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PUK Punishes Members in Anti-Referendum Campaign: Spokesperson

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 ...
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PUK Votes to Reactivate Parliament with KDP

BAS News - 2017-09-07 16:31
ERBIL— Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)'s leadership council voted on Thursday afternoon to work for calling the suspended parliament of Kurdistan back into session, if its ally, the Change Movement (Gorran), keeps boycotting the process. Two-third of ...

Turkey Closes Down PUK Representation Office in Ankara

BAS News - 2017-08-24 11:41
ERBIL — The representative of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Ankara, Bahroz Galali, said that Turkey closed down the PUK’s representation office due to his party’s relations with PKK. Galali said in a press conference after he arrived back in ...

U.S. in not against referendum: Kirkuk governor

KurdPress - 2017-08-20 12:54
Najmaddin Karim, the governor of the Iraqi northern province of Kirkuk, stated that he has net U.S. officials directly and discussed the scheduled referendum of Kurdistan Region and they are not against the referendum, set for September 25. ...

PUK to oust anti-referendum members: official

KurdPress - 2017-08-20 12:54
A member of the central council of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) warned the party would punish and even oust those members who go against the planned referendum in Kurdistan Region. ...

Five Family Members Killed in Roadside Bomb South of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-15 12:38
ERBIL — Five members of one family were killed on Tuesday in a roadside bomb attack near Qara Tapa town, south of Kirkuk. Mohammed Omer, head of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) branch office in the town said that the family was traveling between A ...

French Diplomat Urges Kurds to Remain Firm in Holding Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-13 20:58
ERBIL — France’s former Consul General to Erbil, Tissot Frédéric, has urged the Kurdistan Region to not postpone the independence referendum, and proceed with the plan firmly. “I say to my Kurdish brothers to postpone the referendum would be a historic f ...

PUK sacks Farhad Sangawi for joining ‘No for Now’ vote campaign

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) dismissed prominent lawmaker Farhad Sangawi from the party after he joined the campaign of “No for Now” for referendum on independence of Iraqi Kurdistan. The PUK Politburo said in a ...

Diaspora Kurds to Vote Electronically in Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-11 20:25
ERBIL — The people of Kurdistan Region who are currently living abroad would be allowed to vote electronically in the planned independence referendum on 25th September. Karwan Jalal, an official from the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) told ...

PUK to oust members who participated in anti-referendum campaign

KurdPress - 2017-08-10 13:14
Gali Kurdistan, the media center of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has reported that the party has decided to oust the members of the party who participated in an anti-referendum campaign held in the city of Sulaimani early this week. ...