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Large number of armed Arabs moving to Kurdish village in Kirkuk: official

Large number of armed Arabs moving to Kurdish village in Kirkuk: official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 23:19
KIRKUK,— More than fifteen Arab families attempting to move to a village in Kirkuk province have encountered resistance from Kurdish residents, a member of the Sargaran sub-district council said on Tuesday. Locals from a predominately-Kurdish town outsid ...
Large number of armed Arabs moving to Kurdish village in Kirkuk: official - E-Kurd

Sending Threatening SMS to the families members of the Kurdish Opposition in Kamyaran

Kurdpa - 2019-06-07 13:37
Kurdpa Agency: The Ministry of Intelligence's headquarters is sending threatening messages to the families members of the Kurdish opposition. ...

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. ...

The sharp reaction of Kurd students to the offensive remarks of the students Basij director of Kurdistan University

Kurdpa - 2019-05-28 09:25
Kurdpa Agency: The insulting statements of the Kurdistan University's Basij director to Kurdish culture and costumes led to a sharp reaction from Kurdish students. ...

A number of outdated missiles and weapons were disposed

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-23 14:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 2, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga disposed a large number of expired missiles through a specialized committee and engineering Zeravani team. The disposed items mostly included 81mm missiles that were given to t ...

Arabs Attempt to Tax Kurds in Southwest of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-19 01:40
ERBIL - Locals have revealed that the Arabs in the town of Dubz, southwest of Kirkuk, are reportedly attempting to tax the Kurdish residents in the area. The locals told Kurdistan 24 that the Arabs have demanded taxes, including money and crops, in the v ...

Number of US oil rigs falls by 3 to 802

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 3 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 802 for the week ending May 17, from 805 ...

[PICTURES]: House of a Kurd Set on Fire in Kirkuk Village

BAS News - 2019-05-18 12:17
ERBIL — A group of unidentified people overnight on Friday set fire to a house belonging to a Kurdish family in a village northwest of Kirkuk. The attack was in Palkana village which was stormed by hundreds of Arabs earlier this week where they forcefull ...

An Urmian citizen was sentenced to six months in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-15 16:07
Kurdpa Agency: The Urmia Revolutionary Court condemned a Kurdish citizen to six months in prison. ...

Parliament Warns of Ongoing Arabization of Kurdish Areas in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-15 12:22
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament said on Wednesday that the Arabization of Kurdish territories outside the jurisdiction of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is reaching an alarming level. A day earlier, a group of over one hundred Arabs stormed the ...

Global energy investments rise by $1B after 3 year fall

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK Global energy investments increased by $1 billion year on year to $1.84 trillion last year after three years of decline, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. “More spending on oil, gas and coal supply was offset by lower spen ...

KDP Bloc at Iraqi Parliament Decries Latest Arabization Attempt in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc at the Iraqi parliament has condemned the recent attempt by Arabs to forcefully occupy the Kurdish villages in Kirkuk province. “There is a plot to change the demography of Palkan and 17 other villages. We st ...

A Kurdish citizen was summoned to District 4th of the Sanandaj Appeal Court

Kurdpa - 2019-05-14 15:23
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Sanandaj was summoned to the District 4th of the Appeals Court of this city. ...

Kirkuk: Arabs Storm Kurdish Village to Oust Indigenous Residents

BAS News - 2019-05-14 12:18
ERBIL — A large group of Arabs stormed the village of Palkana near Dubis in northwest of Kirkuk, attempting to force the indigenous Kurdish inhabitants out. According to the information obtained by BasNews, hundreds of Iraqi Arabs who stormed the village ...

Number of US oil rigs falls by 2 to 805

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 2 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 805 for the week ending May 10, from 807 ...

IS Threatens to Set Fire to Kurdish Farms in Makhmour: Residents

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — Locals from Makhmour district and its surrounding villages gathered on Sunday at the parliament of Kurdistan Region to call for protection against the increasing security risks in their areas posed by the Islamic State (IS). Makhmour is a small t ...

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 ...

Cavusoglu Meets the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 20:40
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Monday with the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani. According to the Anadolu correspondent, Cavusoglu visited the Turkmen Front on Monday morning and toured the ...

“I was driven to document Daesh violations.” Meet Marwah Haj Ahmad, the brave Syrian social media journalist on a mission to expose the reality of life under Daesh.

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-25 03:04
Media was one of the many things that Daesh exerted extreme controls over. Anything that offered a view of the outside world - particularly a liberal, open world where people access information freely - was banned by the terrorists. Article “I was driven ...

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 ...

Lack of support weakens the capacity of the clinic in Hol township.

SDF Press - 2019-04-17 00:52
The clinic of Hol township offers many services to the residents of the town and the surrounding villages. The clinic receives emergency cases, as well as provides medicines for free to those who are suffering from bad diseases that need a continuous trea ...