Posts Tagged “Iraqi-Kurdistan”

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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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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ISIL captures Lebanese soldiers: gives them 3 days to live

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ISIL captures Lebanese soldiers: gives them 3 days to live

In a videotaped message:  Captured Lebanese soldiers plead with government to free them from ISIS Lebanese soldiers have only 3 days to live By Ali Younes In a taped video message posted on Youtube today Lebanese soldiers who were captured by the terror group the “Islamic State” fighters (also known as ISIS or ISIL) earlier…

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US Baptists raise funds to help oppressed Iraqi Christians

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US Baptists raise funds to help oppressed Iraqi Christians

US Baptists raise funds to help oppressed Iraqi Christians The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) sent an initial sum of US$20,000 to assist with Christians displaced inside Iraq. Funds given by the BWA will be used to help provide food and other urgent relief supplies to approximately 500 Iraqi Christian families who fled Mosul and Karakosh…

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Foreign Secretary concludes Iraq visit, welcomes convening of parliament

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Foreign Secretary concludes Iraq visit, welcomes convening of parliament

Foreign Secretary concludes Iraq visit, welcomes convening of parliament Press Release, British Foreign Office, June 27, 2014 Foreign Secretary William Hague concludes Iraq visit, welcomes convening of parliament, urges immediate formation of inclusive Iraqi government. William Hague has visited Erbil to underline the importance of political unity to leaders in Iraq. Speaking at a joint…

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Kurdish leader annexes the Iraqi city of Kirkuk as British urge unity

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Kurdish leader annexes the Iraqi city of Kirkuk as British urge unity

Kurdish leader annexes the Iraqi city of Kirkuk as British urge unity In a serious setback to unity and integrity of Iraq,  the Iraqi-Kurdistan leader Masoud Barazan annexed the city of Kirkuk and other regions of Iraq as part of the Kurdistan autonomous region. Barazani announced the news during the visit of British Foreign minister…

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