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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 ...

„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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Underground war remnants of Saddam regime found in Zakho

Waar Media - 2018-09-07 09:46
WAAR-DUHOK: The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) teams have discovered a number war remnants in the Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province, an official said on Thursday. Nuh Sleman, a WAARTV reporter said that a head of the MAG and their teams have found a total of ...

Saving Idlib from Destruction

International Crisis Group - 2018-09-03 14:01
Numerous signs point to an imminent Syrian regime offensive to recapture Idlib, the largest remaining rebel-held area. To ward off another humanitarian calamity, Russia, Iran and Turkey should immediately convene talks to extend the truce and seek other ...

Over 390 People Killed in Syria Last Month: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-01 21:01
ERBIL - At least 391 people, including 66 children, have been killed in Syria in August alone, said a human rights group. According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR), the Syrian regime forces were responsible for the majority of the deaths of ...

US warns Syria, Russia on use of chemical weapons

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-29 11:22
A man carries the body of a dead child after the regime’s use of sarin gas in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, April 4, 2017. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Rojava’s TEV-DEM holds third congress to elect new co-chairs

Waar Media - 2018-08-28 14:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Rojava’s ruling TEV-DEM coalition elected two new co-chairs on Monday during its third congress. It comes as the alliance of Syrian Kurdish parties and armed forces enter tentative negotiations with the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Zalal Jagar ...

Kurdish Film on Halabja Chemical Attack Competes in Int. Festival

BAS News - 2018-08-28 10:04
ERBIL — A documentary film about the Baath regime’s atrocity of chemical attack against Kurds in Halabja is now competing alongside dozens of other works in an international festival. Halabja, a city in Kurdistan Region, came under chemical bombardment b ...

Among Syrian Rebels, Kurds and Libyans, The Middle East Remembers McCain

Justice for Kurds - 2018-08-28 04:32
In 2010 US Senator John McCain was speaking about Iran during a session of the Senate Armed Services Committee. He held up a list of threats the US had made against Iran’s regime, and pointed out that no action had yet been taken. “George Schultz, my favo ...

Today Marks 30th Anniversary of Last Round of Anfal Campaign Against Kurds

BAS News - 2018-08-25 11:34
ERBIL — Thirty years has passed since the Baath Regime’s campaign of massacring Kurds on 25 August 1988, merely for being Kurdish or having a family member participating in the struggle for the Kurdish rights. The eighth round — which was the last one — ...

Washington slams $20 million European aid package for Iran

Waar Media - 2018-08-25 11:23
WAAR-DUHOK: A European Union aid plan for Iran sends “the wrong message at the wrong time” to the government in Tehran, the US State Department said Friday. The $20.7 million EU assistance package “perpetuates the regime’s ability to neglect the needs of ...

Trump calls off Pompeo’s North Korea trip, blasts China

Waar Media - 2018-08-25 00:44
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump on Friday pulled the plug on his top diplomat’s upcoming trip to North Korea — and took a swipe at China over stalled efforts to disarm Kim Jong Un’s regime. “I have asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to go to ...

Syria Pressures U.S.-Backed Kurds to Hand Over Control

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-08-23 05:23
A U.S.-backed group in Syria is being pressed by the government of President Bashar al-Assad to cede control of its territory to a regime Washington has long sought to unseat. ...

IS Attacks Syrian Government, SDF Forces in Deir Ezzor

BAS News - 2018-08-19 23:33
ERBIL - Islamic State (IS) extremists attacked on Sunday the Syrian regime headquarters as well as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Deir Ezzor, a report said. According to Enab Baladi News, as cited by Iraqi News, the militants have targeted ...

Salih Muslim on Talks with Damascus: an Attempt to Preserve Autonomy

BAS News - 2018-08-10 16:13
ERBIL — A Syrian Kurdish political leader has made it clear that the recent talks with Bashar al-Assad’s regime is an attempt to preserve what they have already built throughout the past few years. “We are trying to preserve everything we built in terms ...

YPG Ready to Assist Syrian Regime in Sweida Offensive: Commander

BAS News - 2018-08-06 21:50
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) has shown its readiness to assist the country's government forces in their "Sweida anti-Daesh campaign", a report said on Monday. The Syrian army has been set to oust the Islamic State (IS) insur ...

Niemand kijkt om naar stervende kinderen in openluchtgevangenis

Brenda Stoter - 2018-08-05 02:00
Publication: De Tijd In het belegerde Oost-Ghouta is een groot tekort aan medicijnen, elektriciteit en voedsel. Toch laat het Syrische regime slechts sporadisch noodhulp toe en bestookt het het gebied met luchtbombardementen. Honderden burgers dreigen te ...

Kurds Commemorate 35th Anniversary of Anfal Campaign Against Barzanis

BAS News - 2018-07-31 10:23
ERBIL — On 31st July Kurds commemorated the 35th anniversary of the Barzanis’ disappearance in the 1983’s genocidal campaign against the Kurdish population by the former regime of Iraq. Thousands of Kurdish people, including men and boys from the Barzani ...

SDF, Assad Regime Approaching Agreement

BAS News - 2018-07-28 12:52
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Council, the political wing for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), revealed on Saturday that they had decided with the Syrian regime to form committees in hopes of developing negotiations. The aim would be to "chart a roadm ...
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