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Female activists call to increase number of women in new Kurdistan government

Female activists call to increase number of women in new Kurdistan government

E-Kurd - 2019-04-30 13:57
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Dozens of female activists held a press conference in Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil on Monday to urge the Kurdistan Parliament to make sure that there is an increase in the number of women holding official posit ...
Female activists call to increase number of women in new Kurdistan government - E-Kurd

New Governor for Nineveh to be Elected on Monday

BAS News - 2019-05-13 00:42
ERBIL - The Nineveh Provincial Council is expected to elect a new governor and the deputies on Monday while the Council of Representatives is reportedly attempting to postpone the election. According to a statement signed by the head of Nineveh Provincia ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament opens door to nominations of presidential candidates

E-Kurd - 2019-05-12 15:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday opened door to nominations of presidential candidates. The parliament’s presidency that includes speaker and its two deputies met on Sunday to discuss the nominations of preside ...

Parliament approves legislation to reactivate Iraqi Kurdistan’s presidency

E-Kurd - 2019-05-08 18:35
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament voted on Wednesday to approve legislation that reactivates the Kurdistan Region’s Presidency. Eighty-nine members of parliament voted in favor of the bill, twelve lawmakers voted against ...

Pearl Petroleum to raise funding to invest in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 16:01
ABU DHABI,— Pearl Petroleum, a consortium majority-owned by Abu Dhabi-listed Dana Gas and its affiliate Crescent Petroleum, plans to raise funding, including a $300-400 million bond sale, for its investments in Iraqi Kurdistan, the chief executive of Dan ...

Mothers in resistance in Gebze: They attack every day

ANF - 2019-05-03 17:30
Families who were barred from holding the vigil they wanted held a press conference. ...

Herêm Mehmoud: 65 days of hunger strike in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-05-01 17:04
Herêm Mehmoud has been on hunger strike for 65 days in the town of Kelar in Germiyan. He says to be ready to pay the price for the free lives of the Kurdish people. ...

Liverpool News: Mohamed Salah Reacts To Virgil Van Dijk’s PFA Player Of The Year win

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 14:29
WAAR_DUHOK Dutch star, Van Dijk, has played a pivotal role for Liverpool this campaign, as he remains an asset at the heart of Liverpool’s rearguard. Thanks to his exploits, The Reds have conceded the least number of goals in the Premier League this seas ...

The Municipality of people in Raqqa continues its work to repair the bisections

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Raqqa – The Environment and Parks Committee of the Municipality of People in Raqqa works on the rehabilitation of the bisections because it was totally destroyed due to the war. The project’s observer, “Mohammed Ali” talked about the work of the committee ...

Women from Southern Kurdistan visited HDP MPs on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-27 15:07
A delegation of women from Southern Kurdistan visited the HDP MPs who continue their hunger strike in the HDP Amed offices to protest the aggravated isolation imposed upon Ocalan. ...

Women from Southern Kurdistan visit Guven

ANF - 2019-04-26 16:17
A delegation of women from Southern Kurdistan visited DTK Co-chair Leyla Guven who has been on a hunger strike for 170 days. ...

Iraq, Russia Ink Several Agreements in Various Fields

BAS News - 2019-04-25 21:27
ERBIL - Iraq and Russia inked on Thursday a number of agreements in various areas, stressing on facilitating investment and trade between the sides. A total of 16 agreements in the fields of industry, information technology, transportation, energy, elect ...

New Generation MP in Iraqi Kurdistan accuses leader of nude video blackmail

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 01:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— New Generation lawmakers in Iraqi Kurdistan parliament on Wednesday accused the party’s leader Shaswar Abdulwahid and factions within the party of attempting to blackmail them by circulating doctored nude videos. N ...

“Union means strength” .. An exhibition of handicrafts in Hasakah

SDF Press - 2019-04-24 01:00
Under the tittle “Union means strength and in coordination with the activities committee of the Directorate of Education in Hasaka province, the school of Mahmoud Darwish and Halima Al Saadia opened an exhibition of handicrafts. The leaders of the Syrian ...

Der Spiegel: There is ethnic and cultural cleansing in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:45
Prominent German news journal Der Spiegel published an article-analysis on Turkish state occupied Afrin. The journal pointed out that there is an ethnic and cultural cleansing going on in Afrin. ...

KDP, Gorran wanted to form Kurdistan government without PUK: official

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) wanted to form new Iraqi Kurdistan government without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), said an official from PUK leadership. Member of PUK Leade ...

CHP to hold press conference in 81 cities after assault on leader

ANF - 2019-04-22 10:52
Following the attack on the CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Sunday, the party will hold a press conference in 81 cities simultaneously. ...

Press conferfence in CoE: Imrali is the Guantanamo of Europe

ANF - 2019-04-11 15:40
HDP’s Feleknas Uca and Fayik Yagizay, accompanied by lawyer Rezan Sarica, held a press conference in the CoE on the hunger strikes, calling the Imrali Prison “the Guantanamo Bay of Europe” and urging European institutions to take action. ...

KDP, PUK to Ink Their Political Agreement on Monday

BAS News - 2019-04-07 22:32
ERBIL- The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are expected to officially sign their political agreement on Monday, a member of the latter party revealed. The two Kurdish major parties finally reached an agreement ...

KDP, PUK reach agreement on new Kurdistan government formation: spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 21:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) reached an agreement on the formation of the new Iraqi Kurdistan government after series of meetings between the two sides, a PUK spok ...

HDP Temelli: Great success against the trustee mentality

ANF - 2019-04-01 08:02
HDP co-chair Sezai Temelli held a press conference to evaluate the elections results ...