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A Kurdish Citizen Killed by the IRGC Forces in Paveh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-10-15 02:41
A Kurdish citizen was killed during the conflict between the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) forces and Peshmerga of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (PDKI) near the city of Paveh. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed th ...

KDP Vice President Receives Iraqi Delegates

BAS News - 2018-10-14 22:46
ERBIL - Vice President of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Nechirvan Barzani, received on Sunday an Iraqi delegation of the Reform Coalition, led by Ammar al-Hakim, in Erbil, to discuss the political process in Iraq. During the meeting, offic ...

Barzani Receives Delegation from Iraqi Fatih Coalition

BAS News - 2018-10-13 19:28
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) received on Saturday a delegation from the Iraqi Shi'ite Fatih Coalition to discuss the latest Iraqi politics. The Kurdish influential leader and the Iraqi dele ...

Iraq Cannot Protect Yezidis: Commander

BAS News - 2018-10-13 15:35
ERBIL — Yezidi commander who now leads the Yezidi Democratic Party (YDP), Haider Shasho, said that the Iraqi government has proven its incapability in protecting the Yezidis and their region. Shasho said during an interview with Kurdistan 24 that Sinjar ...

Heavy clash took place between PDKI’s Peshmerga Force and IRGC

Kurdpa - 2018-10-13 02:08
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): a heavy clash took place between the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI)’s Peshmerga Force and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the city of Pawa (Paweh), located in Kirmashan (Kermanshah) province. ...

” Raqqa Municipality” receives a new batch of internal transport buses

SDF Press - 2018-10-12 15:02
Raqqa – People’s Municipality in Raqqa city received on Saturday the second batch of internal transport buses provided by the Syrian Democratic Council “Masad” as a step to facilitate transport and communication within the city. The head of Internal Trans ...

” A talk of love of the homeland ” is a poetry evening in Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2018-10-11 23:25
Tabqa: ” A talk of love of the homeland “, organized by the Culture and Art Committee in Tabqa city, a number of intellectuals and poets in the city are included in poetry evening, attended by the civil democratic administration in Tabqa city and number o ...

A political awareness seminar in Tabqa civil council

SDF Press - 2018-10-11 23:25
Tabqa -To strengthen the active role of civil society institutions in the management and leadership of society and to promote it towards further progress and development. The Syrian Democratic Council held a political awareness seminar in Tabqa Civil Coun ...

Turkish Court Keeps Two HDP Senior Members in Detention

BAS News - 2018-10-10 22:48
ERBIL - A Senior pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) member and co-chair of Turkey's province of Batman, Nizamettin Toguc, alongside another party member, Ibrahim Cetyin Kaya, who have been detained since Monday, appeared before court on Wednesda ...

Barzani receives UN’s Jan Kubis in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-10-09 16:57
President of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzan and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis. WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzan ...

UN Envoy Visits Barzani, Congratulates Him on “Successful Election”

BAS News - 2018-10-09 13:40
ERBIL — The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis, visited Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Tuesday in Erbil. Kubis congratulated Barzani on th ...

Opening of People Clinic in Tall Taouil town

SDF Press - 2018-10-09 01:09
Hasakah – Self-management continues its efforts to build a free democratic society by continuing to open new institutions in different places and close to Hasakah city. Self-management put health facilities as a top priority for their importance in preser ...

A cultural evening at Tabqa center of the cultural

SDF Press - 2018-10-09 01:09
The Cultural and Art Committee organized a cultural evening in cooperation with the democratic civil administration of Tabqa, entitled “From under the rubble we have reared our thought and culture” to open the destroyed department of the cultural center. ...

Les SDF entren a Al Marashidah

KurdisCat - 2018-10-08 00:24
Les Forces Democràtiques Sirianes (Syrian Democratic Forces, SDF) han iniciat aquest migdia l’assalt a Al Marashidah al sud d’As Susah després de desminar una part dels accessos. L'Estat Islàmic havia col·locat un fum de mines al voltant dels camps d'Al ...

Barzani receives Sec-General of Arab Project in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 19:40
President Barzani and Secretary-general of the Arab Project in Iraq, Khamis Al Khanjar. WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) received on Sunday the secretary-general of the Arab Project in Iraq, Khami ...

Barzani, Head of Arab Project in Iraq Discuss Iraq’s Politics

BAS News - 2018-10-07 17:41
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) received on Sunday the secretary-general of the Arab Project in Iraq, Khamis Al Khanjar. During the meeting, according to a statement by Barzani's press office, the Ir ...

Barzani, McGurk discuss new Iraqi government formation

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
President Barzani and McGurk WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani received a United States government delegation headed by Brett McGurk, the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global C ...

US Envoys Meet with Barzani

BAS News - 2018-10-07 14:07
ERBIL — US special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, met with Kurdish prominent leader and president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Sunday. The officials discussed, among other topi ...

IHERC announces 85% of Parliamentary Election results

Waar Media - 2018-10-05 11:21
WAAR-DUHOK: The Independent High Election and Referendum Commission (IHERC) announced on Thursday evening 85% of the preliminary from the Sunday’s parliamentary election, according to which, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) far ahead of other politic ...

KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, electoral commission says

The New Mail - 2018-10-05 04:56
The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) was leading in a parliamentary election in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq with 85 percent of votes counted, the election commission said on… The post KDP ahead in Iraqi Kurdistan election, elector ...

Barzani, Head of Fatih Alliance Discuss Iraqi Politics

BAS News - 2018-10-04 16:57
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani received on Thursday the head of Fatih Alliance, Hadi al-Amiri, to discuss the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, accordi ...

KRG PM Barzani: Unfortunately, PUK damaged Kurdish factions unity

Waar Media - 2018-10-04 15:03
KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaking to reporters at a press conference in Erbil on Thursday, October 4, 2018 WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Vice President Nechirvan Barzani, who also serves as the Prime Minister of Kurdistan R ...

KDP: New Approaches to Be Adopted in Relations with PUK

BAS News - 2018-10-04 14:30
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), which is by far the largest Kurdish political party in the region, has made it clear that it would adopt new approaches in its political partnership with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) at the wake of ...

Kurdistan Election Results: 99% of Ballots Counted

BAS News - 2018-10-04 11:30
ERBIL — The results of 99% counted ballots from Sunday’s Kurdistan parliamentary election show the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) far ahead of other political parties. According to the latest unofficial updates of the polls results, the KDP has won 45 ...

IHERC announces results of Kurdistan Parliamentary Election

Waar Media - 2018-10-03 18:50
WAAR-DUHOK: The Independent High Election and Referendum Commission (IHERC) has reportedly concluded the process of ballot counting for Sunday’s parliamentary election of Kurdistan Region. The results of the ballots are as follows: Kurdistan Democratic P ...

Latest Results of Kurdistan Election: KDP Secures 45 Seats

BAS News - 2018-10-03 15:45
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s electoral commission has reportedly condcluded the process of ballot counting for Sunday’s parliamentary election of Kurdistan Region. According to the latest updates published by Kurdistan 24, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (K ...

SDF Ready for Dialogue with Syrian Regime

BAS News - 2018-10-03 11:34
ERBIL — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has made it clear that it is ready to conduct negotiations with the Syrian regime in hopes of finding a political solution to the crisis in the country. The co-chair of Syrian Democratic Council, Amina ...

KDP’s Fuad Hussein Withdraws from Presidential Race

BAS News - 2018-10-02 19:09
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has withdrawn its nominee from Iraq’s presidential race after the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) violated a previous deal earlier the day. Senior delegations from the KDP and PUK have been holding intense ...

Barzani’s Statement on Iraqi Presidential Race

BAS News - 2018-10-02 18:20
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has expressed concern over the mechanism of electing the Iraqi president which is under way at the moment. Barzani said in a statement that the mechanism is against what h ...

Latest Update on Kurdistan Election Results: 96% of Ballots Counted

BAS News - 2018-10-02 12:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) election department said that the party has won nearly 44% of the overall counted ballots. Khasro Goran, head of the department, told Kurdistan 24 that the counting process is about to conclude, indicating that th ...

Largest Shi’ite Bloc Supports KDP’s Nominee for Iraq’s Presidency

BAS News - 2018-10-02 12:32
ERBIL — Shi’ite politician and leading member of the Shi’ite State of Law Coalition, Saa’d al-Matlabi, confirmed on Tuesday that the influential al-Bina Alliance supports Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) nominee of the presidential race in Iraq. Matlab ...

Iraqi Presidential Race Heats up, KDP Seems More Confident

BAS News - 2018-10-02 11:56
ERBIL — The presidential race in Iraq between two main candidates, one from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the other from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), is heating up as the country’s parliament is due to convene and elect a president ...

What is happening in Rojava?

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-10-01 22:57
Stay up to date and read the weekly news bulletin from The Democratic Society Movement about Rojava (22-29 September 2018). ...

Latest Results of Kurdistan Election

BAS News - 2018-10-01 22:18
ERBIL - Initial results from both the Kurdistan Region parliamentary armed forces and general election indicate that the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has kept its position by obtaining 44 seats, a report said, adding that the ballots of 44 pol ...

EU Hails Kurdistan Election's Transparency

BAS News - 2018-10-01 21:20
ERBIL - The European Union has praised the Kurdistan Region parliamentary elections held on Sunday, saying that it "offered the region's voters a crucial opportunity to exercise their democratic rights." According to a statement by the spokesperson for t ...

Kurdistan Parliamentary Election results

Waar Media - 2018-10-01 17:22
WAAR-DUHOK: According to the latest updates of results for Kurdistan’s parliamentary election, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is ahead of other factions. The results of the ballots are as following: Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP): 107705 votes (4 ...

Updated Results of Kurdistan Election: 75% of Ballots Counted

BAS News - 2018-10-01 13:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s electoral commission has counted 75% of the total ballots casted during the parliamentary election on Sunday. According to the latest updates obtained by BasNews, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is the frontrunner. The res ...

Nechirvan Barzani to Visit Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-01 12:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, who is also the vice president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), is heading to Baghdad amid the talks over competitions for Iraqi president position. According to the information obtained ...

KDP Secures over 40 Seats at Next Parliament: Hemin Hawrami

BAS News - 2018-10-01 11:28
ERBIL — The head of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) election list, Hemin Hawrami, said his party has so far secured over 40 seats in the next parliament of Kurdistan. Kurdistan Region held its fifth parliamentary election on Sunday (30 September), durin ...

Latest Update of Kurdistan Election Results

BAS News - 2018-10-01 10:11
ERBIL — According to the latest updates of results for Kurdistan’s parliamentary election, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is ahead of other factions. Since the polls were closed at 18:00 (Erbil time) on Sunday, 18% of the ballots have so far been c ...

Iranian Drones Bombard Kurdistan Border: PDKI

BAS News - 2018-09-30 13:41
ERBIL — Iranian military drones heavily pounded Kurdistan Region border areas on Sunday, wounding one Kurdish Peshmerga fighter, said Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (PDKI). The Iranian Kurdish opposition party said that the airstrike was carried out ...

KRG PM Barzani casts his vote in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-09-30 13:12
WAAR-DUHOK: The prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani casted his vote as polls opened in Erbil. He is deputy head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). He encouraged eligible voters to go and cast their ballot. “I hope ...

Masoud Barzani casts his ballot for Parliamentary Election

Waar Media - 2018-09-30 13:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani casted his vote for the fifth round of the parliamentary election, saying that people will make the decision on the popularity of political faction ...

Former French FM Says Fuad Hussein “Best Candidate” for Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-30 12:00
ERBIL — Former French Foreign Minister, Bernard Kouchner, said he believes that Fuad Hussein is “the best candidate” for the position of Iraq’s president. Hussein is nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to run for president. He previously se ...

US Establishes New Base on Iraq-Syria Border: Source

BAS News - 2018-09-30 11:28
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has confirmed that the US troops have built a new base on the border between Syria and Iraq. Citing a spokesperson for the SDF, Sputnik reported that the base is set up to back the ongoing operation against the ...

Barzani: People to Decided Today

BAS News - 2018-09-30 08:54
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani casted his vote for the fifth round of parliamentary election, sayin the people would decision on the popularity of political factions today. Barzani c ...

Masrour Barzani: Success of Election is Victory for All

BAS News - 2018-09-30 08:54
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, casted his vote on Sunday for the fifth round of parliamentary election. Barzani, who is also a politburo member for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), said the success o ...

Iraqi PM, KDP Presidential Nominee Meet in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-09-29 20:37
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi received the Kurdish ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KDP) nominee for the Iraqi presidency Fuad Hussein for talks on the latest developments on the issue. According to a statement by the Iraqi premier's office, the p ...

Kurdistan Election: Initial Results of Polls for Armed Forces

BAS News - 2018-09-29 00:10
ERBIL - The unconfirmed preliminary results of Friday's regional parliamentary election for the armed forces have been revealed, according to which the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) comes on the first place. According to the information BasNews ...

Barzani: Let Kurdistan Factions Decide on Presidential Nominee

BAS News - 2018-09-28 21:36
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has hoped that the Kurdistani factions in Baghdad will play a decisive role in nominating a Kurd for the Iraqi presidency, adding that the position is "a right ...

Zeravani Peshmerga prevent from voting in Koya

Waar Media - 2018-09-28 13:20
WAAR-DUHOK: KDP head in Koya says he was assaulted by polling station guards The head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) office in Koya said he was assaulted and beaten by polling station guards. Zeravani Peshmerga were prevented from voting. Koya, ...

PUK-affiliated Forces Prevent People from Voting for KDP

BAS News - 2018-09-28 10:25
ERBIL — Armed forces affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are forcing people out of the polling stations as soon as they realize the vote goes to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Only hours after the polls were opened, complaints w ...

Allawi Praises Barzani's Role in Spreading Coexistence in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-27 23:17
ERBIL - Iraqi leader of al-Wataniya Coalition, Ayad Allawi has praised the role of the Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, in spreading the spirit of coexistence across the country throug ...

Former Iraqi Parliament Speaker Support KDP’s Nominee for Presidency

BAS News - 2018-09-27 14:51
ERBIL — Iraqi Sunni politician and former parliament speaker, Salim al-Jabouri, said that Fuad Hussein, Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) nominee for the position of Iraqi president, has his support. Fuad Hussein, who previously served as the chief of s ...

Maliki Supports KDP’s Candidate for Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-26 15:32
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of State of Law Coalition, Nouri al-Maliki, has thrown force behind Fuad Hussein, Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) candidate, for the position of Iraq’s president. It came after the KDP disagreed with Bar ...

PUK Demanding KDP to Withdraw from Iraqi Presidential Race

BAS News - 2018-09-26 11:26
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is ready to make any compromise if the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) withdraws its nominee for Iraq’s president position, official said. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the KDP has so fa ...

Turish Court Extends Former HDP co-Leader's Imprisonment

BAS News - 2018-09-25 19:48
ERBIL - A Turkish court has decided to extend the imprisonment of the former co-leader of the People's Democratic Party (HDP), Figen Yüksekdağ Şenoğlu, who has been behind bars for the past two years over alleged spread of “terrorist” propaganda. Şenoğlu ...

Les SDF expulsen l'Estat Islàmic de Shajla després de 3 dies de combats

KurdisCat - 2018-09-25 19:31
Les Forces Democràtiques Sirianes (Syrian Democratic Forces, SDF) han aconseguit un nou avenç a la vall del riu Eufrates, avui, després d'una altra feroç batalla de tres dies amb l'Estat Islàmic (IS). Amb el suport d'aviació de la Coalició Internacional c ...

KDP Expects Parliament Majority after Election: MP

BAS News - 2018-09-25 11:59
ERBIL — The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is expect to score a major victory in the upcoming parliamentary election, and win “50%+1” of the seats, said a lawmaker. Speaking to BasNews on Thursday, MP Nazim Harki, said that the public response t ...

Iraqi Sunnis Support KDP Nominee for Presidency: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2018-09-25 11:11
ERBIL — The National Axis Alliance, which is the largest Sunni faction in Iraq, will support the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s(KDP) nominee for the position of Iraq’s president, an official said. “Iraq’s presidency is reserved for the Kurds, and there is ...

Barzani’s Statement on Nomination Process for Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-24 14:21
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan and the leader of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said on Monday that he had hoped for a collective decision by all the political parities on nominating one figure for the position of the Iraqi pres ...

President Barzani: We fully support Dr. Fuad Hussein to Iraqi presidency

Waar Media - 2018-09-24 12:47
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masoud Barzani with “full force” will support Fuad Hussein for the Iraqi presidency because of his “competence.” “Concerning the appointing of the KDP candidate for the post of the Iraqi president, w ...

KDP Politburo: Fuad Hussein is our nominate for Iraqi presidency

Waar Media - 2018-09-24 08:58
WAAR-DUHOK: The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Sunday officially nominated Fuad Hussein, who previously served as Kurdistan Region Presidency Chief of Staff, for the position of the Iraqi president. Iraqi media reported that the KDP concluded ...

Barzani: Rule of Law is KDP’s Goal

BAS News - 2018-09-23 16:52
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has reiterated that his party will spare no effort to bring about the total rule of law in the Kurdistan Region. “We have a few days left to the signi ...

KDP Nominates Fuad Hussein for Iraq’s Presidency: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-23 15:05
ERBIL — The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Sunday officially nominated Fuad Hussein, who previously served as Kurdistan Region Presidency Chief of Staff, for the position of Iraqi president. Iraqi media reported that the KDP concluded the off ...

On Iranian TV, IRGC’s experts discussed missile attacks

Kurdpa - 2018-09-23 14:30
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): In a special TV program, Iranian military and security experts provided analyses of the recent Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s missile attacks on the headquarters of the Democratic Party. The program was publis ...

Barzani: KDP Wants to Ensure Coexistence in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-22 16:31
ERBIL - The Kurds have always avoided extremism and violence in Iraq, and they have not let the disputes between Erbil and Baghdad cause hatred and antagonisms among the different religious and ethnic groups. Moreover the Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KD ...

Barzani Receives Newly-elected Parliament Speaker of Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-22 15:10
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish leader and president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Saturday the newly-elected Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi in Erbil. The officials reviewed ongoing efforts to form a new gover ...

Turkey’s Kurdish MP Ibrahim Ayhan dies of heart attack

E-Kurd - 2018-09-21 09:35
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Ibrahim Ayhan, who served as member of the Turkish parliament for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) for two terms, died on Thursday after suffering a heart attack in Erbil city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Ayhan family ...
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