Kurdish News

60 Houses of Kurds Burned by Hashd al-Shaabi in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 4 days ago

ERBIL — The Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have so far burned at least 60 houses belonging to Kurdish civilians who have now fled the city in fear of persecution at the hand of the Iraqi forces, a local official said. Hashd al-Shaabi’s destru ...

Portugal Sends $175,000 Aid to UNMAS in Iraq

BAS News - 4 days ago

BAGHDAD, (UNMAS) — The Government of Portugal will support explosive hazard management, risk education and capacity enhancement initiatives to address explosive hazards in Iraq, with a contribution of one hundred and fifty thousand Euros (USD 175,000) to ...

Human Rights Education Training for Teachers in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

BAS News - 4 days ago

DUHOK, (UNAMI) — Enhancing human rights education for students in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq was the focus of a three-day training course for 24 secondary school teachers in Dohuk. The training course, held 3-5 December, was the fourth in a series of t ...

Iraqi Forces, Shi’ite Militias Under Fierce Attack in Kirkuk

BAS News - 4 days ago

KIRKUK — Unknown armed men carried out a major attack on the Iraqi troops and Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in central Kirkuk, killing and injuring several, a security source said. The attack started at around 21:45 (local time) and lasted f ...

KRG Launches E-governance

BAS News - 4 days ago

ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced on Thursday the electronic-government system across the region. During a ceremony in Erbil attended by KRG officials, Interior Minister Karim Sinjari said that his ministry is the first institutio ...

Iraqi Shi’ite Cleric to Saudi King: Leave Yemen, Fight for Jerusalem

BAS News - 4 days ago

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s influential Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on Saudi Arabian King Salman to abandon the war in Yemen and fight Israel to retake Jerusalem. The remarks come a day after US President Donal Trump announced that Washington recognises J ...
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