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KRG Introduces New Project for Yezidi Children

KRG Introduces New Project for Yezidi Children

BAS News - 2019-05-29 12:05
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is working on a new project that helps rehabilitation of the Yezidi children who survived Islamic State (IS) brutality. The project mainly includes the Yezidi children who were liberated from the extremist ...
KRG Introduces New Project for Yezidi Children - BAS News

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

Masrour Barzani: PUK is Committed to its Agreement With KDP

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 17:53
WAAR_DUHOK Masrour Barzani who was nominated to form the new Kurdistan Region government arrived in Sulaimani on Monday; he announced that the PUK is committed to its agreements with the KDP. This statement comes after Barzani’s visit to Sulaymani and hi ...

Masrour Barzani: negotiations to form the new government began

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Visited the candidate in charge of the formation of the Kurdistan Regional Government, “Masrour Barzani,” the political bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and a compromise on the formation of the new cab. Barzani’s visits to form the gov ...

Masrour Barzani, New US Envoy Discuss KRG's Future Agenda

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Saturday the new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller for talks on future agenda of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). "Fruitful exchange today with new US Ambassador to ...

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

Yezidi orphans readjust to life in Sheikhan

Rûdaw - 2019-06-03 18:55
Hevia Sewyan creates a safe space for Yezidi children ...

The Revolutionary Guards transports the road construction machinery to the Oshnovieh's heights

Kurdpa - 2019-06-02 08:10
Kurdpa Agency: The Revolutionary Guards have moved the road construction machinery into the area to reopen roads along the Oshnovieh border heights and build new roads for deploying its troops. ...

Prisoners’ mothers: Our children are not treated

ANF - 2019-05-31 16:04
Mothers of political prisoners who ended their hunger strikes and death fasts protested the refusal of treatment for their children in front of the Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate. ...

AKP turning Kurdish region into a land of prisons

ANF - 2019-05-30 10:53
The AKP-MHP government continues to propose prisons as a ‘new investment’ for Kurdish cities where unemployment is up to 80 percent. ...

Mothers hold vigil in front of Gebze Hospital

ANF - 2019-05-28 15:11
Mothers who continued to hold vigils for the prisoners on hunger strikes for weeks in Gebze despite intense police brutality and bans are now protesting in front of the hospital for their children. ...

Parliament to Elect President Today

BAS News - 2019-05-28 10:25
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to convene today and elect a new president for Kurdistan Region. According to a previous statement by the legislative, lawmakers are invited to attend a session today at 11:00 local time. There are five candidat ...

Sinjar: Residents Call for Special Cemetery for Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-28 00:33
ERBIL - Yezidi residents have called for the creation of a special cemetery for their relatives that were victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar. Back in August 2014, the militant group attacked Sinjar, soon after they overran a vast area in Ir ...

New hearing for journalist Ataman tomorrow

ANF - 2019-05-27 11:48
A new hearing of the trial against journalist Ziya Ataman will be held tomorrow. It remains to be seen whether the journalist could attend it as he was one of the journalists on hunger strike. ...

Queen Latifah on her new passion project for female filmmakers

Yahoo - 2019-05-25 09:02

KDP Refutes Any Secret Deal in Electing New Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has refuted the rumors claiming that there was a secret deal between the Kurdish party and certain Iraqi sides in the election of a new governor for Nineveh province. "There has not been any agreements between ...

Nearly 3,000 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State still missing: KRG official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari said on Sunday that 2,913 out of the 6,284 Yazidis who were abducted by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) militants remain missin ...

KRG Reveals Latest Figures on Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-12 21:38
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Sunday that it had liberated a total of 3,371 Yezidi abductees from the Islamic State (IS) until the 4th of March, this year. KRG’s Coordinator for lnternational Advocacy, Dindar Zebari, said in a s ...

KRG Announces Holiday on Labor Day

BAS News - 2019-04-30 12:49
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has announced Wednesday (May 1st) as a public holiday to mark world Labor Day. "We extend our warmest greetings to labors in the Kurdistan Region and the world on Labor Day," Safin Dzayi, a spokesperson for ...

Kurdistan Regional and Iraqi Federal governments meet in Erbil

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Iraqi Federal Government met in Erbil. The Iraqi Federal Government delegation was led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Fuad Hussein and includ ...