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Kirkuk: Baghdad-appointed Governor's Son Arrested over Corruption

BAS News - 2019-11-19 23:05
ERBIL - The son of Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, was arrested on Tuesday over corruption cases, a report said. Sources from the Kirkuk Police and Iraq’s Integrity Commission revealed to Kurdi ...

Nineveh Governor Denies Reports of Resignation

BAS News - 2019-11-19 19:49
ERBIL - Nineveh Governor Mansour Marid has rejected reports claiming that he had handed in his resignation letter. Earlier the day, Iraqi reports claimed that the Nineveh Provincial Council had approved Marid's resignation letter, while a member of the c ...

Nineveh Council Approves Governor’s Resignation: Member

BAS News - 2019-11-19 12:51
ERBIL — The Provincial Governor of Nineveh in Iraq on Tuesday approved Governor Mansour Marid’s resignation. Ghzwan Dawoodi, a member of the council confirmed the report to BasNews and said that the first governor deputy was appointed as the acting gover ...

Ammunition Depot Blast Injures 16 Troops in SE Turkey

BAS News - 2019-11-14 10:04
ERBIL — At least 16 military personnel were injured after two successive explosions occurred in an ammunition depot in southeast Turkey. The explosions occurred late Wednesday at the command of a mechanized brigade in the province of Sanliurfa, Governor ...

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Issued Arrest Warrant

BAS News - 2019-11-12 13:31
ERBIL — Iraq’s Integrity Commission issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, the commission said on Tuesday. The warrant is issued based on Jabouri’s involvement in corrupti ...

District governor replaces pro-Kurdish HDP mayor in Turkey’s Van province | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-09 23:50

Iraq Issues Arrest Warrants for 60 Officials Suspected of Corruption

BAS News - 2019-11-01 09:59
ERBIL - The Iraqi Integrity Board has issued arrest warrants for 60 officials, including a governor, who are suspected of involving corruption. A total of 38 arrest warrants were issued for current and former members of provincial councils, while another ...

Syrian refugees in Kurdistan Region require winter necessities: Duhok governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-31 10:48

California governor accepted donations from company he now excoriates for 'greed' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-30 20:07

Diyala: Curfew Imposed After Mortar Shells near Provincial Council Building

BAS News - 2019-10-30 10:30
ERBIL - Governor of Iraqi province of Diyala imposed on Wednesday a complete curfew after a couple of mortar shells fell near the building of the provincial council. Confirming to BasNews, Nihad Mohammed, a spokesperson for Diyala Police, pointed out tha ...

Unofficial Translation of Turkish Provincial Governor Press Statement | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-27 02:16

WATCH IN 60 SECONDS: Kincade Fire grows, PG&E prepares to cut power, governor's warning to PG&E [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-25 19:58

Colorado governor mocks Trump for claiming he was building the Mexico border wall there [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-25 17:32

EPA dropped salmon protection after Trump met with Alaska's governor - CNN Video

CNN - 2019-10-18 22:02

Governor Newsom vetoes toll system for San Francisco's iconic Lombard Street [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-18 03:53

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor brought down by Hurricane Katrina, dies at 76 - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-10-16 16:51

Donald Trump introduces Governor Mike Pence as his vice-presidential candidate – video | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-15 11:41

Puerto Rico’s governor to quit in face of protests - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-10-13 18:11

Erbil Making Preparations to Receive Displaced Civilians from Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-13 00:13
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil governor office said on Saturday that it had started the preparations to receive displaced civilians from Syria, as Turkey has intensified the bombardments in the neighboring country. Talking to BasNews, deput ...

Mexican governor and politician husband killed in helicopter crash - CNN

CNN - 2019-10-12 15:15

Eight Killed in Turkish Border Town in Syrian Kurdish YPG Attack, Says Governor's Office - News18

News18 - 2019-10-11 23:23

Eight killed in Turkish border town in YPG attack -governor's office

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-11 20:05
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Iraq Dismisses Kirkuk Governor Amid Dispute With Kurds | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-10-07 20:09

Baghdad governor sacked

Kurdiu - 2019-10-06 19:22

Iraq Sacks Baghdad Governor Amid Protests

BAS News - 2019-10-06 14:03
ERBIL - Iraq decided on Sunday to remove the Baghdad governor, Falah al-Jazaere, from his position amid the ongoing protests in the capital city and several other major provinces against corruption, unemployment, and poor public services. According to al ...

California governor signs Turkish divestment bill into law

NEWS - 2019-10-05 06:17

Governor Signs ‘Divest from Turkish Bonds’ Act | Asbarez.com

Asbarez - 2019-10-04 06:12

The Kurdish Coalition announced its head, logo and slogan

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 02:40
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 1, 2019, the participating political parties in the Kurdish Coalition conducted their third meeting and elected their head, Abdulrahman Mustafa (former Kirkuk Governor), through majority votes. Additionally, ...

Governor of Adana bans concert

ANF - 2019-10-03 20:27
Adana Governorate has banned a concert of Dodan Özer and Pınar Aydınlar. ...

Firsat Sofi set to become new Erbil governor, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A new governor is set to take over in Erbil, the provincial council announced Monday. Former Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) lawmaker in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Firsat Sofi will be inaugurated on Wednesday. Cur ...

District governor replaces arrested pro-Kurdish mayor in Turkey’s southeast | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-03 11:24

Protesters Enter Governor Offices in Three Iraqi Provinces

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL - Iraqi protesters on Wednesday took it back to the streets and entered three government facilities in different cities. The protesters on Tuesday gathered in the capital Baghdad and then other major cities, protesting against the inefficient publi ...

KDP’s Firsat Sofi elected as new Erbil Governor, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Firsat Sofi was on Thursday elected the 41st governor of Erbil province on the KDP list after winning 27 out of a possible 28 Erbil Provincial Council votes Sofi, 41, is a member of the locally dominant Kurdistan De ...

Bomb blast hits Turkish police bus in Adana, five wounded

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
ISTANBUL,— A bomb explosion ripped into a bus carrying Turkish police in the southern city of Adana on Wednesday morning and five people were slightly wounded including one police officer, the local governor’s office said. CNN Turk broadcast video of a b ...

Governor of Şırnak banned actions for 15 days

ANF - 2019-08-27 11:00
In order to prevent protests against the seizure of the HDP-run municipalities, the Governor of Şırnak has banned activities and actions for 15 days. ...

Governor and trustee of Van banned any public action for 15 days

ANF - 2019-08-27 10:02
The Governor, who was appointed as trustee to the Van Metropolitan Municipality by the Ankara regime, banned demonstrations and marches in the city for 15 days. ...

Hasankeyf to be cordoned off as of October 8, says Governor

ANF - 2019-08-26 12:10
The gates of Ilısu Dam were closed by the General Directorate for State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) authorities on 18 July and the dam reservoir has been since been filled with water. ...

Clashes between Turkish army and Kurdish PKK leave three soldiers dead

E-Kurd - 2019-08-22 13:43
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a clash with Kurdish PKK militants in Turkey Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in southeast Turkey, near the borders with Syrian Kurdistan and Iraqi Kurdistan, the local governor’s off ...

Nineveh governor announces project to renovate 680 homes in Mosul

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-21 22:50

Governor of Van dismisses municipal employees, seizes the council

ANF - 2019-08-21 11:40
Governor Mehmet Emin Bilmez, who has been appointed to Van Metropolitan Municipality seized by the AKP government, has removed all heads of departments and directors from post. Several municipal employees have been taken into custody. ...

Amed trustee's first action: 29 staff dismissed

ANF - 2019-08-19 18:42
The first measure taken by Diyarbakir Governor and now trustee of Amed Municipality, Hasan Basri Güzeloğlu, has been to dismiss once again 29 civil servants and to suspend the contract to 8 workers. ...

Search at Amed Town Hall ends, Trustee arrives

ANF - 2019-08-19 10:32
The police search in Amed Metropolitan Municipality has ended. Diyarbakir Governor, Basri Guzeloglu, was appointed as trustee. He came to the city hall under intensive security measures. ...

Hakkari Governor extended ban on public events for another month

ANF - 2019-08-17 11:40
Hakkari Governorate has extended the ban on actions and activities for another month in the city. ...

Kashmir curfew to be eased after Thursday: governor

Gulan Media - 2019-08-14 17:03

West Virginia governor on Melania Trump's visit to discuss opioid epidemic: These people really care [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-05 23:03

Bus fire in northwestern Turkey kills 5, injures 15 -governor

Yahoo - 2019-08-05 10:49

El Paso shooting: 20 dead, dozens injured near Cielo Vista Mall Walmart, governor says [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-04 21:50

California governor signs bill on presidential tax returns

Yahoo - 2019-08-03 13:11

Muthanna governor apologizes after Iraqi officer demands Anfal survivor remove Kurdistan flag

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-30 23:36

Iraq: Former Governor Embezzled $10 Million, Fled to Kurdistan | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-07-30 17:33

Puerto Rico protests continue

ANF - 2019-07-30 11:37
The secretary of Justice, Wanda Vázquez Garced, clarified that she has no interest in becoming the Governor of Puerto Rico. ...

Trump slams Puerto Rico's 'terrible 'governor' after he refuses to step down [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-28 03:28

Medicaid, budget fight test North Carolina governor's clout

Yahoo - 2019-07-28 01:31

Puerto Rico governor warns: 'If the bully gets close, I'll punch the bully in the mouth' | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-07-27 15:48

Puerto Rico governor's resignation has not stopped protests as demonstrators look to root out corruption [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-27 06:37

Azad Bedran and Zinar Sozdar concert banned in Nusaybin

ANF - 2019-07-26 08:36
Azad Bedran and Zinar Sozdar concert organized by Nusaybin Municipality, was banned by the district governor due to the ongoing case against the artists. ...

Puerto Rico governor resigned following mass protests

ANF - 2019-07-26 08:36
Popular mobilization achieved the resignation of the Governor of Puerto Rico. ...

Insults from their own governor finally pushed Puerto Ricans over the edge

Yahoo - 2019-07-25 23:36

Georgia governor postpones LA trip as Hollywood protests abortion law | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-07-25 09:20

Turkish government sent Syrian refugees to Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-24 10:53
On Tuesday a group of around 100 Syrian refugees who had been taken into custody by order of the Governor of Istanbul for "volunteerism" propaganda was transferred to Turkey-occupied Afrin. ...

Puerto Rico prepares for massive protest to expel governor

Yahoo - 2019-07-22 08:56

Protestors take to the water calling for the Puerto Rican governor to resign [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-21 20:29

Governor banned activities for Suruç massacre anniversary

ANF - 2019-07-19 14:07
The Urfa Governorship banned all activities and actions in the province on the eve of the anniversary of the Suruç Massacre, in which dozens of people were killed. ...

Political crisis in Puerto Rico follows leaks on government

ANF - 2019-07-19 10:48
More than 900 pages of conversations, through chats, among members of the government of Puerto Rico has provoked a deep political crisis, accompanied by numerous demonstrations demanding the resignation of the Governor. ...

Mississippi governor Phil Bryant explains devastating impacts of Hurricane Barry [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-14 06:16

Kirkuk’s Arab, Turkmen residents protest nomination of Kurdish governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 15:36
"Kirkuk is an Iraqi city that a home is for everyone ...

Iraqi forces guard PUK office in Kirkuk after protest against Kurdish governor appointment

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-13 00:46

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 ...

Turkey’ President Erdogan ousts central bank governor Cetinkaya amidst economic crisis

Clicklancashire - 2019-07-10 22:58

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

Kurdiu - 2019-07-09 23:15

KDP, PUK at continued loggerheads over Kirkuk governor appointment

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
The KDP-PUK deadlock comes while violence flares in Kirkuk ...

Update: KDP, PUK say they will back candidate for Kirkuk governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
KDP: The KDP and PUK will back a candidate approved by both parties ...

KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

Turkey' President Erdogan ousts central bank governor Cetinkaya amidst economic crisis - The Indian Wire

Theindianwire - 2019-07-08 07:41

Turkish central bank governor fired by decree from Erdogan

Gulan Media - 2019-07-06 19:08

Number plate auction to raise millions for Halabja province: governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-06 16:14
Halabja governor Azad Tofiq discusses his unusual revenue-generating idea ...

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 ...

Three Killed as Blast Hits Crowded Street in Syrian City

BAS News - 2019-07-04 01:22
ERBIL — An explosion rocked Syria’s southwestern province of Sweida overnight Wednesday, killing at least three people, a local official confirmed. The bombing was carried out via a motorcycle rigged with explosives, said Amer al-Eshi, the governor of Sw ...

Arizona governor pulls Nike tax breaks after Kaepernick blocks Betsy Ross-themed sneaker [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 21:13

KDP, PUK agree candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 16:58
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region agree on naming the governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-07-02 06:02

KDP, PUK in decisive meeting on post of Kirkuk governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-01 12:50
KDP: The post of the governor is part of the talks ...

Kurdistan’s KDP, PUK to meet and discuss Kirkuk situation, new governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-01 09:58

Police attacked LGBTI parade in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-06-30 21:45
The 17th LGBTI and Pride Week in Istanbul was banned by the Istanbul Governor's Office. ...

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 ...

Kurdish Head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Acquitted by Baghdad Court

BAS News - 2019-06-30 13:52
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Court decided on Sunday to acquit Kurdish politician and the head of Kirkuk provincial council, Rebwar Talabani, from charges related to misuse of power and corruption. Talabani was accused by the Baghdad-appointed acting governor o ...

Lack of transparency killing Turkish economy, says former central bank governor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-30 08:24

Basra: Protesters Slightly Injured in Clashes with Forces

BAS News - 2019-06-29 22:32
ERBIL - A number of protesters were slightly wounded in clashes with the security forces after they attempted to raid the house of the governor of Basra on Saturday evening. Demonstrations have lately been ongoing once again as the federal government has ...

Kirkuk court issues arrest warrant for acting governor

Al Monitor - 2019-06-26 15:03

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 ...

PUK announces an agreement on naming a new governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-06-25 23:01

Acting governor of Kirkuk released on bail, faces corruption charges

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-21 06:12

Acting governor of Kirkuk released on bail, faces corruption charges

Gulan Media - 2019-06-20 23:50

Baghdad-Appointed Governor Orders Destruction of Kurdish Marketplace in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-20 13:06
ERBIL — The acting governor of Kirkuk, who was unilaterally appointed by the Iraqi government, ordered on Thursday the destruction of a marketplace. BasNews has learned the the majority of the people working at the marketplace were Kurds. Following the d ...

Ex-Kirkuk governor lands in Erbil after reports of his arrest in Lebanon

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-19 10:08

13 Kurdish neighborhoods face Kirkuk revamp exclusion

Rûdaw - 2019-06-18 17:40
Governor Jabouri initially gave his word that reconstruction projects would take place in the Kurdish neighborhoods. ...

Governor extended ban on actvities in Hakkari for another month

ANF - 2019-06-18 10:50
The Governor in Hakkari extended the ban on actions and activities throughout the city for another month. ...

Barzani, Najmaddin Karim Discuss Political Developments in the Region

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:49
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani received the former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, in his office on Monday. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the Middle East, according to a press r ...

Kurdistan President Receives Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim

Gulan Media - 2019-06-16 21:50

Former Governor of Kirkuk Arrives in Erbil After Arrest Reports in Lebanon

Gulan Media - 2019-06-16 15:51

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