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London panel to discuss Kurdish struggle for democracy in Turkey

London panel to discuss Kurdish struggle for democracy in Turkey

ANF - 2019-06-04 09:17
A panel discussion entitled ‘Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey’ will take place today in London. ...
London panel to discuss Kurdish struggle for democracy in Turkey - ANF

Kurdistan PM-Designate Meets Socialist Party Leader to Discuss New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-17 17:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani met with Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party leader Mohammed Haji Mahmoud on Monday to discuss the formation of the next cabinet. He reportedly invited the Kurdish party to submit the res ...

HDP Amed co-mayors met to discuss local government issues

ANF - 2019-06-13 12:31
HDP district co-mayors met with Metropolitan Municipality co-mayor Selçuk Mızraklı in Amed to discuss solution of local government problems. ...

More Kurdish farmlands set on fire in Iraq’s Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
KIRKUK,— Farmlands of Kurdish villagers was set on fire again in Zanqar village in Daquq districts in Kirkuk. Over 150 dunmas (37.0658 acres) of crop lands belonging to the Kurdish farmers were torched in Kakayi populated Zanqar village. “The crop land o ...

“Kurdish Struggle” panel discussion at British Parliament

ANF - 2019-06-06 12:23
A panel discussion titled “The Kurdish People’s Struggle for Democracy in Turkey” was held at the British Parliament. ...

International court for ISIS taking shape

ANF - 2019-06-04 16:00
Northern and Eastern Syrian Autonomous Administration’s demand for an international court for the trial of ISIS members is advancing. A meeting was held in Sweden to discuss the technical details. ...

International tribunal for ISIS members discussed in Sweden

ANF - 2019-06-04 08:19
Civil servants from Sweden, Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands and other countries and organisations met in Stockholm to discuss possibility to set up international tribunal for ISIS foreign nationals. ...

Masrour Barzani Calls for Unity in Eid al-Fitr Message

BAS News - 2019-06-03 21:22
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, wished a happy Eid al-Fitr to the Muslims in Kurdistan and around the world. Reminding the “continuous struggle” of the Kurds for their rights, Barzani wished that the Eid would st ...

Women met to prepare the 15th edition of the Zilan Festival

ANF - 2019-06-02 08:49
Women responded to the call of the Women's Peace Bureau (CENI) and the Kurdish Women's Movement of Germany (YJKE) and met in Cologne, to discuss the preparations for the Zilan Women's Festival on 22 June. ...

Crop fields belonging to Kurds set on fire in Iraq’s Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-05-31 20:47
KIRKUK,— Crop fields belonging to the Kurdish villagers were torched in Prde town in north of Kirkuk on Friday as Iraqi federal security forces were not permitting the farmers to extinguish the fire. Kurdish farmers said over 1,000 dunams of farmland was ...

Kurdish Literacy Courses for mothers in Kobanê

ANF - 2019-05-30 15:13
The women's movement Kongreya Star has started literacy classes for mothers in communities in Kobanê. ...

Twitter storm today to support Kurdish Freedom Movement

ANF - 2019-05-29 10:46
Twitter campaign to support the Kurdish freedom movement today. ...

Hunger strike over, new chapter in Kurdish struggle can begin

ANF - 2019-05-29 08:24
Peace in Kurdistan campaign has said that the ending of this action marks the start of a new chapter in the Kurdish struggle. ...

Turkey: HDP welcomes opposition call to recognize Kurdish language

Rûdaw - 2019-05-28 08:46
CHP hopes to secure Kurdish votes in the rerun of Istanbul’s local election ...

Hoshyar Zebari: Iraqi government has to find the solutions Fire Incidents in wheat field

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The member of KDP political party Hoshyar Zebari, has expressed concerns over the recent fire incidents that have targeted the wheat farms of Kurdish people, and he urged Baghdad government to find the solutions for these incidents and also ta ...

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 ...

Kurdish MPs to Meet with Iraqi PM, Discuss Disputed Kurdish Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-20 11:46
ERBIL — Kurdish factions at the Iraqi parliament are invited to a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi where they are planning to discuss the recent alarming situation in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. MP Bahar Mahmoud told B ...

UN Security Council to Discuss Iraq on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-05-19 15:39
ERBIL — United Nations Security Council is set to hold a session to Tuesday this week to discuss the latest developments in Iraq, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI). The session is scheduled for 21 May 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Ne ...

Iraqi Oil Minister in Qatar to Discuss Cooperation

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:44
ERBIL — Iraqi Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban has travelled to Qatar where he met with his counterpart to discuss possible cooperation in the field of energy. Iraqi Oil Ministry said in a statement that Ghadhban met with Qatari Oil Minister Saad al-Kaabi wh ...