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US trying to “stifle” Iraq-Iran trade relations: PMF leader

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 20:51
Trade between Iran and Iraq has reached its ‘peak’ , says leader of the Badr Organization. ...

Iran, China slam US unilateralism, vow to boost ties

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK Iran and China on Friday criticized unilateral policies of the U.S. during a regional security summit in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said: “Pressu ...

Three Kurdish Porters Killed, Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - Iranian border guards have killed and wounded three Kurdish porters in the past few days, a monitoring group said on Friday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights revealed that the Iranian forces shot a Kurdish porter, better known as Kolbers, in ...

The self-administration handed over 6 children to the Belgian Foreign affairs Ministry

SDF Press - 2019-06-14 01:58
News Center -The self-administration officially handed over today Six Belgian children of terrorist organization ISIS to the representatives of Belgian Foreign Affairs Ministry the self-administration headquarters in Ayn Issa. SDF-Media Center ...

110 Children receive literacy course at Al-Rasheed camp

SDF Press - 2019-06-14 01:58
Raqqa – In cooperation with the Education Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa, the Euphrates Development Organization opened a literacy course in the western countryside of Raqqa. The children of random camps in Al-Rasheed village, who have not had th ...

Our forces arrest a terrorist cell in Deira Zour countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 19:23
Deira Zour – Our forces arrested a terrorist cell today during a search and sweep campaign in Deira Zour countryside. The cell belongs to the terrorist organization ISIS and consists of (4) terrorists. They seized weapons and explosives in their possessio ...

Three Kurdish Porters Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Three Kurdish porters were injured in separate incidents on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on Sunda ...

Self – Defense Forces In Tabqa .. A Watchful Eye on The Security of the People

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 22:50
Tabqa – After liberating north and east Syria from the terrorist organization ISIS. The self-defense forces effectively contributed in the battles fought by the Syrian democratic forces, especially in Tabqa city. These forces which consist of Tabqa’s citi ...

President of conservative Hispanic organization says Trump's tariff threat got Mexico's attention [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-06 11:44

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-06-05 01:01
This report on the situation of human rights in May 2019, in the east of Kurdistan is that the working population, human rights, Kurdistan, according to multiple reports, the human rights organization round is collected. It is noted that this report due t ...

Migration from Kurdistan Region on Decline: NGO

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Migration of people from Kurdistan Region to the Western countries has significantly increased since last year, according to Lutka Organization for Refugees. After the emergence of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, millions of people escaped ...

Rojava: Organization Sara fights against patriarchal violence

ANF - 2019-06-01 12:21
The Sara organization stands for help and solidarity for women exposed to patriarchal violence in the Euphrates region in Rojava. So far the organization has been able to reach a very large number of women. ...

Femen action in Paris: Stop Feminicide!

ANF - 2019-05-30 19:32
The women's organization Femen protested in Paris against feminicide. Activists commemorated the sixty women who have been murdered in France since the beginning of the year. ...

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 ...

Co-mayors of Malazgirt sentenced to prison

ANF - 2019-05-28 08:53
A court charged former Malazgirt Municipality co-mayors, Halis Coşkun and Memnune Söylemez, with "being members of an illegal organization". Coşkun was sentenced to 12 years and Söylemez to 8 years and 6 months in prison. ...

Turkish MIT’s dirty network against SDF

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
SDF prisoner Sahab Ahmet Abdullatif confessed to the dirty network by the Turkish police and MIT, the organization of attacks against the SDF and how he helped cross ISIS members into Turkey. ...

Campaign to fight and reduce the spread leishmaniasis in the countryside of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 20:40
Tabqa – Together for El Jarniya organization and in cooperation with the municipality of people in Tabqa has launched a campaign to fight leishmaniasis and reduce its spread. The campaign included the distribution of brochures to identify the disease of l ...

Iranian Kurdistan: 30 People Commit Suicide in 30 Days

BAS News - 2019-05-21 14:08
ERBIL — Over the past month, a total of 30 people have committed suicide in different Kurdish provinces of Iran. According to statistics by Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, 17 women and 13 men killed themselves between 20th April and 20th May in the ...

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 ...

Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization Harms America | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-05-15 00:34

The Municipality of Raqqa city removes the rubble from Tel Abyad street

SDF Press - 2019-05-12 21:27
Raqqa – The municipality of people continues it work in order to remove the rubble accumulated in the streets and the remnants of the war against the terrorist organization ISIS, this step came at the request of the residents and the owners of the shops o ...

Kurdish Porter Shot Dead by Iranian Forces

BAS News - 2019-05-11 13:22
ERBIL — Iranian border guars killed a Kurdish porter on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and Kurdistan Region on Friday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that the victim was severely injured and was transferred to a hospital before succu ...

Washington Monthly | Why We Shouldn’t Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

Washingtonmonthly - 2019-05-11 06:15

KRG-Iran Border: Kurdish Porter Dies After Falling from Cliff

BAS News - 2019-05-09 15:07
ERBIL — A Kurdish porter from Iranian Kurdish city of Jwanro died on Thursday after falling from a cliff in the mountainous areas between Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that Hadi Mousazadeh, 50, died ...

Yezidis on Mount Sinjar Demonstrate to Call for Resumption of BCF Aid Operations

BAS News - 2019-05-09 14:44
ERBIL — People on Mount Sinjar gathered on Tuesday at a camp on Mount Sinjar to call for the resumption of aid operations by Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF). The humanitarian aid organization was forced to close down its offices in Sinjar region after K ...

Two Sisters Stabbed to Death by Family Members in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 23:45
ERBIL - Two sisters were stabbed to death by their father and a brother in the Iranian Kurdistan on Wednesday evening, a monitoring group confirmed. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said that the incident took place in the Kurdish city of Sanandaj on ...

Suicide Rate Rockets Among Iranian Kurdish Juveniles

BAS News - 2019-05-07 23:45
ERBIL - Over 20 Kurdish juveniles have committed suicide in Iran in the past four months only, a monitoring group said on Tuesday. According to a report by Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, a Kurdish citizen in the town of Rabat shot himself dead on ...

Urmia: Two Kurdish Porters Drown in River

BAS News - 2019-05-05 21:51
ERBIL - A couple of Kurdish porters, better known as Kolbers, drowned on Sunday in a river in the Iranian Kurdish city of Urmia. According to a report by Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, the two victims were identified as Farzad Nouri and Burhan Tar ...

Iran Executes Another Kurdish Citizen

BAS News - 2019-05-05 21:51
ERBIL - Iran executed another Kurdish citizen on Sunday who had been behind bars for years, a monitoring group revealed. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said that the Kurdish man spent four years in jail before his death penalty was implemented on S ...

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 ...

Iraq Committed to OPEC Oil Output Cut: Minister

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:44
ERBIL — Iraqi Oil Minister reiterated his country’s commitment to an oil output cut led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) which is devised to control international oil prices. Thamer Ghadhban said Iraq will not unilaterally ...

Turkey asks Sri Lanka to ban Fethullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) and deport activists | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-05-05 12:52

Police closed off HDP Amed Provincial Organisation building

ANF - 2019-05-04 13:58
The HDP Amed Provincial Organization was closed off by police. ...

Committee of Self-Defense in Tabqa .. Organization of the affairs of the fighters and the establishment of a defensive army

SDF Press - 2019-05-04 00:07
Tabqa- The Committee for Self-Defense in Tabqa one of the committees of the Executive Council, which was established on 1/11/2017 and began to work to facilitate the participation of the residents of Tabqa to protect and defend the city. The center of sel ...

Trump Considers Listing Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Organization | WWNO

WWNO - 2019-05-03 09:59

World Health Organization in Turkey: Health emergency response to the crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic - Annual Report 2018 - Turkey | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-05-02 13:58

Dutch Government Forcing Yezidis to Return to Iraq: Reports

BAS News - 2019-05-02 13:07
ERBIL — The Netherlands has reportedly devised a new policy that forces the Kurdish Yezidi asylum seekers to return to Iraq and Kurdistan Region, claiming that the situation is calm now. Speaking to BasNews, Ari Jalal, head of Lutka Organization for Migr ...

The second anniversary of the liberation Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2019-05-01 20:10
Tabqa-the people of Tabqa city remembered the anniversary of the liberation of their city from the terrorist organization ISIS on May 1, 2017, they remembered the greatness of the martyrs who poured the soil of the homeland with their pure blood and paint ...

Iraqi Shi’ite Militias Deployed to Iran Kill Two Kurds

BAS News - 2019-05-01 14:20
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have reportedly killed two Kurdish men in northwest Iran, where they are stationed since last week. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported on 23rd April that around 60 militiamen of Hashd al-Shaabi ...

Trump sues 2 banks in effort to thwart subpoenas

Waar Media - 2019-05-01 11:49
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump, his three eldest children and his organization have sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to stop the release of financial records to Congress. “The subpoenas were issued to harass President Donald J. Trump, to rummag ...

Brotherhood vows to remain ‘peaceful’ despite US plans

Waar Media - 2019-05-01 11:49
WAAR_DUHOK Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood said it will continue to work in line with “peaceful and moderate thought” despite U.S. plans to designate it as a “terrorist” organization. On Tuesday, the White House confirmed the administration of President Donal ...

Members of a Family Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-01 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Members of a family from Orumiyeh have been detained on charges of cooperation with The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran since March. Ebrahim Sediq Hamedani and his two children, Salar and Maryam Sediq Hamedan ...

Designating Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization Would be Counterproductive for United States | Human Rights First

Humanrightsfirst - 2019-04-30 20:47

Amnesty’s own staffer accuses group of ‘shameful’ suppression of protesters

UN Watch - 2019-04-29 10:00
In a rare move, an Amnesty International campaigner is now accusing his own organization of ‘pretend[ing] to defend the right to protest’ even as it called in the police for what he called a ‘shameful’ and ‘violent attack’ to ‘suppress protesters’ at the ...

Lawyers On Trial In Turkey - The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2019-04-29 06:10

Kurdish Porter “Severely” Injured by Iranian Forces

BAS News - 2019-04-27 16:41
ERBIL — Iranian border guards “severely” injured a Kurdish porter on Friday near the border with Kurdistan Region, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. The armed forces opened fire at a group of porters who were carrying goods over the bord ...

Iran Executes Another Kurd

BAS News - 2019-04-25 12:59
ERBIL — Iranian authorities executed another Kurdish inmate in northeastern province of Khoransan on Monday. Identified by first name only, Reza was arrested six years ago swhen he was on death row, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. He w ...

Finding an armory of mines and explosives from ISIS remnants

SDF Press - 2019-04-25 06:02
Raqqa-Roj Demining Organization (Ramco) found a storehouse for explosive devices and mortars in Al-Haramiya neighborhood in Raqqa city. After receiving complaints from residents about the presence of foreign objects in the neighborhood and they believed t ...

Iraqi Militiamen Deployed to Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-23 20:14
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have been deployed to the Iranian Kurdish areas of northwest Iran, reportedly making preparations for an operation against the Kurdish opposition forces, a monitoring group said. Hangaw Organization for Human ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Kurdish terrorist organization - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-04-20 11:27

1st Shada Cultural Forum at AUK

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-19 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 18th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan hosted 1st Shada Cultural Forum, organized by the Directorate General of Culture and Youth in Duhok and Kania Spi organization in collaboration with AUK, and support ...

Another 11 Kurdish Yezidis Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-18 13:12
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated 11 more Kurdish Yezidis whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) back in 2014. They are women and children who were received by Yezidi Home Organization from the administration of al-Hol and t ...

Iran’s Kurdish parties welcome IRGC terror designation

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-04-18 01:04
Iranian Kurdish parties have welcomed the United States’ decision to label Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. ...

ISIS’s Territory Defeated, Yet Violence Continues As Syrian Forces Shell Idlib - The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2019-04-17 21:51

Bab-centered ISIS organization by the Turkish state

ANF - 2019-04-17 17:05
The Turkish state is restructuring and reorganizing ISIS under different uniforms and labels, centered around Bab, in Afrin and occupied areas of Shehba as well as in Turkey. ...

UNESCO, Germany to Reconstruct Mosul’s al-Aghawat Mosque

BAS News - 2019-04-17 12:49
ERBIL — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the government of Germany have signed an agreement to reconstruct al-Aghawat Mosque in Mosul, north of Iraq. The UN cultural agency is helping Iraq to gain internat ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives IICO delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-17 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO), Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouq, and his accompanying delegation. ...

Masror Barzani Meets The Islamic International Charity Foundation

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 16:22
WAAR_DUHOK Masror Barzani, the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council met Dr. Abdullah Al-Ma’touq the Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and the delegation accompanying him on Sunday. The meeting was attended by Ku ...

Second in a Week: Kurdish Porter Killed by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-04-14 16:04
ERBIL — Iranian forces on the northwestern borders killed another Kurdish porter on Sunday near the city of Khoy, Western Azarbaijan province. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that the victim was killed after the Iranian border guards opened ...

Kurdish Security Chief, IICO Review Humanitarian Aid to IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-14 13:11
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Sunday a delegation from the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) to discuss the humanitarian aid to the IDPs and refugees sheltered in the Kurdistan Re ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Strongly Rejects US' Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-13 20:17
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq has strongly rejected the US' decision of designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization". The Shi'ite militias reiterated their backing to the people of Iran and the I ...

Foza Yusif: ISIS is not only our problem

ANF - 2019-04-13 16:05
Kurdish politician Foza Yusif sees the danger of the Islamic terrorist organization ISIS not yet banished. In order to convict the ISIS members who are being held in northern Syria, an international tribunal needs to be set up in the region, she says. ...

Oil prices up with OPEC cuts, supply risks

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK Production cuts from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), in addition to supply risks from Iran, Venezuela and Libya continue to pressure global oil supply and keep oil prices high at Friday’s opening. After closing the pr ...

Who is new head of Sudan’s transitional council?

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK The new head of Sudan’s transitional military council is said not to be affiliated with any political body or organization, according to sources with close links to him. Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Burhan, 60, served in Sudan’s border guar ...

Haftar’s Final Play: Operation Flood of Dignity and the Fight for Tripoli

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-12 23:01
Of the hundreds of militias and armed groups scattered across the country, the Libyan National Army (LNA) has long been perceived as Libya’s only unified military organization. Bound together by a fragile network of tribal and local alliances, the LNA is ...

The U.S. Names the Iranian Revolutionary Guard a Terrorist Organization and Sanctions the International Criminal Court - Lawfare

Lawfareblog - 2019-04-11 06:11

Is Designating IRGC a Terrorist Organization a Right Decision? - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-04-10 21:54

OAS Recognizes Guaido’s Envoy As Venezuelan Ambassador

Waar Media - 2019-04-10 17:36
WAAR_DUHOK The Organization of American States (OAS) said Tuesday it is recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido’s nominee as Venezuela’s official delegate to the group until new elections are held. Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that ...

3 more communists go on hunger strikes against isolation

ANF - 2019-04-10 15:41
3 more prisoners from the Marxist Leninist Communist Party (MLKP) and MLKP/Communist Women’s Organization (KKO) cases joined the indefinite nonalternating hunger strikes. ...

Kurdish Oppositions Welcome US Designation of IRGC as “Terrorist”

BAS News - 2019-04-10 14:41
ERBIL — Four Iranian Kurdish opposition parties gathered within The Cooperation Center of Iranian Kurdistan’s Political Parties and have welcomed the US’ decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. ...

Nearly 100 Kurdish Immigrants Suffer in Detention in Hungarian Camp

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:46
ERBIL - Nearly 100 Kurdish migrants have been held in detention in a camp in Hungary since last year, Ari Jalal, head of Lutka Organization for IDP and Refugee Affairs, revealed on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Jalal pointed out that a total of 97 Kurdish ...

US's Designation of IRGC as "Terrorist Organization" Not Right: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:06
ERBIL - The US's decision of designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization is not right, Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday, warning of "negative consequences" for Iraq and the region. The Iraqi premier d ...

Khamenei on US Decision to List IRGC as Terrorist: Vicious Move

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:50
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei condemned US’s decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “foreign terrorist organization”, saying that the move was “vicious”. “They wish to plot against our Sepah [the Guard c ...

New solidarity initiative in Sweden

ANF - 2019-04-09 12:33
In Söderhamn district in Sweden, a new organization in solidarity with the Kurdish people was formed. ...

Iranian MPs Go to Parliament in IRGC Uniform to Condemn US Decision

BAS News - 2019-04-09 10:52
ERBIL — A group of Iranian lawmakers and the speaker went to the legislative on Monday in Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) uniforms after the US designated the forces as a “foreign terrorist organization”. The lawmakers entered the assembly chan ...

US designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization

Gulan Media - 2019-04-09 09:17

Syria Strongly Decries Washington's Decision Against Iran's IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-08 22:57
ERBIL - Syria has strongly decried Washington's decision to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization." Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) cited on Monday an official source at the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates ...

US designates IRGC as terrorist organization, subjecting sanctions violators to criminal prosecution

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-08 21:41

Iran Labels US Military as a "Terrorist Organization": Report

BAS News - 2019-04-08 18:57
ERBIL - Iran has labeled the US military as a "terrorist organization", state media said, adding that Tehran also accused Washington of supporting terrorism. The announcement was made by Iran's Supreme Security Council on Monday shortly after US Presiden ...

US Designates Iran’s IRGC as “Foreign Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-08 17:34
ERBIL — The US announced on Monday that it has designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. “Today, I am formally announcing my Administration’s plan to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ...

US designates Iran’s IRGC a foreign terrorist organization

Rûdaw - 2019-04-08 16:57
"If you are doing business with the IRGC, you will be bankrolling terrorism" ...

Iran Warns of Reciprocal Action if US Recognizes IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-07 16:44
ERBIL — Iran has warned of a tit-for-tat measure if the US realises its plan to designate Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, said a top commander. Head of the Guards, Mohammad Ali Jafari, said on Sunday that th ...

US to Designate Iran’s IRGC as “Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is expected to list Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, Reuters cited three US officials. The relations between Washington and Tehran have further deteriorated since the fo ...

Faraz Firouzi Mandomi: visiting to the security detention centers in Kurdistan will be a public demand and its legal mechanism will be followed up by parties and human rights organizations

Kurdpa - 2019-04-06 06:20
Kurdpa Agency: So far, no international independent organization has not been authorized to inspect the detention of the intelligence agencies in Sanandaj. ...

The “Blue Chip” and the Little Blue Bird: Change and Continuity in NATO Policy from Nixon to Trump

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-04 19:22
The 25th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was not a cheery one. It was held in Brussels, but also occurred under the shadow of Watergate. The Alliance had just been through 1973’s agonizing “Year of Europe,” during which President Ric ...

NATO marks its 70th anniversary

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK Founded in Washington on April 4, 1949, with 12 founding members, this Thursday the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is marking 70 years of the alliance, currently boasting 29 members, including longtime pillar Turkey. Headquartered i ...

Iranian Kurdistan: 55 People Killed, Injured by Landmines in 2018

BAS News - 2019-04-04 10:44
ERBIL — Landmines and war remnants killed and injured a total of 55 people across the Iranian Kurdish provinces last year, said Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. Decades after the Iran-Iraq War era (1980-1988), the border areas between the Iranian Ku ...

IS May Reorganize Itself in Iraq, Syria: NATO

BAS News - 2019-04-01 21:11
ERBIL - Although the Islamic State (IS) has lost all its territories in both Iraq and neighboring Syria, the jihadist group could reorganize itself once again, the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, stat ...

Kirmanshan: Kurdish Porter Severely Injured by Iranian Forces

BAS News - 2019-03-31 22:19
ERBIL - A Kurdish porter, better known as Kolber, was severely wounded by the Iranian border guards in the province of Kirmanshan. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, the Iranian forces opened fire at a group of Kolbers in the area of Naws ...

Time for organization at the Anna Campbell Academy

ANF - 2019-03-30 15:09
"If we want to be victorious, we must admit to ourselves that our struggle today is a struggle for all or nothing. It is a time of courage and choice. It is the time of coordination and organization. It is thetime for action." ...

Iran Flood Death Toll Rises to 42: Official

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The death toll from the recent floods across Iran has reached 42, Legal Medicine Organization said on Saturday. Several provinces from north to south were hit by heavy rainfalls last week in Iran. The rainfall caused flash floods which killed 42 ...

UNPO: The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and its partners, submit a joint report to the United Nations (UN) as part of the UN Universal Periodic Review of human rights in Iran

UNPO - 2019-03-29 21:43

Despite “Islamic State” defeat: Hundreds of children will forever be missing

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2019-03-25 01:10
Baghouz. With the final offensive against the terrorist militia “Islamic State” (IS) in Syria hopes were high that thousands of missing Ezidi women and children would be freed. Almost five years ago, the IS terrorist organization kidnapped and enslaved u ...

SDF takes entire Baghouz village under control

ANF - 2019-03-21 16:40
SDF has seized control of Baghouz village, the last enclave of the ISIS terrorist organization in North and East Syria. ...

SDF seized control of Baghouz town, last ISIS enclave

ANF - 2019-03-19 19:04
SDF has achieved domination over the entire Baghouz town with the fall of last positions of ISIS. With the fall of the last ISIS positions, the military presence of the terrorist organization in North and East Syria has ended. ...

Young Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death on Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-03-18 11:17
ERBIL — Another young Kurdish porter lost his life in the cold weather while carrying goods on Iran’s border with Kurdistan Region. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported on Monday that the man was found frozen in the mountainous areas of Sardasht ...

Public opinion statement

SDF Press - 2019-03-17 21:46
Our forces continue their fight against terrorism, the last phase of which started on 9TH January 2019. Our forces have won great victories against terrorist Daesh organization the fighting is now confined to a small area in Al-Bagouz town in the eastern ...

AKP conducts armed election campaign in Baskale

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
AKP’s Van Baskale Youth Organization President Sahin Karaman conducts the election campaign in the villages of Van’s Baskale district with weapons on his and his companions’ persons. ...

The outcome of the clashes in the “battle to defeat terrorism” within the past 24 hours

SDF Press - 2019-03-15 21:30
The operations of our forces continue against ISIS terrorist in Al-Bagouz town, yesterday almost 1300 terrorists and their families surrendered to our forces (SDF). Our fighters also launched an attack on the terrorist organization’s sites and gatherings, ...
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