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A call for justice: Right to fair trail on Ghassemlou’s assassination

Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 20:08
July 13th marks the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr Abdolrahman Ghassemlou, one of the prominent leaders of the Kurdish nation and the General-Secretary of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), with his party comrade Abdullah Ghad ...

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

Washington Institute: Gorran and the End of Populism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
After months of back and forth, the leading parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)—the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)—are engaged in negotiations to finalize the cabinet, which must be completed by ...

Leyla Güven Enters Turkish Parliament One Year After Her Election

Kurdistantribune - 2019-07-12 00:48
KT News: Leyla Güven, the renowned MP for the HDP (People’s Democracy Party), finally took her place in the Turkish Assembly yesterday, more than a year after her election. The MP for Hakkari, who is also co-chair of the DTK (Democratic Society Congress) ...

HDP moves for “democratic constitution”

ANF - 2019-07-11 16:12
HDP has started to work on a democratic constitution. The party will work together with NGOs, faith groups and women’s organizations and launch a campaign for political prisoners. ...

KDP, PUK and Gorran selected nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 12:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has selected Masrour Barzani as its nominee for prime minister and Ashti Hawrami as natural resources minister, NRT TV reported. Current Speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Va ...

HDP statement on SETA report

ANF - 2019-07-07 19:08
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) protested the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) report and said, “Journalism is not a crime, but targeting journalists is.” ...

KDP and PUK Almost Agreed on New Governor of Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2019-07-04 12:19
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have almost reached a final agreement on the post of Kirkuk governor, said a PUK leading member. PUK insists that the new Kirkuk governor should be its member, and KDP contin ...

KDP leadership bodyguard imprisoned without trial in Iraqi Kurdistan: family

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 15:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A bodyguard of a Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leadership member has been imprisoned for over a year in Iraqi Kurdistan without any information being released about his detention, according to his family. His fa ...

No Ethno-Religious Component Should Be Called “Minority”: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-07-03 14:09
ERBIL — The different ethnic and religious components of Kurdistan Region should not be called “minorities” as each of them is an asset that cannot be measured with numbers, said Kurdish leader and president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Barzani m ...

PDKI's Peshmarga clash with the IRGC in support of Kolbars

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 20:38
Kurdpa Agency: Kurdistan Peshmerga Force affiliated with the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan were clashed with the Revolutionary Guards forces in the Piranshahr Heights. ...

KDP, PUK One Step Closer to Finalize Deal over New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-01 13:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) delegations met on Monday to discuss the formation of the new cabinet and the issues pertaining to Kirkuk. Dilshad Shahab, a member of the KDP negotiating team, told reporter ...

KDP, PUK to Meet on New Cabinet, Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-30 21:25
ERBIL - The two major parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are expected to meet on Monday and resume talks on the formation of the new cabinet. They will hold the meeting in Sulaimaniya province where ...

KDP Supports Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi to Stay In Charge

BAS News - 2019-06-28 01:29
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the Iraqi Parliament has decided to support Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to stay in charge as certain sides have reportedly been attempting to remove him from the post. "There is an attempt by ce ...

PUK and Democratic Party meet today in Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-06-26 22:20

Barzani Receives Top British Diplomat in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 16:37
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday the British Consul General in Erbil, Martyn Warr. During the meeting, Barzani and Warr reviewed the latest security and political developm ...

KDP, PUK to Decide on Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday and discuss the prolonged disputes over the post of Kirkuk governor. The PUK says it deserves holding the post wh ...

Barzani Receives Yezidi Girls Who Survived IS

BAS News - 2019-06-24 17:06
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of leading Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Monday dozens of Kurdish Yezidi girls who survived the Islamic State (IS) slavery, calling them “a symbol of honor”. Secretary of Kurdistan ...

Democratic Party names its candidates for the new Government

Kurdiu - 2019-06-23 22:46

Democratic People’s and PKK Parties reject Ocalan’s demands

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK Both the PKK and the People’s Democratic Party rejected Ocalan’s demands for the Istanbul elections. Abdullah Ocalan, the founder of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has demanded that the Democratic People’s Party not be a party to the Ista ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party says Ocalan’s call does not change strategy in Istanbul

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be n ...

HDP Apparently Rejects Ocalan’s Suggestion for Impartiality in Istanbul Elections

BAS News - 2019-06-21 00:44
ERBIL - Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has apparently rejected an alleged call from the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan who had reportedly urged the Kurdish party to remain impartial in the upcoming local elec ...

Ocalan Calls for HDP Impartiality in Istanbul Election

BAS News - 2019-06-20 22:50
ERBIL - The jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan has called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to stay impartial in the upcoming local elections in Istanbul on Sunday, state media claimed on Thursday evening. An ...

Barzani, KDP-S Leadership Review Political Situation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-20 14:30
ERBIL — A delegation of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) met with the Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani on Thursday in Erbil where they discussed the latest developments on the ground in Syria. The KDP-S leaders briefed Barzani about their pol ...

HDP: Our youth Assembly members must be released immediately

ANF - 2019-06-19 17:31
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) demanded that the 23 members of the Youth Assembly Members detained on June 17 be released immediately. ...

HDP Youth Assembly protests detentions and calls for action

ANF - 2019-06-18 15:35
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Youth Assembly protested the wave of detentions against HDP Youth members and called to build the joint struggle for the youth. ...

A delegation from the Democratic Union Party visits the Kurdistan Islamic Union

Kurdiu - 2019-06-18 03:29

Kurdistan PM-Designate Meets Socialist Party Leader to Discuss New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-17 17:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani met with Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party leader Mohammed Haji Mahmoud on Monday to discuss the formation of the next cabinet. He reportedly invited the Kurdish party to submit the res ...

PUK Committed to Political Agreements with KDP: PM-Deisgnate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will stay committed to its political agreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) regarding its posts in the new government, Kurdistan Region PM-designate Masrour Barzani said on Monday after a meeti ...

Masrour Barzani Arrives in Sulaimani to Meet With PUK

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 13:25
WAAR_DUHOK KDP delegation headed by PM Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani to hold talks with PUK politburo, and the delegation is expected to meet with Gorran movement and Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party. KDP delegation included Dilshad Shahaband ...

Masrour Barzani: negotiations to form the new government began

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Visited the candidate in charge of the formation of the Kurdistan Regional Government, “Masrour Barzani,” the political bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and a compromise on the formation of the new cab. Barzani’s visits to form the gov ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani Kicks Off Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began the talks over the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday. For his first meeting, Barzani visited the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo to discuss the ...

Democratic Party and Patriotic Union meet tomorrow

Kurdiu - 2019-06-15 23:13

PM-Designate Barzani to Meet with KDP Team, Set Govt.-Formation Plan

BAS News - 2019-06-15 13:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani will hold a meeting with Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) negotiating team to set the plan for talks over the formation of the new cabinet. According to the information obtained by Bas ...

Kurdistan Parliament approves Masrour Barzani as the new Kurdistan Prime Minister

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Parliament passed Masrour Barzani’s candidacy for the Kurdistan Prime Minister position. Masrour Barzani served as Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council; he was nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Masrour Barzani t ...

PUK Will Determine its Participation in Nechirvan Barzani’s Taking Oath Ceremony

Waar Media - 2019-06-09 21:11
WAAR_DUHOK PUK political party will take the last decision whether to take part in the ceremony of Kurdistan President taking oath or not. Waar correspondent in Sulaimani reported that Patriotic Union of Kurdistan expects that Kurdistan Democratic Party ...

KDP, PUK to Meet on Sunday Prior to New President's Oath

BAS News - 2019-06-09 00:06
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are said to meet on Sunday for talks on the appointment of a new governor for disputed Kirkuk province, only one day before the newly elected President of Kurdistan Regio ...

Danish Social Democracy wins the elections by turning right

ANF - 2019-06-07 09:00
With a participation of 85.1%, the Social Democratic Party of Denmark has been the winner of the legislative elections held in that Nordic country last Sunday, obtaining 26% of the votes. ...

All media speeches were suspended by the Kurdistan Democratic Party

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani, the media organizations of the party to stop any political escalation of speech in the Kurdistan Region or Iraq. “The critical situation in the region and Iraq in general, and the K ...

Full text of KDP, PUK political agreement 2019, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 20:51
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Sunday has released the text of its agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Iraqi Kurdistan. The KDP said the PUK had not committed to the political agreemen ...

Kurdistan Democratic Party seeks to form the government without PUK

Kurdiu - 2019-06-01 18:43

Al-Jazeera: Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraq’s Kurdish region

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-31 03:26
The Iraqi Kurdish parliament has elected Nechirvan Barzani, the nephew and son-in-law of veteran leader Masoud Barzani, as president of the autonomous region. The deputy leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) won 68 votes from the 81 members prese ...

PUK calms tensions with the Democratic Party

Kurdiu - 2019-05-30 16:46

Masrour Barzani to Begin Forming New Cabinet Early June

BAS News - 2019-05-30 14:02
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) nominee for Kurdistan Region premiership, is expected to begin the formation of his cabinet in the first half of June. Kurdistan Region Parliament released a statement on Thursday to invite la ...

PUK’s Violation against Previous Agreements Won’t Serve People: KDP

BAS News - 2019-05-28 17:20
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has slammed Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)’s move on Tuesday to boycott the parliamentary session for electing the president of Kurdistan Region, saying that it violated previous political agreements. On T ...

EU Envoy Says “Regretful” that Intraparty Policy Risks KDP-PUK Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-28 15:55
ERBIL — European Union Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua expressed concern over the “intraparty policies” of a Kurdish political party that has put previous agreements between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) at r ...

Evin Incir elected European deputy in Sweden for SAP

ANF - 2019-05-28 12:48
34-year-old Evin Incir, born in Amed, was elected as a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Labor Party (SAP) to the European Parliament. ...

Incoming Kurdistan PM to Form Cabinet in Less than 30 Days

BAS News - 2019-05-28 11:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is about to elect a new president today for the first time through a parliamentary vote, who will later task the incoming prime minister to form the new cabinet. Lawmakers from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the ...

Nechirvan Barzani Elected as President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-05-28 11:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Tuesday (28th May) elected Nechirvan Barzani from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) as the new President of Kurdistan Region. The session was attended by 81 lawmakers, from whom 68 voted in favor of Barzani. Ther ...

KDP: No Timeline for Returning to Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-28 00:02
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has rejected to have any specific timeline for returning to Mosul city, an official said on Monday. Talking to BasNews, Ali Khalil, a KDP representative to Mosul, explained that his party's leadership h ...

Turkey: Kurdish Lawmakers, Inmates End Hunger Strike after Ocalan’s Call

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers and political prisoners across Turkey ended their hunger strike after jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, called for the termination of the strike. Lawmakers from Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ...

KDP Refutes Any Secret Deal in Electing New Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has refuted the rumors claiming that there was a secret deal between the Kurdish party and certain Iraqi sides in the election of a new governor for Nineveh province. "There has not been any agreements between ...

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

HDP’s Celik and European MPs: End the isolation now

ANF - 2019-05-21 17:22
HDP MP Tuma Celik said European countries should take action against the isolation. Social Democratic Worker’s Party MP Kadir Kasirga and Left Party MP Daniel Riazat said the isolation must end immediately. ...

KDP Bloc Preparing Bill to Compensate Yezidi Survivors of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-16 15:36
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the parliament of Kurdistan Region is working on a bill to compensate the Yezidis who have survived the Islamic State (IS) crimes. MP Liza Falakaddin told BasNews that the KDP faction has suggested to t ...

KDP Officially Nominates Nechirvan Barzani for Kurdistan Region President

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Tuesday officially nominated Nechirvan Barzani, the party’s deputy president, for president of Kurdistan Region. BasNews has learned that KDP faction submitted Barzani’s nomination documents to the parliament. ...

KDP Bloc at Iraqi Parliament Decries Latest Arabization Attempt in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc at the Iraqi parliament has condemned the recent attempt by Arabs to forcefully occupy the Kurdish villages in Kirkuk province. “There is a plot to change the demography of Palkan and 17 other villages. We st ...

Nechirvan Barzani is Kurdistan presidential candidate of KDP, PUK, Gorran: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 15:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is the presidential candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and Change Movement ...

Turkey’s ruling AKP manipulates election outcomes in Kurdish South-east, leaves municipalities broke

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-13 22:33
The big question in the Kurdish-majority municipalities in the south-east of Turkey was whether the candidates for the leftist Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which won the most votes in the local elections on 13 March 2019, would be acknowledged as the ...

Two Members of Kurdish Political Party Killed near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — A group of armed men attacked a village near Khanaqin overnight on Sunday and killed two members of Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party, an official confirmed. Khanaqin is a Kurdish town disputed between Kurdistan Region and Iraq. It is under th ...

No excuses for confusing ally with adversary in US-Iran face-off

Rûdaw - 2019-05-13 14:21
The Democratic Party is no longer the party of liberalism ...

Nomination for Kurdistan President Open Now: Parliament

BAS News - 2019-05-12 11:50
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament announced on Sunday the nomination for Kurdistan Region president. The parliament convened on 8th May and reactivated Kurdistan Region presidency after a political deal was reached by Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), ...

KDP, PUK Reach Deal over Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-05-07 15:24
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Tuesday reached an agreement over the amendment of Kurdistan Region Presidency Law. According to the agreement, the two major political parties have resolved their differe ...

KDP to Support Future Nineveh Governor Conditionally

BAS News - 2019-05-05 23:53
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has said that it will support the future governor of Nineveh conditionally, one of which is to see justice among all components in the disputed areas. Talking to BasNews, Ali Khalil, a KDP representativ ...

KDP, PUK sign final deal on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

E-Kurd - 2019-05-05 20:59
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK have signed an agreement that finalizes the latter’s participation in the new Iraqi Kurdistan government. In the presence of many senior part ...

KDP and PUK Sign Final Political Agreement on New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-05-05 17:06
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) inked a new political agreement on Sunday to lay the ground for the formation of the new government. The deal came after months of meetings which were concluded on Sunday whe ...

KDP, Gorran Agree on Urgent Efforts to Finalize Gov’t Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-05-05 14:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) agreed on Sunday that all involved sides are required to urgently finalize the talks over formation the new cabinet. KDP sent a high-level delegation to meet with Gorran on Sunday and ...

KDP Delegation Meets with Gorran to Sign Political Agreement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:54
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) arrived in Change Movement (Gorran) headquarter on Sunday to sign a new political agreement after concluding negotiations. The agreement comes after months of talks over next cabin ...

KDP and PUK to Sign Political Agreement on Sunday: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will ink another political agreement on Sunday to lay the ground for the formation of the new cabinet, said PUK spokesperson Latif Omar. BasNews previously reported that a hi ...

KDP to Meet with PUK, Gorran This Week, Agreement over Cabinet Possible

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to be planning a meeting with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) on Sunday. The KDP delegation, led by the party’s deputy president, Nechir ...

PUK is waiting for the Democratic Party to sign the agreement

Kurdiu - 2019-05-02 19:08

KDP’s discriminatory rules – Get a job at int’l oil companies in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 15:15
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Local government authorities of KDP made discriminatory work rules to get a job at international oil companies operating in Iraqi Kurdistan Local government authorities of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have made d ...

Massoud Barzani meets Huda-Par delegation, a political extension of Turkish Hezbollah

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 00:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Democratic Party leader, Massoud Barzani, receives Turkey’s delegation from Hur Dava Party (Huda Par), led by Ishaq Saglam, on Tuesday in Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil. Barzani, who has good ties with ...

France Helping Kurdish Parties in Syria to Resolve Disputes: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-27 13:45
ERBIL — France has started a new initiative to bring the conflicting Kurdish parties in Syria closer to a political solution to the region, said a Kurdish official from Syria. The ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) reportedly limits the role of other pa ...

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan waiting for the Kurdistan Democratic Party

Kurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01

KDP, Gorran wanted to form Kurdistan government without PUK: official

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) wanted to form new Iraqi Kurdistan government without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), said an official from PUK leadership. Member of PUK Leade ...

Democratic Party split on whether to investigate or impeach President Trump [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 06:40

KDP And Gorran Movement Reached The Agreement

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Democratic Party and Gorran movement reached the agreement on the government formation, it is expected that after signing KDP and PUK agreement they will start the procedures of the new government formation. According to Waar reports ...

Barzani on Easter: Kurdistan is Proud of Its Unique Peaceful Spirit

BAS News - 2019-04-20 14:52
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said that Kurdistan is proud of the spirit of peaceful coexistence among its religious and ethnic components. The prominent Kurdish leader ...

KDP, Gorran to Hold “Decisive” Meeting on New Government

BAS News - 2019-04-20 12:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are expected to meet during the coming week and hold “decisive” talks on the formation of the new government, a lawmaker said. The meeting will come after more than six months since th ...

Syrian Democratic forces arrested a member of Kurdish Democratic Party in Halabja village in Aleppo suburbs, on April 10 - Syrian Network for Human Rights

Sn4hr - 2019-04-13 15:17

KDP, Turkmeneli Agree on Normalizing Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-11 20:35
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Turkmeneli Party have agreed to work jointly on normalizing the situation in the disputed province of Kirkuk, an official confirmed on Thursday. Delegates from the KDP met with the members of the Turkm ...

The PDKI welcomed the US decision to designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps( IRGC) in the list of "foreign terrorist organizations"

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan welcomed the decision of the US government to put the IRGC on the list of "foreign terrorist organizations". ...

Hunger strikes discussed in Austrian parliament

ANF - 2019-04-10 14:45
Austria’s main opposition Social Democratic Party (SPO) brought up the hunger strikes launched to demand an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan in the Parliament. ...

Kurdistan Parliament Expected to Vote on Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-04-10 11:15
ERBIL — The parliament of Kurdistan Region is set to convene today (10th April) to vote on the amendment of Presidency Law. The leading Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) previously presented the amendment that allows the legis ...

Massoud Barzani, who does not represent Kurdistan, visits Jordan for WEF

E-Kurd - 2019-04-08 16:45
AMMAN,— The former president of Iraqi Kurdistan region and leader of Kurdistan Democratic Party, Massoud Barzani, met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Sunday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa. Barzani ...

Parliament to Convene This Week for Presidency Law Discussion

BAS News - 2019-04-08 15:12
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Parliament is set to convene this week on Wednesday and proceed with the discussions on an amendment to the Presidency Law. The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) together with minority factions advoc ...

Japan’s local polls: Ruling LDP bags over half of seats

Waar Media - 2019-04-08 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Japan’s ruling party has secured over half of the total seats in first phase of local elections held on Sunday in the country, local media reported. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe-led Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has won 1,158, or 50.9 percent, o ...

KDP and PUK Postpone Signing Ceremony of Final Agreement

BAS News - 2019-04-08 11:08
ERBIL — The signing ceremony of a finalized political agreement between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has been postponed. BasNews previously reported that the two major Kurdish parties were scheduled to ink t ...

KDP, PUK to Ink Their Political Agreement on Monday

BAS News - 2019-04-07 22:32
ERBIL- The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are expected to officially sign their political agreement on Monday, a member of the latter party revealed. The two Kurdish major parties finally reached an agreement ...

PUK Calls for Unified Kurdish Front in Kirkuk Provincial Election

BAS News - 2019-04-07 22:32
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has called for a unified Kurdish front in the Kirkuk provincial elections, while the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) says that it would not participate in the vote unless the situation is normalized in the ...

PUK Approves Agreement with KDP on Future KRG Establishment

BAS News - 2019-04-06 22:39
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) leadership council approved on Saturday the political agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a spokesperson confirmed. The PUK earlier the day held a meeting, led by the party's Deputy Secret ...

Barzani Attends World Economic Forum in Jordan

BAS News - 2019-04-06 16:43
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, attended on Saturday the first day of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in Jordan. According to a statement by Barzani’s he ...

Barzani Arrives in Amman

BAS News - 2019-04-05 19:39
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, arrived in Amman, the capital of Jordan, on Friday. Barzani, accompanied by a delegation from Kurdistan Region, will attend the World Economic Forum o ...

KDP, PUK reach agreement on new Kurdistan government formation: spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 21:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) reached an agreement on the formation of the new Iraqi Kurdistan government after series of meetings between the two sides, a PUK spok ...

KDP will not wait any longer to form new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet, Barzani says

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 18:07
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani has said that the party will not wait any longer for the other parties and would proceed to form a new government. Speaking at the Erbil International ...

KDP and PUK Reached Agreement on Formation of New Government

BAS News - 2019-04-03 14:29
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) reached a final agreement on the formation of the new government, an official confirmed on Wednesday. A source from PUK, with knowledge on the issue, told Kurdistan 24 th ...

Demonstration against isolation in Rome

ANF - 2019-04-03 10:59
Activists delivered dossiers to many institutions and organizations, including the Italian Parliament and the Democratic Party. ...

Kurdistan Parliament Convenes Today to Discuss Presidency Law Amendment

BAS News - 2019-04-03 10:02
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to convene today afternoon (3rd April) and discuss the amendment to Presidency Law which will lay the ground for electing a new president. The leading Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction and Change Movement ...

KDP not ready to fulfill demands of PUK over new Kurdistan govt: PUK

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 16:29
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is not ready to meet the demands of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the PUK’s spokesperson said Monday. Party spokesperson Latif Sheikh Omar told NRT TV that the party had ...
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