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INTERVIEW: The Distant Self-Governing 'Utopia' of Rojava Has a Message for Taiwan - The News Lens International Edition

INTERVIEW: The Distant Self-Governing 'Utopia' of Rojava Has a Message for Taiwan - The News Lens International Edition

Thenewslens - 2018-11-29 12:14

INTERVIEW: The Distant Self-Governing \'Utopia\' of Rojava Has a Message for Taiwan - The News Lens International Edition - Thenewslens

Internationalist Commune of Rojava calls for action

ANF - 2018-12-23 11:38
The Internationalist Commune of Rojava called for actions of civil disobedience to raise awareness for the situation in Rojava and send a clear sign of solidarity. ...

A Kurdish clergyman has been arrested for criticising the killing of Kolbars

Kurdpa - 2018-12-04 21:24
Kurdpa Press Agency: Intelligence forces arrested a Kurdis clergyman in Kurdish city of Baneh. Security forces have taken the Kurdish citizen to Etelaat’s centre in Baneh city. ...

Bus Line Launched Between Kurdistan Region, Rojava

BAS News - 2018-12-04 10:58
ERBIL — The first bus line connecting the Kurdistan Region with Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) was launched on Monday. People can now travel between the two destinations on a bus for the first time. After the crisis in Syria, the then president of Kurdistan R ...

Afrin refugees share stories of demographic, ethnic cleansing

Rûdaw - 2018-12-02 21:41
"A chance for the people of the Afrin region to have their voices heard" ...

Iran’s Chain Murders: A wave of killings that shook a nation

BBC - 2018-12-02 02:05
How the brutal killing of an elderly couple in Iran 20 years ago exposed a series of murders spanning a decade. ...

Unlikely Allies: A Case for Cooperation Between Taiwan and Iraqi Kurdistan - The News Lens International Edition

Thenewslens - 2018-11-29 10:22

Directorate of Eliminating Violence Against Women Attacked in Sulaimaniyah

BAS News - 2018-11-29 09:12
ERBIL — A group of armed men attack overnight on Wednesday the Directorate of Eliminating Violence Against Women in Sulaymaniyah. The attack comes only a few days after the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced in a conference a 16-day campaign t ...

PKK May Deploy Forces to Sulaimaniya Amid Closure of Its Offices: Report

BAS News - 2018-11-28 16:07
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) may deploy part of its fighters from Kurdistan Region's Qandil Mountain to the province of Sulaimaniyah amid the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) threatenings to close down the office of a PKK's affiliated p ...

Kurdish women in Syrian Kurdistan march to end gender-based violence

E-Kurd - 2018-11-26 20:39
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Hundreds of female protesters took to the streets of the Syrian the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Sunday to call for an end to violence against women. Women carried photos of Rojava revolution ...

Brookings: Can Iraq’s new leadership win (and keep) the peace?

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-25 10:53
Iraq now has a new government in place, six months after holding elections against a backdrop of a long period of political instability and social unrest. With the new leadership of Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi and President Barham Salih—both widely to ...

Bombardment of the Protected Areas in Shaho Mountain by Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-23 02:00
Although the manoeuvre of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) known as Muharram 2 in Shaho mountain areas of Kamyaran has finished about 45 days ago, the IRGC troops have continued bombarding a large area of Shaho mountain between Ravansar and Kamyar ...

PKK's Murat Karayilan brushes off $5mn US bounty on his head

Rûdaw - 2018-11-21 00:53
"This decision of America has no importance for us,” he said. ...

The Red Cross announced the opening of a centre for more than 4,500 amputees in Mosul

The Global Coalition - 2018-11-20 23:33
L’article The Red Cross announced the opening of a centre for more than 4,500 amputees in Mosul est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Relations Office holds a meeting for people of Jarnia and its countryside

SDF Press - 2018-11-20 18:37
Tabqa- military public relations office held a meeting for the people of Jarnia region and the neighboring villages, to discuss the political developments in the region and the strife and try to destabilize security and safety, and to view the problems th ...

Tabqa Electricity Department opens a workshop for the maintenance of transformers

SDF Press - 2018-11-18 20:01
Tabqa – Electricity Department in Tabqa city opened a workshop for the maintenance of electrical transformers. After connecting the electricity to the entire Tabqa city and its countryside, and due to increase of pressure on power transformers, the Direct ...

A Message From The Official Coalition Representative

The Global Coalition - 2018-11-15 21:38
I am hugely honoured to take up the position of Official Coalition Representative. L’article A Message From The Official Coalition Representative est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Office of Relations holds a meeting for the people Safsafa town and the surrounding villages

SDF Press - 2018-11-13 15:38
Tabqa-military relations office held a meeting of the villages of “Safsafa Tahtani” and “Safsafa Faqani” to clarify the latest political developments in the region recently, and the failed attacks of the Turkish occupation and its terrorists to control th ...

Midterm Elections in Taiwan-and the United States: What Happened and What are the Implications for Taiwan-US-China Relations?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-12 21:55
6:00 p.m. Reception; 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Panel Discussion andA On November 24, 2018, Taiwan’s voters go to the […] The post Midterm Elections in Taiwan-and the United States: What Happened and What are the Implications for Taiwan-US-China Relations? appeare ...

PKK Impeding Return of Sinjar to “Legitimate” Local Government

BAS News - 2018-11-06 13:32
ERBIL — The self-governing council of Sinjar, which is affiliated to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is preventing the return of legitimate Sinjar administration to the city, resorting to Baghdad for help. The PKK-backed council was established in Si ...