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Women in Shehba creating a new life

Women in Shehba creating a new life

ANF - 2019-02-11 10:25
Women from Shehba who were left into the darkness of ISIS ruling after the Baath regime, are now creating a new life after their region was liberated from ISIS. The women are now working as part of the Women’s Council . ...
Women in Shehba creating a new life - ANF

ISIS continues to be present in the Turkish-occupied territories

ANF - 2019-03-09 15:44
In Shehba live over 100,000 people from Afrin, who were expelled by the Turkish occupiers and the allied jihadists. They say the ISIS is defeated militarily but continues to exist in the areas occupied by Turkey. ...

Protecting Women’s Space in Politics

International Crisis Group - 2019-03-06 15:17
Women human rights defenders around the globe are facing heightened threats of violence and repression. Sometimes they are targeted for being activists, and sometimes just for being women. World leaders should do much more to secure space for women’s saf ...

Yazidi women take over the hunger strike in front of the CPT

ANF - 2019-03-05 15:25
The PYD members who carried out the first 5-day hunger strike passed it on to members of the Yazidi Women's Council part of the Yazidi Free Women's Movement (TAJE). ...

Women’s Lecture on “International Women’s Day”

SDF Press - 2019-03-01 03:07
Raqqa – The “Women’s Committee” organized a lecture in People municipality in the city of Raqqa. The lecture was attended by Women’s House, Women’s Council, Rural Women’s Committee and the City population. Next: “We organized the day”: “Alone, and stood w ...

Yazidi Women's Asayish Unit established in Shengal

ANF - 2019-02-21 14:39
Yazidi Women’s Asayish Unit has been established within the Êzidxane Asayish in Shengal. ... | Michael Jansen: Creating a new crisis?

Gulftoday - 2019-02-18 02:10

The joy of Yazidi women after their liberation from ISIS

ANF - 2019-02-16 13:41
As soon as they reach the areas of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the People’s/Women’s Defense Units (YPG/YPJ), the Yazidis breathe freedom as if they have returned to life again; forming a circle of joy and pleasure filled with feelings. ...

New NASA Partnership Will Spearhead Search for Life

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK NASA is launching a new research partnership to tackle the search for life beyond Earth, including life that may look very different from the kinds we’re familiar with. The new research partnership, called the Network for Life Detection, will ...

Mayan women support Guven: We send our insurgence!

ANF - 2019-02-08 14:07
Mayan women in Guatemala sent a message of solidarity to Leyla Guven and said, “We send you our strength, livelihood, joy and insurgence.” ...

Iraq Officially Approves Another Int. Border Crossing in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-02-08 13:18
ERBIL — The Iraqi federal government has officially agreed to establish a new international border crossing between the Kurdistan Region and Iran. Kele border crossing is located near Qaladize in Sulaymaniyah province. It has been operating for years as ...

Venezuela’s oil workers flee crisis for a better life, including Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-02-08 12:10
PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela — Nieves Ribullen, a Venezuelan oil worker sick of struggling to get by as his country falls apart, is betting it all on far-away Iraqi Kurdistan to give his family a better life. Over the years he’s watched dozens of co-workers aba ...

Suicide is the mother of three child and a young 23 year old in Mahabad

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-06 00:02
35-year-old a woman and 23-year-old a young man in Mahabad city ended his life,Kurdistan Human Right Organization_Rojhelat. On 4 February 2019 35-year-old a woman from the village of”Qezel Qopi”Mahabad, for the cause of depression, has ended your life. . ...

Cancer becomes ‘death sentence’ in Yemen: WHO

Waar Media - 2019-02-05 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK Cancer has become a death sentence in war-torn Yemen, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. “Cancer should not be a death sentence, but in Yemen it has become one,” the WHO said in a new report. The report, issued to mark the World C ...

IS Will Claim Victory over US in Syria after Forces' Withdrawal: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-02-05 00:20
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) is likely to regain territory in Syria once again and claim victory over the US due to the President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing the forces from Syria, the Pentagon argued in a new report on Mon ...

Demo for hunger strikers in Athens

ANF - 2019-02-04 20:24
Young people in Athens promoted a new action in solidarity with hunger strikers. ...

Women in Hesekê speak out for Leyla Güven

ANF - 2019-02-04 16:58
Women in Hesekê called on the international community to support HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven and her comrades on hunger strike. ...

Maxmur women on day four of hunger strike in Hewler

ANF - 2019-02-02 11:33
Members of the Ishtar Women’s Council from Maxmur refugee camp who have launched a hunger strike in front of the United Nations’ office in Erbil, continue their action despite the cold and rain. ...

The carpenter carving a new life after Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-02-01 19:14
Now Azaz, Syria is liberated and Youssif has returned to his work and passion L’article The carpenter carving a new life after Daesh est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

A Volunteer who lost his sight ridding Aleppo of Daesh’s landmines

The Global Coalition - 2019-01-16 21:16
Most of Syria is now liberated from Daesh – but their brutal landmines remain. Abdul Salam is one of many volunteers ridding the country of mines. L’article A Volunteer who lost his sight ridding Aleppo of Daesh’s landmines est apparu en premier sur The ...

Women in Van in solidarity with the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-01-16 19:36
HDP Women’s Council in Van sent postcards of solidarity with the hunger strikers. ...