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Iraqi Federal court delays hearing on Kurdistan’s illegal oil exports again

Iraqi Federal court delays hearing on Kurdistan’s illegal oil exports again

E-Kurd - 2019-04-05 11:06
BAGHDAD,— The Federal Supreme Court decided on Thursday to postpone a hearing on an appeal filed by the federal Ministry of Oil about the illegality of the Kurdistan Region’s independent extraction and exportation of crude oil. Spokesperson for the court ...
Iraqi Federal court delays hearing on Kurdistan’s illegal oil exports again - E-Kurd

Kurdistan Regional and Iraqi Federal governments meet in Erbil

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Iraqi Federal Government met in Erbil. The Iraqi Federal Government delegation was led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Fuad Hussein and includ ...

Cavusoglu Meets the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 20:40
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Monday with the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani. According to the Anadolu correspondent, Cavusoglu visited the Turkmen Front on Monday morning and toured the ...

U.S. Consul General and accompanying delegation visit Peshmerga Staffing & Training Academy

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-21 00:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Thursday, April 11th, 2019, Steve Fagin, U.S. Consul General in Erbil, and Colonel Adam, Commander of U.S. Forces in Kurdistan, visited Peshmerga’s Staffing & Training Academy and were received by Brigadier General ...

Parliament Secretary participates in seminar on Kurdistan’s resurgence after the independence referendum

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-04-11 16:36

Iraqi Kurdistan’s armed forces will refuse to listen to VP from Gorran: PUK commander

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 16:55
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— PUK party commander of the Peshmerga’s Brigade 70 Sheikh Jaafar has said that he would refuse to listen to a Vice President of Iraqi Kurdistan Region from the Change Movement (Gorran) which is a civilian political par ...

Nineveh: Former IS Lawyer Sentenced to Death

BAS News - 2019-04-07 21:48
ERBIL - A court in the Iraqi province of Nineveh sentenced on Sunday a former Islamic State (IS) lawyer to death, the Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq said in a statement. According to the press release, the death penalty was ordered by Iraq’s Nineveh Cr ...

PUK Approves Agreement with KDP on Future KRG Establishment

BAS News - 2019-04-06 22:39
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) leadership council approved on Saturday the political agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a spokesperson confirmed. The PUK earlier the day held a meeting, led by the party's Deputy Secret ...

UN should stop Iraqi Kurdistan’s ruling families controlling and abusing the Judiciary system

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 13:49
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In Kurdistan of Iraq, public trust in the judiciary system and many judges is low, and the perceptions of corruption about government officials are so high. This is because judiciary system is not independent to esta ...

New Zealand shooter to face 50 murder charges: Police

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK The man accused of carrying out last month’s terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, local police said on Thursday. He will be appearing at the High Court in Christchurch on Fri ...

Kurdistan’s leading KDP, PUK reach agreement on new gov. formation: Spokesperson

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-03 16:20

NASA: Kurdistan's Erbil Citadel oldest human-occupied settlement on Earth

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-02 20:05

Another Village Evacuated as Turkey-PKK Conflict Continues on Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-04-02 12:06
ERBIL — Residents of a village in Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province, near the Turkish border, have evacuated their homes in fear of continued Turkish airstrikes. Turkey conducts airstrikes in different areas of Kurdistan Region, allegedly aimed at the po ...

The Ministry of Peshmerga works towards improving and restructuring Peshmerga Brigades and Military Units

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-01 19:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 31, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s General Investigative Committee, led by Brigadier General Farhad Rasoul (Deputy Director of General Investigation, and representative to the Peshmerga Military Intelligenc ...

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 ...

The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence have focused on dealing with Ney Nowruz participants

Kurdpa - 2019-03-29 06:08
Kurdpa Agency: Ministry of Intelligence's websites criticized the intelligence agencies in Kurdistan, and demanding on intense confrontation with the Nowruz participants of the village of "Ney", Marivan. ...

The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence wanted to dealing with the participants at the Bukan's "Taraqeh" Nowruz ceremony

Kurdpa - 2019-03-24 03:14
Kurdpa Agency: The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence called the participants at the Taraqeh, Bukan Nowruz ceremony "disruptive and sympathetic to Democrat and Komala parties." ...

Karim Sinjari conducts meeting between the Ministry’s High Council and Board of Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-21 20:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 10, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) conducted between the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Council and Board of Reform in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sarbast ...

People celebrate Kurdish new year Newroz across Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 21:32
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— People in cities and towns across Iraqi Kurdistan Region are marking the Kurdish New Year Newroz with celebrations on Wednesday. Erbil’s main Newroz celebration will be held in Shanadar Park on Wednesday afternoon. In ...

Ministry of Finance: The Salaries Will Be Paid ‘in Full’ Tomorrow

Waar Media - 2019-03-09 16:01
WAAR_DUHOK KRG’s Ministry of Economy and Finance met and decided that the salaries will be paid ‘in full’ tomorrow. According to Waar reports, Ministry of Economy and Finance met today to discuss means of how implement PM Nechirvan Barzani’s decisions an ...

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 ...