Houses in Nineveh Left Partially Damaged

  64% of the Christian houses in Nineveh have been partially damaged, and some of the houses have been completely destroyed because of the destruction caused by Islamic State (ISIS) in the province. Earlier this week, at the Babylon Media agency on  Ainkawa Road in Erbil, some of the documentation and reconstruction committees of the […]

Yazidis: “We Want Peace not War”

The Yazidi (Ezidi) community says they are mostly concerned about the conflict between the KDP and the PKK-related forces. While they wait to return to their homes, they are afraid that the conflict between the Kurdish parties will make the situation worse. These concerns come after the clashes between Rojava Peshmerga, close to Kurdistan Democratic […]

Rival Kurdish Forces Clash in Sinjar: Two Journalists Injured

Clashes broke out between two Kurdish forces in Sinjar, leaving casualties behind; meanwhile, life of civilians who have recently returned home is at risk. The clashes started at 7 o’clock local time on Friday morning, and it took place in Snuny sub-district in Sinjar region. The clashes were between Rojava Peshmerga, close to Kurdistan Democratic […]

Munifa Reunion with her Daughter

Munifa embraced her daughter, and kissed her from time to time like she was not expecting seeing her again. Zina was 7 months old when the ISIS militants took control over Mosul. She was separated from her mother. She is now 3 years old, but she does not recognize her mother. After the emergence of […]

Truck Drivers Cut off Highway Leading to Baghdad

A number of truck drivers cut off the highway between Kirkuk, Diyala, Salahalddin and Baghdad to protest charging by different security checkpoints. Dler Ahmed, who was one of the drivers, told KirkukNow, “We cut off the highway to Baghdad, the roads of Sharaban, Tuz Khurmatu, and Al Khalis are all closed because the checkpoints charge […]

Thousands of Civilians Live at Risk in the Right Side of Mosul

The civil organizations announced that there are thousands of civilians live at risk in the right side of Mosul due to lack of food, water, shelter, and medical care. This announcement was launched after the operation of retaking Mosul started on February 19th, 2017. Lisa Grandi, humanitarian coordinator in Iraq said, “The situation is sad, […]

Doves as a Symbol of Peace

Rashid Faizula had not closed his eyes for a while because he did not want to miss the beautiful view of the pigeon in the sky.  He wanted to identify his pigeon among the eight thousand pigeons flying in the sky of Kirkuk. It was a very special morning for Rashid who had been feeding […]

Rudaw Woman Journalist Shifa Gardi Killed in Mosul

  Rudaw Media Network announced the death of Shifa Gardi, a journalist of the Kurdish TV channel, by a roadside bomb on February 25th, 2017 during her coverage of attacking the western part of Mosul, and her cameraman Younis Mustafa was also injured. According to a statement by Rudaw, who broadcasts from Erbil, Shifa Gardi […]

Miss Kurdistan in Kirkuk: Women and Children First

Miss Kurdistan said that that she has two projects for the city of Kirkuk, focusing on women, children, and the IDPs, especially the Yazidi (Ezidi) survivors from the grip of ISIS. Zhalia Sirwan, Miss Kurdistan said in an interview with KirkukNow that she has special projects for Kirkuk. During a visit to Kirkuk, she said […]

Return of Hope to Nineveh

Erfan Khalil and his friends initiated a campaign to return hope to the people of Bashiqa town and Nineveh province, and ease all the manifestations of war. “Imprint of hope” is the name of their campaign, and they were able to clean the walls of their city from the slogans of the Islamic State (ISIS) […]

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