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Violent clashes in Shia district amid continuous air raids

ANHA - 2018-02-09 11:38
AFRIN- Meantime, violent clashes are taking place in the villages of Haj Belil, Jaqla Foqani, and Arinda of Shia between the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces on the one hand, and the Turkish occupation army and its terrorists on the other hand. Si ...

Another Kurdish Protestor Tortured To Death in Kermashan Jail

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-06 00:00
The number of demonstrators killed in custody is on the rise amid violent crackdown on anti-government protests. A Kurdish man from Kermashan had also died as the result of torture in the jail. Roji Kurd: According to the report published by the testimony ...

Violent clashes between SDF, Turkish occupation army in Hamam village

ANHA - 2018-02-02 16:19
AFRIN – Violent clashes are taking place between the fighters of (SDF) and the Turkish occupation army and terrorists in the hills surrounding Hamam village of Jindressa area at Afrin canton. According to our correspondents from the area, the clashes are ...

Violent clashes in Khalil, Mamala villages

ANHA - 2018-01-30 11:37
AFRIN– Meantime, violent clashes are going on on the outskirts of the Khalil village in Shia district and Mamala village in the area of Rajo between the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Turkish occupation army and its affiliated terrorists ...

The number of demonstrators killed in custody is on the rise/ Report

Roji Kurd - 2018-01-25 00:00
This report has been presented in Brussels seminar, Sunday, january,21, 2018 by Helmet Maroufi, Manager of Kurdistan Human Right Organization- Rojhelat. The reaport’s text: The number of demonstrators killed in custody is on the rise amid violent crackdow ...

Young Kurdish Protestor Tortured To Death

Roji Kurd - 2018-01-15 00:01
The number of demonstrators killed in custody is on the rise amid violent crackdown on anti-government protests. A 24-year-old young Kurdish man from Sanandaj had also died as the result of torture in the jail. Roji Kurd: According to a report from the Ku ...

Astana play continues with violent battles in Idlib

ANHA - 2018-01-13 13:35
AZIZ KOYLUOGLO The countries that met in Astana and introduced themselves as the guarantors of the meeting of Sochi entered a violent war today in southern Idlib, the Turkish state, which aims to not reach a solution to the Syrian crisis demanded Russia a ...

Clashes continue inAdlib countryside,regime forces enter Beit Jann

ANHA - 2018-01-02 15:31
NEWS DESK –Violent clashes have been ongoing since Tuesday morning between forces the regime and mercenary (Jabhit al-Nusra )in the Southern countryside of Adlib to expand its dominated in the area . and the regime froces entered areas in the countryside ...

New protests in Iraqi Kurdistan as residents seethe at authorities

E-Kurd - 2017-12-23 03:30
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Demonstrators irate at the authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan took to the streets for a fifth day Friday, demanding the release of more than 200 protesters detained over violent rallies that have roiled the region. Furiou ...

PM Barzani vows to put an end to ‘chaos’ caused by protests

The New Mail - 2017-12-22 03:34
Kurdistan Region –Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said that KRG “know” that there is a hand behind days of violent events whose aim is to cause “chaos” in the Kurdistan Region,… The post PM Barzani vows to put an end to ‘chaos’ caused by protests appear ...

Opposition parties quit Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t over protests

E-Kurd - 2017-12-21 22:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Opposition groups quit the government of Iraq’s Kurdistan region on Wednesday in protest at violent unrest in which at least five people were killed, with one group saying authorities had shown a flagrant disregard ...

KRG PM: There is a hand behind days of violent events in Sulaymaniyah

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 16:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is suspecting an external agenda to be behind the violent protests across Sulaymaniyah province where demonstrators have set fire to government building and political branch offices. Speaking ...

PM Barzani: External Agenda Behind Sulaymaniyah Protests

BAS News - 2017-12-21 13:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is suspecting an external agenda to be behind the violent protests across Sulaymaniyah province where demonstrators have set fire to government building and political branch offices. Speaking to r ...

How Sweden’s Anti-Semitism Problem Challenges Its Core Values

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-12-21 08:38
Swedish News Channel Coverage of Synagogue Attack For a Swedish Jew, it’s a strange time to be home to see friends and family. Over the past few weeks, Jewish institutions have been hit with several violent attacks within a short time span. On Friday las ...

Violent protests in Iraqi Kurdistan kill 6

CNN - 2017-12-21 08:26
At least six people were killed and more than 70 injured Tuesday as anti-government protests erupted for a second straight day, said a provincial health director in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region. ...

NRT Owner Detained in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2017-12-19 20:34
SULAYMANIYAH — The owner of Nalia group of companies and Nalia Radio and Television (NRT) was detained by security forces in Sulaymaniyah for allegedly promoting violent protests in the province. Kurdistan 24 said Shaswar Abdulwahid was taken into custod ...

Kifri: Curfew Imposed After Violent Protests

BAS News - 2017-12-19 18:43
ERBIL — The local administration in Kifri district of Sulaymaniyah Province imposed a curfew after protests turned violent on Tuesday. The mayoral office of Kifri said in a statement that civilian movements across the city will be prohibited from 20:00 ( ...

Kurdistan Violent Protests: 5 Killed, Nearly 80 Wounded

BAS News - 2017-12-19 18:43
ERBIL — As the result of violent protests in Sulaymaniyah Province of Kurdistan Region at least five people were killed and nearly 80 others injured, local officials confirmed. A spokesperson for Raparrin directorate of health told Kurdistan24 that polic ...

Kurdistan Parliament Calls on Protestors to Avoid Violence

BAS News - 2017-12-19 17:33
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament issued a statement on Tuesday to call on protestors in Sulaymaniyah province avoid violent actions while demonstrating to ask for better services. “Kurdistan parliament which is sourced from the will of people, strongl ...

KRG expresses concern over violent protests in Sulaymaniya province

Waar Media - 2017-12-19 13:08
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has expressed concern over the violent acts which resulted in great destruction to its offices during protests in some cities of the region. “The Kurdistan Regional Government recognizes demonstrations ...

KRG’s Statement on Violent Protests in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2017-12-18 21:47
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has expressed concern over the violent acts which resulted in great destruction to its offices during protests in some cities of the region. “The Kurdistan Regional Government recognizes demonstrations as a ...

IS gangs attack Jaras Sharqy, receive harsh blows

ANHA - 2017-12-18 10:59
After liberating Jaras sharqy village from IS gangs, the village witnessed on Sunday evening violent clashes between SDF and IS gangs, but IS gangs have been dealt harsh blows by SDF 's fighters, 95 IS gangs were killed ...

Clashes Erupt Between Turkish Army and YPG, South of Kobani

BAS News - 2017-12-13 13:52
ERBIL — Violent clashes erupted on Wednesday between the Turkish army and the Syrian Kurdish forces in the western suburb of Kobani in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). Local sources from Kobani confirmed to BasNews that heavy clashes took place earlier this mo ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Militias Assault Christian Women in Nineveh Plains: MP

BAS News - 2017-12-12 21:47
ERBIL — Shabak militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have assaulted Christian women in Nineveh Plains and they continue their violent actions against the religious minority in northern Iraq, said an Iraqi Christian lawmaker. Joseph Slewan, a Christian member of Ir ...

Masrour Barzani: Kurdistan Region Has Always Rejected Violent Means

BAS News - 2017-12-05 17:37
KRSC Chancellor met with Finnish Envoy to Iraq ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani met with Päivi Laine, Ambassador of Finland to Iraq, on Tuesday in Erbil. The sides discussed the latest developments in the ...

Syria’s Arab, Kurdish Women Join Forces to Fight for Future

The Kurdish Project - 2017-11-22 04:45
The following article was originally published in Al-Monitor. AIN ISSA, Syria — At just 21 years old, Zilan’s burdens are already heavy. She has a pair of violent ex-husbands and a daughter from each. But she said she has left all that behind in her home ...

Militias Attack Journalists in Central Mosul

BAS News - 2017-11-18 18:26
MOSUL — Iraqi Observatory for Freedom of Press condemned on Friday the violent acts against a group of journalists in Mosul by local Sunni mobilisation forces. The monitoring group revealed that reporters and a cameraman for Mosulia Channel were bitten b ...

“Minors marriage law is moral support for ISIS thought “

ANHA - 2017-11-12 14:24
The Kongra Star in Lebanon has condemned the amendment in the Personal Status Law to allow the minors marriage, saying that this is a flagrant violation of the child 's rights and a consecration of violent and harmful practices. On behalf of all women, de ...

Kurdistan Never Favours Violence: PM

BAS News - 2017-11-01 01:00
ERBIL — The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani, has reiterated that Erbil has always been against aggression and violent actions with Baghdad, and the recent tensions could have been prevented with talks. The Iraqi g ...

KRG Calls on People to Keep Calm

BAS News - 2017-10-29 22:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) expressed concern over the reports of violent actions in some areas of Kurdistan Region by those disguising among peaceful public gatherings, calling on the people to keep the situation calm. It has also urged ...

Deir-ez- Zor’s eastern countryside: violent clashes ongoing

ANHA - 2017-10-23 10:51
Violent and strong clashes are continuing between IS mercenaries on the one hand and the forces of the Syrian regime and the militias supporting them on the other hand in several axes of the eastern bank of the Euphrates River opposite the airport of Deir ...

Al-Jabha al-Shamiya gangs seize Qabasin, conflicts over crossings

ANHA - 2017-10-16 14:11
The mercenaries of al-Jabha al-Shamya have dominated the town of Qabasin, while most of the villages and towns of al-Shahba occupied areas have witnessed dozens of mortalities and casualties after violent clashes between the mercenaries of al-Sultan Murad ...

Clashes between regime and mercenaries in northern countryside of Aleppo

ANHA - 2017-09-30 16:49
ALEPPO – Violent clashes broke out between the mercenary groups and the Syrian regime forces in both the Kufra Hamera and Al-Malah villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo. Violent clashes broke out between the forces of the Syrian regime stationed ...

US Senate Advances Bill to Aid Christian IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-21 14:30
ERBIL — The United States is working on a bill to step up its support to the Iraqi Christians who have been subject to violent actions and genocide. On September 19th, Senate's Foreign Relations Committee voted on the bill in hopes of moving it closer to ...

Female Peshmerga receives ‘Global Hope Coalition’ award in New York

Waar Media - 2017-09-20 15:01
WAAR-DUHOK: A female Peshmerga has received a UNESCO award acknowledging “everyday heroes” in the campaign to fight violent extremism and intolerance. Lt. Kochar Saleh Haji, who has been a Peshmerga for eight years, was one of 10 recipients from around t ...

Herders against Farmers: Nigeria’s Expanding Deadly Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-19 19:00
Propelled by desertification, insecurity and the loss of grazing land to expanding settlements, the southward migration of Nigeria’s herders is causing violent competition over land with local farmers. To prevent the crisis from escalating, the governmen ...

Iraq says may use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

FOX News - 2017-09-17 14:46
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. ...

Iraq says it's prepared to use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

Chicago Tribune - 2017-09-17 02:40
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. If the Iraqi population is "threatened by t ...

Al-Raqqa: a prison liberated, 3 bombed vehicles destroyed

ANHA - 2017-09-16 12:12
Al–RAQQA- Violent clashes between Syrian Democratic Forces and IS mercenaries are ongoing in the center of the city of al- Raqqa where SDF fighters managed to detonate three bombed vehicles and liberate a prison in al-Amin neighborhood. Al-Raqqa liberatio ...

Since Sept 15… black attack on Kobanî, balance changed-2

ANHA - 2017-09-14 13:22
S mercenaries launched a violent attack on the city of Kobani in mid-September 2014, and it was not long enough to enter the city of Kobani and occupy an area estimated to reach more than half, but the will was stronger than the military force, so the res ...

Ukraine’s New Diplomatic Battlefronts: U.S. Weapons, UN Peacekeepers

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-13 12:42
The front lines between the Ukrainian army and Moscow-backed forces in eastern Ukraine may be static but see frequent and violent firefights. Diplomatic manoeuvering over new U.S. lethal weapons for Kyiv risks aggravating the conflict and Russia’s UN pea ...

News of a massacre in Deir ez-Zor by regime

ANHA - 2017-09-11 15:46
ALEPPO- Activists reported the killing of 15 civilians in Deir ez-Zor after the Russian air strikes on the city. The Syrian warplanes launched several raids targeting the area of the Panorama Square in Deir ez-Zor, accompanied by violent clashes between D ...

SDF fighters liberate al-Morour in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-09-10 12:26
AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated al-Morour neighborhood from IS gangs after violent clashes in the neighborhood. Al-Raqqa liberation campaign continues at full momentum as Syrian Democratic Forces advance within the city’s neighborhoods i ...

Clashes in 3 neighborhoods, 23 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-08-30 10:37
AL-RAQQA- Violent clashes are still ongoing between Syrian Democratic Forces and IS gangs since Tuesday night in 3 neighborhoods in the city of al-Raqqa, 23 mercenaries were killed according to initial information. Syrian Democratic Forces are continuing ...
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