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In case Kurdistan Divorced Iraq after 25th of September: –

In case Kurdistan Divorced Iraq after 25th of September: –

Lawk Ghafuri - 2017-07-17 20:49
First of all, Removing Kurdish Language on Iraqi Passport and all the Kurdish Posters in the Iraqi Provinces and counting Kurdish Language as a foreign language, also refusing passport of all the Kurdish citizens inside #Kurdistan Region and all over #Ir ...
In case Kurdistan Divorced Iraq after 25th of September: – - Lawk Ghafuri

Masrour Barzani: 2017 a Year of Regeneration for Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-07-27 13:10
ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani said 2017 is “a year of regeneration” for the Kurdistan Region.” Barzani wrote in an op-ed published by the Washington Times on July 26 that “This is a year of regeneratio ...

3 years imprisonment for teacher from Saghez in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-20 22:41
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report, “Taher Ghaderzadeh”, a teacher of mathematics at Saghez School in eastern Kurdistan, was sentenced by the appeals court to 3 years suspended imprisonment, while the previously mentioned court was ...

Stricter Measures Need Be Taken for Drug Offenses in Kurdistan: MP

BAS News - 2017-07-19 13:46
Rate of drug offenses is rising in the Kurdistan Region ERBIL — A member of the Kurdistan Region Parliament warned against the increase of drug use in the Kurdistan Region and called on the authorities to take stricter procedures against drug offenses. A ...

Barzani May Offer New Initiative to Settle Political Crisis: Official

BAS News - 2017-07-15 19:29
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani may offer a new initiative to resolve the political crisis in the Kurdistan Region, said a member of the Kurdistan Referendum Committee. Sadq Jabari told BasNews on Saturday that as the referendum is an im ...

Non-payment of workers’ wage arrears in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-15 18:41
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report and local sources, workers in the Sardasht municipality and Gezar Dareh tunnel located on the Sanandaj _ Marivan road in eastern Kurdistan have not received their wage arrears for several months. ...

The problems and dilemmas of Ilam in East Kurdistan are rising.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-13 22:29
The Kurdistan Human Rights Association quotes Pzhar Abdanan, a part of the Ilam in eastern Kurdistan , It is argued that the current statistics showing the highest number of unmarried girls is 38.8% in the top of the country’s provinces and this also adds ...

US Troops Should Stay in Iraq After IS: Coalition Commander

BAS News - 2017-07-12 11:31
ERBIL — Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commander of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS), said on Tuesday that he didn’t expect a decrease in the US troops in Iraq after the defeat of IS in Mosul and insisted Americans its allies should st ...

Number of Tourists in Kurdistan Region Doubled During Summer

BAS News - 2017-07-07 01:06
ERBIL — Around 243,000 tourists visited the Kurdistan Region in the last week of June, earning more than $70 million to the region. The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) General Directorate of Tourism announced on Thursday, that the Region has welcom ...

Iran Reopens Flow of Little Zab into Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-07-03 17:20
ERBIL— After 10 days of "sharp" reduction in the volume of the water flowing from Iran into the Kurdistan Region, the neighboring country will allow for a higher level of water to flow into Kurdistan, according to an official. The mayor for Pishdar distr ...

Decades on, Thousands of Iranian Kurds Still Refugees in Kurdistan Region

The Kurdish Project - 2017-06-21 02:13
Like thousands of other Iranian Kurds in the KRG, Ilya is considered a refugee in her own hometown. Read her story in honor of World Refugee Day. The post Decades on, Thousands of Iranian Kurds Still Refugees in Kurdistan Region appeared first on The Kur ...