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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 ...

Abdullah Gul calls on KRG to give up independence vote

KurdPress - 2017-09-25 14:33
Former Turkish President Abdullah Gul on Sept. 25 called to the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to abandon its independence referendum, which is currently being held across KRG territory, saying it would “cause Arab-Kurdish wars.” ...

Canadian MPs Voice Support for Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-24 01:43
ERBIL — Members of the Canadian Parliament extended their support for the Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum scheduled for the 25th of September. Two Canadian MPs, who spoke to Kurdistan24 on Thursday, expressed their support for Kurdistan’s desi ...

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 ...

Swedish Ruling Party Voices Support for Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-19 18:47
ERBIL— The Social Democratic Party of Sweden on Tuesday voiced support for the imminent referendum on independence of the Kurdistan Region (due on Monday), according to media reports. The issue of Kurdistan referendum was on the agenda of the discussions ...

PUK official urges Kurdistan region to delay referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-17 10:49
A leading member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Mela Bahtiyar, urged the government of the Kurdistan Region to consider recent proposals to postpone a planned Sept. 25 referendum on Kurdish regional independence. ...

Turkish Ministry warns KRG of paying a price in case referendum held

Waar Media - 2017-09-14 15:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish warned Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of paying a price for insisting on holding an independence referendum on Sept. 25, in a foreign ministry statement on Thursday. The statement, which welcomed Iraqi parliament vote that reject ...

US envoy demands Kurdistan Region to delay independence poll

KurdPress - 2017-09-14 15:32
The US anti-IS envoy demanded, Wednesday, a delay of the Kurdish independence poll scheduled for Sept. 25 by the Kurdish Autonomous Region (KRG) parliament, Gorran's Diplomatic Relations Representative Hoshyar Omar said. ...

Kurdish Sweden MP: World Stands with People's Vote for Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-13 19:51
ERBIL— As the timing for holding the independence referendum of Kurdistan is approaching, more politicians, lawmakers and leaders from across the globe voice support for the vote. Shadiya Heidari, an Iranian Kurdish born Swedish lawmaker from the Social ...

12,000 Polling Stations Planned for Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-23 16:44
ERBIL—There will be 12,000 polling stations available for the electorates to cast their vote in the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region, said the spokesperson for Kurdistan Region's Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission (IHER). ...

Iraqi FM Promises Baghdad Will Not Create Issues for Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-17 16:42
ERBIL— Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari stated on Thursday that Baghdad will not create issues for Kurdistan while he stressed the disputes between the Iraqi and Kurdistan administrations need to be settled via dialogue. Addressing a joint press ...