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Yazda NGO Banned Over Involvement in Political Activities: KRG

Yazda NGO Banned Over Involvement in Political Activities: KRG

BAS News - 2017-01-06 22:43
The organization diverged from its main duty which was providing humanitarian aid to Yezidis ERBIL – The reason behind banning the Yezidi so called Yazda Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) in the Kurdistan Region was its involvement in political activitie ...
Yazda NGO Banned Over Involvement in Political Activities: KRG - BAS News

PM Barzani: IS Horror Declining in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-02-05 15:48
Barzani urges Kurdish businessmen to invest in reconstructing Kurdistan Region ERBIL — The private sector in the Kurdistan Region should shoulder the responsibility of reconstructing Kurdistan Region as the fears caused by the Islamic State (IS) are decl ...

Court of Genocide to Be Formed in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-02-04 17:37
The court will help to internationally introduce massacres against Kurdish people ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has voiced its consent for forming a special court to investigate the genocide in the Kurdistan Region, said spokesperson for KR ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 10, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
Kurdistan govt’s foreign relations chief meets with Yazda NGO Erbil: Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) head of foreign relations met with the leadership of the Yazidi NGO Yazda in an effort to reach a solution following closure of the NGO by lo ...

Al-Qaeda jihadists deny involvement in killing of Russian ambassador

Aranews - 2017-01-10 23:26
ARA News Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian jihadists in latest issue of the al-Risala magazine denied any link to the killing of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in Ankara, who was killed last month while giving a speech at an art gallery. Mevlut Mert Altintas, ...

Human Rights NGO Reveals "PYD Violations" in December

BAS News - 2017-01-03 15:48
A pregnant woman lost her unborn in a stoning event in Qamishlo, the NGO says ERBIL — The Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces in the past month "committed tens of violations" mainly against the members of their Kurdish opposition parties as well as their ...

Kurdistan Region ‘only entity’ to witness changes soon: Dlawer Alaadin

Waar Media - 2016-12-16 18:08
Waar, Duhok: The Founding President of the Middle East Research Institute said the Kurdistan Region was the only territory that had the chance to head for independence. Talking during ‘Independence of Kurdistan: Challenges and Opportunities’ conference in ...

U.s. Defense Secretary Arrives In Kurdistan Region

Roji Kurd - 2016-12-13 00:06
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in the Kurdistan Region on Sunday (December 11) to meet Kurdish senior officials. According to Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook, Carter will meet Masoud Barzani during his visit in the region. The U.S. offic ...