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Tornano in Italia gli attivisti No Tav, dopo nove mesi in Kurdistan: “Vi raccontiamo la guerra” - La Stampa

Tornano in Italia gli attivisti No Tav, dopo nove mesi in Kurdistan: “Vi raccontiamo la guerra” - La Stampa - Lastampa

Iraqi government suspended Social media services in Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-07-15 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iraqi government’s decision to shut down services of social media sites extended to the Kurdistan Region, Ministry of Transportation and Communications in the region said on Saturday. It added that there are att ...

WATCH: Kurdish singer, songwriter Nouri wants to perform in Kurdistan soon

The Kurdish Project - 2018-07-13 11:55
This article originally appeared in Kurdistan 24. ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Kurdish singer and songwriter Vivian Nouri, known by her artist name Nouri, says she hopes to perform in the Kurdistan Region soon having received overwhelming support from Kurds in ...

In Pictures: Activists Demand Animal Rights in Sulaymaniya

BAS News - 2018-07-12 11:33
ERBIL - Nature Organisation Kurdistan (NOK), has organized a demonstration in Sulaymaniya province in collaboration with a number of community activists to protest the usage of dogs at veterinary laboratories in Kurdistan Region for experiment purposes. ...

Scholarship Opportunity to study in Kurdistan for International Students

Justice for Kurds - 2018-07-05 17:38
Kurd Scholarship Opportunities for International Students The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research have initiated a new scholarship programme titled as “Kurd Scholarships” and calls upon the internatio ...

Watch: Munitions Storage Depot Blasts in Kurdistan's Erbil

BAS News - 2018-06-30 12:19
ERBIL - A large military storage, where ammunition was kept, went off on Saturday early in the morning, in Kurdistan Region's capital city of Erbil. According to the information BasNews has learned, the incident occurred at around 4:00 am (Erbil time) in ...

Professor aims to modernize cultural storytelling in Kurdistan

The Kurdish Project - 2018-06-14 23:40
This article originally appeared in Rudaw. SULAIMANI, Kurdistan Region — Rozhen Kamal Mohammed-Amin wants to revolutionize cultural heritage storytelling in the Kurdistan Region, while hoping to add more gender balance to her field. “When it comes to des ...

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 ...

In Pictures: Christians in Kurdistan Host Muslims for Ramadan Dinner

BAS News - 2018-06-12 11:53
ERBIL — Christians in Soran city of Erbil province on Monday hosted a group of Muslims for a Ramadan dinner at Mar Girgis Church. Ways Saaed, director at the office for religious affairs in Soran, said in a statement to BasNews that the event was warmly ...

Deutschland ist in Afrin Kriegspartei an der Seite der Türkei

Civaka Azad - 2018-06-12 04:01
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Dr. Elmar Millich; für den Kurdistan Report Mai/Juni 2018 In der ersten Hälfte der 1990er Jahre erreichten Krieg, Vertreibung und Massaker in Kurdistan einen Höhepunkt. Ermöglicht wurde das der türkischen Armee du ...

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 ...