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Militias Attack Journalists in Central Mosul

BAS News - 2017-11-18 18:26
MOSUL — Iraqi Observatory for Freedom of Press condemned on Friday the violent acts against a group of journalists in Mosul by local Sunni mobilisation forces. The monitoring group revealed that reporters and a cameraman for Mosulia Channel were bitten b ...

“Minors marriage law is moral support for ISIS thought “

ANHA - 2017-11-12 14:24
The Kongra Star in Lebanon has condemned the amendment in the Personal Status Law to allow the minors marriage, saying that this is a flagrant violation of the child 's rights and a consecration of violent and harmful practices. On behalf of all women, de ...

Kurdistan Never Favours Violence: PM

BAS News - 2017-11-01 01:00
ERBIL — The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani, has reiterated that Erbil has always been against aggression and violent actions with Baghdad, and the recent tensions could have been prevented with talks. The Iraqi g ...

KRG Calls on People to Keep Calm

BAS News - 2017-10-29 22:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) expressed concern over the reports of violent actions in some areas of Kurdistan Region by those disguising among peaceful public gatherings, calling on the people to keep the situation calm. It has also urged ...

Deir-ez- Zor’s eastern countryside: violent clashes ongoing

ANHA - 2017-10-23 10:51
Violent and strong clashes are continuing between IS mercenaries on the one hand and the forces of the Syrian regime and the militias supporting them on the other hand in several axes of the eastern bank of the Euphrates River opposite the airport of Deir ...

Al-Jabha al-Shamiya gangs seize Qabasin, conflicts over crossings

ANHA - 2017-10-16 14:11
The mercenaries of al-Jabha al-Shamya have dominated the town of Qabasin, while most of the villages and towns of al-Shahba occupied areas have witnessed dozens of mortalities and casualties after violent clashes between the mercenaries of al-Sultan Murad ...

Clashes between regime and mercenaries in northern countryside of Aleppo

ANHA - 2017-09-30 16:49
ALEPPO – Violent clashes broke out between the mercenary groups and the Syrian regime forces in both the Kufra Hamera and Al-Malah villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo. Violent clashes broke out between the forces of the Syrian regime stationed ...

US Senate Advances Bill to Aid Christian IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-21 14:30
ERBIL — The United States is working on a bill to step up its support to the Iraqi Christians who have been subject to violent actions and genocide. On September 19th, Senate's Foreign Relations Committee voted on the bill in hopes of moving it closer to ...

Female Peshmerga receives ‘Global Hope Coalition’ award in New York

Waar Media - 2017-09-20 15:01
WAAR-DUHOK: A female Peshmerga has received a UNESCO award acknowledging “everyday heroes” in the campaign to fight violent extremism and intolerance. Lt. Kochar Saleh Haji, who has been a Peshmerga for eight years, was one of 10 recipients from around t ...

Herders against Farmers: Nigeria’s Expanding Deadly Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-19 19:00
Propelled by desertification, insecurity and the loss of grazing land to expanding settlements, the southward migration of Nigeria’s herders is causing violent competition over land with local farmers. To prevent the crisis from escalating, the governmen ...

Iraq says may use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

FOX News - 2017-09-17 14:46
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. ...

Iraq says it's prepared to use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

Chicago Tribune - 2017-09-17 02:40
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. If the Iraqi population is "threatened by t ...

Al-Raqqa: a prison liberated, 3 bombed vehicles destroyed

ANHA - 2017-09-16 12:12
Al–RAQQA- Violent clashes between Syrian Democratic Forces and IS mercenaries are ongoing in the center of the city of al- Raqqa where SDF fighters managed to detonate three bombed vehicles and liberate a prison in al-Amin neighborhood. Al-Raqqa liberatio ...

Since Sept 15… black attack on Kobanî, balance changed-2

ANHA - 2017-09-14 13:22
S mercenaries launched a violent attack on the city of Kobani in mid-September 2014, and it was not long enough to enter the city of Kobani and occupy an area estimated to reach more than half, but the will was stronger than the military force, so the res ...

Ukraine’s New Diplomatic Battlefronts: U.S. Weapons, UN Peacekeepers

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-13 12:42
The front lines between the Ukrainian army and Moscow-backed forces in eastern Ukraine may be static but see frequent and violent firefights. Diplomatic manoeuvering over new U.S. lethal weapons for Kyiv risks aggravating the conflict and Russia’s UN pea ...

News of a massacre in Deir ez-Zor by regime

ANHA - 2017-09-11 15:46
ALEPPO- Activists reported the killing of 15 civilians in Deir ez-Zor after the Russian air strikes on the city. The Syrian warplanes launched several raids targeting the area of the Panorama Square in Deir ez-Zor, accompanied by violent clashes between D ...

SDF fighters liberate al-Morour in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-09-10 12:26
AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated al-Morour neighborhood from IS gangs after violent clashes in the neighborhood. Al-Raqqa liberation campaign continues at full momentum as Syrian Democratic Forces advance within the city’s neighborhoods i ...

Clashes in 3 neighborhoods, 23 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-08-30 10:37
AL-RAQQA- Violent clashes are still ongoing between Syrian Democratic Forces and IS gangs since Tuesday night in 3 neighborhoods in the city of al-Raqqa, 23 mercenaries were killed according to initial information. Syrian Democratic Forces are continuing ...

Essential Guide to Kenya’s High Stakes Election on 8 August

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-01 18:41
Kenya’s 8 August elections are rapidly approaching and concerns continue to mount over the prospect of electoral violence. In thisA, Senior Kenya Analyst Murithi Mutiga looks at what is at stake and assesses efforts to prevent another violent fallout fro ...

Baghdad Unsafe for Kurdish Media Activists: MP

BAS News - 2017-07-22 16:24
ERBIL — The deterioration of security situation in Iraq’s capital has provided the armed groups with the freedom to conduct arbitrary violent acts and kidnap Kurdish journalists and media activists, said a lawmaker. Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament ...

House members demand apology from Turkish president

K-Medya - 2017-07-22 02:52
WASHINGTON Standing on the site of a recent violent altercation between protesters and bodyguards of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, members of Congress from both parties condemned what they said was an assault on American values and demanded an a ...

Violent clashes in al-Rowda, 27 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-07-10 11:52
al-Rowda neighborhood east of al-Raqqa city is witnessing violent clashes between SDF and IS gangs, during the clashes, 27 mercenaries have been killed, and arms and ammunition were seized. ...

SDF liberates al-Mazarie Square

ANHA - 2017-07-08 12:10
AL-0RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have completely liberated al-Mazarie Square in al-Barid neighborhood, al-Raqqa city Most fronts in al-Raqqa city are witnessing violent clashes between SDF and IS gangs as SDF continues its advance towards al-Raqqa city ...

German police clash with protesters before G-20 summit

Waar Media - 2017-07-07 08:29
WAAR-DUHOK: German police clashed with violent protesters Thursday in Hamburg a day ahead of the Group of 20 summit, using water cannons, pepper spray and batons to disperse marchers after some attacked them with bottles and other objects. The skirmishes ...

IS Chief Al-Baghdadi’s Senior Assistant Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-06 14:56
MOSUL — The Iraqi forces killed the general assistant of the Islamic State (IS) chief Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi on Thursday while advancing in al-Maidan, the last IS-held neighbourhood in Old City district in west Mosul. Iraqi forces are engaged in violent s ...

Al-Ghota village liberated south of al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-06-27 14:29
AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated al-Ghota village which lies south of al-Raqqa city. Our reporters keeping up with al-Raqqa liberation campaign said that, after violent clashes between SDF and IS gangs south of al-Raqqa, SDF fighters comp ...

Al-Raqqa: clashes in al-Barid, Batany, 16 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-06-19 17:24
Violent clashes erupted between Syrian Democratic Forces and IS gangs in al-Barid and Batany neighborhoods east of al-Raqqa city, consequently, 16 mercenaries were killed till now, fighters also seized an ammunition repository south of al-Raqqa. ...

Clashes intensify in al-Raqqa, 38 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-06-17 15:12
Al-Baytra neighborhood east of al-Raqqa, al-Barid and Huteen neighborhoods west of it are witnessing violent clashes since Friday afternoon, consequently, 38 mercenaries have been killed till now, SDF fighters have also entered al-Qadisiyah neighborhood w ...

SDF progresses in al-Raqqa, 75 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-06-07 14:53
AL-RAQQA- Violent clashes are ongoing in al-Mushlab al-Sharqi and al-Jazra neighborhoods west of al-Raqqa city, as fighters continue their advance in the city, 75 mercenaries have been killed, according to SDF commanders. The Wrath of Euphrates operation ...

Kenya’s Rift Valley: Old Wounds, Devolution’s New Anxieties

International Crisis Group - 2017-05-30 18:15
While the chance is small that August 2017 elections ignite a major conflict, county governorship races could well trigger inter-ethnic clashes in the Rift Valley, Kenya’s populous economic heart. The government should train police in non-violent methods ...

Morocco authorities arrest 20 after clashes in north - agency

Reuters - 2017-05-28 00:59
RABAT (Reuters) - Moroccan authorities have arrested 20 people following violent clashes between police and protesters in the northern city of Al-Hoceima on Friday evening, the local prosecutor said on Saturday. ...

North of Azadi (al-Hurriya) Dam liberated by SDF fighters

ANHA - 2017-05-25 19:39
RAQQA – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters liberated the Gidêran village from ISIS after violent clashes. Ten gangs were killed in the clashes which took place. With the emancipation of the village, the northern part of Azadi (al-Hurriya) Dam was ...

Al-Raqqa: village liberated, 13 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-05-21 19:42
SDF fighters managed to liberate Serhiba Sharqi village, and two neighborhoods in Hamarat Nasir village, 13 IS mercenaries have been killed amid violent clashes in the remaining neighborhood of Hamarat Nusra and Serhiba Gharbi. ...

South Africa's Zuma says spate of women and child murders 'a crisis'

Reuters - 2017-05-18 17:25
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday that a spate of violent attacks against women and children represented a national "crisis" as he visited the family of a three-year old girl who was raped and killed. ...

Amid heckles, Mexico president vows more to stop reporter murders

Reuters - 2017-05-18 00:18
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto was heckled by journalists on Wednesday as he announced measures to strengthen investigations into attacks on reporters and offer them greater protection from being murdered by violent drug gang ...

Sri Lanka’s Transition to Nowhere

International Crisis Group - 2017-05-16 16:28
Fragile hopes for lasting peace and cooperation across party and ethnic lines are imperilled. To avoid leaders of the corrupt and violent former regime taking back control of the country, President Sirisena’s two-year-old “unity government” should put as ...

Sadr: EU Countries Better Stop Putting Pressure on Muslims

BAS News - 2017-05-14 22:21
BAGHDAD — The powerful Iraqi Shi’ite cleric and leader of the Sadrist Movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, has warned the European countries to end pressuring the Muslim refugees as the move is likely to provoke violent acts in their countries. The remarks are app ...

Facebook to hire 3,000 more monitors to block violent videos

Waar Media - 2017-05-05 13:57
WAAR-DUHOK: Facebook will hire 3,000 more people over the next year to respond to reports of inappropriate material on the social media network and speed up the removal of videos showing murder, suicide and other violent acts, chief executive Mark Zucker ...

On May Day, workers of the world unite - and protest

Reuters - 2017-05-01 20:31
LONDON (Reuters) - Europeans took to the streets on Monday, celebrating the international workers' holiday of May Day with an assortment of rallies and demonstrations, which in France turned violent as protesters threw petrol bombs at police. ...

French riot police clash with youths protesting election

Reuters - 2017-04-27 14:39
PARIS (Reuters) - French riot police clashed with youths in central Paris on Thursday when a demonstration against far right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron turned violent. ...

Paraguay's lower house rejects presidential re-election amendment

Reuters - 2017-04-27 01:43
ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguay's lower house of Congress on Wednesday rejected a constitutional amendment that would have allowed for presidential re-election, ending a month-long political crisis that aroused violent protests. ...

Prison shootout in violent Venezuela leaves 12 dead

Reuters - 2017-04-26 23:34
CARACAS (Reuters) - A prison riot in Venezuela's eastern state of Anzoategui has left at least 12 people dead and 11 wounded, a spokesman at the Prisons Ministry said on Wednesday, the latest incident in the crisis-hit country's overcrowded and violent ja ...

Injured Venezuela protesters face another woe: finding medicine

Reuters - 2017-04-26 19:11
CARACAS (Reuters) - Demonstrators injured in Venezuela's often violent street protests are facing additional hardship: how to get treatment in a crisis-hit country where basics like antibiotics and painkillers are running short. ...

Brazil indigenous protest over land rights turns violent

Reuters - 2017-04-26 01:07
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Indigenous people and police clashed in Brazil's capital city on Tuesday, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in return during a protest against farmers' encroachment on reservations. ...

Al-Raqqa: ongoing violent clashes at 10 different points

ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
IS mercenaries have attacked on Sunday morning many Syrian Democratic Forces points on the outskirts of al-Tabqa city, aiming to break the siege on its mercenaries, suicide bombers and heavy arms were used. ...

Death toll in Venezuelan protests reaches nine

Reuters - 2017-04-21 16:46
CARACAS (Reuters) - A man was killed in a protest in the Venezuelan capital on Thursday night, an official said on Friday, marking the ninth death in a wave of sometimes violent demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's government. ...

Brazil agrees to lower police retirement age after violent protest

Reuters - 2017-04-20 01:31
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government on Wednesday agreed to lower the minimum retirement age for police officers in a pension reform, a day after members of their unions stormed Congress to protest the controversial bill aimed reining in soaring ...

Al-Hatash village liberated

ANHA - 2017-04-19 10:34
AL-RAQQA– Fighters of the Wrath of Euphrates have liberated al-Hatash village from IS gangs. After violent clashes which lasted from IS gangs. The fighters have liberated on Wednesday morning Om al-Tenak, Bir Jarba, and Jarwa, having liberated these villa ...

France urges closer security ties with Uzbekistan after militant attacks

Reuters - 2017-04-15 21:30
TASHKENT (Reuters) - France and Uzbekistan need to strengthen security cooperation in order to combat jihadist groups and prevent violent attacks, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told Reuters on Saturday during a visit to the Central Asian natio ...

Al-Raqqa’s ‘Ayed al-Kabeer village liberated

ANHA - 2017-04-11 12:40
AL-RAQQA- Fighters of Wrath of Euphrates have liberated ‘Ayed al-Kabeer village after violent clashes the village witnessed. Our reporters who are keeping up with the campaign said that the Syrian Democratic Forces managed after fierce clashes to liberate ...
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