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Iraq committed to sending Kurdistan Region’s salaries: Finance Minister Hussein

Iraq committed to sending Kurdistan Region’s salaries: Finance Minister Hussein

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 16:58
"The salary payments includes those of the Kurdistan Region ...
Iraq committed to sending Kurdistan Region’s salaries: Finance Minister Hussein - Rûdaw

KDP’s Kurdistan security council rejects claims of involvement in PKK leader’s killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 18:24
KDP’s Kurdish security council blames PKK for conflict in Iraqi Kurdistan HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council KRSC for the KDP-controlled areas of Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ...

Ministry of Peshmerga Sec-General and Spokesperson: We urge the fight between PKK and Turkey to cease within Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-07 15:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, Peshmerga Sec-General, speaks about the recent events,the negative impact of the fight between PKK and Turkey within the land of Kurdistan Region, PKK creating a masked armed forces, as ...

S.Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs

Yahoo - 2019-07-04 13:37

Sulaimaniya: 75 People Killed in Car Accidents This Year

BAS News - 2019-07-02 22:39
ERBIL - In the past six months only, a total of 75 people have been killed due to car accidents in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. The Spokesperson for the General Directorate of Traffic Police in Sulaimaniya, ...

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 ...

Iraq to Discuss Turkish Airstrikes on Kurdistan Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-30 01:36
ERBIL - Tens of Iraqi lawmakers have demanded in a written letter to bring up the subject of Turkish airstrikes on the Kurdistan Region's border areas to the parliament as the air raids have lately killed several civilians. The letter has been signed by ...

Iraq Condemns Turkish Airstrikes Targeting Civilians at Kurdistan Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-29 23:26
ERBIL - Iraq has condemned the recent Turkish airstrikes on the Kurdistan Region's border areas which resulted in several casualties of civilians, while urging any sides not to use Iraqi territory to attack neighbors. At least four civilians, all members ...

Peshmerga Ministry Warns PKK over New Armed Group Established in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-29 12:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has warned the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) over the establishment of a new armed group, saying that Kurdistan Region’s stability is the limit. Earlier on Thursday, PKK-affiliated media outlets reported the ...

PYD Hesen evaluated Rojava parties visit to South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-27 08:21
Representatives of Kurdish political parties in Rojava met at the TEV-DEM building in Qamishlo to evaluate the outcome of their delegation's visit to Basurê Kurdistan. ...

Mosul Sulphur Plant Fire: Kurdistan Dispatches Firefighters

BAS News - 2019-06-26 21:45
ERBIL - After the local authorities called for assistance for a fire engulfing the Mishraq Sulphur State Company, a state run sulfur plant near Mosul, Iraq, firefighters were dispatched on Wednesday from the Kurdistan Region's Erbil and Duhok provinces t ...

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 ...

Iraq Committed to Resolving Disputes with Kurdistan: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-06-25 21:17
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has reaffirmed his government's commitment to resolving the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, noting that meetings in this regard will be continued between the sides. The Iraqi premier made the comments durin ...

UK Committed to Working with New KRG: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-20 21:29
ERBIL - UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that his government is committed to working with the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), sending a congratulatory message to Masrour Barzani on his election as the PM- ...

France’s Macron to Visit Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-20 15:12
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed on Thursday that he plans to visit Kurdistan Region. He told Kurdistan 24 that his trip will be by the end of 2019. Macron will also visit Iraq to discuss a range of issues, most likely the post-Islamic ...

Masrour Barzani: PUK is Committed to its Agreement With KDP

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 17:53
WAAR_DUHOK Masrour Barzani who was nominated to form the new Kurdistan Region government arrived in Sulaimani on Monday; he announced that the PUK is committed to its agreements with the KDP. This statement comes after Barzani’s visit to Sulaymani and hi ...

PUK Committed to Political Agreements with KDP: PM-Deisgnate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will stay committed to its political agreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) regarding its posts in the new government, Kurdistan Region PM-designate Masrour Barzani said on Monday after a meeti ...

Macron’s Letter to President Barzani: France Committed to Supporting Kurdistan

Gulan Media - 2019-06-13 23:55

Macron’s Letter to President Barzani: France Committed to Supporting Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-13 14:43
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron has sent an official letter to Nechirvan Barzani to congratulate him on his presidency, reiterating France’s support for the Kurdistan Region. Macron’s letter was delivered to President Barzani on Thursday by Fren ...

UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister

BAS News - 2019-06-13 11:13
ERBIL — The British government is committed to a prosperous and secure Kurdistan Region, said Andrew Murrison, the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development. Murrison welcomed the appointment of Masrour Barzani as the Prime M ...