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Tuz Khurmatu: Two Iraqi Policemen Injured in Internal Brawl

BAS News - 2019-10-19 20:39
ERBIL - At least two Iraqi policemen were injured due to a brawl among themselves in the disputed Kurdish town of Tuz Khurmatu on Saturday evening. Hussein Ali, the head of local police in Tuz Khurmatu, confirmed the report to BasNews and said that the b ...

Journalist Amanj Babani, his wife and son die in tragic circumstances in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-19 02:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish journalists Amanj Babani and Lana Muhammad died in tragic circumstances along with their three-year old son Hano in Sulaimani city in Iraqi Kurdistan on Wednesday October 16, 2019. In the early hours of Thursd ...

Amid ongoing fighting in northeast Syria, hundreds cross Iraqi border in search of safety

United Nations - 2019-10-19 00:10
Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people to flee, the UN said on Friday, despite a cessation of hostilities deal between Turkish forces and Syrian-backed Kurdish military. ...

Iraqi Kurdish chief supports truce | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-10-18 19:11

United States Abandon Kurds and How will this Move Impact Middle East

Roji Kurd - 2019-10-17 00:01
By Hossein Bouazar Syrian Kurds are a distinct group and they have lived and owned their lands close to the Turkish and an Iraqi border for decades. They have been subjected to systematic discrimination. The People’s Protection Units is a mainly-Kurdish m ...

'If they see a Kurd, they’ll kill them': Syrian Kurds flee to Iraqi Kurdistan Thousands are displaced from north-east Syria after Turkey's incursion and the Syrian regime's deal with Kurdish groups October 16, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-16 19:21

Iran hits Iraqi Kurdish fighters with cross-border shelling

Yahoo - 2019-10-16 13:41

Kurdish MP demands closure of Qatar’s Al Jazeera TV office in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-12 19:04
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan,— A Kurdish lawmaker called on Friday for closing the offices of Qatar’s Al Jazeera television in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region over the Gulf country’s support for the Turkish military operation against Kurdish forces in Syrian Ku ...

America's Syrian, Kurdish, and Iraqi Allies: The Politics Daily - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2019-10-12 13:55

Donald Trump Sent Turkey a 'Very Clear' Message to Begin Syria Invasion, Iraqi Kurdish Representative Says

Newsweek - 2019-10-10 13:15
Karwan Jamal Tahir, the high representative of the Kurdish Regional Government in London, told Newsweek he fears a fresh humanitarian crisis in Syria. ...

Iraqi Kurdish Politicians Urge Russia To Protect Kurds In Northern Syria - Reports - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-10-08 22:36

Ahead of offensive, Turkey says it strikes Syria-Iraq border

Reuters - 2019-10-08 21:14
Turkey's military struck the Syrian-Iraqi border to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce northeast Syria, as Ankara prepared to attack there following a surprise U.S. troop pullback, Turkish officials told Reuters on Tuesday. ...

Kirkuk: Seven IS Militants Killed

BAS News - 2019-10-08 20:43
ERBIL - At least seven members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Tuesday in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The jihadists were targeted during a joint operation by the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism forces and US-led international coalition in K ...

Turkey says it strikes Syria-Iraq border ahead of offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-08 17:10
Turkey's military struck the Syrian-Iraqi border to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce northeast Syria, as Ankara prepares to launch an offensive there after a surprise U.S. troop pullback, Turkish officials told Reuters on Tuesday. ...

Turkish military struck Syria-Iraq border to cut supply lines: officials

Reuters - 2019-10-08 15:37
The Turkish military carried out strikes targeting the Syrian-Iraqi border overnight to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce northeast Syria, as Ankara prepares to launch an offensive there, two Turkish officials told Reuters on Tuesday. ...

Barzani, Allawi Reaffirm Support to Abdul Mahdi's Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-10-07 21:23
They agreed on a range of points ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader, and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, with Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, have reaffirmed their support to PM Adil Abdul Mahdi and his cabinet. ...

Amid Iraqi protests, Kurdish region balances Iran’s IRGC

Thedefensepost - 2019-10-07 17:27

Kurdish blocs to participate in the Iraqi parliament session on Monday

Kurdiu - 2019-10-06 19:22

The Iraqi Kurdish parties and the PKK | Diyari Salih | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-10-05 20:09

Kurdish blocs boycott today's meeting of the Iraqi parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-10-05 15:45

Kurds May Lose 200,000 Votes in Kirkuk If Provincial Elections Law Not Amended

BAS News - 2019-10-05 15:32
ERBIL - If the Iraqi Parliament does not amend the current provincial elections law, Kurds in disputed Kirkuk province may lose over 200,000 votes, a Kurdish official warned on Saturday. Based on the law, the displaced people will be deprived from castin ...

Kurdish political parties form the (Kurdish Coalition) for the sake of the disputed terrorities in the upcoming election

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 23:38
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 28, 2019, in an effort to enter as a single list in the Council of Iraqi Provinces election in the coming April and preserve the Kurdish identity and voice of the disputed territories, 9 Kurdish political ...

Iraqi Kurdistan authorities shut down ‘Hitler’ restaurant until owner changes name

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish authorities have shut down a restaurant in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Duhok province and have asked the owner to change the controversial name “Hitler Restaurant.” A source from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) told ...

PKK kills 9 Turkish troops in clashes in Kurdish southeast: HPG

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
QANDIL, Iraqi Kurdistan,,— Nine Turkish soldiers were killed and 3 others wounded in an ambush by Kurdish PKK fighters in the countryside of Sirnak province in Turkish Kurdistan in country’s southeast, the PKK said in released a statement published by Fi ...

Turkey’s HDP delegation visits Iraqi Kurdistan, meets with Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A high-profile delegation from Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil on Saturday for talks with Kurdistan region’s authorities and political leaders. ...

Iraqi parliament speaker in Erbil for talks with Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Parliamentary Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi arrived in Erbil on Thursday to meet with senior officials in the Kurdistan region. Halbousi’s plane landed at the Erbil International Airport on Thursday, where the ...

Dr. Farhad Pirbal released on bail after two months in custody in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish writer, intellectual of Kurdish literature, and Salahaddin university professor Dr. Farhad Pirbal was released on bail on Wednesday after spending more than two months in jail on arson charges. Pirbal is we ...

For Kurdish women entrepreneurs in Iraqi Kurdistan, persistence pays off

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Smiling proudly, Zilan Serwud welcomed hungry customers swarming her newly-opened food truck in Kurdish Iraq. But launching the venture required more than just permits and loans: Serwud needed family approval. Ling ...

Iraqi MP calls for Kurdish interpretation in Council of Representatives

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi MP from the New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement, Yusra Rajab, called on Speaker of Iraqi Council of Representatives Muhammad al-Halbusi provide interpretation services for Arabic-speaking lawmakers so that Kurdish speakers can participate ...

Iraqi Kurdish comedian Hamko arrested on sexual misconduct charge

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Famous Kurdish comedian and actor Hamko was arrested four days ago at his home on a sexual misconduct charge, according to a police source. The spokesperson for the Erbil Police Directorate Hogr Aziz told NRT TV on ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s security forces need reform, mission refocused: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Change Movement (Gorran) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Ali Hama Salih argued on Thursday that the Kurdish region’s armed forces and security apparatus require significant reform. “Those forces sh ...

The Iraqi Kurdish Parties and the PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
Dr. Diyari Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has become a new political variable in the northern part of Iraq. It now constitutes a source of concern for the Iraqi Kurdish parties and Turkey. Erbil, Baghdad, and Ankara thi ...

Iraqi Intel Believes Israeli Attacks Are Launched From Syrian Kurdish Bases - News From Antiwar.com

Antiwar - 2019-08-28 06:25

Short back and sides or a Ronaldo or Bale? Meet the Iraqi barber cutting famous faces in children's hair Marwan Hadi is giving daring youth in the Kurdish town of Halabja haircuts of their favourite football players August 27, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-27 19:06

Iraqi delegation to visit Erbil Wednesday to discuss security in disputed areas

Rûdaw - 2019-08-27 18:59
Kurdish-Iraqi relations are tense due to an oil dispute ...

Three Turkish soldiers killed, seven wounded in clash with PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 18:44
ANKARA,— Three Turkish soldiers were killed and seven were wounded in a clash with Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan region, the Turkish defence ministry said Sunday. The statement came after Turkey on Friday launched the third phase of an operation b ...

Turkey begins third phase ‘Operation Claw 3’ against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-24 16:09
ANKARA,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a third military operation against Kurdish militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan region, state-run Anadolu agency reported. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announce ...

Clashes between Turkish army and Kurdish PKK leave three soldiers dead

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

An Iraqi-Kurdish MP Discusses The Importance Of Good Relations With Baghdad - Tsarizm

Tsarizm - 2019-08-20 18:28

Commemoration for murdered Kurdish journalist prevented in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-19 21:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The family of murdered Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein Ali on Sunday has accused the Sulaimani Asayish security of preventing them from holding a ceremony commemorating his memory and honoring his work, NRT TV report ...

Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—A Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in the province of Sulaimani that depicts historical Kurdish events over the past century. Zahiri Karima Rash built the monument called “Mrwari Rash,” or “the black ...

ISIS shells, attacks Kurdish village in Iraqi disputed territory: Source

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-18 10:47

Three years without justice for murdered Iraqi Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein Ali

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 22:24
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— As Iraqi Kurdistan region marks the third anniversary of the death of Kurdish journalist Wedat Hussein on Tuesday, his case remains officially unsolved and no one has been prosecuted for his abduction and murder. His fami ...

E-Kurd : Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

Justice for Kurds - 2019-08-09 17:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memorial ...

After Iraqi Kurdish Independence Vote Backfires, 'I Do Not Regret It,' Says Barzani | WVTF

WVTF - 2019-08-08 07:23

Middle East matters - Kurdish dandies launch Iraqi gentlemen's fashion club

France24 - 2019-08-07 09:08

Photo Exhibition in Iran Depicts Sufferings of Iraqi Kurdish Refugees

Ifpnews - 2019-08-05 15:26

Humanitarian crisis in Maxmur refugee camp

Green Left Weekly - 2019-08-03 10:52
The Maxmur (Makhmour) refugee camp, in Iraqi Kurdistan (Bashur/Southern Kurdistan), is home to over 13,000 Kurdish refugees and is located in a town 60 kilometres south-west of the capital, Erbil. Many of the camp’s residents were forced to flee their ho ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars were wounded by IRGC's firing at Piranshahr border

Kurdpa - 2019-08-03 01:20
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars from Piranshahr were transferred to a hospital in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, as a result of a direct shooting by Revolutionary Guards. ...

How Iraqi Kurdistan intelligence agencies damaged Dr. Farhad Pirbal’s brain

E-Kurd - 2019-08-01 18:20
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Farhad Pirbal is an author and intellectual of Kurdish literature. He is well known for his criticism of the Iraqi Kurdish regional government (KRG) particularly against politicians of Barzani and Talabani families. ...

Barzani genocide remembered in Iraqi Kurdistan, 36 years on

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 17:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region holds a special ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 36th anniversary of the Barzani genocide, senior Kurdish, Iraqi and foreign officials have attended the ceremony. The ceremony in the memoria ...

Kurdistan presidency urges tolerance, respect after Kurdish flag incident in southern Iraqi province

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-31 14:47

Iraqi Kurdistan should immediately release journalist Zuber Bradosti: CPJ

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 15:34
BEIRUT,— Kurdish Peshmerga forces should immediately disclose any charges against journalist Zuber Bradosti or else release him from custody, the Committee to Protect Journalist said on Monday. On July 21, in Bradost, Iraqi Kurdistan, members of the Pesh ...

Iraqi Kurdistan ministry ‘plans’ to build a railway network across the Kurdish region

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 20:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ministry has announced plans for an inter-province railway for Iraqi Kurdistan, as part of a wider regeneration of the Region’s transport network. “One of the plans of the reco ...

Kurdish military forces detain journalist in Iraqi Kurdistan - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-07-29 19:35

Team of Vipers Is in Iraqi Kurdistan Capital of Hewlêr

E-Kurd - 2019-07-26 13:26
Luqman Hma Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net A Team of Vipers with a broken train is starting to move from Hewlêr [Erbil], capital of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq. It is a cabal of members from the three Kurdish parties and there will be lots of gaslighting ...

Iraqi Kurdish human trafficking gang sentenced in UK

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 20:25
LONDON, (BBC),— A two-year investigation uncovered a network specialising in the illegal movement of people from Iraq and the Kurdistan region. Eleven people were sentenced following trials at Woolwich Crown Court. They were convicted of offences includi ...

Suspects detained in Turkish diplomat shooting reportedly tortured in Iraqi Kurdistan: agency

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 21:08
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish KDP Parastin and Turkish intelligence service MIT operatives reportedly have tortured persons detained in relation to the incident in the restaurant in Erbil where Turkish Consulate employee Osman Kose and ...

Kirkuk Kurdish MPs oppose Iraqi Provincial Elections Law amendment

Rûdaw - 2019-07-24 12:34
"We boycotted the session.. the administrative and security situation in Kirkuk should first be normalized ...

Video footage of Turkish diplomat killing in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 10:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Video footage (see below) purportedly showing the moment a Turkish diplomat was shot dead in an Erbil restaurant in Iraqi Kurdistan on July 17 has surfaced on social media. Kurdish security officials are yet to ver ...

'Kurdish question' as old as Iraq itself: Iraqi PM

Rûdaw - 2019-07-23 19:37
“There has [always] been something called the Kurdish question ...

Video: Violent Attack in Turkey Against Iraqi Kurdish Tourists | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-07-22 15:13

Iraqi Kurdish security arrest man behind shooting Turkish diplomat -statement | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-07-22 09:47

Iraqi Kurdish Officials Arrest Turkish Lawmaker's Brother in Diplomat's Slaying | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-07-22 06:29

Iraqi Kurdish energy minister Hawrami moved to advisory role in new cabinet - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-21 17:53

Iraqi Kurdish security arrest man behind shooting Turkish diplomat - statement

Jerusalem Post - 2019-07-21 08:26
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Iraqi Kurdistan arrests suspected shooter of Turkish diplomat

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish authorities announced Saturday they had arrested two suspects involved in the murder of three people, including a Turkish diplomat, in the regional capital Erbil this week. The diplomat was one of at ...

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat

Reuters - 2019-07-20 23:07
Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil. ...

Iraqi Kurdish authorities arrest suspect behind Erbil shooting | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-07-20 19:44

Iraqi Kurdish security arrest man behind shooting Turkish diplomat -statement

Yahoo - 2019-07-20 16:51

Iraqi Kurdish security arrest man behind shooting Turkish diplomat: statement - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-20 16:18

Iraqi Kurdish security arrest man behind Turkish diplomat shooting in Erbil | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-07-20 15:55

Turkey launches air strike on PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killed

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
ANKARA,— Turkey on Thursday launched an air attack on Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region, the country’s defence minister said. The Turkish vice consul to Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region was shot dead Wednesday ...

Iraqi Kurdish tourists beaten, arrested in Turkey for posing with Kurdistan flag

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish tourists were beaten by a group of locals in Turkey’s Trabzon province bordering the Black Sea on Thursday. Nine people were detained then released by Turkish authorities on Friday. Immediately, Kurds ...

Iraqi Kurdish authorities identify suspect behind Erbil shooting

Al Jazeera - 2019-07-20 00:08
Police share photo of the alleged attacker, 27-year-old Mazlum Dag, who was born in Diyarbakir, Turkey. ...

Turkey launches air strike on Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killed The Turkish vice consul to Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region was shot dead on Wednesday July 19, 2019

The National AE - 2019-07-19 13:39

Iraqi Kurdish government treating Turkish diplomat slaying as terrorist attack | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-18 19:38

Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killing one

The New Mail - 2019-07-18 11:29
A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in the Kurdish region of Iraq Wednesday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry and media said. The attackers entered the restaurant in… The post Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killin ...

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat in Attack in Kurdish-Run Iraqi City

Yahoo - 2019-07-18 09:11

Norway arrests Iraqi Kurdish preacher | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-18 03:17

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

FOX News - 2019-07-17 21:29
Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated. ...

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey’s foreign ministry said. A gunman op ...

Turkish diplomat, civilian shot dead in Iraqi Kurdish capital; gunman flees - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-07-17 17:05

Erbil shooting kills 2 including employee of Turkish Consulate General

Rûdaw - 2019-07-17 16:58
One consulate employee dead, one Kurdish Iraqi national ...

Kurdish officials: Three Turkish diplomats shot dead in Iraqi city Erbil - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-17 14:34

Italy sentences Kurdish Islamic radical Mullah Krekar to 12 years in prison

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 13:08
ROME,— Iraqi Kurdish Islamic radical cleric Mullah Krekar was sentenced to twelve years in prison on terrorism charges by an Italian court on Thursday, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) has reported. Krekar, whose real name is Najmaddin Faraj ...

Norway arrests Kurdish Islamic extremist cleric Krekar after Italian terror trial

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 13:08
COPENHAGEN, Denmark,— The Norwegian domestic security agency says a Kurdish Muslim extremist cleric found guilty in Italy for planning terror has been detained on an Italian arrest warrant. The PST security agency says Iraqi Kurdistan-born Mullah Krekar ...

Turkey begins second phase of operations against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 13:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announced the start of “Operation Claw-2” to destroy caves and shelters used by member ...

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

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

Bringing Kurdish History & Culture to Light: An Interview with Mohammed A. Salih

The Kurdish Project - 2019-07-13 03:13
The Kurdish Project had the opportunity to interview Mohammed A. Salih, doctoral student at UPenn’s Annenberg School for Communication and former freelance journalist covering the Islamic State as well as Kurdish and Iraqi affairs. Learn more about Moham ...

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

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-13 00:46

Iran strikes Kurdish opposition positions on border with Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-12 16:58
TEHRAN,— Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards used drones and missiles to strike headquarters of a Kurdish militant group near Iran’s border with neighboring Iraq’s Kurdistan region, the Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Friday. “A large ...

Iran hits Iraqi Kurdish fighters with cross-border shelling - SFChronicle.com

Sfchronicle - 2019-07-12 15:08

Iraqi Kurdish government sworn in under son of former president | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-11 21:30

Iranian agent tasked to kill Kurdish opposition PAK leader arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish opposition party based in Iraqi Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate one of its leaders. “A 26-year-old Iranian intelligence agent called M. A. Mokhtari, ...

Germany hands life sentence to Iraqi Kurd over teenager’s rape-murder

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 17:40
WIESBADEN,— An Iraqi Kurdish immigrant was sentenced in Germany to life imprisonment on Wednesday for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl, a case seized on by the far right to make a disputed link between crime and a record influx of migrants in 2015. ...

KDP’s Kurdistan security council rejects claims of involvement in PKK leader’s killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 18:24
KDP’s Kurdish security council blames PKK for conflict in Iraqi Kurdistan HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council KRSC for the KDP-controlled areas of Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ...

Only 3 women nominated for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 15:32
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Ignoring calls for balance, Kurdish parties nominate just 3 women for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet positions. If their nominations are approved by Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament, there will be a total of three women in ...

Iraqi Parliament Calls for Ousting PKK from Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-07-08 11:00
ERBIL — The parliament of Iraq has reportedly urged the country’s government to oust the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) from the predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar. Since October 2017 when the Iraqi army attacked the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk a ...

IS Militants Target Kurdish Farmers in Disputed Iraqi Territories | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-07-08 10:39

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