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Barzani: Kurdistan may declare independence before Newroz

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Iraqi Kurds may declare independence unilaterally: Official

KurdPress - 2017-09-28 13:15
Iraqi Kurdistan may unilaterally declare the region's independence from the central government if Baghdad refuses to recognize the outcome of the recent independence referendum, Iraqi Kurdistan's representative to Russia and the Commonwealth of Independen ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Ready to Pay Any Price for Its Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-22 19:40
ERBIL—The people of the Kurdistan Region have paid the price for their independence but are ready for any further prices to secure this right, stated Kurdistan Region President on Friday. Addressing tens of thousands of pro-independence supporters in Kur ...

Barzani: No Alternatives to Independence Referendum So far

BAS News - 2017-09-20 16:22
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated that Erbil is open to an alternative for its planned independence referendum if it could meet Kurdistan Region’s demands, but such a proposal is yet to be put forward. During a massive rally in ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Will Record New History on 25th September

BAS News - 2017-09-10 19:33
ERBIL— The people of Kurdistan has staged the revolution "Yes for Independence" and will record a new history on 25th September, stated Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. In a congratulatory message for the 56th anniversary of fermenting Great Se ...

Hawija Operation Won’t Impact Independence Referendum: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-06 16:06
KIKRUK — Hawija operation will not have a negative impact on the Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum set to happen on September 25, Kamal Kirkuki, Commander of Peshmerga Forces on Kirkuk’s western front said on Wednesday. Kirkuki told BasNews “Lib ...

Massoud Barzani says Kurds could consider delay of vote with guarantees

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
Barzani says he will resign if people vote against independence HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Massoud Barzani said a postponement to Kurdistan referendum on independence could be considered if the Iraqi government and the international communit ...

Nearly 5.5 Million Eligible to Vote in Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-04 17:49
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region's Independence High Elections and Referendum Commission (IHERC) expects that approximately 5.5 million people are eligible to vote in the Kurdistan independence referendum. Sherwan Zrar, IHERC spokesperson stated that the number i ...

Hajj Pilgrims from Kurdistan Pray for Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-01 11:07
ERBIL— This year Hajj pilgrims form the Kurdistan Region prayed on Mount Arafat near Mecca for the independence of the Kurdistan from Iraq. A short video going viral on social media networks shows Mullah Masoud Kani Kurdayi, praying with the rest of Kurd ...

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 ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Referendum Meant for Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-10 18:04
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Thursday that Baghdad's failure in instituting partnership and consensus led the Kurdistan Region plan its independence referendum. As he hosted a delegation from the Kurdish Communities' Federat ...