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KRG welcomes the decision to ban the "Pubg" game

KRG welcomes the decision to ban the "Pubg" game

Kurdiu - 2019-04-18 21:10

KRG welcomes the decision to ban the \

Iraqi authorities ban and arresting people wearing shorts in Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-05-11 17:38
KIRKUK,— Iraqi Security Forces in Kirkuk are arresting anyone seen wearing jean shorts or ripped jeans, a police spokesperson said on Saturday. Colonel Afrasyaw Kamel, a spokesperson for Kirkuk Police, told K24 TV the decision to ban jean shorts and ripp ...

‘Decision to rerun Istanbul elections based on law’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said late Monday that the decision to rerun local elections in Istanbul was taken on the basis of law and everyone should respect it. In a written statement, the ministry said the March 31 local elections were observe ...

Israeli PM To Name Golan Settlement After Trump

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will name a new settlement in the Golan Heights after U.S. President Donald Trump. “All Israelis were deeply moved when President Trump made his historic decision to recognize Israel’s sovereig ...

After ISIS fall, some women who joined plead to come home

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 20:48
“How could I have been so stupid, and so blind?” Kimberly Polman, a 46-year-old Canadian woman, said of her decision to join the caliphate. ...

Netanyahu hails 'important' US decision to end sanction waivers for Iranian oil | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-22 15:53

Iran’s Kurdish parties welcome IRGC terror designation

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-04-18 01:04
Iranian Kurdish parties have welcomed the United States’ decision to label Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. ...

Iraq parliament votes to ban 'threatening' video games like PUBG

Rûdaw - 2019-04-17 22:33
'It's just embarrassing': Social media reacts to the decision ...

Iraq bans PUBG, Fortnite and Blue Whale online games

E-Kurd - 2019-04-17 21:01
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Parliament has banned a broad category of online video games, including PUBG mobile, Fortnite, Blue Whale, and similar online video games in a unanimous vote on Wednesday. During a session on Wednesday, the parliament voted to ban online ...

Iraq to Ban PUBG, Similar Online Video Games

BAS News - 2019-04-17 19:53
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives on Wednesday called on the government to ban the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, better known as PUBG, in the country, arguing that the online game has caused social and psychological problems to the public. The ca ...

The control department of the municipality catch fishermen who violate the laws.

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 21:24
Raqqa – In order to preserve and protect the fish wealth during the breeding season municipality of people made a decision to prevent fishing during this period. The control department made intensive patrols along the Euphrates river to control the violat ...

Baghdad Delegation to Visit Erbil, Discuss Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-14 22:28
ERBIL — A delegation from Baghdad is set to visit Erbil on Monday to discuss the current situation and future plans in Kirkuk and other areas disputed between Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi government. Peshmerga official Qaraman Kamal ...

KRG Announces Yezidi New Year’s Eve Public Holiday

BAS News - 2019-04-14 14:02
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said the Yezidi New Year’s Eve will be a public holiday this year. The Yezidi New Year known as Charshamma For (Red Wednesday) occurs on 17th April this year. Nabaz Ismail, a spokesperson for KRG’s Ministry ...

The PDKI welcomed the US decision to designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps( IRGC) in the list of "foreign terrorist organizations"

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan welcomed the decision of the US government to put the IRGC on the list of "foreign terrorist organizations". ...

Khamenei on US Decision to List IRGC as Terrorist: Vicious Move

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:50
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei condemned US’s decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “foreign terrorist organization”, saying that the move was “vicious”. “They wish to plot against our Sepah [the Guard c ...

KRG Spares No Efforts to Facilitate the Return of IDPs, Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-03-31 21:35
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) would make every effort to facilitate the return of the IDPs and Syrian refugees to their places of origin, PM Nechirvan Barzani said on Sunday. The Kurdish premier made the remarks during a meeting in Erbi ...

KRG Devising “New Plan” to Rescue Yezidis as IS Defeated on the Ground

BAS News - 2019-03-24 23:12
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is designing a new plan to locate and free the Yezidis who are still missing after the Islamic State (IS) is physically defeated and it holds no ground. More than 6,000 Yezidi women, men and children were a ...

KRG Ends Newroz Festivals to Mourn Victims of Mosul Ferry Sinking

BAS News - 2019-03-22 14:29
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Friday announced that it will join the public mourning the Iraqi government has announced after the ferry incident in Iraq’s Mosul. According to an official statement, the KRG will cancel the nationwide ...