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Only Christian In Kurdistan Government Cabinet Sworn in on Bible That Was Burned By ISIS – Faithwire

Only Christian In Kurdistan Government Cabinet Sworn in on Bible That Was Burned By ISIS – Faithwire

Faithwire - 2019-07-11 21:30

Only Christian In Kurdistan Government Cabinet Sworn in on Bible That Was Burned By ISIS – Faithwire - Faithwire

Iraq: Only Christian KRG minister swears in on Bible burned by ISIS

Ugchristiannews - 2019-07-18 17:18

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

FOX News - 2019-07-17 21:29
Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated. ...

Christian minister of the new Kurdistan government swears on a Bible burned by Isis

Heraldmalaysia - 2019-07-13 08:47

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

Car bomb hits near church in Qamishlo, Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 21:41
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Twelve people were injured on Thursday when a car bomb exploded near a church in a Christian-majority neighborhood of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northern Syria, ANHA news agency reported. The bomb was caused by a ...

Iranian agent tasked to kill Kurdish opposition PAK leader arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish opposition party based in Iraqi Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate one of its leaders. “A 26-year-old Iranian intelligence agent called M. A. Mokhtari, ...

Turkish soldiers don’t allow repairs on water station

ANF - 2019-07-10 18:42
The water pumping station in the Mebruka district that was harmed by ISIS gangs in 2014 can’t be repaired as Turkish soldiers open fire on anybody who approaches. ...

Only Christian KRG minister swears in on Bible burned by ISIS

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 15:48

Goods transported between Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan border point exceed $1bn so far in 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 20:42
MARIWAN, Iranian Kurdistan,— Director General of Iran’s Kurdistan province Customs Office Bakhtiar Rahmanipour said on Tue. that more than $1 billion worth of goods was transited from Kurdistan’s Bashmakh border crossing in the current Iranian calendar y ...

Yazidi women: We want to take part to the trial against ISIS

ANF - 2019-07-07 10:26
Suad Murad (Heza Shengal), a Yazidi woman, was captured by ISIS in Shengal in 2014 and when she managed to escape joined the ranks of the YJŞ. ...

The Zhianewe Voluntary Association Bureau for the Prevention of Addiction in Marivan was vandalized by unknown persons

Kurdpa - 2019-07-04 11:08
Kurdpa Agency: The Zhianewe Voluntary Association Bureau for the Prevention of Addiction in Marivan was vandalized by unknown persons. ...

Iraqi Hezbollah Claims Responsibility for Attack on Bahrain Embassy

BAS News - 2019-06-29 15:40
ERBIL — Iraq’s militia of Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for last Thursday’s attack on Bahrain’s embassy in Baghdad. The embassy was stormed by some 200 people who entered the facility and took down Bahrain’s flag while hoisting the Iraqi and Pales ...

AUK Hosts Open Think Tank Debate

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-18 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – June 13th 2019. The American University of Kurdistan hosted a panel discussion on The Return of Yezidi and Christian Minorities to Iraq, that was organized by Open Think Tank (OTT) in collaboration with the Konrad Adenaue ...

Iraqi parliament follows up on 2014 oil export lawsuit against Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-16 11:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi council of representatives decided to follow up on a lawsuit that was filed by the Iraqi former oil minister Jabbar Alluaib in 2014 against Turkey regarding the oil exports by the Kurdistan Region to the port of Ceyhan. Patriotic Union of ...

Iran Congratulates Masrour Barzani on Premiership

BAS News - 2019-06-14 00:31
ERBIL - Iran has congratulated Masrour Barzani on his election as the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region as he has already been tasked by the newly elected President Nechirvan Barzani to form the next government in Erbil. The message was conveyed by ...