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08/16/2017 08:23 PM
UPDATED – VP Maliki: Iraqi constitution may need to be amended to allow Kurdish referendum
Kurdish independence referendum needs to have a “constitutional framework”

08/16/2017 05:15 PM
Khanaqin, Kurdish city in disputed areas, votes to take part in independence referendum

08/16/2017 02:09 PM
Kurdish delegation tells embassies and Baghdad: Referendum date not up for discussion
The delegation is to meet with VP Nouri al-Maliki

08/16/2017 02:08 AM
Yezidis want action after US says protection of ISIS victims is Trump priority
Yazda wants a 'robust strategy focused on administration and security'

08/15/2017 08:37 PM
Syrian army and backers fight into Deir ez-Zor from the south
Russia also took part in the operations

08/15/2017 06:50 PM
Kurdistani referendum delegation meets PM Abadi, Iranian ambassador in Baghdad

08/15/2017 05:30 PM
Festivalgoers flock to Hamadan for tastes of Iran
It lasted for three days.

08/15/2017 11:30 AM
KDP will not fill vacant posts in Baghdad
KDP will not fill tens of top posts in Baghdad, 'because it is useless.'

08/15/2017 01:26 AM
Photos: The serene beauty of Kurdistan’s Ballakayaty region
Ballakayaty is located 135 kilometers east of Erbil

08/14/2017 10:17 PM
UNDP in Iraq: We’ve promised the Kurdish government they can count on us
'We will be there,' the UN's Lise Grande promised Erbil and Baghdad

08/14/2017 06:58 PM
UPDATED: Kurdistani referendum delegation to meet with PM Abadi, VP Maliki
They are to visit Baghdad on Monday

08/14/2017 05:50 PM
Election Commission approves dates for Kurdistan referendum, general elections
September 25 for referendum; November 1 for elections

08/14/2017 01:05 PM
US says soldier’s actions ‘saved the lives’ of Peshmerga in 2015 raid against ISIS
“Wheeler fearlessly exposed himself to heavy small arms fire

08/14/2017 02:42 AM
Israel’s Netanyahu supports independent Kurdish state: report
Kurds are a 'brave, pro-Western people who share our values'

08/14/2017 02:19 AM
Zoroastrians renew pledge of love, coexistence in sacred ceremony
Christians, Yezidis, Muslims attended the ceremony, stressing coexistence

08/14/2017 01:36 AM
Nashville’s Kurds launch campaign supporting Kurdistan referendum
They will travel around the country with their campaign, ending in Washington

08/13/2017 11:00 PM
Baghdad’s Faili Kurds threatened, forced out over referendum
Some Faili Kurds have moved to Sulaimani after receiving threats in Baghdad

08/13/2017 08:28 PM
Peshmerga repel another ISIS attack south of Kirkuk
The ISIS attack was repelled after an hour of fighting

08/13/2017 01:43 PM
Thousands of Kurdish pilgrims pour into Saudi Arabia for Hajj
A total of 4,867 pilgrims are to make the Hajj this year

08/12/2017 11:48 PM
UPDATED: Gorran to hold direct talks with KDP, calls to postpone referendum
it is necessary that referendum be postponed until the right time and conditions

08/12/2017 10:00 PM
Referendum delegation will meet Abadi when visit Baghdad Monday
The delegation met with President Barzani to discuss their agenda

08/12/2017 04:40 PM
Iranian Kurds throw moral support behind KRG referendum
“We may not be able to vote, but we are proud of it,”

08/12/2017 01:13 PM
First time young voters say it’s a “Yes” for independence
"I hope everyone else goes to vote for separation from Iraq.”

08/12/2017 11:11 AM
Peshmerga repel ISIS attack on two fronts south of Kirkuk
Rukhana is a Kakei village.

08/12/2017 02:16 AM
Kurdish top diplomat hints at secondary referendum in disputed areas
President Barzani had earlier said that there may be a second referendum

08/11/2017 10:27 PM
Swedish Liberals: Let Iraq and Kurdistan go their separate ways
“There are principles under international law

08/11/2017 09:18 PM
Tillerson suggests Kurds postpone referendum, Kurdish president not convinced

08/11/2017 06:45 PM
US commander in Erbil: Training Kurdish forces major part of our mission
“The Kurds are very, very professional

08/11/2017 05:30 PM
Kurdistanis abroad can vote electronically in upcoming referendum

08/11/2017 02:15 PM
An American’s home away from home in Kurdistan
It is a place where you can be yourself

08/11/2017 01:00 PM
Inside Helly Luv's first salon in Kurdistan
The new salon features full service beauty treatments

08/10/2017 11:40 PM
Swedish Kurds talk diaspora support for referendum with Barzani
Kurds in diaspora plan to hold activities to support referendum

08/10/2017 07:47 PM
Gorran ready for direct talks with KDP on reopening parliament
“There should be national unity among the Kurds..."

08/10/2017 03:15 PM
Barzani: Iraq’s chance of unity is gone and Kurds aren’t to blame
“The State of Iraq is divided in reality and the basis of partnership and constitution have ended”

08/10/2017 03:09 AM
Kurdish election body to open offices in Kirkuk, Mosul for referendum
Voters abroad cast their votes via an online application

08/10/2017 01:47 AM
Barzani: Baghdad wants Erbil to withdraw to pre-2003 borders
“If you retreat, how can you say that to the faces of the families of the martyrs?

08/09/2017 07:33 PM
Kurdish party reports resumed clashes with Iranian forces
Clashes reported in two areas inside Iranian Kurdistan

08/09/2017 06:20 PM
Senior UN official describes Mosul as tale of two cities
Eastern Mosul is a city that's recovering. The situation in west Mosul is very different

08/09/2017 03:22 PM
President Barzani: Referendum will not be postponed
"We do not mock our nation and will not delay the [referendum],"

08/09/2017 01:40 PM
Influential Arab tribes lend support to Kurdish independence bid
Arab tribes have urged the Kurdish election commission to include them in the September referendum

08/09/2017 01:21 AM
Sulaimani university scholarship program gets $5mn boost
The grant will help current AUIS scholarship programs

08/09/2017 12:42 AM
Make-up of referendum delegation visiting Baghdad announced
Abadi said his government is ready to 'discuss any subject' with delegation

08/08/2017 10:59 PM
PUK, KDP make show of unity after high-level meeting
PUK, KDP leaders discussed a range of issues

08/08/2017 02:35 AM
Gorran asks for parliament agenda before committing to reactivation
Gorran has not responded to KDP's proposal to reconvene parliament

08/08/2017 12:03 AM
Kurdistan is largely self-sufficient, agriculture minister reassures population
Agriculture sector has grown 'very well' in recent years, said minister

08/07/2017 10:23 PM
UPDATED: Referendum council sets agenda for Baghdad delegation
The referendum council met to discuss sending a delegation to Baghdad

08/07/2017 02:15 PM
Mayor in Shingal blames insecurity for slew of unsolved killings
"I do not dare go to Khansoor

08/07/2017 02:00 AM
UK Ambassador writes Gorran leader is ‘pressing’ to reconvene parliament
Baker rephrase the tweet hours later

08/06/2017 11:45 PM
On anniversary of Simele massacre, Kurdish leader urges unity with Christians
I reiterate that Christian brothers and sisters along with

08/06/2017 09:00 PM
UPDATED: Oil resumes flowing from NOC in Kirkuk into Ceyhan pipeline
the decision was more political

08/06/2017 05:45 PM
Backgammon while paragliding? Only in Kurdistan
two brothers are taking a unique approach

08/06/2017 04:35 PM
Jalawla residents see better future in independent Kurdistan
we "to separate from Iraq and be part of the Region because it is safer."

08/06/2017 03:05 PM
A Kurdish soldier’s memoir: I entered Kuwait on a tank

08/06/2017 12:20 PM
KRG to build thousands of homes in Shingal next year
KRG has a particular plan for Shingal town which is the construction of 2,000 residential units

08/05/2017 09:30 PM
UPDATED: 3 Peshmerga ‘slightly injured’ after explosion; governor says no attack
"No civilians were injured

08/05/2017 08:00 PM
Kurdish Presidency denies phone call with US Secretary of State
"this news is false

08/05/2017 02:43 AM
KRG earmarks $31.8 million election budget
Elections will be held on November 1

08/04/2017 11:56 PM
Portraits of Yezidis living an ‘unordinary life’ on Mount Shingal
3,000 Yezidis who fled their homes 3 years ago stay on Mount Shingal

08/04/2017 06:27 PM
Russian stance on referendum has empowered Kurds in talks with US, EU
Zebari: Russian view of the referendum is very 'positive' and 'progressive.'

08/04/2017 02:30 PM
Three Peshmerga killed in IED explosion south of Kirkuk
Deputy PM hailed their sacrifices naming them 'martyrs for freedom of Kurdistan,"

08/04/2017 03:04 AM
No alternative to referendum as of yet, Kurdish official
He said Turkey and Iran are not ready to lose their economic interests

08/04/2017 02:05 AM
UN thanks people of Kurdistan for ‘generously hosting’ Yezidis
alleviating their plights

08/03/2017 08:40 PM
Three years on, many Yezidis still seeking safety on Mount Shingal
3,000 Yezidis are still living in tents on Mount Shingal

08/03/2017 04:49 PM
PM Barzani: Kurds lost all hope with Baghdad, must protect themselves as a state
“We tried every way with Iraq

08/03/2017 03:35 PM
Parties yet to respond to KDP initiative for reopening of parliament
"We are waiting for them to respond so that we could directly sit together

08/03/2017 02:09 PM
Activists urge int’l community to hold ISIS accountable for crimes against Yezidis
'We call upon the international community to work together to bring to justice members of ISIS

08/02/2017 10:12 PM
One Peshmerga dies after bomb explodes in Diyala, Iraq

08/02/2017 09:00 PM
Kurdish Presidency denies President Barzani threatened PM Abadi on referendum
A media report claimed that Barzani had threatened PM Abadi to respond a "bullet by a bullet."

08/02/2017 06:44 PM
Mosul’s children work long, hard hours to support their families
The life of these children is not easy, but they have no other choice if they want to survive

08/02/2017 12:43 PM
KRG has sufficient water but outdated system leaves many high and dry
“The problem is that the people don’t care about not using the water

08/02/2017 02:59 AM
Free Kurdistan Rangers try to replicate Burma model to rebuild Shingal for Yezidis
"We want to motiviate through love

08/01/2017 09:00 PM
Iraq’s problems won’t be solved by Kurdistan referendum, says Turkey spokesperson
The problem in Iraq is lack of trust, said Turkey presidential spokesperson

08/01/2017 04:02 PM
Kirkuk governor: Current arrangements with Iraq not working, time for referendum
I think it's the right time to go ahead with the referendum

08/01/2017 02:40 PM
Residents return to Makhmour three years after ISIS
"I am very happy to be back home

08/01/2017 02:05 AM
Drivers with European plates have 10 days to register undocumented cars
this decision applies for all vehicle models manufactured after the year 2000

08/01/2017 12:21 AM
German, Kurdish officials promise to investigate missing brothers near Erbil
Germany Consulate General who pledged to follow up on the children’s cases if they are German nationals

07/31/2017 11:20 PM
US administration works to secure PM Abadi’s second term in office, official
US has asked Erbil to postpone the referendum until after Iraqi elections

07/31/2017 08:30 PM
UPDATED: President Barzani: Kurdish independence not ‘trump card’ against Iraq
more than 8,000 Barzanis were indiscriminately killed

07/31/2017 05:00 PM
CORRECTED- Turkmen leader tells Erbil to exclude disputed areas from referendum
“our demand is to exclude the Turkmen areas from the referendum circle,

07/31/2017 12:48 PM
Iran, Iraq talk 'joint delivery' of Kirkuk oil
Oil-rich Kirkuk will take part in the referendum this fall

07/30/2017 11:50 PM
Turkish warplanes continue to bomb Kurdistan border areas

07/30/2017 11:25 PM
Bangladeshi Ambassador reveals plans to open office in Kurdistan
both sides discussed the situation of Bangladeshi workers

07/30/2017 10:00 PM
Kurdish top diplomat issues warning to UN: Engage directly with Erbil
KRG "is a legitimate, constitutional and recognized entity by UN itself,"

07/30/2017 07:00 PM
UPDATE: Referendum council meeting concludes parliament must convene in two weeks
President Barzani heads the meeting, PUK is also in attendance

07/30/2017 12:38 PM
2 Peshmerga killed, 2 injured in ISIS attack near Khurmatu
Peshmerga are concerned Hawija offensive not prioritized by Baghdad

07/29/2017 11:07 PM
UPDATE: ISIS launched widespread attack on Peshmerga in Khurmatu
There were casualties among the Peshmerga

07/29/2017 01:55 PM
Four people injured by Turkish artillery near Zakho border areas
The Turkish artillery seems to have targeted PKK fighters in the area, witness

07/29/2017 02:44 AM
Lack of sovereignty leaves Kurds at mercy of genocide, argues security chief
“When is the right time?” Barzani asked. “There is never a right time, unless we make it right

07/29/2017 12:42 AM
Referendum is simple: Independence yes or no, said Kirkuk governor
Referendum is straightforward question asked in historical context, said Karim

07/28/2017 03:07 PM
US Ambassador to President Barzani: Funds to Peshmerga will continue
"the corporations and funds that have been [allocated] to defeat terrorists would continue.”

07/28/2017 02:50 AM
Kakei family attacked by ISIS defended selves for 2 years against the group
ISIS killed three Kakeis from a family who long fought against the extremist group

07/27/2017 10:51 PM
KRG bans imports of animals, red meat from Iraq to prevent spread of TB
Local authorities first detected the disease in Iraqi province of Wasit

07/27/2017 06:17 PM
PUK: Normalize Kurdistan Region parliament before August 10
"no more time be wasted

07/27/2017 12:00 PM
ISIS militants kill 4 Kakei Kurds in southern Kirkuk
Five people in total are also reported missing

07/27/2017 02:46 AM
PUK offers incentives to Kirkuk’s Turkmen and Arabs to support referendum
Erbil says Kirkuk will take part if the independence referendum in September

07/27/2017 12:04 AM
When it comes to Kurdistan's water, problems flow but not solutions
Lack of management, lack of education threaten Kurdistan's water

07/26/2017 08:30 PM
New gestures of goodwill between KDP and Gorran in Sulaimani
Both parties urge dialogue to resolve issues

07/26/2017 06:05 PM
Rwanga’s Erbil job fair connects thousands of jobseekers and employers
“It is more than a job fair

07/26/2017 02:55 AM
NRT TV owner announces vote-no campaign for referendum
He described the Kurdish referendum a "dangerous gamble,"

07/25/2017 09:37 PM
New Gorran leader: We can achieve party’s objectives through dialogue
President Barzani called elected leader to congratulate him on his victory

07/25/2017 06:50 PM
Nadia Murad urges Israeli lawmakers to recognize Yezidi genocide
“My visit here today is to ask you to recognize the genocide being committed against my people

07/25/2017 04:48 PM
Erbil's historic bazaar in the shadows of the citadel
Anything one could need can be found here

07/25/2017 02:20 PM
Hashd al-Shaabi has no coordination with Peshmerga on Hawija
"The Peshmerga must be informed of the increase of any reinforcements,"

07/25/2017 01:23 AM
Kurdistan’s top students announced
a total of 225,000 students from the 9th and 12th grade sat the 2016-2017 final exams

07/24/2017 07:00 PM
NRT owner intends to run in parliamentary elections
NRT is one of the biggest media organizations in the Kurdistan Region

07/24/2017 01:30 PM
KRG not giving into US influence to postpone referendum, top Kurdish diplomat
Mustafa confirms that US is making an effort to postpone ref. date

07/24/2017 02:59 AM
UPDATE: KDP says they have a mutual understanding with PUK after meeting
Iran has expressed strong opposition to the Kurdish referendum

07/23/2017 11:55 PM
Hackathon teams in Kurdistan collaborate to improve future for those in camps
"I hope the Hackathon showed them collaboration and diversity are essential

07/23/2017 08:25 PM
Kurdish study-abroad participants now receiving back-funds for university debts
the payments will be distributed at least 179 students

07/22/2017 11:32 PM
Gorran may speak with KDP on independence, parliament after new leaders set
We do not reject any meeting if it is meant to be in favor of the people of Kurdistan

07/22/2017 08:55 PM
French charity replaces Virgin Mother statues destroyed by ISIS in Iraq
The 15 Virgin Mary statues, which are 1.5 meters tall

07/21/2017 08:56 PM
Kurdish referendum: A moment of reflection for Kurds, Iraqis in US
an independent Kurdish state is the best answer to all the tragedies Kurds faced

07/21/2017 05:45 PM
Years before independence talk someone had foresight to standardize the Kurdish flag
Kurds are proudly and affectionately hoisting their own flag

07/21/2017 03:00 PM
Main Gorran figure withdraws bid for party’s leadership
Main task for party's leader is to hold negotiation with KDP on parliament

07/21/2017 01:30 AM
With retaking of Mosul, ISIS sleeper cells and guerrilla warfare biggest threat
ISIS militants are reportedly hiding out in the Hamrin Mountains

07/21/2017 12:10 AM
Do not expect ‘good things’ from Tehran for referendum, Iran warns
Iran: “We do not accept this [referendum] in any shape or form..."

07/20/2017 03:15 PM
Canadian special forces tasked with buying weapons for Kurds
“Given the ongoing situation on the ground, the requirements are urgent and operational

07/20/2017 02:52 AM
Erbil tallying billions in debts, compensation Baghdad owes Kurdistan
Erbil to prepare a dossier in preparations for referendum negotiations with Baghdad

07/20/2017 02:06 AM
PUK plans to visit Turkey to discuss independence referendum
The party has already visited the neighboring Iran over the weekend.

07/19/2017 11:00 PM
Barzani: Gone are the days when Iraqis could use threatening language
President Barzani: we do not accept threatening language or denial from anyone.

07/19/2017 08:00 PM
Kurdistan to hold parliamentary, presidential elections November 1
President Barzani had already said he will not stand in the election

07/19/2017 07:37 PM
KRG rep in Iran: PUK visit old plan, unrelated to referendum
'This visit was planned a while ago

07/19/2017 06:10 PM
Kirkuk working to form committee on independence referendum
"Kirkuk will not be separated from other cities and the referendum will be held in it on time,"

07/19/2017 03:05 PM
KRG hopes US will play mediator in Kurdistan’s separation from Iraq
"It has leverage, and it has tools

07/19/2017 12:03 PM
US Ambassador to UN appreciates 'legitimate aspirations' of Iraqi Kurds
Haley conveyed her appreciation for the legitimate aspirations of Iraqi Kurds

07/19/2017 12:13 AM
‘Busy’ Gorran will respond to KDP meeting request in two weeks
KDP requested a meeting with Gorran to discuss convening parliament

07/18/2017 11:59 PM
Peshmerga freed from ISIS taken to hospital
He is suffering from exhaustion

07/18/2017 11:32 PM
Arab tribes rally for Kurdistan referendum
Representatives of more than 30 Arab tribes gathered in Zumar

07/18/2017 10:25 PM
Sulaimani provincial council passes decentralization bill
The council passed the bill in a unanimous vote

07/18/2017 09:07 PM
PUK told Iran referendum is guarantee of Kurdistan’s future
'Decision to hold referendum is the way that guarantees our future'

07/18/2017 07:58 PM
UNAMI head hints at Kurdistan-Iraq 'conflict' if no 'meaningful' dialogue
"The absence of meaningful political dialogue could turn a conflict of interests into a different kind of conflict,"

07/18/2017 05:00 PM
ISIS strikes in Kirkuk province killing 5, capturing 5

07/18/2017 04:10 PM
Kurdistan Socialists: Iran, Turkey couldn’t sustain border closures with Kurdistan
If Tehran and Ankara closed their borders with the Kurdistan Region, it would only be sustainable for "five months"

07/18/2017 12:09 PM
KDP drops conditions for reactivation of parliament, calls Gorran for direct talks
KDP has requested a meeting with Gorran

07/18/2017 02:26 AM
Two young Yezidi girls rescued in Mosul
The girls, aged 10 and 7, will be reunited with their families

07/18/2017 01:54 AM
Turkey: Kurdistan referendum could lead to ‘unwanted consequences’
Turkey's National Security Council issued the warning after bi-monthly meeting

07/18/2017 12:53 AM
Kirkuk security arrest five ISIS suspects
The five are wanted by a Kirkuk court

07/17/2017 11:29 PM
PM Barzani urges UK investment in meeting with new British consul
PM Barzani met with UK Consul Martyn Warr

07/17/2017 10:07 PM
Iran: Independence referendum will isolate, weaken Kurdistan
A PUK delegation met with Iranian officials in Tehran

07/17/2017 02:20 PM
Yezidis form new political party for ‘our rights’, support referendum
"The Yezidis need a party that could serve them and defend them,”

07/17/2017 12:52 PM
Two candidates lined up to become Gorran’s new leader
July 25 is the day Gorran ran in its first parliamentary elections an therefore marked as the foundation date.

07/17/2017 02:49 AM
Freed Peshmerga welcomed home with tears and ululations
Saed Ahmed Omer was freed Saturday after 2 months in ISIS captivity

07/17/2017 12:58 AM
Islamic Union leader asks EU to help reconcile Kurdistan’s parties
Salahadin Bahadin met with head of EU’s Erbil Liaison Office

07/16/2017 10:55 PM
PM Barzani welcomes Iran role in dialogue with Baghdad
PM Barzani met with Iran's ambassador to Iraq on Sunday

07/16/2017 10:07 PM
6-yr old Yezidi girl rescued in Mosul
The 6-year old girl 'doesn’t know anything about her relatives'

07/16/2017 05:20 PM
Peshmerga families want efforts intensified to secure release of their sons from ISIS captivity
We are upset because no efforts were made to help return our sons, too

07/16/2017 02:41 PM
PUK delegation meets with KDP, delivering Gorran response on parliament reopening
"no pretext or impediment is in the way of reactivating the parliament now."

07/16/2017 01:29 AM
UPDATED: Peshmerga held by ISIS freed by counter-terror forces
He is in good health, says a Peshmerga commander

07/15/2017 06:10 PM
PUK senior delegation to visit Iran, likely to discuss referendum
Iran has already expressed their opposition to the Kurdish referendum

07/15/2017 02:11 PM
Niece of Yezidi Goodwill ambassador Nadia Murad killed in Mosul
She was 16 when ISIS "enslaved and tortured her". Her sister died last year, too

07/15/2017 11:45 AM
Syria talks wrap up: ‘No breakthrough, no breakdown’
UN Envoy: no breakthrough, no breakdown, no one walking out, incremental progress.

07/15/2017 02:56 AM
Kirkuk police arrest suspected female ISIS leader
She has been referred to court for investigation

07/15/2017 02:15 AM
If we can’t live as one, let Kurds be a ‘beloved neighbour,’ says Iraqi leader
'If this is desire of the majority, then we will respect this wish'

07/14/2017 09:04 PM
Referendum won’t hinder Peshmerga fight against ISIS
it was important to eliminate the "radical ideology"

07/14/2017 05:45 PM
Is the world going to dismiss the Kurds after Mosul?
"the emergence of a free Kurdistan would be a potent force for stability and peace.”

07/14/2017 04:17 PM
US concerned about 'date' of the Kurdish referendum
" We do not think the referendum should happen in September,

07/14/2017 11:18 AM
Iraqi youth sit for exams in displacement camps
1,430 students sat 6th grade exams in Kurdistan Region camps

07/14/2017 01:29 AM
One dead in fire at Zakho fuel station
A 28-year old man from Zakho died in the fire

07/13/2017 11:42 PM
Fire in Erbil causes estimated 600,000 USD damage
A second fire is burning at a recycling plant near Kirkuk

07/13/2017 05:17 PM
Gorran begins working to announce its new party leader
Omer Saed Ali and Qadir Haji Ali, are the strongest candidates

07/13/2017 04:45 PM
US embassy warns Americans to avoid coup anniversary events in Turkey
Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence

07/13/2017 12:42 PM
Barzani tells Europeans of Peshmerga casualties, sacrifice in ISIS war
Peshmerga lost 1,745 lives and sustained 10,069 injuries

07/13/2017 11:40 AM
Kurdish Islamic body calls referendum ‘national and religious’ right
"We hope it will be a gate towards the independence...of Kurdistan,"

07/13/2017 02:03 AM
Medical tourism not a holiday for many Kurds seeking treatment abroad
Lack of faith in Kurdistan health care is one factor sending patients abroad

07/12/2017 11:40 PM
Eiffel replica erected in Erbil’s Minara Park
The 11-metre replica is lit up at night

07/12/2017 10:24 PM
Erbil, Baghdad ready to ‘reorganize’ cooperation on oil, electricity
a major topic of discussion was the installation of a new refinery in Kirkuk

07/12/2017 08:26 PM
Gorran, KIU: Reactivation of parliament must be ‘unconditional’
Referendum 'requires political unanimity and legal basis'

07/12/2017 05:20 PM
Rojava Peshmerga ambush ISIS near Shingal, kill 17
two of them blew themselves up and the others were killed

07/12/2017 03:12 PM
Qaladze officials report complete stop of river into their town by Iran
"the situation has now gone back to how it was before,"

07/12/2017 11:50 AM
Malala Yousafzai marks her 20th birthday among university students in Kurdistan
She hailed co-existence among the Kurdistan Region's different ethnic groups

07/12/2017 02:45 AM
Peshmerga representative attending coalition meeting in Washington
'Our duty is to deliver Peshmerga’s message to 72 allied countries'

07/12/2017 02:24 AM
Arab member of Kirkuk council survives shooting
Jawad al-Janabi is member of Kurdish-led Brayati list

07/12/2017 12:55 AM
Barzani to EU: If you cannot support our referendum, stay neutral
President Barzani: if you do not support us, do not support Baghdad either

07/11/2017 05:55 PM
Gorran and Komal call for parliament reactivation, referendum step to independence
Kurdistan parliament has to be unconditionally normalized

07/11/2017 02:16 PM
Nobel Prize laureate Malala visits Kurdistan for education awareness initiative
She is the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate

07/11/2017 01:15 PM
KRG delegation in EU: No democratic country could oppose our referendum
'Our main ambition is for this process to succeed

07/11/2017 02:27 AM
Hashd al-Shaabi arrest 3 Peshmerga fighters in Bashiqa, Peshmerga
Hashd and Peshmer

07/11/2017 01:50 AM
Kurdish referendum delegation headed by President Barzani arrives in Brussels
The Referendum Council will kick off its first diplomatic trip presided by Barzani

07/11/2017 12:00 AM
The hidden summer lakes of snow-capped Mount Halgurd

07/10/2017 06:10 PM
Yezidis’ Hashd leader: Preparations underway to form political council in Shingal
“Now we are preparing to form a political administration council for [Shingal] areas

07/10/2017 05:28 PM
Women from four corners of Kurdistan meet in Sulaimani
they laid plans for a national Kurdish conference

07/10/2017 01:07 PM
Iraqi gov’t: Why do Kurds hold referendum if not to separate?
"the Iraqi government is committed to the constitution

07/10/2017 12:55 AM
Syrian refugee dies after explosion in camp near Duhok
the fuel tanks detonated while the camp’s blacksmiths were working

07/09/2017 11:35 PM
Areas outside of Kurdistan Region wait for KRG's referendum orders
we are waiting for the command of the Council of Ministers. There is a lot we should do,

07/09/2017 05:38 PM
KRG Rep: Jalal Talabani visits Iran for a break, not medical treatment
Talabani will be " staying for one week to 10 days," in Iran, KRG official

07/09/2017 12:47 PM
Restaurant inside a cave in Duhok attracts tourists
Enishky cave is 18 kilometres from Amedi in Duhok province

07/09/2017 12:28 AM
PUK-Gorran call for normalization of Kurdish parliament before referendum
both parties refused to take part in today’s referendum meeting with KDP

07/08/2017 08:26 PM
President Barzani to head to Brussels to discuss referendum, official
President Barzani will head a delegation that will "soon" visit Brussels.

07/08/2017 02:48 PM
PUK boycotts today's referendum meeting unless parliament reopens
Kirkuk Governor and KRG's Deputy PM from PUK take part in their capacity as government officials

07/08/2017 01:30 PM
Two firms win bids on new $600 million US consulate project in Erbil
It will be the largest US consulate complex in the world

07/08/2017 12:13 PM
Not sure if Erbil invited to anti-ISIS meeting in US, but Iraq is
“Iraq has been invited to next week’s coalition meetings.”

07/08/2017 02:29 AM
Turkish planes bomb Shingal and Rojava, says official
No casualties have been reported.

07/07/2017 11:20 PM
Jalal Talabani to travel to Tehran on friendly visit
The visit is at the invitation of Iranian officials

07/07/2017 08:47 PM
Imam of Kurdistan Islamic Group killed in Qaladze
'He was shot dead by somebody after the Friday sermon was finished'

07/07/2017 08:31 PM
No profit for Kurdish farmers as greenhouse cucumbers flood market
Kurdish government hopes to sell extra produce to UAE

07/07/2017 04:00 PM
Ice cubes help Mosul refugees cope with scorching heat
Their electricity supply is too little

07/07/2017 02:25 PM
Hashd forces implicated in Tuz Khurmatu kidnappings - sources
a 23-year old Kurdish man has been kidnapped, his family accuse Hashd al-Shaabi

07/07/2017 02:56 AM
Iran stops flow of second river into Kurdistan
Iran's stoppage of the Alwand is 'not political'

08/02/2014 06:22 PM
Iraqi Refugees at UNHCR Camp in Kurdistan Region

08/01/2014 04:42 AM
State Department: US Has no Ban on Oil Sales from Any Part of Iraq
“Iraq’s energy resources belong to all of the Iraqi people."