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670 bodies recovered from the largest mass grave in Raqqa

670 bodies recovered from the largest mass grave in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-05-22 12:27
From the mass grave discovered in January in a suburb of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the remains of another 670 ISIS victims have been recovered. The bodies of some missing foreigners are suspected to be in the mass grave. ...
670 bodies recovered from the largest mass grave in Raqqa - ANF

7 Outstanding Discoveries from the Edge of Existence

Waar Media - 2019-06-09 21:11
WAAR_DUHOK The evolution of science and technology has had a significant impact on the astronomical observations of humans. In the last few decades, humanity has explored a number of surprising events and places in different parts of our universe. Scient ...

BAGHDAD: Beyond the City of Ghosts (Madinat Ashbah)

E-Kurd - 2019-06-07 06:22
Sheri Laizer | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Amongst the reeds that edge the Dijlah river1 the water fowl are mating noisily. In the leafy, east Baghdad suburb of Karada, school children are wandering to school in boisterous groups, passing giant billboards of ...

Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The post Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...

Hundreds of IS Relatives Released from al-Hol Camp in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-04 13:41
ERBIL — A total of 800 women and children related to the Islamic State (IS) militants have been released from the al-Hol Camp in the Syrian Kurdish province of Hassakah. According to local officials and witnesses, at least 17 buses were seen leaving the ...

Iran needs America’s help to pivot away from the past

Rûdaw - 2019-05-26 19:24
“As long as the Islamic Republic is in power, the shadow of war will loom over Iran” ...

Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition partners discuss the role of women in the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-26 02:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 21, 2019, Major General Basil Mohammad, Deputy Chief-of-Staff for Administration & Logistics, received a delegation from the Coalition partners at the main hall of the Ministry of Peshmerga. During their meeting ...

Al Fakhekhah ..670 corpses were exhumed and work continues

SDF Press - 2019-05-24 13:08
Raqqa – The initial response team in Raqqa exhumed 670 corpses from the al-Fakhekhah cemetery in the southern countryside of the city, which includes the corpses of those who were in the ranks of ISIS and a number of civilians. It is one of the largest ma ...

Action in support of the hunger strike resistance in Delémont

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Actvists moved from the central train station in Delémont, in the Jura canton, and underlined the critical phase of the hunger strikers. ...

Returning from the Land of Jihad: The Fate of Women Associated with Boko Haram

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-21 01:52
Women are streaming home from Boko Haram’s domain in north-eastern Nigeria, some having escaped captivity and others having left jihadist husbands behind. The state should safeguard these women from abuse, so that they stay in government-held areas and e ...

US Military Convoy of 60 Vehicles Enters Iraq from Jordan: Source

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:51
ERBIL — US forces have mobilized a large convoy of over 60 vehicles from Jordan into Iraq’s western province of Anbar where the largest US military base on Iraq’s territory is located, a military source from Anbar told BasNews. “More than 60 US military ...

Police attacked and injured the mothers of prisoners in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-20 16:18
The 42nd vigil outside the women's prison in the western Turkish town of Gebze has also been violently attacked by the police. Several mothers of prisoners were injured and arrested. ...

KRG Delegation Searching for Kurdish Mass Grave in Southern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-19 14:47
ERBIL — A delegation from Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs is visiting Iraq’s southern province of Muthanna where they believe is home to several mass graves of the Kurdish victims of Baath genocidal attacks. The delegation has so ...

FARC Santrich release and re-arrest a new blow to peace

ANF - 2019-05-19 11:30
People's Alternative Revolutionary Force (FARC) executive and former guerrilla commander Jesus Santrich (Seuxis Paucias Hernandez Solarte) has been re-arrested by Colombia's ESMAD forces two minutes after being released from the La Picota prison in Bogot ...

Control of corrupted foodstuff

SDF Press - 2019-05-18 20:45
Raqqa – The Detect Department of the People’s municipality in Raqqa during its daily tour in the markets and shops confiscated corrupt foodstuff. The control of the rationing officer, Thajila Al-Sayer, talked about the last tour of the detec committee in ...

Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered

BAS News - 2019-05-11 22:41
ERBIL - Bodies of hundreds of people who were killed by the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk) in the past few years are yet to be recovered due to restrictions by the Iraqi forces. The extremists killed 7,000 to 8,000 peo ...

Supply The Yard of El-Hurriya Dam With a Transformer Of 10M

SDF Press - 2019-05-10 01:54
Tabqa – Within the efforts made by the civil administration of Tabqa city to restore life to the city and its countryside through the rehabilitation of infrastructure and vital facilities that have been damaged, including solving the problem of power outa ...

Over a Dozen of IS Jihadists Killed in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-05-07 20:21
ERBIL - Over a dozen of Islamic State (IS) jihadists have been killed during an operation in the Iraqi western province of Anbar. Iraqi Ministry of Defense explained in a statement that a fighter jet was targeted with gunfire in Qaem city, in Anbar, wher ...

After ISIS fall, some women who joined plead to come home

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 20:48
“How could I have been so stupid, and so blind?” Kimberly Polman, a 46-year-old Canadian woman, said of her decision to join the caliphate. ...