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Police in North of Ireland preparing for Brexit

Police in North of Ireland preparing for Brexit

ANF - 2019-01-06 08:27
A thousand additional police from England and Scotland are to be trained for conflict in Ireland as part of preparations for the remilitarisation of the border, reports confirmed. ...
Police in North of Ireland preparing for Brexit - ANF

6000 plants are prepared to be planted in Al-Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-02-04 20:52
Al-Tabqa, the environment committee in the People Municipality of Al-Tabqa is preparing for planting 6000 various plant such as olive, blueberry, pomegranate and various flowers in addition to preparing other gardens and middle squares in the city. The Tr ...

Merkel and Macron arrive for signing of treaty

Waar Media - 2019-01-22 14:21
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders arrived in Aachen on Tuesday for the signing of a friendship treaty between the two countries. Merkel and Macron are to sign a treaty that recalls a historic pact the ...

British military to be sent to North of Ireland for Brexit

ANF - 2019-01-20 14:44
Plans are in motion to send British Army Reservists to the North of Ireland to deal with the consequences of a crash Brexit at the end of March. ...

Guven hears sounds of protest in front of prison

ANF - 2019-01-11 13:32
HDP MP imprisoned by the Turkish regime Leyla Guven said she could hear the sounds of the protest held in front of the prison to support her hunger strike of 65 days. ...

IS Kills Another Village Chief in North of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-10 13:29
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants have killed another village chief in the northern province of Nineveh. According to police forces, the victim was the chief of Haramat village in western countryside of Mosul. The killing comes as IS has recently ...

Bolton in Turkey to hammer out a deal for Syria's Kurds

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-07 19:08
US national security adviser to seek assurances for Kurdish fighters in Syria as part of US troop withdrawal plan. ...

John Bolton Says Any Country in Doubt of US Support for Israel’s Self-Defense ‘Better Think About it Again’

Cnsnews - 2019-01-07 12:26

March in Paris to demand justice for Sakine, Fidan and Leyla

ANF - 2019-01-07 10:01
The European Democratic Kurdish Society Congress (KCDK-E) made a statement to mark the anniversary, on 9 January 2013, of the massacre in Paris of three Kurdish women revolutionaries. ...

The office of the Association of Environmental Protection in ‘Welat’ of Bukan was evacuated by the Municipality & Police forces

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-06 02:01
The Iranian police and municipality officers forced closure of the office of the Association of Environment Protection in ‘Welat’ of Bukan at municipality mall. Various news sources had reported the pressure of the city’s governor to close the afore-menti ...

Syrian Kurds Have No Option But to Ally with Damascus at Borders with Turkey: Official

BAS News - 2019-01-05 18:59
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish forces have no option but to reach an agreement with the regime to collaborate in the Kurdish region in north of the country, a Kurdish military official said on Saturday. "Reaching a solution between the autonomous administrat ...

HSM balance of the war for 2018: 2,103 Turkish elements killed

ANF - 2019-01-02 14:55
HSM Headquarters Command said: “2018 was a significant year in the Kurdistan Freedom Struggle and a year of resistance against pressure and attacks for the Kurdistan Freedom Guerrilla.” ...

Manbij residents: We will not accept Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-01-02 08:17
The Turkish state, in order to postpone a possible military operation in Idlib, is now targeting Manbij in north of Syria. The people of Manbij believe that the Turkish state is looking for chaos, and said that they will not accept Turkish occupation. ...

Kurdish language to be included in schools central, southern Iraq: ministry

E-Kurd - 2018-12-31 23:32
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Ministry of Education has added Kurdish language as a separate subject of instruction in schools in central and southern Iraq. Kurdish will also be taught in schools in Kirkuk as well, NRT TV reported. The Kurdish language was recogni ...

PYD’s Muslim evaluates 2018 for North and East Syria

ANF - 2018-12-31 14:02
Salih Muslim, Head of Foreign Relations for the PYD evaluated the diplomatic efforts of 2018 in North and East Syria and said, the New Year’s diplomacy will be conducted based on resolving Syrian crisis and the liberation of Afrin. ...

New Mass Grave Discovered in Southwest of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-30 18:40
ERBIL - A mass grave has been discovered in the town of Hawija in southwest of Kirkuk province, a security source said on Sunday. A source from the federal police said in a statement that the grave, which includes nearly 200 bodies, was found in the vill ...

US Preparing for Full Withdrawal from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-19 17:29
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that his country has accomplished mission to defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, and, therefore, it is preparing for withdrawing US forces from the country. “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my ...

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. ...

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 ...

IHD calls for the release of ill prisoner Özdemir

ANF - 2018-12-16 09:58
The Freedom for ill prisoners Initiative drew attention to the condition of sick prisoners for the 1,708th day. ...

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 ...