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People denounce ISIS activities in Maxmur region

People denounce ISIS activities in Maxmur region

ANF - 2019-05-22 16:40
The growing activity of the Islamic State jihadist militia around the Maxmur region is causing widespread concern among the population. There are reportedly at least 300 ISIS jihadists on Mount Qereçox in Iraq. ...
People denounce ISIS activities in Maxmur region - ANF

Mass Grave of Kuwaiti People Discovered in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-21 00:44
ERBIL - A mass grave of Kuwaiti people has been discovered in Iraq which includes victims from the 1990-1991 Gulf War. Al-Jarida newspaper cited on Thursday an international committee from the Red Crescent Society in Iraq as saying that the grave include ...

In Iraq, displaced people are returning home

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-14 17:10
Article In Iraq, displaced people are returning home Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Iraq denies deal to commute French Islamic State jihadist death sentences

E-Kurd - 2019-06-12 12:30
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s judiciary on Tuesday denied it had struck a deal with Paris to commute the death sentences of French nationals convicted in Baghdad for belonging to the Islamic State group. A Baghdad court issued death sentences in recent weeks for 11 F ...

UK Continues to Support Explosive Hazard Management, Risk Education Activities in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-09 15:47
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq would like to highlight the role of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) as a key facilitator of stabilization and humanitarian efforts through the s ...

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members

E-Kurd - 2019-05-29 17:00
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq’s judiciary and UNICEF said. Representativ ...

Iranian FM Discusses Tensions in Region with Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Saturday in Baghdad to discuss the current situation in the region. Zarif’s trip to Baghdad comes amid growing tensions between Tehran and Washington, ...

Hunger strike in Maxmur on day 160

ANF - 2019-05-24 13:06
The hunger strike in Maxmur against the isolation continues on day 160 as the 54th group takes over. ...

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. ...

“Danger will remain until ISIS members are tried at court"

ANF - 2019-05-21 15:57
Deputy Co-Chair of the Autonomous Euphrates Region Administration, Sara Xelîl, warns of imprisoned ISIS jihadists in northern Syria. Without an international court, they pose a great danger, she says. ...

Iranian Kurdistan: 30 People Commit Suicide in 30 Days

BAS News - 2019-05-21 14:08
ERBIL — Over the past month, a total of 30 people have committed suicide in different Kurdish provinces of Iran. According to statistics by Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, 17 women and 13 men killed themselves between 20th April and 20th May in the ...

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. ...

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. ...

Hunger strikes continue in Maxmur

ANF - 2019-05-18 14:37
The hunger strike in Maxmur against the isolation is on day 154. Fadile Tok is on day 119 of her hunger strike. ...

Sweden launches initiative to try ISIS members in special court

ANF - 2019-05-17 14:42
The Swedish government has launched an initiative to have ISIS members captured by the YPG tried in a special court. The Netherlands, France, the UK and Belgium are positive towards the call issued by Stockholm. ...

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 ...

US Puts Forces on High Alert in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 10:50
ERBIL — The United States has put its forces in Iraq on high level of alert, saying that imminent threats from Iran and its proxy militias in Iraq were noticed. “(The US mission) is now at a high level of alert as we continue to closely monitor credible ...

[WATCH]: Remnants of 2,500-Year-Old City Discovered in Iraq Accidentally

BAS News - 2019-05-13 11:34
ERBIL — People in an area north to Mosul in Iraq have accidentally found the remnants of a city from more than 2,500 years ago. Media activists and archeologists shared a video on Facebook purportedly showing a wall with carved figures near Faida distric ...

Japan helping displaced people in Iraq to a better future

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-06 18:21
Article Japan helping displaced people in Iraq to a better future Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Suicide at Its Alarming Rate in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 15:26
ERBIL — Iraq’s High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned about a dramatic increase in suicide rate across the country, with parliament planning to address the issue with new measures. At least 131 people have killed themselves in Iraq since the begin ...