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Yezidi Leader: We Put Our Heart and Soul into Kurdistan’s Independence

Yezidi Leader: We Put Our Heart and Soul into Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-12 14:10
ERBIL — The son of the Yezidi community leader emphasized that independence is a legitimate right of Kurdistan and reaffirmed their strong support for establishing a sovereign state of Kurdistan. Ismat Tahsin Bag, son of Mir Tahsin Bag, the grand authori ...
Yezidi Leader: We Put Our Heart and Soul into Kurdistan’s Independence - BAS News

Congressman Introduces Bill in Support of Kurds’ Right to Sovereignty

BAS News - 2017-09-27 13:26
ERBIL — Trent Franks, a member of the US House of Representatives introduced a resolution on Monday to convey the Congress’ support for Kurdistan Region's independence. Franks, a member of the House Committee on Armed Services and known for his support o ...

128 Members of Oscar Academy Voice Support for Kurdistan Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-25 19:13
ERBIL— In response to a call by famous Kurdish filmmaker, Bahman Ghobadi, 128 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voice their support for the independence of the Kurdistan Region. Ghobadi has been emailing the members of the Academ ...

Kurds and Arabs of Zummar Rally in Support of Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-20 14:37
ERBIL — People in Zummar district, in north-eastern Nineveh Province, organized a rally on Wednesday to show their support for Kurdistan Region’s independence vote, scheduled for September 25. Ahmed Jaafer, mayor of Zummar District, told BasNews that ral ...

AN INDEPENDENT KURDISTAN

Roji Kurd - 2017-09-17 00:04
As a country that needed any help we could get in 1948, we have our own conscience to guide us in 2017. Amid the generally dismal state of affairs in the ongoing human tragedy of the Syrian upheaval, our government has at last shined Israel’s light on the ...

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 ...

World Cup qualifiers: Argentina stumble, Turkey stay alive

Waar Media - 2017-09-06 14:09
WAAR-DUHOK: Argentina went into Tuesday’s match in Buenos Aires as the clear favorites over Venezuela, a team that is bottom of the qualifying group in the South American confederation (COMEBOL) and haven’t won in 10 games. However, the 1978 and 1986 Wor ...

Kurdistan Electoral Commission Releases Sample of Referendum Ballot

BAS News - 2017-09-06 12:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan’s Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC) has released a sample for the imminent independence referendum. The ballot contains one question wording in Kurdish, Arabic, Turkmen and Syriac languages, with two options of "Yes" and "No ...

The shooting the bullet to city of Lija in Northern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-06 05:42
In the wake of the news that the Kurdistan Human Rights Association has received, Turkish army attacks continue to the villages and towns of Kurdistan in northern Kurdistan. This time the city of Lija was attacked. It is reported that the “Mushref” villag ...

Prime Minister Barzani’s message on Eid al-Adha

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-06 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, issued the following message: On the occasion of Eid al-Adha I extend my best wishes to the families of our martyrs and congratulate all Mu ...

Qubad Talabani urges ‘unanimity’ in advance of referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-05 14:37
Efforts are underway to build “unanimity” in Kurdistan’s politics and society in advance of a historic referendum scheduled to take place in three weeks’ time, the deputy prime minister told a visiting UK delegation. ...