Kurdish News

Turkey Delivers Aid to Kurdistan’s Earthquake Victims

BAS News - 1 week ago

ERBIL — Turkey delivered assistance to the victims of Sunday’s earthquake in the Kurdistan Region on Monday.A strong earthquake hit the Kurdistan Region cities at around 9 pm on Sunday. Following the earthquake the Turkish Prime Minister said “Turkey sta ...

Turkish Jets Strike Northern Kurdistan Region Areas: Turkish Military

BAS News - 1 week ago

ERBIL — Turkish warplanes bombed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions in northern Kurdistan Region areas near the Turkish border on Sunday, the Turkish military said. The Turkish jets hit a number of targets in northern Iraq's Zap, Mount Qandil, Sina ...

Darbandikhan and Mosul Dams Unlikely to Survive Another Earthquake

BAS News - 1 week ago

ERBIL — The Committee of Agriculture of the Kurdistan Region Parliament warned about the danger that the earthquakes pose to the Darbandikhan and Mosul dams in northern Iraq. Abbas Ghazali, a member of the committee, told BasNews that the dams won’t surv ...

Over 300 Dead in Earthquake in Kurdish Regions in Iran, Iraq

BAS News - 1 week ago

ERBIL — The powerful earthquake in the Kurdish regions in Iran and Iraq on Sunday left more than 340 people dead and thousands more injured. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said that the 7.3-magnitude quake was centered 32 kilometers southwest of the cit ...

Barzani Sends Condolences to Families of Victims of Sunday Earthquake

BAS News - 1 week ago

ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani has released an official statement to send condolences to the victims of Sunday earthquake which has taken the lives of hundreds of people across the Kurdistan Region and Kurdish areas of Iran. According to the lates ...

Civilian Killed by Turkish Airstrikes in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 1 week ago

ERBIL — The Turkish warplanes heavily bombarded Kurdistan Region territories overnight on Monday and killed one civilian. The airstrikes allegedly targeted the positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Sidakan area of northeastern Erbil province ...