Tag archive for ‘Shingal’
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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

August 3, 2014: Peshmerga forces flee from Shingal, leaving civilians to the Islamic State
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...

An Ezidi resistance fighters walks through the ruins of Shingal city (Hawre Khalid/AJ)
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...

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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...

HPÊ commander Shesho at the newly opened milutary camp in Duhola
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...

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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...

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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...