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The Latest: Man recalls death of daughter, wife in blast | The Wichita Eagle

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Kansas - 2019-04-26 21:51

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Residents of 50 Villages in Iraq to be Armed for Self-defense Against IS

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:20
ERBIL - Residents of 50 villages in the Iraqi province of Nineveh will be armed so that they can defend themselves against the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a commander confirmed on Thursday. Najim Abdullah al-Jubouri, commander of Nineveh Operations Com ...

Man hangs his own daughter in Iraqi Kurdistan over her love relationship

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A young Kurdish girl was hanged to death earlier on Saturday in Iraqi Kurdistan region reportedly after her father found out about her love relationship. Speaking to BasNews, Erbil Police Chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat, ...

Iraq Sentences IS Insurgent to Death

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - A court in Iraq has sentenced an insurgent of the Islamic State (IS) to death after finding the militant guilty of being involved in a deadly car bomb in Diyala. The death penalty was issued by the Diyala Criminal Court for the extremist who alle ...

The Latest: Man recalls death of daughter, wife in blast | The Olympian

Theolympian - 2019-04-24 15:54

Iraqi MP Warns of Serious Threats in Post-IS Mosul

BAS News - 2019-04-23 15:25
ERBIL — An Iraqi lawmaker has warned that the northern Nineveh province is facing serious threats as terrorists are gravely active in the region. MP Ahmed Jarba said in a statement that the western areas of Mosul and Nineveh province in general, especial ...

Özkan Özdemir reached 22nd day of hunger strike in Paris

ANF - 2019-04-23 11:23
Paris Pir Sultan Abdal co-chair Hüsniye Küçükkeleş and the representative of the Proletarian Revolutionary gave a message of solidarity with hunger strike resistance. ...

A Saghezi tradesman was killed by direct shootings of government troops in Bijar-Zanjan Road

Kurdpa - 2019-04-23 08:25
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from Saghez lost his life after direct shootings of government troops on the road between Bijar-Zanjan. ...

The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 01:02
With a revolutionary spirit The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces began its work almost a year ago solving the problems of civilians, believing in the importance of social justice. The office followed some pressing issues, some of th ...

Displaced people of Afrin protest in front of Russian base

ANF - 2019-04-22 17:23
Yesterday, thousands of displaced people from Afrin marched to a Russian base in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba and called on Russia to break its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin. Russia had enabled Turkey to occupy the canton. ...

The case of suspected death of one the Kurdish clergyman was closed by the of the Revolutionary Guards

Kurdpa - 2019-04-22 09:38
Kurdpa Agency: The case of suspected death of one the Kurdish clergyman in Baneh has been closed without announcing its results. ...

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 ...

Baghdad Appeals to Neighbors to Help Reconstruct of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — Iraq is appealing to the neighboring countries to help the process of reconstruction of the country after years of a devastating war against terror. Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi delivered a speech at the beginning of a summit in ...

PUK Releases Dozens of Terror Convicts in a Backroom Deal

BAS News - 2019-04-11 19:33
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has released dozens of terror convicts in a backroom deal with the Sunni Arab figures in the disputed province of Kirkuk, a source familiar with the issue revealed to BasNews on Thursday. In an exclusive sta ...

Kouchner: The defeat of terrorism began in Kobanê

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
The defeat of terrorism began in Kobanê, said Bernard Kouchner, French former foreign minister, who attended the victory celebration against ISIS. ...

Kurdish man jailed for life in UK for murdering wife in immigration row

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 21:11
LONDON,— A failed Kurdish asylum seeker has been jailed for life after murdering his estranged wife in a row over immigration. Dana Abdullah, from Leigh, Greater Manchester, stabbed Avan Najmadeen 50 times at her home in Stoke-on-Trent. Before the attack ...

Mastermind of Hospital Robbery in Sulaymaniyah Arrested

BAS News - 2019-04-04 16:55
ERBIL — Security forces in Sulaymaniyah announced the arrest of a man believed to the mastermind behind a recent robbery of hospital salaries in the city. Local media identified the suspect as “Shaho Mahmoud”, saying that he had fled to Kirkuk after the ...

Two Men Arrested with Large Amounts of Illicit Drugs in Soran

BAS News - 2019-03-30 12:14
ERBIL — Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Saturday the capture of two men in possession of a large amount of illicit drugs. In an online statement, directorate of counter-drugs department said the two men arrested possessed ...

France Yet to Repatriate Dozens of Children Stranded in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-27 22:41
ERBIL - France has so far failed to make a final decision on whether it would repatriate dozens of children stranded in Syria as the US-backed Kurdish forces have already announced the full victory over the Islamic State (IS) in the country. About 2,500 ...