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WHO Helps Capacity of Family Physicians in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-19 22:00
BAGHDAD, (WHO) – As part of its support to strengthen service delivery for universal health coverage in Iraq, and in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 to achieve universal health coverage by 2030, WHO supported a 4-day training ...

IRGC Extracts Iraq’s Kifri Oil with Support from a PUK Group

BAS News - 2017-11-19 11:14
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran last week deployed hundreds of troops to an area between Tuz Khurmatu and Kifri districts in northern Iraq’s Diyala province, in an attempt to extract oil in the area. A Kurdish official in Kirkuk, confirmed to BasNew ...

Girê Sipî begins fundraising for earthquake’s distressed

ANHA - 2017-11-18 14:30
The Kurdish Red Crescent organization has launched a fund-raising campaign from the people of Girê Sipî/ Tel Abyad canton to support the earthquake's distressed that hit areas in Başûr and Rojhilat Kurdistan. ...

Fundraising campaign to support Rojhilat started in Girkê Legê

ANHA - 2017-11-18 14:30
Kurdish Red Crescent in Girkê Legê district launched a campaign to raise funds for the victims of the earthquake that hit areas in Başûr and Rojhalat Kurdistan, while the Council of Democratic Society Movement confirmed its support for the campaign in a s ...

Iraqi Kurds feel ‘abandoned’ by the U.S. as Israel offers support

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 04:04
Ariel Ben Solomon | Jewish News Service JNS While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly lobbies world leaders to protect the Kurds as they lose ground in Iraq, some activists and experts feel that the U.S. has sided with Iran in this regio ...

France’s Continued Support to Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2017-11-16 16:39
The liberation of Mosul in July 2017 by Iraqi forces supported by the International Coalition’s strikes constituted a major defeat for Daesh. Since then, the terrorist organization has continued to lose ground in Iraq as seen with the recovery of the cit ...

KRG’s PM receives a letter from UN’s envoy in Iraq

Waar Media - 2017-11-15 18:35
WAAR-DUHOK: The head of the United Nations has expressed his support for constitutionally-based political dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad in a letter to the Kurdistan Region prime minister. The UN’s envoy in Iraq, Jan Kubis, delivered the letter in a ...

Airstrikes, Civilian Casualties and Investigations

The Global Coalition - 2017-11-13 22:44
From the start of operations to defeat Daesh, up to the end of September 2017, the Coalition has conducted 27,566 airstrikes in support of its partners on the ground. With this assistance, over 6.9m Syrians and Iraqis have been liberated from Daesh, and ...

“Minors marriage law is moral support for ISIS thought “

ANHA - 2017-11-12 14:24
The Kongra Star in Lebanon has condemned the amendment in the Personal Status Law to allow the minors marriage, saying that this is a flagrant violation of the child 's rights and a consecration of violent and harmful practices. On behalf of all women, de ...

European Council Donates Additional €7 Million to WHO in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-09 18:50
BAGHDAD (WHO) —The World Health Organization (WHO) has received an additional seven million Euros from the European Commission Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) to support emergency trauma care and essential life-saving health care ...

Rajo people: Turkey would not have foothold in Afrin

ANHA - 2017-11-08 13:30
The people of Rajo area in Afrin canton assured that they would not allow the Turkish government to have a foothold in the canton's lands concentrating on their support for the People Protection Units (YPG) and Women Protection Units (YPJ) against the att ...

Experts forecast: Brent oil prices may reach the level of $70 per barrel

Waar Media - 2017-11-08 03:16
WAAR-DUHOK: Brent oil prices may reach the level of $70 per barrel against the situation in Saudi Arabia but fundamental factors support a correction to $60 per barrel and lower, experts say. The oil price hike to the all-time high values since summer 20 ...

Do not radicalize the Kurds

The Kurdish Project - 2017-11-07 03:30
A Chaldean Assyrian Syriac Christian's impassioned op-ed impassioned op-ed in support of Kurdistan in these difficult times. The post Do not radicalize the Kurds appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Germany Funds EUR 7 Million to Rehabilitation of Liberated Areas in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-05 12:34
ERBIL — Germany contributed with EUR 7 million to the clearance of the explosives and hazardous remnants of war in Iraq to support the process of rehabilitation and reconstruction of the liberated areas, particularly Mosul whose infrastructure was comple ...

Kurdish Filmmaker Appeals to MPAA, Seeks Support for Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-11-04 01:50
ERBIL — Well-known Kurdish filmmaker Shawkat Amin Kurki has sent an open letter to the Chairperson of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), explaining the pressures imposed on Kurdistan in retaliation for practicing democratic rights. Kurki s ...

Nechirvan Barzani received US Ambassador Douglas Silliman in Erbil

Waar Media - 2017-11-04 00:41
WAAR-Duhok: America shown their support to the agreement between Hawler and Bagdad and expressed their “concerns” over deadly clashes in the disputed areas. Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his deputy Qubad Talabani received US Amb ...

US Secretary of States Ensures Erbil of Its Constitutional Rights

BAS News - 2017-11-03 21:45
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has ensured Kurdistan Region of Washington's support for Erbil’s constitutional rights. According to Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) website, Tillerson and Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani discussed the lat ...

Arab and Turkmens Monopolising Rule of Kirkuk, Neglecting Kurds

BAS News - 2017-11-02 20:20
KIRKUK — With the support of Baghdad, the Arab components of Kirkuk have prepared a proposal to distribute the leading administrative, political and military positions in the province between Arabs and Turkmens, sharing only the minor positions with Kurd ...

Kurds Are True Friends of US, Deserve Our Support: Sen. John McCain

BAS News - 2017-10-31 12:50
He praises Barzani’s decision to step down as president of Kurdistan ERBIL — US Senator John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released on Monday a statement, commending President Barzani’s leadership and voicing his support for th ...

House approves bill to sanction Iran for ballistic missiles

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-30 00:00
Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act is part of efforts to clamp down on Tehran without undermining 2015 nuclear deal • Bill would impose sanctions on Iranian government or foreign entities that support missile program. The ...

Thousands Take to Streets in Support of Barzani as He Leaves Office

BAS News - 2017-10-29 21:07
ERBIL — Following Masoud Barzani’s message declaring his rejection to an extension to his term as the president of Kurdistan Region, thousands of people have taken to streets in support of his leadership. The huge crowds in Erbil, Soran, Duhok, Zakho and ...

Israeli Druze diplomat: We stand in solidarity with Kurdistan

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-29 00:04
As the Iraqi Army, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and the Shia militias attacked Iraqi Kurdistan, Israeli MK Akram Hasson and Israeli diplomat Mendi Safadi reiterated Israel’s support for an independent Kurdistan. After the Iraqi Army, the Iranian Revol ...

Iranian-backed Shi’ite Militias Attack Christian Areas North of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-10-24 18:11
ERBIL — Baghdad-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, with support from Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), carried out a major military assault on Tuesday on the Christian areas of northern Mosul, military sources confirmed. The atta ...

Is US losing the support and cooperation of Kurds in future?

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-24 00:03
Roji Kurd: IRAN is separating his power more and more in region, Hamas, Fath, Hezbolla, Hudsis, Hashd Al Shaabi, Alshabab, Al Shabab, Buko Haram and …so. But USA is thinking to similarities with Iraq, which is leading and conducting by Ebadi, who follows ...

KRG delegation to visit UNSC member states to win support

KurdPress - 2017-10-21 14:03
A delegation of Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s leaders will begin a series of visits to the UN Security Council permanent member states to attract support after the Kurdistan Regional Government’s controversial independence referendum in September, a Russian ne ...

The Kurdish People Have Won the Moral Argument

The Kurdish Project - 2017-10-21 06:15
This writer believes that the world should support Kurdish independence now. Here's why. The post The Kurdish People Have Won the Moral Argument appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Three Kurdish Detainees Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-18 02:01
In the past few days, three detainees from Baneh, who had been arrested during street celebrations in support of the referendum for Kurdistan Independence, were released on bail. Reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) indicate that thre ...

US Diplomat on Kirkuk Conflicts: Kurds Need Our Help Against IRGC Proxies

BAS News - 2017-10-16 05:11
ERBIL — Former US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, has called on his country to support the Kurds against military attacks by Iraq’s Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk. Khalilzad said in a series of tweets on his official account that the ...

Woman decided to struggle, work for living

ANHA - 2017-10-15 10:25
SHERIF AL-ABBOU- JWAN AHMED MANBIJ- The citizen Maryam al-Ahmed from Aleppo depends on selling bread in Manbij city near Berkel Hospital to support herself and her sister who became victims of the battle ongoing in the area. during the crisis ongoing in S ...

Put Iran back on the defensive

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-15 00:06
Israeli support for the 2015 nuclear deal, which empowered Iran and allowed it to deepen its grip in the Middle East and become a bigger threat to Israel, is puzzling • The U.S. decertifying the deal could defer war on Israel’s northern border. Amnon Lord ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Asks Kirkuk People for Support in Imminent Attack

BAS News - 2017-10-14 15:43
ERBIL — Shi'ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have spread leaflets in Kirkuk Province asking the residents to support their imminent attack on the city. Leaflets have been found in Kirkuk city, claiming that Peshmerga has collapsed and that the militi ...

Kurdish Woman Seeking US Congress to Support Plight of Kurds from Sky

BAS News - 2017-10-12 10:44
Kurds in every corner of the world supported an independence referendum held by the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on September 25th, 2017. The support was as varied and diverse as the Kurds. There were rallies, political actions, cultural festivals, celebrati ...
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