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At UN Assembly, Iraq outlines vision for post-conflict reconstruction

United Nations - 2017-09-24 09:10
Iraq is an independent sovereign federal State following democratic processes which have enabled all its people to participate in society, said the country’s top foreign affairs official at the United Nations General Assembly, expressing opposition to a ...

Iran underlines opposition to KRG referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-23 12:39
Iran has expressed its opposition to an upcoming referendum for independence by Iraqi semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), saying that Tehran supports the Arab country’s territorial integrity. ...

L'ONU dit son opposition au référendum d'indépendance du Kurdistan

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-09-22 05:23
Le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU a exprimé jeudi dans un communiqué "sa préoccupation face à l'impact potentiellement déstabilisateur du projet du gouvernement régional du Kurdistan de tenir de manière unilatérale un référendum la semaine prochaine". ...

Third Dialogue Workshop in Istanbul successfully completed

KNC Geneva - 2017-09-21 23:03
From 15 to 18 September 2017, the third dialogue workshop organized by EZKS with the Syrian opposition took place in Istanbul. In addition to representatives of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, participants with a Druze, Assyrian and Jesidian backgr ...

Iran, Iraq and Turkey reiterate opposition to Kurdistan Referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-21 10:52
Foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq have held trilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York where the three sides reiterated their countries opposition to the planned referendum of the Iraqi northern region of Kurdistan, ...

Ankara hardens opposition to KRG referendum / Barin Kayaoglu

KurdPress - 2017-09-17 22:45
Since the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced in June that it will hold a referendum on declaring independence from Iraq, the Turkish government has maintained a coolheaded approach — until now. As the Sept. 25 referendum approaches, Ankara seem ...

Bagdad refuse le référendum sur l'indépendance du Kurdistan irakien

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-09-12 20:05
Le Parlement irakien a exprimé mardi son opposition catégorique au référendum sur l'indépendance du Kurdistan, à moins de deux semaines de la tenue de cette consultation à l'origine de remous dans l'ensemble de la région. ...

NGO Calls on PYD to Free Kurdish Political Leaders

BAS News - 2017-09-11 16:30
ERBIL—An organization affiliated with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)-Syria on Monday issued a statement in which it appealed to the ruling Kurdish party to release opposition leaders and members. Afrin organization urged Democratic Union Party (PYD ...

Syrian opposition must accept it has not won the war: UN

KurdPress - 2017-09-07 10:34
United Nations Special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday, September 6, Syria's opposition must accept that they have not won the six-and-a-half year war against President Bashar al-Assad. ...

PM repeats Turkey’s opposition to Kurdistan Region referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-06 12:40
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has reiterated Turkey’s strong opposition against the Iraqi Kurdish autonomous government’s bid to hold an independence referendum late September, describing the move as a “grave mistake.” ...

Iranian Kurdish Opposition Parties Back Protests in Support of Kolbars

BAS News - 2017-09-05 18:41
ERBIL—Two Iranian Kurdish opposition parties condemned the killing of Kolbars (backpack carriers) by Iranian armed forces and voiced support for public rallies against killing them. The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (DPIK) and Kurdistan Democrati ...

Iraqi VP Nuri al-Maliki condemns Kirkuk’s referendum vote

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi vice president and influential Shiite leader Nuri al-Maliki expressed his opposition to Kirkuk Provincial Council’s decision to participate in the Kurdistan independence referendum. Nuri al-Maliki, Iraqi vice ...

Kilicdaroglu says Erdogan is scared of him

KurdPress - 2017-08-28 11:29
Turkey’s main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu has stated that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is obviously scared of him and struggles to contain his rise in the Turkish politics. ...

KIU is not a hurdle on holding referendum: deputy

KurdPress - 2017-08-28 11:29
A Kurdistan Islamic Community (KIC) deputy in the Iraqi parliament stated that the party will not be a hurdle on holding the referendum of the region and is not with the opposition of the referendum. ...

U.S. pays Kurdish-led forces in Raqqa

KurdPress - 2017-08-27 13:39
The Raqqa Internal Security Force (RISF) are paid by the United States as a vetted opposition force, Major General Rupert Jones, the deputy commander of the US-led coalition against IS, said. ...

Syrian rebel fighters desert opposition-led all-Arab force, join SDF

Aranews - 2017-08-27 03:35
ARA News A group of Arab rebel fighters from the Baggara and Shaitat tribes in rural Deir ez-Zor have left the Ahmad Jarba’s Syrian Elite Forces and joined the Deir ez-Zor military council, according to military sources. The Deir ez-Zor Military Council ...

Turkish PM: Kurdistan Referendum Will Not Incite War in the Region

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
ERBIL —Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday disapproved of the claims that the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region will incite a new war in the region. Some opposition party leaders and nationalists in Turkey alleged the vote will ...

Bahceli blames KRG planned referendum

KurdPress - 2017-08-24 14:35
A Turkish opposition leader on Thursday said next month’s planned independence vote in the Kurdistan Region could potentially lead to war, Anadolu news agency reported. ...

“We are ready to defend our project”

ANHA - 2017-08-24 12:07
The commander in Şengal Resistance Units Saied Hassen Saied noted that they are a part of Êzîd Xan Democratic Autonomous Administration project and said "we as Şengal Resistance Units are ready to defend our project if any opposition of the neighboring co ...

Final Curtain for Venezuela’s Democracy as Parliament is Dissolved

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-22 16:13
The Venezuelan government has dissolved the elected, opposition-led parliament and initiated de facto rule. Foreign governments and multilateral organisations should regard all government actions carried out in contravention of the 1999 constitution as i ...

Turkey sees risk of Kurds defying region with independence vote

KurdPress - 2017-08-22 10:43
Turkey sees a real risk that Iraqi Kurds will press ahead with an independence referendum, according to an adviser to the president, a move that would defy almost unanimous opposition among neighboring states and surprise the many observers who foresee a ...

Kurdish Opposition Leader Suffering Critical Health State in PYD Jail

BAS News - 2017-08-19 17:35
ERBIL— Under the custody of the ruling Kurdish party in Rojava (Northern Syria), a Kurdish opposition leader is suffering from "extremely critical heath state," a human rights activist warned. Abdulrahman Apo a leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (K ...

Over 45 IRGC Members Killed or Wounded in Past 5 Months

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — 25 members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have been killed and 22 others wounded during the clashes with the Kurdish opposition parties in the last five months. Hengaw Agency for human rights in the Iranian Kurdistan said in a re ...

Iraq’s new electoral law to sideline small opposition parties

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
BAGHDAD,— In Iraq, larger political parties disagree on everything except maintaining the status quo: Parliament just passed a law that will badly affect the smaller parties competing in the next elections. It has been said before. But this time it may w ...

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 ...

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 ...
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