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VIDEO: Turkish shelling injures three villagers in Kurdistan Region border town

VIDEO: Turkish shelling injures three villagers in Kurdistan Region border town

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-05 09:42

VIDEO: Turkish shelling injures three villagers in Kurdistan Region border town - Kurdistan24

Kurdistan Region President Arrives in Turkey

BAS News - 2019-06-21 11:36
ERBIL — The President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, arrived in Turkey on Friday where he will meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The meeting is scheduled for 14:00 (Turkey Time) today. This is Barzani’s first visit to Turke ...

HPG reports Turkish air strikes and operations in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-20 17:33
Turkish military activities in Kurdistan continue. ...

Swedish Parliament discussed Turkish attacks in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-13 15:21
The Turkish state’s invasion attacks in Kurdistan were discussed in the Swedish Parliament. ...

Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani meets Turkish FM

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed issues the political and security developments in the area. Cavusoglu visited Erbil earlier to attend the inauguration of the new ...

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 ...

Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barzani as new president

The New Mail - 2019-06-10 19:36
Nechirvan Barzani delivers first speech as IKR President Nechirvan Barzani thanked his predecessor, Masoud Barzani, for his leadership of the Kurdish nation since he was 16 years old. Nechirvan Barzani… The post Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barza ...

HRE: 9 Turkish soldiers and mercenaries killed in Afrin and Azaz

ANF - 2019-06-07 21:09
HRE announced the killing of at least 9 Turkish soldiers and allied mercenaries in Afrin and Azaz regions. ...

3 PKK militants neutralized in Kurdistan Region-Iraq: Turkish Defense Ministry

Gulan Media - 2019-06-02 06:09

Migration from Kurdistan Region on Decline: NGO

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Migration of people from Kurdistan Region to the Western countries has significantly increased since last year, according to Lutka Organization for Refugees. After the emergence of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, millions of people escaped ...

Turkish Airstrike Kills over 20 Livestock in Kurdistan Border Village

BAS News - 2019-06-01 14:42
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again shelled the border areas of Kurdistan Region, and killed more than 20 livestock of a Kurdish villager. Kirmanj Izzat, the Mayor of Soran, confirmed the report to BasNews and said the airstrike was carried out on Satur ...

Kurdistan Region: Christianity’s 21st century Coenaculum

Rûdaw - 2019-05-29 19:50
Life in the Kurdistan Region for Iraq's Christians ...

Turkish Jets Bomb Kurdistan Region’s Sheladize Area

BAS News - 2019-05-29 15:54
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again bombarded the border areas of Kurdistan Region, allegedly targeting Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions. The airstrikes on Wednesday were focused on the surrounding of Amedi district, east of Duhok province. BasN ...

Haider al-Abadi congratulates Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Congratulated the former Iraqi Prime Minister and leader of the Al- Nasir coalition, Haider al-Abadi Nechirvan Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region, and wished continued cooperation in all fields. Telegr ...

Turkish bombing causes population in Kurdistan Region border villages to dwindle

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-25 15:56

PKK-Turkish Clash Leaves Civilian Killed in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-15 15:29
ERBIL — One civilian was killed near a village on Kurdistan Region after he was caught in the crossfire between Turkish forces and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters. The victim visited farms on the outskirt of his village in Mergasour region of Erb ...

[PICTURES]: Turkish Drone Crashes in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-15 13:32
ERBIL — A Turkish military drone crashed on Wednesday in the border areas of Kurdistan Region, near Amdedi district of Duhok province. An eyewitness told BasNews that they saw the drone burning approximately 100 meters away from the main road leading to ...

Five More Yezidis Reunite with Family in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-09 00:09
ERBIL - Another five Yezidis reunited with their family members on Wednesday in an IDP camp in Kurdistan Region. The civilians included a woman and four of her children who had been kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) from the Yezidi majority populated r ...

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 ...