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Members of new Pompeo task force have previously praised human-rights abusers | PBS NewsHour

Members of new Pompeo task force have previously praised human-rights abusers | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-07-11 03:28

Members of new Pompeo task force have previously praised human-rights abusers | PBS NewsHour - PBS

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… ...

Arrest of four Kurdish citizens in Marivan

Kurdpa - 2019-07-16 13:25
Kurdpa Agency: Four members of the Marivan Chya the Green Organization were arrested by intelligence forces. ...

Three members of the Saqez Halow Climbing group were arrested

Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 14:21
Kurdpa Agency: The intelligence forces three members of the Saqez Halow Climbing group were arrested and transferred to the detention center. ...

First delivery of Russian S-400 missiles arrived in Ankara

ANF - 2019-07-12 12:43
Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that they have begun to receive S-400 missiles from Russia. ...

The Local Administration and Municipalities Committee announces the start of new projects

SDF Press - 2019-07-08 17:29
Raqqa – The Local Administration and Municipalities Committee of the Civil Council in Raqqa announced the completion of the three projects, which it had launched and it included the project of the initial response team, the drainage, and operation of the ...

Six IS Members Killed, Captured in Baghdad, Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-07-07 22:57
ERBIL - At least six members of the Islamic State (IS) were either killed or captured in the Iraqi provinces of Baghdad and Nineveh on Sunday. The Iraqi forces killed a couple of IS militants during an operation in the neighborhood of al-Ghazaliya, weste ...

Kurdistan Parliament Decries Turkish Airstrikes in Border Areas

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Saturday decried Turkish airstrikes in the border areas which have led to multiple civilian casualties and property damages in the recent weeks. Late in June, four members of a family were killed and five others wer ...

The opening of Jawad Anzour park in Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-07-05 01:22
Raqqa – The Syrian Foundation for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the People’s Municipality in Raqqa, opened on Thursday the park of Martyr Jawad Anzour. The ceremony was attended by a number of members of Raqqa Civil Council and the People’s ...

Nike Has Offered Shoes Displaying Flags of Human Rights Abusers Such As China and Turkey

Breitbart - 2019-07-04 21:00

15 MPs in Hewler demand 'session' against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-07-04 14:14
15 members of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament appealed to hold a session on the invasion attacks against Bashur. ...

Duhok: Five Members of Family Drown in River

BAS News - 2019-06-28 22:23
ERBIL - In a tragic incident on Friday evening, five members of a family drowned in a river in Zakho district of Duhok province, the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan 24 cited its correspondent in the area as explaining that the victims included a man, his wif ...

European Court of Human Rights found Turkey guilty in KCK case

ANF - 2019-06-20 12:21
The case referred to the arrest en masse of hundreds of elected politicians, activists, human rights defenders in 2009. ...

HDP: Our youth Assembly members must be released immediately

ANF - 2019-06-19 17:31
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) demanded that the 23 members of the Youth Assembly Members detained on June 17 be released immediately. ...

The forces of Tal Abyad announced the establishment of their military council

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 01:40
In the presence of the leadership of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Euphrates territory and dozens of fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces, The Women’s Protection Units YPJ, The Self-Defense Forces in Tal Abyad canton, the members of the democratic c ...

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 ...

SDF arrested members of terrorist’ cell in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-14 16:53
Raqqa – Daesh supporters conducted multiple IED attacks yesterday in Raqqa, including in front of an amusement park in the Education street, resulted a number of casualties and wounded among the civilians. The SDF took quick action to remove the threat to ...

UN: 12 cases of extrajudicial executions in Colombia in 2018

ANF - 2019-06-13 09:15
A 62-page report published by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on international humanitarian law in Colombia during 2018, reveals that there have been 12 cases of extrajudicial executions. ...

Biography of New Kurdistan Region PM Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani was named the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region on Tuesday after 87 lawmakers out of 97 in attendance approved his candidacy during a parliamentary session in Erbil. Barzani will later be tasked by the president of Kurdistan ...