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Kurdistan Region debates merit, ethics of using the death penalty

Kurdistan Region debates merit, ethics of using the death penalty

Rûdaw - 2019-07-12 23:20
“Violence leads to violence. Capital punishment is an extreme sentence ...
Kurdistan Region debates merit, ethics of using the death penalty - Rûdaw

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives A Delegation of the United Nations.

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region received A delegation of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) headed by Dr Luay Shabana, Regional Director of the Fund. In the meeting, Dr Shabana presented a brief on his vi ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Netherlands’ Ambassador to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met Matthias Wolters the Netherlands ambassador to Iraq. Mr Wolters expressed his appreciation for the support of President Barzani and the institutions of the Ku ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Meets with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Mr Maciej Lang, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland. In the meeting, Mr Lang expressed his delight for visiting Iraq and the Kurdistan Region for t ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
In the meeting today, President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met the Special Representative of UN Secretary General to Iraq Jeanine Plasschaert. Ms Plasschaert spoke about her visit to Shingal, the crisis that hit the area, securing peace in ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Washington Institute: Gorran and the End of Populism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
After months of back and forth, the leading parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)—the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)—are engaged in negotiations to finalize the cabinet, which must be completed by ...

Iran artillery kills 18-year-old, wounds 2 of her brothers in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 18:49
Sidakan Mayor: On the premise of targeting the Iranian opposition groups in the region ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani submits final slate of Kurdistan cabinet nominees

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 20:18
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani submitted nominations for ministerial positions to the Kurdistan Parliament on Monday. The list of all candidates has been submitted to t ...

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 Congratulates Iraqis on Recognition of Babylon as World Heritage Site

BAS News - 2019-07-07 01:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated “the people of Iraq” on the recognition of Iraq’s ancient city of Babylon as a UNESCO’s world heritage site. “The inclusion of Babylon on the World Heritage List by UNESCO is a demonstrat ...

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 ...

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 ...