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Case against two Irish journalists dropped

Case against two Irish journalists dropped

ANF - 2019-06-09 08:37
Two investigative journalists have accused the North of Ireland police of “malicious intent” after the bogus case against them in relation to a documentary on collusion was dropped. ...
Case against two Irish journalists dropped - ANF

SETA report profiles journalists

ANF - 2019-07-07 21:20
Mesopotamia Women Journalists Platform: “The SETA report’s main purpose is to profile and target journalists and their institutions. This document published under the guise of a report constitutes a crime in our eyes. ...

Photographs from attack against nature in Kobane

ANF - 2019-07-04 15:05
Thousands of decares of cultivated lands have been burned down by the Turkish state and their allied gangs in the last two months in the Kobane Canton. The vile attack against nature was documented by ANHA’s aerial photos. ...

3 actions against invaders in Afrin by HRE

ANF - 2019-06-18 16:08
Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) announced that they carried out 3 actions against invaders in the Afrin region. ...

12th hearing of HDP Yüksekdağ trial to be held today

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
The 12th hearing of the case against former HDP co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ will be held today at Ankara 16th High Criminal Court. ...

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. ...

May Report on violations against journalists

ANF - 2019-06-05 08:43
The Free Journalists Initiative has released its May Report. According to the report, 6 journalists were detained in May, 2 journalists were arrested. ...

Two more French Islamic State members sentenced to death in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 18:50
BAGHDAD,— A Baghdad court on Monday, June 3 sentenced to death two more French nationals for belonging to the Islamic State group, bringing the total number of French jihadis condemned to death to 11. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in ...

Iraq Sentences Last Two French IS Militants to Death

BAS News - 2019-06-03 17:42
ERBIL — A court in Iraq’s capital Baghdad sentenced the last two Frenchmen to death for their membership in Islamic State (IS). Bilel Kabaoui, 32, and Mourad Delhomme, 41, are the last two French jihadists from the group of 11 whom the Syrian Democratic ...

Serêkaniyê protested Turkey attacks against South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-03 11:44
People in Serêkaniyê protested the attacks of the Turkish state against South Kurdistan. ...

Iraq court sentences two more French Islamic State fighters to death, 9 so far

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 20:51
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS fighters, including hundreds of foreigners, with ...

Kirkuk… Turkmen are against the return of Peshmerge

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Political parties of Kirkuk announced that they are against the return of Peshmerge to the Province. The political parties of Turkmen held a meeting today, which was attended by their representatives in House of Representatives and Provincial ...

Iraq Sentences Two More French IS Members to Death

BAS News - 2019-06-02 15:33
ERBIL — An Iraqi court has sentenced two more French nationals to death after finding them guilty for involvement in Islamic State (IS) crimes, Reuters cited a prosecutor on Sunday. Iraq previously gave death penalties tow seven other French men for memb ...

Summary of proceedings against HDP Buldan and Uca

ANF - 2019-06-02 12:57
The Attorney General's Office requested the lifting of immunity of the two deputies. ...

Long march against isolation in Italy: Day 5

ANF - 2019-05-25 10:42
The long march against isolation in Italy has reached day 5. ...

Many journalists among prisoners on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-18 10:19
Journalists in prison have joined the hunger strike resistance. ...

Khanaqin: Two Kurdish Residents Killed in Separate Bomb Blasts

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - Two separate bomb attacks in the disputed town of Khanaqin on Friday resulted in the killing of two Kurdish residents. Earlier in the morning on Friday, a bomb which had been attached to car belonging to a Kurdish teacher in Khanaqin, went off an ...

Two Cyprus journalists acquitted over Erdogan 'insult' - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-05-17 01:07

Murder Case Leads Erbil Police to a Secret Drug Factory

BAS News - 2019-05-16 01:07
ERBIL — Police forces in Kurdistan Region’s capital city have discovered a secret drug factory during investigations into a murder case. The factory was discovered in the town of Bahrka, Erbil province, where tens of barrels, reportedly containing raw ma ...

Demonstration in Amûdê against Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-05-12 20:33
As part of its ongoing occupation efforts, the Turkish state is building a wall around Afrin. A demonstration against the construction of the wall took place today in the northern Syrian city of Amûdê. ...

SDF Hands Two Freed Yezidi Sisters to Rescue Office

BAS News - 2019-05-10 20:52
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday handed over two freed Yezidi sisters to a rescue office in northeastern Syria. The two had been freed in the operations to liberate the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in eastern par ...