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People celebrate Kurdish new year Newroz across Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 21:32
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— People in cities and towns across Iraqi Kurdistan Region are marking the Kurdish New Year Newroz with celebrations on Wednesday. Erbil’s main Newroz celebration will be held in Shanadar Park on Wednesday afternoon. In ...

People in Kurdistan Should Celebrate Nawroz After Successfully Defeating IS: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-03-20 20:45
ERBIL - The war against the Islamic State (IS) has ended successfully and now the people of Kurdistan Region should celebrate the Kurdish New Year which is a symbol for the peaceful culture and coexistence in the region, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani ...

Nawroz in Tuz Khurmatu: Hashd al-Shaabi Prevents Kurdistan Flag from Being Risen

BAS News - 2019-03-20 20:45
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias prevented the Kurdistan Region's flag from being risen in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu on Tuesday during ceremonies organized on the Kurdish New Year occasion, an official said. Hemin Nouri, a Kurdist ...

SDF fighters rescued 7 more Yazidis in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-20 20:12
SDF fighters have rescued a large number of Yazidi women and children during their final operation against ISIS in Baghouz region. ...

Masrour Barzani: Nawroz is Far Beyond the Start of New Year

BAS News - 2019-03-20 15:45
ERBIL - To Kurds there is a special meaning behind Nawroz and it is far beyond the beginning of a new year, Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani argued on Wednesday. Barzani made the remarks in a congratulatory message on the K ...

Turkey shells Kurdistan Region on eve of Newroz

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-20 15:09

Barzani's Message on Nawroz Holiday

BAS News - 2019-03-20 14:24
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has sent a congratulatory message to the people in the region on the Kurdish New Year occasion. "Happy New Year to the people of Kurdistan and others who celeb ...

Erneuter Zusammenstoß zwischen YBŞ und irakischem Militär

EzidiPress - 2019-03-20 02:00
Shingal. In der nordirakischen Region Shingal ist es erneut zu einem bewaffneten Zusammenstoß zwischen der êzîdîschen Widerstandseinheit Shingals (YBŞ) und dem irakischen Militär gekommen. Nachdem am vergangenen Sonntagabend vier Kämpfer auf beiden Seite ...

The increase in the number of Iranian tourists to the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-20 01:33

The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region agree to continue bilateral meetings

Kurdiu - 2019-03-20 01:33

US Hails Kurdistan for Combatting Terrorism, Sheltering IDPs, Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-03-19 22:18
ERBIL - The United States has praised the role of the Kurdistan Region and its people in, alongside the Peshmerga forces, combatting terrorism while sheltering nearly 2 million IDPs and Syrian refugees in the past few years. The message was conveyed by a ...

Masrour Barzani, Alistair Burt Talk over the Phone

BAS News - 2019-03-19 21:09
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received a phone call from British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt to discuss the collaborations among the Peshmerga, Iraqi, and international coal ...

Coexistence is Best Weapon to Defeat Terrorism: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-03-19 19:16
ERBIL - Coexistence is the best and most powerful weapon to fight terrorism, prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, said on Tuesday, also hoping the ideology of terror will be rooted out in the region. Barz ...

Erbil Police Arrests a Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-03-19 18:34
ERBIL - Police forces in the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil announced on Tuesday evening the arrest of a group of thieves who were reportedly involved in many robbery activities. The gang, which includes five people, had stolen 6,800 grams of gold, seven ...

Syria tells U.S. troops to withdraw, threatens U.S.-backed Kurdish region | One America News Network

OANN - 2019-03-19 17:11

Air strikes in Cudi Mountain region

ANF - 2019-03-19 17:08
Turkish invasion forces carried out air strikes and mortar fire in the Cudi Mountain region of Sirnak. ...

PKK-affiliated YBS Again Clashes with Iraqi Forces in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-19 16:09
ERBIL - Clashes were again reported between the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) affiliated Sinjar Resistance Unite (YBS) fighters and the Iraqi forces on Tuesday in Sinjar in the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar, the second time in a week. Accor ...

Vier Tote nach Gefecht zwischen êzîdîschen Kämpfern und irakischen Sicherheitskräften

EzidiPress - 2019-03-19 02:00
Shingal. In der nord-irakischen Region Shingal ist es am Sonnabend zu einem bewaffneten Gefecht mit vier Toten gekommen. Kämpfer der êzîdîschen Widerstandseinheit Shingals (YBŞ) und irakische Sicherheitskräfte gerieten nahe der Ortschaft Sinune in einen ...

A new meeting between the two parties of power in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-19 00:18

Kurdistan Regional Government strongly condemns New Zealand attack

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a statement to the Kurdistan Regional Govrnment website, KRG Spokesperson Safeen Dizayee strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack at two mosques in New Zealand that killed and injured dozens of wors ...

Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa to join Diplomatic Corps in the 31st commemoration of chemical attack on Halabja

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-19 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa along with the head of foreign missions in the Kurdistan Region participated in the commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the chemical att ...

Jack Lopresti: The UK must support the Kurdistan Region in creating a safe haven for Christians in the Middle East | PoliticsHome.com

Politicshome - 2019-03-18 22:03

Brussels III Conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region': co-chairs declaration - Consilium

Europa - 2019-03-18 22:00

Iranian guard killed in clashes near Kurdistan Region border

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-18 19:52

Iranian Soldier Killed in Clash with Armed Groups near KRG Border

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — An Iranian soldier was killed by an armed group overnight on Sunday around Baneh city near Kurdistan Region border, local news agencies confirmed. It was not immediately clear if the Kurdish opposition groups were involved in the attack on the Ir ...

KDP, Gorran on the Same Page About Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) appear to be on the same page about introducing an amendment to the Kurdistan Region Presidency Law and elect the president sooner. For years, Gorran has been pushing to bring the pres ...

Young Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death on Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-03-18 11:17
ERBIL — Another young Kurdish porter lost his life in the cold weather while carrying goods on Iran’s border with Kurdistan Region. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported on Monday that the man was found frozen in the mountainous areas of Sardasht ...

Clashes Erupt Between Iraqi and PKK-affiliated YBS Forces in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-17 21:16
ERBIL - Clashes erupted between the Iraqi forces and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) affiliated Sinjar Resistance Unite (YBS) fighters on Sunday night in the Yezidi majority populated region of Sinjar, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Ezdin Sham ...

Italy to Prolong Military Assistance to Peshmerga if KRG Requests: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-03-17 20:54
ERBIL - Italy has promised to prolong its military assistance to the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces as long as the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) requests that, Italian Ambassador to Iraq Bruno Pasquino was quoted as saying. The Italian envoy m ...

[PICTURES]: Middle East Tourism Expo Opened in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-17 18:12
ERBIL - The Middle East Tourism Expo was opened on Sunday in Erbil with the attendance of dozens of local and international companies. The fair was opened at 10:00 am where Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani gave a speech and said that the ...

KRG Should Consider Greater Investment in Tourism Sector: PM

BAS News - 2019-03-17 12:15
ERBIL — Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said that Kurdistan Region has the potential to invest and gain greater national revenue from its tourism sector. Barzani made the point during a speech while opening the Middle East Tourism Expo in Erbil with doz ...

Gorran to get 60 positions in new Iraqi Kurdistan government: member

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 11:45
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran) will get 60 positions in the new cabinet of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) according to an agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a member of the party said on ...

Duhok: Yezidi Tribal Leader Found Dead

BAS News - 2019-03-16 22:52
ERBIL - A Yezidi tribal leader was found dead on Saturday in the Kurdistan Region's Duhok province, local police reported. Talking to Kurdistan 24 on condition of anonymity, a source from the Duhok Police explained that the body of the victim was found o ...

Kurdistan Region commemorates the tragedy of Halabja

Kurdiu - 2019-03-16 21:48

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 ...

Contest brings swimmers from across Kurdistan Region to Halabja

Rûdaw - 2019-03-16 15:19

Kurdish parties and institutions stress political alliance

ANF - 2019-03-16 15:09
A KNK-Rojava’s committee formed for national unity meetings visited the Clans Council, Kongreya Star, Syrian Kurdish Writers Union and the Cizire Region Yazidi House today and discussed KNK-Rojava’s efforts for a Kurdish political alliance. ...

PUK Forms New Committee to Negotiate Next Government with KDP

BAS News - 2019-03-16 13:45
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) announced the formation of a new committee on Saturday to discuss the disagreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) over the next government of Kurdistan Region. The two major parties have been negotia ...

Iraqi Kurds mark 31th anniversary of Halabja chemical attack

E-Kurd - 2019-03-16 13:44
HALABJA, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The city of Halabja in Iraq’s Kurdistan region on Saturday (March 16) marked the 31st anniversary of the genocidal chemical attack that took the lives of thousands of people in 1988. At the hall next to Halabja Stadium, ...

Kurdistan PM: Halabja Reminds of Necessity of Preventing Future Genocides

BAS News - 2019-03-16 12:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minsiter Nechirvan Barzani said the Halabja chemical attack shall be a reminder to prevent any future genocidal attack against Kurds and others across the world. The statement was made on 16th March, 31 years after the chem ...

Turkey says 2 soldiers killed fighting PKK in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-03-16 12:46

KDP Determined to Elect Kurdistan President Before April

BAS News - 2019-03-16 10:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has made it clear that it will step up the efforts to elect the new president of Kurdistan Region before the end of this month to proceed with the next government later. Speaking to BasNews on Saturday, member of ...

Barzani Pays Tribute to the Victims of Halabja Chemical Attack

BAS News - 2019-03-16 10:32
ERBIL — Kurdish leader, former president of Kurdistan Region and the current president of Kurdistan Democratic Party, Masoud Barzani, paid tribute to the victims of Halabja chemical attack on Saturday. Thirty one years ago on 16th March, the Baath regime ...

Brussels III Conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region': co-chairs declaration - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-16 08:51

The United States in Iraq and the new offensives in the region - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-03-16 06:47

Iraq opens first IS mass grave in Yazidi region

France24 - 2019-03-15 22:23

Barzani Receives Iraqi National Security Advisor in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-15 17:57
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Friday a delegation from Baghdad led by Iraqi National Security Advisor Falih Fayadh. Barzani’s press office said in a readout of the meeting that the pair discu ...

Iraqi Kurdistan responds to U.S. report on human rights

E-Kurd - 2019-03-15 17:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari responded on Friday to a US report that highlighted a range of human rights abuses that took place in the Kurdistan Reg ...

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region - Q3 of 2018

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-03-15 12:29

Iraq's Difficult Road Ahead on Display at Suli Forum in Kurdish Region :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-03-15 00:45

Êzîdinnen aus Kurdistan kommen im April nach Brandenburg

Kurdische Gemeinde Deutschland - 2019-03-14 23:47
Pressemitteilung: 223/1403-2019 Mitte April werden etwa 60 schutzbedürftige kurdische Frauen und Männer êzîdischen Glaubens aus der Autonomen Region Kurdistan/Irak mit ihren Kindern … Weiterlesen → ...

Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law should be reactivated, president designated: KDP

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 19:32
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is determined to reach an agreement with other political factions at the legislative on an amendment to Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law and electing a new president. The KD ...

A teenage Koolbar died after the fall of the "Tate" heights

Kurdpa - 2019-03-14 19:08
Kurdpa Agency: A teenage koolbar from the city of Marivan died due to the fell of the "Tate" heights in Hooraman region. ...

Afrin unter türkischer Besatzung: Menschenrechtler ziehen eine verheerende humanitäre und wirtschaftliche Bilanz

Presseportal - 2019-03-14 17:07
Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker e.V.: Ein Jahr nach dem völkerrechtswidrigen Angriff auf Afrin halten türkische Truppen die kurdische Region in Nordsyrien weiter besetzt. Die humanitären und wirtschaftlichen Auswirkungen der Besatzung sind erschütternd: ...

Kurdistan Region stalls government formation | Global Risk Insights

Globalriskinsights - 2019-03-14 15:41

Kurdistan Seeks Good Relations with Neighbors: PM

BAS News - 2019-03-14 14:00
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region seeks to promote good relations with neighboring countries, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said on Thursday. He received a Turkish delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sedat Onal to review the relations betw ...

UN Team to Exhume First Mass Grave of Yezidis near Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-14 12:16
ERBIL — A special investigative team of the United Nations will begin its task to exhume the first mass grave of Kurdish Yezidi victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar region on Friday. United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability ...

Political calculations to predict the end of the Sulaymaniyah airport closure

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
Will the airport of Sulaymaniyah, in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, re-open later this January? The rumours have started. A re-opening would end a fifteen-month air siege imposed on the city by Turkey, and revive the Sulaymaniyah area’s damaged economy. Th ...

Iranian Forces Severely Injure Kurdish Porter

BAS News - 2019-03-14 09:47
ERBIL — A Kurdish porter was severely injured by Iranian border guards on Thursday in the areas near Kurdistan Region border. Raoof Arefi, 50, was among a group of porters carrying goods over the border when they came under open fire by the Iranian force ...

UNMAS Senior Manager at AUK

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-03-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – March 12th, 2019- Senior Manager of United Nations Mine Action Service- Iraq (UNMAS) Mr. Pehr Lodhammar, visited the American University of Kurdistan for a lecture on “Explosive Hazard Management in Iraq – Challenges and ...

Turkish occupation of Afrin discussed at UN Human Rights session

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
American international conflict analyst Dr. Thoreau Redcrow underlined that a policy of ethnic cleansing is being carried out in the Afrin region since its occupation by the Turkish state. ...

PUK demands sovereign positions in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-13 22:29

Barzani: Political Disputes Shouldn't Cause Hatred Among Components of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-13 21:56
ERBIL - Political disputes should not result in hatred among the diverse ethnic and religious citizens in Iraq, Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, said on Wednesday, stressing on further strengthening t ...

Masrour Barzani Discusses Greater Trade, Energy Ties with Turkey

BAS News - 2019-03-13 17:24
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday a Turkish delegation, led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sedat Onal, for talks on the the greater trade and energy ties between Erbil and Ankara, Barza ...

[PICTURES]: More Yezidis Reunite with Family after Liberation from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-13 13:34
ERBIL — More Yezidi women and children have arrived in Kurdistan Region to reunite with their families after being liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria’s Baghouz. Since the beginning of the military operation to liberate the last populated area ...

Salary robbers arrested in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan, money recovered

E-Kurd - 2019-03-13 12:39
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Sulaimani security forces arrested the group of gunmen early on Wednesday, who, a day earlier, reportedly stole close to $1.35 million USD in government salaries. “The salaries of Shar Hospital employees have now been ...

Masrour Barzani Discusses Peshmerga Trainings with Coalition Advisors

BAS News - 2019-03-13 11:58
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received a delegation of the US-led Coalition advisors in Erbil to discuss the lates developments in the war against the Islamic State (IS) and continued Coalition support for the ...

After defeating Islamic State, Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan eye political battle

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 22:21
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan that led the fight against Islamic State are prepping for their next battle: a political struggle to win international recognition for their autonomous region and aid to help it recover ...

Turkey's Gaziantep, Diyarbakir to Start Direct Flights to Erbil Soon

BAS News - 2019-03-12 21:16
ERBIL - Turkey has decided to start direct flights from the cities of Gaziantep and Diyarbakir to the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil in the near future. According to a statement by Anadolujet airline, preparations are being made for the first flight wh ...

[PICTURES]: First Kurdistan-Made Car on Display in Erbil Auto Expo

BAS News - 2019-03-12 20:04
ERBIL - Alongside many modern cars, the first Kurdistan Region-made car was shown in the Erbil Auto Expo by a mechanic. Hiwa Samkary, the owner and maker of the auto, introduced his car as Willys MB/ Ford GPW, Model 1943. He told BasNews that he remade t ...

Robbers steal $1.5 million in government salaries in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 15:27
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Several armed on Tuesday robbed a government vehicle in Sulaimani city in Iraqi Kurdistan which was reportedly transporting close to 1.5 million USD in civil servant salaries to a local hospital. On a busy street, gun ...

Strong Quake Hits KRG-Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-03-12 14:38
ERBIL — Another strong earthquake hit the border areas between the Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdish provinces on Tuesday. According to Iranian Seismological Center, the earthquake was measured at 4.7 on Richter scale, taking place at around 15:36 Teh ...

A government delegation from the Kurdistan region arrives in Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-03-12 03:39

Islamic Movement closed its offices and channels in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-12 03:39

Prime Minister Barzani receives Jordanian delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-12 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Jordanian Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply Dr. Tariq al-Hammouri, Jordanian Ambassador to Iraq Montaser Oklah, Consul General of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jo ...

SDF to extradite Kurdish ISIS captives to Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-03-11 21:57
The number of ISIS members in SDF custody grows by the day ...

Leading Kurdistan Region parties ink deal to ‘expedite KRG formation’

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-11 20:43

Over 22,000 Foreign Workers in Kurdistan: NGO

BAS News - 2019-03-11 13:23
ERBIL — More than 22,000 foreigners work in Kurdistan Region while their rights are not fully guaranteed, a local NGO said. Since 2005 after Kurdistan’s economy flourished with hundreds of foreign firms and thousands of workers, the three provinces of Er ...

Kurdistan Marks 49th Anniversary of First Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-03-11 10:20
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region is marking the 49th anniversary of the “March 11 Agreement” of 1970 which forced the then Iraqi government to grant the Kurds autonomy and some other rights. Nearly five decades ago, Kurdish leader Mustafa Barzani and then govern ...

Organization in Iraq's Kurdish Region Helps College Graduates Start Businesses

Voanews - 2019-03-11 10:00

AUK Honors International Women’s Day

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-03-11 02:01
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – March 7th, 2019- To mark International Women’s Day, the center of the Rotunda inside AUK’s Mala Mustafa Barzani building was overtaken by a newly purchased three-meter fig tree. Yellow, blue and white ribbons presenting t ...

Salih: Iraq can be a 'bridge to the economies of the region'

Al Monitor - 2019-03-10 23:07

Winter landscape in Çarçella

ANF - 2019-03-10 13:06
In the north Kurdistan mountain region of Çarçella one feels like on the roof of the world. ...

MSD Spokesman: Northern Syria needs international guarantee

ANF - 2019-03-10 12:19
The international forces should pursue a policy of protecting the security of the region, said MSD spokesman Emced Osman, adding that the ISIS prisoners are causing major problems for the Autonomous Community. ...

3rd Annual “Cinema Through Women’s Eyes” Ready to Launch in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2019-03-10 12:18
ERBIL — Preparations have almost concluded to launch the 3rd round of “Cinema Through Women’s Eyes” in Kurdistan Region’s Sulaymaniyah. Pishtiwan Abdullah, one of the organizers, told BasNews that the event will begin on 12th March with dozens of foreign ...

[PICTURES]: People Celebrate Kurdish Clothing Day Across Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-10 11:30
ERBIL — March is known as the month of Kurds as many historic occasions took place in this month. On 10th March every year, people across the Kurdistan Region celebrate the Kurdish national clothing day. In Erbil also, schools and government offices mark ...

PUK Decides to Return to Parliament

BAS News - 2019-03-10 11:30
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) decided on Sunday to send its lawmakers back to the Kurdistan Region parliament. The party previously boycotted the parliament sessions, as the result of which, other factions elected a speaker which was res ...

Iraqi PM to Visit Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-10 10:31
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi will soon visit Kurdistan Region’s capital to meet with top Kurdish officials. A source from the Iraqi government said Abdul-Mahdi’s visit to Erbil is in pursuit of further fostering the ties between the cent ...

Sunny days in the Kurdistan region until next Thursday

Kurdiu - 2019-03-10 02:21

Dana Gas announces 20-year deal with KRG

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-09 20:23
The Kurdistan Region estimates that it has recoverable reserves of at least 45 billion barrels of oil and 5.66 trillion cubic meters of gas. (Photo: Archive) ...

Salaries in Iraqi Kurdistan will be paid ‘in full’, Nechirvan Barzani says

E-Kurd - 2019-03-08 22:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani announced Friday that the salary withholding system would end as of this month and that salaries would be paid in full from now on. “Today’ ...

Salaries in Kurdistan Region will be paid 'in full': PM Barzani

Rûdaw - 2019-03-08 15:29

Pearl Petroleum to boost Kurdistan gas extraction 63% by 2022

Rûdaw - 2019-03-08 14:56
The deal could address the Region's chronic electrical shortages ...

KRG to Discuss End of Salary-Saving Measures

BAS News - 2019-03-08 13:18
ERBIL — The Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Region is scheduled to convene on Friday in the afternoon to discuss the end of a measure publicly known as “salary-saving system”. According to the system, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cuts a ...

Barzani’s Message on International Women’s Day

BAS News - 2019-03-08 12:17
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region congratulated women with the International Women’s Day on 8th March. In a message published on his official Twitter, Barzani highlighted women’s contribution to the long struggle o ...

Kurdistan Region still hosts about 1.5 Million IDPs and refugees

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-03-08 09:14

Iraq’s difficult road ahead on display at Suli Forum in Kurdish region - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-03-08 02:41

US Hails Kurdistan for Brave War Against Terrorism

BAS News - 2019-03-07 22:57
ERBIL - The United States has paid tribute to the Kurdistan Region and its Peshmerga fighters' bravery during the deadly war against the Islamic State (IS) and hosting a large number of IDPs and Syrian refugees in the past few years, according to a messa ...

Starting a new phase of talks between the two parties of power in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-03-07 21:54

US VP Thanks Barzani for Protecting Religious, Ethnic Diversity in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-07 19:36
ERBIL - US Vice President Mike Pence has thanked the Kurdish leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, for protecting diverse religious and ethnic groups in the region. Barzani received on Thursday in Erbil a US delegation head ...
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