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Mine explosion in Shehba kills 13-year-old from Afrin

Mine explosion in Shehba kills 13-year-old from Afrin

ANF - 2018-12-09 20:05
In a village in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba, a 13-year-old boy from Afrin died and a 16-year-old was injured in the explosion of a mine left behind by the ISIS. ...
Mine explosion in Shehba kills 13-year-old from Afrin - ANF

IS Kills Five, Wounds Several in Syria's Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-01-07 23:47
ERBIL - A suicide bomb attack by Islamic State (IS) killed on Monday a Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighter and four civilians, while leaving several others wounded in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. According to a statement by the S ...

Akre…. Lightning Strike kills 13-year-old Teen

Waar Media - 2018-12-29 19:17
A 13-year-old teen was killed by a lightning strike in Khrpa village, Akre area yesterday. The teen was heavily injured and was transferred to a hospital in Duhok but succumbed to his wounds; he has been buried in his village in Akre. The post Akre…. Lig ...

Turkish defense ministry says YPG has no authority to invite others to Manbij

Reuters - 2018-12-28 14:18
Turkey's defense ministry said on Friday the Kurdish YPG militia has no authority to invite other elements into the northern Syrian town of Manbij, and warned all parties to refrain from destabilizing the region. ...

U.S. Allies Left Behind Turn to Russia and Syria’s Assad for Help Against Turkey

Newsweek - 2018-12-28 06:16
Syrian Kurdish fighters left behind by a U.S. exit are looking "for clear mechanisms to protect the northern border" by appealing to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia. ...

People in Kobanê: Erdoğan wants to destroy the coexistence

ANF - 2018-12-16 15:13
Despite threats from the Turkish state, the people of the Şêxler region continue their daily lives in the northern Syrian canton of Kobanê. We talked to people from the Arab and Kurdish population. ...

Nine-year-old Child Killed, Seven Civilians Injured by Gunman in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-14 21:40
ERBIL - A nine-year-old child was killed on Friday by a gunman in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, local police reported, adding that seven other civilians were injured in the same incident. Talking to BasNews, Afrasiyaw Kamil, a spokesperson for ...

Frosty Weather Took the Life of a Kolbar in Piranshahr

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-14 02:01
Yesterday evening, a young Kolbar from Piranshahr died of frostbite in Piranshahr Heights. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on the evening of December 12, a young Kolbar, Zanyar Azizzadeh lost his life after losing his path in ...

17-year-old murdered by the police in Istanbul

ANF - 2018-12-12 10:20
Police murdered 17-year-old Cihan Seyhan for not obeying a stop warning. ...

Iraqi Nine-Year-Old Student Dies after Beaten by School Teacher

BAS News - 2018-12-10 21:38
ERBIL - A nine-year-old student passed away on Monday after receiving a fatal blow to his head by one of his school teachers, the parents confirmed. The student, identified as Hassan, fainted after he returned home, his father told Al-Sumariyah News, exp ...

Health care in the Avrîn hospital in Shehba despite embargo

ANF - 2018-12-10 12:28
At the Avrîn Hospital in Shehba, 20,000 patients from Afrin are treated on a monthly basis. ...

13-Jähriger bei Minenexplosion in Shehba getötet

ANF - 2018-12-10 01:23
In einem Dorf im nordsyrischen Kanton Shehba ist ein 13-jähriger Junge aus Efrîn bei der Explosion einer vom IS hinterlassenen Mine ums Leben gekommen. Ein 16-Jähriger wurde verletzt. ...

NZ police find body in backpacker search

BBC - 2018-12-10 00:11
Officers in New Zealand have been searching for 22-year-old British tourist Grace Millane. ...

Cultural events in Shehba region

ANF - 2018-12-08 10:43
The Afrin Culture and Arts Council is going at great length to organise cultural events for refugees in Shehba camps. ...

Kurd in Iran put on death row as teen has days to live unless more money raised: report

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
An Iranian Kurdish (Rojhilati) family of a 21-year-old youth on death row for the alleged murder of a classmate is struggling to acquire the sum demanded by the parents of the victim for a pardon, according to a local report. The post Kurd in Iran put on ...

France fuel protests: 80-year-old woman killed in Marseille

BBC - 2018-12-04 00:28
The 80-year-old was closing the shutters in her flat in Marseille when she was hit by a projectile. ...

Two Kurdish Civilians Wounded by Landmine Explosion in Baneh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-03 02:00
Two Kurdish civilians were wounded by mine blast in Hangeh Jale village of Baneh this morning. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that at 7 am on Sunday, December 02, a landmine exploded at an agricultural land in Hangeh Jale of B ...

Over 100 Injured in Suspected Gas Attack in Syria’s Aleppo

BAS News - 2018-11-25 14:37
ERBIL — More than 100 people were wounded in an attack suspected to be a toxic gas bomb in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo late on Saturday. A monitoring group said the shells spread a strong stench and caused dozens of people breathing problems, as r ...

A 15-year-old Kolbar Wounded by Shooting of Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-20 02:00
A 15-year-old Kolbar was injured as a result of the shooting of the Sardasht border troops toward a caravan of Kolbars on Saturday morning. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Saturday, November 17, the border forces of the ...

Infighting between pro-Turkish rebel factions kills 25 in Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-11-20 00:04
WAAR-Duhok: Infighting on Sunday between Turkish-backed rebel factions vying for influence in the northern Syrian town of Afrin left 25 fighters dead and dozens more wounded, a war monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ...