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How Iraqi Kurdistan intelligence agencies damaged Dr. Farhad Pirbal’s brain

How Iraqi Kurdistan intelligence agencies damaged Dr. Farhad Pirbal’s brain

E-Kurd - 2019-08-01 18:20
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Farhad Pirbal is an author and intellectual of Kurdish literature. He is well known for his criticism of the Iraqi Kurdish regional government (KRG) particularly against politicians of Barzani and Talabani families. ...
How Iraqi Kurdistan intelligence agencies damaged Dr. Farhad Pirbal’s brain - E-Kurd

Are We Racist or Is Donald Trump?

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 13:56
Luqman Hma Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The Iraqi army officer with moving his hands, shouted furiously over one of the Anfal survivors that he should throw away Kurdistan’s flag. That flag was around the Anfal survivor’s neck and shoulders as a symbol ...

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 “ ...

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 ...

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 ...

Commission of Integrity calls on Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t to establish anti-corruption judicial court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 12:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s Commission of Integrity on Monday submitted a request to the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet to establish a court of justice focused solely on corruption cases. Musheer Ibrahim, th ...

Iraqi Kurdistan ministry ‘plans’ to build a railway network across the Kurdish region

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 20:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ministry has announced plans for an inter-province railway for Iraqi Kurdistan, as part of a wider regeneration of the Region’s transport network. “One of the plans of the reco ...

The Egocentric, Biased and Greedy Rulers of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 11:34
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In a country where all decisions are made or controlled only by a group of rich men who came together in the form of a political party, people have very little say in the actions and decisions of government. T ...

Iraq, Kurdistan intelligence ‘foiled largest terrorist plot’ of 2019

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-28 11:21

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 ...

Why Nadia talked with Trump on Yazidis and not on Kurdish issue?

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
Omar Sindi | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Nadia, your meeting with the U.S President should’ve been more broad inclusive on the status of the Kurdish national issue than inclusive of the Yazidi Kurdish Faith only! On July 19th 2019, at the White House meeting ...

Turkish F-16 fighter jet fails to hit PKK targets, brings the reliability of F-16 under question

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The contents of this article reflect the author’s personal opinions F-16 jet fighter is well-known for its reliability and precision in hitting all kind of targets. The jet has the ability to even pinpoint tar ...

PKK is an international proxy force used by many countries against Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 13:31
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The contents of this article reflect the author’s personal opinions Since coming to power, the Turkish government of AKP party has adopted the so called “Zero Problem with neighboring countries” with the aim t ...

The Rise and Demise of The Neo-Ottomans

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 13:08
Ardishir Rashidi-Kalhur | Exclusive to Ekurd.net President of Kurdish American Education Society, Los Angeles. Reading Samuel P Huntington “clash of civilization”, unlike the Marx theory that economics, he points to clash of civilization being the result ...

Crossing The U.S. Border – Then & Now

E-Kurd - 2019-07-15 15:41
Deyan Ranko Brashich | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Reading and watching the news I am outraged by the treatment of babies and children in detention facilities on our southern border. The image of a three-year-old curly headed girl with a tear stained face beh ...

Jews Should Not Be Honoring Henry Machiavelli von Bismarck…

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 13:28
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net An insightful article by Moshe Phillips in the July 6th Jerusalem Post announced that former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger would be honored as the featured speaker at the prestigious Jewish Leadership Conf ...

Red Snapper, Israel, & the Fourth of July

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 11:51
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net American and Israeli Independence Days have great meaning for hundreds of millions of people all over the world…July 4th, 1776, and the 5th of Iyar 5708 (May 14, 1948 on the Western Gregorian Calendar), respect ...