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Facing lack of opportunity at home, foreign workers seek jobs in Kurdistan

Facing lack of opportunity at home, foreign workers seek jobs in Kurdistan

Rûdaw - 2019-05-12 20:51
“In one day, 800 to 1,000 people come to apply for work permit in the Kurdistan Region" ...
Facing lack of opportunity at home, foreign workers seek jobs in Kurdistan - Rûdaw

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga and KRG Representative in USA attend Board of Reform meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-11 09:40
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 9, 2019, Sabast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga) received Bayan Sami Abdulrahman (KRG Representative in the United States) at the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Main Hall. During the visit, the parties discussed ...

Hundreds of IS Relatives Released from al-Hol Camp in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-04 13:41
ERBIL — A total of 800 women and children related to the Islamic State (IS) militants have been released from the al-Hol Camp in the Syrian Kurdish province of Hassakah. According to local officials and witnesses, at least 17 buses were seen leaving the ...

Explosion Heard near US Embassy in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-05-19 20:44
ERBIL — Sources reported an explosion near Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone which is home to US Embassy and other diplomatic missions in the capital of Iraq. At least two diplomatic sources in Baghdad confirmed the explosion in a statement to Reuters. Sky ...

US Consul General Reviews Latest Regional Developments with PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-19 19:55
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received US Consul General Steve Fagin on Sunday in Erbil to discuss a range of issues related to security and political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the wider region. Barzani and Fagin ex ...

Database of Human Rights violators in Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-05-17 12:18
The Kurdistan Press Agency published names of several other human rights violators in Kurdistan ...

[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 ...

Al Kasra Hospital .. Free services despite the lack of potential

SDF Press - 2019-05-11 22:08
Deir Zour- After the Syrian democratic forces had liberated Deir Zour and its countryside from ISIS terrorists, the civil council of Dier Zour quickly prepared and equipped the health sector within the region and provide the necessary emergency services ...

Missiles on Ships. Making Sense of Iran’s Recent Moves in the Gulf

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-10 06:09
Yet again, there is a dramatic rise in tension in the Middle East, and, yet again, missiles are at the heart of it. On May 6, the Trump administration announced that it would deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group as well as four B-52 bombers ...

Yezidis on Mount Sinjar Demonstrate to Call for Resumption of BCF Aid Operations

BAS News - 2019-05-09 14:44
ERBIL — People on Mount Sinjar gathered on Tuesday at a camp on Mount Sinjar to call for the resumption of aid operations by Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF). The humanitarian aid organization was forced to close down its offices in Sinjar region after K ...

English clubs to fight for UEFA Europa League final

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK The heavyweights of English football Chelsea and Arsenal will sweat for UEFA Europa League final on Thursday with victory over their opponents in semifinal first leg matches on hand. Chelsea will take on Germany’s Eintracht Frankfurt at home i ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia

Kurdpa - 2019-05-08 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars from Tergever district drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia. ...

Iraqi Foreign Ministry to Open Office in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 00:38
ERBIL - The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to open an office in the Kurdistan Region to facilitate the citizens' paperwork, a lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Muthanna Amin, head of Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) at the Ir ...

Instability Forces IDPs to Return to Camps in Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2019-05-06 23:44
ERBIL - Hundreds of IDPs have again returned to the camps in Kurdistan Region since January due to instability in their places of origin, an official was quoted as saying on Monday. "Over 530 IDP families have come back to the camps [in the Kurdistan Reg ...

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the UK Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Head of the Diplomatic Service

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the ISIS conflict, post-ISIS situation and the conditions of internally displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region, including the reconstruction of their areas to enable them to ...

Cruise ship with measles case on board to remain quarantined at home port [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 01:34

Nearly 1,400 People Quit Syrian Camp

BAS News - 2019-05-03 02:39
ERBIL - Chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria Viktor Kupchishin revealed on Thursday that nearly 1,400 people abandoned a cam for displaced Syrians near the borders with Jordan on Wednesday. "On May 1, another 1 ...

Cavusoglu Meets the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 20:40
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Monday with the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani. According to the Anadolu correspondent, Cavusoglu visited the Turkmen Front on Monday morning and toured the ...

The control committee makes daily tours in the market in order to control the prices of the goods

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Hasaka – The control committee of the municipality of the people in​​ Tal-Tamr region makes daily tours in the markets of Tal-Tamr in order to control the prices of goods and materials. Adnan Hassan, the co-chair of the control committee in the municipali ...

Sinn Féin: The murder of Lyra McKee is an attack on peace process

ANF - 2019-04-19 12:56
A journalist has been killed amid heavy rioting in the Creggan area of Derry on Thursday night as Crown Force police raided the nationalist area of the city ahead of republican Easter commemorative events. ...

Three health centers which work for free opened in the western countryside of Raqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-17 00:52
Raqa – The Health Committee of the civil council of Raqa opened three health centers in the western countryside of Raqa, in Abu Qubayeh, Kadiran and Qahtaniyah. A delegation from the health committee, the council of martyrs families, the office of handica ...