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Iraqi Kurdish civilians once again caught in the crossfire of perennial Turkish-PKK conflict | Global Comment

Globalcomment - 2020-07-01 21:13

Iraqi security forces harass 3 journalists in Kirkuk; Kurdish Iraqi police detain 1 over defamation lawsuit in Erbil - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2020-06-29 21:17

President Barham Salih calls on Turkey to stop military operations in north Iraq Iraqi president says unarmed civilians are being killed in Turkish strikes targeting Kurdish militias June 26, 2020

The National AE - 2020-06-26 20:35

Civilians killed and wounded in Turkish strike in north Iraq Two PKK fighters were also reportedly killed in the strike near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah June 25, 2020

The National AE - 2020-06-26 00:57

Iran Mobilizes Forces on Iraqi-Kurdish Border | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2020-06-24 22:38

Main Turkish operations against Kurds in Iraqi and Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-06-19 18:56
ISTANBUL,— Turkey, whose special forces have been targeting Kurdish rebel hideouts in Iraqi Kurdistan, has already carried out several large-scale operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and allied militias in Iraqi Kurdistan (Bashur) and Sy ...

Iraq urges Turkey to halt military operations in Kurdish north 'We stress the necessity for Turkey to stop its bombing and withdraw its aggressive forces from Iraqi territories,' the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said June 18, 2020

The National AE - 2020-06-18 23:59

Turkey launches ground operations against PKK inside Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-06-18 01:17
ANKARA,— Turkey launched an air and ground offensive against Kurdish rebels in Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, in a move likely to increase friction with the Baghdad government. The defence ministry said “commandos” moved in, supported by drones and ...

Turkey moves troops across border into Iraq to fight Kurdish rebels

New York Post - 2020-06-17 14:50
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey said Wednesday it has airlifted troops for a cross-border ground operation against Turkey’s Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, the first known airborne-and-land offensive by Ankara inside Iraqi territory. The airborne offensive into ...

Iraqi, Kurdish leaders urge for security 'coordination' after deadly ISIS Khanaqin attack

Gulan Media - 2020-06-15 02:21

56 minutes ago Iraqi, Kurdish leaders urge for security 'coordination' after deadly ISIS Khanaqin attack

Rûdaw - 2020-06-14 19:59

Four more coronavirus deaths reported in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-06-14 03:07
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan announced the death of four more coronavirus patients, raising the total death toll due to Covid-19 in the Kurdish region to 45. The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Mi ...

Iraqi Supreme Court Suspends Kurdish Referendum | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-06-12 16:02

Two new coronavirus deaths recorded in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2020-06-11 02:12
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan announced the death of two coronavirus patients in the past 24-hour, raising the total death toll due to Covid-19 in the Kurdish region to 30. The Kurdistan Regional Governm ...

Four new coronavirus deaths recoored in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2020-06-09 00:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan announced the death of four coronavirus patients in the past 24-hour, raising the total death toll due to Covid-19 in the Kurdish region to 28. The Kurdistan Regional Govern ...

Four new coronavirus deaths in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2020-06-07 23:19
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan announced the death of four coronavirus patients in the past 24-hour, raising the total death toll due to the new disease in the autonomous Kurdish region to 24. According to t ...

Further 3 people die in Iraqi Kurdistan from coronavirus as total death toll hits 10

E-Kurd - 2020-06-02 22:41
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan announced the death of three coronavirus patient in the past 24-hour, raising the total death toll due to the new disease in the autonomous Kurdish region to ten. The Kurdis ...

Iraqi Kurdish leader says no turning back on independence bid - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-06-01 14:53

Opposition leader calls for protests against Iraqi Kurdistan government

E-Kurd - 2020-05-31 20:44
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish opposition leader and the President of New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement Shaswar Abdulwahid on Saturday called for protests across Iraqi Kurdistan Region this coming week against the government and the ruling ...

7th coronavirus death confirmed in Iraqi Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2020-05-31 20:44
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan announced the death of a coronavirus patient, raising the total death toll due to the new disease in the autonomous Kurdish region to seven. The Kurdistan Regional Governmen ...

Iraqi Kurdistan records 6th coronavirus death, 13 new cases

E-Kurd - 2020-05-30 22:33
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sulaimani province announced the death of a coronavirus patient, raising the total death toll due to the new disease in the autonomous Kurdish region to six. Sulaimani’s H ...

Iraqi and Kurdish leaders condemned the raising of rainbow flag by foreign diplomats

E-Kurd - 2020-05-18 22:54
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi and Kurdish leaders condemned the raising of a rainbow flag by foreign diplomats to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia on Sunday, saying that it violated the country’s social norms and religious princi ...

100 people arrested at salary protest in Duhok in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-05-17 03:04
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least 100 people mostly government employees, activists, and journalists in Duhok have been arrested by Kurdish security KDP forces after protest against the government’s delay in paying civil servants’ salaries, accord ...

Haunted by online sexual harassment, Iraqi-Kurdish women fight back | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-05-16 20:03

Kurdistan Party Expects Kurdish Quotas In New Iraqi Govt To Improve Baghdad-Erbil Ties - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2020-05-12 21:06

Iraqi and Kurdish presidents urge ‘political... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 00:47

Iraqi and Kurdish presidents urge ‘political unity, harmony’ as KDP-PUK tensions mount

Gulan Media - 2020-05-11 20:47

Iraqi Kurdish fortunes reversed in city they longed for as capital - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-05-08 23:11

Kurdish Politician Fuad Hussein May Become New Iraqi Foreign Minister - Reports - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2020-05-08 20:41

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, with newly added disclosures on prepayment balances – 2019

KRG-Spain - 2020-05-05 00:09
The KRG’s Regional Council of Oil and Gas Affairs has published a report containing verified statistics covering the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues for 2019. The report, available in Kurdish, English and Arabic, provides a quarte ...

Iraqi Prime Minister Warns Against Kurdish Referendum | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-05-01 02:05

Kurdish man kills his daughter, injures son-in-law in Iraqi Kurdistan with a hand grenade

E-Kurd - 2020-04-30 22:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A man reportedly killed his daughter and injured his son-in-law with a hand grenade in Erbil on Thursday. The Erbil Police did not immediately respond to requests for further information about the attack. The allege ...

Turkey seeks to exploit claims to Iraqi Kurdish village

Al Monitor - 2020-04-23 22:03

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Iraqi Kurds to lower Kurdish flag in Kirkuk - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-04-19 09:40

Kurdish parties and groups: Silence encourages Turkey's attacks

ANF - 2020-04-17 13:14
Kurdish institutions and organizations denounced the Maxmur massacre and reacted to the South and Iraqi governments silence by saying: "Silence actually prompts Turkey to continue the attacks." ...

Kurdish parties and groups: Silence encourages Turkey attacks

ANF - 2020-04-17 12:29
Kurdish institutions and organizations denounced the Maxmur massacre and reacted to the South and Iraqi governments silence by saying: "Silence actually prompts Turkey to continue the attacks." ...

Iraqi Foreign Ministry Summons Turkish Ambassador Over Attack On Kurdish Refugee Camp - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2020-04-16 18:42

Journalist Amanj Warte receives anonymous threats in Iraqi Kurdistan over coverage

E-Kurd - 2020-04-16 00:42
NEW YORK,— Since March 19, 2020, unidentified individuals have threatened Kurdish Iraqi freelance journalist Amanj Warte, who contributes to the broadcaster KNN and the news website Sbeiy, after he published an article in Sbeiy on March 18 about alleged p ...

Kurdish Iraqi journalist receives anonymous threats over coverage - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2020-04-14 18:53

Barzani Expresses Condolences on Iraqi Famous Architect Chadirji's Passing

BAS News - 2020-04-12 11:56
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has expressed condolences on the passing of Iraqi famous architect Rifat Chadirji, believing that it was a loss for all the humanity. "The pass ...

Escaped Kurdish political prisoner executed in Iran after deportation from Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-04-12 01:50
SAQQEZ, Iranian Kurdistan,— The escaped Kurdish political prisoner Mustafa Salimi was executed in Iran after being deported from Iraqi Kurdistan Region back to Iran, Hengaw organization for Human Rights said on Saturday. Convicted of belonging to a proscr ...

Washington Kurdish Institute: With Dangerous Times Ahead, Iraq’s Kurds May Soon Face a Terrible Choice

Justice for Kurds - 2020-04-11 03:59
A combination of unclear policies by the US administration in Iraq, a dysfunctional Iraqi government, and the brutality of the Iranian regime have put the Iraqi Kurds in jeopardy, forced into making difficult choices ahead. It is no secret that over the p ...

Iraqi parties endorse Mustafa Al Kadhimi for premier designate Sunni and Kurdish blocs withdraw support for Adnan Al Zurfi after Shiite consensus April 8, 2020

The National AE - 2020-04-09 07:12

Iraqi Kurdish authorities call for closure of NRT broadcaster over COVID-19 report - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2020-04-08 23:28

Iraqi Kurdistan releases 1,443 prisoners so far over coronavirus concerns: council

E-Kurd - 2020-04-07 22:44
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Judicial Council said on Monday that so far 1,443 prisoners and detainees were released on bail since the beginning of the Kurdish Region’s coronavirus outbreak because of concerns that the ...

KDP forces rearrested journalist Hemin Mamand in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-04-07 09:59
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish journalist Hêmin Mamand was rearrested at his house in Erbil late on Monday by members of the KDP security security forces, one day after being released on bail. Mamand’s lawyer Bashdar Hassan told NRT TV th ...

Turkish nationalist leader says Iraqi Kurdish referendum a potential reason for war - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-04-07 08:22

Kurdish journalist Hemin Mamand released on bail in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-04-05 21:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish journalist Hêmin Mamand was released on bail on Sunday after being held in custody for eleven days. Mamand’s lawyer Goran Dibagay told NRT TV that the journalist was released on 5 million Iraqi dinar ($4,200 ...

Saddam-era Unexploded Bomb Kills Kurdish Man, Injures Another

BAS News - 2020-04-05 06:40
ERBIL - An unexploded bomb of former Iraqi Baath-era resulted in the killing of one Kurdish man on Saturday, wounding another in Kurdistan Region's Halabja province. Barzan Othman, a spokesperson for Halabja Police, confirmed the report to BasNews and ex ...

Khanaqin: Iraqi Major, Three Soldiers Injured in Bomb Blast

BAS News - 2020-04-05 00:12
One other soldier was killed ERBIL - A bomb blast in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin resulted in the wounding of one Iraqi major as well as three other soldiers, an activist has confirmed. Speaking to BasNews, Amir Khanaqini, a civil activist in the ...

US-led coalition will still partner with Iraqi, Kurdish security forces despite base transfers : officials | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-03-31 01:57

US-led coalition will still partner with Iraqi, Kurdish security forces despite base transfers : officials

Gulan Media - 2020-03-30 17:23

Kurdish journalist Adnan Rashidi tortured, robbed in Iraqi Kurdistan: CPJ

E-Kurd - 2020-03-27 22:09
NEW YORK,— Authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan should conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the torture and robbery of journalist Adnan Rashidi and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Thursday. In the eveni ...

Norway extradites Kurdish Islamic extremist cleric Krekar to Italy

E-Kurd - 2020-03-26 23:57
COPENHAGEN, Denmark,— Iraqi Kurdish Muslim extremist cleric Mullah Krekar was extradited Thursday from Norway to Italy, where he has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for planning terror. Norwegian Justice Minister Monica Maeland told a news conference t ...

Journalist Hemin Mamand arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan after post critical of Masrour Barzani

E-Kurd - 2020-03-25 19:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish journalist Hêmin Mamand was arrested on Tuesday in Erbil after criticizing Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Masrour Barzani in a Facebook post. A relative of Mamand told NRT that the ...

Iraqi Kurdistan restricts travel between cities over coronavirus spread fears

E-Kurd - 2020-03-12 01:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced in a statement on Wednesday that it would restrict travel between Iraqi Kurdish Region’s cities between March 14 and March 28 in order to limit the spread of coronav ...

Three new coronavirus cases recorded in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-03-09 11:02
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Three more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed on Sunday in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, according to the KRG’s Ministry of Health, bringing the Kurdish region’s total to thirteen. The Kurdistan Regional Government’ ...

Turkish army drills near Iraqi border ahead of Kurdish referendum | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-03-07 18:24

First coronavirus death reported in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-03-04 11:47
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—Iraqi Kurdistan reported its first coronavirus death on Wednesday, an elderly man in the Kurdish province of Sulaimani the local health department said. The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Endowments a ...

Kurdish Journalist Niyaz Abdulla acquitted by Erbil court, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-03-02 01:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Journalist Niyaz Abdulla was acquitted by a court in Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan on Sunday for lack of evidence after she was sued by Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani’s nephew, Matin Barzani. She was arrest ...

Five suspects in 8-year-old child rape case re-arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan: reports

E-Kurd - 2020-02-23 13:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Following an outcry over the government’s handling of a case where a seven-year-old was raped last April, five suspects in the case have been re-arrested. In April 2019, a seven-year-old Kurdish girl is abducted fro ...

Family of raped 8-year-old Kurdish girl seek justice in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-02-22 18:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The father of an 8-year-old Kurdish girl who was raped in spring 2019 said on Friday that he wanted the court to be just and fair regarding his daughter’s case and that both the perpetrators and those who attempted ...

Pro-Ankara Syrian Kurdish ENKS delegation meets Turkish FM

E-Kurd - 2020-02-21 00:38
ANKARA,— A delegation from the pro-Turkey Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS), which is affiliated with Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP party leader Massoud Barzani, on Wednesday met with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to reportedly ...

There is no shortcut to Iraqi Kurdish independence

E-Kurd - 2020-02-20 10:06
Michael Rubin | Kurdistan Times Many Iraqi Kurds reacted positively to Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Nechirvan Barzani’s meeting with U.S. President Trump in Davos, and especially with the Iraqi Kurdish flag draped alongside the American flag in the ...

Iraqi PM-designate rejects KDP, PUK demands on ministerial candidates: MP

E-Kurd - 2020-02-18 21:09
BAGHDAD,— Head of the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) in Iraqi parliament Salim Shushkay said on Tuesday that Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi has rejected demands by the main Kurdish parties regarding nominees for ministerial positions. He i ...

Islamic State releases two Iraqi Kurds for $80,000 ransom in Garmiyan

E-Kurd - 2020-02-18 21:09
KALAR, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Two Kurdish men from Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Garmiyan area were released on Monday six months after their abduction by Islamic State (ISIS) members, security officials have said, as the militant group continue to use kidn ...

Killing of ISIS leader has not hurt group’s operations, says Iraqi Kurdish prime minister

Washington Post - 2020-02-15 19:32
The extremists are “regrouping” and mounting attacks in northern and western Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Masrour Barzani told The Post. ...

‘Blind’ man brands Iraqi Kurdish cleric Kalak a ‘liar’ in healing video fallout

E-Kurd - 2020-02-14 18:24
MADINA, Saudi Arabia,— An elderly man who appeared in a divine healing video that landed a controversial Kurdish cleric in Saudi authority detention earlier this week has branded the cleric a “liar”. Mullah Ali Kalak, more widely known as Mala Ali Kurdist ...

Kurdish Islamic extremist cleric Krekar to be extradited from Norway to Italy

E-Kurd - 2020-02-12 18:04
OSLO,— An Iraqi Kurdish Muslim extremist cleric suspected of plotting attacks in Europe and the Middle East will be extradited from Norway to Italy, the Justice Ministry in Oslo said on Wednesday. Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad, better known as Mullah Krekar, a fo ...

Iraqi Kurdish Islamic mullah Ali Kalak arrested in Saudi Arabia over fake healing

E-Kurd - 2020-02-12 11:30
AL MADINA, Saudi Arabia,— An Iraqi Kurdish mullah was arrested by Saudi authorities on Tuesday for staging the divine healing of a blind man, two days after announcing he had left the Kurdistan Region to seek freedom to practice in the Gulf state. Mullah ...

Kurdistan delegation in Iraqi capital discusses dams, payment for Kurdish farmers

E-Kurd - 2020-02-10 18:19
BAGHDAD,— A Kurdistan Regional Government KRG delegation arrived in Baghdad on Sunday to meet Iraqi government officials in order to discuss payments owed to Kurdish farmers and the building of dams in the Kurdistan Region. The delegation, lead by the Min ...

Will Kurdish ministers keep their jobs in new Iraqi cabinet? | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-02-10 11:14

Why a U.S. military base in Iraqi Kurdistan is a bad idea

E-Kurd - 2020-02-09 14:17
Michael Rubin | National Interest President Donald Trump met in Davos, Switzerland, with both Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani and Iraqi President Barham Salih. Looming large in their talks was Iraq’s political future, Iran, and U.S. alliances in ...

Iraqi Kurdish leader Barzani to step down November 1

France24 - 2020-02-08 19:28

New Generation slams Iraqi Kurdistan’s ruling parties over gas shortage

E-Kurd - 2020-02-06 17:04
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The president of New Generation, an Iraqi Kurdish opposition party, Shaswar Abdulwahid on Wednesday said that, if the Kurdistan Regional Government cannot provide propane gas for residents, the Movement would provide a ...

Pro-Barzani ENKS to reopen offices in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-02-03 18:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS), which is affiliated with Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP party leader Massoud Barzani, on Sunday officially announced it would reopen offices as a “gesture of good fa ...

Officer who fatally shot Iraqi Kurdish toddler charged with involuntary manslaughter

Brusselstimes - 2020-01-29 17:17

Dutch to resume training of Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces

Kurdistan24 - 2020-01-29 03:32

Iraqi governor calls on Kurdish leader to help resolve national crises

Kurdistan24 - 2020-01-26 02:59

Iraqi PM tells Kurdish leaders he does not seek ‘hostility’ with US | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2020-01-21 22:54

Kurdish, Iraqi officials to speak of regional instability at Davos summit | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-01-21 02:52

Syria Kurdish refugees bring new tastes and traditions to Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-01-20 02:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At first, no one in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil would drink the bitter coffee at Syrian refugee Abdussamad Abdulqadir’s cafe. But now it’s a hit, part of a growing cultural exchange. Since conflict broke out in ...

Dutch to resume training of Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces

Gulan Media - 2020-01-19 07:11

Iraqi Kurdish president calls for peaceful resolution in Turkey, freedom for Demirtaş | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-01-17 18:35

Qatar foreign minister visits Iraqi Kurdistan, meets Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2020-01-16 17:25
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, arrived on Wednesday in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil. Al-Thani, was received by the Kurdistan Region’s Deput ...

Italian archaeologists uncover ancient Assyrian site in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-01-15 13:57
DUHOK,— Italian archaeologists from the University of Udine in Italy and Kurdish archaeologists have made significant progress at an ancient Assyrian site in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province. Il Giornale Dell’Arte published some photos of the excav ...

Iraqi PM tells Kurdish leaders he does not seek ‘hostility’ with US | Pakistan | thenews.com.pk | Pindi

Thenews - 2020-01-14 14:38

Iraqi Prime Minister tells Kurdish leaders that he does not seek hostility with the United States | Iraq News – Up News Info

Upnewsinfo - 2020-01-13 19:46

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament approves bill on narcotics, Turkmen national days

E-Kurd - 2020-01-12 20:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday approved a legislation about narcotics use and trafficking in the Kurdish Region and a resolution to establish national days for the Turkmen nation. The lawmakers approved the na ...

Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi visits Erbil to meet with senior Kurdish officials

Rûdaw - 2020-01-12 07:41

Al Monitor: Why Iraqi Kurdistan may be wary of hosting US troops

Justice for Kurds - 2020-01-10 07:13
Torn between Iran and the United States, former Iraqi Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani appeared to distance himself on Tuesday from Republican proposals to station US troops in Kurdish territory should Baghdad move forward with threats to expel the Amer ...

Oil producers Genel, Gulf Keystone receive delayed payments from Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-01-09 15:30
LONDON,— London-listed oil and gas producers in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, Genel and Gulf Keystone, received delayed payments from the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), the companies said on Wednesday. The payments for the month of August, which are due ...

Iraqi constitutional reform may take aim at Kurdish autonomy | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-01-09 03:00

REFILE-Iraqi Kurdish leaders call for region to be kept out of rivalries -statement - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-01-08 12:41

Iraqi Kurdish leaders call for region to be kept out of rivalries: statement - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-01-08 12:41

Iraqi Kurdish leaders calls for region to be kept out of rivalries

Jerusalem Post - 2020-01-08 11:34
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No Iraqi casualties in 22-missile Iranian attack overnight: military

Reuters - 2020-01-08 09:10
Iraq's military said on Wednesday that 22 missiles were launched on the Ain al-Asad air base that houses U.S.-led coalition troops in the western Anbar province and a base in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, causing no casualties. ...

Kurdish parties participate in Qassem Soleimani memorial in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-01-08 03:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish party officials in Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Sunday participated in a memorial to commemorate Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, killed in a US airstrike on Friday. On Friday, US airstrikes killed both Gen. So ...

Kurdish leader urges Iraqi decision-makers to find 'reasonable solution' to crisis

Gulan Media - 2020-01-08 01:33

Ahval: Turkey issues arrest warrant for SDF commander Kobani

Justice for Kurds - 2020-01-01 23:01
Turkey issued an arrest warrant for the commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazloum Kobani, on charges of plotting a bomb attack in the country’s capital Ankara, northern Iraqi news website Rudaw said. Kobani, also known as Ferhat ...
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