Kurdistan

Kurdistan President offers condolences to Sisi for death of Egyptian Consul in Erbil

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 04:15 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Sunday the death of consul, offering its condolences to his family.

Sisi opposes secession from integrated countries at WYF

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 06:01 GMT

In an answer to a Kurdish participant at the WYF, the Egyptian president reassured her that the Kurdish culture and language have not been and will not be eliminated despite decades of attempts made to do that

Iraq Kurdistan region receives 1,000 refugees from Syria

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 - 09:34 GMT

Kurdistan region in Iraq has received more than 1,000 Syrian refugees over the past two days, humanitarian affairs agency official in Dohuk governorate Salem Saeed said.

Why is Hisham Ashmawy’s handover hailed in Egypt?

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 03:07 GMT

The handing over of Hisham Ashmawy was seen as a revenge for dozens of terror victims among army and police forces over the past years.

Hundreds of Iraqi ISIS child suspects arrested: HRW

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 08:20 GMT

Iraq and the Kurdish regional government have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged affiliation with the Daesh group, often using torture to coerce confessions/

Parliament elects Kurdish politician Barham Salih president of Iraq

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 06:43 GMT

Iraq's parliament elected on Tuesday veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih president, two lawmakers told Reuters and state television announced.

Iraq awaits vague fate after May's election

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 05:44 GMT

The Iraqi people headed to polling stations to cast their ballots on Saturday, in the most unpredictable election in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq

Iraq's Kurdistan region to hold elections on Sept. 30 - Rudaw, citing PM

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 10:21 GMT

Elections will be held in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq on Sept. 30, Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw said on Tuesday.

EGYPTAIR operates first flight to Kurdistan after 7-month halt

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 01:35 GMT

EGYPTAIR operated its first flight to the capital of Kurdistan Region in Iraq, Erbil on Friday, after 7-month halt

EGYPTAIR operates first flight to Kurdistan after 7-month halt

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 01:35 GMT

EGYPTAIR operated its first flight to the capital of Kurdistan Region in Iraq, Erbil on Friday, after 7-month halt

Iraq PM orders reopening of Kurdish airports for int'l flights

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 12:12 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered on Thursday the reopening of the airports of Erbil and Suleimaniya, in the Kurdistan region, for international flights.

Iraq parliament votes to lift sanctions on Kurdistan region banks: Iraqi TV channels

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 12:15 GMT

The Iraqi parliament voted on Monday to lift sanctions imposed on banks in the Kurdistan region, two main Iraqi TV channels reported.

Erdogan says Turkey will crush Kurdish militia in Afrin

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 01:07 GMT

“If the terrorists in Afrin don’t surrender we will tear them down,” Erdogan told a congress of his ruling AK Party in the eastern Turkish city of Elazig.

Turkish warplanes bombard border area in Iraq's Dahuk

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 11:40 GMT

Turkish jet fighters bombarded on Wednesday an area in Dahuk governorate on the border with Iraqi Kurdistan Region.

Fresh protests hit Iraqi Kurdistan

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 03:35 GMT

undreds of protesters faced off with security forces in Iraqi Kurdistan for a fourth day Thursday, demanding the resignation of politicians accused of graft.

After Russian military pullout: When will U.S. leave Syria?

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 08:28 GMT

The Pentagon spokesperson stated earlier this month that U.S. forces would remain on ground to support their “partners” and “prevent the return of terrorists.”

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament speaker resigns: party sources

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 12:51 GMT

Kurdish opposition movement has withdrawn its ministers from Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government and its member Yousif Mohamed has resigned as parliament speaker.

A timeline of the crisis between Iraq and its Kurds

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 08:03 GMT

Iraqi Kurdistan, mired in deadly protests, has been in open crisis with the Baghdad government.

Iraqi PM says will take action if any citizen is attacked in Kurdistan

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 04:36 GMT

Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday he would take action if any citizen was attacked in the country's northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.

Iraq says Russian energy minister did not discuss operations in Kurdistan

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 11:29 GMT

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak did not discuss operations by Russian oil companies in Iraq's Kurdistan region with the Iraqi prime minister.

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