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Bashur Self Defense Forces: Our purpose is to protect our people

Bashur Self Defense Forces: Our purpose is to protect our people

ANF - 2019-07-01 13:52
Bashure Kurdistan Self Defense Forces: As a group of young people from Behdinan and Bradost, we organized ourselves to stand against the attacks against our region and to defeat the invasion. Our purpose is to protect our people and their gains. ...
Bashur Self Defense Forces: Our purpose is to protect our people - ANF

Arab and Kurdish clans: We stand by the SDF against all attacks

ANF - 2019-07-27 15:59
Arab and Kurdish clans condemned the Turkish state’s threats of invasion and said they will stand by the SDF and repeat the resistance against ISIS if the Turkish state attacks. ...

The government troops sprayed bullets to group of Kolbars in Chaldoran

Kurdpa - 2019-07-21 11:15
Kurdpa Agency: A group of Kurdish Kolbars in Chaldoran targeted by the direct firings of government troops. ...

Britain to return precious artefacts looted from Iraq and Afghanistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 20:42
LONDON,— Ancient Buddhist clay heads and other precious artefacts looted from Iraq and Afghanistan and illegally exported to the UK will soon be returned to their country of origin. The British Museum is working with the UK Border Force and other agencie ...

SETA report profiles journalists

ANF - 2019-07-07 21:20
Mesopotamia Women Journalists Platform: “The SETA report’s main purpose is to profile and target journalists and their institutions. This document published under the guise of a report constitutes a crime in our eyes. ...

Iraqi Forces Launch Fresh Operation to Hunt Down IS Remnants

BAS News - 2019-07-07 13:37
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have launched a new “large-scale” operation to mop up a desert area in northwest of the country from the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. The area is a triangle-like desert located in the provinces of Nineveh, Salahud ...

Yezidi Survivors of IS Receive Financial Grant

BAS News - 2019-07-03 15:40
ERBIL — Hundreds of Kurdish Yezidis, who have have survived the Islamic State (IS) slavery received on Wednesday a financial grant as part of the humanitarian aid to help the people build a new life. Hussein Qa’edi, head of Kurdistan Region’s office for ...

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...

Les Kurdes créent des forces d'autodéfense contre l'invasion turque dans la région kurde d'Irak @KurdistanAu

L'Important - 2019-06-30 06:04
Southern Kurdistan Self-Defense Forces were declared in the mountains of Southern Kurdistan in a military ceremony. A statement was read that said, “Invaders in Southern Kurdistan will be our prima... ...

Basra: Protesters Slightly Injured in Clashes with Forces

BAS News - 2019-06-29 22:32
ERBIL - A number of protesters were slightly wounded in clashes with the security forces after they attempted to raid the house of the governor of Basra on Saturday evening. Demonstrations have lately been ongoing once again as the federal government has ...

Five murders, six men and 16 years of stolen lives

BBC - 2019-06-29 02:51
How a miscarriage of justice destroyed six men and their families in India. ...

Adana shooting is fourth attack on Turkish press in two weeks - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-06-28 21:59

60 seconds in East Mosul, Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-27 18:20
"My wish for the future is to see the people of Mosul united, one people, regardless of circumstances." The people of East Mosul have many wishes for their city. Spend #60SecondsIn East Mosul to hear Maslawis speak about their vision for the future. Arti ...

Southern Kurdistan Self-Defense Forces declared

ANF - 2019-06-27 12:29
Southern Kurdistan Self-Defense Forces were declared in the mountains. ...

Human shields arrived in Bradost

ANF - 2019-06-25 08:12
A group of young people who are acting as human shields to protest the invading Turkish attacks in Qandil moved to Bradost, where raids intensified. ...

Kirkuk: 14 IS Insurgents Killed, Senior Member Captured

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Monday to kill 14 members of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, while capturing a leader of the militant group in the area. The extremists were targeted during an operation by t ...

Derin Peshmerga in Qandil against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-06-21 14:06
A group of Derin Peshmergas from South Kurdistan went to Qandil and announced that they are against the Turkish state’s invasion attacks. ...

Human shields take action against invasion

ANF - 2019-06-14 13:51
A group of young people from Southern Kurdistan set out to be human shields against invasion attacks. ...

Our forces arrest a terrorist cell in Deira Zour countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 19:23
Deira Zour – Our forces arrested a terrorist cell today during a search and sweep campaign in Deira Zour countryside. The cell belongs to the terrorist organization ISIS and consists of (4) terrorists. They seized weapons and explosives in their possessio ...

Kurdish Delegation from Former Soviet Union Meet with Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 18:11
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday a group of Kurdish figures from the former Soviet Union countries. The Kurdish figures highlighted Barzani’s role in the efforts to unify Kurds ...