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Over 200 Yezidi families receive no aid from Iraqi government: Migration Ministry

Over 200 Yezidi families receive no aid from Iraqi government: Migration Ministry

Gulan Media - 2019-06-04 03:26

Over 200 Yezidi families receive no aid from Iraqi government: Migration Ministry - Gulan Media

Turkey to Receive S-400 from Russia in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 00:12
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Ankara will receive Russia's S-400 missile defense system in the upcoming July, while the US has repeatedly threatened to sanctions Turkey if it does so. "The issue of S-400 is an issue ...

Dozens of Kurdish Yezidi Families to Return from Syria to Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-06-16 13:06
ERBIL — Several Kurdish Yezidi families, whom were displaced from their hometowns after the Islamic State (IS) massacre in 2014, are expected to return to Sinjar in the nearest future, said an official. In August 2014, IS attacked Sinjar where it killed ...

Iran Says US Negotiation Offer “Not Genuine” as Washington Adds to Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-06-08 16:37
ERBIL — Washington’s offer to talk over tensions is no a “genuine” proposal, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday after US placed new sanctions on Iran. US President Donald Trump said earlier this month that he is willing to ...

Death toll from crackdown in Sudan reaches 108

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from a government crackdown on protesters in Sudan’s capital has risen to 108, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said Wednesday. Three children from one family were among the victims, said the committee, adding more than ...

13 Yazidis handed over to the Shengal Assembly

ANF - 2019-06-06 13:33
Cizire Region Yazidi House handed over 13 Yazidi women and children rescued from ISIS to the Shengal Assembly and the Yazidi Women’s Movement. ...

13 Yezidi families returned from Syria to Shingal

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-05 10:34

Over 200 Yezidi families receive no aid from Iraqi government: Migration Ministry

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-04 12:24

[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 ...

‘Yellow Vest movement scoring gains, but faces hurdles’

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK Over months of protests, France’s Yellow Vest movement has scored some wins from the government and gained momentum, but in the long run, it faces some problems, according to an analyst of the protest movement. “The Yellow Vests have won speci ...

Exxon foreign staff to return to Iraqi oilfield with extra security: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-01 09:40
BASRA, Iraq,— Exxon Mobil employees will start returning to Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield on Sunday after the company received assurances from Iraqi officials that its staff would receive extra security, two Iraqi officials told Reuters on Friday. The fir ...

Duhok: 81 Yezidi Families Return to Camps Again

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - During last month only, a total of 81 Yezidi families returned to the IDP camps in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province due to alleged instability in their places of origin, an official has confirmed. Salim Saeed, a spokesperson for the Board of ...

KRG Introduces New Project for Yezidi Children

BAS News - 2019-05-29 12:05
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is working on a new project that helps rehabilitation of the Yezidi children who survived Islamic State (IS) brutality. The project mainly includes the Yezidi children who were liberated from the extremist ...

France Takes in Another 28 Kurdish Yezidi Families

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL — The Republic of France has taken in another group of 28 Kurdish Yezidi families who have survived the brutality of the Islamic State (IS). According to an official statement by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Yezidis were flown fr ...

Iraqi Parliament to Discuss Compensation from Israel for 1981 Strike

BAS News - 2019-05-22 16:43
ERBIL — A bill has been submitted to the Iraqi parliament for discussions over demanding compensation from Israel for the strike on Iraq’s nuclear reactor in 1981. The proposed bill, if passed, would oblige the Iraqi government to officially demand a com ...