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Zêbarî: Em ji biriyarê venagerin

Rûdaw - 2017-05-25 11:55
Hişyar Zêbarî got, li Herêma Kurdistanê dê îsal referendum bê sazkirin û ti sedem nine ku neyê kirin. ...

U.N. officially informed about Kurdistan referendum: official

KurdPress - 2017-05-25 10:17
The head of the Kurdistan Region Government's High Committee to Evaluate and Respond to International Reports, stated on Wednesday, May 24, that the U.N. Security Council had officially been informed about the intention to hold a referendum on the indepen ...

Kurdish Independence Referendum Question "Not if but When"

BAS News - 2017-05-24 21:41
LEEDS — Kurdistan Region’s plan for an independence referendum is considered a question of "not if but when," the head of the US Defence Intelligence Agency said on Tuesday. According to Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart, who spoke in front of the US Se ...

Yezidis Preparing for Kurdistan Region's Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-05-24 17:21
SINJAR — Lalish Cultural and Social Center in Sinjar said it has begun its preparations for the referendum on Kurdistan Region independence, particularly in IDP camps and Yezidi areas. Khashu Mirza, head of Yezidi Lalish Center, told BasNews "over 85% of ...

Kurdistan referendum committee yet to be formed: presidency

KurdPress - 2017-05-24 08:51
The Kurdistan Region Presidency announced on Tuesday, May 23, that Kurdish political parties are yet to appoint their representatives for a referendum set to be held this year on the issue of independence of the region. ...

Russia Ready to Send Representative to Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-05-21 16:19
ERBIL— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s representative to Russia stated on Sunday that Moscow has agreed to send a representative to oversee Kurdistan Region's referendum on independence from Iraq. Khoshawi Mala Ibrahim said a member of the Security ...

Kurdistan Ready to Talk with Baghdad only on Referendum: MP

BAS News - 2017-05-20 19:08
ERBIL— Currently Kurdistan Region is ready for talks with the Iraqi government only over Kurdistan's appeal for a referendum on independence, said a Kurdish MP at the Iraqi House of Representatives. Khushawi Khalil's statement came in response to a state ...

Barzani to Discuss Referendum with Arab Leaders in Amman

BAS News - 2017-05-18 19:21
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani will discuss Kurdistan Region's appeal for holding a referendum on independence with the Arab leaders at the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Jordan, said an official. Barzani arrived in Jordan tod ...

Iraqi PM Abadi has not agreed on Kurdistan’s referendum, says advisor

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 04:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has not agreed on holding a referendum in the Kurdistan Region, the premier’s advisor said. Abadi’s advisor Ali Atar told NRT on Friday that the Iraqi PM had not expressed he was convinced over the referendu ...

Australia Respects Will of Kurds on Independence: KRG Envoy

BAS News - 2017-05-17 20:13
ERBIL — Australia will respect any decision the people of Kurdistan Region make on their future through an independence referendum, said Kurdistan Region Representative to the country. Haval Dasko told BasNews that the Australian Ambassador to Iraq has e ...

Referendum Should Become a De Facto: KSDP Leader

BAS News - 2017-05-15 14:45
He says none of the Iraqi parties recognizes the right to hold referendum for Kurds ERBIL— With regard to the Kurdistan Region's appeal for holding a referendum on independence from Iraq, the Iraqi parties have been divided into two fronts but in reality ...

Arabs in Nineveh in Favour of Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-05-15 00:24
ISTANBUL — The plans for the referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan Region from Iraq is supported by an alliance of Sunni Arab tribes in northern Iraq’s Ninevah Plains. During the upcoming referendum on the matter, they will vote for Kurdish ind ...

Kurdistan Chambers of Commerce Back Referendum

BAS News - 2017-05-14 16:48
ERBIL— The Union of Kurdistan Region's Chambers of Commerce and Industry announced its support for running a referendum on independence of Kurdistan Region from Iraq. The union issued a statement on Sunday in which it declared Kurdistan has taken a legal ...

Barzani's Assistant to Address Kurdistan Referendum in Malta

BAS News - 2017-05-13 16:44
ERBIL— During a course on track two diplomacy in Malta, Hemin Hawrami, Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani's assistant will address Kurdistan's appeal for holding a referendum on independence from Iraq. The course runs May 11-14 and the third day of the e ...

VP of EU Parliament Pledges Support to Kurdistan Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-05-12 22:58
ERBIL — Vice President of the EU Parliament, Ryszard Czarnecki, expressed support for an imminent referendum on Kurdistan Region's independence from Iraq, saying it should be held in a democratic and peaceful atmosphere. The remarks were made during a me ...

KRG consults Russia, UN on observers at independence referendum

Waar Media - 2017-05-12 17:26
WAAR-DUHOK: A referendum on the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan Region may be held in October-November 2017, representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Russia Hoshawi Babakr told Sputnik Friday. “It will be held in fall. The exact date has ...

Iraqi PM shows no opposition to Kurdistan independence referendum

Waar Media - 2017-05-12 17:26
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will not pose any obstacles to the process of referendum on Kurdistan Region independence, said a Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament. Following a meeting with Abadi on Thursday, MP Ardalan Nouralld ...

KRG Appeals to UN and Russia to Oversee Independence Referendum: Official

BAS News - 2017-05-12 16:08
ERBIL— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is in contact with the UN and the Russia so that they send representatives to watch over the referendum on independence of the Kurdistan Region from Iraq, Russian Sputink news agency reported on Friday. The sour ...

Abadi Shows No Opposition to Kurdistan Independence Referendum: MP

BAS News - 2017-05-12 00:49
BAGHDAD — The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will not pose any obstacles to the process of referendum on Kurdistan Region independence, said a Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament. Following a meeting with Abadi on Thursday, MP Ardalan Nouralldin ...

Iraqi Communist Party Supports Kurdistan Independence

BAS News - 2017-05-12 00:23
ERBIL — The Iraqi Communist Party has expressed its support for a referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence from Iraq, saying they will stand with Kurds to gain their rights. The remarks was made by a delegation of the party who met with Kurdistan Re ...

HDP Looking Forward to Forming New Alliances in Turkey

BAS News - 2017-05-09 00:43
LEEDS — The pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) is looking forward to "forge new alliances" in Turkey, after the country changed its system from a parliamentary one to an executive presidency after a referendum in April. The spokesperson of the H ...

Turkmen Leader Demands Independence Referendum to Include Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-05-08 15:44
ERBIL — Turkmen People's Party reiterated its support for the Kurdistan Region independence and stressed out the inclusion of Kirkuk province in the imminent referendum on independence. Irfan Jamal Kirkukli, the leader of Turkmen People's Party, told Bas ...

Newly Founded PKK-Affiliate Opposes Running Referendum in Sinjar

BAS News - 2017-05-08 15:44
ERBIL— The Yezidis' Freedom and Democracy Party currently opposes running the referendum of independence from Iraq in Sinjar as it is endeavoring to establish a self-governing administration within Iraq's authority, as stated by the party leader. Speakin ...

Hoshyar Zebari: Kurdistan independence referendum ‘likely in autumn’

Waar Media - 2017-05-08 15:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region are preparing for a referendum this autumn to decide on their aspirations for an independent state, according to a former Iraqi minister. In an article published by British daily The Times on Monday, Hoshyar Zebari, a former ...

Turkmen Leader Demands Independence Referendum to Include Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-05-08 15:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkmen People’s Party reiterated its support for the Kurdistan Region independence and stressed out the inclusion of Kirkuk province in the imminent referendum on independence. Irfan Jamal Kirkukli, the leader of Turkmen People’s Party, told ...

Independence Referendum Expected to Be Held in Fall: Kurdish Official

BAS News - 2017-05-08 11:36
“We are serious, everybody is taking us more seriously this time,” Hoshyar Zebari says ERBIL — The date for the referendum on the Kurdistan Region's independence from greater Iraq will soon be announced. The referendum will extend to disputed territories ...

Iran’s Interference in Iraq, Kurdistan Affairs not Welcome: MP

BAS News - 2017-05-07 23:30
BAGHDAD — A Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament has decried Tehran’s interference in the internal affairs of Baghdad and Erbil, saying it is not welcome. Concerning the promised referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence form Iraq, only Kurds have ...

Belçîka Tirkiyeyê Hişyar Dike

Peyama Kurd - 2017-05-07 20:36
Piştî Almanyayê, Belçîka jî dibêje, eger Tirkiye bo anîna cezaya darvekirinê referendum encam bide, ew nahêlin dengdêrên Tirk li welatê wan biçin ser sindoqan. Li Belçîka, peyvdarên partiyên herêma Flamanê, derbarê cezaya darvekirinê de daxuyaniyeke nivîs ...
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