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Yezidis in Sinjar Seeking to Be Part of Kurdistan State: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-10 13:14
ERBIL — The Kurdish Yezidi community in Sinjar region is seeking to join the future state of Kurdistan, said a Yezidi official. Mahma Khalil, Mayor of Sinjar, said in a press conference on Sunday that the best way for Yezidis to be protected from future ...

Moscow Will Assess Results of Kurdistan’s Referendum: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-09 11:19
ERBIL — Russian deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday that Moscow will assess the outcome of Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum after it happens. Bogdanov said that Russia will assess the results of Kurdistan’s independence refe ...

The self immolation of a Kurdish woman in Javanrud , East of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 23:43
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Monday 4 August 2017, a young woman died because of burning by self immolation over the last few days. According to the news, “Galavizh Veisy” is a young woman from Javanrud and living ...

Leaflets Promoting Kurdistan Independence to Be Airdropped in Duhok

BAS News - 2017-09-05 17:24
ERBIL— A non-governmental organization will disseminate one million leaflets, which promote voting in favor of the independence of Kurdistan Region from Iraq, to Duhok residents. In a statement to BasNews on Tuesday, Hersh Rashid, the chairman of the Man ...

Iraqi National Alliance to visit Kurdistan Region over referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-04 15:05
A member of the Kurdistan Region’s High Referendum Council, Majid Bazrgan said on Sunday, September 4, that a delegation from the Iraqi Shia National Alliance is set to visit the region this week for talks on the independence referendum, NRT reported. ...

IS Rule on the Decline; Influx of IDPs to Kurdistan Still on the Rise

BAS News - 2017-09-02 02:46
ERBIL — Even though Islamic State (IS) rule in most of the strategic cities and towns of Iraq has been drawn to a close, yet the number of civilians escaping their homes to seek refuge in Kurdistan Region is on the rise. During our visit to Hasan-Sham ca ...

A woman from the “Bukan” city in eastern Kurdistan suicide

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-30 03:38
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, this morning, on Tuesday morning 29 August 2017,in neighbourhood Talani 1 Goltapeh city of Bukan a woman was hanged in her house discovered. The woman is named “Negar” and is 22 years old, ...

The protest of a from Sheno citizen in eastern Kurdistan to court sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-20 18:36
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Kurdish citizen of Sheno, who was sentenced to six years imprisonment in the lower court appealed to the court. “Khalil Shahi” is from the village of Sangan who is from the “Sheno” dis ...