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NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president

NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement, the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) caucuses are in talks to select a joint candidate for President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. That person would face ...
NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president - E-Kurd

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

Nechirvan Barzani Sworn in as the President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — The new President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, took oath on Monday during a parliamentary session and a massive ceremony in Erbil. “I swear to the God, I will defend the rights, achievements, unity, and the interests of the people of K ...

Barzani Calls on New President of Kurdistan to Work on Disputes with Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — Kurdish charismatic leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated a call on political forces in Erbil and Baghdad to work together and address the prolonged disputes, namely those pertaining to the contested Kurd ...

Erdogan Offers Congratulations to New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-31 01:33
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Erdogan extended the congratulatory message during a phone call on Thursday evening in which he ...

New President of Kurdistan to Take Oath in Early June

BAS News - 2019-05-30 11:11
He will name Masrour Barzani as the new prime minister the same day. ERBIL — The newly elected president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, will take oath during his inauguration on 10th June, according to Kurdistan Region Parliament. Barzani was el ...

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 ...

Arabs Attempt to Tax Kurds in Southwest of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-19 01:40
ERBIL - Locals have revealed that the Arabs in the town of Dubz, southwest of Kirkuk, are reportedly attempting to tax the Kurdish residents in the area. The locals told Kurdistan 24 that the Arabs have demanded taxes, including money and crops, in the v ...

‘Çin ABD’nin İran’a yaptırımlarına karşı çıkıyor’

BAS News - 2019-05-18 09:40
BasNews - Çin Devlet Müşaviri ve Dışişleri Bakanı Vang Yi, İran’ın nükleer anlaşmasının korunması gerektiğini belirterek, "Çin, ABD’nin İran’a tek taraflı yaptırımlar uygulamasına ve 'sözde' sınırını aşan yargı yetkisine karşı çıkıyor." dedi. "Çin, ABD’n ...

New Generation’s Abdulwahid detained in blackmail, defamation probe

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 23:27
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Shaswar Abdulwahid, leader of the New Generation Movement, has been detained after appearing in a Sulaimani court on Thursday afternoon. He faces charges of blackmail and defamation. The investigative court of the Gen ...

PM Barzani, UK Envoy Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 21:24
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the British ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks for talks on the political and security developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. The pair shed light on the affairs of the IDPs ...

Prisoners’ mothers in Viransehir send fax to Ministry of Justice

ANF - 2019-05-15 19:11
Mothers from Viransehir sent a fax to the Ministry of Justice, supporting their children’s demands and demanding an end to the isolation to prevent deaths and put an end to the chaos in the country. ...

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 ...

Release of confession footage is an attempt to weaken New Generation: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-05-10 23:57
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish security forces (Asayish) in Sulaimani are to blame because they want to “target and defame” the New Generation Movement, its leader Shaswar Abdulwahid said on Friday. Earlier in the day, Asayish released a vi ...

Mothers battered and detained in front of Bakirkoy Prison

ANF - 2019-05-09 15:10
The police attacked mothers holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts demanding an end to the isolation. Several mothers were battered and detained. ...

Mothers of prisoners battered and detained in Bakirkoy

ANF - 2019-05-09 12:11
Mothers holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts to end the isolation were attacked by the police. Several mothers were battered and detained. ...

Japan helping displaced people in Iraq to a better future

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-06 18:21
Article Japan helping displaced people in Iraq to a better future Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Kurdish Freedom and PTSD: War, Depression, Suicide, Silence

Hawzhin Press - 2019-05-06 17:46
To understand the current situation in Kurdistan, and specifically in Rojava in relation to mental health, we need to understand several important factors which heavily impact current issues and limitations in this regard. The post Kurdish Freedom and PT ...

KDP, PUK trying to silence New Generation president: Srwa Abdulwahid

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 18:30
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement liaison to the Islah and Bina Coalition Srwa Abdulwahid addressed the growing controversy within the Movement in a tweet on Thursday, blaming other parties in Iraqi Kurdistan Region ...

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 ...

Cracks Appear Within New Generation Movement

BAS News - 2019-04-22 12:44
ERBIL — The New Generation Movement is apparently facing challenges to survive as crack among top officials alarm a new phase in the short lifetime of the group. New Generation’s High Council and party’s faction at the Iraqi parliament released a stateme ...