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University of Soran announces killing one of its professors in Nigeria

University of Soran announces killing one of its professors in Nigeria

Kurdiu - 2019-04-23 21:46

University of Soran announces killing one of its professors in Nigeria - Kurdiu

[PICTURES]: US Forces Begin Expansion of Air Base in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-17 00:37
ERBIL - The US forces in Iraq have reportedly begun to expand one of its air bases in the western province of Anbar, sources said on Thursday. The sources pointed out that the US forces stationed at the Al Asad Air Base in western Anbar, for the first ti ...

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...

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 ...

AUK announces the completion of its first all-women Residence Hall

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-30 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 29th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan will open its new residence hall this fall providing on-campus housing for 215 women students. “We are excited to offer the young women of Kurdistan, Iraq, and the l ...

Secretary-General of the KIU visits a family lost 5 of its members in a traffic accident

Kurdiu - 2019-04-29 21:23

Iraq rejects forceful repatriation of its citizens in France: Minister

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-28 06:10

New Generation dissidents demand separation of business, family, politics – Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 10:44
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation (Newey Nwê) has been serving the interests of the business of its founder while ignoring the demands of people who voted for the party, said a member who is one of a growing number of dissenting voi ...

The case of suspected death of one the Kurdish clergyman was closed by the of the Revolutionary Guards

Kurdpa - 2019-04-22 09:38
Kurdpa Agency: The case of suspected death of one the Kurdish clergyman in Baneh has been closed without announcing its results. ...

Office of the families of the fighters in the Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Tabqa-The Office of the families of the fighters was established in the Tabqa in early 2018. Since its establishment, it has worked to monitor the situation and affairs of the families of the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa and its countrysi ...

Barzani on Easter: Kurdistan is Proud of Its Unique Peaceful Spirit

BAS News - 2019-04-20 14:52
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said that Kurdistan is proud of the spirit of peaceful coexistence among its religious and ethnic components. The prominent Kurdish leader ...

Prisoner on 114th day of hunger strike: “We are determined”

ANF - 2019-04-18 18:21
Ahmet Surme, one of the prisoners in Tekirdag who have been on a hunger strike for 114 days, said they are determined and asked for public attention. Surme said their health is at a critical stage. ...

The Families of the martyrs of Hasaka hold its monthly meeting

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 17:30
Hasaka – The Council of martyrs’ families in Hasaka held a monthly meeting to discuss the council’s work, the obstacles which they face and listen to the families of martyrs, their problems and their suggestions. Hundreds of family members and families of ...

Özkan Özdemir reached day 17 of his hunger strike in Paris

ANF - 2019-04-17 08:35
AvEG-Kon member H. Özkan Özdemir has reached the 16th day of indefinite hunger strike. Özdemir continues its action in Paris and receives many visitors. ...

The American University of Kurdistan Launches Microsoft Imagine Academy to Help Equip Students with 21st Century Skills for Success

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-16 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 15th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan announces the launch of the Microsoft Imagine Academy program in its newly established Professional Learning Center to provide students with real-world technology sk ...

Georgia’s Latest Banking Scandal Tests the Limits of its Democratic Institutions

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-12 06:19
In February 2019, the Government of Georgia hit a new low when news of its “attack” on TBC Bank, one of the biggest banks in the country, became public. The National Bank of Georgia and the Prosecutor’s Office confronted TBC Bank, a member of FTSE 250 and ...

Mastermind of Hospital Robbery in Sulaymaniyah Arrested

BAS News - 2019-04-04 16:55
ERBIL — Security forces in Sulaymaniyah announced the arrest of a man believed to the mastermind behind a recent robbery of hospital salaries in the city. Local media identified the suspect as “Shaho Mahmoud”, saying that he had fled to Kirkuk after the ...

Two Men Arrested with Large Amounts of Illicit Drugs in Soran

BAS News - 2019-03-30 12:14
ERBIL — Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Saturday the capture of two men in possession of a large amount of illicit drugs. In an online statement, directorate of counter-drugs department said the two men arrested possessed ...

France Yet to Repatriate Dozens of Children Stranded in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-27 22:41
ERBIL - France has so far failed to make a final decision on whether it would repatriate dozens of children stranded in Syria as the US-backed Kurdish forces have already announced the full victory over the Islamic State (IS) in the country. About 2,500 ...

Peshmerga Commander Warns of IS Resurgence in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-03-25 20:13
ERBIL - A Peshmerga commander has warned of the resurgence of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish territories, saying that the military group still imposes threat in Iraq despite its defeat in neighboring Syria. "We understand that the terrori ...