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Member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party Rearrested

Member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party Rearrested

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-16 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Pouria Ahmadi, the head of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party and a member of the Central Council of Sanandaj, was arrested when presenting himself at the Sanandaj Intelligence Office following a summon ...
Member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party Rearrested - Kurdistan Human Rights

At Least 19 Christians from Nineveh Still Missing after IS Abduction: MP

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:25
ERBIL — A member of Kurdistan Region Parliament said at least 19 Christians whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) in Nineveh province of Iraq, remain missing. MP Robina Tiyari told BasNews that they are concerned with the fate of the people abduct ...

Nechirvan Barzani will be elected as the new Kurdistan President with 91 MPs votes

Waar Media - 2019-05-19 15:03
WAAR_DUHOK Irfan Jamal Kirkukli, the leader of the Turkmen party has announced that the majority of Parliament factions have nominated Nechirvan Barzani for Kurdistan Presidency, and he will be elected with 91 MPs votes. A member of the Turkmen party ann ...

15 Impressive Benefits Of Spinach

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is one of the most popular green, leafy vegetables in the world as it is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, pigments, and phytonutrients. It is a member of the Amaranthaceae family Due to the vast range of benefit ...

Iraqi Airways to Resume Direct Flights to Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-16 22:49
ERBIL - Iraqi Airways is expect to resume direct flights to neighboring Syria next week for the first time since the beginning of the civil war in the country in 2011, a spokesperson confirmed on Thursday. Spokesperson for the national airport Layth al-R ...

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 ...

Raqqa National Hospital opens its doors again

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 03:06
Raqqa – The Civil Council of Raqqa opened on Monday the National Hospital in Raqqa, the co-chair of the Civil Council of Raqqa and a number of members of local councils attended the opening ceremony. The hospital had been out of service for several years ...

Kurdish Environmental Activist Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-14 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Hadi Kamangar, an environmental activist and member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party who was arrested by security forces on January 01, was released on a bail of one billion and seven hundred million ...

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 ...

Kurdish Environmental Activist Released on Heavy Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sirwan Ghorbani, an environmental activist and a member of the Central Council of National Unity Party in Kurdistan, was released on a bail of seven hundred million Tomans until his trial on May 12. This activist was ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Withdraws from Western Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-13 01:45
ERBIL - Iraqi officials said on Sunday that the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have already started to withdraw from the western parts of Nineveh province. Talking to Alarabia al-Jadid Newspaper, officials revealed that the national army and federa ...

Iraq earthquake: Magnitude 5.3 shock hits near city of Sulaimaniya - The National

Thenational - 2019-05-12 19:46

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 ...

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 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,” ...

Body of the Missing Kolbars Found After Three Months

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-03 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The dead body of a Kolbar was found by the local people after three months at the frontier hights of the village of Bruishkhani of Baneh. “Two shepherds from the village of Brushkhani of Baneh at the border of Hojra ...

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 ...

Kurdish Author Still Deprived of Medical Treatment at the Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-17 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN):: Ali Baderkhani, the detained Kurdish author who is currently held at the Labour ward at Orumiyeh Central Prison contrary to the principle of Separation of Crimes, is suffering from kidney disease and prison authorit ...