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Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG won’t participate in new government: leader

Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG won’t participate in new government: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 14:37
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG [Komal] leader Ali Bapir said on Tuesday the party would not participate in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The party’s leader said in a press conference tha ...
Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG won’t participate in new government: leader - E-Kurd

Putin: Militants going from Idlib to Libya

ANF - 2019-07-05 08:40
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference in Rome that he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province. ...

Xakurke residents: Silence is complicity in the Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-06-24 15:04
"They say they fight against the PKK. The PKK is everywhere, you can’t fight the PKK in a front, that won’t get you results. You can only resolve your problems with the PKK through democratic means." ...

Turkmens, Christians get ministerial position in new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-23 13:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Turkmen parliamentary grouping has secured a ministerial position in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), the Turkmen Front said on Saturday. Head of the Turkmen Front caucus in the Kurdi ...

Ahmet Türk: We won’t watch from the sidelines, we will intervene

ANF - 2019-06-21 16:07
Mardin Co-mayor Ahmet Türk announced that they stand with democracy in the Istanbul elections. Türk said they are monitoring the process closely and that they “won’t watch from the sidelines” and that they “will intervene”. ...

Serokê Herêma Kurdistanê Nêçîrvan Barzanî gehişt Tirkiyê

BAS News - 2019-06-21 10:11
BasNews- Serokê Herêma Kurdistanê Nêçîrvan Barzanî beriya bi çend xulekan gihişt Stenbolê. Serokkomarê Tirkiyê Recep Tayyip Erdogan bi bangawaziyeka fermi Nêçîrvan Barzanî vexwendibû Tirkiyê. Nêçîrvan Barzanî wê ligel Serokkomarê Tirikiyê bicive. Serokko ...

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 ...

Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
BAGHDAD,— The president of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday arrived in Baghdad to meet senior Iraqi officials. Barzani has met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi ...

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 ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

Şema Ednan: We'll resist Turkish attacks in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-15 19:07
Şema Ednan, a member of Tevgera Azad Association, which operates in Southern Kurdistan, said that they won’t remain silent and will oppose Turkish occupation. ...

Gorran’s participation in new Kurdistan govt does not mean ‘be silent’ about corruption: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-06-15 10:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Change Movement (Gorran) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Ali Hama Salih said on Friday his party’s participation in the new Kurdistan regional Government (KRG) cabinet did not mean our lawmakers sh ...

New President of Kurdistan, Saudi Minister of State Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-12 23:42
ERBIL - New President of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil. During the meeting, the pair held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Saudi A ...

Argentina: Plaza de Mayo grandmothers identify 130th grandchild

ANF - 2019-06-12 08:30
The Plaza de Mayo grandmothers confirmed in a press conference that they have managed to locate and identify grandson number 130. ...

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 ...

UK premier Theresa May steps down as Tory leader

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May has officially stepped down as Conservative Party leader Friday. May said last month she would no longer be the party leader as of 7 June in a press conference after her meeting with her party’s 1922 Committe ...

800 women and children refugees to leave Hol camp today

ANF - 2019-06-03 07:53
The Autonomous Administration confirmed in a press conference that 800 refugees are going to leave Hol camp today. ...

Turkish aggression on South Kurdistan condemned in Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-06-02 13:29
The invading Turkish state attacks against South Kurdistan and its policies towards Northern and Eastern Syria were condemned in a press conference organized by Qamishlo General Assembly and members of Kongreya Star. ...