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In Memoriam: That time Anthony Bourdain visited Kurdistan

The Kurdish Project - 2018-06-14 23:40
This article originally appeared in Kurdistan 24. ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – On Friday, the news of the untimely death of Anthony Bourdain, aged 61, the renowned American chef, traveler, and TV personality shocked fans and friends he had across the globe. Em ...

Turkey Claims It Destroyed 12 PKK Targets in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-06-12 12:43
ERBIL — Turkish military on Tuesday claimed it has destroyed 12 targets belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the mountainous areas of Kurdistan Region. The targets, as it has claimed, were in Kurdistan’s Qandil, Hakurk and Avasin-Basyan reg ...

Two Young Women Committed Suicide in Sanandaj and Mahabad

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-06-12 02:01
During the past few days, at least two young women in the cities of Saqqez and Mahabad have committed suicide and ended their life. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on June 06, a young woman called “Kazhal Eshkooti” from th ...

Bomb Targets Civilian House in Kurdistan's Halabja

BAS News - 2018-06-10 12:25
ERBIL - A bomb targeted a civilian house in Kurdistan Region's Halabja city on early Sunday morning, resulting in serious damage to the surrounding properties. According to Kurdistan 24, a sound bomb went off at 2:35 am (Erbil time) in the Sharawani neig ...

Garmiyan: Villagers Repel an IS Attack

BAS News - 2018-06-07 10:46
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) insurgents early morning on Thursday raided a couple of villages in Kurdistan Region's Garmiyan, resulting in the killing and wounding of two villagers, said a report. Kurdistan 24 reported that the jihadists carried out th ...

KDP: Annulment of Votes in Kurdistan, Kirkuk Only a “Political Move”

BAS News - 2018-05-30 23:52
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has warned against Iraqi parliament’s decision to annul the election ballots in Kurdistan Region and Kirkuk alone, saying the decision is politically motivated. In an official statement on Wednesday, KDP spoke ...

SDF captures prominent French ISIS member Adrien Guihal in Syria

The Defense Post - 2018-05-24 18:38
Another French jihadist allegedly involved in attacks in France, Adrien Guihal, was arrested by a special unit of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in northern Syria The post SDF captures prominent French ISIS member Adrien Guihal in Syria appeare ...

BCF, UAE Government Deliver Humanitarian Aid to IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-05-20 16:26
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) on Sunday cooperatively with the government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) delivered humanitarian aid to 984 IDP families based in the camps in Kurdistan Region. The two sides provided food supplies to ...

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), ...