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Invading Turkish state destroys 300 years of history

Invading Turkish state destroys 300 years of history

ANF - 2019-05-13 13:02
The invading Turkish state has destroyed 300 years of history as they built a wall to separate Afrin from the rest of Kurdistan. ...
Invading Turkish state destroys 300 years of history - ANF

Public Gathering Calls for End of Turkish Bombardment of Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-06-12 11:57
ERBIL — Several dozens of people gathered in a border town of Kurdistan Region on Wednesday to call on Turkey to end bombardment of Kurdistan borders which puts civilian lives at stake. Turkey carries out continuous military operations deep into KRG terr ...

Municipalitybof “Al Janobiya” organized a campaign to clean the graves of herbs

SDF Press - 2019-05-31 00:35
Hasakah_ The municipality of the people in the southern region started a campaign to remove weeds from the graves in the neighborhood of “Ghueran” in Hasakah, and this campaign comes after the large spread of herbs that contain large amounts of reptiles a ...

Turkish lawyers’ group says foreign ministry staff tortured in custody

Reuters - 2019-05-28 21:19
Five Turkish foreign ministry staff detained last week on suspicion of links to a failed coup three years ago have said they have been tortured and mistreated in custody, the Ankara Lawyers' Bar Association said on Tuesday. ...

Systematic attacks by the occupation forces in Afrin continue

ANF - 2019-05-19 17:38
Since the occupation of Afrin Canton by the Turkish state and its militias, systematic attacks on the population have taken place. The barbaric acts of looting, torture and kidnapping continue. ...

Turkish state terror in Urfa

ANF - 2019-05-18 17:21
Turkish soldiers set a house on fire in a neighborhood of Urfa following a clash in which Turkish security members suffered casualties and injuries. ...

PYD delegation meets with Bremen Parliament Director on Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-17 17:36
A PYD delegation met with the State Parliament Director in Bremen, Germany about the occupation of Afrin and spoke about the Turkish state’s crimes against humanity. ...

Iraq's National Alliance Considers Stripping Halbusi of Membership

BAS News - 2019-05-13 21:43
ERBIL - The Iraqi National Alliance, also known as Wataniya, has decided to strip Mohammed al-Halbusi of his membership, a move which will also mean to remove him from the position of the Parliament Speaker. Wataniya Alliance, led by Ayad Allawi, said in ...

Families resist in Gebze and Bakirkoy

ANF - 2019-05-13 15:49
Turkish state forces continue repressive measures against families of prisoners on hunger strike and death fast against the isolation of Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Demonstration in Amûdê against Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-05-12 20:33
As part of its ongoing occupation efforts, the Turkish state is building a wall around Afrin. A demonstration against the construction of the wall took place today in the northern Syrian city of Amûdê. ...

People of Qamishlo: We will tear down the wall and the invasion!

ANF - 2019-05-10 13:49
People of Qamishlo said they won’t accept the Turkish state’s invasion of Afrin or the wall they put up, stressing: “We will resist and we will prevail.” ...

Turkish regime executes two brothers in al-Bab

ANF - 2019-05-10 12:31
Turkish state allied gangs tortured and executed two brothers in al-Bab region. ...

Occupation police forces clash in al-Bab

ANF - 2019-05-10 12:05
The military police and civil police are clashing in Shehba’s Turkish state and allied gang invaded al-Bab. ...

Turkish state bombs villages in Sherawa, Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-09 12:11
Turkish invasion forces have bombed several villages in Afrin’s Sherawa district with Howitzers and artilleries. ...

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 ...

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. ...

TEV-DEM: Raise the struggle against the invading Turkish state

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
TEV-DEM protested the Turkish state building a wall in Afrin and called to raise the struggle against the invading Turkish state’s attacks against Afrin and the rest of Syrian territory. ...

Turkish state tears down Afrin villages to build wall

ANF - 2019-04-25 15:18
The invading Turkish state has been building a wall in 3 parts in the Kimare, Cilbil and Meryemin villages in an attempt to completely cut Afrin off from the rest of the region. ...

Turkish army putting up wall in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:25
The Turkish army is putting up a wall to include Afrin in their own territory. The invading army is also increasing their military bases and outposts near the city. ...

The American University of Kurdistan Launches Microsoft Imagine Academy to Help Equip Students with 21st Century Skills for Success

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-16 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 15th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan announces the launch of the Microsoft Imagine Academy program in its newly established Professional Learning Center to provide students with real-world technology sk ...

Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 Islamic State suspected militants

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 12:04
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has begun trial proceedings for nearly 900 Iraqi suspected members of the Islamic State group caught fleeing jihadist territory in neighbouring Syria, a judicial source told AFP on Sunday. They were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the ...