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Sanandaj: 2year prison sentence for a Kurdish civilian activist

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-18 01:52
The issuance of a prison sentence for civil and political activists with starting of the anti-government protests in Iran has been more pronounce. Roji Kurd: “Two years prison has been sentenced for a Kurdish civil activist from Sanandaj”, according to th ...

Week in Brief: Suicide Rises

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-17 02:02
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Rising suicide reported among Kurdish women in Iran Suicide reportedly due to per ...

Several citizens were killed during protests in recent weeks, Kurdish death row

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2018-02-16 17:08
KMMk: Following mass and media pressures on the deaths of detainees during the events in Dimaah, the president of the Iranian government has set up a four-member committee to track the deaths of the detainees. “Hassan Rouhani” Iran’s President has ordered ...

Turkey occupies new Syrian territories with Russian-Iranian agreement

ANHA - 2018-02-15 11:42
NEWS DESK – Turkey has occupied new land from Syria in the province of Adlib, in agreement with Russia and Iran, under the pretext of so-called ” reducing escalation areas ” agreed by the three parties in Syria. Turkey is taking advantage of the meetings ...

Suspected death of another Kurd citizen in Sanandaj prison.

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-15 01:24
As the Kurdistan Human Rights Organization has stated in its reports on its official website as well as at the Brussels seminar, the number of deaths under torture has increased gradually in Iran’s prisons, and in particular in Kurdistan. The slaughter is ...

Erasing Arab Identity: Iran Demolishes More Historical Sites In Ahwaz

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-15 00:00
In January 2018, the Iranian regime ordered the demolition of another cherished artefact of Ahwazi heritage in the occupied Arab region of Ahwaz. Ahwazi activists reportedthat regime authorities ignored petitions submitted by local residents pleading with ...

Iran Causes Water Scarcity in Iraq: Official

BAS News - 2018-02-14 19:31
ERBIL — A member of the Shi'ite coalition accused the Islamic Republic of Iran of stemming the drinking water resources of Iraq. Adnan al-Asadi, a member of the Shi'ite Coalition said that they have learned that Iran has stemmed the water flows of some r ...

WAR IS COMING: Israel Moves More Air Defense Systems North

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-13 00:07
The first direct battle between Iran and Israel opened up the need for Jerusalem to move more missile defense systems north in preparation for what appears to be a fast approaching confrontation with Hezbollah, Iran, and Syria. Roji Kurd: With no confirma ...

Talking about Syrian Post-War Reconstruction

International Crisis Group - 2018-02-12 21:33
While announcing an end to the Syrian civil war is grossly premature, it nevertheless has become clear over the past year that the conflict has started to wind down, owing to the military commitments of Russia, Iran and Hezbollah, and largely on the Assa ...

A Kurdish Citizen From Sardasht Was Arrested in Orumieh.

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-12 02:52
ROJI KURD: “A Kurdish citizen from Sardasht city has been arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence in Orumieh”, Human rights activists in Kurdistan in Iran say. According to the reports,On 7 February 2018,’’Helmet Forughi’’ from “Bevran” village in Sardas ...

Two Journalists Face Trial In Ahwaz For Criticizing Education Officials

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-11 02:37
Two journalists in the Arab region of Ahwaz in Iran have been summoned to appear in a regime court after they condemned the deteriorating standards of education in the region, which are the worst in the country. The journalists, NaimHamidi and Sayed Nasha ...

Israeli raids hit Iranian targets in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-02-10 13:07
WAAR-DUHOK: Israel struck a dozen Syrian and Iranian targets inside Syria on Saturday after an Israeli fighter jet crashed under fire from Syrian air defences, the military said. The confrontation was the most serious between arch foes Israel and Iran si ...

Iran accuses Turkish state by using chemical weapons in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-02-10 11:52
NEWS DESK – Iranian official television website reported that the Turkish army and its mercenaries used chemical weapons in Afrin in North Syria The Iranian state television website reported that the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries were using ...

Week in Brief: Abolish Death Penalty

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-10 02:00
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Campaign urges Iran abolish death penalty for Kurdish political prisoners A group ...

Iran tries to find oil buyers in Asia

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 02:10
Iranians walk past Sejjil (L) and Qadr-H medium range ballistic missiles displayed next to a portrait of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on September 25, 2017, on Baharestan square in Tehran. (Photo: Getty) ...

Iran, Iraq discuss crude oil swap deal

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 02:10
Saudi Arabia shipped 833,000 bpd of crude to China in September compared with 600,000 bpd from Iran. (Photo: Archive) ...

Prominent Kurdish writer dies in Iran at 76

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 00:43
Prominent Kurdish novelist, translator, and researcher Aliashraf Darvishian passed away at a hospital in Iran on Oct. 26 at 76. (Photo: Archive) ...

HRW: Three Child Offenders Executed by Iran in January Only

BAS News - 2018-02-08 14:18
ERBIL — Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned execution of three child offenders in Iran which were carried out in January alone. According the HRW, Amirhossein Pourjafar was executed on January 4th in a prison near Karj. He was accused of rape and murd ...

Iran: US Working to Split Syria Through Kurds

BAS News - 2018-02-08 13:15
ERBIL — Ali Akbar Velayati, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's top adviser on international affairs, has accused the United States of planning to divide Syria through its Kurdish allies in the country. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Vela ...

France: Turkey, Iran Breach International Laws in Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-07 21:57
ERBIL — France has warned of Turkish and Iranian actions in Syria, saying that both countries are violating the international laws there. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told BFM television on Wednesday that Paris hopes not only Turkey, but also all ...

Israel, Hizbollah and Iran: Preventing Another War in Syria

International Crisis Group - 2018-02-07 19:11
Facts on the ground in Syria are defining the contours of the country’s political future and also the geography of a looming clash between Israel, Hizbollah and other Iran-allied militias. Russia should broker understandings to prevent a new front from o ...

French Foreign Minister Warns Turkey for Killing Civilians In Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-07 13:23
Erbil - France's Foreign Minister warns Turkey for killing civilians in the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin, in the pretext of protecting its borders."What Iran and Turkey do in Syria is violating the international law, and Turkey cannot kill innocent civil ...

French RM: Turkey and Iran violating international law in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-02-07 12:42
WAAR-DUHOK: France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says Turkey and Iran are violating international law by their actions in Syria. He also called on Ankara not to add “war to war,” apparently referring to its operation against Kurds (Rojava). In an ...

Paris accuses Turkey of violating international law and warns it

ANHA - 2018-02-07 12:33
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drein accused Turkey and Iran of violating international law as a result of their interference in Syria and warned Turkey that "border security does not mean killing civilians" and called on it not to escalate the war ...
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