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AUK Summer Program for Kids
The American University of Kurdistan - 2017-11-24 02:44
Give your child a leg-up this summer! English Language Institute at AUK invites school students between the ages of eight and fourteen to its fun, activity-based English camp July 2-20. Classes run three hours a day, Sunday to Thursday. Course fees are US

AUK Library is Now Open
The American University of Kurdistan - 2017-11-24 02:33
With a capacity of roughly 50,000 books and a current stock of over 10,000, AUK’s state-of-the-art library is now open for AUK students!

Why Turkey’s decision to ban LGBT events in the capital could spread across the country - Xtra
Dailyxtra - 2017-11-24 02:33

AUK has procured a government research grant
The American University of Kurdistan - 2017-11-24 02:23
AUK has procured a government research grant. The Project, proposed by Dr. Honar Issa and Dr. Enakshi Sengupta to be conducted by the Office of the Provost, the College of Business and the Center for Peace and Human Security, aims to study curriculum, tra

Dean of COB is a Senior Editor
The American University of Kurdistan - 2017-11-24 02:13
Dr. Enakshi Sengupta, Dean of AUK’s College of Business, is now a senior editor for the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, an Emerald Publishing periodical. Congratulations, Dr. Enakshi! To learn more about Emerald Publishing click on the li

Beijing criticises Australia over South China Sea policy
BBC - 2017-11-24 02:03
Beijing criticises the nation for making "irresponsible remarks" regarding the South China Sea.

The American University of Kurdistan Receives Recognition from Baghdad
The American University of Kurdistan - 2017-11-24 02:02
Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan – August 30, 2017 – The Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has granted full recognition to The American University of Kurdistan. Recognition from the central government means that the university is now eligib

IS Emir Captured in Diyala Province
BAS News - 2017-11-24 00:54
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces captured on Thursday a senior member of the Islamic State (IS) in the province of Diyala, officials confirmed. “The military intelligence department arrested in an operation a terrorist in Diyala,” the department said in a

Watch: Michael Jackson’s “They Don’t Care About Us” in Kurdish
BAS News - 2017-11-24 00:54
ERBIL — A Kurdish music band has recently adopted Michael Jackson’s most controversial song, “They don’t care about us”, into Kurdish language, using some Kurdish musical instruments as well. Bajar, the band, is based in Turkey’s Istanbul, and has collab

Pakistan's $10m bounty cleric Hafiz Saeed released
BBC - 2017-11-24 00:46
Hafiz Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks in India, is released in Pakistan.

Pictures: Kurdish Activist Auctions Personal Library to Help Victims of Quake in Iranian Kurdistan
BAS News - 2017-11-24 00:33
SULAYMANIYAH — A Kurdish human rights activist in Sulaymaniyah has put his personal library up for sale in an attempt to raise funds for those affected by the recent earthquake in the Iranian Kurdistan. He told BasNews in an exclusive interview that he r

Iraqi Kurdistan’s archaeological hotspots revived, but vulnerable - Features - Nature Middle East
Natureasia - 2017-11-24 00:20

Duhok: Young Girl’s Head Chopped Off in Elevator Accident
BAS News - 2017-11-24 00:06
DUHOK — In a rare incident overnight on Thursday, a 14-years-old Kurdish girl in Duhok died after her head was caught between the doors of a malfunctioning elevator. Hemin Slemani, a police spokesperson from the city, confirmed the report to BasNews, and

Myanmar Rohingya crisis: Deal to allow return of Muslim refugees
BBC - 2017-11-24 00:02
Myanmar agrees to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence for Bangladesh.

Nearly $25 Millions Needed to Reconstruct Churches in Mosul Plains: Christian MP
BAS News - 2017-11-23 23:33
ERBIL — A Christian representative at the Kurdistan Region Parliament has appealed to the Iraqi government and Kurdistan Region to allocate a special budget to reconstruct the churches the Islamic State (IS) militants have destroyed across the Nineveh Pl

Turkey Rejects Appeal by Hundreds of Lawyers to Visit Jailed PKK Leader
BAS News - 2017-11-23 23:33
ERBIL — The Turkish authorities again on Thursday rejected an appeal by 250 lawyers who had asked to meet with Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The mass appeal, signed by lawy several cities including Istanbul, An

‘Somebody had to tell these stories’: An Iraqi woman’s ordeal as an ISIS sex slave
Washington Post - 2017-11-23 23:24
Three years after escaping Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad has published a harrowing memoir as part of an effort to bring the militants to justice.

Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to hold 'Syrian congress'
Kurdiu - 2017-11-23 23:20

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya
Kurdiu - 2017-11-23 23:20