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Majority of Nineveh People Want no Elections Before the Return of IDPs

BAS News - 2018-02-24 14:33
ERBIL - A great proportion of the Nineveh population does not want the federal elections to be held in the governorate since most of the displaced peope have not returned home so far. Saido Chato, a member of the Nineveh Provincial Council told BasNews t ...

EU, UNMAS Helping Iraq Clear Liberated Areas from Explosives

BAS News - 2018-02-20 22:59
BAGHDAD, (UNMAS) — One in 10 internally displaced persons (IDPs) not planning to return home cites explosive hazards as the reason. If the safe removal of explosive hazards including improvised explosive devices (IEDs) is delayed, the ability for those w ...

85% of Yezidis Still Displaced: MP

BAS News - 2018-02-20 21:33
ERBIL — Over 85% of the Kurdish Yezidis whom were displaced by the Islamic State (IS) and the aftermath of the security crisis, are still displaced, scattered far and wide across the region, said a lawmaker. Kurdish Yezidi MP Viyan Dakhil said in a state ...

Winning the Post-ISIS Battle for Iraq in Sinjar

International Crisis Group - 2018-02-20 16:38
Though the Islamic State (ISIS) is beaten in Iraq, the battle for the country’s political soul is not over. Baghdad should act to restore local governance in Sinjar, where ISIS terrorised the local community, and encourage the district’s displaced people ...

Rain is another reason for suffering of displaced people

ANHA - 2018-02-18 13:14
Al-HASAKAH – The displaced people situation living in displacement camps have worsened after rainfalls, which included many areas in north Syria. Rainwater flooded a number of tents for displaced people in al-Sadd camp in al-Hasakah canton. After weeks of ...

“Who are people of this house? Do you not understand”

ANHA - 2018-02-18 12:13
Who are the owners of this house? Do not you understand! We are the real owners of the land, which has received thousands of displaced people on our land, by this sentence the citizen Mohammed Ali expressed his rejection to the Turkish occupation. ...

With Photos , video state of displaced people under rain in camp

ANHA - 2018-02-17 15:26
Rain in most parts of northern Syria has pleased most people, especially farmers, but the displaced residents of Ain Issa camp in Girê Sipî canton, despite the joy of rain, but the rain increased their suffering inside the camp. ...

Seeking safety, Syrian Kurds pile up in shared flats in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2018-02-14 11:51
AFRIN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Day and night, the members of seven displaced families file in and out of the single bathroom and kitchen they share in a cramped apartment in the Kurdish town of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). Dozens of families have flood ...

BCF Delivers Aid to Thousands of Children

BAS News - 2018-02-09 00:51
ERBIL — The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) in collaboration with the UNICEF delivered humanitarian aid to thousands of displaced children in Kurdistan Region. The BCF in coordination with the UNICEF on Thursday provided 9,069 displaced kids wit ...

Baghdad Minister Neglects Kurds Displaced from Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-02-08 15:09
ERBIL — A Kurdish MP strongly criticises the Ministry of Displacement and Migration in Iraq for being negligent in delivering aid to the Kurds displaced by Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk and other disputed Kurdish territories. According to information obtaine ...

Commission of services in al-Jarnyia ended distribution of heating fuel

ANHA - 2018-02-03 14:00
AL-TABQA – The Services Committee of the Civil Council in the northwestern corner of the class has finished distributing fuel for heating to the residents and to the displaced. About 444,200 liters of heating oil were distributed to 2221 families on the t ...

Duhok: Fire Rages in IDP Camp

BAS News - 2018-02-01 23:27
DUHOK — A fire broke out in a Duhok camp for internally displaced people (IDP), destroying at least six tents. No casualties were reported, but the damage to the IDP’s facilities are described as enormous, according to Salm Saeed, an official at Duhok Go ...

Over 15,000 Civilians Displaced by Turkish Attacks on Afrin: UN

BAS News - 2018-01-31 23:35
ERBIL — Turkish military attack on the Kurdish canton of Afrin in northwestern Syria has displaced at least 15,000 civilians since its launch on January 20, the United Nations warned. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a r ...

Kurdish Shabaks Again Displaced, This Time by Hashd al-Shaabi

BAS News - 2018-01-31 20:50
DUHOK — After returning to their areas liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Nineveh Plains, several Kurdish Shabak families are now once again displaced due to Hashd al-Shaabi’s arbitrary actions. Matin Abdullah, manager of Mamilyan IDP camp in Duhok ...

Yezidi IDPs May Not Return to Sinjar for Lack of Stability: Commander

BAS News - 2018-01-29 20:31
SINJAR — The huge number of Yezidis whom are displaced since the Islamic State (IS) ravaged their towns back in 2014, are yet to return to their homes due to increasing instability and lack of services, said an official. “Since the Hashd al-Shaabi overto ...

Turkish Attack on Afrin Displaces Yezidis: Report

BAS News - 2018-01-28 17:31
LODZ — The ongoing military offensives by the Turkish army on the Syrian Kurdish town of Afrin has displaced scores of Yezidis in the region. According to a report by Ezdina, a large number of Yezidis have escaped villages on the outskirt of Afrin to nea ...

Another massacre in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-01-28 13:06
Turkish occupation army planes committed a massacre against the displaced people in Kubla village, resulting in the death of at least 3 displaced people as a result, and injuring at least four others. ...

Turkish occupation planes shelled Robar camp vicinity, injured displaced

ANHA - 2018-01-28 12:39
AFRIN– Turkish occupation army planes now shelled the vicinity of Robar camp and the vicinity of Kubla village of Sherawa district at Afrin canton. According to preliminary statistics, the shelling led to the injury of displaced people. According to our c ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Prevents Sunni IDPs from Returning Home

BAS News - 2018-01-27 12:08
The Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militias prevent the Iraqi Sunnis who were displaced due to the attacks of the extremists of Islamic State (IS), from returning home.According to the statements of some political officials and a great number of members ...

Does world would see these pictures or not? Vide

ANHA - 2018-01-26 12:57
-pictures of displaced persons targeted by the Turkish occupation army raids, who are still under the rubble, cry out to the conscience of humanity. The pictures show the real intentions of the Turkish occupation, and the question arises is "Will the worl ...

Crisis Group Appoints Second Class of Giustra Fellows

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-25 19:12
Tanda Theophilus and Zaur Shiriyev have been named as Crisis Group’s new Giustra Fellows. They will assist in our mission to prevent deadly conflict, with a focus on the plight of refugees and the displaced. The research fellowships are made possible by ...

Turkish Assault on Afrin Displaces Over 126,000 Civilians: UN

BAS News - 2018-01-23 20:32
ERBIL — More than 126,000 civilians have so far been displaced by the Turkish military operation against the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwest Syria, said the spokesman for the United Nations Secretary General Stéphane Dujarric. "As for Afrin, we're obv ...

Turkey’s massacres of civilians in Afrin at Security Council

ANHA - 2018-01-22 18:46
AFRIN- Turkish occupation airplanes continue their air raids on Afrin for the 3rd day, air raids have resulted in the loss of 17 civilians so far, including 7 children. Turkish army raids targeted Rubar camp for displaced persons, civilian homes as well p ...

Baghdad Forcing Yezidi IDPs to Return to Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2018-01-20 22:04
SINJAR — The Iraqi government is putting the Sinjar administration under pressure to bring the Yezidi internally displaced persons (IDP) to return to the troubled city, said a local official. “While in Baghdad, we were pressured to force Sinjar IDPs to r ...

Nechirvan Barzani meets with Pope Francis in Vatican City

E-Kurd - 2018-01-14 06:08
VATICAN CITY,— Pope Francis on Friday expressed gratitude to Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and the Kurdistan region for providing shelter for the people displaced by the Islamic State (IS) violence and for protecting Christians, the KR ...

Suffering in random camps, orgs ignore

ANHA - 2018-01-10 13:18
SAMIRA DAWWOD GIRÊ SIPΖAmid lack of support for humanitarian organizations, more than 1,500 displaced people from Deir ez-Zor, living in random camps, are living with almost no living conditions. Hundreds of displaced families from Deir ez-Zor and Bu Kam ...

1,000 child lives threatened in Atima camp

ANHA - 2018-01-08 14:44
Our agency ANHA managed to monitor the situation in Atima camp for displaced people in the Syrian Adlib governorate through sources, as the lives of 1000 children are threatened in the camp because of the cold. ...

Arab IDPs in Kurdistan Reluctant to Go Home for Lack of Security

BAS News - 2018-01-07 17:53
ERBIL — Thousands of Iraqi internally displaced persons (IDP) settled in Erbil are not willing to return to their homes outside the Kurdistan Region for lack of security as well as huge destructions to their hometowns, said the manager of Erbil office fo ...

Life on the Border- Berlinale

Mij Film - 2018-01-05 15:33
It iIt is easy to foresee that in years to come the refugee crisis will not be defining this decade. So enormous has it now become, not just in the Mediterranean but also throughout the Middle East, that this great movement of people, displaced by heinous ...

Providing assistance to al-Rasheid camp displaced

ANHA - 2018-01-05 11:39
AL-RAQQA – The Organizations and Humanitarian Affairs Office in al-Raqqa Civil Council has provided assistance to the residents of al-Rasheid camp, including winter clothes. The office distributed 100 aid bags to displaced people of Hama countryside, Homs ...

Preparations to protest against al-Assad’s statements in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2018-01-03 13:02
GIRÊ SIPÎ-Hundreds of residents of Ain Issa district and the displaced in the camp went to al-Raqqa city to participate in the protests condemning the statements made by the Syrian regime’s president against Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Hundreds of res ...

Pastry seller describes Afrin as security, stability center

ANHA - 2018-01-02 12:32
NAREIN AMIN-JAFAR JAFO AFRIN- The citizen Mohammed Kurdiah has displaced from his town al-Liramon to Afrin city, to choose the sale of sweet pastry “Shuaibiyat” in it, describing the city as a security and stability center. Thousands of people have been d ...

Lectures to remove roots of IS mercenaries from the displaced

ANHA - 2017-12-30 14:33
HIVIDAR HENAN GIRÊ SIPΖ In the northeast of Syria, Girê Sipî organized a series of awareness lectures aimed at removing the roots of IS mercenaries from the minds of the newly liberated displaced people. With the expansion of the geographical patches tha ...

UNHCR Welcomes Additional Contribution from Germany to Help Iraqi IDPs

BAS News - 2017-12-27 22:41
BAGHDAD, (UNHCR) — The UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the additional contribution of 34.5 million euros for 2017 and four million euros for 2018 from the Federal Republic of Germany to provide assistance to displaced Iraqis. This brings the total amount rec ...

Barzani wishes Kurdistanian Christians a Merry Christmas

Waar Media - 2017-12-25 17:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Monday wished Christians a Merry Christmas and said it was unfortunate they were forcibly displaced once again after October’s offensive by the Iranian-backed Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militias i ...

6,000 Displaced Christian Families From Nineveh Plain Remain Displaced

BAS News - 2017-12-25 11:38
ERBIL — An official says six thousand displaced Christian families from Nineveh Plains, currently settled in the Kurdistan Region, are unable to return home and celebrate Christmas in their areas. Christians celebrate Christmas today, December 25, 2017, ...

Iraqi Delegation to Visit Erbil, Meet with KRG Authorities

BAS News - 2017-12-24 12:30
ERBIL — A delegation from Iraqi high-ranking officials is expected to visit Erbil to meet with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) authorities for discussion over returning the displaced Iraqis to their areas. An Iraqi government delegation, consisti ...

Government’s Document Shows over 3 Million Iraqis Still Displaced

BAS News - 2017-12-24 01:15
ERBIL — According to a document from the Iraqi Government’s Ministry of Migration and Displacement, over 3 million citizens are still living away from their homes as the result of three years security instability in the country. The document shows that n ...

Fire Burns 21 Tents in IDP Camp in Duhok

BAS News - 2017-12-23 10:38
DUHOK — 21 tents inhabited by displaced Kurdish Yezidis in a camp in Zakho city in Duhok Province caught fire on Saturday. At 6am local time on December 23, fire erupted in Bersiv camp in Zakho, leading to the burning of 21 tents in the camp. No human ca ...

Rizgar always sought freedom

ANHA - 2017-12-20 15:20
The origin of the martyr Rizgar is Siirt city in the Bakur Kurdistan, but he displaced to Başûr Kurdistan in 1991 because of the oppression of the Turkish state. ...

Fire Ravages Tents in Duhok IDP Camps

BAS News - 2017-12-18 19:51
DUHOK — At least two tents resided by internally displaced persons (IDP) in a camp in Duhok province caught fire on Monday, resulting in huge damage. Police Spokesperson Bewar Abdulaziz confirmed the report to BasNews and said that the fire was caused by ...

BCF Delivers School Supplies to IDP Students from Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-12-18 13:07
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered school supplies, including bags and stationery, to 150 displaced students from Tuz Khurmatu which are currently studying at schools in Kalar region in southeast of Sulaymaniyah Province. The BCF teams de ...

Iraqi’s PM meets spiritual leader of Yazidi community in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2017-12-18 12:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has vowed to pave the way for the safe return of the Yezidis displaced as the result of the ISIS war when he received the spiritual leader of the Yezidi community in Iraq, Baba Shekh, on Sunday. PM Abadi s ...

Democratic Society Movement inspecting al-Sadd camp situation

ANHA - 2017-12-15 14:00
Al-HASAKAH – The Democratic Society Movement inspected the displaced persons’ situation in al-Sadd camp of al-Arishah town. A delegation from the Democratic Society Movement visited on Thursday al-Sadd camp in al-Arishah town, which is inhabited by displa ...

Sheikh Maksoud received 2,300 families during 2017

ANHA - 2017-12-14 14:33
The Contracts Committee of the People's Municipality in al- Sheikh Maksoud neighborhood of Aleppo explained that 2,300 families returned to their homes, including displaced families came to the neighborhood in 2017. ...

A football league will start next week in Ain Issa camp

ANHA - 2017-12-14 11:59
GIRÊ SIPÎ- The Youth and Sports Committee in Ain Issa district related to Girê Sipî canton in coordination with Bell organization, has started preparations to open a football league for young people in Ain Issa camp for displaced people. The meeting was a ...

1.3 Million Iraqi IDPs Returned Home, 2.9 Million Remain Displaced

BAS News - 2017-12-13 21:14
ERBIL — More than 1.3 million Iraqi internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned to their places of origin so far in 2017, said the UN Migration Agency. “As the Iraqi Government celebrated its final victory over ISIL this week, IOM, the UN Migration ...

Lack of Security Main Obstacle to IDPs’ Return in Iraq: IOM

BAS News - 2017-12-13 15:27
Erbil — The main obstacles to IDPs’ return in Iraq, as reported by themselves, are lack of security in their areas, presence of militias, and landmines. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimates that over 2.8 million displaced Iraqis h ...

Photo of commando martyr Muhammed hung in Panorama Square

ANHA - 2017-12-11 11:24
The forces of the self-defense duty in coordination with the Movement of Democratic Society and the Council of Martyrs' Families hung the photo of the martyr Muhammed al-Muhammed Abu Raymon, who saved the lives of hundreds of displaced people during a cer ...

First Conference on Yezidi Genocide to Be Held in IDP Camp in Duhok

BAS News - 2017-12-10 11:15
Victims will present documents of the genocide DUHOK — A conference on the genocide against the Kurdish Yezidis is set to be organized in an camp of displaced Yezidis in Duhok province on Sunday, December 10. Diyar Lazgin Khalil, Manager of Rawanga Camp ...

2nd batch of Deir ez-Zor displaced return home

ANHA - 2017-12-09 14:55
Another section of the displaced who were living in al-Sadd camp have returned to their homes in Saturday based on coordination between the camp administration and Deir ez-Zor Civil Council. ...
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