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Welcoming First Armenian Church in Erbil

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 ...
Welcoming First Armenian Church in Erbil - Dr. Widad Akreyi

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 ...

The execution of four Kurdish prisoners in Zanjan and Ilam prisons

Kurdpa - 2019-04-19 13:21
Kurdpa Agency: four Kurdish prisoners were executed on charges of "murder" in Zanjan and Ilam prisons. ...

Iraqi Plane Encounters Technical Problems while Landing in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-11 22:01
ERBIL - An Iraqi passenger plane failed on Thursday to conduct a normal landing in the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil due to a technical issue, Iraqi reports said, pointing out that the aircraft flew above the city for one hour. The plane was coming fr ...

Threats to members of the "Zagros_Chawe_Remaneh" Campaign in Oshnavieh and Mahabad

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: The intelligence forces and the Revolutionary Guards threatened members of the Zagros_Chawe_Remaneh campaign in Oshnovieh and Mahabad. ...

Erbil Security Denies Rumor of Bomb Blast

BAS News - 2019-04-09 15:46
ERBIL — Erbil Directorate of Security Affairs refuted the reports claiming that a bomb exploded on a main road in Erbil. Earlier the day, rumors spread across the capital city of Kurdistan Region claiming that the security forces had cordoned off an area ...

Kurdistan opens first Armenian Apostolic Church in Erbil

Armradio - 2019-04-09 02:44

First Armenian Apostolic Church Opens in Kurdistan Region Capital Erbil • MassisPost

Massispost - 2019-04-08 14:54

Stronger Armenian-Kurdish relations discussed in Erbil -

Mediamax - 2019-04-08 13:32

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 ...

Kurdistan opens first Armenian Orthodox church in Erbil

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-06 13:24

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 ...

Masror Barzani Revives The Armenian Ambassador In Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 18:41
WAAR_DUHOK Masror Barzani welcomed the Armenian ambassador in Baghdad Hrachya Poladian , and they discussed the historical relations between them, and means of enhancing economic and cultural relations between the two sides. The two sides referred to the ...

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 ...

FARC warns of danger faced by Final Peace Agreement in Colombia

ANF - 2019-03-29 11:12
The National Political Council Peoples Alternative Revolutionary Force - FARC has issued a press release warning of the dangers faced by the Peace Agreement. ...

Abadi Hopes to Harm Relations Between Erbil and Baghdad: Barzani Headquarter

BAS News - 2019-03-26 15:27
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has criticized Haider al-Abadi over his recent remarks about Kurdistan Region, Peshmerga forces and Kirkuk, saying that Abadi hopes to damage the relations between ...

[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 ...

Barzani Receives Iraqi National Security Advisor in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-15 17:57
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Friday a delegation from Baghdad led by Iraqi National Security Advisor Falih Fayadh. Barzani’s press office said in a readout of the meeting that the pair discu ...

Peshmerga Sec-General in a press release: “We are waiting for the lines between Peshmerga and Iraqi Forces to be decided before we return to the conflicted areas”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-12 23:02
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 6, 2019, Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Secretary General) released in a press statement, “ISIS is extremely weak in Iraq and is on the path to be eliminated in Syria. Nonetheless, tiny ISIS pocket ...

No to Anti-Semitism & All Forms of Hatred

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-03-09 18:39
Dr. Widad issued a press release today, in which she condemned the resurgence of anti-Semitic incidents and asked world leaders to put measures in place against all forms of hatred. “We are extremely troubled at the rise in anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, ...