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Fifteen villagers detained in the region of Van

Fifteen villagers detained in the region of Van

ANF - 2019-05-20 11:07
Fifteen out of the 41 people detained following home raids in Van last week were remanded in custody accused of spying for the Iranian state. ...
Fifteen villagers detained in the region of Van - ANF

5 people remanded in custody in Urfa

ANF - 2019-06-14 17:40
Out of the 13 people detained in Urfa over social media posts, 5 have been remanded in custody. ...

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

Palestinian suspected of spying for UAE dies in Turkish prison | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-12 03:16

13 people remanded in custody in Halfeti

ANF - 2019-05-30 08:51
13 people were remanded in custody in Halfeti, Urfa. Police took statements without telling the lawyers. All of the court proceedings talked of torture. Women said: “A lot more happened, but we are too ashamed to tell.” ...

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. ...

Veli Encu remanded in custody

ANF - 2019-05-25 11:18
After the arrest of HDP MP Ferhat Encu, now Veli Encu has been remanded in custody. The ruling power confirms its policy of persecution of those seeking justice for Roboski. ...

Mothers in Amed: "Long live the resistance in the prisons"

ANF - 2019-05-24 14:39
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike took to the streets in the province of Amed in northern Kurdistan to draw attention to the resistance against isolation. ...

Campaign to fight and reduce the spread leishmaniasis in the countryside of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 20:40
Tabqa – Together for El Jarniya organization and in cooperation with the municipality of people in Tabqa has launched a campaign to fight leishmaniasis and reduce its spread. The campaign included the distribution of brochures to identify the disease of l ...

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 ...

12 people detained in Çaldıran, included HDP co-mayor

ANF - 2019-05-21 10:37
12 people have been taken into custody in Çaldıran, Van. Among the detained is co-mayor of the municipality, Leyla Atsak, who was not granted a statutory decree. ...

A unique operation of our forces .. The killing of the entire members of the terrorist cell in Tuwimin in the countryside of Deir Zour

SDF Press - 2019-05-18 20:45
In the context of the campaign against the hideouts of the terrorist organization ISIS and beating of its sleeper cells, our anti-terrorism units, together with the international coalition forces, carried out this morning a unique operation targeting a te ...

The Ettelaat demanded an increase in the sentences of a Piranshahri citizen

Kurdpa - 2019-05-18 16:40
Kurdpa Agency: The Ministry of Intelligence has appealed for a Kurdish citizen from Piranshahr, wanted to increase in his sentence. ...

Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. The state should press its military offensive against the jihadists but also try undercutting their appeal by ...

The Municipality of Sharqiya begins with asphalt and street restoration

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Hasaka – The municipality of the people in the eastern region through its ongoing work to solve the problems experienced by the people of the town. In the eastern part of the city, people’s municipality worked to solve the problem of sanitation and the pa ...

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 ...

The family of prisoners were gathered in fornt of the Sanandaj's court

Kurdpa - 2019-05-14 15:23
Kurdpa Agency: The family of detainees of the Sanandaj prison held a protest rally in front of the court of this city. ...

105 fighters ended their training course at the Academy of Commando

SDF Press - 2019-05-13 20:54
News center – The Commandos Academy of The Syrian Democratic Forces in Euphrates Region ended its third training course. The course was named after the martyr “Delovan Manbaj”. Leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces, Women’s Protection Units YPJ and the ...

Residents of 50 Villages in Iraq to be Armed for Self-defense Against IS

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:20
ERBIL - Residents of 50 villages in the Iraqi province of Nineveh will be armed so that they can defend themselves against the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a commander confirmed on Thursday. Najim Abdullah al-Jubouri, commander of Nineveh Operations Com ...

Police new political operation: 24 detained in Adana

ANF - 2019-04-30 09:36
24 people have been taken into custody in Adana following home raids in a new political genocide operation. ...

Suspect detained on charges of spying for UAE ‘kills himself’ in Turkish jail | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-29 18:00