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Turkey’s Erdogan unwise to wager political credibility on ‘promise’ from Trump - iPolitics

Ipolitics - 2019-07-18 16:54

New Turkish political party in works as economy czar quits AKP

Al Monitor - 2019-07-18 16:53

4 detained in Xerabe Bava village of Mardin

ANF - 2019-07-18 14:50
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish population continue. ...

A Glimmer of Light in Venezuela’s Gloom

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-15 22:07
A discreet Norwegian diplomatic effort represents the best hope for breaking Venezuela's political deadlock. To stop the country’s slide into humanitarian and economic catastrophe, pragmatic backers of both government and opposition should put aside empt ...

Turkey Calls on China to Close Xinjiang Political ‘Re-education Camps’

RFA - 2019-07-15 17:55

Political wing of Turkey’s coup plot still shrouded in mystery | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-15 16:07

Latest Statue of Zeynab Jalalian: Deprived of Medical Treatments and Furlough

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Zeynab Jalalian a political prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment who is held at Khoy prison, is deprived of the right to medical treatment and furlough. A reliable… ...

Following Kirkuk protest, Masoud Barzani says political solution is needed

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-13 17:10

Recent escalation in attacks are in direct reaction to Pakistan army’s growing atrocities in Balochistan: Baloch

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net Khalil Baloch Chairman of Baloch National Movement (BNM), one of the biggest Baloch nationalist political organisations. Speaks to Manish Rai, Editor of Viewsaround in an exclusive interview regarding current status of Baloch freed ...

HDP moves for “democratic constitution”

ANF - 2019-07-11 16:12
HDP has started to work on a democratic constitution. The party will work together with NGOs, faith groups and women’s organizations and launch a campaign for political prisoners. ...

Mohammad Hossein Aghasi, Attorney of Mohammad Nazari: I'm very worried

Kurdpa - 2019-07-10 18:15
Kurdpa Agency: Urmia Central Prison authorities prevent the medical treatment of Mohammad Nazari ( the political prisoners) in this prison. ...

Top US general floats idea of coalition on waters off Iran, Yemen

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 11:33
"we’ll identify which nations have the political will to support that initiative ...

Sinn Féin challenged Unionists over anti-social bonfires

ANF - 2019-07-09 09:53
The leadership of political unionism must do more to challenge and confront the destructive and toxic issue of anti-social bonfires, Sinn Féin Leas Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

PKK confirms death of senior official in Turkish airstrike

E-Kurd - 2019-07-07 23:09
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), the political wing of the PKK, on Sunday confirmed the death of one of its leaders, just a few hours after Turkish media outlets reported that a senior member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) ...

HDP statement on SETA report

ANF - 2019-07-07 19:08
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) protested the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) report and said, “Journalism is not a crime, but targeting journalists is.” ...

Family of prisoner Kilic suspected he was executed

ANF - 2019-07-07 16:36
Political prisoner Irfan Kilic lost his life in the Kandira Type F Prison No.2 on July 3, and his family suspects an execution. ...

Over 230 Kurds Detained by Iranian Forces in 6 Months

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Iranian security forces arrested 231 Kurds during the first half of 2019, a monitoring group said. According to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, 180 people from the detainees were accused of political activities. Twenty-seven others were arr ...

Mêrdîn: Turkish attacks are not just military, they're political

ANF - 2019-07-06 11:32
KJK Coordination member Rewşan Mêrdîn spoke about the Turkish state's invasion attacks, and said that the attacks are not only military but also political. ...

‘There’s no free media right now in Iraqi Kurdistan’: Kamal Chomani

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 21:32
BERLIN,— There was great hope for the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan when it was granted autonomy by Iraq in 2003. Yet prominent journalist Kamal Chomani says there is no independent media — and thus limited press freedom. A Kurdish political analyst, Ka ...

KNK Rojava meets with representatives from 28 political parties

ANF - 2019-07-04 15:35
Representatives from 28 political parties gathered on KNK-Rojava’s initiative to continue the efforts for national unity. ...

A Kurdish political prisoner has begun a strike at Marivan Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-07-04 11:08
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish political prisoner has sewed his lips in protest of not giving him leave of absence. ...

Destruction and Confiscation of Personal Belongings of Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-04 02:00
30 special forces of Orumiyeh Central Prison and special guard forces raided religious and political prisoners’ ward while confiscating and destroying their personal belongings, handicrafts and tools that were their only source… ...

Will Turkey’s CHP utilise its newly found political momentum? - Arab Weekly | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-03 06:20

Kurdistan President, UN Envoy Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-07-02 22:39
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq (SRSG), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, to discuss the latest political developments in the region. During t ...

Did political bias taint the Mueller probe from the beginning? [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 20:46

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. ...

Peace Against War Movement to visit site of Turkish massacre

ANF - 2019-07-02 19:31
The Peace Against War Movement is planning to visit the areas where the Turkish state has committed massacres and meet with Iraqi officials and political parties. ...

UN Voices Support for Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-02 16:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq (SRSG), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on Tuesday in Erbil to discuss the latest political, security, and ...

Pressure and threats against Kurds rise in France

ANF - 2019-07-02 14:25
A collective of political organizations, trade unions and NGOs in France will hold a rally on Saturday against increasing threats against Kurdish representatives. ...

PKK Threatens to Kill Members of Ocalan Family: Osman Ocalan

BAS News - 2019-07-02 13:56
ERBIL — Since the last letter from Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan last month, debates over the party’s current leadership, their policies towards the recent political developments in the region, and the position of Ocalan hi ...

Legitimacy of Kurdistan Independence Referendum: Kurdish Student Defends MA Thesis in Poland

BAS News - 2019-07-01 21:21
ERBIL - A Kurdish student in Poland was successful in defending his master's thesis titled as "The Political Legitimacy of the Kurdistan Region’s 2017 Referendum on Independence," the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representation office in Poland ...

PKK says Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t statement will pave way for legitimizing Turkish attacks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 17:36
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The political wing of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, the Kurdistan Communities Union KCK, said in a statement on Sunday that Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) response to last week’s deadly Turkish airstrikes would pave the wa ...

Lands of Iraqi Kurdistan are turned over to Turks, KCK leader says

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 17:36
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The Executive Council Member of the Kurdistan Communities Union KCK, the political wing of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Mrs. Sozdar Avesta, said the Iraqi Kurdistan authorities have officially handed over the lands of South [Iraqi] Ku ...

UNSC Welcomes Progress in Kurdistan Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the progress in the ongoing negotiations between political parties towards the formation of the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. A large delegation from the Security Council visited Ir ...

The Triumphant New Face of Turkey’s Resurgent Political Opposition | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2019-06-30 12:01

Political tensions in Washington over immigration policy fuel Episcopal advocacy, outreach - Episcopal News Service

Episcopalnewsservice - 2019-06-30 00:54

OAS supports peaceful resolution of political crisis in Venezuela - World - TASS

TASS - 2019-06-29 20:41

KCK calls on South Kurdistan forces to stand against invasion

ANF - 2019-06-29 18:38
The political forces in South Kurdistan are not just silent, they also work closely with the Turkish secret service and provide information for targeted attacks on the guerrilla areas, said the KCK. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Released After Serving His Prison Term

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-29 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Hamid Rahimi, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released from prison after serving his prison term. This political prisoner was deprived of the… ...

HDP meets with CoE Secretary General and CPT

ANF - 2019-06-28 13:18
HDP met with the CPT and CoE about the solution to the Kurdish issue, the Imrali isolation and political oppression. ...

South Kurdistan people: National unity against Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-06-28 12:08
"The Kurdish people, their representatives, political parties should fight for national unity. We can only stand together against the Turkish state's invasion attacks." ...

A Changing Coalition, a Changing Threat

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-27 18:20
The Global Coalition’s Co-leads and Political Directors met in Paris on 24-25 June 2019. “The fight against Daesh is not over.” That was the resounding message from senior decision makers when they met in Paris this week. It’s clear that the Coalition ha ...

State terror in Cizre: 8 people detained

ANF - 2019-06-27 16:45
The Turkish regime continues its political genocide operations against the Kurdish population. ...

PYD Hesen evaluated Rojava parties visit to South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-27 08:21
Representatives of Kurdish political parties in Rojava met at the TEV-DEM building in Qamishlo to evaluate the outcome of their delegation's visit to Basurê Kurdistan. ...

Barzani Receives Top British Diplomat in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 16:37
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday the British Consul General in Erbil, Martyn Warr. During the meeting, Barzani and Warr reviewed the latest security and political developm ...

Zanzibar’s Political Crisis: A Timeline

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-25 21:29

Time to De-list the PKK: A conference in London

ANF - 2019-06-25 14:07
Panel in London discussed how to strengthen the legal and political means of the international campaign to de-list the PKK. ...

Seven HDP Youth Assembly members jailed in Adana

ANF - 2019-06-25 10:00
Seven out of 33 young people taken into custody during the political genocide operations in Adana were remanded in custody. ...

Kurdistan President, US Diplomats Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US Ambassador to Iraq Matt Tueller for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, where the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran Andrew Peek w ...

Success of the third Rojbîn Women's Festival

ANF - 2019-06-24 15:37
The message underlined the importance of this festival which "gives women an opportunity to share their political, cultural, political and social messages." ...

Istanbul election: Everything you need to know about the vote today that could seal Erdogan's political fate - Turkey - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-06-24 12:45

Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party’s 25-year hold on Turkey’s biggest city ...

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis

Yahoo - 2019-06-23 15:02

Turkey’s Hour of Nationalism: The Deeper Sources of Political Realignment - The American Interest

The American Interest - 2019-06-23 09:54

Expanded meeting with elders and sheikhs of Silok tribes

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Tal Abyad – The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces held a meeting today with elders and dignitaries of Silok town to discuss the political, security and service situation in the region. A number of leaders of the Syrian Democratic For ...

PM-Designate Barzani Ensures Minorities about Their Rights

BAS News - 2019-06-22 20:47
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has ensured the minority political groups of their rights in regards to their share from the future cabinet in Erbil. Barzani on Saturday held a chain of meetings with the Turkmen and Chri ...

PM-Designate Barzani Meets with Turkmen, Christian Parties to Discuss KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani held a series of meetings on Saturday with Turkmen and Christian political parties to invite them to the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Barzani begin his tour meeting ...

Kurdish parties in Rojava condemn Turkish attacks on Bashur

ANF - 2019-06-22 14:03
Kurdish political parties in Rojava condemned the Turkish army’s attacks against Southern Kurdistan. ...

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is likely to vote on the new government cabinet before its summer recess begins on 1st July, said a lawmaker. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has already begun talks with political parties to conclude the form ...

PM-Designate Begins New Round of Talks over Next Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 10:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began a new round of talks with political parties on Saturday to discuss the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. Barzani held a meeting with four Turkmen parties on Saturday m ...

Political Prisoners in Turkey: Al-Monitor | YaleGlobal Online

YALE - 2019-06-22 02:50

Kurdish Political Prisoner Taken Back to Prison the Day After Surgery

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-22 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Javad Ahmadi”, who was hospitalized in Hospital on June 7, 2019 due to kidney disease, was transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison although his… ...

Turkey’s jailed Ocalan reportedly tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 14:19
ANKARA,— Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the founder of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesti ...

Sinn Féin: Introduce marriage equality in the North of Ireland

ANF - 2019-06-21 09:48
The blockade by a minority of political parties on equality for the LGBT community here is not sustainable, Leas Uachtarán Shinn Féin Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

Running Out of Options in Burundi

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-20 23:24
Talks about ending Burundi’s crisis – sparked by the president’s decision to seek a third term – have fizzled out. With elections nearing in 2020, tensions could flare. Strong regional pressure is needed to begin opening up the country’s political space ...

Barzani, KDP-S Leadership Review Political Situation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-20 14:30
ERBIL — A delegation of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) met with the Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani on Thursday in Erbil where they discussed the latest developments on the ground in Syria. The KDP-S leaders briefed Barzani about their pol ...

LaHood: ‘Political gamesmanship’ put ahead of community interests - News - The McDonough County Voice - Macomb, IL

Mcdonoughvoice - 2019-06-20 10:10

Kurdistan President, Ayad Allawi Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-20 01:08
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday President of the Iraqi National Coalition Ayad Allawi in Erbil to discuss a number of political issues. Allawi during his visit also congratulated Barzani on his new position, wis ...

Al-Sadr gives Abdul-Mahdi 10 days to form a “full government”

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 15:16
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Sadrist movement in Iraq, Moqtada al-Sadr, called on the political blocs Monday to pressure the prime minister to form a full government within ten days, warning that his supporters will take a new position unless they do so. ...

Sadr Issues 10-Day Ultimatum for Government to Complete Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-18 11:01
ERBIL — Iraqi powerful Shi’ite cleric and the leader of Sairoon bloc, Muqtada al-Sadr, warned the government on Monday to complete the cabinet within 10 days before his supporters take “a new stance”. “I call on all political blocs to charge the prime mi ...

Iraq's IHEC Sets Provincial Elections for April, 2020

BAS News - 2019-06-17 22:08
ERBIL - Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) announced on Monday that it has set the provincial elections for April 20, 2020. The election has been delayed for about two years due to certain political and security concerns. Meanwhile, Rzga ...

Masrour Barzani Committed to Form KRG Cabinet on Time

BAS News - 2019-06-17 19:45
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, met with several Kurdish political parties in Sulaymaniyah on Monday to invite them to submit their ministerial candidates. He kicked off the talks with a meeting where he discuss ...

Barzani, Najmaddin Karim Discuss Political Developments in the Region

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:49
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani received the former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, in his office on Monday. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the Middle East, according to a press r ...

Masrour Barzani Optimistic about Partnership with Gorran in Next Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:16
ERBIL — The Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani met with Change Movement (Gorran) leadership on Monday while in Sulaymaniyah, discussing their political partnership and the formation of the next cabinet. Barzani kicked off his t ...

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 ...

What Do Populist Authoritarians Do When They Rule? | Economic and Political Weekly

EPW - 2019-06-17 11:29

Northern and Eastern Syria delegation visited HDP in Hewlêr

ANF - 2019-06-17 11:22
As part of their political meetings, the delegation visited the HDP Hewlêr Representation. ...

Maoist Communist Party: We stand with Kurds against occupation!

ANF - 2019-06-17 10:44
Maoist Communist Party (MKP) Central Committee-Political Bureau condemned Turkish policies against Kurds. ...

Oil tanker attacks ‘leverage’ for sanctioned Iran

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Recent oil tanker attacks in the Gulf could be “leverage” for Iran against sanctions imposed by the U.S. administration on the country’s oil exports, a political expert said. Iran’s oil exports have been drastically affected by the sanctions t ...

Masrour Barzani: negotiations to form the new government began

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Visited the candidate in charge of the formation of the Kurdistan Regional Government, “Masrour Barzani,” the political bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and a compromise on the formation of the new cab. Barzani’s visits to form the gov ...

Leaked communications provoked earthquake in Brazil

ANF - 2019-06-16 12:22
The communications between Judge Moro and the prosecutor's office, which led to the conviction of former Brasilian President Lula, caused a political and judicial earthquake. ...

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 ...

One-hour interrogation and inspection of Kurdish activists at Kermanshah's entrance

Kurdpa - 2019-06-15 15:38
Kurdpa Agency: A number of political and social activisms were inspected and interrogated one-hour by the undercover agents at the Kermanshah's entrance. ...

Political prisoner denied treatment after hunger strike

ANF - 2019-06-13 17:18
Suleyman Benzer, who ended his hunger strike of 152 days in the solitary cell he was held in the Duzce Prison, is being denied treatment despite bleeding in his intestines. ...

The Keys to Restarting Nicaragua’s Stalled Talks

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-13 16:36
President Daniel Ortega’s government has released almost all political prisoners held since Nicaragua’s April 2018 uprising. It should stay this course, honouring its other commitments to the opposition in national dialogue. International actors should p ...

PYD Co-chair: We must stand against attacks in unity

ANF - 2019-06-13 14:22
A delegation made up of representatives of political parties in Rojava visited the Goran Movement in Sulaymaniyah. ...

US: Kurds should be represented in political talks on Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-13 09:02

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani’s Statement on Cabinet Formation

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — The Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region Masrour Barzani called on political parties to recognize national responsibility to help the formation of the new cabinet. Barzani’s statement came after President Nechirvan Barzani officially task ...

Masrour Barzani to Visit Kurdish Parties in Preparation for His Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 12:43
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, who will soon take office as the new prime minister of Kurdistan Region, will lead a delegation to visit the Kurdish political parties and discuss the formation of his cabinet, a source said. Barzani’s candidacy was approved by K ...

Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani meets Turkish FM

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed issues the political and security developments in the area. Cavusoglu visited Erbil earlier to attend the inauguration of the new ...

Barzani Receives Saudi Minister of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-11 17:18
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani Received on Tuesday a Saudi delegation headed by Thamer al-Sabhan, the Minister of State for Gulf Affairs. Barzani and Sabhan exchanged views on the latest political and security developments in the region, according ...

Political genocide: Arrest warrant for 33 people in six cities

ANF - 2019-06-11 15:31
Arrest warrant has been issued for a total of 33 people as part of yet another political genocide operation of the Turkish regime. ...

Likud negotiator told URWP MK he wouldn't be given justice post because job holds keys to PM's political survival | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-11 06:51

Iran focuses on political solution while keeping military option open in Syria

Al Monitor - 2019-06-11 03:36

Kurdish Political Prisoner Transferred to IRGC Intelligence Unit

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-11 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour“, detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was transferred to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) intelligence unit for the second time in the past two mo ...

Barzani, Turkish FM Discuss Bilateral Ties, Reconstruction of Mosul

BAS News - 2019-06-11 00:20
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received on Monday the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed a range of issues pertaining to the political and security developments in the region. Cavusoglu was in Er ...

Immediate Task is to Keep Democratic Process Going: New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:11
ERBIL — The new president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, was sworn in on Monday during a parliamentary session and massive ceremony in Erbil. In front of lawmakers, Kurdish political leaders, Iraqi and international figures, Barzani said the mos ...

Barzani Calls on New President of Kurdistan to Work on Disputes with Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — Kurdish charismatic leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated a call on political forces in Erbil and Baghdad to work together and address the prolonged disputes, namely those pertaining to the contested Kurd ...

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 ...

Iraq faces ‘third-generation’ of terror: Allawi

Rûdaw - 2019-06-08 19:48
"The political, economic, and social environment in the region hasn’t changed" ...
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