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Ken Isaacs: Savior Who Saved Many in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-04-21 15:11
Vice President of Samaritan's Purse, Ken Isaacs, has been known as the "guardian angel" to the people of Kurdistan Region as he has been providing humanitarian aid to all ethnic and religious groups in the region regardless of their ethnic, religious, an ...

Arab League Summit to Discuss IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-04-15 13:48
ERBIL — The Arab leaders are meeting today (15th April) in Saudi Arabia to discuss a range of issues pertaining to the Arab world, including the Iraqi refugees and IDPs still away from their homes. King Salman of Saudi Arabia will chair Sunday's summit i ...

Election Campaigns Started in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-04-15 12:38
ERBIL — Election campaigns were kicked off on Sunday morning across Kurdistan Region for the Iraqi parliamentary election which is set for May 12. The campaigns began a day earlier across Iraq except the Kurdistan Region as Saturday was the 30th annivers ...

Electoral Campaign Starts Mid-April in Kurdistan: Commission

BAS News - 2018-04-02 20:20
ERBIL — Iraq’s High Independent Commission for Elections announced on Monday that electoral campaigns will officially start on 15 April in the Kurdistan Region. The commission had previously announced 14 April as the day for beginning campaigns, but the ...

Patient Dies in Kurdistan as Healthcare Employees Continue to Boycott

BAS News - 2018-03-29 12:36
ERBIL - A patient has lost his life in Kalar, a city in Kurdistan Region as the healthcare employees have boycotted their duties and began gatherings across the region for their slashed salaries. The victim is identified as Hazm, father of four daughters ...

Teachers in Kurdistan Demonstrate for Second Day for Their Salaries

BAS News - 2018-03-26 13:04
ERBIL - Teachers in Sulaymaniya, Erbil, and Duhok provinces continue to demonstrate on Monday for the second day for their slashed salaries. As the Kurdistan Region has been suffering from an economic crisis over the past three years, its regional govern ...

Teachers Demonstrate in Kurdistan for Slashed Salaries

BAS News - 2018-03-25 14:29
ERBIL — Hundreds of teachers in Erbil staged a demonstration on Sunday to protest government’s economic austerity which has affected their salaries. Due to acute financial crisis, the Kurdistan Regional Government has implemented an austerity program tha ...

Turkish airstrikes kill four civilians in Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2018-03-22 22:14
WAAR-DUHOK: According to residents and local activists, overnight Turkish airstrikes killed four civilians camping in rural areas as part of Newroz celebrations in the Choman district of the Kurdistan Region, 160 kilometers northeast of Erbil. Residents ...

Iraq sends money to pay salaries in Kurdistan for first time since 2014

E-Kurd - 2018-03-20 15:40
BAGHDAD,— Iraq sent money to pay salaries of state employees in the Kurdish region on Monday for the first time since 2014, the Baghdad government said, although a dispute over how much it will send the Kurds in future remains unresolved. Monday’s agreem ...