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Bombs hit Kurdistan Region’s Duhok-Amedi road, no casualties

Bombs hit Kurdistan Region’s Duhok-Amedi road, no casualties

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 20:11

Bombs hit Kurdistan Region’s Duhok-Amedi road, no casualties - Rûdaw

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 ...

Kurdistan’s New President Meets Saudi Minister of State

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK The New Kurdistan Region’s president Nechirvan Barzani received the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil on Wednesday. In this meeting both sides held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Sau ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Baath Era Landmines Uncovered by Rainfalls on Kurdistan Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-09 23:09
ERBIL - This year's rainfalls have uncovered a number of landmines in the Kurdistan Region's border crossing of Kele, in Sulaimaniya province. Talking to BasNews, Mohsin Hussein, head of local administration of Hero district, said that they had coordinat ...

PUK Finally Decides to Attend Kurdistan President’s Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-09 14:45
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership has decided to attend a ceremony during which the new president of Kurdistan Region will take the oath. The party previously boycotted a parliamentary session on 28th May during which the new pres ...

Gorran Leadership to Attend Kurdistan President’s Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-09 13:27
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will be present at the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Kurdistan Region on Monday, a lawmaker said. Nechirvan Barzani, who was elected the president of Kurdistan Region by the Parliament late in May, wil ...

Polîsê Duhokê: Dilînê nehîştibû destdirêjiyê lê bikin!

BAS News - 2019-06-09 12:10
BasNews – Polîsê Duhokê ragihand, ew kesên ku keçka 10 salî ya bi navê Dilîn revandibûn û kuştibûn, nekarîbûne destdirêjiyê lê bikin. Duhî ew keçka 10 salî ya bi navê Dilîn Welîd, ku di roja duyem ya cejna Remezanê de wenda bibû, kuştî hat dîtin. Piştî l ...

Duhok: Family of Five Killed in Car Accident, Several More Injured

BAS News - 2019-06-06 15:38
ERBIL - A family of five, including the parents and their three children, have lost their lives in a tragic car accident in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province, while several more were severely wounded in the incident, traffic police confirmed on Thurs ...

Two Earthquakes Hit Kurdistan Border Areas

BAS News - 2019-06-05 17:17
ERBIL - A couple of earthquakes hit on Wednesday morning the Kurdistan Region's border areas, with no possible casualties or serious damages reported yet. According to a statement by Kurdistan’s Earthquake Data Center, a magnitude 4.5 shake took place at ...

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 ( - 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, ...

Duhok: 81 Yezidi Families Return to Camps Again

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - During last month only, a total of 81 Yezidi families returned to the IDP camps in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province due to alleged instability in their places of origin, an official has confirmed. Salim Saeed, a spokesperson for the Board of ...

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 ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Turkish drone crashes in Kurdistan Region's Duhok

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-15 14:19

KDP Officially Nominates Nechirvan Barzani for Kurdistan Region President

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Tuesday officially nominated Nechirvan Barzani, the party’s deputy president, for president of Kurdistan Region. BasNews has learned that KDP faction submitted Barzani’s nomination documents to the parliament. ...