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German government aware of guerrilla's death but not Turkey's war

German government aware of guerrilla's death but not Turkey's war

ANF - 2019-07-03 11:17
HPG guerrilla-internationalist fighter Sarah Handelmann, codenamed Sara Dorşin, lost her life on 7 April 2019 as a result of the Turkish air raid on Medya Defense Zones. ...
German government aware of guerrilla\'s death but not Turkey\'s war - ANF

Turkish air raid injures 3 in Amadiya, South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-18 22:37
The Turkish state has increased its genocidal attacks against southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Memorial for German guerrilla Riemer in Hamburg

ANF - 2019-07-12 19:08
A memorial was held in Hamburg for German guerrilla Jacob Riemer (Siyar Gabar) who lost his life in the Turkish army attack against Medya Defense Zones in July 2018. ...

KCK: Martyr Murat Gündüz lost his life on 5 July

ANF - 2019-07-12 14:35
KCK Executive Council Co-Presidency announced that on 5 July, guerrilla Devran (Murat Gündüz), fell martyr as the result of Turkish air raids in which lost his life KCK General Council member Diyar Xerîb. ...

Kurdish fighters kill 3 elite Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards: reports

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 22:32
PIRANSHAHR, Iranian Kurdistan,— Three members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards were shot dead in the western city of Piranshahr in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) on Tuesday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, citing a Guards statement. The ...

Team from the Ministry of Peshmerga participates in a military media training course in Baghdad

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-08 11:16
Ministry of Peshmerga On July 1, 2019, a team of officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Media and National Awareness arrived in Baghdad to participated in a 11-day military media training program. This course is being conducted by the C ...

PKK confirms death of senior official in Qandil following Turkish airstrike

Rûdaw - 2019-07-07 14:55
Turkish media also reported his death - but at an early date ...

Kurdistan President Congratulates Iraqis on Recognition of Babylon as World Heritage Site

BAS News - 2019-07-07 01:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated “the people of Iraq” on the recognition of Iraq’s ancient city of Babylon as a UNESCO’s world heritage site. “The inclusion of Babylon on the World Heritage List by UNESCO is a demonstrat ...

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

HPG: A major, 10 soldiers and a contra of the Turkish army killed

ANF - 2019-07-01 17:40
The Turkish army has suffered further losses in their war against Kurdistan Freedom Movement. ...

Video of KTCC’s Change of Command Ceremony

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-30 21:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga ...

The Middle East’s new hegemons deserve Trump

Rûdaw - 2019-06-30 10:25
Liberals have been critical of Trump’s Middle East policy – for the wrong reasons ...

State of Emergency not over in Van: Ban continues for 952 days

ANF - 2019-06-29 16:32
Official statements claim that the State of Emergency is over, but State of Emergency (OHAL) practices continue in Van with increased severity. ...

There's no Shiite property in Nineveh: former Sunni religious official

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 16:28
Mohammed Abdulwahab Shamaa, former director of Mosul’s Sunni Waqf (Endowment) Directorate, on June 25. Photo: Rudaw TV ...

Women and Al-Shabaab’s Insurgency

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-27 16:00
Al-Shabaab, Somalia’s Islamist insurgency, is diminished but still potent. One understudied source of its resilience is the support of women, active and passive, despite the movement’s stringent gender ideology. Understanding the range of women’s relatio ...

Turkish air raid targets a village in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-24 23:02
The Turkish state continues with its genocidal attacks in various parts of Kurdistan. ...

Internationalist guerrilla martyred in Turkish air strike

ANF - 2019-06-21 14:28
HPG Press Center announced that the internationalist fighter Sarah Handelmann was martyred in a Turkish airstrike and shared her ID details. ...

Belgian government official visits guerrilla’s family

ANF - 2019-06-17 15:25
A Belgian government official visited the family of HPG guerrilla Yara Muhammed, who lost his life last year, in the Eupen region of Belgium. ...

Youth of Bashur: Take a stand against the invasion!

ANF - 2019-06-17 13:33
The Turkish army has been attacking the guerrilla controlled areas wearing peshmerga uniforms. The youth of Bashur say, “They want to incite a fight between brothers, let’s take a stand!” ...

20 soldiers killed in the Turkish base in Zakho

ANF - 2019-06-09 15:39
At least 20 soldiers of the Turkish army were killed in Zakho. ...

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. ...