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Four years in review – The Hawk Newspaper

Four years in review – The Hawk Newspaper

Sjuhawknews - 2019-05-18 15:01

Four years in review – The Hawk Newspaper - Sjuhawknews

Mother waiting for her son in HPG custody for four years

ANF - 2019-06-09 13:07
The HPG have 12 soldiers and police in their custody. One of them is Sergeant Semih Özbey. His mother complains that she has been called to patience by the Turkish government for four years, but nothing is happening. ...

Iraq Sentences Former Minister to Seven Years in Jail

BAS News - 2019-05-26 22:35
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a former minister to seven years in jail over alleged corruption during his time in the office, an Iraqi source revealed to RT on Sunday. "Former Minister of Culture Asaad al-Hashemi, who belonged to the Islamic Party, was sent ...

Saturday Mothers: 24 years of fight for justice

ANF - 2019-05-25 14:35
Twenty-four years ago, the Saturday Mothers took to the streets for the first time in Istanbul to protest the enforced disappearance state practice. ...

A citizen from Paveh sentenced two years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-24 12:59
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Paveh was sentenced to two years in prison after three months of arrest and unknown fate. ...

Ending a training course in the academy of martyr Brosk Piro

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 20:40
Hasaka- The academy of martyr Brosk Piro ended on Tuesday 21 May 21, 2019 a training course for SDF fighters. The course lasted 45 days in which the fighters received military training on various types of light and medium weapons. The leaders of the Syria ...

Let us unite our efforts in pursuing the remnants of terrorism

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 19:28
The Syrian Foreign Affairs Ministry sent two simultaneous letters to the UN Security Council and the United Nations, there were a lot of lies and fabrications against our forces in the two letters. It worth mentioning that our forces liberated Deira Zour ...

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 ...

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 ...

London-based Iranian national sentenced to 10 years in prison on spying charges

Rûdaw - 2019-05-13 21:47
Iranian judiciary spokesperson accused Amiri of being the "planner and manager of the UK’s cultural infiltration in Iran". ...

UN Welcomes Political Progress in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-13 17:54
ERBIL - The United Nations has welcomed the political progress in the Kurdistan Region as a new government is imminent to be formed in Erbil. The comments were made by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine H ...

Iraqi Court Sentences Man to Prison for “Insulting” Shi’ite Imam

BAS News - 2019-05-12 16:05
ERBIL — An Iraq court on Sunday sentenced a man to three years in prison for allegedly “insulting” a Shi’ite Muslim Imam. Ali Srour Razaq was arrested earlier by the police in Najaf and faced a trial on Sunday, local media reported. He allegedly “insulte ...

Pakistan attack: Gunmen storm five-star hotel in Balochistan

BBC - 2019-05-12 00:02
Three attackers kill one person at a hotel in Gwadar, the centrepiece of a massive Chinese project. ...

A Kurdish Prisoner Released after Serving Five Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Ali Yeganeh, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released after serving four years and nine months in prison. KHRN has been informed that, this Kurdish civilian from Khoy was arr ...

Iran Executes Another Kurdish Citizen

BAS News - 2019-05-05 21:51
ERBIL - Iran executed another Kurdish citizen on Sunday who had been behind bars for years, a monitoring group revealed. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said that the Kurdish man spent four years in jail before his death penalty was implemented on S ...

Two Kurdish citizens were sentenced to 10 years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-05 11:20
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish citizens from the Margavar Rural District were sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Revolutionary Court of Urmia. ...

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

FOX News - 2019-04-30 06:47
The leader of the Islamic State group has appeared for the first time in 5 years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm. ...

Opening the Center of Culture and Arts in Raqqa City

SDF Press - 2019-04-29 23:25
Raqqa –The Culture and Art Committee of the civil council of Raqqa, opened the Culture and Arts Center in the city, after four years of is closure. The opening ceremony began with a minute of silence in the memory of the martyrs` lives. The ministry of cu ...

Spanish state goes to the polls today

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
Today the Spanish state will hold its third general election in four years. ...

Afghanistan war: This is the human cost

BBC - 2019-04-27 02:15
Tens of thousands of Afghan soldiers have been killed and injured in the past four years. This is their story. ...