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[PICTURES]: First Women Championship of Powerlifting in Kurdistan

[PICTURES]: First Women Championship of Powerlifting in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-03 13:50
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[PICTURES]: First Women Championship of Powerlifting in Kurdistan - BAS News

Database of Human Rights violators in Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-05-17 12:18
The Kurdistan Press Agency published names of several other human rights violators in Kurdistan ...

IS Slaughters Family of Eight in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-09 20:23
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have slaughtered a family of eight in eastern part of Mosul, a security source confirmed on Thursday. The incident occurred in the area of Kawar, where they killed the chief of the region, his wife, and his six ch ...

Young women victims of suicide in Iran under the mullahs’ rule

Ncr Iran - 2019-05-09 08:34

Five More Yezidis Reunite with Family in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-09 00:09
ERBIL - Another five Yezidis reunited with their family members on Wednesday in an IDP camp in Kurdistan Region. The civilians included a woman and four of her children who had been kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) from the Yezidi majority populated r ...

28 violations against journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan in first four months of 2019: watchdog

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There were at least 28 cases of violations against journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan region in the first four months of 2019, according to statistics kept by a media watchdog group. Statistics from the Metro Center for J ...

Instability Forces IDPs to Return to Camps in Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2019-05-06 23:44
ERBIL - Hundreds of IDPs have again returned to the camps in Kurdistan Region since January due to instability in their places of origin, an official was quoted as saying on Monday. "Over 530 IDP families have come back to the camps [in the Kurdistan Reg ...

Monday Announced as First Day of Ramadan in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-04 20:02
ERBIL — A high Islamic committee has announced that Monday (6th May) will be the first day for Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan. The committee made the announcement after observations on Saturday. Counterpart committees in Iraq also agreed that this year’s ...

Sheep Shearing started in Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK The post Sheep Shearing started in Kurdistan appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Isolation protests in May 1 celebrations in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-05-01 17:27
Workers took to the streets in Kurdistan for May 1. AKP’s anti-labor practices were protested in the demonstrations where the workers also drew attention to the isolation and the hunger strikes. ...

Bad roads or bad drivers? Deadly car accidents continue in Kurdistan

Rûdaw - 2019-04-28 16:11
Behind natural causes, car accidents are the second-leading cause of death in the Kurdistan Regio ...

The Municipality of people in Raqqa continues its work to repair the bisections

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Raqqa – The Environment and Parks Committee of the Municipality of People in Raqqa works on the rehabilitation of the bisections because it was totally destroyed due to the war. The project’s observer, “Mohammed Ali” talked about the work of the committee ...

Establishment of the first military force of the Armenian component

SDF Press - 2019-04-25 06:02
Hasaka – The Armenian component announced on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the establishment of the first military force of the Armenian in Tal Tamar. The brigade was named after the martyr “Nubar Ozanyan” , it is a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces and ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign writes to UK Foreign Secretary

ANF - 2019-04-16 08:46
The letter has been signed by Peace in Kurdistan, Democratic Kurdish Peoples’ Assembly UK, Roj Women Assembly, Kurdistan National Congress. ...

First Armenian Orthodox church opened in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 21:11
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Saturday opened the first Armenian Orthodox church in Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region. It has has been built and supervised by the KRG’s Ministry o ...