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Baghdad-Appointed Governor Orders Destruction of Kurdish Marketplace in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-20 13:06
ERBIL — The acting governor of Kirkuk, who was unilaterally appointed by the Iraqi government, ordered on Thursday the destruction of a marketplace. BasNews has learned the the majority of the people working at the marketplace were Kurds. Following the d ...

Call to join the “big dip” for Hasankeyf on 14 July

ANF - 2019-06-20 10:08
On the second Sunday of July each year, people in Europe and beyond join the “big dip” into rivers and lakes as part of a campaign for the conservation and renaturation of our freshwater ecosystems. ...

MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine

BBC - 2019-06-20 01:39
The Malaysia Airlines jet was hit by a missile over Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people. ...

Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN

Gulan Media - 2019-06-19 22:27

More than 70 million people uprooted in 2018: UNHCR

Kurdiu - 2019-06-19 22:12

People's Protection Forces announced the death of four of its fighters

Kurdiu - 2019-06-19 22:12

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide | Global development | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-06-19 19:12

3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Three people were injured on Wednesday in a rocket attack on the headquarters of giant U.S. oil company ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said a Katyusha rock ...

12 HDP and DBP members detained in Izmir

ANF - 2019-06-19 13:30
Police detained 12 people following raids against HDP and DBP in Izmir. ...

UNHCR: 70.8 million people forcibly displaced in 2018

ANF - 2019-06-19 12:53
Wars, violence and persecution have driven record numbers of people from their homes worldwide, according to the latest annual study by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. ...

UN: Record 71 Million People Displaced by War Worldwide | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-06-19 10:46

People in Kobanê protested Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-06-19 09:56
A rally was held in Kobanê to protest against the attacks carried out by the Turkish state in Afrin and South Kurdistan. ...

Iraq: Protesters Likely to Come Back to Streets on Friday

BAS News - 2019-06-18 23:43
ERBIL - Iraqi protesters in the southern parts are possible to come back to the streets once again on Friday as a result of providing the people of Iraq with poor public services. According to Iraqi media reports, the possible demonstrations are reported ...

Women’s Committee and its role in Hajin

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 21:30
Deira-Zour – After the opening of the People’s Council in Hajin and the activating its committees, the Women’s Committee was established within it. “We activated the work of the Women’s Committee nearly a month ago to support women and activate its margin ...

The People’s Municipality started to asphalt Al Sa’a and Al Muhafaza roundabout

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 17:03
Raqqa – In cooperation with Al-Shamal Company and as a part of its daily work in the city, the Municipality of People in Raqqa started the project of paving and asphalting the roads of the city. The project comes within the framework of a plan and study d ...

Popular demonstrations continue in Hong Kong

ANF - 2019-06-18 08:48
Demonstrations continue after more than two million people participated in the demonstration held on Sunday in the main streets of the Chinese city of Hong Kong. ...

State terror against HDP: 35 people including 7 minors detained

ANF - 2019-06-17 16:53
Operation against HDP in four cities. ...

Turkey charges 38 people, including Bloomberg reporters, over lira crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-17 15:30

KDP intelligence detains 2 people from Maxmur

ANF - 2019-06-17 14:33
KDP’s intelligence service Parastin detained two people from Maxmur on their way to the hospital. One of the detainees was Diplomatic Relations Committee Member Bewar Emin Tahir. ...

Field fires in Syrian Kurdistan’s Hasaka kill 10: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-06-16 21:31
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Fires engulfing vital wheat fields across Syrian Kurdistan (Syria’s northeast) have killed at least 10 people, a war monitor said Sunday, as Kurdish authorities claim the blazes were set deliberately. Kurdish authorities and ...

Three people killed and injured in Chamchamal

Kurdiu - 2019-06-16 16:58

Offices of ETHA News Agency raided

ANF - 2019-06-16 08:47
Seven people taken into custody after Istanbul Police Department raided the office of Etkin News Agency (ETHA) on Saturday. ...

Five died in fire in Til Koçer

ANF - 2019-06-16 08:47
Five people who were trying to extinguish the fire in agricultural land in Til Koçer died while 3 others were injured. ...

Putin’s envoy says Russia ready to consider rights Kurdish people in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-15 22:59

People in Maxmur condemned Turkish state attacks

ANF - 2019-06-15 13:22
People in Maxmur camp protested the Turkish state's invasion attacks against Başur Kurdistan. ...

Land feud leaves 6 dead in Siverek

ANF - 2019-06-15 12:19
The land dispute between two families in Siverek district of Urfa turned into a bloody confrontation: 6 people were killed and 5 injured. ...

Two people injured in explosion in Hesekê

ANF - 2019-06-15 12:19
Two people were injured in the explosion in Telayî Boulevard, in Hesekê. ...

Kurds in Marseille protest attacks against South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:52
Tevgera Ciwanên Şoreşger activists and Kurdish people in Marseille protested the genocide and occupation attacks of the Turkish state against South Kurdistan. ...

Hakari, Zebari tribes gunfight leaves five people wounded in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-15 10:58
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people were wounded in a fight between two families in Bazhera village in Akre district in Iraqi Kurdistan on Thursday, according to the Akre Health Directorate. Two of the wounded had severe injuries, so they were e ...

Signature campaign for Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-15 10:38
Under the slogan “Hasankeyf is our culture, Tigris our nature” people from Hasankeyf, Iraq, Rojava and nine European countries called for the Turkish government not to start filling the Ilisu Dam reservoir, as was announced for 10th June, 2019. ...

Young people acted as human shields in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-15 08:43
Youth in South Kurdistan protested the invasion attempts of South Kurdistan carried out by Turkey by acting as human shields. ...

China floods cause a landslide in the Fujian province

BBC - 2019-06-15 01:49
A landslide has hit southeast China following days of heavy rain and flooding that has killed over 60 people. ...

Iraqi authorities prevent IDPs from returning home: HRW

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 00:44
An estimated 1.8 million people are still displaced ...

5 people remanded in custody in Urfa

ANF - 2019-06-14 17:40
Out of the 13 people detained in Urfa over social media posts, 5 have been remanded in custody. ...

In Iraq, displaced people are returning home

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-14 17:10
Article In Iraq, displaced people are returning home Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Human shields take action against invasion

ANF - 2019-06-14 13:51
A group of young people from Southern Kurdistan set out to be human shields against invasion attacks. ...

How Hong Kong demonstrators organised

BBC - 2019-06-14 02:27
Thousands of people opposing a controversial extradition policy came together on the streets of Hong Kong. ...

Christchurch attack: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges

BBC - 2019-06-14 00:47
In the 15 March shooting, a gunman opened fire on Muslim worshippers and killed 51 people. ...

KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...

U.S. delegation holds talks with Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A US delegation visited Syria’s Kurdish areas on Wednesday discussed the country’s support for the people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the northern and eastern Syria, Hawar News Agency ANHA reported. The delegation headed by ...

UK visa system must act with decency and self-interest

Rûdaw - 2019-06-13 13:53
Many people are refused for no good reason ...

The 33 young people detained in Hasankeyf were released

ANF - 2019-06-13 08:20
The 33 young people detained and tortured during the protest against the flood of Hasankeyf were released. ...

Hajin council works with great effort and a few potentials

SDF Press - 2019-06-13 00:10
Deira Zour – after defeating ISIS terrorists physically, the self-administration opened people assembly in Hajin in order to provide services to the residents and restore life, The Council was established three months ago and d 5 committees were founded s ...

5 fighters were injured while participating in putting out the fire

SDF Press - 2019-06-13 00:10
News Center – Five fighters from the Syrian Democratic forces were injured while they were helping the fire brigades and the people of the area in putting out the fires that flamed in the wheat fields in Chalabiya and the southern villages of Kobani. As w ...

Mali village attack death toll revised down to 35

BBC - 2019-06-13 00:02
Initial reports said nearly 100 people had been killed in an attack on a Dogon village. ...

TEV-DEM’s Xelil: Afrin will be returned to its own people- PART I

ANF - 2019-06-12 17:32
TEV-DEM Executive Council Member Aldar Xelil said: “The Turkish state’s forces took over Afrin’s lands, but they can never take the will of the people or the resistance. We believe Afrin will be saved.” ...

Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds Dozens

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:33
ERBIL — Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis carried out a missile attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, wounding at least 26 people. The Saudi-led Coalition soon blamed Iran for the attack, saying it proved Tehran’s invol ...

Public Gathering Calls for End of Turkish Bombardment of Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-06-12 11:57
ERBIL — Several dozens of people gathered in a border town of Kurdistan Region on Wednesday to call on Turkey to end bombardment of Kurdistan borders which puts civilian lives at stake. Turkey carries out continuous military operations deep into KRG terr ...

33 detained as police attacked HDP youth in Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-12 11:35
HDP youth set to denounce the destruction in Hasankeyf were attacked by the police. 33 people, including a journalist, were taken into custody. ...

UK professor: We must get the world to know the Rojava revolution

ANF - 2019-06-12 11:11
East London University professor Camilla Power has been visiting universities and academies in Rojava. Power said that “it is important to get people in different parts of the world to know about the democratic confederalism revolution.” ...

Is Russia Changing Its Calculus in Eastern Ukraine?

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-12 09:16
Amid expectations that Russia will test Ukraine’s new president with escalatory actions, it appears that its calculus is to wait for Kyiv’s administration to make the first move – while quietly helping the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Rep ...

Conflicts spur alarming increase in missing persons: Red Cross

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 08:27
Among those on the ICRC’s missing list are 10,000 people from Syria ...

Political genocide: Arrest warrant for 33 people in six cities

ANF - 2019-06-11 15:31
Arrest warrant has been issued for a total of 33 people as part of yet another political genocide operation of the Turkish regime. ...

People of Qamishlo take to the streets against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-06-11 13:34
Protests against Turkish invasion attacks against Kurdistan continue. ...

The detect committee burn corrupted foodstuff in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 22:50
Today, the detect committee which belong to the People’s Municipality in Raqqa city confiscated corrupted foodstuffs during its daily tour of the city’s markets. The supervisor in the supplying committee, Ibrahim Ismail, said that during their tour they m ...

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 ...

People of Afrin make Shehba greener

ANF - 2019-06-10 13:43
The people of Afrin are trying to continue with their lives in Shehba and have set up a nursery garden to plant the empty plots, with support from the Agriculture Committee. ...

Nechirvan Barzani Sworn in as the President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — The new President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, took oath on Monday during a parliamentary session and a massive ceremony in Erbil. “I swear to the God, I will defend the rights, achievements, unity, and the interests of the people of K ...

The HDP kitchen: A mix of foods, languages, and ecology

ANF - 2019-06-10 10:48
The HDP people emphasized that they will be putting in practice this research in every field. ...

Sudan security forces tear-gas protesters

BBC - 2019-06-10 00:44
Four people have been killed in Khartoum on the first day of "civil disobedience", doctors say. ...

Turkish air raids target Bradost region in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-09 17:48
The Turkish state continues its genocidal war against the Kurdish people in various parts of Kurdistan. ...

141 people exhumed from mass graves in Shengal identified

ANF - 2019-06-09 14:02
The opening of mass graves in the village of Kocho started on March 15. Works on mass graves had been suspended during the Ramadan moth. ...

Ethnic cleansing in Afrin: 60,000 people resettled in the city

ANF - 2019-06-09 12:21
At least 60,000 people have been moved to Afrin. Families transferred from other regions were placed in the center of Jindirês, Şiyê, Bilbilê, Şêra and Afrin. ...

Two Yezidis Killed in Another Farm Fire Incident

BAS News - 2019-06-09 11:51
ERBIL — Wheat farms near Snune district of Sinjar caught fire overnight on Saturday and two people were killed while attempting to put off the blaze. A local official told BasNews that a huge fire engulfed thousands of dunams of wheat farms with farmers ...

Kirkuk: Separate Bomb Attacks Kill, Wound Seven People

BAS News - 2019-06-09 01:49
ERBIL - At least seven people, including two civilians, were either killed or wounded in three separate bomb attacks in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. Kurdistan24 cited its correspondent in the area as explaining that the first incident occurre ...

Venezuela crisis: Border with Colombia reopens after four months

BBC - 2019-06-09 00:01
Thousands of people have crossed the border, which had been shut in February, to buy basic goods. ...

People of Bab take to the streets again

ANF - 2019-06-08 17:42
The people of Bab took to the streets once again against the Turkish state invasions. ...

Call from Hasankeyf: It's not too late!

ANF - 2019-06-08 16:09
The people of Hasankeyf call for support. The 12,000-year-old settlement on the Tigris River is to be flooded by the Ilısu Dam project. ...

Lightning Strike Kills Two in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-08 14:36
ERBIL — At least two people were killed by separate lightning strikes in the rural areas of Kermanshah province, west o Iran. In the first accident, a 30-year-old man was killed after he was struck by lightning while he was tending to his farm near Chagh ...

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing analyzed data from randomized controlled trials that had compared people who took vitamin D supplements with those who took a placebo for at least 3 years. They only included trial ...

Parkland shooting: Should school officer be jailed for child neglect?

BBC - 2019-06-08 02:01
Scot Peterson faces 97 years in prison for his alleged inaction as a gunman killed 17 people. ...

Ethiopian PM heads to Sudan to mediate crisis

Rûdaw - 2019-06-07 22:08
113 people were killed and over 500 wounded this week in an army crackdown. ...

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians

Rûdaw - 2019-06-07 15:57
Five weeks of violence has driven nearly 300,000 people from their homes ...

People of Xelifan: Our village is under Turkish army blockade

ANF - 2019-06-07 13:07
Citizens in the Xelifan village in the Bradost region that has been targeted by the Turkish state’s latest invasion attacks said their village is under Turkish army blockade. ...

Niels Högel: German ex-nurse convicted of killing 85 patients

BBC - 2019-06-07 02:15
Niels Högel administered lethal doses of heart medication to people in his care in northern Germany. ...

Sudan crisis: African Union membership suspended

BBC - 2019-06-07 00:02
Sudan has seen a violent crackdown against protesters, which the opposition says killed 108 people. ...

“Kurdish Struggle” panel discussion at British Parliament

ANF - 2019-06-06 12:23
A panel discussion titled “The Kurdish People’s Struggle for Democracy in Turkey” was held at the British Parliament. ...

KCDK-E called on activists to march for Afrin on 8 June

ANF - 2019-06-06 09:20
The KCDK-E chairmanship has issued a written statement to protest the invasion of Afrin and called on people to join the march to be held in Cologne on 8 June. ...

Syrian Kurds repatriate 8 people from IS group families to US

France24 - 2019-06-06 06:01

Netflix warns people not to do the 'Bird Box Challenge' - ABC News

GO - 2019-06-06 01:21

Sudan crisis: Opposition rejects offer of talks amid bloody crackdown

BBC - 2019-06-06 00:01
Activists say a paramilitary unit killed at least 100 people, dumping 40 bodies in the river Nile. ...

Darwin shooting: Four killed in northern Australia

BBC - 2019-06-05 01:55
A man is arrested after several people are shot dead in the northern city of Darwin, police say. ...

Alabama mayor called for 'killing out' gay people

BBC - 2019-06-05 00:55
Mark Chambers reportedly lumped "homosexuals" and "transvestites" together with "baby killers". ...

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...

Bradost people on Turkish attacks: We won’t leave our homes

ANF - 2019-06-04 14:28
Villagers in the Bradost region targeted by the Turkish state’s invasions protested the attacks and said, “The Turkish state wants to evacuate our villages but whatever happens, we won’t leave our homes.” ...

Thousands of people from Idlib settled in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-04 12:08
The Turkish occupying state continues its policy of demographic change in Afrin. While Kurds are being persecuted by torture, murder and kidnapping, around 4,000 people from Idlib have now settled in Afrin. ...

Sudan crisis: Security forces attack protesters

BBC - 2019-06-04 01:27
Video from Khartoum shows injured people and the sound of gunfire as tensions spill over into violence. ...

Sudan crisis: Security forces condemned for violence against protesters

BBC - 2019-06-04 00:02
Security forces attack pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, reportedly killing at least 30 people. ...

Eid celebrated in peace and safety for Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-03 13:51
The people of Northern and Eastern Syria are preparing for the Eid in peace and safety as the region is completely freed from ISIS gangs. ...

Death toll in Azaz reached 19

ANF - 2019-06-03 12:35
According to a new report, at least 19 people died as the result of the explosion of a bomb-loaded vehicle in Turkish-occupied Azaz. ...

Serêkaniyê protested Turkey attacks against South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-03 11:44
People in Serêkaniyê protested the attacks of the Turkish state against South Kurdistan. ...

New Democratic Kurdish Community Center opened in Malmö

ANF - 2019-06-03 10:58
A new Democratic Kurdish Community Centers has opened in Sweden. The opening in Skåne, Malmö, has been attended by many Kurdish and Swedish people. ...

Turkish state is making helicopter runway in Raco

ANF - 2019-06-03 10:00
The Turkish state forced people to leave the village of Derviş, in Raco (Afrin). ...

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people

Gulan Media - 2019-06-03 06:03

French casualties on D-Day: 'What I saw... was so horrible'

BBC - 2019-06-03 01:20
As the 75th anniversary of D-Day is marked, people in France remember the soldiers but also the civilians who were killed. ...

Explosion in Azaz leaves at least 16 dead and 33 wounded

ANF - 2019-06-02 22:41
A big explosion occurred in Azaz, which is under Turkish occupation. At least 16 people died and 33 people were injured in the explosion. ...

People of Xakurke: We don’t want Turkey in our lands

ANF - 2019-06-02 14:16
The people of Xakurke protested the Turkish state attacks and said, “They are killing our people and they want to invade our lands. We trust in the guerrilla.” The people are also upset with the Southern government’s silence. ...

People reacted angrily to Turkish army invasion attempt

ANF - 2019-06-02 11:40
The attempt of the Turkish army to invade the Xakurkê area is confronted by the great resistance by guerrillas. The people of South Kurdistan are very angry at the Turkish state's invasion attacks and collaborators. ...

Sinn Féin called to support Climate Emergency Measure Bill

ANF - 2019-06-02 08:49
Sinn Féin held a joint press conference with the Green Party and People before Profit to support the Climate Emergency Measures Bill. ...

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 ...
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