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Opioid crisis: US drug overdose deaths drop by 5.1%

BBC - 2019-07-18 00:02
"America’s united efforts to curb opioid use disorder and addiction are working," a statement reads. ...

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20 June 2019

Europa - 2019-07-15 12:34

Successful "Big Jump" actions for Hasankeyf and Tigris River!

ANF - 2019-07-15 09:02
The Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive and the Mesopotamia Ecology Movement issued a statement about the successful day of action for the 12,000 years old site. ...

Turkey begins second phase of operations against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 13:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announced the start of “Operation Claw-2” to destroy caves and shelters used by member ...

PKK and PAJK prisoners remembered 14 July resistance

ANF - 2019-07-14 11:39
PKK and PAJK prisoners released a statement to mark the 37th anniversary of the 14 July death fast resistance in Amed in 1982. ...

Assyrians, Syriacs and Chaldeans call on KDP: Stop!

ANF - 2019-07-11 13:28
Mesopotamia Freedom Party (MOP) issued a statement in the name of the Assyrian, Syriac and Chaldean peoples to commemorate KCK General Presidential Council Member Diyar Xerib who lost his life in a Turkish airstrike. ...

Joint statement: ‘European Court of Human Rights fails students with disabilities’ : EU Reporter

Eureporter - 2019-07-10 09:03

Kurdish fighters kill 3 elite Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards: reports

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 22:32
PIRANSHAHR, Iranian Kurdistan,— Three members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards were shot dead in the western city of Piranshahr in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) on Tuesday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, citing a Guards statement. The ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet This Week

BAS News - 2019-07-08 11:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has set a voting session for Wednesday this week to recognize the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. According to an official statement by the legislative, lawmakers are invited to a regular session at 11:00 ...

World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - The World Bank will lend a total of $200 million to Iraq in order for the country to upgrade its electricity grid, the Iraqi Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Sunday. According to the agreement, which was signed by Finance Minister Fuad ...

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.” ...

Iraq Investigates Report of Senior Commander’s Link with CIA

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi Defense Ministry has launched an investigation into reports accusing Commander of Anbar Operations Mahmoud Fallahi of having links with the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). According to an official statement, Defense Minister Najah Sha ...

German court supports Facebook’s Kurdish censorship

ANF - 2019-07-03 15:14
A Munich court issued the verdict for the case of Kerem Schamberger against Facebook for closing his account for sharing a statement criticizing the PKK ban, ruling in favor of Facebook. ...

UAE REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS ON SANCTIONS AND ARMS EMBARGO -STATEMENT

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 20:46

Iraqi PM discusses oil price stability with Saudi king: statement

Kurdiu - 2019-07-01 22:46

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 ...

Autonomous Administration statement on Turkish massacre in Kortek

ANF - 2019-07-01 15:55
The Autonomous Administration called the Turkish state’s attacks, massacres and invasion attempts against Southern Kurdistan “a culture of insistence on methods and massacres the Turkish state can’t give up”. ...

FEDA paid tribute to the Madımak Hotel victims

ANF - 2019-07-01 13:01
The Democratic Alevi Federation (FEDA) issued a statement to mark the anniversary of the Madımak Massacre, on 2 July 1993. ...

Mosul: Six IS Jihadists Killed in Joint Coalition-Iraqi Operations

BAS News - 2019-07-01 12:12
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces, in cooperation with the US-led Coalition warplanes, killed at least six Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the northern province of Nineveh, a military statement said. Coalition jets heavily bombarded an area near Ain Jahish i ...

Israeli Jets Target Syrian Military Positions: Report

BAS News - 2019-07-01 02:07
ERBIL - Israeli jets targeted on early Monday certain Syrian military positions in Homs and the outskirts of Damascus with missiles, the Military said in a statement. The Syrian air defense confronted the attack which had been launched from the Lebanese ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed on Iraqi-Syrian Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-30 23:48
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) jihadists were killed on Sunday on the borders between Iraq and Syria. The two were targeted by the forces of the Defense Ministry during a military operation in the region. The ministry explained in a statement tha ...

Iraq calls on Turkey to halt strikes in Kurdistan, KRG blames PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-06-30 12:20
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has called on the Turkish government to halt airstrikes on targets in the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ released a statement on Saturday that specifically mentioned a Turkish airstrike on Ku ...

Iraq Foreign Ministry issued statement on Kortek

ANF - 2019-06-30 10:30
Iraq has issued a statement on Turkey’s airstrikes in Kortek. The strike killed three civilians and wounded five. ...

Les Kurdes créent des forces d'autodéfense contre l'invasion turque dans la région kurde d'Irak @KurdistanAu

L'Important - 2019-06-30 06:04
Southern Kurdistan Self-Defense Forces were declared in the mountains of Southern Kurdistan in a military ceremony. A statement was read that said, “Invaders in Southern Kurdistan will be our prima... ...

KRG issued a statement on the bombing of border areas by the Turkish Army

Kurdiu - 2019-06-29 18:40

G20 Osaka summit statement stresses on free, fair trade

Kurdiu - 2019-06-29 18:40

KRG defends Turkey's killing civilians, blames the PKK instead

ANF - 2019-06-29 12:49
The Bashur government issued a written statement on the Turkish state’s killing of civilians and blamed the PKK instead of the party who committed the massacre. ...

IHD: We will keep seeking justice for Roboski

ANF - 2019-06-29 08:51
The Human Rights Association (IHD) Truth and Justice Commission, Istanbul Branch, issued a written statement to mark the 90th month since the death of 34 Kurds in Roboski. ...

FED-DEM protested against detentions in Germany

ANF - 2019-06-29 08:51
Kurdistan Democratic Society Federation of Northern Germany (FED-DEM), issued a statement about the 7 Kurds living in Niedersachsen and surrounding areas whose houses have been raided by police. ...

Joint Statement by Rights Organizations: Investigate Allegations of Torture - english

Bianet - 2019-06-26 21:26

One Turkish Soldier Killed, Five Injured in Clash with YPG: Statement

Gulan Media - 2019-06-26 17:46

Statement by Armenia FM at 41st session of UN Human Rights Council

NEWS - 2019-06-26 13:46

One Turkish Soldier Killed, Five Injured in Clash with YPG: Statement

BAS News - 2019-06-26 13:42
ERBIL — Turkish army and Syrian Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) clashed on Wednesday, which left at least one Turkish soldier killed. According to an official press release by the Turkish defense ministry, five other Turkish troop ...

US-Iran crisis: Trump lashes out at 'ignorant and insulting' statement

BBC - 2019-06-26 00:03
The US president tweeted after his Iranian counterpart responded to sanctions unveiled on Monday. ...

Four IS Jihadists Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-06-25 23:21
ERBIL - At least four jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Tuesday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh. According to a report by Alghad Press, citing a statement by the Security Media Cell, the militants had used fake names while joining the ...

Iraq Increased Oil Exports in May: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL - Iraq was able to increase its oil exports in May, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement on Tuesday, explaining that it exported over 110 million barrels of crude oil last month. "Iraq’s total exports of crude oil in May reached about 110,737,29 ...

UK F-35 Join Anti-IS Missions in Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2019-06-25 14:50
ERBIL — UK’s defense secretary said on Tuesday that his country’s Lightning F-35B have joined the ongoing mission against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt was quoted in an official statement as saying that the je ...

Masrour Barzani refutes reports on Kurdistan cabinet candidates

E-Kurd - 2019-06-25 10:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The press office of Prime Minister-designate of Iraqi Kurdistan region Masrour Barzani released a statement on Monday where it described recent reports about ministerial candidates being chosen and finalized for th ...

US, allies urge Iran diplomacy as Pompeo seeks coalition

Rûdaw - 2019-06-25 06:03
In a joint statement, the US, Britain, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE renewed concerns about Iran including over alleged attacks on oil tankers but held out hope for talks ...

Erbil Police Arrests Two Groups of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-06-25 02:17
ERBIL - Police forces in the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil announced on Monday the arrest of two groups of thieves over alleged involvement in stealing people's properties. The first group, according to the statement, consisted of two people who have be ...

Houthis' Attack on Saudi Airport Kills One, Wounds Seven

BAS News - 2019-06-23 23:45
ERBIL - Attacks carried out by Yemen's Houthi movement on a Saudi airport on Sunday resulted in the killing of one person, while seven more were injured. The attacks targeted Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia, Reuters cited a statement by th ...

Salahaddin: Three IS Members Captured, Plot Foiled

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Sunday to capture three Islamic State (IS) militants in the province of Salahaddin while a plot by the jihadist group was foiled. The security media cell said in a statement that the trio was wanted by the Ira ...

Ten IS Tunnels Destroyed in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces have destroyed ten tunnels belonging to the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the areas between the provinces of Nineveh and Salahaddin. The security media cell said in a statement that the counter-terrorism forces, backed ...

Iran Says Its Airspace Safe and Secure

BAS News - 2019-06-22 13:28
ERBIL — Iranian Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday that the country’s airspace is safe for airliners to fly over, according to Tansim. The statement came after several airliners announced that they had re-routed flights to avoid the Persian Gul ...

Joint Statement "United Nations Question Turkey on the Fate and Whereabouts of Forcibly Deported Armenians in 1915-1923" • MassisPost

Massispost - 2019-06-22 09:45

TURKEY'S PRO-KURDISH HDP LEADERS SAY STATEMENT BY JAILED MILITANT LEADER OCALAN IS IN LINE WITH HDP'S STRATEGY UNTIL NOW

Yahoo - 2019-06-21 12:01

Turkish regime cuts down 1.000 olive trees in Yazidi village

ANF - 2019-06-20 14:05
Yazidis forced to leave their homes due to the Turkish occupation in Afrin issued a statement in the Serdem Camp in Shehba. ...

French Consul Meets with PM-Designate Barzani, Reiterates Support for KRG

BAS News - 2019-06-20 11:59
ERBIL — French Consul General in Erbil Dominique Mas met with Kurdistan Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani on Thursday. According to an online statement, Mas congratulated Barzani on his premiership and wished him success in his next cabinet. “He a ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-06-19 22:00
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State(IS) jihadists were killed on Wednesday in an airstrike conducted by the Iraqi warplanes in the province of Diyala. Baghdad Today cited a statement by the Iraqi security media cell as saying that the two extremists were t ...

3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Three people were injured on Wednesday in a rocket attack on the headquarters of giant U.S. oil company ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said a Katyusha rock ...

TJA criticised AKP policies on refugees

ANF - 2019-06-19 13:46
Tevgera Jinen Azad (TJA) issued a written statement today on the AKP's refugee policy. ...

UK pledges to build consensus for peace in Afghanistan

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May assured U.K.’s full support to build regional consensus for peace in Afghanistan during a meeting with the visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, an Afghan official statement said on Monday. According to the ...

Coalition Jets Kill 16 IS Jihadists in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-06-17 22:08
ERBIL - The US-led coalition warplanes carried out an airstrike on Monday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, killing 16 Islamic State (IS) jihadists, the federal police said in a statement. The air raid targeted a tunnel belonging to the militants in the ...

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 ...

Trump’s Golan statement draws strong regional condemnation | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-06-17 15:32

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 ...

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 ...

Pompeo, Iraqi PM Discuss US-Iran Crisis by Phone

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pempeo discussed during a phone call with Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Friday the crisis between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East, the premier's office said in a statement. The pair "exchanged views over the dev ...

"Nobody" Can Give Turkey Ultimatum on S-400: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-13 20:26
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that "nobody" can give Turkey an ultimatum regarding Ankara's plans to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system. The Turkish FM made the comments following an earlier statement by US acting ...

EU reiterates its support for the normalisation of Armenia-Turkey relations: joint statement - aysor.am - Hot news from Armenia

Aysor - 2019-06-13 19:46

Iraqi Hezbollah Blames Saudi Arabia for Resurgence of Terrorism

BAS News - 2019-06-13 12:57
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militia of Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia for the violence and continued terror across Iraq. The group released a statement to lay the blame on Saudi Arabia for recently increasing terrorist attacks in northern and western Iraq, inc ...

Real Madrid signs defender Ferland Mendy

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 11:47
WAAR_DUHOK Real Madrid signed defender Ferland Mendy, 24, from Lyon on Wednesday. “The player has signed a contract with the club for the next six seasons, running to the 30th of June 2025,” the Spanish club said in a statement on its website. The latest ...

Turkey to Receive S-400 in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-12 21:42
ERBIL - Confirming Russia's earlier statement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that his country would receive the S-400 missile defense system from Moscow in July. Earlier on Tuesday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said during a ...

Saudi-led coalition confirms Houthi attack on airport

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK The Saudi-led coalition confirmed Wednesday an attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia. Col. Turki al-Maliki, spokesman for the coalition, was quoted in a statement released by Saudi Press Agency (SPA) as saying: ...

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 ...

Komalên Ciwan called on youth to oppose Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-06-12 09:25
Komalên Ciwan Coordination issued a written statement about the Turkish state's invasion attacks in South Kurdistan and stated that “the most radical attitude” is necessary. ...

‘Kurdistan’ Statement by AKP’s Binali Yıldırım - english

Bianet - 2019-06-11 02:33

Masrour Barzani’s Message to the New President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-10 16:34
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his inauguration as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Barzani said in an online statement that he hopes the new presidency will serve the nati ...

[PICTURE]: IS Hideout Discovered in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-09 11:51
ERBIL — Iraqi forces on Saturday raided a location used by Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells in Kirkuk, an official statement said. Federal police forces and Iraqi aircrafts were engaged in the operation, during which dried food, military outfits, telecom ...

Iraq Reveals Cause Behind Widespread Farm Fires

BAS News - 2019-06-09 11:51
ERBIL — The Iraqi Civil Defense Service has investigated the growing number of fire incidents in agricultural lands across the country which have burned thousands of acres. According to an official statement, 35 cases were deliberate fires by farmers the ...

Nûçe Ciwan agency closed once again in Turkey and Bakur Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-09 08:37
Nûçe Ciwan agency confirmed in a written statement to have been banned for the 33rd time in Turkey and Bakur Kurdistan. ...

Kurdish parties issue statement on Turkey’s invasion attacks

ANF - 2019-06-08 14:42
Kurdish political parties in Northern and Eastern Syria issued a statement on the Turkish state’s attacks against Southern Kurdistan. The statement said Turkish state serves radical forces with their attacks. ...

German FM Visits Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-08 12:05
ERBIL — As part of his Middle East tour, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is visiting Iraq where he is expected to discuss bilateral ties and regional issues. According to a brief statement by Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maas is expected to mee ...

Kremlin says U.S. has not offered a Putin-Trump G20 meeting despite Trump statement

Yahoo - 2019-06-08 08:22

Over 140,000 Tourists Visited Kurdistan During Eid al-Fitr: Tourism Board

BAS News - 2019-06-07 17:54
ERBIL - About 145,000 tourists visited the Kurdistan Region during the first two days of Eid al-Fitr holidays alone, said the Board of Tourism in a statement on Friday, adding that it would reveal the complete number who visited the autonomous region dur ...

Shengal institutions protest the murder of Yazidi man

ANF - 2019-06-07 14:47
Institutions in Shengal issued a statement against the murder of Emin Salih as a result of Turkish state attacks and called on Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government to object to Turkey’s attacks. ...

Tehran "Failing as a Nation": Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-07 01:26
ERBIL - Suffering from last year’s re-imposed US sanctions, Tehran is failing as a nation, President Donald Trump said on Thursday. The US top official made the comments in a statement to reporters before holding a meeting with French President Emmanuel ...

KCDK-E called on activists to march for Afrin on 8 June

ANF - 2019-06-06 09:20
The KCDK-E chairmanship has issued a written statement to protest the invasion of Afrin and called on people to join the march to be held in Cologne on 8 June. ...

Two Earthquakes Hit Kurdistan Border Areas

BAS News - 2019-06-05 17:17
ERBIL - A couple of earthquakes hit on Wednesday morning the Kurdistan Region's border areas, with no possible casualties or serious damages reported yet. According to a statement by Kurdistan’s Earthquake Data Center, a magnitude 4.5 shake took place at ...

The Daily 202: Pompeo's statement on Tiananmen Square underscores Trump's situational approach to human rights - GreenwichTime

Greenwichtime - 2019-06-05 08:47

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces

Seattle Times - 2019-06-05 06:05
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others. A statement issued by the Security Media Cell, affiliated with the country’s security ...

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib

Rûdaw - 2019-06-04 08:56
Fighting has raged in Idlib and nearby areas since April 30 ...

Abdul Mahdi: electing Nechirvan Bazrani the relations will be strengthen

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi congratulated Najirvan Barzani in a congratulatory statement for his election as president of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani as the new presdient of Kurduistan ...

Brazil: “BSE” Infection Detected

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK The ministry said in a statement that it had informed the government of the condition, had taken samples for testing and burned the rest of the cow, the Euronews website reported on Saturday. The ministry classified the case as “abnormal” beca ...

Iraq’s oil exports up over 6 percent in May

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq exported nearly 110.74 million barrels of crude oil in May, up from 103.98 million in April, marking an increase of 6.48 percent, the country’s oil ministry announced Saturday. In a statement published on its official website, the ministr ...

KRG announces Ramadan Eid holidays, wishes families of martyrs and brave Peshmerga a prosperous Eid

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-01 14:49
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 27, 2019, Safin Dizayee, KRG official spokesperson, shared a statement announcing Ramadan Eid holidays and wishing the families of martyrs and brave Peshmerga a happy and blessed holiday break. Below is the full ...

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention

Gulan Media - 2019-05-31 22:16

Kirkuk City Council: Terrorist attacks aim for fitna

ANF - 2019-05-31 15:09
The Kirkuk City Council issued a written statement on the series of bomb attacks in the city that took place Thursday night and said the attacks aim to create fitna among the peoples. Sources close to the KDP told Kurds to leave the city. ...

Masrour Barzani to Begin Forming New Cabinet Early June

BAS News - 2019-05-30 14:02
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) nominee for Kurdistan Region premiership, is expected to begin the formation of his cabinet in the first half of June. Kurdistan Region Parliament released a statement on Thursday to invite la ...

Iraqi PM visits Qatar, meets with Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
DOHA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday paid an official visit to Qatar and held talks with Qatari leaders aimed at boosting ties between the two countries. A statement by Abdul Mahdi’s office said that during the several-hour visit of ...

Iraqi Security Forces Kill 14 IS Militants in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces on Tuesday were able to kill 14 militants of the Islamic State (IS) insurgent group in Mosul city, the Security Media Cell said in a statement. The 14 extremists, according to the statement, were killed during a military ...

Special counsel Robert Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-29 21:37

Families of soldiers/policemen captured by HPG meet IHD and HDP

ANF - 2019-05-29 15:02
Families of soldiers and policemen captured by the HPG held a press statement with the IHD and called on the public and the state. The families also met with the HDP. ...

HBDH: It is now time to fight to tear down fascism

ANF - 2019-05-29 14:18
HBDH Executive Committee issued a statement on the hunger strikes against the isolation that resulted in success and said: “From now on we will fight to tear down fascism.” ...

Russia's Delivery of S-400 Might be Delayed: Turkish Minister

BAS News - 2019-05-28 23:17
ERBIL - Despite the fact that Turkey has been determined to purchase the Russia's S-400 missile defense system, the process might be delayed, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has revealed. The Turkish minister made the comments in a statement to Haberturk te ...

New Presidency to be "Umbrella for Unity": Nechirvan Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-28 22:11
ERBIL - Nechirvan Barzani, who was elected by the parliament as the new President of the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday, said in a statement that the new presidency will be an "umbrella for unity," thanking the parliament for its confidence in him. Barzani ...

HPG statement on Turkish invasion operation in Xakurke

ANF - 2019-05-28 16:04
HPG released a statement on the invasion operation of the Turkish army in South Kurdistan, saying that the occupiers will experience the biggest blow in their history. ...

Announcement from the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-28 15:59
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Colonel Abulwahab Abdulla, Head of Voting Committee, shared a statement requesting all Peshmerga individuals to visit voting centers and collect their voting cards. Below is the official text of the statement: We, here ...

Iraqi Forces Destroy Seven IS Hideouts in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-28 13:28
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Tuesday that hey have destroyed seven hideouts in Kirkuk used by Islamic State (IS) militants. According to an official statement, the operation was led by Iraqi federal police on Monday, in an area known as Mam ...

Parliament to Elect President Today

BAS News - 2019-05-28 10:25
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to convene today and elect a new president for Kurdistan Region. According to a previous statement by the legislative, lawmakers are invited to attend a session today at 11:00 local time. There are five candidat ...
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