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Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 17:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memoria ...
Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on - E-Kurd

E-Kurd : Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

Justice for Kurds - 2019-08-09 17:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memorial ...

Genel Energy confident on Bina Bawi talks with Iraqi Kurdistan authorities

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
LONDON,— Iraqi Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy said it is confident it is making progress on its Bina Bawi gas project as it holds talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over exact terms. It wrote down $424 million at the Miran field in March ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament designates Aug. 3 as Yazidi genocide remembrance day

E-Kurd - 2019-08-03 17:20
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Saturday passed a bill declaring August 3, as the annual Day of Remembrance of the Genocide against the Yazidis. MPs attending a Saturday parliamentary session passed a resolution to “ ...

Barzan genocide remembered, 36 years on

Rûdaw - 2019-07-31 13:37
Eight thousand Barzani men and boys were killed ...

Iraqi Kurdistan should immediately release journalist Zuber Bradosti: CPJ

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 15:34
BEIRUT,— Kurdish Peshmerga forces should immediately disclose any charges against journalist Zuber Bradosti or else release him from custody, the Committee to Protect Journalist said on Monday. On July 21, in Bradost, Iraqi Kurdistan, members of the Pesh ...

Hazim Tahsin Beg sworn in as new Yazidi leader in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-27 22:16
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Hazim Tahsin Beg was inaugurated as leader (Mir) of global Yazidi community on Saturday at Lalish Temple, the faith’s most holy site, located in Duhok province in Iraqi Kurdistan. Hazim Tahsin Beg was chosen as the new Ya ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s KRSC releases video confession in Turkish diplomat killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-26 23:18
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region Security Council’s (KRSC) Counterterrorism Department on Friday released a video in which Mazlum Dag, one of the alleged perpetrators of the Erbil restaurant attack, confesses to the murders. ...

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 ...

German troops want to remain in Southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-26 13:13
The German military unit in Southern Kurdistan met with Germany’s new Defense Minister ANnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and said the fight against ISIS must continue, demanding a clarification on whether their mandate will be extended. ...

Hazim Tahsin Beg chosen as new Yazidi leader in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Hazim Tahsin Beg was chosen as the new Yazidi leader (Mir) in iraqi Kurdistan on Wednesday, according to the Yazidi Supreme Spiritual Council. The decision comes nearly six months after the passing of his father an ...

Suspects detained in Turkish diplomat shooting reportedly tortured in Iraqi Kurdistan: agency

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 21:08
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish KDP Parastin and Turkish intelligence service MIT operatives reportedly have tortured persons detained in relation to the incident in the restaurant in Erbil where Turkish Consulate employee Osman Kose and ...

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 ...

Squeezed by sanctions, Iranian Kurds seek day jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— When the car pulled up to the curb in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Erbil, a half-dozen Iranian labourers swarmed around it. Squeezed by US sanctions on Tehran, they were hunting for work across the border. Mostly Kurds themse ...

Iraqi Kurdish tourists beaten, arrested in Turkey for posing with Kurdistan flag

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish tourists were beaten by a group of locals in Turkey’s Trabzon province bordering the Black Sea on Thursday. Nine people were detained then released by Turkish authorities on Friday. Immediately, Kurds ...

Iraqi Kurdistan authorities release photos of suspect in Turkish diplomat’s killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-19 11:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s counterterrorism forces on Thursday identified the lead suspect in their investigation into the deadly shooting a day earlier in Erbil that killed a Turkish diplomat and two others. On Wednesday, ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani vows to fight corruption in first Kurdistan cabinet meeting

E-Kurd - 2019-07-15 18:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Masrour Barzani during the first cabinet meeting with new ministers, made it clear that fundamental reforms and eradication of corruption are top priorities in his cabinet. The Kurdis ...

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, ...

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 ...

KDP leadership bodyguard imprisoned without trial in Iraqi Kurdistan: family

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 15:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A bodyguard of a Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leadership member has been imprisoned for over a year in Iraqi Kurdistan without any information being released about his detention, according to his family. His fa ...