Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Latest news

Killing

Syria: Over 40 Fighters, Civilians Killed in Clashes, Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - Clashes and air raids on Saturday in northwestern Syria resulted in the killing of over 40 fighters, mostly pro-regime forces, and civilians, a monitoring group said. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least ten civilians, including ...

Why would a nurse become a serial killer?

BBC - 2019-06-15 02:08
German nurse Niels Högel is just the latest health professional to be jailed for killing patients. ...

What's killing Yosemite's trees?

BBC - 2019-06-13 00:41
Ten years into a unique scientific project researchers have tracked dramatic changes to the forest. ...

Farm Fire Incident Kills One Farmer in Eastern Mosul

BAS News - 2019-06-13 00:04
ERBIL - Fire set to a farm in eastern Mosul on Wednesday resulted in the killing of a farmer who was attempting to extinguish the blaze, locals reported. Talking to Kurdistan 24, Amir Hassan, a resident, said that a huge fire had beem set to the agricult ...

Gunmen open fire at Gorran headquarters in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 20:34
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A group of unknown gunmen on Tuesday opened fire at the headquarters of the Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan, killing a security guard Reband Farhad. The headquarters’ guards responded to the a ...

Piranshahr Environmentalists Association: Killing the horse of tradesmen is a clear offensive to the creatures and took their life

Kurdpa - 2019-06-07 22:39
Kurdpa Agency: The Piranshahr Environmentalists Association criticized the government officials for killing the horses of the tradesmen. ...

HRE: 9 Turkish soldiers and mercenaries killed in Afrin and Azaz

ANF - 2019-06-07 21:09
HRE announced the killing of at least 9 Turkish soldiers and allied mercenaries in Afrin and Azaz regions. ...

Sudan: Stopping a Spiral into Civil War

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-07 18:14
Sudan’s political transition is in great peril following the unprovoked killing of dozens of protesters. The African Union has rightly suspended the country’s membership. Western and Gulf powers should take urgent steps to compel Sudan’s interim leaders ...

Niels Högel: German ex-nurse convicted of killing 85 patients

BBC - 2019-06-07 02:15
Niels Högel administered lethal doses of heart medication to people in his care in northern Germany. ...

Guerrillas strike Turkish soldiers in ambush: 2 dead

ANF - 2019-06-06 15:46
HPG Press Center announced that soldiers who laid an ambush for the guerrilla in Dersim were taken under surveillance and later struck, killing 2 soldiers. ...

Family accuse Turkish military of killing Yezidi man near border

Rûdaw - 2019-06-05 11:07
"Every day, the Turks shoot at us" ...

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces

Seattle Times - 2019-06-05 06:05
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others. A statement issued by the Security Media Cell, affiliated with the country’s security ...

'Drunk Ukraine police' accused of killing boy, five

BBC - 2019-06-05 01:24
Investigators say two officers were drinking off duty and firing at cans when they hit the five-year-old. ...

Alabama mayor called for 'killing out' gay people

BBC - 2019-06-05 00:55
Mark Chambers reportedly lumped "homosexuals" and "transvestites" together with "baby killers". ...

ISIS claims killing of Iraqi Army soldiers north of Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-06-04 18:44
Four Iraqi Army soldiers killed in attack kilometers from Baghdad claimed by ISIS ...

Sudan crisis: Security forces condemned for violence against protesters

BBC - 2019-06-04 00:02
Security forces attack pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, reportedly killing at least 30 people. ...

Jamal Khashoggi's killing took seven minutes, Turkish source tells MEE | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-03 16:44

Is Trump’s Trade War Saving American Jobs – or Killing Them?

Yahoo - 2019-06-03 08:51

Raqqa Civil Assembly condemned bomb attacks

ANF - 2019-06-02 21:07
The Raqqa Civil Assembly held a press conference to condemn the bomb attacks that took place in the city on Saturday killing several civilians. ...

Turkey announces the killing of 5 members of PKK

Kurdiu - 2019-06-02 17:17

Israeli Airstrike Kills Three Syrian Soldiers

BAS News - 2019-06-02 15:33
ERBIL — Israeli aircrafts targeted Syrian positions on Sunday after rockets were fired at Golan Heights, killing at least three Syrian soldiers. According to Israel’s military, Syrian artillery and aerial defence batteries near Damascus were targeted. It ...

People of Xakurke: We don’t want Turkey in our lands

ANF - 2019-06-02 14:16
The people of Xakurke protested the Turkish state attacks and said, “They are killing our people and they want to invade our lands. We trust in the guerrilla.” The people are also upset with the Southern government’s silence. ...

Twin Blasts Leave Dozens Killed, Injured in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Two explosions rocked central Raqqa in northern Syria overnight Saturday, killing at least ten people while over 20 others were injured, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The first explosion was carried out via an improvised e ...

Turkey accuses Trump of ‘turning a blind eye’ to Khashoggi’s killing - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-06-02 00:55

Morocco suspect admits killing Scandinavian hiker

BBC - 2019-06-01 00:43
An alleged jihadist tells a court he beheaded one of two tourists killed in the High Atlas mountains. ...

Dutch police capture Turkish man suspected of killing three in tram shooting | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-05-31 09:17

Turkey Details Alleged Killing of Saudi Journalist - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-05-31 07:54

Tehran ex-mayor Najafi handed to prosecutors over wife’s killing

BBC - 2019-05-31 00:30
Veteran politician Mohammad Ali Najafi says he shot her by mistake in a case that has shocked Iran. ...

Chain Bombings Rock Kirkuk, Several Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-05-30 22:56
ERBIL - At least six bomb explosions reportedly hit the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday night, resulting in the killing of three, while 17 more were injured. The six bomb blasts occurred within 20 to 30 minutes only, initial reports said, ...

Turkey Says Recordings Are Evidence of Saudi Journalist’s Killing - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-05-30 17:14

Police arrest man suspected of killing three in Dutch tram shooting | SBS News

SBS - 2019-05-30 14:18

Florida man filmed by security camera killing wife sentenced

Yahoo - 2019-05-30 11:42

World news: Alleged spy tied to Jamal Khashoggi killing found dead in prison

9news - 2019-05-30 03:38

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife - Iranian prosecutor

Rûdaw - 2019-05-29 00:27
His marriage to Mitra caused controversy ...

Iranian Forces Kill Four Kurdish Porters, Injure Two

BAS News - 2019-05-28 15:55
ERBIL — Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on the border between Kurdistan Region and Iran, killing four porters and injuring two others. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said in a report that the shooting took place in S ...

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier - UPI.com

UPI - 2019-05-28 12:14

France reopens investigation into killing of 3 Kurdish activists

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-26 00:46

Kirkuk: Bomb Blast Kills, Injures 15

BAS News - 2019-05-26 00:10
ERBIL - A bomb explosion in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk went off on Saturday night which resulted in the killing and wounding of 15 people, locals reported, adding that the bomb had been planted by the Islamic State (IS) insurgents. The bombi ...

Bomb Explosion Kills, Injures Four in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL - A car bomb explosion in the Iraqi province of Anbar on Thursday evening resulted in the killing and wounding of four people. The incident occurred in the district of Qaim, some 300 kilometers west of capital Baghdad, where a vehicle parked in the ...

Islamabad police official suspended following girl's killing

Yahoo - 2019-05-22 17:59

Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal 'truth' on Saudi critic's death - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-22 09:15

Bomb Attack Kills, Injures Five Farmers in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - A bomb attack on Monday resulted in the killing and wounding of five farmers in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source said. The incident took place in the district of Tal Afar, western Mosul, where a bomb exploded on an agricultural fi ...

Sister of Nine-Year-Old Boy Accused of Killing Mom Believes `He Did Not Know What He Was Doing` [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-20 23:33

Diyala: Bomb Attack Kills Seven Hashd al-Shaabi Militiamen

BAS News - 2019-05-19 21:23
ERBIL - A roadside bomb targeted on Sunday the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the Iraqi province of Diyala, resulting in the killing of seven, while several more were injured in the attack. According to a report by City News, the incident occurr ...

A unique operation of our forces .. The killing of the entire members of the terrorist cell in Tuwimin in the countryside of Deir Zour

SDF Press - 2019-05-18 20:45
In the context of the campaign against the hideouts of the terrorist organization ISIS and beating of its sleeper cells, our anti-terrorism units, together with the international coalition forces, carried out this morning a unique operation targeting a te ...

Khanaqin: Two Kurdish Residents Killed in Separate Bomb Blasts

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - Two separate bomb attacks in the disputed town of Khanaqin on Friday resulted in the killing of two Kurdish residents. Earlier in the morning on Friday, a bomb which had been attached to car belonging to a Kurdish teacher in Khanaqin, went off an ...

Turkish helicopter damaged by guerrillas crashes in Igdir

ANF - 2019-05-17 12:56
One of the two Turkish helicopters damaged by the guerrilla in an action in Igdir’s Aralik district on May 1 is reported to have failed, crashing to the ground and killing its pilots. ...

Khashoggi's fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist's killing - StamfordAdvocate

Stamfordadvocate - 2019-05-17 11:13

Small plane crashes in Dubai killing three Britons, one South African: statement

Gulan Media - 2019-05-17 00:06

France reopens probe into killing of 3 Kurdish activists - Journal du Cameroun

Journalducameroun - 2019-05-16 18:00

IS Ambushes Iraqi Police Convoy in Kirkuk, Kills Two

BAS News - 2019-05-16 12:57
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants ambushed a convoy of the Iraqi federal police in the early hours on Thursday in Kirkuk province, killing at least two policemen. The ambush was set up near Tel Sousa village of Hawija district, some 55 kilometers sout ...

French Judge Reopens Probe Into 2013 Killing Of Kurdish Activists In Paris

Modernghana - 2019-05-16 03:04

France reopens probe into killing of 3 Kurdish female activists

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 22:32
PARIS,— French officials have reopened an investigation into the 2013 Paris killings of three female Kurdish activists, after their families asked them to look at whether Turkish agents were involved, sources said Wednesday. A Paris anti-terror judge has ...

France reopens probe into killing of 3 Kurdish activists

France24 - 2019-05-15 17:27

France reopens probe into killing of 3 Kurdish activists

Yahoo - 2019-05-15 16:54

French judge reopens probe into 2013 killing of Kurdish activists in Paris - France - RFI

RFI - 2019-05-15 15:43

France reopens probe into 2013 killing of Kurdish activists

Rûdaw - 2019-05-15 14:52

France reopens probe into 2013 killing of Kurdish activists | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-05-15 12:10

Deadly seaplane collision in Ketchikan Alaska

BBC - 2019-05-15 01:06
Two planes carrying tourists from the same cruise ship collide, killing at least four people. ...

Conflict Between Two Families Kills, Injures Two in Sulaimaniya

BAS News - 2019-05-14 21:36
ERBIL - A conflict between two families in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province on Tuesday evening resulted in the killing and wounding of two people, local police confirmed. Explaining to BasNews, spokesperson for Sulaimaniya Police Directorate, ...

Omar al-Bashir charged over dead Sudan protesters

BBC - 2019-05-14 00:02
Sudan charges ousted President Omar al-Bashir over the killing of protesters. ...

Sudan's ousted president Bashir charged with killing of protesters

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 19:54

Lawyers strike plea deal for Israeli suspect in killing of Palestinian family

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 06:09

Death sentences in the case of killing taxi drivers in Sulaymaniyah

Kurdiu - 2019-05-12 23:15

Young female Afghan journalist shot dead in Kabul

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK The targeted killing of a young female journalist in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday sparked unrest among the community. Mina Mangal was shot dead from close range by unknown assailants in the eastern Rehman Baba locality of Kabul on Satu ...

Saudi Arabia: Khashoggi Killing Can't Stop Foreign Investment - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2019-05-10 13:52

“Remembering means fighting” – the day of Ulrike Meinhof’s death

ANF - 2019-05-09 13:58
“If our identity is our political consciousness, whose content is collectivity (guerrilla, armed struggle), then they cannot tear it out by isolation without killing.” ...

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner

BBC - 2019-05-08 00:35
Michael Behenna was sentenced to 25 years in jail for the murder of a prisoner shot during questioning. ...

Aeroflot plane crash: Russia jet 'struck by lightning'

BBC - 2019-05-07 00:00
Survivors describe the moment the plane burst into flames during landing, killing 41 people. ...

Russian plane lands in flames, killing 13 [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 12:06

Iranian Kurdistan: Man Slaughters Sister for “Honor”

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:44
ERBIL — A man in Iranian Kurdistan killed his sister overnight Saturday allegedly as an “honer killing”. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights cited a family friend of the victim who revealed that the man hanged his sister and then beheaded her. The sourc ...

Kurd’s body retrieved days after ISIS killing in Makhmour

Rûdaw - 2019-05-05 02:39
He had been shot in the back of the head ...

Car Accident on Erbil-Mosul Road Leaves 2 Killed, 12 Injured

BAS News - 2019-05-05 00:13
ERBIL — At least two passengers were killed on Saturday in a car accident while a dozen more were injured on the main road between Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil and Iraqi city of Mosul. A van, carrying 14 people, overturned on the highway, killing two ...

Iraqi forces announce killing of ISIS security chief in Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-04 08:29

Kim Jong-nam: Vietnamese woman freed in murder case

BBC - 2019-05-03 03:21
Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam had been accused of killing the brother of North Korea's leader. ...

'I accidentally shot dead my little sister'

BBC - 2019-05-03 01:27
Sean was 10 when he found a gun at home and it went off, killing his younger sister and changing his life forever. ...

Dangerous IS Insurgent Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A dangerous member of the Islamic State (IS) has been captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul who was reportedly behind the killing scores of people in Iraq. Alghad Press quoted a statement by the Military Intelligence Forces as explaining that the i ...

HRE: 9 Turkish soldiers were killed, 14 others wounded in Shera

ANF - 2019-05-01 15:27
HRE fighters hit the Turkish invasion army in Shera district of Afrin, killing 9 soldiers and wounding 14 others. ...

Silicon Valley Tries to Save Local News After Almost Killing It | Newsmax.com

Newsmax - 2019-05-01 12:19

HRE: Two terrorists were killed in Azaz

ANF - 2019-04-29 16:03
Fighters of Afrin Liberation Forces hit the terrorists in Azaz, killing two. ...

Suicide stories: Are Kenya's men in crisis?

BBC - 2019-04-29 01:26
Why so many men in one Kenyan community are killing themselves. ...

Cyprus serial killer: Police find another suspected victim

BBC - 2019-04-29 00:35
A Greek-Cypriot army officer has confessed to killing seven women and girls, all of foreign descent. ...

Six Syrian Civilians Killed in Airstrike By Unidentified Aircraft

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:55
ERBIL - An airstrike conducted by an unidentified aircraft late on Saturday resulted in the killing of at least six civilians in northwestern Syria, local sources reported on Sunday. The air raid targeted Qalaat Al-Madiq town and Al-Hawash village which ...

Sri Lanka militants set off bombs during raid, killing 15

Gulan Media - 2019-04-28 06:18

Salahaddin: Three People Killed, Injured in Bomb Explosion

BAS News - 2019-04-27 22:27
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Saturday resulted in the killing and wounding of three people in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin, local police reported. The incident took place in the oil-rich city of Baiji, Salahaddin province, targeting a truck and killin ...

Cyprus reels as police hunt for victims of suspected serial killer

BBC - 2019-04-27 00:01
A man confesses to killing seven women and girls on a island where crime rates are low. ...

Cyprus: Man confesses to killing seven women and girls

BBC - 2019-04-26 00:59
An army officer confesses to killing seven women and girls with a body discovered on Thursday. ...

The photojournalist highlighting the plight of Yazidi women – meet Birvali Bshar.

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-25 14:45
22 year old Birvali Bshar, a Yazidi from Sinjar in Iraq, faced a ‘life or death’ decision: Daesh were closing in on the town and she had heard rumours the terror group were killing or enslaving Yazidi women. She decided to flee. Article The photojournali ...

Trump Says U.S. Stands With Saudi Arabia Despite Khashoggi Killing | Hermann Herald

Hermannherald - 2019-04-24 11:44

University of Soran announces killing one of its professors in Nigeria

Kurdiu - 2019-04-23 21:46

Saudis' killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'savagely planned,' Turkish president says - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-23 12:37

Philippines earthquake: Eight deaths reported on Luzon

BBC - 2019-04-23 01:43
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake on Luzon island brought down buildings, killing at least eight. ...

Explosions in Sri Lanka target churches, hotels, killing 160 people

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-21 14:32

Ku Klux Klan killing: Wife admits murder of Missouri leader

BBC - 2019-04-21 01:31
Malissa Ancona is sentenced to life in jail for shooting her husband, Frank, in Missouri. ...

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian charged with killing

Yahoo - 2019-04-20 22:19

Teenager accused of killing grandparents and plotting against school [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-20 16:19

Ten Turkish Soldiers Killed, Injured in Clash with PKK

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — Turkish soldiers and fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) clashed once again on Friday in the border areas between Turkey and Kurdistan Region, which resulted in killing of at least four Turkish troops. According to an official statemen ...

Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 14:19
BEIRUT,— Islamic State attacks on the Syrian army and allied militias in central Syria have killed 35 soldiers over two days, a war monitor said early on Saturday. Although Islamic State lost its last territorial enclave in Syria at Baghouz near the Iraq ...

Simon Marx death: Steven Lane jailed for life for killing - BBC News

BBC - 2019-04-18 21:57

Dutch police arrest Turkish man suspected of killing three in tram shooting - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-18 18:45

2362 results in 0.12 sec.