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KDP, PUK to Form Kurdish Front for Provincial Elections

BAS News - 2019-09-23 21:01
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have agreed to form a united Kurdish front that would include all parties for the upcoming provincial elections. The KDP and PUK's politburos held a meeting on Monday ...

KDP and PUK to Meet on Monday

Gulan Media - 2019-09-23 19:55

KDP and PUK to Meet on Monday

BAS News - 2019-09-23 10:37
ERBIL — Delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Monday. According to deputy head of PUK’s Erbil office, they will discuss bilateral relations as well as political challenges in K ...

El conflicto se intensifica: atacan dos edificios del PUK en Hewler

ANF - 2019-09-22 09:03
Parece haber una espiral de violencia entre los dos partidos en pugna. Ahora, dos edificios de la PUK han sido atacados en Hewler. ...

Attackers of KDP, PUK offices 'must be tried': Interior Minister | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2019-09-22 07:19

The deterioration of relations between PUK & KDP negatively affects the city of Kirkuk: Deputy

Kurdiu - 2019-09-21 18:44

KDP says ties with PUK should not be affected by ‘minor’ incidents

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-21 17:44

Conflict tussen PUK en KDP escaleert: twee gebouwen van PUK aangevallen in Hewler – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-09-21 17:43

Conflict escalates: Two buildings of PUK attacked in Hewler

ANF - 2019-09-21 13:03
There seems to be an escalation spiral between the two competing parties. Now, two buildings of the PUK were attacked in Hewler. ...

Unknown Gunmen attack PUK party headquarters in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-09-21 06:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) political party was shot at in Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil, which is under the control of KDP party, on Friday night. The head of Erbil police said an “unide ...

De spanningen tussen KDP en PUK stijgen – Koerdische Autonome Regio – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-09-20 15:54

Tensions between KDP and PUK grow

ANF - 2019-09-20 13:02
Tensions between KDP and PUK are growing. ...

PUK says top official blocked from entering Erbil | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2019-09-19 20:03

KDP, PUK to Discuss Unified Electoral List in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will discuss a unified list of the Kurdish parties to take part in the upcoming provincial elections in Iraq. The two major Kurdish political parties will explore the pos ...

KRG Clarifies on Stopping PUK Official at Erbil Checkpoint

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Ministry of Interior has issued a clarification on retaining an official from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) at a checkpoint in the capital Erbil on Thursday. PUK politburo member Mahmoud Sangawi ...

Issuing an arrest warrant against one of the PUK officials in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-09-17 20:13

High-ranking PUK official wants to make Kurdistan 'green' | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2019-09-11 20:12

HDP-DTK delegation visits PUK in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-09-10 13:45
Politicians from the HDP and DTK met PUK officials in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

KDP, PUK to Meet Today, Discuss Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-09-09 14:48
ERBIL — Delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are scheduled to hold a meeting on Monday in Erbil. Rebaz Berkoti, head of PUK bloc at the Erbil provincial council, said the sides will mainly discuss t ...

PUK to hold its conference this year

Kurdiu - 2019-09-07 21:29

Kurdish vulnerability in Baghdad can be countered by KDP-PUK uni

Rûdaw - 2019-08-06 22:46

PUK chooses Mustafa Chawrash as commander of peshmerga’s brigade 70

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 19:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Mustafa Chawrash has been named as the new commander of the Peshmerga militias’ Brigade 70, which is affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). PUK‌’s leadership council member, Chawrash told NRT TV on We ...

Final declaration of KNK’s “national stance” meeting in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-30 17:09
KNK issued the final declaration of the meeting held in Brussels to determine a national stance against Turkish invasion, calling on KCK, KDP, PUK and other forces of Kurdistan to urgently come together. ...

Dr. Kamiran Berwarî: “KDP en PUK zullen als eerste vallen” – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-07-15 20:23

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

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-13 00:46

Washington Institute: Gorran and the End of Populism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
After months of back and forth, the leading parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)—the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)—are engaged in negotiations to finalize the cabinet, which must be completed by ...

PUK's Rewaz Fayaq becomes speaker of Kurdistan Region parliament

Gulan Media - 2019-07-11 18:25

Kurdistan's KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governorship

Gulan Media - 2019-07-11 18:25

Rewaz Fayaq elected as new speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan parliament elected Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) lawmaker Rewaz Fayaq Hussein as new speaker during a parliamentary session on Thursday. The Kurdistan Parliament convened on Thursday to replace ...

PUK's Rewaz Fayaq becomes speaker of Kurdistan Region parliament

Rûdaw - 2019-07-11 12:46
New Generation MP Shadia Nawzad received 16 votes, nine votes were declared void and not counted. ...

Kurdistan's KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governorship

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-11 12:08

PUK tips Qubad Talabani as deputy PM, Sheikh Jaafar as VP for ne

Rûdaw - 2019-07-09 21:39

PUK hands over names of its candidates for the positions in the KRG

Kurdiu - 2019-07-08 20:05

KDP, PUK at continued loggerheads over Kirkuk governor appointment

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
The KDP-PUK deadlock comes while violence flares in Kirkuk ...

Update: KDP, PUK say they will back candidate for Kirkuk governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
KDP: The KDP and PUK will back a candidate approved by both parties ...

KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

KDP, PUK and Gorran selected nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 12:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has selected Masrour Barzani as its nominee for prime minister and Ashti Hawrami as natural resources minister, NRT TV reported. Current Speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Va ...

PUK Nominates Qubad Talabani for Deputy PM, Jafar Mustafa for Vice President

BAS News - 2019-07-07 20:05
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) made an official announcement to nominate Qubad Talabani for the post of prime minister deputy, Sheikh Jafaar Mustafa as Vice President, and Rewaz Fayaq as Parliament speaker of Kurdistan Region. Latif Omar, ...

PUK Ready with Nominees for next KRG Cabinet: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-07-07 01:27
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) finalized the list of its nominees for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said party spokesperson Latif Omar. PUK politburo held a lengthy meeting on Saturday, during which is has denie ...

PUK tips Qubad Talabani as deputy PM, Sheikh Jaafar as VP for new KRG

Gulan Media - 2019-07-07 00:35

PUK tips Qubad Talabani as deputy PM, Sheikh Jaafar as VP for new KRG

Rûdaw - 2019-07-06 22:52
Ministers of Peshmerga, Higher Ed and Scientific Research, and Culture also nominated ...

PUK to Finalize List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Today

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting today (6th July) during which the party is expected to finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government ( ...

KDP and PUK Almost Agreed on New Governor of Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2019-07-04 12:19
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have almost reached a final agreement on the post of Kirkuk governor, said a PUK leading member. PUK insists that the new Kirkuk governor should be its member, and KDP contin ...

KDP, PUK agree candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 16:58
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

Political parties in South Kurdistan call for national unity

ANF - 2019-07-02 20:02
Political party representatives said national unity could not be achieved due to the KDP and PUK’s partnership with Turkey and Iran, calling for national unity at a time when Kurdish citizens are massacred, Kurdistan lands are occupied. ...

KDP, PUK One Step Closer to Finalize Deal over New Cabinet

Gulan Media - 2019-07-01 14:24

KDP, PUK One Step Closer to Finalize Deal over New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-01 13:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) delegations met on Monday to discuss the formation of the new cabinet and the issues pertaining to Kirkuk. Dilshad Shahab, a member of the KDP negotiating team, told reporter ...

KDP, PUK in decisive meeting on post of Kirkuk governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-01 12:50
KDP: The post of the governor is part of the talks ...

Kurdistan’s KDP, PUK to meet and discuss Kirkuk situation, new governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-01 09:58

KDP, PUK to Meet on New Cabinet, Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-30 21:25
ERBIL - The two major parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are expected to meet on Monday and resume talks on the formation of the new cabinet. They will hold the meeting in Sulaimaniya province where ...

PUK and Democratic Party meet today in Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-06-26 22:20

KDP, PUK to Decide on Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday and discuss the prolonged disputes over the post of Kirkuk governor. The PUK says it deserves holding the post wh ...

PUK announces an agreement on naming a new governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-06-25 23:01

Parliament to vote on new KRG cabinet end of June – if PUK conditions met

Rûdaw - 2019-06-24 13:47
Kirkuk remains the key barrier to progress ...

PUK to Determine Candidates for KRG Cabinet Soon

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 22:53
WAAR_DUHOK Patriotic Union of Kurdistan leadership will meet within this week to determine the candidates for ministerial posts at the next KRG’s cabinet. PUK is expected to determine all the candidates and hand them to PM Masrour Barzani, The candidates ...

PUK to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet Within Days: Leading Member

BAS News - 2019-06-23 12:02
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting next week and finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet, a leading member said. PM-designate Masrour Ba ...

Masrour Barzani: PUK is Committed to its Agreement With KDP

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 17:53
WAAR_DUHOK Masrour Barzani who was nominated to form the new Kurdistan Region government arrived in Sulaimani on Monday; he announced that the PUK is committed to its agreements with the KDP. This statement comes after Barzani’s visit to Sulaymani and hi ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

PUK Committed to Political Agreements with KDP: PM-Deisgnate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will stay committed to its political agreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) regarding its posts in the new government, Kurdistan Region PM-designate Masrour Barzani said on Monday after a meeti ...

Masrour Barzani Arrives in Sulaimani to Meet With PUK

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 13:25
WAAR_DUHOK KDP delegation headed by PM Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani to hold talks with PUK politburo, and the delegation is expected to meet with Gorran movement and Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party. KDP delegation included Dilshad Shahaband ...

PM Masrour Barzani considers candidates for new KRG cabinet

Rûdaw - 2019-06-17 11:07
The PM is meeting with PUK, Gorran, and KSDP officials in Sulaimani ...

PUK political party to meet on new Government formation

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 18:38
WAAR_DUHOK PUK political party is expected to meet today to discuss the meeting with KDP on the new government formation. Waar correspondent in Sulaimani has reported that today PUK politburo will meet to start the preparations for the expected meeting w ...

PUK insists on assuming the post of governor …

Kurdiu - 2019-06-14 03:09

PUK, Sulaimani police deny involvement in Gorran shooting death

Gulan Media - 2019-06-11 22:42

PUK, Sulaimani police deny involvement in Gorran shooting death

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 20:50
Sulaimani police say there was violence between hospital security and 'an armed group' ...

PUK to attend Nechirvan Barzani’s Presidential inauguration amid disagreements

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-10 06:17

PUK announced its position in participating in the tomorrow's meeting of the Parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-06-10 00:40

PUK Will Determine its Participation in Nechirvan Barzani’s Taking Oath Ceremony

Waar Media - 2019-06-09 21:11
WAAR_DUHOK PUK political party will take the last decision whether to take part in the ceremony of Kurdistan President taking oath or not. Waar correspondent in Sulaimani reported that Patriotic Union of Kurdistan expects that Kurdistan Democratic Party ...

After boycotting presidential vote, PUK says it will attend swearing-in ceremony

Rûdaw - 2019-06-09 19:33
President-elect Nechirvan Barzani will be sworn-in on Monday ...

PUK Finally Decides to Attend Kurdistan President’s Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-09 14:45
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership has decided to attend a ceremony during which the new president of Kurdistan Region will take the oath. The party previously boycotted a parliamentary session on 28th May during which the new pres ...

KDP, PUK to Meet on Sunday Prior to New President's Oath

Gulan Media - 2019-06-09 01:01

KDP, PUK to Meet on Sunday Prior to New President's Oath

BAS News - 2019-06-09 00:06
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are said to meet on Sunday for talks on the appointment of a new governor for disputed Kirkuk province, only one day before the newly elected President of Kurdistan Regio ...

PUK to attend President-elect Barzani’s swearing-in – if KDP implements deal

Rûdaw - 2019-06-06 13:40
KDP-PUK relations have faltered over who should become governor of Kirkuk ...

Eid truce? Kurdish parties call for calm in KDP-PUK spat

Rûdaw - 2019-06-03 23:31

PUK Proposes Relocation of Foreign IS Detainees from Syria to Garmiyan

BAS News - 2019-06-03 17:42
Its security officials seek “millions of dollar” for such a contract with the Coalition ERBIL — A faction within the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has proposed to the US-led Coalition to move tens of thousands of Islamic State (IS) detainees and the ...

KDP publishes deal signed with PUK in row over boycott of presidential election

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-03 01:12

Full text of KDP, PUK political agreement 2019, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 20:51
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Sunday has released the text of its agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Iraqi Kurdistan. The KDP said the PUK had not committed to the political agreemen ...

KDP, PUK at continued loggerheads over Kirkuk governor appointme

Rûdaw - 2019-06-02 09:14

PUK at ‘decisive crossroad’ as it marks 44th anniversary

Rûdaw - 2019-06-01 21:46
Party officials called on the leadership to hold its long-delayed congress ...

Kurdistan Democratic Party seeks to form the government without PUK

Kurdiu - 2019-06-01 18:43

PUK calms tensions with the Democratic Party

Kurdiu - 2019-05-30 16:46

PUK Security Releases New Generation Movement Leader

BAS News - 2019-05-30 13:23
ERBIL — Security forces affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) released the leader of New Generation Movement, Shaswar Abdulwahid. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the security forces also released all detainees from the ...

PUK meets tomorrow and is expected to decide to boycott the political process

Kurdiu - 2019-05-28 19:36

PUK’s Violation against Previous Agreements Won’t Serve People: KDP

BAS News - 2019-05-28 17:20
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has slammed Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)’s move on Tuesday to boycott the parliamentary session for electing the president of Kurdistan Region, saying that it violated previous political agreements. On T ...

EU Envoy Says “Regretful” that Intraparty Policy Risks KDP-PUK Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-28 15:55
ERBIL — European Union Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua expressed concern over the “intraparty policies” of a Kurdish political party that has put previous agreements between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) at r ...

Kurdistan Parliament Elects The President of The Region Tomprrow

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan’s parliament is to elect a new head of the Kurdistan region on Tuesday, amid opposition and boycott by opposition parties, which have already announced their rejection of the mechanisms adopted in re-activating the post. PUK and Gorr ...

Türkiye, Kürdistan referandumuna destek veren Muna Kahveci'ye ülkeye giriş yasağı getirdi

BAS News - 2019-05-23 19:15
BasNews – Kürdistan Parlamentosu Başkan Yardımcısı ve Türkmen İlerleme Partisi Parlamenteri Muna Kahveci’nin Kürdistan referandumu sürecinde aktif rol aldığı için Türkiye’ye girişinin yasaklandığı ortaya çıktı. YNK’nin resmi yayın organı PUK Media, dün T ...

Kurds, Other Than PUK, Reject Rakan al-Jabouri as Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-22 00:12
ERBIL - The Brotherhood List, which is a political front to unify Kurds in Kirkuk, has rejected to be part of a secret deal to approve Rakan al-Jabouri, the current acting governor of Kirkuk appointed by Baghdad, to remain in his position as the official ...

PUK’s Backroom Deal Approves Rakan al-Jabouri as Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-21 12:53
ERBIL — Despite continuous measures to limit the role of Kurds in the local administration of Kirkuk, and while Kurdish villages are being Arabizes through a suspicious plot, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) seems moving unilaterally to approve Rak ...

KDP, PUK still deducting membership fees from Peshmerga pay: sol

Rûdaw - 2019-05-16 10:24

KDP: Nechirvan Barzani is the candidate of the KDP, the Change Movement and the PUK

Kurdiu - 2019-05-14 19:50

Nechirvan Barzani is Kurdistan presidential candidate of KDP, PUK, Gorran: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 15:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is the presidential candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and Change Movement ...

Gunmen Attack PUK Politburo Member’s Residence

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — The residence of a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) politburo member came under attack overnight on Saturday in southeast Kirkuk province, a security source confirmed. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at the gate of Rafaat Abdulha’s home in a vi ...

New Generation slander confessions are effort to diminish party: head

Rûdaw - 2019-05-10 20:25
We knew changing a system or toppling a KDP and PUK establishment in Kurdistan is not easy ...

Detained New Generation Members Confess Party Leader Threatened MPs

BAS News - 2019-05-10 18:45
ERBIL — Security forces affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Sulaymaniyah released the confession videotape of a group of detained members of New Generation Movement on Friday, all admitting to involvement in a massive online defamat ...

KDP, PUK Reach Deal over Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-05-07 15:24
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Tuesday reached an agreement over the amendment of Kurdistan Region Presidency Law. According to the agreement, the two major political parties have resolved their differe ...

Hatha al-youm: KDP, PUK sign final deal on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-06 23:41
(Hatha al-Youm | Iraq News)- KDP deputy leader Nechirvan Barzani (L) shakes hands with PUK acting leader Kosrat Rasul after signing a new agreement on Kurdistan government formation in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan, May 5, 2019. Photo: NRT SULAIMANI, Iraq’s ...

KDP, PUK sign final deal on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

E-Kurd - 2019-05-05 20:59
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK have signed an agreement that finalizes the latter’s participation in the new Iraqi Kurdistan government. In the presence of many senior part ...

Security Forces Arrest Six Members of New Generation Movement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 18:33
ERBIL - The security forces affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) raided on Sunday the headquarters of the New Generation Movement in Sulaimaniya province and arrested six members of the party. In late April, one of the New Generation Mo ...

KDP and PUK Sign Final Political Agreement on New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-05-05 17:06
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) inked a new political agreement on Sunday to lay the ground for the formation of the new government. The deal came after months of meetings which were concluded on Sunday whe ...
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