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Women nominated for three senior KRG ministerial roles, parliament speaker for new government

Women nominated for three senior KRG ministerial roles, parliament speaker for new government

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 21:07
"Three women in the new governmental cabinet is not everything, but it is a good step ...
Women nominated for three senior KRG ministerial roles, parliament speaker for new government - Rûdaw

The women of the Euphrates region hold an extensive discussion forum in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-13 18:53
Tabqa – Under the slogan “Women in times of conflict, reality, and horizons” the activities of the Expanded Dialogue Forum for the women of Euphrates region started today at the Center of Culture and Art in Tabqa city. The Women’s Protection Units YPJ in ...

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 ...

Only 3 women nominated for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 15:32
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Ignoring calls for balance, Kurdish parties nominate just 3 women for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet positions. If their nominations are approved by Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament, there will be a total of three women in ...

Grudging praise in Turkish pro-govt media for new CHP mayor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-09 13:45

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc refuses to vote for the new government of the region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-08 20:05

KDP, PUK and Gorran selected nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 12:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has selected Masrour Barzani as its nominee for prime minister and Ashti Hawrami as natural resources minister, NRT TV reported. Current Speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Va ...

Gorran Officially Submits List of Nominees for New KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-07 20:05
ERBIL — Change Movement (Gorran) officially submitted on Sunday the finalized list of its candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). According to media reports confirmed by Gorran, the party has sent the list if future minist ...

PUK Nominates Qubad Talabani for Deputy PM, Jafar Mustafa for Vice President

BAS News - 2019-07-07 20:05
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) made an official announcement to nominate Qubad Talabani for the post of prime minister deputy, Sheikh Jafaar Mustafa as Vice President, and Rewaz Fayaq as Parliament speaker of Kurdistan Region. Latif Omar, ...

PUK tips Qubad Talabani as deputy PM, Sheikh Jaafar as VP for new KRG

Gulan Media - 2019-07-07 00:35

PUK tips Qubad Talabani as deputy PM, Sheikh Jaafar as VP for new KRG

Rûdaw - 2019-07-06 22:52
Ministers of Peshmerga, Higher Ed and Scientific Research, and Culture also nominated ...

Municipality of Hazro passed 50% women quota for its staff

ANF - 2019-07-04 11:39
The Municipality of Hazro, run by the HDP, has decided to apply a 50 percent quota for women among its administrative and technical personnel. ...

Bayık in the Washington Post: This is a crucial phase for peace

ANF - 2019-07-04 08:41
KCK Executive Council co-chair, Cemil Bayık, published an open-ed in the Washington Post. ...

Women in Bradost protested Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-06-17 08:59
A group of women from South Kurdistan protested the Turkish state's invasion attacks with a march in the Bradost region. ...

Pope Calls for Restraint after Tanker Attacks in the Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-16 16:39
ERBIL — Pope Francis has called for de-escalation of the situation in the Middle East after the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised tensions between Iran and the US. “I invite everyone to use the instruments of diplomacy to resolve the ...

New alphabetisation course for women in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-06-16 13:13
A new alphabetisation course for women opened in the neighborhood of Teyar in Raqqa. ...

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...

UK Envoy Calls for Greater Role of Women in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 15:27
ERBIL — British Consul General Martyn Warr has called for larger presence of women in the upcoming cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Warr released a video message on Wednesday to praise the Kurdistan Region Parliament with 30% female lawmaker ...

Lightning Kills Three Men in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:42
ERBIL — Three men near the northern Iraqi city of Tel Afar were killed on Monday by a lightning strike. The men were on a wheat farm as harvesting season begins, but they were hit by a lightning and immediately killed, said Waisi Naif, head of Sinjar may ...

Two Kurdish women in Iran died as hospitals refused to treat them

ANF - 2019-06-09 09:33
In the last 10 days two Kurdish women lost their lives in Iran when hospitals refused to accept them. ...