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Edward Gallagher: A murder trial that tore band of brothers apart

Edward Gallagher: A murder trial that tore band of brothers apart

BBC - 2019-07-04 01:44
A decorated US Navy Seal was put on trial for war crimes - after other Seals testified against him. ...
Edward Gallagher: A murder trial that tore band of brothers apart - BBC

Article 140 on disputed areas ‘remains in effect’: Iraq’s supreme federal court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 22:57
BAGHDAD,— The Federal Supreme Court of Iraq ruled on Tuesday that Article 140 of the 2005 Constitution will remain in effect until implemented. Spokesperson for the Court Iyas Samok said that the court had “considered the request of the Council of Repres ...

Women’s House celebrates its second anniversary

SDF Press - 2019-07-21 00:01
Tabqa – The House of Women in coordination with the Military Council organized a celebration on the occasion of the second anniversary of the opening of the house in the Tabqa which was opened on 19/7/2017. The ceremony was held at the Women’s Management ...

The Secretary of National Unity Party in Kurdistan Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-13 02:00
Farhad Mohammadi, a lawyer and secretary of the National Unity Party in Kurdistan, was released on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that this lawyer was released from Sanandaj… ...

Jai Shri Ram: The Hindu chant that became a murder cry

BBC - 2019-07-11 01:03
A popular god has been invoked in attacks on Indian Muslims, deepening fears of religious polarisation. ...

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 11:57
AMSTERDAM,— A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online. It is the first trial in the Neth ...

KDP and PUK Almost Agreed on New Governor of Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2019-07-04 12:19
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have almost reached a final agreement on the post of Kirkuk governor, said a PUK leading member. PUK insists that the new Kirkuk governor should be its member, and KDP contin ...

A Kurdish citizen was arrested in Oshnavieh

Kurdpa - 2019-07-04 11:08
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from the city of Oshnovieh was arrested by intelligence forces. ...

60 seconds in Hawija, Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-03 20:50
"My city is bursting with generosity. It is a wonderful place that is full of people." Spend 60 seconds in Hawija to see the city through the eyes of its people, Article 60 seconds in Hawija, Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Edward Gallagher: Navy Seal chief found not guilty of killing IS teen

BBC - 2019-07-03 01:46
Edward Gallagher was cleared of all war crime charges except posing with the body of a dead prisoner. ...

US Scholars: ‘An American attack on Iran would be an unmitigated disaster for the US, Iran, and the world’

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-02 21:27
We, the undersigned scholars of the Middle East and North Africa and broader Muslim world, call on President Trump immediately to pull back from the brink of a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is clear to us that the human, diplomatic, legal, po ...

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 ...

[PICTURES]: Kurdish Porter Hospitalized after Being Tortured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-06-29 13:46
ERBIL — Iranian security forces on the border with Kurdistan Region severely tortured a Kurdish porter that sent him later to the hospital. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said “Sarhad Rahpeykar” was arrested on the border last Thursday in Kurdistan ...

Arrest of a Kurdish citizen by the IRGC's intelligence

Kurdpa - 2019-06-27 23:43
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from the city of Oshnavieh was arrested by IRGC's intelligence. ...

A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visits the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-26 06:29
Raqqa – A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visited the Civil Council of Raqqa to look at the situation of the Council’s work and the difficulties it faces. The chairman of the Legislative Council of Raqqa’s Civil Council, ...

A Kurdish citizen was put on the no-fly list

Kurdpa - 2019-06-24 19:14
Kurdpa Agency: The Sanandaj Revolutionary Court issued a sentence that a Kurdish citizen was denied permission to leave the country. ...

Kurdish woman Herro Mustafa nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 15:06
WASHINGTON,— United States President Donald Trump has nominated Kurdish woman Herro Mustafa, born in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil, a career diplomat currently deputy chief of mission at the US embassy in Lisbon, to be the next ambassador to Bulga ...