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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). ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s emerging radicals

E-Kurd - 2021-06-19 22:06
Yad Fazel | Ekurd.net As the image of an independent Kurdistan remains imprisoned within its frame, Kurdish youth, particularly those living within the KRI, have decided to “revamp” Kurdish nationalism in an alternative form: Nazism. Politics within the K ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 203 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-19 22:06
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that 203 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 126 n ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 458 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-19 12:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Friday that 458 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 173 new ...

500 Christian families forced to flee Turkish bombing in Iraqi Kurdistan | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2021-06-19 00:23

Turkey Is Waging a Brutal Campaign in Iraqi Kurdistan

Jacobinmag - 2021-06-18 21:46

Volunteers Work to Increase Urban Green Space in Iraqi Kurdistan Region | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2021-06-18 18:31

Razing forests, Turkey builds a huge, militarised buffer zone in Iraqi Kurdistan

Alaraby - 2021-06-18 17:10

Iraqi Kurdistan hosts 928,674 refugees and IDPs: govt

E-Kurd - 2021-06-18 00:19
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region continues to host just under 1 million displaced persons in its cities and in camps across Duhok, Erbil, and Sulaimani governorates, according to a periodic report from the Kurdistan regional G ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 466 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-18 00:19
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Thursday that 466 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 185 n ...

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 ...

Stuck in Iraqi Kurdistan for decades, Iranian Kurdish refugees watching Iran vote with little hope for change

E-Kurd - 2021-06-17 01:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Stuck in Iraqi Kurdistan region for decades due to a lack of documents, Kurdish refugees from neighbouring Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) are watching elections in the Islamic republic this week with little hope for ch ...

473 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-17 01:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 473 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 199 ...

Iraqi Parliament to enact law to protect abandoned newborns

NPA Syria - 2021-06-16 19:56
For years, separate Iraqi regions, including the #Kurdistan Region (KRG), have witnessed incidents of abandonment of newborns each year along roadsides and in trash cans. The post Iraqi Parliament to enact law to protect abandoned newborns appeared first ...

Deadly attacks stoke KDP-PKK tensions in Iraqi Kurdistan - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2021-06-16 16:07

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 507 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-16 00:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday that 507 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 227 ne ...

G7 leaders ‘commend,’ reiterate support for Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga

Justice for Kurds - 2021-06-15 22:31
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The leaders of the G-7 group of countries hailed the efforts of the Peshmerga forces of the Kurdistan Region and their Iraqi counterparts in the fight against ISIS, and affirmed their ongoing support in a joint statement after their ...

4 killed as Turkey intensifies attacks on ‘PKK targets’ in Iraqi Kurdistan

Presstv - 2021-06-15 06:21

Iraqi Kurdistan records 613 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-14 18:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that 613 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 250 new ...

Iran Guards say strike 'terrorists' in Iraqi Kurdistan - France 24

France24 - 2021-06-14 01:29

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 497 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-13 22:40
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that 497 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 282 new ...

Nechirvan Barzani visits UAE, meets with Abu Dhabi crown prince

E-Kurd - 2021-06-13 00:14
ABU DHABI,— The president of Iraqi Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani arrived Friday in the United Arab Emirates capital at the invitation of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Kurdistan presidency said. Barzani on Saturday met wi ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 239 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-13 00:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that 239 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 181 n ...

514 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-12 11:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Friday that 514 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 217 new ...

Environmental Genocide by the Turkish Army in Iraqi Kurdistan!

E-Kurd - 2021-06-12 11:39
Dana Berzinjy | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The Turkish regime is well known by the World for committing brutal crimes and abusing human rights against many nationalities such as, Kurds, Armenians, Jewish, Greeks, and the other minority groups. Millions of peo ...

Massive Turkey-led logging in Iraqi Kurdistan causes outcry - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2021-06-11 23:03

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 ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 528 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-11 13:17
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Thursday that 528 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 233 n ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 570 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-09 23:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 570 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 245 ...

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. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 440 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-09 13:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday that 574 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 180 ne ...

KDP peshmerga militant killed in Iraqi Kurdistan, official blames PKK

E-Kurd - 2021-06-08 20:51
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish KDP party peshmerga fighter was killed by a sniper in Iraqi Kurdistan region on Tuesday a local official in Duhok governorate’s Zakho district said and accused the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) of responsi ...

Kurdish woman murdered by ex-husband in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-06-08 20:51
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish woman was killed by her ex-husband in Sulaimani’s Bakarjo neighborhood overnight, the Sulaimani police directorate said on Tuesday. “After three hours of searching and investigation, the suspect was found and ...

Iraqi Kurd Soldier Killed by PKK Rebels: Mayor

The Defense Post - 2021-06-08 15:45
An Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighter was killed Tuesday in an attack by Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, a local mayor said. ...

Duhok journalists’ cases sent back to appeals court for last review: lawyer

E-Kurd - 2021-06-07 22:44
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Lawyers have sent back the dossiers of detained Kurdish journalists and activists to court in Duhok, one of the attorneys said on Monday, four months after the defendants were found guilty and one month after an appe ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 574 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-07 22:44
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that 574 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 276 new ...

Kurdish doctor flees Sulaimani after threats from PUK’s Asayish

E-Kurd - 2021-06-07 01:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Bakhan Azad, a doctor who has recently alleged corruption within Halabja Health Directorate, said on Sunday that she fled to Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan capital, because of death threats made against her in Sulaimani gove ...

546 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-07 01:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that 546 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 308 new ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 268 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-06 06:18
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that 268 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 177 n ...

CPT-IK: 1500 people displaced by Turkish invasion in Iraqi Kurdistan

ANF - 2021-06-05 12:24
According to the Christian Peacemaker Teams, more than 1500 people have been displaced from 22 villages by Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan. Since the Turkish army is establishing military bases, a return of the displaced people is hardly conceivable. ...

KJG party will ‘not accept’ a Kurdistan constitution less Islamic than Iraq’s

E-Kurd - 2021-06-05 00:30
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish Islamic party said on Thursday they will reject a Kurdistan constitution with less Islamic principles than what is specified in the Iraqi constitution. “We have often said this, we have said we will not accept ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 610 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-05 00:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Friday that 610 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 246 new ...

Iraqi President Salih: Turkey is responsible for crimes against the environment

ANF - 2021-06-04 10:25
Iraqi President Berhem Salih described the invading Turkish state's cutting down trees in South Kurdistan as an "environmental crime and inhumane practice". ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 589 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-04 02:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Thursday that 589 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 239 n ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 653 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-02 23:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 653 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 250 ...

KCK says KDP and Iraqi Kurdistan govt criticize Turkey in a weak way

E-Kurd - 2021-06-02 10:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) on Tuesday criticized statements issued by the Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) about illegal logging by Turkish forces in ...

May monthly report: Human rights violations in Kurdish region of Iran, hardships faced by asylum seekers in Iraqi Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2021-06-02 02:00
Investigations carried out by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) show that various human rights violations have taken place in Iranian Kurdistan in May 2021. In addition to these violations, the KHRN… The post May monthly report: Human rights viola ...

Black fungus kills a covid recovered man in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-06-01 21:58
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A patient infected with the black fungus disease died in Sulaimani city in Iraqi Kurdistan region on Tuesday, the province’s health directorate said. Sulaimani health directorate spokesperson Yad Naqshbandi said that th ...

537 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-06-01 21:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday that 537 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 233 ne ...

Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t sends complaint to Turkey over illegal logging: spox

E-Kurd - 2021-06-01 12:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan regional Government (KRG) Spokesperson Jutyar Adil said on Monday that the KRG has officially complained to the Turkish government about illegal logging in the border areas of Iraqi Kurdistan region, which ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 640 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-31 21:52
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that 640 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 233 new ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 592 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-30 22:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that 592 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 308 new ...

Whenever Turkey has occupied a piece of territory, it has never withdrawn from it: Adham Barzani

E-Kurd - 2021-05-30 17:36
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Speaking about the ongoing military campaign by Turkey in Iraqi Kurdistan region, former head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) Leadership Council in Sulaimani Adham Barzani said on Saturday that, whenever the T ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 198 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-29 23:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that 198 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 150 n ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 637 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-28 21:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Friday that 637 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 261 new ...

Islam, freedom should be prioritized in Iraqi Kurdistan constitution: Islamic KJG

E-Kurd - 2021-05-27 22:24
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Justice Group (KJG), formerly Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), spokesperson Mohammed Hakim said on Thursday that his party insists that Islam, the disputed areas, freedom, and political balance within Iraqi Kurd ...

670 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-27 22:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Thursday that 670 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 241 n ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 655 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-26 23:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 655 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 277 ...

Political parties in Rojava call for action against Turkey’s attacks on Bashur

ANF - 2021-05-26 18:47
Political parties in Rojava condemned Turkey’s attacks on the Kurdistan Freedom Movement and the international community's silence. They also called on the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan regional government to condemn these attacks. ...

Turkey destroys church in bombing of Christian village in Iraqi Kurdistan | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2021-05-26 17:44

Iraqi Kurdistan records 651 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-25 20:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday that 651 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 253 ne ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 593 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-25 00:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that 593 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 268 new ...

Armenian ophthalmologists performing surgeries in Iraqi Kurdistan – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2021-05-24 21:41

Iranian Kurdish asylum seeker who set himself on fire in front of UN office in Erbil dies from injuries

E-Kurd - 2021-05-24 11:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish asylum seeker from Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) died Sunday night due to his burns less than a week after he set himself on fire in front of the UN office in Erbil, medical sources confirmed. Behzad Mahmoud ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 747 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-23 21:43
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that 747 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 351 new ...

Syrian students, teachers face obstacles in Iraqi Kurdistan

NPA Syria - 2021-05-23 17:34
In the #Kurdistan Region of #Iraq, Syrian refugee students and teachers alike struggle with obstacles from lack of identity documents necessary to enroll in schools to insufficient and unpaid salaries. The post Syrian students, teachers face obstacles in ...

260 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-23 00:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that 260 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 187 n ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 785 new coronavirus cases, 12 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-22 00:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Friday that 785 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 342 new ...

Lawyers for jailed Iraqi Kurdish journalists appeal court of cassation decision

E-Kurd - 2021-05-21 02:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Defense lawyers representing five imprisoned journalists and activists who were sentenced to six years in prison announced on Thursday that they have appealed a decision by the Kurdistan Region’s Court of Cassation i ...

Iranian Kurdish asylum seekers protest in front of UN office in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-05-20 22:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iranian Kurdish asylum seekers protested outside the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) office in Erbil, demanding the agency do more to resolve their status after a 25-year-old Iranian Kurdish refugee set himself on fire on ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 649 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-20 22:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Thursday that 649 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 226 n ...

Iraqi Kurdistan constitution should separate religion from state: Cardinal Sako

E-Kurd - 2021-05-19 22:57
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— The head of the Chaldean Church, Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako, has called for the separation of religion and state in a future constitution for Iraqi Kurdistan region, promoting a “civil constitution” that recognises ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 832 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-19 22:57
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 8328 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 376 ...

$100 million steel factory opened in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-05-18 22:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A giant steel factory was opened in Erbil on Tuesday, which will be able to produce nearly 1,000 tons of steel per day, Iraqi Kurdistan region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani said. The Med Steel factory has been built ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 858 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-18 22:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday that 858 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 324 ne ...

Iranian Kurdish asylum seeker set himself on fire in front of UN office in Erbil

E-Kurd - 2021-05-18 19:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish asylum seeker set himself on fire in front of the office of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Erbil on Tuesday as he and another asylum seeker held a protest demanding better living and working cond ...

Erdogan claims Turkey kills top Kurdish PKK commander Sofi Nurettin in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-05-18 14:40
ANKARA,— President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that Turkish forces had killed a top Kurdish PKK commander during an offensive in neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan region. The Turkish army in April launched a new ground and air offensive against militants ...

797 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-17 18:45
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that 797 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 307 new ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 499 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-17 00:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that 499 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 220 new ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 141 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-16 03:45
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that 141 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 52 ne ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 353 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-14 22:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Friday that 535 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 124 new ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 636 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-13 21:02
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Thursday that 636 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 235 n ...

UN slams Iraqi Kurdistan for ‘intimidating’ journalists, activists

E-Kurd - 2021-05-13 02:03
BAGHDAD,— The UN on Wednesday accused authorities in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region of intimidating and arbitrarily detaining journalists and activists. “Over the last year, journalists, human rights activists and protesters who questioned or criticis ...

755 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-13 02:03
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 755 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 303 ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 664 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-11 19:07
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday that 664 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 223 ne ...

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 ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 829 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-10 21:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that 829 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 328 new ...

Kurdistan government is not U.S. servant: KDP official

E-Kurd - 2021-05-10 01:14
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan regional Government (KRG) should not be shaken by the US Consulate General in Erbil’s response to the controversial decision by a court in the Kurdistan region to deny the appeal of five journalists and ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 704 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-10 01:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that 704 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 331 new ...

Iraqi Kurdistan confirms 281 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-09 00:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that 281 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 210 n ...

Barzani’s KDP lawmakers praise court decision against journalists, activists

E-Kurd - 2021-05-09 00:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Reacting to a decision widely condemned as flawed and politically motivated, the Barzani clan’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Friday released a statement calling on the Kurd ...

717 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-08 16:06
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Friday that 717 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 263 new ...

Iraqi Kurdistan registers 592 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-07 00:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Thursday that 592 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 270 n ...

PUK leader Lahur Talabani says he fears Islamic State comeback in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2021-05-06 15:50
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A senior Kurdish official has said there are growing indications that Islamic State is trying to make a comeback after an uptick in attacks in Iraq. At least 19 members of Iraqi and Iraqi Kurdish security forces have be ...

Turkish, Iraqi defense ministers discuss Ankara’s military operations in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2021-05-06 10:27

Iraqi Kurdistan records 777 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-05 22:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that 777 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 283 ...

Iraqi Kurdistan appeals court upholds jail sentences for activists, journalists

E-Kurd - 2021-05-05 11:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— An appeals court in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday upheld six-year jail sentences for five journalists and activists, after a trial criticised by rights groups. Authorities in the autonomous region said the five men “had ...

Iraqi Kurdistan reports 805 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths: ministry

E-Kurd - 2021-05-04 22:17
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government KRG’s Health Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday that 805 new cases of coronavirus recorded across Iraqi Kurdistan region in the past 24 hours. According to the ministry 377 ne ...

Iraq scolds Turkey over latest anti-PKK offensive in Iraqi Kurdistan - Al Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2021-05-04 19:33

Nechirvan Barzani calls for ‘unification’ of Peshmerga militias of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2021-05-04 16:35
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region president Nechirvan Barzani met with Peshmerga militias’ officials on Monday to discuss coordination between Kurdish and Iraqi forces in disputed territories with security vacuums, as well as t ...
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