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Signature Campaign Against President Masum Final Nail in Coffin of Kurds' Life in Iraq: KDP Official

Signature Campaign Against President Masum Final Nail in Coffin of Kurds\' Life in Iraq: KDP Official - BAS News

KDP Lawmakers Continue Boycotting Iraqi Parliamentary Sessions

BAS News - 2017-10-10 20:52
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have decided to continue boycotting the parliamentary sessions in Baghdad for the sanctions the central government has imposed on Erbil. The KDP parliamentary faction made it clear that ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest campaign advances liberating 15 hamlets

ANHA - 2017-09-20 12:52
DEIR EZ-ZOR– SDF liberated 15 hamlets from IS mercenaries whereas fighters advance in Sour area by dealing IS mercenaries heavy blows. Al-Jazeera Tempest campaign continues at high-paced momentum in its 11th day, and has advanced 5 km and liberated 15 ham ...

A Message from President Masoud Barzani

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-20 00:01
Over the past century, we have not had any real exercising of the principle of partnership in Iraq. We have instead experienced a series of injustices including the genocidal Anfal campaign and bombardment by chemical weapons. It is therefore in pursuit o ...

KDP, PUK and Gorran Almost Agreed on Reactivation of Parliament: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-12 19:53
ERBIL — The three major Kurdish political parties have reached an initial agreement over the reactivation of Kurdistan Region parliament which has been suspended since October 2015. The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) ...

Russia Emphasizes the Involvement of Kurds in Intra-Syria Talks

BAS News - 2017-09-08 15:33
ERBIL — Russian President's special envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, has reaffirmed the importance the presence of Syrian Kurds in the talks on peace settlement in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Bogdanov met ...

Syrian opposition must accept it has not won the war: UN

KurdPress - 2017-09-07 10:34
United Nations Special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday, September 6, Syria's opposition must accept that they have not won the six-and-a-half year war against President Bashar al-Assad. ...

Russian Companies Eye Investment in Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-06 16:53
ERBIL—The Russian companies hope to invest in and develop trade exchange with the Kurdistan Region, stated the representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to Moscow. Speaking to BasNews on Wednesday, Khoshawi Mala Ibrahim said following RussNe ...

PKK Arrests a KDP-S Official in Qamishlo, Rojava

BAS News - 2017-08-23 14:53
ERBIL — The Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Syrian wing of the PKK, arrested a member of the local council of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S), in the town of Karki Laki in Qamishlo in Rojava (the Syrian Kurdistan). "A patrol of PYD gunm ...

Gorran-KDP to hold meeting on Monday

KurdPress - 2017-08-20 12:54
A member of the Change Movement’s (Gorran) National Council said there are plans to hold a meeting with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Monday, August 21. ...