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

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 ...
Turkmens, Christians get ministerial position in new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet: officials - E-Kurd

New head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations Safeen Dizayee takes office

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 20:02
Falah Mustafa Bakir steps down as head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Chief of Staff to Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister and KRG spokesperson Safeen Dizayee officially took office as the new head of t ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s electricity ministry ‘planning’ to provide 24-hour power supply

E-Kurd - 2019-07-13 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Ministry of Electricity in the new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is planning to provide 24-hour power to the region’s residents, an official said on Friday. Director of Electricity Contro ...

Rewaz Fayaq elected as new speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament elected Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) lawmaker Rewaz Fayaq Hussein as new speaker during a parliamentary session on Thursday. The Kurdistan Parliament convened on Thursday to replace ...

Masrour Barzani sworn in as new prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 13:16
Kurdistan parliament approves nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Parliament of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region convened on Wednesday. Masrour Barzani received 88 votes to become the new prime minister of the K ...

PKK acts in Iraqi Kurdistan ‘not acceptable’: KRG spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 15:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The actions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) are not “acceptable” and require the public to stand against the group, the spokesperson of Barzani-led Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) has said. The K ...

Journal of Bioterrorism & Biodefense: Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran’s National Security and Possible Scenarios

Justice for Kurds - 2019-06-26 21:25
Abstract From 1991 to today, the debate on the independence of the Kurdistan region of Iraq has been one of the main crises in Iraq. Massoud Barzani, head of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, has set up a referendum on independence from the central government o ...

Duhok court sentences man to death for killing 10-year-old girl in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-25 17:42
DUHOK,— Duhok Criminal Court in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday sentenced a man to death by hanging for the murder of a 10-year-old girl he attempted to rape in Duhok. The ruling came after a two-hour long trial, with the convicted man confessing to the attem ...

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 ...

Gorran Almost Ready with List of Candidates for KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is just about to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts in the next Kurdistan Regional Cabinet. Kamil Qader, a senior member of the party, told BasNews on Sunday that Gorran will most likely submit ...

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 ...

Kurdish woman Herro Mustafa nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 15:06
WASHINGTON,— United States President Donald Trump has nominated Kurdish woman Herro Mustafa, born in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil, a career diplomat currently deputy chief of mission at the US embassy in Lisbon, to be the next ambassador to Bulga ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kurdistan Regional Government Announces Eid Aal-Fitr Holidays

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced a week as holidays of Eid al-Fitr is the next week. The Spokesperson of KRG Safin Dizayi, announced that the holidays will begin on 2nd June till 9th June. During the holidays all government in ...