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Kurdish Culture Week underway in Brussels

Kurdish Culture Week underway in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-13 09:57
Today is the third day of the Kurdish Culture Week in Brussels. ...
Kurdish Culture Week underway in Brussels - ANF

Three Years Passed: Details of Enforcing the Execution of 25 Sunni Kurdish Prisoners in an Interview with one of their Cell-mates

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-04 02:02
On the third anniversary of execution of 25 Sunni Kurdish prisoners in Rajaishahr Prison of Karaj, Kurdistan Human Rights Network publishes an interview with the Sunni prisoners at this prison regarding the… The post Three Years Passed: Details of Enforc ...

Final declaration of KNK’s “national stance” meeting in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-30 17:09
KNK issued the final declaration of the meeting held in Brussels to determine a national stance against Turkish invasion, calling on KCK, KDP, PUK and other forces of Kurdistan to urgently come together. ...

Fourth Folklore Festival underway in Rimêlan

ANF - 2019-07-28 11:47
Fourth Folklore Festival underway in Rimêlan. ...

Iraqi Kurdish tourists beaten, arrested in Turkey for posing with Kurdistan flag

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish tourists were beaten by a group of locals in Turkey’s Trabzon province bordering the Black Sea on Thursday. Nine people were detained then released by Turkish authorities on Friday. Immediately, Kurds ...

Five Kurdish Activists Arrested in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-18 02:01
Five Kurdish activists were arrested in Marivan and surrounding villages transferred to an unknown location by security forces affiliated with the Marivan intelligence Office and . A reliable source from Marivan has… ...

Three Kurdish Citizens were arrested in Shahin Dezh

Kurdpa - 2019-07-16 13:25
Kurdpa Agency: Intelligence forces raided in one the village's of Shahin Dezh and arrested three Kurdish citizens. ...

The verdict of a Kurdish citizen has increased in the appeals court with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence

Kurdpa - 2019-07-15 14:33
Kurdpa Agency: The verdict of a Kurdish citizen from Piranshahr with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence increased in the Urmia Appeal Court. ...

Sixth Festival of Rojava Culture and Art underway in Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-07-15 10:08
The festival consists of plays, poetry, stories, lectures and seminars, exhibitions. This year the festival, organised by the West Kurdistan Intellectuals Union, is dedicated to Afrin. ...

6th Kurdish Culture Week kicked off in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-12 11:06
The 6th edition of the Kurdish Culture Week has begun in Brussels. ...

Kurdish people gathered in Brussels in front of the European Parliament to condemn the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou and his companion

Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 07:07

Iranian agent tasked to kill Kurdish opposition PAK leader arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish opposition party based in Iraqi Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate one of its leaders. “A 26-year-old Iranian intelligence agent called M. A. Mokhtari, ...

Kurdish Culture Week to be held in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-09 10:53
Brussels is hosting the sixth edition of Kurdish Culture Week this year between 10 and 14 July. ...

Arrest of a Kurdish citizen in Dehgolan

Kurdpa - 2019-07-08 23:40
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen was arrested in Dehgolan by intelligence agents and transferred to unknown locations. ...

Iran officials urge Iraqi Kurds to invest in Sanandaj

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 08:22
It is rare for a Kurdish firm to invest in Iran ...

Demonstration against systematic attacks on kolbars in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-03 17:36
Protest against the systematic attacks on kolbars in front of the Iranian Consulate in Brussels. ...

Massive fire breaks out in Iraq’s Yazidi Sinjar, over 50 families evacuated

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 23:30
SINJAR, northwest Iraq, A massive fire broke out in Sinjar (Shengal) district in Iraq’s Nineveh province on Friday, setting an Iraqi military barrack and six villages ablaze. Sinjar district is home to hundreds of thousands of the Kurdish-speaking Yazidi ...

A voluntary cleaning campaign in the streets of Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Raqqa – The Hygiene office of the people’s municipality in Raqqa organized a joint cleaning campaign between the Hygiene office and the department of Environment and Parks of the municipality. The campaign is the result of several former campaigns carried ...

Massive fire destroys 500 houses in Iraq’s Yazidi Sinjar district

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 15:06
SINJAR, Northwest Iraq,— 500 houses were torched in a conflagration in Giruzer sub-district south of Mount Sinjar on Wednesday, the acting director of Giruzer sub-district Jalal Khalo said. Sinjar district is home to hundreds of thousands of the Kurdish- ...