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Jorge Sampaio and Vartan Gregorian Honored by Refugees International - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Jorge Sampaio and Vartan Gregorian Honored by Refugees International - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2019-06-13 03:00

Jorge Sampaio and Vartan Gregorian Honored by Refugees International - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator - Mirrorspectator

A Kolbar Killed and Three Other Wounded by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-12 02:00
“Mansour Gerje”, a Kolbar from Sardasht, was killed by direct shooting of Iranian border guards in the border area of Sardasht while two other kolbars “ Gharib Azizadeh and Saman (Family name… ...

ISIS Beatles ‘Ringo’ reveals how he saved Jihadi John’s life on battlefield – and wept when he was killed by US drone – The Sun

Thesun - 2019-06-18 07:49

Fire breaks out in southwestern Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-06-17 15:16
Residents and firefighters are trying to put out the fire that broke out in cultivated land by the southwest of Qamishlo. ...

One-hour interrogation and inspection of Kurdish activists at Kermanshah's entrance

Kurdpa - 2019-06-15 15:38
Kurdpa Agency: A number of political and social activisms were inspected and interrogated one-hour by the undercover agents at the Kermanshah's entrance. ...

Georgia and Azerbaijan’s David Gareja Monastery Conundrum

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-15 07:09
The breakup of the Soviet Union brought freedom, independence, and sovereignty to its member republics without clearly demarcating their borders. The non-demarcated boundaries created numerous conflicts and points of contention in countries across the Sou ...

German government and the ban of Mir Music and Mesopotamia Pub.

ANF - 2019-06-11 10:27
The Merkel government said that earning from Mesopotamia Publishing and Mir Music went solely to finance the PKK and thus justified banning the two publishing houses. ...

Graduation of 56 fighters from two academies in Ain Issa

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 01:02
Ain Issa – The academies of the Martyr Rogda Manbaj and Habun Antariya ended two training courses which carried the names of Martyr Giyan Qamshilo and Helen Judy and included 56 fighters. The graduation ceremony, which was attended by leaders of the Syria ...

Kurdish parties issue statement on Turkey’s invasion attacks

ANF - 2019-06-08 14:42
Kurdish political parties in Northern and Eastern Syria issued a statement on the Turkish state’s attacks against Southern Kurdistan. The statement said Turkish state serves radical forces with their attacks. ...

Two Kurdish Activists Released on Heavy Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-08 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Two Kurdish detainees known as Farzad Hosseini and Mehdi Ghobadi have been released from the Kamyaran Prison on heavy bail over the past few days. KHRN has been informed that Farzad Hosseini, a member of the Kurdista ...

Reckless in Riyadh | by Steven Simon | The New York Review of Books

Nybooks - 2019-06-07 01:13

Prisoners suffered from food poison in Şakran jail

ANF - 2019-06-06 10:35
Political prisoner Hatice Calıhan told her mother, Zeynep, that her and 4 other prisoners were kept in the emergency ward for two days, apparently suffering from food poison. ...

Saturday Mothers awarded Human Rights, Peace and Democracy award

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
The Human Rights, Peace and Democracy Award organized by Istanbul Medical Chamber was given to the Saturday Mothers. ...

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

Syrian refugees and hosts in Kurdistan enjoy sounds of the Old D

Rûdaw - 2019-05-19 13:41

400 thousand tons of wheat will be received by the company of developing agricultural sector

SDF Press - 2019-05-17 01:21
Hasaka-This year, the Syrian regions witnessed large rainfall, which was reflected positively on most agricultural crops such as wheat and barley, which are considered to be the main source of income for the Syrian people. The cities and villages of Al Ja ...

Families hold sit-in and march: “End the isolation now!”

ANF - 2019-05-16 14:34
Families of prisoners continued their sit-ins in Istanbul and Adana, demanding an immediate end to the isolation. ...

Extend Tabqa fire brigade

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Tabqa- The local management committee and the municipalities in Al Tabqa started to expand the fire brigade of Al Tabqa by opening two new centers in both Al Jerniya and Al Mansoors in Tabqa countryside Where the Committee organized interviews with a numb ...

Germany Won’t Reduce Diplomatic Mission in Kurdistan, Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 16:59
ERBIL — Germany said it has no plan to reduce the number of its staff at its embassy in Baghdad and consulate general in Erbil. A German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said the German Embassy in Baghdad was fully staffed and working, as reported by Reuters ...

Police attacked families in Gebze again

ANF - 2019-05-15 15:25
The families gathered in Gebze for the 35th time to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strike and death fasts demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan were attacked by the police again. ...