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Yezidi Woman Found in Syria’s al-Hol Camp

Yezidi Woman Found in Syria’s al-Hol Camp

BAS News - 2019-05-29 16:52
ERBIL — The authorities in charge of al-Hol Camp in the Syrian Kurdistan have found another Kurdish Yezidi woman at the camp whom was abducted by the Islamic State (IS) since 2014. According to local sources who confirmed the report to BasNews, Suham Raf ...
Yezidi Woman Found in Syria’s al-Hol Camp - BAS News

Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members were repatriated to the United States on Wednesday in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria. The move is part of an effort ...

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 ...

[PICTURE]: Kurdish Yezidi Girl Liberated from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-06-03 15:32
ERBIL — Another Kurdish Yezidi girl has been freed from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in Syria, a member of the family confirmed. Yousra Mustafa Ammi was kidnapped by IS jihadists during the Sinjar massacre back in 2014, the source wrote on Facebook. He ...

Syrie: 800 femmes et enfants vont quitter le camp de déplacés d'Al-Hol (responsable kurde)

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-06-02 17:52
Quelque 800 femmes et enfants Syriens vont quitter le camp de déplacés d'Al-Hol, qui accueille dans le nord-est de la Syrie des familles du groupe Etat islamique (EI) notamment, a annoncé dimanche un responsable des autorités semi-autonomes kurdes. ...

Syrie: 800 femmes et enfants vont quitter le camp de déplacés d'Al-Hol (responsable local)

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-06-02 17:52
Quelque 800 femmes et enfants Syriens vont quitter le camp de déplacés d'Al-Hol, qui accueille dans le nord-est de la Syrie des familles du groupe Etat islamique (EI) notamment, a annoncé dimanche un responsable des autorités semi-autonomes kurdes. ...

Twin Blasts Leave Dozens Killed, Injured in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Two explosions rocked central Raqqa in northern Syria overnight Saturday, killing at least ten people while over 20 others were injured, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The first explosion was carried out via an improvised e ...

IS fight: US-led coalition says it killed 1,300 civilians in Syria and Iraq

BBC - 2019-06-01 00:02
The coalition's figure on deaths in Syria and Iraq may actually be much higher, activists say. ...

Yezidi Woman Freed from IS in Western Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-30 15:09
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces liberated another Kurdish Yezidi woman from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in western Iraq. The woman was reportedly abducted by IS back in 2014 when the jihadist group overran Sinjar and kidnapped more than 6,000 people fro ...

HDP, Ekrem İmamoğlu için sahada da çalışacak

Ilke Haber - 2019-05-30 13:15
HDP, Ekrem İmamoğlu için sahada da çalışacakHDP Sözcüsü Günay Kubilay: İstanbul’da bizzat HDP’nin adayı seçime giriyormuş gibi son derece organize, planlı bir çalışma içine gireceğiz. ...

Syria: Rocket Attacks by Militants Kill, Wound 17 Civilians

BAS News - 2019-05-27 01:28
ERBIL - At least 17 civilians were either killed or wounded on Sunday in rocket attacks carried out by militant groups on the Idlib de-escalation zone on Syria's al-Suqaylabiyah, a commander was quoted as saying. Major General Viktor Kupchishin, the comm ...

Migrants in Hol Camp to return to their lands

ANF - 2019-05-24 13:33
The migrants from Northern and Eastern Syria living in the Hol Camp are to return to their own lands. ...

Khanaqin: IS Imposes Serious Threat to Kurdish Farmers

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) insurgent group has lately become a serious threat to Kurdish farmers in the disputed town of Khanaqin, locals said on Thursday. Dozens of farms belonging to Kurdish residents were reportedly burned on Thursday in the town ...

IS Attacks SDF in Syria's Hasakah

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) carried out a bomb attack on Monday against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria, a spokesperson confirmed. The US-backed Kurdish fighters announced the full victory over the mi ...

Nearly 3,000 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State still missing: KRG official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari said on Sunday that 2,913 out of the 6,284 Yazidis who were abducted by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) militants remain missin ...

Islamic State claims ‘province’ in India called ‘Wilayah of Hind’

E-Kurd - 2019-05-11 17:38
NEW DELHI,— Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group. IS’s Amaq News ...

Syria: Seven IS Children Handed Over to Swedish Delegation

BAS News - 2019-05-07 22:16
ERBIL - At least seven children of the Islamic State (IS) militants were handed over to a Swedish delegation on Tuesday by the local authorities in the country. The Swedish delegates received the seven children at the Faysh Khabur border crossing between ...

Iraqi Forces Conducts Anti-IS Operation in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-05-06 22:54
ERBIL - Iraqi security forces have carried out an operation in the province of Salahaddin to clear an island from the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. According to a statement by the Security Media Cell on Sunday, the military campaign ...

IS Executes Kurdish Abductee Near Makhmour

BAS News - 2019-05-01 12:44
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants released a video purportedly showing the execution of a Kurdish man whom was abducted by the jihadists last week. Bashdar Safar was searching for spring herbs around Mount Qarachogh in the disputed territory of Ma ...