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Activists in Biel dedicated a street to Sakine Cansız

Activists in Biel dedicated a street to Sakine Cansız

ANF - 2019-06-15 14:38
Sakine Cansız was dedicated a street by activists in the Swiss town of Biel. ...
Activists in Biel dedicated a street to Sakine Cansız - ANF

A leader in the military council of Hajin town explains the details of the incident which occurred last Friday

SDF Press - 2019-06-30 11:35
Deir Ezzor – Hajin town of Deira Zour witnessed an incident last Friday, where the residents dragged the body of an ISIS terrorist called Mara’id and then hung it on in the town in a retaliatory behavior rarely seen in the villages liberated by the Syrian ...

Daquq: Kurdish Party Forced to Remove it’s Board for Word "Kurdistan"

BAS News - 2019-06-23 23:45
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces and pro-Iranian militias have forced a Kurdish party in the disputed town of Daquq, in Kirkuk, to remove its office board as it includes the word "Kurdistan." Talking to BasNews, head of local administration of the Kurdistan Comm ...

KCDK-E: Don’t vacation in Turkey, don’t be a party to war

ANF - 2019-06-20 15:05
KCDK-E issued a call to boycott tourism in Turkey and said, “Tourism is at the top of the list of revenue feeding the war.” ...

UK pledges to build consensus for peace in Afghanistan

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May assured U.K.’s full support to build regional consensus for peace in Afghanistan during a meeting with the visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, an Afghan official statement said on Monday. According to the ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

6th Sara Women Festival kicks off in Zurich

ANF - 2019-06-16 09:45
The 6th Sara Women Festival take place today in Zurich. Sara was the codename of Sakine Cansız. ...

Oil rig count in US falls by 1 to 788 this week

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 1 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 788 for the week ending June 14, from 78 ...

The Health Committee closes a milk factory in the southern countryside of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-14 01:58
Al-Raqqa – The Health Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa closed a factory during a tour on cheese and dairy factories in the southern countryside Raqqa in order to examine the conditions inside the laboratories, oversees its working mechanism and to ...

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

Masrour Barzani to Visit Kurdish Parties in Preparation for His Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 12:43
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, who will soon take office as the new prime minister of Kurdistan Region, will lead a delegation to visit the Kurdish political parties and discuss the formation of his cabinet, a source said. Barzani’s candidacy was approved by K ...

Turkey’s top diplomat in oath-taking of KRG president

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister attended Monday the oath-taking ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new president elect of Iraq’s Kurdish region in Erbil. On a trip to Iraq to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Barzani, the president of Kurdi ...

Ammar al-Hakim Arrives in Erbil to Take Part in the Ceremony Of taking Legal Oath

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new Kurdistan Region president. The head of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to participate in the inauguration ceremony ...

Two Kurdish women in Iran died as hospitals refused to treat them

ANF - 2019-06-09 09:33
In the last 10 days two Kurdish women lost their lives in Iran when hospitals refused to accept them. ...

AP milletvekilinden Hasankeyf için Erdoğan’a çağrı

Nûpel - 2019-06-08 19:53
Batman’ın, Ilısu Baraj Gölü’nün suları altında kalacak tarihi Hasankeyf ilçesinde konuşan Britanya Yeşiller Partisi Avrupa Parlamentosu (AP) üyesi Tulie Ward, baraj yapımının durdurulması için Cumhurbaşkanı Tayyip Erdoğan’a mektup yazdığını söyledi. Hasan ...

East Municipality in the city of Qamishlo is paving the road of “Alantriya”

SDF Press - 2019-05-31 00:35
Hasakah – The Eastern People’s Municipality in -Qamishlo City started implementing the asphalt road project in the eastern part of the city. The asphalt started from Al-Anteriya Street, one of the most important public roads and one of the busiest streets ...

Police Commander Killed in Iranian Kurdish Town

BAS News - 2019-05-27 16:04
ERBIL — A group of armed men attacked the vehicle carrying the commander of police directorate in Sha Abad town of Kermanshah province in western Iran overnight on Sunday. According to local reports, Kourosh Haji Moradi was initially injured and he later ...

Khanaqin: IS Imposes Serious Threat to Kurdish Farmers

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) insurgent group has lately become a serious threat to Kurdish farmers in the disputed town of Khanaqin, locals said on Thursday. Dozens of farms belonging to Kurdish residents were reportedly burned on Thursday in the town ...

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 ...

Action in support of the hunger strikers in Borlänge

ANF - 2019-05-21 08:45
A solidarity tent was put up to inform people about the hunger strike and death fast resistance in the Swedish town of Borlänge. ...

Khanaqin: Two Kurdish Residents Killed in Separate Bomb Blasts

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - Two separate bomb attacks in the disputed town of Khanaqin on Friday resulted in the killing of two Kurdish residents. Earlier in the morning on Friday, a bomb which had been attached to car belonging to a Kurdish teacher in Khanaqin, went off an ...