Tag archive for ‘Êzîdî’
By Admin On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Clashes between Ezidi YBŞ and Peshmerga in Shingal

YBŞ fighters in Shingal On Friday morning, clashes erupted in the northern Iraqi Shingal region between PKK-backed Ezidi fighters of the YBŞ and Peshmerga forces close to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). More...

By Admin On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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KRG closes Yazda offices following embargo on Shingal

Offices belonging to the Yezidi NGO Yazda have been formally closed by police forces of the Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq for unknown reasons, Yazda announced via Twitter. This comes after the More...

By Admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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YBŞ forces announce their participation in Mosul offensive

YBŞ fighters in Shingal region: an estimated number of 2,000 local Ezidis have taken up arms Shingal’s Resistance Units (YBŞ) have announced their participation in the upcoming offensive for the liberation More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Global Citizen Festival: Rihanna to support Nadia Murad and Ezidis

Together against the terror: Rihanna will support the Ezidi activist Nadia Murad New York – The US celebrity Rihanna will support Ezidi activist Nadia Murad´s efforts to achieve recognition of the Ezidi More...

By Admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Hundreds of Ezidis flee after IS attack on Telskuf

Khanke – On Wednesday morning, Islamic State terrorists conducted a suprise attack on the Christian town of Telskuf  in the autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq. Telskuf, which is a few kilomotres More...

By Admin On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Ezidis celebrate New Year

Ezidis celebrate the New Year in Tblisi, Georgia Ezidis from all over the world have welcomed the arrival of their New Year. On New Year´s eve, the Ezidi communities of Georgia, Armenia, the USA as well as Canada More...

By Admin On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Ezidi combat unit opens military camp in Shingal

HPE commander Shesho at the newly opened military camp in Duhola Duhola – The Ezidi combat unit Heza Parastina Ezidxane (HPE) has opened its first military training camp in the north of Shingal region. More...

By Admin On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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YPG free 53 Ezidis from ISIS in Syria

Shingal – 53 enslaved Ezidis were freed on Thursday evening after 20 months in ISIS captivity. Fighters of the Kurdish People´s Protection Units (YPG) accompanied the freed captives, including 12 women and More...

By Admin On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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Yazidi Woman Who Escaped ISIS Slavery Tells Her Story at UK Parliament and Pleads for Help

Salwa Khalaf Rasho, statement to UK parliament – English translation from Arabic, March 15, 2016 Salwa Khalaf Rasho, held by ISIS for 8 months Dear ladies and gentlemen, Today I would like to speak in the More...

By Admin On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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51 Ezidis released in prisoner exchange with IS

Sinune – Units of the Kurdish YPG and PKK negotiated yesterday the release of 51 Ezidis from Raqqa as part of a prisoner exchange with the terrorist militia Islamic State. Among those released are 10 women More...