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Women of TJK-E called on people to join rally in Brussels today

Women of TJK-E called on people to join rally in Brussels today

ANF - 2019-05-22 08:38
The women organisation TJK-E and other Kurdish organisations called on people to join rally in Brussels today. ...
Women of TJK-E called on people to join rally in Brussels today - ANF

Women met to prepare the 15th edition of the Zilan Festival

ANF - 2019-06-02 08:49
Women responded to the call of the Women's Peace Bureau (CENI) and the Kurdish Women's Movement of Germany (YJKE) and met in Cologne, to discuss the preparations for the Zilan Women's Festival on 22 June. ...

Women and children of DAESH members delivered to Uzbek consul

ANF - 2019-05-30 10:53
148 women and children of DAESH members have been returned to Uzbekistan. ...

The death of chief Police Criminal Investigation Department of Eslamabad-e-Gharb in an armed conflict

Kurdpa - 2019-05-28 09:25
Kurdpa Agency: the chief Police Criminal Investigation Department of Eslamabad-e-Gharb was killed in an armed conflict ...

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 ...

MEP Gerike called on CPT to investigate torture in Halfeti

ANF - 2019-05-26 08:57
European Parliament deputy, Arne Gericke, called on the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) to investigate the torture suffered by dozens of people in Halfeti. ...

KCDK-E called on people to join march in Brussels on Wednesday

ANF - 2019-05-21 10:37
The KCDK-E called on people to join the rally to be held in Brussels tomorrow, Wednesday 22 May. The march will leave at 10 am from the Gare Central. ...

TJK-E: 22'ê Gulanê em li Brukselê berxwedanê geş bikin

ANF - 2019-05-20 13:26
TJK-E ji bo geşkirina berxwedana li dijî tecrîdê, banga tevlîbûna li mîtînga 22'ê Gulanê ya li Brukselê kir. ...

Kirkuk: Farms of Kurdish Residents Set on Fire by Unknown Men

BAS News - 2019-05-19 12:18
ERBIL - A fire was set overnight on Saturday to a number of farms belonging to the Kurdish residents in the town of Dubz, southwest of Kirkuk. According to the information BasNews has learned, the incident occurred in the village of Qaradar, where uniden ...

Boycott tourism in Turkey action in Bristol

ANF - 2019-05-19 11:55
Activists in Bristol orgaised a new action to call on people to boycott tourism in Turkey. ...

[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 ...

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival on Saturday

ANF - 2019-05-17 09:30
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival which will take place on Saturday, 18 May, in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants

Reuters - 2019-05-17 03:11
China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people. ...

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

60% of new cars run on petrol in EU in 1Q19

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Nearly 60% of all new passenger cars registered across the EU run on petrol, while less than one third are fuelled by diesel in the first quarter of 2019, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Wednesday. All ...

Pompeo’s Trip to Baghdad Focused on Protection of US Forces

BAS News - 2019-05-08 10:31
ERBIL — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad overnight Tuesday where he met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and other top official, reportedly focusing on the safety of US forces in the country. “We talked to them ab ...

Muslims Welcoming Holy Month Of Ramadan

Waar Media - 2019-05-05 16:03
WAAR_DUHOK Muslims all around the world are getting ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which begins on Sunday evening. Millions of Muslims on Sunday will offer their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih, which will then continue t ...

A citizen from Karamah city west of Iran (Kurdistan region) is sentenced to prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-05 14:28
KMMK: Danial Darab Khani, a resident of Kermanshah, was sentenced to a year in prison by a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Islamic Republic of Iran on charges of acting against national security. This citizen was arrested by Islamic ...

Prisoner on death fast: We've done our part, now is up to you

ANF - 2019-05-03 11:26
One of the 15 prisoners on death fast is Ardil Çeşme. "We have fulfilled our duty - she said - now is your turn.” ...

Displaced people of Afrin protest in front of Russian base

ANF - 2019-04-22 17:23
Yesterday, thousands of displaced people from Afrin marched to a Russian base in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba and called on Russia to break its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin. Russia had enabled Turkey to occupy the canton. ...