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Life Insurance: A misunderstood financial product in Kurdistan Region

Life Insurance: A misunderstood financial product in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-06 17:24

Life Insurance: A misunderstood financial product in Kurdistan Region - Kurdistan24

Iraq calls on Turkey to halt strikes in Kurdistan, KRG blames PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-06-30 12:20
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has called on the Turkish government to halt airstrikes on targets in the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ released a statement on Saturday that specifically mentioned a Turkish airstrike on Ku ...

Brother Killed by Sibling in Kurdistan's Koya

BAS News - 2019-06-23 01:31
ERBIL - Two brothers on Saturday evening went into trouble over a certain agricultural issue in the Kurdistan Region's Koya district, near capital Erbil, where one of the siblings killed the other, local police confirmed. Head of Koya Police Directorate ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nechirvan Barzani Becomes The Second Kurdistan Region President

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK The new Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani took the legal oath in a big ceremony today in Erbil at Sa’ad Abdulla hall. The ceremony was attended by many deputies of neibirhoods countries who showed their happines and support for Nech ...

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 ...

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 ...

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region – Q4 of 2018

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018, ...

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 ...

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 ...

UN Welcomes Political Progress in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-13 17:54
ERBIL - The United Nations has welcomed the political progress in the Kurdistan Region as a new government is imminent to be formed in Erbil. The comments were made by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine H ...

Police Arrests Arms Dealer in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-12 11:50
ERBIL — Police forces in Kurdistan Region’s capital city arrested a man in possession of a large quantity of arms. Police chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat told BasNews that the man was arrested during a special operation at his place, where they initially found ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...