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Back to square one? KDP struggles to reconcile PUK, Gorran deman

Back to square one? KDP struggles to reconcile PUK, Gorran deman

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 22:53

Back to square one? KDP struggles to reconcile PUK, Gorran deman - Rûdaw

Kurdish Political Prisoner Taken Back to Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-09 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour“, who was transferred from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the Detention Center of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Apr 20, 2019, has been taken back to ...

KDP, Gorran Agree on Urgent Efforts to Finalize Gov’t Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-05-05 14:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) agreed on Sunday that all involved sides are required to urgently finalize the talks over formation the new cabinet. KDP sent a high-level delegation to meet with Gorran on Sunday and ...

KDP Delegation Meets with Gorran to Sign Political Agreement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:54
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) arrived in Change Movement (Gorran) headquarter on Sunday to sign a new political agreement after concluding negotiations. The agreement comes after months of talks over next cabin ...

KDP to Meet with PUK, Gorran This Week, Agreement over Cabinet Possible

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to be planning a meeting with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) on Sunday. The KDP delegation, led by the party’s deputy president, Nechir ...

Netherlands Sends Yezidi Asylum Seekers Back to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-28 00:20
ERBIL - The Dutch government is reportedly sending back the Yezidi asylum seekers to the refugee camps in the Kurdistan Region, arguing that they have enough access to food and shelter in the region. Their asylum cases have been rejected by the Dutch Imm ...

Four Sunni Kurdish Prisoners Taken Back to Rajaee Shahr Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-27 02:15
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Four Kurdish religious prisoners – Anwar Khezri, Ayoub Karimi, Qasim Abasteh, and Dawood Abdollahi were unexpectedly transferred to Shapour intelligence bureau and taken back to Rajaee Shahr Prison after three days. T ...

Prisoner Yilmaz refused treatment and he is sent back to prison

ANF - 2019-04-25 09:36
Nizamettin Yilmaz, who is on hunger strike in Mardin E Type Closed Prison, refused treatment at Mardin State Hospital, after been hospitalised. Yilmaz was therefore taken to prison again. ...

Football: Juventus Wins 8th Consecutive Serie A Title

Waar Media - 2019-04-21 13:23
WAAR_DUHOK Juventus won the Serie A title on Saturday evening as they fought back to beat Fiorentina 2-1, winning their 8th consecutive title. Coming back from 0-1 deficit to win the game 2-1, Juventus earned the Italy’s top football division title for t ...

KDP, Gorran to Hold “Decisive” Meeting on New Government

BAS News - 2019-04-20 12:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are expected to meet during the coming week and hold “decisive” talks on the formation of the new government, a lawmaker said. The meeting will come after more than six months since th ...

Iraq parliament to host regional rivals in Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-04-20 06:11
Baghdad has sought to bring Syria back into the Arab League ...

Bahai Civilian Exiled to Minab

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-19 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Zabiullah Raoufi, a 70-year-old resident of Sanandaj, was exiled to Minab to serve his one year exile sentence after serving his one year imprisonment sentence. He was sentenced to 1 Year of imprisonment and one year ...

Seven key figures accused of transferring millions of dollars to Daesh in a network across the Middle East, Europe and East Africa are targeted with sanctions by US Treasury

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-16 07:02
Washington – Today, the U.S. Treasury has “designated” seven individuals and one company as part of powers which target terrorists – and those providing support to terrorists. When a person becomes a “Specially Designated National”, their assets are bloc ...

The bookstore Daesh tried to destroy

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-15 20:46
Daesh considered books to be “dangerous”. As a result, libraries were targeted and bookshops destroyed. Ahmad’s shop in Raqqa, Syria, was one of those targeted. But Ahmad knows that books are more powerful than Daesh. Article The bookstore Daesh tried to ...

Ozgur Gundem publisher Sancili arrested again

ANF - 2019-04-10 12:30
Publiser Kemal Sancili, on trial in the case against the newspaper Ozgur Gundem, was first released and then arrested again and sent back to prison. ...

Kurdistan Parliament Expected to Vote on Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-04-10 11:15
ERBIL — The parliament of Kurdistan Region is set to convene today (10th April) to vote on the amendment of Presidency Law. The leading Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) previously presented the amendment that allows the legis ...

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 ...

Women sentenced to house arrests and electronic handcuffs in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-09 10:35
One of 11 women detained in Amed on 20 March and ordered to wear electronic handcuffs, HDP Sur Co-Chair Sevim Coşkun said this is yet another way in which the state tries to prevent women struggle. ...

Guardiola: Manchester City cannot afford to drop any points in Premier League run-in

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK City returned to the top of the table on Wednesday after a 2-0 win over Cardiff City at the Etihad Stadium, the three points moving them back above Liverpool. One point separates the two sides after 32 matches of the 2018-19 campaign, and Guar ...

The castle and its kiln bringing tourism back to Raqqa

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-03 11:25
Under Daesh, archaeological sites were looted and destroyed. Raqqa’s Hercules Castle was one of those to suffer. Article The castle and its kiln bringing tourism back to Raqqa Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

People of Cizre sent the trustee back to Ankara

ANF - 2019-03-31 23:05
People reclaimed the Municipality of Cizre, sending the State-appointed trustee back to Ankara. ...