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Iraqi Kurdistan halts import of vehicles manufactured before 2018

E-Kurd - 2019-09-12 19:25
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Interior Ministry decided on Wednesday to suspend the importation of vehicles manufactured before 2018 and mandated that imported used vehicles must carry Certificate of Co ...

Minister of Peshmerga received Kurdistan Parliament’s Committees of Interior and Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-12 06:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 10, 2019, Kurdistan Parliament’s Committees of Interior, and Security and Peshmerga visited the Ministry of Peshmerga. During their visit, they shared a memorandum regarding the Peshmerga’s reform process, ...

Turkish Interior Ministry to İmamoğlu: “We will eliminate you”

Balkaneu - 2019-09-10 17:20

New document: 13 municipalities at risk of being seized!

ANF - 2019-09-07 09:34
Two new documents bearing the signature of the Ministry of Interior have emerged. They target the HDP municipalities. Lawyer Sertaç Buluttekin said: "They are preparing the ground to appoint new trustees." ...

MOPE Sec-General: “There is a serious and collective effort towards unifying the Peshmerga Forces.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-07 03:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Ministry of Peshmerga’s Sec-General met with the Global Coalition’s Cooperation Team between the Ministry of Peshmerga and KRG Ministry of Interior, discussing the region’s latest events, MOPE’s reform process and the ...

Turkey sentenced 41 dismissed mayors to over 230 years in jail - interior ministry | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-04 02:19

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives a high delegation of Iraqi Interior Ministry headed by Minister Yassin Al-Yasiri

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-04 00:00
During the meeting, which was attended by KRG Minister of Interior, Al-Yasiri, welcomed the positive atmosphere between Erbil and Baghdad, pointing out that there is a good understanding between the Federal Ministry of Interior and the KRG Ministry of Int ...

Iraq arrests ‘mastermind’ of recent prison break in Baghdad: Interior Ministry

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-03 16:45

Mayor of Istanbul in Amed: This is a dangerous discrimination

ANF - 2019-08-31 16:23
Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoğlu of the CHP met in Amed with HDP mayors of Amed and Mardin suspended by the Turkish Ministry of Interior. ...

Hundreds of Peshmerga completed a military training program in Bnaslawa Training Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-28 11:28
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 27, 2019, in the attendance of Rebar Ahmad (KRG Minister of Interior), Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Major-General Aziz Waisi (Commander of Zeravani Peshmerga Forces) and commanders of KTCC, ...

Eight HDP councillors dismissed by the Ministry of Interior

ANF - 2019-08-26 08:55
Eight HDP councillors of Tusba, Edremit and Çaldıran municipalities, in the province of Van, were dismissed. ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign wrote to UK Foreign Minister

ANF - 2019-08-24 08:19
Peace in Kurdistan Campaign has written to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab about the dismissal of the co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin by the Turkish Ministry of Interior on 19 August 2019. ...

Ministry of Interior Publishes its Decree on Trustees in Kurdish As Well - english

Bianet - 2019-08-21 15:07

Human Rights Watch: The AKP violated voters' rights

ANF - 2019-08-21 08:55
Human Rights Watch said that "the Turkish Interior Ministry’s removal of three democratically elected mayors in the major municipalities of the Kurdish southeast and eastern regions blatantly violates the rights of voters and suspends local democracy. ...

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry

Reuters - 2019-08-19 18:24
Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. ...

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation

Reuters - 2019-08-19 16:10
Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast. ...

TURKISH POLICE DETAIN 418 PEOPLE IN 29 PROVINCES IN KURDISH MILITANT-RELATED INVESTIGATION - INTERIOR MINISTRY

Yahoo - 2019-08-19 08:55

TURKEY APPOINTS STATE OFFICIALS TO REPLACE PRO-KURDISH PARTY MAYORS WHO FACE TERRORISM-RELATED INVESTIGATIONS IN THREE SOUTHEAST CITIES - INTERIOR MINISTRY

Yahoo - 2019-08-19 07:03

Turkey replaces pro-Kurdish party mayors in southeast over terror probes: ministry

Reuters - 2019-08-19 06:50
Turkey replaced the pro-Kurdish party mayors of the southeastern cities of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin on Monday over terrorism-related investigations, appointing the state governors in those provinces in their place, the Interior Ministry said. ...

Baghdad prison break 'mastermind' arrested: Interior Ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-08-08 21:46
The fugitive and an accomplice were arrested in the east of Baghdad ...

Peshmerga a pillar of discussion between the Kurdistan Region’s High Delegation with Iraqi President, Prime Minister and Head of Parliament

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-17 21:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Masrour Barzani, KRG Prime Minister, and his accompanying delegation consisting of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Peshmerga, Minister of Interior, Minister of Finance and Head of the ...

UNESCO develops a handbook for the protection of journalists in field

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
BAGHDAD (UNESCO) — UNESCO, in partnership with the Iraqi Communication and Media Commission (CMC), and Ministry of Interior (MoI), organized the first roundtable with the media outlets directors, on preparing the handbook to organize the relationship bet ...

The Iraqi parliament vote on the candidates of the Ministry of Interior, Defense and Justice

Kurdiu - 2019-06-24 23:18

Iraq Finally Appoints Defence, Interior, Justice Ministers

BAS News - 2019-06-24 15:53
ERBIL — The Iraqi parliament held a session on Monday during which it approved three candidates to the vacant posts of ministers of defence, interior, and justice. Yasin Yaseri was approved for the ministry of interior and Najah Ali Shamari was given eno ...

Minister of Peshmerga supervised meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Coalition partners and Peshmerga Board of Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-20 01:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 18, 2019, Karim Sinjar (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised a meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Coalition partners, and the Peshmerga Reform Board. The meeting wa ...

KRG Minister of Peshmerga conducts periodic meeting with Global Coalition to defeat ISIS

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-02 14:26
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 27, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised the periodic meeting with the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS. Notably attending the meeting were Sarbast Lazgin (De ...

AKP government launches “Dersim” investigation

ANF - 2019-05-31 14:56
The Interior Ministry launched an investigation against the name change in Dersim. Dersim residents are taking to the streets to defend the ruling. ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission conduct its periodic meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-21 13:59
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 20, 2019, Karim Sinjari, KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga, supervised the periodic meeting of the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sa ...

Kurdistan Police Planing to Save Cash, Environment with Electric Cars

BAS News - 2019-05-16 14:03
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Interior has launched a pilot project to use electric cars as police vehicles in hopes of saving both the budget and environment. Sami Jalal, a senior official at the ministry, confirmed the report to BasNews and ex ...

The Ministry of Interior uses electric cars

Kurdiu - 2019-05-15 18:18

Iraqi Forces Seize Missile Depot in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have confiscated a military depot containing a number of missiles, shells and explosive devices in Kirkuk. According to a statement by Iraq’s Interior Ministry, 17 anti-aircraft missiles and six Austrian-made mortar shells a ...

Police position set up by HDP Municipality entrance

ANF - 2019-05-07 13:22
Turkish Interior Ministry ordered a police position to be set up by the entrance of the Mardin Metropolitan Municipality where HDP won the elections. ...

Iraq Says It Foiled Dangerous Plot by IS

BAS News - 2019-05-05 00:52
ERBIL - Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday that they had foiled a dangerous plot by the Islamic State (IS) insurgents who were attempting to infiltrate into Iraq from neighboring Syria. Iraqi media reports said that the securi ...

Man Suspected of Rigging IDs for IS Members Arrested in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 14:41
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Friday that they had arrested a man who is suspected of forging documents and ID cards for members of the Islamic State (IS). Iraq’s Interior Ministry said the man had provided fake IDs and citizenship declarati ...

Arrest of Shiite cleric pits ex-head of Iraq Hezbollah against interior ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-04-17 15:24
Feuds are often solved through tribal negotiations ...

Italy to expel 54 Ajax fans ahead of Juventus match

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Italy will expel 54 Dutch Ajax fans after they were found to be in possession of weapons a day before the team’s Champions League clash against Juventus, the country’s Interior Ministry said Monday. Police stopped two buses of Ajax supporters ...

Ministry of Peshmerga destroys hundreds of confiscated weapons

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-16 11:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 14, 2019, a special committee the Ministry of Peshmerga destroyed hundreds of confiscated weapons. On February 10, 2019, the KRG Ministry of Interior approved a 6-point legislation to confiscate any unauthoriz ...

Iraq’s Interior Ministry Describes Ties with Kurdistan as “Very Good”

BAS News - 2019-04-12 12:29
ERBIL — Spokesperson of Iraqi Interior Ministry, Saad Maan, said the coordinations with counterpart in Kurdistan Region are at a “very good” level. Maan explained in an interview with Kurdistan 24 that Erbil and Baghdad maintain close relations especiall ...

Acting Minister of Peshmerga Receives High Delegation from Britain

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-09 07:44
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 4th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), and Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received Si ...

Minister of Peshmerga conducts the Ministry’s High Security & Defense Meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-04 23:12
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 1, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) conducted the Ministry of Peshmerga’s periodic High Defense & Security Meeting in Erbil. The meeting was notably attended by S ...

Kirkuk: Four IS Members Captured

BAS News - 2019-04-01 21:11
ERBIL - At least four members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Monday, a spokesperson confirmed. Al-Maalomah news agency cited a statement by Interior Ministry spokesperson, M.G Saad Maan, as explainin ...

Four killed, 310 incidents reported to police in local elections - interior ministry | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-31 20:10

Minister of Peshmerga supervises periodic meeting with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-28 06:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 25th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised the periodic meeting with the Coalition Forces. The meeting was attended by Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshm ...

Karim Sinjari conducts meeting between the Ministry’s High Council and Board of Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-21 20:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 10, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) conducted between the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Council and Board of Reform in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sarbast ...

MEP Štětina’s decleration letter on Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu

Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu - 2019-03-18 06:06
Mr. Jan Hamáček Minister of the Interior of Czech Republic Ministry of the Interior Nad Štolou 3 170 34 Prague 7 Prague 01.03.2019 Dear Minister, I am writing to you regarding the Kurdish doctor, translator and a man fighting for human rights for all of ...

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

E-Kurd - 2019-03-16 11:30
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net 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 ...

Berlin attempts to criminalize hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
The Interior Ministry responded to Die Linke’s written inquiry on the hunger strikes in Strasbourg and attempted to criminalize the protests, implying that solidarity demonstrations will be inspected for connections to banned organizations. ...

Acting Minister of Peshmerga held periodic meeting with Coalition Forces, Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-10 06:02
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 25th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) held the periodic meeting with the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sarbast Lazgin ...

Fayadh candidacy for Interior Ministry has been withdrawn: MP

Rûdaw - 2019-03-08 13:54

Germany to Strip of Citizenship Dual-nationals Who Fought for IS

BAS News - 2019-03-04 22:03
ERBIL - Germany has said that it would strip of citizenship the dual-nationals who fought alongside the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist organizations. Eleonore Petermann, a spokesperson for the German interior ministry, however, ...

Karim Sinjari supervised the periodic meeting of the Peshmerga High Security Council

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-21 19:40
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 18, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised the periodic meeting of the High Security Council of the Peshmerga Ministry in Erbil. The meeting was attended ...

Ministry of Interior approves legislation, confiscating unregistered firearm and handing them over to the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-16 06:01
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Sunday, February 10th, 2019, the KRG Ministry of Interior approved legislation to confiscate weapons of any kinds and size that have not been legally registered. The legislation consists of six clarifying points, wh ...

“Germany exports weapons to Turkey, imports bans from there”

ANF - 2019-02-15 14:09
Die Linke MP Helin Evrim Sommer condemned the Interior Ministry's ban against Mesopotamia Publishing and Mir Music. Sommer also said, “Germany is exporting weapons to Turkey, and importing bans from there.” ...

Interior Ministry destroys 5,000 confiscated weapons

Rûdaw - 2019-02-12 21:57
They will destroy another batch of 5,000 on Wednesday ...

Germany bans publishing houses over alleged PKK links

Al Jazeera - 2019-02-12 20:34
Interior ministry declares ban against two companies 'posing as publishers' to benefit outlawed Kurdish group. ...

Push for Gun Control: KRG Destroys Thousands of Unlicensed Weapons

BAS News - 2019-02-12 13:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Interior on Tuesday destroyed nearly 5,000 pieces of unlicensed weapons as part of its efforts to control gun possession in private hands. Nali Nawzad, an official from the ministry, told BasNews that the weapons we ...

Germany issues scandalous ban against 2 Kurdish institutions

ANF - 2019-02-12 13:12
Turkish state’s prohibitions have rubbed off on Germany. The Interior Ministry announced a ban against 2 Kurdish cultural-artistic institutions, Mesopotamia Publishing and Mir Music. ...

Mayer: We should bring children of ISIS members to Germany

ANF - 2019-02-11 16:37
The Federal German Government has no idea what to do with the German citizen ISIS members captured alive by YPG forces. Interior Ministry Undersecretary Stephan Mayer said only the children should be brought to Germany. ...

Acting Minister of Peshmerga supervises periodic meeting with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-11 13:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on February 11th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised the periodic meeting with the Coalition Forces in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sarbast Lazgin (Deput ...

Sayirun, Fatih may soon resolve deadlock over Interior Ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-02-10 20:37
Falah al-Fayadh is a controversial nominee for Minister of Interior ...

Iraqi Kurdistan ‘orders seizure’ of weapons held without a permit

E-Kurd - 2019-02-10 20:25
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Interior has authorized the police to seize weapons that do not have valid permits. The ministry will take legal action against the people who own guns withou ...

KRG Takes Sweeping Gun-Control Measures

BAS News - 2019-02-10 13:22
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Interior has stepped up the efforts to end the widespread gun possession in the region. The ministry issued an order on Sunday (10th February) that enforces the measures to limit weapons to the authoriz ...

Joint Committee between Ministry of Peshmerga and Iraqi Defense Ministry meet in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-09 02:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 4th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) received Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Rashed Barallah (Deputy Chief of Staff, Iraqi Army Operations) and his accompanying de ...

The Ministry of Interior prevents members of the security and military forces from working as taxi drivers

Kurdiu - 2019-02-04 01:59

Iraqi Kurdistan issues new taxi regulations to combat harassment, sexual assault

E-Kurd - 2019-01-29 16:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Taxi drivers will have to comply with new measures from Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Interior Ministry, imposed in a bid to combat harassment by drivers. All taxi drivers must register with the Trans ...

Police Officer Detained after Prisoner Escapes in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-01-26 22:34
ERBIL - A police officer has been detained after a prisoner, who had been jailed on murder charges, escaped the prison in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday. According to a statement by ...

Three IS Hotbeds Destroyed in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-01-22 20:09
ERBIL - Another three hotbeds of the Islamic State (IS) militant group were destroyed on Tuesday by the Iraqi forces in the province of Salahaddin. According to a statement by the Interior Ministry, a special force of Salahaddin Operations Command conduc ...

Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition Forces held their Periodic Meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-22 06:02
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on January 21st, 2019, Karim Sinjari (Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised the periodic meeting between the Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition Forces in Erbil. The meeting was atten ...

KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga received Colonel Byrom, Deputy Director of Joint Operations Command

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-20 15:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On January 15th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) received Colonel Jonathan Byrom (Deputy Director of the Joint Operations Command in Iraq, Global Coalition). At the start ...

Acting Minister of Peshmerga holds meeting with Peshmerga Board of Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-19 06:04
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On January 14th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) holds the periodic meeting of the Peshmerga Ministry’s Board of Reform in Erbil. Notable attendees of the meeting included Sa ...

Baghdad: Human Trafficking Group Arrested

BAS News - 2019-01-12 20:01
ERBIL - A group of human traffickers were captured on Saturday in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, the interior ministry said in a statement. The ministry explained that the security forces had intelligence information about the group's activities in t ...

Peshmerga High Council of Defense held their periodic meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-11 06:25
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on January 8th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) held the periodic meeting with the Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, Secretary General, Peshmerga Chief of Staff, Commander ...

Nearly 295,000 Syrians return home from Turkey in 2018

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 08:45
Nearly 295,000 Syrians, who fled the civil war in their country, have returned to home from Turkey in 2018, according to Turkish Interior Ministry on Saturday. Turkey’s Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch operations in northwestern Syria liberated the regi ...

Iraqi Forces Arrest 10 IS Militants in Separate Operations

BAS News - 2018-12-29 10:36
ERBIL — At least 10 Islamic State (IS) militants were captured by the Iraqi armed forces in western and northern provinces. According to a statement by the war media cell of Iraq’s interior ministry, the security forces arrest three jihadists in western ...

Iraqi Forces Capture 8 IS Leaders in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-27 12:03
ERBIL — The Iraqi security forces have arrested eight senior members of the Islamic State (IS) in Kirkuk province, the interior ministry confirmed. The arrests were made during a joint operation by the police intelligence and counter-terror intelligence ...

Eight IS Leaders Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-27 00:05
ERBIL - The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday the arrest of eight leaders of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. A spokesperson for the ministry, Major General Saad Maan, told BasNews that the arrested had been ...

Peshmerga, Iraqi Interior Ministries Agree to Cooperatively Foil IS Infiltrations

BAS News - 2018-12-27 00:05
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Peshmerga and Iraqi Defense Ministries have agreed on cooperatively foiling the Islamic State (IS) insurgents from infiltrating on the border areas. According to a statement by the Iraqi ministry, the Kurdish and Iraqi officials ...

France… “Yellow Vests” Protesters Close about 200 Roads

Waar Media - 2018-12-22 16:53
French Interior Ministry announced that “Yellow Vests” Protesters close about 200 roads across the country. Police men have reopened 300 roads since mid-December, which were closed by the protesters, “Yellow Vests” Protesters entered their sixth week, th ...

UNMAS Announces Graduation of Iraqi Police Officers from Hazards Management Training

BAS News - 2018-12-20 13:21
BAGHDAD, (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) thanks the Iraqi Ministry of Interior (MoI) for its support in providing Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)/Improvised Explosive Device Defeat (IEDD) and Explosive Hazards First Responder ( ...

Iraqi PM suggests delaying vote on defense, interior ministry posts as dispute continues

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-18 13:38

Iraqi PM May Change Interior Ministry's Nominee: Source

BAS News - 2018-12-16 22:30
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has reached an agreement with the political parties to replace Falih Fayadh, a controversial nominee for the ministry of interior, with another figure, a source from the parliament, revealed on Sunday. "An agreement for ...

IS Regional Leader Arrested in Kirkuk: Ministry

BAS News - 2018-12-15 23:00
ERBIL — The Iraqi forces have captured an Islamic State (IS) leader in the south of Kirkuk province, Iraqi ministry of interior announced on Saturday. The IS leader was on terror list of the intelligence forces and he had served as the aide to IS top mil ...

Interior Ministry orders sacking of more than 125 Kurdish cops in Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2018-12-13 19:43

Interior Ministry orders sacking of more than 125 Kurdish cops in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2018-12-13 19:28
Abdul-Mahdi's cabinet is reviewing decisions in Kirkuk since Oct 16 ...

Minister of Peshmerga received Hungary’s Chief of Staff

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-12 11:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on December 12th, 2018, Karim Sinjari (Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) received Hungary’s Chief of Staff. Notably attending the reception were Sheikh Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa, Commander of th ...

Falih Fayadh May Lose his Nomination of Interior Ministry: MP

BAS News - 2018-12-07 00:35
ERBIL - The Iraqi Fatih Coalition, led by Hadi al-Amiri, may change its nominee, Falih Fayadh, for the ministry of interior after he was rejected by the majority of the political parties. Hanin Qado, a member of the coalition, said on Thursday that his a ...

KRG fires 100 police officers in Soran for involvement in human trafficking

Rûdaw - 2018-12-06 09:43
KRG interior ministry to establish committee to follow up on police involvement in smuggling Syrian Arabs to Turkey ...

Iraqi PM Reveals Remaining Eight Nominees

BAS News - 2018-12-03 22:28
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi revealed on Monday night the remaining eight candidates of his government, nominating Falih Fayadh as the minister of interior and Faisal al-Jabrba for the ministry of defense. According to a document, the other six cand ...

Three Wanted IS Insurgents Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-01 21:13
ERBIL - At least three members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, an official said on Saturday. The Iraqi Interior Ministry Spokesperson Maj. Gen. Saad Maan said in a statement that the trio was captured b ...

Over 2,000 Suspects Arrested by KRG's Joint Operations Since 2011

BAS News - 2018-11-29 00:25
ERBIL - Over 2,000 suspects have so far been arrested by the Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Interior since the creation of a joint operations command with other security and Peshmerga directorates in 2011, the ministry said on Wednesday. Former President ...

Dozens of IS Militants Killed in Underground Tunnel North of Iraq

BAS News - 2018-11-21 14:39
ERBIL — At least 15 members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed by Iraqi forces in Salahaddin province. According to a statement by the ministry of interior on Wednesday, the insurgents were eliminated during an operation to destroy an IS underground t ...

Iraqi Shi'ite Factions Can't Agree on One Nominee for Interior Ministry

BAS News - 2018-11-17 17:49
ERBIL - After over three weeks of establishing a new government in Baghdad, the Iraqi Shi'ite factions have not yet agreed to have one sole nominee for the position of interior ministry, reports said. According to Iraqi media reports, the Alliance of Ref ...

Baghdad: All-female Police to Encounter Sexual Harassment in Public

BAS News - 2018-11-14 23:10
ERBIL — Baghdad authorities have decided to spread all-female police units in the capital city to encounter the growing cases of sexual harassment in public. Citing the Iraqi interior ministry, several media reports said that cases of sexual harassment, ...

Iraqi Interior Ministry’s New Logo Includes Kurdish Language

BAS News - 2018-11-07 14:17
ERBIL — Iraqi Interior Ministry changed its official logo on Wednesday which includes the name of the ministry in Kurdish language. The new logo, besides modifications in the design and the name of the ministry in Kurdish, includes the date of the establ ...

Coptic Christian attack: Egypt police 'kill 19 attackers'

BBC - 2018-11-05 00:56
The Islamist militants were killed in a desert shoot-out, Egypt's interior ministry says. ...

Deputy to the Interior Ministry Warned Kolbars/ Continued Killing of Kolbars by Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-10-29 02:02
Following the death of a Kolbar called Azim Ahmadi, who was killed at Nowsud of Kermanshah, ILNA News Agency arranged a talk with Hussein Zolfaghari (the Deputy Minister of Political and Security Affairs). “ We do not have something called Kolbar. I do no ...

Two IS Members Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-10-27 21:48
ERBIL - At least two members of the extremist group of Islamic State (IS) were captured in Kirkuk province on Saturday, a security official said. Saad Maan, spokesperson for Iraq's Interior Ministry, said in a statement that the two insurgents were arres ...

Basra official denies oil smuggling racket

Rûdaw - 2018-10-19 12:30
Iraq’s Ministry of Interior and police officials confirmed reports of smuggling ...

Human Trafficking Group Captured in Iraq's Diwaniya

BAS News - 2018-10-16 06:23
ERBIL - A group of human traffickers were captured on Monday in the Iraqi province of Diwaniya, said the interior ministry in a statement. According to the statement, four women alongside a man were caught with two children while attempting to sell them ...

Iraqi Kurdistan govt reportedly ‘ordered’ the closure of hundreds of illegal oil refineries

E-Kurd - 2018-10-13 22:17
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) reportedly ordered the closure of hundreds of “illegal” oil refineries; additionally, other facilities which are licensed are subject to review. The KRG interior ministry ...
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