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Iraqi delegation visits Turkey to discuss water issues | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2021-06-21 02:51

Iraqi delegation visiting Turkey to discuss water issue

NPA Syria - 2021-06-20 17:05
Iraqi delegation is visiting #Turkey tomorrow to discuss #Iraq's share of #Euphrates and #Tigris water. The post Iraqi delegation visiting Turkey to discuss water issue appeared first on North press agency. ...

International delegation members meet Peace Mothers in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2021-06-20 15:32
Women from the international peace delegation in South Kurdistan visited the women's association in Sulaymaniyah and exchanged views with Peace Mothers who have lost their children in the war, some have children with the guerrilla and the peshmerga. ...

Defend Kurdistan Initiative denied access to Maxmur Camp

ANF - 2021-06-20 11:53
Iraqi forces are denying an international delegation access to the Maxmur Refugee Camp in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq). ...

Another group of peace delegation returns to Germany

ANF - 2021-06-19 15:47
Today another part of the #Delegation4Peace from South Kurdistan returns to Germany. Kurdish and internationalist groups call for a solidarity reception at Düsseldorf airport at 7 pm. ...

France concerned about Rojava’s future, will do ‘a lot’ to help : parliamentary committee

Justice for Kurds - 2021-06-19 15:03
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — France is concerned about the future of northeast Syria (Rojava) and will “do a lot” to ensure its place in a peaceful Middle East, the head of the French parliament’s foreign affairs committee told a visiting delegation in Paris ...

Linken-Delegation von Polizei an Reise nach Erbil gehindert ⋆ Nürnberger Blatt

Nuernberger Blatt - 2021-06-19 02:54

Düsseldorf - Delegation der Linkspartei an Reise nach Erbil gehindert

Deutschlandfunk - 2021-06-18 21:07

Defend Kurdistan delegation visits Rojva Autonomous Administration office in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2021-06-18 08:44
The Defend Kurdistan delegation against the invasion attacks carried out by the Turkish state against South Kurdistan held a series of meetings and visited the Rojava Autonomous Administration Representative in Sulaymaniyah. ...

Securing citizens’ needs in Manbij is administration’s task: AANES senior official

NPA Syria - 2021-06-17 21:30
A delegation of the #AANES visited #Manbij, north #Syria, weeks following the protests the city witnessed The post Securing citizens’ needs in Manbij is administration’s task: AANES senior official appeared first on North press agency. ...

Iraqi Minister of Interior and a Kurdish delegation discuss security issues

NPA Syria - 2021-06-17 17:44
The Iraqi Minister of the Interior discussed with a security delegation from the #Kurdistan Region of Iraq (#KRG) strengthening security in the border areas, installing thermal cameras in them, and supporting joint forces with military equipment. The post ...

Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani meets with US delegation to discuss private sector investments

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2021-06-17 00:03

IPPNW calls on Germany to work for a peaceful solution to the Kurdish question

ANF - 2021-06-16 20:48
IPPNW condemns the Turkish military operations in South Kurdistan, which are contrary to international law, and the obstruction of the international peace delegation. Gisela Penteker calls on the Germany to work consistently for a peaceful solution. ...

Proteste in Wien und Heilbronn nach Repression gegen Delegation

ANF - 2021-06-16 01:39
In Wien und Heilbronn ist die Repression deutscher und südkurdischer Sicherheitsbehörden gegen Mitglieder der Friedensdelegation in Hewlêr angeprangert worden. ...

International Peace Delegation calls on world to unite in ‘moral clarity’ and prevent a Kurdish genocide | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2021-06-15 21:34

First group of the peace delegation arrives in Düsseldorf

ANF - 2021-06-15 19:29
Numerous people welcomed the first returning group of the international peace delegation to South Kurdistan at the Düsseldorf airport. The second group arrives in the evening. ...

Old wine into new wineskins?

ANF - 2021-06-15 16:40
As early as 1997, a Europe-wide human rights delegation to Kurdistan was criminalized with German assistance and the passage of the "Musa Anter Peace Train" was denied at the instigation of the Federal Ministry of the Interior. One participant remembers. ...

European delegation says prevented from staging presser at UN in Erbil

Rûdaw - 2021-06-15 14:17

Iraqi delegation visits Makhmour camp

Rûdaw - 2021-06-15 14:17

First day of the International Delegation in Hewler dominated by resistance

ANF - 2021-06-14 23:06
The first day of the International Delegation for Peace and Freedom in Kurdistan in Hewlêr, southern Kurdistan, was dominated by resistance against arbitrariness and repression. ...

Germany prevents delegation from traveling to Erbil over PKK ties

Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-14 22:43

Barring supporters from Kurdistan obstructs Kurdish unity: AANES representative in Erbil

NPA Syria - 2021-06-14 21:39
On Saturday, at least half of an international, 150-member delegation and fact-finding mission was barred entry into the #Kurdistan Region of Iraq or prevented from travelling while in transit to the region. The post Barring supporters from Kurdistan obst ...

„Erdogans Handlanger“: Linke-Delegation wird an deutschem Flughafen festgesetzt - und erhebt Vorwürfe | Politik

Ovb Online - 2021-06-14 19:16

Irak: Linke "Friedensdelegation" sitzt in Hotel fest

Der Spiegel Online - 2021-06-14 18:00
Erst hinderte die Bundespolizei eine Linken-Delegation am Abflug in die irakischen Kurdengebiete. Jetzt gehen die Probleme der Reisegruppe offenbar weiter: Dutzende Mitglieder dürfen ihr Hotel nicht verlassen. ...

Pagani slams Erdoğan's expansionism, calls for Turkey's withdrawal from South Kurdistan

ANF - 2021-06-14 16:36
Remy Pagani, former Mayor of Geneva and a member of the International Peace Delegation to Hewler, has slammed Turkish expansionism and called for the Turkish state to withdraw from South Kurdistan. ...

Delegation from the Iraqi government visits Maxmur Camp

ANF - 2021-06-14 15:57
The delegation said they visited Maxmur to investigate the attacks against the camp and to find solutions to the problems of the camp residents. ...

German delegation claims members detained at airports in Erbil, Dusseldorf

Rûdaw - 2021-06-14 11:45

International Peace Delegation holds sit-in in Hewlêr

ANF - 2021-06-14 11:09
After the KDP forces prevented the Peace Delegation from holding a press conference in front of the UN, the members of the delegation staged a sit-in in front of the hotel in Hewlêr where they are staying. ...

PCF Senator Laurent: We want to investigate villages affected by Turkish attacks

ANF - 2021-06-14 10:28
The deputy chair of the French Senate, Pierre Laurent, is currently in South Kurdistan as part of the Peace Delegation. "We will show international solidarity," he said. ...

Premierminister Masrour Barzani trifft KRG-Delegation in Bagdad

KRG Austria - 2021-06-14 10:18
Die Umsetzung des Haushaltsgesetzes 2021 wurde erörtert ...

Deputy Cansu Özdemir announces legal action after Peace Delegation ban travel

ANF - 2021-06-14 09:40
The Hamburg Die Linke parliamentary group chair, Cansu Özdemir, contradicts the explanation given by the federal police about their hour-long detention at Düsseldorf airport: "There will be legal repercussions, because this measure was clearly unlawful." ...

KDP forces don't allow Peace Delegation to hold press conference in front of the UN in Hewlêr

ANF - 2021-06-14 09:40
KDP forces do not allow the Peace Delegation to hold a press confrence in front of the UN in Hewlêr (Erbil). ...

AIDL: Arrest of our delegation to South Kurdistan unacceptable

ANF - 2021-06-14 08:39
'The arrest of the delegation from the Alliance Internationale - AIDL at the airport in Erbil is unacceptable,' said the human rights organisation. ...

Deutsche Friedensmission im Nordirak unerwünscht

Telepolis - 2021-06-14 06:07
Düsseldorf: Bundespolizei verweigert Ausreise - laut Delegation auf Betreiben der Bundesregierung ...

Düsseldorf: Delegation der Linken offenbar stundenlang am Airport festgehalten

Rp Online - 2021-06-13 23:16

Delegates deported from South Kurdistan received in Berlin and Frankfurt

ANF - 2021-06-13 21:31
About half of about 50 members of a peace delegation who were recently prevented from entering Hewlêr are back in Germany. The delegates were warmly welcomed at the airports in Frankfurt and Berlin. ...

Keine Ausreise für Friedensaktivisten

Nd Aktuell - 2021-06-13 17:52
Delegation mit Ziel kurdische Autonomiegebiete im Irak wurde am Düsseldorfer Flughafen festgesetzt ...

Left Party: German authorities must not become Erdogan's henchmen

ANF - 2021-06-13 13:35
The Left Party is outraged by the prevention of the delegation trip of #Delegation4Peace from Germany to South Kurdistan. "German authorities must not become Erdogan's henchmen," the party executive said. ...

“Peace delegation” barred from entering Kurdistan Region of Iraq

NPA Syria - 2021-06-13 13:15
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – Since Saturday, the self-described “International Delegation for Peace and Freedom in Kurdistan,” consisting of individuals from various countries has been prevented from entering the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG) with all ...

Statement of International Delegation for Peace and Freedom in Kurdistan

ANF - 2021-06-13 13:00
“The Kurds have the mountains, but today they also have friends. All friends of Kurds are being called on to rise, spread the message, and contribute to peace process all doing our fair share in solidarity.” ...

KON-MED: The German government stands by Erdoğan

ANF - 2021-06-13 08:09
KON-MED said that the German government preventing the Peace Delegation from leaving Düsseldorf to reach Hewler (Erbil) shows that Berlin stands by the Erdoğan dictatorship. ...

„Erdogans Handlanger“: Linke-Delegation wird an deutschem Flughafen festgesetzt - und erhebt Vorwürfe | Politik

FR - 2021-06-13 02:02

Statement of the peace delegation banned from leaving Germany for South Kurdistan

ANF - 2021-06-12 15:33
At the instigation of the German government, a peace delegation in Düsseldorf has been banned from leaving the country for Hewlêr. The initiative describes the actions of German authorities as active support for Turkey's war in South Kurdistan. ...

Peace delegation to South Kurdistan banned from leaving Germany

ANF - 2021-06-12 12:27
German police have refused to allow Hamburg-based Left Party leader Cansu Özdemir and 16 other people in Düsseldorf to leave the country for northern Iraq. The delegation wanted to document the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan and advocate for peace. ...

PKK is sending European citizens to ‘destabilize’ Iraqi Kurdistan, Barzani’s KRG says

E-Kurd - 2021-06-11 22:39
Delegation from Syrian Kurdistan detained by KDP forces HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— The Barzani-dominated Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) ministry of interior made a bombshell accusation late on Thursday, claiming that the Kurdistan Worke ...

PKK says Turkey’s Erdogan offered ceasefire in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-06-11 22:39
QANDIL MOUNTAINS, Iraqi Kurdistan,— Member of the executive committee of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Murat Karayilan on Thursday claimed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a delegation to the group in the recent past offering a ceasef ...

Autonomous Administration delegation discusses the Syrian crisis in France

ANF - 2021-06-10 13:52
A delegation of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria met with French Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee and discussed many issues including the Syrian crisis and the imprisoned ISIS members and their families. ...

Delegation from North-East Syria detained by KDP forces

ANF - 2021-06-10 12:11
KDP forces detained a delegation from North-East Syria in Hewler. ...

Ambassadors of Romania and Australia visit the HDP

ANF - 2021-06-10 08:57
The ambassadors of Romania and Australia visited the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) headquarters. The delegation was welcomed by HDP co-chairs Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar. ...

President Nechirvan Barzani officially invited to the United Kingdom

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-06-09 22:08
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, June 9, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Dominic Raab, the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary and his accompanying delegation, in Erbil on Wednesday. At the meeting, attended by the Kurdistan Region V ...

Parliamentarians visit Metina for investigation amid Turkish operation

ANF - 2021-06-09 19:50
A delegation of members of the Iraqi parliament and the South Kurdistan Regional Parliament has highlighted the destruction caused by the Turkish army's cross-border operation following investigations in the Metina region. ...

Syria’s AANES calls for participation in political process in France speech

NPA Syria - 2021-06-09 15:35
A delegation from #Syria's Autonomous Administration called for inclusion in the political process during a meeting in #Paris. The post Syria’s AANES calls for participation in political process in France speech appeared first on North press agency. ...

North-East Syrian delegation visits France

ANF - 2021-06-09 14:40
The delegation from North-East Syria met with the Foreign Relations Committee of the French Parliament. ...

Syria’s Autonomous Administration delivers speech in French Parliament

NPA Syria - 2021-06-09 14:38
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, a delegation of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) met with the Head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the French National Assembly Jean-Louis Bourlanges on an official invitation. ...

Kurdish, Iraqi parliamentary delegation investigating villager displacement in Duhok province: MP

Rûdaw - 2021-06-08 19:16

Joint Baghdad-Hewler parliament delegation goes to Metina

ANF - 2021-06-08 12:16
A joint delegation from Baghdad and Hewler parliaments moved to the Northern region to investigate the attack in which 5 peshmergas lost their lives in Metina. ...

PCF delegation travels to Hewler

ANF - 2021-06-06 19:28
A delegation of the French Communist Party will travel to Hewlêr (Erbil) next week to express solidarity with the KNK amid Turkey's escalating military aggression in South Kurdistan (Bashur). ...

The Autonomous Administration hands over three children and a woman to the Netherlands Government

SDF Press - 2021-06-06 06:04
Three children and a woman from the families of Daesh members were handed over, on Saturday, to an official delegation from the Netherlands government in Qamishli city. The joint head of the Foreign Relations Department, Abdul Karim Omar, received the Dut ...

Dutch woman and three children repatriated from Syrian ISIL camp

Al Jazeera - 2021-06-05 20:51
Kurdish-led administration in Syria's northeast handed over the group to a delegation from the Netherlands on Saturday. ...

Negotiation participants do not represent all Syrians: SDC to Lebanese patriarch

NPA Syria - 2021-06-05 15:02
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Thursday, a delegation of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) delivered a message to Maronite Catholic Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi in Lebanon, stressing that all the participants in the negotiation process do n ...

Syria’s Autonomous Administration repatriates ISIS children, woman to Netherlands

NPA Syria - 2021-06-05 14:04
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Saturday, the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) repatriated three children and a woman from Islamic State (ISIS) families to the Dutch government during a visit of a high-ranking Dutch delegation ...

Primate of Aleppo Armenian Diocese Leads Delegation to Visit Syrian Minister of Religious Properties - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2021-06-04 09:11

HDP delegation pays solidarity visit to Alevi federation

ANF - 2021-06-03 20:37
A delegation of the HDP visited the Federation of Alevi Unions in Istanbul after an allegation that a large-scale attack would be carried out soon against Alevi place of worship to stir up a conflict. ...

PM Barzani, KRG delegation meet on budget talks with Baghdad

Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-03 15:58

President Masoud Barzani meets Sadr delegation in Erbil

Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-02 13:33

KNK delegation visits five parties in the parliament of Kurdistan region

ANF - 2021-06-02 09:01
KNK Hewlêr co-chair Zeynep Murad stressed that the parliament of Kurdistan region should convene to discuss Turkey’s attacks and fulfill its responsibility. ...

PM Barzani, Sadrist delegation reiterate need for transparent Iraqi election

Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-01 17:50

President Masoud Barzani receives UAE humanitarian delegation, outgoing Mauritania envoy to Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2021-05-27 23:32

Two Syriac/Assyrian parties in Qamishli are discuss political agreement under US auspices

NPA Syria - 2021-05-26 14:37
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – The co-chair of the Syriac Union Party said, on Wednesday, that they discussed with the Assyrian Democratic Organization a joint political agreement in Qamishli, northeastern Syria. On Tuesday, a joint delegation from the S ...

French delegation visits Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2021-05-26 08:12
A French delegation visited Northern and Eastern Syria and held talks with representatives from the Autonomous Administration. ...

Diplomatic French delegation visits Syria’s Qamishli

NPA Syria - 2021-05-25 19:58
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday, a diplomatic French delegation visited the headquarters of the Foreign Relations Department of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES). The delegation consisted of the president of the Dani ...

KNK pays diplomatic visit to Hewler

ANF - 2021-05-24 17:08
The delegation led by KNK Hewlêr co-chair Zeynep Murad first visited the Kurdistan Parliamentarian Union. ...

Global Coalition pledges to support Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-05-22 13:47
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Saturday, co-chair of the Eastern Region in eastern Deir ez-Zor, Muhammad al-Omayri told North Press that the American delegation stressed to support the region and pledged to provide $50 million as service support. A ...

Kurdish delegation soon to visit Baghdad to... |

Rûdaw - 2021-05-20 19:33

Kurdistan Region evaluates American delegation’s visit to KRG, Syria’s northeast

NPA Syria - 2021-05-19 12:15
ERBIL, KRG, Iraq (North Press) – On Wednesday, Chair of Relations Committee of Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG) parliament Rebwar Abdurahim Abdullah stressed the importance of visits of American delegations to KRG and Syria’s northeast, and the efforts to u ...

Çiya Kurd: US delegation vowed to continue with political and military support

ANF - 2021-05-18 15:46
Bedran Çiya Kurd stated that the visit of the US delegation to Northeast Syria on May 16 aimed at continuing political and military support to the region and providing all kinds of support to the efforts to develop a political solution for the Syrian war. ...

US delegation visits North-East Syria

ANF - 2021-05-18 13:57
A US delegation on Sunday visited North-East Syria. The delegation held talks with the SDF and MSD officials as well as ranking council members and tribal leaders from Raqqa, Coalition military counterparts, and humanitarian actors. ...

High-level US delegation meets Kurdistan PM in Erbil

Kurdistan24 - 2021-05-18 00:50

High-level US delegation visits Syria’s AANES

NPA Syria - 2021-05-17 20:02
A US State Department delegation visited #Syria's Autonomous Administration on Sunday, and stressed the importance of continued support for the fight against #ISIS and a political solution to the crisis The post High-level US delegation visits Syria’s AAN ...

Barzani and American delegation discuss Kurdish issue in Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-05-17 13:41
ERBIL, KRG, Iraq (North Press) – On Sunday, President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani discussed with an American delegation issues concerning the Kurdish issue in Syria and its unity, as well as the continued support of allies in t ...

Delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie visits the Armenian Genocide Memorial – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2021-05-14 22:14

HDP meets with Catalan Esquerra Republicana delegation

ANF - 2021-05-13 21:27
The HDP held an online meeting with a Catalan delegation of the Catalonian Republican Left Party (ERC). At the meeting, it was decided to organize joint events in both Spain and Turkey. ...

EU delegation, Amnesty blast appeal court... |

Rûdaw - 2021-05-12 21:01

EU diplomatic delegation, Amnesty blast Iraqi Kurdistan’s appeal court decision on journalists

E-Kurd - 2021-05-10 21:46
BAGHDAD,— The European Union’s diplomatic delegation in Iraq and Amnesty International have hit out at Iraqi Kurdistan region’s court of appeals for its decision to uphold a verdict against five Duhok journalists and activists, saying the decision negativ ...

Christian delegation discusses religious coexistence in southern Iraqi provinces

Rûdaw - 2021-05-09 11:48

Danish delegation visits Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2021-05-09 08:33
The Northern and Eastern Syrian Foreign Relations Department welcomed a Danish delegation. The Autonomous Administration conveyed the importance for it to be included in the political solution negotiations about the country’s future. ...

Kurdistan Region provinces nix Eid al-Fitr lockdown following KRG delegation of authority

Kurdistan24 - 2021-05-07 18:49

US delegation talks troops and relations in Iraq as attacks hit bases | The National

Thenationalnews - 2021-05-07 06:41

Premierminister Masrour Barzani trifft hochrangige US-Delegation

KRG Austria - 2021-05-06 22:02
Premierminister Barzani betonte die Rolle der Region Kurdistan als stolzer Verbündeter der USA im Nahen Osten ...

UN delegation visits Shengal

ANF - 2021-05-06 21:14
A delegation led by Zohra Tabouri, coordinator at the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq, has been in Shengal for talks with the Yazidi self-government. ...

ISIS continues to threaten region: McGurk and Barzani

NPA Syria - 2021-05-05 21:44
A US delegation visited the #Kurdistan region to discuss the war against #ISIS with #KRG president Nechirvan #Barzani. The post ISIS continues to threaten region: McGurk and Barzani appeared first on North press agency. ...

VOA60 World- India's entire delegation will not attend in-person G-7 after two of its members tested positive for COVID-19.

Dengî Amerîka - 2021-05-05 20:45

Kurdistan Region President receives UK delegation

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-05-05 16:20
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, May 4, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Marshal Martin, the United Kingdom’s Chief of Defense Staff’s Senior Advisor to the Middle East and North Africa; Mr. Stephen Hickey, the UK Ambassador to Iraq; ...

Kurdistan Region President receives UK delegation

Gulan Media - 2021-05-05 13:47

Top US delegation discusses troop withdrawal with Iraqi PM

Rûdaw - 2021-05-05 07:39

Delegation for 5.4.21: Pork is back — Biden’s speech — Gaetz v. Cheney — Crist runs again

Floridapolitics - 2021-05-04 20:04

DC DOINGS | Delegation reacts to Biden along partisan lines; Bennet trumpets poverty-buster | Colorado In DC |

Coloradopolitics - 2021-05-03 13:48

Turkey to send delegation to Egypt in May, foreign ministers to meet later | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-05-02 12:29

Syria’s Kurds hand over 92 Islamic State women and children to Uzbekistan

E-Kurd - 2021-04-30 21:08
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northeast Syria, on Friday handed over 92 Uzbek women and children suspected of family ties to the Islamic State group to an Uzbekistan delegation for repatriation. An Uzbek fo ...

Uzbekistan repatriates 92 ISIS women and children from northeast Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-04-30 16:36
The Autonomous Administration in North and East Syria (#AANES) handed over 92 women and children of the families of #ISIS to a formal delegation of the Uzbek government in the city of Qamishli, northeastern #Syria. The post Uzbekistan repatriates 92 ISIS ...
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