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12 years old put to the ground and handcuffed in Ankara

ANF - 2019-08-23 08:20
Police detained 17 people in Ankara during a protest against the appointment of trustees in 3 HDP-run. Among those detained was 12 years old B.A., who was handcuffed behind his back after being put on the ground. ...

Iraq sentences man to 4 years for blackmailing female with photos

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-22 19:50

Iraq still struggling with helping Yazidis five years after genocide - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-21 18:37

A citizen sentenced to seven years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-08-21 10:31
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Criminal Court 2 of Piranshahr. ...

'Jihadi Jack,' Man Accused of Joining ISIS, Stripped of British Citizenship, Hopes Canada Will Save Him

Newsweek - 2019-08-21 06:29
Canadian politicians might not be able to save "Jihadi Jack" from a Kurdish prison, where he has been held for two and a half years. ...

Syrian photographer documents destruction by walking tightrope

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-08-20 22:16
His absolute independence is what saved him in all the years that he stayed in Raqqa, the Syrian city where photographer Aboud Hamam was born and raised and that he refused to leave, even during the years that Isis was in charge. Under the current rule, h ...

Five years ago ISIS tried to wipe out the Yazidis. Have we forgotten them? | America Magazine

Americamagazine - 2019-08-20 00:27

8 years after NATO-led intervention, Libya in crisis

Bignewsnetwork - 2019-08-19 11:51

Situation for Yezidis still dire five years after genocide began | Global Comment

Globalcomment - 2019-08-19 03:23

Taha’s Geometry Theory: Dividing Angles and Circle Arcs

The Kurdish Project - 2019-08-17 10:58
In 1981, my oldest son was killed under Saddam’s Arabization of Kirkuk at the age of 12. In the years following, during the Arabization, Saddam killed hundreds of thousands of Barzani, Halapja, and Anfal people. In 1990, my family and I decided to give u ...

Inside Vladimir Putin's 20 years of power - and how he has changed the world - World News - Mirror Online

Mirror - 2019-08-17 10:46

Eight years on, Syria’s neighbours weary of war refugees | Mena – Gulf News

Gulfnews - 2019-08-17 10:38

Five years after Yazidi genocide, US warns ISIS is rebounding | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-08-17 02:42

Eight years on, Syria’s neighbors weary of war refugees | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-08-17 00:36

Eight years on, Syria’s neighbours weary of war refugees

Rûdaw - 2019-08-16 13:07
“It’s easy to point a finger at (Syrians) and use them as a scapegoat” ...

A Worker Lost his Life at Workplace

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-16 02:00
A construction worker lost his life due to severe injuries at workplace in the city of “Rabt”. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Salim Zarei, 47 years old and… The post A Worker Lost his Life at Workplace appeared first ...

Silence on Turkey’s massacre in Kendakola continues for 19 years

ANF - 2019-08-15 16:01
It has been 19 years since Turkish fighter jets conducted a massacre in Kendakola. Iraqi and Federal Kurdistan governments were silent when 42 civilians were murdered then, and they remain silent now. ...

Five Years After Daesh Unleashed Genocide In Iraq: Survivors Are Still Waiting For Security

Forbes - 2019-08-14 20:06

Kurdish refugee’s reunion with Dutch man who gifted her bike 24 years ago goes viral

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-14 19:12

Former Kurdish child refugee tracks down man 24 years after he gifted her a bicycle. Internet is teary-eyed - Trending News News

Indiatoday - 2019-08-14 10:30

My first experience of Virtual Reality (VR) was around 25 years ago when I had the opportunity to fly the magic carpet from the ...

Teknistan - 2019-08-14 06:12

Three years without justice for murdered Iraqi Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein Ali

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 22:24
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— As Iraqi Kurdistan region marks the third anniversary of the death of Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein on Tuesday, his case remains officially unsolved and no one has been prosecuted for his abduction and murder. His fami ...

Germany commemorates Berlin Wall construction, 58 years on

Gulan Media - 2019-08-13 21:26

Farmer can’t plant crops for 4 years due to the Turkish army

ANF - 2019-08-12 14:54
A farmer named Xelil Abdullah’s fields along the Turkish border in Tirbespiye haven’t been planted for 4 years as soldiers open fire on anyone who approaches. ...

Pal of IS bride Lisa Smith said she visited Syria two years BEFORE she joined terror group

Thesun - 2019-08-12 03:20

Five Years of Imprisonment for a Kurdish Civilian

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-12 02:01
Aref Mohammadi, a Kurdish civilian from the village of Bavan in the Margevar area of Orumiyeh, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh. Kurdistan Human Rights… The post Five Years of Imprisonment for a Kur ...

Robert Browning Associates Presents Celebrating 43 Years Of Presenting World Music Events In NYC

Broadwayworld - 2019-08-11 06:15

Saturday Mothers demand justice for Ferhat Tepe

ANF - 2019-08-10 15:28
26 years ago, the then 18-year-old Özgür-Gündem correspondent Ferhat Tepe was abducted in Bitlis. Tepe's body was found two weeks later. He had been tortured to death. ...

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion

FOX News - 2019-08-10 06:15
When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routinely stand shoulder-to-shoulder with defiant faces. Amid a region ravaged by years of conflict and ISIS in ...

E-Kurd : Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

Justice for Kurds - 2019-08-09 17:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memorial ...

Kurdish journalist Deniz Firat commemorated by her grave

ANF - 2019-08-09 08:53
Five years ago, Kurdish journalist Deniz Firat was killed in an attack by the ISIS on the Maxmur refugee camp in southern Kurdistan. She was commemorated by her grave in Van. ...

Six Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-09 02:00
Six civilians from the village of Celin of Hewraman have been sentenced to three months to four years in prison by the Marivan Islamic Revolutionary Court for cooperating with one of the… The post Six Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment appeared ...

Calming the Restless Pacific: Violence and Crime on Colombia’s Coast

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-08 17:06
Three years after the FARC peace deal, Colombia’s Pacific region has seen surges of both dissident guerrilla activity and drug-related crime. To better aid this historically neglected area, the state should expand its presence, speed up development proje ...

Cyntoia Brown Released from Prison After 15 Years, Vows to Fight for Other Sexual Abuse Survivors | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-08-07 15:51

El Paso shooting: Has US neglected fight against white extremism?

BBC - 2019-08-06 02:24
The US has neglected the fight against domestic terrorism over the years, say analysts. ...

Death of journalist helps reshape US handling of hostages

Rûdaw - 2019-08-05 14:27
James Foley was kidnapped in Syria and beheaded by ISIS two years later ...

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area of northern Syria, Erdogan says It would mark the third Turkish incursion of Syria in as many years August 4, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-04 23:47

Three Years Passed: Details of Enforcing the Execution of 25 Sunni Kurdish Prisoners in an Interview with one of their Cell-mates

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-04 02:02
On the third anniversary of execution of 25 Sunni Kurdish prisoners in Rajaishahr Prison of Karaj, Kurdistan Human Rights Network publishes an interview with the Sunni prisoners at this prison regarding the… The post Three Years Passed: Details of Enforc ...

Shengal, five years ago

ANF - 2019-08-03 11:33
When the 74th genocide arrived at the doors of the Yazidi community, it was not the physical genocide that dealt the deadly blow to the Yazidi people. What killed them was the betrayal that clad itself with a black garment. ...

Yezidi mother who lost entire family to ISIS still searching for answers

Rûdaw - 2019-08-02 23:47
Saturday marks five years since the ISIS genocide began ...

Who is ‘the opposition’ in Syria after 8 years of war? | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-08-02 23:18

Rojava Revolution - seven years on

Green Left Weekly - 2019-08-02 13:17
July 19 marked the seventh anniversary of northern Syria’s Rojava Revolution. On that day in 2012 the nascent People’s Protection Units (YPG) took control of the Kurdish-majority city of Kobanê. The outnumbered forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad s ...

Five years after ISIS massacre, UN Iraq envoy pushes to restore stability to Sinjar

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-01 22:51

Almost 2 years on, ruins remain in disputed Tuz Khurmatu

Rûdaw - 2019-07-31 21:29
Some of the households remain torched while others have been demolished ...

Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 17:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memoria ...

Barzan genocide remembered, 36 years on

Rûdaw - 2019-07-31 13:37
Eight thousand Barzani men and boys were killed ...

HDP MP: Reimplementation of isolation will bring chaos again

ANF - 2019-07-31 12:01
Speaking to the ANF, HDP Şırnak MP Hasan Özgüneş reminded that isolation has been implemented for 20 years without interruption. ...

Lessons in Peace-Building with Lourd Hanna

The Kurdish Project - 2019-07-31 06:22
Lourd Hanna, a 23-year-old Chaldean activist and humanitarian from Erbil, has been participating in peace-building missions since she was a teenager. At 16-years-old, she was selected to participate in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program from the U. ...

Deported from Turkey, Syrians return to unfamiliar country

Rûdaw - 2019-07-30 22:45
"I left Syria seven years ago ... I don't know anything about this country ...

Iraqi government starts planning for a census, says PM Adel Abdul Mahdi

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 15:34
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi announced on Monday that the federal government has begun planning for a countrywide census, noting that it has been more than 30 years since the last count. Citing the 50th anniversary of the United Nation ...

Boko Haram: A decade of terror explained

BBC - 2019-07-30 03:30
How the death of one man 10 years ago sparked an unending campaign of terror in Nigeria and beyond. ...

Building Trust in Colombia’s Hub of Coca and Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-29 20:02
Two years ago, Crisis Group found that major threats to Colombia’s peace process with former guerrillas all intersect in the Pacific coastal district of Tumaco. Our Colombia analyst Kyle Johnson made it his mission to find out more. ...

Another Kurdish Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike at Orumiyeh Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-29 02:00
Mustafa Sabzi, a Kurdish political prisoner from Maku who is serving his 15-years prison term at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, has gone on hunger strike in protest to the disagreement of authorities… The post Another Kurdish Political Prisoner on Hunger S ...

Efforts in Al Amal Kindergarten to prepare future generations

SDF Press - 2019-07-28 16:07
Tabqa – The administration of Al Amal Kindergarten which is affiliated to the women Council in Tabqa, works to receive and educate children until the age of six years, in order to prepare them linguistically and in writing for the school. Kindergarten is ...

Russia protests: Thousand arrests at Moscow rally

BBC - 2019-07-28 00:02
Russia's capital sees one of the biggest crackdowns in years as police seek to break up a rally. ...

Guatemala document says U.S. migration deal to last 2 years

Yahoo - 2019-07-27 14:00

UK sentences members of Kurdish-led gang up to 10 years for human trafficking

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-26 01:21

Man gets 60 years for attack on college student in Texas

Yahoo - 2019-07-25 20:47

Activists in Hasankeyf: Authorities didn't work to put out fire

ANF - 2019-07-25 12:56
The people of Hasankeyf said that no such fire had been experienced for many years. ...

Borders banned only for Kurds

ANF - 2019-07-25 10:42
The number of refugees has increased considerably in Van in recent years. Almost every day, hundreds of refugees cross into Van without having any trouble in crossing the border. ...

15 Years Later: How U.K. Whistleblower Katharine Gun Risked Everything to Leak a Damning Iraq War Memo

Pressenza - 2019-07-25 09:20

Turkish armored vehicles kill 36 people in 10 years

ANF - 2019-07-22 15:09
Human Rights Association reported that armored vehicles have killed 36 people, including 16 children, in Northern Kurdistan in the last decade. ...

Suruç massacre: four years quest for justice and truth

ANF - 2019-07-20 10:01
On 20 July 2015, a suicide attack took place in Suruç. ISIS murderer Abdurrahman Alagöz blew himself up and killed 33 people. Over a hundred people were injured. ...

15 Years Later: How U.K. Whistleblower Katharine Gun Risked Everything to Leak a Damning Iraq War Memo | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-07-20 06:17

Turks are still in Cyprus 45 years later, but finally, the U.S. may be paying attention - Hellenic News of America

Hellenicnews - 2019-07-19 18:06

YPJ: We will grow and defend the July 19 revolution

ANF - 2019-07-19 14:38
YPJ: In these 7 years, the peoples of Syria and the Kurdish people in particular have been greatly successful but they have also paid a great price. ...

Demirel and Mavioğlu sentenced to 4 years and 6 months

ANF - 2019-07-19 09:10
Award-winning filmmaker Çayan Demirel and veteran journalist Ertuğrul Mavioğlu sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in prison. Lawyers will appeal the sentence. ...

Suspect in Dink murder trial sentenced to 99 years in prison - Panorama | Armenian news

Panorama - 2019-07-19 07:47

Senior economy editor sentenced to seven-and-a-half years over terror links - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-19 07:47

Iraq-SDF dispute delays re-opening of Shingal-Rojava border crossing

Rûdaw - 2019-07-17 16:58
Agreement to re-open the crossing was made three years ago ...

Human Rights Association: 33 years but still a long way to go

ANF - 2019-07-17 16:11
The Human Rights Association (IHD) celebrates its 33rd anniversary. ...

Lalish Temple draws in Yezidis nearly 5 years after ISIS began genocide

Rûdaw - 2019-07-17 13:26
The ISIS genocide against Yezidis began in August 2014 ...

Somalia: 28 Years Later, Is There Hope of Independence for Somaliland? -

Allafrica - 2019-07-17 06:38

Italian court sentenced Mullah Krekar to 12 years in prison

Kurdiu - 2019-07-16 17:12

Italy sentences Kurdish Islamic radical Mullah Krekar to 12 years in prison

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 13:08
ROME,— Iraqi Kurdish Islamic radical cleric Mullah Krekar was sentenced to twelve years in prison on terrorism charges by an Italian court on Thursday, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) has reported. Krekar, whose real name is Najmaddin Faraj ...

KIHEP: 22 years of education for women in Hatay

ANF - 2019-07-16 11:07
Women's Human Rights-New Solutions Association has been providing training program for women for 22 years in Hatay. The program reached at least 15 thousand women. ...

US-Turkey Relations Stand At Lowest Point In 40 Years - Ex-Deputy Chief Of General Staff - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-07-16 01:07

Three years on, coup attempt continues to reshape Turkey

Al Monitor - 2019-07-15 22:11

Why racist Rabbi Meir Kahane is roiling Israeli politics 30 years after his death - Israel Election 2019 -

Haaretz - 2019-07-15 17:55

Hewler to turn into Ahvaz, Antep to Hewler in 30 years

ANF - 2019-07-15 14:04
According to a climate study, Hewler’s weather will resemble that of Ahvaz, Antep will resemble Hewler and Paris and Berlin will resemble Canberra by 2050. ...

Successful "Big Jump" actions for Hasankeyf and Tigris River!

ANF - 2019-07-15 09:02
The Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive and the Mesopotamia Ecology Movement issued a statement about the successful day of action for the 12,000 years old site. ...

Cyprus protests in Melbourne call for justice 45 years since Turkey's invasion | Neos Kosmos

Neoskosmos - 2019-07-15 07:42

Hundreds of Nineveh IDPs returned to home areas: Migration and Displacement ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-07-15 01:00
Process of returning IDPs home after years of violence continues ...

Five years since Daesh took over their lives and homes, Yazidi women try to move on

Gulfnews - 2019-07-15 00:32

28 years later, is there hope of independence for Somaliland? - The East African

CO - 2019-07-15 00:00

Thirty years ago... the murder of Dr. Abdul-Rahman Ghassemlou

ANF - 2019-07-13 12:18
Thirty years ago, on 13 July 1989, Dr. Abdul-Rahman Ghassemlou and two of his friends were murdered in an apartment in the outskirts of Vienna where they were holding talks with envoys sent by then Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. ...

All set for the 'Big Jump' in Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-12 13:03
On Sunday 14 July the announced "Big Jump" promoted by Keep Hasankeyf Alive will take place in the 12,000 years old site. ...

Texas woman shares home with mother's corpse for three years

BBC - 2019-07-12 02:22
US police believe the mother suffered a fall in 2016 and her daughter did not provide adequate care. ...

New Kurdistan PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Two years after a failed independence bid plunged Iraq’s Kurdistan Region into months of instability, the new regional prime minister said his priority was strengthening ties with Baghdad, signalling dreams of self ...

Mosul still in ruins, two years after liberation

Rûdaw - 2019-07-11 02:33
“It is a failed government from head-to-toe” ...

Turkey has two years of unsold housing stock after crisis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-10 22:58

Exclusive: New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence

Reuters - 2019-07-10 18:18
Two years after a failed independence bid plunged Iraq's Kurdistan Region into months of instability, the new regional prime minister said his priority was strengthening ties with Baghdad, signalling dreams of self-rule should be put on hold. ...

Currency Collector of Duhok

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 00:38
He has spent 20 years and $30,000 in their pursuit ...

More Kurdish politicians sentenced to years-long imprisonment in Turkey

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-09 17:09

Persistent Problems with the Gray Zone and an Old Way Forward

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-09 08:21
When the debate was in full swing several years ago, enthusiasts and skeptics of the gray zone concept generally agreed that the term was ill-defined and “stretched to the breaking point.” Most analysts have since acknowledged the gray zone’s conceptual c ...

Seven years imprisonment for a Kurdish citizen has just confirmed by the appeals court

Kurdpa - 2019-07-08 23:40
Kurdpa Agency: The Appeals Court endorsed the verdict of a seven-year imprisonment of a Kurdish citizen from Piranshahr. ...

Garcetti responds to Trump's comments that homeless crisis 'started two years ago' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-08 21:34

Şaho Cudi: The people of South Kurdistan trust the PKK

ANF - 2019-07-07 12:00
Guerrilla Şaho Cudi has been a PKK member for 22 years, previously he was a Peshmerga. He comes from South Kurdistan and speaks of a "remarkable trust" of the population in the PKK. ...

Germany sentences mother to 5 years in prison for ISIS membership in Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-07-05 19:57
She was first detained by the Kurdish-led SDF ...

Gold futures score highest finish in over 6 years

Yahoo - 2019-07-05 08:53

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