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Turkey Arrests Dozens of Kurds over Suspected PKK Link

BAS News - 2018-06-21 23:58
ERBIL — Turkish security forces on Wednesday arrested at least 11 people suspected of “spreading propaganda” for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on social media. Ankara Governorship claimed in a statement that AK-47 and SIG SG-542 rifles and ammunitio ...

Armenian Parliaments Give Kurds, Yezidis Quota Seats

BAS News - 2018-06-21 23:01
ERBIL — Armenian parliament has given Kurds and Yezidis living in the country each one a quota seat, a lawmaker said. Speaking to BasNews, Yarwant Nisan, member of Kurdistan Region parliament, confirmed the report and said that Assyrians were also given ...

Iran Hands Over to Iraq Remains of 128 Soldiers Killed in 1980-88 War

BAS News - 2018-06-20 22:39
ERBIL - Iran on Wednesday handed over the remains of a total of 128 soldiers killed in the 1980-88 war, said the Iraqi Defense Ministry. The ministry, after a DNA test, sent back the bodies to their family members, among which were Kurds as well, accordi ...

New Book Out: Rojava Revolution, War and the Future of Syria’s Kurds

Kurdish Studies Network - 2018-06-20 03:28
Schmidinger, Thomas Pluto Press, 2018 ISBN: 9780745337722 The Kurdish territory of Rojava in Syria has become a watchword for radical democracy, communalism and gender equality. But while Western radicals continue to project their own values onto the revo ...

Russia: Kurds will be represented in Syrian constitutional committee

Waar Media - 2018-06-19 21:53
WAAR-DUHOK: Moscow and Ankara are in contact concerning Kurdish representation in the Syrian constitutional committee as they will be represented by all means, Russian Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev said following a meeting of the guar ...

Turquia reivindica l'assassinat de 26 kurds a l'Iraq i al Kurdistan nord

KurdisCat - 2018-06-19 18:47
Els atacs aeris turcs van matar a 26 militants aquesta setmana al sud-est del país i al nord de l'Iraq. Els atacs aeris van ser llançats diumenge i dilluns a les províncies d'Amed i Sirnak, així com una part del nord de l'Iraq, on el Partit dels Treballad ...

Protesta a l'ONU per les execucions de kurds a l'Iran

KurdisCat - 2018-06-19 18:47
Els manifestants s'han concentrat a l'oficina de les Nacions Unides a Erbil avui demanant a la comunitat internacional que intervingués en el cas de Ramin Hossein Panahi, un kurd iranià que s'enfronta a la imminent execució a l'Iran."Avui ens hem reunit ...

U.S., Turkey patrol in Syria leaves Kurds out

Washington Times - 2018-06-19 03:16
U.S. and Turkish military patrols have begun operating in the highly strategic northern Syrian enclave of Manbij, heading off a feared clash between the two NATO allies but potentially leaving the Pentagon's Kurdish allies in the region shortchanged once ...

Mesopotamia News: Iran Regime Change Not Yet / Kurds & Kurdish Resistance

Justice for Kurds - 2018-06-15 00:29
Mustafa Hijri: Regime Change Long-Term Solution in Iran PDKI leader Mustafa Hijri addressed the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington DC on 11 June, 2018. A transcript of Hijri’s speech follows. Due to a long tradition of state centralization in comb ...

Syrian Kurds Awaiting Assad for Talks

BAS News - 2018-06-14 02:56
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurds are awaiting for Damascus to kickstart negotiations as mooted by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, an official said. Aldar Xelil, a prominent Syrian Kurdish politician, said that since Assad first spoke about possible talks with ...

Turkey’s Election Reinvigorates Debate over Kurdish Demands

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-13 19:32
Ahead of Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections on 24 June, opinion polls suggest a tighter race than many anticipated. The country’s Kurds could be kingmakers, prompting politicians of different stripes to court their votes and opening much-n ...

Els principals partits kurds celebren l'acord pel govern iraquià

KurdisCat - 2018-06-13 12:25
El vencedor de les de les eleccions, el clergue xiïta Muqtada al Sadr, ha tancat un acord amb els paramilitars xiïtes d'Hashd al-Shaabi encapçalats per Hadi al Amiri. El primer, representa l'ala esquerra dels religiosos xiïtes que mantenen certa distància ...

Canada says no longer aiding Iraqi Kurds

The New Mail - 2018-06-10 10:17
Canadian special forces have ended their training support for Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters, the defense department confirmed on Friday, after Ottawa suspended the assistance in October. Canada is part of… The post Canada says no longer aiding Iraqi K ...

Turquia acusa als partits kurds de l'Iraq de donar suport al PKK

KurdisCat - 2018-06-06 18:56
Segons el ministre turc d'afers estrangers, l'islamista Mevlut Cavusoglu, la Unió Patriòtica del Kurdistan (segona força a les recents eleccions estatals) i Gorran (tercera) estan donant suport al Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan (Partit dels Treballadors del ...

Syria Kurds say to pull forces from Manbij after Ankara-Washington talks

E-Kurd - 2018-06-05 16:23
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A powerful Syrian Kurdish militia announced Tuesday it will withdraw from the Kurdish-majority town of Manbij, a day after key brokers Ankara and Washington held talks on the fate of the strategic town. The Kurdish People’s P ...

Protect the ‘Benjews’

Jerusalem Post - 2018-06-05 12:56
Jewish Kurds are proud of their culture, but are not eager to embrace Judaism. ...
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