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PICTURE: 9-Year-Old Yezidi Girl Freed from IS

PICTURE: 9-Year-Old Yezidi Girl Freed from IS

BAS News - 2017-08-08 14:28
ERBIL — Another Kurdish Yezidi child has been rescued from the grip of the Islamic State (IS) militants with the help of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Vian Dakhil, the sole Yezidi member of the Iraqi parliament, confirmed the report in a tweet on ...
PICTURE: 9-Year-Old Yezidi Girl Freed from IS - BAS News

Five Yezidi Abductees Freed from IS in Iraq, Syria

BAS News - 2017-08-31 12:08
ERBIL — A fourteen-year-old Kurdish Yezidi girl was freed from the grip of the Islamic State (IS) militants on Thursday in Syria, KRG’s office for Yezidi Abductees announced. Hussein Qaidi, Head of Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Office for Yezidi ...

350 Yezidi Abductees Believed to Be in Tel Afar: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-20 12:49
ERBIL Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has estimated 350 Kurdish Yezidi abductees to be held by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq’s northern town of Tel Afar. In a statement to BasNews, Eidan Kalo, head of KRG’s office for Yezidi Abductees' Affairs ...

Yezidi Boy Reunited with Family After Being Freed from IS

BAS News - 2017-08-17 23:13
ERBIL — A 12-year-old Yezidi boy, who was freed from Islamic State (IS) captivity was reunited with his refugee mother in Canada on Thursday. Emad Mishko Tammo expressed his gratitude for the Canadian government and the president of the Liberation of Chr ...

Gulf Keystone Receives Payment from KRG for April Oil Export

BAS News - 2017-08-14 17:04
ERBIL — Gulf Keystone Petroleum is set to receive a further payment of $15 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for crude oil exports from Sheikhan field. The London-listed producer said in a statement that it has been notified by the KRG ...

Another Yezidi Child Freed from IS

BAS News - 2017-08-14 00:10
DUHOK — Another Kurdish Yezidi child was liberated form the grip of Islamic State (IS) after three years captivity, official confirmed. Identified with first initials only, the freed Yezidi child was only five years old when kidnapped by the jihadist gro ...

A citizen from Marivan was severely wounded due a mine explosion

Kurdpa - 2017-08-12 11:08
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Mariwan (Marivan) was on Wednesday evening Aguust 9th severely injured by a mine explosion left from the eight-year-old war between Iran and Iraq, according to a report received by Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa). ...

21-Year-Old Yezidi Girl Rescued from IS

BAS News - 2017-08-11 21:42
ERBIL — With the help of Kurdish security forces, another Kurdish Yezidi woman was liberated from the grip of Islamic State (IS) on Friday, said an official. Diyana Amin, 21, is now reunited with her family, but her mother, sister, and two brothers are s ...

Yezidi Girl Held by Mosul Family Freed

BAS News - 2017-08-10 15:57
ERBIL— A 16-year-old Yezidi girl who was held by a family in the right bank of Mosul was freed on Thursday, said an official. The girl, local to Kojo village near Sinjar, reunited with her family right away after she was rescued, Barakat Shamo, a Yezidi ...

Two More Yezidi Girls Freed from IS

BAS News - 2017-08-01 19:02
ERBIL— Two abducted Yezidi girls were rescued from the Islamic State (IS) captivity in Mosul Tuesday. The four-year-old Shilan Faruq, from Nasri village of Sinjar was freed today, said Barakat Shamo, Yezidi representative at Nineveh Provincial Council. S ...

44 Yezidi Abductees Freed from IS in July

BAS News - 2017-08-01 15:05
3,092 Yezidis have been freed from IS since August 3, 2014 ERBIL — 44 abducted Yezidis were rescued from the Islamic State (IS) militants during the last month, according to a report by KRG’s Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs. Directorate of Ye ...

15-Year-Old Yezidi Girl Freed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-18 19:45
ERBIL— Through a coordinated effort, a 15-year-old Yezidi girl from Sinjar was freed from the Islamic State (IS) captivity in Mosul on Tuesday, said a related official. The girl from Tal Qasab district of Sinjar was freed jointly by the office of Yezidi ...

Committees to Free Yezidi Abductees in Mosul IDP Camps: Official

BAS News - 2017-07-11 16:41
ERBIL— Several committees have been set up by a related directorate at the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs to search for the Yezidi abductees in the camps where Mosul IDPs reside. Kahyri Bozani, the direc ...

KRG attends conference of Global Coalition against Islamic State

Waar Media - 2017-07-11 14:30
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will attend this week’s conference in Washington DC of the Global Coalition to Defeat the Islamic State (ISIS). The State Department is hosting three days of meetings, which begin today and run through ...

Picture: 16-Year-Old Yezidi Girl Rescued from IS

BAS News - 2017-07-10 15:37
DUHOK — Another Kurdish Yezidi girl was rescued on Monday in Mosul while the Islamic State (IS) is on the brink of total defeat in the city.Hussein Qaidi, head of Kurdistan Region’s office for Yezidi Abductees' Affairs, said that a 16-year-old girl was f ...