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Kurdistan Region receives more than 200 thousand tourists

Kurdistan Region receives more than 200 thousand tourists

Kurdiu - 2019-08-14 01:19

Kurdistan Region receives more than 200 thousand tourists - Kurdiu

Commemoration for murdered Kurdish journalist prevented in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-19 21:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The family of murdered Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein Ali on Sunday has accused the Sulaimani Asayish security of preventing them from holding a ceremony commemorating his memory and honoring his work, NRT TV report ...

Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—A Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in the province of Sulaimani that depicts historical Kurdish events over the past century. Zahiri Karima Rash built the monument called “Mrwari Rash,” or “the black ...

More than 200 children have died in Idlib since April yet we are forgetting about the Syrian conflict | The Independent

Independent - 2019-08-16 15:20

More than 100 tourists fall from the mountainous heights in Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-08-15 23:24

Visitors flock to Erbil's water fountain square for Eid al-Adha

Rûdaw - 2019-08-13 23:21
Erbil and the Kurdistan Region have welcomed hundreds of thousands of tourists this Eid ...

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 ...

India floods: More than 140 dead after torrential rain

BBC - 2019-08-13 02:32
Monsoon flooding in India has killed more than 140 people, with hundreds of thousands evacuated. ...

More IDPs returning to Kurdistan Region camps than those leaving, camp supervisor says

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-11 20:42

President of the Kurdistan Region Issues a Message on the Occasion of Eid Al-Adha

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-11 02:23
President Barzani issued the following message on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, I extend my warmest congratulations to the families of martyrs, Anfal Genocide victims, our gallant Peshmergas, our pilgrims and all Muslims in ...

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 ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Attends the Football Match Between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-05 19:14
On August 4th 2019, the President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani attended the football match between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia as part of the West Asian Football Federarion Championship at Franso Hariri Stadium in Erbil. The match was won by Kuw ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Congratulates the Prince of Yezidis

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 20 July 2019 – On his appointment as the new Prince of Yezidis, President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Mir Hazim Tahsen Beg. Below is the text of the message: On the occasion of your appointment as Mir ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Sends His Condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 29 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani, in a message, sent his sincere condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the passing of his brother Prince Bandar Bin ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Consul General of People’s Republic of China in Erbil Ni Ruchi. Besides his congratulations to President Barzani on his new post, Mr Ruchi reiterated his ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives A Delegation of the United Nations.

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region received A delegation of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) headed by Dr Luay Shabana, Regional Director of the Fund. In the meeting, Dr Shabana presented a brief on his vi ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Meets with Consul General of Kuwait to the Kurdistan Region

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Consul General of Kuwait to the Kurdistan Region Dr Omer Al-Kandari. Dr-Alkandari reiterated that the Emir of Kuwait and its people are looking forward t ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Netherlands’ Ambassador to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met Matthias Wolters the Netherlands ambassador to Iraq. Mr Wolters expressed his appreciation for the support of President Barzani and the institutions of the Ku ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Meets with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Mr Maciej Lang, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland. In the meeting, Mr Lang expressed his delight for visiting Iraq and the Kurdistan Region for t ...

A statement from the Kurdistan Region Presidency

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – The irresponsible act of an Iraqi officer, in Muthanna Governorate, towards one of the relatives of the victims of the Anfal genocide campaign over Kurdistan’s flag being wrapping around his neck caused many backla ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
In the meeting today, President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met the Special Representative of UN Secretary General to Iraq Jeanine Plasschaert. Ms Plasschaert spoke about her visit to Shingal, the crisis that hit the area, securing peace in ...