Tag archive for ‘Iraq’
By Admin On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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Iraqi Kurdistan´s ruling party imposes sanctions on Shingal region

An Ezidi resistance fighter walks through the ruins of Shingal city (Hawre Khalid/AJ) Shingal – Villages and towns still lie in ruins, many of the mass graves have not yet been uncovered while over 95% of 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 Friday, February 5th, 2016
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EU parliament recognizes IS atrocities against minorities as genocide

Strasbourg – The European parliament passed a resolution on Thursday recognizing Islamic State atrocities against religious and ethnic minorities as genocide. Representatives of the 28 EU member states agreed More...

By Admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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UN report: IS still holding 3,500 people as slaves

Ezidi refugee children from Shingal in the refugee camp of Esiya (EP, June, 2015) The terrorist militia Islamic State continues holding more than 3,500 people as slaves, according to a report published on Tuesday More...

By Admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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Two Yezidi children freed from Islamic State

Yezidi children liberated from IS with the Yezidi activist Abu Shuja Shingal – The Yezidi network for the liberation of women and children has once again been successful. The network succeeded today in freeing More...

By Admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Germany to spend 20 million euros on Shingal reconstruction

Fighters walk through a destroyed district of Shingal Shingal – Germany´s foreign minister Frank Walter Steinmeier has promised to provide German aid for the reconstruction of destroyed towns in Iraq during More...

By Admin On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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Northern Iraq: Turkish army sets up base in Christian-Yezidi town

Turkish soldiers (RBC) Bashiqa –  The Turkish army has built a base in a Yezidi town in northern Iraq. An EzidiPress correspondent has confirmed the arrival of more than 130 Turkish soldiers and commanders More...

By Admin On Sunday, November 15th, 2015
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Shingal: PKK and YBS fighters liberate villages in the west

YBS and PKK fighters burning an ISIS flag after a successful operation against the IS in east Shingal   Shingal – Fighters of the PKK and Yezidi YBS have liberated further villages in northern Iraq. Combat More...

By Admin On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Barzani: “Only the Peshmerga have liberated Shingal, no other force has been involved”

Fighters of the PKK and Yezidi YBS during the Shingal offensive (Nov. 13 /ANF) Shingal – The political power struggle between the Kurdish parties KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party) and the PKK (Kurdistan Workers´ More...

By Admin On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Independent Yezidi units join Shingal alliance

Fighters of Shingal´s Protection Force (HPS) on the frontline Shingal – Independent Yezidi units have announced their participation in the recently founded Shingal alliance. The unit of Kasim Shivan which More...