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Kurdish press in Rojava

Kurdish press in Rojava

ANF - 2019-04-23 09:42
The 1930s and 1940s were recorded as important years for the Kurdish press after the borders were drawn. ...
Kurdish press in Rojava - ANF

Graduation of / 133 / leaders of two academies

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Ain Issa – The academies of martyr Aziz Arabs and Lawrence have ende two training courses for the leaders of Syrian democratic forces. They carried the names of the martyrs “Abdullah Tal Tamer and Polat Derek”. They included 133 fighters who received inte ...

SNHR Says 324 Civilians Killed in Syria Last Month

BAS News - 2019-05-01 23:15
ERBIL - At least 324 civilians were killed last month only, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) reported on Wednesday, adding that a media worker was among the casualties. Although no sides were directly mentioned as being responsible for the deat ...

France Helping Kurdish Parties in Syria to Resolve Disputes: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-27 13:45
ERBIL — France has started a new initiative to bring the conflicting Kurdish parties in Syria closer to a political solution to the region, said a Kurdish official from Syria. The ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) reportedly limits the role of other pa ...

Kurdish activists in Strasbourg reached day 130

ANF - 2019-04-25 07:48
The 14 Kurdish activists on hunger strike in Strasbourg have reached day 130 of their fast. ...

Arrest of three Kurdish citizens in Kamyaran

Kurdpa - 2019-04-25 03:56
Kurdpa Agency: Three Kurdish citizens were arrested in Kamyaran and transferred to an unknown location. ...

Kurdish journalism in Rojhilat

ANF - 2019-04-22 17:59
Kurdish journalism has had similar adventures in all parts with the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the fracturing of Kurdistan into four. ...

Kurdish media celebrates 121 years

ANF - 2019-04-22 13:11
It has been 121 years since the first Kurdish language newspaper, Kurdistan, was published in what is considered to be the beginning of Kurdish media. Despite all pressures, obstacles and bans, Kurdish press tradition continues the legacy. ...

HDP celebrates 121st anniversary of the Kurdish press

ANF - 2019-04-22 11:19
121 years have passed since Mîqdad Mîdhed Bedirxan started the publication of Kurdistan Newspaper, the first Kurdish newspaper in Cairo on 22 April 1898. ...

Iraq Dismisses Another Kurdish Official in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-21 14:57
ERBIL — Authorities ordered the dismissal of another Kurdish official in the disputed province of Kirkuk. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Jihan Ibrahim, manager of Kirkuk acting directorate of water and sewage is replaced by a new figur ...

Kurdish Villagers Protest Arabization Campaign in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-19 19:42
ERBIL - A great number of Kurdish villagers gathered in the disputed province of Kirkuk on Friday to protest the arabization campaign in the area. The Kurdish demonstrators in the Sargaran subdistrict of Kirkuk also condemned the "occupation" of their ag ...

The execution of four Kurdish prisoners in Zanjan and Ilam prisons

Kurdpa - 2019-04-19 13:21
Kurdpa Agency: four Kurdish prisoners were executed on charges of "murder" in Zanjan and Ilam prisons. ...

Coalition aiding liberated communities through support for stabilisation projects; reaffirm commitment at key meeting in Baghdad today

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 15:29
On Wednesday 17 April 2019, the Coalition’s Stabilisation Working Group met in Baghdad, the first such meeting in the Iraqi capital, and since Daesh’s total loss of territory in both Iraq and Syria. Article Coalition aiding liberated communities through ...

„Sie wollten mich zum Agenten in Rojava machen“

ANF - 2019-04-17 01:47
Als Mihemed Hesen versuchte illegal nach Europa zu reisen, wurde er in der Türkei festgenommen. Während seiner Haftzeit wurde er mehrfach erpresst, für den türkischen Staat als Agent zu arbeiten. ...

Saudis open consulate in Iraq for the first time in nearly 30 years

E-Kurd - 2019-04-05 11:06
BAGHDAD,— Iraq says Saudi Arabia has opened a consulate in Baghdad for the first time in nearly 30 years in a sign of improving ties. The consulate, which will issue visas to Iraqis, was opened during a two-day visit by a delegation headed by the Saudi m ...

2.500 votes for the HDP cancelled in Muş

ANF - 2019-04-01 10:50
Muş HDP co-mayoral candidate Sırrı Sakık stated that 2.500 valid votes for the HDP have been cancelled and they will appeal against it. ...

HDP won in 8 cities and 45 districts

ANF - 2019-04-01 10:29
HDP has won the elections in 8 cities and 45 districts despite all the attacks and fraud of the Turkish state. ...

AK Party Ankara Candidate Votes In Turkish Local Polls

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 16:12
WAAR_DUHOK Mehmet Ozhaseki, the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s mayoral candidate for the capital Ankara, cast his ballot on Sunday’s local elections in Ankara. Speaking to reporters after casting his ballot, Ozhaseki said everyone should res ...

Ahmet Türk: Hours left to send the trustees back

ANF - 2019-03-31 12:06
"We have hope, this election will make important contributions for the future of peace, brotherhood and justice." ...

Women against isolation in Paris, Rennes and Hannover

ANF - 2019-03-29 08:43
Kurdish women organised actions against isolation in Paris, Rennes and Hannover. ...

ISIS attacked Alas oil field near Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-03-26 02:42
Some ISIS members were killed and some others wounded as a result of the attack they carried out. ...