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Baghdad Refutes reports of Alleged Hashd al-Shaabi's Attack on US Embassy

BAS News - 2018-06-24 12:57
ERBIL - The Security Committee in the Provincial Council of Baghdad refuted on Sunday the allegations of attacking the US Embassy in Iraq by the Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in retaliation to Washington's airstrikes against them in Syria. A ...

KCK decision for Turkish elections: Military activity halted for 24 hours

Waar Media - 2018-06-23 18:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The People’s Defense Central Headquarters Command announced that they are halting military activity for 24 hours for the Parliamentary and Presidential Elections to be held in Turkey on June 24. The statements aid: “The KCK Executive Council ...

The mine engineering team of the internal security forces, hope of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-06-23 04:54
The Mines Engineering Team of the Internal Security Forces in Raqqa dismantled a group of mines that had been identified by Raqqa Civil Council and received a complaint from the residents. The mine engineering team was in the process of dismantling it. Wh ...

Electricity is returning to the northern countryside of Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2018-06-23 04:54
The Energy and Communications Committee in Raqqa Civil Council restored the electricity supply to the northern areas after cutting off electricity for several years. Today, after the repair of the third Raqqa station, and repaired the electrical network f ...

Karayilan: Turkish attack on Qandil will bring about a big war

Waar Media - 2018-06-21 14:13
WAAR-DUHOK: In an interview with television broadcaster Stêrk TV, Murat Karayilan, member of the Executive Council of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK (Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan) and Commander-in-Chief of the People’s Defense Force (HPG), commented on the e ...

The opening of the Council of martyrs’ families in Hasaka

SDF Press - 2018-06-21 06:04
The families of the martyrs Council opened a meeting of the families of the martyrs in Tal Hagar neighborhood to support the families of the martyrs and to identify their problems. The opening ceremony included a public statement reading the statement abo ...

Mesopotamia News: Iran Regime Change Not Yet / Kurds & Kurdish Resistance

Justice for Kurds - 2018-06-15 00:29
Mustafa Hijri: Regime Change Long-Term Solution in Iran PDKI leader Mustafa Hijri addressed the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington DC on 11 June, 2018. A transcript of Hijri’s speech follows. Due to a long tradition of state centralization in comb ...

Masrour Barzani Hopes for Unity on Eid al-Fitr

BAS News - 2018-06-14 23:23
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, on Thursday released a statement to congratulate Muslims in Kurdistan Region and beyond on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. “This is a fitting movement, as the people of Kurdist ...

Masrour Barzani: We Back Unified Agenda that Serves People

BAS News - 2018-06-11 15:21
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received on Monday the US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman for talks on several issues related to recent Iraqi parliamentary election outcome, including formation of the next gove ...

Iraq Appoints 9 Judges to Electoral Commission after Election Controversy

BAS News - 2018-06-10 19:54
ERBIL — Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council on Sunday appointed nine judges to take over country’s Independent High Electoral Commission after alleged election frauds led to controversy. “The Supreme Judicial Council’s meeting saw the naming of the judges nom ...

Syrian North Organizations go to Deir El-Zour countryside

SDF Press - 2018-06-10 18:50
All humanitarian organizations in Syrian north held their periodic meeting in the Syrian Democratic Council in Ain Issa town . The meeting was attended by more than 50 food, health and service organizations, the Bureau of Organizations in the Civil Counci ...

KRG PM Barzani discusses with US ambassador political process in Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-06-10 13:11
WAAR-DUHOK: The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, on Saturday night, the political process in Iraq and the decisions of the Iraqi Council of Representatives last, with the US ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman and his delegation ...

Masrour Barzani “Strongly” Rejects Annulment of Peshmerga Votes

BAS News - 2018-06-09 23:38
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, on Saturday welcomed the proposal of manual recounting of ballots from the recent Iraqi parliamentary election, but rejected the cancelation of the votes casted by Peshmerga and se ...

White House: Austria offers to host Putin-Trump meeting

Waar Media - 2018-06-08 10:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Austria has informed the United States that it was ready to host a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, a source in the National Security Council at the White House told reporters. “The Austria ...

Manbij Military Council Rejects Turkish Presence

BAS News - 2018-06-07 00:09
ERBIL — Only two days after an agreement between Ankara and Washington over Manbij town in Syrian Kurdistan, the local military council rejected any Turkish military presence in the region. Spokesperson Sharfan Darwish told Reuters on Wednesday that the ...

Rebwar Talabani Says His Arrest Warrant Cancelled

BAS News - 2018-06-05 00:51
ERBIL - The head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani said on Monday that his arrest warrant was cancelled, thanking Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani for his support "regardless to political views". Iraqi judiciary authorities a day ea ...

Coalition Commander, Masrour Barzani Discuss Security Coordination

BAS News - 2018-06-04 17:39
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani welcomed on Monday General Commander of the US-led Coalition in Iraq Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt to exchange views over the latest political and security developments in the region ...

Kirkuk: Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant for Kurdish Official over Referendum

BAS News - 2018-06-03 22:10
ERBIL - Iraqi judiciary authorities on Sunday issued an arrest warrant for the head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani for leading the September independence referendum in the province, and raising the Kurdish flag over the public offices, ...

The work of the People’s House in Al-Rumaila neighborhood in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-06-02 08:38
The People’s House in the Rumaila neighborhood of Raqqa Civil Council continues its work by conducting the affairs and transactions of citizens to the fullest extent and to meet the needs of the neighborhood in all respects. The head of the People’s House ...

Bashar al-Assad threatens US troops

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-01 15:31
A US soldier walks on a newly installed position, near the tense front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Photo: AP) ...

UN Calls for Calm in Iraq’s Post-Election

BAS News - 2018-06-01 01:07
NEY YORK (UNAMI) — Briefing the UN Security Council, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq Ján Kubiš said national elections were held on 12 May in a generally calm and stable environment. He called on political actors and their suppor ...

Relief organizations distribute aid in Ain Issa camp

SDF Press - 2018-05-29 16:10
Today, the organization of Rojava, Al Qubba and Al Mawaddah, in coordination with Raqqa civil Council and the Ain Issa camp administration, distributed aid in Ain Issa camp. Where more than 1,500 food and detergent baskets were distributed to help the dis ...

NATO confirms NATO-Russia Council meeting scheduled for May 31

Waar Media - 2018-05-26 21:33
WAAR-DUHOK: The NATO-Russia Council (NRC) meeting at the level of ambassadors will be held on May 31, a representative of the alliance confirmed in an interview with TASS. “The NRC meeting at the level of ambassadors will take place on May 31, 2018 in Br ...

Statement of civil administration in Tabqa in solidarity day with Afrin

SDF Press - 2018-05-26 19:15
The Democratic Civil Administration at Tabqa Region issued a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with Afrin. Hind AL-Ali the Joint Chief Executive of the Executive Council of the Democratic Civil Administration of Tabqa made t ...

Former Kirkuk Governing Council talks about Kirkuk fallout: interview

E-Kurd - 2018-05-25 05:52
Sheri Laizer | Exclusive to Ekurd.net HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Dilshad Preot Aziz is a Kurdish Kirkuki and member of the Kirkuk Governing Council. He was born in Kirkuk and has lived there with his family for the past fifty years. The fami ...

Ballot Counting in Kurdistan Election to Be Manual: Commission

BAS News - 2018-05-24 23:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Independent Hight Election Commission (KIHEC) announced on Thursday that the ballot counting process in the upcoming parliamentary election in the Kurdistan Region would be manual. “Council of commissioners decided during today’s meetin ...

The Contested Iraqi Parliamentary Elections in Kirkuk

International Crisis Group - 2018-05-24 18:22
Widespread perceptions of fraud in May 2018 elections to Iraq’s Council of Representatives have triggered demonstrations in Kirkuk and fears of inter-ethnic violence. Crisis Group is calling for a vote recount in Kirkuk to restore confidence in the insti ...
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