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Ethnic-Religious Groups in Duhok Campaign for Independence Vote

Ethnic-Religious Groups in Duhok Campaign for Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-07 12:59
DUHOK — The followers of different religions and ethnicities rallied in support of Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum in Duhok Province on Thursday. Representatives and followers of various ethnic-religious groups, including Muslims, Christians, ...
Ethnic-Religious Groups in Duhok Campaign for Independence Vote - BAS News

Official Reaffirms Holding Independence Referendum in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-23 11:25
ERBIL — A member of the Kurdistan Region’s High Referendum Council rejected the rumors that the independence vote will be delayed, stressing that Kirkuk Province won’t be excluded from the vote. Sadiq Jabari, a member of the council, told BasNews there i ...

Electoral Commission Monitoring Independence Vote Campaign

BAS News - 2017-09-07 15:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Independent High Electoral and Referendum Commission has urged all the political factions to remain committed to the rules and regulations of the campaign for the imminent independence referendum. The electoral commission has f ...

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 ...

[IN PICTURES]: Campaign for Independence Referendum Launched in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-09-05 11:58
ERBIL— The official campaign for the upcoming referendum on independence of the Kurdistan Region began on Tuesday in Erbil. Kurdistan Region has scheduled an independence referendum for September 25 to allow people in the region to determine their future ...

UK Minister of State in Erbil to Discuss Kurdistan’s Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-04 01:21
ERBIL — A British senior delegation, headed by Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth office, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil overnight Sunday, planning to discuss the imminent independence vote with top Kurdish officials. Alistai ...

No One Authorized to Decide for Turkmens in Kirkuk: Turkmen Leader

BAS News - 2017-08-31 17:43
ERBIL—The Turkmen people back the Kurdistan Region in its pursuit for independence by all means and have submitted their conditions for partnership in the would-be "State of Kurdistan," stated a Turkmen leader. Speaking to BasNews on Thursday, Turkmen De ...

People in Nineveh Plain Preparing for Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-17 15:09
NINEVEH — The population of Sinjar, Zummar and Bashiqa regions in Nineveh Plain have begun preparations for the upcoming independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region, demanding the vote to be held on the scheduled date. Wais Naif, head of Sinjar Mayor ...