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First anniversary of the death of Zeki Şengali

First anniversary of the death of Zeki Şengali

ANF - 2019-08-14 09:42
Family of Zeki Şengali has visited Shengal on the first anniversary of the death of the leading Yazidi representative who was killed in a Turkish air strike in August 2018. ...
First anniversary of the death of Zeki Şengali - ANF

Senior PKK female commander Helin Halana killed in Turkish airstrike

E-Kurd - 2019-08-23 12:47
QANDIL MOUNTAINS, Iraqi Kurdistan,— The People’s Defense Forces HPG, the armed wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) said on Thursday that one of its senior commanders was killed in a Turkish airstrike. Helin Halana, also known as Layla Karabash, wa ...

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three

Reuters - 2019-08-20 06:12
Turkey said an air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced against rebels inside a key town. ...

The first convoy of Kurdistan region pilgrims return to Sulaymaniyah

Kurdiu - 2019-08-17 16:07

Body of Yılmaz killed in Amed not given to family for 28 days

ANF - 2019-08-17 14:14
Body of Mücahit Yılmaz, who was killed during a house raid in Amed, has not been given to his family for 28 days. ...

15 August celebrated in Saratov

ANF - 2019-08-17 08:59
Kurds living in Russia celebrated the anniversary of the 15 August Initiative in Saratov. ...

August 15 actions by the guerrilla: 10 dead

ANF - 2019-08-16 16:43
HPG Press Center announced that the guerrillas saluted the 35th anniversary of August 15 with a series of actions where one intelligence officer and 9 soldiers were killed. ...

Primer aniversario de la muerte de Zeki Şengali

ANF - 2019-08-15 07:42
La familia de Zeki Şengali visita Shengal en el primer aniversario de la muerte del principal representante de yazidí que murió en un ataque aéreo turco en agosto de 2018. ...

Memorial service for Mam Zeki by his grave in Shengal

ANF - 2019-08-14 12:59
Yazidis held a memorial service for Zeki Shengali by his grave on the first anniversary of his martyrdom. ...

My first experience of Virtual Reality (VR) was around 25 years ago when I had the opportunity to fly the magic carpet from the ...

Teknistan - 2019-08-14 06:12

Three years without justice for murdered Iraqi Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein Ali

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 22:24
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— As Iraqi Kurdistan region marks the third anniversary of the death of Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein on Tuesday, his case remains officially unsolved and no one has been prosecuted for his abduction and murder. His fami ...

30. July 2019 – 5th anniversary of the genocide crimes against the Yazidis of northern Iraq (August 3)

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-08-10 11:18

E-Kurd : Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

Justice for Kurds - 2019-08-09 17:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memorial ...

Commemoration ceremony of the 5th Anniversary of Yezidi Genocide in Duhok

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-09 14:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 4, 2019, Nechirvan Barzani (President of Kurdistan Region), Masrour Barzani (KRG Prime Minister) and Mir Hazim Beg (Mir of Ezidis), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (United Nations Sec-General representative in Ira ...

Mercenary leader killed in Jarablus

ANF - 2019-08-06 09:03
A mercenary leader from Faylaq al-Salis was killed in the explosion. ...

Cemetery built for victims of the ISIS massacre in Kocho, Shengal

ANF - 2019-08-04 15:34
The massacre was perpetrated in August, 2014 when ISIS launched a wave of genocidal attacks in Shengal. ...

Memorial for Viyan Amara on her anniversary

ANF - 2019-07-27 15:05
A memorial was held for Viyan Amara, a Kurdish language teacher who was martyred in Gire Spî during the defense of Kobanê from Jabhat al Nusra gangs, on the sixth anniversary of her martyrdom. ...

Turkey launches air strike on PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killed

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
ANKARA,— Turkey on Thursday launched an air attack on Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region, the country’s defence minister said. The Turkish vice consul to Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region was shot dead Wednesday ...

Former FARC guerrilla killed in Colombia

ANF - 2019-07-18 08:38
A young former FARC guerrilla, José Leandro Chavarría Castrillón, 23, was killed in Colombia. Since the signature of the agreement, 140 former guerrillas have been murdered. ...

Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

The Defense Post - 2019-07-17 18:44
A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq The post Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq

New York Times - 2019-07-17 18:18
At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault. ...