Tag archive for ‘PKK’
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 Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Turkey: Erdogan threatens military action in Shingal

Turkey´s president Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to target Shingal T urkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to conduct a potential military action in the northern Iraqi Shingal region. On Tuesday, 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, 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 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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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...

By Admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Yezidis join Shingal´s Resistance Forces (YBS)

New volunteers join Shingal´s Resistance Forces (YBS). January 14, 2016 Shingal – Around 25 more Yezidis joined Shingal´s Resistance Forces (YBS) today after completing their military training. On Mount 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 Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Escalation in Shingal: Clashes between Yezidi and Muslim Peshmerga

Clashes erupted this evening in Shingal between Yezidi and Muslim Peshmerga fighters. In the south of the region, near Qabusiya, Muslim Kurds trying to smuggle out flocks of sheep of Shingal were stopped by Yezidi More...