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Iraqi Kurdistan airports see record number of travelers: officials

Iraqi Kurdistan airports see record number of travelers: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Since the beginning of 2019, an average of 6,000 passengers per day traveled through Erbil and Sulaimani airports, credit to the improving economic situation of Iraqi Kurdistan region, officials said this week. Accord ...
Iraqi Kurdistan airports see record number of travelers: officials - E-Kurd

Number of wounded in Qamishlo explosion increased to 12

ANF - 2019-07-12 08:01
The number of wounded in explosion which occurred on Thursday evening in the city of Qamishlo in Rojava increased to 12. ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet This Week

BAS News - 2019-07-08 11:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has set a voting session for Wednesday this week to recognize the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. According to an official statement by the legislative, lawmakers are invited to a regular session at 11:00 ...

Suspects in rape of girl child rearrested in Iraqi Kurdistan: council

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 16:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— After being released on bail last week, three youths suspected of raping a seven-year-old girl in April have been rearrested, according to Iraqi Kurdistan region’s Judicial Council. Their release sparked outcry fro ...

Number of US oil rigs rises by 1 to 789

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. increased by 1 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 789 for the week ending June 21, from 78 ...

Iraqi Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— Iraqi Kurdistan region president Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Istanbul on Friday in his first overseas visit since inauguration to bolster economic ties, where he will meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish president R ...

Suspects in rape of seven-year-old girl released on bail in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people suspected of involvement in the the rape of a seven-year-old girl have been released on bail by a court in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region, the victim’s family has said. The girl’s father t ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s tourism makes $955 million revenue in 2018: tourism board

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 14:37
Over 3 million tourists visited Iraqi Kurdistan in 2018, tourism board says HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region’s General Board of Tourism said more than three million tourists had visited the region in 2018, bringing the reven ...

Erbil and Sulaimani airports see record number of travelers

Rûdaw - 2019-06-18 00:51
Baghdad embargoed both airports in September 2017, lifting the ban in March 2018 ...

Hakari, Zebari tribes gunfight leaves five people wounded in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-15 10:58
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people were wounded in a fight between two families in Bazhera village in Akre district in Iraqi Kurdistan on Thursday, according to the Akre Health Directorate. Two of the wounded had severe injuries, so they were e ...

Iraqi Kurdistan president tasks PM-designate with forming government

E-Kurd - 2019-06-12 21:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Newly elected president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday tasked his cousin Masrour Barzani and Prime Minister designate with forming a new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Gov ...

Nechirvan Barzani sworn into office as the President of Kurdistan Region and General Commander of Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-12 15:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 10, 2019, Nechirvan Idris Mustafa Barzani took oath of office and was sworn as the newly-elected President of the Kurdistan Region and General Commander of the Peshmerga Forces during a the periodic meeting of ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani named as new premier of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 18:02
Iraqi Kurds name president’s cousin Masrour Barzani as their new PM HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s parliament named Masrour Barzani as the region’s new premier on Tuesday, a day after his cousin was sworn in as its president. M ...

Iraqi Prime Minister to Visit Erbil This Week

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:42
ERBIL — Iraq Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Erbil later this week to congratulate the new president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Abdul-Mahdi’s visit is scheduled for the end of the ...

Former chief judge in Saddam trial says ready to take Iraq’s justice ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin, the former Chief judge in Saddam trial, said on Saturday signaled his willingness to be tapped as Iraqi justice minister in the incomplete cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Ma ...

Number of US oil rigs rises by 3 to 800

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. increased to 800 in the week ending May 31, up by 3 over the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The rise in weekly oil rig count, together with U.S. ...

Al-Jazeera: Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraq’s Kurdish region

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-31 03:26
The Iraqi Kurdish parliament has elected Nechirvan Barzani, the nephew and son-in-law of veteran leader Masoud Barzani, as president of the autonomous region. The deputy leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) won 68 votes from the 81 members prese ...

Number of US oil rigs falls by 5 to 797

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 5 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 797 for the week ending May 24, from 802 ...

A number of outdated missiles and weapons were disposed

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-23 14:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 2, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga disposed a large number of expired missiles through a specialized committee and engineering Zeravani team. The disposed items mostly included 81mm missiles that were given to t ...