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Expanded meeting with elders and sheikhs of Silok tribes

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Tal Abyad – The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces held a meeting today with elders and dignitaries of Silok town to discuss the political, security and service situation in the region. A number of leaders of the Syrian Democratic For ...

17. June 2019 – EU Foreign Ministers discuss situation in Sudan

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-06-22 18:14

Erdogan in lose-lose situation after Istanbul vote: analysts

Rûdaw - 2019-06-21 22:33
Repeat election for Istanbul mayor set for Sunday, opinion polls say Erdogan will be defeated ...

Barzani, KDP-S Leadership Review Political Situation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-20 14:30
ERBIL — A delegation of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) met with the Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani on Thursday in Erbil where they discussed the latest developments on the ground in Syria. The KDP-S leaders briefed Barzani about their pol ...

Maduro Expects UN Human Rights Chief to Help Improve Situation in Venezuela - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-06-20 12:35

Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...

Is Turkey's Stable Economy Under Erdogan Crawling Back to Crisis Situation? - News18

News18 - 2019-06-18 20:02

Iraqi Kurdistan airports see record number of travelers: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Since the beginning of 2019, an average of 6,000 passengers per day traveled through Erbil and Sulaimani airports, credit to the improving economic situation of Iraqi Kurdistan region, officials said this week. Accord ...

Pope Calls for Restraint after Tanker Attacks in the Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-16 16:39
ERBIL — Pope Francis has called for de-escalation of the situation in the Middle East after the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised tensions between Iran and the US. “I invite everyone to use the instruments of diplomacy to resolve the ...

Frontex: Migration situation has improved significantly - InfoMigrants

Infomigrants - 2019-06-13 19:46

Frontex says migrant situation improving, Aegean main route - Politics -

Ansamed - 2019-06-11 16:54

Iraqi Government has not send any budget for Peshmerga salaries thus far

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-10 23:24
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 27, 2019, KRG Minister and spokesperson of the Finance and the Secretary to KRG Council of Ministers held a press conference in order to clarify a number of topics pertaining to salaries and financial situation ...

Poor Security in Iraq Prevents IPDs from Returning: Christian Leader

BAS News - 2019-06-10 00:06
ERBIL - The leader of the Syriac Orthodox Church Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II has argued that the poor security situation in Iraq has prevented the displaced Christians from returning to their places of origin. The Patriarch made the comments during a pr ...

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 ...

Multiple injuries reported in active shooter situation in Virginia Beach, officials say [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-04 02:22

All media speeches were suspended by the Kurdistan Democratic Party

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani, the media organizations of the party to stop any political escalation of speech in the Kurdistan Region or Iraq. “The critical situation in the region and Iraq in general, and the K ...

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ From Brexit

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Just before his state visit to Britain was to begin, President Trump subverted diplomatic norms by rattling an already precarious political situation there: He suggested that the next prime minister of Britain “walk away” from trying to reach ...

Iranian FM Discusses Tensions in Region with Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Saturday in Baghdad to discuss the current situation in the region. Zarif’s trip to Baghdad comes amid growing tensions between Tehran and Washington, ...

Paint oneself into a corner

Dengî Amerîka - 2019-05-25 07:29
Welcome to English in a minute Here is a colorful expression About a sticky situation Paint oneself into a corner Did you see Cara? Why is she so upset? She got a speeding ticket And has no money to pay for it But we all got paid yesterday How does she ha ...

Kurdish Political Parties Condemn Ongoing Crisis in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-22 14:18
ERBIL — A number of Kurdish political parties gathered on Wednesday in Erbil to decry the recent crisis in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. The parties said the situation is beyond acceptable, and that they have urged the Kurdistan Region Go ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Consul General

KRG-Spain - 2019-05-22 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin and his accompanying delegation. They discussed the political situation in Iraq in general and the Kurdist ...

Nechirvan Barzani Met US Consul in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met the US consul Steve Vagun in Erbil today, they discussed several matters in the Kurdistan Iraq particularly and the area in general. The political situation in Iraq and Kurdistan and the attempts ...

Kurdish MPs to Meet with Iraqi PM, Discuss Disputed Kurdish Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-20 11:46
ERBIL — Kurdish factions at the Iraqi parliament are invited to a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi where they are planning to discuss the recent alarming situation in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. MP Bahar Mahmoud told B ...

Bahrain urges its citizens in Iran and Iraq to ‘leave immediately’

Rûdaw - 2019-05-18 22:00
“Given the unstable situation in the region and the recent escalations” ...

Slovenia suspends training of armed forces in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-18 11:23
LJUBLJANA,— The Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) have suspended their training of the armed forces of the Iraqi Kurdistan in Erbil due to the aggravated security situation in the country. The Slovenian contingent will nevertheless stay in Iraq and continue t ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives British Ambassador

KRG-Spain - 2019-05-17 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received British Ambassador to Iraq, Jon Wilks and British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Martin Warr. The general situation in the region, political and security ...

Photography of Missiles at Sea Situation Off Debate Over Iran Possibility - TheFinanceTime

Thefinancetime - 2019-05-16 23:29

Prime Minister Barzani receives British Ambassador The general situation in the region, political and security stability in Iraq, and the condition of the displaced people in the Kurdistan Region were discussed.

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-16 17:46

Favorable Atmosphere for Foreign Investments Now: Kurdistan PM

BAS News - 2019-05-16 14:03
ERBIL — The situation in Kurdistan Region has significantly improved to create a suitable atmosphere for foreign investments, said Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. “Security and stability in Kurdistan Region contribute to create the fav ...

UK Ambassador Visits Barzani to Review Political Developments

BAS News - 2019-05-15 12:22
ERBIL — Kurdish political leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received Jon Wilks, the British ambassador to Iraq, on Wednesday to discuss the political and security affairs, including the situation of the IDPs. Barzani and Wi ...

Umm Yasmin .. A story of pain which summarizes the story of Syria

SDF Press - 2019-05-12 21:27
Tabqa – In the shadows of the war which all the Syrian people suffer from there are many forms of sufferings, and the humanitarian situation remains the biggest and most painful disaster in the light of the cases that need help. The story of Umm Yasmin su ...

Syria Crisis: Whole of Syria response, Turkey update: Situation report #1, January - February 2019 - Turkey | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-05-08 16:32

Waffenkultur - Deutschland hat eine sehr spezielle Situation (Archiv)

Deutschlandfunk - 2019-05-08 14:46

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the UK Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Head of the Diplomatic Service

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the ISIS conflict, post-ISIS situation and the conditions of internally displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region, including the reconstruction of their areas to enable them to ...

“Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their rule.

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-06 18:21
In 2014 when Suha Oda was forced to flee Mosul due to the Daesh invasion, she was overwhelmed by the situation. Article “Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their ...

Kurdish Freedom and PTSD: War, Depression, Suicide, Silence

Hawzhin Press - 2019-05-06 17:46
To understand the current situation in Kurdistan, and specifically in Rojava in relation to mental health, we need to understand several important factors which heavily impact current issues and limitations in this regard. The post Kurdish Freedom and PT ...

Committee of the economy in Tabqa .. Rise of the economy through the reactivation of the agricultural situation

SDF Press - 2019-05-02 17:44
Tabqa – The democratic civil administration in Tabqa and its countryside after liberation from the terrorist ISIS on 10/5/2017 worked hard to promote the economic situation, which was severely damaged during the years of war. Efforts have been focused on ...

Yezidi Representative Warns of Worsening Humanitarian Situation after PKK Blocks BCF

BAS News - 2019-05-02 13:07
ERBIL — Lack of humanitarian aid, after Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) was forced to halt its operations in Sinjar, will hurt the Yezidis, said a representative of the community. BCF announced earlier this week that Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) force ...

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 ...

TATORT Kurdistan Café zur Lage des „IS“

ANF - 2019-05-01 02:50
Beim monatlichen TATORT Kurdistan Café Hamburg im Mai wird es um die aktuelle Situation in Nordostsyrien, die Herausforderungen für die Autonome Selbstverwaltung und die Bedeutung der Entwicklungen für die BRD gehen. ...

Civil Society Speakers Paint Grim Picture of Deepening Crisis in Occupied Palestinian Territory, as Security Council Takes Up Middle East Situation - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-04-30 08:38

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

Christians Seek Postponement to Iraq’s Provincial Election

BAS News - 2019-04-29 11:21
ERBIL — Christians in Iraq are calling for the postponement of the provincial elections in the country, arguing that the situation is not favorable. Since the eruption of Islamic State (IS) crisis, the majority of Christians, especially in the areas of M ...

Türkei in „besorgniserregender“ Situation - auch wegen Erdogan-Trump-Konflikt | Politik

Merkur - 2019-04-26 11:06

Türkei in „besorgniserregender“ Situation - auch wegen Erdogans Trump-Konflikt | Politik

Merkur - 2019-04-26 07:53

Türkei in „besorgniserregender“ Situation - auch wegen Erdogans Trump-Konflikt - News | Politik

Merkur - 2019-04-25 19:28

Situation der Kurden in der Türkei - ZDFmediathek

ZDF - 2019-04-25 10:43

Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller - Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-04-25 02:57

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their high ...

Hunger striker's mother: I could hardly recognise my son

ANF - 2019-04-22 07:43
Bayram Demirhan's mother said: "Although he says 'my situation is good' his weight and voice tells us the severity of his situation.” ...

Office of the families of the fighters in the Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Tabqa-The Office of the families of the fighters was established in the Tabqa in early 2018. Since its establishment, it has worked to monitor the situation and affairs of the families of the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa and its countrysi ...

US Trying to Deliver Millions of Dollars to Sinjar: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-04-21 23:50
ERBIL - The United States has allocated millions of dollars to help the reconstruction of the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar, but the situation of the town is not suitable to deliver the funds, Joey Hood, chargé d'affaires at the US embassy i ...

Iraq Sinking in Corruption: Sadr

BAS News - 2019-04-21 10:30
ERBIL — The leader of Sairoon political and parliamentary faction of Iraq, Muqtada al-Sadr, has warned of deteriorating situation in Iraq’s government institutions with high rate of corruption. “Iraq is now sinking in corruption, sectarianism and politic ...

TUAY-DER: Action needed to prevent death in prison

ANF - 2019-04-20 12:25
TUAY-DER spokesperson Abdulmenaf Kur said the health situation of the hunger strikers is getting worse. “Steps should be taken in order to avoid death in prisons.” ...

Föredrag om Yezidiernas Situation

Rûpela Nû - 2019-04-19 16:45
Föredrag om Yezidiernas SituationDoktor Nemam Ghafouri / 4 Maj kl 13. Kurdiska Biblioteket Gustavlundsvagen 170. ...

‘Extreme situation’: Syria’s al-Hol camp houses thousands of ISIS families

Rûdaw - 2019-04-19 14:18
UN appealed for urgent help for ‘stateless’ children ...

AG William Barr on Mueller report: ‘President Trump faced an unprecedented situation’ [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-18 17:35

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Copenhagen

ANF - 2019-04-18 08:35
An action was taken in Nytorv, one of the busy squares of Copenhagen to inform the people about the hunger strikes and the health situation of the hunger strikers. ...

Open Letter to UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Kurdistantribune - 2019-04-16 06:15
Dear Foreign Secretary, We write to express our deep concern over the UK government’s position in its relations with Turkey as the human rights situation inside the country continues to deteriorate rapidly. In particular, we seek to urgently draw your att ...

Paris: Jugendprotest für Hungerstreikende

ANF - 2019-04-16 01:41
In Paris gingen gestern Aktivist*innen der kurdischen Jugendbewegung auf die Straßen. Sie protestierten mit Mundschutz, um auf die Situation der Hungerstreikenden aufmerksam zu machen. ...

Baghdad Delegation to Visit Erbil, Discuss Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-14 22:28
ERBIL — A delegation from Baghdad is set to visit Erbil on Monday to discuss the current situation and future plans in Kirkuk and other areas disputed between Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi government. Peshmerga official Qaraman Kamal ...

In order to improve the situation of Abu Quba`i camp a cooperative initiative was Launched

SDF Press - 2019-04-14 15:13
Tabqa- In cooperation and solidarity with each other the displaced people in the Abu Quba`i sherqi refugee camp which is located in the countryside of Tabqa opened a number of shops in the camp. The displaced people opened shops, milk and cheese shops, me ...

Deutschland und Frankreich nehmen Großteil der Migranten auf

Die Welt - 2019-04-13 07:33
Weil Malta und Italien ihre Häfen sperrten, konnte das Rettungsschiff „Alan Kurdi“ mit mehr als 60 Migranten an Board nicht anlegen. Die Situation spitzte sich zwischenzeitlich zu - nun leisten Berlin und Paris Hilfe. ...

Deutsche Helfer im Mittelmeer: "Ohne die Kirchen könnten wir nicht mehr retten"

Der Spiegel Online - 2019-04-12 21:01
Hilfsbedürftige Menschen an Bord, kein Hafen nimmt sie an: In dieser Situation befindet sich die deutsche Crew der "Alan Kurdi", dem derzeit einzigen Seenotrettungsschiff auf dem Mittelmeer. Deren Sprecher schildert, warum der Helferjob immer schwieriger ...

KDP, Turkmeneli Agree on Normalizing Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-11 20:35
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Turkmeneli Party have agreed to work jointly on normalizing the situation in the disputed province of Kirkuk, an official confirmed on Thursday. Delegates from the KDP met with the members of the Turkm ...

Iraqi Kurdistan situation reached a point like Sudan, Algeria: New Generation

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 19:04
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement said on Thursday that the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, which has been governed by a ruling duopoly for the last 28 years, has reached a point where people take will begin taking to ...

Temelli: We won't allow the AKP dirty games

ANF - 2019-04-11 08:19
HDP co-chair Temelli said: "We face a situation of a great injustice in the elections and of the foundations of the election security is being shaken." ...

Vor Malta: Situation auf NGO-Schiff immer prekärer

Kurier - 2019-04-09 18:03
Die "Alan Kurdi" liegt derzeit in internationalen Gewässern. Die Nahrung ist knapp, eine Migrantin musste evakuiert werden. ...

ÖHD Prison Commission announced report on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
The members of the Istanbul Branch of Jurists for Freedom (ÖHD) Prison Commission announced their report on the situation of prisoners in Marmara region on hunger strike at the Istanbul branch of the Human Rights Association (İHD). ...

Health status of jailed journalist on hunger strike critical

ANF - 2019-04-08 18:49
The situation of the political prisoners Kibriye Evren, Hilal Ölmez and Evin Kaya on hunger strike is deteriorating rapidly. Journalist Evren is now suffering from vomiting blood. ...

NATO Officials discuss remaining ISIS pockets and reiterate their support to the Peshmerga and Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-08 06:23
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 3rd-4th, 2019, Foreign Minister from the NATO country members met in Washington to celebrate NATO’s 70th Anniversary. The meetings main pillars of discussion was terrorism and the situation in the Middle East. ...

PUK Calls for Unified Kurdish Front in Kirkuk Provincial Election

BAS News - 2019-04-07 22:32
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has called for a unified Kurdish front in the Kirkuk provincial elections, while the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) says that it would not participate in the vote unless the situation is normalized in the ...

#Djihadisme - « Je n'ai aucune confiance dans le système judiciaire actuel français, Dans cette situation, la seule solution viable, c'est d’organiser un tribunal international au Kurdistan syrien ! » @GWGoldnadel #GGRMC

Bfmtv - 2019-04-05 21:54

Syrian Democratic Council delegation visited Hol Camp

ANF - 2019-04-04 12:09
Following the visit, the delegation and the camp management held a meeting. The situation of the people staying at the camp was discussed. ...

Situation of refugees discussed by Autonomous Administration

ANF - 2019-04-03 10:59
Northern and Eastern Syria Social Services and Assistance Office held a meeting in Ayn Isa to discuss the situation of the refugees. ...

Kurdistan CT clarifies situation on two Saudi teenagers handed to Riyadh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-03 01:19

US Halts Delivery of F-35 Related Equipment to Turkey

BAS News - 2019-04-01 22:56
ERBIL - The US has halted the delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 warplanes to its NATO ally Turkey as the latter is determined to buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system, sources familiar with the situation revealed on Monday. The US of ...

Militäroffensive der Türkei in Afrin - "Die Situation der Zivilbevölkerung ist katastrophal" (Archiv)

Deutschlandfunk - 2019-03-31 21:10

Barzani and Turkmen Leader Highlight Diversity in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-31 17:09
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the president of Turkmeneli Party, Riyadh Sari Kahya, on Sunday in Erbil to discuss latest political and security situation related to the components of I ...

KDP Won't Participate in Kirkuk Elections Unless the Province is Stabilized

BAS News - 2019-03-30 22:22
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has made it clear that it would not participate in the provincial elections in disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk unless the security and military situation is normalized in the area. Talking to the Vo ...

Enfants de jihadistes: une ONG belge évoque des décés et exige des rapatriements

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-03-28 23:03
Une ONG belge, la Fondation Child Focus, a demandé jeudi le "rapatriement rapide" par les Occidentaux des enfants de jihadistes blessés ou en situation précaire dans les camps du nord-est syrien sous contrôle kurde, évoquant le décès de trois enfants nés ...

New Zealand terror attack shows how community should react to such situation, says Shanmugam

Ibtimes - 2019-03-24 20:30

Kirkuk to Resist and Survive: Ex-Governor

BAS News - 2019-03-21 16:00
ERBIL — Well-know Kurdish politician and former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, said in his Nawroz message that the Kurdish province will survive the current situation of instability through its spirit of resistance. Karim, who is still accepted by ...

Security situation in Shingal ‘is under control’: Iraq Joint Ops

Rûdaw - 2019-03-21 13:43

Afghan attack won’t change Kandahar security situation — US Defense chief Mattis | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-03-21 07:41

Human Rights Council holds an interactive dialogue on the situation of human rights in Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-20 23:54

Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogues with the Special Rapporteur on the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories and with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-19 01:20

Launching a “Humanitarian” Project to Help the Poor Families

SDF Press - 2019-03-17 21:46
Raqqa – Due to the difficult living conditions and the poverty situation in Raqqa city as a result of the war and the destruction of the city, the Relief Office team in Raqqa Civil Council launched a project “for humanity” to help 1000 poor families. The ...

Situation of hunger strikers critical: let's be their voice

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
The hunger strike resistance launched by HDP MP Leyla Güven in Amed has spread to the prisons, Bashur (South Kurdistan), Europe and many parts of the world. ...

Kurds in Milan met with Antigone association

ANF - 2019-03-14 12:04
Verdolin remarked that providing a system that allows a transparent monitoring of the situation in prisons is especially important for countries like Turkey and added: “We will deal with this issue and we will do our best.” ...

Families of hunger strikers met Die Linke MPs in Parliament

ANF - 2019-03-14 12:04
The families talked about the worsening health situation of the hunger strikers and said it was urgent to take action. ...

Senior Officer Reveals Causes Behind Deteriorated Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-09 23:35
ERBIL - A senior Iraqi officer has revealed the main causes of the deteriorated security situation in Nineveh province, in particular, and other areas, in general. Taking to BasNews, Hisham al-Hashemi, director of national security in Nineveh, said that ...

The Iranian Kurds: Betrayed by Iran, the U.S., and Almost Everyone Else

E-Kurd - 2019-03-06 15:52
Ofra Bengio | The BESA Center The gloomy situation of the Kurdish minority in Iran is ironic in light of the fact that during the short life (January-December 1946) of the Republic of Mahabad – which gave Kurds their first modern political party, nationa ...

Current situation in hunger strikes in Southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-03-05 12:45
Yagiz has trouble getting out of bed and his fragile body doesn’t allow him to sit up. ...

Khanaqin: Many Kurdish Villages Evacuated Due to IS Threats

BAS News - 2019-03-04 00:01
ERBIL - Tens of Kurdish villages in the disputed town of Khanaqin have so far been evacuated due to the prolonged activities of the Islamic State (IS) in the region in the past few years, an official said on Sunday. "The situation in central Khanaqin is ...

Human Rights Association warns of emergency situation in Hol Camp

ANF - 2019-03-02 10:48
At the time of the visit, the Human Rights Delegation found 38,000 refugees, mainly from Iraq (13,429), Syria (14,185) and foreign countries (1,124). ...

'God Was Using This Situation': Freed Pastor Brunson and Wife Recall 2-Year Trial on The 700 Club | CBN News

CBN - 2019-02-27 16:09

Years After IS, Life Yet to Get Normal in Sinjar: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-26 22:09
ERBIL - Even though three years have passed since the Islamic State (IS) was ousted from the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar, the situation in the area is yet to get normal once again, a report said on Tuesday. The IS targeted Sinjar in mid-20 ...

Saudi Delegation to Visit Erbil This Week

BAS News - 2019-02-26 21:25
ERBIL - A delegation from Saudi Arabia's King Salman Humanity and Relief Center is expected to pay a visit to the Kurdistan Region on Wednesday. A source told BasNews that the delegates will come to see the situation of the IDPs and Syrian refugees based ...

Report submitted to UN on detainees in Behdinan

ANF - 2019-02-26 17:09
A report was submitted to the United Nations (UN) regarding the situation of people detained by KDP security forces during protests in January against the Turkish invasion attacks. ...
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