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Christian politician discusses pros and cons of Kurdistan referendum

Christian politician discusses pros and cons of Kurdistan referendum - Rûdaw

PUK Punishes Members in Anti-Referendum Campaign: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2017-08-17 19:54
ERBIL— Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) backs holding the referendum on independence of Kurdistan Region and will punish any members who support the anti-referendum campaign, the spokesperson for PUK's Central Council stated on Thursday. Latif Nerwayi ...

Continuation of Corps arbitrary arrests in Sardasht, East of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-16 18:07
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report, on Tuesday 15 August 2017, Taymour Khezrpour, 45 years old, and son of Mustafa , were arrested at 2 afternoon in Halabjah Street, Sardasht. According to eyewitnesses and local sources, a white Sa ...

Barzani: No Choice for People of Kurdistan But Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-15 16:35
ERBIL— To avoid the recurrence of disasters that happened to them and for peace and prosperity to reign over their land, the people of Kurdistan have no option but to choose independence, stated Kurdistan Region's President Masoud Barzani. In a message i ...

Israel’s Netanyahu in Favour of Kurdistan’s Statehood: Report

BAS News - 2017-08-14 00:10
ERBIL — Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his “positive attitude” towards an independent state of Kurdistan as the Kurds are preparing for a referendum to secede from Iraq. Citing a source, The Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday tha ...

Fire in 3 Oraman villages and lack of control it

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-12 21:18
The fires took place around 3 Oraman villages, which caused tens of hectares of land and natural forests in the area burned and spokesman for the relief and rescue of Halabja, south of Kurdistan, said it was not easy to control the fire. According to the ...

Iraqi Kurdistan lawmaker calls for suspension of independence referendum

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Ali Hama Salih, a member of the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament from the Change (Gorran) Movement said suspension of the referendum of independence is the best solution to the existing differences over the issue. The Kurdi ...

The Turkish government makes wall between the north and east of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Turkish government has launched a 3 meters long , 2 meters wide wall at the frontier between the north and east of Kurdistan. The Governor of Agri visited the site on Wednesday 9 August 2017, alon ...

Over 85% of Yezidis in Favor of Kurdistan’s Independence: Leader

BAS News - 2017-07-24 11:11
SINJAR — Kurdish Yezidis support the referendum and independence of Kurdistan Region, describing it as “a significant step towards connecting Sinjar city to Lalish temple.” Mir Dasin Faruq Bag, a leader of the Yezidi community, told BasNews that the Kurd ...

Baghdad cannot prevent referendum in Kurdistan Region: Mahmoud Osman

KurdPress - 2017-07-23 08:02
A former Iraqi parliament deputy and Kurdish politician, Mahmoud Osman, stated over the plan of Kurdistan Region to hold a referendum of independence on September that the central Iraqi government in Baghdad will not be able to prevent the referendum. ...