Kurdish News

Will the Americans Abandon Us?

International Crisis Group - 6 days ago
Our Senior Analyst for Syria Noah Bonsey visits the north east of the country to meet a Syrian Kurdish organisation that has made the region relatively secure, yet knows that it still has far to go in its struggle – particularly for long-term U.S. suppor ...

Kirkuk Governor Urges Abadi to Launch Hawija Operation

BAS News - 6 days ago
ERBIL— Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim on Monday called on the Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to launch the operation to liberate the town of Hawija, south of Kirkuk province. During a meeting with the directors of the governmental agencies in Kirk ...

IS Emir Responsible for VBIED Killed in Syria

BAS News - 6 days ago
ERBIL- The Islamic State (IS) emir who was responsible for the organization’s Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIED) has been killed, according to a report by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). The agency, citing informed officials, said tha ...

Sinjar Mass Graves to Be Unearthed Soon

BAS News - 6 days ago
ERBIL— The mass graves of the Kurdish people who were massacred by the Islamic State (IS) organization which have not been exhumed so far will be unearthed as soon as the legal barriers are removed, said the spokesperson for Kurdistan Ministry of Martyrs ...

A look at Malala’s trip to Iraqi-Kurdistan in photos

Malala - 6 days ago
The third stop on her Girl Power Trip. Malala began her trip by visiting a camp for Mosul evacuees. There she met Nayir, a 13-year-old IDP who endured years of conflict in Mosul before fleeing with her family. (Credit: Malin Fezehai / Malala Fund)To ring ...

UAE denies Qatar media hack that set off diplomatic crisis

Waar Media - 6 days ago
WAAR-DUHOK: The United Arab Emirates’ foreign affairs minister, Anwar Gargash, on Monday dismissed as fabrication a Washington Post report saying his country orchestrated the alleged cyber attack. “The Washington Post story today that we actually hacked ...

Shi’ite Militias Threaten Sunnis in Babel with Death: MP

BAS News - 6 days ago
He says they seek to change the demography of the area ERBIL— The Shi’ite Hashd al-Shaabi militias have threatened the Sunni residents of northern Babel to leave the province in 24 hours or else they will be killed, said an MP. Ahmed Salmani, a lawmaker ...