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ZKD condemns racism of AfD towards Kurds

ZKD condemns racism of AfD towards Kurds

Kurdish-European Society - 2019-07-13 01:13
On Tuesday evening, the 35-year-old Kurd Nezar M. was gunned down in... ...
ZKD condemns racism of AfD towards Kurds - Kurdish-European Society

Iraq issues arrest warrants for 11 senior officials suspected of corruption

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 10:42
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that arrest warrants were issued for 11 ministers and ministerial-level officials suspected of corruption. A total of 1,367 cases of corruption have been referred to the integrity courts, wi ...

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China

BBC - 2019-07-21 01:29
The 64-year-old was attacked while speaking at a promotional event in the city of Zhongshan. ...

Iraqi Kurdish authorities identify suspect behind Erbil shooting

Al Jazeera - 2019-07-20 00:08
Police share photo of the alleged attacker, 27-year-old Mazlum Dag, who was born in Diyarbakir, Turkey. ...

UN Special Representative in Iraq condemns killing of a Turkish diplomat and Iraqi civilian in armed attack in Erbil [EN/AR/KU] - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-07-18 13:23

India condemns killing of Turkish diplomat in Iraq's Kurdistan - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-07-18 11:20

ZKD meets senior leaders of the German city Kalkar

Kurdish-European Society - 2019-07-17 08:59
A delegation of the Central Council of Kurds in Germany (ZKD) met... ...

ZKD verurteilt Rassismus der AfD gegenüber Kurden

Kurdisch-Europäische Gesellschaft - 2019-07-13 06:04
Am Dienstagabend wurde der 35 Jahre alte Kurde Nezar M. in einem... ...

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 ...

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 ...

ZKD meets at the Yazidi community Kalkar

Kurdish-European Society - 2019-07-09 06:32
The Central Council of Kurds in Germany (ZKD) met on 6 July... ...

Youth in Switzerland protest Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-07 09:38
Kurds gathered in the Solothurn canton of Switzerland to protest against the Turkish occupation of South Kurdistan. ...

The administration of Tabqa city continues to move the residents of Al-Tuwaheina camp to Al-Mahmoudli camp

SDF Press - 2019-07-07 00:13
Tabqa – The Social Affairs and Labor Committee of the Civil Administration of Tabqa city continues to transfer the residents of Al-Tuwaheina camp to Al-Mahmoudli camp after it has been equipped with tents, medical facilities, mobile clinics, children’s ed ...

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini

CNN - 2019-07-06 23:39
The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says. ...

Over 230 Kurds Detained by Iranian Forces in 6 Months

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Iranian security forces arrested 231 Kurds during the first half of 2019, a monitoring group said. According to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, 180 people from the detainees were accused of political activities. Twenty-seven others were arr ...

Ancient palace emerges from drought-hit reservoir

CNN - 2019-07-03 18:02
A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. ...

Ancient palace emerges from drought-hit Kurdistan reservoir

The New Mail - 2019-06-28 23:27
A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery of the ruins in the Mosul Dam… The post Ancient palace emerges from drought-hit Kurdistan reservoir appeared ...

Iraq, Iran Seek Kurdistan's Help to Find Victims of the Eight-year War

BAS News - 2019-06-25 02:17
ERBIL - Iran and Iraq are seeking the Kurdistan Region's assistance in finding the bodies of the victims of the Eight-year War between the two countries which occurred in the 1980s, an official said. Officials from the Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Mart ...

Suspects in rape of seven-year-old girl released on bail in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people suspected of involvement in the the rape of a seven-year-old girl have been released on bail by a court in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region, the victim’s family has said. The girl’s father t ...

US official confirms Iran shot down US drone in Gulf

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK An American official who spoke on condition of anonymity told ABC News Thursday that Iran shot down a U.S. military drone over the Strait of Hormuz. The U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile while the reconn ...