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10-Year-old girl raped, murdered in Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan

10-Year-old girl raped, murdered in Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-09 12:13
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish police in central Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan region, said it had found the body of a 10-year-old girl on Saturday after her parents reported her missing. Dlin Walid had gone missing last Wednesday during the Eid al-Fi ...
10-Year-old girl raped, murdered in Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan - E-Kurd

Demo against French repression of Kurdish activists on Saturday

ANF - 2019-07-05 10:32
Demonstration to support Kurdish activists targeted by French justice to be held in Paris on Saturday. ...

Zilan Women Festival will be held on Saturday

ANF - 2019-06-18 08:48
The 15th Zilan Women Festival will begin on Saturday 22 June at the Arena Hall in Leverkusen, Germany. ...

Seventh victim of Cyprus serial killer found

BBC - 2019-06-13 01:36
The body of a 6-year-old girl was found after the suspect gave additional details to police. ...

Gunmen open fire at Gorran headquarters in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 20:34
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A group of unknown gunmen on Tuesday opened fire at the headquarters of the Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan, killing a security guard Reband Farhad. The headquarters’ guards responded to the a ...

Syrian Kurds ban cigarettes, alcohol for underage children in Kobani

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 11:34
KOBANI, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish-led authorities in the Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) town of Kobani and its surrounding areas on Saturday banned the sale of hookah pipes, cigarettes, and alcohol to underage after a video report from Kurdistan 24 which sho ...

Duhok Police Arrests Killer of Little Girl

Waar Media - 2019-06-09 21:11
WAAR_DUHOK Duhok police arrested the 10-year-old girl’s killer. The suspect was arrested hours after her body was found in a nearby Dohuk province. The director of Duhok police confirmed that the accused confessed to his crime committed on the second day ...

Police arrest man for attempted rape, murder of 10-year-old Kurdish girl

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-09 18:59

Updates on Police Investigation into Murder of 10-Year-Old Girl in Duhok

BAS News - 2019-06-09 13:27
ERBIL — Police in Duhok province of Kurdistan Region has concluded the preliminary investigations into the murder case of a 10-year-old girl in the city during the Eid al-Fitr holidays. Dilin Walid was found dead on Saturday in the centre of Duhok. She h ...

American English lecturer dies in balcony fall in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-09 00:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An American English lecturer Peter Jacksen Choi has died after falling from his balcony in the city of Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan on Saturday, police said. Head of Sulaimani Police Communication and Press Office Sar ...

10-Year-Old Girl Raped, Killed in Duhok

BAS News - 2019-06-08 16:37
ERBIL — Police in central Duhok, Kurdistan Region, said it had found the body of a 10-year-old girl on Saturday after her parents reported her missing. Dlin Walid had gone missing last Wednesday during the Eid al-Fitr holidays. Police said they have also ...

Animal abuse in Iraqi Kurdistan sparks international criticism on social media

E-Kurd - 2019-06-07 13:59
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Animal abuse in the Iraqi Kurdistan region sparked criticism on social media in places as far as the UK as videos documenting acts cruelty emerged. Alarming video has been shared of a group of Kurdish men smashing a lion ...

65 illegal oil refineries still in operation in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There are still 65 out of 124 illegal refineries in Erbil province in Iraqi Kurdistan and they are still in operation and smuggle oil. According to NRT the illicit refineries do not had any legal, environmental and ...

US dad 'punched shark five times' to save daughter

BBC - 2019-06-04 02:01
The 17-year-old girl suffered severe injuries to her hands and legs from the attack, officials say. ...

New Kurdish film ‘Paykari Dil’ premieres in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 21:50
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdish ‘Paykari Dil’ (‘Heart Statue’) film premiered Sunday night in Sulaimani city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Its actors and actresses walked the red carpet before the movie was premiered and hundreds of filmmakers, ac ...

Body of Kurdish Child Found in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-22 00:12
ERBIL - The body of a Kurdish child was found in the disputed town of Khanaqin on Tuesday afternoon, a civil activist confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Sarwar Ali, a civil activist in the area, said that the body was found in the village of Aliyawa, in Khan ...

ExxonMobil Evacuates Foreign Employees out of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-18 14:06
ERBIL — US giant oil company, ExxonMobil, has evacuated its foreign employees from West Qurna 1 oilfield in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, three sources told Reuters on Saturday. The evacuation comes after US State Department ordered its “non-emergen ...

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival on Saturday

ANF - 2019-05-17 09:30
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival which will take place on Saturday, 18 May, in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

Playing with Real Weapon, 10-Year Boy Shoots Sister Dead

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — The local hospital of Raparin, Sulaymaniyah province, said it received the bleeding body of a 13-year-old girl on Sunday evening who had reportedly became victim of widespread weapons in the hands of civilians. Shorish Ismail, a spokesperson for ...