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Palestinian suspected of spying for UAE dies in Turkish prison | The Times of Israel

Palestinian suspected of spying for UAE dies in Turkish prison | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-12 03:16

Palestinian suspected of spying for UAE dies in Turkish prison | The Times of Israel - Timesofisrael

New alphabetisation course for women in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-06-16 13:13
A new alphabetisation course for women opened in the neighborhood of Teyar in Raqqa. ...

UK Holds Iran Responsible for Tankers Attack in Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — Alike the United States, the UK on Friday laid the blame for the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on the Islamic Republic of Iran. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt condemned the attack and said that London believes no other state o ...

5 fighters were injured while participating in putting out the fire

SDF Press - 2019-06-13 00:10
News Center – Five fighters from the Syrian Democratic forces were injured while they were helping the fire brigades and the people of the area in putting out the fires that flamed in the wheat fields in Chalabiya and the southern villages of Kobani. As w ...

Former Red Sox star Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-12 21:00

Updated logo for the Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-11 17:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region, following Nechirvan Barzani being sworn into office as the new President, shared its new logo, where an English subtext has been added, in addition to the previous Kurdish a ...

Political genocide: Arrest warrant for 33 people in six cities

ANF - 2019-06-11 15:31
Arrest warrant has been issued for a total of 33 people as part of yet another political genocide operation of the Turkish regime. ...

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 ...

Mother waiting for her son in HPG custody for four years

ANF - 2019-06-09 13:07
The HPG have 12 soldiers and police in their custody. One of them is Sergeant Semih Özbey. His mother complains that she has been called to patience by the Turkish government for four years, but nothing is happening. ...

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 ...

Ministry of Peshmerga hosts dinner for Coalition partners in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-06 19:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On the evening of May 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga hosted a dinner for Coalition representatives in the capital city of Erbil. The dinner was attended by Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Lieutenant ...

Man suspected of spying for United Arab Emirates dies in Istanbul prison cell | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-06-02 16:35

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-05-29 20:22

France on Death Penalty for 3 French in Iraq: Execution Opposed in Principle

BAS News - 2019-05-27 14:55
ERBIL — A day after Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership to the Islamic State (IS), the French government said it is opposed in principle to the practice of death penalty. “France is opposed, on princi ...

Delegation from Maxmur visited Yagiz on day 185 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-24 18:08
A delegation from the Maxmur Refugee Camp visited Nasir Yagiz, who has been on a hunger strike for 185 days in Hewler against the isolation. ...

Erol Aydemir: 60 days on hunger strike in Rome

ANF - 2019-05-19 10:20
Kurdish activist Erol Aydemir has been on hunger strike for 60 days in Italy demanding the end of isolation. ...

4th hearing for Kurdish politicians in Stuttgart

ANF - 2019-05-17 15:43
The fourth hearing for the case against four Kurdish politicians was held in Stuttgart, Germany. The politicians continue to be subjected to undignified practices as they are brought to the courtroom. ...

Sit-in for hunger strikes in front of the UN office in Geneva

ANF - 2019-05-17 12:14
Demonstrations in solidarity with the massive hunger strike protest of the Kurdish people continue around the globe. ...

Family of Palestinian who died in Turkish prison turn to Egypt for help | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-05-17 10:25

Opening a central laboratory for analyzing water in Raqq city

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Raqqa- the Civil Council of Raqqa opened a central laboratory for analyzing and treating water according to modern methods. It is the first laboratory which analyzes and purifies water in north Syria. The center focuses on collecting samples and analyzing ...