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Kurdistan Region President to Visti Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-20 10:28
ERBIL — Updates to follow… ...

Somali journalists' group slams police 'threats' - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-06-20 06:18

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 ...

Iraq Kurdish Region Gets New President, Opposition Boycotts | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-06-20 00:14

Senior Kurdistan Region leaders meet with head of UN team investigating ISIS crimes

Gulan Media - 2019-06-19 22:27

Baghdad investigate the file of corruption in the sale of oil in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-06-19 22:12

Barzani, Iraqi Delegation Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-19 21:21
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday a delegation from the Iraqi Islamic Party to discuss the security and politics in Iraq. During the meeting, Barzani, who is also the Pres ...

Senior Kurdistan Region leaders meet with head of UN team investigating ISIS crimes

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-19 20:20

Parliament to Discuss PKK-Turkey Clashes on KRG Territories

BAS News - 2019-06-19 17:04
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is planning a session to discuss the recent growing tensions between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Kurdistan Region territories, said a lawmaker. The armed conflict between the two disputed sides has rec ...

Kurdistan PM-Designate Emphasizes on Settling Erbil-Baghdad Disputes Through Constitution

BAS News - 2019-06-19 17:04
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has reiterated on the importance of addressing the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad through the Iraqi Constitution. Barzani made the remarks while receiving a large del ...

Masrour Barzani Receives Chief of OSC-I to Review Regional Developments

BAS News - 2019-06-19 16:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Chancellor Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday a delegation led by Chief of Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq, Brigadier General Gregory Kreuder, in Erbil, where they discussed the latest security de ...

Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG won’t participate in new government: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 14:37
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG [Komal] leader Ali Bapir said on Tuesday the party would not participate in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The party’s leader said in a press conference tha ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s tourism makes $955 million revenue in 2018: tourism board

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 14:37
Over 3 million tourists visited Iraqi Kurdistan in 2018, tourism board says HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region’s General Board of Tourism said more than three million tourists had visited the region in 2018, bringing the reven ...

PM-Designate Barzani Pledges Support to UN Team Probing IS Crimes

BAS News - 2019-06-19 14:35
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani received a UN delegation on Wednesday led by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the special adviser and head of United Nations Investigative ...

UN Team for Investigating IS Crimes Underscores KRG’s Role in Hosting IDPs

BAS News - 2019-06-19 13:51
ERBIL — The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Islamic State (UNITAD), led by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the special adviser of the investigative team, met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on ...

Feldbrände in Şengal halten an

ANF - 2019-06-19 01:01
Die Feldbrände am Kolik-Berg in der Region Şengal dauern an. ...

Fishing season resumes in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-06-18 19:09

An Assessment of Russia’s Military Presence in Latin America

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-18 18:53
The domestic and foreign relations of Latin American countries often do not garner much attention from the U.S. government or media until an exceptionally noticeable crisis occurs. As a result, the Russian Federation’s growing presence in this region has ...

Masrour Barzani, Coalition Commanders Discuss Security Developments

BAS News - 2019-06-18 17:11
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday a delegation from the US-led Coalition to discuss the latest developments in the battle on terror. Barzani ...

3 actions against invaders in Afrin by HRE

ANF - 2019-06-18 16:08
Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) announced that they carried out 3 actions against invaders in the Afrin region. ...

Barzani Receives UN Special Team Probing IS Crimes, Expresses Full Support

BAS News - 2019-06-18 16:02
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani received on Tuesday the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Islamic State (UNITAD) in Erbil to discuss the investigations as well as Kurdistan Region’s support to the pro ...

UN terrorism chief criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region - KMIZ

Abc17news - 2019-06-18 15:01

“The new government should take responsibility against invasion”

ANF - 2019-06-18 14:46
Hasim Mufid protested the Kurdistan Region’s silence against the Turkish state’s invasion attacks and said, “The Kurdistan Regional Government remains silent because of their special interests. The new government’s cabinet must take responsibility." ...

Iraqi Kurdistan airports see record number of travelers: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Since the beginning of 2019, an average of 6,000 passengers per day traveled through Erbil and Sulaimani airports, credit to the improving economic situation of Iraqi Kurdistan region, officials said this week. Accord ...

UN terrorism chief criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region - KESQ

KESQ - 2019-06-18 11:46

AUK Hosts Open Think Tank Debate

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-18 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – June 13th 2019. The American University of Kurdistan hosted a panel discussion on The Return of Yezidi and Christian Minorities to Iraq, that was organized by Open Think Tank (OTT) in collaboration with the Konrad Adenaue ...

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

Over 20 Villages Could Be Abandoned with Turkey-PKK Clashes Escalating: Official

BAS News - 2019-06-17 23:41
ERBIL — As the military confrontations between the Turkish army and Kurdistan Workers’ Party continue in the border areas of Kurdistan Region, several other villages could be evacuated to save civilian lives, said a local official. Earlier this month, th ...

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 ...

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 PM-Designate Meets Socialist Party Leader to Discuss New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-17 17:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani met with Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party leader Mohammed Haji Mahmoud on Monday to discuss the formation of the next cabinet. He reportedly invited the Kurdish party to submit the res ...

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 ...

Belgian government official visits guerrilla’s family

ANF - 2019-06-17 15:25
A Belgian government official visited the family of HPG guerrilla Yara Muhammed, who lost his life last year, in the Eupen region of Belgium. ...

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 ...

Earthquake Hits Kurdistan's Koya

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - An earthquake hit on Monday morning the Kurdistan Region's Koya city, in Sulaimaniya province, said the General Directorate of Meteorology and Seismology in a statement. The quake was measured at 3.1 on richter scale, occuring at 5:44 am, Erbil t ...

Turkish army attacks against nature

ANF - 2019-06-17 13:33
The Turkish army has been attacking the natural environment in the Bradost region. ...

[PICTURES]: Lack of Preservation Puts Historic Sites at Risk in Duhok

BAS News - 2019-06-17 10:15
ERBIL - Lack of efficient preservation has put several historic sites at a great risk of devastation in the district of Akre, in Duhok province, Kurdistan Region. Akre is one of the oldest areas in the region with about 600 historic and ancient sites wit ...

Women in Bradost protested Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-06-17 08:59
A group of women from South Kurdistan protested the Turkish state's invasion attacks with a march in the Bradost region. ...

Kurdish Security Forces Seize Nearly 50kg of Heroin

BAS News - 2019-06-17 01:08
ERBIL - The general directorate of Erbil security announced on Sunday night the seizure of nearly 50 kilograms of heroin on Kurdistan Region borders with Iran. According to a statement by the directorate, a copy of which was shared with BasNews, the forc ...

Kurdistan President Receives Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim

BAS News - 2019-06-16 15:34
ERBIL — Former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Sunday in Erbil. Karim arrived in the Kurdistan capital city weeks after reports of his arrest in Lebanon. A source form his office told BasNews ...

Iraqi parliament follows up on 2014 oil export lawsuit against Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-16 11:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi council of representatives decided to follow up on a lawsuit that was filed by the Iraqi former oil minister Jabbar Alluaib in 2014 against Turkey regarding the oil exports by the Kurdistan Region to the port of Ceyhan. Patriotic Union of ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani Kicks Off Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began the talks over the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday. For his first meeting, Barzani visited the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo to discuss the ...

"Spectacular victory" of popular demonstrations in Hong Kong

ANF - 2019-06-16 09:45
Chief Minister of the Autonomous Government of the city-region of Hong Kong suspended the bill that opened the door to the possibility of extraditing suspects to China. ...

Iranian Passenger Bus Catches Fire in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - An Iranian passenger bus caught fire on Saturday in the Kurdistan Region's Soran district, Erbil province, with no casualties reported. Explaining to Kurdistan 24, the head of civil defense corps directorate in Soran, Emad Rekani, said that the i ...

Royal Navy to Send Marines to Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - Royal Navy is expected to deploy 100 marines to the Persian Gulf for the purpose of protecting the British ships following alleged attacks by Iran on oil tankers in the region. According to a report by The Telegraph, the Government's Cobra Securi ...

President Barzani, German Delegation Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-15 22:21
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Saturday a German diplomatic delegation headed by Martin Jäger, the State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, discussing several issues. Jäger stress ...

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-15 21:03

Masrour Barzani, New US Envoy Discuss KRG's Future Agenda

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Saturday the new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller for talks on future agenda of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). "Fruitful exchange today with new US Ambassador to ...

US Hails Barzani's Role in Improving Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - The United States has hailed the role of the prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, in improving the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. The message was conveyed by the new US Ambassador to Iraq Ma ...

Masrour Barzani, German Delegation Discuss Trade and Investment

BAS News - 2019-06-15 16:13
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a German diplomatic delegation headed by Martin Jäger, the State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, with whom he reviewed the latest devel ...

PM-Designate Barzani to Meet with KDP Team, Set Govt.-Formation Plan

BAS News - 2019-06-15 13:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani will hold a meeting with Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) negotiating team to set the plan for talks over the formation of the new cabinet. According to the information obtained by Bas ...

Hakari, Zebari tribes gunfight leaves five people wounded in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-15 10:58
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people were wounded in a fight between two families in Bazhera village in Akre district in Iraqi Kurdistan on Thursday, according to the Akre Health Directorate. Two of the wounded had severe injuries, so they were e ...

Gorran’s participation in new Kurdistan govt does not mean ‘be silent’ about corruption: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-06-15 10:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Change Movement (Gorran) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Ali Hama Salih said on Friday his party’s participation in the new Kurdistan regional Government (KRG) cabinet did not mean our lawmakers sh ...

Nechirvan Barzani takes presidency of Iraq's Kurdish region, vacant since 2017 | World | News | The Chronicle Herald

Thechronicleherald - 2019-06-15 08:30

Police seize unlicensed motorcycles in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-06-14 23:12

Turkey 'neutralized' 48 alleged PKK fighters in Kurdistan Region since late May: Ministry

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-14 20:49

Turkey steps up military intervention in Iraq

Green Left Weekly - 2019-06-14 18:49
Turkish jets began bombing the Xakurke region of northern Iraq on May 26. The following day Turkish helicopters transported troops into the area. This was the latest step in Turkey’s growing military intervention in the predominantly Kurdish north of Ira ...

Call from Ömeryan: Volunteer wanted to fight the fire

ANF - 2019-06-14 16:27
The forest fire that broke out following clashes in the Ömeryan region in the Nusaybin countryside is spreading. The firefighters and local residents are not allowed to fight the fire by Turkish soldiers, and have called for volunteers to go to the area. ...

Villagers fight fire set by Turkish army in Nusaybin

ANF - 2019-06-14 14:55
The fire department wasn’t allowed to intervene to a fire that broke out during a Turkish army operation in the Ömeryan region of Mardin’s Nusaybin district. Villagers and volunteers took action to put the fire out. ...

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

Brände in Shingal: Flammen drohen Massengräber in Kocho zu zerstören

EzidiPress - 2019-06-14 02:00
Kocho. Die seit Tagen anhaltenden Lauffeuer in der nordirakischen Region Shingal drohen weiter außer Kontrolle zu geraten. Am Mittwoch begannen irakische Sicherheitskräfte im Süden der Region mehrere Dörfer zu evakuieren, die drohten von den Flammen eing ...

Iran Congratulates Masrour Barzani on Premiership

BAS News - 2019-06-14 00:31
ERBIL - Iran has congratulated Masrour Barzani on his election as the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region as he has already been tasked by the newly elected President Nechirvan Barzani to form the next government in Erbil. The message was conveyed by ...

UN Secretary General Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Presidency

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - United Nations Secretary-general Antonio Guterres has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. He further noted "I am sure that your leadership with your great experience and wisdom will be ver ...

Kurdistan’s New President Meets Saudi Minister of State

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK The New Kurdistan Region’s president Nechirvan Barzani received the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil on Wednesday. In this meeting both sides held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Sau ...

Biography of New Kurdistan Region PM Masrour Barzani

Gulan Media - 2019-06-13 15:38

Macron’s Letter to President Barzani: France Committed to Supporting Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-13 14:43
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron has sent an official letter to Nechirvan Barzani to congratulate him on his presidency, reiterating France’s support for the Kurdistan Region. Macron’s letter was delivered to President Barzani on Thursday by Fren ...

Shooting at Duhok School Leaves One Student Injured

BAS News - 2019-06-13 14:43
ERBIL — At least one student was injured on Thursday after an armed man opened fire just outside a school in Duhok province of Kurdistan Region. According to a press release by the police, previous disputes between the assailant and the injured was the r ...

UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister

BAS News - 2019-06-13 11:13
ERBIL — The British government is committed to a prosperous and secure Kurdistan Region, said Andrew Murrison, the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development. Murrison welcomed the appointment of Masrour Barzani as the Prime M ...

Ceasefire agreement reached in Idlib

ANF - 2019-06-13 11:02
The Russian army announced a cease-fire agreement between the armed forces and government forces in the northern Syrian region of Idlib. ...

Rojava: a Project for Peace on the Syrian Border

Hawzhin Press - 2019-06-13 08:00
A revolution is unfolding in Rojava, in the north-east of Syria. In a region wracked with violence, the Kurdish-left are constructing an anti-capitalist, feminist experiment, with peace as their aim. The post Rojava: a Project for Peace on the Syrian Bor ...

Lower temperatures in the Kurdistan region starting Wednesday

Kurdiu - 2019-06-13 02:28

New convergence between the two parties of power in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-06-13 02:28

Government delegation from the Kurdistan region to visit Baghdad soon

Kurdiu - 2019-06-13 02:28

New President of Kurdistan, Saudi Minister of State Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-12 23:42
ERBIL - New President of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil. During the meeting, the pair held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Saudi A ...

ISIS carries out rare attack in Shingal region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-12 23:42

Turkish jets destroy road, petrol station in series of attacks in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-12 23:10

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools

Yahoo - 2019-06-12 22:35

Iraqi Kurdistan president tasks PM-designate with forming government

E-Kurd - 2019-06-12 21:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Newly elected president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday tasked his cousin Masrour Barzani and Prime Minister designate with forming a new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Gov ...

Bombs hit Kurdistan Region’s Duhok-Amedi road, no casualties

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 20:11

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

Japan’s PM Abe arrives in Tehran amid US-Iran tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 16:15
"Japan wishes to do its best towards peace and stability in the region" ...

Nechirvan Barzani sworn into office as the President of Kurdistan Region and General Commander of Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-12 15:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 10, 2019, Nechirvan Idris Mustafa Barzani took oath of office and was sworn as the newly-elected President of the Kurdistan Region and General Commander of the Peshmerga Forces during a the periodic meeting of ...

UK Envoy Calls for Greater Role of Women in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 15:27
ERBIL — British Consul General Martyn Warr has called for larger presence of women in the upcoming cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Warr released a video message on Wednesday to praise the Kurdistan Region Parliament with 30% female lawmaker ...

Kurdistan President Tasks PM-Designate with Formation of KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday officially tasked Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate, to form the new cabinet. Masrour Barzani’s candidacy was approved by Kurdistan parliament a day earlier. The new prime mini ...

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 ...

Blast kills one terrorist, injures two others in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-12 12:30
Mercenaries are suffering blows in the Afrin region under their occupation. ...

Public Gathering Calls for End of Turkish Bombardment of Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-06-12 11:57
ERBIL — Several dozens of people gathered in a border town of Kurdistan Region on Wednesday to call on Turkey to end bombardment of Kurdistan borders which puts civilian lives at stake. Turkey carries out continuous military operations deep into KRG terr ...

Family business: Nechirvan Barzani takes over presidency of Kurdistan Region from uncle

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-12 10:40
On 10 June 2019, Nechirvan Barzani was sworn in as president of Iraqi Kurdistan. He follows in the footsteps of his uncle Masoud Barzani, who held the post between 2005 and 2017. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Barham Salih, Iraq’s president and ...

Angelobung des neuen Präsidenten der Region Kurdistan-Irak

KRG Austria - 2019-06-12 00:34
Am 10. Juni 2019 fand die Angelobung des neuen Präsidenten der Region Kurdistan-Irak, Nechirvan Idris Barzani, in Erbil statt. ...

Erbil: One Killed after Brawl over Car Accident Turned Violent

BAS News - 2019-06-11 22:13
ERBIL - At least one person was killed on Tuesday evening in the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil after a brawl over a car accident went violent, local police confirmed. The collision occurred on the 100 avenue near the Baz intersection where one of the ...

Four Kurdistan Region parties to hold congresses in 2019

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 22:05

Hadi al-Amiri Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Presidency

BAS News - 2019-06-11 21:28
ERBIL - Iraqi politician and head of Fatih Coalition Hadi al-Amiri has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Amiri offered his congratulations during a phone call with Barzani on Tuesday evening in ...

Gunmen open fire at Gorran headquarters in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 20:34
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A group of unknown gunmen on Tuesday opened fire at the headquarters of the Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan, killing a security guard Reband Farhad. The headquarters’ guards responded to the a ...

Kurdistan Parliament approves Masrour Barzani as the new Kurdistan Prime Minister

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Parliament passed Masrour Barzani’s candidacy for the Kurdistan Prime Minister position. Masrour Barzani served as Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council; he was nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Masrour Barzani t ...

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 ...

Iranian companies display goods at fair in Kurdistan Region capital

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 18:22

Kurdish Delegation from Former Soviet Union Meet with Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 18:11
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday a group of Kurdish figures from the former Soviet Union countries. The Kurdish figures highlighted Barzani’s role in the efforts to unify Kurds ...
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