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[VIDEO]: Kurdistan’s Independence Rally in Berlin Comes Under Attack

[VIDEO]: Kurdistan’s Independence Rally in Berlin Comes Under Attack

BAS News - 2017-08-21 10:24
BERLIN — An unknown group of people attacked last night the Kurdistan Region’s independence rally organized by the Kurdish diaspora in Berlin, Germany, leaving around 15 people wounded. Kurdish diaspora in Berlin held a rally on Sunday evening in support ...
[VIDEO]: Kurdistan’s Independence Rally in Berlin Comes Under Attack - BAS News

95% of People Expected to Vote "Yes" to Independence: Kurdish Official

BAS News - 2017-09-17 17:04
ERBIL — An estimation of 95% of people in Kurdistan Region are expected to vote in favour of independence on the referendum day, said a Kurdish politician. Kurdistan Region is scheduled to hold an independence vote on 25th September, which also allows th ...

Kirkuk Decides to Participate in Kurdistan’s Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-08-29 11:40
KIRKUK — The Kurdish city of Kirkuk which is outside Kurdistan Region’s administration agreed to take part in the upcoming referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence from Iraq. The provincial council of Kirkuk held a session on Tuesday during which 24 ...

Arab Tribes from Hamrin Basin Support Kurdistan’s Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
KIRKUK — A number of tribal leaders and figures from Hamrin Basin, in northeastern Diyala Province, stated their support for Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum, calling on Kurdistan’s leadership to assure them of their rights within the new state ...

International Campaign Launched in Support of Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-19 23:40
SULAYMANIYAH — A Kurdish organisation has launched an international campaign in support for the September independence referendum in the Kurdistan Region. The campaign, titled “Long Live Kurdistan”, was kicked off on Saturday in Sulaymaniyah by the Kurdi ...

Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum Almost Overdue: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-14 14:29
ERBIL — The referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence from Iraq should have happened earlier as statehood may never be granted to a nation, but obtained, said Jafar Imniki, Deputy Speaker of Kurdistan Region Parliament. During a symposium in Erbil on ...

[VIDEO]: Iranian Army Penetrates into Kurdistan Region’s Territories

BAS News - 2017-08-12 15:39
SULAYMANIYAH — The Islamic Republic of Iran’s army has set up military bases in the depth of the Kurdistan Region territories in Pishdar region in north of Sulaymaniyah province. According to a video recording obtained by BasNews, Iran has taken over a f ...

Kurdish Shabaks Hold a Conference on Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-12 14:16
The community supports independence for Kurdistan DUHOK — The Kurdish Shabak community organized a conference on Saturday, August 12, in Bardarash town in Duhok province to discuss the upcoming referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence. The Shabak Ku ...