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Kolbar Lost His Life in an Ambush by IRGC Forces

Kolbar Lost His Life in an Ambush by IRGC Forces

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-12 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Following the closure of official Kolbari crossings, increasing inflation and unemployment rates in Kurdistan, more Kurdish citizens have turned into Kolbari. Meanwhile, a large number of kolbars have lost their life d ...
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Khanaqin: IED Blast Kills Second Kurdish Civilian in 24 Hours

BAS News - 2019-05-18 15:33
ERBIL — Another Kurdish civilian was killed by an IED blast near Khanaqin to become the second in less than 24 hours. The victim was visiting his farm when an IED went off near Yousif Bag village and killed him, a security source confirmed to BasNews. Th ...

IED Blast Kills Kurdish Teacher near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-17 14:23
ERBIL — A Kurdish teacher and resident of Mubarak village lost his life after an IED went off on Friday. Nabil Akbar Kakakhan, 40, was driving through the village at around 06:30 when an IED hit his vehicle, a local source confirmed to BasNews. Kakakhan ...

Turkish helicopter damaged by guerrillas crashes in Igdir

ANF - 2019-05-17 12:56
One of the two Turkish helicopters damaged by the guerrilla in an action in Igdir’s Aralik district on May 1 is reported to have failed, crashing to the ground and killing its pilots. ...

Writer Aslı Erdoğan: No respect for human life in Turkey

ANF - 2019-05-17 08:35
Writer Aslı Erdoğan: No respect for human life left in Turkey. ...

Hawija: Four Iraqi Police Officers, One Soldier Killed by IS

BAS News - 2019-05-15 23:42
ERBIL - At least four Iraqi Federal Police officers and a soldier were killed on Wednesday evening in an attack carried out by the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk). Kurdistan 24 cited a police source as ...

Abdul-Mahdi Lands in Turkey

BAS News - 2019-05-15 20:08
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has arrived in Turkey to discuss several regional and international issues with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported on Wednesday. Abdul-Mahdi was received by Erdogan in an official ceremony at the presid ...

No News about the Fate of Kurdish Teacher and Religious Activist

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): There is still no news about the fate of Yaser Amini Azar, the mathematics teacher and religious activists, who was arrested four days ago despite the repeated enquiries of his family about his whereabouts. This teac ...

The Pursuit-evasion of the Revolutionary Guards led to the death of a Kurdish Kolbar

Kurdpa - 2019-05-10 12:51
Kordpa Agency: A Kurdish Kolbar from Javanrud, after being pursuit-evasion by the Revolutionary Guards fell down from Nowsud's altitude and lost his life. ...

No News Over the Fate of Kurdish Detained Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-09 02:01
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Although five months have passed since the transfer of the Kurdish civilian “Shakir Behroozi” residing at Morghoor Region of Orumiyeh from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the detention centre of the Islamic Revolutionary Gu ...

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 ...

Seven People Killed, Injured by Unknown Gunmen in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-05-08 21:15
ERBIL - At least seven were people were either killed or injured in an armed attack carried out by unknown gunmen in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin on Wednesday. The incident occurred in the district of al-Mazare of Salahaddin province where unidentifi ...

Tree Kurdish Tradesmen Killed during the Attack of Iranian Law Enforcement Officers

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Two Kurdish Tradesmen were killed by direct shootings of law enforcement forces in Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish). A Tradesman from Saqqez passed away due to the cardiac arrest during the chase by police forces. “On Apr ...

No News about the Fate of Kurdish Political Prisoner after being Transferred to Orumiyeh Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour” has been deprived of the right to visit and contact with the family after being transferred from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention ...

Iranian Intelligence Bureau Filming the Confessions of Detained Kurdish Activists in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): On Wednesday evening, Apr 24, 2019 security forces transferred a number of Kurdish environmental activists and Kurdish members of the National Unity Party from the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sananda ...

A Kurdish Kolbar was shotgunned by government troops at the Nowsud border

Kurdpa - 2019-05-05 11:20
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish Kolbar from the Javanrud died in direct shootings by government troops at the Nowsud border. ...

A Prisoner Hanged in Tabriz Prison on the Charge of Rape

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-04 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A prisoner charged with “rape” was executed at Tabriz Central Prison on Apr 30, 2019. “The 32-year-old man from Maragheh, who charged with “rape” and sentenced to execution two years ago, was held at Tabriz Prison,” ...

Parwaneh Hossein Panahi Summoned to Sanandaj Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-03 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Parwaneh Hosseinpanahi, sister of the Kurdish political prisoner known as Ramin Hossein Panahi who was executed in September, has been telephone summoned, interrogated and threatened by the intelligence Office of San ...

Members of a Family Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-01 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Members of a family from Orumiyeh have been detained on charges of cooperation with The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran since March. Ebrahim Sediq Hamedani and his two children, Salar and Maryam Sediq Hamedan ...

The role of the agricultural nurseries in preserving the environment

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 01:02
Tabqa- the agricultural nurseries continue to play an important role in the preservation of the environment by providing a large number of plants for various types of fruit trees and forestry as well as roses and ornamental plants. The residents planted a ...

Three Kurdish and Afghan Civilians Killed by Iranian Border Guards at Khoy Border Area

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-15 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): On Tuesday night, April 12, 2019, a Kurdish civilian and an Afghan family of six people were targeted by the Iranian border guards near the village of Tavarreh of Khoy. As a result of this shooting, the Kurdish civil ...