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New customs system deals blow to Kurdistan’s luxury car imports

New customs system deals blow to Kurdistan’s luxury car imports

Rûdaw - 2019-03-15 12:23

New customs system deals blow to Kurdistan’s luxury car imports - Rûdaw

Denmark’s contribution to Iraq’s security and justice

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-22 18:54
Article Denmark’s contribution to Iraq’s security and justice Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Reactivation of Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law will not be as easy: PUK

E-Kurd - 2019-03-21 20:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Member of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) leadership Arez Abdulla said on Thursday that reactivating Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s presidency law will not be as easy as the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has claimed ...

YJA Star: 2019 is the Newroz for freedom and women’s resistance

ANF - 2019-03-21 15:51
YJA Star Central Headquarters Command said, “Newroz 2019 will be the Newroz of freedom” and called all women to gather around the bonfire of the new day of struggle and to meet in the freedom halay. ...

Duhok: Yezidi Tribal Leader Found Dead

BAS News - 2019-03-16 22:52
ERBIL - A Yezidi tribal leader was found dead on Saturday in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province, local police reported. Talking to Kurdistan 24 on condition of anonymity, a source from the Duhok Police explained that the body of the victim was found o ...

Iraqi Kurdistan responds to U.S. report on human rights

E-Kurd - 2019-03-15 17:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari responded on Friday to a US report that highlighted a range of human rights abuses that took place in the Kurdistan Reg ...

Kurdistan’s hunger strikers demand end to Ocalan’s isolation, renewed dialogue

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-03-14 23:45

Syria to get S-300 missile defense system within weeks, Russian defense minister says

Thedefensepost - 2019-03-14 10:18

Denmark Donates $7.7 Million to Stabilize Liberate Areas in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-13 12:53
BAGHDAD (UNDP) — The Government of The Kingdom of Denmark has contributed with an additional DKK 50 million (USD 7.7 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances initiatives for rapid stabilization of the areas liberated fr ...

Over 22,000 Foreign Workers in Kurdistan: NGO

BAS News - 2019-03-11 13:23
ERBIL — More than 22,000 foreigners work in Kurdistan Region while their rights are not fully guaranteed, a local NGO said. Since 2005 after Kurdistan’s economy flourished with hundreds of foreign firms and thousands of workers, the three provinces of Er ...

Kurdistan’s KDP leadership convenes to discuss new government formation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-10 08:02

US Warns Turkey of “Grave Consequences” on Purchase of Russian S-400

BAS News - 2019-03-09 13:46
ERBIL — The United States has warned Turkey of “grave consequences” should it proceed with purchasing Russian S-400 Air Defense System. “If Turkey takes the S-400, there would be grave consequence in terms of our military relationship, and the Patriots a ...

Kurdistan presidency law to be amended if no deal reached with PUK, KDP says

E-Kurd - 2019-02-28 14:06
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s presidency law will be amended and a new president elected even if the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is unable to reach an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the head ...

Canadian firm helps Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sulaimani to switch to solar energy

E-Kurd - 2019-02-24 19:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Canadian company is in Iraqi Kurdistan Region to work on two projects using solar panels to generate electricity for the province of Sulaimani. The projects aim to initially light up the main streets in the city and ...

200 US soldiers to remain in Syria

ANF - 2019-02-22 12:23
According to a new decree after US President Donald Trump’s announcement that US troops were to withdraw from Syria, 200 soldiers will remain in the country. ...

Masrour Barzani calls Japan to contribute to Kurdistan’s economy, provide 'know-how'

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-20 21:14

Kurdistan’s Stability Important for Iran: Ambassador

BAS News - 2019-02-20 18:16
ERBIL - Iran cares about Kurdistan Region's stability, Ambassador Iraj Masjedi said on Wednesday, adding that Tehran is willing to improve its relations with Erbil. "Ambassador Masjedi said the Islamic Republic of Iran attaches importance to stability an ...

Kurdistan Region ups plant imports to 10 million annually

Rûdaw - 2019-02-19 19:21
“Due to stability, the improvement of financial status and an increase in people’s awareness level ...

Germany's Support to Kurdistan Changed Course of War on IS: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-02-15 22:27
ERBIL - Germany's support has been essential for the Kurdistan Region in the fight against the Islamic State (IS), Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani said on Friday. Barzani made the comments during a meeting with Chairwoman ...

Medics Visit Kurdistan’s Saint Valentine on Valentine's Day

BAS News - 2019-02-14 21:47
ERBIL — A group of medics from Soran district of Erbil province visited Ali Ashiq, known as the Kurdish Saint Valentine, on Valentine’s Day. The team was dispatched to Ali’s residence in a deep valley on Hamilton road to do medical check ups for the seni ...