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The handing-over ceremony of the Peshmerga Hospital to occur soon

The handing-over ceremony of the Peshmerga Hospital to occur soon

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-24 16:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The hand-over of the Peshmerga Hospital from the German Army to the Peshmerga Forces is planned to occur today in Erbil, amidst the presence of high-ranking commanders and officials from the German Army and the Ministr ...
The handing-over ceremony of the Peshmerga Hospital to occur soon - Ministry of Peshmerga

Hand-over Ceremony of the Peshmerga Hospital by the German Forces to the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-15 06:25
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Adel Abdul-Mahid: We have good relations with the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-08 18:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 7, 2019, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Prime Minister and General Commander of Iraqi Armed Forces, stated during his weekly press briefing, “The relations between Erbil and Iraq is at a high point. We still have diffe ...

Completion of the 3rd Class at Ministry of Peshmerga’s Qalachwalan Military College

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-05 19:07
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 2, 2019, the graduation ceremony for the 3rd class at Qalachawalan Military College was held. The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa (Commander of the 70th unit), Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Pes ...

Soran: Police Announces the Arrest of Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:53
ERBIL - Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Tuesday the arrest of a group of thieves in the area. Talking to BasNews, Sa'adun Hawdiyani, a spokesperson for the local police directorate, said that they arrested a group of six ...

Guerrillas write letter to hunger strikers in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-04-29 13:02
Guerrillas sent a letter to hunger strikers in South Kurdistan, Fadile Tok, Nasır Yağız and Herêm Mehmud, saying; “We are closer to victory more than ever. Victory is ours.” ...

Tracking the fallout, reactions and details of the NYT antisemitic cartoon scandal

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-28 06:00
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On April 27 media around the world began to react to an antisemitic cartoon that appeared in the April 25 edition, page 16, of the International […] ...

Completion of a Law Course by Peshmerga Officers

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 20:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Lieutenant General Jabar Yawar, Peshmerga Sec-General, and Major General Dler Miran, Director of Peshmerga Reform, attended the graduation ceremony of a law course administered by Kurdistan’s Lawyer Syndicate. A number ...

Peshmerga Hospital’s Official Hand-Over Ceremony to KRG Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 03:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 24, 2019, Sabast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Najar Ali (Commander of 80th unit), Sheikh Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa (Commander of 70th unit), Dlshad Barzani (KRG representative in Germany), Jabbar Yawar ( ...

[PICTURES]: Kurdistan-Germany Friendship Tree Planted in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - Kurdish and German military officials, during a special ceremony to hand the Berlin-funded Peshmerga Hospital over to the Ministry of Peshmerga on Wednesday, planted a friendship tree inside the medical center. They also uncovered a metal scriptu ...

Erbil Police Arrests Three Members of Drugs Band

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:05
ERBIL — Police forces in Erbil announced on Wednesday the arrest of three people over possession of illicit drugs. According to an online statement, three people were arrested during an operation in central Erbil. Police said some of the arrestees were i ...

[PICTURES]: Peshmerga Hospital Officially Open

BAS News - 2019-04-24 10:52
ERBIL — During a ceremony, a special military hospital for Kurdistan’s Peshmerga forces was opened on Wednesday. The hospital is constructed and funded by the German government as part of Berlin’s support to the Peshmerga forces who fought on the forefro ...

The municipalities of people and owners of real estate offices gathered in one meeting

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 16:16
Raqqa – The municipality of people held a meeting for the owners of real estate offices. There are 150 office in Raqqa and its countryside. They met each other in order to discuss the issues related to real estate, licenses and sales contracts and unite ...

Ministry of Peshmerga representative to visit Baghdad, to discuss designated budget for the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-21 13:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 10, 2019, Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, Peshmerga Sec-General, shared during an interview that Adel Abdulmahdi has approved the designated Iraqi budget for the Peshmerga Forces. For that purpose, he has iss ...

Erbil Security Arrests Taxi Driver Over Rape of Foreign Passenger

BAS News - 2019-04-20 17:34
ERBIL — Security forces in Erbil announced on Saturday the arrest of a taxi driver who had raped a passenger after threatening her with a knife. Directorate of Erbil Security Affairs released the confession video in which a man in his late 40s appears ad ...

NATO Officials discuss remaining ISIS pockets and reiterate their support to the Peshmerga and Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-08 06:23
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 3rd-4th, 2019, Foreign Minister from the NATO country members met in Washington to celebrate NATO’s 70th Anniversary. The meetings main pillars of discussion was terrorism and the situation in the Middle East. ...

Drug & Addiction Awareness Campaign for the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-07 12:03
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Ministry of Peshmerga conducted a meeting to discuss steps towards a campaign to spread awareness regarding drug addiction, its impacts on health and legal penalties within the Peshmerga Forces. Today, on April 7th ...

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 ...

The Ministry of Peshmerga works towards improving and restructuring Peshmerga Brigades and Military Units

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-01 19:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 31, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s General Investigative Committee, led by Brigadier General Farhad Rasoul (Deputy Director of General Investigation, and representative to the Peshmerga Military Intelligenc ...

Peshmerga Directorate of Reform meets with the Coalition’s Coordination Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-27 19:45
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 26th, 2019, the Director of Reform conducted a meeting with the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform and consultants to the Coalition allies from the United States, Britain, Germany and Canada. Initia ...