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British comedian speaks out against treatment of lion in Kurdistan Region

British comedian speaks out against treatment of lion in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-06-05 23:33
"But to be able to live with a savage lion, that is courage for Sheikh Blend ...
British comedian speaks out against treatment of lion in Kurdistan Region - Rûdaw

Crop fires in Iraq and Syria may be start of larger disaster

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-17 02:17
In Iraq and Syria, fires are destroying wheat, barley and lentil crops. Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells may be to blame, but other factors should not be ruled out. Rainfall was abundant in the north of both countries over the winter, reaching levels that ...

Turkish jets destroy road, petrol station in series of attacks in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-12 23:10

UK Envoy Calls for Greater Role of Women in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 15:27
ERBIL — British Consul General Martyn Warr has called for larger presence of women in the upcoming cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Warr released a video message on Wednesday to praise the Kurdistan Region Parliament with 30% female lawmaker ...

Barzani Congratulates New Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani sent congratulations to Masrour Barzani upon his election as the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region. “Pleased to see that the Kurdistan Parliament elected Masrour Barzani today as the new Prime Minister of ...

Biography of New Kurdistan Region PM Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani was named the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region on Tuesday after 87 lawmakers out of 97 in attendance approved his candidacy during a parliamentary session in Erbil. Barzani will later be tasked by the president of Kurdistan ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message to the New President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-10 16:34
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his inauguration as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Barzani said in an online statement that he hopes the new presidency will serve the nati ...

Ammar al-Hakim Arrives in Erbil to Take Part in the Ceremony Of taking Legal Oath

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new Kurdistan Region president. The head of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to participate in the inauguration ceremony ...

HPG: 8 Turkish soldiers killed in Çukurca

ANF - 2019-06-10 15:42
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas carried out a series of actions in Çukurca. 8 soldiers were killed in the actions as far as could be ascertained. ...

Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of the Kurdistan Region by Kurdistan’s Parliament on May 28. He will step down from his current position as Prime Minister after taking his oath of office on June 10 in a special ceremony. The President, after his J ...

One day school of Jineoloji in Eindhoven

ANF - 2019-06-03 18:03
The International Free Women's Foundation (IFWF) has opened a one-day school of jineoloji in Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. ...

Kurdistan parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani the new President of Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-28 14:12
WAAR_DUHOK The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region voted by a majority of the audience on the election of Nechirvan Barzani as President of the region. Barzani receives 68 votes out of the 81 who took part in the meeting. And Najirvan Barzani, served in p ...

Iran expresses to expand cooperation with Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi President Barham Salih and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday discussed “prevention of war and reduction of tension in the region,” according to an official statement. During his official visit to Iraq, Zarif also discussed ...

Landmine Injures Two in Duhok

BAS News - 2019-05-25 22:33
ERBIL - A landmine explosion on Saturday resulted in the wounding of two people in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province. The incident took place in the village of Galak, in Duhok's Deraluk, while the two were working with a landmine cleaning team in the ...

IS Slaughters Family of Eight in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-09 20:23
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have slaughtered a family of eight in eastern part of Mosul, a security source confirmed on Thursday. The incident occurred in the area of Kawar, where they killed the chief of the region, his wife, and his six ch ...

Activation of the presidency of the Kurdistan Region after the ratification of the amendment of its law

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Activation of the presidency of the region after the ratification of the amendment of its law in the Parliament of Kurdistan The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region in a session held on Wednesday on the proposal to amend the law of the presiden ...