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AKP turning Kurdish region into a land of prisons

AKP turning Kurdish region into a land of prisons

ANF - 2019-05-30 10:53
The AKP-MHP government continues to propose prisons as a ‘new investment’ for Kurdish cities where unemployment is up to 80 percent. ...
AKP turning Kurdish region into a land of prisons - ANF

KCK Karasu: Go to the polls to defeat the AKP-MHP in Istanbul!

ANF - 2019-06-19 11:31
KCK Mustafa Karasu: The problem is not Imamoglu or the CHP. The problem is to make the AKP-MHP, who is an enemy of Kurdish and pursue a policy of Kurdish genocide, lose. ...

A shop turned into a museum in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-06-19 08:51
Turning photo collection into a habit, Recep Mela Refiq has collected 5,000 photos in 10 years and converted his shop into a museum. ...

Nechirvan Barzani sworn into office as the President of Kurdistan Region and General Commander of Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-12 15:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 10, 2019, Nechirvan Idris Mustafa Barzani took oath of office and was sworn as the newly-elected President of the Kurdistan Region and General Commander of the Peshmerga Forces during a the periodic meeting of ...

Peyman Mirza Zadeh was sentenced to two years imprisonment in a new case

Kurdpa - 2019-06-12 09:58
Kurdpa Agency: in a new case, District 110 of the Urmia Public Court issued a two-year discretionary imprisonment for a Kurdish prisoner in Urmia Prison. ...

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

The car of a Kurdish tradesman was turned over by a direct shootings of government troops

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: The car of a Kurdish tradesman from the city of Piranshahr was turned over due to direct shootings of government troops. ...

A member of the Revolutionary Guards was killed in Chaldoran

Kurdpa - 2019-05-31 18:12
Kurdpa Agency: A member of the Revolutionary Guards was killed during a battle in Chaldoran. ...

Al-Jazeera: Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraq’s Kurdish region

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-31 03:26
The Iraqi Kurdish parliament has elected Nechirvan Barzani, the nephew and son-in-law of veteran leader Masoud Barzani, as president of the autonomous region. The deputy leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) won 68 votes from the 81 members prese ...

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts

Seattle Times - 2019-05-29 09:18
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani res ...

World Leaders, Diplomats Congratulate Nechirvan Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-29 00:46
ERBIL - Leaders and diplomats around the world have welcomed the election of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region, expecting a brighter future for the region with the new Kurdish leader. Barzani won a total of 68 votes while 81 ...

Wounded a Kurdish tradesman in Marivan

Kurdpa - 2019-05-28 16:52
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from the city of Marivan was wounded by direct shootings of government troops. ...

Iranian Forces Kill Four Kurdish Porters, Injure Two

BAS News - 2019-05-28 15:55
ERBIL — Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on the border between Kurdistan Region and Iran, killing four porters and injuring two others. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said in a report that the shooting took place in S ...

Kurdistan parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani the new President of Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-28 14:12
WAAR_DUHOK The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region voted by a majority of the audience on the election of Nechirvan Barzani as President of the region. Barzani receives 68 votes out of the 81 who took part in the meeting. And Najirvan Barzani, served in p ...

The academy of martyr Birusk Piro opens a new training course

SDF Press - 2019-05-28 02:22
The academy of martyr Birusk Pir opened a new course in Shadadi. The course was named after martyr Kawa, and included 100 fighters who will receive during the next 45 days intellectual and cultural lessons and how to deal with civilians in war. The openin ...

Paint oneself into a corner

Dengî Amerîka - 2019-05-25 07:29
Welcome to English in a minute Here is a colorful expression About a sticky situation Paint oneself into a corner Did you see Cara? Why is she so upset? She got a speeding ticket And has no money to pay for it But we all got paid yesterday How does she ha ...

A Kurdish prisoner was released from execution

Kurdpa - 2019-05-24 12:59
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish prisoner from the city of Marivan was released from death with the consent of avengers of blood. ...

Kurdish asylum seekers protest by hunger strike because of violation of their rights by Croatia

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-23 14:23
kmmk A Kurdish refugee went on hunger strike. following a protest by a group of Kurdish asylum seekers at the Zagreb Campus in the Croatian capital regarding the treatment and considering refugees dossier Shokoh Karimi is a Kurdish refugee who has been on ...

BCF to Open a Medical Clinic for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

BAS News - 2019-05-21 22:37
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) will open a medical clinic for the Rohingya Muslims based at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. Focusing on the assessment of the humanitarian project, the BCF delegates visited on Tuesday Kutupalong refuge ...

Activation of the presidency of the Kurdistan Region after the ratification of the amendment of its law

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Activation of the presidency of the region after the ratification of the amendment of its law in the Parliament of Kurdistan The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region in a session held on Wednesday on the proposal to amend the law of the presiden ...