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Jailed Kurdish politician says election result is a response to one-man rule in Turkey | Ahval

Jailed Kurdish politician says election result is a response to one-man rule in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-20 15:42

Jailed Kurdish politician says election result is a response to one-man rule in Turkey | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Turkey lifts visit ban on jailed Kurdish PKK leader Ocalan, minister says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 23:27
ISTANBUL,— Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011. Ocalan is the founder and leader of the Kurdistan ...

Barzani: Laila Kassem Is a Ssymbol Of Kurdish Struggle

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday; that Laila Kassem is a model of struggle and the Kurdish personality that sacrificed for its cause. A statement was issued by Barzani on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the execution of the Kur ...

SDF Won’t Be a Threat to Turkey: Co-chair

BAS News - 2019-05-08 15:35
ERBIL — As the establishment of a ‘Safe Zone’ in the Kurdish territories of northern Syria is in the heated debate related to the region, Turkey continues insisting on having control over the proposed safe zone while the US rejects the idea. Turkey says ...

A Kurdish Civilian Sentenced to One Year in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-02 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish civilian, “Danial Darab Khani” who was arrested in Kermanshah in March 2017 following a nationwide protest in December, has been sentenced to one year in prison for “acting against national security.” KHRN ...

Is Avocado a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Waar Media - 2019-04-30 13:08
WAAR_DUHOK Botanically speaking, a fruit is a seed-bearing body that grows from the matured ovary of the flower of a plant. By that definition, an avocado is a fruit, as the large stone in the center of these exotic foods is one large seed. In fact, avoc ...

Woman who escaped Kobane asks UN to assist disabled persons in conflict

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 10:28
“The UN Security Council has a duty to protect all civilians in armed conflict ...

A dangerous vortex in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-24 16:25

[PICTURES]: Iranian Kurdish Inmate Sews Lips, Eyes to Protest Imminent Execution

BAS News - 2019-04-17 12:16
ERBIL — A Kurdish man held in a prison in Iran has sewed his lips and eyes to protest his imminent execution given on charges of murder. Ahmed Irani is in prison since 2011, after police arrested him for the alleged murder of another man during a street ...

MPs in Baghdad Looking for Kurds Who Joined IS

BAS News - 2019-04-17 11:36
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers are working to find out if the Kurdish members of Islamic State (IS) are among those jihadists arrested now in Baghdad. MP Nasr Harki told BasNews that they have prepared a list of those believed to have left Kurdistan to join t ...

Barzani supports using electric vehicles to protect Iraqi Kurdistan environment

E-Kurd - 2019-04-16 20:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has said that the he supports using electric vehicles as a way to protect the environment in the Kurdistan Region. Speaking at an event marking Kurdistan Environment ...

Social media is a threat to our democracy: Carole Cadwalladr speaks at TED2019 | TED Blog

TED - 2019-04-16 13:01

Kurdish/Sorani over the phone interpreter - United Language Group - Nashville, TN

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-14 03:01
United Language Group is looking for Kurdish Sorani Telephonic Interpreters. This is a remote/work from home position....From Indeed - Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:27:11 GMT - View all Nashville, TN jobs ...

Over The Phone Sorani interpreter - United Language Group - Nashville, TN

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-14 03:01
United Language Group is looking for Kurdish Sorani Telephonic Interpreters. This is a remote/work from home position....From Indeed - Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:37:47 GMT - View all Nashville, TN jobs ...

Hollywood superstar shines a spotlight on jailed Kurdish politician - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-04-13 21:04

Foza Yusif: ISIS is not only our problem

ANF - 2019-04-13 16:05
Kurdish politician Foza Yusif sees the danger of the Islamic terrorist organization ISIS not yet banished. In order to convict the ISIS members who are being held in northern Syria, an international tribunal needs to be set up in the region, she says. ...

A Tribute to Judge Ralph Fertig: Kurdish American Education Society

E-Kurd - 2019-04-08 19:53
Ardishir Rashidi-Kalhur | Ekurd.net Today on April 7th, 2019, members of the Kurdish Communities of Southern California, and a distinguished representative from the Kurdish American Education Society attended a memorial service for the much beloved Judge ...

4th Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
MARDIN, Turkey Kurdistan,— A fourth Kurdish prisoner in Turkey committed suicide Monday to protest against the conditions of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, a pro-Kurdish party official and an MP said. The death of Medya Cinar follows the suicide ...