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

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 ...
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Demirtaş, Washington Post’a yazdı: Erdoğan seçim yenilgisinden ders almalı | "I’m in prison. But my party still scored big in Turkey’s elections."

WDR - 2019-04-20 09:48
"HDP’liler ve Kürtler her zaman barışa hazır olacak. Toplumumuzun tüm kesimlerini bir araya getirerek, güçlü bir demokrasiye ve ekonomiye sahip bir ülke yaratacağız. 31 Mart seçimleri bize yolu gösterdi." | Selahattin Demirtas is an ex-member of the Turki ...

97 Kurdish refugees stranded in closed camp in Hungary: foundation

E-Kurd - 2019-04-10 18:30
BUDAPEST,— Ninety-seven Kurdish refugees have been detained in a closed camp in Hungary for nearly a year, the Summit Foundation for Refugees and Displaced Affairs said on Tuesday. Head of the Summit Foundation Ari Jalal said that his group is working wi ...

Masrour Barzani Says Kurdistan Will Remain Safe Haven for Different Religions

BAS News - 2019-04-07 13:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region will remain a safe haven for all different religions and ethnic groups where they can enjoy peaceful coexistence, said Chancellor of Security Council, Masrour Barzani. The top Kurdish security official made the remarks while rece ...

First Armenian Orthodox church opened in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 21:11
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Saturday opened the first Armenian Orthodox church in Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region. It has has been built and supervised by the KRG’s Ministry o ...

Çavuşoğlu'dan Kurdistan Bölgesi açıklaması

KRDnews - 2019-04-05 11:11
Çavuşoğlu'dan Kurdistan Bölgesi açıklaması Dilovan Kurtay 05/04/2019, Cu - 11:25 ...

Russia’s Gazprom Neft boosts oil output capacity in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-04-04 20:26
MOSCOW,— Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft has increased the production capacity of its Sarqala field in Iraqi Kurdistan by 25 percent by launching a third production well, the company said on Thursday. The cumulative daily oil production at the field ha ...

KDP will not wait any longer to form new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet, Barzani says

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 18:07
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani has said that the party will not wait any longer for the other parties and would proceed to form a new government. Speaking at the Erbil International ...

14th Erbil international book fair kicks off in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 15:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The 14th Erbil International Book Fair, scheduled to go on for ten days, began on Wednesday in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s capital, Erbil. Director of Communications and Prints at the Ministry of Culture and Youth Moh ...

2,800 children diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan: statistics

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 15:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Up to 2,800 children have been diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, but there are not enough support centers or funding to care for them. Statistics provided by the Kurdistan Autism Group show that ther ...

President Masoud Barzani: Will Not Wait for Any Political Party Anymore

Waar Media - 2019-04-03 12:01
WAAR_DUHOK The post President Masoud Barzani: Will Not Wait for Any Political Party Anymore appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

‘Cancer will soon become a controllable disease’

Waar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK Cancer will soon become a disease that will not necessarily affect quality of life or life expectancy like chronic cardiac diseases do, said a Turkish health expert. Cigdem Selli, an associate professor from Ege University’s faculty of pharmac ...

Historical 4,000-year-old lost city discovered in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 20:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— In Iraqi Kurdistan, excavations carried out by a French archaeological mission have revealed an ancient city on the site of Kunara. Towards the end of the 3rd millennium BC, this city stood in the heart of an unknown ...

New Iraqi Kurdistan government could be formed without PUK: KDP

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 13:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could be formed without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), an official from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has said. KDP Politburo Secretary F ...

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 ...

Nearly quarter million tourists visited Iraqi Kurdistan in Newroz: board

E-Kurd - 2019-03-28 15:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s General Board of Tourism said on Thursday that as many as 243,000 tourists visited the Kurdish region over a period of ten days this month. The tourism board said in a statement that the fi ...

US Tells Russia it Will Not ‘Stand Idly’ on Venezuela

Waar Media - 2019-03-26 15:25
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian counterpart Monday that America and its allies will not stand on the sidelines as Moscow “exacerbates tensions” in Venezuela. During a telephone call with Sergei Lavrov, Pompeo urged Russia ...

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 ...

Gorran to get 60 positions in new Iraqi Kurdistan government: member

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 11:45
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran) will get 60 positions in the new cabinet of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) according to an agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a member of the party said on ...

KDP Determined to Elect Kurdistan President Before April

BAS News - 2019-03-16 10:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has made it clear that it will step up the efforts to elect the new president of Kurdistan Region before the end of this month to proceed with the next government later. Speaking to BasNews on Saturday, member of ...

Police can’t handcuff a member of the Barzani and Talabani families in Kurdistan of Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-03-04 15:42
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net No one can arrest a member of the Barzani and Talabani families in Kurdistan of Iraq even if they break law.This obviously proves that the rule of law doesn’t exist because law is not applied equally to all people, r ...