Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Police new political operation: 24 detained in Adana

Police new political operation: 24 detained in Adana

ANF - 2019-04-30 09:36
24 people have been taken into custody in Adana following home raids in a new political genocide operation. ...
Police new political operation: 24 detained in Adana - ANF

12 people detained in Çaldıran, included HDP co-mayor

ANF - 2019-05-21 10:37
12 people have been taken into custody in Çaldıran, Van. Among the detained is co-mayor of the municipality, Leyla Atsak, who was not granted a statutory decree. ...

Fifteen villagers detained in the region of Van

ANF - 2019-05-20 11:07
Fifteen out of the 41 people detained following home raids in Van last week were remanded in custody accused of spying for the Iranian state. ...

New Generation’s Abdulwahid detained in blackmail, defamation probe

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 23:27
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Shaswar Abdulwahid, leader of the New Generation Movement, has been detained after appearing in a Sulaimani court on Thursday afternoon. He faces charges of blackmail and defamation. The investigative court of the Gen ...

Mothers detained in Bakırköy referred to court

ANF - 2019-05-13 17:16
Mothers of prisoners who were taken into custody during the police crackdown in front of Bakırköy Women’s Closed Prison, have been referred to court. ...

Police attacked families of prisoners, detained 19 in Batman

ANF - 2019-05-07 15:06
Turkish state forces have attacked the relatives of prisoners who wanted to make a press statement in front of Batman M Type Prison. 19 people were taken into custody in the crackdown. ...

PM Barzani, New UAE Envoy Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-06 21:48
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the new consul of the United Arab Emirates in Erbil, Ahmed Ibrahim Saeed, to discuss the latest political and security affairs in the region. The Kurdish premier briefed during the meeting ...

Police attacked mothers of prisoners, detained 4 in Bakırköy

ANF - 2019-05-06 14:08
Turkish police have again attacked the mothers of prisoners in front of Bakırköy Prison in Istanbul and detained 4 people. ...

KDP and PUK Sign Final Political Agreement on New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-05-05 17:06
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) inked a new political agreement on Sunday to lay the ground for the formation of the new government. The deal came after months of meetings which were concluded on Sunday whe ...

KDP Delegation Meets with Gorran to Sign Political Agreement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:54
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) arrived in Change Movement (Gorran) headquarter on Sunday to sign a new political agreement after concluding negotiations. The agreement comes after months of talks over next cabin ...

Security forces raid New Generation’s offices in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 20:31
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The security forces arrested a number of people at the headquarters of the New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan, the security (Asayish) announced on Wednesday. Kurdistan Asayish Director ...

Police attacked HKP members who wanted to walk to Taksim

ANF - 2019-05-01 10:51
Police attacked HKP members who wanted to walk to Taksim. Many taken into custody. ...

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 ...

SDF Refutes New Anti-IS Operation

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has refuted the rumors claiming the US-backed Kurdish fighters were making preparations for a new military operation against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. The SDF announced the full victory over t ...

Masoud Barzani Discusses the Political Affairs in Iraq with Al-Halbusi

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 17:17
WAAR_DUHOK President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohemmed Al-Halbusi Monday; they discussed the political affairs and developments in the country and some other issues. Barzani expressed Kurdistan’s desi ...

New group takes over demonstration in Van

ANF - 2019-04-23 14:17
The 5th group took over the demonstration in Van to support the hunger strikes. ...

20 relatives of prisoners detained in Batman

ANF - 2019-04-23 12:06
Turkish state forces attacked the prisoners’ relatives and detained 20 in Batman. ...

Sri Lanka: 3 Police Officers Killed During Raids

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK Thirteen people have been arrested in Sri Lanka during police raids, in which three police officers were killed, Radio New Zealand reported early Monday. The suspects were arrested in capital Colombo, where a total of 207 people died after mul ...

HDP members detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-17 08:35
HDP members Vedat Çelik and Faysal Kömürcü were taken into custody as a result of the political genocide operations carried out by police in Maltepe. ...

Writer Seydo Turgut was detained in Viransehir

ANF - 2019-04-04 10:09
Writer Seydo Turgut was detained in Viransehir. ...

CHP mayoral candidate for Siverek taken into custody

ANF - 2019-03-31 16:51
CHP mayoral candidate Fatih Bucak has been taken into custody in Siverek. ...