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Three migrants found after ‘freezing to death’ in Turkey | Arab News

Three migrants found after ‘freezing to death’ in Turkey | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-05-06 19:02

Three migrants found after ‘freezing to death’ in Turkey | Arab News - Arabnews

Two more French Islamic State members sentenced to death in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 18:50
BAGHDAD,— A Baghdad court on Monday, June 3 sentenced to death two more French nationals for belonging to the Islamic State group, bringing the total number of French jihadis condemned to death to 11. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in ...

Iraq Sentences Seven French IS Members to Death in Four Days

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a total of seven French nationals to death in four days only over alleged membership to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. A court in Iraq on Sunday issued death penalties to three French men for ties with the extremist gro ...

Iraqi court sentences three French Islamic State militants to death

E-Kurd - 2019-05-27 12:48
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected members of Islamic State, including hundreds ...

Iraq Sentences Three French Men to Death

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership in the Islamic State (IS), Reuters cited court officials. “They were sentenced to execution after it was proven that they were members of the terrorist Islami ...

Three French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq: judiciary

Rûdaw - 2019-05-26 15:03
Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machouhave 30 days to appeal ...

Sulaimaniya: Three People Sentenced to Death on Murder Charges

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province has sentenced three people to death on murder charges in the disputed Kurdish city of Kirkuk. The death penalties were issued on Thursday (May 9) by the Sulaimaniya Criminal Court after findi ...

Afghan refugee entrepreneurs thrive in Turkey

Rûdaw - 2019-05-12 20:51
Some people in Turkey view refugees as a burden, but a different picture emerges ...

Manbij becomes key as US looks to rein in Turkey's Syrian offensive | The Independent

Independent - 2019-05-11 13:59

Two Sisters Stabbed to Death by Family Members in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 23:45
ERBIL - Two sisters were stabbed to death by their father and a brother in the Iranian Kurdistan on Wednesday evening, a monitoring group confirmed. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said that the incident took place in the Kurdish city of Sanandaj on ...

Kurdish hunger strikes for Ocalan to continue in Turkey: KCK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Kurdish hunger strikes are set to continue in Turkey’s prisons and internationally as part of a struggle by the “whole of humanity” against the continued isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. A statement from th ...

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 ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-05-03 00:44

Kurds to rally in Turkey ahead of key local elections | WFTV

WFTV - 2019-05-01 11:48

Kurds to rally in Turkey ahead of key local elections | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-30 20:58

Hunger striker Kobanê: Honoured to die in such a way

ANF - 2019-04-30 09:36
Cemal Kobanê, who continued his hunger strike in Berlin with three activists and was taken to hospital on Monday, was discharged after he refused treatment. ...

Three Kurdish kolbars froze to death in Rojhilat

ANF - 2019-04-17 21:34
Three Kurdish kolbars lost their lives in Piranshahr, East Kurdistan. ...

Three Kurdish Porters Freeze to Death on Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-04-17 20:31
ERBIL - At least three Kurdish porters have frozen to death in the Iranian border areas with Kurdistan Region while carrying goods during the cold weather. The incident occurred on Tuesday on the heights of Kanixuda in Piranshahr city where a number of p ...