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Paris attacks: Key suspect Bendaoud cleared in first trial

Paris attacks: Key suspect Bendaoud cleared in first trial

BBC - 2018-02-15 00:51
Jawad Bendaoud, who lent his flat to two jihadists, is found not guilty in the first trial about the 2015 attacks. ...
Paris attacks: Key suspect Bendaoud cleared in first trial - BBC

Why has Turkey decided to free Islamic State suspects in the midst of its assault on Afrin?

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-02-24 17:43
Published by The Region on 17/02/2018 It all happened in the span of a little over two weeks. First, on January 30th, 2018, a left-wing newspaper in Turkey reported that a Turkish court demanded the release of a key suspect implicated in the deadliest bom ...

VOA60 World - Florida High School Shooting Suspect Expected in Court

Dengî Amerîka - 2018-02-15 19:36
Florida High School Shooting Suspect Expected in Court ...

SDF: We destroyed three vehicles , thwarted several attacks in past 24 hours

ANHA - 2018-02-15 15:43
The media center of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that their forces destroyed two armored vehicles in addition to BMB vehicle, , and their fighters failed several attacks of the Turkish occupation and mercenaries in various clashes. ...

Using Gas Attacks on Afrin Possible: UN Official

BAS News - 2018-02-15 12:25
ERBIL - A high UN official expressed concerns on the allegations that chemical gas attacks have been carried out in the fight of Afrin, A Kurdish city in northern Syria."There have been several allegations of chlorine attacks in Ghouta, Idlib, and also n ...

After 9 months First neighborhood lit in al-Tabqa

ANHA - 2018-02-15 10:29
The Direroctorate of Energy in al-Tabqa area announced that the power supply fed 2 transformers out of four transformers supplying entirs the First neighborhood with electric power with a capacity of Kv and one megawatt ...

Diagnosis of 2,300 cases in Bulbul since occupation attacks began

ANHA - 2018-02-14 09:56
The Health Council in Bulbul district, in cooperation with the Kurdish Red Crescent Society, saved 21 civilians injured by Turkish shelling. The Council also treated 2,300 cases in the district since the start of the Turkish attacks on Afrin. ...

Tomorrow … Launching afoot walk march in Manbij denouncing plot of 15 February , attacks Turkish occupation

ANHA - 2018-02-14 09:56
MANBIJ – Massive a footwalk march will be launched tomorrow in Manbij city under slogan”Enough for the Turkish occupation ” denouncing the international conspiracy that affected the Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocelan and attacks by the Turkish occupation army ...

Foiling Turkish attacks by land and air in Janders

ANHA - 2018-02-12 22:18
The fighters of the People Protection Units (YPG) and Women Protection Units (YPJ) repelled the attacks launched by the Turkish occupation army from 3 axes with aerial support of the mercenaries by the warplanes’ bombardment on the area, while the clashes ...

DCHRK’s Latest Figures in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-11 12:05
ERBIL - Democracy Center for Human Rights in Kurdistan (DCHRK) revealed the latest figures of the casualties on the 22nd day of the Turkish attacks on Afrin, Kurdish city in northern Syria.According to the center's statement, the Turkish airstrikes on Af ...

'Kurdish pigs', How the attacks on Afrin are rooted in sexism and anti-Kurdish racism

The Region - 2018-02-10 18:05
'Kurdish pigs', How the attacks on Afrin are rooted in sexism and anti-Kurdish racism ...

Turkish attacks threaten economic structures in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-02-10 08:44
60 percent of industrial facilities in Afrin canton have stopped working since the start of attacks by the Turkish occupation army, which could be a disruption of the economic structures in future. ...

The incident is the first of its kind in the year for Afrin alone!

ANHA - 2018-02-06 12:34
In the first step witnessed by the whole world, to be subjected to a city to bomb with warplanes ,guns, missiles and rockets, instead of fleeing their people to preserve their lives, thousands of thousands of thousands of miles traveled towards her suppor ...

Salah Abdeslam: Five things about Paris attacks suspect

BBC - 2018-02-05 01:38
What to know about the only surviving suspect in the 2015 attacks which killed 130 people. ...

Paris attacks: 'IS landlord' in first trial over 2015 killings

BBC - 2018-01-25 01:10
Jawad Bendaoud previously said he did not know two jihadists who hid at his flat were "terrorists". ...

The Korean Peninsula Crisis (I): In the Line of Fire and Fury

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-24 01:35
A nightmarish Korean peninsula war is closer than at any time in recent history. In the first of a two-part series, Crisis Group examines the interests and calculations of the states most affected or involved: North Korea, the U.S., South Korea, China, J ...

Turkish Forces Bomb Key U.S. Ally In Fight Against ISIS In Syria, Complicating Alliance

Newsweek - 2018-01-22 18:42
A Turkish strike against a key U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS has thrown U.S. plans to stabilize northern Syria into doubt. ...

Number of civilians killed in the massacre in Jilber village rises to 7

ANHA - 2018-01-21 20:32
The number of martyrs who lost their lives in the Turkish air strike against civilians in the village of Jilber in Şerawa district has risen to seven. ...

Strong clashes in the vicinity of the village of Adama

ANHA - 2018-01-21 17:49
AFRIN – In the meantime strong clashes erupted between the protection units and the Turkish occupation army in the vicinity of Adama village belonging to Rajo area The Turkish occupation army is trying to advance in the vicinity in Adama village belonging ...

Turkey says U.S. 'stabbed us in the back' by aligning with Kurds on Syrian border

Los Angeles Times - 2018-01-19 02:03
In the ever-shifting landscape of the Syrian civil war, the line between allies and enemies is rarely clear. It was further muddied this week when the U.S.-led coalition revealed plans for a 30,000-strong security force to police Syria’s northeast border ...

The Kurds in the Netherlands denounce Turkish state’s attacks on Afrin

ANHA - 2018-01-18 12:26
Dozens of Kurds held a protest in the Dutch city of The Hague yesterday, denouncing the Turkish state attacks on Afrin canton. ...