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Head of PUK Information Agency Lahur Talabani Kidnaps a Muslim Cleric in Sulaymaniyah
BAS News - 2017-03-27 12:31
ERBIL — Siddiq Omar Mustafa, a Kurdish Islamic cleric was kidnapped in Hajiawa sub district in Sulaymaniyah province on March 19 by a number of armed men belonging to Lahur Jangi Talabani, the head of the Information Agency of the Patriotic Union of Kurd ...

PUK starts a round of negotiations with the Kurdish parties
Kurdiu - 2017-03-25 21:13

Kurdish Political Parties to Resume Talks over Crisis
BAS News - 2017-03-25 21:01
SULAYMANIYAH — Major Kurdish political parties in Kurdistan Region will soon resume negotiations over the prolonged political deadlock and crisis faced by the region, said a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) official. Arez Abdullah, member of PUK’s lead ...

PKK Military Presence in Halabja not Allowed: PUK Official
BAS News - 2017-03-23 22:33
HALABJA — Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) won’t be allowed to spread its armed forces across Halabja province, south of Kurdistan Region, said a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) local official. Ahmed Qadafar also rejected the reports on increasing PKK’s ...

Iraqi Sunni militia recruits Kurds in disputed city: PUK official
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
TUZ KHURMATU, Iraq,— The Sunni backed militia group known as the Hashd al-Watani has recruited around 250 Kurdish members in the volatile Tuz Khurmatu city where tensions between Kurds and Arab Shiites and Sunni communities led to deadly confrontations l ...

Kurdistan TV female reporter attacked by security forces in Sulaimani
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A female Kurdish journalist from Kurdistan TV, which is close to KDP party, was hospitalized on Thursday after Kurdish security PUK forces attacked her while she was covering a football match in the city of Sulaimani. ...

PUK proposes shuffling top posts to break political stalemate
Rûdaw - 2017-03-16 19:39
'The best solution is each of the three presidencies be run by a party' ...

PKK Sends Around 70 Guerrillas to Kirkuk and Makhmour
BAS News - 2017-03-16 11:09
The PKK guerrillas were deployed with PUK's support ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) over the last two days has moved around 70 guerrillas from Raniya city, north of Sulaymaniyah province, to Kirkuk province. A confidential source told BasNews that ...

With PUK’s Consent, PKK Deploys 350 Guerrillas to Kirkuk
BAS News - 2017-03-15 21:02
KIRKUK — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has recently stationed hundreds of guerrillas across Kirkuk province, northern Iraq. The exact number of forces, according to the information obtained by BasNews, is nearly 350 guerrillas, who have set up checkpoin ...

Ice keeping PUK leaders apart has thawed, says leader’s son
Rûdaw - 2017-03-12 14:13
“Now, all the PUK leaders agree on keeping the unity of the PUK," ...

Corruption main reason behind poverty in Kurdistan Region: official
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 12:22
A leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stressed on fighting against corruption in Kurdistan Region and investigating corruption cases in oil and natural resources’ cases. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 10, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
Iraqi Kurdistan could come out of economic crisis after real reform, official says Sulaimani: Iraq’s Kurdistan Region could rise above the economic crisis after carrying out real reform, an official from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said on Fri ...

Iraq oil ministry unaware of any deal between PUK and Abadi on Kirkuk
Rûdaw - 2017-03-09 13:17
The spokesperson of the Iraqi oil ministry said they were not aware of any deal brokered between the PUK and Baghdad ...

Commander of Ezidkhan Protection Units Forms New Party in Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-09 10:42
He has resigned from PUK SINJAR — The commander of Ezidkhan Protection Units, a previously PKK-affiliated armed group, Haidar Shasho, stated that Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) forces in Sinjar have constituted barriers to the district. Speaking to BasNe ...

PUK and Baghdad agree on keeping Kirkuk oil flow to Turkey
KurdPress - 2017-03-09 08:55
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has reached an agreement with the Iraqi central government to keep the Kirkuk oil flowing to Turkey’s Ceyhan port, PUK’s deputy secretary general, Kosrat Rasul, said. ...

PUK and Baghdad Agreed on Keeping Kirkuk Oil Flow to Turkey
BAS News - 2017-03-08 23:20
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has reached an agreement with the Iraqi central government to keep the Kirkuk oil flowing to Turkey’s Ceyhan port, said Kosrat Rasool, PUK’s deputy secretary general. He told Reuters that the agreement was m ...

PUK and Iraqi PM Abadi agree to keep Kirkuk’s oil flow to Turkey
Rûdaw - 2017-03-08 20:02
Oil ministry has added a processing unit with 10k bpd to Kirkuk's oil refinery ...

Kurdish PUK says reached agreement with Iraq to keep Kirkuk oil flowing
E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
KIRKUK,— The Kurdish group that controls Iraq’s Kirkuk oilfields has agreed with Baghdad to keep crude flowing from the region through a pipeline to a Turkish export terminal on the Mediterranean, a Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday. Kosrat Rasu ...

KIU submits a project to the PUK about the current crisis
Kurdiu - 2017-03-05 19:29

PUK exerts control over Kirkuk oil
Rûdaw - 2017-03-05 01:15
PUK has the majority support of the people of Kirkuk ...

Baghdad Denys Sending Kirkuk Share from Province’s Oil Income
BAS News - 2017-03-04 17:07
PUK is also trying to have a share from Kirkuk oil production out of law KIRKUK — The Iraqi central government is violating a trilateral agreement between Erbil, Baghdad and Kirkuk province on oil, depriving the province of the incomes from the oil sent ...

PUK proposes roadmap for Iraqi Kurdistan government
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has announced its blueprint to break the region’s year-long political standoff and fix the crippling financial crisis as Erbil has recently stepped up and broadened its endeavors ...

18 consulates from EU not with independence of Kurdistan: PUK
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Up to 18 consulates from the European Union informed the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) they were not with the split of the Kurdistan Region from Iraq, a politician said. Member of the PUK Leadership and lawmaker ...

Kurdish PUK forces seize oil facility in Kirkuk, warn Iraqi government
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
KIRKUK,— Crude flows from Iraq’s northern Kirkuk fields resumed on Thursday after being halted for several hours when Kurdish PUK forces stormed a facility in protest at the Iraqi government’s oil policy, several sources with knowledge of the matter said ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 4, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
PUK’s Kosrat Rasul calls for immediate halt to Sinjar tension Sualiamani: PUK co-leader Kosrat Rasul, on Friday called for an immediate halt to the tension between Barzani’s Roj Peshmerga and the Yazidi Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) and warned against th ...

KDP : we are waiting for the PUK for resumption the negotiations
Kurdiu - 2017-03-02 18:30

Crude exports from North Oil Company in Kirkuk resume, PUK official says
NRT - 2017-03-02 12:34

PUK Forces Seize Oil and Gas Exporting Stations in Kirkuk
BAS News - 2017-03-02 11:34
The forces also raided North Oil Company offices KIRKUK — A force from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) raided the oil fields of Kirkuk early on Thursday and took control of the exporting oil and gas stations. According to the information obtained ...

18 EU consulates not with independence for Kurdistan: PUK official
KurdPress - 2017-03-01 13:27
An official from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stated that up to 18 consulates from the European Union informed the party that they were not with the split of the Kurdistan Region from Iraq, EKurd reorted. ...

PUK politician says 18 consulates from EU not with independence of Kurdistan
NRT - 2017-02-28 23:08

Garmiyan Kurdish Youth Duped into Hashd Militia: Sources
BAS News - 2017-02-28 19:19
A source blames PUK officials for turning a blind eye on the move ERBIL — As the majority of Kurds refuse to join the mainly Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces, under the name of recruiting Kurdish Peshmerga forces some parties are pushing more Kurds to ...

PUK Delegation Expected to Visit Turkey, Mend Bilateral Ties
BAS News - 2017-02-28 10:40
ERBIL — After the relations between Turkey and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) deteriorated over PUK's close relations with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a delegation from PUK is expected to visit Turkey to restore its relations with the cou ...

PUK proposes roadmap for Kurdish government
Rûdaw - 2017-02-24 22:38
Proposal covers internal disputes, international relations, economics, independence ...

Kurdish factions still hopeful to break stalemate in parliament
Rûdaw - 2017-02-18 03:25
KDP says “We expect that the PUK is ready to strike a deal with us," ...

PUK, Gorran form committees to implement parties’ agreement
NRT - 2017-02-17 17:14

PUK, Gorran hold talks to discuss region’s crises, bilateral agreement
KurdPress - 2017-02-15 09:19
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Change Movement (Gorran) held talks on Tuesday, February 14, to discuss the situation in the Kurdistan Region and the agreement reached between both parties last year. ...

PUK-Gorran leadership committee meets, discusses implementing alliance
Rûdaw - 2017-02-14 21:54
PUK and Gorran signed a bilateral pact last year ...

PUK, Gorran Still discussing Implementation of Political Agreement
BAS News - 2017-02-14 21:29
The two party met on Tuesday before PUK holds talks with KDP SULAYMANIYAH — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) leaderships met on Tuesday again to discuss the implementation of a previously signed agreement. According to ...

PUK, Gorran hold talks to discuss region’s crises, parties' agreement
NRT - 2017-02-14 19:59

PUK to Meet KDP after Concluding Discussions with Gorran
BAS News - 2017-02-14 18:52
Issues pertaining to government, parliament and Erbil-Baghdad relations will be discussed ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), two major political parties in Kurdistan Region, will be meeting to continue ta ...

PUK’s estranged leaders meet to mend fences amid deepening internal crisis
Rûdaw - 2017-02-12 07:33
It should be acknowledged is the fact that the PUK has become a fragmented political force, ...

Mam Jalal to attend PUK Politburo’s meeting today
Waar Media - 2017-02-11 13:53
WAAR-DUHOK: With the attendance of Mam Jalal, the Politburo of PUK (Patriotic Union of Kurdistan) will hold a vital meeting today Saturday, February 11 in Slimani, the meeting will discuss political situation in Kurdistan, Iraq and the Region. Saadi Ahma ...

Senior PUK official resigns
KurdPress - 2017-02-11 10:16
Senior politburo member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Azad Jundiani, handed in his resignation on Friday from both his position and membership of the party. ...

Senior PUK Official Resigns
BAS News - 2017-02-11 00:27
SULAYMANIYAH — Senior politburo member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Azad Jundiani, on Friday handed in his resignation from both his position and membership of the party. A source from Jundiani’s office confirmed that the official sent his resign ...

Salahaddin Bahaddin: KDP and PUK tried to convince as for converting political process in KRG
Waar Media - 2017-02-09 15:07
WAAR-DUHOK: The secretary-general of Kurdistan Islamic Union, said yesterday February 8 at his party’s anniversary in Sulaimani city, that KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party) and PUK (Patriotic Union of Kurdistan) for more than one time tried to convince ou ...

KDP prefers PUK or KIU member to take parliament speaker position
NRT - 2017-02-09 12:40

Iran opened new horizon to Kurdish fighting, Iraqi Kurdish official says in letter to Islamic Revolution Leader
KurdPress - 2017-02-09 09:42
The Deputy Leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Kosrat Rasul, wrote a letter to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, where he congratulated the 38th anniversary of the revolution’s victory and stated that the Islamic Revolution opene ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Creating Brigades in Chamchamal, Sulaymaniyah: Observer
BAS News - 2017-02-08 09:58
Local PUK officials help Hashd al-Shaabi create armed units in Kurdish areas ERBIL — The Iraqi Hashd al-Shaabi Shi'ite militia is forming armed units in the Kurdish areas ranging from Tuz Khurmatu southern Kirkuk to Penjwen, bordering Iran in the west of ...

Will Gorran join KDP-PUK alliance?
Rûdaw - 2017-02-06 22:59
No party can run the political system alone ...

KDP seek to reach political agreement with PUK
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-06 17:27

Sulaimani Mayor quits position to allow PUK member to take up official post
NRT - 2017-02-06 10:31

Agreement between two main parties only way to drive Kurdistan Region out of crisis: party leader
KurdPress - 2017-01-30 12:52
A leader from the Islamic Union Party of Kurdistan stated that the only way to drive Kurdistan Region out of the present crisis is that the two main parties of the region, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), m ...

KDP, PUK to prepare project to resolve issues: official
KurdPress - 2017-01-30 10:09
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will prepare a joint project based on current issues in the Kurdistan Region, PUK Politburo member Saadi Ahmed Pira told reporters on Sunday, January 29. ...

KDP, PUK to prepare project to resolve issues, official says
NRT - 2017-01-29 18:36

President Barzani emphasizes importance of agreement between KDP, PUK
Rûdaw - 2017-01-19 19:34
Reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is very important ...

PUK, KDP to agree to jointly meet other Kurdish parties
Rûdaw - 2017-01-19 02:48
“The region’s crisis could only be solved through PUK-KDP agreements,” ...

PUK official: A unified Kurdistan necessary for tomorrow’s challenges
Rûdaw - 2017-01-18 09:27
The indications are that big changes will happen in the region this year ...

KDP and PUK’s Understanding and Cooperation
Kurdish Globe - 2017-01-16 18:27

Hero Ibrahim Ahmed becomes first woman to receive peace association's prize
KurdPress - 2017-01-16 11:46
A senior leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Hero Ibrahim Ahmed, became the first woman to receive an award by global peace association Assisi Pax International. ...

Parliament Speaker: KDP, PUK conflict could lead to "armed conflict"
NRT - 2017-01-16 11:07

PUK official becomes first woman to receive peace association's prize
NRT - 2017-01-15 16:16

Kurdistan independence requires dialogue with Iraq, not others: Former PM
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-14 22:25
Senior member of the Kurdistan Patriotic Union (PUK) and former Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region Barham Salih. (Photo: Archive) ...

Kurdistan Region main parties to prepare for independence talks with Baghdad
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-12 00:45
Leaders of the KDP and PUK held a meeting in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region, on January 11, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

New all-party committee to discuss referendum, independence with Baghdad
Rûdaw - 2017-01-11 18:26
It followed a high-level meeting between PUK and KDP ...

PUK-Gorran agreement hasn’t been fulfilled, Gorran members say
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A group of Change Movement (Gorran) members have announced that the agreement between the party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) hasn’t been fulfilled despite nearly eight months having passed since it was ag ...

KDP and PUK politburos to meet in Erbil today
KurdPress - 2017-01-11 08:04
The ruling party of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday for discussions around their political ties and situation in the region. ...

PUK official: Kurdish parties must resolve problems to meet post-ISIS challenges
Rûdaw - 2017-01-11 05:58
Baghdad will become stronger and more assertive towards Erbil ...

PUK deputy leader condoles demise of Ayatollah Rafsanjani
KurdPress - 2017-01-10 21:54
The deputy Leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Kosrat Rasul, sent messages of condolences to Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the passing away of Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. ...

PUK set to visit Erbil for meeting with KDP
NRT - 2017-01-10 12:46

Controversial PUK-Gorran deal imperiled amid row over implementation
Rûdaw - 2017-01-10 12:37
The deal would most notably allow PUK and Gorran to enter general elections on a joint ballot, ...

"KDP must explain why Barzani was silent on Turkish PM's comments"
ANF/English - 2017-01-10 12:09
PUK Iraqi Parliament Deputy Mihemed Osman said KDP must explain why Masoud Barzani was silent against Binali Yıldırım’s comments of “PKK and PYD are terrorists”. ...

Group of Gorran members want movement on PUK-Gorran agreement
NRT - 2017-01-09 16:06

Quiet mediation ongoing to reunite divided PUK party
Rûdaw - 2017-01-05 16:06
There is will on both sides to resolve problems, said Jamil Hawrami ...

KDP delegation to hold second meeting with PUK, Gorran next week
NRT - 2017-01-05 08:29

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 30, 2016
E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
Iraqi PUK MP: ‘Killing between siblings’ will bring destruction for Kurds Iraqi MP from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK, Mohammed Haji Osman, spoke to ANF on Nechirvan Barzani’s comments “We might resort to the use force if necessary to remove PKK fr ...

PUK MP: Birakujî will bring destruction for Kurds
ANF/English - 2016-12-30 13:56
“Those who are forcing a civil war in Shengal should know that such a war will bring destruction for the Kurds,” said PUK Iraq MP Osman and called for a solution through dialogue to problems among Kurds. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 28, 2016
E-Kurd - 2016-12-29 10:41
Kurdish PUK party office in Mosul turned into car-bomb workshop by Islamic State Erbil: The former office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in the Taamim neighborhood of Mosul has fallen to the Iraqi army two years after Islamic State militants to ...

The Second Coming of Talabani; Who Is Bafel Talabani?
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-12-28 17:04
Little is known about him, and he does not hold any official title, yet he appears like a deal maker and slowly taking the lead. Bafel Talabani, the older son of Jalal Talabani, Secretary-General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), is getting the a ...

PUK planning trilateral meeting with KDP and Gorran
KurdPress - 2016-12-26 08:46
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), a political party in Kurdistan Region, is hoping to convince Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) to take part in a trilateral meeting for discussions around the political deadlock in Kurdi ...

PUK official calls on his party to reunite with Gorran
Rûdaw - 2016-12-25 22:01
High ranking members of the PUK held a closed-door meeting Saturday ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 16, 2016
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
Kurdish PUK official: Economic crisis transferred from U.S. to Middle East Duhok: The economic crisis has been transferred from the United States to the Middle East including Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, a Kurdish official said on Friday. Head of the Patrioti ...

KDP meets PUK, Gorran officials to resolve Iraqi Kurdistan’s political crises
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—A delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met with officials from Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaimani to find a solution for the issues in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. The KDP delegation left the house of Gor ...

KDP delegation meets with PUK and Goran for a solution to the crisis
ANF/English - 2016-12-19 16:07
KDP members have met with PUK officials in Sulaimani to discuss the ongoing crisis in Southern Kurdistan. ...

KDP meets with senior PUK, Gorran officials
KurdPress - 2016-12-19 13:07
A delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is meeting with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Change Movement (Gorran) to discuss the situation in the Kurdistan Region and to find solutions to the political crisis, NRT reported. ...

Hemin Hawrami: KDP open to suggestions
Waar Media - 2016-12-17 15:09
Waar, Duhok: A delegation of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will meet with a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) delegation in Sulaimani on Monday for talks on resolving the current political impasse in Kurdistan Region. Hemin Hawrami, the head of the KD ...

KDP, PUK Business of Humanitarian Aid
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-12-16 18:17
The international organizations may justify their willingness to work with these partisan NGOs during the humanitarian crisis. But, they should also know that while they helping the neediest people, they contribute to the ruling parties efforts to destroy ...

PKK taking war into cities was a horrible mistake: Mala Bakhtiar
KurdPress - 2016-12-13 10:11
The chief executive of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Mala Bakhtiar, stated that the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) taking war into streets was a big and horrible mistake. ...

KDP delegation to meet with PUK factions
Waar Media - 2016-12-12 20:52
Waar, Duhok: A Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) delegation met with the Turkmen Front in Erbil on Monday, as part of a series of meetings to end the political impasse in Kurdistan Region. The delegation, headed by secretary of KDP politburo Fadil Mirani, ...

PUK and KIG support KCK’s call for national congress
ANF/English - 2016-12-12 13:34
Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Politbureau Member Ferid Eseserd and Kurdistan Islamic Group Politbureau Member Kamil Mahmut expressed support for KCK’s call for national unity and the organization of a national congress. ...

PUK, Gorran, KIG and Maliki to Form a Joint Front
Kurdish Globe - 2016-12-12 09:58

Divided KRG Threatens Any Deal With Baghdad
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-12-07 23:43
Although, the KRG’s oil policy does not seem to have KDP’s 100 percent support. It might be the KRG’s leadership policy, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, and Minister of Natural Resources Ashti Hawrami. Despite PUK's ...

Iraqi oil ministry to provide more kerosene to Kurdistan, MP says
E-Kurd - 2016-12-05 22:29
BAGHDAD,— The Iraq Ministry of Oil has vowed to provide more kerosene to the Kurdistan Region, a member of the Iraqi parliament said on Sunday. Kurdish lawmaker from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Farhad Qadir, told NRT that a PUK delegation met ...

PUK security forces detain protesting teachers in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2016-12-04 03:54
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish PUK security forces detained a number of teachers and educators who were taking part in a protest in Sulaimani, as academics continue to go on strike in the city. Asayish (security forces) loyal to the Patrioti ...

Iraqi Kurdistan police arrest 13 teachers in Sulaimani ahead of demo
E-Kurd - 2016-12-04 03:54
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish PUK authorities in the city of Sulaimani arrested 13 teachers on Thursday, police said, ahead of a demonstration over unpaid public sector salaries. Police spokesman Sarkawt Ahmed confirmed 13 arrests, bu ...

meeting between PUK factions called off
Waar Media - 2016-12-03 14:34
Waar, Duhok: A meeting between the two factions of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the breakaway one what formed a decision-making body and the other one with the majority of PUK politburo, has been called off. Spokesman of the decision-making bod ...

KDP to meet with PUK, Gorran politburos next week
Waar Media - 2016-12-02 19:00
Waar, Duhok: The KDP delegation is scheduled to meet with PUK and Gorran representatives in Sulaimani as part of a move to end the political deadlock in the Kurdistan Region. Last week, the KDP held meetings with the major political parties in Kurdistan i ...

PUK Asayish Arrested 25 Teachers, Activists; All Released
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-12-02 03:46
The website of independent NRT TV posts an unattributed report on demonstrations across Sulaimaniyah and Halabja by teachers who challenged education board unilateral board decision to end the demonstrations and opening schools. Some 25 teachers and prote ...

Next Iraqi Kurdistan president must be elected in parliament: PUK MP
E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi MP from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK party Bêstun Adel called on Massoud Barzani to step down from the presidency of Iraqi Kurdistan as “a new development, which is possible to remove a lot of obstacles between the Kurdish politica ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 1, 2016
E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
Latest news every 30 min PUK delegation meets with former Iraqi PM Nuri al-Maliki Baghdad: A delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Wednesday met with former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to discuss Iraq’s draft law of 2017 budget ...

Full Transcript: Nawshirwan Musfata Speech On Agreement With PUK
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-11-28 13:33
Nawshirwan Mustafa: This Agreement Guarantee Absolute Power-Sharing In Kurdistan I would like to salute the spirit of our martyred Peshmerga; I should praise and appreciate our brave Peshmerga forces, our people for hosting hundreds of thousands of refuge ...

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