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Turkey must protect burial sites of missing persons in Cyprus, Nicosia stresses

Turkey must protect burial sites of missing persons in Cyprus, Nicosia stresses - Famagusta Gazette

Iran, Turkey Strongly Opposed to Secession of Kurdistan: Rouhani

Waar Media - 2017-10-05 01:45
waarmedia Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, says Tehran and Ankara will never accept redrawing of geographical borders in the region and officials in the Iraqi Kurdistan region must reconsider their secessionist tendencies. In a joint press conference w ...

Opening of pickle factory in Amuda

ANHA - 2017-09-17 15:42
AMUDA- The Council of Martyrs’ Families in Amuda district opened a cooperative association called “Newroz Factory” for pickling, during an opening ceremony. The opening ceremony was attended by the Council of Martyrs’ Families in the district , the Union ...

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 ...

[In Pictures] Festival in Support of Kurdistan Referendum in Oslo

BAS News - 2017-09-09 19:39
ERBIL— Hundreds of Kurdish diaspora in Europe gathered on Saturday in Oslo, Norway, to attend a festival organized for supporting the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region. The Kurds, from Iran, Turkey, Iraq and Syria, all holding Kurdistan fla ...

Moscow: ISIS ‘minister of war’ killed in Russian airstrike

Waar Media - 2017-09-08 13:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia claimed Friday to have killed several top commanders of ISIS group in an airstrike in Syria, including the so-called Emir of Deir Ezzor and the “Minister of War”. “As a result of a precision airstrike of the Russian air forces in the v ...

Arrest of Kurdish girl in the Bane

Hengaw - 2017-08-25 03:00
Hengaw: a human rights news agency reported that a Kurdish woman, Sara Rostami, 28, was arrested on August 21 by the Iranian The post Arrest of Kurdish girl in the Bane appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Bulgarian defense minister: EU must protect borders with force

Waar Media - 2017-08-17 15:11
WAAR-DUHOK: The EU must protect its external borders with arms to stop asylum seekers from entering Europe, Krasimir Karakachanov, Bulgaria’s defense minister, told Die Welt in an interview published Thursday. “We cannot allow illegal immigrants to come ...

Bashiqa People Call for Inclusion of the District in Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-08-17 13:46
Components of Bashiqa call for holding referendum in their area ERBIL — The head of Bashiqa Mayoral Council called for the inclusion of the district in the September 25th independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region. Considering the numerous demands f ...