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U.S. sanctions on Iran, Russia look illegal: France

KurdPress - 2017-07-27 08:33
France’s foreign ministry on Wednesday said new U.S. sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea appeared at odds with international law due to their extra-territorial reach. ...

International Observers to Oversee Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-07-26 14:13
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Independent High Commission of Elections and Referendum have invited international observers to oversee the upcoming independence referendum in Kurdistan Region, an official said. The observers are two ...

Peace Through Art – 27-29 July

Erbil Lifestyle - 2017-07-26 05:18
The International Relief & Development (IRD) in collaboration with UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and ... ...

Peace Through Art – Art Exhibition

Erbil Lifestyle - 2017-07-26 04:17
The International Relief & Development (IRD) in collaboration with UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience ... ...

Pentagon Vows Continued Support for Peshmerga: Official

BAS News - 2017-07-25 16:10
ERBIL — US Department of Defence has ensured Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of its continued military support for the Peshmerga forces as they have been playing a critical role in the international anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts, said a Peshmerga o ...

8th Kurdistan International Film Festival to Happen in August

BAS News - 2017-07-24 14:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan International Film Festival (KIFF) has prepared its 8th annual event to happen in August titled ‘Towards Referendum and Kurdistan’s Independence”. Shakhawan Mustafa, director of the festival, told BasNews that the event has been schedul ...

Kirkuk Votes on Joining Kurdistan for Independence: Governor

BAS News - 2017-07-24 11:11
KIRKUK — Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim has stated that allowing people to have their voice on their future is a legitimate right supported by international laws, reiterating that Kirkuk will be included in the upcoming referendum on Kurdistan’s indepen ...

Amnesty:Tirkiyê dûrî hiş û rastiyê tevdigere

BAS News - 2017-07-23 16:22
BasNews-Rêveberê rêxistina Amnesty Internationalê ragihand ku Tirkiyeyê ji hiş û rastiyê dûr tevdigerin. Herwiha daxwaza berdana endamên xwe dikin. Rêveberê Amnestyê John Dalhuisen derbarê çalakvanên mafên mirovan yên ku di 4ê Tîrmehê de li Stenbolê hati ...

Stopping Flow of Rivers into Kurdistan Politically Motivated: MP

BAS News - 2017-07-22 16:42
He urges the KRG to take serious steps to settle the issue with Turkey and Iran ERBIL— The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) should settle the issues over the flow of rivers from Iran and Turkey by seeking the assistance of the international community ...

Turkey-PKK Conflict Claims Almost 3,000 Lives in 2 Years: Report

BAS News - 2017-07-22 15:33
ERBIL — The armed conflict between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) claimed around 3,000 lives over the past two years since the truce between the two sides broke on July 20, 2015, the International Crisis Group (ICG) reported on July 20. Crisis ...

Kurdish Artists Express Support for Kurdistan’s Independence in Zagreb

BAS News - 2017-07-22 10:46
ERBIL — A group of Kurdish artists gathered on Friday in the Croatian capital to participate in an international event and show support for the imminent independence referendum on Kurdistan’s independence. The Kurdish delegation raised the Kurdistan flag ...

First Social Innovation Hackthon Organised in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-07-21 19:50
IZMIR — The first Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, will take place on the 21st and 22nd of July, organised by Re:Coded, a humanitarian innovation non-profit organisation, the UN International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said o ...

Merkel finally breaks silence as Germany threatens to suspend EU payments

Waar Media - 2017-07-20 13:31
WAAR-DUHOK: The German Chancellor said Turkey’s actions were cause for “grave concern”, after a number of activists were detained. Earlier this week Turkey arrested rights activists including Amnesty International’s Turkey head Idil Eser and German citiz ...

Li bakurê Kurdistanê 6 parêzvanên mafên mirovan hatin girtin

Yekîtî Media - 2017-07-19 18:46
Yekîtî Media 19/7/2017 Dadgeha cezayî ya 10 a Stenbolê biryara girtina 6 endamên Rêxistina Lêborînê ya Navneteweyî (Amnesty International) da. Di nav wan de Berpirsiyara Tirkiyê Idil Eser, hevwelatiyê Swêdê Ali Ghravi û hevwelatiyê Almanyayê Peter Steudt ...

Türkei: Deutscher Menschenrechtler in U-Haft

Tagesschau - 2017-07-18 12:48
Sechs Menschenrechtsaktivisten in der Türkei in Untersuchungshaft - auch die Amnesty-International-Landesdirektorin Eser und ein Deutscher wurden inhaftiert. Sie sollen den Terror unterstützt haben, wie und wen genau bleibt aber unklar. ...

Meeting a Great Peshmerga of Kurdistan And a Good Friend of Peshmerga

Lawk Ghafuri - 2017-07-17 20:49
At World Economic Forum as a Young Kurd and Shaper, I had the chance to represent Kurdistan Region and Global shapers Erbil Hub which held in Amman Capital city of Jordan. During the 3 days of the conference, I had meetings with some international and reg ...

The Global Coalition – Working to Defeat Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2017-07-17 15:19
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 ...

UK Contributes $5.2 to Stabilisation Process in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-07-17 13:12
ERBIL — As part of the international efforts to stabilise and rehabilitate the Iraqi areas liberated from the Islamic State (IS), the government of the UK has contributed an additional $5.2 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilisation (FFS), said ...

Iran says its presence in Syria is upon request from Damascus

KurdPress - 2017-07-16 12:28
Iran said on Saturday that the presence of its armed forces in Syria is upon the request of Damascus and based on the already reached agreements and it does not depend on any other regional or international sides' agreement. ...

You will always be remembered

Roji Kurd - 2017-07-14 00:02
Writted by: Mouloud Swara On July 13th, it’s 28 years since Dr. Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou, the most famous leader of Eastern Kurdistan and the general secretary of KDP was assassinated. After participating in Socialist International’s congress in Sweden, DR ...

SDF not attended in anti-IS coalition meeting: US official

KurdPress - 2017-07-13 06:35
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an umbrella group overwhelmingly made up of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), has not attended any meeting in Washington of the international coalition to fight against the Islamic State (IS), a U.S. o ...

Socialist International piştgiriya referandûma Kurdistanê dike

K-Medya - 2017-07-13 05:55
Sekreterê Giştî yê Rêxistina Socialist International Luis Ayala ragihand, ew piştgiriyê didin referandûma serxwebûnê Herêma Kurdistanê. Sekreterê Giştî yê Rêxistina Sosyalist International Luis Ayala derbarê biryara Herêma Kurdistanê ya birêvebirina refer ...

Socialist International Supports Kurdistan Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-07-12 18:58
ERBIL — The Secretary General of the Socialist International stated its support for the Kurdistan Region and its bid to achieve its goals. In a recent interview with Kurdistan24, Luis Ayala, the Secretary General of the Socialist International, said Kurd ...

SDF Excluded From Coalition Meetings in Washington

BAS News - 2017-07-12 18:58
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has not attended any meetings of the US-led International Coalition against the Islamic State (IS), a US official told the Turkish Hurriyet Daily News on Wednesday. According to the US official, the ...
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