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The Legacy of Taiwan’s Lee Teng-hui

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-08-08 06:32
On July 30, 2020, former President Lee Teng-hui of Taiwan passed away at the age of 97. He had served as vice president to President Chiang Ching-kuo, the son of Chiang Kai-shek, before becoming president himself. Lee was the first Taiwan-born president a ...

Syria Crisis Response: COVID-19 Situation Update Syria, Jordan, & Turkey - Situation Report No.4 | July 2020 - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-08-07 06:25

ISHM: July 30 - August 6, 2020 - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-08-07 03:22

Political Prisoner in Critical Health Condition on the Seventh Day of Her Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-07 02:01
Kurdish political prisoner Shahnaz Sadeghifar who has been on a hunger strike since July 30, 2020, in protest to her 15 years prison sentence, is in a critical health condition, a reliable… The post Political Prisoner in Critical Health Condition on the S ...

Kurdish Civilian Arrested by Security Forces

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-07 02:01
Kurdish civilian Meraj Mortezaei was arrested by security forces in Sarvabad and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in Marivan On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, an informed source told the… The post Kurdish Civilian Arrested by Security ...

Mercenaries kidnapped 78 civilians in Afrin in the month of July

ANF - 2020-08-06 11:41
Afrin Human Rights Organization Spokesperson Ibrahim Şêxo said that 78 citizens have been kidnapped by Turkey-linked mercenaries in Afrin. ...

DFG Association says 98 journalists are currently in prison

ANF - 2020-08-06 09:43
Dicle Fırat Journalists Association (DFG) said that journalists have been subjected to pressure and prohibitions also in the month of July. ...

Protesters Block Highway To Mt. Rushmore Amid President Trump’s July 4th Celebration – Nation & World News

WUFT - 2020-08-06 07:19

Kurdish revolutionary Aksoy passes away in Berlin

ANF - 2020-08-05 18:55
Kurdish revolutionary Gülistan Aksoy died in Berlin on July 26. Her body was buried today in her village in the province of Mardin. ...

HPG disclose identities of 3 guerrillas fallen in Van

ANF - 2020-08-05 11:11
The HPG Press Center disclosed the identities of three guerrillas who fell martyrs in Van on 2 July. "Our comrades Welat, Kendal and Azad fought heroically with the invading Turkish army writing their names in history." ...

This Week Around the World July 20-26 - Vanguard

Psuvanguard - 2020-08-05 09:24

Kurdish Environmental Activist Arrested by Security Forces

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-05 02:55
”On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, security forces affiliated with the Ministry of Intelligence arrested Faryad Abdi, an environmental activist and member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party, at his… The post Kurdish Environmental Activist Arre ...

Men kill 32 women in July - Evrim Kepenek - english

Bianet - 2020-08-04 11:15

The Russian constitutional referendum of July 1, 2020 - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2020-08-04 02:46

28. July 2020 – Human rights action in front of Siemens headquarters in Munich

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-08-03 14:17

Record number of fires in Brazil Amazon Forest

ANF - 2020-08-03 09:25
Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) warned about a 28 percent increase in the Amazon forest fires in July, in comparison to the same period in 2019. ...

Memorial for HPG guerrilla Tekoşer Awaz in Dortmund

ANF - 2020-08-03 08:15
HPG guerrilla Nesim Atay (Tekoşer Awaz), who fell martyr in Bingöl on 21 July 2019, was commemorated in Dortmund. ...

Iraq oil exports down but revenue up in July

Rûdaw - 2020-08-03 06:10

Monthly Review July 2020

Uwidata - 2020-08-02 23:07

IRAQ DATA: Oil exports fell 2% in July ahead of pledge to meet OPEC+ cuts | S&P Global Platts

Spglobal - 2020-08-02 16:16

02/08/2020 Iran detained 53 Kurds over activities, links to opposition parties in July: Hengaw

ESTA - 2020-08-02 14:26

02/08/2020 Iraq's oil exports average 2.76 million bpd in July: ministry

ESTA - 2020-08-02 06:32

Kurdish Environmental Activist Still Detained

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-02 02:03
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Faranak Jashmidi, a member of the Green Society of Kurdistan who was arrested on July 29 by forces affiliated with the Sanandaj Intelligence… The post Kurdish Environmental Activist Still ...

Kurdish Athlete Still Detained at Dizelabad Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-02 02:03
Kurdish athlete Reza Ramezani who was arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) on July 1, 2020, has been transferred from the detention centre of this security-military institution to Dizelabad Prison… The post Kurdish Athlete Still Detain ...

Kurdish Woman Jailed for 15 Years Despite Being Promised Amnesty

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-02 02:03
Kurdish civilian Shahnaz Sadeghifar has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Branch 2 of Orumiyeh Revolutionary Court, presided over by Judge Sheikhlou on July 21, 2020. She returned to Iran… The post Kurdish Woman Jailed for 15 Years Despite Being ...

Kurdish Border Porter Killed by Iranian Military Forces at Nosoud

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-02 02:03
On Thursday morning, July 30, Iranian military forces in the border area of “Mela ghandi” in Nawsoud at Kermanshah province shot at a group of Kurdish Border Porters –known as Kolbar- from close range,… The post Kurdish Border Porter Killed by Iranian Mil ...

Femicide in Turkey: 36 women murdered in July

ANF - 2020-08-01 19:23
In July, at least 36 women were victims of femicide in Turkey. 92 percent of the women were murdered by violent husbands, partners, fathers or sons. Eleven more women were found dead in suspicious circumstances. ...

22. July 2020 – 26,000 gold diggers on Yanomami land

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-08-01 11:55

Middle East Insider, July 31, 2020 :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2020-08-01 11:32

31/07/2020 OPEC July oil output surges as Gulf voluntary cuts end: survey

ESTA - 2020-07-31 19:39

23. July 2020 – Humanitarian aid workers murdered in Nigeria

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-07-31 17:31

[mciviroglu] KC Full show July 30 Final

Dengê Amerîka - 2020-07-31 16:22
Kurd Connection bernameyeke sîyasî, çandî û civakî ye ku her rojên Sêşemê û Înê tê weşandin ...

ISHM: July 23 - 30, 2020 - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-07-31 13:52

Children of Fire Initiative issues balance sheet for July

ANF - 2020-07-31 12:12
The Children of Fire Initiative announced the balance sheet of the actions they have carried out in July against Turkish colonialist attacks: 108 actions took place. ...

Asian Insider, July 29: Hong Kong faces worst wave of coronavirus, Japan may curb TikTok, Indonesian Muslims go online for Hari Raya rituals, Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2020-07-31 11:58

Happy 108th birthday to Dr. Milton Friedman!

AEI - 2020-07-31 07:35
Wednesday, July 31, marks the anniversary of Milton Friedman's birth in 1912, and to honor and remember the great economist on what would have been his 107th birthday, Mark Perry assembled 20 of his favorite Friedman quotes, along with some videos and gra ...

Eighth anniversary of the Rojava Revolution marked in Sydney

Green Left Weekly - 2020-07-31 01:39
Imperialism & warPeter BoyleIssue 1274AustraliaRojava revolutionKurdsSydneyJuly 30, 2020 Rojava Solidarity Sydney organised a rally to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution on July 19 at Circular Quay. Pip Hinman gave greetings from the ...

8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution marked in Sydney

Green Left Weekly - 2020-07-30 15:01
Imperialism & warPeter BoyleIssue 1274AustraliaRojava revolutionKurdsSydneyJuly 30, 2020Rojava Solidarity Sydney organised a rally to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution on July 19 at Circular Quay. Pip Hinman gave greetings from the ...

AEI housing market indicators, July 29, 2020

AEI - 2020-07-30 00:04
According to the AEI Housing Market Indicators update, purchase lock volume for the week of July 18 is up 39 percent from a year ago. It appears that the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown on housing demand may be behind us. The post AEI hous ...

Shoppers in England ordered to wear face coverings from July 24 to help reduce Covid-19 spread, Europe News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2020-07-29 21:52

27. July 2020 – Massacre of refugees in Darfur

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-07-29 17:04

Kurdistan’s Weekly Brief July 28, 2020

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2020-07-29 08:42

08. July 2020 – 25 years after the genocide of Srebrenica (July 11)

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-07-29 07:33

The Early Edition: July 28, 2020 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2020-07-28 22:13

13. July 2020 – Failed coup attempt four years ago (July 15)

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-07-28 19:51

President Nechirvan Barzani offers condolences to the family of ‘Mother of Martyrs’

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-28 03:53
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 27, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani conveyed his condolences on the passing of the late Aisha Taha, the respected mother who was granted the honorary title of ‘Mother of Martyrs’ after losing three sons in t ...

HPG announces the name of a guerrilla martyred in Avashin

ANF - 2020-07-27 20:00
HPG published the name of a guerrilla fighter who died in early July during clashes with Turkish soldiers in Avashin region in the Medya Defense Zones. ...

President Nechirvan Barzani hosts a KDP-PUK joint meeting in Erbil

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-27 11:33
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 26, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani hosted a joint meeting between the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Erbil on Sunday. At the meeting, which was attended by th ...

bne IntelliNews - Turkmen president reportedly rumoured dead as of July 20

Intellinews - 2020-07-27 07:22

PM Lee Hsien Loong to speak at online Fullerton rally on July 6: Other lunchtime election rallies through the years, Politics News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2020-07-27 03:01

26/07/2020 Iraq imposes ‘full curfew’ from July 30 to curb coronavirus

ESTA - 2020-07-26 17:51

President Nechirvan Barzani receives Iraq’s Minister of Migration and Displaced

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-26 17:06
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 26, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Iraq’s Minister of Migration and the Displaced, Mrs. Evan Faek Jabro in Erbil on Sunday. At the meeting, the latest on the conditions of the refugees and the inte ...

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 23, Singapore News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2020-07-26 11:22

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 21, Singapore News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2020-07-26 08:02

President Nechirvan Barzani offers congratulations on 11th anniversary of Gorran’s founding

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-25 19:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 25, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani sent a message of congratulations to the Gorran Movement on the 11th anniversary of its foundation. Below is the message: Dear Mr. Omar Said Ali, the General Coordinator o ...

Russia in Review, July 17-24, 2020 | Russia Matters

Russiamatters - 2020-07-24 22:05

ISHM: July 16 - July 23, 2020 - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-07-24 17:43

KCDK-E protest Maxmur embargo on anniversary of Lausanne Treaty

ANF - 2020-07-24 09:40
The KCDK-E co-presidency Council called on people to join demonstrations against the embargo on Maxmur Refugees Camp on 24 and 25 July. ...

President Nechirvan Barzani receives new U.S. Consul General in Erbil

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-23 21:56
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 23, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the new Consul General of the United States of America in Erbil, Mr. Robert Waller, on Thursday. At their meeting, which was also attended by the outgoing U.S Con ...

President Nechirvan Barzani receives new head of Japan’s Consular Office in Erbil

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-23 21:56
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 23, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the new head of the Consular Office of Japan in Erbil, Ms. Nagayama Yoshiko and her accompanying delegation on Thursday. At their meeting, President Nechirvan Bar ...

President Nechirvan Barzani receives Finland’s Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-23 21:56
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 23, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Finland’s Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto in Erbil on Thursday. At their meeting, Finland’s relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and ways to strengthen bi ...

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen briefing to the Security Council, 23 July 2020 [EN/AR] - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-07-23 20:58

Letters, July 23 - Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipegfreepress - 2020-07-23 16:19

23. July 2020 – 180+ Orgs Demand Apparel Brands End Complicity in Uyghur Forced Labour

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-07-23 14:05

President Nechirvan Barzani expresses support for the mission of UNITAD

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-22 22:41
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 22, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Karim Ahmad Khan, Special Adviser and Head of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh (UNITAD). The lat ...

15. July 2020 – Spyware against Catalan politicians

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-07-22 15:46

22/07/2020 Iraq increases oil exports in July, still pumps above OPEC+ target: sources

ESTA - 2020-07-22 10:22

CDK-S calls on people to protest Treaty of Lausanne anniversary

ANF - 2020-07-22 10:11
CDK-S called for participation in the protests planned for 23-24 July, the anniversary of the Treaty of Lausanne, which divided Kurdistan into 4 parts. ...

Transatlantic Trade: US and European trade talk update - July 20, 2020 - Lexology

Lexology - 2020-07-22 09:56

Berbanga Rojava releases song for 33 Suruç martyrs

ANF - 2020-07-22 08:30
Berbanga Rojava music group released a song in memory of 33 martyrs of the Suruç massacre which was carried out on 20 July 2015. ...

Kurdistan’s Weekly Brief July 21, 2020

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2020-07-22 01:34

Today in History, July 22

Yahoo - 2020-07-21 19:48

Global Action Days for Rojava a success, say promoters

ANF - 2020-07-21 10:01
In more than 100 cities, in more than 30 countries, thousands of people have taken to the streets to join the Global Action Days on 18 and 19 July, for the 8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan denies handing PYD co-chair's niece to Turkey Dalia Mahmoud Muslim, niece of Saleh Muslim, has been in Turkish custody since July 15 July 20, 2020

The National AE - 2020-07-21 06:36

Iraq to reopen airports to international flights July 23: state media

Rûdaw - 2020-07-20 23:10

President Nechirvan Barzani discusses regional developments with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-20 12:21
President Nechirvan Barzani discusses regional developments with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 19, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his ...

President Nechirvan Barzani wishes Kuwait’s Emir a speedy recovery

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-20 12:21
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 19, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani sent a letter of congratulations to His Highness the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in which he wished him well on the occasion of the successful ...

MSD calls on everyone to unite against attempts of occupation

ANF - 2020-07-19 22:19
“The July 19 revolution became a cultural, economic and social revolution, it embodied the aspirations and hopes of the Syrian people, for which they rose up nine years ago,” MSD said. ...

Amid Pandemic, Iran and Proxies Aggressively Repress Minorities | The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | Rachel Avraham | 27 Tammuz 5780 – July 19, 2020 | JewishPress.com

Jewishpress - 2020-07-19 14:49

'The Rojava Revolution is also the revolution of the Armenians'

ANF - 2020-07-19 12:43
The Rojava Revolution has left its 8th year behind. Those who live in the region and witness the revolution say that they were reborn on 19 July. ...

July 19th: which station exists on both the Paris Metro and the Underground? | Spectator Life

Spectator - 2020-07-19 11:55

People in Aleppo salute the Rojava Revolution

ANF - 2020-07-19 11:50
Hundreds of people joined the torch march organized for the anniversary of the 19 July Revolution in the neighbourhoods of Şêxmeqsûd and Eşrefiyê in Aleppo. ...

Foza Yûsif: The Rojava Revolution is a milestone for women

ANF - 2020-07-19 11:07
On the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the 19 July Rojava Revolution, PYD Co-Presidency Council member Foza Yûsif talked to ANF. ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign salutes the Rojava Revolution

ANF - 2020-07-19 09:49
"What has been achieved in Rojava is a pinnacle of resistance – new peaks will arise and be ascended. We salute the 19 July and we will spread the lessons to be learned from it," says Peace in Kurdistan Campaign. ...

National Security at the United Nations This Week (July 10-17)

Justsecurity - 2020-07-19 02:28

Autonomous Administration: There will be no polls in our areas

ANF - 2020-07-18 16:18
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria confirmed that the elections scheduled for July 19 do not mean anything to them and said: "There will be no ballot boxes in the areas of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria." ...

Socialist Alliance supports call for Day of Action for Rojava

ANF - 2020-07-18 12:25
The Socialist Alliance supports the call by the RiseUp4Rojava campaign, Women Defend Rojava, the Internationalist Commune of Rojava and Make Rojava Green Again for a global commemoration on July 18-19 of the 8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution. ...

Yûsif: The Rojava Revolution marks the Middle East renaissance

ANF - 2020-07-18 09:58
On the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the 19 July Rojava Revolution, PYD Co-Presidency Council member Foza Yûsif talked to ANF regarding the emergence and shaping of the revolutionary process and the developments in Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

COVID-19 emergency response - Middle East and Eastern Europe Regional Situation Report #10 - 16 July 2020 - Afghanistan | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-07-18 03:46

Russia in Review, July 10-17, 2020 | Russia Matters

Russiamatters - 2020-07-18 03:42

President Nechirvan Barzani commends France’s support to the Kurdistan Region

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-07-17 23:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 17, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Erbil on Friday. At the meeting, also attended by Kurdistan Region Vice Presidents, France’s Ambassador to Iraq an ...

The start-up of the second stage of “Deterrent of terrorism” operation

SDF Press - 2020-07-17 19:06
Our forces have launched, this morning, Friday, (17th July, 2020), the second stage of “Deterrent of Terrorism” campaign to track down and pursue the cells of ISIS terrorist organization in the areas of Deir Ezzor. This stage targets ISIS hideouts and the ...

Virginia Gamba:” We welcome actions taken by SDF to protect children and schools”

SDF Press - 2020-07-17 19:06
The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, welcomed the military procedures and orders issued by the General Command of our forces, the Syrian Democratic Forces, on July 13th, which ...

DIARY-Political and General News Events from July 14 | Law-Order

Devdiscourse - 2020-07-17 15:01

Martyr Sakine Cansiz Revenge Unit claims several actions

ANF - 2020-07-17 13:18
Martyr Sakine Cansiz Revenge Unit said in a written statement that it carried out several actions between 12 and 16 July. ...

Nine people remanded in custody in Antep

ANF - 2020-07-17 12:18
Nine of the 29 people detained in the operations carried out by the Turkish police on 14 July and targeting HDP, BDP and SKYP were remanded in custody. ...

TJK-E call on women to join Global Action Day for Rojava

ANF - 2020-07-17 11:39
The European Kurdish Women's Movement (TJK-E) called for participation to actions to be held at global level on the anniversary of the Rojava revolution on 18 and 19 July. ...

Activists gear up for Global Action Day for Rojava

ANF - 2020-07-17 08:04
Activists all over the world are gearing up for the Global Action Days called on 18 and 19 July to celebrate the 8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution. ...

The Odyssey of the Gulf Sky: Documents, chronology and sources

Seth Frantzman - 2020-07-16 21:40
The Gulf Sky tanker went “missing” on July 5 from its anchor near the UAE and then was found on July 15 off the coast of Iran. I’ve written several […] ...

Iraq to reopen airports including those in Kurdistan to international flights on July 23: committee

E-Kurd - 2020-07-16 21:33
BAGHDAD,— Iraq will reopen its airports to international commercial flights on July 23 as it eases coronavirus-related lockdown measures, Iraq’s Supreme Committee for Coronavirus Response announced on Thursday. The decision also affects airports within th ...
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