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VIDEO: Kurdish cameraman comes face-to-face with ISIS suicide bomber in Raqqa city

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Kurdistan referendum delegation to meet with Abadi and Maliki in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2017-08-14 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan delegation tasked with holding the first official discussion with Baghdad regarding the independence referendum is scheduled to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and Vice President Nouri al-Maliki, a member of the ...

Kurdish delegation is not to win Baghdad’s accord to referendum: deputy

KurdPress - 2017-08-10 13:14
A member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) stated that a delegation from the Kurdistan Region is to visit Baghdad, clarifying that the aim of the delegation is not to satisfy the central government of Iraq to accord with the Kurdish region’s planned ...

A Kurdish woman hung herself to death + Photo

Hengaw - 2017-08-09 03:00
Hengaw: A twenty-year old young mother hung herself due to family problems. Based on reports received by Hengaw, on Friday, August The post A Kurdish woman hung herself to death + Photo appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Kirkuk Refuses to Cooperate with Baghdad's Plan to Ship Its Oil to Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-05 16:17
ERBIL — Kirkuk province refuses to cooperate with the plans made between the Iraqi government and Iran to ship its oil to Iran because the province has not been consulted on the plan, Kirkuk provincial officials said. Kurdish forces took control of some ...

First Iranian Kurdish Political Prisoner Executed in August

BAS News - 2017-08-02 12:24
He was charged with membership of an opposition party ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish political inmate was executed on Wednesday, August 2, by the Iranian authorities in Sanandaj city of Kurdistan province, northwest Iran. According to Hengaw, a human rights ...

Syrian Democratic Forces capture more ground in Raqqa

Aranews - 2017-08-02 02:34
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Tuesday made new gains in the fight against ISIS militants in Raqqa city, advancing in two neighbourhoods. The SDF leadership said that advances continue in the neighbourhoods of Nazlah Shehada a ...