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PHOTOS: People rally in Kurdistan Region, call for 'Yes' vote ahead of Sep. 25 referendum

PHOTOS: People rally in Kurdistan Region, call for \'Yes\' vote ahead of Sep. 25 referendum - Kurdistan24

Referendum kicks off in Kurdistan Region

KurdPress - 2017-09-25 07:36
On Monday at 08:00 am local time, the referendum on independence for the Kurdistan Region begins as polling stations open all over the region, including in the disputed territories. ...

Elections atmosphere in Afrin region

ANHA - 2017-09-22 22:56
AFRIN- Thousands of al-Shahba and Afrin cantons’ people are flocking towards ballot boxes to vote for the communes’ co-chairs in the region. The photos which Hawar news agency’s reporters took in Afrin region elections’ centers show the atmosphere of elec ...

Yezidis Rally in Support of Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-22 15:12
DUHOK — The Kurdish Yezidi community organized on Friday a rally in Khanke camp in Duhok Province in support of Kurdistan Region’s independence. Khisho Mirza, head of Yezidis’ Lalish Centre in Sinjar region, told BasNews that the Kurdish Yezidis in Khank ...

Over 2,500 People Arrested in Kurdistan for Suspected Links with IS

BAS News - 2017-09-13 19:10
ERBIL— Some 2,625 people have been arrested by Kurdistan security forces for suspected links with the Islamic State (IS) organization since 2014, stated the Chairman of Kurdistan Region's Committee for Evaluating and Responding to International Reports. ...

29 People from Kurdistan Diagnosed with AIDS: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2017-09-09 18:00
ERBIL— In the course of the past 31 years some 29 people from the Kurdistan Region have been diagnosed with AIDS, said the spokesperson for Kurdistan Ministry of Health. Speaking to BasNews on Saturday, Dr. Khals Qader, said since the beginning of 2017, ...

Kurdistan Region President meets with US Secretary of Defense

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-06 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with a senior American delegation headed by Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Erbil. According to the official website of the Kurdistan Region Presidency, P ...