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Cancer in the Kurdistan region is increasing year after year

Cancer in the Kurdistan region is increasing year after year

Kurdiu - 2019-04-15 22:42

Cancer in the Kurdistan region is increasing year after year - Kurdiu

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 ...

Sulaimaniya: Authorities Issue Closure of Gun Shops

BAS News - 2019-04-19 00:14
ERBIL - Authorities in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province have issued a decree to close down the gun shops due to increased number of violations in the city, local police confirmed. Talking to BasNews, spokesperson for Sulaimaniya Police Directo ...

Expectations of lower temperatures and rainfall in the Kurdistan Region

Kurdiu - 2019-04-18 21:10

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 ...

Kurdistan industry booming after removal of customs duties with Iraq: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-16 17:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Factory output in Iraqi Kurdistan Region is booming thanks to the removal of customs duties and checkpoints between Iraq and Kurdistan Region. “Due to the removal of customs checkpoints between Baghdad and the Regi ...

Corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2018: Commission of Integrity

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Commission of Integrity has found that levels of corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in 2018 compared with the previous year. The finding was included in the Commission’s annual report on corruption ...

A new dispute between the two parties of power in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-04-14 23:08

Litterers, polluters to face fine in Iraqi Kurdistan, government says

E-Kurd - 2019-04-12 12:17
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Litterers and polluters in Iraqi Kurdistan Region will face steep punishments ranging from financial fines to confiscation of their vehicle under new regulations issued by the government’s environment protection bo ...

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 ...

Gazprom Neft Expands Oil Production In The Kurdistan Region Of Iraq

Oilandgasonline - 2019-04-09 18:12

First Female Peshmerga Officers to attend Military Leadership Course in the United States

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-03 06:01
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The official account of the United States Consulate in the Kurdistan region shared that CG Steven Fagin received Peshmerga First Lieutenant Safa Mahmoud Hussein and acknowledged her qualifications and efforts to attend ...

People start to gather outside HDP offices in the Kurdish region

ANF - 2019-03-31 18:58
While the counting of votes continues, people in the Kurdish region have started to gather outside the HDP offices in cities and districts. ...

Lashing Rainfall Shuts Down Schools in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-31 01:17
ERBIL - Authorities in the Kurdistan Region's provinces of Erbil, Sulaimaniya and Halabja have announced Sunday a holiday for schools as heavy rainfalls and floods are forecasted in the region. "For the sake of public interest and the safety of the lives ...

European delegation to observe elections in the Kurdish region

ANF - 2019-03-30 22:00
92 people who came from Europe on the invitation of HDP will observe tomorrow’s local elections in the Kurdish region. ...

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 ...

[PICTURES]: Messi Lookalike in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-27 20:18
ERBIL - Reza Parastesh, an Iranian citizen who has received worldwide attention for his resemblance to soccer superstar Lionel Messi, is now in the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil for signing a contract with a production company. Paratesh, 25, better know ...

Salahaddin University to Award Honorary Doctorate to Kurdish Fields Medal Winner

BAS News - 2019-03-26 21:57
ERBIL - Salahaddin University in the Kurdistan Region is expected to award on Wednesday an honorary doctorate to the Kurdish mathematician Prof. Kochar Birkar who was one of the four winners of the Fields Medal. The university said that a special ceremon ...

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 ...

Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa to join Diplomatic Corps in the 31st commemoration of chemical attack on Halabja

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa along with the head of foreign missions in the Kurdistan Region participated in the commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the chemical att ...