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Iran Shells Choman district of Erbil province

Waar Media - 2017-08-11 11:44
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian army’s artillery units bombarded overnight Thursday Kurdistan Region border areas, claiming to have been targeting Iranian Kurdish opposition forces, locals said. A source from Choman district of Erbil province reported to press that ...

Gençler Erbil’de toplanıyor

Rûdaw - 2017-08-11 00:54
Niştiman Gençlik Ağı “Barışın Temelini Gençler Oluşturuyor” sloganıyla, başkent Erbil’de ilk defa resmi olarak 12 Ağustos’ta Dünya Gençlik Günü etkinliği düzenleyecek. ...

Iraq, Saudi Arabia Meet to Discuss Greater Trade

BAS News - 2017-08-11 00:21
ERBIL — Iraqi and Saudi officials met on Thursday to discuss future cooperation between Iraq and Saudi Arabia in different fields of economy and trade, the Iraqi Oil Ministry said in a statement. Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi and the Saudi Minister ...

Iran Shells KRG Borders

BAS News - 2017-08-11 00:21
ERBIL — Iranian army’s artillery units bombarded overnight Thursday Kurdistan Region border areas, claiming to have been targeting Iranian Kurdish opposition forces, locals said. A source from Choman district of Erbil province reported to BasNews that th ...

Turkey Will Not Close Borders with Kurdistan: Envoy

BAS News - 2017-08-10 23:34
ERBIL — A Turkish official denied the rumours about Turkey's intentions to close the border crossing with the Kurdistan Region on Wednesday. Mohammed Akef Inam, the Turkish Consul General in Erbil, who spoke to Kurdistan 24, said that any information reg ...

Coalition Conducts 18 Airstrikes Against IS in Syria, Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-10 23:06
ERBIL — The US-led coalition announced on Thursday it conducted 18 airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, destroying fighting positions and equipment belonging to the group. Near the Syrian city of Raqqa, the coalition war ...

Iran's Kolbars to Trade through Official Border Points Soon: Report

BAS News - 2017-08-10 20:16
ERBIL— Under a recent decision by the Iranian cabinet, the backpack carriers (kolbars) will be organized, so that they can trade through the official border gates rather than the hazardous routes through the mountains, according to a report. Iranian Shah ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Referendum Meant for Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-10 18:04
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Thursday that Baghdad's failure in instituting partnership and consensus led the Kurdistan Region plan its independence referendum. As he hosted a delegation from the Kurdish Communities' Federat ...

Two Civilians Killed by IS in Central Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-10 17:04
ERBIL— Two civilians were killed and three more sustained wounds by the Islamic State (IS) militants in central Mosul on Thursday, said a Nineveh police officer. The people were crossing the Nasr Bridge on foot when the extremists from the right bank of ...

Iranian Guards Gunned down One More Kolbar

BAS News - 2017-08-10 16:21
ERBIL— Iranian border guards shot a Kurdish backpack carrier (Kolbar in Kurdish) dead in Western Azerbaijan province on Wednesday night, a human rights monitoring group reported. Hengaw website for observing human rights in Iranian Kurdistan reported tha ...

Yezidi Girl Held by Mosul Family Freed

BAS News - 2017-08-10 15:57
ERBIL— A 16-year-old Yezidi girl who was held by a family in the right bank of Mosul was freed on Thursday, said an official. The girl, local to Kojo village near Sinjar, reunited with her family right away after she was rescued, Barakat Shamo, a Yezidi ...

Pictures: Kurdish Activists Accuse Iran of Causing Large Forest Fire

BAS News - 2017-08-10 15:26
ERBIL — The Kurdish activists blame the state of the large fire which is continuing to burn the forests of the Kurdish region in northwest Iran for the third day in a row. The fire has burnt dozens of hectares of forest, in addition to the significant da ...

Iraq Bans Banking with North Korea

BAS News - 2017-08-10 13:57
ERBIL — Iraq decided on Wednesday to ban all its banks from dealing with North Korea based on a UN Security Council resolution which prohibits all financial deals with Pyongyang. “All banks and non-bank financial institutions must take caution and not de ...

Barzani: Chief Aim of Referendum Is Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-10 12:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stressed that the chief aim behind holding the September vote is “independence.” In an interview with the Egyptian Ahram Paper, Barzani said the people of Kurdistan Region will determine their future thro ...

Sinjar to Become Member of Mayors for Peace: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-10 12:57
ERBIL — The Kurdish Yezidi region of Sinjar will officially become a city member of the Mayors for Peace in the next two years and it will take part in the treaty’s conferences, said the mayor of Sinjar. Mahma Khalil, Mayor of Sinjar, told BasNews that S ...

Kobani’den sonra Şengal de seçiliyor

Rûdaw - 2017-08-10 12:44
Japonya'nın Nagasaki kentinde iki gün önce başlayan Dünya Barışı İçin Belediyeler Birliği toplantısına Erbil ve Halepçe belediye başkanlarının yanı sıra Irak Parlamentosu KDP Parlamenteri Sirwan Sirini de katıldı. ...

ABD Dışişleri: Görüşme olmadı, olacak

Rûdaw - 2017-08-10 12:44
ABD'nin Erbil Başkonsolosluğu geçtiğimiz günlerde Bakan Tillerson'ın Başkan Barzani ile telefon görüşmesi gerçekleştirdiğini duyurmuştu. ...

Türkiye Erbil Başkonsolusu'ndan Duhok Üniversitesi'ne ziyaret

BAS News - 2017-08-10 11:19
BasNews - Türkiye Erbil Başkonsolosu Mehmet Akif İnam, Kürdistan Bölgesi’nin Duhok Üniversitesi'ni ziyaret etti. İnam ve beraberindeki heyet, Duhok Üniversitesi Rektörü Prof. Mosleh Duhoki tarafından üniversitenin kültür merkez binasında karşılandı. Ziya ...

Canada to Send Police Officers to Iraq’s Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-10 10:32
ERBIL — To ensure “stability in the region”, Canada has decided to send up to 20 police officers to Iraq’s Mosul after its liberation from Islamic State (IS). According to a press release by the Canadian government, the police officers will begin arrivin ...

Six IRGC Members Killed in Kamyaran, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-10 10:32
ERBIL — Six members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were killed over the past two days due to the armed conflicts that erupted between IRGC and a group of unidentified armed men in Kamyaran, a county in Kurdistan Province of Iran. A local ...

Horse Racing Event 12 August

Erbil Lifestyle - 2017-08-10 03:01
Erbil International Equestrian Club is organizing a Horse Racing Event in 11 August at the EIEC ... ...

Başkan Barzani: Amacımız iyi ilişkiler kurmak

Roja Welat - 2017-08-10 02:02
Başkanlık sitesinde yapılan açıklamaya göre, Başkan Mesud Barzani bugün Erbil’in Pirmam ilçesinde İngiltere’nin Bağdat Büyükelçisi Frank Baker ve beraberindeki heyeti kabul etti ...

Coalition Resumes Airstrikes Against IS in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-09 23:47
ERBIL — The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) resumed airstrikes in the town of Tel Afar, amid preparations by the French army to decisively drive the IS extremists out of the area. According to Musa Ali Julaq, commander of the Shi'ite Arab ...

Iraqi Jets Pound 6 IS Headquarters in Western Anbar

BAS News - 2017-08-09 23:47
ERBIL — Iraqi Air Force (IAF) warplanes bombed six headquarters of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in al-Qa'im town, west of Anbar province, killing dozens of the group's militants, the Iraqi War Media Cell (WMC) said on Wednesday. IAF warplanes conduct ...

Iraqi Police Killed Senior IS Judge in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-08-09 23:47
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Police forces killed a senior Islamic State (IS) judge in a raid in western Mosul’s Old City on Wednesday as the forces continue to clear the city from any remaining IS presence. Shaker Jawdat, chief at the Iraqi federal Police said ...

IS Stole Around $750 Million from Iraqi Banks Since 2014

BAS News - 2017-08-09 23:47
ERBIL — The so-called Islamic State (IS) stole roughly $750 million from Iraqi provinces since it emerged back in 2014, the Central Bank of Iraq declared on Tuesday. The Iraqi Central Bank said in a statement that the extremist group confiscated assets, ...

Baghdad Prevents Unearthing Mass Grave of Anfal Victims in Nineveh

BAS News - 2017-08-09 17:15
Official says the grave contain remains of 500 victims form Badinan area ERBIL— Some 29 years past the burial of 500 Anfal victims from Badinan area of Kurdistan in a single mass grave in Nineveh province, the Iraqi government prevents the restoration of ...

US Building Additional Military Base in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-09 16:58
ERBIL — The US is establishing a military base near Mosul, north of Iraq to boost its military presence in the region. According to Iraqi Lt. Col. Mahdi al-Khafaji who spoke to Anadolu Agency, the base is located in Zummar district of Nineveh province. “ ...

IS Militants Pass By Shi'ite Militias Freely in Hamrin Basin: Source

BAS News - 2017-08-09 16:38
The extremists are resorting to guerrilla warfare in the area ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) militants move freely within the terrain of Hamrin basin in Diyala province while the Shi'ite paramilitary forces act as only bystanders, according to an informed ...

Report on Sinjar Massacre by IS Submitted to Mayors for Peace

BAS News - 2017-08-09 14:51
ERBIL — In hopes of bringing the perpetrators to justice, the Kurdistan Regional Government has submitted a comprehensive report on Islamic State (IS) atrocities against the Kurdish Yezidis since 2014. Mayor of the predominantly Yezidi town of Sinajr, Ma ...

Barzani: Baghdad Violated 55 Constitutional Articles

BAS News - 2017-08-09 14:29
President Barzani reiterates the referendum will not be postponed ERBIL— The President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani on Wednesday stated the independence referendum of Kurdistan will take place on time as it is the choice of the people of Kurdis ...

Iranian Security Forces Arrest at Least 20 Kurdish Kolbars

BAS News - 2017-08-09 14:29
ERBIL — The Iranian security forces arrested at least 20 Kurdish backpack carriers, known as Kolbars, on Tuesday. Relying on local sources, Hengaw Agency for human rights in the Iranian Kurdistan, reported that the Iranian security forces arrested at lea ...

Kurdish Man Charged with Murdering His Girlfriend in Eidsvoll, Norway

BAS News - 2017-08-09 14:02
The girl was a Kurdish asylum seeker in Norway ERBIL — A Kurdish citizen, living in Norway, was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend who was also Kurdish from Iran. A Norwegian citizen, originally from Iranian Kurdistan, was charged with the murder o ...

2 Iranian Guards Killed in Clashes with KDP-Iran Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-08-09 13:28
ERBIL- The Peshmerga forces of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)-Iran confronted the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in West Azerbaijan province, leaving two guards dead on Tuesday night. Kurdistan Media, the official outlets of the KDP-Iran ...

Gorran Evading Responsibility for Extreme Stances against KDP: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-09 12:46
ERBIL— Kurdish Change Movement (Gorran) seems to vacillate over reviewing its policy and this compels the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to settle Kurdistan parliament rift with the rest of the parties, said a KDP official on Wednesday. The entire part ...

Barzani: Causes of Rise of IS in Iraq Must Be Uprooted

BAS News - 2017-08-09 11:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said that after defeating the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, the Iraqi government needs to deal with the factors that led to the emergence and growth of the organization. “We should not only deal with the o ...

Barzani: Decision of Holding Referendum “Cannot Be Reversed”

BAS News - 2017-08-09 10:49
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated that the independence referendum is a “peaceful process” and it’s purpose is to prevent new wars and disasters. “The decision of [holding] the referendum and the move towards independence is a ...

Baghdad Looking Forward to Receiving Erbil Delegation: Abadi

BAS News - 2017-08-09 10:49
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he is expecting a delegation from Erbil to discuss the planned independence referendum and the days after. During his weekly press conference in Baghdad, Abadi said that Kurdistan Region’s independence re ...

PUK, KDP hold meeting, to implement new roadmap

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 10:22
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), two major parties of Kurdistan Region, held a meeting on Tuesday in Erbil to discuss the internal issues and the independence referendum. ...

Coalition Airstrikes Destroy 37 IS Positions in Syria

BAS News - 2017-08-08 23:36
ERBIL — The US-led coalition conducted a series of airstrikes on Monday, destroying 37 Islamic State (IS) positions in the Syrian city of Raqqa, Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement. According to the statement released on Tuesday, the coalition ...

Iraq to Hang 27 IS Members for Involvement in Camp Speicher Massacre

BAS News - 2017-08-08 23:36
ERBIL — The Iraqi Central Criminal Court sentenced 27 'terror suspects' to death on Tuesday in the case known in the media as the "Camp Speicher massacre." According to a statement by Abdul-Sattar Al-Biraqdar, spokesperson of Iraq's Supreme Judicial Coun ...

UN Prepares to Evacuate Civilians From Tel Afar Before Imminent Assault

BAS News - 2017-08-08 23:36
ERBIL — The United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq announced on Tuesday that preparations are underway to evacuate civilians ahead of a military operation in Tel Afar. UN's aid coordinator for Iraq, Lisa Grande said the organization's team ...

Iraqi Forces Impose Curfew in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-08-08 23:36
ERBIL — Curfew has been imposed in Mosul's Old City following reports of an armed group of men hiding in tunnels and houses in the area, Iraqi Federal Police announced on Tuesday. According to a statement released by the Iraqi Federal Police, the claims ...

Kiansha, First Child with Zoroastrian Identity Born in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-08 20:23
ERBIL— A Kurdish Zoroastrian couple gave birth to the first child with the religious identity of Zoroastrian in the Kurdistan Region after 1,400 years ban against the religion. After a long debate with the maternity hospital, the couple could obtain the ...

Nechrivan Barzani: KDP Has No Preconditions for Reactivating Parliament

BAS News - 2017-08-08 19:48
ERBIL— Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has set no preconditions for calling Kurdistan Parliament back into session, said KDP Vice President Nechirvan Barzani. Barzani addressed a joint press conference with Mulla Bakhtiyar form the politburo of the Patr ...

PDK ve YNK'den ortak açıklama: Parlamento açılıyor

BAS News - 2017-08-08 18:02
BasNews- Kürdistan Demokrat Partisi (PDK) ve Kürdistan Yurtseverler Birliği (YNK) yetkilileri bugün başkent Erbil’de bir araya geldi.Toplantıya PDK heyetinden Kürdistan Bölgesi Başbakanı ve PDK Başkan Yardımcısı Neçirvan Barzani, Fazil Miranî, Dilşad Şeh ...

Barzani to Brazilian Diplomat: Coexistence Kurds' Culture

BAS News - 2017-08-08 17:22
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Tuesday that coexistence and pluralism is highly valued by Kurds as part of their culture. Barzani's remark came in response to praising comments by the ambassador of Brazil to Iraq Miguel Junior ...

PYD General Polls in Rojava with No Rivals "Illegitimate": Official

BAS News - 2017-08-08 16:48
The party intends to fill the ballots with vote of settled Arabs, he says ERBIL— The Kurdish Federal System of Northern Syria (Rojava) has announced plans for running general and municipality polls in Rojava but only the Democratic Union Party (PYD) runs ...

Kakayi Kurds Strongly Support Independence Referendum: Kakayi Figure

BAS News - 2017-08-08 16:09
ERBIL — Kurdish Kakayi minority considers the referendum on independence of Kurdistan Region as a “national issue” and there should be no turning back on it, said a Kakayi activist. Hemin Mahmoud Kakayi, a civil activist and a figure from Kakayi communit ...

İstanbul – Erbil uçak seferlerine talep artacak

BAS News - 2017-08-08 15:59
BAS - Dara Porxelek Türkiye – Kürdistan Bölgesi’nin siyasi ve ekonomik ilişkilerinin her geçen gün biraz daha gelişmesiyle birlikte Türkiye’deki iş adamları da Kürdistan Bölgesi’nde daha fazla yatırım yapmaya başladı. Yatırımların artmasıyla birlikte hav ...

Barzani: Kurds Seeking Their Rights Through Peaceful Means

BAS News - 2017-08-08 15:46
ERBIL — The People of Kurdistan are committed to gain their rights through peaceful means and far from violence, reiterated Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. As a future independent state, Kurdistan also seeks friendly relations with Baghdad and ...

PICTURE: 9-Year-Old Yezidi Girl Freed from IS

BAS News - 2017-08-08 14:28
ERBIL — Another Kurdish Yezidi child has been rescued from the grip of the Islamic State (IS) militants with the help of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Vian Dakhil, the sole Yezidi member of the Iraqi parliament, confirmed the report in a tweet on ...

Coalition Rejects Report of Strike on Hashd al-Shaabi

BAS News - 2017-08-08 13:59
ERBIL — The US-led international coalition against Islamic State (IS) has rejected the allegations claiming the coalition stroke the fighters of the Iraqi Shi’ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi. “Allegations of Coalition strikes vs. Popular Mobilizatio ...

A Kurdish Inmate Executed in West Azerbaijan, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-08 12:50
ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish prisoner was executed on Tuesday, August 8th, by the Iranian authorities in Urmia city of West Azerbaijan province in northwest of Iran. According to Hengaw, a human rights agency, Ibrahim Arisi from Bokan city of West Azerbaij ...

Kurdish Diaspora to Vote Electronically in Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-08 11:18
ERBIL — The Kurds living abroad will be allowed to vote in the September independence referendum of Kurdistan through an electronic poll set by the Kurdistan Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC). Karwan Jalal, head of KIHEC’s data department, to ...

One Kurdish Worker Killed, Two Injured by Iranian Security Forces

BAS News - 2017-08-08 11:18
ERBIL — One Kurdish citizen was killed and another one wounded by the Iranian security forces in Kermanshah province for merely suspecting them to be smugglers. Hengaw Agency for human rights in Iranian Kurdistan reported that the Iranian security forces ...

Over 100 Iraqi Shi’ite Militias Killed, Injured in Coalition Airstrike

BAS News - 2017-08-08 10:14
ERBIL — More than 100 fighters of the Iraqi Shi’ite Arab militia troops of Hashd al-Shaabi were mistakenly killed or injured on Monday in an airstrike near the Iraq-Syria border. According to a press release by Sayed al-Shohada brigade of Hashd al-Shaabi ...

Kürdistan'da parçalı ay tutulması

Rûdaw - 2017-08-08 00:42
Kürdistan'da da görülen kısmi ay tutulması, Erbil saati ile 20:00 sıralarında Dünya’nın tam gölge konisine girerek parçalı tutulma başladı. ...

IS Claims Killing Over 60 Iraqi Soldiers

BAS News - 2017-08-08 00:14
ERBIL — The so-called Islamic State (IS) claimed on Monday, its militants killed more than 60 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bombing attack near the Iraq-Syria border. According to a message intercepted by the SITE Intelligence Group, the extremist group sa ...

Iraqi Army Continues Security Measures in Liberated Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-08 00:14
ERBIL — The Iraqi army will continue being responsible for security in the recently liberated city of Mosul until the local federal police forces restore their pre-Islamic State (IS) capabilities, a military spokesperson said on Monday. According to Brig ...

UNESCO Condemns Killing of Iraqi Journalists in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-08 00:14
ERBIL — UNESCO condemned on Monday the killing of two Iraqi journalists, whose bodies were discovered in a village south of Mosul last month. The UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, condemned the killing of the two journalists, saying such actions are ...

Civilians in Anbar Rely on Themselves for Protection From IS

BAS News - 2017-08-08 00:14
ERBIL — Civilians in Iraq’s Anbar Province are relying on themselves for protection, as they believe the work of the Iraqi Security forces is ineffective in regards to attacks by the Islamic State (IS). According to one of the residents in the town of Hi ...

KRG Interior Minister: 1,700 IS Members Arrested among IDPs

BAS News - 2017-08-07 20:44
ERBIL— Some 1,700 members of the Islamic State (IS) organization who tried to cross the borders into the Kurdistan Region along the IDPs have been arrested, according to a report. Kurdistan 24 news channel on Monday cited Kurdistan Regional Government (K ...

Intl Arm Wrestling Champion Killed in Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-08-07 20:00
ERBIL— Unidentified gunmen shot a former Iraqi and world arm wrestling champion in Baghdad early Monday morning. Majed Ahmed Mohammed was killed in front of his home in Dora district of Baghdad, the Iraqi media cited the brother of the victim as saying. ...

Remnants of Jewish Neighborhood in Zakho on Verge of Collapse

BAS News - 2017-08-07 19:35
ERBIL— The seven remaining houses of the Jewish community in Zakho (Duhok province) may collapse due to weather conditions and lack of budget to repair them, an official warned. Zakho Archeology Directorate does not have the budget to purchase the houses ...

Referendum Committee Approves Formation of Delegation to Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-08-07 17:19
ERBIL— The Kurdistan Region's High Committee of Referendum approved on Monday the creation of a negotiating delegation to Baghdad. In its third meeting in Erbil, chaired by Kurdistan Region's President Masoud Barzani, the committee also decided on the ag ...

Islamic Scholars to Back Kurdistan Independence form Minbars

BAS News - 2017-08-07 16:52
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region's Union of Islamic Scholars will launch a campaign in support of the Kurdistan independence referendum. The union has designed an extensive plan to launch the "yes" campaign for the referendum, said Abdulla Saeed Waysi, the chairm ...

IS Making Unsuccessful Plan Against Peshmerga in Southern Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-07 15:17
ERBIL — A Kurdish official has revealed a new plan by the Islamic State (IS) militants to establish a new front and area of military influence in southern Kirkuk province as the group has suffered serious defeats elsewhere. Head of Kurdistan Democratic P ...

Christians Will Vote in Favor of Kurdistan’s Independence: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-07 15:17
ERBIL — The Christian population of the Kurdistan Region supports the independence for the region and will vote ‘yes’ in September 25th referendum on Kurdistan’s secession from Iraq, said a Christian official from Ankawa district, western Erbil. Ano Anka ...

A Few Turkish Troops Wounded in Northern Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-08-07 12:54
A planted bomb, belonging to Iraqi Baath regime, exploded ERBIL — The explosion of a planted bomb near Zakho city in northern Kurdistan Region led to a number of injuries among the Turkish troops in border areas of northern Kurdistan Region. Mohamad Hasa ...

Armed Clash Erupts Between Iranian Army and Kurdish Opposition

BAS News - 2017-08-07 12:54
ERBIL — In an armed confrontation between the Iranian Kurdish opposition forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran, at least two Kurdish fighters and several Iranian troops were killed. The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) ...

Erbil, Bağdat ile referandumu görüşecek

BAS News - 2017-08-07 11:14
BasNews - PDK Politbüro Sekreteri Fazil Mîranî, Bağdat ile bağımsızlık referandumunu görüşecek Kürdistan heyetinin yakın bir zamanda Bağdat’a gideceğini belirtti. Kürdistan Demokrat Parti (PDK) Politbüro Sekreteri Fazil Mîranî,, bağımsızlık referandumuna ...

Irak Dışişleri Bakanı: Referandumu engelleyemeyiz

BAS News - 2017-08-07 10:52
BasNews- Irak Dışişleri Bakanı İbrahim Caferi, Kürdistan Bölgesi'nin bağımsızlık referandumuyla ilgili konuştu. Caferi, "Zaman uygun olmasa da referanduma engel olamayız." dedi. Referanduma sayılı günler kala Bağdat ve Erbil hattı ısınıyor. Son açıklama ...

Two Kurdish Films to Go on Screen at Paris Festival

BAS News - 2017-08-07 10:50
ERBIL — Two Kurdish products have found their way in the Paris International Film Festival 2017 to go on screen and compete for the best awards. According to Iranian Mehr news agency, ‘Women’s Role’ and ‘Ax of the Life’ are the two accepted short films, ...

Turkmen Party Launches "Yes" Campaign in Support of Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-07 10:04
ERBIL — The Turkmen Nation Party has kicked off a "Yes" campaign to support the imminent independence referendum in Kurdistan, saying that they believe the rights of minorities would be better secured in an independent state of Kurdistan. “The fate of bo ...

One Peshmerga Killed in IED Blast

BAS News - 2017-08-07 09:05
ERBIL — A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter was killed as the result of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by the Islamic State (IS). The bomb went off late on Sunday while a military engineering team of the Peshmerga forces were busy defusing the expl ...
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