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Saturday Mothers: 24 years of fight for justice

ANF - 2019-05-25 14:35
Twenty-four years ago, the Saturday Mothers took to the streets for the first time in Istanbul to protest the enforced disappearance state practice. ...

Scientists Observed the Great Whirl from Space

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK Scientists have been trying to study the Great Whirl for many years but most of their efforts have gone in vain as they haven’t been able to find any substantial information about the whirl. A quite obvious difficulty for the researchers is th ...

Top Ranked 8 New Shows From The Last Few Years

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK Better Call Saul Spinoffs rarely end up good but Better Call Saul does right what most other spinoffs do wrong. It gives subtle nudges and winks to its existence within the Breaking Bad “universe”, but it never tries to copy its parent show. I ...

A citizen from Paveh sentenced two years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-24 12:59
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Paveh was sentenced to two years in prison after three months of arrest and unknown fate. ...

Wikipedia takes Turkey’s ban to the ECHR

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Wikipedia appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Turkey banning access to the online encyclopedia two years ago. ...

An Iranian refugee fought for years to get to America. Now he asks why he’s here - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-05-22 17:59

Body of Kurdish martyr given to his family after three years

ANF - 2019-05-22 17:13
Hüseyin Ecer fell three years ago in the resistance for self-government in northern Kurdistan. Only now did his family receive the corpse. ...

Four incredible records which only Cristiano Ronaldo possesses

Waar Media - 2019-05-22 16:19
WAAR_DUHOK At 34 years of age, Cristiano Ronaldo is still going strong, and even in a season which has been below par by his Herculean standards, he has still achieved incredible things. From anecdotes by his old Manchester United teammates, it is clear ...

Ezidi radio presenter found in Syrian camp four years after ISIS kidnapping

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-22 12:58

Kurdish Yezidi Journalist Liberated from IS

BAS News - 2019-05-21 10:51
ERBIL — After five years in Islamic State (IS) captivity, Kurdish Yezidi journalist Navin Rasho was freed on Monday. Suraya Press confirmed Rasho’s liberation. She had been kidnapped on 3rd August 2014 when IS jihadists attacked Sinjar. Before the IS att ...

EU anti-torture committee visits imprisoned PKK leader for first time in three years

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-21 09:37

UK says 19 terror attacks foiled in last 2 years

Kurdiu - 2019-05-21 00:52

Sajid Javid: 19 terror attacks foiled in two years | News | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-05-20 22:11

Ruling AKP aware of slowdown caused by years of crisis management, says Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-20 15:21

Sardasht Osman Remembered on the Ninth Anniversary of his Murder

Kurdistantribune - 2019-05-20 15:11
By Ismael Aziz: Journalists and human rights activists have been remembering Sardasht Osman, who was murdered nine years ago this month. On 5 May, the 23-year-old Kurdish freelance journalist and anti-corruption campaigner was commemorated across the Kurd ...

Politics guru has 50,000 election leaflets after collecting ballot box memorabilia for almost 40 years

Thesun - 2019-05-20 14:10

Kompany leaving Manchester City after 11 years

Waar Media - 2019-05-19 15:03
WAAR_DUHOK Vincent Kompany has played his final game for Manchester City, with the Premier League champions confirming that their captain is leaving the club. The 33-year-old played a pivotal role in City winning an unprecedented domestic treble this sea ...

Is Africa Ready for Nuclear Energy?

Waar Media - 2019-05-19 15:03
WAAR_DUHOK Years back, nuclear energy was a fancy option limited to the industrialized world. In due course, nuclear could be an energy source for much of Africa, where only South Africa currently has a nuclear power plant. Governments across the contine ...

The Iraqi orphan: Finding mum after 30 years

BBC - 2019-05-19 00:29
Amar was brought to the UK following a napalm attack - for three decades he thought his mother was dead. ...

Four years in review – The Hawk Newspaper

Sjuhawknews - 2019-05-18 15:01

Isis leader Baghdadi appears in video for first time in five years | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-17 19:27

25 years after Oslo: destroyed Gaza airport symbolises grounded peace hopes

Qantara - 2019-05-17 15:28

Oslo I 25 years on: Israelis and Palestinians lament the deadlock -

Qantara - 2019-05-17 15:28

Legal battle over Operation Fast and Furious documents ends after 7 years [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-17 08:26

Picturing Sri Lanka’s Undead War

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-17 01:19
Ten years after the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, Crisis Group’s Sri Lanka Project Director Alan Keenan and Photographer Julie David de Lossy travelled 1,500km through ex-combat zones. They found a population finding ways to cope with their traumatic exp ...

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm completes build

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm Beatrice has seen all of its 84 wind turbines installed after three years of construction, project partner SSE Renewables announced on Wednesday. The total installed capacity of 588 megawatts for the Beatr ...

Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. The state should press its military offensive against the jihadists but also try undercutting their appeal by ...

A Way Out of Latin America’s Impasse over Venezuela

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-15 16:24
In recent years Venezuela’s political and economic implosion has become a major headache for much of Latin America. Regional governments should seek to find common ground and coordinate their efforts with the EU’s International Contact Group to push for ...

Two Labour Activists Sentenced to Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-15 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Eqbal Shabani and Towfiq Mahmoodi, two Kurdish Labour activists were sentenced to one year of suspended imprisonment for three years and one-year of imprisonment respectively on charges of cooperating with the “Oppos ...

Global energy investments rise by $1B after 3 year fall

Waar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK Global energy investments increased by $1 billion year on year to $1.84 trillion last year after three years of decline, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. “More spending on oil, gas and coal supply was offset by lower spen ...

Shafaaq: Senator Duckworth: Kurdistan is model for Iraq; ISIS not defeated

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
“I think what the Kurds have been able to do,” US Senator Tammy Duckworth said earlier this week, “sets an example” for the rest of Iraq. Duckworth fought in the US Army in the early years of Operation Iraqi Freedom OIF), as the pilot of a Blackhawk helic ...

Weteni Hospital of Raqqa goes into service

ANF - 2019-05-14 16:59
The Weteni Hospital in Raqqa has gone into service after years. ...

Raqqa National Hospital opens its doors again

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 03:06
Raqqa – The Civil Council of Raqqa opened on Monday the National Hospital in Raqqa, the co-chair of the Civil Council of Raqqa and a number of members of local councils attended the opening ceremony. The hospital had been out of service for several years ...

London-based Iranian national sentenced to 10 years in prison on spying charges

Rûdaw - 2019-05-13 21:47
Iranian judiciary spokesperson accused Amiri of being the "planner and manager of the UK’s cultural infiltration in Iran". ...

Invading Turkish state destroys 300 years of history

ANF - 2019-05-13 13:02
The invading Turkish state has destroyed 300 years of history as they built a wall to separate Afrin from the rest of Kurdistan. ...

What are Benefits of Dance?

Waar Media - 2019-05-13 12:57
WAAR_DUHOK Whether you’re 80 years young or 8 years old, engaging in physical activities that involve dance changes you. From better physical and mental health to a boost in emotional and social well-being, moving your body to the sound of music can tran ...

[WATCH]: Remnants of 2,500-Year-Old City Discovered in Iraq Accidentally

BAS News - 2019-05-13 11:34
ERBIL — People in an area north to Mosul in Iraq have accidentally found the remnants of a city from more than 2,500 years ago. Media activists and archeologists shared a video on Facebook purportedly showing a wall with carved figures near Faida distric ...

The Brussels Times - Belgian police still looking for Fehriye Erdal 13 years later

Brusselstimes - 2019-05-13 07:42

A labor activist was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment for three years

Kurdpa - 2019-05-12 20:16
Kurdpa Agency: A Sanandaji labor activist was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment for three years. ...

Iraqi Court Sentences Man to Prison for “Insulting” Shi’ite Imam

BAS News - 2019-05-12 16:05
ERBIL — An Iraq court on Sunday sentenced a man to three years in prison for allegedly “insulting” a Shi’ite Muslim Imam. Ali Srour Razaq was arrested earlier by the police in Najaf and faced a trial on Sunday, local media reported. He allegedly “insulte ...

Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered

BAS News - 2019-05-11 22:41
ERBIL - Bodies of hundreds of people who were killed by the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk) in the past few years are yet to be recovered due to restrictions by the Iraqi forces. The extremists killed 7,000 to 8,000 peo ...

Lawyers visit PKK leader Ocalan for first time in years

Alaraby - 2019-05-08 13:55

Our View: After 15 years in the EU we’ve learnt nothing - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-05-08 02:33

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner

BBC - 2019-05-08 00:35
Michael Behenna was sentenced to 25 years in jail for the murder of a prisoner shot during questioning. ...

2018 marks lowest uranium production in US in 70 years

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Uranium production in the U.S. last year was the lowest in nearly 70 years, the country’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a statement on Monday. The U.S. produced 1.47 million pounds of uranium concentrate in 2018, based on pre ...

Jailed PKK leader Ocalan 'wants SDF to avoid conflict in Syria'

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-07 06:05
Ocalan, who met lawyers first time in eight years, calls on Kurdish-led SDF to consider Turkish sensitivities in Syria. ...

A Kurdish Prisoner Released after Serving Five Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Ali Yeganeh, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released after serving four years and nine months in prison. KHRN has been informed that, this Kurdish civilian from Khoy was arr ...

Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan meets lawyers for first time since 2011

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish leader of Turkey’s militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, has met his lawyers for the first time in eight years, one of them said on Monday. “This is the first meeting with the lawyers since 2011. The meeting last ...

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools – No turning back

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. ...

For the first time After 8 years lawyers are allowed to visit Ocalan

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK 8 years after lawyers barred from visiting Abdullah Ocalan the Turkish government allows the lawyers to visit Ocalan in the İmrali Prison. Abdullah Ocalan’s office has announced that they have met Abdullah Ocalan in Imrali prison. They added t ...

Lawyers Meet PKK Leader Ocalan for First Time in 7 Years

BAS News - 2019-05-06 14:39
ERBIL — Lawyers were allowed to meet the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan for the first time since 2011. The meeting took place on 2nd May on Turkey’s Imrali Island, where the Kurdish politician is being held since 1999, ac ...

Lawyers visit PKK's Ocalan for first time in eight years

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-06 13:59

47 years ago, Deniz, Yusuf, Hüseyin

ANF - 2019-05-06 10:53
47 years ago, on 6 May 1972, Deniz Gezmiş, Yusuf Aslan and Huseyin Inan were hanged in Ankara. ...

Iraqi TV drama back after 7 years, just in time for Ramadan

Rûdaw - 2019-05-05 21:59
“Culture is life, and Daesh is death. So we must face death with life” ...

Iran Executes Another Kurdish Citizen

BAS News - 2019-05-05 21:51
ERBIL - Iran executed another Kurdish citizen on Sunday who had been behind bars for years, a monitoring group revealed. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said that the Kurdish man spent four years in jail before his death penalty was implemented on S ...

Israel bombed Gaza: at least 11 dead

ANF - 2019-05-05 12:58
Israel stepped up attacks in one of the worst surges of violence in recent years. ...

Two Kurdish citizens were sentenced to 10 years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-05 11:20
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish citizens from the Margavar Rural District were sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Revolutionary Court of Urmia. ...

A Prisoner Hanged in Tabriz Prison on the Charge of Rape

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-04 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A prisoner charged with “rape” was executed at Tabriz Central Prison on Apr 30, 2019. “The 32-year-old man from Maragheh, who charged with “rape” and sentenced to execution two years ago, was held at Tabriz Prison,” ...

Security Forces Attempted to Arrest a Kurdish Activist in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-04 02:01
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kermanshah Security Polices visited the house of Shahriar Tahmasebi’s mother to arrest this Kurdish activist and transfer him to prison to serve his two years imprisonment sentence, but he was not at home. The officers ...

State terrorism on social media: 20.474 persecutions in 5 years

ANF - 2019-05-03 15:26
Turkish Minister Suleyman Soylu admitted to having persecuted 20.474 individuals for their posts on social media. ...

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 ...

US: Ben Stiller urges Congress to aid Syrian refugees

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. actor Ben Stiller testified before Congress on Wednesday, calling for Washington to continue providing financial support to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for Syrian relief efforts. “Eight years into the crisis, we must not l ...

Why ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his presence known after 5 years | ORF

Orfonline - 2019-05-01 21:13

Remembering Taksim Workers' Day massacre 42 years ago

ANF - 2019-05-01 07:55
Labour Day celebrations on Taksim Square in 1977 had seen the participation of well over 500,000 citizens. Many workers had not even entered the square when shots were heard. ...

Islamic State 'leader' mentions Australian jihadist and Sri Lanka Easter bombings in first appearance in five years - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-04-30 15:06

Mother sentenced to 7 years in prison for speech at son’s funeral

ANF - 2019-04-30 14:16
Besra Erol, mother of Evrim Deniz Erol who had been killed in the Suruc Massacre, was arrested for a speech she gave in the funeral ceremony for her son. ...

The Poorest Countries In The World

Waar Media - 2019-04-30 13:08
WAAR_DUHOK Haiti Haiti is still ravaged by the massive earthquake that hit them almost 10 years ago. Their economy hasn’t really recovered from it, to say the least. At an annual income per capita of $923, I doubt they’ll be able to fix much of their pro ...

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years - The Garden Island

Thegardenisland - 2019-04-30 06:53

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

FOX News - 2019-04-30 06:47
The leader of the Islamic State group has appeared for the first time in 5 years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm. ...

Overnight Defense: Pompeo predicts Russia will be election threat for decades | Defends support for Saudis in Yemen | ISIS leader appears in first video in five years | Trump, Erdogan discuss F-35 dispute | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-04-30 00:37

Opening the Center of Culture and Arts in Raqqa City

SDF Press - 2019-04-29 23:25
Raqqa –The Culture and Art Committee of the civil council of Raqqa, opened the Culture and Arts Center in the city, after four years of is closure. The opening ceremony began with a minute of silence in the memory of the martyrs` lives. The ministry of cu ...

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

Gulan Media - 2019-04-29 23:24

Islamic State airs rare video from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 23:12
CAIRO,— Islamic State’s media network published on Monday a video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadists’ now-defunct “caliphate” five years ago. In the 18-minut ...

Turkey: Two years without Wikipedia - IFEX

IFEX - 2019-04-29 22:33

ISIS leader Baghdadi appears in video for the first time in 5 years

Militarytimes - 2019-04-29 21:32

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years - The Monitor

Themonitor - 2019-04-29 21:18

IS leader al-Baghdadi appears in video for first time in 5 years -

Startribune - 2019-04-29 21:00

ISIS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

Concordmonitor - 2019-04-29 20:16

Mukhtar Zarei was sentenced to three years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-04-29 06:35
Kurdpa Agency: three year imprisonment was issued to a Kurdish civilian activist from Sanandaj. ...

7 Ancient Civilizations You’ve Never Heard Of

Waar Media - 2019-04-28 23:44
WAAR_DUHOK Kush Despite this northeastern African civilization being almost 10 000 years old, we barely know anything about them. We don’t know why they suddenly ceased to exist, nor can we make any sense of their language. Tuwana Located in Turkey, Tuwa ...

Tammy Duckworth, US War Pilot Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator

NDTV - 2019-04-28 21:37

Spanish state goes to the polls today

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
Today the Spanish state will hold its third general election in four years. ...

Tabqa city regains its luster on the second anniversary of its liberation

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Tabqa – Two years after the liberation of the city of Tabqa by the Syrian democratic force on 1 May 2017 from the ISIS terrorists. The city is living an unprecedented stability for years, due to the effort made by the Syrian democratic forces that liberat ...

Iranian regime can't survive 6 years of continuous sanctions: US analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-04-27 13:12
We aren't going to send you $1.4 billion in cash to get four Americans released ...

Afghanistan war: This is the human cost

BBC - 2019-04-27 02:15
Tens of thousands of Afghan soldiers have been killed and injured in the past four years. This is their story. ...

Israeli man accused of raping Pennsylvania teen 15 years ago extradited to U.S. - Israel News -

Haaretz - 2019-04-25 19:16

Iran Executes Another Kurd

BAS News - 2019-04-25 12:59
ERBIL — Iranian authorities executed another Kurdish inmate in northeastern province of Khoransan on Monday. Identified by first name only, Reza was arrested six years ago swhen he was on death row, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. He w ...

A Household Name in Cameroon

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-25 12:21
Crisis Group’s work in Cameroon put underreported risks in this country on the policymaking radar years before the outbreaks of the Boko Haram insurgency in the Far North and a separatist revolt in Anglophone regions. ...

HDP: We share the sorrow and mourning of 104 years…

ANF - 2019-04-25 00:02
"As the grandchildren of the ancient peoples of Anatolia and Mesopotamia, we share the sorrow and pain of 104 years, and commemorate with grief and respect all those who have fallen.” ...

Children Speak Publicly for First Time About Abuse as Turpin Parents Are Sentenced to 25 Years to Life [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-24 13:03

100 years after genocide, Armenians in Turkey revive their identity | Public Radio International

PRI - 2019-04-23 18:44

Replacing Red Meat With Plant Protein Reduces Heart Disease Risk

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK Many studies throughout the years have linked the consumption of red meat to cardiovascular disease and cancer, but the results have been inconsistent. A 2015 study comparing the effects of plant protein and animal protein on the risk of cardi ...

Kurdish press in Rojava

ANF - 2019-04-23 09:42
The 1930s and 1940s were recorded as important years for the Kurdish press after the borders were drawn. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Transferred to Orumiyeh Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-23 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour, a political prisoner who has been serving his sentence at Orumiyeh Central Prison since two years ago, was transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Orumieh yesterda ...

Protecting the Environment and Managing Water Resources Key to Iraq’s long-term prosperity

BAS News - 2019-04-22 22:28
[UNAMI] - International Mother Earth Day is when we celebrate Nature’s gifts and we promote and show awareness of the call to ensure the environmental security of our planet. It has increasing significance in Iraq, a country emerging from years of armed ...

The Rise of South Korea’s Defense Industry and Its Impact on South Korean Foreign Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-22 19:41
South Korean foreign policy has understandably been focused on deterring acts of aggression by North Korea for the last 66 years. After all, the two Korean neighbors are technically still at war, though an armistice halted the major fighting between them ...

Lightning Kills Shepherd in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-22 15:32
ERBIL — As the region is hit by a wave of heavy rainfalls and storms, a young Kurdish man was killed on Monday near Erbil by lightning. BasNews has learned that the man was 20 years old, a shepherd from Gird Azaban village. He lost his life before being ...

Kurdish media celebrates 121 years

ANF - 2019-04-22 13:11
It has been 121 years since the first Kurdish language newspaper, Kurdistan, was published in what is considered to be the beginning of Kurdish media. Despite all pressures, obstacles and bans, Kurdish press tradition continues the legacy. ...

HDP celebrates 121st anniversary of the Kurdish press

ANF - 2019-04-22 11:19
121 years have passed since Mîqdad Mîdhed Bedirxan started the publication of Kurdistan Newspaper, the first Kurdish newspaper in Cairo on 22 April 1898. ...

Journalist on Sri Lanka bombings as country to mark 10 years since end of civil war [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 06:11

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