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Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey’s foreign ministry said. A gunman op ...
Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital - E-Kurd

Three people including a pregnant woman detained in Amed

ANF - 2019-08-09 10:54
Police raided a home and detained three people, including a pregnant woman in Amed (Diyarbakır). ...

Team of Vipers Is in Iraqi Kurdistan Capital of Hewlêr

E-Kurd - 2019-07-26 13:26
Luqman Hma Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net A Team of Vipers with a broken train is starting to move from Hewlêr [Erbil], capital of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq. It is a cabal of members from the three Kurdish parties and there will be lots of gaslighting ...

Video footage of Turkish diplomat killing in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 10:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Video footage (see below) purportedly showing the moment a Turkish diplomat was shot dead in an Erbil restaurant in Iraqi Kurdistan on July 17 has surfaced on social media. Kurdish security officials are yet to ver ...

New head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations Safeen Dizayee takes office

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 20:02
Falah Mustafa Bakir steps down as head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s foreign relations HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Chief of Staff to Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister and KRG spokesperson Safeen Dizayee officially took office as the new head of t ...

Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder

The Defense Post - 2019-07-19 18:02
Turkey launched an airstrike in Qandil, Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region The post Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Corrected: Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-18 17:18

Turkish diplomat among two shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

Yahoo - 2019-07-18 08:24

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. ...

Turkish diplomat among two shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan | Business Recorder

Brecorder - 2019-07-17 21:11

Turkish Diplomat among 3 Shot Dead in Iraqi Kurdistan | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-07-17 19:32

Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

The Defense Post - 2019-07-17 18:44
A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq The post Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Turkish diplomat killed by gunmen in northern Iraqi city of Irbil

Washington Post - 2019-07-17 17:41
The attack on a restaurant also killed an unidentified Iraqi citizen, according to Iraq’s Foreign Ministry. ...

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan - BBC News

BBC - 2019-07-17 15:36

Turkish diplomat 'shot dead' in Iraqi Kurdistan - BBC News

BBC - 2019-07-17 15:08

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 ...

Turkey to continue anti-PKK operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: foreign ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 12:28
ANKARA,— Turkey will continue cross-border operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Sunday, one day after Iraq called on Ankara to halt strikes in the border areas. Turkey resolutely continues cr ...

Two Civilians Killed in IED Blast near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-28 11:36
ERBIL — Another explosion hit a village in the suburb of Kirkuk early morning on Friday, leaving at least two people killed. BasNews has learned that the explosion was carried out via an improvised explosive devise (IED) in the village of Um Tayyib, near ...

Erbil Police Arrests Several People for Forging Visas, Passports

BAS News - 2019-06-27 14:02
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces and police announced the arrest of a group of men in Erbil over multiple cases of forged visas, passports, and other documents. During a press conference on Thursday, Sami Jalal, a director and Kurdistan Region’s ministry ...

At Least 7 Killed in Baghdad Mosque Bombing

BAS News - 2019-06-21 15:25
ERBIL — An explosion at a Shi’ite mosque in Iraq’s capital left at least seven people killed on Friday. According to police sources, the explosion hit Imam al-Muntazir mosque in Baladiyat neighborhood, east of Baghdad. Preliminary reports said another 20 ...