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Bullet fired at random kills child in Qamishlo

ANF - 2021-09-16 11:09
A child named Îdrîs Hisên died in Qamishlo on Wednesday night as a result of a bullet fired at random. Two other children were wounded in a separate incident. ...

Kurdistan Region President holds meeting with U.K. Minister of Defense

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-09-16 00:49
London, UK, September 15, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with Mr. Ben Wallace, the Minister of Defense of the United Kingdom, in London on Wednesday. At the meeting, attended by the UK Minister of the Armed Forces and the UK Ambassa ...

Latest figures for the spread of coronavirus in Syria, Wednesday, September 15

NPA Syria - 2021-09-15 20:40
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President Barzani visits UK for security, cooperation talks

Justice for Kurds - 2021-09-15 19:27
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrived in London on Wednesday for a three day trip where he will discuss security and cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and the UK. During his stay he is expected to meet Briti ...

Nechirvan Barzani visits UK to discus security, cooperation

E-Kurd - 2021-09-15 18:26
LONDON,— The president of Iraqi Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani arrived in London on Wednesday for a three-day visit to discuss security and cooperation between Kurdistan region and the United Kingdom, the presidency of Kurdistan said in a statement. B ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 1,178 new coronavirus cases, 16 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-09-15 18:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,178 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 38 ...

President Nechirvan Barzani arrives in London

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-09-15 15:12
London, United Kingdom, September 15, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrived in London on Wednesday, on an official visit to the United Kingdom. During his visit, the President will meet with the UK Prime Minister, Mr. Boris Johnson, th ...

Turkish forces bomb villages near Syria’s Tel Tamr after two weeks of calm

NPA Syria - 2021-09-15 12:49
TEL TAMR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, Turkish forces and Turkish-backed armed Syrian factions targeted the countryside of Tel Tamr town, north of Hasakah, northeast Syria, with heavy weapons. The Turkish shelling came after two weeks of calm on th ...

Kurdish woman killed by husband at a hotel in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-09-09 21:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A 31-year-old woman was killed by her husband at a hotel in Erbil city in Iraqi Kurdistan on Wednesday, Hogr Aziz, a spokesman for the Erbil Police Directorate said. According to Aziz the motive behind the killing wa ...

Two missiles hit Global Coalition base in Syria’s Hasakah countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-09-09 14:28
HASAKAH, Syria (North Press) – Late on Wednesday-Thursday night, two missiles targeted a military base of the Global Coalition near the town of Umm al-Zer in the countryside of Hasakah, northeast Syria. The two shells of 120 mm caliber are guided shells, ...

Dana Gas secures U.S. agency funding for Iraqi Kurdistan project

E-Kurd - 2021-09-09 12:02
DUBAI,— United Arab Emirates energy firm Dana Gas said on Wednesday a consortium it co-leads had secured $250 million in financing from the U.S. development agency to fund an expansion of gas production at the Khor Mor plant in Iraqi Kurdistan. Pearl Petr ...

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga militias receive over 150 vehicles from international coalition

E-Kurd - 2021-09-08 23:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— The Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State (ISIS) provided additional military assistance to the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga militias, on Wednesday as part of the coalition’s continued commitment to boosting the capabi ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 1,463 new coronavirus cases, 20 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-09-08 23:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,463 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 46 ...

Council of Ministers discusses National Human Rights Plan

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2021-09-08 23:44
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani held a meeting with the Council of Ministers on Wednesday to discuss new meas... Continue reading ...

Activists on vigil in front of the UN call for investigation into Turkey’s use of chemical gas

ANF - 2021-09-08 17:39
As every Wednesday, Kurdish activists protested in front of the UN headquarters in Geneva against the international silence on the Turkish attacks on Kurdistan. ...

Pedersen to visit Syria to discuss next round of negotiations

NPA Syria - 2021-09-08 14:45
DAMASUCS, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, diplomatic sources in the Syrian capital Damascus said that the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen will visit Damascus next Saturday. Pedersen will discuss the arrangements and details of the ...

Syria’s Daraa implements second term of settlement under Russian supervision

NPA Syria - 2021-09-08 14:45
DARAA, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the government forces members and their security services began to enter the besieged neighborhoods in Syria’s Daraa according to the agreement reached by the negotiating parties. On September 5, a number of Dara ...

IED explodes in Syria’s Sere Kaniye, leaving causalities

NPA Syria - 2021-09-08 13:40
TEL TAMR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, a civilian was killed and others were wounded in an IED explosion in Sere Kaniye city, north of Hasakah, northeast Syria, which is currently occupied by Turkish forces and pro-Turkish armed Syrian factions. Th ...

KRG convenes to discuss French president visit to Kurdistan, US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue

Justice for Kurds - 2021-09-05 14:46
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to the Kurdistan Region and the latest round of strategic talks between Iraq and US are the two subjects the Kurdistan Region’s council of ministers are going to discuss on Wednesday, ...

US State Department: We will remain in Iraq and Syria, will not fight Assad

NPA Syria - 2021-09-02 13:12
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Joey Hood said on Wednesday that President Joe Biden has been very clear that a US military presence will remain in Iraq and Syria. Hood described, during an i ...

Infighting among Turkish-backed Syrian factions in Syria’s Afrin

NPA Syria - 2021-09-02 12:24
ALEPPO, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, villages in the countryside of Syria’s Afrin, north of Aleppo, witnessed infighting between two groups of the Turkish-backed al-Hamza Division with light and medium weapons due to a conflict over control of vill ...

Washington “concerned” about Syrian government, Russian shelling on Idlib

NPA Syria - 2021-09-02 11:24
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the US expressed its concerns on the continuation of bombing of the Syrian government and Russian forces on northwest Syria, where Turkish-backed Syrian armed factions control. “The U.S. is deeply concerned wi ...

Latest coronavirus indications require imposing restrictions on gatherings in northeast Syria: AANES

NPA Syria - 2021-09-01 21:43
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Health Board of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) announced that its monitoring of the graph of coronavirus infections in its areas during 15 days has shown an escalation that r ...

Explosion kills and injures civilians in Syria’s northwest

NPA Syria - 2021-09-01 21:22
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, two people were killed and another one was wounded in an explosion in the western countryside of Aleppo, northwest Syria. “An unknown explosion took place on the Atarib-Sahara road, west of Aleppo,” sources of th ...

Central Committee in Syria’s Daraa publishes terms of agreement

NPA Syria - 2021-09-01 21:22
DARAA, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Central Committee in Daraa, southern Syria, issued a statement specifying the terms of the agreement reached with the Syrian government forces under Russian auspices, which started to be carried out in Daraa ...

Efforts needed to eliminate homelessness, child labor: Child Protection Office in Syria’s Hasakah

NPA Syria - 2021-09-01 20:24
HASAKAH, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the co-chair of Child Protection Office in Armed Conflicts in Hasakah Khaled Jabr said, “we need to join hands to end the phenomenon of homelessness and child labor that is spreading in the region.” “The phenom ...

Shelter for orphans, unaccompanied children to be opened in Syria’s Raqqa

NPA Syria - 2021-09-01 19:06
RAQQA, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, an official in the Child Protection Office of the Raqqa Civil Council revealed that in coordination with Lien Charity, they released a plan to establish a special center for orphans and unaccompanied minors in Ra ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 1,994 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-09-01 17:40
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,994 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 93 ...

Iran wants to keep Syria in pre-2011 mentality: Syrian politician

NPA Syria - 2021-09-01 17:37
RAQQA, Syria (North Press) – Maher al-Tamran, a member of the Board of Directors of the Party of Modernity and Democracy for Syria in Raqqa, northern Syria, said on Wednesday that the Iranian role is to keep Syria with a pre-2011 mentality. Press reports ...

No Vehicle Day In University On Wednesday - Gorakhpur News

Inextlive - 2021-09-01 02:44

Ida’s Landfall Imminent, Disaster Expert General Russel Honoré Says Time to Declare Climate Emergency

John Bolton - 2021-08-29 17:24
Hurricane Ida was known as “Tropical Depression Nine” on Wednesday, August 25, when Ret. Lieutenant General Russel Honoré held a press conference in Lake Charles, Louisiana in a parking lot across from the Capital One Tower — which remains shuttered a yea ...

Negotiations in Syria’s Daraa collapse reaching no agreement

NPA Syria - 2021-08-26 14:13
DARRA, Syria (North Press) – A new negotiation session between the Central Committee in Daraa and government forces, in the presence of Russian military police, ended in the center of Daraa city, on Wednesday evening, achieving no progress. Adnan al-Masal ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 1,921 new coronavirus cases, 21 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-08-25 18:44
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,921 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 70 ...

Kurdish activists’ vigil in front of the UN headquarters enters its eighth month

ANF - 2021-08-25 18:18
As every Wednesday, Kurdish activists protested in front of the UN headquarters in Geneva against the international silence on the Turkish attacks on Kurdistan. ...

Turkish shelling damages power network in Syria’s Tel Tamr

NPA Syria - 2021-08-25 14:18
HASAKAH, Syria (North Press) – Turkish shelling of the countryside of Hasakah “caused damages to the power network,” said Ahin Suwyad, co-chair of Office of Energy and Communications in Jazira Region, on Wednesday. Villages near the towns of Tel Tamr and ...

The Sweep Operation of the western countryside of Raqqa ends with arresting 34 terrorists and suspects of Daesh members.

SDF Press - 2021-08-19 16:37
As part of Counter-Terrorism operations against Deash terrorist cells, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), conducted large-scale sweeps and raids on Wednesday morning in specific areas in the western countryside o ...

Turkish-backed armed factions arrest two Kurds near Syria’s Afrin

NPA Syria - 2021-08-19 13:36
ALEPPO, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Turkish backed Sham Legion group arrested two Kurdish youths from Jindires district, northwest of Syria’s Turkish-occupied Afrin. A local source told North Press that the two young men, Muhammad Walid Hussei ...

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham to execute young men in Syria’s Idlib

NPA Syria - 2021-08-19 10:02
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS, formerly al-Nusra Front) is about to sentence two detainees from a Syrian opposition faction who have been imprisoned for a year to death, sources from Idlib, northwest Syria, said on Wednesday. The ...

1,938 new coronavirus cases, 21 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-08-18 20:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,938 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 70 ...

Latest figures for the spread of coronavirus in Syria, Wednesday, August 18

NPA Syria - 2021-08-18 19:58
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Turkey bombs villages in Syria’s northern Aleppo

NPA Syria - 2021-08-18 13:28
ALEPPO COUNTRYSIDE, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday at dawn, Turkish artillery stationed at the Scientific Research Center on the Azaz-Yahmoul route bombed the villages of al-Alqamiya and Maranaz in the northern countryside of Aleppo. “Turkish artiller ...

Amir Houshmand is arrested by security forces in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-08-17 11:31
KMMK: On Wednesday 11 August 2021, Amir Houshmand was arrested by the Iranian government’s security forces and transferred to one The post Amir Houshmand is arrested by security forces in Sanandaj appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association (KMMK ...

Turkish-backed armed faction arrest residents of Syria’s Afrin

NPA Syria - 2021-08-12 14:03
AFRIN, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Turkish-backed Sultan Murad faction arrested 15 people arbitrarily during a storming in the village of Qourt in the countryside of Afrin, north of Aleppo. An armed group belonging to Sultan Murad Division rai ...

Palestine repatriates two ISIS children from Syria’s AANES

NPA Syria - 2021-08-12 12:55
QAMISHI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Department of Foreign Relations of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) said that it handed over two children from the families of the Islamic State (ISIS) to a representative of th ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 1,632 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-08-11 23:45
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,632 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 60 ...

Young man injured in tribal infighting in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-08-11 21:38
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, a young man was injured by a stray bullet while passing by an area that witnessed a tribal infighting between two families in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, east Syria. Yesterday, a tribal infighti ...

Coronavirus threatens Syria’s Autonomous Administration areas again

NPA Syria - 2021-08-11 20:10
HASAKAH, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, a health official of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) described the new coronavirus infections in the AANES areas as the “balanced” so far, warning of data that indicates the increa ...

Mass strike in Syria’ Daraa in solidarity with besieged neighborhoods

NPA Syria - 2021-08-11 19:05
DARAA, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, cities, towns and villages in Daraa, south Syria, witnessed a mass strike following a call by local activists to stand by the Daraa al-Balad and the Tariq al-Sad neighborhood and the IDPs camps which have been be ...

No Border Assembly: "Stop deportations to Turkey"

ANF - 2021-08-11 15:44
A Kurdish family from Turkey is to be deported from Berlin to Ukraine after weeks in deportation custody. The No Border Assembly is calling for participation in a demonstration in front of the deportation detention center in Schönefeld on Wednesday. ...

Mutual bombardment between Syrian opposition and government in de-escalation zone

NPA Syria - 2021-08-11 15:14
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, Syrian government forces escalated their artillery and rocket attacks on the sites of the Turkish-backed armed factions in the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo and Latakia, northwest Syria, while the armed factions m ...

Turkey bombs Syria’s Aleppo countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-08-11 10:25
ALEPPO, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday-Wednesday night, Turkish artillery bombed several villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo. “The Turkish base stationed in the Scientific Research Center on the Azaz-Yahmoul road bombed the villages of Masher ...

Syria’s AANES to allocate biggest proportion of 2022 budget for services

NPA Syria - 2021-08-11 10:25
HASAKAH, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, a prominent official in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) said that the Executive Council will allocate the biggest proportion of next year’s budget for service projects prioritizing ...

Turkey arrests main suspect in Kurdish family murder: state media

E-Kurd - 2021-08-05 17:57
ANKARA,— Turkish security forces have arrested the main suspect in the murder of seven members of a Kurdish family in Konya province, state media reported on Wednesday. Seven members of the Kurdish Dedeoglu family, who lived in the Meram district of Konya ...

Turkish artillery bombards residential neighborhoods in Syria’s Aleppo

NPA Syria - 2021-08-05 10:15
ALEPPO, Syria (North Press) – Turkish artillery stationed at the Scientific Research Center on the Azaz-Yahmoul Road shelled the government-held village of Mara’anaz and Menagh Military Airport, north of Aleppo, on the night of Wednesday-Thursday. Turkish ...

Vigil in front of UN: Shengal’s status should be recognized

ANF - 2021-08-05 09:28
As every Wednesday, Kurdish activists protested in front of the UN headquarters in Geneva against the international silence on the Turkish attacks on Kurdistan. This week they protested for Shengal on the 7th anniversary of the ISIS genocide. ...

Turkish forces bomb several villages in Syria’s Hasakah countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-08-04 22:26
TEL TAMR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Turkish army and the affiliated opposition factions bombed six villages in the countryside of Tel Tamr and Abu Rasin, north of Hasakah, northeast Syria, wounding members of Syrian government forces. “The T ...

Government forces, opposition factions increase military escalation in Syria’s northwest

NPA Syria - 2021-08-04 21:50
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo and Hama, northwest Syria, witnessed the renewal of the exchange bombardment between the Syrian government forces and the Turkish-backed opposition factions in different areas ami ...

Main perpetrator in murder of Kurdish family in Konya caught

ANF - 2021-08-04 21:34
Five days after the murder of seven members of the Dedeoğulları Kurdish family in Konya, the main perpetrator Mehmet Altun has been caught on Wednesday. ...

Official in Syria’s Kobani is not optimistic about improvement of electricity

NPA Syria - 2021-08-04 21:09
KOBANI, Syria (north Press) – On Wednesday, a local official of the Electricity Directorate of Kobani, north Syria, attributed the slight improvement in electricity hours to the temporary improvement in the flow of the Euphrates water coming from Turkey a ...

Syria’s Tel Abyad Council denounces Turkey’s crimes against civilians

NPA Syria - 2021-08-04 20:44
RAQQA, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Council of Tel Abyad of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) denounced the crime affected the unarmed civilians in the town of Ain Issa, north of Raqqa, northern Syria. مجلس مقاطعة تل ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 3,172 new coronavirus cases, 24 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-08-04 17:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 3,172 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 1, ...

Movement between Syria, Jordan returns to normal

NPA Syria - 2021-08-04 16:13
DAMASCUS, Syria (North Press) – Crossing movement between Syrian and Jordan returned to normal after cessation due to the security events in Daraa city, south Syria, informed sources told North Press on Wednesday. “The gate to the Jaber [Nasib] border cro ...

Shelling between government Turkish-backed factions in Syria’s northwest

NPA Syria - 2021-08-04 13:57
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, Damascus government forces and Turkish-backed armed factions continued their military escalation in the countryside of Idlib and Hama, northwest Syria. This morning, government forces bombed the faction’s fortifi ...

Daraa Central Committee calls Russia, UN to end military siege

NPA Syria - 2021-08-04 12:19
DARAA, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Central Committee in Daraa appealed to Russia and the United Nations to move quickly and end the siege imposed on the city, and to prevent government forces and Iranian factions from storming or entering the ...

Kurdistan Region President receives Spain’s Ambassador

KRG-Spain - 2021-08-02 00:05
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 28, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Juan Jose Escobar, Spain’s outgoing Ambassador to Iraq, on Wednesday. At the meet, the President bid farewell to the outgoing Ambassador and wished him succes ...

Happy 109th birthday to Dr. Milton Friedman!

AEI - 2021-07-31 00:06
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 ...

Jordan-Syria Nassib crossing to open completely Sunday

NPA Syria - 2021-07-29 13:26
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, Jordanian Minister of Interior Mazen al-Faraya announced that after field arrangements with Syria, the Jordanian Jaber crossing with Syria is completely open on Sunday morning. On July 27, both the Syrian and ...

U.S. slaps sanctions on Turkey-backed Syrian armed group that killed Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf

E-Kurd - 2021-07-29 12:09
WASHINGTON,— The United States on Wednesday slapped sanctions on a Syrian mercenary armed group that killed a senior Kurdish female politician amid Turkey’s 2019 incursion, vowing to keep pursuing accountability in the war-ravaged country. The United Stat ...

Council of Ministers approves Soran and Zakho as autonomous administrations

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2021-07-29 06:18
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Council of Ministers on Wednesday approved Soran and Zakho as autonomous administrations, in a meeting l... Continue reading ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 3,468 new coronavirus cases, 19 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-07-29 06:08
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 3,468 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 1, ...

Kurdistan Region President receives Turkey’s Ambassador

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-07-29 03:55
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 28, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Alireza Günay, the new Ambassador of Turkey to Iraq, on Wednesday. President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated the Ambassador on assuming the office and wished ...

Kurdistan Region President receives Spain’s Ambassador

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-07-29 03:55
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 28, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Juan Jose Escobar, Spain’s outgoing Ambassador to Iraq, on Wednesday. At the meet, the President bid farewell to the outgoing Ambassador and wished him succes ...

Turkish escalation in NE Syria violates ceasefire: Syriac military spokesman

NPA Syria - 2021-07-28 21:27
TEL TAMR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, a Syriac military spokesman in Syria’s northeast stated that the recent military escalation by Turkish forces and Turkish-backed armed factions against areas in Syria’s northeast are a clear violation of previ ...

US imposes sanctions on Turkish-backed faction in Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-07-28 19:13
WASHINGTON, US (North Press) – On Wednesday, the US Department of the Treasury announced a new package of sanctions targeting entities affiliated with the Syrian intelligence servicesand a Turkish-backed armed opposition faction. The sanctions targeted se ...

UK Kurds, Armenians and Cypriots demand halt to Turkey’s invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan

NPA Syria - 2021-07-28 18:45
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Kurdish, Armenian and Cypriot communities in the UK demanded Prime Minister Boris Johnson take action to stop Turkey’s military invasion of the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq. Elif Sarican, co-chair of ...

Landmine explosion causes casualties in Syria’s Hama

NPA Syria - 2021-07-28 18:10
HAMA, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, a worker was killed and two others were injured due to a landmine explosion left over from the war in Khan Shaykhun in the countryside of Idlib within the Syrian government-held area north of Hama, central Syria. ...

Syria’s Autonomous Administration announces new coronavirus infections

NPA Syria - 2021-07-28 17:27
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Health Board of the Autonomous Administration announced the record of 18 new infections with coronavirus and three recoveries in the regions of northeast Syria. The infections recorded were four each in Qa ...

Russia renews targeting of opposition in Syria’s Latakia, Hama

NPA Syria - 2021-07-28 14:17
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Russian warplanes renewed their airstrikes on the Turkish-backed armed factions’ positions in the countryside of Latakia and the western countryside of Hama, northwest Syria. Russian warplanes targeted the Ka ...

FED-KURD in Berlin calls on activists to protest in front of the US embassy

ANF - 2021-07-26 10:44
The Kurdish community in Berlin invited activists to a vigil against the war in Kurdistan in front of the US embassy next Wednesday. ...

US-Turkey dispute on Syria’s SDF continues: US Department of State

NPA Syria - 2021-07-22 13:41
WASHINGTON, USA (North Press) – On Wednesday, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland said that there is still a dispute between Turkey and the US regarding the latter’s support for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). “The two co ...

Two women killed by unidentified persons in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-07-22 13:41
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, two women were killed and two children and a man were wounded when unidentified gunmen raided a house in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, east Syria. “Unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle raided a ...

Turkish gendarmerie beat, injure Syrian civilian

NPA Syria - 2021-07-22 13:41
TEL, TAMR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday night, a young man sustained fractures in different parts of his body after he was beaten by Turkish border guards (gendarmerie) while trying to cross the Syrian-Turkish border near the city of Derbasiya, nort ...

Hunger strike of migrants in Brussels temporarily suspended

ANF - 2021-07-22 12:57
On Wednesday, the government in Brussels announced a breakthrough in talks with the hunger strikers. The hunger strike was "temporarily suspended" by the migrants. ...

Dismantling a Dangerous Terrorist Cell in al-Hasakah Countryside

SDF Press - 2021-07-22 12:29
After a close monitoring and detecting process, the (SDF) counter-terrorism units dismantled, with a joint security operation on Wednesday, a dangerous terrorist cell affiliated with Daesh in Khirbet al-Jamous village, the eastern countryside of al-Hasaka ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 1,078 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-07-22 01:13
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,078 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 61 ...

Kurdistan Region President and Greece’s Prime Minister discuss bilateral relations

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-07-21 17:15
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 21, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and Greece’s Prime Minister Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a phone call on Wednesday to discuss Iraq and the Kurdistan Region’s relations with Greece. The President and the ...

Turkey shells Syria’s Tel Tamr countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-07-21 14:32
TEL TAMR, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the second day of Eid al-Adha, Turkish forces and Turkish-backed armed factions targeted the countryside of Tel Tamr and the outskirts of the M4 Highway, north Hasakah, northeast Syria, with mortar shells. “Ea ...

Government forces target Turkish-backed factions in Syria’s Idlib, Hama

NPA Syria - 2021-07-21 14:32
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the second day of Eid al-Adha, Syrian government forces renewed their artillery and missile shelling against posts of Turkish-backed armed factions in the countryside of Idlib and Hama, northwest Syria. The gover ...

First Moscow Kurdish Film Festival starts on Wednesday

Kurdistan24 - 2021-07-21 03:05

Summoning and arresting another citizen by I.R security forces

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-07-18 21:26
KMMK:On Wednesday, July 14, 2021, “Farid Naqshbandi”, a member of the Quran School, an education worker in District 1 of The post Summoning and arresting another citizen by I.R security forces appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...

Emine Şenyaşar: This government is killing us

ANF - 2021-07-15 10:07
Emine and Ferit Şenyaşar, have been released later on Wednesday. They had been taken into custody in the morning, coincidentally ahead of the arrival of HDP co-chair Pervin Buldan. ...

Coronavirus infections decline in government-held areas

NPA Syria - 2021-07-15 09:48
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the media office of the Ministry of Health of the Syrian government recorded five new coronavirus infections and one death in its areas of control. The government’s media office stated on its Facebook account ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 1,356 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-07-15 09:45
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 1,356 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 55 ...

Turkish army launches military operation in the area between Idil, Ömerli and Midyat

ANF - 2021-07-15 09:22
The Turkish army launched a military operation on Wednesday evening in the area between Idil, Ömerli and Midyat. ...

An asylum seeker and political activist from East Kurdistan was killed in Sulaimaniyah

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-07-15 09:11
KMMK:On Wednesday, July 14, 2021, “Rebin Rahimi” a asylum seeker and political activist and native of Sna (sanandaj) was shot The post An asylum seeker and political activist from East Kurdistan was killed in Sulaimaniyah appeared first on Kurdistan Human ...

Exports resume at Syria-Jordan Nassib crossing

NPA Syria - 2021-07-14 11:54
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, trade movement from the Syrian side of the Syria-Jordan Nassib crossing resumed, after having ceased for several days. Fayez Qasouma, vice-chair of the Export Committee of the Syrian Chambers of Commerce, told ...

Central committees reach agreement with 8th Brigade in Syria’s Daraa

NPA Syria - 2021-07-14 11:54
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the central committees in Daraa governorate reached an agreement to form a committee to rule on the ongoing dispute between the residents of the town of Elemtaih in the eastern countryside of Daraa and the lea ...

Council of Ministers approves bill and discusses cooperation with Parliament

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2021-07-08 13:47
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday led the Kurdistan Region Council of Ministers’ weekly meeting to... Continue reading ...

IDP from Afrin killed by indiscriminate shooting in Syria’s Qamishli

NPA Syria - 2021-07-08 11:49
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday-Thursday night, an IDP from the Turkish-occupied Afrin region in Syria, was killed by indiscriminate firing of bullets in the city of Qamishli, northeast Syria. On Wednesday night, residents of Qamishli heard t ...

Syria’s northwest records 23 new coronavirus cases

NPA Syria - 2021-07-08 09:22
IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, the Syrian Interim Government of the opposition Syrian National Coalition announced the recording of 23 new cases of coronavirus, 29 recoveries, and a death in the Idlib and Aleppo countryside, northwest Syria. I ...
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