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UK calls Iran missiles attack against Kurds ‘disproportionate and dangerous’

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Iran has executed 44 Kurds in past six months: Report

The Kurdish Project - 2018-09-22 23:19
The rights group also added that 11 other political activists had been put on death row. The post Iran has executed 44 Kurds in past six months: Report appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Kurds Gather at Erbil’s UN Office to Condemn Iranian Attack in Koya

BAS News - 2018-09-12 13:10
ERBIL — Hundreds of political and civic society activists, journalists, and civilians gathered on Wednesday outside the United Nations office in Erbil to decry the recent Iranian deadly attack against the headquarters of two Iranian Kurdish opposition pa ...

VP Pence Condemns Iran’s Attack in Call with PM Barzani

BAS News - 2018-09-10 22:53
ERBIL - The US vice president Mike Pence has condemned Iran’s missile attack on the headquarters of two Iranian opposition groups in the Kurdistan Region. During a phone call with the Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani on Monday night, the US top offi ...

In Pictures: Kurds Gather in Canada to Condemn Iranian Attack on Kurds

BAS News - 2018-09-10 10:25
ERBIL — Kurdish diaspora in Canada held a peaceful gathering in Toronto on Sunday to condemn the execution of Kurdish activists and bombardment of Kurdish parties by Iran. Several dozens of Kurds attended the gathering, hoisting Kurdistan’s flag and call ...

Gorran Official Blames PUK for Iranian Attack on Kurdish Oppositions

BAS News - 2018-09-08 15:02
ERBIL — A senior member of the Change Movement (Gorran) says the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) assisted the Islamic Republic of Iran in Saturday’s deadly attack against two main Iranian Kurdish opposition parties in Koya (some 65 kilometres southeas ...

Kurdish Film on Halabja Chemical Attack Competes in Int. Festival

BAS News - 2018-08-28 10:04
ERBIL — A documentary film about the Baath regime’s atrocity of chemical attack against Kurds in Halabja is now competing alongside dozens of other works in an international festival. Halabja, a city in Kurdistan Region, came under chemical bombardment b ...

Iran opens lawsuit against US sanctions at ICJ

Waar Media - 2018-08-27 12:58
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran will argue Monday against renewed sanctions imposed by the United States, as a bitter legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before the UN’s top court. US President Donald Trump reimposed a wave of tough unilateral sanctions on ...