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Kurds protest in Germany against Turkish govt, 3 arrested

Seattle Times - 2018-03-17 18:50
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say three people have been arrested in the northern city of Hannover when Kurdish demonstrators protesting Turkish military attacks in northern Syria clashed with police. The dpa news agency reported that some of the esti ...

Thousands of the Netherlands’ Kurds go on sit-in before Russian embassy

ANHA - 2018-03-16 17:16
THE NETHERLANDS– Thousands of Kurds in the Netherlands have gone on a sit-in to condemn the Turkish occupation army’s massacres committed in Afrin. In order to condemn the Turkish occupation army’s massacres against civilians and children, thousands of Ku ...

Iraq’s Kurds observe 30th anniversary of deadly gas attack

Seattle Times - 2018-03-16 12:55
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. Kurdish officials delivered speeches to a crowd of hundreds gathered ...

Barzani: Iraqi State Responsible for Massacre of Halabja

BAS News - 2018-03-16 11:56
ERBIL — Remembering the victims of Halabja Chemical attack on its 30th anniversary, Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani said the Iraqi state is responsible for the massacre of Kurds in Halabja. “Today we commemorate the Halabja massacre at a time when the suff ...

L'Iraq reobre els aeroports del Kurdistan

KurdisCat - 2018-03-16 00:24
Haider al Abadi es va envoltar ahir de banderes iraquianes, les mateixes que usava l'àrab Saddam Hussein per a matar la minoria kurda, per a anunciar que reobria els aeroports kurds. Erbil i Sulaymaniyya tornaran a tenir vols internacionals després de mig ...

Prominent Syrian lawyer involved in Raqqa IS deal found dead, Kurds say

E-Kurd - 2018-03-15 22:16
BEIRUT,— A prominent lawyer involved in a deal that saw some Islamic State jihadists given safe passage out of their Syrian bastion Raqqa last year was found dead on Thursday, authorities said. Omar Alloush helped negotiate an agreement with tribal leade ...

When Saddam Hussein gassed 5,000 Iraqi Kurds at Halabja

E-Kurd - 2018-03-14 13:26
HALABJA, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—On March 16, 1988, as many as 5,000 Iraqi Kurds, mostly women and children, were killed when deadly gas was released on the northern town of Halabja by Saddam Hussein’s forces. AFP remembers the massacre, believed to hav ...

YPG: Turkey Attempts to Eliminate Kurds in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-14 11:08
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) stated that Turkey is trying to replace the civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria with the families of Syrian opposition groups, warning to target anyone who enters the area. The Tur ...
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