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Hunger strike in Moscow on day 3

ANF - 2018-12-17 12:00
Protests denouncing the Turkish state’s genocidal war against the Kurdish people continue. ...

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS | The Telegraph

Macon - 2018-12-17 06:14

BI SAMUEL AUDLEY RHEA PHONEMÊN KURDÎ

Ria Taza - 2018-12-17 06:01
PHONEMÊN KURDÎ ÊN KURDOLOG Û SEYAHÊN ROJAVAYÎ (1787-1887) Naif Yaman, lêkolînkar Brief Grammar and Vocabulary of the Kurdish Language of the Hakari District Samuel A. Rhea salên li nav nestûrîyan missionartî kirîye dest bi karê nivîsandina grammatic û va ...

Kirkuk Infantry Military Training Center [Photo Story]

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-17 01:08
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga A series of photographs depicting the training of the Kurdish Peshmerga Forces by the Coalition Forces at the Kirkuk Infantry Training Center ...

Kurdish villagers are dying at the hands of a war the world has ignored for too long | The Independent

Independent - 2018-12-16 22:28

Syrian Kurdish-led fighters take Hajin, last town held by IS | The State

Thestate - 2018-12-16 21:59

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows to 'drown' Syrian Kurdish force set up by US | The Independent

Independent - 2018-12-16 21:43

Car bomb kills 8 people in Turkey-occupied Syria’s Kurdish Afrin city: monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-12-16 19:19
BEIRUT,— A car bomb killed at least eight people including four civilians near a pro-Turkey Syrian fighters post in the northern Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin on Sunday, a British-based war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was ...

Hunger strike in Paris on day 10

ANF - 2018-12-16 18:50
A new group of 24 people took over the action at the Paris Democratic Kurdish Community Center. ...

Leyla Imret dedicated prize to the Martyrs

ANF - 2018-12-16 18:23
Former co-mayor of Cizre, Leyla Imret dedicated the Carl von Ossietzky Medal to martyrs for Kurdish freedom. ...

SDF Accuses Russia of Pushing Turkey to Attack Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-16 17:26
ERBIL - The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has accused Russia of pushing Turkey to attack the Syrian Kurdish forces in Manbij and the east of Euphrates, a report said in Sunday. "Russia has frozen the campaign on Idlib because Turkey pledged to ...

People in Kobanê: Erdoğan wants to destroy the coexistence

ANF - 2018-12-16 15:13
Despite threats from the Turkish state, the people of the Şêxler region continue their daily lives in the northern Syrian canton of Kobanê. We talked to people from the Arab and Kurdish population. ...

Turkey: Preserving Kurdish Culture Through the Power of Music | Eurasianet

Eurasianet - 2018-12-16 14:52

Indefinite hunger strike to be launched in Strasbourg

ANF - 2018-12-16 14:43
The Kurdish umbrella organization KCDK-E announced that they will begin an indefinite hunger strike with 18 people in Strasbourg on Monday. ...

US Considers Deployment of Roj Peshmerga to East Euphrates in Rojava: Source

BAS News - 2018-12-16 13:41
ERBIL — As Turkey is threatening to launch a new military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unites (YPG), the United States is considering available options to maintain stability in the region without losing either sides of its all ...

WATCH: Bombing Hits Local Market in Afrin, Leaves Casualties

BAS News - 2018-12-16 11:54
ERBIL — A reportedly powerful blast rocked on Sunday a local market at the center of the Kurdish city of Afrin, northwest of Syria, leaving several people killed and injured. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the attack was carried out vi ...

EU Urges Turkey to Refrain from Military Incursion into Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-16 09:54
ERBIL — EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday urged the Turkish government to avoid any unilateral actions in the area as Ankara threatens to conduct a new military operation against the US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces. “We expect the Tu ...

Shukran Akta on the struggles of being a Kurdish actress

Rûdaw - 2018-12-16 08:39
Women have not been given an opportunity to reach their full potential ...

A Kolbar Died Due To Avalanches Fall At The Border Areas Of Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-16 02:02
On Friday morning, the body of a Kolbar who had lost his life due to Avalanche fall at the border areas of Orumiyeh, was found by the local people. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the body of the Kurdish Kolbar, who had gone m ...

Inside the threatened Kurdish proto-state that holds the keys to defeating Isil

Telegraph - 2018-12-15 21:13

KRG Budget Issues to Be Addressed, Once for All: Halbousi

BAS News - 2018-12-15 19:38
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi signaled of Baghdad’s consent over increasing Erbil’s share from the federal budget for the year of 2019. Speaking from Erbil after a range of meetings with top Kurdish officials, Halbousi said the pr ...

Kurdish parties and organisations reject the US decision

ANF - 2018-12-15 19:36
Over 82 Kurdish parties, organisations and personalities rejected the US decision to put a bounty on 3 senior PKK figures and proposed plan for action. ...

KDP to Discuss Future KRG Formation with Other Parties this Week: Official

BAS News - 2018-12-15 19:04
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will hold a chain of meetings with other Kurdish political parties this week ahead of the establishment of a new cabinet in Erbil, an official said on Saturday. Arif Rushdi, the advisor to KDP's politbu ...

Trump Speaks With Erdogan as U.S.-Turkish Tensions Climb

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-12-15 18:41
The Trump administration is working furiously to avert a new Turkish military offensive against the U.S.’s Kurdish partners in Syria, hoping to forestall an assault that could endanger U.S. forces working in the country. ...

Unique Time to Resolve Erbil, Baghdad Issues: Barzani

BAS News - 2018-12-15 14:23
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has stated that now is a unique time to resolve the remaining issues between Erbil and Baghdad. Barzani, who is the president of the ruling Kurdistan Democrati ...

Kurdish organizations meet in Brussels against the US decision

ANF - 2018-12-15 14:07
Representatives of dozens of Kurdish organizations and parties have met in Brussels against the US decision to put a bounty on PKK executives Cemil Bayık, Murat Karayılan and Duran Kalkan. ...

Post-ISIS States: IRAQ May-December, 2018 – Report

E-Kurd - 2018-12-15 10:16
Dr. Gina Lennox | Kurdish Lobby Australia – Ekurd.net General Observations ISIS and Islamist Militancy ISIS is one of many symptoms of the broken contract between autocratic governments and their people. To contextualise the ISIS threat, between 2012 and ...

Fifteen years of blast barriers in Iraq with a Kurdish twist

Rûdaw - 2018-12-15 10:06
The Kurdistan Region is abundant in the concrete needed to manufacture the specialty blast barriers ...

Iranian Forces Kill, Wound Two Kurdish Porters

BAS News - 2018-12-15 09:47
ERBIL - At least two Kurdish porters were either killed or wounded on Friday night by the Iranian forces in the Kurdistan Region border areas, a monitoring group said. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that the incident took place in the area ...

Solidarity hunger strike in Switzerland entered 10th day

ANF - 2018-12-15 09:40
In Bern the solidarity hunger strike is carried out at Kurdish Democratic Society Centre where a large number of people visited the hunger strikers. ...

How the Syrian-Kurdish deal came into being

Gulfnews - 2018-12-15 07:09

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

Washington Times - 2018-12-15 06:06
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey's ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq's S ...

APPEAL: Don’t let the Syrian Kurds, who defeated the Islamic State along with their allies, get butchered by Turkey!

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-14 23:50
Turkish president Erdoğan announced that in a few days he will invade the rest of the predominantly Kurdish region in northern Syria. After unjustly occupying the region between Jarabulus and Azaz in 2016, followed by Afrin at the beginning of this year, ...

Zakho Military Academy held 24th Graduation ceremony

Waar Media - 2018-12-14 23:38
WAAR-DUHOK: The Military Academy of Zakho in the presence of President Massoud Barzani held its 24th graduation ceremony on Wednesday, where 395 new Kurdish Peshmerga officers were graduated. Military Academy in Zakho held the 24th graduation ceremony in ...

Nine-year-old Child Killed, Seven Civilians Injured by Gunman in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-14 21:40
ERBIL - A nine-year-old child was killed on Friday by a gunman in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, local police reported, adding that seven other civilians were injured in the same incident. Talking to BasNews, Afrasiyaw Kamil, a spokesperson for ...

Up to 186 Kurdish students kidnapped by Isis in northern Syria | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2018-12-14 20:50

Should police ban Kurdish marches? - The Local

Thelocal - 2018-12-14 20:50

Kurdish Boys from Kobane Detail Awful Abuses at the Hands of the Islamic State – VICE News

VICE - 2018-12-14 20:50

Wearing the combat gear and berets of brave Kurdish fighters battling ISIS, crowds of cheering Iraqi students pay especially poignant tribute on National Peshmerga Day | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2018-12-14 20:50

The new wave of Kurdish migration – Your Middle East

Yourmiddleeast - 2018-12-14 20:50

Kurdish leader Talabani, onetime hope for Iraqi unity, dies - The Boston Globe

Bostonglobe - 2018-12-14 20:50

Turkey to enter Syria’s Manbij if Kurdish militias fail to leave area, Erdogan warns

TASS - 2018-12-14 20:12
On December 12, the Turkish leader said that Ankara was ready to begin an offensive against Kurdish units east of the Euphrates River in Syria ...

Iraqi Kurdish referendum excitement hits fever-pitch in some cities — but others are wary - The National

Thenational - 2018-12-14 19:25

Tour the American city where Kurdish culture--its sounds and flavors--thrive

PRI - 2018-12-14 19:12

Kurdish militants promise Erdogan ‘payback in blood’ - The National

Thenational - 2018-12-14 18:32

Remembering the Kurdish uprising of 1991 - BBC News

BBC - 2018-12-14 18:32

The forgotten child soldiers recruited by Kurdish militants in Turkey and Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-14 18:32

Press Release: Turkey’s attack on Rojava resuscitates ISIS

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-14 18:25
December 13, 2018 The Turkish state’s hostility towards the Kurdish people and its threats against Rojava continue. On December 12, 2018, the Turkish Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, during his speech at a meeting with the defense industry, declared the following: “ ...

Turkey's war on Kurdish cities - clearing the way for 'urban regeneration'?

Theecologist - 2018-12-14 18:25

Kurdish Residents Return to Their Devastated City in Southeast Turkey - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2018-12-14 18:25

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 18:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria. “We are determined to bring peace ...

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

Seattle Times - 2018-12-14 17:50
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq’s S ...

Turkey court orders top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas to remain in custody

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 15:06
ANKARA,— A Turkish court on Thursday ordered the continued detention of Top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas despite a European rights court ruling calling for his release, an official from his political party said. The European Court of Human Righ ...

Syrian Kurdish-led fighters take Hajin, last town held by IS

FOX News - 2018-12-14 14:06
U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led fighters captured the last town held by the Islamic State group on Friday, after days of intense battles in the militants' single remaining enclave in eastern Syria, activists said. ...

The Kurdish referendum and Barzani's political survival | Politics | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-14 13:16

THE INTERVIEW - Kurdish referendum a ‘colossal mistake’, says son of late president Talabani

France24 - 2018-12-14 13:16

Syrian Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by Turkey

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey’s president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri M ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces take the last Islamic State-held town of Hajin

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led fighters captured the last town held by the Islamic State group on Friday, after days of intense battles in the militants’ single remaining enclave in eastern Syria, activists said. The fall of Hajin is a blow to the ext ...

Kara: The Iraqi state and the UN must act after Makhmur bombing

ANF - 2018-12-14 11:09
There are around 13 thousand people living in Makhmur. The camp was set up in the ‘90s when Kurdish people were forced to flee from their houses bombed and burned down by the Turkish army. ...

Syrian Kurdish-led fighters take Hajin, last town held by IS | The Kansas City Star

Kansascity - 2018-12-14 10:46

SDF Declares Full Victory over IS in Syria's Hajin: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-12-14 10:39
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) declared on Friday morning the full victory over the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Hajin in eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, a monitor said. "After a week of heavy fighting and air strikes ...

PM Barzani: We Won't Stop Unless Every Yezidi is Freed from IS Captivity

BAS News - 2018-12-14 09:54
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has vowed that his government will not stop unless every Yezidi is rescued from the Islamic State's (IS) captivity. The Kurdish premier made the remarks on Friday in a congratulatory message to th ...

These Flashcards Can Help Children Learn Kurmanji Kurdish

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-14 06:25
We spoke with Dr. Santos, founder of Linguacious, to learn more about the innovative Kurdish flashcards. The post These Flashcards Can Help Children Learn Kurmanji Kurdish appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Arrives in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-12-13 23:32
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi, accompanied by a delegation, arrived in Kurdistan Region's capital city of Erbil on Thursday night. During his second visit to Erbil, Halbusi is expected to meet with the high Kurdish officials in the ...

Kirkuk Students Prevented from Remembering Fallen Peshmerga

BAS News - 2018-12-13 23:09
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces and the presidency staff of the University of Kirkuk prevented on Thursday the Kurdish students from remembering the fallen Peshmerga fighters during a special exhibition, an official said. An exhibition was hosted by Kirkuk Univ ...

Duhok-Sinjar Highway to be Reopened on Friday: Source

BAS News - 2018-12-13 21:51
ERBIL - The main road between Kurdistan Region's Duhok province and Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar will be reopened on Friday, a source said. According to a source who wished to remain anonymous, the Kurdish Yezidi winner of 2018 Nobel Peace ...

Turkish Writer Reveals Turkey's Aim in Attacking Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-13 19:50
ERBIL - Turkey's goal in its possible upcoming military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in eastern Syria is to cut the geographic relations among the Kurdish cantons in Kobane city and al-Jazirah region, a Turkish off ...

Reviving UN Mediation on Iraq’s Disputed Internal Boundaries

The International Crisis Group - 2018-12-13 18:26
The fallout is settling after the Iraqi army’s seizure of territories disputed between Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdish region. More conflict over these areas, particularly oil-rich Kirkuk, is predictable. The UN should take advantage of today’s quiet ...

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS

FOX News - 2018-12-13 18:02
The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. ...

Turkey Will Target U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Within Days

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-12-13 17:52
Turkey is set to launch a military intervention in northeastern Syria to combat U.S.-backed Kurdish rebels it regards as terrorists, drawing a stern warning from the Pentagon and signaling new tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organization all ...

Barzani Congratulates Kurdistan Toilers' Party on 33rd Anniversary

BAS News - 2018-12-13 16:51
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has congratulated the Kurdistan Toilers' Party on its 33rd anniversary of its establishment. "I send my warmest congratulations to brothers, leading members, p ...

Barzani: We are All Proud of Coexistence in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-12-13 15:49
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has hailed the coexistence in the region, urging all components to further deepen the peaceful belief. Barzani made the remarks in a congratulatory message to ...

Masrour Barzani Receives Nadia Murad, Emphasizes on Safe Haven for Yezidis

BAS News - 2018-12-13 11:36
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Thursday the Kurdish Yezidi winner of 2018’s Nobel Peace Prize, Nadia Murad, to discuss the current situation of Yezidis. Barzani reiterated that the Yezidis are m ...

Kurdish issue discussed in the European Parliament

ANF - 2018-12-13 10:36
A press conference was held at the European Parliament to underline the situation of HDP Hakkari deputy, Leyla Güven on hunger strike for over a month. ...

Kurdish Language Platform call to step up work

ANF - 2018-12-13 10:36
The responsibility of creating awareness among Kurdish people lies on everyone, said Kurdish Language Platform. ...

Nobel Winner Nadia Murad Visits PM Barzani to Discuss Yezidis

BAS News - 2018-12-13 10:29
ERBIL — Kurdish Yezidi Nobel winner, Nadia Murad, visited Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday in Erbil to talk about the current situation of Yezidi IDPs and their devastated hometowns. Murad, who herself has survived the Islami ...

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 ...

SDF Liberates 50% of Hajin in Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-13 09:27
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has so far liberated 50% of Hajin town, one of the last Islamic State (IS) pockets in eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. A military source confirmed the report and stated that the US-backed forc ...

Top 10 Links to Learn more about Rojava

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-13 06:18
As more people become aware of the Kurdish question and their ongoing struggle for liberation, independence and human rights, especially The post Top 10 Links to Learn more about Rojava appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Turkey to take on Kurdish forces in Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-12-13 03:04

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Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

FOX News - 2018-12-13 01:08
Turkey will launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria "within a few days," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, a move likely to further strain ties between NATO allies Turkey and the United States. ...

Road Closure Prevents Yezidis from Visiting Sinjar Ahead of Religious Holiday: Mayor

BAS News - 2018-12-12 23:46
ERBIL - The Kurdish Yezidis will not be able to visit their religious sites in Sinjar while all the roads to the region are currently closed, a senior official said on Wednesday. Sinjar Mayor Mahma Khalil told BasNews that the minority group is going to ...

Turkey threatens new offensive on US-backed Kurdish groups in Syria - The National

Thenational - 2018-12-12 22:42

Barzani: New Government to Follow New Power-Sharing Patterns

BAS News - 2018-12-12 13:59
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Wednesday made it clear that the incoming government of Kurdistan Region will not follow the outdated 50% x 50% mechanism of sharing power between the sides. Speaki ...

Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death in Border Area

BAS News - 2018-12-12 12:58
ERBIL — Freezing cold temperatures in the mountainous areas on the border between Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan took the life of a Kurdish porter, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. The monitoring group identified the victim as “ ...

Turkey to start operation against Kurdish forces in Syria in 'next few days' | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-12-12 12:56

Serdem Library opened in refugee camp in Shehba

ANF - 2018-12-12 11:43
The library has now three thousand books, mostly regarding politics, economics, philosophy, sociology, but also novels, stories and dictionaries. Books are in Arabic, Kurdish and English languages. ...

One-Year Discretionary Punishment for a Kurdish Labour Activist

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-12 02:01
Omid Assadi, a labour activist from Kamyaran who was arrested by security forces earlier this year and later temporarily released on bail, was sentenced to one-year Discretionary Punishment by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj. Kurdistan Hum ...

The New Arabization of Kirkuk

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2018-12-11 23:58

Kirkuk: Five IS Militants Killed, Wounded in Iraq-US Joint Operation

BAS News - 2018-12-11 22:37
ERBIL - At least five members of the Islamic State (IS) insurgent group were either killed or wounded in a joint operation conducted by the Iraqi and US forces in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Tuesday. According to the information BasNews ha ...

IS Attacks Police Forces in Khanaqin, Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2018-12-11 22:15
ERBIL - A group of Islamic State (IS) insurgents attacked on Tuesday night a unit of the Iraqi Federal Police in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin, in Diyala province, killing one policeman and injuring five others, an official said. Head of local ad ...

Kurdish Self- Management forces arrested civilians from the same family in Raqqa city, on December 10 - Syrian Network for Human Rights

Sn4hr - 2018-12-11 17:06

US Energy Secretary Meets Barzani, Hails Kurdistan as Safe Haven

BAS News - 2018-12-11 15:46
ERBIL — US Energy Secretary Rick Perry met with prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, on Tuesday in Erbil where they discussed political, energy and security issues. At a press conference after the meeting, Ba ...

US Energy Secretary Arrives in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-12-11 14:26
ERBIL — US Energy Secretary Rick Perry arrived in Erbil on Wednesday to discuss about the energy sector with Kurdish officials. Perry was received by former president of Kurdistan Region and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on his arriva ...

US installs outposts overlooking Turkish border in Kurdish-controlled northern Syria - The National

Thenational - 2018-12-11 13:56

Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-11 13:51
Human rights defenders spoke in the first session of the 15th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament. IHD officials spoke about the rights violations and stated that Turkey has lost the characteristic of a state with the rule of law. The first pane ...

European Parliament to discuss the ECHR ruling on Demirtas

ANF - 2018-12-11 13:36
The European Parliament is taking the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling about Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas on the agenda to be discussed. ...

Turkish Court Sentences Two Kurdish Former MPs to 18 Months Imprisonment Each

BAS News - 2018-12-11 12:16
ERBIL — A Turkish court in Sirnak has sentenced two Kurdish former lawmakers to 18 months each for alleged violations in 2015. Osman Baydemir and Leyla Birlik from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) were given the sentences over their participation in 2 ...

Masoud Barzani: Fight against Islamic State harder after military defeat

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-11 11:24
Kurdish leader highlighted the ongoing challenges of fighting IS after the groups’ 2017 military defeat in Iraq. ...
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