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Stronger Armenian-Kurdish relations discussed in Erbil - Mediamax.am

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Mediamax - 2019-04-08 13:32

Stronger Armenian-Kurdish relations discussed in Erbil - Mediamax.am - Mediamax

Barzani Receives Hüda-Par Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-30 14:52
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, Receives Turkey’s Free Cause Party (Hüda-Par) delegation led by Ishaq Saglam, on Tuesday in Erbil. Barzani and the visiting delegation discussed the latest politic ...

Masrour Barzani Receives Turkish FM in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-29 10:32
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday in Erbil. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil overnight Sunday after visiting Baghdad and meeting with top Iraqi officials, where ...

High-level Iraqi Delegation in Erbil to Discuss "Remaining Disputes"

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — A high-level delegation led by Iraq’s Planning Minister Nouri Dilemi has arrived in Erbil to discuss the remaining disputes between the Iraqi federal government and the regional government of Kurdistan. The first meeting was attended by Kurdistan ...

Trial of Kurdish politicians started in Germany

ANF - 2019-04-17 15:18
The trial of 7 Kurdish politicians started in Stuttgart, Germany. ...

Nearly 100 Kurdish Immigrants Suffer in Detention in Hungarian Camp

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:46
ERBIL - Nearly 100 Kurdish migrants have been held in detention in a camp in Hungary since last year, Ari Jalal, head of Lutka Organization for IDP and Refugee Affairs, revealed on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Jalal pointed out that a total of 97 Kurdish ...

Welcoming First Armenian Church in Erbil

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-04-08 15:01
Dr. Widad issued a press release today to welcome the opening of the first Armenian Orthodox Church in Erbil and ask regional leaders to respect the rights of MENA-region-Christians and protect them from religious persecution. “We are pleased to see the C ...

A Kurdish Woman Arrested in Mako

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-07 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Maghboleh Sakanvand, a Kurdish civilian from Mako who was detained three months ago, is still in prison. According to information obtained by KHRN, this young woman, who was a member of the opposition parties, was ar ...

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 ...

Erbil Security Forces Arrest Group Behind Assassination Attempts

BAS News - 2019-04-04 19:26
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces in Erbil announced on Thursday that they have arrested a group of four people in the capital city who have already admitted to assassination plots. The group, including a woman, previously attempted to kill “any member” fr ...

Kurdish woman murdered in Norway by ex-husband

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 13:06
OSLO,— An Iranian Kurdish woman was killed by her ex-husband on Monday April 1, 2019, in Strommen, east of Oslo, Norway. Soheyla Gogani was found stabbed to death in her apartment by the police who later arrested the suspect. Gogani, according to Hengaw ...

Barzani Attends 14th Erbil International Book Fair

BAS News - 2019-04-03 10:02
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani attended the opening of 14th International Book Fair in Erbil on Wednesday. Barzani was accompanied by several Kurdish and Iraqi senior officials, ministers, academicians and intellectuals while opening the ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-03 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sixteen Kurdish political prisoners in Iran’s prisons went on a three days hunger strike in solidarity with Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who have been on hunger strike for the past several weeks. According to ...

Isolation to be discussed in Swedish Parliament today

ANF - 2019-04-02 12:35
The aggravated isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan by the Turkish state and the hunger strikes in prisons and in Europe protesting the isolation will be discussed in today’s session in the Swedish Parliament. ...

Kurdish Woman Killed in Norway by ex-Spouse

BAS News - 2019-04-02 12:06
ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish woman was killed by her ex-husband earlier this week in Strommen, east of Oslo, Norway. Soheyla Gogani was found stabbed to death in her apartment by the police who later arrested the suspect. Gogani, according to Hangaw Organi ...

Attack on Syrian Kurdish forces checkpoint in Manbij kills 7

E-Kurd - 2019-03-26 13:56
MANBIJ, Syria,— An official with the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led force in Syria says gunmen have attacked one of their checkpoints in the northern town on Manbij, killing seven fighters. Sharfan Darwish, of the Kurdish-led Manbij Military Council, told The A ...

[PICTURES]: Middle East Tourism Expo Opened in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-17 18:12
ERBIL - The Middle East Tourism Expo was opened on Sunday in Erbil with the attendance of dozens of local and international companies. The fair was opened at 10:00 am where Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani gave a speech and said that the ...