HEADLINES:

KURDISTAN

Additional KRG delegations to travel to Baghdad for budget talks: official

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami said on Sunday (September 22) that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will continue working to draft the Region’s 2020 budget in coordination wit


Share Twitter Facebook

Sulaimani Asayish says arrested suspects in KDP Branch Four shooting

The Sulaimani Asayish (security) Directorate announced on Sunday (September 22) that it has arrested two people suspected of involvement in a shooting incident at the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)


Share Twitter Facebook

Anyone behind KDP office shooting will be punished, says minister

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Interior Rebar Ahmed said on Saturday (September 21) that any party or person who is found to be behind a shooting incident at the Kurdistan Democratic


Share Twitter Facebook

KDP responds to PUK letter about Sangawi incident; Masoud Barzani denies involvement

Member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Leadership Council Othman Banimarani told NRT Digital Media that the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has replied to a letter sent by PUK First Deputy


Share Twitter Facebook

Meeting between political parties to form a united list for disputed areas delayed

A scheduled meeting between the Kurdistan Region’s political parties to discuss the formation of a united electoral list to contest provincial elections in governorates that contain disputed areas has


Share Twitter Facebook

We are committed to our political agreement with the KDP: PUK

Spokesperson for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Latif Sheikh Omar said on Friday (September 20) that the party remained committed to its agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).


Share Twitter Facebook

New academic year starts for over 1,400,000 students in Kurdistan Region

More than 1,400,000 students in the Kurdistan Region’s cities, districts, sub-districts and villages started the new academic year on Saturday (September 21).


Share Twitter Facebook

Shootings at party offices not premeditated, aimed to provoke: PUK

Deputy Head of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Center in Erbil Haji Masifi said that shooting incidents at the party’s Committee 4 and Committee 5 in Erbil were not premeditated and seemed to b


Share Twitter Facebook

'Kurdistan This Week' for September 21, 2019

NRT Digital Media broadcast another episode of “Kurdistan This Week” on Saturday (September 21).


Share Twitter Facebook

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas

The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is set to be blocked after a court on Friday (September 20).ordered his arrest on new terrorism-


Share Twitter Facebook

PUK officials in KRG send letter of complaint to PM Barzani

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan officials (PUK) who are currently serving in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) sent a letter of complaint to the KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Friday (Septem


Share Twitter Facebook

PUK to meet on Friday to discuss relations with KDP

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) Politburo will meet later on Friday (September 20) to discuss their agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).


Share Twitter Facebook

KDP office in downtown Sulaimani attacked by unknown individuals

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) office in Sulaimani was attacked on Friday (September 20) by some unknown individuals.


Share Twitter Facebook

Kosrat Rasul sent letter of concern to Barzani about Sangawi restriction: PUK senior member

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) First Deputy Secretary-General Kosrat Rasul has sent a letter to leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani protesting the treatment of PUK senior


Share Twitter Facebook

KDP meets with New Generation in Erbil to discuss provincial elections

A delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met with representatives of the New Generation Movement at the latter's office in Erbil on Thursday (September 19).


Share Twitter Facebook

Parties contesting Kirkuk election on Kurdish electoral list to meet in Erbil: Gorran member

Eleven political parties in the Kurdistan Region will meet in Erbil on Saturday to officially form an electoral list to contest the provincial election in Kirkuk, Change Movement (Gorran) Executive Bo


Share Twitter Facebook

Senior PUK official Mahmoud Sangawi prevented from entering Erbil

Senior member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Politburo Mahmoud Sangawi was prevented from entering Erbil at one of the city's checkpoints on Thursday (September 19).


Share Twitter Facebook

Council of Representatives Speaker al-Halbusi arrives in Erbil

Speaker of the Council of Representatives Mohammed al-Halbusi arrived in Erbil on Thursday (September 19) where he was welcomed by Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Rewaz Fayaq.


Share Twitter Facebook

KRG allocates 40bn Iraqi dinars to repair and improve inter-city roadways

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Housing and Reconstruction Dana Abdulkareem said during a press conference on Thursday (September 19) that 40 billion Iraqi dinars ($33.5 million) has b


Share Twitter Facebook

Too early to decide on Kirkuk provincial council election, says New Generation

Head of the New Generation Movement caucus in the Kurdistan Parliament Kawa Abdulqadir said on Wednesday (September 18) that it is too early to decide whether the Movement will participate in provinci


Share Twitter Facebook