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Iraq: Armed men trap election workers in Kirkuk, block count

Iraq: Armed men trap election workers in Kirkuk, block count

Washington Post - 2018-05-16 19:38
Iraqi officials said Wednesday that armed men have trapped election workers inside their offices in Kirkuk, disrupting the vote count in the northern city at the heart of a long-running dispute with Iraqi Kurds. ...

Six Dead and Wounded due to the Explosion of a Cannonball Left Over from War

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-06-12 02:01
On June 04, six members of a family were killed and wounded by a weapon blast in the earthquake-stricken village of Sheikh Sileh of Salas Babajani. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Last night, on June 04 a cannon ball found dur ...

The opening of a chess tournament in Ein Issa camp

SDF Press - 2018-06-08 05:21
In coordination with the administration of Ain Issa Bell organization opened a tournament Chess called al-Mahaba and al-Taakhi (love and brotherhood) for the residents of Ein Issa camp to entertain them. The tournament consists of two teams:al-Salam and a ...

A glimpse of the life of a fighter

SDF Press - 2018-06-02 08:38
Muhammed Ali was born in Hasaka, one of the best and most successful Carpenters in the city. The bed rooms and the wooden doors that came out from under his hands are like decorative paintings. He joined the revolution of pride and dignity for more than 4 ...

A spot light about the life of a fighter from Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-05-29 16:10
Despite the injuries suffered by the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in the battles, they are still steadfast in defending their lands and their country and liberating their areas from the abomination of terrorism. Zakariya Yahya al-Muhammad, a membe ...

A flash about the life of a fighter

SDF Press - 2018-05-28 16:46
The fighter, Fahad Awad al-Sayel, was one of the sons of Raqqa. One day he was driving a taxi until the hours of zero. The Syrian Democratic Forces announced that they had begun their campaigns to clear the Syrian soil of Daesh terror. He joined the SDF a ...

Arabs and Turkmen Continue Protesting Election Results in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-05-21 00:19
ERBIL — More than one week after Iraq’s parliamentary election, Arabs and Turkmens in Kirkuk continue to demonstrate and reject the polls’ results. The protesting factions suspect the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) of influence the vote in its favour ...

IHEC Agrees on Counting Votes Manually in Kirkuk: Sources

BAS News - 2018-05-13 21:10
ERBIL - After multiple sides rejected the results of the Iraqi parliamentary election held on Saturday, Independent High Electoral Commission agreed on manually counting the votes in Kirkuk province, sources said. Almost all parties have so far rejected ...

In Kirkuk, Electoral commissioners to be arrested for violations

Waar Media - 2018-05-12 21:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has issued a decree to detain all of the Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission officers in the polling stations in Kirkuk province after the process is ended, including the head of the office for investigation p ...

Rudaw: ‘Catastrophic’ low turnout in Kirkuk a ‘big betrayal’: PUK

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-12 19:07
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Aso Mamand, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) chief in Kirkuk, urged voters to turn out in the final hours of polling, describing non-participation as “a big betrayal.” Qubad Talabani, deputy prime minister of the KRG, earli ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Threatens Kurdish Voters in Kirkuk: Source

BAS News - 2018-05-12 12:56
ERBIL - Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi and Iraqi federal police, including the country's counterterrorism forces are committing violations against Kurdish voters in Kirkuk, a source said. According to the information BasNews has learned, the ...

Unidentified Armed Men Open Fire at Kurdistan TV Office in Sulaymaniya

BAS News - 2018-05-11 11:02
ERBIL - A group of unidentified armed men opened fire at the Kurdistan TV channel’s office in Sulaymaniya province overnight on Thursday, said an official. Head of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leading council to Sulaymaniya, Ata Sheikh Hassan told re ...

Management of the wounded in the territory of Al-Jazzera

SDF Press - 2018-05-01 16:49
The management of the affairs of the wounded and their health care is a national and humanitarian duty. It is the one who sets the foundation for the freedom and democracy movement,The department of wounded affairs plays the role of a compassionate mother ...