Tag archive for ‘Yazidis’
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 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 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, August 17th, 2016
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Olympics 2016: Misha Aloyan reaches quarter-finals

Misha Aloyan at the Olympic Games 2012 (Reuters) Rio de Janeiro – The Ezidi boxer Misha Aloyan from Russia has won his first fight at the Olympic Games. On Monday evening, the multiple World Champion defeated More...

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 Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Bielefeld: Mass brawl between Chechens and Ezidis at German refugee hostel

Ezidi refugees who went outside the hostel in fear of renewed attacks Bielefeld – A mass brawl erupted on Saturday evening at a refugee hostel in Germany near Oldentruper Hof in Bielefeld, with Chechens 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 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...