Kurdish News

Holding the Global Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 5 hours ago

These familiar words were penned at the conclusion of World War I and captured the sense of foreboding and despair that shadowed Europe. As it happens, November 11 was the centenary of the Armistice that ended that cataclysm. But Yeats captures a new for ...

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas

E-Kurd - 5 hours ago

STRASBOURG, France,— Europe’s top rights court on Tuesday called on Turkey to release the Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas, who has been held for two years on “terror” charges — a call immediately rejected by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Dem ...

Three Men Found Dead in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 23 minutes ago

ERBIL - Bodies of three Iraqi people were found in the disputed Kurdish town of Tuz Khurmatu on Tuesday, a source said. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told BasNews that the trio were believed to have been killed by the Islamic State (IS ...

Iraqi Jets Kill 40 IS Members in Syria

BAS News - 53 minutes ago

ERBIL - Iraqi warplanes killed on Tuesday 40 members of the Islamic State (IS) in a couple of airstrikes in eastern Syria, the military said in a statement. Iraqi F-16 jets targeted in the first air raid a weapons depot of the militant group in the city ...

Sadr: Mosul in Danger, IS Still Active

BAS News - 1 hour ago

ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned of a possible repeated fall of the second largest Iraqi city of Mosul as the Islamic State (IS) has lately re-emerged in the country. "Mosul is in danger,” Sadr said in a statement on his Twitter ac ...

Iraqi PM to Visit Russia Soon

BAS News - 1 hour ago

ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has been invited by Russia to visit Moscow in the near future to further strengthen the relations between the sides. Abdul-Mahdi received on Tuesday the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representa ...