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Kurdistan Parliament discusses the issue of activating the presidency of the Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Parliament discusses the issue of activating the presidency of the Kurdistan Region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-30 18:54

Kurdistan Parliament discusses the issue of activating the presidency of the Kurdistan Region - Kurdiu

Masoud Barzani Discusses the Political Affairs in Iraq with Al-Halbusi

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 17:17
WAAR_DUHOK President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohemmed Al-Halbusi Monday; they discussed the political affairs and developments in the country and some other issues. Barzani expressed Kurdistan’s desi ...

The American University of Kurdistan Launches Microsoft Imagine Academy to Help Equip Students with 21st Century Skills for Success

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-16 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 15th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan announces the launch of the Microsoft Imagine Academy program in its newly established Professional Learning Center to provide students with real-world technology sk ...

Canada Welcomes Election of First Woman Speaker to Kurdistan Parliament

BAS News - 2019-04-15 12:04
ERBIL — Head of Embassy Office of Canada in Erbil, Nancy Bergeron, met with newly elected speaker of Kurdistan Region Parliament Speaker Vala Farid to discuss the latest developments in the region. According to parliament’s official website, Bergeron hig ...

Former US Diplomat Discuss the Future of Middle East at AUK

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-04 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 2nd, 2019- President of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (MBN) and former US diplomat, Ambassador Alberto Fernandez paid a visit to The American University of Kurdistan to present a lecture titled, ‘’Back to fu ...

People start to gather outside HDP offices in the Kurdish region

ANF - 2019-03-31 18:58
While the counting of votes continues, people in the Kurdish region have started to gather outside the HDP offices in cities and districts. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan will have a powerful presidency, weak parliament: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-03-31 14:24
Iraqi Kurdistan’s system won’t be parliamentary, a KIU MP says SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s system will not become parliamentary, a Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) lawmaker said on Saturday. Member of the Kurdistan Parliame ...

[PICTURES]: Today Marks 28th Anniversary of Kurdistan Exodus 1991

BAS News - 2019-03-31 13:57
ERBIL — Every year on 31st March, people in Kurdistan Region commemorate the 1991 exodus during which time more than one million civilians were displaced by Saddam Hussein’s regime. After decades of revolutions and sacrifices for freedom, Kurdish people ...

European delegation to observe elections in the Kurdish region

ANF - 2019-03-30 22:00
92 people who came from Europe on the invitation of HDP will observe tomorrow’s local elections in the Kurdish region. ...

Parliament Set to Discuss Reactivation of Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-03-29 13:02
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has scheduled a session for Saturday to discuss the reactivation of the regional presidency. According to an announcement by parliament speaker, lawmakers will convene and discuss the reactivation of presidency and the ...

KDP, Gorran submit bill to parliament to reactivate Iraqi Kurdistan’s presidency law

E-Kurd - 2019-03-28 22:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Change (Gorran) Movement parties submitted a bill on Thursday with 68 signatures to reactivate Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law that calls for parliament to elect the pres ...

In Iraqi Kurdistan region, a robe for religious coexistence

E-Kurd - 2019-03-28 15:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— With her robe featuring a cross, crescent, two stars and the winged symbol of Zoroastrianism, a Kurdish artist hopes to reconcile a part of Iraq ravaged by jihadists. Shanaz Jamal, 40, says she has already been ass ...

Lawmakers Submit Amendment to Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-28 13:08
ERBIL — More than half of the lawmakers at the Kurdistan Region Parliament on Thursday signed an amendment before submitting it to the legislative. Head of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the parliament, Omed Khoshnaw, said during a press con ...

UK Parliament Seizes Control Of Brexit Process

Waar Media - 2019-03-26 15:25
WAAR_DUHOK Britain’s House of Commons approved an amended motion late Monday that allows for voting on alternatives to the Brexit process, taking control of parliament from the government in an unprecedented move. In an act of rebellion against the gover ...

Political calculations to predict the end of the Sulaymaniyah airport closure

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
Will the airport of Sulaymaniyah, in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, re-open later this January? The rumours have started. A re-opening would end a fifteen-month air siege imposed on the city by Turkey, and revive the Sulaymaniyah area’s damaged economy. Th ...

Wave of Rains and Snow Sweeping The Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-03-07 11:17
WAAR_DUHOK The Directorate of the Aeronautics and Seismic Observations in the Kurdistan Region predicted that a new wave of the airport and snow will begin to take place in the areas and cities of the region. The Directorate said in a report that the atm ...

Report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region – Q3 of 2018, Deloitte

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-01 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018, a ...