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Kyrgyzstan to bring home 70 Kyrgyz children from Iraq

Kyrgyzstan to bring home 70 Kyrgyz children from Iraq

Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan is working on bringing 70 Kyrgyz children home from Iraq. Minister of Foreign Affairs Chingiz Aidarbekov said the process of returning Kyrgyzstanis from Iraq and Syria was difficult, but now there is an agreement to return about 70 children to Kyrgyzstan, KABAR news agency reported. “This is a difficult issue that cannot be […]

Kyrgyzstan looking into way to repatriate Kyrgyz children from Iraq

Kyrgyzstan looking into way to repatriate Kyrgyz children from Iraq

Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan is looking into ways to address the issue of repatriating Kyrgyz children held in Iraq. An inter-ministerial working group on the repatriation and reintegration of minors in Iraq has been formed and the competent state entities are cooperating to return in Kyrgyzstan the minor children held in Iraqi penitentiary institutions, the government’s press […]

Education System of a Stateless Nation

Education System of a Stateless Nation

The Kurdish land, at first, was partitioned between Iran and the Ottoman Empires in 1639 and then, after the First World War, among Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria through international agreements; a population of more than 50 million began to live under the rule of four different modern states. This occupation caused many negative situations […]

A map of every car bomb explosions in Baghdad since 2003

A map of every car bomb explosions in Baghdad since 2003

A shocking map has appeared on the social media. It is about every car bomb explosions in Baghdad since 2003. Alexander C. Kaufman wrote a piece titled “A Staggering Reminder That Car Bombs Are An Epidemic In aghdad” in the Huffington Post. He mentioned recent terror attacks all around the world. “The death toll is significantly […]

Iraq exports natural gas shipments for the first time in its history

Iraq exports natural gas shipments for the first time in its history

A government spokesman says Iraq has exported the first shipment of natural gas condensate in its history, a key development for the OPEC member struggling to feed a cash-strapped economy amid an expensive fight against the Islamic State group. Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad says a gas carrier sailed Sunday from the southern port of […]

A petition to save Yazidi women in Iraq

A petition to save Yazidi women in Iraq

In a conference by the British charity “Amar” on the urgent need to address mental health issues amongst refugees and internally displaced people in the Middle East, a 16-year-old Iraqi Yazidi girl kidnapped by the Islamic State group, Nihad talked of her experience of being raped by jihadists and then forced to abandon her baby […]

“Chocolate” cleric ridiculed in Iraq

“Chocolate” cleric ridiculed in Iraq

Iraqis took to social media to ridicule a cleric who said in a sermon that people should cut down on chocolate bars to fight the economic crisis. A chocolate bar costs an average of 250 dinars (around 20 US cents) in Iraq, and it’s known to be one of Iraqis most loved snacks. At a […]

RSF says 110 journalists killed in 2015, calls UN to take action

RSF says 110 journalists killed in 2015, calls UN to take action

According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, many of whom died in war zones but the majority were killed in supposedly peaceful countries. Sixty-seven journalists were killed in the line of duty, RSF stated in its annual roundup. It listed war-torn Iraq and Syria as […]

[Indonesia Report] Illegal immigrants escape Indonesian detention facility

[Indonesia Report] Illegal immigrants escape Indonesian detention facility

Some 20 illegal immigrants from Middle East countries again escaped from the East Java Immigration Detention Center’s temporary detention facility in Madiun, East Java, Indonesia on Friday (Sept 14). They escaped through window, climbed a wall and then moved onto the roof of a house next to the hotel used as the immigration temporary detention […]

Row Of Bombings In Iraq Claim Scores Of Victims

Row Of Bombings In Iraq Claim Scores Of Victims

People inspect a bomb scene a day after an explosives-laden vegetable truck ripped through a crowded market in Diwaniyah, 80 miles (120 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. For the second day, a row of bombings across Iraq have killed and wounded scores of people, police said. <AP/NEWSis> news@theasian.asia

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