on Rojava territory. The statement stated the following; “The gangs of the Turkish army attacked Ain Daqna villa ...

Harsh weather in Afghanistan kills dozens in blizzard, rainstorms
Reuters - 2017-02-20 14:07
KABUL (Reuters) - As many as 50 people have died in storms over the past three days in Afghanistan, including 25 shepherds lost in a blizzard, a government disaster management official said on Monday. ...

YPG: Turkish occupying army and its mercenaries’ violations continue
ANHA - 2017-02-20 13:49
The YPG Press Bureau assured that Turkish occupying army and its mercenaries’ violations and attacks are ongoing against Rojava people. ...

Protest against participation of Iran in the Munich Security Conference Orient Net Supporters of People’s Mujahedin of Iran protested on Sunday (February 19) in Maria Platz square ..
Orient News - 2017-02-20 02:00

UNAMI Warns About Serious Humanitarian Crises in West Mosul
BAS News - 2017-02-19 21:04
People are suffering from lack of clean water and food MOSUL — The United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) released a statement on Sunday saying that as the operation in western Mosul is beginning, all humanitarian organizations are warning tha ...

Explosion near Bogota bullring injures at least 31 people
Reuters - 2017-02-19 19:02
BOGOTA (Reuters) - An explosion near Bogota's bullring injured at least 31 people, most of them police officers as they prepared for protests in Colombia's capital on Sunday, the mayor's office said. ...

Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 16 people killed
BBC - 2017-02-19 16:27
Witnesses say the bomb went off in a part of the city popular with soldiers, civilians and traders. ...

Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 18, wounds 25
Reuters - 2017-02-19 14:43
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A blast from a suicide car bomb ripped through a market in Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 18 people and wounding at least 25, a local official said, days after the country elected a new president. ...

Syrian government forces press attack on Damascus outskirts: monitors, medic
Reuters - 2017-02-19 10:20
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus's outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16 people, a medical worker and war monitors said. ...

People in Ilam exult in Erqewan region on snowy day
KurdPress - 2017-02-19 10:05
People in Erqewan forestry region, Ilam province, express joy on a snowy day. The region has seen a huge snow fall this winter. Photo: Saeed Bag Nazari ...

PM Abadi Announces Start of West Mosul Offensive
BAS News - 2017-02-19 08:35
The operation aims to liberate people of Mosul, Abadi says MOSUL— Iraqi PM Haidar al-Abadi announced on Sunday the start of the operation to retake control of western Mosul from the Islamic State (IS). The Iraqi troops launched a large-scale offensive ai ...

EPP Head Stresses Need of KRG-EP Ties
BAS News - 2017-02-18 22:13
German support to Iraqi and Peshmerga forces has led to significant results MUNICH — German MEP Manfred Weber, Head of the European People's Party (EPP) grouping in the EU Parliament, met with the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in the margins ...

Erbil Hospitals Short On Medical Supplies Due to Mosul Operation
BAS News - 2017-02-18 22:13
28,000 individuals from military and civilians have received treatment in Erbil ERBIL— General Health Directorate of Erbil province announced on Thursday that about 28,000 people injured or affected by the operation of Mosul have been treated in the capi ...

Syrian government forces attack rebel areas on Damascus outskirts: Syrian Observatory
Reuters - 2017-02-18 20:47
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces attacked rebel-held areas on the northeastern outskirts of Damascus with rockets and shellfire on Saturday and killed at least nine people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. ...

Iranian military forces shot gunfire, and killed four people and wounded another one in Salmas
Kurdpa - 2017-02-18 20:05

German Defense Minister Shows Support for Kurdistan Independence
BAS News - 2017-02-18 19:15
Having a sovereign state is a decision at the hands of Kurdish people, Von Der Leyen says MUNICH — German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has made it clear that her country will respect a decision by Kurds for having an independent country of their ...

Turkey: Car Bomb Attack Kills Two Civilians In Sanliurfa Province
BAS News - 2017-02-18 19:15
LEEDS — A car bomb explosion killed two people including a 10-year-old child and injured at least 18 others in the predominantly Kurdish town of Viransehir in southern Turkey on Friday night. A car bomb attack took the lives of two civilians including a ...

At least 19 dead after bus turns over in Argentinean Andes
Reuters - 2017-02-18 14:46
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A bus traveling to Chile flipped over in Argentina's Mendoza province early on Saturday, killing at least 19 people on a remote mountain road in the Andes, local authorities said. ...

Turkey detains 26 people after car bomb, governor says PKK responsible
NRT - 2017-02-18 14:12

Asya Abdullah: Interests of Kurds unaffected by Russian-Iranian-Turkish cooperation
Waar Media - 2017-02-18 13:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Collaboration that Russia, Iran and Turkey are maintaining the sphere of peace settlement in Syria does not affect the interests of the Kurdish people in any way, Asya Abdullah, the co-chairperson of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) told a new ...

Syrian jets strike rebel-held Homs district, death toll mounts: activist, monitors
Reuters - 2017-02-18 13:38
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian warplanes carried out air strikes in a besieged rebel-held district of Homs on Saturday that killed at least two people, adding to a death toll of more than 20 in nearly two weeks of air raids, an activist and monitors said. ...

It's Time for Kurds to Achieve Independence: Trubinkov
BAS News - 2017-02-18 12:53
Independence is a legitimate right of Kurds, Vyacheslav Trubnikov says MUNICH — It is time for the Kurdish people in the Kurdistan Region to achieve independence, Vyacheslav Trubnikov, a Russian journalist and former diplomat told BasNews on Saturday. Tr ...

26 people detained after Turkey car bomb attack | News OK
Newsok - 2017-02-18 12:22

IS Captive Says He Has Raped 200 Women and Killed 500 People
BAS News - 2017-02-18 11:52
He was captured by the Kurdish Counter-terrorism forces during Kirkuk attack ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militant Ammar Hussein who is now a captive in Sulaymaniyah province confessed that he has raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities particu ...

Turkey detains 26 people after car bomb, governor says PKK responsible
Reuters - 2017-02-18 10:27
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities detained 26 people over a car bomb attack in the southeastern town of Viransehir, the provincial governor's office said on Saturday. ...

California 'bombogenesis', biggest storm in years, kills two
BBC - 2017-02-18 09:03
Two people are killed as California is hit by flash floods from its biggest storm in years. ...

One killed, 15 wounded in car bomb attack in Turkey’s Sanliurfa
KurdPress - 2017-02-18 01:57
One child was killed and another 15 people were wounded in a car bomb attack staged near lodgings housing of judges and prosecutors in the Viransehir district of the southeastern province of Sanliurfa on Feb. 17, the Sanliurfa Governor has announced. ...

Coalition spokesman: ISIS threats to west Mosul civilians to end in 'coming weeks’
Rûdaw - 2017-02-17 22:20
"They are posing dangers to the people that are around them and this something that will end in the coming weeks." ...

UN Praises BCF on Great Job in IDP Camps
BAS News - 2017-02-17 22:03
LEEDS — The UN Coordinator for Iraq, Lisa Grande said Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) has provided the best humanitarian aid to the displaced people on the territory of the Kurdish Region, during her visit to the Hassan Shan camp for Internally Displace ...

Tony Blair: ‘Rise Up’ Against Brexit
Waar Media - 2017-02-17 14:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Speaking in the City of London, the former prime minister claimed that people voted in the referendum “without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit”. He urged “a way out from the present rush over the cliff’s edge”. Former Tory leader Iain Du ...

Wailing, anger at Sufi shrine in Pakistan after bomber kills 77
Reuters - 2017-02-17 09:39
SEHWAN SHARIF, Pakistan (Reuters) - Wailing Sufi devotees thronged a blood-stained shrine in southern Pakistan on Friday, shouting at police a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 77 people in an attack claimed by a regional branch of Islamic State. ...

US Condemns Thursday’s Attack in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-02-17 02:30
LEEDS — The administration of the US President Donald Trump officially condemned the bomb attacks that took place in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Thursday and took the lives of at least 55 people. The US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark ...

Baghdad car bomb claimed by ISIS kills 51 Orient Net - AP A car bomb in Baghdad killed at least 51 people and wounded more than 60 ..
Orient News - 2017-02-17 02:06

Death Toll in Thursday’s Baghdad Blast Rises to 55
BAS News - 2017-02-17 00:28
Many wounded scummed to their injuries LEEDS — The number of people who died as a result of Thursday’s car bomb in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad has increased to 55, Iraqi media reported. The death toll after the bomb blast in Baghdad on Thursday inc ...

Three people found dead in water tank in Australia
BBC - 2017-02-16 23:55
One man collapsed before another man and a woman went to his aid and also died, police say. ...

HRW: Hashd Al-Shaabi Destroys Villages West of Mosul
BAS News - 2017-02-16 21:29
HRW says militiamen have destroyed and looted homes west of Mosul ISTANBUL— The Human Rights Watch (HRW) is accusing the People's Mobilization Forces (PMF), also known as Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) and Hashd al-Shaabi of unnecessarily looting, dama ...

Dozens dead in Baghdad car bomb attack
BBC - 2017-02-16 20:08
A car bomb at a used car market in Bayaa in southern Baghdad kills at least 48 people. ...

Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens
BBC - 2017-02-16 18:12
At least 50 people are killed as a bomber blows himself up among devotees in a popular shrine. ...

Car Bomb Attack in Baghdad Costs Over 45 Lives
BAS News - 2017-02-16 17:17
50 more are wounded BAGHDAD — A car bomb attack in central Baghdad left over 45 people dead and more than 50 wounded, Iraqi media reported. A car packed with explosives exploded near car dealerships in the Shi'ite area of Bayaa in the south of the city o ...

Baghdad car bomb kills 48 as Islamic State escalates insurgency
Reuters - 2017-02-16 17:12
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car packed with explosives blew up on Thursday in southern Baghdad, killing at least 48 people and wounding 55, security and medical sources said, in the deadliest such attack in Iraq this year. ...

Baghdad car bomb kills at least 48
BBC - 2017-02-16 17:04
A car bomb in southern Baghdad kills at least 48 people - the third such blast in three days. ...

At least 25 reported dead in suicide attack on Pakistani shrine
Reuters - 2017-02-16 16:51
KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, police said, with local media reporting at least 25 people had been killed and dozens more wounded in the latest in a wave of bombings this wee ...

Car bomb kills 45 people in southwestern Baghdad
NRT - 2017-02-16 16:26

Displaced people of Syria's "beehive" villages dream of return
Reuters - 2017-02-16 08:37
ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) - The sculpted mud domes of the villages southeast of Aleppo are collapsing from war damage and neglect after years on the front line between Syria's army and Islamic State militants, their inhabitants long since gone. ...

Syria's Assad says Trump travel ban "not against Syrian people"
Reuters - 2017-02-16 08:37
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's President Assad said that U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to ban Syrian nationals from entering the United States were "not against the Syrian people", in an interview with French broadcasters that aired on Thursday. ...

PYD Forces People to Go on Strike, Protest Ocalan’s Arrest: Activists
BAS News - 2017-02-15 23:50
Supporters of the party obliged shop owners to close down the market ERBIL — On the 18th anniversary of the arrest of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader, Abdullah Ocalan, a public strike took place in the Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), but some locals sai ...

18 Killed in Baghdad Blast
BAS News - 2017-02-15 20:10
At least 42 others injured in the terrorist attack BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber at the wheel of an explosives-laden vehicle killed at least 18 people in Iraq’s capital city on Wednesday, security sources confirmed. The attack targeted a busy street in the ...

Baghdad blast 'kills 18' in Shia district of Sadr City
BBC - 2017-02-15 19:49
A suicide bomber kills at least 18 people in the Sadr City suburb of the Iraqi capital, sources say. ...

Youths marching against the conspiracy reach Kobanê
ANHA - 2017-02-15 19:10
KOBANÊ – Young people who organized a long march against the 15 February conspiracy have reached the Kobanê town centre. The long walk against the International Conspiracy led by the Rojava Youth Union and the Young Women’s Union began on February 13th in ...

Turkmen youth condemn the International Conspiracy
ANHA - 2017-02-15 19:10
GIRE SPI – Turkmen youth stated that Abdullah Ocalan, despite his presence in isolation, had spread his democratic-nation philosophy. The young people of Hemak Tirkmen village, east of Girê Spi, stated that they condemn the abduction of the Kurdish people ...

How the Coalition is stabilising liberated areas
The Global Coalition - 2017-02-15 16:54
The Government of Iraq (GoI) will only defeat Da’esh if it can help people return to their homes in liberated areas and assist them in rebuilding their lives. The primary goal of the Coalition Working Group on Stabilization, co-chaired by Germany and the ...

Suicide bomber kills five outside government office in Pakistan
Reuters - 2017-02-15 11:55
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in Pakistan on Wednesday, killing five people, the army said, the latest attack in a new surge in militant violence. ...

Oxfam warns that 750,000 people are trapped in western Mosul
NRT - 2017-02-15 11:22

Life ceases in Rojava
ANHA - 2017-02-15 10:31
Life has ceased in the cities and towns of Rojava-North Syria in the 18 anniversary of the international conspiracy that targeted the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Knife-wielding attackers kill five in China's Xinjiang: govt
Reuters - 2017-02-15 01:49
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three knife-wielding attackers have killed five people and injured five others in China's far western region of Xinjiang before police killed the "thugs", a regional government said. ...

Turkey Claims Targeting 4 PKK Positions
BAS News - 2017-02-15 01:35
Police also arrested hundreds of people in relation to PKK affiliation ERBIL — Turkish warplanes late on Tuesday targeted four military positions belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the mainly-Kurdish areas of southern Turkey, said the cou ...

Albanian police catch four suspects in van robbery
Reuters - 2017-02-14 23:19
TIRANA (Reuters) - Albanian police arrested on Tuesday four people suspected of involvement in the theft of $3.2 million during a cash transport near the main airport last Thursday and have recovered an undisclosed amount of money. ...

Turkey: Hundreds detained over alleged links to PKK
Aljazeera - 2017-02-14 22:45
State media says more than 800 people have been detained in operations carried out in 37 provinces. ...

Bangladesh police shoot dead militant linked to cafe attack
Reuters - 2017-02-14 19:15
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police on Tuesday shot dead a suspected militant commander and a close aide of the mastermind of the cafe attack last year that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, a police official said. ...

Sinjar to Be Reconstructed for Aboriginals Not "Outsiders": Official
BAS News - 2017-02-14 18:52
So far only 9,000 IDP families have returned to Sinjar ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has plans to reconstruct the devastated town of Sinjar for the aboriginal people not "outsiders", said Sinjar mayor. So far "good steps" for reconstructing ...

Turkey arrests Frenchman suspected of helping plan New Year nightclub attack
Reuters - 2017-02-14 15:14
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have arrested a Frenchman suspected of helping plan a New Year's Day shooting in an Istanbul nightclub which killed 39 people, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday. ...

Al-Jazeera components denounce the international conspiracy
ANHA - 2017-02-14 10:27
A demonstration for denouncing the international conspiracy that targeted the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan was started with the participation of thousands of the components of 6 cities in al-Jazeera canton on Monday. ...

Turkish police detain more than 500 people in operations targeting PKK: Anadolu
Reuters - 2017-02-14 07:27
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained more than 500 people on Monday in operations across Turkey targeting suspects linked with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, state-run Anadolu news agency reported. ...

Hundreds of PKK Supporters Arrested in Turkey
BAS News - 2017-02-13 22:04
They were arrested in different cities across Turkey ISTANBUL — About 70 people have been arrested in Istanbul on Monday for participating in demonstrations in support of the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK), Turkish media revealed. The police in Turkey's ...

The United Kingdom reaffirms its support to the Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Barzani expressed his appreciation to the people and government of the United Kingdom for supporting the Region in the fight against terror.
Kurdistan Regional Government - 2017-02-13 21:18

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Calls for Protection of Judicial Authorities
BAS News - 2017-02-13 20:51
Unauthorized people must be disarmed, said al-Jabouri BAGHDAD — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri on Monday urged the government and security forces to protect the judicial authorities against violent actions. In a press conference in Baghdad, Ja ...

Tour bus crashes in Taiwan, at least 32 dead
Reuters - 2017-02-13 18:33
TAIPEI (Reuters) - At least 32 people were killed when a tour bus crashed on a highway near Taipei Tuesday night, with Taiwanese television footage showing the bus careening toward a road barrier at a highway curve before flipping on its side. ...

Ethnic clashes in central Mali kill at least 13
Reuters - 2017-02-13 18:09
BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least 13 people were killed in central Mali at the weekend in inter-ethnic clashes between Fulanis and Bambaras, the interior ministry said on Monday, escalating a conflict over resources in a region increasingly outside state contro ...

Oroville Dam risk: Thousands ordered to evacuate homes
Waar Media - 2017-02-13 16:54
WAAR-DUHOK: More than 180,000 people in northern California have been told to evacuate their homes after both overflow channels at the tallest dam in the US were found to be damaged. The emergency spillway of the 770ft (230m) tall Oroville Dam was close ...

Taiwan tour bus crash kills many
BBC - 2017-02-13 16:29
Twenty-eight people believed killed after tour bus flips over on road near Taiwan's capital, officials say ...

Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker wanted to kill Christians: Hurriyet, citing court document
Reuters - 2017-02-13 15:57
ANKARA (Reuters) - An Islamist gunman, who has confessed to the killing of 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, told a court that he had aimed to kill Christians during his attack, Hurriyet newspaper said on Monday, citing testimony given ...

At least 10 people killed in blast in Pakistani city of Lahore: media
Reuters - 2017-02-13 15:32
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed when a blast hit a crowd of protesters in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, local media reported. ...

At Least Four Killed by Avalanche in French Alps
Waar Media - 2017-02-13 15:11
WAAR-DUHOK: An avalanche killed at least four people at the ski resort of Tignes in France, the BFMTV channel reported Monday citing representatives of rescue services. The report said the circumstances of the incident in Tignes, which is a commune in so ...

Mosul: IS Warns Against Celebrating Valentine's Day
BAS News - 2017-02-13 13:33
The group threatens people with death if they celebrate the day MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) in Mosul threatens people of Mosul with death if they celebrate Valentine's Day or wear the event-related red clothes. According to local sources, an IS leader ...

Manbij: thousands take to streets decrying conspiracy on Ocalan
ANHA - 2017-02-13 12:26
Thousands of Manbij people have taken to streets in massive protests to decry the isolation on the Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan holding the slogan” We Cannot Live Without our Leader” assuring that Ocalan has struggled for all Middle East peoples to live ...

Turkey obligates Kurds to demonstrate against Rojava.
ANHA - 2017-02-13 12:26
AFRIN– The Turkish state obligates the Kurds on the Turkish land to go out for demonstrations against the Kurdish people in Syria and northern Syria. Moreover, anyone who does not participate in the demonstrations would go out of the Turkish lands. Reliab ...

Syrian government is ready for prisoner swap with rebels: state TV
Reuters - 2017-02-13 09:56
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government is prepared to swap prisoners in its jails for people "kidnapped by terrorist groups", state television reported on Monday, citing an official source. ...

Daraa: Courses in first aid to people of Yadoudeh
Orient News - 2017-02-13 02:00

Iraqi President Calls For Calm Resolution of Protests in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-02-12 20:44
LEEDS — Iraqi President Fuad Masum has called for a calm resolution of the awaking of deadly protests in the capital city, Baghdad. Thousands of people, supporters of the Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, went out on the streets of the Iraqi capital on Sat ...

UNAMI Shows Concern Over Deadly Protests in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-02-12 19:34
BAGHDAD – The UN office in Iraq has expressed concerns over the violent demonstrations in Iraq’s capital city on Saturday which resulted in the death of five people. “The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) is concerned that demonstrations ...

Latest Update on Casualties in Saturday's Baghdad Protests
BAS News - 2017-02-12 18:49
Five people were killed, more than a hundred injured BAGHDAD — Saturday's violent protests in the Iraqi capital city, Baghdad, resulted in the death of five people, Iraq’s Interior Ministry confirmed in a statement. A total number of 174 protesters were ...

Families of internationalist fighters speak up: YPG are not terrorists, they are!
ANHA - 2017-02-12 17:57
The families of the internationalist freedom fighters reacted to those who wanted to put the People's Protection Units (YPG) on the list of terrorist organizations, saying, "The real ones who should be called terrorists are they." ...

India activist Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel medal recovered
BBC - 2017-02-12 15:38
Three people have been arrested in connection with last week's burglary in New Delhi, police say. ...

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