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PYD meets with teachers in Kobani

PYD meets with teachers in Kobani

ANHA - 2017-08-10 21:29
KOBANI – The Democratic Union Party (PYD) gathered with teachers in Pêndir village to promote Rojava’s general system. Representatives of the Democratic Union Party held discussions with teachers aiming to assess Rojava’s general system and the role of PY ...
PYD meets with teachers in Kobani - ANHA

Kurdistan Region President meets with US Secretary of Defense

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-06 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with a senior American delegation headed by Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Erbil. According to the official website of the Kurdistan Region Presidency, P ...

Yazidi activist Nadia Murad meets with French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
PARIS,— Yazidi human rights activist, UN Goodwill Ambassador and Islamic State group IS survivor, Nadia Murad, met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris to talk about the future of the Yazidi community in Shingal (Sinjar) as well as me ...

U.S. Defense Secretary meets Masoud Barzani in Erbil

KurdPress - 2017-08-23 11:37
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil on Tuesday, August 22, where he was expected to push against plans to hold a referendum on independence, a U.S official said. ...

Top Iranian General Meets Turkish President in Ankara

Waar Media - 2017-08-17 15:11
WAAR-DUHOK: Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan held talks on regional and global developments in Ankara. During the meeting on Wednesday, general Baqeri and Presiden ...

Eating food with hands, an inherited tradition amongst Arabs

ANHA - 2017-08-12 13:28
AL-TABQA- Table etiquettes differ from a nation to another, Arabs and particularly clans are still preserving their traditions as they eat food with right hand, so what is the story behind it? Some peoples agree in their etiquettes with others in their li ...

Abdullah Ocalan lawyers again request to meet with her in the Bursa court,

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
Following the report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, lawyers from Abdullah Ocalan, a well-known figure and one of the leaders of the Kurdistan nationality who were imprisoned in Turkey, once again sought permission from the Bursa court to meet ...

Turkey Will Not Close Borders with Kurdistan: Envoy

BAS News - 2017-08-10 23:34
ERBIL — A Turkish official denied the rumours about Turkey's intentions to close the border crossing with the Kurdistan Region on Wednesday. Mohammed Akef Inam, the Turkish Consul General in Erbil, who spoke to Kurdistan 24, said that any information reg ...

Women teachers in Afrin to receive weapons training

ANHA - 2017-08-09 17:04
AFRIN – 300 KPC-D women teachers are receiving weapons training in the Afrin Federal Region. A weapons training cycle for KPC-D women teachers has been launched in Afrin’s Martyr Ezîme Academy. The cycle which will teach teachers how to use weapons is giv ...

Pêşengeha Pirtûkan a Rojava bi dawî bû

ANHA/Kurdî - 2017-07-26 08:26
QAMIŞLO – Desteya Çand û Hunerê ya Kantona Cizîrê ji bo bîranîna şehîd Hisên Şawîş (Herekol) 1′emîn pêşengeha pirtûkan a Rojava di roja 5′emîn de bi dawî kir. Bi dirûşmeya ″Xwendin asoya mirovan fereh dike″ Desteya Çand û Hunerê ya Kantona Cizîrê ji bo bî ...

Gorran to Elect General Coordinator in Weeks

BAS News - 2017-07-16 22:55
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is said to elect a new general coordinator by the end of July after Nawshirwan Mustafa’s death in May this year. A lawmaker from Gorran, speaking on condition of anonymity, told BasNews that his party is working now t ...