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Politicians are missing their chance to turn Shamima Begum into a poster girl for the strength of British values

Politicians are missing their chance to turn Shamima Begum into a poster girl for the strength of British values

Telegraph - 2019-04-15 21:50

Politicians are missing their chance to turn Shamima Begum into a poster girl for the strength of British values - Telegraph

TEV-CAND holds demonstration in front of EP against isolation

ANF - 2019-05-08 16:45
The banners included one that said the European Union and the Committee for the Prevention of Torture are accomplices in the isolation imposed upon Ocalan and other prisoners, and others urging international bodies to break their silence. ...

47 thousand students are performing their exam

SDF Press - 2019-05-05 21:37
Tabqa– Today, the students of Tabqa city and its countryside began the second semester exams for the school year 2018-2019, which will continue until May 14.The examinations are organized in 190 schools in Tabqa and its countryside, supervised by more th ...

Tajikistan Repatriates 84 IS Children from Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-02 13:07
ERBIL — The Tajik government has repatriated 84 children whose mothers are imprisoned in Iraq for belonging to the Islamic State (IS). After their arrival on April 30, local authorities planned a medical checkup for the children before being given to the ...

The control committee makes daily tours in the market in order to control the prices of the goods

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Hasaka – The control committee of the municipality of the people in​​ Tal-Tamr region makes daily tours in the markets of Tal-Tamr in order to control the prices of goods and materials. Adnan Hassan, the co-chair of the control committee in the municipali ...

The municipality of people transfers the waste of Euphrates neighborhood to its designated dumps

SDF Press - 2019-04-17 21:02
After receiving a lot of complaints from the residents, the department of hygiene the municipality of people in Raqqa transferred the accumulated garbage in Euphrates neighborhood to the dumps which was allotted for it. The waste which was scattered and t ...

The American University of Kurdistan Launches Microsoft Imagine Academy to Help Equip Students with 21st Century Skills for Success

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-16 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 15th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan announces the launch of the Microsoft Imagine Academy program in its newly established Professional Learning Center to provide students with real-world technology sk ...

8 Wonders of Pakistan that Are Definitely Worth Visiting

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK The Princess of Hope There’s a statue standing in the midst of wilderness of Makran desert called a Princes of Hope. That name was given to her by the Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie during her visit to Pakistan. Makran area has very fast win ...

A lot of works and efforts made in order to increase the beauty of the city

SDF Press - 2019-04-14 21:00
Raqqa – in coordination with the department of environment and Gardens in Raqqa the cleaning department clean the sidewalks, the roads and the western entrance of the city in order to restore the beauty and cultural splendor of the city by removing the di ...

SDF Hands 25 Yezidis to Rescue Office in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-13 18:17
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has handed 25 liberated Yezidis to a rescue office in northeastern Syria. The civilians, the majority of whom were women and children, had been freed during a military operation in the village of Bag ...

Sweden hunger strikers met with Amnesty International officials

ANF - 2019-04-13 14:36
Hunger strike activists stressed that Ocalan is in a key position for the solution of the Kurdish issue and for peace in Turkey, and requested that the Amnesty administration take initiatives to end the isolation. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan situation reached a point like Sudan, Algeria: New Generation

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 19:04
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement said on Thursday that the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, which has been governed by a ruling duopoly for the last 28 years, has reached a point where people take will begin taking to ...

The PDKI welcomed the US decision to designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps( IRGC) in the list of "foreign terrorist organizations"

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan welcomed the decision of the US government to put the IRGC on the list of "foreign terrorist organizations". ...

Libya crisis: Air strike at Tripoli airport as thousands flee clashes

BBC - 2019-04-09 00:26
Flights are halted in Libya's capital as a power struggle for the country's capital drags on. ...

Another Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 03:58
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— More Kurdish prisoners in Turkey are ending their life to protest the isolation imposed on jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Firat news agency reported. Political prisoner Mahsum Pamay jailed in Elazığ T Type Pris ...

Four years on, migration crisis stokes desperation on Greece’s Lesbos

Rûdaw - 2019-04-02 16:16
“They want to turn our island into a concentration camp” ...

KRG Spares No Efforts to Facilitate the Return of IDPs, Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-03-31 21:35
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) would make every effort to facilitate the return of the IDPs and Syrian refugees to their places of origin, PM Nechirvan Barzani said on Sunday. The Kurdish premier made the remarks during a meeting in Erbi ...

YPJ celebrates victory in Heseke: “We will save Afrin too!”

ANF - 2019-03-27 15:31
Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) announced that they will continue to be a guaranteer force for the gains of the self government and that they will liberate Afrin as well, during a celebration of the victory against ISIS gangs. ...

Breaking news: Our forces (SDF) are Flying their flags over AL-Bagous and declare the victory over ISIS

SDF Press - 2019-03-23 09:52
Our forces are flying their flags over AL-Bagous and declare the military victory over ISIS after six years of continuous war and great sacrifices. This victory would not have been achieved without the sacrifices of thousands of martyrs and wounded heroes ...

Rudaw: Global leaders send celebratory messages on Newroz holiday

Justice for Kurds - 2019-03-21 14:28
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Diplomats and leaders from around the world are wishing people a happy Newroz on the occasion of the three-day new year festival celebrated throughout Kurdistan, Iran, and elsewhere. “For all of us, it is a chance to reaffirm our ...