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France Bans Iranian Mahan Air

BAS News - 2019-03-25 14:03
ERBIL — The French government has banned Iran’s Mahan Air on the basis of airliner’s involvement in instability in the Middle East. “Mahan Air can no longer serve French territory as of April 1,” Reuters quoted a source from French Foreign Ministry on Mo ...

Peshmerga Sec-General to the Media Center: “ISIS is not over yet.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-25 12:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga During a private interview with the Peshmerga Media Center, Jabbar Yawar, Peshmerga Secretary-General, shared that defeating ISIS on a military level does not mean completely eliminating them and their ideology. On a g ...

Death Toll From Ebola Climbs To 564 in DR Congo

Waar Media - 2019-03-25 11:53
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 564 since the start of an outbreak in late July last year, the country’s Health Ministry said on Monday. Among 1,009 cases of reported hemorrhagic fever, 944 were ...

U.S. Consulate in Erbil congratulates Peshmerga Director of Communication & Cooperation

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-25 01:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 20, 2019, the United States Consulate shared on their official page, “CG Steven Fagin welcomes Lieutenant General Hazhar Omar, Director of Communication & Cooperation, back to Kurdistan after completing a spec ...

The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence wanted to dealing with the participants at the Bukan's "Taraqeh" Nowruz ceremony

Kurdpa - 2019-03-24 03:14
Kurdpa Agency: The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence called the participants at the Taraqeh, Bukan Nowruz ceremony "disruptive and sympathetic to Democrat and Komala parties." ...

The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence wanted to dealing with the participants at the Bukan\'s \"Taraqeh\" Nowruz ceremony

Kurdpa - 2019-03-23 14:21

North Korean foreign ministry delegation left for China on Thurs: KCNA

Yahoo - 2019-03-22 00:02

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 ...

Turkey, Iran commanders agree to continue operations against PKK: Turkish ministry

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 15:26

HDP’s Oluç: Accept the demand of the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-03-20 12:21
"Once again we are calling on the authorities, especially the Ministry of Justice to listen to what is a legitimate and human demand. The hunger strikers are asking to put an end to isolation. There is no other demand." ...

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. ...

German man barred from leaving Turkey over social media post - German foreign ministry | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-19 03:04

Ministry of Peshmerga: The funds allocated from Baghdad is not enough for half of our forces

Kurdiu - 2019-03-19 00:18

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 ...

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 ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with delegation from Coalition Forces about Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-17 22:18
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on March 17th, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and members of the Board of Reform met with Colonel Tan Deer (Deputy Commander of ...

Completion of a Chemical Safety Training Program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-17 13:58
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 13th, 2019, the General Directorate of Military Logistics held the graduation ceremony of a chemical safety training course. The ceremony was attended by Major General Sarbast Omerkhan (Director of Chemical Saf ...

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 ...

Iraq Denies Conducting Airstrikes Against IS in Kirkuk Recently

BAS News - 2019-03-16 19:34
ERBIL - Iraq has denied the reports claiming that the Ministry of Defense's warplanes carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) positions in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. Certain reports claimed that the Iraqi F16 warplanes targete ...

Ministry of Peshmerga distributes its first normalized salary in full, without savings

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-16 18:05
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga After last Friday’s decision by the KRG Council of Minister to retract the saving salaries legislation, salaries will be normalized and paid in full from this month onward. The new decision was shared to the public by ...

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 ...

Autonomous Administration handed over 5 French children

ANF - 2019-03-16 11:26
Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration Foreign Relations Bureau handed over 5 children of French citizen ISIS members to a French Foreign Ministry committee in coordination with French officials. ...

The Ministry of Agriculture bans fishing

Kurdiu - 2019-03-14 19:55

Trump due in Vietnam on Tuesday evening ahead of Kim summit: ministry

Yahoo - 2019-03-14 06:10

Latest Status of Environmental Activists and Members of Kurdistan Branch of the National Unity Party: Seven Released, Fourteen Still Detained

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Over the past few days, seven Kurdish activists- who were arrested in Kamyaran, Sanandaj and Marivan- were temporarily released on bail. Meanwhile, 14 other activists are still held at the Ministry of Intelligence De ...

Bnaslawa Training Center completes preliminary Communications course

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-13 12:58
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on March 13, 2019, Bnaslawa Training Center completed a preliminary communications course. The ceremony was attended by Brigadier General Kazim Lazgin (Director of Communications), Brigadier General Kamaran Moha ...

A Kurdish Civilian Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-13 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Over the past few days, security forces affiliated with the Intelligence Ministry have attempted to arrest at least 15 Kurdish civilians in a massive operation by visiting the houses of several people from the villag ...

Peshmerga Sec-General in a press release: “We are waiting for the lines between Peshmerga and Iraqi Forces to be decided before we return to the conflicted areas”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-12 23:02
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 6, 2019, Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Secretary General) released in a press statement, “ISIS is extremely weak in Iraq and is on the path to be eliminated in Syria. Nonetheless, tiny ISIS pocket ...

Manela Training Center completes another Military Engineering course

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-12 01:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 7, 2019, Manela Training Center completed a Military Engineering training program, dedicated for Peshmerga enlisted at the 9th Infantry Brigade. The graduation ceremony was attended by the Commander and Deputy ...

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. ...

Turkish foreign ministry summons Belgium's ambassador in Ankara

Reuters - 2019-03-11 17:59
Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Belgium's ambassador in Ankara on Monday after a Belgian court blocked the prosecution of some 30 people with alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a foreign ministry official said. ...

KRG Prime Minister shared news on the normalization of salaries, thanked the dedication of the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-11 10:04
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Friday, March 8th, 2019, the KRG leadership conducted a meeting under the supervision of HE Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and was attended by Qubad Talabani, Deputy Prime Minister. The purpose of the meeting was ...

Ministry of Peshmerga conducts English Assessment Test

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-10 16:30
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on March 10th, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga conducted an English assessment test for a number of its officers and cadre. The test was jointly administered by a specialized linguistics team from the Coalition ...

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 ...

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry Slaps Azeri Rights Activist With New Charges, Claim He’s Organizing Protests from Prison – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2019-03-09 20:46

Ministry of Finance: The Salaries Will Be Paid ‘in Full’ Tomorrow

Waar Media - 2019-03-09 16:01
WAAR_DUHOK KRG’s Ministry of Economy and Finance met and decided that the salaries will be paid ‘in full’ tomorrow. According to Waar reports, Ministry of Economy and Finance met today to discuss means of how implement PM Nechirvan Barzani’s decisions an ...

Germany Will Not List Lebanon’s Hezbollah as “Terrorist”: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-03-09 14:46
ERBIL — Germany has refused to follow UK’s footstep in recognizing the Iranian-ally Hezbollah of Lebanon as a “terrorist organization”, Niels Annen, deputy minister in the Foreign Ministry said. The official told Der Spiegel that Hezbollah is is a releva ...

Fayadh candidacy for Interior Ministry has been withdrawn: MP

Rûdaw - 2019-03-08 13:54

Anwar Khezri’s Letter of Sorrow: From Suicide at the Intelligence Ministry Prison to Death Sentence in a Five-Minute Trial

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-08 02:00
Anwar Khezri, the Kurdish religious prisoner who has been detained for more than 9 years at the Rajayshahr Prison of Karaj, has written an open letter about his attempt to commit suicide when interrogated at the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre i ...

Germany’s brazen response to Strasbourg hunger strike activists

ANF - 2019-03-07 16:31
Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Michaelis gave a brazen response to the hunger strikers in Strasbourg and said they won’t be responding to the letters “because the KCDK-E is the political arm of the PKK”. ...

Vigil for hunger strikers in front of German Prime Ministry

ANF - 2019-03-07 15:00
The families submitted a folder explaining the hunger strikes and their demands to the prime ministry as part of the protest supported by Kurdish institutions in Berlin. ...

British Jets Killed over 4,000 Militants in Iraq, Syria Since 2014

BAS News - 2019-03-07 11:56
ERBIL — British Royal Air Forces (RAF) has killed or injured a total of 4,315 enemy fighters in both Iraq and Syria between September 2014 and January this year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. According to figures released to the charity Action on A ...

Directorate of Reform and Coalition consultants meet, discussing 8 projects

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-06 17:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 4th, 2019, the Director of Reform and his directorate met with members of the Coalition’s Coordination Center which consisted of consultants to United States, United Kingdom and Germany. During the meeting, th ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff received delegation from the Ministerial Liaison Team (MLT)

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-06 10:18
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 6th, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff), Major General Qaraman Kamal (Deputy Chief-of-Staff) and Brigadier General Hazhar Omar (Director of Relations & Cooperation) received a d ...

Joint Medical & Health Committee of Peshmerga and Coalition Forces held their meeting, Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-06 00:47
On February 26th, 2019, the Joint Medical & Health Committee of Coalition Forces and Ministry of Peshmerga held a meeting to discuss the progress of the Peshmerga Hospital in Erbil. During the meeting, the committee discussed in detail the current state ...

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, ...

Ebola Death Toll In DR Congo Climbs To 496

Waar Media - 2019-03-04 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK At least 496 people have died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the start of an outbreak in late July last year, the country’s Health Ministry said on Monday. Among 894 cases of reported hemorrhagic fever, 829 were confi ...

Manela Training Center completes another military training program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-03 15:40
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 28th, 2019, Manela Training Center completed another military training course. The graduation ceremony was attended by the center’s Commander and Deputy Commander as well as the representative to the Kurdis ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received high delegation from the German Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-03 06:26
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 26th, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga) and Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received a high delegation from the German Ministry of Defense consisting of Colone ...

Graduation ceremony of a military training program at Bnaslawa Training Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-03-02 08:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga ...

Iraq’s oil exports averaged 3.6 million bpd in February: Ministry

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-02 08:03

Healthcare Crisis as Nearly 20,000 Physicians Flee Iraq: Ministry

Gulan Media - 2019-02-27 22:26

Healthcare Crisis as Nearly 20,000 Physicians Flee Iraq: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-02-27 15:28
ERBIL — At the wake of ongoing violence over the past few years, an approximate number of 20,000 Iraqi doctors have escaped the country, a spokesperson for the Iraqi Health Ministry warned. Since 2014, when the Islamic State (IS) crossed Syrian border in ...

PUK Political Delegation Visits Baghdad Today

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 13:50
WAAR_DUHOK A political delegation from PUK party arrived in Baghdad last night, the reason behind the visit was to determine the position of the Ministry of Justice and appoint a governor for the province of Kirkuk. “A political delegation from PUK heade ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff received Commander of Coalition Forces in Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-27 10:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 26, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received Colonel Vandenbosch (Commander of Coalition Forces in Kurdistan Region) at the Ministry of Peshmerga’s main hall. During the m ...

General Directorate of Law & Judicial Affairs

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-27 00:44
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga ...

Iraqi oil minister says to hold talks with Kurdistan region on oil exporting

E-Kurd - 2019-02-26 16:13
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s Minister of Oil Thamir Abbas Al Ghadhban revealed Monday his Ministry’s intention to engage in a dialogue to resolve the issue of exporting 250,000 barrels of crude oil produced from Kurdistan fields. “Iraq’s State Organization for Marke ...

The Death of Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Fawzi Atrushi

Waar Media - 2019-02-24 14:32
WAAR_DUHOK The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Fawzi Atrushi died Sunday after a long struggle with the disease. Fawzi Aziz Mirza Atrushi was born in 1953 in Dohuk governorate. He is a graduate of University of Baghdad, ...

Completion of training programs at Peshmerga Training Centers held

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-24 10:41
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga As part of the ongoing training process of the Peshmerga Forces, on February 21, 2019, the training centers of Sulaimani, Bnaslawa and Atroush completed another round of training programs, where hundreds of Peshmerga a ...

Turkish Ministry: US, Turkish Defence Chiefs Discuss US Support for Syrian Kurds - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-02-23 06:53

US, Turkish Defense Chiefs Discuss US Support For Syrian Kurds - Turkish Ministry - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-02-23 06:04

UPDATE - US, Turkish Defense Chiefs Discuss US Support For Syrian Kurds - Turkish Ministry - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-02-23 06:04

At the Munich Security Conference, Peshmerga’s bravery and role was praised

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-21 23:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 15-17, 2019, the Munich Security Conference was held, where an official delegation from the Kurdistan Region was invited among tens of diplomatic delegation from other countries. During the 3-day conference ...

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 ...

German Army’s Chief-of-Staff in Jordan visits the Peshmerga Media Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-21 14:44
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On the morning of February 19th, 2019, German Army’s Chief-of-Staff in Jordan and his accompanying delegation of military consultants in Erbil visited the Peshmerga Media Center and conducted a meeting. During the visi ...

Joint Field Committees between Iraqi Security Forces and Kurdish Peshmerga Forces began their operations

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-21 08:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga After the high military delegation of the Iraqi Defense Ministry’s visit to the Ministry of Peshmerga and meeting, a number of joint committees were created. Starting this week, the committees began their operations in ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received a delegation from U.S. Consulate in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-21 00:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 20, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga) received Stacey Jones (Diplomat at the U.S. Consulate in Erbil) at the Ministry’s main hall. During the meeting, the parties discussed joint operation ...

KDP-PUK deal lasts 2 days

ANF - 2019-02-18 13:38
The agreement between the KDP and PUK on the ministry in Baghdad, the Governorate in Kirkuk and the forming of the new regional government reached this week was voided by the PUK Politbureau before it was signed. ...

Clarification Statement from Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-18 11:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga A number of TV channels and media outlets have been circulating news regarding the creation of an operation room in Kirkuk. They have additionally provided a number of names who are in charge of different tasks within ...

German Defense Minister: We will continue our training for the staff of the Peshmerga Hospital

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-17 20:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Ursula von der Leyen, German Minister of Defense, gave a number of interviews to a Kurdish and foreign TV channels – depicting the bravery and role of Peshmerga in the fight against ISIS as well as Germany’s dedicating ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff visits the Directorate of Military Logistics

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-17 09:32
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Saturday, February 16th, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief of Staff), Major General Basil Mohammad (Deputy Chief of Staff, Peshmerga Administration & Logistics) visited the General Directorate ...

Ministry of Peshmerga denies the return of its troops to the disputed areas

Kurdiu - 2019-02-16 18:49

KDP and PUK agree on Governorate and Government

ANF - 2019-02-16 14:15
KDP and PUK have reached an agreement on the Kirkuk Governorate, the ministry in the Baghdad government and the forming of the new regional government. ...

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 ...

Peshmerga Ministry, Iraqi Ministry of Defense meet to discuss situation in disputed areas

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-16 01:52

Sewing course conducted for martyr families in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-15 23:31
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 10th, 2018, Ramyar Philanthropy dedicated to aid and protection of women, with the sponsorship of Save Remedy company, opened a sewing course for 30 martyr families in Erbil. The opening ceremony was attend ...

“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.” ...

Minister of Peshmerga received Nikola Terzano, Commander of Italian Forces in Iraq & Kurdistan

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-15 10:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on February 11th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (acting Minister of Peshmerga) received a Brigadier General Nikola Terzano (Commander of Italian Forces in Iraq and Kurdistan, and CJTF Director of Training) and his accompa ...

Syrian government and opposition in prisoner swap - Turkish Foreign Ministry | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-14 06:06

Peshmerga Ministry Rejects Reports on Forming Operation Room in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-13 15:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga has reject media reports claiming the establishment of a join military operation room in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The ministry said in an official statement on Wednesday that the reports, w ...

Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition Forces discuss Peshmerga’s training strategy

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-13 15:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 12th, 2019, Major General Abdulla Karim (Director of Peshmerga Training) conducted a meeting with Colonel Dill Been (Deputy Director of KTCC Training), and a number of officials and consultants from both th ...

Peshmerga Chief of Staff received Commander of Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-13 09:44
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 12th, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received Von Dein Butsch (Commander of Coalition Forces in Kurdistan). During the meeting, the parties discussed the current politica ...

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. ...

Clarification on false news and unofficial statements regarding Peshmerga’s return to disputed areas

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-12 14:28
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Some media outlets quoted a senior Peshmerga commander and others as saying that the Peshmerga forces had returned to the Tuzkhurmatu district or moved two Peshmerga troops to Falluja. We, as the Ministry of Peshmerga, ...

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. ...

No Peshmerga Deployment to Disputed Areas Yet: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-02-12 09:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry said on Tuesday that they haven’t mobilized any Peshmerga unit into the Kurdish territories disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. Ministry’s Secretary General, Jabar Yawar, told BasNews that the media reports c ...

Kurdistan, Iran to Swap Prisoners

BAS News - 2019-02-11 18:27
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region and Iran have decided to swap their prisoners who have been held on different charges, an official said on Monday. Talking to BasNews, Ahmed Najmadin, a senior official from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, said that the ...

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. ...

Two Gazans die in Egypt border tunnel: Hamas ministry

Gulan Media - 2019-02-11 14:42

Turkish, Russian officials to discuss Syria in Ankara

Waar Media - 2019-02-11 14:37
WAAR_DUHOK Russian defense minister will arrive in Turkey on Monday to discuss Syria with his Turkish counterpart, according to Turkish National Defense Ministry sources. Russia’s Sergey Shoygu will pay a visit to the capital Ankara upon the invitation o ...

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 ...

Iraq Halts Import of Poultry from India Due to Possible Bird Flu Outbreak

BAS News - 2019-02-10 22:16
ERBIL - The Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture has decided to ban the import of poultry and other kinds of bird products from India. The ministry explained in a statement on Sunday that the procedure is part of the country's efforts to prevent the spread of t ...

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 ...

Ebola death toll in DR Congo passes 500: Health ministry

Kurdiu - 2019-02-10 20:28

A joint committee of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Peshmerga visits the disputed…

Kurdiu - 2019-02-10 20:28

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 ...

Delegation from Red Cross visit Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-10 12:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On February 3rd, 2019, a delegation from the Red Cross International was received by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Deputy Chief of Staff) at the Ministry of Peshmerga’s main hall. The delegation included ...
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