Profuse Apologies to Sykes and Picot

Profuse Apologies to Sykes and Picot

By : Eyad Abu Shakra (Asharq Al-Awsat) Kurds carrying Kurdistan flag Conflicting field reports emerged earlier this week about the Syrian town of Maaloula falling into the hands of the regime’s army, Hezbollah and other allies of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, as
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Peace on a gravestone: A glimpse into Kurdish grievances at Istanbul Film Festival

Peace on a gravestone: A glimpse into Kurdish grievances at Istanbul Film Festival

Özgün Özçer (Hurriyet) ‘Endless Grief’ takes us into Selim's journey to document the recent history, capturing witness accounts and testimonies, which his his way of striving against the loss of his son in the mountains. I first met Selim five years ago.
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Swedes rally around  Kurd facing deportation to Iran

Swedes rally around Kurd facing deportation to Iran

Flight passengers grounded airplane to prevent deportation of Kurdish refugee. A Kurdish refugee in Sweden was granted a last-minute reprieve from deportation to Iran just before his flight left the country. Fellow passengers on the plane refused to fasten their seat-belts and
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IRAQ KURDS PRESS STATES TO RECOGNISE GENOCIDE

IRAQ KURDS PRESS STATES TO RECOGNISE GENOCIDE

By Sofia Barbarani Twenty-six years have passed since Saddam Hussein's campaign of mass killings against the Kurds in northern Iraq. Yet to date, no governments except for Iraq's have officially recognised the campaign as constituting a genocide. Saddam systematically killed more than
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The 26th Commemoration of Anfal in Chamchamal, Kurdistan

The 26th Commemoration of Anfal in Chamchamal, Kurdistan

  IKJ News participates in the 26th Commemoration of Anfal in Chamchamal, Kurdistan: the Kurdish genocide that was committed by the Iraqi army during  military operations in 1988.   the 26th Commemoration of Anfal in Chamchamal, Kurdistan/ April 14, 2014/ photo ikjnews  
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Film on Kurdish genocide gets UK premiere at London festival

Film on Kurdish genocide gets UK premiere at London festival

: 26th Anniversary of Kurdish Genocide, Halabha/ photo ikjnews 16-3-2014 Al Arabiya-- Marking the 26th anniversary of the Anfal genocide in Kurdistan, the London Kurdish Film Festival will on Sunday host the UK premiere of the award-winning documentary “1001 Apples”. The documentary,
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Turkey: opposition, Kurds challenge election result

Turkey: opposition, Kurds challenge election result

  Turkey’s main opposition party, the Republic People’s Party (CHP), is contesting the results of last weekend’s mayoral election in Ankara, which saw the incumbent Melih Gokcek and member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) squeak to victory with 44.79% of votes
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Main Pro-Kurdish Party Also Winner in Turkish Local Elections

Main Pro-Kurdish Party Also Winner in Turkish Local Elections

Dorian Jones ( VOA)     ISTANBUL — Turkey's pro-Kurdish BDP party was the other winner in Turkey's local elections, defeating Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast and and extending its control across virtually the entire
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