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A Kolbar Died of Frostbite

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-23 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A 29-year-old Kolbar, Shaker Pourkhaled from Dizaj Mirghoor village of Orumiyeh, died of frostbite at the village of Darman Abad in Sardasht on March 18. According to a Kolbar in Orumiyeh, a number of Kurdish citizen ...

In Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists are victim of political tension - IFEX

IFEX - 2019-03-23 01:54

Cengîz Çandar: Li dewleta Tirkiyê du peyv nikarin werin cem hev; Kurd û serxwebûn

Navkurd - 2019-03-23 00:01
Rojnamevan û nivîskar Cengîz Çandar dibêje ku, li dewleta Tirkiyê hinek peyv nikarin werin cem hev, nikarin di heman hevokê de cih bigrin, „serxwebûn û Kurd“, „serxwebûn û Kurdistan“ ev peyv li cem hev nikarin werin bikaranîn, gotinên „em dost in“ li wê ...

Koçberên ereb: Bila Artêşa Azad ligel DAIŞê şerê HSDê bike

BAS News - 2019-03-22 22:23
BasNews - Bi dehan ji koçberên ereb ên li devera Efrînê ya Rojavayê Kurdistanê hatine bicîkirin, îro roja înê, xwepêşandanek li navenda bajêr li ber dibistana Îtîhat lidarxistin, tê de bangewazî li Artêşa Azad hat kirin ku biçin Baxozê û piştgiriya DAIŞê ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign: Newroz greetings

ANF - 2019-03-22 15:21
Peace in Kurdistan Campaign saluted "the courage and sacrifice of all those Kurds who have suffered extreme discrimination, violence, torture and arrest in pursuit of their beliefs and struggle for freedom and justice". ...

KRG Ends Newroz Festivals to Mourn Victims of Mosul Ferry Sinking

BAS News - 2019-03-22 14:29
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Friday announced that it will join the public mourning the Iraqi government has announced after the ferry incident in Iraq’s Mosul. According to an official statement, the KRG will cancel the nationwide ...

HDP MP Dündar: Lifting isolation means solving problems

ANF - 2019-03-22 12:49
Dündar said that everyone in every neighborhood, street and house in Kurdistan have isolation as priority and stressed the need to listen to the call of the hunger strikers. ...

Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan are victim of political tension: CPJ

E-Kurd - 2019-03-22 00:39
Committee to Protect Journalists Mission journal: Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan are under pressure from authorities in the autonomous northern Iraqi region, with news outlets shuttered and critical reporters arrested. With government formation talks und ...

McGurk : Em hemû deyndarê gelê kurd in

Nûpel - 2019-03-21 23:12
Nûnerê berê yê Serokê Amerîkayê yê di Hevpemanîya Navdewletiy ya li dijî DAIŞê, Brett McGurk bi boneya cejna Newrozê, li ser hesabê xwe yê Twitterê peyamek belav kir. McGurk di peyama xwe da dibêje: “Newroz li xelkê Kurdistanê pîroz be, herweha li wan jî ...

Newroz in Cizre: Resistance message from tens of thousands

ANF - 2019-03-21 22:22
“Cizre has been the honor of the people of Kurdistan for years. Today we are all Leyla Güven." ...

Barzani Sends Condolences to Mosul Victims after Sinking Ferry

BAS News - 2019-03-21 22:13
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani has sent condolences to the people of Mosul and families of the victims who lost their lives on Thursday in Mosul. Earlier the day, a tourist ferry capsized in Tigris river in the northern city ...

KRG Offers Help in Response to Mosul Ferry Sinking: PM

BAS News - 2019-03-21 22:13
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government is ready to offer every assistance possible in response to the deadly incident of ferry sinking in Mosul’s Tigris river, Prime Minister Barzani said. He also sent condolences to the family of the victims and wish ...

Artêşa Tirk Newrozê jî bombe li Sîdekan barand

ANF - 2019-03-21 21:36
Balafirên şer ên Tirk di saetên şevê de bombe li gundên Sîdekan a ser bi bajarokê Soran a girêdayî Hewlêr a Başûrê Kurdistanê bombe barand in. ...

Kurds celebrate new year Newroz across Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-21 20:01
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Thousands of people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) celebrated on Thursday the new Kurdish year, Newroz. They wore floral scarves, waved Kurdish flags, and carried posters that pledged to win back the Kurdish Canton of Afrin fro ...

Reflections of Newroz from the Diaspora

Hawzhin Press - 2019-03-21 19:04
Perhaps this year Kurdistan will be freed and the wars will end, the refugees will return, the healing can finally begin. Surely, another year can’t possibly go on in this way, an open wound of a nation, bled dry, crippled beyond recognition. The post Re ...

In Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists are victim of political tension - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-03-21 16:07

[VIDEO] Mosul: 60 People Die after Tourist Ferry Capsizes in Tigris River

BAS News - 2019-03-21 16:00
ERBIL — At least 60 people died on Thursday after a tourist ferry capsized in the Tigris river which crosses through Mosul in northern Iraq. Local officials said 35 bodies have so far been recovered. According to Mosul mayor who spoke to Kurdistan 24, do ...

YRK and HPJ guerrillas celebrate Newroz in Rojhilat

ANF - 2019-03-21 15:31
Guerrillas of the Kurdish freedom movement are celebrating Newroz across Kurdistan. ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party campaigns in shadow of Erdogan threats

E-Kurd - 2019-03-21 14:44
BATMAN, Turkey Kurdistan,— Under daily attack from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and with dozens of its mayors in jail, Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party is fighting an uphill battle for this month’s local elections. Defiant in the face of threats, the Pe ...

Fire lights the way for Kurds in Akre 'Kurdistan's Newroz capita

Rûdaw - 2019-03-21 10:11

Kurdish Political Prisoner Exiled to Yazd Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-21 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kurdish political prisoner, Ghader Mohammad Zadeh who has been in prison for the past 14 years, was summoned to the manager’s office of Orumiyeh Central Prison yesterday and Exiled to Yazd Prison. The exile of this p ...

Emekli asker JİTEM davasında ifade verdi: Anter'in ölüm emrini veren Özen, Ankara’da müteahhitlik yapıyor

Rojeva Kurdistan - 2019-03-21 02:00

Prime Minister Barzani’s speech at the Middle East Tourism Exhibition

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-21 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani opened the Middle East Tourism Exhibition in Erbil. In a speech, he recalled that “if it were not for recent very difficult years, the Kurdistan Region wou ...

People celebrate Kurdish new year Newroz across Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 21:32
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— People in cities and towns across Iraqi Kurdistan Region are marking the Kurdish New Year Newroz with celebrations on Wednesday. Erbil’s main Newroz celebration will be held in Shanadar Park on Wednesday afternoon. In ...

People in Kurdistan Should Celebrate Nawroz After Successfully Defeating IS: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-03-20 20:45
ERBIL - The war against the Islamic State (IS) has ended successfully and now the people of Kurdistan Region should celebrate the Kurdish New Year which is a symbol for the peaceful culture and coexistence in the region, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani ...

Nawroz in Tuz Khurmatu: Hashd al-Shaabi Prevents Kurdistan Flag from Being Risen

BAS News - 2019-03-20 20:45
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias prevented the Kurdistan Region's flag from being risen in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu on Tuesday during ceremonies organized on the Kurdish New Year occasion, an official said. Hemin Nouri, a Kurdist ...

Hunger strike resistance continues all over South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-03-20 18:05
HDP member Nasır Yağız in Hewlêr has entered the 120th day of hunger strike. ...

Iran denies again joint operation with Turkey against PKK: Tasnim news

Reuters - 2019-03-20 17:44
A spokesman for Iran's armed forces said on Wednesday there was no joint operation with Turkey near their border, as Tehran denied for the second time any involvement in Turkish attacks against militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). ...

Recuperato corpo Orsetti.E'in Kurdistan - Rai News

Rainews - 2019-03-20 17:21

Masrour Barzani: Nawroz is Far Beyond the Start of New Year

BAS News - 2019-03-20 15:45
ERBIL - To Kurds there is a special meaning behind Nawroz and it is far beyond the beginning of a new year, Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani argued on Wednesday. Barzani made the remarks in a congratulatory message on the K ...

Dolzer: Germany should end pleasing Turkey on Kurds

ANF - 2019-03-20 15:33
Dolzer said he would bring the hunger strike resistance in prisons in Kurdistan and Turkey to the Federal German Government, urging it to act to help the demands of the activists are met. ...

Sinjar: Iraq Gives PKK 72 Hours to Hand Over Certain Commanders

BAS News - 2019-03-20 14:24
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces have given the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) affiliated Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) fighters 72 hours to hand over four commanders or they would be attacked by the country's army. The two sides clashed twice this week in the t ...

Barzani's Message on Nawroz Holiday

BAS News - 2019-03-20 14:24
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has sent a congratulatory message to the people in the region on the Kurdish New Year occasion. "Happy New Year to the people of Kurdistan and others who celeb ...

Iraqi Kurdistan oil producer Genel Energy to pay first dividend despite losses

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 12:32
LONDON,— Genel Energy, the oil company focused on Iraqi Kurdistan, has announced its intention to start paying its first dividend despite falling to an annual loss for 2018 following a write down in the value of one of its gasfields. The company, which w ...

Turkish state intelligence activity in Bradost

ANF - 2019-03-20 12:21
Turkish state has launched intelligence activity in the area in Bashure Kurdistan they invaded last year under the guise of census works. ...

Why corrupt Kurdish politicians don’t land in jail in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 09:40
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to The famous saying of Dr Thomas Fuller “Be you ever so high, the law is above you” remains one of those brilliant and historical saying which will continue to echo through legal history for as long as the rule of law ...

Berpirsê PDKê li Şingalê: Hêzên Iraqî û PKK bûne bela li ser serê Şingalê!

BAS News - 2019-03-20 09:37
BasNews – Berpirsekî PDKê dibêje, hêzên Iraqî û PKKê bûne bela li ser serê Şingalê. Ev çend roj in li devera Şingalê ya Başûrê Kurdistanê, şer û pevçûn di navbera hêzên Iraqî û çekdarên nêzîkî PKKê de diqewimin. Li ser wê aloziyê, berpirsê PDKê li Şingal ...

Li Rojhilatê Kurdistanê merasîmên Newrozê birêve diçin

Rûdaw - 2019-03-20 08:09
Welatiyên Rojhilatê Kurdistanê bi dilgermî beşdariyê di rêûresmên Newrozê dikin ...

Kurdish Activists Summoned and Threatened on the Eve of Newroz in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-20 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The Ministry of Intelligence of Iran has warned people against holding celebrations on the eve of the Newroz( Nowruz) in various cities and villages in Kurdistan by summoning or calling a number of Kurdish activists. ...

Three Detainees Released on Bail in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-20 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Arman Vafaei, Afshin Sheikholeslami Vatani and Fardin Karimi were temporarily released today at noon time until the trial on a bail of 500 million Tomans each. These people were accused of cooperation with one of the ...

Fetullah Gülen'in kardeşi ölü bulundu

Rojeva Kurdistan - 2019-03-20 02:00

The Revolutionary Guard prevents Nowruz events in Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-03-20 01:37

The increase in the number of Iranian tourists to the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-20 01:33

The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region agree to continue bilateral meetings

Kurdiu - 2019-03-20 01:33

Îran û operasyona hevbeş

Rojeva Kurd - 2019-03-20 00:02
Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê PKK ev 2 roj in di navbera Tirkiye, Îran û Iraqê de bûye rojev û di derbarê wê de agahiyên nû belav dibin. Wezîrê Navxwe yê Tirkiyeyê Sûleyman Soylu eşkere dike: Areteşa Tirkiye û Arteşa Îranê li ser sînorên xwe dijî gerîlayên ...

US Hails Kurdistan for Combatting Terrorism, Sheltering IDPs, Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-03-19 22:18
ERBIL - The United States has praised the role of the Kurdistan Region and its people in, alongside the Peshmerga forces, combatting terrorism while sheltering nearly 2 million IDPs and Syrian refugees in the past few years. The message was conveyed by a ...

Coexistence is Best Weapon to Defeat Terrorism: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-03-19 19:16
ERBIL - Coexistence is the best and most powerful weapon to fight terrorism, prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, said on Tuesday, also hoping the ideology of terror will be rooted out in the region. Barz ...

Erbil Police Arrests a Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-03-19 18:34
ERBIL - Police forces in the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil announced on Tuesday evening the arrest of a group of thieves who were reportedly involved in many robbery activities. The gang, which includes five people, had stolen 6,800 grams of gold, seven ...

IN PICTURES: Halabja organizes event to commemorate lives lost during 1988 massacre

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-19 17:58
The marathon was sponsored by Kurdistan 24 Media and organized by Halabja University, local NGOs, and the local Halabja government. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

PKK-affiliated YBS Again Clashes with Iraqi Forces in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-19 16:09
ERBIL - Clashes were again reported between the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) affiliated Sinjar Resistance Unite (YBS) fighters and the Iraqi forces on Tuesday in Sinjar in the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar, the second time in a week. Accor ...

Opération turco-iranienne contre des rebelles kurdes (ministre turc)

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-03-19 12:58
La Turquie et l'Iran ont lancé lundi une "opération conjointe" inédite contre les rebelles kurdes du Parti des travailleurs du Kurdistan (PKK), a annoncé le ministre turc de l'Intérieur Süleyman Soylu. ...

KDP After Meeting PUK: Good Steps Taken

BAS News - 2019-03-19 12:58
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) met on Tuesday in Sulaimaniya province to resume the talks on the next cabinet formation with the former saying that "good steps were taken" in the discussions. "O ...

Sefîn Dizeyî bang li veberhênanên Tirkiyê kir

Ufkumuz Haber - 2019-03-19 03:03
Sefîn Dizeyî bang li veberhênanên Tirkiyê kirBerdevkê Hikûmeta Herêma Kurdistanê Sefîn Dizeyî diyar kir ku peywendiyên di navbera Hewlêr û Enqerê de baş in û bang li veberhênanên Tirkiyê kir ku li Herêma Kurdistanê veberhênanê bikin. ...

Engellemelere rağmen Zülküf Gezen’in mezarına karanfiller bırakıldı

Rojeva Kurdistan - 2019-03-19 02:00

One Kolbars Killed and Six Wounded in One Month

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-19 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Since late February, one Kolbar has been killed and at least six injured after being directly shot by Iranian border guards. During this time, three Kolbars, one of whom was 17 years old, have lost their life due to ...

Kurdistan denies closing its roads in Norouz

Kurdiu - 2019-03-19 00:18

A new meeting between the two parties of power in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-19 00:18

Kurdistan Regional Government strongly condemns New Zealand attack

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – In a statement to the Kurdistan Regional Govrnment website, KRG Spokesperson Safeen Dizayee strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack at two mosques in New Zealand that killed and injured dozens of wors ...

Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa to join Diplomatic Corps in the 31st commemoration of chemical attack on Halabja

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa along with the head of foreign missions in the Kurdistan Region participated in the commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the chemical att ...

Jack Lopresti: The UK must support the Kurdistan Region in creating a safe haven for Christians in the Middle East |

Politicshome - 2019-03-18 22:03

PUK: We Won't Participate in Future KRG Without True Partnership

BAS News - 2019-03-18 20:24
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has made it clear that it would not participate in the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) without a "true partnership," as the party is expected to resume talks with the ruling Kurdistan Democratic P ...

KDP, PUK to Resume KRG Establishment Talks on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-03-18 19:53
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will meet on Tuesday to resume the talks on the formation of a new cabinet in Erbil. The two major Kurdish parties have already signed two political agreements in the pas ...

Iranian guard killed in clashes near Kurdistan Region border

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-18 19:52

Une riche cité antique découverte aux portes de la Mésopotamie @CNRS

L'Important - 2019-03-18 18:44
Au Kurdistan d’Irak, les fouilles menées par une mission archéologique française ont révélé une ville antique inédite, sur le site de Kunara. Vers la fin du IIIe millénaire av. J.-C., cette ville ...

Clashes after Kurdish prisoner Zulkuf Gezen suicide in Turkish jail

E-Kurd - 2019-03-18 15:36
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— The death of a Kurdish activist on hunger strike in a Turkish prison sparked clashes between supporters and police near his grave on Monday, as his lawyers and Kurdish party officials said he had committed suicide. Zul ...

Iraqi Army Warns PKK agains Border Violations near Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-18 15:30
ERBIL — The Iraqi army has warned the Sinjar Resistance Unites (YBS) forces, which are affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), against movements between Iraq and Syria borders in the areas north of Sinjar. The warning came a day after YBS and ...

Iranian Soldier Killed in Clash with Armed Groups near KRG Border

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — An Iranian soldier was killed by an armed group overnight on Sunday around Baneh city near Kurdistan Region border, local news agencies confirmed. It was not immediately clear if the Kurdish opposition groups were involved in the attack on the Ir ...

Yagiz takes turn for the worse, hunger strikes spread

ANF - 2019-03-18 14:02
As the hunger strikes spread in Southern Kurdistan, Nasir Yagiz’s health issues on the 118th day of his hunger strike raise concerns. ...

PDK û Goran li ser yasaya sîstema Serokatiya Herêma Kurdistanê yekhelwêst in

BAS News - 2019-03-18 13:22
BasNews – PDK û Tevgera Goranê li ser yasaya sistema serokatiya Herêma Kurdistanê yekhelwêst in û li benda bersiva YNKê ne. Endamê Fraksîyona PDKê li Parlementoya Kurdistanê Şivan Kerîm Ehmed ji BasNewsê ra got: “Yasaya Sîsteme Serokatîya Herêma Kurdista ...

Young Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death on Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-03-18 11:17
ERBIL — Another young Kurdish porter lost his life in the cold weather while carrying goods on Iran’s border with Kurdistan Region. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported on Monday that the man was found frozen in the mountainous areas of Sardasht ...

Message from the Ka’apor people to the Revolution in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-03-18 09:19
“Women and men warriors of the Kurdish people, we, the Ka’apor people of Maranhão (Brazil) are united with you all for autonomy, self-management and self-determination." ...

Hozat: Divê Kurd teqez biçin ser sindoqan

ANF - 2019-03-18 09:09
Hevseroka Konseya Rêveber a KCK'ê Besê Hozat diyar kir, Serokkomarê Tirk Erdogan li dijî Kurdan polîtîkayên zexel dimeşîne û got, divê Kurdên li Bakurê Kurdistanê û Tirkiyeyê teqez biçin ser sindoqan. ...

Ji ber zêdebûna ava bendava Duhokê ziyan gihîştiye cihên tûrîstî

BAS News - 2019-03-18 07:57
BasNews – Ji ber barîna zêde ya baranê, bendava Duhokê tijî bû û dikan û cihên tûrîstî yên li geliyê Duhokê de di bin avê de man. Li Kurdistanê ev çend roj in baran berdewam dibare ji ber wê jî li gelek cihan lehî rabûye, gelek bendav tijî bûne. Yek ji w ...

A Kurdish Environmental Activist Arrested in Ramsar

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-18 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Jalal Rostami, an environmental activist from Shahini village of Kamyaran and resident of Ramsar in northern Iran, was arrested by security forces at his workplace and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Dete ...

Iraq to Assist Kurdistan in Developing Tourism Sector: Minister

BAS News - 2019-03-17 23:15
ERBIL - Iraq will support the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in developing the tourism sector as Erbil is making efforts to make big advancements in this regard, Iraqi Minister of Culture Abdul-Amir Hamdani said on Sunday. "The federal government is ...

Brief clash in Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-17 21:48
Reports of armed confrontation in Shengal town in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Clashes Erupt Between Iraqi and PKK-affiliated YBS Forces in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-17 21:16
ERBIL - Clashes erupted between the Iraqi forces and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) affiliated Sinjar Resistance Unite (YBS) fighters on Sunday night in the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Ezdin Sham ...

[PICTURES]: Middle East Tourism Expo Opened in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-17 18:12
ERBIL - The Middle East Tourism Expo was opened on Sunday in Erbil with the attendance of dozens of local and international companies. The fair was opened at 10:00 am where Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani gave a speech and said that the ...

Kurdistan Sets Goal at 3 Million Tourists in 2019: Minister

BAS News - 2019-03-17 14:34
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government is working to boost its tourism sector with more visitors this year, said Nawroz Mawloud, the Minister of Municipality and Tourism. During the Middle East Tourism Expo held in Erbil, Mawloud said the KRG is hopin ...

PM Barzani stresses private sector role as key to develop tourism in Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-17 14:19

KRG Should Consider Greater Investment in Tourism Sector: PM

BAS News - 2019-03-17 12:15
ERBIL — Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said that Kurdistan Region has the potential to invest and gain greater national revenue from its tourism sector. Barzani made the point during a speech while opening the Middle East Tourism Expo in Erbil with doz ...

Gorran to get 60 positions in new Iraqi Kurdistan government: member

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 11:45
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran) will get 60 positions in the new cabinet of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) according to an agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a member of the party said on ...

Parlementereka Iraqê gelê Kurdistanê li ser mûçe erxayîn dike

BAS News - 2019-03-17 08:10
BasNews – Endameka komîsyona darayî ya parlementoya Iraqê dibêje, bila gelê Kurdistanê erxayîn bin ku eger Herêma Kurdistanê petrolê jî nede Bexdayê, dê mûçeyê wan bê pirsgirêk were dayîn. Ev çend roj in hinek parlementerên partiyên Kurdistanî dibêjin, h ...

Duhok: Yezidi Tribal Leader Found Dead

BAS News - 2019-03-16 22:52
ERBIL - A Yezidi tribal leader was found dead on Saturday in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province, local police reported. Talking to Kurdistan 24 on condition of anonymity, a source from the Duhok Police explained that the body of the victim was found o ...

Ypg: intervista a Yilmaz Orkan, dell’Ufficio d’informazione del Kurdistan in Italia UIKI-ONLUS | Notizie Geopolitiche

Notiziegeopolitiche - 2019-03-16 20:17

Two Turkish soldiers killed, 8 wounded in clashes with PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-16 19:39
ANKARA,— Two Turkish soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded on Saturday in a clash with Kurdish fighters from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK during operations into Iraqi Kurdistan region, Turkey’s defense ministry said. Six militants, inclu ...

Iraqi Kurds mark 31th anniversary of Halabja chemical attack

E-Kurd - 2019-03-16 13:44
HALABJA, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The city of Halabja in Iraq’s Kurdistan region on Saturday (March 16) marked the 31st anniversary of the genocidal chemical attack that took the lives of thousands of people in 1988. At the hall next to Halabja Stadium, ...

Şehîdên Helepçeyê hatin bibîranîn

ANF - 2019-03-16 13:22
Li gelek bajar û navçeyên Bakurê Kurdistanê û Tirkiyeyê şehîdên Helepçeyê û yên qirkirina Beyazitê hatin bibîranîn. Di bibîranînan de hate diyarkirin ku ferasetên qirker têk diçin û gelê Kurd jî bi ser dikevin. ...

Turkey says 2 soldiers killed fighting PKK in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-03-16 12:46

KDP motive behind taking interior, oil, municipalities ministries in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-16 11:30
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iraq (KDP) has selected what positions it wants in the new Kurdistan regional government. It is holding firmly to take the positions of ministry of interior, natural resources, munic ...

Situation of hunger strikers critical: let's be their voice

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
The hunger strike resistance launched by HDP MP Leyla Güven in Amed has spread to the prisons, Bashur (South Kurdistan), Europe and many parts of the world. ...

Continued Hunger Strike of Kurdish Political Prisoner at Quarantine of Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-16 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kurdish political prisoner, Ghader Mohammad Zadeh who has been in prison for the past 14 years, has gone on hunger strike in protest to being transferred to the Safe Ward (formerly known as Quarantine) of Orumiyeh Ce ...

A 17-year-old Kolbar Died due to Falling from Mountains in Paweh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-16 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A 17-year-old Kolbar, Afshar Sayyadi Niaz choked with snow after falling of high mountains in Tata of Paweh. “Afshar Sayyadi Niaz, born in 2002 and a year 9 student at the Shahin high school of Marivan, had turned to ...

KRG Condemns New Zealand Terrorist Attack that Killed Dozens

BAS News - 2019-03-15 18:51
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Friday's terrorist attack which killed dozens of Muslims in New Zealand. At least 49 people were killed while over 40 others were severely injured after gunmen opened fire at worshipers at two ...

Iraq, Kurdistan 'condemn' attacks on mosques in New Zealand

Rûdaw - 2019-03-15 18:07

Barzani Receives Iraqi National Security Advisor in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-15 17:57
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Friday a delegation from Baghdad led by Iraqi National Security Advisor Falih Fayadh. Barzani’s press office said in a readout of the meeting that the pair discu ...

Iraqi Kurdistan responds to U.S. report on human rights

E-Kurd - 2019-03-15 17:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari responded on Friday to a US report that highlighted a range of human rights abuses that took place in the Kurdistan Reg ...

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region - Q3 of 2018

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-03-15 12:29

[PICTURES]: UN Exhumes First Mass Grave of Yezidis in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-15 12:03
ERBIL — The United Nations kicked off its mission to exhume and document the first mass grave where the bodies of Yezidi victims of the Islamic State (IS) brutality are buried. The mission is a joint work between the Iraqi government, Kurdistan Regional ...

Turkish courts ban election campaign billboards in Kurdish language

E-Kurd - 2019-03-15 08:25
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkish courts in at least two provinces banned election billboard banners in the Kurdish language on Thursday, ordering police to take them down as the country prepares for a nationwide vote to elect local administrat ...
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