Kurdish News

Iraq Successfully Launches "Yaqeen 1" Missile

BAS News - 6 days ago
ERBIL — Iraqi authorities announced on Monday, the successful launching of an Iraqi-made missile, with a warhead weight of 350 kilograms of explosives and a range of 15 kilometers. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Industry and Mineral ...

KRG PM and British Envoy to Erbil Discuss Political, Trade Ties

BAS News - 6 days ago
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Martin Ware, the British Consul in Erbil and his accompanying officials. The British diplomat thanked KRG’s institutions for the assistance and cooperation they have pr ...

Mosul: Families of IS Militants Threatened with Revenge

BAS News - 6 days ago
MOSUL — After the city of Mosul was pronounced liberated from the Islamic State (IS), the IDPs began to return home and rebuild their ruined lives but the relatives of the IS extremists are being threatened with retaliation if they return to their areas. ...

The Global Coalition – Working to Defeat Daesh

The Global Coalition - 6 days ago
Since its formation in 2014, the Global Coalition has worked diligently to reduce the threat Daesh (ISIS) poses to international security and our homelands. Coalition members are united in common cause to defeat Daesh through a robust approach, including ...

Ten Iranian Kurdish Inmates Executed in 3 Days Only

BAS News - 6 days ago
ERBIL — Iranian judicial authorities have executed ten Kurdish inmates in three days last week, human rights activists said. According to Hangaw website which monitors human rights abuses across the Iranian Kurdistan, most of the inmates were sentenced t ...

KRG Calls for More US Support for Peshmerga

BAS News - 6 days ago
ERBIL — A joint Iraqi-Kurdish delegation is visiting Washington to meet with US officials to discuss a number of security issues. The delegation includes representatives of the Iraqi prime minister's office, military officials as well as representatives ...