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Sadr's Supporters Gather in Front of Bahraini Consulate

Sadr's Supporters Gather in Front of Bahraini Consulate

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
Bahraini FM had criticized Sadr's call for ending war in Yemen, Bahrain, and Syria. ERBIL - A number of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters gathered on Sunday in front of the Bahraini Consulate in Najaf, protesting a statement by the Foreig ...
Sadr\'s Supporters Gather in Front of Bahraini Consulate - BAS News

protesting members of the "Nozhin" association in front of the Sanandaj's Court

Kurdpa - 2019-05-28 09:25
Kurdpa Agency: Members of the Nozhin Socio-cultural Association gathered in front of the Sanandaj's Court and demanded the immediate release of Zahra Mohammadi. ...

Demonstration in Baghdad Calls on Iraq to Avoid Iran-US Conflict

BAS News - 2019-05-25 01:06
ERBIL — Thousands of people gathered in Iraq’s capital Baghdad overnight Friday to urge the Iraqi government to stay out of the growing conflict between Iran and the United States. The protests came after Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shi’ite cleric and th ...

US-Iran war will be ‘end of Iraq’: Al-Sadr

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned against dragging Iraq into any possible military conflict between the U.S. and Iran. “War between Iran and the U.S. will be an end of Iraq,” al-Sadr said on Twitter. “Any party that would drag Iraq ...

Iraq to Investigate Sunday's Rocket Attack on Green Zone

BAS News - 2019-05-20 00:33
ERBIL - The Security Committee in the Iraqi Parliament is said to investigate on Monday into Sunday's rocket attack on the fortified Green Zone where the US embassy and other foreign diplomatic buildings are located. Earlier the day, several Katyusha roc ...

Four People Killed after Sadr Supporters Attacked Najaf Shopping Mall

BAS News - 2019-05-16 10:15
ERBIL — At least four people were killed in Iraq’s southern city of Najaf where supporters of Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr attacked a shopping mall overnight on Wednesday. The mall belongs to a business man close to Sadr Movement, but he was accu ...

Police forcibly removes families in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-03 15:02
Families of prisoners who have been on hunger strikes against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan were attacked by the police once more on day 25 of the vigil they have been holding in front of the Gebze Prison. ...

Saqezi Kolbar's body was found after a three-month in heights of Baneh's border

Kurdpa - 2019-05-03 00:42
Kurdpa Agency: The body of a Kurdish Kolbar from Saqez, which was disappeared three months ago in pursuit of the government military in the Baneh's heights, was found. ...

HDP Ay beaten by police at families sit-in in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
HDP Gebze district co-chair Idris Ay was beaten and detained during the peaceful protest of families of prisoners on hunger strike in front of Gebze prison. ...

Day 2 in Bakirkoy Prison sit-in

ANF - 2019-04-30 17:02
Relatives of prisoners on hunger strikes against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan are holding a sit-in demonstration in front of the Bakirkoy Closed Women’s Prison. ...

Young man killed in Nusaybin

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
A young man named Mehmet Sirin Kaya was killed in a shooting in front of his house. ...

Sit-in in front of Amnesty International in Paris

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
Young Kurds in Paris organised a sit-in at the office of Amnesty International. ...

Police blockade in front of Gebze Prison

ANF - 2019-04-26 13:23
Citizens wanting to issue a statement in front of the Gebze Prison were surrounded by the police. ...

Sadr Criticizes New Iraqi Government

BAS News - 2019-04-25 22:31
ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, head of Sa'eroun alliance, has strongly criticized the new government which is yet to be concluded after several months, considering the new cabinet "corrupted". Sadr said in an online statement on his Twitte ...

Mothers in Gebze: We will stand by our children to the end

ANF - 2019-04-25 15:50
Mothers of political prisoners on hunger strike against the isolation in Imrali were barred from protesting in front of the Gebze Prison. ...

Demonstration in front of CoE on week 5

ANF - 2019-04-24 16:08
Kurds in Europe continue the demonstrations held in Strasbourg to urge the Council of Europe (CoE) and the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) to take action continue on week 5 with activists from Switzerland and France. ...

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. ...

Sadr Slams Persisting “Baathist Method” in Iraq’s State Institutions

BAS News - 2019-04-18 16:07
ERBIL — Influential Iraqi Shi’ite cleric and the leader of Sairoon parliamentary bloc, Muqtada al-Sadr, has fiercely criticized corruption and “Baathist method” in the state institutions across Iraq. Sadr wrote on Twitter that bribery in state institutio ...

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

BAS News - 2019-04-15 14:49
ERBIL — Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of Sairoon bloc at the parliament, Muqtada al-Sadr, has slammed Hashd al-Shaabi aid convoyed to the flood-affected areas in Iran, saying Iraqis were priority. Hashd al-Shaabi, which is known for it ...

Swiss youth in front of the UN: “Take action!”

ANF - 2019-04-04 14:14
A group of young people from Switzerland issued a statement in front of the UN to draw attention to the hunger strikes and said, “Everybody must take action before it’s too late.” ...

Protest in front of the Swedish State Television

ANF - 2019-04-04 13:52
Kurdistanis who joined the hunger strikes protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan on April 1 held a demonstration in front of the Swedish State Television (SVT) headquarters to protest the silence of Swedish media. ...