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Swedish Ruling Party Voices Support for Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-19 18:47
ERBIL— The Social Democratic Party of Sweden on Tuesday voiced support for the imminent referendum on independence of the Kurdistan Region (due on Monday), according to media reports. The issue of Kurdistan referendum was on the agenda of the discussions ...

Israeli PM repeats his country’s support for independent Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2017-09-13 13:36
WAAR-DUHOK: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his country’s support for the establishment of a state for the people of Kurdistan on Tuesday, making him the first head of state to support a “legitimate” process for Kurdistan’s independen ...

Kobani expresses support for Rojhilat uprising

ANHA - 2017-09-11 15:46
The institutions of Democratic Autonomous Administration and the Democratic Society Movement in the canton of Kobani released a statement expressing their support for the uprising of the people in Rojhilat Kurdistan "the people who aspire to freedom canno ...

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 ...

Erdogan, Mattis discuss US backing for PYD, KRG referendum

KurdPress - 2017-08-24 11:12
The U.S.’s ongoing support for the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) dominated Pentagon chief Jim Mattis’s talks in Ankara on Aug. 23, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan complaining about Washingto ...

Trump, Afganistan stratejisini açıkladı: Geri çekilme yok

BAS News - 2017-08-22 09:56
BasNews - ABD Başkanı Trump, ülkesinin 16 yıldır savaşta bulunduğu Afganistan'dan hızlı bir şekilde çekilmesinin "öngörülebilir ve kabul edilemez" sonuçlarını önlemek için mücadele edilmesi gerektiğini söyledi. ABD Başkanı Donald Trump, Virginia'daki For ...

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 ...

US Support for Peshmerga Continues: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — The US-led coalition continues its support for the Kurdistan Region and it will proceed with the reforming and reorganising process of the Peshmerga ministry. Jabar Yawar, the Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Ministry, said on Wednesday that he re ...

Tehran welcomes talks between Erbil, Baghdad: spokesman

KurdPress - 2017-08-16 12:30
Spokesman for Iranian Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghasemi reiterated on August 15 that his country’s support for Iraq’s unity, saying Tehran welcomes recent dialogues held between Baghdad and Erbil to resolve internal pending issues. ...

Taliban urge Trump to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan

Waar Media - 2017-08-15 15:13
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States should withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan and stop listening to “stooges” in Kabul, the Taliban warned in an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday. The Trump administration is working to finalize a regi ...

Sadr Works to Restore Close Relations Between Baghdad and Riyadh

BAS News - 2017-08-02 14:28
BAGHDAD — Iraqi influential Shi’ite leader Muqtada Sadr has gained Saudi Arabia’s support for easing the tensions between Baghdad and Riyadh during his recent visit to the country. According to a press release by Sadr’s office, the Shi’ite leader who als ...

Pentagon Vows Continued Support for Peshmerga: Official

BAS News - 2017-07-25 16:10
ERBIL — US Department of Defence has ensured Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of its continued military support for the Peshmerga forces as they have been playing a critical role in the international anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts, said a Peshmerga o ...