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KCK: Türkische Angriffe mit Einverständnis der USA

ANF - 2018-12-16 02:10
Die Angriffe der Türkei auf Mexmûr, Şengal und Rojava dienen dem Zweck, das faschistische Regime im türkischen Staat aufrecht zu erhalten, erklärt die KCK und ruft zum Widerstand auf. ...

UN envoy calls for monitoring of Yemen ceasefire

Waar Media - 2018-12-15 19:14
The UN’s Yemen envoy called on the Security Council Friday to establish a “robust monitoring regime” to ensure a ceasefire at a vital port. Martin Griffiths told the council that not only is it essential for the mechanism to be set up at Hodaydah “it is ...

Kidnapping und Folter durch den türkischen Geheimdienst / Wann endlich beendet die Bundesregierung die polizeiliche und militärische Zusammenarbeit mit dem AKP-Regime?

Bundespresseportal - 2018-12-15 01:12

What is the true nature of Turkey's new regime? | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-14 22:55

Coalition planes hit regime post in Deir ez-Zor, says state medi

Rûdaw - 2018-12-14 19:25

Appel à la Belgique, à l’Union Européenne et à la communauté internationale:

Institut Kurde de Bruxelles - 2018-12-14 17:43
CONDAMNEZ LA GUERRE D’ANNEXION DU REGIME TURC Ne laissez pas les Kurdes syriens, qui ont battu l’Etat Islamique, se faire massacrer par la Turquie! Le président turc Erdoğan a annoncé que dans quelques jours, il attaquerait de nouveau la région à prédomin ...

Erdogan rival accepts election results as he warns of Turkey becoming 'one-man regime'

Telegraph - 2018-12-13 23:32

KNK: Turkey's attack on Rojava resuscitates ISIS

ANF - 2018-12-13 16:37
“The world and humanity must not remain silent spectators to these attacks. Remaining silent in the face of oppression and tyranny is complicity in crime. Nobody ought to serve as supporters of the dictatorial Erdoğan regime”, KNK said. ...

Erdoğan Regime Behind Forced Disappearances - Investigation | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-13 14:18

Turkey: Erdoğan regime threatens full-scale invasion of Rojava

Green Left Weekly - 2018-12-13 10:07
The following edited statement was released by the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre (NSW) on December 13. *** The Turkish state’s hostility towards the Kurdish people continues, having now escalated its threats against Rojava. Turkish president and di ...

The Sources of Post-Soviet Conduct

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-06 18:19
The Russian Federation’s recently provocative foreign policy results in part from structural weakness in the Russian domestic regime, a quasi-feudal system that requires certain actions abroad to maintain itself in power at home. Lacking real enemies, th ...

Several HDP and DBP members detained in Amed and Hakkari

ANF - 2018-12-05 11:19
Kurdish people and their elected representatives are subjected to increasingly ongoing political genocide operations by the Turkish regime. ...

US Options on Syria, to Strike or Not

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 01:49
The United States under President Trump is contemplating whether to strike the Assad regime after its usage of chemical weapons in the Damascus suburb Douma this past week. The first and obvious option for the president is to follow up on the promise he m ...

Assad’s bluff may double as a gain for Syria’s Kurds

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:54
Bashar al-Assad’s regime might soon be targeting northeastern Syria. This oil rich region is primarily composed of Kurds, and is secured predominantly by the Syrian Democratic Forces. The Kurds control over 28 percent of Syria and are backed by the United ...

US-led coalition rejects Damascus claims that they hit regime with missiles

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-04 06:06

US claims it killed ISIS commander, Syria says US hit its forces

Seth Frantzman - 2018-12-03 02:23
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN In a bizarre series of events on Sunday the Syrian regime claimed that the US hit its forces south of Sukhna “The military source said in […] ...

Saddam Hussein's Recording File First Time Published

BAS News - 2018-12-02 23:15
He planned to attack Saudi Arabia and Israel with missiles in 1991. ERBIL - A recording of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has for the first time gone viral on social media which details how the leader of the Baath regime planned a missile attack on ...

Saddam Hussein’s Daughter to Visit Iraq “Soon”: Source

BAS News - 2018-11-29 11:58
ERBIL — Late Saddam Hussein’s daughter, Raghd, is planning to visit Iraq in the near future for the first time since her father’s regime was toppled in 2003, a source told the media. Iraqi Sky Press reported on Thursday that Raghd Saddam Hussein is worki ...

Iranisches Regime verfolgt Kurden, die gegen den IS gekämpft haben | mena-watch.com

Mena Watch - 2018-11-29 06:26

Kurden: "Wir werden unseren Kampf gegen Irans Regime fortsetzen" « DiePresse.com

Diepresse - 2018-11-28 05:22

Baghdad Denies Report of Trump Demanding Oil for Iraq War

BAS News - 2018-11-27 17:50
ERBIL - Iraq has denied the reports claiming that US President Donald Trump had asked former PM Haider al-Abadi to compensate Washington with oil for the western country's costs of toppling the former regime of Saddam Hussein. Ali al-Snaidi, a senior lea ...

Regime sírio e curdos apoiados pelos EUA fazem primeiros contatos - Jornal O Globo

Globo - 2018-11-27 13:05

John Tures column: U.S. should stand up to Turkish regime - Opinion - Savannah Morning News - Savannah, GA

Savannahnow - 2018-11-27 05:51

Alleged Syria chemical attack: Is the Idlib deal in peril?

Rûdaw - 2018-11-26 22:40
The Russia-Turkey deal staved off a regime offensive ...

Syria Regime and Rebels Swap Prisoners | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2018-11-26 06:13

Syria regime and rebels swap prisoners, Turkey says

Rûdaw - 2018-11-25 18:02
'Certain individuals' were exchanged simultaneously near the town of al-Bab close to Aleppo ...

Russian jets strike Syria rebels following Aleppo ‘chemical attack’: Moscow

Rûdaw - 2018-11-25 18:02
Regime-held Aleppo earlier came under suspected chemical attack ...

Hamas leader condemns attempts to normalize relations with Israel

Waar Media - 2018-11-25 00:57
WAAR(DUHOK): Hamas leader Haniyeh in Tehran speech condemned any act of normalization with Israel referring to it as “Zionist regime” All acts of normalization with Zionist regime should be prohibited,” said Ismail Haniya addressing 32th international Is ...

Flash - Syria regime and rebels swap prisoners, Turkey says - France 24

France24 - 2018-11-24 23:03

The Euphrates clans: We are against the threats of Syrian regime and Turkish occupation

SDF Press - 2018-11-18 20:01
In a series of meetings with the Arab tribes, the Public Relations Office of SDF in the Euphrates Region held a meeting with Arab tribal leaders and leaders in the Euphrates region in the cultural center hall of Srin village of Kubani province to discuss ...

Regime forces seize ISIS holdout in southern Syria: monitor

Rûdaw - 2018-11-17 18:40
IS fighters withdrew and headed east into the Badia desert ...

A Flash on “AL-Edkhar neighborhood”

SDF Press - 2018-11-16 17:40
Raqqa – Edkhar neighborhood is considered one of the most famous neighborhoods in Raqqa city It was named after the housing blocs built by the Syrian regime and allocated to the employees for housing in the name of “AL- Edkhar housing” in 1995. It is loca ...

Relation’s Office Holds a Meeting in Mahmudli Town

SDF Press - 2018-11-16 17:40
Tabqa – Public relations office of SDF held a meeting in Mahmudli town and neighboring villages, to explain the political situation and the latest circulation of the media agendas and foreign terrorists, including the Syrian regime and developments in nor ...

Kurdish authorities handed over political prisoner to Syrian regime: Official

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-16 09:07

Khmer Rouge surviving leaders face genocide verdict

BBC - 2018-11-16 02:48
During their four years in power in Cambodia, the regime killed all those they perceived to be their enemies. ...

Debt and Discontent: The Collapse of the Putin Consensus?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-14 15:33
For the vast majority of Russians, the vlast’—regime—they encounter is neither the Kremlin nor the Duma. It is considerably more local: regional governors, mayors, municipal bureaucrats, local ministry representatives, and their proxies. Although the Kre ...

Trapped between Turkey and the Assad regime, Syria's Kurds are now being squeezed by the US - The National

Thenational - 2018-11-13 18:29

Syria regime attack kills 22 rebels in truce zone

EWN - 2018-11-09 12:44

Iran’s rulers can no longer defer the moment of reckoning

Rûdaw - 2018-11-07 07:49
Iran walks a fine line between challenging US pressure and anti-regime sentiments ...

Baghdad Reacts to US Embassy’s Tweet Urging Iran to Respect Iraq’s Sovereignty

BAS News - 2018-11-04 08:11
ERBIL — Iraq has reacted to a tweet by the US which urges Iran to avoid interference in Iraq’s affairs and respect its sovereignty. It came after the US Embassy in Baghdad retweeted a comment which reads: “The Iranian regime must respect the sovereignty ...

A political activist is to forfeit the right to appeal, his bail is to be impounded by Iranian regime

Kurdpa - 2018-11-03 19:56
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): The Organization of Execution of Criminal Sentences in Shno (Oshnavieh) considered a Kurdish citizen’s act to not appearing in his trial as bail jumping a few days ago. ...

Syrian Regime Kills Ten Civilians in Demilitarized Zone

BAS News - 2018-11-02 17:54
ERBIL - At least ten civilians were killed on Friday in bombardments carried out by the Syrian regime on the country's northwestern Idlib demilitarized zone. Daily Sabah reported that the Syrian government and Iranian-backed militias have been shelling t ...

Four regime fighters killed in Syria's Idlib: monitor

Alaraby - 2018-11-01 19:35

Damascus Has a Plan If Turkey Attacks East Euphrates: Source

BAS News - 2018-10-31 10:18
ERBIL — The Syrian regime is planning to exploit a possible military confrontation between Turkish army and Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in east Euphrates to attack Qamishlo and Hasakah and Qamishlo, a source said. Turkish President Recep Tayy ...

SDC condemns Turkish shelling of YPG, calls on Damascus to shoulder responsibility

Rûdaw - 2018-10-30 10:07
Tells Syrian regime not to "just stand by and watch" ...

Turkish prosecutor probes Kurdish journalist for calling Iranian regime 'bloody'

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-30 08:59

Turkish prosecutor probes Kurdish journalist for calling Iranian regime 'bloody'

Gulan Media - 2018-10-30 01:27

McGurk: US wouldn’t deal with Assad regime in future

Waar Media - 2018-10-28 12:06
Brett McGurk, the US special Presidential Envoy for Iraq and Syria, addresses the 14th International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Manama Dialogue in the Bahraini capital Manama on October 27, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Iran-backed forces must leave Syri ...

Investing Diplomatically in Idlib

International Crisis Group - 2018-10-26 15:26
The Sochi agreement between Russia and Turkey succeeded in averting a Syrian regime offensive in Idlib. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018 annual early-warning update for European policy makers, Crisis Group urges the EU and its member states to co ...

Arabs Give Kurds One Week to Evacuate Village in Daquq

BAS News - 2018-10-24 01:10
ERBIL - The Arab families, who had been brought from different parts of Iraq to the disputed Kurdish territories by the former Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein, have given one week only to the Kurdish farmers in Daquq, Southern Kirkuk, to evacuate "or they ...

Rouhani: US wants “regime change” in Iran

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
Hassan Rouhani delivered a speech at the University of Tehran on Sunday. WAAR-DUHOK: The United States is seeking “regime change” in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current U.S. administration is the most hostile that the I ...

Hassan Rouhani: US seeking regime change in Iran

Kurdiu - 2018-10-14 22:57

Iraqi FM in Damascus to Met with Assad

BAS News - 2018-10-14 11:46
ERBIL — The Foreign Minister of Iraq, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, is heading a delegation to Damascus where they are set to meet with Syrian Regime president Bashar al-Assad. Iraqi MP Hamed Mousawi, told the media that Jaafari will discus, among other issues, th ...

Saddams Foltergefängnis in Sulaimaniyya

Enno Lenze - 2018-10-11 19:04
Das DDR-Regime war auf der ganzen Welt für seine Folter- und Verhörmethoden bekannt. So wundert es einen nicht, dass auch Saddam Hussein auf dieses Wissen zurückgreifen wollte. In der kurdischen Stadt Sulaimaniyya wurde unter Beratung der DDR-Folterknecht ...

Kurdische Kämpfer im Iran

Enno Lenze - 2018-10-10 19:00
Kurden werden in vielen Ländern verfolgt, so auch im Iran. Dort stellt die Demokratische Partei des Iranischen Kurdistans, kurz PDK-I, viele Kämpfer gegen das Regime. Diese haben auch im Kandil Gebirge und in der Autonomen Region Kurdistan (Irak) ihre Rüc ...

Rebwar Talabani: Abadi continued Ba'ath regime’s demographic change in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-08 21:25

Sweden should stop turning a blind eye to executions taking place in Iran

E-Kurd - 2018-10-08 18:51
Shamm Shamayi Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The Iranian regime’s executions of political prisoners continue year after year. When will Sweden’s foreign Minister Margot Wallström with other countries bring those responsible to justice for violation of ou ...

Syria rebels say shifting heavy arms from Idlib buffer zone

Rûdaw - 2018-10-06 23:22
The buffer zone aims to separate regime fighters from rebel and jihadist forces ...

Iran Wins over US in Iraq: Sunni Politician

BAS News - 2018-10-06 17:20
ERBIL — Leader of the Iraqi Ummah (Nation) Party, Mithal al-Alusi, has warned that the Iranian regime is wining the battle in Iraq by appointing a figure loyal to Tehran to the presidency in Baghdad. Alusi explained in a statement to BasNews that Barham ...

Syria families demand regime action to free ISIS hostages

Rûdaw - 2018-10-05 17:51
ISIS is demanding ransom of $1 million for each 27 hostages ...

US not seeking war with Iran: top general

Rûdaw - 2018-10-05 11:24
The Iranian regime needs to "cease its destabilizing behavior and policy that spreads violence and human misery ...

SDF Ready for Dialogue with Syrian Regime

BAS News - 2018-10-03 11:34
ERBIL — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has made it clear that it is ready to conduct negotiations with the Syrian regime in hopes of finding a political solution to the crisis in the country. The co-chair of Syrian Democratic Council, Amina ...

The Kurds: An Easy Meal for the Iranian Regime

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2018-10-01 18:35

Rudaw: Exclusive interview with Iraq presidential candidate Fuad Hussein

Justice for Kurds - 2018-10-01 08:06
Under Iraq’s constitutional timeline, the parliament in Baghdad must select its president by October 3. The post, which has traditionally gone to a Kurd since the fall of the Baathist regime, is largely a race between two leading candidates – the Patrioti ...

Dezoito combatentes do regime sírio e forças de segurança curdas mortas

Noticiasaominuto - 2018-09-30 15:31

Flash - Protesters in Syria's Idlib demand regime release detainees - France 24

France24 - 2018-09-30 12:01

The key to the regime’s survival in Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-30 04:21
Halmat Palani. ...

Russia Starts Delivering S-300 Missile System to Syria

BAS News - 2018-09-29 11:12
ERBIL — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed on Friday that his county had started delivering the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to the Syrian regime. Russia had announced its intention to send the missile system on 24 September. Russian ...

Berlijnse agent zou hebben gespioneerd voor het regime-Erdogan | ThePostOnline

TPO - 2018-09-28 02:36

Aymaz und Tolu kritisierten Bankett für Erdogan

IMPN - 2018-09-27 19:18
Die Ehren für den umstrittenen türkischen Präsidenten Erdogan in Deutschland sind Salz in die Wunden der verfolgten Regime-Kritiker. Sie fordern kritische Distanz - auch zur Ditib. ...

Mit Drohungen wird man keine Lösung finden und den Krieg nicht beenden

Civaka Azad - 2018-09-27 04:02
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Aldar Xelîl (TEV-DEM) im Gespräch mit dem Kurdistan Report zur Lage in Rojava und dem Verhältnis zum syrischen Regime; für den Kurdistan Report September/Oktober 2018 Aldar Xelîl von der »Bewegung für eine Demokra ...

US vows to up Iran pressure but says not after regime

Rûdaw - 2018-09-25 00:48
"Regime change in Iran is not the administration’s policy" ...

Russia to Send S-300 Missile System to Syria in Two Weeks: Minister

BAS News - 2018-09-24 14:58
ERBIL — Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed on Monday that his country will deliver an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to the Syrian regime within two weeks. “A modern S-300 air defense missile system will be transferred to the Syrian ar ...

After Idlib deal, Turkey faces tough task to oust jihadists

Rûdaw - 2018-09-24 08:30
Pro-Ankara rebels tentatively accepted the deal, remain wary of "betrayal by the Russians, the regime or the Iranians ...

Nikki Haley: “Iran treats Iraq like it’s not an independent nation,”

Waar Media - 2018-09-21 15:05
WAAR-DUHOK: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, presiding over a session of the Security Council on Thursday, lambasted the Iranian regime, specifically their destabilizing activities in Iraq via proxies and the Koya missile attack. “Across the Middle E ...

Confrontos entre curdos e forças do regime sírio deixam 18 mortos | Agência Brasil

EBC - 2018-09-21 00:12

„Idlib ist ausschlaggebend für die Zukunft der Türkei“

Civaka Azad - 2018-09-19 04:05
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Serhat Varto, Mitglied des Diplomatiekomitees der KCK (Gemeinschaft der Gesellschaften Kurdistans) über die Beziehungen der Demokratischen Föderation Nordsyriens zum syrischen Regime und mögliche Szenarien der ans ...

Rouvikonas anarchists target Iranian Embassy in Athens [Video]

Kathimerini - 2018-09-17 12:33
to the execution of two Kurdish comrades by the Iranian fascist regime,” Rouvikonas later claimed in a web ...

Kurds opt out of Assad regime’s first municipal polls since 2011

Newseg - 2018-09-17 11:26

Polls open in Syrian regime-held areas for first local elections since 2011

Gulan Media - 2018-09-17 04:08

JNS: Kurds remain first in Iran’s firing line

Justice for Kurds - 2018-09-16 18:09
Iran’s regime is defying the newly found U.S. resolve to counter its malign influence with whatever means it has at its disposal. On Sept. 8, seven missiles were launched against the headquarters of an Iranian Kurdish rebel group in Koysinjaq, close to th ...

YPG to investigate clash with regime that killed 11

Gulan Media - 2018-09-16 04:41

YPG to investigate clash with regime that killed 11

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-15 16:42

Turkey-Russia discord over Idlib defers regime offensive, for now

Rûdaw - 2018-09-15 13:55
Ankara fears a large-scale assault on Idlib, which lies on its southern border, could trigger a massive flow of refugees onto its soil ...

Kerry defends recent meetings with Iranians about nuclear deal

Rûdaw - 2018-09-15 13:55
"John Kerry had illegal meetings with the very hostile Iranian Regime which can only serve to undercut our great work ...

Kurdish party vows to intensify anti-Iranian regime campaign

Rûdaw - 2018-09-14 01:53
'Today Kurdistan is more determined than ever to achieve liberty' ...

Iran arrests Kurds striking to protest regime's recent attacks, executions

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-14 00:41
Merchants and shopkeepers in Iranian Kurdistan shut down their stores to protest the Iranian government's recent actions. (Photo: social media) ...

18 dead as Syria Kurds clash with regime forces – Brinkwire

Brinkwire - 2018-09-13 05:45

Turkey nabs 2013 bombing suspect in Syrian regime heartland | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2018-09-12 20:47

Syrian regime vows imminent military action against US and Kurdish forces

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-11 10:13
Members of the Kurdish Internal Security Police Force of Asayish keep watch during a security alert after clashes with regime forces in Qamishlo, northeastern Syria, on 8 September. (Photo: AFP/Delil Souleiman) ...

Honourable Gentlemen: The Iranian Regime

Justice for Kurds - 2018-09-11 02:10
Years ago, the Iranian regime displaced and persecuted thousands from their homes and farms, chased away from what once was a home of a people to the refugee camps and the snowcapped mountains. And it was just after the numerous Kurdish exoduses throughou ...

Syria: At least 17 People Injured in Regime, Russia Airstrikes

BAS News - 2018-09-10 22:09
ERBIL - At least 17 people were injured in northern Syria on Monday by the airstrikes conducted by the regime’s and Russian jets in the provinces of Idlib and Hama, a report said. "Most of the injured were women and children," Mustafa Haj Yusuf, the loca ...

“Ulf Tau” .. Reviving language and preservation of Syriac culture of extinction

SDF Press - 2018-09-09 16:32
Hasakeh – Syriac are one of the oldest peoples that inhabited the geography of northern Syria along with other components. It Has been deprived, like any other for four decades and a few of the rule of the Baath regime to be a cultural and national compon ...

Idlib’s residents stuck between Syrian regime bombing and closed Turkish border - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2018-09-09 12:25

Syrian Kurds kill 11 Assad regime fighters in Qamishlo clashes: monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-09-09 00:45
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Clashes between Syrian Kurdish forces and Assad regime fighters in the northeastern main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) killed 18 combatants Saturday, the Kurdish forces and a war monitor said. The rare ...

Fears over use of chemical weapons by Syrian regime as Russia and Iran refuse to back ceasefire in province | National Post

Nationalpost - 2018-09-09 00:17

Dezoito combatentes do regime sírio e forças de segurança curdas mortas

DN - 2018-09-08 22:42

Confrontos entre curdos e forças do regime sírio deixam 18 mortos | VEJA.com

Abril - 2018-09-08 22:42

Syria: 18 dead in Qamishli as Asayish clash with regime forces

The Defense Post - 2018-09-08 17:16
Clashes between Kurdish forces and regime fighters in the divided northeastern city of Qamishli killed 18 combatants, the Kurdish forces said The post Syria: 18 dead in Qamishli as Asayish clash with regime forces appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

18 dead as Syria Kurds clash with regime forces | GulfNews.com

Gulfnews - 2018-09-08 16:44

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