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Kurdistan region’s new government sworn in

Kurdistan region’s new government sworn in

Jerusalem Post - 2019-07-11 00:44
The new KRG government includes two women ministers out of 27 ministers. ...
Kurdistan region’s new government sworn in - Jerusalem Post

The IRGC confirmed the bombardment of the Kurdistan Region

Kurdpa - 2019-07-13 14:59
Kurdpa Agency: Public relations the Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps confirmed the bombardment of Kurdistan Region, claiming that they have targeted the Kurdish parties opposition of the Iranian government. ...

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 ...

Continuity of bombarding in the Kurdistan Region

Kurdpa - 2019-07-13 00:45
Kurdpa Agency: The Kurdistan region was being bombarded by armed artillery of the Revolutionary Guards. ...

German Left Party congratulates Kurdistan Region on new government

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-11 21:30

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 ...

Kurdistan Region Security Council denies any role in PKK leader assassination

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 00:38
Kurdish forces in Region "unfairly accused" of complicity in death of Diyar Ghareeb ...

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 ...

Changing perceptions: Kurdistan’s new parliament speaker Rewaz Fayaq

Rûdaw - 2019-07-09 14:02
Can parliament's new speaker shake up the public's view of politics? ...

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 ...

Kurdistan President Receives French Presidential Envoy in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-07-04 16:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday the French President’s personal representative for Syria, François Sénémaud, to discuss a range of issues, including bilateral ties between Erbil and Paris. Barzani thanked France ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kurdistan President, US Diplomats Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US Ambassador to Iraq Matt Tueller for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, where the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran Andrew Peek w ...

Hemin Hawrami on the Kurdistan Region's next parliamentary cabinet

Rûdaw - 2019-06-23 22:29
Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Region's parliament discusses cabinet formation, quotas for female candidates, and working with other parties. ...

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

Kurdistan’s New President Meets Saudi Minister of State

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK The New Kurdistan Region’s president Nechirvan Barzani received the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil on Wednesday. In this meeting both sides held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Sau ...

Updated logo for the Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-11 17:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region, following Nechirvan Barzani being sworn into office as the new President, shared its new logo, where an English subtext has been added, in addition to the previous Kurdish a ...

Kurdistan Region’s new president to usher in new phase of governance

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 15:17
“Nechirvan Barzani is dealing with a unique reality” ...