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Sydney incident: Man arrested over stabbings in city centre

Sydney incident: Man arrested over stabbings in city centre

BBC - 2019-08-14 01:46
Police said they were not currently treating the attack as a terror incident. ...
Sydney incident: Man arrested over stabbings in city centre - BBC

Solidarity to Maxmur refugees from Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-09-09 10:05
The members of the Hililiye Commune in Qamishlo, told the people of Maxmur Refugees Camp that they were not alone fighting the embargo. ...

No Information Over the Fate of A Kurdish Detainee

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-20 02:01
There is still no information over the fate of the Kurdish civilian “Sarkawt Goudarzi” from Kamyaran who was detained 10 days ago. “On Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019, security forces raided the house… The post No Information Over the Fate of A Kurdish Detainee a ...

A Kurdish Worker Arrested in Divandarah

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-20 02:01
A bakery worker, Sediq Seifi, has been arrested by security forces in Divandarah and taken to an unknown location during the past few days. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information… The post A Kurdish Worker Arrested in Divandarah a ...

PAK: Şaredarîyan rê tayînkerdişê qeyûman, çin hesibnayîşê îradeyê raydayoxan o

Rûpela Nû - 2019-08-19 16:33
PAK: Şaredarîyan rê tayînkerdişê qeyûman, çin hesibnayîşê îradeyê raydayoxan oVakurê Kurdistanî de hîrê şaredarîyan rê (Amed, Wan, Mêrdîn) tayînkerdişê qeyûman ser o Partîya Azadîya Kurdistanî (PAK) beyanatêk da û tayînkerdişê qeyûman şermerzar kerd. ...

PAK: Şaredarîyan rê tayînkerdişê qeyûman, çin hesibnayîşê raydayoxan o.

Rûpela Nû - 2019-08-19 15:11
PAK: Şaredarîyan rê tayînkerdişê qeyûman, çin hesibnayîşê raydayoxan o.Vakurê Kurdistanî de hîrê şaredarîyan rê (Amed, Wan, Mêrdîn) tayînkerdişê qeyûman ser o Partîya Azadîya Kurdistanî (PAK) beyanatêk da û tayînkerdişê qeyûman şermerzar kerd. ...

Turkey replaces pro-Kurdish party mayors in southeast over terror probes: ministry

Reuters - 2019-08-19 06:50
Turkey replaced the pro-Kurdish party mayors of the southeastern cities of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin on Monday over terrorism-related investigations, appointing the state governors in those provinces in their place, the Interior Ministry said. ...

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in Qamishlo, Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two other people Sunday in the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in in northeast Syria, police said, the second such attack in just over a month. Kurdish ...

British-Iranian Kurdish academic Kameel Ahmady arrested in Tehran

E-Kurd - 2019-08-16 10:52
TEHRAN,— Kameel Ahmady, a British-Kurdish academic originally from the city of Mahabad in Iranian Kurdistan was arrested on Sunday in Tehran, according to his wife and human rights activists. Ahmady, a British-Iranian dual national and social anthropolog ...

Turkey won’t tolerate U.S. delay over setting up a safe zone in Kurdish northern Syria: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-08-15 18:21
ANKARA,— Ankara will not tolerate any delay from the US over setting up a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Thursday. “They (the US) first need to be sincere and need to understand that Turkey won ...

A young kurd was arrested in Kamyaran

Kurdpa - 2019-08-10 06:20
Kurdpa Agency: A young Kurd from the city of Kamyaran was arrested and taken to an unknown location. ...

Arrested of Kurdish citizens in Kamyaran are continuing

Kurdpa - 2019-08-10 06:20
Kurdpa Agency: Three more citizens were arrested following by the detention of Kurdish citizens in Kamyaran. ...

A Kurdish Civilian Arrested in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-07 02:00
Borhan Kamangar, a Kurdish civilian from Kamyaran, was arrested by security forces yesterday at his workplace and transferred to an unknown location. He is a member of the “Coral” band as well… The post A Kurdish Civilian Arrested in Kamyaran appeared fi ...

Two children tortured in empty lot

ANF - 2019-07-28 14:02
Two children detained after an action against an armored vehicle on July 24 in Amed’s Yenisehir district were tortured in an empty lot they were taken to. ...

Terrorist attack a dark moment in memory

ANF - 2019-07-27 15:05
Relatives of 62 persons martyred in the ISIS terrorist attack against Qamishlo's Xerbi neighborhood say they will always remember the day as a dark moment. ...

HDP MP Sarısaç: AKP is attacking Kurds’ values

ANF - 2019-07-25 16:59
HDP MP Murat Sarısaç protested the AKP banning Kurdish concerts in Van and said: “They are attacking the Kurds’ values, they fear the people coming together.” ...

OGI: 152 journalists are imprisoned in Turkey

ANF - 2019-07-24 15:19
The Free Journalists Initiative (OGI) pointed out that there are 152 journalists in prisons in Turkey and said: “Journalists work under duress by the government.” OGI called for the cases against journalists to be dismissed. ...

Unverified video of Erbil shooting surfaces on social media

Rûdaw - 2019-07-24 09:31
The KRG is treating the shooting as a “premeditated terrorist incident” ...

The People’s Municipality removes rubble from Hajin streets

SDF Press - 2019-07-21 23:07
Deira Zour – The People’s Municipality in Hajin town continues its work by removing the rubble from the secondary streets, after the completion of the main one in the town as a response to the requests and complaints of the people. Where the machines of t ...

KRG spokesperson: “Shooting incident in Erbil was a premeditated terrorist attack”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-21 09:45
We are now treating the shooting incident in Erbil on Wednesday 17 July 2019, which killed three people, as a premeditated terrorist attack. Our investigation is ongoing and we will provide regular updates concerning its progress. Jotiar AdilSpokesperson ...

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. ...