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American English lecturer dies in balcony fall in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

American English lecturer dies in balcony fall in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-09 00:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An American English lecturer Peter Jacksen Choi has died after falling from his balcony in the city of Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan on Saturday, police said. Head of Sulaimani Police Communication and Press Office Sar ...
American English lecturer dies in balcony fall in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan - E-Kurd

Arrest of seven Kurdish citizens in the cities of Maku, Chaldoran, Showt and Bazargan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-24 19:14
Kurdpa Agency: Seven Kurdish citizens were arrested by intelligence forces in the cities of Maku, Chaldoran, Showt and Bazargan. ...

Continued detention of Kurdish citizens in Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-23 02:55
Kurdpa Agency: following the arrest of Kurd citizens, a Kurdish man from the city of Bokan was arrested and no information is available on his fate. ...

The General Council approves the law of self-defense forces

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
The General Council of the Self-administration in North and East Syria approved today the law of self-defense forces and the bylaw of the self-defense office in north and east Syria. The general Commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi, the ...

A voluntary cleaning campaign in the streets of Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Raqqa – The Hygiene office of the people’s municipality in Raqqa organized a joint cleaning campaign between the Hygiene office and the department of Environment and Parks of the municipality. The campaign is the result of several former campaigns carried ...

Zilan Women Festival will be held on Saturday

ANF - 2019-06-18 08:48
The 15th Zilan Women Festival will begin on Saturday 22 June at the Arena Hall in Leverkusen, Germany. ...

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

Gunmen open fire at Gorran headquarters in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 20:34
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A group of unknown gunmen on Tuesday opened fire at the headquarters of the Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan, killing a security guard Reband Farhad. The headquarters’ guards responded to the a ...

10-Year-old girl raped, murdered in Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-09 12:13
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish police in central Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan region, said it had found the body of a 10-year-old girl on Saturday after her parents reported her missing. Dlin Walid had gone missing last Wednesday during the Eid al-Fi ...

American teacher dies in Sulaimani balcony fall

Gulan Media - 2019-06-09 01:01

American teacher dies in Sulaimani balcony fall

Rûdaw - 2019-06-09 00:07
“We lost a great friend, but the universe received a new beautiful star” ...

Turkey says it has ‘neutralized’ 43 Kurdish PKK militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-08 22:03
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) had been “neutralized” as part of an operation Ankara launched in Iraqi Kurdistan region 13 days ago. The Turkish military launched what it ...

Sulaymaniyah: Japanese-American Professor in Critical Condition after Falling from 7th Floor

BAS News - 2019-06-08 14:36
ERBIL — A Japanese-American professor was severely injured after he fell down from his apartment on the 7th floor in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region. According to a police spokesperson, Peter John was teaching at the American University of Sulaimaniyah, a ...

Animal abuse in Iraqi Kurdistan sparks international criticism on social media

E-Kurd - 2019-06-07 13:59
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Animal abuse in the Iraqi Kurdistan region sparked criticism on social media in places as far as the UK as videos documenting acts cruelty emerged. Alarming video has been shared of a group of Kurdish men smashing a lion ...

Russia’s Rosneft plans geological survey in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
ST. PETERSBURG,— Russian state oil major Rosneft is going to conduct geological explorations in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2019, the pilot production at the Bijeel field began in the first quarter, the company’s CEO Igor Sechin said at the annual general meeting ...

65 illegal oil refineries still in operation in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There are still 65 out of 124 illegal refineries in Erbil province in Iraqi Kurdistan and they are still in operation and smuggle oil. According to NRT the illicit refineries do not had any legal, environmental and ...

120 villages evacuated in Iraqi Kurdistan due to Turkish strikes: official

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
Turkish strikes wound three KDP Peshmerga fighters in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Bradost area. HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least 120 villages have been evacuated in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s sub-district of Sidakan due to Turkish airstrikes on the a ...

New Kurdish film ‘Paykari Dil’ premieres in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 21:50
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdish ‘Paykari Dil’ (‘Heart Statue’) film premiered Sunday night in Sulaimani city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Its actors and actresses walked the red carpet before the movie was premiered and hundreds of filmmakers, ac ...

East Municipality in the city of Qamishlo is paving the road of “Alantriya”

SDF Press - 2019-05-31 00:35
Hasakah – The Eastern People’s Municipality in -Qamishlo City started implementing the asphalt road project in the eastern part of the city. The asphalt started from Al-Anteriya Street, one of the most important public roads and one of the busiest streets ...

The academy of martyr Sozdar Derik ended two new military training courses

SDF Press - 2019-05-25 23:52
Hasaka-The academy of martyr Sozdar Derik ended today in Hasakah two military training courses, the first one carried the name of martyr Bawar Zayad and included 50 fighters. the fighters received military training on heavy weapons such as Dushka, mortar ...

A Kurdish tradesman died after a direct firing of Revolutionary Guards

Kurdpa - 2019-05-12 20:16
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from the city of Piranshahr died due to the direct firing of the Revolutionary Guards. ...