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Israeli forces killed a Palestinian teen during Ramallah demonstration

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian teen during Ramallah demonstration

Waar Media - 2018-12-15 19:14
Mahmoud Nakhleh, 18, was shot in the abdomen during a protest against the Israeli army in the al-Jalazun refugee camp. A Palestinian teenager has been killed by Israeli forces in Ramallah city. The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the deceased a ...
Israeli forces killed a Palestinian teen during Ramallah demonstration - Waar Media

Kurdistan: Over 100 Men Committed Suicide in 2018, Five Killed by Spouses

BAS News - 2019-01-05 20:00
ERBIL - At least five men have been killed by their wives or with the help of the spouses’ relatives in Kurdistan Region in 2018 only, while another 115 committed suicide, the Kurdistan Men’s Union said on Saturday. The local organization revealed during ...

Doctors: Critical threshold crossed by hunger strikers in prisons

ANF - 2019-01-02 16:25
A group of medical and physicians’ institutions warned that critical threshold has been crossed by hunger strikers in prison. ...

Trump's Decision on Withdrawal from Syria Made During Phone Call with Erdogan

BAS News - 2018-12-21 21:52
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria was made during a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to The Associated Press. Trump did not consult his top national security ...

Explosion kills a civilian in Raqqa

ANF - 2018-12-19 11:50
Detonation of a motorcycle bomb killed a civilian in Raqqa. ...

Clash between Turkish forces and a mercenary group in Manbij

ANF - 2018-12-18 20:52
Conflicts between the Turkish army and allied mercenary groups are continuing in occupied areas in Northern Syria. ...

3 civilians killed by Turkish airstrikes in Shengal laid to rest

ANF - 2018-12-18 20:29
Three civilians from Kobanê who were killed by Turkish airstrikes on Shengal on December 13, were laid to rest in Kobanê. ...

Senior IRGC commander: Israeli agent killed in September strikes on Kurds | Hawthorn Caller

Hawthorncaller - 2018-12-18 10:11

Iraqi Aircrafts Kill Four IS Insurgents in Ninevah

BAS News - 2018-12-17 00:06
ERBIL - The Iraqi warplanes killed on Sunday four insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) in the province of Ninevah, the army said in a statement. The Ninevah Operations Command forces discovered a tunnel in Atshana Mountains belonging to the militant grou ...

Iraq's Halbusi: We will Allocate Budget to Compensate the IDPs in Sinjar

BAS News - 2018-12-14 17:02
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi has vowed to allocate a special budget for compensating the IDPs in the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar. Halbusi made the remarks on Friday at a press conference during a visit in the distri ...

Israeli woman wounded in Palestinian attack loses baby

Gulan Media - 2018-12-13 00:44

Young Man Killed by Unknown Gunmen in Sulaimaniya

BAS News - 2018-12-12 20:02
ERBIL - A young man has been killed by unidentified armed men in the province of Sulaimaniya, a security source said on Wednesday, revealing that the gunmen had introduced themselves as the security forces (Asayish). The source, who spoke to BasNews on c ...

Kurdish Self- Management forces arrested a civilian in al Zaibaqiya village in Raqqa suburbs, on December 11 - Syrian Network for Human Rights

Sn4hr - 2018-12-12 16:53

Iraqi Aircrafts Kill 44 IS Insurgents in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-11 18:52
ERBIL - The Iraqi warplanes have killed a total of 44 insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) in neighboring Syria's Deir el-Zour, a report said on Tuesday. The Joint Operations Command said in a statement that the Iraqi jets carried out the first operation ...

Historic Church Destroyed by Flood in Duhok's Akre

BAS News - 2018-12-09 23:20
ERBIL - A historic church in the district of Akre, in Duhok province, has been destroyed by the recent heavy rains. Head of Archeology Department in Akre, Hiwa Shamal, explained to BasNews that the history of the religious site dates back to over four ce ...

SDF, coaliton battle through ISIS-laid mines in Hajin

Rûdaw - 2018-12-09 16:41
"engineering units of our forces dismantled a number of mines that [were] laid by terrorists ...

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. ...

Emantic Bradford Jr: Alabama man 'shot in back' by police

BBC - 2018-12-04 00:03
Emantic Bradford Jr, wrongly killed by police in an Alabama mall, was shot three times in the back. ...

Senior ISIS leader has been captured in a special operation

SDF Press - 2018-11-30 18:40
A high-ranking ISIS leader Ossama Abu Awayd, who is originally from village of Ta,ana of Deir EZ-Zor, has been captured in a special operation carried out by our forces. Abu Awayd is one of the most prominent jihadists within ISIS. The terrorist had been ...

Funeral held for cleric and activist killed by gunmen in Basra

Waar Media - 2018-11-18 20:53
WAAR-Duhok: The funeral for a Muslim cleric killed outside his home after he suggested that demonstrators should take up arms over poor public services in Basra has been held. Wissam al-Ghrawi was a prominent figure in demonstrations in recent months dem ...

A teenager was shot wounded in his attempt to make a living

Kurdpa - 2018-11-18 05:21
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): An adolescent, Kurdish Kolbar (porter), from the city of Sardasht, was shot wounded by direct shots of Iranian military forces. ...