Tag archive for ‘Peshmerga’
By Admin On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Iraq: Shiite militias launch operation in southern Shingal

Iraqi soldiers and militiamen of the so called Popular Mobilization Units have announced the launch of an offensive aimed at retaking the south of the northern Iraqi Shingal region. On Friday morning, Shiite-led More...

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 Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Baadre: Ezidi journalist beaten up by KDP militias

Karwan Haji Baadri Because he had published a Facebook post critical of the northern Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s governing party KDP, police forces affiliated with the party sought him out and brutally beat More...

By Admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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2 years later: KRG continues to conceal Peshmerga commanders´ complicity in genocide

August 3, 2014: Peshmerga forces flee from Shingal, leaving civilians to the Islamic State (Ronahi TV) “They will die, they will all die”, said a concerned Ezidi citizen on camera while thousands of soldiers More...

By Admin On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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Peshmerga militias shoot a young Ezidi man in Shingal

Said Khuededa Qasim Shingal – Peshmerga militiamen shot a young Ezidi man on Saturday morning in northern Iraq. The Ezidi Said Khudeda Qasim was searching for garden construction materials in the abandoned 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 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 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 Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Mass grave of 40 IS victims discovered in Shingal

A mass grave containing the remains of Yezidis who were killed by the terrorist militia Islamic State near Sinune in the north of Shingal (AFP) Shingal – Security forces discovered today another mass grave 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...