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Is the Kurdistan Region overdue a tech revolution?

Is the Kurdistan Region overdue a tech revolution?

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 19:38

Is the Kurdistan Region overdue a tech revolution? - Rûdaw

UN Welcomes Political Progress in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-13 17:54
ERBIL - The United Nations has welcomed the political progress in the Kurdistan Region as a new government is imminent to be formed in Erbil. The comments were made by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine H ...

Activation of the presidency of the Kurdistan Region after the ratification of the amendment of its law

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Activation of the presidency of the region after the ratification of the amendment of its law in the Parliament of Kurdistan The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region in a session held on Wednesday on the proposal to amend the law of the presiden ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

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 ...

Sulaimaniya: Victim's Family Demands Death Penalty for the Killers

BAS News - 2019-04-20 23:47
ERBIL - The family members of a victim, who had been murdered by a group of criminals in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province, are demanding the death penalty for the killers. Earlier last week, the security forces in Sulaimaniya published a confe ...

KRG Announces a Three-day Holiday for Christian Public Servants on Easter

BAS News - 2019-04-19 00:14
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs announced a three-day holiday for Christian public servants on the occasion of Easter, a spokesperson confirmed on Thursday. "Three days next week which would be Sunday, Monday, a ...

China Willing to Improve Ties with Kurdistan, Invites PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-16 23:37
ERBIL - As China is willing to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has invited Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to visit the Asian country. A delegation from China visited the Kurdish prem ...

Barzani supports using electric vehicles to protect Iraqi Kurdistan environment

E-Kurd - 2019-04-16 20:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has said that the he supports using electric vehicles as a way to protect the environment in the Kurdistan Region. Speaking at an event marking Kurdistan Environment ...

Nechirvan Barzani Expresses His Sympathy With The French People

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani expressed his sympathy with the French people for this painful incident. A huge fire broke out last night at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the French capital. Notre Dame is one of t ...

France Calls for Continuation of Humanitarian Aid to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-11 22:01
Nearly 1.5 million IDPs and Syrian refugees are still hosted in the region. ERBIL - France has called on the humanitarian organizations to prolong their assistance to the Kurdistan Region as the autonomous region is still hosting a great number of IDPs a ...

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 ...

Iraqi Kurdistan situation reached a point like Sudan, Algeria: New Generation

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 19:04
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement said on Thursday that the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, which has been governed by a ruling duopoly for the last 28 years, has reached a point where people take will begin taking to ...

Kurdistan: Garmiyan Remembers Victims of Anfal Campaign

BAS News - 2019-04-11 13:09
ERBIL — The local administration and people in Garmiyan, Kurdistan Region, launched a week of remembrance on the 31st anniversary of genocidal Anfal campaign by the former Baath Regime against the people of Kurdistan. Bestoon Zhalayi, one of the organize ...

SDF Thanks Peshmerga for Joining Kurdish Fighters Against IS

BAS News - 2019-04-09 21:48
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has thanked the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces for joining the US-backed Kurdish fighters against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. After the militant group attacked Kobane in 2014, former Presid ...

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 ...

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 ...

Over 20 Yezidis Reunite with Families in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-25 22:01
ERBIL - A total of 21 Yezidis, who had recently been liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, arrived in the Kurdistan Region on Monday afternoon and reunited with their family members. The civilians had been abducted by the militants since 2014 w ...