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Legitimacy of Kurdistan Independence Referendum: Kurdish Student Defends MA Thesis in Poland

Legitimacy of Kurdistan Independence Referendum: Kurdish Student Defends MA Thesis in Poland

BAS News - 2019-07-01 21:21
ERBIL - A Kurdish student in Poland was successful in defending his master's thesis titled as "The Political Legitimacy of the Kurdistan Region’s 2017 Referendum on Independence," the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representation office in Poland ...
Legitimacy of Kurdistan Independence Referendum: Kurdish Student Defends MA Thesis in Poland - BAS News

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 ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in June 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-07-07 07:22
KMMK: This report on the situation of human rights in June 2019, in the east of Kurdistan is that the working population, human rights, Kurdistan, according to multiple reports, the human rights organization round is collected. It is noted that this repor ...

‘There’s no free media right now in Iraqi Kurdistan’: Kamal Chomani

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 21:32
BERLIN,— There was great hope for the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan when it was granted autonomy by Iraq in 2003. Yet prominent journalist Kamal Chomani says there is no independent media — and thus limited press freedom. A Kurdish political analyst, Ka ...

39 Iranian Kurdish cross-border porters died in first half of 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 17:18
SNA, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 39 Kurdish cross-border porters (Kolbars) died in Iranian Kurdistan in the first half of 2019, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said on Thursday. The organization, which closely monitors developments in Iranian Kurdi ...

Kurdish Lawmakers Send Message of Discontent to Germany’s Merkel on Kurdistan Statehood

BAS News - 2019-07-04 01:22
ERBIL — Dozens of member of Kurdistan Region have sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to show discontent at her recent remarks on Kurdistan statehood. In a meeting with a group of students last month in Lower Saxony, Merkel said Kurdish stat ...

Kurdish Elite Congress Kicked Off in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-07-02 10:20
ERBIL — The first-ever Kurdish Elite Congress was launched on Thursday in the Iranian Kurdish city of Sanandaj. The event is organized by Kurdistan Province governorate to award 25 distinguished Kurdish artists, writers, scholars, and renowned figures in ...

Kurdish student in Poland successfully defends master’s thesis on legality of Kurdistan referendum

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 00:57
Lehat Salah Rasheed (left) poses for a photo with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof after presenting him with his two master's theses. (Photo: Facebook/KRG Poland) ...

Archaeologists uncover Bronze Age palace in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 23:30
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— German and Kurdish archaeologists have uncovered a Bronze Age palace on the eastern bank of the Tigris River in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the Tübingen University said on Thursday in a press release. As the internation ...

“KDP is accomplice to the Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan”

ANF - 2019-06-28 17:00
Sheikh Maqsoud people protested the Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan and the silence of the Kurdistan regional government. ...

Kurdish mother of 4-year-old son, sentenced to death in Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 16:07
SNE, Iranian Kurdistan,— The death penalty was upheld on June 24, 2019, for the Kurdish mother Soghra Khalili, incarcerated in the Central Prison of Sanandaj (Sne) in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat). She has been imprisoned for seven years in the Central Pr ...

Turkish jets strike South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-26 16:59
Turkish attacks against the Kurdish population continue in various parts of Kurdistan. ...

Barzani Receives Top British Diplomat in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 16:37
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday the British Consul General in Erbil, Martyn Warr. During the meeting, Barzani and Warr reviewed the latest security and political developm ...

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 ...

Iraqi federal supreme court holds additional hearing on Kurdistan oil export lawsuit

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal Supreme Court held another session over a previous lawsuit filed by the Iraqi oil ministry against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) natural resources ministry over the latter’s independent oil exports. The court announced ...

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 ...

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 ...

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

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 ...

Shengal institutions protest the murder of Yazidi man

ANF - 2019-06-07 14:47
Institutions in Shengal issued a statement against the murder of Emin Salih as a result of Turkish state attacks and called on Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government to object to Turkey’s attacks. ...