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Terremoto in Iraq: scossa avvertita in Kurdistan - Meteo Web

Terremoto in Iraq: scossa avvertita in Kurdistan - Meteo Web

Meteoweb - 2018-04-16 15:20

Terremoto in Iraq: scossa avvertita in Kurdistan - Meteo Web - Meteoweb

PUK: Manual Ballot Counting Only in Kurdistan Not Accepted

BAS News - 2018-05-16 10:50
ERBIL - Although six Kurdish factions have rejected the results of the Iraqi parliamentary election in Kurdistan Region and demanded to manually count the votes, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said on Wednesday that it "does not accept this". The ...

Six Kurdish parties demand repeat of Parliamentary Election in Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2018-05-14 21:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Six political parties in Kurdistan Region demanded on Monday a repeat of the Iraqi parliamentary election in Kurdistan Region and disputed areas under the supervision of the international monitors. The leaders of the Change Movement (Gorran), ...

Six Kurdish Parties Demand Repeat of Parliamentary Election in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-05-14 18:59
ERBIL - Six political parties in kurdistan Region demanded on Monday a repeat of the Iraqi parliamentary election in kurdistan Region and disputed areas under the supervision of the international monitors. The leaders of the Change Movement (Gorran), the ...

PHOTOS: People in Kurdistan, Iraq head to polls in first elections since IS defeat

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-12 18:43
People in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq vote in the parliamentary elections across the country. (Photo: AFP) ...

Turkey-PKK Clash in Kurdistan Displaces Villagers

BAS News - 2018-04-27 20:31
ERBIL — Turkish armed forces and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters clashed on Friday in Kurdistan Region’s border territories, causing displacement to several families from cnearby villages. The fierce confrontation took place in Bradost area on no ...

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 ...

Widespread Strikes and Protests of Businessmen and Marketers in Kurdistan in Protest to the Closure of Border Crossings and the High Cost of Customs

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-19 02:02
On the third day of the strike and protest by the Marketers in the cities of Javanrood and Baneh, Mariwan and Saqqez marketers also joined the protests. During this process, the markets of these cities are also half-closed. Various sources of Kurdistan Hu ...

Komîsyona Hilbijartinan ya Iraqê: Li Kurdistanê zêdetirî 3 milyon kes dikarin deng bidin

BAS News - 2018-04-17 09:59
Şivan Berzencî BasNews – Berpirsê karûbarên Komîsyona Hilbijartinan ya Iraqê li Herêma Kurdistanê Mazin Ebdulqadir dibêje, eger partiyek yan jî namzedek derkeve derveyî pîvanên destnîşankirî, dê ji bazina hilbijartinan were avêtin. Ev çend roj in xebat û ...

VIDEO: 19-year-old Ezidi girl kidnapped by IS at 15 reunited with family in Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2018-04-17 02:03
Delal Mohsen was kidnapped at the age of 15 by IS militants in the Ezidi-populated region of Shingal. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Iraqi electoral campaign kicks off in Kurdistan, 503 candidates compete

Kurdistan24 - 2018-04-16 04:05
Electoral campain in the Kurdistan Region. (Photo: Social Media) ...

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 ...

British-based Gulf Keystone announces first profit in Kurdistan oil fields

Kurdistan24 - 2018-04-14 07:52
A view of the Shaikan oil field in the Kurdistan Region. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Art therapy workshop in Kurdistan trains social workers to help kids, survivors of trauma

Kurdistan24 - 2018-04-13 22:50
Attendees listen to therapist Hawara Nawzad during an art therapy workshop in Erbil, Kurdistan, April 11, 2018. (Photo: Emma Org) ...

Russian Ambassador in Iraq meets with senior Kurdistan Region officials

K24 - 2018-04-10 22:45
Meetings between the Russian Ambassador to Iraq and senior Kurdistan Region officials on April 10, 2018. ...

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 ...

Iraqi FM: No Anti-PKK Joint Operation with Turkey in Kurdistan Territories

BAS News - 2018-03-21 23:46
ERBIL — There is no joint operation between Iraq and Turkey against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Kurdistan Region territories, said Iraqi minister of foreign affairs Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Wednesday. "No country can intervene in the internal affai ...

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 ...

No Joint Turkey-Iraq Operation in Kurdistan Possible Without Erbil: Official

BAS News - 2018-03-17 19:45
ERBIL - Head of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Bloc in the Iraqi parliament Arafat Karam said that the Iraqi government and Turkey cannot conduct any joint operations in the Kurdistan Region territories without the approval of the region. "There is no ...