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Mustafa Sayid Qadir ‘selected’ as Gorran’s candidate for Iraqi Kurdistan vice president: source

Mustafa Sayid Qadir ‘selected’ as Gorran’s candidate for Iraqi Kurdistan vice president: source

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 18:25
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—The Change (Gorran) Movement has selected Mustafa Sayid Qadir as its pick for Iraqi Kurdistan region vice president. An informed source who spoke on condition of anonymity told NRT TV on Tuesday that General Coordinato ...
Mustafa Sayid Qadir ‘selected’ as Gorran’s candidate for Iraqi Kurdistan vice president: source - E-Kurd

U.S. stalling on Syria ‘safe zone’, Turkey will act alone if needed: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-09-10 16:37
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Washington is stalling in its agreement to create a “safe zone” in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria, and repeated that Ankara was ready to act on its own if necessary ...

Poverty rate in Iraqi Kurdistan decreases to 5.5% in 2018: official

E-Kurd - 2019-09-04 17:13
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Director of the Sulaimani Statistics Directorate Mahmoud Osman said on Tuesday that the poverty rate decreased to 5.5 percent in the oil-rich Iraqi Kurdistan region in 2018, representing a significant drop from just s ...

Kurdistan political parties to establish a council with Masoud Barzani as chair: KSDP

E-Kurd - 2019-09-03 14:35
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The General Secretary of the Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party (HSK) Muhammad Haji Mahmoud claimed in an interview with Voice of America on Tuesday that Iraqi Kurdistan region’s political parties are set to esta ...

Animals taken from the wild in Iraqi Kurdistan must be returned to sanctuary: rangers

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Though animals and their pelts can be bought, the Sulaimani Forests Department says they will return any animals to wildlife sanctuaries if they are found to have been taken out of the wild in Iraqi Kurdistan region. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan government planning to reform its hiring process: spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 17:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Spokesperson for Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Jutyar Adil has said that the government is planning to reform its hiring process, using new forms and methods. Adil, who recently replaced Safin Dizayee a ...

KNK: Dewleta Tirk li dijî îradeya xelkê Kurdistanê derbe pêk anî

ANF - 2019-08-19 15:57
Konseya Rêvebir a KNK’ê nerazîbûn nîşanî xespkirina şaredariyên HDP’yî da û got; “Dewleta Tirk li dijî îradeya xelkê Kurdistanê derbe pêk anî.” ...

WFP’s assistance for Syrians

The Global Coalition - 2019-08-16 00:09
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Koray Avcî li ser îdiaya derbarê Ala Kurdistanê de bertek nîşan da

Rûpela Nû - 2019-08-14 11:11
Koray Avcî li ser îdiaya derbarê Ala Kurdistanê de bertek nîşan daStranbêje tirk Koray Avcî îdiya ku dibêje wî daxwaza rakirin û nehêlana Ala Kurdistanê li ser bînayê Şanoya Romanî ya li Silêmaniyê kiriye, red dike. ...

Three years without justice for murdered Iraqi Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein Ali

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 22:24
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— As Iraqi Kurdistan region marks the third anniversary of the death of Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein on Tuesday, his case remains officially unsolved and no one has been prosecuted for his abduction and murder. His fami ...

As U.S. and Turkey argue over Idlib, Syria's wild south reawakens - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-08-09 22:42

KCK’s Bayik: People of northern Syria must prepare for war

ANF - 2019-08-09 08:53
Cemil Bayik describes the Turkish state with its expansionist character as a basic problem for the Middle East and says: "The Turkish state is a danger not only for the Kurds, but for all." ...

'Ji Dersimê heta Helebçeyê Elmanya şirîkê sûcên li Kurdistanê ye'

ANF - 2019-08-09 06:18
Der barê belgeyên ku nîşan didin di Komkujiya Dersimê de gazên Elmanya hatine bikaranîn, hikumeta Berlînê got, 'em pê nizanin'. Parlamentera Partiya Çep Jelpke ji ANF'ê re got, Elmanya ji Dersimê heta Helebçeyê şirîkê hemû sûcên li Kurdistanê ye. ...

World Food Programme’s assistance for Syrians

The Global Coalition - 2019-08-08 18:02
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Turkey readies for action as U.S. talks on Syria safe zone struggle - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-07 20:10

Islamic State is ‘resurging’ in Syria as U.S. withdraws troops, watchdog says

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
BEIRUT,— The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group is “resurging” in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighboring Iraq, a Defense Department watchdog said Tuesday. The Islamic jihadists — who s ...

Egypt: Tutankhamun's tomb 'in damage risk' as golden sarcophagus moved for first time | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-08-07 17:42

Turkey readies for action as U.S. talks on Syria safe zone struggle

Todayonline - 2019-08-07 06:09

PUK chooses Mustafa Chawrash as commander of peshmerga’s brigade 70

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 19:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Mustafa Chawrash has been named as the new commander of the Peshmerga militias’ Brigade 70, which is affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). PUK‌’s leadership council member, Chawrash told NRT TV on We ...

Arrest warrant issued for New Generation leader Shaswar Abdulwahid in fraud case

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 14:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A court in Sulaimani city in Iraqi Kurdistan issued an arrest order for New Generation President and businessman Shaswar Abdulwahid late on Sunday in connection with a fraud lawsuit. Multiple shareholders of Chavi Lan ...

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 ...