Kurd demo site set alight

  • AFP
  • 06/03/2011 00:00:00
One protester was killed and 33 others wounded in clashes with security forces outside of the branch of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in the northern Iraqi Kurdistan region, according to medics, Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported. View Article

Kurdish mass media - plus or minus?

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Dr Rashid Karadaghi
  • 06/03/2011 00:00:00
My criticism here is mainly of the discussion programs and, to a lesser degree, of the news reporting on both Kurdistan TV and Kurdsat. Since KNN can’t be received here in the US, I cannot judge with any degree View Article

The Halabja/Anfal case proceeding at a U. S. federal court

  • KurdishMedia.com - KNC - North America
  • 06/03/2010 00:00:00
On Thursday, February 25th, we had the first court hearing before a federal judge in a court room at Baltimore University in Maryland View Article

Iraq fraud claims prolong poll feud

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2009 00:00:00
Election commission takes centre-stage in battle over ballot-rigging allegations. View Article

The Internally Displaced Kurds of Turkey: Ongoing issues of responsibility, redress and resettlement

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2008 00:00:00
The seminar will provide a background to internal displacement globally and in international law, before looking in detail at the case of internally displaced Kurds in Turkey. View Article

Are Turkey’s vital prison reforms going into reverse?

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2008 00:00:00
International delegation of human rights lawyers visit Turkey on 4-8 February 2008 to investigate the implementation of prison reforms View Article

Belgium seeks clarification on Turkish death squad operation

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Vladimir van Wilgenburg
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
”Turkey wants to become member of the European Union. If it’s revealed that there is a gross violation of human rights, that’s very important for settling the Turkish accession” said Bourgeois. View Article

Blame it on the publisher Mr human rights minister

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Bakhtyar Karim
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
The report claims that Dr Ihsan’s book titled International Conflict in the Twentieth Century published in Arabic by Aras publication in 2000, is similar to Joseph Nye’s book. View Article

Did US know Iraq had no WMDs?

  • Temporally not available
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
What if the Bush administration wasn't entirely convinced before the Iraq war that Saddam Hussein had WMDs, but simply invoked those ''mushroom cloud" images to rally necessary public support? View Article

Stubbing out the flares of alarmingly uncontainable civil way

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Farhad Allan
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
The concept of a three-State solution for Kurds, Sunni Arabs and Shiite Arabs to coexist side-by-side, peacefully and democratically is the most supportable brainstorm to fend off the exposure of a sweeping civil war. View Article

Why is our brother still in jail?

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Dr Kamal Mirawdeli
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
We consider the President of Kurdistan region, his party and the Kurdistan regional government of Arbil and the intelligence service of KDP directly responsible for health, life and freedom of Dr Qadir. View Article

Seeing Baghdad, Thinking Saigon

  • Foreignaffairs.org - By Stephen Biddle
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
Most discussions of U.S. policy in Iraq assume that it should be informed by the lessons of Vietnam. But the conflict in Iraq today is a communal civil war, not a Maoist "people's war," and so those lessons are not valid. View Article

Iraq's president to summon new parliament March 12

  • Temporally not available
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
Iraq's President Jalal Talabani said on Monday he will summon Iraq's new parliament to hold its first sitting on March 12. View Article

David & Layla - DC Premiere on March 11th

  • Temporally not available
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
[11/03/2006] NEWROZ FILMS invites you to the Washington DC Independent Film Festival Premiere of the political romantic comedy: David & Layla View Article

Turkey should protect Turkmens in event of civil war in Iraq

  • The New Anatolian - By Mustafa Gokturk
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
ITC Ergec calls on Iraqi leaders to prevent outbreak of civil war, adding, 'But if that happens, Turkey should protect Turkmens against other armed groups as it protected Kurds against Saddam in past' View Article

Kurdish establishment of Iraq tries to oust Prime Minister

  • Temporally not available
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
Kurdish leaders have decided to oust Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jafaari for his recent briefing with members of the Turkish government View Article

Bulgaria and Turkey move to secure accession to the E.U.

  • PINR
  • 06/03/2006 00:00:00
A crucial moment in the Turkish issue will be the French presidential election of 2007. Some candidates, like Nicolas Sarkozy, have expressed negative views on Turkey's accession. View Article

Iraqi National Assembly to meet March 16, top jobs to go to Kurd and Shiite

  • Associated Press - By Patrick Quinn
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
Iraqi politicians set March 16 for the opening of the country’s first democratically elected parliament in modern history. View Article

Kurdish towns benefit from Iraq insurgency

  • Associated Press - By Scheherezade Faramarzi
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
The contrast between Iraq’s Kurdish provinces and the insurgency-wracked cities to the south is evident in Sulaymaniyah. View Article

Kurdish women protest in Istanbul

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
In commemoration of International Women’s Day, observed on 8 March, a large group of Kurdish protestors gathered in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul. View Article

Syria vows swift Lebanon pullout in ’historic’ move

  • Reuters - By Nadim Ladki
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
Syria vowed a swift two-phased withdrawal of its troops from Lebanon in what the Lebanese press described on Sunday as a historic move. View Article

White Arabism

  • Bitter Lemons International
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
The example of Iraq, where Arabism is not capable of giving Kurds their due of equal citizenship, is particularly telling of the more advanced thought needed to accommodate every citizen, hence the surge of the concept of federalism. View Article

Death toll from bootleg raki in Turkey rises

  • Reuters
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
Two more people have died after drinking fake Turkish raki, the national alcoholic beverage, bringing the death toll to 19. View Article

Turkish police clash with demonstrators

  • Associated Press
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
Riot police on Sunday used truncheons and tear gas to break up a group of leftist demonstrators who refused to disperse. View Article

On with reform drive, EU enlargement chief tells Turkey

  • AFP
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
Turkey must keep up its reform drive in order to realise its dream of joining the European Union, the EU’s enlargement commissioner said Sunday. View Article

’Clean breaks’ and false dawns

  • Bitter Lemons International
  • 06/03/2005 00:00:00
This is not a defense of any of the current Arab leaders or regimes. It is a warning to the romantics, those who advocate reform and democracy in the Arab world and see the US as the necessary conduit for such change. View Article

Seminar: Conflict between first & second Kurdish generations in exile

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2004 00:00:00
Life in exile and its impact on the Kurds and cultural conflict between the first and second generations View Article

Preface to English Edition of Besikci`s International Colony Kurdistan

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Kani Xulam
  • 06/03/2004 00:00:00
At a time when humans can walk on the moon and aspire to reach to the stars how could one imagine a colony called Kurdistan? Indeed, those who control it would like you to think that it does not exist at all. View Article

Discussion on political situation of the Kurds in Iraq and elsewhere

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Irmgard Ibrahim
  • 06/03/2004 00:00:00
On March 2nd 2004 there was a public discussion forum in the German city of Munich about the political situation of the Kurds in Iraq. View Article

How Kurdish are the Failys?

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Sabah Dara
  • 06/03/2004 00:00:00
Many years ago I came across an article with the title: Are the Failys Kurds? It was written in the Kurdish Sorani dialect by a school teacher. View Article

The Middle East – The crux of civilisation and the Zenith of Transgression

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Bashdar Ismaeel
  • 06/03/2004 00:00:00
We are now reaching the crossroads in the democratisation of Iraq and yet there are signs that many wrongs of the past could be repeated. The voices of the nation are been ignored and the lawmakers are imposing authority on the masses. View Article

Danger bells ring: Just listen to our people’s demand for a referendum!

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Dr Kamal Mirawdeli
  • 06/03/2004 00:00:00
We just say that whatever you agree, good and bad, you alone do not have the right to do it. Five people appointed by Americans on an Arab-dominated illegitimate Governing Council, do not have the right to speak for Kurds. View Article

KDP office in Ankara attacked by molotov coctails

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
Molotov cocktails were hurled at Ankara office of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Wednesday evening. The building suffered View Article

Turkish army holds same view as government on Iraq, says top General

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
Turkey`s Chief of General Staff Gen. Hilmi Ozkok said yesterday that the Turkish Armed Forces hold the same view View Article

Turkish plans for south Kurdistan raise concern, says HRW

  • Human Rights Watch
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
The record of the Turkish military in combating Kurdish rebels at home raises serious concerns about its engagement in northern Iraq during or after View Article

We have alternatives to Turkey, says US General

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
In the event of war against Iraq, the US will open a second front in the north of the country, even if Turkey View Article

Turkish military equipment heading to north Kurdistan

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
Under heavy escort, a large convoy of Turkish military equipment was transferred from the port of View Article

Kurdish community in London to demonstrate against US-Turkish plans

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
The Kurdish community in London will tomorrow stage a protest in support of the Kurdish people and against View Article

Iraqi Journalist’s Forum holds its second conference in London

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
After its first conference was successfully concluded in the city of Hague, in Netherlands, the Iraqi View Article

ECHR verdict on Ocalan on March 12

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
The European Court of Human Rights said on Wednesday that it would on March 12 pronounce judgement on claims by View Article

Prosecute Iraqi official for war crimes, urges HRW

  • Human Rights Watch
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
Qatar should arrest and prosecute Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, a visiting senior Iraqi official suspected of responsibility for View Article

Kurds in Canada to demonstrate against Saddam and Turkey

  • Kurdish Action Committee - Canada
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
Kurds in Canada, fearing further atrocities committed against Kurds in Iraqi Kurdistan, will be marching to help get rid of Iraq’s tyrant Sadda View Article


Final statement from the Iraqi Opposition meeting in Kurdistan

  • KurdishMedia.com - By the Iraqi Opposition
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
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A letter to the President of the USA regarding Turkish intervention

  • Kurdish community center of California
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
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The tattered myth of Iraq`s so-called “territorial integrity”

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Dr Rashid Karadaghi
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
View Article

Iraqi women speak out about life under Saddam’s regime

  • AIJ Press Release
  • 06/03/2003 00:00:00
Iraqi women from various parts of the country testified yesterday at a roundtable event about how they have witnessed the killings View Article

Qadafi: It is a legitimate right to establish an independent Kurdistan State

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 06/03/2002 00:00:00
Qadafi, the Libyan leader, in a speech, addressing the Libyan parliament supported independent Kurdish State. View Article

Oil is found in Diyarbakir-North Kurdistan

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Nazê Plolag
  • 06/03/2002 00:00:00
During a research of the pit found which was specified as the first class quality oil, as good as Arab countries’. View Article

Support the campaign for the plight of the Kurds

  • Kurdish Community of California
  • 06/03/2002 00:00:00
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, on September 11th, 2001, the United States declared a war on global terrorism. View Article