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Saddam-era officer confesses to parading Kurds in cages

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-11 17:23
Iraqi authorities released a video of the confession of Jamal al-Mashadani, a Saddam Hussein-era intelligence officer who later became a senior member of the so-called Islamic State. ...

Kurds in Turin say no to isolation

ANF - 2018-12-09 15:56
Kurds joined the march organised every year to protest against the project to build a high speed train from Turin to Lyon. ...

Kurds in Britain on hunger strike in London

ANF - 2018-12-09 13:04
Kurdish people worldwide have started solidarity hunger strikes with an imprisoned Kurdish MP who is on a life and death mission for peace following the years of the Turkish government’s brutally repressive policies towards the Kurds. ...

Kurdish women’s movement discussed in Paris

ANF - 2018-12-09 13:04
Bidard said: “The HDP is not only a Kurdish political party. In Turkey today, not only Kurds, but also many women, academics and journalists are on trial and in jails.” ...

“KRG should stop acting in the interests of the enemies of Kurds”

ANF - 2018-12-07 23:54
The South Kurdistan government has taken no decision against the bases established by the occupying Turkish state on South Kurdistan lands. Instead it has hit the institutions of the Kurdish people, in line with the request of the occupying Turkish state. ...

Syrian Kurds on The Verge of Disaster

E-Kurd - 2018-12-07 17:32
Ayman Riad Al-Mufleh | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The position of the Syrian Democratic Forces, which is the main ground fighting force of the US Coalition in the SAR, is deteriorating every month on the Euphrates River. Negative factors affecting the Kurds ...

‘Operation Olive Branch,’ A Turkish Invasion of Kurdistan

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 02:09
On January 19, the Russians proposed an ultimatum to the Kurds: Allow Assad to have full authority over Afrin, Syria, or face a Turkish invasion. The Kurds of Afrin naturally rejected the offer, prompting the Russians to withdraw their troops from the enc ...

US lawmakers Can Still Undo a Wrong in Afrin, Syria

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 02:09
In an unprovoked attack on American Kurdish allies in Afrin Syria, the Turks have continued a two-month long air and ground campaign with no end in sight. The Kurds have partnered with the international coalition including United States in defeating the I ...

Assad’s bluff may double as a gain for Syria’s Kurds

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:54
Bashar al-Assad’s regime might soon be targeting northeastern Syria. This oil rich region is primarily composed of Kurds, and is secured predominantly by the Syrian Democratic Forces. The Kurds control over 28 percent of Syria and are backed by the United ...

America cannot afford to lose the Kurds

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:17
Kurds have a saying, ‘no friends but the mountains.’ This stems from a sense of betrayal by the international community since the end of World War I and a promise that saw no traction in creating an independent state called Kurdistan. In the 21stcentury t ...

Johan Mattsson blir ny huvudtränare i Uppsala-Kurd

DalKurd - 2018-12-04 17:55
Ytterligare en pusselbit faller på plats i arbetet inför den kommande säsongen. Nu är det klart med ny tränare för Uppsala-Kurds A-lag, som också ska fungera litegrann som ett U23-lag... Inlägget Johan Mattsson blir ny huvudtränare i Uppsala-Kurd dök för ...

El règim iranià assassina 3 kurds més

KurdisCat - 2018-12-04 14:15
Es tracta de kolbers (portadors de paquets) assassinats a la frontera de Rojhilat (Kurdistan Est). Les forces del règim iranià continuen els seus atacs contra Kolber prop de la frontera amb Bashur i Rojhilat. Fa dos dies, les forces iranianes van obrir fo ...

Love Letter to Jarablus

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-03 12:15
My love letter to Jarablus; dedicated to all Kurds, who continue to keep the flame of hope and freedom alive- The post Love Letter to Jarablus appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

The Need For Strength Abroad

Stephen Mansfield - 2018-12-02 14:29
Russia’s behavior is a result of the United States’ weakness at certain critical moments. (For a recent example: our failure to support the Kurds, 93% of whom voted in favor of a referendum on independence.) Stephen believes that if the U.S. doesn’t chang ...

The Times of Israel: Kurdistan: Betrayed by the West

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-29 00:27
As the geopolitical tectonic plates of the Middle East continue to shift and collide, Kurdistan remains an island in a sea of chaos. In stark contrast to its neighbours, Kurdistan’s staunch commitment to defending freedom and rejecting extremism is eviden ...

Bahar T. Eskander, JFK Student Ambassador on “The takeover of Kirkuk”

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-28 04:49
“The Takeover of Kirkuk” was written by Justice for Kurds Student Ambassador Bahar T. Eskander, Master’s student in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University in Germany. THE TAKEOVER OF KIRKUK by Bahar T. Eskander March 15, 2018 ...

Kurds Can Obtain International Support for Future Statehood: Intellectual

BAS News - 2018-11-26 01:57
ERBIL - If the Kurds in the Kurdistan Region and Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) deal with their significant geographic areas and oil strategically, they can ensure the support of the US, the UK, and Russia for the "future Kurdistan state", a Kurdish writer an ...

Brookings: Can Iraq’s new leadership win (and keep) the peace?

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-25 10:53
Iraq now has a new government in place, six months after holding elections against a backdrop of a long period of political instability and social unrest. With the new leadership of Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi and President Barham Salih—both widely to ...

Nou kurds detinguts a Şanlıurfa

KurdisCat - 2018-11-24 23:06
Nou ciutadans kurds en una operació repressiva a mans de la Direcció de Seguretat de Şanliurfa (Urfa). Com és habitual han estat acusats d'ajudar al Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan (Partit dels Treballadors del Kurdistan). Els detinguts van ser traslladats a l ...

France 24: European court urges Turkey to free pro-Kurdish leader

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-22 05:17
STRASBOURG (FRANCE) (AFP) – The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday called on Turkey to release pro-Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas, ruling his detention since 2016 on terror charges was aimed at “stifling pluralism”. Demirtas, one of two former ...

Rudaw: After years of silence, music fills streets of Iraq’s Mosul

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-22 05:17
MOSUL, Iraq – For centuries, it was a magnet for artists across the region and churned out Iraq’s best musicians – but recent years saw Mosul suffer a devastating musical purge. For three years until last summer, the sprawling northern city was under the ...

EUA no abandonarà Síria mentre no ho faci l'Iran

KurdisCat - 2018-11-21 15:49
Els dubtes sobre si els Estats Units abandonaran els àrabs, kurds i assiris que han lluitat contra l'Estat Islàmic continuen planejant sobre el país oriental. El departament d'estat no havia concretat la posició però continua abandonant material civil i m ...

Two Kurds Executed in Iran

BAS News - 2018-11-20 13:04
ERBIL — Iranian authorities carried out on Sunday the death sentences of two Kurdish citizens in a prison in Brujerd, Lorestan province. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights identified the men as “Ruhollah Beiranvand” and “Saman Qaedirahmat”, from Brujer ...
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