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Canada wildfires force 10,000 to evacuate homes

Canada wildfires force 10,000 to evacuate homes

Kurdiu - 2019-06-01 18:43

Canada wildfires force 10,000 to evacuate homes - Kurdiu

US Army Preparing to Evacuate Contractors from Iraqi Military Base: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-22 10:57
ERBIL — The US military is reportedly preparing to evacuate hundreds of contractors working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from the Iraqi military base of al-Balad. Three military sources from Iraq told Reuters later on Friday that Washing ...

Fire in Tirbespiyê destroys 10,000 hectares of cultivated land

ANF - 2019-06-11 15:00
Field fires in the Tirbespiyê region of northern Syria have destroyed 10,000 hectares of cultivated land. ...

Nineveh residents returning to their homes

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-10 20:22
Article Nineveh residents returning to their homes Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Bradost people on Turkish attacks: We won’t leave our homes

ANF - 2019-06-04 14:28
Villagers in the Bradost region targeted by the Turkish state’s invasions protested the attacks and said, “The Turkish state wants to evacuate our villages but whatever happens, we won’t leave our homes.” ...

Turkish state threatens villagers to evacuate villages in Sidekan

ANF - 2019-05-31 14:25
The Turkish state has threatened the Xelifan villagers in Sidekan, Southern Kurdistan with UAVs so they evacuate the village. ...

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Our engineering units dismantle an explosive device in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-31 00:35
yesterday, a unit of our demining and explosive forces dismantled an explosive device planted by terrorist cells on the road to officers’ homes. The device was planted on a civilian road, a remote-controlled bomb. While the unit detonated another remote d ...

UNDP Helps Return of IDP Families to Nineveh Plains

BAS News - 2019-05-30 16:06
BATNAYA, (UNDP) — The first 10 families are returning home to Batnaya in Iraq’s Ninewa Plains after fleeing ISIL, thanks to the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) housing rehabilitation efforts. The housing project – implemented by UNDP and fi ...

Turkey deliberately burned 11,000 hectares of lands in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-29 10:46
Forests are intentionally set on fire in Turkish state-occupied Afrin. It has been reported that at least 11,000 hectares have been burned to date. ...

Basra Official Calls for Legal Procedure Against ExonMobil's Evacuation

BAS News - 2019-05-27 22:38
ERBIL - Officials from the Basra Provincial Council have called on the federal government to take legal procedures against ExxonMobil's decision to evacuate its engineers working in the West Qurna oil field in the Iraqi province of Basra. ExxonMobil Corp ...

Turkish chef Musa Dagdeviren’s mission to preserve local culinary traditions |

Canada - 2019-05-27 02:08

10 hunger strike and death fast activists hospitalized in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-26 15:47
10 prisoners on hunger strike and death fast in Amed, have been taken to hospital after ending their actions. ...

10 Movies to Watch With Mom on Mother's Day

Yahoo - 2019-05-26 08:48

Duhok: Only One Third of IDPs So Far Returned to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-25 15:13
ERBIL — Despite having declared the full victory over the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq for more than a year, only one third of the Iraqi IDPs in Kurdistan’s Duhok province have so far returned to their homes, an official said. After IS invaded a massive ar ...

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

Rûdaw - 2019-05-24 12:34
Troops would beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats ...

Donald Trump’s Vow to End ‘Endless Wars’ Derailed by Foreign Policy Realities, and Now Pentagon Wants 10,000 More Troops in the Middle East

Newsweek - 2019-05-23 19:08

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 ...

Iran Seeks to Cement Legitimacy of Shia Militias

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-10 15:30
Since March, a series of massive floods has devastated several regions of Islamic Republic of Iran. Dozens have died, and many more have been displaced after severe damage to their homes. And the damage caused to infrastructure, transportation, telecommun ...

In Turkey, PKK Weakened but Vows to Step Up Attacks in Spring

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
According to statements issued by the Turkish government in early 2019, more than 10,000 Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters have been ‘neutralized’ since the end of the so-called ceasefire between the two sides in the summer of 2015, and only 700 fig ...