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New Years Eve Celebrations very different this year in Sacramento

Yahoo - 2021-01-05 23:13

New Yorkers Gather for More Muted New Year Celebrations Near Times Square

Yahoo - 2021-01-02 11:27

One dead, tens injured in Iraq’s New Year celebrations: health ministry

Rûdaw - 2021-01-01 14:12

The year in review: 2020 at AUK

The American University of Kurdistan - 2021-01-01 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – December 31st, 2020 – The American University of Kurdistan, like all other institutions, has had an unexpected and challenging year. However, full of accomplishments, celebrations, and achievements. 2020 has been a difficult year ...

‘No man’ zones in Bengaluru during New Year’s celebrations: Police Commissioner

Yahoo - 2020-12-29 00:22

Fresno museum holds virtual Kwanzaa celebrations amid pandemic

Yahoo - 2020-12-28 00:41

Erbil hotel and restaurant owners protest ban on New Year celebrations

Rûdaw - 2020-12-27 21:44

VOA60 World- Manger Square almost empty when Bethlehem, began Christmas Eve celebrations amid COVID-19

Dengî Amerîka - 2020-12-24 20:20

KRG bans New Year celebrations across Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2020-12-24 16:32

29. November 2020 – Protests against racism overshadow celebrations of 60th anniversary of Mauritania's independence

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-12-03 01:09

Turkey closes schools, bans New Year celebrations in new COVID-19 restrictions

Rûdaw - 2020-11-30 22:30

Kurdish political prisoners announce hunger strike and demand increased resistance during 42nd anniversary of PKK celebrations | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2020-11-27 20:36

Celebrations for the PKK’s founding anniversary continue

ANF - 2020-11-27 16:44
Celebrations continue to mark the founding anniversary of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). ...

Locals planning smaller Thanksgiving celebrations

Yahoo - 2020-11-24 16:16

Celebrations marking the arrival of the Pilgrims on the Mayflower go without ceremony | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2020-11-22 13:07

"Bijî Serok Apo" - The story of a slogan

ANF - 2020-09-17 14:50
The slogan "Bijî Serok Apo" - "Long live Chairman Apo" can be heard at Newroz celebrations, demonstrations, guerrilla actions and funerals of the martyrs. What is the story behind this slogan? ...

Ankara using pandemic to thwart Victory Day celebrations, says opposition | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-08-26 13:37

COVID-19 casts a shadow on India Independence Day celebrations, while end of gold rally is baffling | From The Editors – Gulf News

Gulfnews - 2020-08-15 11:56

Pride celebrations stir tensions in Turkey - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-07-01 17:16

Trial for killing of student Kurkut postponed to September

ANF - 2020-06-16 19:09
University student Kemal Kurkut was killed while by a police officer while participating in Newroz celebrations in 2017 in Amed. ...

Coronavirus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2020-05-27 09:26

23 hours ago Virus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise

Rûdaw - 2020-05-25 06:41

"We will certainly celebrate 1 May!"

ANF - 2020-04-23 09:32
Parties and organizations said that 1 May should be celebrated, and called on people to organise celebrations everywhere. ...

Putin postpones Russia's WWII Victory Day celebrations due to virus

Gulan Media - 2020-04-16 22:28

Newroz celebrated in Lavrio, Greece

ANF - 2020-03-21 18:32
Newroz celebrations in the Greek city of Lavrio have been continuing since yesterday. ...

Coronavirus cause for lackluster Middle Eastern Newroz celebrations - The Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2020-03-21 15:39

Newroz celebrations in Europe and Armenia

ANF - 2020-03-21 12:22
Newroz was celebrated in Lavrio, Rome, Marseille, Montpellier, and some Armenian villages. ...

President Nechirvan Barzani extends Newroz greetings

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-03-20 12:57
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, March 20, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani offers his best wishes as Newroz celebrations begin in Kurdistan on Friday evening. In his remarks, the president says that global cooperation is needed to defeat the cor ...

Vatican cancels public Easter celebrations in 'unprecedented' move

Gulan Media - 2020-03-15 18:11

Armenian Kurdish associations cancel Newroz celebrations

ANF - 2020-03-15 13:54
Kurdish institutions in Armenia canceled the Newroz celebration, which was to be held in Yerevan. ...

KCDK-E reviews Newroz celebrations program due to coronavirus

ANF - 2020-03-13 10:20
The European Democratic Kurdish Society Congress (KCDK-E) said in a written statement that it did not consider it appropriate to carry out mass Newroz celebrations given the coronavirus pandemic. The KCDK-E said it plans to hold smaller events. ...

Newroz celebrations canceled over Coronavirus threat

ANF - 2020-03-12 16:12
The political parties and organisations under the Kurdistan Alliance have announced the cancelation of Newroz celebrations over the Coronavirus threat. ...

Newroz celebrations kick off in Amed with call for national unity

ANF - 2020-03-11 12:21
Kurds announced the beginning of Newroz celebrations in Amed. A call was made to join Newroz in the spirit of national unity. ...

Newroz celebrations to begin in Amed

ANF - 2020-03-10 09:22
Newroz celebrations will begin in Amed tomorrow, 11 March. The theme of Newroz this year will be isolation, pressures on the mother tongue and national unity. ...

8 March celebrations in Göteborg and Örebro

ANF - 2020-03-09 11:12
International Working Women Day was celebrated with demonstrations, panels and conferences, including Kurdish women in Gothenburg and Örebro, Sweden. ...

Iran Calls Off Kurdistan Int’l Nowruz Celebrations over COVID-19 | Iran Front Page

Ifpnews - 2020-03-07 16:47

Newroz in Europe with the spirit of national unity

ANF - 2020-02-11 09:35
Kurdish institutions and personalities came together to discuss this year's Newroz celebrations. ...

China cancels New Year celebrations due to deadly virus

ANF - 2020-01-26 08:28
While the authorities increased their efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly avirus in China, 40 million people were quarantined. ...

Women celebrate 15th anniversary of Kongreya Star

ANF - 2020-01-16 09:21
This year marks the 15th anniversary of Kongreya Star. Celebrations are planned with a variety of events in different cities. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan spent over $800,000 on New Year’s Eve fireworks

E-Kurd - 2020-01-08 03:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Traders have claimed that Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s 2020 fireworks shows cost more than $800,000, as tourists flocked to Erbil, Sulaimani and Duhok to celebrate the new year. “For the new year celebrations, more than ...

Erbil’s Christians mark Christmas Eve in muted Iraqi celebrations

Rûdaw - 2019-12-30 18:34

Erbil gears up for New Year's celebrations

Rûdaw - 2019-12-30 18:34

Christians in Istanbul prayed for peace

ANF - 2019-12-25 08:38
Christmas celebrations took place in Istanbul in Saint Antoine Church where people called for peace. ...

Sentenced to death – Saddam Hussein found guilty of war crimes on this day in 2006

WarIsBoring - 2019-11-06 00:23
On Nov. 5, 2006, dictator Saddam Hussein was found guilty of the murder of 148 people in Dujail, north of Baghdad, and sentenced to death by hanging. On that day, according to the New York Times, “Spontaneous celebrations broke out across Iraq in spite of ...

Gandhi’s ashes stolen and photo vandalized after 150th birthday celebrations, reports say [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-06 13:16

15 August celebrations in Paris, Marseille and Vienna

ANF - 2019-08-16 10:49
The 15 August Initiative was celebrated in Paris, Marseille and Vienna. ...

Rojava Revolution celebrated in Vienna and Munich

ANF - 2019-07-29 12:05
Celebrations to mark the 7th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution continue. ...

Kobane people celebrate the revolution on 7th anniversary

ANF - 2019-07-19 21:12
Celebrations to mark the 7th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution have begun in Kobanê city of Rojava. ...

Women Festival in Kobanê kicks off Rojava Revolution celebrations

ANF - 2019-07-16 12:39
Celebrations for the anniversary of the 19 July Rojava Revolution have started in Kobanê. ...

Trump claims army 'took over airports' in 1775

BBC - 2019-07-06 00:21
Inaccuracies spotted in Trump speech made at Independence Day celebrations in Washington DC. ...

Tanks Arrive in Washington Ahead of Fourth of July Celebrations [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-04 18:18

Canadian official underlines importance of women's rights during Canada Day celebrations in Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 01:21

Madagascar stadium crush kills 15 during national celebrations

BBC - 2019-06-27 01:27
Dozens more were injured during national celebrations for the country's independence day. ...

May 1 celebrations in Europe salute hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-01 19:23
Kurdistanis attending May 1 celebrations in European cities protested the Imrali isolation and saluted the hunger strikers. ...

Isolation protests in May 1 celebrations in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-05-01 17:27
Workers took to the streets in Kurdistan for May 1. AKP’s anti-labor practices were protested in the demonstrations where the workers also drew attention to the isolation and the hunger strikes. ...

White scarves form human chain in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 15:48
Women wearing white headscarves attended the May 1 celebrations in Amed where they formed a human chain to draw attention to the political prisoners on hunger strikes. The crowd in the square frequently chant for the resistance in the prisons. ...

Prisoners’ mothers with white scarves in Istanbul's May 1 cortege

ANF - 2019-05-01 14:44
Mothers of prisoners attended the May 1 celebrations in Bakirkoy wearing their white headscarves. ...

White scarved mothers not allowed in May 1 celebrations in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 13:32
May 1 celebrations led by the KESK, DISK, Amed Chamber of Medicine and TMMOB have started in Amed. The police is not allowing mothers wearing white headscarves in to the celebration grounds. ...

Remembering Taksim Workers' Day massacre 42 years ago

ANF - 2019-05-01 07:55
Labour Day celebrations on Taksim Square in 1977 had seen the participation of well over 500,000 citizens. Many workers had not even entered the square when shots were heard. ...

Christians celebrate festival at Marbena Qadisha shrine in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-04-26 20:52
KOYA, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Christians held a festival at the Marbena Qadisha Shrine near Koya city in Iraqi Kurdistan on Friday and were joined in the celebrations by a number of local residents from other faiths. One of the participants, Hawzhin Sl ...

Many drown in Iraq’s Tigris river in Kurdish new year celebrations | world-news | videos | Hindustan Times

Hindustantimes - 2019-04-05 11:51

The Implications of Mosul’s Ferry Drowning

E-Kurd - 2019-03-30 06:11
Dr. Diyari Salih | Exclusive to Coinciding with the Iraqis celebrations of Spring’s coming , unexpected disaster occurred when a ferry conveying more than 200 people sank in the Tigris River near Iraqi Mosul city. That accident, resulting in ma ...

[PICTURES]: Kurds Celebrate Newroz in Poland

BAS News - 2019-03-27 16:13
ERBIL — On March 26, KRG Representative office in Poland organized Newroz celebrations with several dozen of guests attending the event, among others: representatives of central government- ministry of foreign affairs and ministry of finance, representat ...

Dozens dead as ferry capsizes in Mosul during Newroz celebrations

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-24 07:49

Newroz celebrations in Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-03-23 15:15
The people celebrate Newroz in the Shiwesur area in Kirkuk. ...

Criminal complaint against HDP MPs for saying “Mr. Ocalan”

ANF - 2019-03-22 12:49
A criminal complaint has been filed against HDP MPs Serpil Kemalbay, Feleknas Uca and Gulistan Kilic Kocyigit for using the phrase “Mr. Ocalan” during their speeches in the Newroz celebrations in Izmir. ...

Newroz in Batman: Zülküf Gezen remembered

ANF - 2019-03-21 22:48
HDP deputy Ayşe Acar Başaran stressed that isolation will be broken and the crowded Newroz celebrations were a sign of this. ...

55 dead after ferry sinks in Tigris River near Iraq's Mosul; incident occurred during Kurdish new year celebrations - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2019-03-21 17:02

Newroz celebrated on Mishtenur Hill in Kobane

ANF - 2019-03-21 16:10
Tens of thousands joined the celebrations to welcome Newroz on Mishtenur Hill in Kobane. ...

KCK message for Qandil Newroz: This is the spring of freedom

ANF - 2019-03-21 14:30
KCK sent a message to the Newroz celebrations in Binare Qandil with thousands of attendants. The message said: “This is the spring of freedom.” ...

NAV-DEM: The Newroz fire will break isolation

ANF - 2019-03-21 09:54
"All our community centers and components should invite foreign friends, institutions and personalities, representatives of civil society organizations to the Newroz celebrations.” ...

"Let's join Newroz with the spirit of the contemporary Kawa"

ANF - 2019-03-21 09:21
"We, as KCDK-E, invite our people and friends to join the Newroz celebrations which will be held in all European cities in March. Let's light the Newroz fire of rebellion against dictators and oppressors." ...

Early celebrations as Syria war on ISIS holdout wraps up

Rûdaw - 2019-03-21 00:38
"It's a day of celebration, the nightmare is over." ...

People celebrate Kurdish new year Newroz across Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 21:32
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— People in cities and towns across Iraqi Kurdistan Region are marking the Kurdish New Year Newroz with celebrations on Wednesday. Erbil’s main Newroz celebration will be held in Shanadar Park on Wednesday afternoon. In ...

TJA: Join Newroz celebrations against isolation!

ANF - 2019-03-20 17:34
“The message we will give on Newroz will be one of resistance. It will be the response of all peoples, especially the women, against this fascist alliance and its attacks." ...

Early celebrations as Syria war on IS holdout wraps up

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 14:37

Malakshahi's Nowruz Celebration was canceled

Kurdpa - 2019-03-20 09:18
Kurdpa Agency: The pressure of intelligence forces resulted in cancellation of the Nowruz celebrations in the city Malekhshahi, Ilam. ...

Kurdish Activists Summoned and Threatened on the Eve of Newroz in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-20 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The Ministry of Intelligence of Iran has warned people against holding celebrations on the eve of the Newroz( Nowruz) in various cities and villages in Kurdistan by summoning or calling a number of Kurdish activists. ...

French delegation to attend Newroz in Amed detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-03-19 12:50
A French delegation who entered Turkey to attend the Newroz celebrations in Amed were detained by the police. ...

Newroz celebrated in the Netherlands and Germany

ANF - 2019-03-19 09:12
Kurdish people in Europe have started celebrations to welcome Newroz. ...

Why Is Turkey Intimidated by Kurdish Celebrations of Nowruz, the Persian New Year? | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-03-18 15:43

Turkey bans Newroz celebrations for Kurds in Syria’s Afrin | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-17 16:10

Turkey bans Newroz celebrations for Syrian Kurds in Afrin

Alaraby - 2019-03-17 06:06

Saghez Provision Council adopted decisions to deal vigorously with the New Year celebrations

Kurdpa - 2019-03-17 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: The Saghez Provision Council in a meeting emphasized that they encounter with Nowruz events on this city. ...

Wollongong to host March equinox celebrations in Crown Street Mall | Illawarra Mercury

Illawarramercury - 2019-03-14 14:55

HDP to celebrate Newroz in 27 cities

ANF - 2019-03-10 13:06
Co-chairs Pervin Buldan and Sezai Temelli will attend the Newroz celebrations in Amed, Istanbul and Van. ...

Paris 8 March celebration commended Leyla Güven

ANF - 2019-03-09 14:22
The celebrations started in the center of Paris, at République Square, where the women lied on the ground to represent women murdered by men. ...

8 March celebrations in Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-03-05 17:14
Women from across Northern and Eastern Syria held events and actions in many places for the upcoming 8 March, World Women’s Day. ...

Ethiopian singer Dadhi Gelan killed by stray bullet

BBC - 2019-02-13 01:32
Celebrations have turned into mourning after a stray bullet kills Dadhi Gelan at a performance. ...

The Observer view on the premature celebrations on the defeat of Isis | Observer editorial | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-02-10 10:57

Celebrations for Australia Day across the country

Waar Media - 2019-01-26 12:47
WAAR_DUHOK Celebrations to mark Australia’s national day took place across the country on Saturday, including a ceremony in Sydney to welcome the nation’s newest citizens. Other Australia Day events included a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony in A ...

Kurdistan Region Tourism Board says tourists tripled during 2018 New Year celebrations

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-05 22:35

Iraqi Grand Mufti says New Year’s celebrations ‘not permissible’

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-02 06:13

New Year’s celebrations in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-01-01 15:48
Citizens of Raqqa celebrated the new year and wished for peace and stability in the region. ...

Kurdistan religious authority denounces Iraqi mufti’s Fatwa against New Year celebrations

Gulan Media - 2018-12-31 00:02

Kurdistan religious authority denounces Iraqi mufti’s Fatwa against New Year celebrations

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-30 14:00

Christians in Hasakah celebrated Christmas

ANF - 2018-12-25 19:31
What drew attention was the participation of clerics and personalities of the Islamic faith in Christian celebrations, which has become commonplace in North and Eastern Syria in the context of the Democratic Self-Administration in the region. ...

Zimbabwe's scaled-back Christmas celebrations

BBC - 2018-12-25 03:18
Zimbabweans have had to scale back their seasonal celebrations as the economic crisis worsens. ...

Ali al-Sistani’s New Fatwa on New Year and Valentine Celebrations

Waar Media - 2018-12-24 19:40
The Shiite cleric Ayatollah Sistani, has issued a fatwa on New Year and Valentine celebrations. “If New Year’s parties were calling for Christianity, holding such parties is taboo,” said al-Sistani. Al-Sistani expressed his opinion about Valentine’s Day, ...

Fine or Imprisonment? A Price to Pay For Attending Celebrations

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-10 02:00
Khabat Shakiba, an environmental activist from Sanandaj who was sentenced to 3 months of imprisonment or a fine of 15 million Rials on charges of disturbing public order in September this year, paid the fine instead of going to prison. The Kurdistan Human ...
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