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The 32nd Mihrican Festival kicked off in Hannover

The 32nd Mihrican Festival kicked off in Hannover

ANF - 2019-06-09 09:33
The 32nd edition of Mihrican, the longest-running festival of Kurds living in Europe,has kicked off with great enthusiasm in Hannover. ...
The 32nd Mihrican Festival kicked off in Hannover - ANF

5th Festival in memory of Ivana Hoffmann held in Germany

ANF - 2019-06-29 19:01
The fifth edition of the festival dedicated to German internationalist Ivana Hoffman was held in Duisburg city of Germany. ...

The Kurdish Women Movement and the YPJ explained in Sweden

ANF - 2019-06-12 10:08
The seminar given by Kurdish women on YPJ and the Kurdish women's movement in Uppsala, Sweden, was met with great interest. ...

The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union was held in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 03:03
Tabqa – Under the slogan “struggle, resist, organize and liberate yourself” The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union in Tabqa city was held today in the center of culture and art in Tabqa. Members and representatives of the committees and ...

Mihrican Festival ended in Hannover after great success

ANF - 2019-06-11 08:40
The 32nd edition of the Mihrican Folklore Competition in Hannover was a great success among Kurds and their friends. ...

The detect committee burn corrupted foodstuff in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 22:50
Today, the detect committee which belong to the People’s Municipality in Raqqa city confiscated corrupted foodstuffs during its daily tour of the city’s markets. The supervisor in the supplying committee, Ibrahim Ismail, said that during their tour they m ...

Self – Defense Forces In Tabqa .. A Watchful Eye on The Security of the People

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 22:50
Tabqa – After liberating north and east Syria from the terrorist organization ISIS. The self-defense forces effectively contributed in the battles fought by the Syrian democratic forces, especially in Tabqa city. These forces which consist of Tabqa’s citi ...

Nechirvan Barzani Will Take The Legal Oath Today

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Nechirvan Barzani is expected to take the legal oath as the new Kurdistan Region president; the legal oath will be taken in a big ceremony in Erbil. Kurdistan Parliament is expected to be held today at 11AM at Sa’ad Abdulla hall in Erbil, in t ...

BAGHDAD: Beyond the City of Ghosts (Madinat Ashbah)

E-Kurd - 2019-06-07 06:22
Sheri Laizer | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Amongst the reeds that edge the Dijlah river1 the water fowl are mating noisily. In the leafy, east Baghdad suburb of Karada, school children are wandering to school in boisterous groups, passing giant billboards of ...

Sur Children Festival to kick off on Friday

ANF - 2019-06-06 11:35
The Sur Children Festival organized in a collective way by civil society organizations in the city, will begin on Friday. ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-06-05 01:01
This report on the situation of human rights in May 2019, in the east of Kurdistan is that the working population, human rights, Kurdistan, according to multiple reports, the human rights organization round is collected. It is noted that this report due t ...

Kurdistan President-Elect, Iraqi Counterpart Talk over the Phone

BAS News - 2019-06-04 02:27
ERBIL — The president-elect of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, held a phone conversation with Barham Salih, the president of Iraq, on Monday. Barzani and Barham reviewed the latest political and security developments in the region, and agreed on the ...

[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 ...

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. ...

Sinn Féin Gildernew MP on end of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-27 12:43
Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed news that the hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners and activists has been called off. ...

Action against isolation in Cannes

ANF - 2019-05-20 10:17
The daughter of Kerem Solhan one of the 14 activists on hunger strike in Strasbourg joined the action at Cannes, where the 72nd edition of the Film Festival is underway. ...

Photo exhibition on the Saturday Mothers in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-05-19 12:44
In Istanbul, an exhibition has been opened with photos of the Saturday mothers. ...

‘Great leeway’ given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan, government says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-18 11:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari has said that a great deal of leeway is given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in accordance with the journalism law. ...

Three-day solidarity hunger strike in Lucerne

ANF - 2019-05-14 08:48
A group of Kurds went on a three-day hunger strike in the Swiss city of Lucerne. ...

Protest agains Afrin wall held in Zurich and Nicosia

ANF - 2019-05-11 10:00
Kurds living in Europe protested against the wall built by the occupying Turkish state in Afrin. ...