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  1. Iraq recovers 89 bodies of Islamic State-executed soldiers at mass grave

    01.21 / 15:23 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    TIKRIT, Iraq,— Iraqi authorities found Saturday the remains of some 89 bodies believed to be for soldiers of Speicher Camp who were executed by the Islamic State (IS) militants when the group seized Tikrit in June 2014, a provincial security source said. A joint committee from the security authority, forensic team and the Iraqi High […] The post Iraq recovers 89 bodies of Islamic State-executed soldiers at mass grave appeared first on Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily N…
  2. Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 21, 2017

    01.21 / 06:16 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    Latest news every 30 min Kirkuk governor: It’s a beautiful to see a peaceful transition of power Kirkuk: Dr. Najmaldin Karim, the governor of Kirkuk, remarked on the beauty of the peaceful transition of government witnessed on Friday between new US President Donald Trump and the former Barack Obama in an interview with Rudaw. “It’s a beautiful day […] The post Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 21, 2017 appeared first on Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily News…
  3. Turkey arrests Kurdish HDP lawmaker Ayse Acar Basaran

    01.20 / 09:00 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    ANKARA,— A member of Turkish parliament from the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Ayse Acar Basaran, was arrested early Friday in Ankara, according to security sources, state-run Anadolu agency reported. According to the source Ankara Police Department’s Anti-Terror Branch arrested Ayse Acar Basaran, the HDP’s Batman deputy, on charges of aiding and abetting to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) In May, […] The post Turkey arrests Kurdish HDP lawmaker Ayse Acar Basaran a…
  4. Kurds and the Lost Opportunity of Statehood: The Case of Iraqi Kurds

    01.20 / 02:07 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    Bayez Rasheed Amin | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Introduction: Diplomacy is one of the most important component of foreign policy, through diplomacy nations have access to international relations and by interacting with other culture enhancing the reputation of own nation. This leads to rally public opinion that can be benefited to achieve statehood. There are traditional […] The post Kurds and the Lost Opportunity of Statehood: The Case of Iraqi Kurds appeared first on Kurd Net -…
  5. Power station attack a sign protesters in Iraqi Kurdistan ready to use violence

    01.19 / 14:36 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Just after protests about power cuts, somebody fired rockets at a Chamchamal power station. Is this the first sign of violence, after months of protests against the local government. Although Iraqi Kurdistan’s power needs are met by the natural gas reserves in the area of Chamchamal, the people actually living in […] The post Power station attack a sign protesters in Iraqi Kurdistan ready to use violence appeared first on Kurd Net - Eku…
  6. Kurdish woman Dekan Jalal talks about her book ‘Regakaman, Geboren in Kurdistan’

    01.19 / 13:56 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    NURNBERG, Germany,— Dekan Jalal, a 26-year old Kurdish woman was born in Sulaimani, a city in Iraqi, Kurdistan. At the age of 10 years, she had a very bad truck accident and she lost her right leg and spent almost 3 years in the hospital. After dozens of operations, she could now finally start a […] The post Kurdish woman Dekan Jalal talks about her book ‘Regakaman, Geboren in Kurdistan’ appeared first on Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily N…
  7. Nearly half of businesses in Iraqi Kurdistan don’t pay tax

    01.19 / 11:14 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Of nearly 25,000 registered companies in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, only around 13,000 of them pay corporate income tax, according to a new report from the Directorate of Taxes and Public Properties in Erbil. General manager of the directorate, Dr. Kamal Tayyib, told Rudaw the systematic tax evasion by mid-sized and small […] The post Nearly half of businesses in Iraqi Kurdistan don’t pay tax appeared first on Kurd Net - Ek…
  8. Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 19, 2017

    01.19 / 06:08 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    Latest news every 30 min Belgium’s Flanders and Iraqi Kurdistan hold bilateral talks Erbil: A Kurdish delegation held bilateral talks with officials from the Flanders region of Belgium on Tuesday hoping to foster stronger economic and business ties between the two regions. The Kurdish delegation included a number of general managers from the region’s Ministry of […] The post Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 19, 2017 appeared first on Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily News…
  9. Kurdish HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas faces jail for insulting Turkey’s Erdogan

    01.18 / 11:51 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtas is facing a prison sentence of up to four years for insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a judicial source said Wednesday. The indictment prepared by Diyarbakir Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office demanded a prison term for Demirtas ranging from one to four […] The post Kurdish HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas faces jail for insulting Tur…
  10. Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 18, 2017

    01.18 / 08:48 ekurd.net Ekurd.net - Top Stories
    Barzani and Norway’s FM discuss war on Islamic State Davos: Massoud Barzani met with Borge Brende, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Davos, Switzerland. The two sides spoke of the general situation of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region and the current war on Islamic State group (IS), Kurdistan Presidency website reported. Barzani, accompanied by his Chief of Staff […] The post Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 18, 2017 appeared first on Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily Ne…