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Mothers demanding peace outside the AKP office in Amed detained

ANF - 2019-09-17 12:19
Entry and exit of the AKP building is not allowed. ...

White headscarves mothers launched sit-in in front of AKP office

ANF - 2019-09-17 10:58
White headscarves mothers, launched a sit-in in front of the AKP provincial building in Amed. ...

Women of Raqqa say no to gender-related violence

ANF - 2019-09-16 09:23
Raqqa Women's Executive held a press release in front of the women's administration building against violence against women. ...

Istanbul: Death toll rises in building collapse - CNN

CNN - 2019-09-13 15:15

Turkey destroys hundreds of houses for building the Afrin wall

ANF - 2019-09-13 14:37
The Turkish state is fortifying the occupation of Afrin in order to separate it from the rest of Syria. Hundreds of houses have now been demolished in the villages of Cilbir and Kimar in Sherawa and in the village of Meryemin in Shera. ...

Turkish army targets PKK training building

Kurdiu - 2019-09-11 21:07

Building a Democracy | Opinion | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

Cityweekly - 2019-09-11 20:29

100 thousand people face displacement from Hasankeyf, report says

ANF - 2019-09-03 12:29
100,000 people will have to migrate due to the building of the Ilisu Dam and the flooding of the 12-thousand-years-old Hasankeyf site and Dicle river bank. ...

Death toll from Istanbul building collapse increases to 21, World News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-08-28 22:44

Video shows San Francisco woman trying to get inside apartment building for almost 3 minutes before attack [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-26 02:35

An anti-armor missile was found in al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-22 17:51
Al-Raqqa – Al-Raqqa Military Council found an anti-armor missile and / 3 / missile launchers leftovers from the Islamic State terrorists in an abandoned building in al-Tayyar neighborhood on Thursday. After receiving a complaint from one of the residents ...

Police closes off roads against people mobilizing in Amed

ANF - 2019-08-21 12:09
The people of Amed have taken to the streets again on the third day of protests against the usurpation of municipalities. Regime forces closed off all roads leading to the municipality building with barricades and water cannons. ...

Job opportunities for al-Tabqa’s women provided by the North Company

SDF Press - 2019-08-19 21:22
Al-Tabqa – North Construction Company works in the field of building, equipping institutions and service departments in the city of al- Tabqa and its countryside. The company has other departments working in the field of carpentry, upholstery and blacksmi ...

Police attack against the people in Amed

ANF - 2019-08-19 14:10
The police attacked the march held by the people of Amed to the Amed Metropolitan Municipality building to protest the usurpation of HDP’s municipalities. ...

Turkey detains three over Istanbul building collapse: Report | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-18 20:18

Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—A Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in the province of Sulaimani that depicts historical Kurdish events over the past century. Zahiri Karima Rash built the monument called “Mrwari Rash,” or “the black ...

Rehabilitation of the first church in Al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-17 23:45
Al-Raqqa—the ancient churches and mosques are a symbolic image of the city and its people. Building of churches was to equate Muslims and Christians, who are an integral part of the fabric of the city of Al-Raqqa. (The two Martyrs’ Churches, known for the ...

ISIL is building a new caliphate from inside a Syrian refugee camp, and the West has no plan to combat it | Canada.com

Canada - 2019-08-17 01:50

ISIL is building a new caliphate from inside a Syrian refugee camp, and the West has no plan to combat it | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-08-16 20:59

China is building a global coalition of human rights violators to defend its record in Xinjiang – what is its endgame? | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Hongkongfp - 2019-08-02 11:35

Is Iran building a nuclear bomb?

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-01 22:42
The national flag of Iran is seen on top of the Austrian Chancellery during the visit of President Hassan Rouhani in Vienna, Austria July 4, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Lisi Niesner) ...

Lessons in Peace-Building with Lourd Hanna

The Kurdish Project - 2019-07-31 06:22
Lourd Hanna, a 23-year-old Chaldean activist and humanitarian from Erbil, has been participating in peace-building missions since she was a teenager. At 16-years-old, she was selected to participate in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program from the U. ...

Building Trust in Colombia’s Hub of Coca and Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-29 20:02
Two years ago, Crisis Group found that major threats to Colombia’s peace process with former guerrillas all intersect in the Pacific coastal district of Tumaco. Our Colombia analyst Kyle Johnson made it his mission to find out more. ...

Action against Police Headquarters in Amed

ANF - 2019-07-25 13:33
The bombs hit the Police Directorate causing material damage to the building and one armored police vehicle. ...

China is building a coalition to deflect charges of human rights abuse of Uyghur Muslims

Scroll - 2019-07-25 01:39

Maxmur Camp people marched to the UN office

ANF - 2019-07-20 08:51
Residents of the Maxmur refugee camp held a protest and marched to the UN building following the bombing carried out by the occupying Turkish state. ...

China is building a global coalition of human rights violators to defend its record in Xinjiang – what is its endgame?

Theconversation - 2019-07-18 16:53

SIt-in for ill prisoners in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-07-13 19:35
Human Rights Association (IHD) Istanbul Branch Prison Commission held its 381st F sit-in in front of the branch building despite the police blockade. ...

Iran sends top diplomat to UN summit as Persian Gulf tensions mount

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 17:46
Pompeo: We are building a global coalition to simply do what every nation should be permitted ...

Human Rights in Turkey discussed at UN

ANF - 2019-07-13 10:50
The International Union for the Protection of Rights and Freedoms (AIDL) promoted a conference titles ”Prisons in Turkey, Human Rights and Torture crimes" at the United Nations (UN) building in Geneva. ...

Raqqa’s Council rehabilitates the water institution building

SDF Press - 2019-07-10 20:33
Raqqa – The Civil Council Raqqa started a project to rehabilitate the water institution building in Raqqa city center (formerly the Directorate of Subscribers Department) due to the destruction caused by the military operations in the city. In this regard ...

Turkey building collapse death toll hits 14 - World - The Jakarta Post

Thejakartapost - 2019-07-10 19:48

Iraq and Oman Sign MoU to Boost Oil Cooperation

BAS News - 2019-07-04 16:29
ERBIL — The governments of Iraq and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding to establish close cooperation in the oil and gas sector, Iraqi oil ministry said on Thursday. According to the MoU, the two states will take into consideration the building of ...

HDP co-mayors of Diyadin beaten by police while defending driver

ANF - 2019-07-03 08:13
Diyadin Municipality's driver, Mehmet Hayri Oruç, was harassed by the police while entering the building. Co-mayors Evren Demir and Betül Yaşar intervened and were beaten and handcuffed by dozens of police officers. ...

Barzani’s network calls Raqanis “gangs”, clan storms building

ANF - 2019-07-01 15:20
A program broadcast on the Waar TV that belongs to Nechirvan Barzani called the Raqani clan a “gang” and the Raqanis stormed the building. ...

G20 opens with Trump focused on building ties, but divides clear

Gulan Media - 2019-06-29 02:42

Panel at UN to discuss human rights in Northern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-27 10:23
A panel called: "Human Rights in Northern Syria" is scheduled for today at the UN building in Geneva as part of the fringe meetings to the UN Human Rights Council Session. ...

PYD Hesen evaluated Rojava parties visit to South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-27 08:21
Representatives of Kurdish political parties in Rojava met at the TEV-DEM building in Qamishlo to evaluate the outcome of their delegation's visit to Basurê Kurdistan. ...

Pompeo in Mideast talks on building a coalition against Iran

Gulan Media - 2019-06-25 07:37

Putin and al-Thani meet on sidelines of CICA talks

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on the sidelines of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) summit in Tajikistan. Putin and al-Thani discussed bilatera ...

Rethink State-building in the Middle East and North Africa | Chatham House

Chathamhouse - 2019-06-15 06:11

1 dead as chopper crashes on building in New York City

Kurdiu - 2019-06-11 06:36

NATO will continue its training programs for the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-09 22:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 6, 2019, Major-General Danny Fortin, the new head of NATO training and capacity-building mission in Iraq, shared in an interview in Bruxel, “In spite of the tensions and threats of Iran, training for the Peshme ...

Kurdish sign at Tatvan Municipality taken down

ANF - 2019-06-07 14:05
The Kurdish language sign at the Tatvan Municipality building was taken down and replaced with a sign in Turkish that read, “Tatvan Municipality Municipal Police Directorate”. ...

Virginia Beach killings: City names 12 victims of mass shooting

BBC - 2019-06-02 00:02
Virginia Beach pays tribute to 12 people killed by a disgruntled co-worker in a municipal building. ...

Utrecht shooting: Major lockdown after horror tram attack - armed police surround building | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-05-31 09:17

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 21 - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2019-05-30 22:40

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 15

EWN - 2019-05-30 17:14

Careem's strategy in Iraq is a bit of tech tutoring and a lot of map building - The National

Thenational - 2019-05-25 09:02

Why Turkey is building a wall around Syria’s Afrin | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-24 13:44

AKP Amed office targeted

ANF - 2019-05-20 10:17
A hand-made explosive devices and fireworks action was carried out against the AKP Kayapınar District Presidency building. ...

Fighter jet crashes into California building [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-19 06:12

Commemoration ceremonies and the lighting of candles on the day of martyrs

SDF Press - 2019-05-19 02:55
Tabqa-The Council of Martyrs’ Families organized today on May 18, Martyrs’ Day, commemorate ceremonies and light candles on the martyrs’ shrines, promising to continue their struggle and follow their footstep until achieving their goals in building free s ...

7 Largest Shopping Malls In The World

Waar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK SM Megamall, Manila Probably the biggest building in the Philippines, this shopping mall has 3,6 million square feet worth of shopping fun. The complex has two buildings: one of which holds all the stores, and another one which holds the bowli ...

Venezuela crisis: More opposition lawmakers accused of treason

BBC - 2019-05-15 00:02
Four more opposition lawmakers face accusations as security forces block off the parliament building. ...

Demonstration in Amûdê against Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-05-12 20:33
As part of its ongoing occupation efforts, the Turkish state is building a wall around Afrin. A demonstration against the construction of the wall took place today in the northern Syrian city of Amûdê. ...

Four activists arrested in Van

ANF - 2019-05-09 09:41
In the early hours of the morning police raided the building in Van where activists are on solidarity hunger strike and detained four people. ...

Guerrillas strike Gire Outpost from the air

ANF - 2019-05-07 13:07
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas carried out an aerial action against the Gire Outpost in Cele, bombing the building and positions in the outpost campus several times. ...

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Yahoo - 2019-05-04 23:02

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity. ...

Families of prisoners walked to closed off HDP building in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-04 14:31
The families of the prisoners on hunger strike walked into the police blockade and moved towards the HDP Amed provincial building that was also closed off by the police. ...

Police closed off HDP Amed Provincial Organisation building

ANF - 2019-05-04 13:58
The HDP Amed Provincial Organization was closed off by police. ...

Turkey continues with wall construction in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-02 11:25
In order to manifest its occupation efforts, the Turkish state is building a wall around Afrin. To this end, 20 houses in the village Cilbirê have been torn down. ...

Pakistani PM meets Chinese president

Waar Media - 2019-04-28 23:44
WAAR_DUHOK Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Delegation-level talks were held at the Great Hall of the People, a state building located in the heart of the Chinese capital. Later, Khan also ...

Activists detained at Amnesty International protest released

ANF - 2019-04-28 17:55
Activists detained during protest against isolation at the Amnesty International building in London were released. An investigation was launched against them. ...

The Democratic Islamic Society holds its first conference in Rumaylan town

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Hasaka- under the slogan of “the revival of the Charter of Medina for building nations and the protection of human beings.” the first conference of the Democratic Islamic Society in North and East Syria was launched on Saturday morning at the Aram Tigran ...

The engineers of Raqqa form their syndicate in a conference

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Raqqa- Under the slogan “With the help of our engineers, we are building our city”, the second conference of the Chamber of Engineers of Raqqa was held on Saturday in the city with the aim of establishing the rules of procedure and forming the offices of ...

UK police arrest, evict 21 Kurdish hunger strike activists from Amnesty building

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-27 18:04

TEV-DEM: Raise the struggle against the invading Turkish state

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
TEV-DEM protested the Turkish state building a wall in Afrin and called to raise the struggle against the invading Turkish state’s attacks against Afrin and the rest of Syrian territory. ...

Turkey reportedly building concrete walls surrounding Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-25 22:21

Turkish state tears down Afrin villages to build wall

ANF - 2019-04-25 15:18
The invading Turkish state has been building a wall in 3 parts in the Kimare, Cilbil and Meryemin villages in an attempt to completely cut Afrin off from the rest of the region. ...

Building a Better Future for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-25 12:21
Bangladesh is hosting nearly a million Rohingya refugees who have little hope of going home any time soon. The government should move to improve camp living conditions, in particular by lifting the education ban and fighting crime. Donors should support ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Marble Arch

ANF - 2019-04-25 08:38
Building Practical Solidarity between two fast-growing ecological movements, the Kurdish movement and Extinct Rebelion ...

Honoring outstanding children in folkloric arts

SDF Press - 2019-04-24 10:18
Tabqa- The administration of cultural center in Tabqa city organized a celebration party yesterday in order to honor outstanding children. There were a musical performance and a show of folklore heritage in the building of the cultural center in Tabqa. T ...

[PICTURES]: Lightening Hits Zakho Hospital

BAS News - 2019-04-22 12:44
ERBIL — A bolt of lightening struck a hospital overnight on Sunday in Zakho district of Duhok province, Kurdistan Region. Hospital manager told BasNews that the flash hit the main building of the facility, and it broke dozens of windows and glass doors. ...

Heavily armed police mass outside a building near site of tram shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht | WFTV

WFTV - 2019-04-20 12:31

Wall put up by trustee torn down in Kiziltepe

ANF - 2019-04-18 13:12
The wall put up around the Kiziltepe municipal building during the occupation was torn down by the co-mayor from the HDP and the people. ...

20 Perfectly Symmetrical Photos To Soothe Your Soul

Waar Media - 2019-04-18 11:39
WAAR_DUHOK 1. Why is this picture so satisfying? 2. It’s like a huge “first aid” icon. 3. Yup, that’s the Empire State building. 4. We should all look up more often. I bet there are more places like this in the world. 5. So mesmerizing… What is this magi ...

Pro-Kurdish party slams Turkey ban on elected mayors taking office

Rûdaw - 2019-04-13 00:21
100 supporters including HDP officials tried to enter Baglar authority's building in Diyarbakir on Thursday ...

Wikileaks Founder Arrested

BAS News - 2019-04-11 12:38
ERBIL — Police forces in central London on Thursday arrested Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, who was residing at the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012. According to Metropolitan Police, officers went into the embassy building and arrested Assange f ...

Building a Coalition Of The Willing To Address Human Rights Violations In Xinjiang

Forbes - 2019-04-10 21:46

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 21 - The National

Thenational - 2019-04-09 01:10

Sudan: Protesters converge on army headquarters in Khartoum

BBC - 2019-04-07 00:17
It's the first time protests have reached the building in Khartoum, near the presidential compound. ...

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 15 | eNCA

ENCA - 2019-04-06 20:16

Turkish bureaucrat donates Kurdish town's municipal building to police

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-04 10:04

2 killed after building collapses in Turkey's Istanbul | Dhaka Tribune

Dhakatribune - 2019-04-04 02:08

Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits site of building collapse where 18 died in Turkey - UPI.com

UPI - 2019-04-04 00:36

Defusing the Crisis at Jerusalem’s Gate of Mercy

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-03 02:25
A standoff looms between Palestinian worshippers and Israel over a shuttered building at Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade. Israel and Muslim religious authorities should reopen the building to lessen tensions at the sacred sites, where small incidents have blo ...

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 18 | eNCA

ENCA - 2019-04-02 09:56

Istanbul building collapse: One dead and several buried under rubble in Turkish city | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-04-02 00:28

HDP building in Diyarbakır under police "blockade," says party co-chair | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-31 22:06

Turkey detains three over Istanbul building collapse | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-03-28 20:22

US Defense Secretary Approves $1 Bln For Border Wall

Waar Media - 2019-03-26 15:25
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved up to $1 billion late Monday for building a portion of the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Shanahan authorized the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning and e ...

Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

International Crisis Group - 2019-03-20 03:06
Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater supply. The parties should agree on how fast to fill the dam’s reservoir and how to share river waters going for ...

Building Boom Unravels, Deepening Turkey’s Economic Crisis - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-03-19 02:55

Death toll from Nigeria building collapse rises to 20

Kurdiu - 2019-03-16 21:48

Rescue efforts underway for children trapped in collapsed school building in Nigeria [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 20:52

Six reasons why so many buildings collapse

BBC - 2019-03-15 02:23
A building containing a school collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, killing at least 11 people. Why? ...

2nd day of searching at Nigeria school building collapse

Yahoo - 2019-03-14 21:07

School building collapses in Nigeria with scores said inside

Gulan Media - 2019-03-14 02:44

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