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Turkey: Refugee stranded in airport transit zone at risk of imminent deportation | Amnesty International

Turkey: Refugee stranded in airport transit zone at risk of imminent deportation | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-07-09 03:16

Turkey: Refugee stranded in airport transit zone at risk of imminent deportation | Amnesty International - Amnesty

Two Female Prisoners at the Risk of Imminent Execution in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-17 02:01
Arasteh Ranjbar and Nazdar Vathnkhah, two women sentenced to execution on the charge of murder, have been summoned by the execution office of the Orumiyeh Central Prison and told that their death… ...

US-Turkey Relations Stand At Lowest Point In 40 Years - Ex-Deputy Chief Of General Staff - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-07-16 01:07

Dr. Farhad Pirbal detained on suspicion of burning down library in Erbil

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 16:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Salahaddin university professor Dr. Farhad Pirbal was detained in Erbil on Sunday on suspicion of setting fire to a library. The police had arrested Pirbal at his place of work in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Er ...

Mindestens 13 Tote bei Anschlag in Kurdenregion Afrin | SN.at

SN - 2019-07-13 01:13

Small Palace in Hasankeyf at risk of collapsing

ANF - 2019-07-10 11:58
The pressure created by heavy machinery in Hasankeyf has led to the risk of collapse of the so called "Small Palace". ...

Refugee stranded for weeks at Turkish airport fears 'imminent deportation': Amnesty | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-10 01:25

Trump claims army 'took over airports' in 1775

BBC - 2019-07-06 00:21
Inaccuracies spotted in Trump speech made at Independence Day celebrations in Washington DC. ...

Clans Council: An invading state shouldn't be in the "safe zone"

ANF - 2019-07-05 16:38
The Qamishlo Canton Clans Council members protested the Turkish state’s attempts to form a “safe zone” in Northern and Eastern Syria and said, “Turkey is an invading state. An invading state shouldn’t take part in the ‘safe zone’.” ...

Police execute search warrant at home of 'person of interest' in missing Utah student case [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-04 02:00

Kurdish Lawmakers Send Message of Discontent to Germany’s Merkel on Kurdistan Statehood

BAS News - 2019-07-04 01:22
ERBIL — Dozens of member of Kurdistan Region have sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to show discontent at her recent remarks on Kurdistan statehood. In a meeting with a group of students last month in Lower Saxony, Merkel said Kurdish stat ...

Political parties in South Kurdistan call for national unity

ANF - 2019-07-02 20:02
Political party representatives said national unity could not be achieved due to the KDP and PUK’s partnership with Turkey and Iran, calling for national unity at a time when Kurdish citizens are massacred, Kurdistan lands are occupied. ...

IS Threatens to Burn Australian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-06-27 00:56
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) have threatened to burn Australian women and children at a Syrian refugee camp in retaliation to a secret evacuation of eight orphans. The orphans were transferred on Sunday by the Australian government fro ...

Marking World Refugee Day: ‘I came back. I am proud of my land; I am proud of my country.’

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-20 17:35
World Refugee Day falls on 20 June and across Iraq and Syria, millions of refugees and internally displaced people continue to feel the effects of Daesh occupation. Article Marking World Refugee Day: ‘I came back. I am proud of my land; I am proud of my ...

[PICTURES]: Lack of Preservation Puts Historic Sites at Risk in Duhok

BAS News - 2019-06-17 10:15
ERBIL - Lack of efficient preservation has put several historic sites at a great risk of devastation in the district of Akre, in Duhok province, Kurdistan Region. Akre is one of the oldest areas in the region with about 600 historic and ancient sites wit ...

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies

Reuters - 2019-06-12 22:46
Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday. ...

Russia to Deliver S-400 to Turkey in July

BAS News - 2019-06-11 21:28
ERBIL - Russia said on Tuesday that it would deliver the S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in the upcoming July as part of a deal between the two sides despite the US' continuous warnings in this regard. The comments were made by Kremlin aide Yuri U ...

Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan

Hawzhin Press - 2019-06-11 19:50
Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan For the past few weeks a number of suspicious fires have erupted The post Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...