Archive For The “Kurdish” Category

Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria

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Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria

Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria The American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME), the American branch of a worldwide refugee relief charity, anticipates a huge wave of Syrian refugees in the near future, as food shortages strike Syria. With a severe bread shortage caused by many bakeries…

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence The families of hundreds of thousands of missing Iraqis marked the International Day of the Disappeared on Friday, as the office of Iraq’s Prime Minister pledged to support relatives and investigate cases, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (August 30,…

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Arab Radio: Middle East Monitor writer Hanaa Hasan on Syria

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Arab Radio: Middle East Monitor writer Hanaa Hasan on Syria

Arab Radio: Middle East Monitor writer Hanaa Hasan on Syria THE ARAB STREET Radio & Podcast broadcast from Chicago through 690 AM WNZK Radio in Detroit Michigan and live online … Friday Jan. 18, 2019 … interview with Hanaa Hasan, a researcher and writer at Middle East Monitor, specializing in the Levant and North Africa….

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PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018

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PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018

PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018 Caught in the Crossfire, an Iraqi Family Remains Determined to Rebuild in ‘Nowhere to Hide,’ Airing August 27, 2018 on PBS. The documentary is described as an Unforgettable Look at a Battle-Torn Iraq and War’s Human Consequences Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion…

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions New York, October 30, 2017– CPJ today condemned attacks against the Kurdish media in Iraq and called on all parties to refrain from targeting the press as political and military tensions escalate over a Kurdish independence bid. In recent days, attackers stabbed to death a journalist,…

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria Two Kurdish reporters killed on duty by car bombings in eastern Syria Beirut, October 16, 2017–Kurdish journalists Dilshan Ibash and Hawker Faisal Mohammed died from injuries sustained during October 12 suicide car bomb attacks that occurred in the eastern Syrian village of Abu Fas, where the two reporters were…

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Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq

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Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq

Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq In wake of the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum election, Professor Ahmet Uysal has accepted kindly to share his insights with the Arab Daily News. By Abdennour Toumi “Turkey supported the survival of the Iraqi Kurds as an autonomous and proto-state economically and politically. However, an independent Kurdish state…

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Knights of Columbus save Christian town in Iraq

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Knights of Columbus save Christian town in Iraq

Knights of Columbus save Christian town in Iraq In a move that will give many Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq hope for the future, the Knights of Columbus will raise and donate $2 million to save Karamdes (Karemlash), a predominantly Christian town on the Nineveh Plain which was liberated from ISIS late last year. The Knights’ action…

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Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

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Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan My column this week in the Arab News speaks to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, truly one of the few real Democratic leaders in the Middle East standing up to rising religious extremism from Muslims in the Arab World, Christians in the West and Jews in radical Israel. A referendum he…

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Saving Arab Christians in the Middle East

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Saving Arab Christians in the Middle East

Saving Arab Christians in the Middle East The recent massacre of Christians in Egypt by radical Islamic extremists is another reminder of the precarious place that Christians hold in the Muslim World and the Middle East. My column this week, written before the massacre, addresses how Israel is doing more for Christians than the Arab…

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Saving Arab Christians in Middle East & America

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Saving Arab Christians in Middle East & America

Saving Arab Christians in Middle East & America #SaveArabChristians New Facebook Group documents killings of Arabs & Middle East Christians. Please support, share: www.facebook.com/groups/160992707701045 By Ray Hanania I can’t believe that whenever someone brings up the topic of “Saving Arab Christians,” people in the Middle East community get angry and upset. I get angry responses on…

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Border(less): refugees face challenges

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Border(less): refugees face challenges

Border(less): refugees face challenges. Today we follow a Kurdish family as they flee their home and navigate Europe’s elusive borders.  By Kerning Cultures How do you lose a family member in Europe’s elusive borders? And as a refugee how do you navigate the world of smugglers when crossing the English Channel? At a time when…

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