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15 political entities preparing for the elections of the Parliament of Kurdistan

15 political entities preparing for the elections of the Parliament of Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2018-06-06 21:16

KCK decision for Turkish elections: Military activity halted for 24 hours

Waar Media - 2018-06-23 18:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The People’s Defense Central Headquarters Command announced that they are halting military activity for 24 hours for the Parliamentary and Presidential Elections to be held in Turkey on June 24. The statements aid: “The KCK Executive Council ...

Turkish Bombardment of Kurdistan Border Regions Continues

BAS News - 2018-06-20 15:03
ERBIL — Turkish artillery units carried out multiple strikes on Kurdistan Region border areas on Wednesday, allegedly targeting the positions for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Ehsan Chalabi, head of local administration in Sidakan subdistrict of Er ...

Kurdistan: 38 Political Entities Registered for Parliamentary Election

BAS News - 2018-06-20 13:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC) has so far registered 38 political entities running for the upcoming parliamentary election, an official said. “Applications for three other political entities have been rejected for failing ...

The Foundation of families of SDF fighters In Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2018-06-11 03:18
Because our fighters liberated this land from Daesh,and because they offered precious in order to live a free and dignified life, so the General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces established an office for the families of the Syrian Democratic Forces ...

On the global cleanliness day campaign clean the streets of Shaddadi

SDF Press - 2018-06-10 18:50
Under the slogan (hand in hand to clean the streets of Shaddadi), the municipality of the people in Shaddadi organized a clean-up campaign for the streets of the city, on the of World Clean Day The campaign started from the entrance of the city and specif ...

Continuation of political and intellectual training at Academy of Shahid Bashar Jariba for self-defense

SDF Press - 2018-06-08 22:40
Many young people from Raqqa and Tabqa city joined the duty of self-defense to defend the homeland and protect it from the aggressor terrorists and to provide security and live in dignity for its people. Where the self-defense fighters in the Academy of S ...

The opening of a chess tournament in Ein Issa camp

SDF Press - 2018-06-08 05:21
In coordination with the administration of Ain Issa Bell organization opened a tournament Chess called al-Mahaba and al-Taakhi (love and brotherhood) for the residents of Ein Issa camp to entertain them. The tournament consists of two teams:al-Salam and a ...

Barzani Discusses Role of Media with Head of IJS

BAS News - 2018-06-07 00:09
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday the president of Iraq’s Federation of Journalists (IJS) to discuss the current political developments in the region and the situation for the media. The pair emphasized the important r ...

Biji Manbij? US and Turkey plan for the Syrian city’s future without the YPG

The Defense Post - 2018-06-06 04:08
After months of talks and threats of military action against the strongest force fighting ISIS in Syria, the U.S. and Turkey agreed to a ‘roadmap’ that would see the YPG leave Manbij The post Biji Manbij? US and Turkey plan for the Syrian city’s future w ...

Turkey, U.S. endorse roadmap for Kurdish city of Manbij

Waar Media - 2018-06-04 20:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey and the United States on Monday endorsed a roadmap for the northern Kurdish-Syrian city of Manbij and underlined their mutual commitment to its implementation following a meeting of their foreign ministers in Washington. The move, long ...

French envoy to Iraq calls for active participation of Kurds in political process

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-03 20:38
President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani received a French delegation in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, June 3, 2018. (Photo: Barzani's Office) ...

Updated Figures for Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2018-06-03 14:42
ERBIL — The general directorate of Yezidis Affairs at Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs has updated the figures for the Yezidi victims of the Islamic State (IS) in an official report. According to the report, the total number ...

Iraq can't deny rights of Kurds in disputed territories: KDP official

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-31 00:17
A member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) Leadership Council, Khasro Goran, speaks to reporters after registering his party for the Sep. 30 Kurdistan Region parliamentary elections, May 30, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Offiziere: What Sadr’s rise to power in Baghdad might mean for Iraqi Kurdistan

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-20 14:50
The results from this month’s Iraqi elections have made it indisputably clear that Muqtada al-Sadr is a powerful figure in Baghdad who cannot be dismissed. While it’s not yet clear what this will mean for the autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan his past stances ma ...

Kurdish political parties call for redo of parliamentary elections in Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-14 21:11
Leaders of Kurdish political parties meet to discuss the elections results in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, May 14, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

The family of Hedayat Abdollahpour, Kurdish political prisoner calls for a fair and transparent trial for him

Kurdpa - 2018-05-10 11:25
Kurdpa Agency: Kurdish political detainee, Hedayat Abdollahpour filed for case review. ...