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Cancellation of A Seminar on the Economy of the Border Regions and Kolbari in Marivan

Cancellation of A Seminar on the Economy of the Border Regions and Kolbari in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-18 02:01
A seminar on the Economy of the Border Regions and Kolbari supposed to be held at Payam Noor University in Marivan was cancelled due to the involvement of security institutions. Students, who had gathered at the seminar hall, chanted slogans in protest to ...
Cancellation of A Seminar on the Economy of the Border Regions and Kolbari in Marivan - Kurdistan Human Rights

YPG Spokesperson: Turkey represents a danger for the whole world

ANF - 2019-01-05 14:45
YPG Spokesperson Nuri Mahmoud said that Turkey’s threats are a danger for the whole world. ...

Hearing of Güven, on hunger strike for 49 days, to be held today

ANF - 2018-12-26 09:14
The 4th hearing of HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven's case will be held in Diyarbakir 9th Heavy Penal Court today. ...

Gabriel: the American decision of withdrawal affected on the war against ISIS

SDF Press - 2018-12-24 20:00
The spokesman of SDF (Kino Gabriel) made sure that the decision, related to the American forces’ withdrawal from the Syrian zone, has affected directly on the military actions against ISIS which its attacks have been increased in last days Kino congratula ...

Iraq Strengthens Forces on Syrian Borders Amid US Troops’ Withdrawal

BAS News - 2018-12-22 23:04
ERBIL - Iraq has strengthened its forces on the border areas with Syria as the US President Donald Trump has announced the withdrawal of his country's forces from the region, a military official said. Capt. Najm Abdul Latif, commander of Al-Jazeera and A ...

The Cost of Betraying Syria's Kurds

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-12-21 10:56
A U.S. pullout would have catastrophic humanitarian consequences and cause harm to U.S. interests. ...

People of Shengal on the border for the corridor

ANF - 2018-12-18 14:09
The people have arrived at the border to support the youth, demanding the Rojava-Shengal Humanitarian Corridor be opened. ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s flag raising ceremony in honor of Kurdish Flag Day

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-17 21:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, December 17th, 2018, the Kurdish Flag was raised and honored in commemoration of the National Kurdish Flag Day. Attending the ceremony were Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Secretary General), Deputy Chief of St ...

KONGRA-GEL calls for further resistance to break the isolation

ANF - 2018-12-16 17:31
KONGRA-GEL Co-presidency Council issued a statement on the “fascist Turkish state regime's airstrikes on Maxmur refugee camp and Shengal”. ...

A Kolbar Died Due To Avalanches Fall At The Border Areas Of Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-16 02:02
On Friday morning, the body of a Kolbar who had lost his life due to Avalanche fall at the border areas of Orumiyeh, was found by the local people. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the body of the Kurdish Kolbar, who had gone m ...

The Turkish state and Kurds — incompatible since 1923

Rûdaw - 2018-12-14 15:00
the ruling parties need another war against their favorite enemy in order to cause a “rally around the incumbent” effect ...

KRG releases fourth report on oil exports, revenues for Q2 2018

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-13 17:58
A flame rises from a chimney at the Taq Taq oil field in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Aug. 16, 2014. (Photo: Reuters/Azad Lashkari) ...

Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death in Border Area

BAS News - 2018-12-12 12:58
ERBIL — Freezing cold temperatures in the mountainous areas on the border between Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan took the life of a Kurdish porter, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. The monitoring group identified the victim as “ ...

Al Akirishi Clinic … Free medical services

SDF Press - 2018-12-11 15:31
Raqqa- Raqqa Civil Council seeks to establish a healthy society through the opening of many medical centers and points in various regions, the most recent of which was “Akirishi” clinic which was opened last month. The Center, which provides all medical s ...

Sulaymaniyah University Students Gather to Protest Assassination Attempt of Physician

BAS News - 2018-12-04 10:25
ERBIL — Students and professors of Sulaymaniyah University staged a demonstration on Tuesday to protest the increasing number of assassinations against physicians. The gathering is taking place after a physician was shot and severely wounded in his clini ...

IS Official Responsible for Caging, Parading Peshmerga Prisoners Captured

BAS News - 2018-12-01 11:38
ERBIL — The Iraqi authorities released a videotape on Friday showing an Islamic State (IS) operative’s confessing to his involvement in caging and parading a number of Peshmerga operatives earlier in 2015. Jamal al-Mashadani, who was known by the nom de ...

A Seminar on Children’s Social Situation Prevented in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-23 02:00
The Disciplinary Forces in Sanandaj prevented the organizers of a seminar titled “Reviewing the Social Situation of Children” from holding this ceremony under the pretext of having no permit. The forces dispersed the people who were present at the Fajr Cu ...

Peace and Civil Society Center organize a lecture on citizenship

SDF Press - 2018-11-21 14:56
Peace and Civil Society Center had organized a lecture on the concept of citizenship and the homeland, as well as, about citizens’ rights and duties towards their homeland, in the presence of a number of intellectuals and civilians, Head of Human Developm ...

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 Seminar in Tabqa entitled “Education to where?”

SDF Press - 2018-11-18 20:01
Tabqa- Education Committee in Tabqa city organized a seminar entitled “Education to where?” To discuss the reality of education in the region and the challenges faced after several years of war, and to discuss ways to overcome them. The seminar, which was ...

Kurdistan Beauty Pageant to be Held Next Month

BAS News - 2018-11-18 12:30
ERBIL — The annual Beauty Pageant of Kurdistan will be held in mid December with Dozens of women running for the crown of Miss Kurdistan 2018. BasNews has learned that dozens of contestants have been shortlisted by the organizers, and the Miss Kurdistan ...