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Afrin people called on UNESCO to revise its links with Turkey

Afrin people called on UNESCO to revise its links with Turkey

ANF - 2019-07-12 11:24
An exhibition in Serdem Camp in Shehba tells the story of violations carried out in Afrin by the Turkish state and its mercenary allies. ...
Afrin people called on UNESCO to revise its links with Turkey - ANF

KON-MED condemned air strike on Maxmur Camp

ANF - 2019-07-19 11:17
KON-MED condemned the airstrike carried out by the occupying Turkish state against Martyr Rüstem Cudi Refugee camp and called on Kurds to protest. ...

KCDK-E condemns Turkish air strikes on Maxmur

ANF - 2019-07-19 10:00
The KDCK-E called on everyone to support Maxmur in the spirit of national unity and to protest the attack and occupation targeting civilians. ...

Turkish state steals thousands of artifacts from Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-18 14:27
The Turkish state has been digging many historic sites in Afrin with construction equipment. Thousands of artifacts have been stolen and taken to Turkey. ...

Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan condemned in Stockholm

ANF - 2019-07-09 10:25
The Turkish state and its collaborators in the invasion of South Kurdistan were condemned by an action in Stockholm. ...

Turkish attacks on Kurdistan Region must end, say Kurdish parties in Rojava

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 15:11
Kurdish parties in Syria called on the international community to put pressure on Turkey to end attacks ...

PKK umbrella group calls on Barzani to "preserve national unity" in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
KCK expects the president-elect to "take a stance on attacks in southern Kurdistan" ...

World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - The World Bank will lend a total of $200 million to Iraq in order for the country to upgrade its electricity grid, the Iraqi Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Sunday. According to the agreement, which was signed by Finance Minister Fuad ...

Syrian Kurds host conference on Islamic State detainees

E-Kurd - 2019-07-07 18:13
BEIRUT,— Dozens of international experts gathered in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria on Saturday to discuss how to manage thousands of suspected Islamic State ISIS group members crammed into Kurdish-run prisons and camps. French lawyers a ...

US calls on Germany to send ground troops to Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-07-07 16:34
German Social Democrats are likely to oppose sending soldiers ...

US Calls for German Troops in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-07-07 11:25
ERBIL — The United States has called on Germany to send ground troops to support the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS). "We want ground troops from Germany to partly replace our soldiers," James Jef ...

Iraq’s Babylon added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

E-Kurd - 2019-07-05 19:37
BAGHDAD,— UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee voted on Friday to list the sprawling Mesopotamian metropolis of Babylon as a World Heritage Site after three decades of lobbying efforts by Iraq. Iraq had been trying since 1983 to have the site — a massive 10 ...

Gorran Decides on Ministerial Candidates

BAS News - 2019-07-05 16:33
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is almost done with the finalized list of candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Party’s National Assembly convened on Friday to select the candidates from the ...

600 civilians kidnapped in Afrin in one week

ANF - 2019-07-04 10:29
The Turkish state and its mercenary allies have kidnapped over 300 civilians in the occupied city of Afrin. The number of kidnapped civilians in the past week has reached 600. ...

KCK’s Avesta: Lands of South Kurdistan are turned over to Turks

ANF - 2019-06-28 16:11
KCK Executive Council Member Sozdar Avesta said the South Kurdistan authorities have officially handed over the lands of South Kurdistan to the Turkish state and called on the people to stand against the invasion. ...

HPG: Turkish attacks aim to depopulate the entire region

ANF - 2019-06-27 17:28
“Those who turn a blind eye to these attacks by the Turkish state and thus conduce to civilian deaths are accomplices in this crime as much as the occupiers themselves,” said the HPG regarding Turkey’s deadly attacks against southern Kurdistan. ...

KCDK-E called on people to join marches on 29 June

ANF - 2019-06-27 11:40
KCDK-E urged "all Kurdish people, women, children, young and old, to participate actively in marches that will take place in Europe, Canada, Australia and Japan on Saturday 29 June against the Turkish invasion and attacks in South Kurdistan. ...

Displaced families from Afrin: Our houses turned into prisons

ANF - 2019-06-25 11:51
The occupation of Afrin by the Turkish state and its mercenary allies continue to be violently harassing the people who had not fled the city. ...

KDP surrenders five hills in Zakho to the Turkish army

ANF - 2019-06-24 10:08
While the Turkish state’s invasion attacks in South Kurdistan continue, KDP peshmergas have surrendered five more hills in Zakho to the Turkish army after abandoning six other positions in Kanimasi to Turkish forces. ...

Fires in Shengal and explosion in Qamishlo are connected

ANF - 2019-06-22 10:00
Faris Herbo, Co-Chair of the Executive Committee of the Sengal Assembly spoke to a solidarity program on Stêrk TV, about the attacks of the Turkish state and the fires destroying the land in Shengal. ...

People in Maxmur condemned Turkish state attacks

ANF - 2019-06-15 13:22
People in Maxmur camp protested the Turkish state's invasion attacks against Başur Kurdistan. ...