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KNK: All of Kurdistan is under threat of Turkish invasion

KNK: All of Kurdistan is under threat of Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-06-12 15:12
KNK said the Turkish state invaded a large area from Jarablus to Azaz and Afrin to keep Rojava landlocked, and added that they are employing a new strategy against Southern Kurdistan now. ...
KNK: All of Kurdistan is under threat of Turkish invasion - ANF

HPG: Attacks against civilians are part of the invasion plan

ANF - 2019-06-14 14:42
HPG said the Turkish state has been bombing civilian residential areas in Southern Kurdistan deliberately and systematically, and added that these attacks are part of an invasion plan. ...

Public Gathering Calls for End of Turkish Bombardment of Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-06-12 11:57
ERBIL — Several dozens of people gathered in a border town of Kurdistan Region on Wednesday to call on Turkey to end bombardment of Kurdistan borders which puts civilian lives at stake. Turkey carries out continuous military operations deep into KRG terr ...

People of Qamishlo take to the streets against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-06-11 13:34
Protests against Turkish invasion attacks against Kurdistan continue. ...

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

Turkey's Journalists Work Under Threat Of Jail | WPPB

Peconicpublicbroadcasting - 2019-06-10 17:53

Immediate Task is to Keep Democratic Process Going: New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:11
ERBIL — The new president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, was sworn in on Monday during a parliamentary session and massive ceremony in Erbil. In front of lawmakers, Kurdish political leaders, Iraqi and international figures, Barzani said the mos ...

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June

Seattle Times - 2019-06-10 10:24
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand announced Monday that it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. New Zealand has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed at the Taji Military Complex northwest of Baghdad, ...

Rally in Cologne: We will be resisting against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-06-08 19:48
Thousands joined the massive rally in Cologne against the Turkish invasion of Afrin and South Kurdistan. ...

In Turkey, the right to freedom of association and unionisation remains under threat - Equal Times

Equaltimes - 2019-06-07 18:26

Shengal institutions protest the murder of Yazidi man

ANF - 2019-06-07 14:47
Institutions in Shengal issued a statement against the murder of Emin Salih as a result of Turkish state attacks and called on Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government to object to Turkey’s attacks. ...

People of Xelifan: Our village is under Turkish army blockade

ANF - 2019-06-07 13:07
Citizens in the Xelifan village in the Bradost region that has been targeted by the Turkish state’s latest invasion attacks said their village is under Turkish army blockade. ...

KNK: Stop the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-06 12:23
KNK called upon all governments and international organisations (the UN, NATO, the EU and the Arab League) as well as the world’s democratic peoples, to oppose Turkish aggression against Kurdistan. ...

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 ...

The academy of martyr Birusk Piro opens a new training course

SDF Press - 2019-05-28 02:22
The academy of martyr Birusk Pir opened a new course in Shadadi. The course was named after martyr Kawa, and included 100 fighters who will receive during the next 45 days intellectual and cultural lessons and how to deal with civilians in war. The openin ...

MSD Co-chair: We are planning a Syria Congress

ANF - 2019-05-22 15:34
MSD Co-chair Emine Omer said they believe the path of dialogue is the base for the solution to the Syrian crisis and that they are planning to hold a congress to encompass Syria in general by the end of this year. ...

At Least 19 Christians from Nineveh Still Missing after IS Abduction: MP

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:25
ERBIL — A member of Kurdistan Region Parliament said at least 19 Christians whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) in Nineveh province of Iraq, remain missing. MP Robina Tiyari told BasNews that they are concerned with the fate of the people abduct ...

Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. The state should press its military offensive against the jihadists but also try undercutting their appeal by ...