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Mastermind of Iran’s Military Parade Attack Killed: IRGC

BAS News - 2018-10-17 16:37
ERBIL — Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) announced on Tuesday the killing of the mastermind behind the deadly attack on a military parade last month in its southern city of Ahwaz. The IRGC identified the organizer as “Abu Zaha”. It said i ...

Iran: Trump macht Politik wie Hitler

IMPN - 2018-10-16 17:00
Der Iran wehrt sich gegen den Vorwurf, Trump riskiere einen Krieg. Dafür stellt der Verteidigungsminister des Landes einen gewagten Vergleich an. ...

Rouhani: US wants “regime change” in Iran

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
Hassan Rouhani delivered a speech at the University of Tehran on Sunday. WAAR-DUHOK: The United States is seeking “regime change” in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current U.S. administration is the most hostile that the I ...

7.000 kurdos detenidos en Kermanshah en medio año

KurdisCat - 2018-10-15 10:13
Las autoridades militares en la provincia de Kermanshan (Kermanshah) declararon durante este año que más de 7000 personas fueron arrestadas por supuestos cargos de robo y distribución de drogas.Manouchehr Amanollahi, comandante en jefe iraní de la provinc ...

A Kurdish Citizen Killed by the IRGC Forces in Paveh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-10-15 02:41
A Kurdish citizen was killed during the conflict between the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) forces and Peshmerga of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (PDKI) near the city of Paveh. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed th ...

Rouhani Says Trump Administration Most Hostile to Iran

BAS News - 2018-10-14 14:50
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called the current US administration under the leadership of Donald Trump as the most hostile since the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran. “In the past 40 years there has not been a more spiteful t ...

The Baloch people in Iran’s grip

Jerusalem Post - 2018-10-14 08:00
The Baloch people speak Balochi, a language of the Medes that is linked with Kurdish and Zaza-Gorani. ...

Iranian intelligence forces kill 2 Kurd separatists

Seattle Times - 2018-10-13 20:42
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says members of the country’s intelligence service have killed two Kurdish separatists in a clash in the western city of Kermanshah. Saturday’s report quotes Iran’s intelligence ministry as saying ...

Freed pastor Brunson leaves Turkey, due in U.S. Saturday

Reuters - 2018-10-13 07:22
A U.S. pastor was flown out of Turkey on Friday after a court freed him from two years of detention, in a step that could improve U.S.-Turkish ties strained by disputes over Syria, Iran and Ankara's planned purchase of Russian military equipment. ...

Irán busca una solución a la crisis financiera

Anf Spanish - 2018-10-13 06:55
Irán está buscando una solución a la crisis financiera después de las sanciones de Estados Unidos. Las instituciones del régimen iraní se reunieron anoche bajo el líder espiritual Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei anoche. ...

U.S. pastor Brunson leaves Turkey after court frees him

Reuters - 2018-10-12 23:38
A U.S. evangelical Christian pastor left Turkey on Friday after a Turkish court freed him from two years of detention, in a step that could improve ties between the two countries which are strained by differences over Syria, Iran and Ankara's planned purc ...

Otro kurdo condenado a muerte en Irán

KurdisCat - 2018-10-12 13:16
El régimen iraní condenado a muerte otro súbdito kurdo de Rojhilat (Kurdistán de Irán). El preso político kurdo Hîdayet Ebdullapûrama detenido en el calabozo de Urmiye. Hîdayet Ebdullapûr fue detenido en la aldea de Qereseqal en la provincia de Urmiye en ...

Iranian Kurdish Opposition Party Refutes Evacuation from Koya

BAS News - 2018-10-11 19:45
ERBIL - The Iranian Communist Party, which is based in the Kurdistan Region's Koya district, refuted the reports claiming that the party's Peshmerga fighters have evacuated the area due to Iran's repeated threatenings. Talking to BasNews, Farhad Shaabani ...

Turkey Initiates Talks with Baghdad to Use PUK Against PKK: Source

BAS News - 2018-10-11 13:16
ERBIL — As part of a plan to limit the military movements by the forces linked to Iran, the Turkish government is reportedly beginning talks with Baghdad to encounter the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) with the help of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (P ...

Iran Gives Amputation Sentence to Kurdish Inmate

BAS News - 2018-10-11 11:37
ERBIL — An Iranian court has issued an amputation sentence for a Kurdish man after charging him with thievery. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights identified the inmate as Kasra Karami, 37, from Kermanshah province. He was issued the sentence in the cri ...

Iran Threatens to Attack Kurdish Opposition Parties Again

BAS News - 2018-10-11 10:44
ERBIL — A top Iranian commander has threatened to once again attack the Kurdish opposition parties on its border with the Kurdistan Region. The Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, Mohammad Bagheri, said during a visit to the Kurdish province ...

Kurdische Kämpfer im Iran

Enno Lenze - 2018-10-10 19:00
Kurden werden in vielen Ländern verfolgt, so auch im Iran. Dort stellt die Demokratische Partei des Iranischen Kurdistans, kurz PDK-I, viele Kämpfer gegen das Regime. Diese haben auch im Kandil Gebirge und in der Autonomen Region Kurdistan (Irak) ihre Rüc ...

Iran Executed 80 Kurds in Past 12 Months: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-10-10 13:02
ERBIL — The Iranian government has executed 80 of its Kurdish citizens since 10 October last year, said a monitoring group. On Wednesday, which marks the World Day Against the Death Penalty, Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that the rate of ...

The Need for a Grand Plan in Gaza

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-10-09 16:14
Over the past few weeks, media attention in Israel was mainly focused on developments on the northern front, such as threats from Iran, Hezbollah, Syria—and the potential limits posed by Russia on the Israeli air force's maneuvering space above Syria. Wi ...

Kurdish Women’s Rights Activist Arrested in Iran

BAS News - 2018-10-09 13:40
ERBIL — Iranian security forces have arrested a Kurdish advocate of women’s right while her family remains uninformed about her whereabouts. Mina Rad, who is also a known Kurdish poet, was summoned by Iranian intelligence service last Saturday, and since ...

US Diplomat Warns of PUK Under Influence of Iran

BAS News - 2018-10-09 12:01
ERBIL — The United States Special Representative for Syria Engagement, James Jeffrey, has warned of the growing influence of Iran on the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), saying that the development is “a big and new fact”. During a conference where Je ...

Kurdish Student Killed as School Wall Collapses in Iran

BAS News - 2018-10-09 11:15
ERBIL — A 7-year-old schoolgirl lost her life after a wall at her school collapsed on her. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, Donya Waysi died on Monday in the school yard in Garmash village of Sanandaj, Iranian Kurdistan. A local educati ...

Iran Lobs Ballistic Missiles at Iraq and Syria

WarIsBoring - 2018-10-08 17:45
On Sept. 8 and Oct. 1, 2018, Iran launched major missile strikes targeting its adversaries in both Iraqi Kurdistan and Syria in the most significant series of missile strikes the country has undertaken in almost two decades. The October strike targeted Is ...

Young Kurdish Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Iran

BAS News - 2018-10-08 16:40
ERBIL — Iranian judicial authorities last Thursday sentenced a young Kurdish man to five years in prison for allegedly cooperating with a Kurdish opposition party. Eqbal Ahmedpour, was tried on 4th October in Urmiyah Revolutionary Court, where he was acc ...

Kurdistan Has Turned into A Military Garrison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-10-07 02:01
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp, in coordination with the Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has turned the Kurdish cities such as Sanandaj, Kamyaran, Shaho, Paweh, Mariwan and Sarwabad into a military garrison through dispatc ...

Reisen im Iran: Unter dem Radar

TAZ - 2018-10-06 21:36
Unpolitisch ist die Kulturszene nicht, trotz der staatlichen Kontrollen. Was im Iran geht und was nicht, ist schwer zu durchschauen. mehr... ...

Iran Wins over US in Iraq: Sunni Politician

BAS News - 2018-10-06 17:20
ERBIL — Leader of the Iraqi Ummah (Nation) Party, Mithal al-Alusi, has warned that the Iranian regime is wining the battle in Iraq by appointing a figure loyal to Tehran to the presidency in Baghdad. Alusi explained in a statement to BasNews that Barham ...

106 de kurds/es es suiciden en mig any a l'Iran

KurdisCat - 2018-10-06 16:55
Un 42 % dels suïcidis estan vinculats a la pobresa i l'atur massiu provocat per la ineficient gestió del govern teocràtic islamista. Les persones mortes eren 56 homes i mig centenar de dones. Les províncies que majoritàriament ocupen les minories a l'Iran ...
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